TB TV RECAP: A Mid-Season Wrap Up

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With this being a shortened week for Thanksgiving break, we thought we would do something a bit different. Whereas normally I would provide you with the latest pilot season developments from the week, here you’ll find an entire list of every show that has been put into development since August 1st of this year. Hopefully when we all return refreshed from the holidays, we will be able to hit the ground running as the production side of pilot season kicks into high gear!

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COMEDY 

BAD NEWS
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Kapital Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Dana Klein (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Fish-out-of-water comedy that centers on a hard-hitting and well-respected NYC news anchor who, after being fired, is forced to take a as a human interest reporter at a fifth-rate news station in small-town Nebraska.

THE BETTER HALF 
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Tapestry Television
Status: In Development
Execs: Patti Vasquez (W), Emilia Serrano (W/CoEP), Michael Schreiber (EP NW), Peter Abrams (EP NW), Robert Levy (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a Mexican-American working mother who is a well-intentioned and sometimes-misguided citizen disrupter. She tackles the small and large injustices around her for the greater good, even though many times no one asks her to. Her well-meaning actions create consequences that affect her , community and home life in the crowded Chicago brownstone she shares with her parents, husband, and children.

BRAUNSHLAG
Studio: Sony TV / Intrigue / ORF-Enterprises / GmBG & Co.
Status: Script Commitment With Penalty
Execs: Brian Gallivan (W/EP), Seth Gordon (D/EP NW), Tarique Jalil (EP NW)
Logline: A young, small-town mayor, Emma Wolf, 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.

CRYSTAL
Studio: ABC TV Studios
Status: In Development
Execs: Elizabeth Laime (W/SP), June Diane Raphael (EP NW), Casey Wilson (EP NW)
Logline:  Centers on Crystal, a hustler from the wrong side of the trailer park who, fresh out of prison, lands a in the suburbs as an in-home health aide. Despite having no education, experience or vaccinations she is determined to succeed at her and change her life.

EL CHIRINGUITO DE PEPE
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Small Dob Picture Company / Campanario Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Don Todd (W/EP), Jason Winer (EP NW), Sergio Aguero (EP NW), Jaim Davila (EP NW), Curro Velazquez (C)
Logline:  Centers on a world-famous chef who comes to a small beach town to work his magic on his father’s failing cantina and is surprised to find the town working its own magic on him.

FAIR AND BALANCED
Studio: Lionsgate TV / Hurwitz & Schlossberg Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Jon Hurwitz (W/EP), Hayden Schlossberg (W/EP), Kal Penn (EP NW), Dan Spilo (EP NW), Matt Lottman (CoP)
Logline: Revolves around an aspiring NPR reporter who is swayed to work at a Fox News-type channel.

FAMILY SHOW
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Danny Zuker (W/EP)
Logline: Workplace/Family comedy “about the imperfect people who strive to be half as good as the perfect TV family they create every week for America.” In the vein of The Larry Sanders Show, will be set behind the scenes of a fictional family sitcom, following crew members on set and at home.

THE FLUFFY SHOP
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Vendetta Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Gabriel Iglesias (W/EP), Jay Lavender (W/EP), Marty Adelstin (EP NW), Becky Clements (EP NW), Joe Meloche (EP NW)
Logline: Inspired by Iglesias’s life experience, including the challenges of managing a home life during the few days he spends off the road each week.

THE HOME FRONT
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Dark Toy
Status: In Development
Execs: Colleen McGuinness (W/EP), Todd Holland (D/EP NW), Jason Serota (P NW)
Logline: Everybody Loves Raymond meets American Sniper. Loosely based on the life of McGuinness, whose father is a retired Green Beret, it centers on the retired Green Beret who comes back to the US and moves near his grown daughter and grandkids, only to find that it’s easier to face death every day than to live in the suburbs.

HOUSESITTERS 
Studio: ABC Studios TV / The Jackal Group / Broken Road Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Michael Bolton (EP NW), Ricky Blitt (W/EP), Gail Berman (EP NW), Todd Garner (P NW), Tom Mullen (P NW), Tim Mullen (P NW)
Logline: Modern-day Three’s Company meets Two Broke Girls.

THE HUSTLE
Studio: ABC Studios TV
Status: Script Commitment With Penalty
Execs: Sean Combs (EP NW), Stacey Harman (W/EP), Sarah Snedeker (P NW)
Logline: Centers on a small-town girl who lands a working as an assistant to a street-educated billionaire business mogul where she is instantly thrown into a foreign world of extravagance, debauchery, and adventure.

IMAGINARY FRIEND
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Happy Madison
Status: Pilot Order With Series Penalty
Execs: Adam F. Godlberg (W/EP), David Guarascio (W/EP), Patrick Osborne (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a thirty-something bachelor whose life is turned upside-down when he finally meets the love of his life — a divorced working mom with three kids. This triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend he created as an only child suddenly reappears in his life to help him navigate the transition form single guy to family man.

MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Happy Madison
Status: In Development
Execs: Ron Bass (W/EP), Jessica Amento (W/CoP), Doug Robinson (EP NW), Mike Menchel (EP NW), Jerry Zucker (EP NW), Janet Zucker (EP NW)
Logline: Will pick up where the movie left off. Centers on Julianne Potter as she navigates her life in NYC with best friend George as her guide.

PICANTE
Studio: Universal TV / Pacific Electric Picture Company
Status: In Development
Execs: Lindy Gomez (W), Ed Helms (EP NW), Mike Falbo (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on the owner of a food manufacturing and distribution plant who juggles running a business with the obligation of employing his entire Mexican-American family.

PLUS ONE
Studio: Take Fountain
Status: In Development
Execs: Valentina Garza (W/EP), American Ferrara (EP NW), Gabrielle Neiman (EP NW)
Logline: Focuses on three siblings who make a shocking discovery — there are actually four of them, and that the sibling they never knew existed is just like them, only better.

READ BOTTOM UP
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Fake Empire
Status: In Development
Execs: Neel Shah (W/EP), Sloane Crosley (W/EP), Josh Schwartz (EP NW), Stephanie Savage (EP NW)
Logline: Follows young New Yorkers Madline and Elliot, who meet then embark on a relationship, much of it playing out online and under the scrutiny and well-intentioned interference of their respective best friends and confidants Emily and David.

THE SECOND FATTEST HOUSEWIFE IN WESTPORT
Studio: ABC Studios TV /Kapital Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Sarah Dunn (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Narrated by Katie, who is being described as a (slightly) larger wife and mother raising her flawed family of three in a wealthy town filled with “perfect” wives and their “perfect” offspring.

SMALL TOWN LOVE
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Kapital Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Emily Halpern (W/EP), Sarah Haskins (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Adaptation of the Swedish series, about a mother and daughter who become pregnant at the same time from their deadbeat boyfriends. Chronicles how the relentlessly positive Annette and her super sarcastic daughter Fanny and their less-than-stellar baby daddies scrape by in a small working class town.

SPLITSVILLE 
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Shondaland
Status: In Development
Execs: Emily Halpern (W/EP), Sarah Haskins (W/EP), Shonda Rhimes (EP NW), Betsy Beers (EP NW)
Logline: In the wake of a wave of divorces, the single residents of a suburbab cul-de-sac join forces to raise their kids and get through it together.

