TV Pilots 2016: The Complete Guide to What Lives, Dies and Still Has a Pulse

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Following yet another development season that started late and featured a new round of reboots, the broadcast networks are again gearing up for a busy pilot season as they compete with not only one another, but with basic and premium cable as well as streaming services including Netflix, Amazon and Hulu — all of whom are making major scripted pushes.

The networks continue to look for intellectual property to help cut through the increasing clutter and, after such success stories as Fox's Empire, are turning to soapy fare in addition to tried-and-true procedurals and medical dramas. Also hot this development season were military and crime dramas in the vein of popular podcast Serial.

Here's a look at the pilots in contention for the 2016-17 television season, as ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW sift through hundreds of scripts and move forward in a bid to find the next breakout comedies and dramas. 

The Hollywood Reporter will be updating the grid throughout pilot and casting season, so be sure to bookmark this page and come back for the latest news.

(Note: Not included are limited/event and miniseries or other projects earmarked for the summer; * designates casting has been completed.)



Chunk & Bean* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A dual-family single-camera comedy centered on the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk (Cyrus Arnold) and Bean (Simon Belz), who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other. Inspired by the lives of writers Ed Herro and Brian Donovan.
Cast: Anna Gunn, Andy Daly (Review), Adam Rodriguez, Hassie Harrison, Simon Belz, Sofia Gonzalez, Cyrus Arnold
Team: W/EP Brian Donovan, Ed Herro; EP Dave Hemingson; EP/D Chris Koch
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Downward Dog* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the web series of the same name, centers on a woman, Nan (Allison Tolman) and her dog. The twist is that it features a Modern Family-style confessional device — for the dog.
Cast: Allison Tolman, Lucas Neff, Kirby Howell-Baptise, Barry Rothbart, Mo Collins
Team: W/EP Samm Hodges, Michael Killen; EP Jimmy Miller, Sam Hansen, Kathy Dziubek
Studio: ABC Studios, Legendary Television
Format: Single-camera

Dream Team* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Marty Schumacher (Justin Long) coached his last club soccer team for 10 years, ultimately taking them to the national championships. He now has to start from scratch with a diverse group of 8-year-olds, and their disparate parents.
Cast: Justin Long, Wanda Sykes, Michael Mosley, Lindsey Kraft, Michelle Buteau, Wynn Everett, Carlos Leal, Betty Gilpin, Addison Osta
Team: W/EP Kari Lizer, Bill Wrubel (Will & Grace); EP/D Marc Buckland
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Kari's Logo Here, Here Comes Scrappy
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

The Fluffy Shop* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The semi-autobiographical comedy follows actor-comedian Gabriel Iglesias as a stepfather and boss to his family and friends as he navigates his home life during the few days he spends off the road each week.
Cast: Gabriel Iglesias, Richard Gant, Gloria Garayua, Paul Walter Hauser Tyler Hilton, Tommy Savas
Team: W/EP Tim Doyle (Last Man Standing), Jay Lavender; EP Gabriel Iglesias; Joe Meloche; Becky Clements, Marty Adelstein 
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: A young small-town mayor named Mary Wolf (Happy Endings' Casey Wilson) has dysfunctional siblings, a dying father, disgruntled citizens, a nearly bankrupt town and the mafia breathing down her neck. Only a miracle can help her — so she fakes one. Based on the Austrian Broadcasting Corp. series Braunschlag, created by David Schalko.
Cast: Casey Wilson, Retta, Sarah Baker (Go On), Gareth Reynolds, Gareth Reynolds, Tom Stourton, Jackee Harry
Team: Writer/EP Brian Gallivan (The McCarthys); EP Seth Gordon, Tariq Jalil; D Julie Anne Robinson
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, ABC Studios, Intrigue
Format: Single-camera
Location: Atlanta

Logline: When a larger-than-life family matriarch finds out she has cancer, she becomes intent on controlling and orchestrating every aspect of her family’s life before she dies.
Cast: Candice Bergen, Zachary Knighton (Happy Endings), Kathleen Rose Perkins, Richard Masur, Ren Colley, Halina James
Team: W/EP Andrew Reich (Friends)
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

The Second Fattest Housewife in Westport* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with "perfect" wives and their "perfect" offspring.
Cast: Katy Mixon (Mike & Molly), Diedrich Bader (Drew Carey Show), Carly Hughes, Ali Wong, Johnny Sequoyah
Team: W/EP Sarah Dunn (Spin City); EP Aaron Kaplan; EP/D Ruben Fleischer
Format: Single-camera
Studio: ABC Studios, Kapital Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles

Speechless* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A family with a special-needs child is good at dealing with the challenges it faces and excellent at creating new ones.
Cast: Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Micah Fowler, Cedric Yarborough, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kennedy
Team: W/EP Scott Silveri (Friends), EP Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar (Fresh Off the Boat); D Christine Gernon
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera

Square Roots* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A man (Adhir Kalyan) from a family of logic-driven engineers is determined to use his "gift" to help the people he loves with their everyday issues — whether they like it or not.
Cast: Adhir Kalyan, Katie Walder, Noureen DeWulf, Nina Wadia, Bernard White, Isabella Day, Callan Farris
Team: W/EP Vijal Patel (The Middle); EP/D Mike Fresco
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: Over the course of Max (Jono Kenyon) and Page's (Jerrika Hinton) wedding rehearsal dinner, their eclectic family and friends give toasts recalling anecdotes about the couple — but flashbacks reveal the toasts don't always get it right, as the comedy explores the real story of their complicated, funny and relatable road to marriage.  
Cast: Jerrika Hinton (1st position to Grey's Anatomy), Jono Kenyon, Tessa Ferrer (Grey's Anatomy), Punam Patel, Brooks Wheelan, Thelma Hopkins, Frankie Faison
Team: W/EP Scott Foley, Greg Grunberg; EP Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers; EP/D Gail Mancuso; EP/shworunner Gregg Mettler (The Muppets)
Studio: ABC Studios, Shondaland
Format: Hybrid
Location: Los Angeles

Untitled Goldberg/Guaracio(aka Imaginary Mary) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on a 30-something bachelorette (Jenna Elfman) whose life is turned upside down when she finally meets the love of her life — a divorced father with three kids. This triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend she created as an only child suddenly reappears in her life to help her navigate the transition from single girl to a woman ready for a family. With Rachel Dratch as the voice of the imaginary friend.
Cast: Jenna Elfman, Rachel Dratch (voiceover), Stephen Schneider, Nicholas Coombe, Matreya Scarrwener, Erica Tremblay, Stephen Schneider, Jillian Bell
Team: Adam F. Goldberg, David Guaracio (The Goldbergs); EP Patrick Osbourne, Doug Robinson; D Shawn Levy
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Happy Madison, ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera with CGI
Location: Vancouver

