BROWN GIRLSSTUDIO: Kapital Entertainment
TEAM: Nastaran Dibai (w, ep), Shilpi Roy (w, co-ep) Aaron Kaplan (ep), Tracy Katsky (ep), Dana Honor (ep), Mark Cendrowski (d)
LOGLINE: Centers on the relationship between Rimmi, an Indian-American aspiring beauty vlogger, and Devi, a young woman who recently has emigrated from India. Brought together by family, Rimmi and Devi instantly clash over their different views on modern life and love while slowly realizing they have something to learn from each other.
CAST: Punam Patel, Hina Abdullah
GROWN-ISHOrdered straight to series; 13 episodesSTUDIO: ABC Studios
TEAM: Kenya Barris (w, ep), Anthony Anderson (ep), Laurence Fishburne (ep), Helen Sugland (ep), Brian Dobbins (ep)
LOGLINE: Spinoff from Black-ish follows the Johnsons’ eldest daughter Zoey as she heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest. It’s a contemporary take on the issues facing students and administrators in the world of higher education.
CAST: Yara Shahidi, Deon Cole, Chris Parnell, Emily Arlook, Trevor Jackson
MARVEL’S NEW WARRIORS
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodesSTUDIO: Marvel Studios/ABC Signature Studios
TEAM: Jeph Loeb (ep), Jim Chory (ep)
LOGLINE: Six young people with powers are living and working together. Not quite super, not yet heroes and with powers and abilities on the opposite end of the spectrum of the Avengers, the New Warriors want to make a difference in the world — even if the world isn’t ready.
CAST: Milana Vayntrub, Derek Theler, Jeremy Tardy, Calum Worthy, Matthew Moy, Kate Comer
NOW & THENSTUDIO: Kapital Entertainment
TEAM: Shawn Wines (w, ep), Aaron Kaplan (ep), Dana Honor (ep)
LOGLINE: A group of old college friends who’ve lost touch over the years is brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night, only to be given a new lease on life and friendship. Reuniting as friends gives them the opportunity to discover who they always promised one another they would be.
THE BOLD TYPE
Picked up to seriesSTUDIO: Universal TV/The District
TEAM: Sarah Watson (ep), Joanna Coles (ep), David Bernad (ep), Ruben Fleischer (ep), Holly Whidden (co-ep), Gary Fleder (ep)
LOGLINE: A glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women’s magazine Scarlet. The rising generation of Scarlet women lean on one another as they find their own voices in a sea of intimidating leaders. Together they explore sexuality, identity, love and fashion.
CAST: Melora Hardin, Katie Stevens, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, Sam Page, Matt Ward, Emily C. Chang
Picked up to seriesSTUDIO:
TEAM: Eric Wald (w, ep), Dean White (w, ep), Scott Stewart (d), Brad Luff (ep), Nate Hopper (ep), RD Robb (ep), Emily Whitesell (sr)
LOGLINE: Bristol Cove is a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean.
CAST: Eline Powell, Rena Owen, Alex Roe, Fola Evans-Akingbola
MARVEL’S CLOAK AND DAGGER
Ordered straight to seriesSTUDIO: Marvel Studios/ABC Signature Studios
TEAM: Joe Pokaski (ep, sr), Jeph Loeb (ep)
LOGLINE: Follows the interracial romance between Tandy Bowen and Tyrone Johnson, two teenagers from very different backgrounds who find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love. Tandy can emit light daggers, and Tyrone has the ability to engulf others in darkness. They quickly learn they are better together than apart — but their feelings for each other make their already-complicated world even more challenging.
CAST: Olivia Holt, Aubrey Joseph, J.D. Evermore, Carl Lundstedt, Andrea Roth, Gloria Reuben, Miles Mussenden, James Saito
MISFITS STUDIO: ABC Signature/Fake Empire
TEAM: Diane Ruggiero-Wright (w, ep, sr), Josh Schwartz (ep), Stephanie Savage (ep), Howard Overman (ep), Murray Ferguson (ep), Victoria “Vic” Mahoney (d), Lis Rowinski (co-p)
LOGLINE: Young offenders in a community service program develop supernatural powers after being hit by a mysterious electrical storm. Based on the UK series.
CAST: Ashleigh Lathrop, Tre Hall, Allie MacDonald, Jake Cannavale