Saturday, January 1, 2022

The CW - Upcoming Shows


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


  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Olympia Chalmers-Davis is an overachieving 17-year-old student who knows exactly where she's going until a surprise baby creates complications for two families.
  • Cast: Nathalie Morris, Peter Thurnwald, Safia Arain, Claudia Karvan, Angus Sampson
  • Team: W/EP Kelsey Munro
  • Studio: Roadshow Rough Diamond
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Lawyer and recovering alcoholic Abigail Bianchi struggles to put her career and family back together after hitting rock bottom. As a condition of her probation, Abby is forced to work at her estranged father Harry's firm, Svensson and Associates, and practice in family law for the first time while forging new relationships with the half-brother Daniel and half-sister Lucy whom she's never met. The result is a dysfunctional family law firm operating to help other families with their own dysfunctions.
  • Cast: Jewel Staite, Victor Garber, Zach Smadu, Genelle Williams
  • Team: W/EP Susin Nielsen; EP Jordy Randall, Tom Cox, Erin Haskett, Andy Mikita
  • Studio: Entertainment One, SEVEN24 Films, Lark Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

GOTHAM KNIGHTS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: In the wake of Bruce Wayne's murder, his rebellious adopted son forges an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman's enemies when they are all framed for killing the Caped Crusader. And as the city's most wanted criminals, this renegade band of misfits must fight to clear their names. But in a Gotham with no Dark Knight to protect it, the city descends into the most dangerous it's ever been. However, hope comes from the most unexpected of places as this team os mismatched fugitives will become its next generation of saviors known as the Gotham Knights. Based on the DC Comics characters.
  • Cast: Oscar Morgan, Olivia Rose Keegan, Navia Robinson, Fallon Smythe, Tyler DiChiara, Misha CollinsAnna LoreRahart Adams 
  • Team: W/EP Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux; W/Co-EP Natalie Abrams; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden; D/EP Danny Cannon
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The drama will explore the secrets and drama behind Leonardo da Vinci as he grows into an unparalleled genius and renowned polymath whose work overturned the established order.
  • Cast: Aidan Turner, Matilda de Angelis, Freddie Highmore, Giancarlo Giannini, Carlos Cuevas, Alessandro Sperduti, James D'Arcy, Robin Renucci, Hugo Becker, Miriam Dalmazio, Max Bennet
  • Team: W/EP Frank Spotnitz, Steve Thompson
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Big Light Productions, Lux Vide
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After a next gen medical satellite explodes on launch, top-tier security operative Vincent Corbo is hired by the rocket's designer - billionaire futurist Peter Swann - who suspects sabotage. Complicating Corbo's new gig is his former paramour and now Swann's fiancée, medical visionary Dr. Grace Davila, who is racing to help stave off a global catastrophe. As Corbo and his team of veteran security professionals investigate the rocket disaster, they expose a lethal conspiracy of Swann's corporate rivals, corrupt government officials, and a shadowy crime syndicate - all working to destroy Swann and take control of his tech empire. Worse, Corbo must also contend with a rogue Europol agent, who is hellbent on busting him for past sins.
  • Cast: Tom Welling, Brendan Fraser, Elena Anaya, Ken Duken, Saïd Taghmaoui, Lisa Loven Kongsli, August Wittgenstein, Stevel Marc, Tanya Van Graan, Nic Rasenti
  • Team: W/EP Jeff Most, Michael Colleary; EP Tom Welling, Brendan Fraser, Elena Anaya, Tristan Orpen Lynch, Michael Auret, Howard Cohen, Eric d'Arbeloff, Jennifer Berman, Maijang Mpherwane, Dipak Chiba, William Smith, Herbert Kloiber, Thomas Augsberger, Cosima von Spreti, Fredrik Ljungberg, Maxim Korostyshevsky, Daniel Wagner, Bharat Nalluri
  • Studio: Roadside Attractions, Most Media, Subotica, Spier Films, Jeff Most Productions, Leonine Studios, NENT Group
  • Premieres: 2022

TOM SWIFT
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Tom Swift is a Black, gay, billionaire investor thrust into a world of sci-fi conspiracy and unexplained phenomena after the shocking disappearance of his father. Tom takes to the road on a quest to unravel the truth, leaving behind the comforts of his usual moneyed lifestyle, all while fighting to stay one step ahead of an Illuminati-scale group hellbent on stopping him. His missions will require his genius and flair for innovation guided by love, romance, friendship and the mysteries of the universe yet-unsolved. Spinoff of The CW's Nancy Drew.
  • Cast: Tian Richards, LeVar Burton (voice), Ashleigh Murray, Marquise Vilsón, April Parker Jones, Albert Mwangi, Ward Horton (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu Taylor, Cameron Johnson; EP Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Lis Rowinski
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Fake Empire
  • Premieres: May 31, 2022

WALKER: INDEPENDENCE
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the late 1880s, the husband of affluent Bostonian Abby Walker is murdered before her eyes while on their journey out West. On her quest for revenge, Abby crosses paths with Hoyt Rawlins, a lovable rogue in search of purpose. Abby and Hoyt's journey takes them to Independence, Texas, where they encounter diverse, eclectic residents running from their own troubled pasts and chasing their dreams. Our newfound family will struggle with the changing world around them, while becoming agents of change themselves in a town where nothing is what it seems. Prequel to The CW's Walker.
  • Cast: Katherine McNamaraMatt BarrJustin Johnson CortezLawrence KaoPhilemon Chambers, Greg Hovanessian, Katie FindlayGabriela Quezada (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Seamus Fahey; EP Jared Padalecki, Anna Fricke, Laura Terry, Dan Lin, Lindsey Liberatore; D/EP Larry Teng
  • Studio: CBS Studios, Pursued by a Bear, Rideback
  • Premieres: 2022

THE WINCHESTERS
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: John and Mary Winchester's epic love story of how they met and how they put it all on the line to not only save their love, but the entire love is told through the perspective of their son, Dean Winchester. Prequel to The CW's Supernatural, which aired from 2005-20.
  • Cast: Meg Donnelly, Drake Rodger, Nida Khurshid, Jojo Fleites, Bianca KajlichDemetria McKinney, Jensen Ackles (narrator)
  • Team: W/EP Robbie Thompson; EP Jensen Ackles, Danneel Ackles; D/EP Glen Winter
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, CBS Studios, Chaos Machine Productions
  • Premieres: 2022