Untitled Weeks & Mackay* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: An roguish lesbian and her best friend, a neurotic straight male, navigate their dysfunctional, co-dependent friendship and the world of dating.
Cast: Andy Ridings, Julie Goldman, Christine Horn, Tattiawna Jones
Team: W/Co-EP Ed Weeks & Hannah Mackay; Supervisor/EP Andrew Reich; EP Siobhan Bachman; EP/D Leslye Headland
Format: Single-camera
Studio: ABC Studios, Kindle Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles


Conviction* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Tells the story of Carter Morrison (Agent Carter's Hayley Atwell), the brilliant but ne'er-do-well daughter of a former president, who is blackmailed into taking a job as the head of Los Angeles' newly created Conviction Integrity Unit. She, along with her team of lawyers, investigators and forensic experts, work together to examine cases where there's credible suspicion that the wrong person may have been convicted of a crime.
Cast: Hayley Atwell (1st position to ABC's Agent Carter), Eddie Cahill, Shawn Ashmore, Emily Kinney, Manny Montana, Merrin Dungey, Daniel DiTomasso
Team: W/EP: Liz Friedman (Jessica Jones); D/EP: Liz Friedlander (The Following); EP Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper
Studio: ABC Studios, Mark Gordon Co., eOne
Location: Toronto

The Death of Eva Sofia Valdez* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: An immigrant who rose from rags to riches, Eva Sofia Valdez (Suits' Gina Torres, in second position), is a celebrated Miami entrepreneur and a champion for immigrant rights. But her success is fueled by an insatiable ambition that could destroy her family, a vendetta against the lover who betrayed her, and ghosts from the past who threaten to reveal the dark sacrifices Eva Sofia made to attain the American Dream. Described as MacBeth with a Cuban twist.
Cast: Gina Torres (2nd position to Suits), Eric Close (Nashville), Raul Castillo (Looking), Marta Milans, Zabryna Guevara, Alison Fernandez, Christian Ochoa, Christina Pickles, Angelica Celaya, Melora Hardin, Debra Mooney, Alison Fernandez, Jeimy Osorio
Team: W/EP Charise Castro Smith (Devious Maids); EP Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Myrtle Beach

Designated Survivor* (straight to series) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on a lower-level U.S. cabinet member (Kiefer Sutherland) who is suddenly appointed president after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the presidential line of succession. The series is described as a family drama wrapped around a conspiracy thriller about an ordinary man in an extraordinary situation.
Cast: Kiefer Sutherland, Natasha McElhone, Maggie Q, Kal Penn, Italia Ricci, Adan Canto, LaMonica Garrett
Team: W/EP David Guggenheim (Safe House); EP Simon Kinberg, Kiefer Sutherland, Suzan Bymel; EP/showrunner Amy B. Harris; EP/D Paul McGuigan
Studio: ABC Studios, Mark Gordon Co. Studios, eOne
Location: Toronto

Logline: The anthology series is described as 12 Angry Men meets podcast Serial, The Jury follows a single murder trial as seen through the eyes of the individual jurors, exploring the biases and experiences that influence the jurors’ judgment, and how their preconceptions change along the way.
Cast: Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Jeremy Sisto, Eve Harlow, Adina Porter, Hina Bbdullah, JD Pardo, Brandon Jay McLaren, Ben Esler, Brian Howe, Jayne Taini, Kevin Rankin, Sepideh Moafi, Nikki DeLoach
Team: W/EP VJ Boyd; W/co-EP Mark Bianculli; EP Carol Mendelsohn, Julie Weitz; D Neil Burger
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Carol Mendelsohn Productions, ABC Studios
Location: Atlanta

Marvel's Most Wanted* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A second spinoff from Agents of SHIELD, the drama follows the adventures of Bobbi Morse (aka Mockingbird) and Lance Hunter.
Cast: Adrianne Palicki, Nick Blood, Delroy Lindo, Oded Fehr, Fernana Andrade
Team: W/EP Paul Zbyszewski; EP Jeffrey Bell, Jeph Loeb
Studio: ABC Studios, Marvel Television
Location: Los Angeles

Model Woman* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A fictionalized family soap inspired by Robert Lacey's book, Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty. Set in the late 1970s during the notorious Model Wars, the show is centered on Bertie Geiss — a tempestuous matriarch and uncompromising businesswoman at the helm of an internationally renowned modeling agency.
Cast: Andie MacDowell, Steven Weber, Dan Byrd (Cougar Town), Chris Mason, Madeline Blake, Nicole Ari Parker, Caitlin Carver, Marcus Callender
Team: W/EP Helen Childress (Reality Bites); EP Rosalie Swedlin, Scarlett Lacey; EP/D Richard Shepard
Studio: TriStar Television, ABC Studios
Location: New York

Logline: Inspired by the true-life stories of famed criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and cable news producer Wendy Walker, the drama is a provocative look at the unique, sexy and dangerous interplay of criminal law and the media.
Cast: Daniel Sunjata (Graceland), Piper Perabo, Kate Jennings Grant, Aimee Teegarden, J. August Richards, Sepideh Moafi, Ryan Guzman, Kevin Zegers
Team: W/EP Josh Berman (The Mob Doctor); W/co-EP Allie Hagan; EP Mark Geragos, Wendy Walker, Kenny Meiselas, Jeff Kwatinetz, Josh Barry; EP/D Michael Engler
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, ABC Studios, The Firm
Location: Atlanta and L.A.

