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COMEDY

A TO Z (single camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM:  Ben Queen (w, ep), Rashida Jones (ep), Will McCormack (ep), Michael Patrick Jann (d)
LOGLINE: Whimsical romantic comedy set in the world of an online dating company that details the “A to Z’s” of a relationship, from meeting to breakup. The ensemble navigates the complicated world of modern dating and poses the question: Is there such a thing as destiny?
CAST: Cristin Milioti, Ben Feldman, Henry Zebrowski, Leonora Crichlow, Christina Kirk

BAD JUDGE (single camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES; 13-EPISODE ORDER
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Liz Brixious (ep), Kate Walsh (ep), Chad Kultgen (w, ep), Anne Heche (ep), Jill Messick (ep), Will Ferrell (ep), Adam McKay (ep)
LOGLINE: It centers on a hard-living, sexually unapologetic woman who plays with the law and whose life on the edge is constantly in balance because she also happens to be a judge in the criminal court system.
CAST: Kate Walsh, John Ducey, Tone Bell, Theodore Barnes, Miguel Sandoval

ELLEN MORE OR LESS (single camera)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: JJ Philbin (w, ep), Jason Katims (ep), Michelle Lee (ep)
LOGLINE: An average-size woman who, after losing 100 pounds, begins reinventing herself in life and love.
CAST: Stacey McGunnigle, Chris Diamantopoulos, Joshua Gomez, Tate Ellington, Jama Williamson, Michael Liu

FEED ME (single camera)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM:  Paul Junger Witt (ep), Tony Thomas (ep), Sally Robinson (w, ep), Marisa Tomei (ep), Michael Trim (d)
LOGLINE: An exploration of adult intimacy and desire that centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together. And when daughter Emma’s husband has an affair, they circle the wagons to fiercely protect one of their own.
CAST: Mary-Louise Parker, Ethan Peck, Toks Olagundoye, Ed Quinn, Hart Bochner, Debra Monk, Andrea Parker

FIFTH WHEEL (multi-camera)
PUSHED
STUDIO: ABC Studios
TEAM: Heidi Niedermeyer (w, sp), Elena Crevello (w, sp), Mark Gordon (ep), Andrea Shay (ep)
LOGLINE: A twentysomething ensemble show about a girl learning to deal with being the only single person in her group of friends.

LIFESAVER
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Wil Calhoun (w, ep), Peter Traugott (ep),  Rachel Kaplan (ep)
LOGLINE: Two polar opposites become inextricably linked after one saves the other’s life.
CAST: Jonathan Ryland, Christian Borle, Lindsay Price, Chris Butler, Harriet Harris

LOVE IS RELATIVE (multi-camera)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: 20th TV
TEAM: Dan Mazer (w, ep), Tom Werner (ep), Tom Lassally (ep)
LOGLINE: A wife and husband begin to see their marriage in a whole new way after her newly divorced brother moves in.
CAST: Leslie Bibb, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Barry Rothbart, Jason Jones

MARRY ME (single camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Sony TV
TEAM:  David Caspe (w, ep), Seth Gordon (d, ep), Jamie Tarses (ep)
LOGLINE: A young couple gets engaged — and they quickly realize it’s harder than it looks.
CAST: Casey Wilson, Ken Marino, John Gemberling, Tim Meadows, Tymberlee Hill

MASON TWINS (single camera)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: ABC Studios
TEAM:  Casey Wilson (w, ep), June Raphael (w, ep), Stacy Traub (ep)
LOGLINE: Having been estranged for 15 years, fraternal twins Pender and Lizzie Mason reconnect after Lizzie’s perfect city life has fallen apart and she returns to her suburban town to find that her sister hasn’t matured past her teen queen days.
CAST: Erinn Hayes, June Diane Raphael, Windell Middlebrooks, Todd Grinnell, Bret Ernst, Jinhee Joung, June Diane Raphael

MISSION CONTROL
PICKED UP TO SERIES FOR MIDSEASON; 6-EPISODE ORDER
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: David Hornsby (w, ep), Adam McKay (ep), Will Ferrell (ep), Don Scardino (ep)
LOGLINE: Set in 1962, it examines what happens when a strong woman butts heads with a macho astronaut in the race to land on the moon.
CAST: Krysten Ritter, Tommy Dewey, Michael Rosenbaum, Malcolm Barrett, Jonathan Slavin, Julie Meyer

MR. ROBINSON (single-camera; originally piloted by NBC last season)
PICKED UP TO SERIES; 6 EPISODES
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Mark Cullen (ep), Rob Cullen (ep), Howard Klein (ep), Mark Schulman (ep)
LOGLINE: A talented musician adjusts to his new life as a middle school music teacher, where he maneuvers precocious kids, teacher politics, and the temptations of single moms.
CAST: Craig Robinson, Ben Koldyke, Larenz Tate, Amanda Lund, Jean Smart

THE MONEY PIT (multi-camera)
PUSHED
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Justin Spitzer (w, ep), Justin Falvey (ep), Darryl Frank (ep)
LOGLINE: A newlywed couple navigates the challenges of modern romance while their house crumbles around them.

