Saturday, January 1, 2022

Paramount+ - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The next chapter of the Yellowstone origin story follows a new generation of Duttons during the time of western expansion, Prohibition and the Great Depression.
  • Cast: Helen Mirren, Harrison Ford
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP John Linson, Art Linson, David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Sequel series to Paramount Network's 2018 limited series Waco. The series will explore the wide-ranging fallout following the February 1993 raid and the uneven scales of justice the surviving Branch Davidians faced. It will also delve into how the horrific events fueled the emerging "Patriot" movement, which ultimately led to the most destructive act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history - the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • Cast: Michael Shannon, John Leguizamo, David Costabile, J. Smith-Cameron, Giovanni Ribisi, John Hoogenakker, Keean Johnson, Abbey Lee
  • Team: W/EP Drew Dowdle, John Erick Dowdle; EP Michael Shannon, Andrew Gettens, Lauren Mackenzie, David C. Glasser, David Hutkin, Bob Yari, Ron Burkle
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A deep-dive reimagining of the 1987 psychosexual thriller, the series will explore fatal attraction and the timeless themes of marriage and infidelity, through the lens of modern attitudes towards strong women, personality disorders and coercive control.
  • Cast: Lizzy Caplan, Joshua Jackson 
  • Team: W/EP Alexandra Cunningham; EP Kevin J. Hynes, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey; D/EP Silver Tree
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Amblin Television
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A sequel to the Emmy-winning NBC sitcom that aired from 1993-2004.
  • Cast: Kelsey Grammer
  • Team: W/EP Chris Harris, Joe Cristalli; EP Kelsey Grammer
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Grammnet Productions
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set on November 26, 1983, six armed men broke into the Brink's-Mat security depot near London's Heathrow Airport and inadvertently stumbled across gold bullion worth £26M. What started as "a typical Old Kent Road armed robbery," according to detectives at the time, became a seminal event in British criminal history, remarkable not only for the scale of the theft - at the time the biggest in history - but for its wider legacy. The disposal of the bullion caused the birth of large-scale international money laundering, provided the dirty money that helped fuel the London Docklands property boom, united blue- and white-collar criminals and left controversy and murder in its wake.
  • Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Jack Lowden, Dominic Cooper, Charlotte Spencer, Tom Cullen, Emun Elliott, Sean Harris, Ellora Torchia, Stefanie Martini
  • Team: W/EP Neil Forsyth; EP Tommy Bulfin, Ben Farrell, Kate Laffey, Claire Sowerby-Sheppard; P Charlie Leech; D/EP Aneil Karia, Lawrence Gough
  • Studio: VIS, Tannadice Pictures, Objective Fiction
  • Premieres: 2023

GREASE: RISE OF THE PINK LADIES
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Before rock 'n' roll ruled, before the T-Birds were the coolest in the school, four fed-up, outcast girls dare to have fun on their own terms, sparking a moral panic that will change Rydell High forever. Prequel the 1978 feature film Grease.
  • Cast: Marisa Davila, Cheyenne Isabel Wells, Ari Notartomaso, Tricia Fukuhara, Shanel Bailey, Madison Thompson, Johnathan Nieves, Jason Schmidt, Maxwell Whittington-Cooper, Jackie Hoffman, Chris McNally (recurring), Charlotte Kavanagh (recurring), Josette Halpert (recurring), Nicholas McDonough (recurring), Maximo Weber Salas (recurring), Alexis Sides (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Annabel Oakes; EP Marty Bowen, Erik Feig, Justin Tranter, Jamal Sims; D/EP Alethea Jones
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Picturestart, Temple Hill Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: At age 15, Melissa Jesperson-Moore discovered that her father, Keith Hunter Jesperson, was the serial murderer known as the Happy Face Killer. As an adult, Melissa changed her name, guarded her secret, and cut off all ties to her father, who is currently serving life in prison. Then, her father contacts her to take credit for another victim, which pulls Melissa into an investigation of her father and his crimes. The drama will follow her as she discovers the impact of her father's crimes had on the families of his victims, which ultimately leads to a reckoning of her own identity. Based on the podcast of the same name.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jennifer Cacicio; EP Robert King, Michelle King, Liz Glotzer, Melissa Jesperson-Moore, Bob Pittman, Conal Byrne
  • Studio: CBS Studios, King Size Productions, iHeartMedia
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the proverbial boomtowns of West Texas and the fortune seeking in the world of oil rigs, the series is an upstairs/downstairs story of roughnecks and wildcat billionaires fueling a boom so big, it's reshaping our climate, our economy and our geopolitics.
