Pilot Season 2014: TheWrap’s Complete Network Guide

Pilot Season 2

Every single pilot the broadcast networks are considering

(Updated March. 21: “Dangerous Liaisons” has been announced as the title for the ABC Richard LaGravanese drama pilot.

Every year, it seems the Big Five networks start pilot season earlier and earlier. Even Fox, which announced it was done with the traditional pilot timeline, must still compete with the other networks, cable, and streaming services for the top talent.

Also read: 2014 TV Preview: 26 Upcoming Shows to Watch This Winter & Spring (Photos)

TheWrap‘s complete network pilot guide will keep you up to speed on the status of every show ABC, CBS, The CW, FOX, and NBC are planning. In cases where they’ve already ordered a show to series, we’ll say so. We’ve used “TBA” to indicate when information is still coming.

Check back often for regular updates.

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SELFIE (Warner Bros. Television, Piece of Pie Productions)
Writer: Emily Kapnek
Producer: Emily Kapnek, Julie Anne Robinson
Director: Julie Anne Robinson
Logline: Comedy inspired by “My Fair Lady” tells the story of a self-obsessed 20-something woman who is more concerned with “likes” than being liked. After suffering a very public and humiliating breakup, she becomes the subject of a viral video and suddenly has more social media “followers” than she ever imagined — but for all the wrong reasons. She enlists the help of a marketing expert at her company to help repair her tarnished image.
Cast:
“Eliza Dooley” — Karen Gillam
“Ethan” – Tim Peper
“Charmonique” – Da’Vine Joy Randolph
“Bryn” – Allyn Rachel
“Sam” – David Harewood
“Henry” – John Cho

UNTITLED JEFF LOWELL (ABC Studios, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Robin Schwartz, Jon Liebman)
Writer: Jeff Lowell
Producers: Peter Traugott, Jeff Lowell, Robin Schwartz, Rachel Kaplan
Director: Michael Fresco
Logline: A romantic comedy that exposes the unfiltered internal monologues of a young couple embarking on a new relationship.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Dana” – Analeigh Tipton
“Peter” – Jake McDorman
“Amy” – Jade Catta-Preta
“David” – Nicolas Wright
“William” – Kurt Fuller
“Chloe” – Chloe Wepper

BAMBI COTTAGES (ABC Studios, Sony Pictures Television)
Writer: Brian Gallivan
Producers: Brian Gallivan, Will Gluck, Richie Schwartz
Director: Phil Trail
Logline: An overworked father who dreams of a better life for his family decides to uproot them from the city and move to New Hampshire where they open a group of low rent tourist cottages.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Cathleen” – Molly Shannon
“Phyllis” – Shiloh Nelson
“Veronica” – Tessa Albertson
“Nathan” – Ty Parker
“Lazy” – Charlie Kilgore
“Elliott” – Connor Kalopsis
“Teddy” – Paul F Tompkins
“Wally” – Cole Sand

FAR EAST ORLANDO (fka FRESH OFF THE BOAT)(20th Century Fox Television, Popular Misconception)
Writer: Nahnatchka Kahn
Producers: Peter Huyck, Alex Gregory, Jack Whitehall, Ben Cavey
Director: TBA
Logline: It’s the 90s, and hip-hop loving Eddie is growing up in suburban Orlando, raised by an immigrant father who is obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother who is often bewildered by white culture. With his father owning and operating an All-American Steakhouse chain, this loving family of FOB (“fresh off the boat”) Taiwanese Americans try to live the American dream while still maintaining their cultural identity and sense of family. Based on chef Eddie Huang’s memoir, “Fresh Off the Boat.”
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Mr. Huang” – Randall Park
“Mrs. Huang” – Constance Wu
“Freddy Huang” – Forrest Wheeler
“Gary Huang” – Ian Chen
“Eddie Huang” – Hudson Yang

DAMAGED GOODS (Warner Bros. Television)
Writer: Lauren Iungerich
Producer: Lauren Iungerich
Directors: TBA
Logline: Comedy about how sexual politics have changed in the post-feminist era.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Jason” – Steve Talley
“Tim” – Justin Hartley
“Michael” – Ben Lawson
“Betsy” – Kellee Stewart
“Nicole” – Anna Camp
“Alexis” – Jennifer Aspen
“Kyle” – Kyle Jones

THE WINKLERS (20th Century Fox Television, The Walcott Company)
Writer: Phil Rosenthal
Producers: Phil Rosenthal, Max Winkler, Rob Reinis, Jake Johnson
Director: TBA
Logline: Based on the Winklers’ lives, this comedy centers on an emotionally reserved construction worker who learns about love, life and hugs while unexpectedly living with oversharing his in-laws.
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
“Henry” – Henry Winkler
“Emily” – Eva Amurri
“Jack” – Domenick Lombardozzi
“Jonah” – Josh Sussman
“Tita” – Judith Light

SAINT FRANCIS (ABC Studios, Tagline)
Writer: Chris Moynihan
Producers: Chris Moynihan, Ron West, Kelly Kulchak
Director: TBA
Logline: A blue-collar, no-nonsense, Long Island cop and family man butts heads with the modern, liberal world when his 29-year-old sister gets pregnant out of wedlock.
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
“Francis Quinlan” – Michael Imperioli
“Stephanie” – Paget Brewster
“Pete” – Henry Simmons
“Heather” – Spencer Grammer
“Tommy” – Jeremy Luke
“Janice” – Sharon Gless