UNT. BUCATINSKY/KUDROW COMEDY
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Is Or Isn’t Entertainment
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Dan Bucatinsky (W/EP), Jen Kirkman (W/CoEP), Lisa Kudrow (EP NW), Ryan Seacrest (EP NW), Nina Wass (EP)
Logline: Revolves around four women friends rattled by a forty-something feeling or irrelevance who embark on a mission to turn their invisibility into invincibility.

UNT. INTERRACIAL FAMILY COMEDY
Studio: Universal TV / UnbeliEVAble Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Bobby Bowman (W/EP), Eva Longoria (EP NW), Ben Spector (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on an ambitious and meticulous Latino chef who runs a cafe with his unpredictable white father-in-law.

WING PERSON
Studio: Kindle Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Ed Weeks (W/EP), Hannah Mackay (W/EP), Anne Brogan (EP NW), Melanie Stokes (EP NW), Siobhan Bachman (EP NW)
Logline:  Story of the co-dependent relationship between a lesbian lothario and her cautious, straight male best friend.

WORK MARRIED
Studio: Principato Young
Status: In Development
Execs: Michael Showalter (W/EP), Christina Lee (W/EP), Peter Principato (EP NW)
Logline: Chronicles the lives of unconventional Vermont state senator Michael Sherman and his type-A overachieving chief of staff Christina Kim, turned upside down when they realize their work marriage is the only relationship they’ve got left.

DRAMA

BLACK STILETTO
Studio: ABC Studios / Orchard Farm Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Javier Grill Marxuach (W/EP), Mila Kunis (EP NW), Cami Curtis (EP NW), Susan Curtis (EP NW), Lisa Sterbakov (EP NW), Tony Eldridge (EP NW), Nance Moonves (EP NW)
Logline: Based on the novels by Raymond Benson, follows a young woman’s evolution into a modern-day hero when a family she’s never known in imminent danger.

CONVICTION
Studio: eOne / Mark Gordon Co.
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Liz Friedman (W/EP), Liz Friedlander (D/EP NW), Mark Gordan (EP NW), Nick Pepper (EP NW)
Logline: It tells the story of Carter Morrison, the brilliant but rebellious daughter of a CLinton-like political family who is forced into taking a as the head of Los Angeles’ newly created Conviction Integrity Unit. She, along with her team of lawyers, investigators and forensic experts, has two weeks to examine cases where there’s credibly suspicious that the wrong person may have been convicted of a crime.

CRUSH
Studio: ABC Studios / Kapital Enteratinment
Status: In Development
Execs: Robert Kamen (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Revolves around a woman who, after her hedge fund crashes, inherits a vineyard in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains near a town populates with eccentric people.

FANTASY ISLAND REMAKE
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Vendetta Productions
Status: Pilot With Penalty
Execs: Sheldon Turner (W/EP), Jennifer Klein (EP NW), Josh Berman (EP NW)
Logline: Fantasy Island is now a company that designs an executes fantasies for clients. The owner will be a woman. Centers on a brilliant, sexy woman who runs a San Francisco-based company that provides clients with his or her most intimate, dark, or outlandish fantasy.

HOUSE OF MOORE
Studio: ABC Studios / Kapital Entertainment / We’re Not Brothers
Status: In Development
Execs: Daniel Barnz (D/W/EP), Ben Barnz (W/EP), Felicity Huffman (S/EP NW), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on the sexy, twisted lives of an iconic fashion family, looking at our beauty-obsessed culture through a darkly comedic lens.

INDIVISIBLE
Studio: ABC Studios TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Rina Mimoun (W/EP), Gary Randall (EP NW)
Logline: Examines the contemporary experience of immigrants in America. Revolves around the tenuous friendship of a single mother newly transplanted to New York and her devout Islamic neighbor. The pair’s relationship is tested when the love affair between their children sets off a global jihad.

IN JANUS
Studio: EuropaCorps
Status: In Development
Execs: Kevin O’Hare (W), Thor Freudenthal (D/EP NW)
Logline: Janus is a large pharmaceutical corporation that will stop at nothing to protect its image and maximize profits. Protagonist Leo is a forensic psychologist married to a pharmaceutical researcher. After his son is diagnosed as a psychopath, Leo refocuses his life to seek answers on how to help. When a rash of murder-suicides breaks out, he teams with a homicide detective and together they discover a shocking link between the victims and shadowy medical trials conducted by Janus.

THE INVADERS
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Mandeville
Status: In Development
Execs: Karolina Waclawiak (EP NW), Ellen Fairey (W/EP), David Hoberman (EP NW), Todd Lieberman (EP NW), Laurie Zaks (EP NW)
Logline: Based on Waclawiak’s book published in 2014. It examines the dark underbelly of an exclusive beachfront community by following its inhabitants as they fight to belong while keeping their secrets hidden from view.

MARVEL’S MOST WANTED
Studio: Marvel Studios
Status: In Development
Execs: Jeffrey Bell (EP NW), Paul Zbyszewski (CoEP NW)
Logline: Revolves around SHIELD characters Bobbi and Lance.

MIX
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Le Train Train
Status: In Development
Execs: Jennifer Cecil (W/EP), Rashida Jones (EP NW), Will McCormack (EP NW), Jeff Grosvenor (CoEP NW), Daniel Barnz (D)
Logline: Explores the realities of modern-day families – mulit-cultural, multi-generational, built through divorces, affairs and adoptions – set against the backdrop of a revered family restaurant at a crossroads.

MONSTROPOLIS
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Kapital Entertainment
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Patrick Melton (W/EP), Marcus Dunstan (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: In Monstropolis, monsters are real, living amongst the humans in the city of New Manhattan, but now someone is killing monsters, and it is up to one disgraced detective to stop the killer… or become the next victim.

MURDER TOWN
Studio: A+E Studios / Overbrook Entertainment
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Barry Schindel (W/EP), Jada Pinkett Smith (A/EP NW), Miguel Melendez (EP NW)
Logline:  Centers on a beautiful and complicated prosecutor who makes history as Wilmington, Delaware’s first African American District Attorney. She finds herself confronted by old loyalties and loves, a shocking revelation about her murdered husband and a polarizing, racially-charged case that threatens to burn her and her city to the ground.

THE PARTY
Studio: ABC Studios, Fake Empire
Status: In Development
Execs: Josh Schwartz (W/EP), Stephanie Savage (W/EP), Lis Rowinski (CoEP NW)
Logline: Based on the Brazilian series, Grupo Globo, a twisted family drama that follows a murder investigation told over the course of 24 hours, the case begins at a celebration that is interrupted when a body is found floating in the pool. Through flashbacks, the mystery paints every guest as a possible suspect.

PERSONAL MOTIVES
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Calamity Jane
Status: In Development
Execs: Andy Stern (W/EP), Ellen Pompeo (W), Laura Holstein (EP NW), Todd Lituchy (EP NW)
Logline: Murder mystery drama; an adaptation of the 2005 Spanish series Motivos Personales. Centers on a high profile news anchor who has the unfortunate experience of seeing her husband arrested for murder live on-air during the evening newscast. Their lives are, of course, torn apart as she works desperately to try to prove his innocence.