OLD SOUL
ALIVE
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Amy Poehler (ep), Jonathan Fener (w, ep), Josh Bycel (w, ep), David Becky (ep), David Wain (d)
LOGLINE: A young woman is trying to find herself, but in the meantime she’s working as the aide to a group of opinionated elderly people.
CAST: Natasha Lyonne, Greta Lee, Rita Moreno, Nick Thune, Fred Willard, Ellen Burstyn

ONE BIG HAPPY (multi-camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES FOR MIDSEASON; 6-EPISODE ORDER
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Liz Feldman (w, ep), Ellen DeGeneres (ep,) Jeff Kleeman (ep), Scott Ellis (d)
LOGLINE: A gay woman and straight man who are best friends decide to have a baby together, but things get complicated when the man finds the love of their life.
CAST: Nick Zano, Elisha Cuthbert, Rebecca Corry, Kelly Brook, Chris Williams

THE PRO (single camera)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: ABC Studios/Universal TV
TEAM: Pete Huyck (w, ep), Alex Gregory (w, ep), Rob Lowe (ep), Todd Holland (ep, d), Karey Burke (ep), Marc Gurvitz (ep)
LOGLINE: Former tennis doubles champion “Big Ben” Bertrahm’s career flame-out and misguided investments have left him working as the pro at a tennis and golf club, where he tries to hustle and charm his way back into America’s 1%.
CAST: Rob Lowe, Rob Riggle, Colton Dunn, Andrea Savage

TWO TO GO (single camera)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Bryan Shukoff (w, co-ep), Kevin Chesley (w, co-ep), David Janollari (ep), Jason Bateman (ep), Jim Garavente (ep), Craig Zisk (d)
LOGLINE: Longtime best friends Kurt and Laura grapple with the challenges of modern-day dating while their group of friends tries to prove that they are destined to be together.
CAST: Echo Kellum, Christine Woods, Angelique Cabral, Dana DeLorenzo, Kim Shaw

UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT (formerly TOOKEN and UNTITLED TINA FEY/ROBERT CARLOCK) (single-camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES; 13 EPISODES
STUDIO: Universal TV, Little Stranger
TEAM: Tina Fey (w, ep), Robert Carlock (w, ep), David Miner (ep), Tristram Shapeero (d)
LONGLINE: Centes on a woman (Kemper) who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York City.
CAST: Ellie Kemper, Tituss Burgess, Sara Chase, Lauren Adams

UNTITLED JERROD CARMICHAEL (multi-camera, presentation)
IN TALKS FOR 6 SCRIPTS, NEW PILOT

STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Mike Pennie (ep), Ravi Nandan (ep), Scott Ellis (d)
LOGLINE: Based on Carmichael’s life and comedy; centers on a consummate optimist (Carmichael) who is eager to take on the world, but is too busy taking on everyone and everything in his small corner of it.
CAST: Jerrod Carmichael

 

DRAMA

BABYLON FIELDS
PASSED ON
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM:  Michael Cuesta (w, d, ep), Gerald Cuesta (w, ep), Michael Atkinson (w, ep)
LOGLINE: The dead are rising in Babylon, NY, and as a result, lives are regained, old wounds are reopened and families are restored — for better or worse. The newly regenerated bodies are healing faster and growing stronger than anyone else, leading to the suspicion that they might be the next step in human evolution.
CAST: Meagan Good, Kyle Schmid, Virginia Madsen, Skeet Ulrich, S. Epatha Merkerson

ALLEGIANCE (formerly COERCION)
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: George Nolfi (w, d, ep), Avi Nir (ep)
LOGLINE: Thriller revolveing around the O’Connor family and their son, Alex, a decorated American war hero and CIA analyst who is a true patriot and loves his country and family. Unbeknownst to him, both of his parents and his sister are part of a dormant Russian sleeper cell that has just been reactivated. Once the parents are reluctantly pulled back in, the stakes rise they are coerced into spying on their own son and turning him against his country.
CAST: Gavin Stenhouse, Hope Davis, Scott Cohen, Margarita Levieva, Kenneth Choi, Alexandra Peters, Annie Ilonzeh, Morgan Spector

