STUDIO: 20th Century Fox Television/Avanti Groupe
TEAM: Jon Beckerman (w, ep), Claude Meunier (ep), Luc Wiseman (ep), Claire Scanlon (d)
LOGLINE: Follows one couple at three stages of their relationship — young and passionate, middle-aged with kids and navigating retirement. It’s about the big questions: What makes a marriage last? Do people ever really change? And, after 40 years together, why can’t we pick a place for dinner without it turning into a whole, you know, “thing?” Based on teh French-Canadian format.
CAST: Odette Annable, Ryan Hansen
Ordered straight to series; 13 episodes
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox Television/Lord Miller Productions
TEAM: Emily Spivey (w, ep), Phil Lord (ep), Christopher Miller (ep), Seth Cohen (ep), Kristen Wiig (ep)
LOGLINE: Follows a group of Southerners who always are broke as a joke and struggling for the American dream of status and wealth. What they don’t realize is that they’re already rich — in friends, family and laughter.
VOICES: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz
Ordered straight to series; 13 episodes
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox Television/Universal Television/Paper Kite Productions
TEAM: Mike Scully (w, ep), Julie Scully (w, ep), Amy Poehler (ep)
LOGLINE: Follows Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, along with his friends and family. His high-strung mom, Annie, constantly is trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.
VOICES: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox Television
TEAM: Lon Zimmet (w, ep), Jonathan Judge (d)
LOGLINE: A blue-collar couple in South Jersey tries to get by and raise four kids, three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses.
CAST:Ashley Boettcher, Jack Stanton, Maggie Lawson, Jason Biggs, Conor Kalopsis, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Oakley Bull
STUDIO: Warner Bros. Television/Brownstone Productions
TEAM: Darlene Hunt (w, ep), Elizabeth Banks (ep), Max Handelman (ep), Besty Thimas (d, co-ep), Patrice Banks (cp)
LOGLINE: Inspired by Patrice Banks’ Girls Auto Clinic, an auto repair shop with all female mechanics, it revolves around on Patty and the eclectic women who work for her.
CAST: Carra Patterson, Joanna P. Adler, Sarah Levy, Paola Lázaro, Kyla Pratt, Jonathan Sadowski
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox Television
TEAM: Billy Finnegan (w, ep), Kat Coiro (ep), Alex Hardcastle (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Richard Lovely is the disgruntled author of Mr. Mouse, a best-selling children’s book series. He doesn’t hate children — just everything about them. After a publicity fiasco involving an unexpectedly savvy 9-year-old kid, Mr. Mouse appears in Richard’s real life as he is forced into an unlikely father-son relationship that will change his life forever.
CAST: Thomas Lennion, Wendie Malick
TEAM: Will Beall (w, ep), David Ayer (d, ep), Chris Long (ep), Cedar Park (p)
LOGLINE: Deputy Bill Hollister is a career lawman who’s very comfortable kicking down doors and utterly lost in a staff meeting. But when the L.A. County sheriff drops dead, Bill becomes acting sheriff of Los Angeles County, in charge of 10,000 sworn deputies policing a modern Wild West.
CAST: Stephen Dorff, Yara Martinez, Brian Van Holt, Siena Goines, Jasmine Kaur, Shane Paul McGhie
STUDIO: Imagine Television/20th Century Fox TV/Wyolah Films
TEAM: Tate Taylor (w, d, ep), John Norris (ep), Brian Grazer (ep), Francie Calfo (ep)
LOGLINE: Southern gothic dramedy revolves around two strong, sharp women who will go to any lengths to protect their loved ones and get their due. When the wealthy CEO of the world’s largest Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are stunned to discover he has grown, illegitimate kids who also are in his will. When the steel azalea matriarch of the family tries to pay them to go away, these newly legitimized heirs have very different ideas and insist on not only staying in town but becoming part of the family empire. Based on the New Zealand series.