  • Cast: Billy Bob Thornton 
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; EP David Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, Bosque Ranch Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Based on a real-life CIA program, a Marine is recruited to befriend the daughter of a terrorist to bring the organization down from within.
  • Cast: Zoe Saldaña, Laysla De Oliveira 
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan; SR/EP Tom Brady; EP Zoe Saldaña, Nicole Kidman, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari, David Hutkin, Geyer Kosinski, Jill Wagner
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Blossom Films
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A fictional pro League of Legends esports team pursue their first championship after years of close calls and heartache. To win it all, they will need their prodigy, a 17-year-old rookie, and their 27-year-old veteran to put their egos aside and work together.
  • Cast: Da'Jour Jones, Misha Brooks, Noh "Arrow" Doug-Hyeon, Michael "Miko" Ahn, Youngbin Chun, Ely Henry, Alexa Mansour (recurring), Moses Storm (recurring), Stephen Schneider (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP/D Dan Perrault; W/EP Tony Yacenda; EP Joe Farrell, Mike Farah, Tim McAuliffe, Ari Lubet, Todd Sellers
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Riot Games, Funny or Die, 3 Arts Entertainment, Brillstein Entertainment Partners
  • Premieres: June 16, 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Private espionage operative James Weir finds himself in the midst of a battle over the preservation of democracy in a world at odds with misinformation, behavioral manipulation, the surveillance state and the interests that control these extraordinary powers.
  • Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Rob Yang, Charles Dance, Meta Golding, Enid Graham, Jason Butler Harner, Walt Klint
  • Team: W/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra; EP Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Gogolak, Suzan Bymel
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Zaftig Films
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Gal Dove and Don Logan descend into London's criminal underbelly during the volatile 1990s. Prequel to the 2000 feature film starring Ray Winstone and Ben Kingsley.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Michael Caleo
  • Studio: Viacom International Studios, Chapter One
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Life, death and drama at 20,000 feet, the series weaves together intense character journeys and high-stakes medical rescues, as we follow the triumphs, heartbreaks and tribulations of budding nurses and pilots flying air ambulances in remote Northern Canada. They're all in over their heads, and on their own, with no one to rely on but each other.
  • Cast: Natasha Calis, Ace "Aason" Nadjiwan, Morgan Holmstrom, Praneet Akilla, Thomas Elms, Mercedes Morris, Kheon Clarke, Rebecca Kwan, Braeden Clarke, Aaron Ashmore
  • Team: W/EP Julie Puckrin; EP Vanessa Piazza, Ron Murphy, Gillian Hormel, Kyle Irving, Lisa Meeches; Co-EP Jennica Harper, Nikolijne Troubetzkoy; D/EP Steve Adelson
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Piazza Entertainment, Eagle Vision
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the present day, legendary mobster Sal is faced with the startling task of reestablishing his Italian mafia family to the modernized, straight-shooting town of Tulsa, Oklahoma. There, Sal encounters surprising and unsuspecting characters who follow him along his unconventional path to power.
  • Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Max Casella, Domenick Lombardozzi, Vincent Piazza, Jay Will, A.C. Peterson, Andrea Savage, Martin Starr, Garrett Hedlund 
  • Team: W/EP Taylor Sheridan, Terence Winter; EP Sylvester Stallone, Braden Aftergood, David C. Glasser, Ron Burkle, Bob Yari
  • Studio: MTV Entertainment Studios, 101 Studios, Balboa Productions
  • Premieres: November 13, 2022