Presence (unlic)* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Centers on a former Army veteran Presence Foster (Stephanie Sigman) who finds herself interacting with a widely divergent and highly colorful cross-section of Los Angeles as she unintentionally begins a career as an unlicensed private investigator.
Cast: Stephanie Sigman, Rick Gonzalez, Marcus Anderson, Colin Woodell, Felicity Huffman (guest in the pilot)
Team: W/EP John Ridley; EP Michael McDonald
Studio: ABC Studios, International Famous Players Radio Picture Corp., Stearns Castle
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: Set in an alternate history where gas and coal fuel the world, this genre soap centers on the battle for power between two rival families and a rebellious young woman with a spark of invention that could level both their empires.
Cast: Antonia Thomas, Rege-Jean Page, Tracy Ifeachor, Lena Olin, Tom Brittney, Alex Lanipekun, Austin Hebert, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Rachel Hurd-Wood
Team: W/EP Michael Cooney (Center Stage); EP Ian Sander, Kim Moses
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Prague

Still Star-Crossed* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A period drama that picks up where Romeo & Juliet left off, charting the treachery, palace intrigue and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers’ tragic fate. Based on the book by Melinda Taub.
Cast: Clara Rugaard (as Juliet), Anthony Head, Lashana Lynch, Zuleikha Robinson, Medalion Rahimi, Ebonee Noel, Torrance Coombs (1st position to Reign), Wade Briggs, Medalion Rahimi, Ebonee Noel, Sterling Sulieman, Dan Hildebrand, Susan Woolridge, Grant Bowler
Team: W/EP Heather Mitchell (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal); EP Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Michael Goldstein; EP/D Michael Offer
Studio: ABC Studios, Shondaland
Location: Spain

Time After Time* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the novel Time After Time, written by Karl Alexander, the drama uses the 1979 novel and movie as a starting point and chronicles the epic adventures of young H.G. Wells (Freddie Stroma, UnREAL) and his time machine.
Cast: Freddie Stroma (UnREAL), Josh Bowman (Revenge), Genesis Rodriguez, Regina Taylor, Vanessa Anders, Jordin Sparks
Team: W/EP Kevin Williamson; EP/D Marcos Siega
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Outerbanks
Location: New York 

Broken(formerly untitled Meaghan Oppenheimer) -- PASSED OVER/BEING SHOPPED
Logline: A ruthless Dallas divorce attorney’s life begins to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister resurfaces triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family secrets.
Cast: Anna PaquinPenelope Ann Miller, Blair UnderwoodT.R. Knight, Charity Wakefield, Thad Luckinbill, Zeb Sanders, Enrique Murciano
Team: W/co-EP Meaghan Oppenheimer (Fear the Walking Dead); EP Reese Witherspoon, Bruna Papandrea
Studio: ABC Studios, Pacific Standard
Location: Dallas



The Great Indoors* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: An adventure reporter (Joel McHale) must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.
Cast: Joel McHale, Stephen Fry, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Shaun Brown, Christine Ko, Susannah Fielding, Chris Williams
Team: W/EP Mike Gibbons (Tosh.0); EP Chris Harris; EP/D Andy Ackerman
Format: Multicamera
Studio: CBS Television Studios

Man With a Plan(formerly I'm Not Your Friend) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A contractor (Matt LeBlanc) learns that raising his kids is more challenging than expected when his wife (The Office's Jenna Fischer) goes back to work.
Cast: Matt LeBlanc, Jenna Fischer, Matt Cook, Grace Kaufman, Jessica Chaffin, Diana Maria Riva
Team: W/EP Jeff & Jackie Filgo (That '70s Show); EP Matt LeBlanc, Michael Rotenberg, Troy Zien; EP/D James Burrows
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Multicamera

The Kicker*
Logline: An oddball athlete (Enlisted's Geoff Stults) drives family, friends and strangers insane after he unexpectedly finds himself cut from his professional football team.
Cast: Geoff Stults (Enlisted), David Spade, Joanna Garcia Swisher, J.B. Smoove
Team: W/EP Jack Burditt; EP Tina Fey, Robert Carlock (30 Rock, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt); EP David Miner; EP/D Don Scardino
Studio: Universal Television, Little Stranger, 3 Arts
Format: Multicamera

My Time/Your Time* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on Avital Ash's web series 7P/10E, the comedy the relationship of a young couple (Jane Levy, Nicholas Braun) as they begin dating long distance.
Cast: Jane Levy (Suburgatory), Nicholas Braun, Tone Bell (guest star, 2nd position to Good FortuneUtkarsh Ambudkar, Izzie Steele, Langston Kerman
Team: W/EP Hilary Winston; EP Carter Bays, Craig Thomas; EP/D Pam Fryman
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Gifted and Talented Camp, Bays Airlines, Chocolate Cow Entertainment
Format: Hybrid

Superior Donuts*
Logline: Based on the play by Tracy Letts, series follows the relationship between the owner of a donut shop (Brian d'Arcy James), his new young employee and their patrons in a gentrifying neighborhood of Chicago.
Cast: Brian d'Arcy James (Smash, Hamilton), Jermaine Fowler, Maz Jobrani, David Koechner, Megyn Price, Sarah Stiles
Team: W/EP Neil Goldman, Garrett Donovan, Bob Daily; EP Mark Teitelbaum, John Montgomery, Michael Rotenberg, Josh Lieberman; co-EP Jermaine Fowler; EP/D James Burrows
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Multicamera

Furst Born(formerly untitled Butler/Hope/O'Shannon)
Logline: An extended family show inspired by the Australian format Upper Middle Bogan about a wife and mother (Unforgettable's Poppy Montgomery) who learns she was adopted and that her birth parents are a flamboyant but loving family of drag-racers.
Cast: Poppy Montgomery, Patrick Brammall (reprising role from the original), Katey SagalSwoosie KurtzJohn Carroll Lynch, Brooke Elliott, Kelli Goss, Talitha Bateman
Team: W/EP Dan O'Shannon, Robyn Butler, Wayne Hope; EP/D Todd Holland
Studio: CBS Television Studios, ABC Studios, Dark Toy Entertainment
Format: Single-camera Hybrid

Untitled Kevin James* (13-episode production commitment) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A newly retired police officer (Kevin James) looks forward to spending more quality time with his wife (Erinn Hayes) and three kids (Taylor Spreitler) but figures out he faces more challenges at home than he ever did on the streets.
Cast: Kevin James, Erinn Hayes, Taylor Spreitler, Ryan Cartwright, Mary-Charles Jones, James DiGiacomo, Lenny Venito, Gary Valentine, Leonard Earl Howze
Team: W/EP Bruce Helford, Rock Reuben; EP Jeff Sussman; D Andy Fickman (pilot)
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Sony Pictures Television, Hey Eddie Productions
Format: Multicamera
Location: New York