CONSTANTINE
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM:  Daniel Cerone (w, ep), David S. Goyer (w, ep), Neil Marshall (d)
LOGLINE: Based on the characters in DC Comics’ stories about John Constantine, an enigmatic and irreverent con man-turned-reluctant supernatural detective who is thrust into the role of defending us against dark forces from beyond.
CAST: Matt Ryan, Lucy Griffiths, Harold Perrineau, Charles Halford

EMERALD CITY (mini-series)
NOT GOING FORWARD (ORIGINALLY ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES; 10 EPISODES)
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Matthew Arnold (w, ep), Josh Friedman (ep)
LOGLINE: A modern and dark reimagining of the classic tale of Oz that includes lethal warriors, competing kingdoms, and the infamous wizard as we’ve never seen him before. A headstrong 20-year-old Dorothy Gale is unwittingly sent on a journey that thrusts her into the center of an epic and bloody battle for the control of Oz.

THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM:  Jeff Rake (w, ep), Greg Berlanti (ep), Aaron Kaplan (ep), Melissa Kellner (co-ep), McG (d, ep), Sarah Schechter (ep), Todd Lituchy (ep)
LOGLINE: Based on the popular Spanish series Los Misterios De Laura follows the life and relationships of a female homicide detective who can handle murderous criminals — but not her evil twins.
CAST: Debra Messing, Laz Alonso, Josh Lucas

ODYSSEY
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM:  Adam Armus (w, ep),  Kay Foster (w, ep), Peter Horton (d, ep), Simon Maxwell (ep), Mikkel Bondesen (ep), Kristen Campo (ep), Henrik Bastin (ep)
LOGLINE: Traffic-like thriller revolves around three families whose lives are torn apart when a stranded female soldier, a disillusioned corporate attorney and a disrespected political activist are pulled into the same shocking international military conspiracy.
CAST: Anna Friel, Jake Robinson, Peter Facinelli, Nate Moooney, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Elena Kampouris, Treat Williams, Daniella Pineda, Jim True-Frost

SALVATION
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM:  Liz Heldens (w, ep),  David Janollari (ep), Jeff Reiner (d)
LOGLINE: Set against the backdrop of a prominent Texas church where faith, family and corruption are explored in equal measure. It centers on Jennifer Strickland, who has to defend her children, church and religious beliefs after her husband dies under mysterious circumstances.
CAST: Ashley Judd, Danny, Huston, Nate Moooney, Anna Friel, Jake Robinson, Warren Kole, Stark Sands, Meg Steedle, Emma Dumont, Jake Picking, Rob Brown

SHADES OF BLUE
ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES; 13 EPISODES

STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Jennifer Lopez (ep), Ryan Seacrest (ep), Adi Hasak (w), Nina Wass (ep), Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas (ep), Benny Medina (ep)
LOGLINE: Harlee McCord, a single mother and detective, is recruited to work undercover for the FBI’s anti-corruption task force. Part of a close-knit unit known for its conviction record, Harlee has become compromised by her colleagues — all of whom also pitch in to help her raise her daughter — and finds herself faced with the moral dilemma of working against her cop brothers in order to redeem herself.
CAST: Jennifer Lopez

THE SLAP (miniseries)
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Jon Robin Baitz (w, ep),  Walter Parkes (ep), Laurie MacDonald (ep), Ted Ayres (ep)
LOGLINE: A complex family drama that explodes from one small incident where a man slaps another couple’s misbehaving child. This seemingly minor domestic dispute pulls the family apart, begins to expose long-held secrets, and ignites a lawsuit that challenges the core American values of all who are pulled into it.

STATE OF AFFAIRS
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: Katherine Heigl (ep), Nancy Heigl (ep), Alexi Hawley (w, ep), Joe Carnahan (w, d), Robert Simonds (ep), Sophie Watts (ep), Henry Crumpton (ep), Rodney Faraon (ep), Julia Franz (ep)
LOGLINE: Centers on a key CIA attaché who counsels the president on high-stakes incidents around the world. She balances her intense political responsibilities with a complicated personal life.
CAST: Katherine Heigl, Sheila Vand, Adam Kaufman, Alfre Woodard, Cliff Chamberlain, Leslie Odom Jr.

TIN MAN
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM:  Ehren Kruger (w, ep), John Glenn (ep), Daniel Bobker (ep), D.J. Caruso (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Psychological crime thriller set in the near future focuses on a fugitive robot accused of first-degree murder, who may hold the key to the future of human evolution, and the young female public defender forced to fight for his cause.
CAST: Patrick Heusinger, Shaun Taub, Ryan Yu, Kara Killmer, Kathleen York, Kristen Connolly, Vondie Curtis-Hall

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