TV Pilots 2019: The Complete Guide

The Hollywood Reporter's annual guide to pilot season across the five broadcast networks will be updated with each pickup, casting and eventual series order (or pass).
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Dick Wolf, left, Chuck Lorre, Kenya Barris, Amy Poehler and Greg Berlanti are producing some of the buzziest pilots of the season.

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 and streaming services new and old including Apple, WarnerMedia, Disney+, Netflix, Amazon and Hulu — all of which are making multibillion-dollar scripted pushes. As in the past few years, the networks continue to look to reboots, family fare and procedurals to help cut through the increasing clutter.

Here's a look at the pilots in contention for the 2019-2020 television season, as ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and The CW sift through hundreds of scripts and march forward in a bid to find the next breakout comedies and dramas. Bookmark THR.com/PilotSeason as well as this page, as The Hollywood Reporter will update this guide throughout the season with the latest pilot orders, castings and eventual series pickups. 

* Denotes casting has been completed.

ABC Drama

The Baker and the Beauty* — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the Israeli series created by Assi Azar, the drama tells the story of the unlikely romance between a blue-collar baker and an international superstar. Theirs is a relationship that not only upends their own lives, but the lives of their two very different families.
Cast: Nathalie Kelley (Dynasty), Carlos Gomez, Lisa Vidal, Dan Bucatinsky, Belissa Escobedo, Victor Rasuk, Michelle Veintimilla, David Del Rio
Team: W/EP Dean Georgaris (The Meg, The Brave); EP/D David Frankel; EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Rachel Kaplan, Peter Traugott, Assi Azar
Studio: ABC Studios, Universal Television, Keshet Studios 
Location: Atlanta and exterior shots in Miami 

Heart of Life — PASSED OVER
Logline: Inspired by John Mayer's song, the drama follows two sets of adult siblings from wildly different worlds who discover they are related and must reassess everything they thought they knew about their shared father. As they explore the mystery of their separate childhoods, they'll experience the difficulty in overcoming the sins of the past, and learn the joys of reuniting with long-lost family.
Cast: Harry Shum Jr., Katie Findlay, Dave Annable, Jessica Stroup, Nick Thune
Team: W/EP Ben Queen (Powerless); EP John Mayer, Melvin Mar, Jake Kasdan, Paul Weitz; D Anne Fletcher
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, ABC Studios
Location: Atlanta

The Hypnotist's Love Story* — PASSED OVER
Logline: After a string of failed romances, successful hypnotherapist Ellen (Juliet Rylance, The Knick) is optimistic about her current boyfriend. But then he reveals a disturbing truth: a stalker ex-girlfriend (Heather Graham) has been following him for years. Ellen finds herself intrigued — and oddly thrilled by the stalker, entirely unaware that they've already met. Based on the book of the same name by Liane Moriarty (Big Little Lies).
Cast: Heather Graham, Juliet Rylance, Jane Seymour, Liza Lapira, Adan Canto, Nathaniel Buescher
Team: W/EP Katie Wech; EP Heather Graham, David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Laurie Zaks; EP/D Francesca Gregorini; P Liane Moriarty
Studio: ABC Studios, Mandeville Television
Location: Vancouver

New York Undercover* — PASSED OVER/BEING SHOPPED
Logline: Picking up 20 years after the end of the original, the new take follows detectives Nat Gilmore and Melissa Ortiz as they investigate the city's most dangerous criminals from Harlem to Battery Park. 
Cast: Malik Yoba, Luna Lauren Velez (reprising their roles from the original), Otmara Marrero, Toby Sandeman, Anna Enger, Octavio Pizano, MC Lyte
Team: W/EP Dick Wolf, Ben Watkins; EP Arthur W. Forney, Peter Jankowski; EP/D Anthony Hemingway
Studio: Universal Television, ABC Studios
Location: New York

NYPD Blue* — PASSED OVER
Logline: Follows Andy Sipowicz's (original star Dennis Franz) son, Theo (Fabien Frankel), as he tries to earn his detective shield and work in the 15th squad while investigating his father's murder.
Cast: Fabien Frankel, Alona Tal (Supernatural), Kim Delaney, Bill Brochtrup, Rick Gomez, Ashley Thomas, Sofia Barclay
Team: W/EP Matt Olmstead, Nick Wootton; EP/D Jesse Bochco; EP Dayna Bochco
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, ABC Studios
Location: New York

Stumptown* — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Inspired by the Oni Press graphic novels, the drama follows Dex Parios (Cobie Smulders), a strong, assertive and unapologetically sharp-witted Army veteran working as a P.I. (Michael Ealy) in Portland. With a complicated personal history and only herself to rely on, she solves other people’s messes with a blind eye toward her own.
Cast: Cobie Smulders, Michael Ealy, Mark Webber, Adrian Martinez, Camryn Manheim, Cole Sibus, Tantoo Cardinal
Team: W/EP Jason Richman (Detroit 187); EP Ruben Fleischer, Dave Bernad, Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth, Justin Greenwood; EP/D James Griffiths
Studio: ABC Studios, The District
Location: Portland, Vancouver