Real Good People(formerly untitled Stephnie Weir)
Logline: A conservative, small town family is forced to reconcile their values when they discover their children’s lives are less than perfect.
Cast: Nick Zano (Minority Report), Lenore Crichlow (A to Z), Ross Kimball, Beth Hoyt, David Keith, Lindsey Gort, Betsy Beutler, Julie White, Carolyn Hennesy (recurring)
Team: W/EP Stephnie Weir (The Millers); EP Greg Garcia; co-EP Alix Jaffe; EP/D James Burrows
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Amigos de Garcia Productions
Format: Multicamera

What Goes Around Comes Around* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Two 40-something parents (Jason Lee) who were wild and reckless teenagers now face their worst nightmare — raising three teenagers of their own.
Cast: Jason Lee, Alyssa Milano (My Name Is Earl), Dougie Baldwin, Jee Young Han, Matt Murray
Team: W/EP Dan Kopelman (Malcolm in the Middle); EP Aaron Kaplan; D/EP Tim Story
Studio: Warner Bros Television, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Single-camera


Logline: Based on the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw during his days as head of one of the most prolific trial consulting services of all time.
Cast: Michael Weatherly (NCIS), Freddy Rodriguez, Christopher Jackson (Hamilton), Geneva Carr, Jaime Lee Kirchner
Team: W/EP Paul Attanasio (House), Dr. Phillip C. McGraw; EP Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Jay McGraw
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Stage 29 Productions, Amblin Television
Location: New York

Pure Genius(redeveloped from last year, formerly Bunker Hill) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A young Silicon Valley tech titan (Augustus Prew) enlists a veteran surgeon (Dermot Mulroney) with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, "new school" approach to medicine.
Cast: Dermot Mulroney, Odette Annable, Augustus Prew, Brenda Song, Reshma Shetty, Ward Horton, Aaron Jennings
Team: W/EP Jason Katims; EP Michelle Lee; EP/D David Semel
Studio: Universal Television, CBS Television Studios, True Jack Productions
Location: Los Angeles

Doubt* (redeveloped from last season) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on Sadie (Katherine Heigl), a smart, chic, successful defense lawyer at a boutique firm who shockingly gets romantically involved with one of her clients, who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime.
Cast: Katherine Heigl, Steven Pasquale, Dule Hill, Laverne Cox, Kobi Libbi, Elliott Gould, Dreama Walker
Team: W/EP Tony Phelan, Joan Rater (Grey's Anatomy); EP Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman; EP/D Adam Bernstein
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Timberman/Beverly Productons
Location: New York

Logline: A contemporary take on the character from the iconic Nancy Drew book series. Now in her 30s, Nancy (Person of Interest's Sarah Shahi) is a detective for the NYPD where she investigates and solves crimes using her uncanny observational skills, all while navigating the complexities of life in a modern world.
Cast: Sarah Shahi (1st position to CBS' Person of Interest), Anthony Edwards, Vanessa Ferlito (Graceland), Steve Kazee (Shameless), Felix Solis, Rob McClure, Debra Monk
Team: W/EP Joan Rater, Tony Phelan (Grey's Anatomy); EP Dan Jinks; EP/D James Strong
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location: New York

Four Stars*
Logline: Two powerful rival families in the military community of Tampa, Florida make decisions at the highest levels in the interest of national security.
Cast: Bojana Novakovic, Wilmer Valderrama, Ashley Zukerman, Anna Cruz Kayne, Bruce Greenwood, Steven Bauer, Danielle Savre
Team: W/EP Becky Mode (A Gifted Man); EP Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Ed Redlich; EP/D RJ Cutler
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Timberman/Beverly Productions
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: A reimagining of the television series of the same name, following a 20-something MacGyver (X-Men: Apocalypse's Lucas Till) as he gets recruited into a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening.
Cast: Lucas Till, Addison Timlin (Californication), George Eads (CSI), Michelle Krusiec, Joshua Boone
Team: W/EP Paul Downs Colaizzo; EP Michael Clear, Lee Zlotoff, Henry Winkler; EP/D James Wan; D David Von Ancken
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Atomic Monster
Location: Portland

Logline: Two-hander centered around a veteran neurologist and her protégé who has mirror-touch synesthesia, a neurological trait that causes him to experience other people's sensations. Inspired by the true story of neurologist Joel Salinas.
Team: W/EP David Zabel (ER), EP Ridley Scott, David Zucker, Roger Freet
Studio: CBS Television Studios, TriStar Television
Location: Pittsburgh

Training Day* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Described as a reimagining that begins 15 years after the 2001 film left off, the reboot centers on an idealistic young African-American police officer (Justin Cornwell) who is appointed to an elite squad of the LAPD where he is partnered with a seasoned, morally ambiguous detective (Bill Paxton).
Cast: Bill Paxton, Justin Cornwell, Katrina Law (Arrow), Drew Van Acker, Lex Scott Davis, Julie Benz
Team: W/EP Will Beall (Castle, Gangster Squad); EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed; EP/D Antoine Fuqua; EP/D Danny Cannon; showrunner Barry Schindel
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Jerry Bruckheimer TV, Fuqua Films
Location: Los Angeles



Chad: An American Boy -- PUSHED OFF-CYCLE (will shoot in May for possible midseason consideration)
Logline: A 14-year-old boy (SNL's Nasim Pedrad) in the throes of adolescence is tasked with being the man of the house, which leaves him with all the responsibilities of being an adult without any of the perks.
Cast: Nasim Pedrad, Matthew Mindler, Ariana Molkara, Paul Chahidi, Christine Tawkif
Team: W/EP Nasim Pedrad, Rob Rosell (New Girl); EP Michael Rotenberg, Dave Becky; EP/D Jason Winer
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera (live action)

Charity Case*
Logline: When Hailey (Courteney Cox) inherits her late billionaire husband's charity, she quickly finds that changing the world is far less glamorous than she had imagined.
Cast: Courteney Cox, Kyle Bornheimer, Isiah Whitlock, Dan Gill, Diona Reasonover
Team : W/EP Robert Padnick; EP Courteney Cox; EP/D James Griffiths
Studio: ABC Studios, 20th Century Fox Television
Format: Single-camera

The Enforcers* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A female buddy comedy about two wildly different single mothers with dreams of being police officers who find themselves partnered as inspectors in the Code Enforcement Department. Instead of fighting crime, they have been relegated to handling petty code breaking, like noise complaints, tree trimming and water misuse.
Cast: Christine Woods, Niecy Nash, Ian Gomez, Ryan Hansen, Matt Oberg
Team: W/EP Sherry Bilsing-Graham, Ellen Kreamer (Friends); EP/D Gail Mancuso
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Format: Single-camera

