TV Pilots 2017: The Complete Guide to What Lives, Dies and Still Has a Pulse

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Following another prolonged development season, the broadcast networks are gearing up for a busy pilot season as they compete with not only one another, but also with basic and premium cable as well as streaming services including Netflix, Amazon and Hulu — all of which are making major scripted pushes.

Like last year, the networks continue to look to reboots, family fare and procedurals to help cut through the increasing clutter. Also hot this development season were sports-themed projects as well as contemporary takes on old literary tales.

Here's a look at the pilots in contention for the 2017-18 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. Bookmark as well as this page as The Hollywood Reporter will update this guide throughout the season with the latest pilot orders, castings and series pickups. 

ABC Drama

Logline: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a mother in search of her missing refugee daughter drive this allegory with a surprising conspiracy at the center.
Cast: Sandrine Holt, Steve Zahn, Natalie Martinez, Jay Karnes, Marcuis Harris, Tommy Bastow, Simone Kessel, Bailey Skodje, Rick Gomez, Kelley Missal, Rob Campbell, John D’Leo, Grant Harvey, Luc Roderique
Team: W/EP Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie (Criminal Minds); EP Jason Reed
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Vancouver

Logline: When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, illusion and influence — the FBI. He’ll become the world’s first consulting illusionist, helping the government solve crimes that defy explanation and trap criminals and spies by using deception.
Cast: Jack Cutmore-Scott (Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life), Amaury Nolasco, Lenora Crichlow, Ilfenesh Hadera, Justin Chon, Vinnie Jones, Laila Robins
Team: W/EP Chris Fedak (Chuck, Forever); EP Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, Sarah Schechter; co-producer: David Kwong (Blindspot, Now You See Me)
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Location: New York

Doomsday -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Set in the aftermath of Sept. 11, when the U.S. government instituted a secret think-tank comprised of the most creative minds in science and entertainment who were tasked solely with dreaming up manmade disaster scenarios and their possible solutions. The ideas they invented were so dangerous that the list was sealed and the program shut down. But when a catastrophe occurs ripped from the pages of the missing doomsday book, the team is brought back years later to prevent the disasters of their own making.
Cast: Taye Diggs, Claire Holt, Jack Davenport, Rachelle LefevreDan Byrd, Rochelle Aytes, Justin Chatwin
Team: W/EP Mark Bianculli, VJ Boyd (Justified); EP Carol Mendelsohn, Julie Weitz
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, CSM Productions, Signal Hill, Pernomium Pictures
Location: Vancouver

The Good Doctor -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on a South Korean format, the drama centers on a young surgeon with Savant syndrome who is recruited into the pediatric surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: Can a person who doesn't have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?
Cast: Freddie Highmore, Richard Schiff, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez, Hill Harper, Irene Keng, Beau Garrett, Chuku Modu
Team: W/EP David Shore; EP Daniel Dae Kim, Sebastian Lee, David Kim, Erin Gunn; co-EP Lindsay Goffman
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Shore Z, 3 AD
Location: Vancouver

The Gospel of Kevin -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A light one hour about Kevin, a down-on-his-luck man who is tasked by God with a mission to save the world.
Cast: Jason Ritter, Cristela Alonzo, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, India de Beaufort, Dustin Ybarra, Chloe East, J. August Richards
Team: W/EP Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters (Agent Carter)
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Austin

Inhumans (eight-episode straight-to-series order)
Logline: Will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.
Cast: Anson Mount (Hell on Wheels), Serinda Swan (Graceland), Iwan Rheon (Game of Thrones), Ken Leung, Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Mike Moh, Sonya Balmores, Ellen Woglom
Team: W/EP Scott Buck (Dexter); EP Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory; D Roel Reine (first two episodes)
Studio: ABC Studios, Marvel Entertainment
Location: Hawaii

Las Reinas -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Revolves around Detective Sonya De La Reina, who is forced to confront her past when a case compels her to reconnect with her estranged family — the most powerful criminal outfit in Miami. Thrust back into the world she thought she had left behind, Sonya must walk the murky line between the law and her family, and question her true destiny as a De La Reina.
Cast: Daniella Alonso, Sonia Braga, John Corbett, Matt Davis (Vampire Diaries), Amanda Warren, Shalim Ortiz, Eric Winter
Team: W/EP Dean Georgaris; EP: Mark Gordon, Nicholas Pepper, Chris Brancato (showrunner); EP/D Liz Friedlander
Studio: ABC Studios/Mark Gordon Co.
Location: Miami

Logline: Based on the Belgian format, the drama revolves around a brilliant but misanthropic engineer who recruits a skeptical homeland security agent to help him track a mysterious bank robber whose theft of 66 specific safety deposit boxes, belonging to the elite and powerful, sets in motion a series of blackmails that may be linked to a greater conspiracy.  
Cast: Larenz Tate, Allison Miller (Incorporated), John Leguizamo, Neil Sandilands, Elaine Tan, Treat Williams, Victor Williams, Karine Vanasse, Michael Cerveris, Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Eric Bogosian, Josh Boone
Team: W/EP Jeff Pinkner, Andre Nemec, Josh Applebaum, Scott Rosenberg (Zoo), Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
Studio: ABC Studios, Midnight Radio, Keshet, Beta Film
Location: New York