Triangle — PASSED OVER 
Logline: What if the Bermuda Triangle was not a watery grave in the middle of the ocean, but a land lost in time that has trapped travelers over the course of human history? When a family is shipwrecked in this strange land, they must band together with a group of like-minded inhabitants — from throughout history — to survive and somehow find a way home.
Cast: Mike Vogel (The Brave), Edwin Hodge, Mallory Jansen, Matt Passmore, Sarah Catherine Hook, Amit Shah, Sibongile Mlambo, Diana Bermudez, Sarah Catherine Hook
Team: W/EP Jon Feldman (Dawson's Creek, Designated Survivor), Sonny Postiglione; EP Jen Gwartz; EP/D McG
Studio: ABC Studios, Random Hill
Location: New Zealand

Until the Wedding* — PASSED OVER/BEING SHOPPED
Logline: Based on an Israeli format, the series tells the story of how one couple's (Olivia Thirlby, E.J. Bonilla) decision to get married can affect everyone in their lives. The show will explore the intimate relationships in a group of friends and family as they are forced to reckon with their own romantic lives and come to terms with the realities of love and marriage.
Cast: Olivia Thirlby, E.J. Bonilla, Britt Lower, Trent Garrett, Juani Feliz, Lisa Colon-Zayas, Vered Blonstein, Michael Stahl-David, Michael Benjamin Washington, Christian Coulson, Christian Borle
Team: W/EP Becky Mode (SEAL Team, Smash); EP Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly, Alon Aranya, Nelly Feld, Avi Zvi, Ami Amir; D/EP Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich)
Studilo: ABC Studios, Timberman-Beverly, Reshet Media
Location: Los Angeles

For Life (formerly Untitled Hank Steinberg/Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson drama) — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A serialized legal and family drama about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer, litigating cases for other inmates while fighting to overturn his own life sentence for a crime he didn't commit. His quest for freedom is driven by his desperate desire to get back to the family he loves and reclaim the life that was stolen from him. The show will also, through the window of his ferocious struggle and complicated relationship with a progressive female prison warden, examine the flaws and challenges in the penal and legal systems.
Cast: Nicholas Pinnock (Counterpart), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones), Joy Bryant (Parenthood), Boris McGiver, Tyla Harris, Mary Stuart Masterson, Dorian Missick
Team: W/EP Hank Steinberg (The Last Ship); EP/D George Tillman Jr. (The Hate U Give); EP Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (Power), Isaac Wright Jr., Doug Robinson, Alison Greenspan
Studio: Sony Pictures TV, ABC Studios, G-Unit Film & Television, Doug Robinson Productions
Location: New York

ABC Comedy

Happy Accident* — PASSED OVER
Logline: Revolves around two Pittsburgh families — a father (Matt Walsh) with three adult daughters (Joanna Garcia Swisher) and a hotel lounge singer (Vanessa Williams) with her med student son — who are forced together after a decades-old secret is revealed.
Cast: Vanessa WilliamsMatt Walsh (Veep), Joanna Garcia Swisher, Kether Donohue, Jessie Pinnick, Elliot Knight, Robert Smith
Team: W/EP Jon Pollack, Abraham Higginbotham (Modern Family); EP/D Kat Coiro
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles 

Mixed-ish ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around young Rainbow (Arica Himmell) as she recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the dilemmas they faced over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves when her parents move from a hippie commune to the suburbs.
Cast: Arica Himmell, Tika Sumpter, Christina Anthony, Mykal-Michelle Harris and Ethan Childress
Team: W/EP Peter Saji, Kenya Barris; EP Tracee Ellis Ross, Randall Winston, Brian Dobbins, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, Anthony Anderson
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Nana* — PASSED OVER
Logline: After the death of his wife, an obsessive, overprotective dad (Josh Cooke, Grace and Frankie) is forced to invite his brash and bawdy mother-in-law (Katey Sagal) into his home to help raise the two granddaughters she barely knows.
Cast: Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy, Superior Donuts), Josh Cooke, Ben Lawson, Kimberly Quinn, Gemma Allen, Bill Bellamy, Jolie Hoang-Rappaport
Team: W/EP Lon Zimmet (L.A. to Vegas), EP Ted Melfi, Kimberly Quinn, Andrew Kosove, Broderick Johnson, Laura Lancaster, Co-EP Katey Sagal; D Andy Ackerman
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, ABC Studios, Goldenlight Films, Alcon Entertainment  
Format: Hybrid
Location: Los Angeles