GALAVANT (Abbey C Studios Ltd. for ABC)
Writer: Dan Fogelman, Alan Menken (original music), Glenn Slater (original lyrics)
Producers: TBA
Director: TBA
Logline: The fairy-tale musical centers on handsome Prince Galavant and his quest for revenge against the king who stole his one true love.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Galavant” – Joshua Sasse
“Gareth” – Vinnie Jones
“Isabella” – Karen David
“Madalena” – Mallory Jansen
“Sid” – Luke Youngblood
“King Richard” – Timothy Omundson

IRREVERSIBLE (Sony Pictures Television, Keshet TV)
Writer: Segahl Avin
Producers: Segahl Avin, Peter Tolan, Michael Wimer, David Schwimmer
Director: TBA
Logline: The comedy centers on an eccentric and self-absorbed couple and the trials and tribulations they often bring upon themselves.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Andy” – David Schwimmer
“Stacey” – Iris Bahr
“Sarah” – Jessica Knappett

UNTITLED ANTHONY ANDERSON/KENYA BARRIS PROJECT (ABC Studios, Cinema Gypsy, Principato-Young)
Writer: Kenya Barris
Producers: Laurence Fishburne, Kenya Barris
Director: TBA
Logline: An upper-middle class black man struggles to raise his children with some sense of cultural identity despite constant contradictions and obstacles coming from his liberal wife, old school father and his own assimilated, color-blind kids.
Order: TBA
Cast:
“Dre” – Anthony Anderson
“Rainbow” – Tracee Ellis Ross
“Jack” – Miles Brown
“Andre Jr.” – Marcus Scribner
“Zoey” – Yara Shahidi
“Diane” – Caila Martin
“Pops” – Laurence Fishburne

UNTITLED KEVIN HART PROJECT (20th Century Fox Television)
Writer: Kevin Hart, Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan
Producers: Kevin Hart, Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan, Dave Becky
Director: TBA
Logline: Based on Kevin Hart’s life and stand-up, this comedy asks the question: “Can a man and woman ever truly be friends… after they’re divorced?”
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
Kevin Hart
“Derek” – Romany Malco
“Mircea” – Amber Stevens
“Lorraine” – Bresha Webb (Lorraine)
“Chip” – Jayson Blair
“Stu” – Jeff Ross
“Ruben” – Bryant Tardy
“Nicole” – Corinne Massiah

AN AMERICAN EDUCATION (ABC Studios, Tiger Aspect)
Writer: TBA
Producers: Peter Huyck, Alex Gregory; Jack Whitehall, Ben Cavey
Director: Craig Zisk
Logline: A remake of British comedy “Bad Education,” the project centers on British transplant Alfie Wickers, an unorthodox teacher who loves his students but whose naïve enthusiasm and unconventional methods put him at odds with test-obsessed administrators. He juggles his time between mentoring his students and pursuing the attractive new chemistry teacher.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Alfie”- Jack Whitehall
“Rita”- Rosie Perez
“Sarah”- Brittany Snow
“Rodney”- David Mares
“Jeff”- Devin Ratray
“Principal”- Phil Morris

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DANGEROUS LIAISONS (ABC Studios)
Writer: Richard LaGravanese
Producers: Richard LaGravanese, Erwin Stoff, Ilene Staple, Wren Arthur
Director: Taylor Hackford
Logline: Set in New York City, this story revolves around the love and rivalry between two equally matched, powerful socialites who play out their obsessive attraction and seduction of each other through their manipulation of others.
Cast:
“Ann” – Katie Holmes
“Philip” – Rufus Sewell
“Leo” – Elliot Knight
“Anderson” – Oded Fehr”
“Cecilia” – Britne Oldford
“Margot” – Melissa George

AMERICAN CRIME (ABC Studios, Stearns Castle)
Writer: John Ridley
Producers: John Ridley, Michael McDonald
Director: John Ridley
Logline: The personal lives of the players involved in a racially charged trial are examined as their worlds are turned upside-down.
Cast:
“Chuck” – Timothy Hutton
“Barb” – Felicity Huffman
“Carter” – Elvis Nolasco
“Aubry” – Caitlin Gerard
“Hector Tonz” – Richard Cabral
“Tony Gutierrez” – Johnny Ortiz
“Alonzo Gutierrez” – Benito Martinez
“Tom” – W. Earl Brown
“Eve” – Penelope Ann Miller

FOREVER (Warner Bros. Television, Lin Pictures)
Writer: Matt Miller
Producers: Matt Miller, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz
Director: TBA
Logline: Dr. Henry Morgan is New York City’s star medical examiner. But what no one knows is Henry studies the dead because he is immortal. With the help of detective Jo Martinez, we will peel back the layers of Henry’s colorful and long life through their cases.
Cast:
“Abe” – Judd Hirsch
“Henry” – Ioan Gruffudd
“Lt. Marcia Roark” – Barbara Eve Harris
“Det. Jo Martinez” – Alana de la Garza
“Detective Hanson” – Donnie Keshawarz
“Lucas” – Joel David Moore

THE VISITORS (ABC Studios, Amblin TV, Grady Girl)
Writer: Soo Hugh
Producer: Soo Hugh, Dawn Olmstead
Director: Mark Romanek
Logline: A race against the clock to defeat an unseen alien enemy out to destroy the world, using our most precious resource against us.
Cast:
“Wes Lawrence” — Barry Sloane
John Doe/Drew Bennigan” — Milo Ventimiglia
“Jessup Rollins” – Derek Webster
“Henry” – Kyle Harrison Breitkopf
“Dr. Maria Martinez” – Catalina Denis
“Minx Lawrence” – Kylie Rogers
“Claire Bennigan” – Lily Rabe
“Lena Lawrence” – Brianna Brown