Ten Days in the Valley (off-cycle 10-episode straight-to-series order)
Logline: Centers on Jane Sadler (Kyra Sedgwick), an overworked television producer and single mother dealing with a fractious separation. When her young daughter goes missing in the middle of the night, Jane's world — and her controversial police series — implodes. Life imitates art: Everything's a mystery, everyone has a secret and no one can be trusted.
Cast: Kyra Sedgwick, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Josh Randall, Abigail Pniowsky, Mark L. Young, Emily Kinney, Ali Liebert
Team: W/EP Tassie Cameron (Rookie Blue); EP Jill Littman, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross
Studio: Skydance Television

The Trustee -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The hourlong comedic pilot revolves around a driven but stubborn detective finds who unlikely help from her precinct's trustee, a larger than life ex-con finishing out her prison sentence doing menial tasks for the police department. Although these two have completely opposing views on crime and punishment, a highly entertaining and successful partnership is born.
Cast: Meaghan Rath, Michael Cudlitz, Lance Gross, Laverne Cox, David Warshofsky, Tim Kang, Berto Colon, L. Scott Caldwell, Trevor Lerner
Team: W/EP Jay Scherick, David Ronn (Spin City, The Smurfs features); EP Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Brownstone Productions
Location: Vancouver

Logline: The action-dramedy follows Jackie Fink (Toni Collette), a brilliant but unassuming CIA engineer and single mom as she leads a team of desk jockeys into the field as secret agents. Overlooked in the workplace, their invisibility makes them perfect for the CIA’s most covert missions.
Cast: Toni Collette, Rob Huebel, Kimberly Hebert Gregory, Dana Powell, Peter Cambor, Parvesh Cheena, Ayden Mayeri, Jamey Sheridan, Matthew Le Nevez
Team: W/EP Lindsey Shockley (Black-ish); EP Kenya Barris, Toni Collette; EP/D David Gordon Green
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Toronto

Untitled Marc Cherry -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Ruby Adair, the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, Ky., finds her red state outlook challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent (Saamer Usmani) is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Together they form an uneasy alliance as Ruby takes the agent behind the lace curtains of this southern gothic community to meet an assortment of bizarre characters, each with a secret of their own.
Cast: Reba McEntire, Saamer Usmani, W. Earl Brown, Jack Coleman, Ben Esler, Natalie Hall, Ryan McPartlin, Saidah Ekulona, Emily Rose, Roslyn Ruff, Amanda Detmer, Will Buie Jr., Saamer Usmani
Team: W/EP Marc Cherry; EP Reba McEntire, Sabrina Wind, Mindy Schultheis, Michael Hanel; EP/D Michael Offer
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: Atlanta

For the People -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Set in the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court, aka "The Mother Court," this legal drama follows brand-new lawyers working on opposite sides — for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high-profile and high-stakes cases in the country, all as their personal lives intersect.
Cast: Britne Oldford (Hunters), Ben Rappaport (The Good Wife), Anna Deavere Smith (Nurse Jackie), Hope Davis, Vondie Curtis Hall, Rege-Jean Page, Susannah Flood, Wesam Keesh, Lyndon Smith, Ben Shenkman
Team: W/EP Paul William Davies (Scandal); EP Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers
Studio: ABC Studios, Shondaland
Location: Los Angeles (and a day or two in New York)

ABC Comedy

Charlie Foxtrot -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Captain Charlie Taylor (Jason Biggs), a cautious, lovable dentist stationed at Fort Bragg, promises to look after his brother’s impulsive fiancée and her two misfit teens while his brother is deployed in Iraq.
Cast: Jason Biggs, Swoosie Kurtz, Ana Ortiz, Robert Baker, Madalyn Horcher, Nicolas Cantu, Erik Griffin, Geoff Stults, Meera Robit Kumbhani
Team: W/EP Sam Sklaver (American Housewife); EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; EP/D Todd Holland
Studio: ABC Studios, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Single-camera

The Goldbergs spinoff -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The Goldbergs spinoff is set in the 1990s and follows two high school teachers (Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows) who become unlikely father figures to the kids at their Philadelphia school.
Cast: Bryan Callen, Tim Meadows, Nia Long, Rachel Crow, Summer Parker, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Missi Pyle, Ana Gasteyer
Team: W/EP Adam F. Goldberg, Marc Firek; EP Doug Robinson, Seth Gordon
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Happy Madison, Exhibit A
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: This comedy follows a family (Matt Oberg, Marry Holland) who has an opportunity to buy the house of their dreams but under extremely abnormal circumstances: they must live with the previous owner, an eccentric, larger than life actress (Carol Burnett).
Cast: Carol Burnett, Timothy Omundson, Matt Oberg, Mary Holland, Zoe Anne Pessin, Maverick Thompson
Team: W/EP Michael Saltzman; EP Amy Poehler, Brooke Posch, Carol Burnett, Dave Becky, Michael Pelmont
Studio: Universal Television, Paper Kite, 3 Arts, the Nacelle Co.
Format: Multicamera