United We Fall — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A profoundly realistic, multicultural family sitcom that shows how, when two people with young children and overzealous extended families truly love each other, barely anything is possible.
Cast: Jane Curtin, Jason Michael Snow, Will Sasso, Christina Vidal
Team: W/EP Julius "Goldy" Sharpe (Making History, Family Guy), EP Julia Gunn, Seth Gordon; EP/D Mark Cendrowski
Studio: Sony Pictures TV, ABC Studios
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Untitled Hannah Simone comedy* — PASSED OVER
Logline: Hannah (New Girl grad Hannah Simone) and her Indian-American immigrant father have always been close, but after she admits to herself that she’s in a dead-end job and he reveals his marriage is over, they’re starting over together and each finding a new path. This new chapter will either make them crazy close ... or just crazy.
Cast: Hannah Simone, Jane Leeves, Alanna Ubach, Deniz Akdeniz, Liza Treyger, Hank Chen
Team: W/EP Hannah Simone, Matt Fusfeld (New Girl, American Dad), Alex Cuthbertson (New Girl); EP/D Todd Holland
Studio: ABC Studios
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Untitled Jessica Gao* — PASSED OVER/BEING SHOPPED
Logline: Revolves around Janet Zhao, a first-generation Chinese-American woman who struggles to set healthy boundaries with her crazy, exhausting family. When her wealthy grandmother dies and names Janet the sole inheritor, she suddenly finds herself the unwilling new matriarch of the family she’s spent her life trying to keep at arm’s length.
Cast: Holly Chou, Cindy Cheung, Stephen Park, Kelly Hu, Helen Hong, Ki Hong Lee, Ashley Park, John Gemberling
Team: W/EP Jessica Gao (Rick and Morty), Larry Wilmore; EP Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, Samie Falvey; EP/D Jude Weng
Studio: ABC Studios, CBS TV Studios, Amblin TV
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Untitled Leslie Odom Jr. comedy* — PASSED OVER
Logline: Inspired by real-life progressive pastors Toure Roberts and Sarah Jakes-Roberts, the show revolves around Omari (Leslie Odom Jr.) and Hope (Kelly Jenrette), who together run a modern ministry and share an eclectic, chaotic home life with their combined four children.
Cast: Leslie Odom Jr., Kelly Jenrette (The Handmaid's Tale), Alexis Fields, Hailey Kilgore, Lilah Richcreek, Milan Carter, Kezii Curtis, Brandon Severs, Somali Rose
Team: W/EP Saladin Patterson (The Last O.G., The Big Bang Theory), EP Kerry Washington, Pilar Savone, Leslie Odom Jr., Co-EP Toure Roberts, Sarah Jakes-Roberts; EP/D Fred Savage
Studio: ABC Studios, Simpson Street
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Woman Up* — PASSED OVER
Logline: Two former teen moms (Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Tawny Newsome) have worked their asses off to see their daughters all the way through high school graduation. And now, at 35, they're ready to make up for the youth they never had.
Cast: Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Tawny Newsome, Abby Quinn, Gabrielle Elyse, Kym Whitley, Leon Thomas, Tate Moore, Bryce Charles
Team: W/EP/D Zoe Lister-Jones; EP Liz Meriwether, Jason Winer, Jon Radler
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, ABC Studios, Small Dog Picture Co., Ms. Lister Films
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

CBS Drama

Alive (formerly Frankenstein) — PASSED OVER
Logline: A San Francisco homicide detective is mysteriously brought back to life after being killed in the line of duty, but as he resumes his old life and he and his wife realize he isn’t the same person he used to be, they zero in on the strange man behind his resurrection: Dr. Victor Frankenstein.
Cast: Ryan Phillippe (Shooter), Katrina Law (Training Day), Aaron Staton (Mad Men), Saidah Arrika Ekulona 
Team: W/EP Jason Tracey (Elementary); EP Rob Doherty, D Uta Briesewitz (Westworld, Stranger Things)
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Location: Vancouver

All Rise (formerly Courthouse) — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Follows the dedicated, chaotic, hopeful and sometimes absurd lives of the judges, assistant district attorneys and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks, cops and jurors to bring justice to the people of Los Angeles.
Cast: Jessica Camacho, Wilson Bethel, J. Alex Brinson, Marg Helgenberger, Lindsay Mendez, Ruthie Ann Miles
Team: W/EP Greg Spottiswood (Frontier); EP Leonard Goldstein; EP/D Mike Robin; CP Gil Garcetti
Studio: Warner Bros. TV
Location: Los Angeles

Evil — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A drama about the battle between science and religion, Evil focuses on a skeptical female clinical psychologist who joins a priest-in-training and a blue-collar contractor as they investigate supposed miracles, demonic possessions and other extraordinary occurrences to see if there's a scientific explanation or if something truly supernatural is at work.
Cast: Katja Herbers (Westworld, Divorce), Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Aasif Mandvi, Michael Emerson
Team: W/EP Robert and Michelle King (The Good Fight); EP Liz Glotzer; D Robert King
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Location: New York

FBI: Most Wanted (spinoff to air as planted episode of FBI)
 — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around the division of the FBI tasked with tracking and capturing the notorious criminals on the FBI's Most Wanted list.

Cast: 
Julian McMahon (Nip/Tuck), Keisha Castle-Hughes, Alana de la Garza (Law & Order), Kellan Lutz (What Men Want), Roxy Sternberg, Nathanial Arcand
Team: W/EP Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer; EP Arthur W. Forney, Peter Jankowski; D Fred Berner

Studio: Universal Television, CBS TV Studios, Wolf Films

Location: New York

The Republic of Sarah — PASSED OVER
Logline: A small New Hampshire town is thrust onto the world stage when the discovery of a valuable resource within its borders compels the residents to declare themselves an independent nation, setting the unlikely young mayor and her cabinet of inexperienced locals on the path of running a brand new country.
Cast: Sarah Drew (Grey's Anatomy), Kirsten Nelson, James Lesure, Kimberly Guerrero, Daniel Ings, Annie Funke, Jonathan Slavin, Carlos Leal
Team: W/EP Jeffrey Paul King (Elementary); EP Leo Pearlman, Jeff Grosvenor, Anna Fricke; EP/D Marc Webb
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Location: Vancouver

Surveillance* — PASSED OVER
Logline: A spy thriller about around the head of communications for the NSA (Sophia Bush), a charming operative who finds her loyalties torn between protecting the government's secrets and her own.
Cast: Sophia Bush, Dennis Haysbert, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Matthew Modine, Allen Leech, Raphael Acloque, Nick Blood, Spencer Moss, Tina Huang, Judith Scott, Brian Markinson, Catherine Curtin
Team: W/Co-EP David C. White (Sons of Liberty); EP Matt Reeves (The Passage); D/EP Patricia Riggen (Jack Ryan)
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, CBS TV Studios, 6th & Idaho
Location: Los Angeles