Making History(formerly In Time) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on three unlikely friends find an even less likely way to travel through time, irreversibly complicating their personal lives in 2016, as the great moments of the past collide with today's popular culture — with hilarious and quite disastrous results.
Cast: Adam Pally, Leighton Meester, Yassir Lester (writer on Carmichael Show, Girls)
Team: W/EP Julius "Goldie" Sharpe (The Grinder); EP Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Seth Cohen (Last Man on Earth)
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Format: Single-camera
Location: Atlanta

Logline: The comedy revolves around a hard-living, foul-mouthed woman who moves to affluent Greenwich, Conn., to raise the spoiled kids of her wealthy sister who has fled the country to avoid a federal indictment. She quickly learns what everyone else already knows: other people's children are awful.
Cast: Kaitlin Olson (It's Always Sunny), Sofia Black D'Elia, Thomas Barbusca, Carla Jimenez, Jack Stanton, Susan Park, Nat Faxon (guest star)
Team: W/EP John Chernin, Dave Chernin (It's Always Sunny); EP Nick Frenkel, Oly Obst; D/EP Randall Einhorn
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera

Son of Zorn* (animated/live-action pilot presentation) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Centers on an animated Barbarian father who comes home for the first time in 10 years to his live-action son and ex-wife. He finds that reconnecting with his family, struggling through his mundane office job and dealing with the banality of suburban life is much harder than waging actual war in his distant, animated world.
Cast: Jason Sudeikis, Cheryl Hines, Tim Meadows, Artemis Pebdani, Johnny Pemberton
Team: W/EP Phil Lord, Chris Miller; EP Reed Agnew, Eli Jorne, Seth Cohen; co-EP/D Eric Appel
Format: Single-camera/animated
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television 

Havoc(formerly untitled Chris Case) 
Logline: The inter-racial family comedy follows Jay "Havoc" Hammond (Bill Bellamy), an African-American, ex-NFL lineman who recently moved in with his white wife (Becki Newton) and her two oddball sons, as he struggles to win the most challenging game of life: fatherhood.
Cast: Becki Newton, Bill Bellamy, Joshua Carlon, Steele Stebbins, Amberia Allen
Team: W/EP Chris Case (Reba); EP Chris Spencer, Evan Silverberg, Daniel Rappaport; EP/D Malcolm D. Lee
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Format: Single-camera

Untitled Laura Steinel comedy(aka HR) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Centers around Jane (Judy Greer), who is caught between trying to manage her charmingly incompetent human resources department and a new eccentric CEO (Patton Oswalt) who dreams of bringing the New Jersey plastics plant into the future.
Cast: Judy Greer, Patton Oswalt, Esai Morales, Jon Daly, Milana Vayntrub, Veronica Osorio, Lateefah Holder
Team: W/co-EP Laura Steinel (Red Oaks); EP Sue Naegle; EP/D Jeff Schaffer (The League)
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television; Naegle Ink
Format: Single-camera


Logline: A tech billionaire (Weeds' Justin Kirk) purchases a troubled police precinct in the wake of a loved one’s murder, but can this eccentric and enigmatic figure’s cutting-edge approach fix the broken ways of these blue blooded veterans? Inspired by the New York Times story "Who Runs the Streets of New Orleans?"
Cast: Justin Kirk, Eric Winter, Natalie Martinez, Taylor Handley, Tamberla Perry, Ernie Hudson, Caitlin Stasey
Team: W/EP David Slack (Person of Interest) Matt Nix (Burn Notice); EP Len Wiseman
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Location: Chicago

24: Legacy* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: The new take features an all-new cast of characters and will be structured in the same style of the original series. Legacy revolves around a military hero's (Corey Hawkins, Straight Outta Compton) return to the U.S. and the trouble that follows him back — compelling him to ask CTU for help in saving his life, and stopping what potentially could be one of the largest-scale terror attacks on American soil.
Cast: Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto, Jimmy Smits, Dan Bucatinsky, Charlie Hofheimer, Coral Pena, Anna Diop, Teddy Sears, Sheila Vand, Ashley Thomas, Zayne Emory (recurring)
Team: W/EP Manny Coto, Evan Katz; EP Howard Gordon, Brian Grazer; D Stephen Hopkins
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine TV, Teakwood Lane
Location: Los Angeles (pilot)

The Exorcist* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A modern reinvention inspired by William Blatty’s 1971 book, the drama is a propulsive, serialized psychological thriller following two very different men tackling one family’s case of horrifying demonic possession, and confronting the face of true evil.
Cast: Geena Davis, Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Brianne Howey, Hannah Kasulka, Kurt Egyiawan, Alan Ruck (guest star)
Team: W/EP Jeremy Slater (Fantastic Four); EP James Robinson, David Robinson, Barbara Wall; William Peter Blatty (author); D/EP Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes)
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Morgan Creek Productions
Location: Chicago

Lethal Weapon* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the feature film of the same name. When Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs (Rectify's Clayne Crawford) suffers the loss of his wife and baby, he moves to Los Angeles to start anew. There, he gets partnered with LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh (Damon Wayans Sr.), who, having recently suffered a "minor" heart attack, must avoid any stress in his life.
Cast: Damon Wayans Sr., Clayne Crawford (Rectify), Jordana Brewster, Keesha Sharp Golden Brooks, Kevin Rahm, Chandler Kinney, Johnathan Fernandez, Dante Brown
Team: W/EP Matt Miller (Forever, Chuck); EP Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz; EP/D McG
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Lin Pictures, Good Session Productions
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: Centers on a young female pitcher (Kylie Bunbury, Under the Dome) who defies the odds when she becomes the first woman to play in the major leagues.
Cast: Kylie Bunbury, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Elisabeth Shue Ali Larter, Mark Consuelos, Dan Lauria, Mo McRae, Meagan Holder, Tim Jo, Bob Balaban (recurring)
Team: W/EP Dan Fogelman (Grandfathered, Galavant), Rick Singer; EP Tony Bill, Helen Bartlett; EP/D Paris Barclay; with support from Major League Baseball
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Location: San Diego

Prison Break* (straight to series)
Logline: A new chapter based on the original series about a guy determined to prove his convicted brother's innocence and save him from death row by creating an elaborate plan to escape from prison.
Cast: Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne CalliesMark Feuerstein, Augustus Prew, Rick Yune, Steve Mouzakis, Robert Knepper, Rockmond Dunbar, Amaury Nolasco, Paul Adelstein, Inbar Lavi, Marina Benedict, Kunal Sharma
Team: W/EP/showrunner Paul T. Scheuring; EP Neal Moritz, Marty Adelstein, Dawn Olmstead, Vaun Wilmott, Michael Horowitz; D Nelson McCormick
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Location: Vancouver