Jalen vs. Everybody -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The comedy stars former NBA player and current ESPN personality Jalen Rose as he juggles his career responsibilities with the challenges of being a single dad. 
Cast: Jalen Rose, Anna Maria Horsford, Marla Gibbs, Kelly Jenrette, Jessica McKenna, Rich Sommer, Laysla de Oliveira, Campbell Williams, Kyan Samuels, Laysla de Oliveira
Team: W/EP Nahnatchka Khan; EP Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar, Mandy Summers; P Jalen Rose; EP/D Chris Koch
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, ABC Studios, Fierce Baby
Format: Single-camera

Libby and Malcolm
Logline: A blended-family show about two polar-opposite political pundits (Felicity Huffman, Courtney B. Vance) who fall in love despite all odds and form an insta-family as well as a work partnership.
Cast: Felicity Huffman, Courtney B. Vance, Caitlin McGee, Sayeed Shahidi, Monique Green, Jahi Winston, Lames Lesure
Team: W/EP Kenya Barris, Vijal Patel (Black-ish), Brian Dobbins, Felicity Huffman, Courtney B. Vance
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera

Losing It -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A single-camera half-hour comedy about three adult siblings and their parents who – between their minds, their marriages, their freedom, and life – are all losing it in different ways.
Cast: Jon CryerNatalie Morales, Sam Huntington, Gerald McRaney, Sharon Lawrence, Camille Chen, Bresha Webb
Team: W/EP DJ Nash (Up All Night); EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; EP/D Julie Anne Robinson
Studio: ABC Studios, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Single-camera

Logline: Centers around Sheila Gable, a tough mother struggling to support her five opinionated, eccentric kids on a shoestring budget in a Midwestern town. It is based on the U.K. series created by Caitlin Moran and Caroline Moran for Big Talk Productions and Channel 4.
Cast: Georgia King, Craig T. Nelson,  Izabella Alvarez, Talia Jackson, Cooper J. Friedman, Mia Allan, Ella Allan, Lulu Wilson
Team: W/EP Diablo Cody; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Caitlin Moran, Caroline Moran, Kenton Allen, Matthew Justice, Caroline Leddy
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions, Big Talk Productions
Format: Single-camera 

Splitting Up Together -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the Danish series created by Mette Heeno, Splitting Up Together is the story of a couple (Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson) whose marriage is reignited by their divorce.
Cast: Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, Diane Farr, Lindsay Price, Olivia Keville, Bobby Lee, Van Crosby, Sander Combs, Geoff Pierson, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, Kelsey Asbille
Team: W/EP Emily Kapnek (Suburgatory); EP Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mette Heeno, Mie Andreasen, Hella Joof
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Piece of Pie Productions, A Very Good Production
Format: Single-camera

Logline: Based on the podcast Start Up, the comedy revolves around Alex Schuman (Zach Braff), an inquisitive journalist, husband and father who dives headfirst into the brave new world of entrepreneurship when he quits his stable job and starts his own business.
Cast: Zach Braff, Tiya Sircar, Michael Imperioli, Hillary Anne Matthews, Chris Sacca, Elisha Heig, Audyssie James, Austin Pendleton
Team: W/EP Matt Tarses (Scrubs); John Davis, John Fox, Chris Giliberti, Alex Blumberg, Matt Lieber; EP/D Zach Braff
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Davis Entertainment (Dr. Ken, The Blacklist), Gimlet Media
Format: Single-camera  
Location: New York

Logline: When an outspoken, idealistic rapper runs for office as a publicity stunt and actually gets elected, he surprises everyone (including himself) when he has a natural knack for the job and slowly transforms City Hall.
Cast: Brandon Micheal Hall, Lea Michele, Yvette Nicole Brown (2nd position to CBS' The Odd Couple), Bernard Jones, Marcel Spears, David Spade
Team: W/EP Jeremy Bronson (Speechless); EP Daveed Diggs (Hamilton), Jamie Tarses, Scott Stuber; EP/D James Griffiths (Black-ish)
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera

Untitled single dad project -- PASSED OVER/BEING REDEVELOPED
Logline: An intellectual but emotionally challenged single dad moves to Queens with his two young daughters and forms an unlikely family with the other residents in their apartment building.
Cast: Rob Riggle, Lombardo Boyar, Amy Hill, Abagail Riggle, Reagan Rundus, Gary Anthony, Anne Bedian, Stephanie Cood
Team: W/EP Dannah Phirman, Danielle Schneider (Telenovela); EP Sarah Haskins, Emily Halpern
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Multicamera

CBS Drama

Logline: A team of tireless internet journalists pursue and expose stories of injustice using their unconventional investigative techniques in today’s anything-goes world of reporting.
Cast: Amy BrennemanBrad Garrett, Michael Rady, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Alex Fitzalan, Jeananne Goossen
Team: W/EP Bridget Carpenter (11/22/63); EP/D James Strong
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location: Los Angeles

Instinct (formerly Killer Instinct, Dr. Death) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A former CIA operative (The Good Wife's Alan Cumming) who has since built a "normal" life as a gifted professor and writer is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose. Based on the soon-to-be-published James Patterson book.
Cast: Alan Cumming, Sharon Leal Khandi AlexanderBojana Novakovic, Naveen Andrews, Daniel Ings
Team: W/EP Michael Rauch (Royal Pains); EP: Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Alan Cumming, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout; EP/D Marc Webb
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout
Location: New York (pilot)

