Friday, January 1, 2021

HBO Max - Pilots Currently in Development


(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Dead Boy Detectives - Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine - decided not to enter the afterlife in order to stay on Earth and investigate crimes involving the supernatural.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Steve Yockey; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden, Jeremy Carver
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Notes: Based on the DC Comics characters.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set on the North Shore of Oahu, the series focuses on the relationships between an elite crew of heavy-water lifeguards and the teens and young adults they mentor and train in the junior lifeguard program. The junior guards program embodies the beauty, the danger, the struggle, and the spirit of aloha - all centered on the ocean - that is modern Hawaii.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Matt Kester; EP Erin Jontow; D/EP John Wells
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, John Wells Productions
  • Notes;

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Self-centered boomer Barbara shows up at her estranged daughter Sarah's house hoping to live off the family's money, but forms an unexpected bond with her progressive granddaughter who's quick to challenge her on their differing views - of which there are plenty.
  • Cast: Patti LuPone, Erinn Hayes, Devere RogersWill Sasso, Tim Chiou, Zoe Manarel, Carter Chee
  • Team: W/Co-EP Todd Linden; SR/EP Vanessa McCarthy; EP Jamie Tarses; Co-EP McCrae Dunlap; D/EP Victor Gonzalez
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Fanfare Entertainment
  • Notes:

    • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
    • Logline: Each episode tackles actual events with all dialogue taken from primary sources and presented verbatim. The pilot follows the story of the 2019 college admissions scandal.
    • Cast: Chris MessinaSara Gilbert, Rob Huebel, Leland Orser, Lyriq Bent, J.R. Cacia, Tate Donovan, Kevin Dunn
    • Team: W/EP/D Brett Weiner; EP Ben Stiller, Nicholas Weinstock, Jackie Cohn, Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver, Kathleen Lingo; P Scott Lochmus, Michelene Starnadori
    • Studio: Red Hour Films, Left/Right Productions, The New York Times
    • Notes: