STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV Studios
TEAM: Carter Bays (w, ep), Craig Thomas (w, ep), Seth Rogen (ep), Evan Goldberg (ep), Pam Fryman (d, ep), Brian Brockrath (ep), James Weaver (ep)
LOGLINE: Mark is a brilliant guy with an artificial intelligence degree who creates robots and spends his days hanging out with them as his main group of friends.
CAST: Adhir Kalyan, Georgia King
UPLOAD STUDIO: Deedle-Dee Productions
TEAM: Greg Daniels (w, d, ep), Howard Klein (ep)
LOGLINE: Set in a future where humans are able to “upload” themselves into their preferred choice of afterlife. When Nathan meets his early death, he is greeted by the Nora in his version of heaven. As Nathan grows accustomed to life away from his loved ones, the alive Nora struggles to stay afloat working her job alongside Nathan in the afterlife.
CAST: Robbie Amell, Andy Allo
Ordered straight to series; eight episodes
STUDIO: Sony Pictures TV Studios/Amazon Studios/Original Films
TEAM: Eric Kripke (w, ep), Evan Goldberg (d, ep), Seth Rogen (d, ep),
LOGLINE: In a world where superheroes embrace the darker side of their massive celebrity and fame, a group of vigilantes known informally as “the boys” sets out to take down corrupt superheroes with no more than blue-collar grit and a willingness to fight dirty.
CAST: Karl Urban, Jack Quaid, Erin Moriarty, Antony Starr, Elisabeth Shue, Chace Crawford, Dominique McElligott, Jessie Usher, Nathan Mitchell, Karen Fukuhara, Laz Alonzo
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Studio Lambert
TEAM: Channing Powell (w, ep, sr)
LOGLINE: Set in London in the near future, it centers on the British family of Lawrence Hatfield, the man who invented an omnipresent technology called the Feed. Implanted into nearly everyone’s brain, it enables people to share information, emotions and memories instantly. But when things start to go wrong and users become murderous, the family is driven apart as they struggle to control the monster they have unleashed.
CAST: David Thewlis, Michelle Fairley, Guy Burnet, Nina Toussaint White
GOOD OMENS Ordered straight to limited series; six episodes
STUDIO: BBC Studios/Narrativia/The Blank Corporation/Amazon Studios
TEAM: Neil Gaiman (w, ep, sr), Caroline Skinner (ep), Chris Sussman (ep), Rob Wilkins (ep), Rod Brown (ep)
LOGLINE: It’s 2018, the Apocalypse is near and Final Judgment is set to descend upon humanity. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing, Atlantis is rising, and tempers are flaring. Everything appears to be going according to Divine Plan. Except a somewhat fussy angel and a fast-living demon are not actually looking forward to the coming war, and someone seems to have misplaced the Antichrist.
CAST: Michael Sheen, David Tennant, Jack Whitehall, Michael McKean, Miranda Richardson, Adria Arjona, Nina Sosanya, Ned Dennehy, Ariyon Bakare, Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman
Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: NBCUniversal International Studios/Working Title Television
TEAM: David Farr (w, ep), Marty Adelstein (ep), Becky Clements (ep), JoAnn Alfano (ep), Andrew Woodhead (ep), Scott Nemes (ep), Tim Bevan (ep), Eric Fellner (ep), Sarah Adina Smith (d, ep), Scott Herbst (co-ep), Tom Coan (co-ep), Hugh Warren (p)
LOGLINE: Equal parts a high-concept thriller and coming-of-age drama, it follows the journey of an extraordinary young girl as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is. Based on the 2011 feature film.
CAST: Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Esme Creed-Miles
Ordered straight to series; two seasons
STUDIO: Universal Cable Productions/Anonymous Content
TEAM: Eli Horowitz (w, ep), Micah Bloomberg (w, ep), Sam Esmail (d, ep), Chad Hamilton (ep), Alicia Van Couvering (ep), Chris Giliberti (ep), Alex Blumberg (ep), Matt Lieber (ep), Julia Roberts (ep), Lisa Gillan (co-ep), Marisa Gill (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Psychological thriller revolves around a caseworker at a secret government facility and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life.
CAST: Julia Roberts, Bobby Cannavale, Stephan James, Alex Karpovsky, Shea Whigham, Hong Chau (recurring), Jeremy Allen White (recurring), Sydney Poitier (recurring)
Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: Monkeypaw Productions/Sonar Entertainment
TEAM: David Weil (w, ep), Jordan Peele (ep), Tom Lesinski (ep), Jenna Santoianni (ep), Win Rosenfeld (ep)
LOGLINE: Drawing from real-life events, it follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City. The Hunters, as they’re known, have discovered that hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.
UNDONE Ordered straight to limited series
STUDIO: Tornante Company
TEAM: Raphael Bob-Waksberg (w, ep), Kate Purdy (w, ep), Noel Bright (ep), Steven A. Cohen (ep), Tommy Pallotta (ep)
LOGLINE: After a near-fatal car accident, Alma discovers she has a new relationship with time and uses this ability to find out the truth about her father’s death.
CAST: Rosa Salazarm, Angelique Cabral
UTOPIA Ordered straight to series; nine episodes
STUDIO: Endemol Shine North America/Kudos/Amazon Studios
TEAM: Gillian Flynn (w, ep, sr), Jessica Rhoades (ep), Dennis Kelly (ep), Karen Wilson (ep), Diederick Santer (ep), Sharon Hall (ep)
LOGLINE: A group of young adults who meet online are mercilessly hunted by a shadowy Deep State organization after they come into possession of a near-mythical cult underground graphic novel. Within the comic’s pages, they discover the conspiracy theories that actually might be real and they’re forced into the dangerous, unique and ironic position of saving the world. Based on the 2013-14 UK series.