STILL STAR-CROSSED
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Shondaland
Status: In Development
Execs: Shonda Rhimes (EP NW), Betsy Beers (EP NW), Heather Mitchell (W/EP), Melinda Taub (author), Michael R. Goldstein (EP NW)
Logline: Based on the 2013 book of the same name that picks up after Romeo and Juliet’s tragic ending, and follows the conflict between the Capulets and the Montagues in the wake of Romeo and Juliet’s deaths.

THE THOUSANDTH FLOOR
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Berlanti Productions / Alloy Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Maggie Friedman (EP NW), Greg Berlanti (EP NW), Sarah Schecter (EP NW), Leslie Morgenstein (EP NW), Gina Girolam (EP NW)
Logline: Based on the upcoming book series by Katharine McGee, is set in 2118 in a thousand-story supertower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. A young woman’s fall from the 1000th floor ignites a scandal that ensnares the top-floor elite and the bottom-floor drones.

TRUE LOVE
Studio: ABC Studios / Fabrik Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Gemma Burgess (W/CoEP), Anne Fletcher (D/EP), Kristen Campo (EP NW), Henrik Bastian (EP NW), Mikkel Bondesen (EP NW)
Logline: Anthology project loosely inspired by classic fairy tales and subverted with a provocative and authentic post-feminist twist that believes you can stand on your own and still want to be swept off your feet.

UNFOLLOW
Studio: Vertigo Comics
Status: In Development
Execs: Michael Narducci (W/EP)
Logline: Centers on 140 people who were seemingly chosen at random by a dying social media mogul. The mogul’s billions will be evenly distributed to the 140 men and women that he picked. The catch? The chosen 140 can increase their share of wealth by eliminating each other, which leads them all to violently turn on one another. Under the rules put forth by the mogul, the contest for his fortune will only run until he draws his last breath.

UNT. BAGHDAD MEDEVAC DRAMA
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Shondaland
Status: In Development
Execs: Zoanne Clack (W/EP), Betsy Beers (EP NW), Shonda Rhimes (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a U.S. Army Medevac team whose it is to save lives while risking their own. They operate out of an oddly Americanized base camp in Baghdad circa 2004, where they get on each other’s nerves, sleep with the wrong people, navigate office politics and party like their’s no tomorrow.

UNT. CONVENT DRAMA
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Shondaland
Status: In Developmetn
Execs: Alison Schapker (W/EP), Shonda Rhimes (EP NW), Betsy Beers (EP NW)
Logline: Revolves around a group of Catholic nuns fighting the closure of their Bronx-based convent who must suddenly deal with three young novices whose arrival unearths long-buries secrets.

UNT. NANNY DRAMEDY
Studio: ABC Studios TV / Shondaland
Status: In Development
Execs: Bess Wohl (W/EP), Kerry Washington (EP NW), Katie Lowes (EP NW), Shonda Rhimes (EP NW), Betsy Beers (EP NW), Adam Shapiro (EP NW)
Logline: An edgy and comical upstairs-downstairs look at the insanity of modern child-rearing, focusing on the group of nannies, a trio of interconnected families and their various support staffs, all trying to help the kids grow up when they haven’t yet quiet grown up themselves.

UNT. TERRORISM CRIME DRAMA
Studio: Mark Gordon Company
Status: In Development
Execs: Michae Finch (W/EP), Jeffrey Nachmanoff (W/EP), Mark Gordon (EP NW), Nick Pepper (EP NW), Ray Kelly (P NW)
Logline: Loosely inspired by the achievements and expertise of Ray Kelly, the longest serving Police Commissioner in New York City’s history. It follows two Joint Terrorism Task Force Agents, a FBI Special Agent and a NYPD detective, both very different people with secrets who are thrown together to solve the terror crime of the century before it happens. Their target is a man who knows everything about terror because he was designed to sow it. Two of these people know each other intimately — but not the ones you think, or in the way you think.

UNT. TOSCANO DRAMA
Studio: Universal TV / UnbeliEVAble / Conde Nast Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Nikki Toscano (W/EP), Eva Longoria (EP NW), Ben Spector (EP NW), Dawn Ostroff (EP NW)
Logline:  Texas-sized soap about an ambitious political family with differing agendas loosely inspired by a 2013 Vogue article “Pair of Aces,” which profiled Democratic rising-star twins, Julian Castro, mayor of San Antonio, and Joaquin Castro, then-newly elected U.S. congressman.

THE WILL
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Amblin TV / Good Talk Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: KJ Steinberg (W/EP), Justin Falvey (EP NW), Darryl Frank (EP NW)
Logline: Mystery revolving around the surviving members of an eccentric and wealthy patriarch who dies and leaves his massive inheritance to teh various members of his family, but with strict, mysterious, and sometimes bizarre conditions attached to the gifts. Each of the family member’s lives is irreversibly changed by following the instructions, leaving everyone to wonder, is the late man parenting from the grave – or using them to mete out justice and get the revenge he couldn’t get while alive?

 

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COMEDY

ADULT CHILDREN
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Kapital Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Gabrielle Allan (W/EP), Jennifer Crittenden (W/EP), Wendi Trilling (EP NW), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a sunny, single, self-possessed woman in her thirties who has her neat and tidy life turned upside down when her washed-up father, a self-described seventies rock icon, forces himself back into her life and reconnects her with a collection of emotionally challenged half-siblings.

DICK ERNST 
Studio: ABC Studios TV
Status: Lee Eisenberg (W/EP), Gene Stupnitsky (W/EP)
Execs: In Development
Logline: Set in 1957, Dick Ernest, the patriarch of the Ernest family, has his mainstream values challenged when his beatnik nephew moves in and starts putting “modern” ideas into the heads of the rest of the family.

THE HALF OF IT
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Status: In Development
Execs: Mike Gibbobs (W/EP)
Logline: A newly divorced dad revels in the fact that he now gets to keep half his stuff, which is more than he ever had when he was married.

HELLO AGAIN
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Kapital Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Liz Feldman (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a mostly happily married woman whose life gets turned upside down when the only other man she’s ever loved moves in next door.

HOT SAUCE
Studio: ABC Studios TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Nick Weiss (W/D/EP), Gary Lundy (W/CoEP), Kristin Newman (EP NW)
Logline: When a high-powered, no-nonsense mom must relocate her family to small-town Louisiana to work for the most popular hot sauce company in the world, she finds herself pitted against a culture and community she doesn’t want infiltrating her family.

LET’S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Temple Hill / Goldsmith-Vein / Gifted And Talented Camp
Status: In Development
Execs: Hilary Winston (W/EP), Marty Bowen (EP NW), Jeremy Bell (CoEP NW)
Logline: Based on the book of the same name, centers on Jenny who a few years ago left her small Texas towna nd eccentric family in search of a normal life. But when a death in the family brings her back home, she’s forced to face the fact that she will never be “normal.”

MARRIED WITH ROOMMATES
Studio: Universal TV / Storied Media Group
Status: In Development
Execs: Mike Lisbe (EP NW), Nate Reger (EP NW), David Jonollari (EP NW), Dennis Kim (EP NW), Todd Hoffman (EP NW)
Logline: Series will follow a pair of newlyweds who can’t afford to rent an apartment on their own, so they bring in three roommates.

