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

2020 Peacock Pilots & Series Orders

2020 Peacock Pilots & Series Orders

4 Pilots
4 Series Orders


ANGELYNE (Ordered straight to limited series)

Story about fame, identity, survival, billboards, Corvettes, lingerie, men, women, women teasing men, men obsessed with women, West Hollywood, crystals, UFOs, and most importantly of all, the self-proclaimed Rorschach test in pink, glow-in-the-dark queen of the universe, Angelyne.

Studio UCP

Team Allison Miller (w, ep, sr), Lucy Tcherniak (d, ep), Sam Esmail (ep), Chad Hamilton (ep), Angelyne (ep)

Cast Emmy Rossum, Martin Freeman, Alex Karpovsky, Jefferson Hall, Charlie Rowe, Lukas Gage, Michael Angarano, Molly Ephraim

DR. DEATH (Ordered straight to limited series)

The disturbing true story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch, a rising star in the Dallas medical community. Young, charismatic and ostensibly brilliant, he was building a flourishing neurosurgery practice when everything suddenly changed. Patients entered his operating room for complex but routine spinal surgeries and left permanently maimed or dead. As victims piled up, two fellow surgeons and a young Assistant District Attorney set out to stop him. Based on the Wondery podcast.

Studio UCP

Team Patrick Macmanus (w, ep), Jason Blumenthal (ep), Steve Tisch (ep), Hernan Lopez (ep), Marshall Lewy (ep), Stephen Frears (d)

Cast Jamie Dornan, Alec Baldwin, Christian Slater


PUNKY BREWSTER (Picked up to series; 10 episodes)

Continuation of the 1984-88 sitcom about a bright young girl raised by a foster dad. Punky is now a single mother of three trying to get her life back on track when she meets Izzy, a young girl in the foster system who reminds Punky a lot of her younger self.

Studio Universal Content Productions/Universal Television

Team Steve Armogida (w, ep), Jim Armogida (w, ep), Soleil Moon Frye (ep), David Duclon (ep), Jimmy Fox (ep), Jonathan Judge (d, ep)

Cast Soleil Moon Frye, Cherie Johnson, Quinn Copeland, Lauren Donzis, Oliver De Los Santos, Noah Cottrell

SAVED BY THE BELL (Picked up to series)

California Governor Zack Morris gets into hot water for closing too many low-income high school and proposes they send the affected students to the highest performing schools in the state, including Bayside High. The influx of new students gives the overprivileged Bayside kids a much needed and hilarious dose of reality. Update of the 1989-93 series.

Studio Universal Television

Team Tracey Wigfield (w, ep), Peter Engel (ep), Franco Bario (ep),

Cast Josie Totah, Elizabeth Berkley, Mario Lopez, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, John Michael Higgins, Dexter Darden, Haskiri Velazquez, Mitchell Hoog, Alycia Pascual-Pena, Belmont Cameli


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