Mission Control -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The next generation of NASA astronauts and scientists juggle both their personal and professional lives during a critical mission with no margin for error.
Cast: David Giuntoli, Poppy Montgomery, Peyton List (2nd position to The CW's Frequency), Ricardo Chavira Nestor Serrano, Levi Fiehler, Vinny Chhibber, Wunmi Mosaku
Team: W/EP Andy Weir (The Martian); EP Courtney Conte, Quan Phung, Simon Kinberg (The Martian), Aditya Sood, Charles Eglee (Dexter); EP/D Jeremy Podeswa
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Slingshot
Location: Albuquerque 

Perfect Citizen -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Revolves around the former general counsel for the NSA (Noah Wyle) who, after his involvement as a whistleblower in an international scandal, embarks on a new career at a storied law firm in Boston. There, he faces the reality that while half the country thinks he's our greatest patriot, the other half thinks he's a traitor.
Cast: Noah Wyle, Kristin Chenoweth, Lenny Platt, Shanley Caswell, Adrienne Warren, Stephanie Szostak, Lenny Platt, Brian Stokes Mitchell
Team: W/EP Craig Turk (The Good Wife); EP/D Paris Barclay
Studio: CBS Television Studios

Logline: A locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he's tasked to run a highly trained unit that is the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles. Inspired by the film of the same name.
Cast: Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds), Jay Harrington, Stephanie Sigman, Kenny Johnson, Lina Esco, Peter Onorati, Alex Russell
Team: W/EP Aaron Thomas (Friday Night Lights); EP Shawn Ryan, Marney Hochman, Neal Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Danielle Woodrow; EP/D Justin Lin
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios
Location: Los Angeles

Untitled Jenny Lumet
Logline: An elite team of investigators for the Northeast Regional U.S. Hate Crimes Unit solve a myriad of crimes against humanity as they confront their own biases.
Cast: Sharon Leal, Brad William Henke, Grace Rex, Kevin Daniels, Sheaun McKinney, Zach Appelman, Omar Metwally
Team: W/EP Jenny Lumet (Rachel Getting Married); EP David Marshall Grant, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, Katie Couric; EP/D Richard Shepard
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout
Location: New York

Logline: Follows the lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions the country can ask.
Cast: David Boreanaz Jim Caviezel (Person of Interest), Jessica Pare, Neil Brown Jr., Max Thieriot, A.J. Buckley, Toni Trucks
Team: W/EP Ben Cavell (Justified); EP Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly; EP/D Ben Cavell (Southland, ER); Ed Redlich (showrunner)
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Timberman-Beverly Productions
Location: New Orleans

Untitled Paul Attanasio -- pushed off-cycle
Logline: Revolves around the multi-generational members of a Mexican-American family with deep roots in San Diego whose lives intertwine personally and professionally due to their powerful careers in law enforcement.
Cast: David Castaneda, Roberto Aguire
Team: W/EP Paul Attanasio (Bull); EP/D Rodrigo Garcia (Bull); EP Leonard Goldberg, David Barrett (Blue Bloods)
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location: Los Angeles

Wisdom of the Crowd -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the Israeli format of the same name, the drama is inspired by the notion that a million minds are better than one. It revolves around a tech innovator (Jeremy Piven) who creates a cutting-edge crowd-sourcing hub to solve his own daughter's murder as well as revolutionizing crime solving in San Francisco.
Cast: Jeremy Piven, Monica Potter, Richard T. Jones, Blake Lee, Natalie Tena, Jake Matthews
Team: W/EP Ted Humphrey (The Good Wife); EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Dror Mishani, Shira Hadad
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Universal Television, Keshet Media Group
Location: Vancouver

CBS Comedy

Logline: A family comedy inspired by a time in Mark Feuerstein's adult life when he lived in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his parents' apartment, 9J, and his brother's, sister-in-law's and their baby's apartment, 9L, and his attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but well-meaning family.
Cast: Mark Feuerstein, David Walton, Liza Lapira, Linda Lavin, Elliot Gould, Matt Murray
Team: W/EP Mark Feuerstein, Dana Klein (husband and wife team); EP Aaron Kaplan, Wendi Trilling, Dana Honor
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Multicamera

Brothered Up -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Centers on an emotionally guarded African-American cop who is partnered with an emotionally available Pakistani cop and who are forced to find a way to connect as they patrol a Detroit neighborhood.
Cast: D.L. Hughley Romany Malco, Adhir Kalyan (Rules of Engagement), Glynn Turman, Merrin Dungey, John C. McGinley, Nishi Munshi
Team: W/EP Mark Gross (Man With a Plan); EP/D James Burrows
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Format: Multicamera

Distefano -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Inspired by the comedy of Chris Distefano, the half-hour revolves around Izzy and Chris, two 20-somethings raising their newborn daughter and merging their meddling families — one Puerto Rican, one Italian.
Cast: Chris Distefano, Annie Potts, Dianne Guerrero, Chazz Palminteri
Team: W/EP Carter Bays, Craig Thomas; Co-EP/co-writer: Chris Distefano; EP Brian Bockrath; EP/D Pamela Fryman
Format: Multicamera/hybrid
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios

