Saturday, January 1, 2022

ABC - Upcoming Shows

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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Recently disgraced reporter Eileen Fitzgerald leaves her high-profile New York life behind to join a daily metro newspaper in Anchorage on a journey to find both personal and professional redemption.
  • Cast: Hilary Swank, Jeff Perry, Matt Malloy, Meredith Holzman, Grace Dove, Pablo Castelblanco, Ami Park, Craig Frank
  • Team: W/EP/D Tom McCarthy; EP Hilary Swank, Bert Salke, Melissa Wells, Ryan Binkley, Kyle Hopkins
  • Studio: 20th Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the main city of Avalon on Catalina Island, LA Sheriff Department Detective Nicole "Nic" Searcy heads up a small office. Catalina has a local population that serves more than one million tourists a year, and each day when the ferries arrive, hundreds of potential new stories enter the island. Detective Searcy is pulled into a career-defining mystery that will challenge everything she knows about herself and the island. Based on a short story by Michael Connelly.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP David E. Kelley; SR/EP Dana Calvo; EP Michael Connelly, Ross Fineman, Barry Jossen, Tana Jamieson
  • Studio: 20th Television, A+E Studios
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Broke, newly single and feeling old, Nell Stevens is a self-described 40-something disaster, who works to restart the life and career she left behind 10 years ago. When she lands the only job she can find - writing obituaries - Nell starts getting life advice from an unlikely source. Based on the novel Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up by Alexandra Potter.
  • Cast: Gina RodriguezJosh Banday, Angela Gibbs
  • Team: W/EP Casey Johnson, David Windsor; EP Gina Rodriguez, McG, Mary Viola, Corey Marsh
  • Studio: 20th Television, Wonderland Sound & Vision
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Simone Clark is a force of nature, the living embodiment of a dream deferred - and the oldest rookie in the FBI Academy. She has never shied away from a challenge or a fight. She is a single mother of two who put her dreams on hold to make sure her kids pursued their own. Spinoff of ABC's The Rookie.
  • Cast: Niecy Nash-Betts, Felix SolisFrankie Faison 
  • Team: W/EP Alexi Hawley, Terence Paul Winter; EP Niecy Nash-Betts, Nathan Fillion, Mark Gordon, Michelle Chapman, Bill Norcross, Corey Miller
  • Studio: ABC Signature, Entertainment One
  • Premieres: 2022