WARRIORS (ABC Studios, Mandeville Television)
Writer: Chris Keyser (based on an original teleplay by Steven Baigelman)
Producer: Chris Keyser
Director: Martin Campbell
Logline: Inspired by the state-of-the-art Walter Reed Military Medical Center, the series will follow the best and brightest active duty military doctors and nurses as they practice trailblazing medicine.
Cast:
“Stacey” – Eloise Mumford
“Dr. Hennesy Fiske” – Courtney B. Vance
“George” – Don Hany
“Clay” – Steve Kazee
“Tory” – Morena Baccarin
“Anna” – Justina Machado
“Marlon” – Hampton Fluker
“Leonard” – Greg Grunberg

SEA OF FIRE (ABC Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Scripted World, Mandeville)
Writer: Jenna Bans
Producers: Rob Golenberg, Alon Aranya, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Laurie Zaks, Robert Kievit, Frank Ketelaar
Director: Allison Liddi-Brown
Logline: Based on Danish format “Vuurzee,” the drama centers on three teenage girls in a small town who star in an illicit film, and the effect it has on their families. It leads to a disappearance, a murder and a host of other secrets boiling under the surface.
Cast:
“Agent Leah Pierce” – Jennifer Carpenter
“Sheriff” – Jack Davenport
“Laura Lee” – Lilly Birdsell
“Merel” – Isabelle Cornish
“Dr. Kristen Harper” – Christina Chang
“Rev. Bobby McAllister” – Jeffrey Nordling
“Xander Harper” – Kevin G. Schmidt
“Sonya Harper” – Zoe Soul
“Rudy McAllister” – Keir Gilchrist
“Adine McAllister” – Amanda Detmer
“Pete Harper” – Michael Trucco

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER (ABC Studios, Shondaland)
Writer: Peter Nowalk
Producers: Peter Nowalk, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers
Director: Michael Offer
Logline: A sexy, suspense-driven legal thriller that centers on ambitious law students and their brilliant and mysterious criminal defense professor. They become entangled in a murder plot that could rock their entire university and change the course of their lives.
Cast:
“Asher Millstone” – Matt McGorry
“Michaela” – Aja Naomi King
“Wes” – Alfred Enoch
“Laurel” – Karla Souza
“Conner” – Jack Falahee
“Frank” Charlie Weber
“Professor Annalise DeWitt” – Viola Davis
“Bonnie” – Liza Weil
“Rebecca” – Katie Findlay
“Nate” – Billy Brown

CLEMENTINE (ABC Studios)
Writer: Dean Georgaris
Producers: Dean Georgaris, Mark Gordon
Director: TBA
Logline: A profoundly troubled 28-year-old psychic sees her life begin to change in unexpected ways when she decides to stop running from her past.
Cast:
“Henry Ross” – David Strathairn
“Clementine” – Sarah Snook
“Dr. Anthony Little” – Edwin Hodge
“Charlie” – Kevin Alejandro
“Lydia Tomas” – Kathleen Munroe
“Sebastian Ross” – Nick Gehlfuss
“Ray” – Mykelti Williamson
“Lucy” – McKenna Grace

SECRETS & LIES (ABC Studios, Hoodlum, Kapital Entertainment)
Writer: Barbie Kligman
Producers: Barbie Kligman, Aaron Kaplan, Tracey Robertson, Nathan Mayfield
Director: Charles McDougall
Logline: Based on an upcoming Australian series starring Martin Henderson, the drama centers on a patriarch who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a young boy when he finds the body.
Order: Ten episodes
Cast:
“Ben” – Ryan Phillippe
“Jess” – Natalie Martinez
“Detective Cornell” – Juliette Lewis
“Abby” – Belle Shouse
“Christy” – KaDee Strickland
“Dave” – Clifton Collins, Jr
“Natalie” – Indiana Evans

AGATHA (ABC Studios, The Mark Gordon Company)
Writer: Tom Donaghy
Producers: Tom Donaghy, Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper, Michael McDonald
Director: Jace Alexander
Logline: In this character-driven procedural, a former convict turned big city criminologist is brought in to help local police crack a case involving a shocking string of disappearances. The chief detective she’s been hired to help is her father – and they haven’t talked in fifteen years.
Cast:
“Chelsea” – Jee Young Han
“Stacy” – Meta Golding
“Cooper” – Erik Palladino
“Zane” – Christian Keyes
“Agatha” – Bojana Novakovic
“Jimmy” – Aaron Ashmore
“Hank” – Clancy Brown
“Rey” – Daniel Henney

ASTRONAUT WIVES CLUB (ABC Studios, Fake Empire, Groundswell)
Writer: Stephanie Savage
Producer: Stephanie Savage
Director: TBA
Logline: The real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history at the height of the space race.
Order: Ordered to series, 10 episodes to premiere in Summer 2014
Cast:
“Betty Grissom” – JoAnna Garcia

THE CLUB (CBS Television Studios, ABC Studios, Timberman/Beverly)
Writer: David O. Russell, Susannah Grant
Producers: Susannah Grant, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly
Director: TBA
Logline: An upstairs/downstairs soap centered around a private country club.
Order: 13 episodes
Cast:
“Ana” – Callie Hernandez
“Forty Holbrooke” – Chris Conroy

EXPOSED (Universal Television)
Writer: Charles Randolph
Producer: Charles Randolph, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
Director: TBA
Logline: Based on a Scandinavian format, “Exposed” follows an investigative journalist who will stop at nothing to uncover the truth — including making questionable alliances.
Cast:
“Oscar” – Pedro Pascal
“Jill” – Sandrine Holt
“Elvis” – Peter DeJersey
“Quigg” – Brian F. O’Byrne
“Jeremy” – Fran Kranz
“Anna” – Mary Elizabeth Winstead
“Stoya” – Ben Barnes

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THE ODD COUPLE (CBS Television Studios)
Writers: Matthew Perry, Joe Keenan
Producers: Matthew Perry, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum, Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman
Logline: Matthew Perry stars in half-hour multi-camera comedy pilot based on Neil Simon’s The Odd Couple
Cast:
Matthew Perry

CUZ-BROS (Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios)
Writers: David Caspe, Erik Sommers
Producers: David Caspe, Erik Sommers, Jamie Tarses
Director: TBA
Format: Multi-camera
Logline: A successful, suave ladies man’s perfect life gets turned upside down when his mess of a cousin needs a place to stay
Cast: TBA

SAVE THE DATE (ABC Studios, CBS Television Studios)
Writers: Jackie and Jeff Filgo
Producers: Jackie and Jeff Filgo
Director: TBA
Logline: 35 and newly single, Katie drunkenly books a wedding venue and is now faced with the task of meeting the right man in time.
Cast:
Maggie Lawson as “Katie”
Michelle Trachtenberg as “Hillary”

MORE TIME WITH FAMILY (20th Century Fox Television, Pearl Street Films, 3 Arts Entertainment)
Writers: Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, Tom Papa
Producers: Josh Goldsmith, Cathy Yuspa, Tom Papa, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Dave Becky, Josh Lieberman
Director: TBA
Logline: Tom Papa stars as a husband and father making a career change to spend more time with his family.
Cast:
Tom Papa as  “Tom”
Alyson Hannigan as “Cindy”Cyrus Arnold as “Eddie Rizzo”

HOW I MET YOUR DAD (20th Century Fox Television)
Writer: Emily Spivey, Carter Bays, Craig Thomas
Producers: Emily Spivey, Carter Bays, Craig Thomas, Greta Gerwig
Director: TBA
Logline: Kindred spirit of “How I Met Your Mother,” telling the story from a female point of view. A brand-new story with new characters and a new voice at its center.
Cast:
Greta Gerwig as “Sally”
Drew Tarver as “Todd”

THE McCARTHYS (Sony Pictures Television, Olive Bridge Entertainment)
Writer: Brian Gallivan, Mike Sikowitz (Showrunner)
Producers: Will Gluck, Richie Schwartz
Director: TBA
Logline: Family comedy about a loud, sports-crazed Boston clan.
Cast:
Jack McGee
Joey McIntyre
Laurie Metcalf
Jimmy Dunn
Kelen Coleman

TAXI-22 (CBS Television Studios)
Writer: Tad Quill
Producers: Tad Quill, Francois Flamand, Patrick Huard, Nancy Sanders, Mark Armstrong, Dennis Erdman, Clark Peterson
Director: TBA
Logline: Centers on a New York cab driver who is politically incorrect in the vein of Archie Bunker. Based on the French-Canadian hit of the same title.
Cast: TBA

GOOD SESSION (Warner Bros. TV)
Writer: Matt Miller, John Hamburg
Producers: Matt Miller, John Hamburg
Director: John Hamburg
Logline: A happy couple decides to see a therapist to help them decide if they should have a baby. They quickly discover they have more to discuss.
Format: Single camera
Cast: TBA

UNTITLED JIM GAFFIGAN PROJECT (Sony Pictures Television, Fedora Entertainment)
Writer: Jim Gaffigan, Peter Tolan
Producer: Jim Gaffigan, Peter Tolan, Michael Wimer, Alex Murray
Director: TBA
Logline: Comedian Jim Gaffigan stars as the happily married and harried New York father of five — as he is in real life.
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
Jim Gaffigan
Ashley Williams
Adam Goldberg

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UNTITLED CUSACK/McCABE/ELMORE/CAVELL PROJECT (CBS Television Studios)
Writers: Taylor Elmore, Ben Cavell
Producers: Taylor Elmore, Ben Cavell, John Cusack, Kevin McCabe, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly
Director: TBA
Logline:  Series set in the world of Wall Street power and money.
Cast: Charlie Cox as “Jackson”

UNTITLED DAVID MARSHALL GRANT PROJECT (CBS Television Studios)
Writer: David Marshall Grant
Producers: David Marshall Grant, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Arik Kneller, Avi Armoza, Tariq Jalil, David Garrett, Yona Wiesenthal, Eilon Ratzkovsky, Givora Yaholom, Oren Jakobi
Director: TBA
Logline:  Soapy medical show centered around quadruplets – three brothers and a sister – who grew up on a reality show.
Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis as “Caroline”

UNTITLED TOSCANO/EHRIN PROJECT (Universal Television, CBS Television Studios)
Writer: Nikki Toscano
Producer: Nikki Toscano
Consultant: Kerry Ehrin
Director: TBA
Logline:  When a terrorist event rocks Washington, D.C., a retired CIA operative is pulled back into action, and forced to investigate closer to home where the next generation of terrorists are being bred.
Cast: TBA

SCORPION (CBS Television Studios)
Writer:  Nick Santora
Producers:  Nick Santora,  Justin Lin, Walter O’Brien, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin,  Scooter Braun (co-executive producer), Danny Rose (co-executive producer),  Danielle Woodrow (co-executive producer), Troy Craig Poon (co-executive producer), Scott Manson (producer)
Director: Justin Lin
Logline: An eccentric genius and his international network of super geniuses form the last line of defense against the complex threats of the modern age.
Cast: TBA