Hannah Royce's Questionable Choices -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The comedy centers on a woman (Alice Eve) who has made some interesting choices throughout her life — namely, having three different kids with three different men — but all have led her to having a very unique, loving, blended family.
Cast: Tyler Labine, Alice Eve, James Earl, Kyle Howard
Team: W/EP Matt Tarses (Scrubs); EP Aaron Kaplan, Wendi Trilling, Dana Honor, Fiona Clark
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Single-camera

Living Biblically -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: The comedy centers on a modern-day man who, at a crossroads in his life, decides to live life according to the Bible
Cast: Jay R. Ferguson, Ian Gomez, Tony Rock, Lindsay Kraft, David Krumholtz
Team: W/EP Patrick Walsh (2 Broke Girls); EP Johnny Galecki, Spencer Medof, Andrew Haas
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Alcide Bava Productions
Format: Multicamera

Me, Myself and I -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Examines one man's life over a 50-year span. It focuses on three distinct periods in his life — as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old in present day (Bobby Moynihan) and a 65-year-old (John Larroquette) in 2042.
Cast: Bobby Moynihan (SNL), John Larroquette, Sharon Lawrence, Brian Unger, Kelen Coleman, Jaleel White, Christopher Paul Richards, Mandell Maughan
Team: W/EP Dan Kopelman (Galavant); EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; EP/D Randall Einhorn
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Single-camera

Real Life -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The hybrid comedy chronicles the relationship of two 20-somethings who go from being co-workers on opposite coasts to working in the same office. It is based on Avital Ash's web series 7P/10E and redeveloped from last year's pilot My Time/Your Time.
Cast: Rebecca Rittenhouse, Ryan Hansen (guest star/series regular option), Kristen Johnston, Lucas Hazlett, Bret Harrison, Brenda Song
Team: W/EP Hilary Winston; EP Carter Bays, Craig Thomas
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios
Format: Hybrid

Young Sheldon (straight-to-series order)
Logline: The series follows The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon Cooper at the age of 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.
Cast: Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Reagan Revord, Montana Jordan
Team: W/EP Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro; EP Todd Spiewak; EP/D Jon Favreau
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Chuck Lorre Productions
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

CW Drama

Black Lightning (developed at Fox) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Jefferson Pierce (Hart of Dixie's Cress Williams) made his choice: he hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he’ll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend — Black Lightning.
Cast: Cress Williams (Hart of Dixie), Nafessa Williams, China Anne McClain, Christine Adams
Team: W/EP Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil (The Game); EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Akil Productions, Berlanti Productions
Location: Atlanta

Logline: The Rolls Royce of all primetime soaps returns in a modernized reboot that follows two of America's wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children. The drama will be told primarily through the perspectives of two women at odds: Fallon Carrington — daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington (Grant Show) — and her soon-to-be stepmother, Cristal (Nathalie Kelley) — a Hispanic woman marrying into this WASP family and America’s most powerful class. In an age where dynasties appear everywhere — from reality TV to the polling booths — this epic drama features the one percent in all its glitz and gloss, while exposing the dark underbelly: a corrupt world built on backroom deals, betrayal, and, in some cases, murder.
Cast: Grant Show, Nathalie Kelley (The Vampire Diaries, Revenge), Elizabeth Gillies (Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll), Sam Adegoke (Murder in the First), Robert Christopher Riley (Hit the Floor), Alan Dale (The O.C.), Rafael de la Feuente
Team: W/EP Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage (Gossip Girl), Sallie Patrick (Revenge); EP Esther Shapiro, Richard Shapiro (original Dynasty creators); co-EP Lis Rowinski
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Fake Empire
Location: Atlanta

Insatiable — PASSED OVER
Logline: When a disgraced, dissatisfied civil lawyer-turned-beauty pageant coach takes on a vengeful, bullied teenager as his client, he has no idea what he’s about to unleash upon the world.
Cast: Debby Ryan, Dallas Roberts, Sarah Colonna, Kimmy Shields, Alyssa Milano, Erinn Westbrook, Michael Provost, Chris Gorham
Team: W/EP Lauren Gussis (Dexter); EP Ryan Seacrest, Nina Wass, Todd Hoffman, Dennis Kim
Studio: CBS Television Studios, Ryan Seacrest Productions, Storied Media Group
Location: Atlanta

Life Sentence -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: When a young woman (Pretty Little Liars' Lucy Hale) diagnosed with terminal cancer finds out that she's not dying after all, she has to learn to live with the choices she made when she decided to "live like she was dying."
Cast: Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars), Dylan Walsh, Gillian Vigman, Elliot Knight, Carlos PenaVega, Jayson Blair, Brooke Lyons
Team: W/EP Erin Cardillo, Richard Keith (Significant Mother); EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
Location: Atlanta

Searchers -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The action-adventure drama follows a group of unlikely heroes who find themselves on the journey of a lifetime. Ten years after the death of their parents, a pragmatic brother and free-spirited sister are forced to team when they learn that their mother's terrifying and bizarre stories may be a road map to discovering the great legends, myths and unexplainable mysteries of the world.
Cast: Alex McGregor, Zane Holtz, William Miller, Jeanine Mason, Josh Kidd, Marc Blucas
Team: W/EP Jason Rothenberg (The 100); EP Greg Berlanti, Sara Schechter; EP/D Dean White
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Location: South Africa

