TEAM: Armando Iannucci (w, ep)
LOGLINE: Under wraps but set in the future, mostly in space.
Ordered straight to series; eight episodes
TEAM: Lena Dunham (w, ep, sr), Jenni Konner (w, ep, sr), Julia Davis (ep), Christine Langan (ep), Ilene S. Landress (ep)
LOGLINE: Walt’s 45th birthday was supposed to be a delightful weekend back to nature, at least according to his obsessively organized and aggressively controlling wife Kathryn. But when the camping trip gathers Kathryn’s meek sister, holier-than-thou ex-best friend and a free-spirited Tagalong in one place, it becomes a weekend of tested marriages and woman-on-woman crime that won’t soon be forgotten. Plus, bears.
CAST: Jennifer Garner, David Tennant, Janicza Bravo, Arturo Del Puerto, Brett Gelman, Ione Skye
TEAM: Tom Perrotta (w, ep), Jessi Klein (ep), Sarah Condon (ep), Nicole Holofcener (d, ep)
LOGLINE: An empty-nest divorced mom and her college-student son embrace their newfound freedom with mixed results. Hoping to jump-start her love life, Eve Fletcher adopts a sexy new persona and discovers that her world is full of unexpected — and sometimes complicated —erotic possibilities. Based on the novel by Tom Perrotta.
CAST: Kathryn Hahn
Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: Warner Bros. TV/Monkeypaw Productions/Bad Robot Productions
TEAM: J.J. Abrams (w, ep), Ben Stephenson (ep)
LOGLINE: Epic and intimate sci-fi fantasy drama previously have described as revolving around a world’s battle against a monstrous, oppressive force.
TEAM: Sam Levinson (w, ep), Ron Leshem (ep), Daphna Levin (ep), Tmira Yardeni (ep), Hadas Mozes Lichtenstein (ep), Mirit Toovi (ep), Yoram Mokadi (ep), Gary Lennon (ep), Augustine Frizzell (d, co-ep)
LOGLINE: Follows the true story of a teenager who was murdered outside a club, chronicling the lives of the teens from the club a year after the tragedy and the paths they take to cope and escape reality through drugs, sex and violence in an effort to make sense of an uncertain future. Based on the Israeli format.
Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: Warner Bros. TV/Bad Robot Productions
TEAM: Misha Green (w, ep), Jordan Peele (ep), J.J, Abrams (ep), Ben Stephenson (ep), Yann Demange (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Atticus Black teams with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America in search of his missing father. This begins a struggle to survive and overcome both the racist terrors of white America and the terrifying monsters that could be ripped from a Lovecraft paperback. Based on the novel by Matt Ruff.
STUDIO: Entertainment One/DryWrite/Wigwam Films
TEAM: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (w, ep), Vicky Jones (ep), Emily Leo (ep)
LOGLINE: Revolves around ex-lovers who made a pact 15 years ago that if they ever needed to escape life, they could send each other a simple text message – “RUN” – and impulsively disappear together. This is their story.
CAST: Phoebe Waller-Bridge (recurring)
Ordered straight to limited series
STUDIO: David E. Kelley Productions/Blossom Films/Made Up Stories
TEAM: David E. Kelley (w, ep, sr), Nicole Kidman (ep), Per Saari (ep)
LOGLINE: Grace Sachs is living the only life she ever wanted for herself: She’s a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book, has a devoted husband and also young son who attends an elite private school in New York City. Weeks before her book is published, a chasm opens in her life: a violent death, a missing husband and, in the place of a man Grace thought she knew, only a chain of terrible revelations. Left behind in the wake of a spreading and very public disaster, and horrified by the ways in which she has failed to heed her own advice, Grace must dismantle one life and create another for her child and herself.
CAST: Nicole Kidman
STUDIO: Warner Bros. TV
TEAM: Damon Lindelof (ep), Nicole Kassell (d, ep)
LOGLINE: The dark satirical and dystopian take on the superhero genre is set in an alternate history in the year 1985 at the height of the Cold War between the U.S. and Soviet Union. It revolves around a group of mostly retired American superheroes who investigate the murder of one of their own and in the process uncover a conspiracy that could change the course of history as we know it.