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

2019 CBS All Access Pilots & Series Orders

2019 CBS All Access Pilots & Series Orders


Ordered straight to series; two seasons
STUDIO: CBS Eye Animation Productions/Secret Hideout/Roddenberry Entertainment
TEAM: Mike McMahan (w, ep), Alex Kurtzman (ep), Heather Kadin (ep), Rod Roddenberry (ep), Trevor Roth (ep), Katie Krentz (ep), Aaron Baiers (co-ep)
LOGLINE: A look at the support crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships.
VOICE CAST: Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid, Noel Wells, Eugene Cordero, Fred Tatasciore, Dawnn Lewis, Gillian Vigman


Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: CBS Television Studios/Fabrik Entertainment
TEAM: Anders Weidemann (w, ep), John Mankiewicz (w, ep), Henrik Bastin (ep), Melissa Aouate (ep), Ernest Dickerson (d, ep), Patrick Cady (d)
LOGLINE: Based on a true story that spanned more than 30 years in which a young man was charged and convicted of brutally murdering his mother. Each episode is structured around an interrogation taken directly from the real police case files, with the goal of turning the viewer into a detective.
CAST: Kyle Gallner, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Peter Sarsgaard, David Strathairn, Frank Whaley (recurring), Pat Healy (recurring), Melinda McGraw (recurring), Michael Harney (recurring)

THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (originally set up at Hulu)
Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: CBS TV Studios/Tandem Productions
TEAM: Alex Kurtzman (w, d, ep, sr), Jenny Lumet (w, ep, sr), Heather Kadin (ep), Rola Bauer (ep), Tim Halki (ep), Sarah Timberman (ep), Carl Beverly (ep), Aaron Baiers (co-ep)
LOGLINE: An alien arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his own past to determine our future.

Ordered straight to limited series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: CBS Television Studios
TEAM: Josh Boone (w, d, ep), Ben Cavell (w, ep), Roy Lee (ep), Jimmy Miller (ep), Richard P. Rubinstein (ep), Will Weiske (co-ep), Miri Yoon (co-ep), Owen King (p)
LOGLINE: An apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man.
CAST: James Marsden, Alexander Skarsgård, Amber Heard, Odessa Young, Henry Zaga, Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Brad William Henke, Daniel Sunjata, Nat Wolff, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Hamish Linklater

Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: CBS Television Studios/Fabrik Entertainment/Monkeypaw Productions/Genre Films
TEAM: Jordan Peele (ep), Simon Kinberg (ep), Win Rosenfeld (ep), Audrey Chon (ep), Carol Serling (ep), Rick Berg (ep), Greg Yaitanes (ep)
LOGLINE: Modern retelling of the anthology series that aired from 1959-64.
GUEST CAST: Ike Barinholtz, Zazie Beetz, John Cho, Lucinda Dryzek, Taissa Farmiga, Betty Gabriel, Ginnifer Goodwin, Percy Hynes-White, Greg Kinnear, Luke Kirby, Sanaa Lathan, Kumail Nanjiani, Chris O’Dowd, Seth Rogen, Adam Scott, Rhea Seehorn, Alison Tolman, Jacob Tremblay, Jefferson White, Jonathan Whitesell, Jessica Williams, DeWanda Wise, Steven Yeun
HOST: Jordan Peele

Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: CBS TV Studios/Secret Hideout/Roddenberry Entertainment
TEAM: Alex Kurtzman (ep, sr), James Duff (ep), Patrick Stewart (ep), Akiva Goldsman (ep), Michael Chabon (ep, sr), Heather Kadin (ep), Eugene Roddenberry (ep), Trevor Roth (ep), Kirsten Beyer (sp), Hanelle Culpepper (d), Aaron Baiers (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Follows the iconic Capt. Jean-Luc Picard character from Star Trek: The Next Generation into the next chapter of his life.
CAST:Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway, Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd, Evan Evagora

Ordered straight to series
STUDIO: Imagine Television Studios/CBS TV Studios
TEAM: Marc Cherry (w, ep), Brian Grazer (ep), Francie Calfo (ep), Michael Hanel (ep), Mindy Schultheis (ep), Marc Webb (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Follows the lives of three women living in three different decades — a housewife in the 1960s, a socialite in the ‘80s and a lawyer in 2018 — each dealing with infidelity in their marriages. The series will examine how the roles of women have changed but how their reaction to betrayal has not.
CAST: Lucy Liu, Jack Davenport, Ginnifer Goodwin, Reid Scott, Sam Jaeger, Reid Scott, Alexandra Daddario, Kirby Howell-Baptiste



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