THE MISTAKE
Studio: Warner Bros. TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Shana Goldberg-Meehan (W/EP), Scott Silveri (W/EP), David Mandel (W/EP), Andy Ackerman (D/EP NW)
Logline: A couple who had just “finished” raising their kids discovers they are pregnant.

MY TIME/YOUR TIME
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Sony Pictures TV / Bays Airlines / Chocolate Cow Entertainment
Status: In Development
Logline: Based on the web series 7P/10E chronicles the relationship of a young couple as they begin dating long distance.

THE OUTLAW
Studio: Universal TV / CBS TV Studios / Tagline
Status: Script Commitment With Penalty
Execs: Bobby Moynihan (W/EP), Kelly Kulchak (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a perpetually positive, Berkeley-born, liberal white-collar doctor and only child, who marries into a loud, cynical, blue-collar Long Island family.

RUBBER GUNS
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Scott Free TV
Status: In Development
Execs: TJ Fixman (W/EP), Scott Gemmill (W/EP)
Logline: Cop comedy.

SQUAD GOALS
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Ryan Seacrest Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Ryan Seacrest (EP NW), Lindsey Rosin (W/CoEP), Aaron Karo (W/Coep), Nina Wass (EP NW)
Logline: Ensemble about a group of late 20-something friends who met in college and realize it’s time to finally grow up.

UNT. BICKS COMEDY
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Perkins Street Production / Halyard Park / Yellow Brick Road
Status: In Development
Execs: Jenny Bicks (W/EP), Doug Ellin (EP NW), Teri Weinberg (EP NW)
Logline: Project revolves around a successful young couple who find themselves starting an unconventional family.

UNT. COUGHLAN/PARSON COMEDY
Studio: Warner Bros. TV, That’s Wonderful Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Marisa Coughlan (W/EP), Jim Parsons (EP NW), Todd Spiewak (EP NW), Alyssa Shelasky (P NW)
Logline: Centers on an optimistic and independent woman nearing 40 with an eccentric and supportive family (all of whom live in her building). She decides to become a single mother and in the process learns that sometimes raising a child takes a village. Based on Alyssa Shelasky’s Apron Anxiety: My Messy Affairs In And Out Of The Kitchen. 

UNT. HERTZ/ARNETT COMEDY
Studio:  CBS TV Studios / Electric Avenue
Status: In Development
Execs: Tom Hertz (W/EP), Will Arnett (EP NW), Peter Principato (EP NW), Gerry Dee (EP NW), Mike Volpe (EP NW), Jed Weizman (P NW)
Logline: A workplace ensemble comedy set at a public high school.

UNT. MILLER PROJECT
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / 3 Arts Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Judah Miller (W/EP), Jonathan Berry (EP NW), Tom Lassally (EP NW)
Logline: Revolves around two very different brothers who merge their medical practices and have to learn how to get along under one roof.

UNT. SCOTT KING
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Alcide Bava Productions
Status: Script Commitment
Execs: Scott King (W/EP), Jeremy Galecki (EP NW), Andrew Haas (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a type-A, emotionally reserved newlywed who invites his wife’s twin sister to stay with them and suddenly finds himself in a world of over-sharing, and a third wheel in his own marriage.

WORKPLACE
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Paul coRRIGAN (EP NW), Brad Walsh (EP NW)
Logline: Set in a three-story building with three seemingly separate businesses: a one-hit-wonder app developer; a real estate company grudgingly shared by a divorced couple; and a cafe run by two sisters, one of whom hasn’t worked a day in her life.

DRAMA

40-YEAR-OLD ROOKIE
Studio: The Tannenbaum Company
Status: In Development
Execs: Brian Burns (W/EP), Eric Tannenbaum (EP NW), Kim Tannenbaum (EP NW
Logline: Father/son story about a former criminal defnese attorney who, in order to clear his conscience and be on the right side of justice, becomes a 40-year-old rookie cop working alongside his son in the same precinct.

THE DOWN BEAT
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Ryan Seacrest Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Ryan Seacrest (EP NW), Ludacris (EP NW), Nina Wass (W/P), Paul Downs Colaizzo (W/EP)
Logline: Tells the inspiring story of a former business mogul on a warpath for personal retribution who is determined to take down two warring gangs in the mean streets of Atlanta by offering possible teen recruits an unlikely refuge with a high school marching band.

JET SET
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Junction Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Jon Turtletaub (EP NW), JP Lavin (W/EP), Chad Damiani (W/EP)
Loglines: A young, rich socialite partners with a blue-collar FBI agent to pose as the new “it” couple to investigate and apprehend suspects who have hidden behind wealth and influence to espace other charges.

MARPLE
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Agatha Christie Limited
Status: In Development
Execs: David Woldstencroft (W/EP), Matthew Prichard (EP NW), Hilary Strong (EP NW)
Logline: Inspired by the infamous Agatha Christie character, Miss Marple from 12 novels and 20 short stories.

MI-ZERO
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Gulfstream Television
Status: Script Commitment
Execs: Austin Winsberg (W/EP), Alex Litvak (W/EP), Mike Karz (EP NW), Bill Bindley (EP)
Logline: Centers on a young American woman who marries the Prince of England and discovers that she’s now part of a longstanding secret society of princesses who use their access to the seats of power to the best the best secret agents on the planet.

MOREAU
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Kennedy/Marshall
Status: In Development
Execs: Phillip Iscove (EP NW), Robert Zotnowski (EP NW), Mark Goffman (SR)
Logline: The title character of disgraced London physiologist Dr. Moreau – who retreats to an island to work on his experiments creating animal-human hybrids – is a woman. Fiercely intelligent and fearless, Dr. Katherine Moreau expands the boundaries of medicine through bold and revolutionary scientific experimentation and treatmes in her privately funded island hospital.

OUT OF BODY
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Berlanti Productions
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Jennifer Johnson (W/EP), Todd Garner (EP NW), Greg Berlanti (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a former criminal who inexplicably begins to jump into bodies of people in danger and has to use his kills to prevent them from being murdered or he could end up in a body bag himself.

PROTECT & SERVE
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Status: In Development
Execs: Leonard Goldberg (EP NW), Dave Barrett (CoEP), Elizabeth Davis Beall (W/EP)
Logline: Follows a multi-generational Mexican-American family with deep roots in LA intertwine personally and professionally due to their powerful in law enforcement, local politics, and journalism — each dedicated to serving and protecting the people of their city.

RECALL
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Timberman/Beverly Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Mark Goffman (W/EP), Bret VandenBos (W/EP), Brandon Willer (W/EP)
Logline: Centers on a brilliant inventor. When he discovers a way to travel back in time for 24 hours, he and his team join forces with the CIA, going into the past to prevent crimes and other disastrous events from happening.

SENSORY
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Scott Free TV
Status: In Development
Execs: David Zabel (W/EP)
Logline: A medical drama based on Dr. Joel Salinas.

