Saturday, January 1, 2022

Peacock - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Based on the harrowing true story of the Broberg family, whose daughter Jan was kidnapped multiple times over a period of years by a charismatic, obsessed family "friend." Devoted to their faith, family and community, the Brobergs were utterly unprepared for the sophisticated tactics their neighbor used to exploit their vulnerabilities, drive them apart, and turn their daughter against them. This is the story of how their lives were permanently altered - and how they survived.
  • Cast: Anna Paquin, Jake Lacy, Colin Hanks, Lio Tipton, Mckenna Grace, Hendrix Yancey, Austin Stowell, Patrick Fischler, Bree Elrod, Philip Ettinger, Joe Chrest (recurring), Ella Jay Basco (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Nick Antosca; EP Alex Hedlund; P Mary Ann Broberg, Jan Broberg; D/EP Eliza Hittman
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Eat the Cat and Top Knot Films
  • Premieres: October 6, 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: From the outside, the Delaneys appear to be the perfect family. Stan and Joy have just sold their successful tennis academy and finally have the life of leisure that they thought they wanted. And while they look forward to spending time with their four grown children, those kids are busy with their own problems. Everything changes when a wounded young woman knocks on Joy and Stan's door, bringing the excitement they've been missing. But when Joy suddenly disappears, her children have to re-examine their parents' marriage and their family history with fresh and terrified eyes. Set against the backdrop of competitive tennis, this story takes us into a family's darkest secrets and asks, "Can we ever really know the people closest to us?" Based on the novel by Liane Moriarty.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Melanie Marnich; EP Liane Moriarty, David Heyman, Albert Page, Jillian Share
  • Studio: Universal International Studios, Heyday Television
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The lives of a realtor, a plumber and a former tennis star unexpectedly collide, exposing America's obsession with true crime, murder and the slow close toilet seat.
  • Cast: Kaley Cuoco 
  • Team: W/EP Craig Rosenberg; EP Jason Bateman, Michael Costigan; Co-EP Roxie Rodriguez
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Aggregate Films
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A new take on the acclaimed Sci-Fi drama that ran from 2004-09.
  • Cast:
  • Team: EP Sam Esmail, Chad Hamilton
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Esmail Corp, Anonymous Content
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: A continuation of The Best Man film franchise, the series will catch up with Harper, Robyn, Jordan, Lance, Quentin, Shelby, Candace and Murch as relationships evolve and past grievances resurface in the unpredictable stages of midlife crisis meets midlife renaissance.
  • Cast: Morris Chestnut, Melissa De Sousa, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau, Nicole Ari Parker (recurring), Ron Canada (recurring), Brandon Victor Dixon (recurring), Michael Genet (recurring), Yvonna Pearson (recurring), Aaron Serotsky (recurring), Terrence Terrell (recurring), Tobias Truvillion (recurring), Eric Scott Ways (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Malcolm D. Lee, Dayna Lynne North; EP Sean Daniel, Sheila Walcott
  • Studio: Universal Television, Blackmaled Productions, Loud Sis Productions
  • Premieres: December 22, 2022

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Depicting a heightened, fictionalized version of Pete Davidson's real life, the series will combine grounded storytelling with absurd elements from the unfiltered and completely original worldview for which Pete is well known.
  • Cast: Pete Davidson, Edie Falco, Joe Pesci 
  • Team: W/EP Pete Davidson, Dave Sirus, Judah Miller; EP Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Erin David
  • Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
  • Premieres: 2023