Tommy (formerly known as Nancy) — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: When a former high-ranking NYPD officer (Edie Falco) becomes the first female chief of police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political, and national security issues that converge with enforcing the law.
Cast: Edie Falco, Michael Chernus, Adelaide Clemens, Russel G. Jones, Olivia Lucy Phillip, David Fierro, Joseph Lyle Taylor
Team: W/EP Paul Attanasio (Bull); EP Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey; EP/D Kate Dennis
Studio: CBS TV Studios, Amblin Television
Location: Los Angeles

Under the Bridge — PASSED OVER
Logline: When a scandal rocks the medical practice she runs with her husband and their friends, a surgeon (Jennifer Morrison) rises to the occasion and takes the lead in trying to mend both the practice and her own marriage.
Cast: Jennifer Morrison, Justin Kirk, David Ajala (Nightflyers), Sarayu Blue (second position to NBC's I Feel Bad), Reggie Lee
Team: W/EP Rina Mimoun (Mistresses, Everwood); EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed; D/EP Vic Mahoney (Star Wars Episode IX)
Studio: CBS TV Studios
Location: Los Angeles

CBS Comedy

Bob Hearts Abishola* — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Follows Bob (Mike and Molly grad Billy Gardell) who, after having a heart attack, falls in love with his Nigerian nurse (Folake Olowofoyeku, Transparent) and sets his sights on getting her to give him a chance.
Cast: Billy Gardell, Folake Olowofoyeku, Christine Ebersole, Maribeth Monroe, Shola Adewusi, Barry Shabaka Henley, Matt Jones, Travis Wolfe Jr.
Team: W/EP Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky (Mike and Molly), Al Higgins, Gina Yashere; EP/D Beth McCarthy Miller
Studio: Warner Bros. TV
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Carol's Second Act (series commitment)
 — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around Carol Chambers (Patricia Heaton), who, after raising her two children and retiring from teaching, embarks on a unique second act: becoming a doctor.

Cast: Patricia Heaton
, Kyle MacLachlan, Sabrina Jalees, Jean-Luc Bilodeau, Ito Aghayere, Bonnie Dennison
Team: W/EP Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins (Trophy Wife); EP Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, Adam Griffin, Rebecca Stay, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; EP/D Pam Fryman

Studio: CBS TV Studios, Kapital Entertainment, Four Boys

Format: Multicamera

Location: 

The Emperor of Malibu — PASSED OVER
Logline: When the son of a Chinese billionaire announces his engagement to an American woman, his outrageous family descends upon the couple to win their son back and test drive the American dream.
Cast: Max Willems, Ken Jeong (Crazy Rich Asians), Deborah S. Craig, Taylor Louderman
Team: W/EP Kevin Kwan (Crazy Rich Asians), David Sangalli; EP/showrunners Michelle Nader (2 Broke Girls), Christina Lee (Search Party); EP Danielle Stokdyk; EP/D Andy Ackerman
Studio: Warner Bros. Television
Format: Multicamera
Location: 

Broke — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: When an outrageously wealthy trust-fund baby (Jaime Camil, Jane the Virgin) is cut off by his father, he and his wife move into her estranged sister's (Pauley Perrette, NCIS) Reseda condo, forcing the two siblings to reconnect.
Cast: Jaime Camil (Jane the Virgin), Pauley Perrette (NCIS), Natasha Leggero, Izzy Diaz
Team: W/EP Alex Herschlag (Will & Grace); EP Jennie Snyder Urman (Jane the Virgin), Joanna Klein, Ben Silverman, Jaime Camil, Guillermo Restrepo, Gonzalo Cilley, Maria Lucia Hernandez Frieri
Studio: CBS TV Studios, Sutton Street Productions, Propagate
Format: Multicamera
Location:

Our House — PASSED OVER
Logline: A devoted mom and dad are committed to raising their children with the love and support the mom never got as a kid, but discover how difficult that is with her insane parents and siblings back in the picture.
Cast: Katherine Heigl, Malcolm Barrett (Timeless
Team: W/EP Brendan O'Brien (Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates); EP Nick Stoller, Conor Welch; D James Burrows
Studio: Sony Pictures TV, CBS TV Studios
Format: Multicamera/hybrid
Location:

Super Simple Love Story (formerly The Us Project, The Story of Us) — PASSED OVER
Logline: Explores how an unlikely couple becomes an unlikely family, as told through interviews and vignettes spanning 10 years.
Cast: Parker Young, Laura Marano, Vanessa Marano, Elizabeth Alderfer, David Walton, Ronny Chieng, Susan Wokoma
Team: W/EP Mike Royce (One Day at a Time); EP Nick Stoller, Conor Welch; EP/D Pam Fryman
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, CBS Television Studios
Format: Hybrid
Location: 

The Unicorn — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A widower is eager to move on from the most difficult year of his life, only to realize he's utterly unprepared to raise his two daughters on his own, and equally unprepared for the dating world where, to his shock, he’s suddenly a hot commodity.
Cast: Walton Goggins (Justified), Rob Corddry, Michaela Watkins, Omar Benson Miller, Maya Lynne Robinson
Team: W/EP Bill Martin, Mike Schiff (Fam); EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, Peyton Reed; EP/D John Hamburg
Studio: CBS TV Studios, Kapital Entertainment
Format: Multicamera converted to single-camera 
Location: 