SMOKE & MIRRORS
Studio: Anonymous Content
Status: In Development
Execs: Dave Kalstein (W/EP), Bard Dorros (EP NW), Michael Sugar (EP NW), Alex Goldstone (EP NW), Rafael Kayanan (EP NW), Marc Webb (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a mysterious detective in the LAPD Robbery Homicide Division, a contemporary Houdini-like character who uses her knowledge of deception and misdirection to solve seemingly impossibly crimes committed by criminal masterminds.

SOUL PATROL
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Kapital Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Niels Mueller (W/EP), Alexandra Lydon (EP NW), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: A unique, highly effective task force comprised entirely of African-American police officers, which was assembled in the early 1970s by the Boston Police Commissioner to more effectively prevent and solve crimes in previously neglected areas of the city.

TOWARD THE LIGHT
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Status: In Development
Execs: Michael Rauch (W/EP), Jonathan Levine (EP NW), Jason Egenerbg (EP NW)
Logline: Inspired by the nonfiction book of the same name.

UNT. BATHORY DRAMA
Studio: Lionsgate TV / Silver Pictures
Status: In Development
Execs: David Eick (W/EP), Joel Silver (EP NW)
Logline: tells the story of woman nicknamed the Blood Countess and Countess Dracula. Considered the world’s most prolific serial killer, Báthory is believed to have tortured and murdered more than 600 girls. She also is known for her vampire-like tendencies, including drinking the girls’ blood. Báthory eventually was arrested, tried and convicted, spending her last days in solitary confinement.

UNT. FEDAKE DRAMA
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Berlanti Productions
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Chris Fedak (W/EP), Greg Berlanti (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a young tech genius billionaire who utilizes his cutting-edge technology and resources to partner with a street-smart but old-school san Francisco police detective to solve crimes committed by 21st century criminals.

UNT. HOSTIN DRAMA
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Scott Free TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Elle Johnson (W/EP)
Logline: A drama based on the life and of Sunny Hostin.

UNT. KRUGER/SHAPIRO DRAMA
Studio: CBS TV Studios, Amblin TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Elizabeth Kruger (W/EP), Craig Shapiro (W/EP), Justin Falvey (EP NW), Darryl frank (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on divorced ex-CIA spies who end up having to work with their biggest enemy – each other – when they’re tasked with solving the mysterious murder of a mutual friend.

UNT. MAEDA DRAMA AKA FASCINOMA
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Timberman/Beverly Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Steve Maeda (W/EP), Sarah Timberman (EP NW), Carl Beverly (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a scientist on the road to redemption who heads up the FBI’s Scientific Response unit, a team called in when traditional law enforcement is baffled by any crime that involves science.

UNT. NANCY DREW
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Dan Jinks CO.
Status: In Development
Execs: Joan Rater (W/EP), Tony Phelan (W/EP), Dan Jinks (EP NW), Nick Nantell (P NW)
Logline: The project is a contemporary take on the Nancy Drew character, now in her 30s, who 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.

UNT. PITTSBURGH COP DRAMA
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Timberman/Beverly Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Sarah Timberman (EP NW), Carl Beverly (EP NW), Paul Downs Colaizzo (W/EP), Ryan Seacrest (EP NW), Ludacris (EP NW)
Logline: Follows a charismatic police officer who, after a tragic scandal, sets out to rebuild his personal life and rewrite the rules of policing in his pittsburgh neighborhood.

THE YEAR OF LIVING BIBLICALLY
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Alcide Bava Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Jeremy Galecki (EP NW), Spencer Medof (EP NW), Andrew Haas (EP NW)
Logline: Chronicles AJ Jacobs year spent obeying — as literally as possible — the tenets of the Bible.

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THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Baer Bones Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Alexandra McNally (W/EP), Neal Baer (EP NW)
Logline: When a mysterious young woman gets a data entry jo at a mysterious corporation, she discovers that the information she is logging is building a databse that has the power to affect fate — including her own.

RIVERDALE
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Berlanti Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Robert Auirre-Sacasa (W/EP), Sarah Schecter (EP NW), Jon Goldwater (EP NW), Greg Berlanti (EP NW)
Logline: Based on the iconic comic book characters in a subversive take of the well-know franchise’s wholsesome town of riverdale and residents Archie, Betty, Veronica, as well as Josie and the pussycats,

TEMPEST
Studio: Warner Bros. TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Graham Norris (W/EP), Deirdre Mangan (W/EP), Danielle Stokdyk (EP NW), Rob Thomas (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a young woman living in a utopian spaceship. When she finds out the ship is secretly powered by slaves, she becomes enmeshed romantically and politically in the dangerous rebellion brewing below the decks.

UNT. SPORTSCASTER DRAMA
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Status: In Development
Execs: Ted Humphrey (W/EP), Stacia Peters (EP NW), Oliva Munn
Logline:  Set in 1974, revolves around a young journalist who gets hired by an ambitious New York news programming chief as a publicity stunt to be one of the first female on-air sports reporters. she has to learn to navigate gender politics in front of and behind the camera at a time when women were literally not even allowed in the press box.

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COMEDY

BELLES AND WHISTLES !!!!!
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Electric Dynamite
Status: Pilot
Execs: Jack Black (EP NW), Dwight Yoakum (EP NW), Alex McAulay (W/EP), Spencer Berman (P NW)
Logline: Centers on an unfulfilled father who when fired from his comfortable tech in Silicon Valley, decides to move his dysfunctional family to Nashville to pursue his life-long dream of music stardom.

CITIZEN FLOYD
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Point Grey Pictures
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Dan Sterlin (W/EP), Evan Goldberg (EP NW), Seth Rogen (EP NW), James Weaver (EP NW)
Logline: Workplace comedy with political, action, and suspense elements.

 

CROSSROADS
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Wallcott Co.
Status: In Development
Execs: Courtney Lilly (W/EP), Baron Davis (EP NW), Kate Gordon (EP NW), Max Winkler (EP NW)
Logline: Loosely based on Baron Davis’s life, it is about a kid from South Central who receives a scholarship to attend a prestigious suburban school and has to find a balance between these two very different worlds.

HOUSE SITTER
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Walcott Co.
Status: In Development
Execs: Matt Bass (W/EP), Teddy Bressman (W/EP), Jake Johnson (EP NW), Max Winkler (EP NW), Jason Carden (EP NW)
Logline: Inspired by real events, centers on Bean, a house sitter who lives life according to his own set of rules; he turns your day-to-day existence into his vacation, your mundane into his adventure, and your bathrobe into his… bathrobe.

IN TIME
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Julius Sharpe (W/EP), Phil Lord (EP NW), Christopher Miller (EP NW)
Logline: A time-travel comedy, revolves around three friends who try to balance the adventure of time travel with the mundane concerns of their present day lives.

LEFT OF CENTER
Studio: The Jackal Group
Status: Script Commitment
Execs: Robert Horn (W/EP), Gail Berman (EP NW)
Logline: A music-driven, workplace comedy that centers on a group of four backup singers who have become an unconventional family, despite the fact that each of them thinks they have what it takes to be the star.

THE PACK
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Amigos de Garcia Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Chadd Gindin (W/EP), Greg Garcia (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a millennial who escapes his sports-obsessed small town in Wisconsin to achieve his big-city dreams — only to end up becoming a regular at a Green Bay Packers bar in Manhattan where he’ll learn that who you’re rooting for is not nearly as important as who you’re rooting with.

