Ordered straight to seriesSTUDIO: CBS Television Studios/Anonymous Content
TEAM: Jason Mosberg (w), Matt DeRoss (ep), Alexandre Dauman (ep), Craig Zobel (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Mystery/thriller set in a small Rust Belt town in post-recession America, where a one-dollar bill changing hands connects a group of characters involved in a shocking multiple murder. The path of the dollar bill, and point of view in each episode, paints a picture of a modern American town with deep class and cultural divides that spill out into the open as the town’s secrets get revealed.
CAST: John Carroll Lynch, Nathaniel Martello-White, Philip Ettinger, Chris Denham, Kirrilee Berger, Gracie Lawrence, Nike Kadri, Joshua Bitton, Hamilton Clancy, Ashlie Atkinson (recurring), Leslie Odom Jr. (recurring), Jeff Perry (recurring), Sturgill Simpson (recurring), Aleksa Palladino (recurring)
Ordered straight to seriesSTUDIO: CBS Television Studios/Scott Free Productions
TEAM: Mark Heyman (ep), David DiGilio (ep,) Ridley Scott (ep,) David W. Zucker (ep) Clayton Krueger (co-ep), David Lowery (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Inspired by the true story of Jack Parsons, a mysterious and brilliant man in 1940s Los Angeles, who by day helps birth the entirely unknown discipline of American rocketry and by night is a performer of sex magic rituals and a disciple to occultist Aleister Crowley.
CAST: Jack Reynor, Rupert Friend, Bella Heathcote, Laine Neil, Elena Satine (recurring), Karl Makinen (recurring)
TELL ME A STORY
Ordered straight to seriesSTUDIO: Kapital Entertainment
TEAM: Kevin Williamson (w, ep,) Aaron Kaplan (ep), Dana Honor (ep), Liz Friedlander (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Reimagines the world’s most beloved fairy tales and as a dark and twisted psychological thriller. Set in modern day New York City, the first season interweaves The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk into an epic and subversive tale of love, loss, greed, revenge and murder.
CAST: Billy Magnussen, Kim Cattrall