CAST: Kim Cattrall, Gerald McRaney, Aubrey Dollar, Corey Cott, Benjamin Aguilar, Mark L. Young, Steve Harris, Melia Kreiling, Olivia Macklin, David Denman
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox Television/Endemol Shine North America
TEAM: Tom Kapinos (w, ep), Sanaa Hamri (d, ep), Sharon Levy (ep), Francois-Xavier Demaison (ep), Nicolas Coppermann (ep)
LOGLINE: First season takes place over the course of single night at a wedding. As we get to know the wedding party, we’ll learn surprising reveals about their present and past. We’ll see that things aren’t always what they seem and explore the complicated bonds of love, friendship and family at different stages of life. Inspired by the French series Quadras.
CAST: Rachel Bilson, Steve Kazee, Andie MacDowell, Richard Roxburgh, Kathleen Turner, Usman Ally, Madeline Wise
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox Television/Zaftig Films
TEAM: Manny Coto (w, ep), John Requa (d, ep), Glenn Ficarra (d, ep), Charlie Gogolak (ep)
LOGLINE: A brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO joins a Homeland cybersecurity agent and her team to stop the world’s first artificial intelligence crisis: the emergence of a rogue AI with the ability to continuously improve itself. Examines how technology is invading our lives and transforming us in ways we don’t yet understand and also presents a villain like we’ve never seen before — one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.
CAST: John Slattery, Fernanda Andrade, Eve Harlow, Aaron Moten, Gerardo Celasco, Michael Mosley, Jason Butler
Ordered straight to limited series; six episodes
STUDIO: CBS TV Studios
TEAM: Mike Chessler (w, ep), Chris Alberghini (w, ep), Jason Priestley (ep), Jennie Garth (ep), Ian Ziering (ep), Gabrielle Carteris (ep), Brian Austin Green (ep), Tori Spelling (ep)
LOGLINE: Having gone their separate ways since the original series ended 19 years ago, Jason, Jennie, Ian, Gabrielle, Brian and Tori reunite when one of them suggests it’s time to get a Beverly Hills, 90210 reboot up and running. But getting it going might make for an even more delicious soap than the reboot itself. What will happen when first loves, old romances, friends and frenemies come back together, as this iconic cast – whom the whole world watched grow up together – attempts to continue from where they left off?
CAST: Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green, Tori Spelling
STUDIO: Warner Bros. Television/Berlanti Productions
TEAM: Chris Fedak (w, ep), Sam Sklaver (w, ep), Greg Berlanti (ep), Sarah Schechter (ep), Lee Toland Krieger (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Malcolm Bright has a gift. He knows how killers think, how their minds work. Why? His father was one of the worst — a notorious serial killer called “The Surgeon.” That’s why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around; murder is the family business. He will use his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a manipulative mother, annoyingly normal sister, a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son and his own constantly evolving neuroses.
CAST: Tom Payne, Lou Diamond Phillips, Michael Sheen, Bellamy Young, Aurora Perrineau, Frank Harts, Keiko Agena
UNTITLED ANNIE WEISMAN/JASON KATIMS DRAMA
STUDIO: Universal Television/Endemol Shine North America
TEAM: Annie Weisman (w, ep), Jason Katims (ep), Jeni Mulein (ep), Imogen Banks (ep), Sharon Levy (ep), Leslye Headland (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Only child Julia Beckley has her life turned upside down when it’s revealed that her father, a pioneering Nobel Prize-winning fertility doctor, used his own sperm to conceive dozens of children over the course of his career. Reeling from this explosive revelation, Julia discovers two new sisters — her former best friend and an ex-Olympic athlete. Against all odds, the women attempt to form an untraditional family and lean on each other as they grapple with their own identity crises. Based on the Australian series Sisters.
CAST: Brittany Snow, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Emily Osment, Timothy Hutton, Richard Roxburgh, Usman Ally, Madeline Wise