Logline: A rookie FBI agent (Revolution's Tracy Spiridakos) embeds herself in a suspected terrorist family.
Cast: Tracy Spiridakos, Nick Wechsler, Sarita Choudhury, Karan Oberoi, Alexander Siddig, Amanda Warren, Yasmin Kaur Barn, Leonidas Castrounis
Team: W/EP Caroline Dries; EP Kevin Williamson, Julie Plec; D Adam Davidson
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Outerbanks Entertainment
Location: Toronto

Shots Fired* (straight to series)
Logline: Explores the aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small town in Tennessee. Sanaa Lathan stars an expert investigator who digs into the cases, alongside a special prosecutor (Stephan James) sent to the town by the Department of Justice. The pair must navigate the media attention, public debate and social unrest that comes with such volatile cases as they seek justice before the divided town erupts.
Cast: Sanaa Lathan, Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephen MoyerStephan James, Tristan Wilds, Aisha Hinds, DeWanda Wise, Will Patton, Clare-Hope Ashitey, Jill Hennessy, Conor Leslie, Beau Knapp
Team: W/EP Gina Prince-Bythewood, Reggie Rock Bythewood; EP Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo; D Prince Bythewood
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine TV, Undisputed Cinema
Location: Charlotte, N.C.

Logline: The Atlanta-set drama revolves around three girls who come together to form a band. Star details their rise to the top in a challenging business. While Empire is told from the point of view of music executives, Star will be told from the perspective of the artist.
Cast: Benjamin BrattQueen Latifah, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O'Grady, Nicholas Gonzalez, Amiyah Scott, Quincy Brown, Miss Laurence, Ethan Peck, Nealla Gordon 
Team: W/EP Lee Daniels, Tom Donaghy (The Whole Truth) (Empire); EP Pamela Oas Williams, Effie Brown; D Lee Daniels
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Location: Atlanta

Logline: A modern reimagining of the classic 1980 Paramount romantic drama starring Debra Winger and John Travolta. Fueled with energetic music, it follows Kyle and Gaby, two star-crossed young lovers, as they pursue their dreams and passions through the sweat of line-dancing in honky-tonks, the grime of oil refineries and the glamour of modern Texas. 
Cast: Alfonso Herrera, Nathalie Kelley, Jim Belushi, Bryana Salaz, Edward James Olmos, Lindsey Gort, Riley Smith
Team: W/EP/D Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow); EP Robert Evans, Sue Naegle, Chris Levinson; co-EP James Sikura
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Paramount TV

Zoobiquity* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on the best-seller by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers, the drama is a light, unconventional medical procedural that follows the unlikely pairing of a successful, driven cardiologist (White Collar's Marsha Thomason) as she risks career suicide by teaming with a socially challenged veterinarian (Nurse Jackie's Peter Facinelli) who relates better to animals than people. They try to put aside their competitive natures to cure the incurable using a unique blend of cross-species medicine that's never been tried before. (Redeveloped from 2014-15.)
Cast: Kim Raver, Peter Facinelli, Marsha Thomason (White Collar), Antonia Bernath, Melissa Tang, Ben Rappaport, Wesam Keesh, Nick Searcy, Joe Adler
Team: W/EP Stephen Nathan, Jon Collier (Bones); EP Spencer Medof; P Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, Kathryn Bowers; EP/D Kevin Bray
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Location: Chicago



Time Crunch*  (formerly Crunch Time) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A hybrid game show/comedy that intercuts between a real game show and the scripted workplace that centers on an up-and-coming producer (Andrea Anders) trying to wrangle the volatile host (Craig Ferguson).
Cast: Craig Ferguson, Kyle Howard (My Boys), Kellee Stewart (My Boys), Andrea Anders, Caitlin McGee, Eugene Cordero
Team: W/EP Betsy Thomas (My Boys); EP Phil Gurin, David Janollari
Studio: Universal Television, David Janollari
Format: Game show/multicamera

The Good Place(13-episode straight-to-series order)
Logline: Centers on a woman (Kristen Bell) wrestling with what it means to be good.
Cast: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto
Team: W/EP Mike Schur; EP David Miner; D Drew Goddard
Studio: Universal Television, Fremulon, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera

Good Fortune* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: An ensemble comedy that focuses on a hyper-structured young woman (Jessy Hodges, Hindsight) whose life is upended when she starts taking advice from a mysterious fortune teller.
Cast: Tone Bell, Beau Mirchoff, Diane Guerrero, Jessy Hodges, Blake Lee
Team: W/EP Craig Gerard, Matt Zinman; EP Rashida Jones, Will McCormack; EP/D Pam Fryman
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Le Train Train
Format: Multicamera

Imaginary Friend*
Logline: The winner of NBC's Playground comedy initiative, centers on Wendy (Megan Neuringer), an intelligent yet unmotivated woman who discovers a special and unexpected way of dealing with her mediocre life.
Cast: Kalia Prescott, Megan Neuringer, Brandon Scott, Allan McLeod, Morgan Grace Jarrett, Alex Newell
Team: W/EP Kassia Miller, EP Sean Hayes, Todd Milliner; EP/D Paul Briganti
Studio: Universal Television, Hazy Mills
Format: Single-camera

Logline: Loosely inspired by Marlon Wayans' life, the comedy centers on an inappropriate but loving father (Wayans) committed to successfully co-parenting with his polar opposite ex-wife.
Cast: Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Bresha Webb, Diallo Riddle, Notlim Taylor, Amier O'Neil
Team: W/EP Chris Moynihan; P Marlon Wayans; EP Rick Alvarez, Michael Rotenberg; EP/D Andy Ackerman
Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts, Wayans Brothers Entertainment
Format: Multicamera

Me & Mean Margaret*
Logline: An unlikely buddy comedy that follows a fiercely candid and often offensive legendary actress (Stockard Channing) and the ambitious 27-year-old lawyer (Gavin Stenhouse, Allegiance) forced to babysit her.
Cast: Stockard Channing, Gavin Stenhouse, Mamoudou Athie
Team: W/EP Adam Barr (Will & Grace); EP Peter Chernin
Studio: Universal Television, Chernin Entertainment
Format: Multicamera