MADAM SECRETARY (CBS Studios Television Studios)
Writer: Barbara Hall
Producer: Barbara Hall, Morgan Freeman, Lori McCreary Tracy Mercer
Director: TBA
Logline:  About the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.
Cast:
Tea Leoni
Tim Daly as “Henry”

UNTITLED KEVIN WILLIAMSON PROJECT (Warner Bros. Television, Outerbanks Entertainment)
Writer: Kevin Williamson
Producer: Kevin Williamson
Director: TBA
Logline:  Psychological thriller centered around a pair of detectives who handle stalking incidents for the Threat Management Unit of the LAPD.
Cast:
Dylan McDermott as Det. Jack Larsen

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THE FLASH (Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions)
Writers: Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, Geoff Johns
Producers: Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, David Nutter, Melissa Kellner Berman
Director: David Nutter
Logline: Based upon characters published by DC Comics. Through a freak accident, scientist Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) is given the power of super speed, which transforms him into the Fastest Man Alive.
Cast:
“Barry Allen AKA The Flash” – Grant Gustin
“Iris West” – Candice Patton
“Detective West” – Jesse L. Martin
“Detective Eddie Thawne” – Rick Cosnett
“Caitlin Snow” – Danielle Panabaker
“Harrison Wells” – Tom Cavanagh

IDENTITY (CBS Television Studios, K.O. Paper Products, Scripted World)
Writer: Corinne Brinkerhoff
Producers: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin, Rob Golenberg, Alon Aranya, Corinne Brinkerhoff
Director: Gary Fleder
Logline: When a young woman in need of a transplant learns she is related to a powerful family whose son is her only hope for a donor organ, the CIA approaches her to investigate the family’s involvement in domestic terrorism and to infiltrate their rarified world. Her loyalty, morality and ethics are tested as she’s forced to slowly build a case against people who saved her life.
Cast: TBA

JANE THE VIRGIN (CBS Television Studios)
Writer: Jennie Snyder Urman
Producers: Ben Silverman, Gary Pearl, Jorge Granier, Jennie Snyder Urman
Director: TBA
Logline: Adapted from the successful Venezuelan telenovela. A series of surprising and unforeseen events causes a hard-working, religious young Latina woman to be accidentally artificially inseminated.
Cast: TBA

THE MESSENGERS (CBS Television Studios and Thunder Road)
Writer: Eoghan O’Donnell
Producers: Basil Iwanyk, Eoghan O’Donnell, Kent Kubena, Ava Jamshidi, Eoghan O’Donnell
Director: TBA
Logline: When a mysterious object crashes down to earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they must prevent the Apocalypse.
Cast: TBA

SUPERNATURAL: TRIBES (Warner Bros. Television)
Writer: Andrew Dabb
Producers: Andrew Dabb, Eric Kripke, Robert Singer, Jeremy Carver, McG
Director: Robert Singer
Logline: Explores the clashing hunter and monster cultures of Chicago.
Cast:
Lucien Laviscount as “Ennis Roth”
Nathaniel Buzolic as “David Hayden”

iZOMBIE (Rob Thomas Productions, Warner Bros. Television)
Writer: Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero
Producers: Rob Thomas, Diane Ruggiero, Danielle Stokdyk, Dan Etheridge
Director: TBA
Logline: A med student-turned-zombie takes a job in the coroner’s office to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat to maintain her humanity. But with each brain she consumes, she inherits the corpse’s memories. With the help of her medical examiner boss and a police detective, she solves homicide cases in order to quiet the disturbing voices in her head. Based on the characters created by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred, and published by DC Comics’ Vertigo imprint.
Cast: TBA

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SOBER COMPANION (CBS Television)
Writer: David S. Rosenthal, Jennie Snyder Urman
Producer: David S. Rosenthal
Director: TBA
Logline: A charming, but self-destructive attorney finds his world turned upside down when a court-appointed, and highly unconventional, sober companion takes control of his life.
Order: Pilot
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Jeremy” – Justin Long

DEAD BOSS (WBTV)
Writer: Patricia Breen
Producers: Patricia Breen, Aaron Kaplan, Sharon Hordan, Holly Walsh
Director: TBA
Logline: Based on the British series, “Dead Boss” is a comedic mystery that finds overachiever Helen Stephens wrongfully convicted of murdering her boss and forced to rely on her train wreck of a sister to prove her innocence.
Order: Pilot
Format: Single cam
Cast:
“Helen Stephens” – Jane Krakowski

LAST MAN ON EARTH
Writer: Will Forte
Producers: Forte, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Seth Cohen
Director: Lord & Miller
Logline: Will Forte is the last man on Earth
Order: Series
Format: Single cam
Cast:
“Last Man on Earth” – Will Forte

WEIRD LONERS (20th Century Fox TV)
Writer: Michael Weithorn
Producers: Michael Weithorn, Jake Kasdan
Director: Jake Kasdan
Logline: The story of four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into each other’s lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens, N.Y., townhouse.
Order: Six episodes
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
“Stosh Lewandowski” – Zachary Knighton

CABOT COLLEGE
Writer: Matt Hubbard
Producers: Matt Hubbard, Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, David Miner, Pamela Fryman
Director: Pamela Fryman
Logline: An all-female university in rural New Hampshire opens its doors to four men for the first time.
Order: Pilot with series penalty
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
“Thena” – Bonnie Dennison
“Charlie” – Jack Cutmore-Scott
“Becca” – Fortune Feimster
“Gerland” – Brandon Jones
“Laura” – Margaret Cho