To Whom It May Concern — PASSED OVER
Logline: Evan sets out with his group of 20-something friends to accomplish a list of challenges he wrote for himself years ago in an effort to turn around his banal life.
Cast: Michael Angarano (This Is Us), Briga Heelan (Great News), Raymond Ablack, Michael Cassidy, Taylor Dearden, Ana Villafane
Team: W/Co-EP Mike Metz; EP Gail Berman; D Mark Cendrowski
Studio: CBS TV Studios, The Jackal Group
Format: Hybrid
Location:

Fox Drama

Deputy — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Deputy Bill Hollister (Stephen Dorff) is a career lawman who's very comfortable kicking down doors and utterly lost in a staff meeting. But when the L.A. County sheriff drops dead, Bill becomes acting sheriff of Los Angeles County, in charge of 10,000 sworn deputies policing a modern Wild West. Produced with the cooperation of the L.A. Sheriff's Department.
Cast: Stephen Dorff (True Detective), Yara Martinez, Brian Van Holt, Siena Goines, Jasmine Kaur, Shane Paul McGhie
Team: W/EP Will Beall (Aquaman); EP/D David Ayer; EP Chris Long
Studio: Entertainment One, Cedar Park, Fox Entertainment
Location: Atlanta

Filthy Rich — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A Southern Gothic dramedy revolving around two strong, sharp women who will go to any length to protect their loved ones and get their due. When the wealthy CEO of the world's largest Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are stunned to discover he has grown, illegitimate kids who are also in his will. When the steel azalea matriarch of the family tries to pay them to go away, these newly legitimized heirs have very different ideas and insist on not only staying in town, but becoming part of the family empire.
Cast: Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City), Gerald McRaney (This Is Us), Aubrey Dollar, Benjamin Levy Aguilar, Corey Cott, Mark L. Young, Steve Harris, Melia Kreiling, David Denman, Olivia Macklin
Team: W/D/EP Tate Taylor; EP Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, John Norris; P Kim Cattrall
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine Television
Location: New Orleans

Lovestruck (formerly Untitled Tom Kapinos drama) — PASSED OVER
Logline: A structurally inventive dramedy in which the entire first season takes place over the course of a single night at a wedding. As viewers get to know the wedding party, they'll learn surprising reveals about both their present and past, see that things aren't always as they seem and explore the complicated bonds of love, friendship and family at different stages of life. Inspired by the Endemol Shine France series Quadras.
Cast: Rachel Bilson, Steve Kazee, Andie MacDowell, Kathleen Turner, Richard Roxburgh, Madeline Wise, Usman Ally, Beth Riesgraf, Jeffery Self, Linda Park
Team: W/EP Tom Kapinos (Lucifer, Californication); D/EP Sanaa Hamri (Empire); EP Sharon Levy, Francois-Xavier Demaison, Nicolas Coppermann
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, Endemol Shine North America
Location: Atlanta

Next — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A propulsive, fact-based thriller grounded in the latest A.I. research that revolves around a brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO (John Slattery) who joins a Homeland Cybersecurity Agent and her team to stop the world's first artificial intelligence crisis: the emergence of a rogue AI with the ability to continuously improve itself. 
Cast: John Slattery (Mad Men), Fernanda Andrade, Eve Harlow, Aaron Moten, Gerardo Celasco, Michael Mosley, Jason Butler Harner
Team: W/EP Manny Coto (24); D/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra; EP Charlie Gogolak
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Zaftig Films, Fox Entertainment
Location: Vancouver

Prodigal Son* — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around Malcolm Bright, the son of a notorious serial killer called The Surgeon who understands how killers think. The criminal psychologist uses his skills to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers while balancing his manipulative mother and annoyingly normal sister and a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son. The drama is described as a fresh take on the crime franchise with a darkly comedic tone.
Cast: Tom Payne (The Walking DeadFinn Jones (Iron Fist)Michael Sheen, Lou Diamond Phillips, Aurora Perrineau, Frank Harts, Bellamy Young (Scandal), Keiko Agena, Halston Sage
Team: W/EP Chris Fedak, Sam Sklaver (Deception); EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
Studio: Warner Bros. TV, Fox Entertainment
Location: New York

Untitled Annie Weisman/Jason Katims drama — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Only child Julia Beckley (Brittany Snow) has her life turned upside down when it's revealed that her father, a pioneering Nobel Prize-winning fertility doctor, used his own sperm to conceive dozens of children over the course of his career. Reeling from this explosive revelation, Julia discovers two new sisters -- her former best friend and an ex-Olympic athlete. Against all odds, the women attempt to form an untraditional family and lean on each other as they grapple with their own identity crises.  Based on the original Endemol Shine Australia series Sisters.
Cast: Brittany Snow, Emily Osment, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Timothy Hutton, Mustafa Elzein, Mo McRae (Pitch)
Team: W/EP Annie Weisman (The Path), EP Jason Katims (Parenthood), Jeni Mulein, Imogen Banks, Sharon Levy, EP/D Leslye Headland (Russian Doll)
Studio: Universal TV, Endemol Shine North America, True Jack, Fox Entertainment
Location: New York

Fox Comedy

Adam & Eve — PASSED OVER
Logline: Based on the French-Canadian format, the comedy follows one couple at three stages of their relationship — young and passionate, middle-aged with kids and navigating retirement.
Cast: Odette Annable, Ryan Hansen
Team: W/EP Jon Beckerman (Ed); EP Claude Meunier, Luc Wiseman; D Claire Scanlon
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Avanti Groupe
Format: Single-camera
Location:

