Comedy

CRUSHED (single camera)
STUDIO: Lionsgate TV
TEAM: Tina Gordon Chism (w, ep), Stephanie Allain Bray (ep), C. Deneen Brown (co-p)
LOGLINE: Centers on an African-American family who stumbles into a successful wine business in Napa.
CAST: Regina Hall, Colm Feore, Alex Kingston, Jacob Vargas

I LOVE YOU, AMERICA (working title)
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Funny or Die
TEAM: Sarah Silverman (ep), Will Ferrell (ep), Adam McKay (ep), Amy Zvi (ep)
LOGLINE: Weekly half-hour topical show will discuss the current political/emotional landscape of the country.
CAST: Sarah Silverman

Drama

CASTLE ROCK
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV/Bad Robot
TEAM: Sam Shaw (w, ep), Dustin Thomason (w, ep), J.J. Abrams (ep), Ben Stephenson (ep), Liz Glotzer (ep)
LOGLINE: Psychological-horror series explores the themes and worlds uniting the entire Stephen King canon. It combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland.

DAWN
STUDIO: MGM TV/Hulu
TEAM: Hank Steinberg (ep), Ken Nolan (ep), (Robert Stromberg (d)
LOGLINE: Follows a tribe of Neanderthals as they struggle to survive and hold on to their way of life after coming into contact with a family of Homo sapiens. At the intersection of evolution and genocide, it asks the fundamental question: What does it mean to be human?
CAST: Fola Evans-Akingbola), Temuera Morrison, Carl Shaaban, Matthew Hopkinson

THE LOOMING TOWER
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Legendary Television
TEAM: Dan Futterman (ep), Alex Gibney (ep), Lawrence Wright (ep)
LOGLINE: Tracing the rising threat of Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda, it takes a controversial look at how the rivalry between the CIA and FBI inadvertently might have set the stage for the tragedy of 9/11 and the war in Iraq. Based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-winning nonfiction book.
CAST: Tahar Rahim, Jeff Daniels, Peter Sarsgaard, Sullivan Jones, Virginia Kull, Louis Cancelmi

MARVEL’S RUNAWAYS
STUDIO: Marvel Television/ABC Signature
TEAM: Josh Schwartz (w, ep, sr), Stephanie Savage (w, ep, sr), Jeph Loeb (ep), Jim Chory (ep), Lis Rowinski (p)
LOGLINE: Six diverse teenagers who can barely stand each other must unite against a common foe – their parents.
CAST: Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner, Ariela Barer, Gregg Sulkin, Allegra Acosta