Saturday, January 1, 2022

ABC - Pilots Currently in Development


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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A night of passion leads to love between con man Charlie and undercover CIA officer Emma, who are unknowingly on a collision course professionally. While Charlie ramps up the "family business" so he can get out for good, Emma's closing in on the vengeful criminal who holds Charlie's family debts in-hand - forcing them to reckon with the lies they've told so they can save themselves and their families from disastrous consequences.
  • Cast: Milo Ventimiglia, Catherine Haena Kim, William Fichtner, Sarah Wayne Callies, James Saito, Tim Chiou, Freda Foh Shen, Felisha Terrell
  • Team: W/EP Julia Cohen; EP Milo Ventimiglia, Jon M. Chu, Russ Cundiff, Caitlin Foito, Todd Harthan, Lindsay Goffman; P Deanna Harris; D/EP Ben Younger
  • Studio: 20th Television, DiVide Pictures, Electric Somewhere Company
  • Notes: Based on the Korean format My Fellow Citizens.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A salt-of-the-earth man finds himself seeking the approval of his new fiancée's sophisticated parents, even as he is a difficult-to-impress father-in-law to his daughter's longtime boyfriend.
  • Cast: Chris Sullivan, Reema Sampat, Meera Simhan, Anupam Kher, Evangeline Young, Robert Bailey Jr. 
  • Team: W/EP Ajay Sahgal; EP Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar
  • Studio: 20th Television, The Detective Agency
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Five therapists in Philadelphia find unique ways to solve problems in their patients' lives while grappling with their own. Ellen Roman, the owner of the practice and a brilliant therapist, has her life shockingly turned upside down when she begins working with a sociopathic patient who may hold the key to the disappearance of her sister five years earlier.
  • Cast: Marsha Stephanie Blake, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Johnny Simmons, Rachel Hilson, Demetrius Grosse, Rahnuma Panthaky
  • Team: W/EP Kay Oyegun
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the world of national parks, the "soapy" procedural revolves around the tangled, messy lives of the agents who work for the ISB - an elite law enforcement unit responsible for solving all serious crimes that occur in our country's 81,000 square miles of protected land.
  • Cast: Michaela McManus, Yasha Jackson 
  • Team: W/EP Rashad Raisani; EP Barry Jossen, Tana Jamieson
  • Studio: 20th Television, A+E Studios
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Special Agent Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations (GBI) was abandoned at birth and endured a harsh coming-of-age in Atlanta's overwhelmed foster care system. But now, determined to use his unique point of view to make sure no one feels as abandoned as he was, Will Trent has the highest clearance rate in the GBI.
  • Cast: Ramón Rodríguez, Erika Christensen, Jake McLaughlin, Iantha Richardson, Sonja Sohn 
  • Team: W/EP Liz Heldens, Dan Thomsen; EP Karin Slaughter; P Ramón Rodríguez
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Notes: Based on the book series by Karin Slaughter.