SON OF ZORN
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: Series Order
Execs: Reed Agnew (EP NW), Eli Jorne (W/EP), Phil Lord (EP NW), Christopher Miller (EP NW), Seth Cohen (EP NW), Eric Appel (D/CoEP NW)
Logline: Animated fantasy warrior finds that reconnecting with his estranged live-action son and ex-wife while suffering through a mundane office and the banality of suburban life is harder than wagign war in his distant, animated homeland.

SUGARLAND
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Kapital Entertainment
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs:  Matt Fusfeld (W/EP), Alex Cutbertson (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on two friends who try and fail to keep work life and personal life separate while working for two difficult bosses.

THINK LIKE A MAN
Studio: Endemol Shine / Sony Pictures TV / East 112th Street / Will Packer Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Will Packer (EP NW), Tim Story (D/EP NW), Steve Harvey (EP NW)
Logline: Based on the hit movies and book, explores the never-endig battle of the sexes from four very different points of view: newly married, moving in, breaking up, and hooking up. Featuring both male and female perspectives, our couples and their friends will realize that it’s easy to fall in love and “be” in love but not necessarily stay in love.

UNT. CASE FAMILY COMEDY
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Chris Case (W/EP), Evan Silverberg (EP NW), Daniel Rappaport (EP NW), Chris Spencer (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on an African-American ex-NFL player with an old-school take on parenthood who quickly marries his white Bohemian psychologist girlfriend and is forced to adjust to domestic life with her and her entitled, difficult children.

UNT. KING BACH
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Keegan-Michael Key (EP NW), Jordan Peele (EP NW), Alex Rubens (W/EP), Andrew Bachelor (S)
Logline: Loosely based on a King Bach Vine as an undercover cop who grew up on the streets and goes back to his old neighborhood to take down the bad guys who bullied him when they were kids.

DRAMA

244 DEGREES OF FREEDOM
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Steve Maeda (W/EP)
Logline: Takes place in a world where robots have evolved in intelligence, influence, and social status, and humans have been relegated to a permanent underclass – until one man is drive to lead a rebellion against the machines, risking everything to uncover a conspiracy that could spell the end of the human race.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
Studio: Sony TV / Vendetta Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Sheldon Turner (EP NW), Jennifer Klein (EP NW), Kevin Costello (W/EP)
Logline: Serialized look at an all-minority federal task force led by a woman, Addison Cain, embedded in the predominantly white Houstan Police Department to combat an unprecedented spike in violent crime. The unit was created as an attempt to alleviate racial tensions in the city. But what was intended to be a glorified PR campaign becomes a ragtag band of do-gooding misfits.

CROOKED
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Peter Horton (EP NW), Robert Specland (W/EP)
Logline: A family soap with a procedural spine that explores the bonds — and corruption — of police brotherhood in New Orleans. The show centers on a longtime corrupt detective who is busted, his cases overturned, and a 1,000 of the city’s worst criminals are released back onto the streets, one case at a time. A mysterious outsider is brought in to lead a new task force with one goal: to clean up the streets.

DESIGNATED SURVIVOR
Studio: Universal TV / Infinitum Nihil
Status: In Development
Execs: Nikki Toscano (W/EP), Johnny Depp (EP NW), Christi Dembrowski (EP NW)
Logline:  When the President, VP, and Cabinet all meet in one location for an event such as the State of the Union, one Cabinet member is conspicuously missing: the Designated Survivor. Hidden away in an undisclosed location with Presidential-level security, the Designated Survivor is read to take the reins of the President should the unthinkable happen and the rest of the government be wiped out in an attack.

THE DIPLOMATS
Studio: Universal TV / Will Packer Productions
Status: Script Commitment Plus Penalty
Execs: Andrew Lenchewski (W/EP), Will Packer (EP NW), Korin D. Huggins (CoEP)
Logline: Revolves around two female State Department agents who are assigned to work together on a major diplomatic crisis, but the fate of the world might rest on whether these women can get along with each other.

THE DIVINE MONSTER
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Silent H Productions / Rat Pac Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Silvio Horta (W/EP), Bret Ratner (EP NW)
Logline: Based on the Belgian series of the same name chronicles the fall of the wealthy Vega family of Miami, whose real estate empire is built upon decades of greed, corruption, generally bad behavior, and an alarming number of curious deaths.

HAUNTED
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Chris Morgan Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: William Brent Bell (W/EP), Chris Morgan (EP NW), Ainsley Davies (EP NW), Lisa Arianna (P NW)
Logline: Described as a chilling horror series about a military agent who is partnered with her ex-boyfriend, now a rogue demonologist, to help a family overcome a deadly demonic infestation of their home.

HELLFIRE
Studio: Marvel TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Bryan Singer (EP NW), Lauren Shuler Donner (EP NW), Simon Kinberg (EP NW), Jeph Loab (EP NW), Jim Chory (EP NW), Evan Katz (SR/EP), Manny Coto (SR/EP)
Logline: Set in the 1960s follows a young Special Agent who learns that a power-hungry woman with extraordinary abilities is working with a clandestine society of millionaires – known as “The Hellfire Club” – to take over the world.

INCRIMINATION
Studio: ABC Studios TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Rina Mimoun (EP NW), Justin Low (W)
Logline: Revolves around Sienna, a young woman with narcissistic personality disorder hwo infiltrates a law firm in order to find the truth behind her sister’s murder. While working for the firm, Sienna takes the law into her own hands, making sure that if the justice system doesn’t work, she will find a way.

INTO THE WILD
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Matt Reeves (EP NW), Natalie Krinsky (W), Adam Kassan (EP NW)
Logline: “The Real Teens of Silicon Valley.” Emotional, poignant, coming-of-age show. Chronicles the almost-adult lives of the industry’s newest recruits as they learn how to live on their own for the first time while navigating the high stakes VC tech world.

ON THE LINE
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Ingrid Escajeda (W/EP), Sang Yoon (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a female chef, Juna Kim, a man-izing, motorcycle-riding force of nature who must battle the “banging and brawling” chaos of her restaurant staff, the disdain of her old-school Korean parents, and the return of her estranged ex-husband, all while struggling to push her beyond the famous burger that made her a star.

SOAR
Studio: Lionsgate TV / Silver Pictures Television
Status: In Development
Execs: Joel Silver (EP NW), Todd Slavin (W/EP), Darren Swimmer (W/EP), Rodney Ferrell (EP NW)
Logline: Revolves around a former NBC prodigy turned fellon who become the basketball coach at an upscale high school after his release from prison.

SUMMER PEOPLE
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / The Firm
Status: In Development
Execs: Adam Milch (W/EP), Jeff Kwatinetz (EP NW), Josh Barry (EP NW)
Logline: Provocative drama exploring class and sexuality on a fictional version of Martha’s Vineyard, an island known for the movie stars, politicians, and Wall Street power brokers who descend there every summer, disrupting the lives of the blue collar locals.

