Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders
2016 Spike Pilots
THE MIST Picked up to straight-to-series STUDIO: TWC/Dimension Television TEAM: Christian Torpe (w, ep), Amanda Segel (ep), Bob Weinstein (ep), Harvey Weinstein (ep), David Glasser (ep), Adam Bernstein (d), David Boyd (d, p), Megan Spanjian (p), Matthew Signer (p), Keith Levine (p) LOGLINE: The harrowing story about a seemingly innocuous mist that seeps into a small town and creates immense havoc. Based on the Stephen King novel. CAST: Morgan Spector, Frances Conroy, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Dan Butler, Luke Cosgrove, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, Isiah Whitlock Jr.
RED MARS Paused (Previously ordered straight to series; 10 episodes) STUDIO: Skydance Television TEAM: Michael Straczynski (w, ep), David Ellison (ep), Dana Goldberg (ep), Marcy Ross (ep), Greg Yaitanes (d, ep) LOGLINE: Based on Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars Trilogy books Red Mars, Green Mars and Blue Mars, it chronicles mankind’s colonization and transformation of the Red Planet.