MULANEY (Universal)
Writer: John Mulaney
Producers: John Mulaney, Lorne Michaels, Dave Becky, Andrew Singer
Director: Andy Ackerman
Logline: Follows an aspiring comedian (Mulaney) coming of age under the influence of his boss (Martin Short), his roommates and his neighbors.
Order: Six episodes
Form: Multi-camera
Cast:
“Mulaney” – John Mulaney
“Lou” – Martin Short
“Oscar” – Elliott Gould
“Andre” – Zack Pearlman
“Motif” – Seaton Smith
“Jane” – Nasim Pedrad

FATRICK (20th Century Fox Television)
Writer: Nahnatchka Kahn, Corey Nickerson
Producers: Jeff Morton, Corey Nickerson, Jim Rash, Nat Faxon, Kevin Walsh, Jeff Morton
Director: Jim Rash, Nat Faxon
Logline: Patrick, a 30-something moving man and former fat kid, is forced to face the damage caused by years of being Fatrick: a chubby little kid just trying to survive. The series will show us young Fatrick and present day Patrick.
Order: Pilot
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Patrick” – Zach Cregger
“Young Patrick” – Trevor Larcom
“Young Maurice: – Dante Hoagland
“Young Karen” – Audrey Scott
“Leslie” – Bayne Gibby
“Young Leslie” – Lucy Rust
“Maurice” – Ray Ford
“Arlene” – Marcia Cross
“Jim” – Marc Evan Jackson

HERE’S YOUR DAMN FAMILY (Warner Bros. Television)
Writer: Ricky Blitt
Producers: Ricky Blitt, Johnny Galecki, Steve McPherson
Director: TBA
Logline: Revolves around a mom who has been single for two decades and traumatizes her stunted 30-something son with a little surprise — she just got married and her new husband and his three teenage children are about to move in.
Order: Pilot
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
“Mike” – David James Elliott
Jane Kaczmarek
Peter DaCunha
Brendan Meyer
Jon Heder

 

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Drama

EMPIRE (20th Century Fox Television, Imagine)
Writers: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong
Producers: Danny Strong, Lee Daniels, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo
Director: Lee Daniels
Logline: A family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire featuring original and current music.
Order: Thirteen episodes
Cast:
“Lucious Lyon” – Terrence Howard
“Cookie Lyon” – Taraji P. Henson
“Jamal Lyon” – Jussie Smollet

RED BAND SOCIETY (ABC Studios, Dreamworks)
Writer: TBA
Producers: Margaret Nagle, Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Sergio Aguero
Director: TBA
Logline: A group of teenagers meet as patients in the children’s wing of a hospital and become unlikely allies and friends in this comedic young soap.
Order: Series prototype with additional back up scripts
Cast:
“Nurse Jackson” – Octavia Spencer
“Charlie” – Griffin Gluck
“Leo” – Charlie Rowe
“Nurse Brittany” – Rebecca Rittenhouse
“Kara” – Zoe Levin

GOTHAM (Warner Bros. Television, DC Comics)
Writer: Bruno Heller
Producer: Bruno Heller
Director: Danny Cannon
Logline: Explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon, a detective with the Gotham City Police Department, and his battle with the villains who made Gotham City famous.
Order: Pilot with series commitment.
Cast:
“Detective James Gordon” – Ben McKenzie
“Oswald Cobblepot” — Robin Lord Taylor
“Alfred Pennyworth” — Sean Pertwee
“Capt. Essen” — Zabryna Guevara
“Barbara Kean” — Erin Richards
“Detective Harvey Bullock” – Donal Logue
“Fish Mooney” – Jada Pinkett Smith

BACKSTROM (20th Century Fox Television)
Writer: Hart Hanson
Producers: Leif G.W. Persson, Niclas Salomonsson, Rainn Wilson, Josh Levy, Mark Mylod (EP on Pilot)
Director: Mark Mylod
Logline: Based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson’s hit series of books of the same name. Created and executive-produced by Hart Hanson, the series centers on Detective Everett Backstrom, an offensive, irascible detective, as he tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior. Throughout the series, Backstrom leads his team, the Serious Crimes Unit, as they navigate Portland’s most sensitive cases.
Order: Thirteen episodes
Cast:
“Everett Backstrom” – Rainn Wilson
“Peter Niedermayer” – Kristoffer Polaha
“John Almond” – Dennis Haysbert
“Frank Moto” – Page Kennedy
“Nadia Paquet” – Beatrice Rosen

HIEROGLYPH (20th Century Fox Television, Chernin Entertainment)
Writer: Travis Beachman
Producers: Travis Beacham, Miguel Sapochnik, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Logline: Set in ancient Egypt, where fantasy and reality intertwined, the show follows a notorious thief who is plucked from prison to serve the Pharoah, navigating palace intrigue, seductive concubines, criminal underbellies and even a few divine sorcerers.
Order: Thirteen episodes
Cast:
“Shai” – Reece Ritchie
“Nefertari” – Condola Rashad
“Lotus” – Kelsey Chow

RUNNER (20th Century Fox Television)
Writer: Michael Cooney
Producers: Michael Cooney, Ian Sander, Kim Moses, Peter Horton
Director: TBA
Logline: “Runner” is to guns what “Traffic” was to drugs, as we find our way into the traditionally masculine world of Arms Dealing through the unexpected lens of a woman. After a simple twist of fate, Lauren Marks learns her husband is not the person she believed him to be. Faced with the harsh reality that her life is forever changed, she goes on a truth seeking journey that entrenches her in a US/Mexican war over weapons and terrorism.
Order: Off-cycle commitment with an eye towards series
Cast: TBA

