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COMEDY

ALPHA HOUSE
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STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Garry Trudeau (w)
LOGLINE: Four senators live together in a rented house in Washington DC.
CAST: John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Matt Malloy, Yara Martinez, Kobi Libii, Clark Johnson

BETAS
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STUDIO: Amazon Studios/Groundswell Prods
TEAM: Michael London (ep), Evan Endicott (w), Josh Stoddard (w), Michael Lehman (w, d), Alan R. Cohen (showrunner), Alan Freedland (showrunner)
LOGLINE: A quartet of under-socialized computer geeks in the world of Silicon Valley start-ups have designed a killer app that could transform the social lives of about 6 billion people for the better. Now all they have to do is get over their crippling personality flaws and sell their product.
CAST: Ed Begley Jr, Jon Daly, Joe Dinicol, Margo Harshman, Charlie Saxton, Karan Soni

BROWSERS
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Amazon Studios/3 Arts
TEAM: David Javerbaum (w, ep), David Miner (ep), Don Scardino (d)
LOGLINE: A musical comedy set in contemporary Manhattan that follows four young people as they start their first jobs at a news website.
CAST: Bebe Neuwirth, Dustin Ingram, Constance Wu, Bridgette Davidovici, Marque Richardson, Chris Wood

DARK MINIONS (animated)
STUDIO: Amazon Studios/Principato-Young
TEAM: Kevin Sussman (w), John Ross Bowie (w)
LOGLINE: Two slackers are just trying to make a paycheck working an intergalactic warship.

MOZART IN THE JUNGLE
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Roman Coppola (w), Jason Schwartzman (w), Alex Timbers (w)
LOGLINE: Based on the memoir by Blair Tindall, it’s about  what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what happens onstage.
CAST: Gael Garcia Bernal

ONION NEWS EMPIRE
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Will Graham (w, ep), Dan Mirk (w, ep), Todd Strauss-Schulson (d)
LOGLINE: The series set behind the scenes at The Onion News Network shows just how far journalists will go to stay at the top of their game.
CAST: Jeffrey Tambor, Cheyenne Jackson, Aja Naomi King, Chris Masterson

THE OUTLAWS
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Jeremy Garelick (w), Jon Weinbach (w), Matt Alvarez, Michael Strahan, Jay Chandrasekhar (d)
LOGLINE: A look at a pro football team from the perspective of the players and the back office.

SUPANATURAL (animated)
STUDIO: Amazon Studios/Underground
TEAM: Lily Sparks (w), Price Peterson (w), Ryan Sandoval (w), Jason Micallef (p), Kristen Schaal (p)
LOGLINE: Two outspoken divas are humanity’s last line of defense against the supernatural, when they’re not working at the mall.

THOSE WHO CAN’T
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Andrew Orvedahl (w, ep), Adam Cayton-Holland (w, ep), Benjamin Roy (w, ep)
LOGLINE: Three juvenile, misfit teachers are just as immature, if not more so, than the students they teach.

TRANSPARENT
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Jill Soloway
LOGLINE: A man gathers his three adult kids for a talk about the future, but everyone is shocked to learn that it’s not a financial inheritance at stake but rather the complex legacy of a secret life as a transgender.
CAST: Jeffrey Tambor, Gaby Hoffman

ZOMBIELAND
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STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV
TEAM: Rhett Reese (w, ep), Paul Wernick (w, ep), Gavin Polone (ep), Eli Craig (d)
LOGLINE: A continuation of the adventures of Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita and her younger sister Little Rock — four humans who band together to survive the zombie apocalypse. Based on the 2009 feature film.
CAST: Kirk Ward, Tyler Ross, Izabela Vidovic, Maiara Walsh

DRAMA

THE AFTER
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Chris Carter (w, d)
LOGLINE: Set at the moment of apocalypse.
CAST: Jamie Kennedy, Adrian Pasdar, Aldis Hodge, Sharon Lawrence, Andrew Howard, Arielle Kebbel, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Louise Monot, Sam Littlefield

BOSCH
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Michael Connelly (w, ep), Eric Overmeyer (w, ep), Henrik Bastin (ep), Mikkel Bondesen (ep)
LOGLINE: Police procedural based on Michael Connelly’s novels about Harry Bosch, a veteran homicide detective with the LAPD.
Cast: Titus Welliver, Amy Price-Francis

CHILDREN

ANNEBOTS
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STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: JJ Johnson
LOGLINE:  Anne, a young scientist, creates three robot helpers to assist her scientific experiments in the back of her dad’s junkyard. Aims to introduce kids to science and technology in a fun, new way.

CREATIVE GALAXY (animated)
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STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Angela Santomero
LOGLINE: An nteractive art adventure series designed to inspire kids’ creative thinking through crafts, story, music and dance.

GORTIMER GIBBON’s LIFE ON NORMAL STREET
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: David Anaxagoras
LOGLINE: A look at the lives of three quirky tweens who live in a surreal world of eccentric characters and strange happenings.
CAST: Sloan Morgan Siegel, Robyn Lively

GRID SMASHER
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Dan Clark
LOGLINE: Johnico and his team of rag-tag aliens compete to win the greatest game in the universe.

HARD-BOILED EGGHEADS (animated)
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Duane Capizzi
LOGLINE: Classified special agents set out to correct the mistakes of science — monsters made of toxic waste, mutants born of lab accidents and the occasional hostile alien.

THE JO B. & G. RAFF SHOW (animated)
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Josh Selig
LOGLINE: Two best friends are hosts of their very own TV show, but every day, just when their show is about to start filming, Jo B. realizes that G. Raff can’t be found anywhere.

MAKER SHACK AGENCY
STUDIO: Electus
TEAM:
LOGLINE: 13-year-old inventor Angus Wolfe, aka “Wolfie,” and his two best friends and fellow “makers,” Jo and Merle, use all branches of science and personal ingenuity to solve their clients’ problems by making a new invention every episode.

OZ ADVENTURES
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
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LOGLINE:  Dot, Dorothy’s daughter, goes off to Oz everyday with the children of the beloved characters from L. Frank Baum’s classic book, The Wizard of Oz. In each episode, the yellow brick road leads Dot to a new magical location where she solves problems alongside her Oz friends.

TEENY TINY DOGS
STUDIO: Amazon Studios/Jim Henson Co.
TEAM:  Howard Baker
LOGLINE: Four dogs help one another navigate the big world despite their teeny, tiny, small size. This series promotes happiness through friendship, learning, growing and developing a strong sense of self as seen through the eyes of canine friends.

TUMBLEAF (stop-motion)
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STUDIO: Amazon Studios/Bix Pix Studios
TEAM: Drew Hodges
LOGLINE: Set in a whimsical land where a small blue fox named Fig plays each day and discovers adventure, friendship and love around every bend in the path. Children will be enriched by narratives that promote play through exploration and cognitive reasoning.

WISHENPOOF! (animated)
STUDIO: Amazon Studios
TEAM: Angel Santomero (w)
LOGLINE: Bianca is just like any other little girl — except she has “wish magic,” which lets her make all kinds of wishes come true.