Bless the Harts ANIMATED STRAIGHT-TO-SERIES ORDER
Logline: Follows a group of Southerners who are always broke as a joke and struggling for the American dream of status and wealth. What they don't realize is that they're already rich in friends, family and laughter.
Voice cast: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz
Team: W/EP Emily Spivey; EP Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Kristen Wiig, Seth Cohen, Aubrey Lee
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, Lord & Miller Productions

Duncanville ANIMATED STRAIGHT-TO-SERIES ORDER
Logline: Revolves around a 15-year-old boy named Duncan and his friends and family, including his mother, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.
Voice cast: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa
Team: W/EP Mike and Julie Scully (The Simpsons); EP Amy Poehler, Dave Becky
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, Universal Television, Paper Kite Productions, 3 Arts

The Great North ANIMATED / ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Follows the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family, as single dad, Beef, does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter, Judy, lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of the local mall.
Cast: Nick Offerman, Jenny Slate, Megan Mullally, Paul Rust, Aparna Nancherla, Will Forte, Dulcé Sloan
Team: W/EP Wendy Molyneux, Lizzie Molyneux, Minty Lewis; EP Loren Bouchard
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV, Fox Entertainment

Outmatched (fka Geniuses) — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A family comedy about a blue-collar couple (Maggie Lawson, Jason Biggs) in South Jersey trying to get by and raise four kids, three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses.
Cast: Maggie Lawson (Psych), Jason Biggs (Orange Is the New Black), Connor Kalopsis, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Jack Stanton, Ashley Boettcher
Team: W/EP Lon Zimmet (L.A. to Vegas); D Jonathan Judge
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Format: Multicamera
Location:

Patty's Auto
 — PASSED OVER
Logline: Inspired by Patrice Banks' Girls Auto Clinic — a repair shop with all female mechanics — the comedy revolves around Patty and the eclectic women who work for her.

Cast: 
Carra Patterson (The Arrangement), Joanna Adler, Sarah Levy, Paola Lazaro, Kyla Pratt, Jonathan Sadowski
Team: W/EP Darlene Hunt (The Big C); EP Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman; Co-EP/D Betsy Thomas; P Dannah Shinder; CP Patrice Banks

Studio: Warner Bros. TV, Fox, Brownstone Productions

Format: Multicamera

Location: 

Richard Lovely — PASSED OVER/BEING SHOPPED
Logline: Richard Lovely (Thomas Lennon) is the disgruntled author of the best-selling children's book series, Mr. Mouse. He doesn’t hate children, but rather just everything about them. After a publicity fiasco involving an unexpectedly savvy 9-year-old kid, Mr. Mouse appears in Richard's real life as he is forced into an unlikely father-son relationship that will change his life forever.
Cast: Thomas Lennon, Wendie Malick, Mason Shneiderman, Nicole Sun, Asif Ali, Nicole Richie, Jason Alexander
Team: W/EP Billy Finnegan (Grace and Frankie); EP Kat Coiro; EP/D Alex Hardcastle
Studio: 20th Century Fox TV
Format: Single-camera
Location:

NBC Drama

Bluff City Law — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A character-driven legal drama that follows the lawyers of an elite Memphis law firm that specializes in the most controversial landmark civil rights cases. Led by legendary lawyer Elijah Strait (Jimmy Smits) and his brilliant daughter, Sydney Keller (Caitlin McGee), they take on the toughest David-and-Goliath cases while navigating their complicated relationship.
Cast: Jimmy Smits, Caitlin McGee, Barry Sloane, Michael Luwoye, Maame Yaa Boafo, Jayne Atkinson
Team: W/EP Dean Georgaris (The Brave); EP David Janollari, Michael Aguliar
Studio: Universal Television, David Janollari Entertainment  
Location: Memphis

Council of Dads — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on Bruce Feiler's memoir of the same name, the drama revolves around a father whose life is thrown into upheaval when he is diagnosed with a terminal illness. Facing his morality, he and his wife assemble a group of friends to support his family and guide them through life's challenges.
Cast: Sarah Wayne Callies (The Walking Dead), Michele Weaver (Love Is), J. August Richards (Agents of SHIELD), Clive Standen (Taken), Tom Everett Scott, Michael O'Neill, Steven Silver, Emjay Anthony, Thalia Tran
Team: W/EP Tony Phelan and Joan Rater (Grey's Anatomy, Doubt); EP Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed; P James Oh, Bruce Feiler
Studio: Universal Television, Jerry Bruckheimer Television, Midwest Livestock Productions
Location: Savannah, Ga.