Logline: The boundaries between military discipline and human desire are tested on a US Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and domestic missions.  The drama unfolds in the present as well as in flashbacks to a failed mission involving one of the first female pilots in the unit, ultimately uncovering layers of personal and government/military secrets, and leading to a season-long plan to rescue a group of MIA soldiers. 
Cast: Matt Barr (Sleepy Hollow), Charlie Barnett, W. Tre Davis, Christina Ochoa, Nighel Thatch, Corbin Reid, Melissa Roxburgh
Team: W/EP Kyle Jarrow; EP Bill Haber (Rizzoli and Isles)
Studio: CBS Television Studios
Location: Atlanta

Fox Drama

The Beast -- pushed off-cycle
Logline: Each week features three challenging medical cases. In the end, two will live, one will die. Their doctor — with a clinical fear of death — never stops fighting the odds.
Team: W/EP Neal Baer, Dawn DeNoon (Law & Order: SVU); EP Jessica Shulman; D/EP Stephen Hopkins
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Baer Bones
Location: Vancouver

Behind Enemy Lines -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Loosely based on the hit movie franchise of the same name, the military soap thriller revolves around a group of U.S. soldiers who find themselves trapped behind enemy lines.
Cast: B.J. Britt, Marg Helgenberger, Benito Martinez Nestor Carbonell, Colm Feore, Willa Fitzgerald (1st position to MTV's Scream), Gabriel Chavarria, Melia Kreiling, Dylan Bruno
Team: W/EP Nikki Toscano (24: Legacy, Shades of Blue, State of Affairs); EP/D McG; EP Marty Bowen, Wyck Godfrey, John Davis, John Fox
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Temple Hill, Davis Entertainment
Location: Los Angeles

Untitled university drama (formerly Controversy) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: The junior counsel (Austin Stowell, Whiplash) of a prestigious Illinois university must deal with an out-of-control scandal when a young co-ed accuses several star football players of sexual assault. From the football coaches and boosters who wield outsize influence, to a university administration under siege, the drama explores the type of high-profile controversy all-too familiar on today’s college campuses, as well as the corrosive, dangerous nature of institutional power.
Cast: Archie Panjabi, Anthony Edwards, Christine Lahti Rita Wilson, Austin Stowell, Erin Moriarty, Saycon Sengbloh, Griffin Freeman, Robbie Jones, Vince Nappo
Team: W/EP Sheldon Turner (Up in the Air); EP/D John Requa, Glenn Ficarra (This Is Us); EP Judy Smith (Scandal), Jennifer Klein, Charlie Gogolak
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Vendetta Productions, Zaftig Films
Location: Chicago

Orville (off-cycle 13-episode straight-to-series order)
Logline: The hourlong dramedy is set 300 years in the future and follows the adventures of the Orville, an exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, the motley crew of space explorers will "boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before."
Cast: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J Lee, Halston Sage, Penny Johnson Jerald, Mark Jackson, Chad Coleman
Team: W/EP Seth MacFarlane, Brannon Braga, David Goodman, Elizabeth Heldens, Cherry Chevapravatdumrong; D/EP Jon Favreau
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television

The Passage -- pushed off-cycle to June
Logline: Based on the best-selling trilogy by Justin Cronin, the drama begins as a character-driven government conspiracy thriller and morphs into a post-apocalyptic saga with vampires. The potential series spans over a century and focuses on a young girl named Amy who must save the human race.
Team: W/EP Elizabeth Heldens (Friday Night Lights); EP Matt Reeves (Felicity, Let Me In), Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Adam Kassan; co-producer: Justin Cronin; EP/D Marcos Siega
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 6th & Idaho, Scott Free

Logline: An idealistic young doctor (Manish Dayal) begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine. Lives may be saved or lost, but expectations will always be shattered.
Cast: Emily VanCampMatt Czuchry, Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood, Shaunette Renee Wilson, Valerie Cruz
Team: W/EP Amy Holden Jones (Black Box, Mystic Pizza); W/co-EP Hayley Schore, Roshan Sethi; EP Oly Obst, Antoine Fuqua; EP/D Phillip Noyce
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts, Fuqua Films
Location: Atlanta

Untitled Marvel (live-action X-Men) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around two ordinary parents who discover their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive. 
Cast: Amy AckerStephen Moyer, Natalie Alyn Lind, Percy Hynes White, Blair Redford (Switched at Birth), Jamie Chung, Sean Teale, Cody Bell, Emma Dumont
Team: W/EP Matt Nix; EP Lauren Shuler Donner, Simon Kinberg, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory; EP/D Bryan Singer
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Marvel Television
Location: Dallas

Fox Comedy

Amy's Brother -- PASSED OVER
Logline: An unconventional family is formed when a successful type A man and his estranged sister, plus her two children, find themselves not only back in each other’s lives but also living under one roof.
Cast: Michael Urie (Ugly Betty), Annie Mumolo, Ursula Parker, Miguel Pinzon, Sawyer Barth, Sharif Atkins
Team: W/co-EP Jim Cashman, Mitch Silpa; EP Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone; EP/D Beth McCarthy-Miller
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Format: Single-camera

