COMEDY

THE BRINK
STUDIO:
TEAM: Roberto Benabib (w, ep), Kim Benabib (w, co-ep), Jay Roach (d, ep), Jerry Weintraub (ep)
LOGLINE: Dark comedy focusing on a  geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men — the U.S. Secretary of State, a lowly Foreign Service officer and an ace Navy fighter pilot — who must pull through the chaos around them to save the planet from World War III.
CAST: Jack Black, Tim Robbins, Aasif Mandvi, Pablo Schreiber, Maribeth Monroe, Geoff Pierson, Esai Morales

PEOPLE IN NEW JERSEY
STUDIO:
TEAM: Bruce Eric Kaplan (w, ep), Jason Reitman (d, ep), Lorne Michaels (ep), Helen Estabrook (ep), Andrew Singer (ep)
LOGLINE: A hilarious, poignant look at life today as seen through the prism of an adult brother and sister living in New Jersey. They each struggle to get through the day, asking themselves the big questions, the little questions, and everything in between.
CAST: Topher Grace, Sarah Silverman, Patti Lupone

SILICON VALLEY (single-camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: 3 Arts
TEAM: Mike Judge (w, d, ep), John Altschuler (w, ep), Dave Krinsky (w, ep), Scott Rudin (ep), Michael Rotenberg (ep), Tom Lassally (ep)
LOGLINE: Set in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.
CAST: TJ Miller, Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, Lindsey Broad, Christopher Evan Welch, Amanda Crew, Angela Trimbur, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani

TOGETHERNESS
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO:
TEAM: Mark Duplass (w, d, ep), Jay Duplass (w, d, ep), Stephanie Langhoff (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Two couples living under the same roof struggle to keep their relationships alive while pursuing their individual dreams.
CAST: Amanda Peete, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zissis, Mark Duplass

UNTITLED DIALLO RIDDLE & BASHIR SALAHUDDIN
STUDIO:
TEAM: Diallo Riddle (w, ep), Bashir Salahuddin (w, ep), Lorne Michaels (ep), Dave Flebotte (ep, showrunner), Jamie Babbit (d), Andrew Singer (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Two 30-year-old reporters try to make it big in the burgeoning black mecca of contemporary Atlanta.
CAST: Diallo Riddle, Bashir Salahuddin, Dorian Missick, Tasie LAwrence, Barry Shabaka Henley

UNTITLED MICHAEL LANNAN
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO:
TEAM: Michael Lannan (w, co-ep), David Marshall Grant (ep), Sarah Condon (ep), Andrew Haigh (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Three thirtysomething friends living in San Francisco grapple with all the options in contemporary life and the complexities of the modern gay experience.
CAST: Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett

UNTITLED MIKE JUDGE (single-camera)
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO:
TEAM: Mike Judge (ep), John Altschuler (ep), Dave Krinsky (ep), Scott Rudin (ep), Lassally (ep)
LOGLINE: Set in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success.
CAST: T.J. Miller, Thomas Middleditch, Josh Brener, Lindsey Broad, Christopher Evan Welch, Amanda Crew, Angela Trimbur, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani

DRAMA

BALLERS (formerly the untitled Dwayne Johnson Dramedy)
STUDIO:
TEAM: Dwayne Johnson (ep), Mark Wahlberg (ep), Steve Levinson (w, ep), Peter Berg (d, ep), Dany Garcia (ep)
LOGLINE: A look at the lives of athletes — some retired, some still active — living in Miami.
CAST: Dwayne Johnson, Omar Miller, Troy Garity, John David Washington

THE LEFTOVERS
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Damon Lindelof (w, ep, showrunner), Tom Perrotta (w, ep), Ron Yerxa (ep), Albert Berger (ep)
LOGLINE: The story of the people who didn’t make the cut after the Rapture happens, and a world that will never be the same.
CAST: Justin Theroux, Liv Tyler, Amy Brenneman, Chris Zylka, Charlie Carver, Max Carver, Carrie Coon, Christopher Eccleston, Amanda Warren, Ann Dowd, Emily Meade

THE MISSIONARY
PASSED ON
STUDIO: HBO/Leverage/Closest to the Hole Productions
TEAM: Charles Randolph (w, ep), Stephen Levinson (ep), Malcolm Gladwell (ep), Mark Wahlberg (ep)
LOGLINE: A young American missionary in 1960s Berlin becomes involved with the CIA.
CAST: Benjamin Walker, Gayle Rankin, Jesse Plemons

THE MONEY
STUDIO:
TEAM: David Milch (w, ep), Art Linson (ep), John Linson (ep), Frank Rich (ep), Justin Chadwick (d, co-ep), Eric Roth (co-ep), Sarah Caplan (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Focuses on wealth and corruption among the super elite, focusing on American mogul and patriarch James Castman, who wields power and influence to expand his media empire and control his family.
CAST: Brendan Gleeson, Nathan Lane, Andrea Riseborough, Patrick Kennedy, Dominique McElligott, Laila Robins, Billy Magnussen, Morgan Spector, Rosemary Harris, Mamie Gummer, Ray Liotta, John Carroll Lynch, Tracee Chimo

OPEN
STUDIO: Fox 21
TEAM: Ryan Murphy (w, ep), Lauren Gussis (w),
LOGLINE: A modern, provocative exploration of human sexuality and relationships.
CAST: Scott Speedman, Wes Bentley, Anna Torv, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Michelle Monaghan, Cheyenne Jackson

TRUE DETECTIVE
STRAIGHT TO SERIES
STUDIO: HBO/Anonymous Content
TEAM: Nic Pizzolatto (w, ep), Cary Fukunaga (d, ep), Richard Brown (ep), Steve Golin (ep), Bard Dorros (p)
LOGLINE: The lives of two detectives collide and entwine during a 17-year hunt for a serial killer in Louisiana. The investigation of a bizarre murder in 1995 is framed and interlaced with testimony from the detectives in 2012, when the case is reopened.
CAST: Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michelle Monaghan, Kevin Dunn, Alexandra Daddario, Elizabeth Reaser, Tory Kittles

WESTWORLD
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Jonathan Nolan (w, d, ep), Lisa Joy (w, ep), Jerry Weintraub (ep), J.J. Abrams (ep), Bryan Burk (ep), Kathy Lingg (co-ep), Athena Wickam (p)
LOGLINE: A dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. Inspired by Michael Crichton’s 1973 film.