Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders
2013 TNT Pilots
UNTITLED W. BLAKE HERRON
STUDIO: Turner Originals
TEAM: W. Blake Herron (ep), Armyan Bernstein
LOGLINE: Centers on a person called upon in times of extreme crisis, when traditional law and government aren’t in position to help.
LEGENDS PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Fox 21
TEAM: Howard Gordon (w, ep), Jeffrey Nachmanoff (w, ep), Mark Bomback (w, ep), Alex Cary (ep), Jonathan Levin (ep), Cyrus Voris (ep, showrunner), Ethan Reiff (ep, showrunner), David Semel (d), Brad Turner (d, ep)
LOGLINE: A deep-cover CIA operative has an uncanny ability to transform himself into a different person for each job. From the novel by Robert Littell.
CAST: Sean Bean, Ali Larter, Steve Harris, Amber Valletta, Rob Mayes, Tina Majorino, Lux Haney Jardine
THE LAST SHIP PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Platinum Dunes
TEAM: Hank Steinberg (w, showrunner), Steven Kane (w), Jonathan Mostow (d, ep), Michael Bay (ep), Brad Fuller (ep), Andrew Form (ep)
LOGLINE: Centers on the crew of a naval destroyer who, after a global catastrophe decimates the Earth’s population, are forced to confront the reality of their new existence in a world where they are among the only survivors. Based on the novel by William Brinkley.
CAST: Eric Dane, Adam Baldwin, Rhona Mitra, Michaela McManus, Charles Parnell, Travis Van Winkle, Christina Elmore, Sam Spruell
MURDER IN THE FIRST
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: TNT Originals
TEAM: Steven Bochco (ep), Eric Lodal (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Revolves around two San Francisco PD homicide inspectors who investigate murders, a Silicon Valley wunderkind who is a celebrated CEO of a cutting-edge tech firm and prime suspect, and the defense attorney and prosecutors engaged in the high-profile murder case.
CAST: Kathleen Robertson, Taye Diggs, Bess Rous, Tom Felton, Raphael Sbarge
STUDIO: Amblin TV and TNT Original Prods
TEAM: Ed Burns (w, d, ep), Steven Spielberg (ep), Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Aaron Lubin
LOGLINE: It’s 1967 in New York City’s Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that comes from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
CAST: Ed Burns
TROOPER PASSED ON
STUDIO: Warner Horizon/Jerry Bruckheimer TV
TEAM: Aron Eli Coleite (w, ep), Jerry Bruckheimer (ep), Jonathan Littman (ep), Jason Ensler (ep)
LOGLINE: A recently divorced female state trooper is as unconventional at work as she is at home raising her three kids.
CAST: Mira Sorvino, Eion Bailey
UNTITLED DEAN DEVLIN PASSED ON
TEAM: Scott Prendergast (w, ep), Amy Berg (w, sr), Dean Devlin (d, sr), John Altschuler (ep), Dave Krinsky (ep), Tom Lassally (ep), Michael Rotenberg (ep) Geena Davis (ep)
LOGLINE: Inspired by the real-life story of bounty hunter Mackenzie Green, the drama stars Geena Davis as Mackenzie “Mack” Green, an unconventional bail bondswoman and bounty hunter whose eccentric personality and unusual tactics give her an advantage in a tough and unpredictable business.
CAST: Geena Davis, Scott Bakula, Enrico Colantoni, Gloria Reuben, Marsha Mason