Logline: A cynical skeptic (The Office alum Craig Robinson), and a genius "true believer" in the paranormal (Adam Scott, Parks and Recreation), are recruited by The Bureau Underground to look into the rampant "unexplained" activity in Los Angeles — all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race.
Cast: Craig Robinson, Adam Scott, Edi Patterson, Ally Walker, Adeel Akhtar
Team: W/EP Tom Gormican (That Awkward Moment); EP Craig Robinson, Adam Scott, Naomi Scott, Oly Obst, Mark Schulman; EP/D Jonathan Krisel
Format: Single-camera
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts, Getting' Rad Productions

Logline: An ensemble workplace comedy about a group of underdogs who are trying to find their place in the world that is set on the Friday night flight from L.A. to Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday, who all share the same goal: to come back a winner in the casino of life. 
Cast: Ed Weeks, Dylan McDermott, Kim Matula, Olivia Macklin, Nathan Lee Graham
Team: W/EP Lon Zimmet (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Happy Endings); EP Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy; EP/D Steve Levitan
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Gary Sanchez Productions
Format: Single-camera

Linda From HR (cast contingent) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: All it takes is one bad decision to throw Linda from HR's monotonous, unfulfilled life into an exciting but dangerous tailspin of balancing work life, home life and a secret that could unravel everything.
Cast: Lauren Graham (Gilmore Girls, Parenthood), Michael Landes Tim DeKay, Zachary Knighton, Angel Laketa Moore Ryan Michelle Bathe, Dominic Burgess, Kylie Rogers, Ellis Rubin
Team: W/EP Geoff Barbanell, Itai Grunfeld; EP Aaron Kaplan, Tracy Katsky, Dana Honor; EP/D Marc Buckland
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Kat Co., Kapital Entertainment
Format: Single-camera

Thin Ice
Logline: Centers on a woman who reclaims her dreams when she finds herself at the end of the earth — in Antarctica — surrounded by a group of brilliant misfits.
Cast: Bridgit Mendler, Jane Curtin, Isiah Whitlock, Ian Harding, Ramona Young, Dan Gill, Trond Fausa
Team: W/EP Liz Meriwether (New Girl); W/co-EP Ed Macdonald, Mark Grimmer; EP Katherine Pope; EP/D James Ponsoldt
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: Based on the Aaron James book Assholes: A Theory, the office comedy revolves around a group of consultants who are hand-picked to do the dirty work most professionals can’t handle including layoffs, downsizing and generally delivering horrible news. To everyone else, they're the enemy but to each other, they're family. 
Cast: Eva Longoria, Ken Marino, Kyle Bornheimer, Steve Harris, Andy Richter, Dulce Sloan
Team: W/EP Lesley Wake Webster (Life in Pieces); EP/D Jason Winer
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Small Dog Picture Co.
Format: Single-camera

NBC Drama

For God and Country -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A heart-pounding look into the complex world of the country's bravest military heroes who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines.
Cast: Mike Vogel (Under the Dome), Anne Heche, Natacha Karam, Noah Mills, Tate Ellington, Sofia Pernas, Demetrius Grosse, Hadi Tabbal
Team: W/EP Dean Georgaris; EP Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
Studio: Keshet, Universal Television
Location: Morocco

Logline: Explores what happens when three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances — they decide to stop playing it safe, and risk everything to take their power back.
Cast: Kathleen Rose Perkins (Episodes), Mae Whitman (Parenthood), RettaMatthew Lillard, Manny Montana (2nd position to ABC's Conviction), Reno Wilson, Lidya Jewerr, Izzy Stannard, Zach Gilford (guest star)
Team: W/EP Jenna Bans
Studio: Universal Television
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: Based on short stories by Charlaine Harris (True Blood, Midnight, Texas) the high-octane drama mixes humor, romance and espionage. It centers on a pair of former operatives who get reactivated and drawn into a larger conspiracy while attempting to maintain their undercover lives.
Cast: Hannah Ware, Jerod Haynes, Greg Germann, Alan Powell, Jenny Wade, Rodney To, Quinn Shephard, Tommy Flanagan
Team: W/EP Shaun Cassidy, Kelly Sue DeConnick (Emerald City); EP David Janollari; D/EP Jason Ensler
Studio: Universal Television, David Janollari Entertainment
Location: New  York

Logline: A grounded and dramatic thriller about a former detective specializing in human behavior who is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.
Cast: Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, Jessica Lu, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Kathryn Morris
Team: W/EP Mickey Fisher (Extant); EP Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Brooklyn Weaver
Studio: Universal Television, Amblin Television
Location: Vancouver

Rise (formerly Drama High) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the book by Michael Sokolove and life rights of Lou Volpe, the drama is inspired by a true story and revolves around a working-class high school drama department and the students who come alive under a passionate teacher and family man whose dedication to the program galvanizes the entire town.  
Cast: Josh Radnor, Rosie Perez, Auli'i Cravalho (Moana), Marley Shelton, Rarmian Newton (The Family), Amy Forsyth (The Path), Shannon Purser (Stranger Things), Damon Gillespie, Shirley Rumierk, Joe Tippett, Ted Sutherland, Taylor Richardson, Casey Johnson
Team: W/EP Jason Katims (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood); EP Michelle Lee, Flody Suarez, Jeffrey Seller (Hamilton)
Studio: Universal Television, True Jack Productions, Seller Suarez Productions
Location: New York