THE CONTINENTAL
  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: The prequel to the John Wick film franchise will explore the origin behind the hotel-for-assassins, the Continental. A young Winston Scott is dragged into the Hell-scape of a 1975 New York City to face a past he thought he'd left behind. Winston charts a deadly course through the city's mysterious underworld in a harrowing attempt to seize the iconic hotel, which serves as the meeting point for the world's most dangerous criminals. 
  • Cast: Colin Woodell, Mel Gibson, Hubert Point-Du Jour, Jessica Allain, Mishel Prada, Nhung Kate, Ben Robson, Peter Greene, Ayomide Adegun, Jeremy Bobb, Katie McGrath, Ray McKinnon, Adam Shapiro, Mark Musashi, Marina Mazepa
  • Team: W/EP Greg Coolidge, Kirk Ward; EP Derek Kolstad, Chad Stahelski, Basil Iwanyk, Erica Lee, David Leitch, Shawn Simmons, Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese; D/EP Albert Hughes
  • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Thunder Road Pictures
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An ensemble of characters navigate the annual "dead day," when for one night the dead come back to complete unfinished business - be that to celebrate a night back on Earth or to torment the living. Based on the comic book by Ryan Parrott.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Julie Plec, Kevin Williamson; EP Ben Fast, Emily Cummins, Lee Kramer, Jon Kramer, David Sigurani
  • Studio: Universal Television, Aftershock Media, My So-Called Company, Outerbanks Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When a beloved varsity quarterback disappears during the "Satanic Panic" of the late 1980s, a struggling high school heavy metal band of outcasts realize they can capitalize on the town's sudden interest in the occult by building a reputation as a Satanic metal band, until a bizarre series of murders, kidnappings, and reported "supernatural activity" triggers a leather-studded witch hunt that leads directly back to them.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Matthew Scott Kane; EP Chris Bender, Jake Weiner; D/EP John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Good Fear
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Lauren Caspian is NPR's third most popular host. He's a well-meaning, hypocritical nimrod, just like you and me. He's also a stop motion puppet. Each episode will follow the making of an episode of Lauren's show "In the Know," in which Lauren conducts in-depth interviews with real world human guests. Lauren collaborates with a diverse cast of NPR staff, who are also puppets and nimrods.
  • Cast: Mike Judge, Zach Woods
  • Team: W/EP Mike Judge, Zach Woods, Brandon Gardner; EP Greg Daniels, Dustin Davis
  • Studio: Universal Television, Bandera Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2023

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A criminal from Chicago bungles a heist and is forced to hide out in a small Australian reef town in Far North Queensland posing as the new church reverend.
  • Cast: Colin Donnell, PJ Byrne, Kylie Blacknell, Briallen Clarke, Tegan Stimson, Ed Oxenbould, Wayne Blair, Russell Dykstra, Calen Tassone, Jason Wilder
  • Team: W/P Paddy Macrae; EP Debbie Lee, Andrew Knight; P Tom Hoffie; D/EP Jonathan Teplitzky
  • Studio: Matchbox Pictures, Netflix Australia
  • Premieres: November 30, 2022

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Jim and Jane Swire search for justice after losing their daughter Flora in the notorious 1988 Lockerbie air disaster, which killed all 259 passengers and crew onboard when it exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland, 38 minutes after take off. A further 11 residents lost their lives when the plane came down. They led a campaign for truth and justice, going on a journey that included meeting Libya's Colonel Gaddafi and successive British Prime Ministers before Libyan national Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was convicted 13 years later. He was released on compassionate grounds in 2009. Based on the book by Dr. Jim Swire and Peter Biddulph.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jim Sheridan, Kirsten Sheridan; EP Nigel Marchant, Gareth Neame, Samantha Hoyle, Oskar Slingerland
  • Studio: Universal Content Productions, Sky Studios, Carnival Films
  • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: NYPD Detective Avraham Avraham's belief in mankind is his superpower when it comes to uncovering the truth. Guided by a deep sense of spirituality and religious principles, he is left to question his own humanity when a seemingly routine investigation turns upside down. Based on the novel The Missing File by Dror A. Mishani.
    • Cast: Jeff Wilbusch, Juliana Canfield, Karen Robinson, Michael Mosley, Steven Pasquale (recurring), Stephanie Szostak (recurring), Tony Curran (recurring), Noel Fisher (recurring), Constance Zimmer (recurring), Chris Sullivan (recurring), Ben Shenkman (recurring), Rafael Cebrián (recurring), Danielle Davenport (recurring)
    • Team: W/EP David E. Kelley; EP Dror A. Mishani, Matthew Tinker, Peter Traugott, Alon Shrutzman, Avi Nir, Karni Ziv; D/EP Barry Levinson
    • Studio: Universal Television, Keshet Studios
    • Premieres: November 10, 2022

