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Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders

2016 TBS Pilots

2016 TBS Pilots


STUDIO: Principato-Young and IMG Original Content
TEAM: Rob Riggle (ep), Chris Pizzi (ep),
LOGLINE: Weekly late-night program showing the humor in the 24-hour digital cycle of sports, talk, news and entertainment, anchored from the “sports and entertainment capital of the world”: Las Vegas.
HOST: Rob Riggle

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STUDIO: Legendary Television/Ulterior Productions/Red Hour
TEAM: Matt Fogel (w, ep), Todd Strauss-Schulson (w, ep),  Ken Franchi (ep)
LOGLINE: As a new generation of women becomes more independent and assertive, their male counterparts are becoming more self-aware and sensitive. This is a show about two of those men: The kind of guys who talk about their feelings, frequent therapy sessions and dabble with mobile phone meditation apps. They are searching Los Angeles for love, a good SuperSoul Sunday viewing party and a way to get off the Raya waiting list.
CAST: Adam Shapiro, Jack Carpenter, Shenaz Treasury, Satya Bhabha

STUDIO: Electus/Studio T
TEAM: Jonathan Ames (w, ep), Ben Silverman (ep), Stephanie Davis (ep), Sean Canino (ep), Alan Poul (ep, d)
LOGLINE: Dark comedy about an asylum that operates like a family, and as in all families, the question of who is sane and who is not is open for discussion. It follows Henry Mueller, a charismatic high school English teacher who has a breakdown and is committed to a mental institution. There, under the watchful eye of Louise Baldwin, he begins to feel “sane.” Henry starts to question the system and the methods used to contain the inmates, ultimately becoming the leader of an inmate revolt. Based on Icelandic dramedy Heimsendir
CAST: Hamish Linklater, Wanda Sykes, Maribeth Monroe, Aasif Mandvi, Maya Kazan, Robin Bartlett, Ajay Naidu, James Ortiz


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