Emergence — ORDERED TO SERIES AT ABC
Logline: A character-driven genre thriller that centers around a sheriff (Allison Tolman, Fargo) who takes in a young child that she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center of it all.
Cast: Allison Tolman (Fargo), Alexa Skye Swinton, Clancy Brown, Robert Bailey Jr., Ashley Aufderheide, Owain Yeoman, Donald Faison
Team: W/EP Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters (Agent Carter); EP/D Paul McGuigan; P Robert Atwood
Studio: ABC Studios
Location: New Jersey

Law & Order: Hate Crimes STRAIGHT-TO-SERIES ORDER/DELAYED
Logline: Based on the real-life Hate Crimes Task Force within the New York Police Department. The unit works under the Special Victims Unit (the basis for SVU) within the department and often borrows SVU detectives for help with investigations. 
Cast:
Team: EP Dick Wolf, Warren Leight; EP Peter Jankowski, Arthur Forney, Michael Chernuchin, Julie Martin, Mariska Hargitay, Alex Chapple
Studio: Universal Television, Wolf Films
Location: 

Lincoln  ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Based on the bestselling Bone Collector book series, the drama follows legendary forensic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme (played in the movie by Denzel Washington), who was seriously injured during his hunt for the diabolic serial killer known as the Bone Collector. Called back into action when the killer re-emerges, Lincoln forms a unique partnership with Amelia Sachs (Angelina Jolie in the film), a young beat cop who helps him hunt the deadly mastermind while also taking on the most high-profile cases in the NYPD.
Cast: Russell Hornsby (second position to Fox's Proven Innocent), Arielle Kebbel (Midnight, Texas), Michael Imperioli, Ramses Jimenez, Brooke Lyons, Roslyn Duff
Team: W/EP VJ Boyd (Justified), Mark Bianculli; EP Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan; D/EP Seth Gordon
Studio: Sony Pictures Television, Universal Television
Location: New York

Prism — PASSED OVER/BEING SHOPPED
Logline: A provocative exploration of a murder trial in which every episode is told through the perspective of a different key person involved. Each new version of the facts ratchets up the mystery and the suspense, calling into question everything we have seen so far and asking is the right person on trial? Driven by an ensemble of complicated characters, the show lets the audience ask if truth matters less than who can tell the most compelling story.  
Cast: Malin Akerman (Billions), Mykelti Williamson, Ramon Rodriguez, Chloe Wepper, David Alpay, Brooke Smith, Sara Rue
Team: W/EP/D Daniel Barnz (Cake); EP Carol Mendelsohn (CSI), Julie Weitz, Ben Barnz
Studio: Universal Television, Carol Mendelsohn Productions, We're Not Brothers
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: An innovative musical dramedy about a whip-smart but socially awkward girl (Jane Levy, Castle Rock) in her late 20s who is suddenly able to hear the innermost thoughts of people around her as songs and even big musical numbers that they perform just for her. With this new ability at her disposal, she is able to use her "gift" to not only help herself understand people in her life, but also to help others around her.
Cast: Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, Mary Steenburgen, Peter Gallagher, John Clarence
Team: W/EP Austin Winsberg (Gossip Girl); EP/D Paul Feig, Jesse Henderson, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum, Jason Wang; EP/D Richard Shepard (Girls)
Studio: Lionsgate TV, the Tannenbaum Co., FeigCo., Universal Music Group
Location: Vancouver with some exterior in San Francisco

NBC Comedy

Friends-in-Law (redeveloped from last season) — PASSED OVER
Logline: Brian and Jake are polar opposites who must quickly figure out how to coexist when their respective best friends decided to get married. New version of 2018 pilot that was passed over.
Cast: Michael Urie, Zach Cregger, Vella Lovell, Gil Ozeri
Team: W/EP Brian Gallivan (Splitting Up Together); EP Tom Werner (The Conners); EP/D Pamela Fryman
Studio: Warner Bros. TV
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

The Kenan Show (formerly Saving Kenan) — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A newly widowed dad (Kenan Thompson) is determined to be everything for his kids while begrudgingly letting his persistent father-in-law become more involved in their lives.
Cast: Kenan Thompson (Saturday Night Live), Andy Garcia, Punam Patel
Team: W/EP Jackie Clarke (Superstore); EP Kenan Thompson, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer; EP/D Chris Rock
Studio: Universal Television, Broadway Video
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Like Magic — PASSED OVER
Logline: A workplace comedy following an optimistic young woman (Jee Young Han, Station 19) who pursues her dream of becoming a headlining magician in the eccentric and ego-driven world of the Magic Palace.
Cast: Jee Young Han (Station 19), Rory O'Malley (Hamilton), Freddie Stroma, Hayley Magnus, French Stewart, Mike Lane
Team: W/EP Bridget Kyle, Vicky Luu (Superstore); EP/D Julie Anne Robinson, EP Matt Hubbard, Kelly Pancho
Studio: Universal Television, CannyLads
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Perfect Harmony (formerly untitled church choir) — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A rural church choir gets the director it never thought it needed when a salty, Ivy League music professor (Bradley Whitford) stumbles through their door.
Cast: Bradley Whitford, Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect), Will Greenberg, Geno Segers, Rizwan Manji, Tymberlee Hill
Team: W/EP Lesley Wake Webster (Speechless); EP/D Jason Winer; EP Bradley Whitford, Adam Anders, Jon Radler
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Small Dog Picture Co.
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Sunnyside — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around Garrett Shah (Kal Penn), a former New York city councilman, who finds his calling when faced with immigrants in need of his help and in search of the American Dream.
Cast: Kal Penn, Kiran Deol, Moses Storm, Diana Maria Riva, Samba Schutte, Poppy Liu, Joel Kim Booster, Tudor Petrut
Team: W/EP Kal Penn, Matt Murray (Parks and Recreation); EP Mike Schur, David Miner, Dan Spilo
Studio: Universal Television, Fremulon, 3 Arts Entertainment
Format: single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