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: An exploration of faith versus technology - an epic battle of biblical and binary proportions.
    • Cast: Betty Gilpin, Jake McDorman, Margo Martindale, Andy McQueen, Ben Chaplin, David Arquette (recurring), Elizabeth Marvel (recurring), Chris Diamantopoulos (recurring), Ashley Romans (recurring), Katja Herbers (recurring)
    • Team: W/EP Damon Lindelof, Tara Hernandez; D/EP Owen Harris
    • Studio: Warner Bros. Television
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
    • Logline: Several years after the Pitch Perfect film franchise, Bumper Allen moves to Germany to revive his music career when one of his songs becomes big in Berlin.
    • Cast: Adam Devine, Flula Borg, Sarah Hyland, Jameela Jamil, Lera Abova
    • Team: W/EP Megan Amram; EP Adam Devine, Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman, Paul Brooks, Scott Neimeyer, Richie Keen; D/EP Todd Strauss-Schulson
    • Studio: Universal Television, Brownstone Productions, Gold Circle Films
    • Premieres: November 23, 2022


    • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
    • Logline: It's 1993 and Ted's moment of fame has passed, leaving him living with his best friend, 16-year-old John Bennett, who lives in a working-class Boston home with his parents and cousin. Ted might not be the best influence on John, but when it comes right down to it, Ted's willing to go out on a limb to help his friend and his family. Prequel to the feature film franchise of the same name.
    • Cast: Seth MacFarlane (voice), Max Burkholder, Giorgia Whigham, Scott Grimes, Alanna Ubach 
    • Team: W/EP/D Seth MacFarlane; SR/EP Paul Corrigan, Brad Walsh; Erica Huggins
    • Studio: Universal Content Productions, MRC Television, Fuzzy Door Productions
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Drama
    • Logline: Set within the spectacular, complex and corrupt world of gladiatorial sports in Ancient Rome, the large-scale drama introduces an ensemble of diverse characters across the many layers of Roman society where sports, politics, and business intersect and collide. Inspired by the novel by Daniel Mannix.
    • Cast:
    • Team: W/EP Robert Rodat; EP Harald Kloser, Gianni Nunnari, Oliver Berben, Herbert G. Kloiber, Martin Moszkowicz, Jonas Bauer, Stuart Ford, Lourdes Diaz; D/EP Roland Emmerich
    • Studio: AGC Studios, High End Productions, Centropolis Entertainment, Hollywood Gang Productions, Street Entertainment
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
    • Logline: A motor-mouthed outsider is offered a chance at a better life, but only if he can successfully deliver a mysterious package across a post-apocalyptic wasteland. With the help of a trigger-happy car thief, he'll face savage marauders driving vehicles of destruction and other dangers of the open road, including a deranged clown who drives an all too familiar ice cream truck. Based on the video game franchise.
    • Cast: Anthony Mackie, Stephanie Beatriz, Thomas Haden Church, Will Arnett (voice), Neve Campbell (recurring), Joe Seanoa (recurring), Richard Cabral (recurring), Mike Mitchell (recurring), Tahj Vaughans (recurring), Lou Beatty Jr. (recurring)
    • Team: W/EP Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick; SR/EP Michael Jonathan Smith; EP Anthony Mackie, Will Arnett, Marc Forman, Jason Spire, Peter Principato, Asad Qizilbash, Carter Swan, Hermen Hulst; D/EP Kitao Sakurai
    • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Universal Television, PlayStation Productions, Electric Avenue, Make It With Gravy Productions, Inspire Entertainment, Artists First
    • Premieres: 2023

    • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
    • Logline: The mind-bending series mixes fact and fiction to tell a bizarre and incredible tale, shot for over a decade and featuring a story that continues to pile on jaw-dropping new twists.
    • Cast: Rosanna Arquette, Melinda McGraw, Frank Grillo, Dennis Haysbert, Dee Wallace, Christopher Stanley, W. Earl Brown, Josh Pais, Irina Maleeva, James Remar, Paul Ben-Victor, Hilda Boulware
    • Team: W/EP/D Jason Woliner; EP Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver, Loreli Alanis, Megan Ellison, Michael Sagol, Bert Hamelinck; P Tyler Ben-Amotz
    • Studio: Lionsgate Television, Point Grey Studios, Annapurna Television, Caviar
    • Premieres: 2023