Logline: Set in the DC Comics universe full of superheroes, villains and people just like us, Powerless is described as an office comedy about the exceedingly average employees at an insurance company and their quest to find their own power. Based on characters from DC Comics.
Cast: Vanessa Hudgens, Alan Tudyk, Danny Pudi, Christina Kirk
Team: W/EP Ben Queen (A to Z) D/EP Michael Patrick Jann
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, DC Entertainment
Format: Single-camera
Location: Vancouver

Sebastian* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Sebastian’s (Sebastian Maniscalo) old-school values, instilled by his opinionated Italian father, are constantly put to the test by his new wife, her family, and the absurdities of the modern world.
Cast: Sebastian Maniscalco, Tony Danza, Steve Talley, Vanessa Lachey, Owen Smith, Megan Ferguson, Nico David
Team: W/EP Austen Earl (The Millers), Sebastian Maniscalco; EP Greg Garcia
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Amigos de Garcia
Format: Multicamera

Sunset People*
Logline: The winner of NBC's Playground Comedy initiative, the pilot centers on a group of millennial friends who struggle with their own made-up rules for personal and professional success.
Cast: Julianna Guill, Cass Buggle, Brandon Goodman, Alisa Allapach, Carmine DiBenedetto, Robbie Palmeri, Aaron Colom, Jen Kater
Team: W/EP Adriano Valentini, Aaron Colom; EP Will Packer, Korin Huggins; EP/D Adriano Valentini
Studio: Universal Television
Format: Single-camera

Trial and Error(formerly The Trail) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A serialized comedy following a young big-city lawyer (Nick D'Agosto) and his oddball defense team during a high-profile murder trial in a small southern town.
Cast: Nick D'Agosto, John Lithgow, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer, Jayma Mays, Krysta Rodriguez
Team: W/EP Jeff Astrof, Matt Miller (Forever); D Jeff Blitz
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Barge Productions, Good Session Productions
Format: Single-camera

Dumb Prince* (formerly Untitled Poehler/Grandy) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: After years of partying that earned him the "black sheep" label, Karl (Nico Evers-Swindell) returns home to compete with his brother for the family throne. 
Cast: Nico Evers-Swindell (Grimm), Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Nealon, Tim Baltz, Jessie Ennis, Tiya Sircar, Patrick Gallagher
Team: W/EP Charlie Grandy; EP Amy Poehler, Brooke Posch, Dave Becky; D Amy Poehler
Studio: Universal Television, Paper Kite, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera

Grand Junction(formerly Untitled Matt Hubbard) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Loosely based on Hubbard's life, the comedy centers on a guy (Chris Smith) who learns to manage the expectations and strong cultural traditions of his in-laws after he moves his family to his wife's (Elizabeth Ho) hometown. 
Cast: Jack McBrayer, Chris Smith, Elizabeth Ho, Francois Chau, Susan Chuang, Concetta Tomei
Team: W/EP Matt Hubbard (30 Rock); EP/showrunner Mike Schur (Parks and Recreation); EP David Miner; D Claire Scanlon
Studio: Universal Television, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera

Great News(formerly Untitled Tracey Wigfield) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Inspired by the life of Tracey Wigfield, the comedy centers on a mother-daughter relationship that is challenged when an overly involved New Jersey mom (Andrea Martin) interns at her daughter’s (Briga Heelan) workplace, a cable news network.
Cast: Briga Heelan, Andrea Martin, Kimrie Lewis-Davis, Adam Campbell, Horatio Sanz, John Michael Higgins
Team: W/EP Tracey Wigfield (30 Rock); EP Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, David Miner; D Beth McCarthy Miller
Studio: Universal Television, Little Stranger, 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera
Location: New York

A Bronx Life(formerly Untitled Vladimir Caamano) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Vlad (Vladimir Caamano), the son of Dominican immigrants, wants to carve his own path in life which proves difficult as his father has no desire to change their extremely co-dependent relationship.
Cast: Vladimir Caamano,  Maria Canals-Barrera, Josh Segarra, Lilah Richcreek, Liche Ariza
Team: W/co-EP Vladimir Caamano, Adam Sztykiel (Undateable); EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer
Format: Multicamera


Blacklist spinoff — aired May 12 as a planted episode. -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Being kept under wraps.
Cast: Famke Janssen, Ryan Eggold, Edi Gathegi, Tawny Cypress
Team: EP Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Davis, John Fox, Michael Watkins; D Michael Dinner
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment
Location: New York 

Chicago Justice(planted spinoff of Chicago PD) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A spinoff featuring ADA characters appearing on Chicago PD.
Cast: Philip Winchester (Strike Back, The Player), Nazneen Contractor (Heroes Reborn), Joelle Carter (Justified), Carl Weathers (Rocky), Lorraine Toussaint, Ryan-James Hatanaka
Team: EP Dick Wolf; D Jean de Segonzac 
Studio: Universal Television, Wolf Films
Location: Chicago 

Cruel Intentions*
Logline: Cruel Intentions picks up more than 15 years after the 1999 movie left off. The drama follows the beautiful and cunning Kathryn Merteuil (Sarah Michelle Gellar, reprising her role from the film) as she vies for control of Valmont International as well as the soul of Bash Casey (Taylor John Smith, American Crime), the son of her brother, who was the late Sebastian Valmont and Annette Hargrove (Kate Levering). Upon discovering his late father’s legacy in a hidden journal, Bash is introduced to a world of sex, money, power and corruption he never could have imagined.
Cast: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kate Levering, Taylor John Smith (American Crime), Peter Gallagher, Samantha Logan, Sophina Brown, Nathalie Kelley, Coby Bell, Bryce Cass
Team: W/EP Roger Kumble, Jordan Ross & Lindsey Rosin; D Roger Kumble; EP Neil Moritz, Pavun Shetty; EP/showrunner Becky Hartman Edwards (Switched at Birth)
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Original Film
Location: Los Angeles

Midnight, Texas* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the New York Times best-selling trilogy from Charlaine Harris, the drama is described as Twin Peaks meets True Blood in Midnight, Texas, a remote town where your neighbor could be a vampire, a witch, a werewolf and even an angel. Mystery, horror and romance combine to both enthrall and frighten any outsiders who decide to venture into this unusual place. 
Cast: Francois Arnaud (Blindspot), Dylan Bruce, Sarah Ramos, Arielle Kebbel, SEan Bridges, Peter Mensah, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Yul Vazquez
Team: W/EP Monica Owusu-Breen; EP David Janollari; EP/D Niels Arden Oplev
Studio: Universal Television, David Janollari Entertainment
Location: Albuquerque, N.M.

