Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: ABC Signature Studios
TEAM: Chris Brancato (w, ep, sr), Paul Eckstein (w, ep), Forest Whitaker (ep), Nina Yang Bongiovi (ep), James Acheson (ep), Markuann Smith (ep), John Ridley (d)
LOGLINE: True story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from 10 years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart.
Forest Whitaker, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Nigél Thatch, KElvin Harrison Jr., Lucy Fry, Giancarlo Esposito

Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: MGM Television
TEAM: Steve Conrad (w, ep, sr), Bruce Terris (w, ep, d, sr), Todd Black (ep), Jason Blumenthal (ep), Steve Tisch (ep)
LOGLINE: A young grifter attempts to prey upon Pastor Byron Brown, who turns out to be far more dangerous than he suspects.
Ben Kingsley, Jimmi Simpson, Jacki Weaver, Luis Guzmán, Kurtwood Smith (recurring)

Ordered straight to series; 10 episodes for 2019
STUDIO: Warner Horizon Scripted TV
TEAM: Bruno Heller (w, ep), Danny Cannon (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Follows Bruce Wayne’s legendary butler, Alfred Pennyworth, a former British SAS soldier who forms a security company and goes to work with Thomas Wayne, Bruce’s billionaire father, in 1960s London.
Jack Bannon, Ben Aldridge, Ryan Fletcher, Hainsley Lloyd Bennett, Jason Flemyng