THESE FINAL HOURS
Studio: Euracorp TV Studios
Status: Script Commitment
Execs: Zak HiLDITCH (W/D/EP), Matthew Gross (EP NW), Edouard de Vesinne (EP NW), Thomas Anargyros (EP NW), Liz Kearney (P NW)
Logline: Set after a world-ending meteor strike, follows three siblings in the San Francisco Bay Area as they race to get to their estranged father’s bomb shelter that can withstand the end of days. The series tackles the question of not only what would you do, but how would you want to remember yourself if the world was ending.

THE ULTIMATE GETAWAY
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Vendetta Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Kevin Costello (W/EP), Sheldon Turner (EP NW), Jennifer Klein (EP NW), Seth Gordon (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a commercial airline crew who, to escape the drudgery of their everyday lives, use their layovers to commit robberies in different cities across the country.

 

UNT. DRAMA (AKA INDICTMENT)
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Imagine TV
Status: Bible Ordered
Execs: Gina Prince-Blythewood (W/EP), Reggie Rock (Blythewood (EP NW), Franci Calto (EP NW), Brian Grazer (EP NW)
Logline: Examines the dangerous aftermath of a police shooting when an African-American cop kills a white teen in Tennessee.

UNT. MYSTERY MEGACHURCH
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Julian Breece (W/EP)
Logline: When a celebrity televangelist dies mysteriously, his family fights to salvage their Houston-based megachurch and “inspirational” media enterprise. Their cause is disrupted when the pastor’s illegitimate son (with a criminal past) returns to stake his claim on his father’s legacy.

WATCHDOG
Studio: 20th Centry Fox TV
Status: Script Commitment With Penalty
Execs: Jason Winer (EP NW), Jon Caren (W/CoEP)
Logline: A team of vigilante activists that expose abuses of power… while evading the FBI.

WHO RUNS THE STREETS OF NEW ORLEANS
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: Script Commitment
Execs: David Slack (W/EP), Len Wiseman (D/EP), David Bernardi (EP NW), Dennis Kim (EP NW), Todd Hoffman (EP NW)
Logline: Based on the New York Time Magazine Article, the show explores what happenes when and enigmatic tech billionaire makes a deal with a bankrupt, dying city to provide a privately owened-and-operated police force.

 

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COMEDY

DONUTHEAD
Studio: Universal TV / Gettin’ Rad Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Adam Scott (EP NW), Naomi Scott (EP NW)
Logline: Set in the world of an anxiety-ridden 11-year-old boy and his single mother. Features a unique visual style to illustrate this kid’s one-of-a-kind imagination.

HAWAIIAN DICK
Studio: Universal Studios TV / 3 Arts Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Paul Lovett (W), David Elliot (W), Johnny Knoxville (EP NW), Eric Glitter (EP NW), Michael Rotenberg (EP NW)
Logline: One-hour, comedy action series, based on the graphic novels, center on a stateside cop, Byrd, who is exiled to Hawaii in the early 1950s and finds himself immersed in a dark and dangerous paradise. Tropical noir.

I LOVE LAKSHMI
Studio: Universal TV / Aggregate
Status: In Development
Execs: Muffy Bolding (W/EP), Doug Prochilo (W/EP)
Logline: Follows the trials and tribulations of new parents, Danny and Lakshmi, as they endure Lakshmi’s own meddlesome immigrant parents – whose version of the American dream never included a Danny.

THE LEECHES
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / B Story
Status: Script Commitment With Penalty
Execs: Jim Rash (W/EP), Nat Faxon (W/EP), Kevin Walsh (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on Jess, a young woman who, in an act of desperation to separate herself from her Pittsburgh family and be labeled a “success,” steals her mom’s idea and lands on a home shopping channel with an instant top seller. Caught in the act and her new-found success threatened, Jess is forced to make her nurturing, but no-nonsense mom, Joan, a partner and subsequently go into business with the family she was so desperately trying to escape.

 

THE LIFE CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / The Jackal Group
Status: In Development
Execs: Erica Oyama (W/EP), Greg Malins (EP NW), Gail Berman (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a young woman in a  moment of crisis who attempts to get her messy life in order.

LETTERS TO BEYONCE
Studio: CBS TV Studios / Amigos de Garcia Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Austen Earl (W/EP), Greg Garcia (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on an overweight, middle-aged schoolteacher who has lost pretty much everything and decides to reclaim her life by drawing inspiration from an unlikely hero.

POOG
Studio: Warner Bros. TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Meg LeFauve (W/EP), Ben Queen (EP NW), Lorien McKenna (CoEP NW), Christina Whitaker (CoEP NW)
Logline: Follows a working mom who tries to get over her obsession with being the “perfect parent” by banding with her friends to admit, and even celebrate, the messy reality of parenting. As they share their daily screw ups, their relationships deepen and their kids survive — and even thrive.

RELATIVE SUCCESS
Studio: Universal TV / Silent Machine Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Max Silvestri (W), Krysten Ritter (EP)
Logline: What happens when two overachieving brothers — one a successful book editor, the other a well-known author — are forced to work together to keep their on track. They soon find their childish family disagreements are spilling over into their work lives.

SICKOS
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Olive Bridge
Status: In Development
Execs: Dan Hernandez (W/EP), Benji Samit (W/EP), Will Gluck (EP NW), Richie Schwartz (EP NW)
Logline: Follows a group of new ER residents, who not only work together, but also live togethr in the “doctor dorm” next door to the hospital.

THIS IS HAPPENING
Studio: Universal TV / Gary Sanchez Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Amy Rhodes (W/EP), Clauda Lonow (EP NW), Will Ferrell (EP NW), Adam McKay (EP NW), Owen Burke (EP NW)
Logline: About an uptight, unhappy, single woman in her mid-30s whose life changes when she gets a new working for a popular website and starts hanging out with a group of her 20-something co-workers.

UNT. BRUNO MARS COMEDY
Studio: Universal TV / Imagine TV
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Prentice Penny (W), Brian Grazer (EP NW), Brandon Creed (EP NW)
Logline: Follows a loud, boisterous and quarrelson family from the Bronx and what happens when they take in their wide-eyed, hopelessly optimistic 10 year-old nephew.

UNT. JONES/MCCORMICK COMEDY
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Le Train Train
Status: In Development
Execs: Matt Zinman (W/EP), Craig Gerard (W/EP), Rashida Jones (EP NW), Will McCormick (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on a girl who, after becoming convinced she’s going to die, leans on her best friends to help her live the rest of her life with no regrets.

UNT. KEVIN BARNETT
Studio: 3 Arts Entertainment
Status: In Development
Execs: Josh Rabinowitz (W/EP), Kevin Barnett (W/EP), Howard Klein (EP NW), Avi Gilbert (EP NW)
Logline: Odd couple story of two best friends who’ve worked hard their entire lives to reach the they’ve always wanted and then realize everything suck and they hate it. So they quit their jobs to figure out what they really want.

UNT. MOYNIHAN/WAYANS COMEDY
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV / Le Train Train
Status: In Development
Execs: Matt Zinman (W/EP), Craig Gerard (W/EP), Rashida Jones (EP NW), Will McCormick (EP NW)
Logline: Centers on an inappropriate but loving father committed to successfully co-parenting with his polar opposite ex-wife.

