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2020-21 NBC New Series

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Comedy

THE KENAN SHOW (single-camera; pushed from 2019-20)
STUDIO: Universal Television/Broadway Video
TEAM: Jackie Clarke (w, ep), Kenan Thompson (ep), Lorne Michaels (ep), Andrew Singer (ep), Chris Rock (d)
LOGLINE: Kenan Thompson strives to be a super dad to his two adorable girls while simultaneously balancing his job and a father-in-law who “helps” in the most inappropriate ways.
CAST: Kenan Thompson, Punam Patel, Dani Lockett, Dannah Lockett, Andy Garcia

MR. MAYOR (fka Untitled L.A. Mayor Comedy; single-camera; straight-to-series order)
STUDIO: Universal Television/3 Arts Entertainment/Little Stranger/Bevel Gears
TEAM: Tina Fey (w, ep, sr), Robert Carlock (w, ep), Jeff Richmond (ep), David Miner (ep)
LOGLINE: A wealthy businessman runs for mayor of Los Angeles for all the wrong reasons. Once he wins, he has to figure out what he stands for, gain the respect of his staff and connect with his teenage daughter — all while controlling the coyote population.
CAST: Ted Danson, Bobby Moynihan, Holly Hunter, Vella Lovell, Mike Cabellon

YOUNG ROCK (single-camera; straight-to-series order)
STUDIO: Universal Television/Seven Bucks Productions/Fierce Baby Productions
TEAM: Nahnatchka Khan (w, ep), Jeff Chiang (w, ep), Dwayne Johnson (ep), Jennifer Carreras (ep), Dany Garcia (ep), Hiram Garcia (ep), Brian Gewirtz (ep)
LOGLINE: Inspired by Dwayne Johnson, also known by his wrestling name The Rock, the series will chronicle his formative years.
CAST: Dwayne Johnson

Drama

LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME (fka Untitled Christopher Meloni; straight-to-series order)
STUDIO: Universal Television/Wolf Entertainment
TEAM: Dick Wolf (ep), Arthur W. Forney (ep), Peter Jankowski (ep)
LOGLINE: Law & Order: SVU spinoff revolves around the NYPD organized crime unit led by Elliot Stabler.
CAST: Christopher Meloni

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