Indebted (formerly Uninsured)  ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Young parents Dave (Adam Pally) and Rebecca (Abby Elliott) end up having to take care of Dave's parents, who have mismanaged their finances and need help paying down a sizable debt.
Cast: Adam Pally (The Mindy Project), Abby Elliott (Saturday Night Live), Fran Drescher, Steven Weber, Jessy Hodges, Amer Chadha-Patel
Team: W/EP Dan Levy (The Goldbergs), EP Doug Robinson, Alison Greenspan; Co-EP Adam Pally
Studio: Sony Pictures TV, Doug Robinson Productions
Format: Multicamera
Location: Los Angeles

Village Gazette (presentation) — PASSED OVER
Logline: Amber (Amber Ruffin) is the editor of the Benson Village Gazette. She loves fluff pieces that demonstrate the idyllic nature of life in her hometown. When the newspaper owners hire a reporter who's looking to uncover a juicy story in Benson, he threatens to unravel the happy denial Amber has been living in.
Cast: Amber Ruffin (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Tommy Dewey
Team: W/EP Amber Ruffin, Shelly Gossman (AP Bio); EP Seth Meyers, Mike Shoemaker, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer
Studio: Universal Television, Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions, Broadway Video
Format: Single-camera
Location: Los Angeles

The CW

Batwoman* -- ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Revolves around Kate Kane (Ruby Rose), who, armed with a passion for social justice and flair for speaking her mind, soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city's criminal resurgence. But don't call her a hero yet — in a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham's symbol of hope.
Cast: Ruby Rose (Orange Is the New Black), Dougray Scott (Snatch), Elizabeth Anweis (911), Meagan Tandy (Teen Wolf), Camrus Johnson (Luke Cage), Nicole Kang (You), Rachel Skarsten (Reign), Camrus Johnson
Team: W/EP: Caroline Dries (The Vampire Diaries); EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns; EP/D David Nutter; EP/D Marcos Siega (The Following)
Studio: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions
Location: Vancouver with exteriors in Chicago

Glamorous — PASSED OVER
Logline: A gender non-conforming recent high school graduate lands the gig of a lifetime interning at a cosmetics company whose products he panned on YouTube.
Cast: Ben J. PierceBrooke Shields, Jade Payton, Pierson Fode, Peyton List, Susan Santiago
Team: W/EP Jordon Nardino (Star Trek: Discovery); EP Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Rauch (Instinct); Co-EP Kameron Tarlow; D/EP Eva Longoria
Studio: CBS TV Studios, Two Shakes
Location: Toronto

Jane the Novela — PASSED OVER
Logline:  A telenovela anthology series in the tradition of Jane the Virgin, where each season is based on a different fictional novel “written by” Jane Villanueva and narrated by the author herself. The first installment takes place at a Napa Valley Vineyard, where family secrets (and family members) don't stay buried for long.
Cast: Gina Rodriguez (narrator), Marcia Cross, Jacqueline Grace Lopez, Hunter Parrish, Benito Martinez, Remi Hii, Ivonne Coll
Team: W/EP Valentina Garza; EP Gina Rodriguez, Jennie Snyder Urman, Ben Silverman, Joanna Klein, Emily Gipson, Jorge Granier, Gary Pearl; EP/D Brad Silberling
Studio: CBS TV Studios, Sutton Street Productions, I Can and I Will Productions, Propagate
Location: Los Angeles

Katy Keene — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: A Riverdale spinoff, Katy Keene follows the lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — including fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene (Lucy Hale) — as they chase their twenty-something dreams in New York City. This musical dramedy chronicles the origins and struggles of four aspiring artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway and in the recording studio. Based on Archie Comics characters.
Cast: Lucy HaleAshleigh Murray (Riverdale), Jonny Beauchamp (Penny Dreadful), Julia Chan (Saving Hope), Camille Hyde, Lucien Laviscount, Zane Holtz, Katherine LaNasa
Team: W/EP Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Michael Grassi; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater; EP/D Maggie Kiley
Studio: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions
Location: New York

The Lost Boys* — BEING REDEVELOPED/RESHOT AS AN OFF-CYCLE PILOT
Logline: Welcome to sunny seaside Santa Carla, home to a beautiful boardwalk, all the cotton candy you can eat...and a secret underworld of vampires. After the sudden death of their father, two brothers move to Santa Carla with their mother, who hopes to start anew in the town where she grew up. But the brothers find themselves drawn deeper and deeper into the seductive world of Santa Carla's eternally beautiful and youthful undead.
Cast: Tyler Posey, Kiele Sanchez, Medalion Rahimi, Dakota Shapiro, Cheyenne Haynes, Haley Tju, Sarah Hay, Rio Mangini, Del Zamora
Team: W/EP Heather Mitchell (Still Star-Crossed); EP Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz, Bill Bindley; P Rebecca Franco; EP/D Catherine Hardwicke
Studio: Warner Bros. TV, Spondoolie Productions, Gulfstream TV
Location: Vancouver

Nancy Drew — ORDERED TO SERIES
Logline: Set in the summer after her high school graduation,18-year-old Nancy Drew (Kennedy McMann) thought she'd be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation — and along the way, uncovers secrets that run deeper than she ever imagined.
Cast: Kennedy McMann, Leah Lewis (Charmed), Tunji Kasim, Maddison Jaizani, Alex Saxon, Freddie Prinze Jr., Alvina August, Pamela Sue Martin (the original Nancy Drew, as a guest)
Team: W/EP Noga Landau (The Magicians), Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage; EP Melinda Hsu Taylor (The Vampire Diaries, The Gifted); EP/D Larry Teng (Supergirl); Co-EP Lis Rowinski
Studio: CBS TV Studios, Fake Empire
Location: Vancouver

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