 

UNT. PHILLIPS COMEDY
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Status: Script Commitment with Penalty
Execs: John Phillips (W/EP), Phil Lord (EP NW), Chris Miller (EP NW)
Logline: Action-workplace comedy. Desperate to pay off their student loans and start their “real lives,” a brother and sister illegally use their access to law enforcement information at the manhattan District Attorney’s Office to start a private detective agency right under the noses of their bosses and solve the cases that fall in between the cracks.

VLAD
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Doozer Productions
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Adam Sztykiel (W/EP), Vladimir Caamano (A/W/CoEP), Bill Lawrence (EP NW), Jeff Ingold (EP NW)
Logline: Loosely based on Vladimir Caamano’s real-life family dynamic with his Dominican father and older brother in the Bronx.

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ALL OF ME
Studio: Universal TV / Broken Road Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Betsy Thomas (W/EP), Dimitri Logothetis (EP NW), Todd Garner (EP NW), Jeremy Stein (EP NW)
Logline: Loosely based on the movie of the same name, anthology series with a different person jumping into the protagonist’s body every week as he tries to help solve the problems that are holding them back.

AMAZING STORIES
Studio: Universal TV / Amblin TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Bryan Fuller (W/EP), Darryl Frank (EP NW), Justin Falvey (EP NW)
Logline: Remake of the 1985-1987 series.

BRIDES OF DRACULA
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Berlanti Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Robert Aguirre-Sacasa (W/EP), Greg Berlanti (EP NW), Sarah Schecter (EP NW)
Logline: A sexy reimagining of “Dracula” as a family drama with a trio of strong, diverse female leads, a show about empowered women and the things they do to maintain wealth, prestige, legacy — and their non-traditional family.

CENTRALIA
Studio: Universal TV / Amblin TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Meredith Averill (W/EP), Darryl Frank (EP NW), Justin Falvey (EP NW)
Logline: A dark, character-driven, genre soap based on a real town in central Pennsylvania where an underground mine fire has been burning for over 50 years. The remaining few residents of this ghost town are determined to rpeserve their homes but remain unaware of the evil that is slowly making its way to the surface.

COLLISION
Studio: TriStar Television / Eleventh Hour Films / Carol Mendelsohn Productions
Status: In Development
Execs: Anthony Horowitz (W/EP), Carol Mendelsohn (EP NW), Julie Weitz (EP NW), Suzanne Patmore Gibbs (EP NW), Quinn Taylor (EP NW), Nicole Finnan (EP NW)
Logline: Tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives are forever changed following a major road accident. Beyond the crumpled cars are invisible dramas, and when the police start their investigation they find themselves drawn into many different and dangerous worlds including government cover-ups, smuggling, torn relationships, and murder. Based on the five-part series that aired on ITV in 2009.

CRUEL INTENTIONS
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / Original Films / AMBI
Status: In Development
Execs: Roger Kumble (W/D/EP), Lindsey Rosin (W/EP), Jordan Ross (W/EP), Neal Moritz (EP NW), Pavun Shetty (EP NW)
Logline: Modern spin on the late 90s cultural phenomenon that will center around the 16-year-old sone of the late Sebastian Valmont and Annette Hargrove, named Bash Casey. Upon finding his late father’s journal, Bash learns of the family legacy he didn’t know existed. In search of answers, he trades his small-town Kansas upbringing for a scholarship to the prestigious brighton Preparatory Academy in San Francisco and soon finds himself in a world of sex, money, power, and corruption he never could have imagined.

FATED
Studio: Universal TV / Torante TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Jessica Mecklenburg (W), Rod Lurie (D/EP NW)
Logline: Revolves around two brothers at the top of the their game — one the president of a Texas university and the other the revered football coach — and the sex scandal that threatens to unravel their family legacy.

HART TO HART
Studio: Sony TV / Carol Mendelsohn Productions
Status: Script Commitment Plus Penalty
Execs: Carol Mendelsohn (EP NW), Christopher Fife (W/EP), Julie Weitz (EP NW)
Logline: Reboot of the 1979 ABC series, a modern and sexy retelling of the classic series that focuses on “by the book” attorney Jonathan Hart and free-spirited investigator Dan Hartman, who must balance the two sides of their life: action-packed crime-solving in the midst of newly found domesticity.

HEAVEN IS FOR REAL
Studio: Sony Pictures TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Randy Brown (W/EP), Todd Burpo (EP NW), Sonya (EP NW), Joe Roth (EP NW), T.D. Jakes (EP NW), DeVon Franklin (EP NW)
Logline: Revolves around a small town pastor who must find the courage of faith to lead his parishioners after the news of his son’s visit to Heaven due to a near-death experience begins to capture worldwide attention.

MIDNIGHT, TEXAS
Studio: Universal TV
Status: In Development
Execs: Monica Owusu-Breen (W/EP), David Janollari (EP NW)
Logline: Revolves around a small town in the Lone Star state where the supernatural and real worlds collide in dangerous ways. Based on the book by Charlaine Harris.

UNT. SEN. WENDY DAVID DRAMEDY
Studio: Universal TV / Naegle Ink
Status: In Development
Execs: Jennifer Cecil (W/EP), Wendy Davis (EP NW), Sue Naegle (EP NW), Karen Sherwood (EP NW)
Logline: Female democratic senator who after losing the Texas governor’s race, gets her world turned upside down. In the vein of “The Good Wife” while she pieces her pride back together, she goes to work in the law firm of her best friend — a black, male republica and discovers that with no political future to protect, she can unshackle her inner demons.

TAKEN
Studio: Universal TV / EuropaCorp TV
Status: Series Order
Execs: Alexander Cary (W/EP/SR), Matthew Gross (EP)
Logline: Modern-day prequel to Luc Besson’s blockbuster feature franchise that starred Liam Neeson as retired CIA operative Bryan Mills on a one-man maission to save his kidnapped daughter. The series will depict how a young Bryan develops his particular set of skills.

TALENT
Studio: Sony Pictures TV / The Firm
Status: In Development
Execs: Shaun Cassidey (W/EP)
Logline: Drama with music elements.

UNT. IMPERIAL CITY DRAMA
Studio: Warner Bros. TV / Kapital Entertainment / Silent H Productiosn
Status: Put Pilot Commitment
Execs: Rupert Grint (S/P), Silvio Horta (W/EP), Aaron Kaplan (EP NW), Andrew Maher (P NW)
Logline: A low-level New York office drone obsessed with Imperial City, a comic book series his father created before his death. Rupert has spent his whole lief believing he owned all nine issues. But when a mysterious comic book collector reveals the existence of a tenth issue, rupert discovers that the world of Imperial City is real, and his is the only person who can save it.

ZONE OF SILENCE
Studio: Universal TV / UnbeliEVAble Entertainment / Blumhouse
Status: In Development
Execs: Eric Winter (EP NW), Rasha Raisani (W/EP), Eva Longoria (EP NW), Ben Spector (EP NW), Jason Blun (EP NW), Jessica Rhoades (EP NW)
Logline: Focuses on the area acting like a domestic Bermuda Triangle, an invisible interference which appears in the southwest and not only wreaks havoc on communications but is central to key myths, folklore and legends. When a group of ICE agents go missing under odd circumstances within the “zone,” a task forces is formed to find them. Science clashes with the unexplained on a weekly basis while the larger search to explain the disappearance continues.

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