THE MIDDLE MAN
Writer: Glenn Gordon Caron
Producers: Glenn Gordon Caron, Ben Affleck, Chay Carter, Michael Yebba, Emilio Mauro
Director: Ben Affleck
Logline: Set in 1960s Boston, the show looks at the unique relationship between a cop and his snitch. The story follows Rudy MacAteer, an FBI agent charged with taking down the Italian mafia, and his confidential informant, Irish gangster Mickey Flood. As Rudy finds himself forced to bend the laws he pledged to enforce, the duo’s actions inadvertently give rise to the Irish mob in this timeless Boston crime saga.
Order: Pilot and backup scripts
Cast: TBA

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FEED ME (Universal Television, Witt/Thomas Films)
Producers: Paul Junger Witt, Tony Thomas, Sally Robinson
Writer: Sally Robinson
Director: TBA
Logline: Exploration of adult intimacy and desire that centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together. And when daughter Emma’s husband has an affair, they circle the wagons to fiercely protect one of their own.
Format: Single camera
Cast: TBA

MASON TWINS (ABC Studios)
Writer: Casey Wilson, June Raphael
Producers: Casey Wilson, June Raphael, Stacy Traub
Director: TBA
Logline: Having been estranged for 15 years, fraternal twins Pender and Lizzie Mason reconnect after Lizzie’s perfect city life has fallen apart, and she returns to her suburban town to find that her sister hasn’t matured past her teen queen days.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
Chance — Windell Middlebrooks

BAD JUDGE (Universal Television, Gary Sanchez Productions)
Writer: Chad Kultgen
Producers: Chad Kultgen, Kate Walsh, Chris Henchy, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Anne Heche, Jill Messik
Director: TBA
Logline: Centers on a hard-living, sexually unapologetic woman (Kate Walsh) who plays with the law and whose life on the edge is constantly in balance, as she also happens to be a judge in the San Bernardino criminal court system.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
Kate Walsh

MARRY ME (Sony Pictures Television, FanFare)
Writer: David Caspe
Producers: David Caspe, Jamie Tarses, Seth Gordon
Director: Seth Gordon
Logline: Centers on a longtime couple who get engaged — only to quickly realize that it’s harder than it looks.
Format: Single camera
Cast: TBA

A TO Z (Warner Bros. Television, Le Train Train)
Writer: Ben Queen
Producers: Ben Queen, Rashida Jones, Will McCormack
Director: TBA
Logline: A whimsical romantic comedy set in the world of an online dating company that details the “A to Zs” of a relationship, from meeting to break-up. Our ensemble navigates the complicated world of modern dating and poses the question: Is there such a thing as destiny?
Format: Single camera
Cast: Cristin Milioti

MISSION CONTROL (Universal Television, Gary Sanchez)
Writer: David Hornsby
Producers: David Hornsby, Adam McKay, Will Ferrell
Director: TBA
Logline: Set in 1962, a workplace ensemble in the tone of “Anchorman” that examines what happens when a strong woman butts heads with a macho astronaut in the race to land on the moon.
Cast: TBA

LOVE IS RELATIVE (20th Century Fox Television, Good Humor TV, 3 Arts)
Writer: Dan Mazer
Producers: Dan Mazer, Tom Werner, Tom Lassally
Director: TBA
Logline: When her newly divorced brother moves in, a wife and her husband start to see their marriage in a whole new way.
Format: Single camera
Cast: TBA

OLD SOUL (Universal Television, 3 Arts)
Writer: TBA
Producers: Amy Poehler, Jonathan Fener, Josh Bycel, Dave Becky
Director: TBA
Logline: Stars Natasha Lyonne as a young woman who’s trying to find herself, but in the meantime she’s working as the aide to a group of opinionated elderly people.
Cast:
Natasha Lyonne

ELLEN MORE OR LESS (Universal Television, True Jack Productions)
Writer: J.J. Philbin
Producers: J.J. Philbin, Jason Katims
Director: TBA
Logline: After losing 100 pounds, an average-size woman begins reinventing herself in life and love.
Cast: TBA

THE PRO (ABC Studios, Universal Television)
Writer: Peter Huyck, Alex Gregory
Producers: Peter Huyck, Alex Gregory, Rob Lowe, Karey Burke, Marc Gurvitz, Todd Holland
Director: Todd Holland
Logline: Set in and around a tennis and golf club, Rob Lowe stars as a former doubles champion who is reunited with his ex-partner after a public feud that left them both floundering in life.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Ben Bertrahm” – Rob Lowe
“Bobby Welch” – Rob Riggle
“Lewis” – Colton Dunn
“Jamie” Rosa Salazar

UNTITLED TINA FEY/ROBERT CARLOCK COMEDY (Universal Television, Little Stranger)
Writer: Tina Fey, Robert Carlock
Producers: Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, David Miner
Director: TBA
Logline: Centers on a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York.
Order: Series
Format: Single camera
Cast:
Ellie Kemper

MR. ROBINSON (Universal Television, 3 Arts)
Writer: Mark and Robb Cullen
Producers: Mark and Robb Cullen, Howard Klein, Mark Schulman
Director: TBA
Logline: A journeyman musician gets a job as a music teacher at a middle school. While teaching the kids everything from rock to the blues, he simultaneously learns how to put the school’s rules to the test.
Order: Series
Format: Single camera
Cast:
Craig Robinson

THE MONEY PIT (Universal Television, Amblin TV)
Writer: Justin Spitzer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank
Producers: Justin Spitzer, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank
Director: TBA
Logline: Inspired by the DreamWorks movie, a humorous look at biting off more than you can chew. A newlywed couple navigates the challenges of modern romance while their house crumbles around them.
Format: Multi-camera
Cast: TBA

