Saturday, January 1, 2022

Showtime - Pilots Currently in Development

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

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Rebecca Bender escapes from the world of sex trafficking after six years, and now reflects on her struggles to return to a "normal" life, and her emergence as a confident, funny and impassioned advocate for justice.
  • Cast: Sydney Chandler, Sydney ParkTyrone Marshall BrownAkende Munalula, Shacai O'Neal, Lily Keene, Margot Catherine Terry
  • Team: W/EP/D Susannah Grant; EP Rebecca Bender, Gail Lyon, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Lee, Hope Hartman
  • Studio: Wiip
  • Notes: Inspired by the life of Rebecca Bender, one of the nation's top experts on sex trafficking and a leading consultant for federal law enforcement on how to spot it, prosecute it and protect the victims in its web.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A quiet man named Nathan, often misheard as "Mason," seeks connection in a loud world.
  • Cast: Nathan Min
  • Team: W/EP Nathan Min; EP Steven Yeun, Jonathan Wang, Adam Kopp; D/EP Daniel Scheinert, Daniel Kwan
  • Studio: A24, Universal Remote Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: The comedy will follow the delightfully tumultuous relationship and life of a successful, gregarious, deeply committed, slightly insane married couple. The source of their unending magic is the same as their unending woe: that they've stayed together all this time.
  • Cast: Mandy Patinkin, Kathryn Grody
  • Team: W/EP/D Ewen Wright; W/EP Gideon Grody-Patinkin; EP Mandy Patinkin, Kathryn Grody, Tony Hernandez, Brooke Posch, Isabel Richardson; P Jake Fuller
  • Studio: Jax Media
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: An honest look at friendship and dating from the perspective of three young Black men born and raised in the gentrifying L.A. suburb of Inglewood, fondly referred to by locals as the City of Champions. The trio's struggles to balance fatherhood, ambition and loyalty force them to question if they are growing apart... or closer together.
  • Cast: Vince Staples, Xavier Mills, Karen Obilom, Melvin Gregg, Essence Renae, Richard T. Jones (guest) Tamala Jones (guest)
  • Team: W/EP Justin Hillian; EP David Gale, Van Toffler; D/EP Rick Famuyiwa
  • Studio: Paramount Television Studios, Gunpowder & Sky
  • Notes: Based on the 1999 feature film.