Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: CBS TV Studios/Gloria Sanchez Productions
TEAM: Liz Feldman (w, ep), Will Ferrell (ep), Adam McKay (ep), Jessica Elbaum (ep)
LOGLINE: A powerful friendship blossoms between a tightly wound widow and a free spirit with a shocking secret.

Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Anchor Spud Productions/Pygmy Wolf Productions/Lionsgate Television
TEAM: Norm Macdonald (ep, co-sr), Lori Jo Hoekstra (ep, co-sr), KP Anderson (ep), Daniel Kellison (ep)
LOGLINE: Conversation, jokes and a behind-the-scenes look at host Norm Macdonald’s world, with sidekick Adam Eget and one celebrity guest for each episode.
HOST: Norm Macdonald

PARADISE P.D. (animated)
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment/Bento Box Animation
TEAM: Waco O’Guin (w, ep), Roger Black (w, ep)
LOGLINE: Follows a small-town police department and its bad cops. Not bad like no nonsense. Not bad like cool. Bad like shitty.
VOICES: Tom Kenny, Sarah Chalke, Dana Snyder, Cedric Yarbrough, Dave Herman, Kyle Kinane

THE PRINCE OF PEORIA (multi-camera)
Ordered straight to series; 16 episodes
STUDIO: Netflix
TEAM: Nick Stanton (w, ep, sr), Devin Bunje (w, ep, sr), Sharla Sumpter Bridgett (ep)
LOGLINE: When Emil, a 13-year-old prince from a wealthy island kingdom, travels to the U.S. to live incognito as an exchange student, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with Teddy, a fastidious, overachieving girl who is Emil’s total opposite.
CAST: Gavin Lewis, Theodore Barnes, Shelby Simmons, Cynthia McWilliams

TUCA & BERTIE (animated)
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Netflix
TEAM: Lisa Hanawalt (w, ep, sr), Raphael Bob-Waksberg (ep), Noel Bright (ep), Steven A. Cohen (ep), Tiffany Haddish (ep)
LOGLINE: Centers on the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building: Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan, and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.
Tiffany Haddish


Ordered straight to series; eight episodes
STUDIO: Netflix/New Pictures
TEAM: Hania Elkington (w, ep), Simon Duric (w, ep), Farren Blackburn (d, ep), Charlie Pattinson (ep), Elaine Pyke (ep), Willow Grylls (ep)
LOGLINE: When teenagers Harry and June run away from their repressive family lives to be together, they are thrown into an extraordinary journey of self-discovery that derails their innocent dream. Secrets kept from them by their respective parents test their love to breaking point, and the extraordinary gift they possess unleashes powerful forces intent on dividing them forever.
CAST: Guy Pearce, Sorcha Groundsell, Percelle Ascott

Ordered straight to series; six episodes for 2019
STUDIO: Netflix/New Pictures
TEAM: Elan Dassani (ep), Rajeev Dassani (ep), Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya (d, ep), Bassel Ghandour (ep)
LOGLINE: Supernatural drama follows a group of Arab teenagers whose lives are disrupted when a spiritual figure appears in front of them in the ancient city of Petra. They must try and stop Jinn from destroying the world.

Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes for 2019 premiere
STUDIO: Netflix/LightWorkers Media/Industry Entertainment
TEAM: Michael Petroni (w, ep), Mark Burnett (ep), Roma Downey (ep), James McTeigue (d, ep), Andrew Deane (ep)
LOGLINE: Chronicle of the modern world’s reaction to a man who first appears in the Middle East, creating a groundswell of followers around him claiming he is the Messiah. Is he sent from God or is he a dangerous fraud bent on dismantling the world’s geopolitical order? The story unfolds from multiple points of view.
CAST: John Ortiz, Mehdi Dehbi

Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Nomadic Pictures
TEAM: Dennis Heaton (w, ep), Shelley Eriksen (w, ep), Chad Oakes (ep), Mike Frislev (ep), David Von Ancken (ep)
LOGLINE: College freshman Jack Morton joins a fabled secret society, The Order, where he is thrust into a world of magic, monsters and intrigue. As Jack goes deeper, he uncovers dark family secrets and an underground battle between werewolves and the magical dark arts.
CAST: Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer, Sam Trammell, Max Martini

Ordered straight to limited series; six episodes
STUDIO: Légende Films
TEAM: Gideon Raff (d, ep), Alain Goldman (ep)
LOGLINE: The story of Eli Cohen, the legendary Israeli spy lived undercover in Damascus in the early 1960s. He managed to embed himself into Syrian high society and rise through the ranks of their politics until he was uncovered by the Syrian regime, sentenced to death and publicly hanged in a Damascus square in 1965.
CAST: Sacha Baron Cohen, Noah Emmerich

Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Universal Cable Productions/Dark Horse Entertainment
TEAM: Jeremy Slater (w), Steve Blackman (ep, sr), Mike Richardson (ep), Keith Goldberg (ep), Gerard Way (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes called he Umbrella Academy — the Monocle, Spaceboy, the Kraken, the Rumor, the Séance, Number Five, the Horror and the White Violin — as they work together to solve their father’s mysterious death while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities. Based on the Dark Horse Comics series.
CAST: Ellen Page, Tom Hopper, Emmy Raver-Lampman, David Castañeda, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher, Mary J. Blige, Cameron Britton, Colm Feore, Adam Godley, John Magaro, Ashley Madekwe (recurring)

Ordered straight to series; eight episodes
TEAM: Susannah Grant (w, ep, sr), Michael Chabon (w, ep), Ayelet Waldman (w, ep), Sarah Timberman (ep), Carl Beverly (ep), Katie Couric (ep)
LOGLINE: The true story of Marie, a teenager who was charged with lying about having been raped, and the two female detectives who followed a twisting path to arrive at the truth. Based on the Marshall Project/ProPublica article, “An Unbelievable Story of Rape” and the This American Life episode about the same case.

Ordered straight to series; two seasons, 20 episodes
STUDIO: Berlanti Productions/Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (w, ep, sr), Lee Toland Krieger (d, ep), Greg Berlanti (ep), Sarah Schechter (ep), Jon Goldwater (ep)
LOGLINE: Imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft. This adaptation finds Sabrina wrestling to reconcile her dual nature — half-witch, half-mortal — while standing against the evil forces that threaten her, her family and the daylight world humans inhabit.
CAST: Kiernan Shipka, Michelle Gomez, Chance Perdomo, Lucy Davis, Miranda Otto, Ross Lynch, Tati Gabrielle, Bronson Pinchot (recurring)

Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO:  IDW Entertainment/High Park Entertainment
TEAM: William Laurin (ep, sr), Glenn Davis (ep, sr), Ian Somerhalder (d, ep), Brad Turner (d, ep), Eric Birnberg (ep), Thomas Walden (ep), David Ozer (ep), Ted Adams (ep), James Gibb (ep)
LOGLINE: Dr. Luther Swann enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne, into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these “vampires.” Swann races against time to understand what’s happening, while Fayne rises to become the powerful underground leader of the vampires. Based on the novel by Jonathan Maberry.
CAST: Ian Somerhalder