Miranda's Rights*
Logline: A legal soap centering on 28-year-old Miranda Coale (The Originals' Rebecca Breeds), who gets a shot at redemption six years after a sex scandal upended her life when she’s hired by a group of millennials living and working together in a start-up law firm. 
Cast: Rebecca Breeds (The Originals), Parker Sawyers (Southside With You), Noel Fisher (Shameless), Jamie Chung, John Gabriel Rodriguez, Monique Coleman, Gail O'Grady
Team: W/EP Katie Lovejoy (The Selection); EP John Glenn; EP/D Jennifer Getzinger
Studio: Universal Television, John Glenn Entertainment
Location: Vancouver

Taken (straight to series)*
Logline: A modern-day prequel to Luc Besson's feature of the same name that starred Liam Neeson as a retired CIA operative Bryan Mills on a one-man mission to save his kidnapped daughter. The series will illustrate how a young Bryan (Vikings' Clive Standen) develops his skills.
Cast: Clive Standen (Vikings), Jennifer Beals, Gaius Charles, Monique Curnen, James Landry Hebert, Michael Irby, Brooklyn Sudano, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Jennifer Marsala, Simu Liu
Team: W/EP Alexander Cary (Homeland); Luc Besson, Matthew Gross, Edouard De Vesinne, Thomas Anargyros; EP/D Alex Graves
Studio: Europa Corp TV USA, Universal Television
Location: Toronto

Logline: The high-octane drama follows an unlikely trio who travel through time to battle a master criminal intent on altering the fabric of human history with potentially catastrophic results.
Cast: Matt Lanter (90210), Abigail Spencer (Rectify), Goran Visnjic, Claudia Doumit, Patterson Joseph, Malcolm Barrett, Sakina Jaffrey
Team: W/EP Shawn Ryan, Eric Kripke; EP John Davis, John Fox, Marney Hochman; D Neil Marshall
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment
Location: Vancouver

Untitled Dan Fogelman birthday dramedy* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: The hourlong dramedy is described as a unique ensemble that follows characters all born on the same day.
Cast: Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Justin Hartley, Sterling K. Brown, Ron Cephas Jones, Chrissy Metz, Susan Kelechi Watson
Team: W/EP Dan Fogelman; EP Jess Rosenthal, Charlie Gogolak; D/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Format: Hourlong
Location: Los Angeles

The CW


Logline: In this reimagining of the New Line Cinema film, a female police detective (The Flash's Peyton List) in 2016 discovers she is able to speak via a ham radio with her estranged father (also a detective) who died in 1996. They forge a new relationship while working together on an unresolved murder case, but unintended consequences of the "butterfly effect" wreak havoc in the present day.
Cast: Peyton List (The Flash), Riley Smith (Nashville), Mekhi Phifer, Lenny Jacobson, Anthony Ruivivar, Devin Kelley, Daniel Bonjour
Team: W/EP Jeremy Carver (Supernatural); EP Toby Emmerich; John Rickard, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz; D Brad Anderson
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Lin Pictures
Location: Vancouver

Logline: When a risk-averse, straight arrow, female procurement manager (Tori Anderson) at an Amazon-like distribution center falls in love with a freewheeling man who lives life to the fullest because he believes the apocalypse is imminent, to comedic and poignant results they embark on a quest together to fulfill their individual bucket lists. Based on the Brazilian format.
Cast: Joshua Sasse (1st position to ABC's Galavant), Tori Anderson (Open Heart), Amy Pietz, Sarayu Blue, Jesse Rath, JOnathan Langdon
Team: W/EP Corinne Brinkerhoff (American Gothic, Jane the Virgin), Scott McCabe, Tory Stanton; EP Ben Silverman; EP/D Brad Silberling
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Electus
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: Set in present day and based on the iconic Archie Comics characters, Riverdale is a surprising and subversive take on Archie (KJ Apa), Betty (Lili Reinhart, Surviving Jack), Veronica (Camila Mendes), Jughead Jones (Cole Sprouse, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody), Josie (Ashleigh Murray) and their friends, exploring the surrealism of small town life — the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome façade. Based on the characters from Archie Comics.
Cast: KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Ashleigh Murray, Cole Sprouse, Luke Perry, Madelaine Petsch, Camila Mendes, Madchen Amick, Marisol Nichols, Casey Cott
Team: W/EP Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Supergirl, Glee); EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater; D Lee Toland Krieger
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
Location: Vancouver 

Untitled Transylvania project* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: In 1880, a headstrong young woman (Laura Brent) in search of her missing father ventures from NYC to Transylvania where she teams with a wrongfully disgraced Scotland Yard detective (Luke Allen-Gale). Together they witness the births of the most famous monsters and villains in history.
Cast: Laura Brent, Luke Allen-Gale (Dominion), Evan Stern, Jake Fairbrother, Tom Reed, Sofia Pernas Amrita Acharia
Team: W/EP Hugh Sterbakov; EP Jeff Pinkner, Andre Nemec, Josh Applebaum, Scott Rosenberg; EP/D Jason Ensler
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Midnight Radio
Location: Toronto

Untitled Kevin Williamson paranormal drama* -- PASSED OVER; BEING REDEVELOPED
Logline: A young woman seeks help from a parapsychologist when she begins to experience paranormal phenomena.
Cast: Matt Passmore (The Glades), Megan West (How to Get Away With Murder), Bailey Chase, Jessica Szohr, Jordan Calloway
Team: W/EP Kevin Williamson; EP/D David Nutter; P Lauren Wagner
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Outerbanks Entertainment
Location: Atlanta

Untitled Mars drama* -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A team of explorers arrive on Mars to join the first human colony on the planet, only to discover that their predecessors have vanished. Led by a woman whose husband is among the missing, the colonists are forced to change their mission from exploration and settlement to investigation and survival, while navigating the hostile planet and their own personal demons.
Cast: Georgina Haig, Neal Bledsoe, Mouzam Makkar, Carl Beukes, Tongayi Chirisa, Peter Mark Kendall, America Olivo, Mark Leslie Ford, Charlayne Woodward
Team: W/EP Doris Egan (Reign); EP Frank Marshall, Robert Zotnowski; EP/D Bharat Nalluri
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Kennedy-Marshall Co.
Location: Albuquerque, N.M.