FIFTH WHEEL (ABC TV Studios, Mark Gordon Co.)
Writer: Heidi Niedermeyer, Elena Crevello
Producers: Heidi Niedermeyer, Elena Crevello, Mark Gordon, Andrea Shay
Director: TBA
Logline: An ensemble comedy of a tight-knit group of friends centers around a young woman who confronts her new reality after her last single friend gets engaged.
Format: Multi-camera
Cast: TBA

LIFESAVER (Universal Television, TBD Entertainment)
Writer: Wil Calhoun
Producers: Wil Calhoun, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
Director: TBA
Logline: How do you get rid of the most maddening person in the world after he’s given you a kidney? An odd couple comedy in which two polar opposites become inextricably linked.
Format: Multi-camera
Cast: TBA

ONE BIG HAPPY (Warner Bros. Television, A Very Good Production)
Writer: Liz Feldman
Producers: Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman
Director: TBA
Logline: When gay and straight best friends decide to have a baby together, things get complicated when one of them finds the love of their life.
Format: Multi-camera
Cast:
“Luke” – Nick Zano

TWO TO GO (Universal Television, Aggregate, David Janollari Entertainment)
Writers: Bryan Shukoff, Kevin Chesley
Producers: Bryan Shukoff, Kevin Chesley, Jim Garavente, Jason Bateman, David Janollari
Director: Craig Zisk
Logline: Long-time best friends Kurt and Laura grapple with the challenges of modern-day dating while their group of friends try and prove that they are destined to be together.
Format: Single camera
Cast:
“Laura” – Christine Woods
Echo Kellum

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MYSTERIES OF LAURA (Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti, Kapital)
Writer: Jeff Rake
Producers: Jeff Rake, Greg Berlanti, Aaron Kaplan
Director: TBA
Logline: Based on a Spanish format, this is a procedural drama with a sharp sense of humor following a quirky female homicide detective who juggles high-stakes crime as well as her ex-husband and devilish twin boys.
Cast:
“Laura” – Debra Messing

ODYSSEY (Universal Television, Fabrik Entertainment, Red Arrow Entertainment Group)
Writer: Adam Armus, Kay Foster
Producers: Adam Armus, Kay Foster, Peter Horton, Mikkel Bondesen, Kristen Campo, Simon Maxwell, Henrik Bastin
Director: Peter Horton
Logline: A “Traffic”-like thriller that centers on three families who are torn apart when a stranded female soldier (“Pushing Daisies” star Anna Friel), a disillusioned corporate attorney and a disrespected political activist are pulled into the same shocking international military conspiracy.
Cast:
Anna Friel
Jake Robinson
Nate Mooney

BABYLON FIELDS (20th Century Fox Television)
Writer: Gerald Cuesta, Michael Atkinson
Producers: Gerald Cuesta, Michael Atkinson, Michael Cuesta
Director: Michael Cuesta
Logline: The dead are rising in Babylon, N.Y. Lives are regained, old wounds reopened and families restored — for better or worse. The newly regenerated bodies are healing faster and growing stronger, prompting discussion that this might be the next step in human evolution.
Cast:
“Janine Beltran” – Meagan Good

TIN MAN (Universal Television)
Writer: Ehren Kruger
Producers: Ehren Kruger, John Glenn, Daniel Bobker, DJ Caruso
Director: DJ Caruso
Logline: A psychological crime thriller that focuses on a fugitive robot (Patrick Heusinger) accused of first-degree murder — who may hold the key to the future of human evolution — and the young female public defender forced to fight his case.
Cast:
“Adam Sentry” – Patrick Heusinger
“David Dashiell” – Shaun Toub
“Ryuji Kitamura” – Ryun Yu

CONSTANTINE (Warner Bros/DC Comics)
Writer: Daniel Cerone
Producers: Daniel Cerone, David Goyer
Director: TBA
Logline: Based on the “Hellblazer” graphic novels. David Goyer (Batman Begins) and Daniel Cerone (Dexter) bring to life one of DC Comics’ most popular characters, master of the occult John Constantine. Constantine is struggling with his faith as he is haunted by the sins of his past, but he is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Cast: TBA

COERCION (Universal Television, Keshet Media)
Writer: George Nolfi
Producers: George Nolfi, Avi Nir
Director: George Nolfi
Logline: Based on Israeli format “The Gordin Cell,” this high-octane thriller revolves around the O’Connor family and their son, Alex, a decorated American war hero and CIA analyst who is a true patriot and loves his country and family. Unbeknownst to him, both of his parents and his sister are part of a dormant Russian sleeper cell that has just been reactivated. Once the parents get reluctantly pulled back in, the stakes rise they are coerced into spying on their own son and turning him against his country.
Cast:
“Alex” – Gavin Stenhouse

SALVATION (Universal Television)
Writer: Elizabeth Heldens
Producer: David Janollari
Director: TBA
Logline: A provocative drama set against the backdrop of a prominent Texas church where faith, family, and corruption are explored in equal measure.  The pilot centers on Jennifer Strickland., who has to defend her children, her church and her religious beliefs after her husband dies under mysterious circumstances.
Cast:
“Jacob” – Warren Kole

STATE OF AFFAIRS (Universal Television, Bob Simonds Company, Abishag)
Writer: Alexi Hawley
Producers: Alexi Hawley, Joe Carnahan, Katherine Heigl, Nancy Heigl, Bob Simonds, Sophie Watts, Henry Crumpton, Rodney Faraon, Julia Franz
Director: Joe Carnahan
Logline: Katherine Heigl portrays a key CIA attaché who counsels the president on high-stakes incidents around the world. She balances her intense political responsibilities with a complicated personal life.
Cast:
“Charleston Whitney Tucker” – Katherine Heigl

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