Shelter (formerly Salvation) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: A real time "extreme event" medical series that follows the nurses and doctors of an understaffed Brooklyn hospital that becomes the borough's last viable trauma center after a catastrophic hurricane wreaks havoc on the city. On a holiday weekend with few doctors on call, the medical staff will be pushed to make the most difficult life-and-death choices as they work to save their patients and themselves.
Cast: Rachel Griffiths, Matthew James Thomas, Paola Lazaro, RJ Brown, JJ Feild, Latarsha Rose, Nikki M. James, Jamie McShane, Nadia Gan
Team: W/EP Warren Leight (Law & Order: SVU); EP Paul Haggis, EP/D Charles McDougall, JJ Feild, Latarsha Rose
Studio: Sony Pictures Television
Location: New York

NBC Comedy

Champions (formerly untitled Charlie Grandy/Mindy Kaling) -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: The comedy centers on Vince (Anders Holm), a charismatic gym owner with no ambition who lives with his younger brother Michael (Andy Favreau), a gorgeous idiot. Their simple life of women and working out is put on hold when the teenage son of Vince is dropped off on their doorstep by Priya (Mindy Kaling), one of his old high school flings.
Cast: Anders Holm, Mindy Kaling (recurring), Andy Favreau, Mouzam Makkar, JJ Totah, Nina Wadia 
Team: W/EP Mindy Kaling, Charlie Grandy (The Mindy Project); EP Howard Klein; EP/D Michael Spiller
Format: Single-camera
Studio: Universal Television, Kaling Intl., 3 Arts

Relatively Happy (aka Happy Peppers; developed at CBS in 2015) -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Revolves around an adult brother (SNL's Jon Rudnitsky) and sister (Good Girls Revolt's Genevieve Angelson) who wind up living together for the first time since they were kids after one of them suffers a big loss. They become each other's wingmen, shoulders to cry on, best friends and punching bags as they navigate love, loss and work while helping to get each other "un-stuck."
Cast: Genevieve Angelson, Jon Rudnitsky (SNL), Jane Lynch, Diona Reasonover, Derek Gaines
Team: W/EP Max Mutchnick (Will and Grace), Jeff Astrof (Friends); EP/D James Burrows
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Too Much Ink, Barge Productions
Format: Multicamera

The Sackett Sisters -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Revolves around the Sackett family, who is reunited when two estranged sisters perform an act of public heroism and are forced to navigate the aftermath together.
Cast: Casey WilsonBusy Philipps, Bradley Whitford, Alec Mapa, Felix Miguel Avitia
Team: W/EP Luke Del Tredici (30 Rock); EP Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, David Miner
Studio: Universal Television, Little Stranger Inc., 3 Arts
Format: Single-camera

Spaced Out -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Workplace comedy that centers on a working class genius and his struggles to fit in with an established team all made more difficult when their job is building a rocket to Mars.
Cast: Matt Shively (2nd position to The Real O'Neals), Christine Woods, Donald Faison, Ken Kirby, Brett Goldstein, Miranda Cosgrove
Team: W/EP Adam Sztykiel (Undateable); EP Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold
Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Doozer Productions
Format: Single-camera

Where I'm From -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on Kang's life, the comedy explores what it's like to grow up as the only girl in the only mixed-race family in the suburbs of Philadelphia, dealing with real-world issues like race and gender while never losing focus of her life goal: to become a Laker Girl like her idol, Paula Abdul.
Cast: Isabella Russo (Broadway's School of Rock), Paula Abdul, Kenneth Choi, Rebecca Creskoff, Ben Taylor, Cade Michael, Derek Hough (guest star)
Team: W/EP Kourtney Kang (Fresh Off the Boat); EP Nahnatchka Khan (Fresh Off the Boat), Mandy Summers; EP/D Fred Savage
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Logline: A hilariously cynical Ivy League professor loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school biology teacher. There, he imposes his unorthodox teaching style and uses the kids to plot out revenge on those who wronged him.
Cast: Patton Oswalt, Glenn Howerton, Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Aparna Brielle, Nick Peine, Jacob McCarthy
Team: W/EP Mike O'Brien (SNL); EP Seth Meyers, Mike Shoemaker, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer
Studio: Universal Television
Format: Single-camera

What About Barb?  -- PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on the 1991 feature What About Bob? the comedy revolves around a psychotherapist (played by Richard Dreyfuss in the original) who tries to cut ties with her most overbearing patient (Bill Murray in the film) but is unsuccessful and gains an annoying family member in the process.
Cast: Jessica Gunning, Leah Remini, Ben Lawson, Eddie Shin, Odessa Adlon, Tyler Sanders
Team: W/EP Joe Port, Joe Wiseman (The Odd Couple)
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera

Will and Grace (10-episode straight-to-series order)
Logline: A revival of the long-running comedy series.
Cast: Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes
Team: W/EP Max Mutchnick, David Kohan; D/EP James Burrows
Studio: Universal Television
Format: Multicamera

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