COMEDY

CABOT COLLEGE (multi-camera; geared toward series)
IN TALKS FOR 6-EPISODE ORDER
STUDIO: Universal Television
TEAM: Matt Hubbard (w, ep), Tina Fey (ep), Robert Carlock (ep), Pam Fryman (d, ep), David Miner (ep)
LOGLINE: A women’s college begins accepting men for the first time in its history.
CAST: Bonnie Dennison, Jack Cutmore-Scott, Brandon Jones, Fortune Feimster, Margaret Cho, Ely Henry, Asif Ali

DEAD BOSS (single camera; geared toward series)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Patricia Breen (w, ep), Sharon Horgan (ep), Aaron Kaplan (ep), Holly Walsh (ep), Barry Sonnenfeld (d)
LOGLINE: An adaptation of the BBC3 series,  it’s a comedic mystery that finds overachiever Helen Stephens wrongfully convicted of murdering her boss and forced to rely on her train wreck of a sister to prove her innocence.
CAST: Jane Krakowski, Justine Lupe, Cedric Yarbrough, Ravi Patel, Amy Sedaris, Rachel Dratch, Katharine McPhee, David Cross

FATRICK (single camera; geared toward series)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: 20th Television
TEAM: Nahnatchka Khan (w, ep), Corey Nickerson (w, ep), Nat Faxon (d, ep), Jim Rash (d, ep), Jeff Morton (ep), Kevin Walsh (ep)
LOGLINE: Realizing that his life isn’t quite where it should be, a thirtysomething moving man and formerly fat kid is forced to face the damage caused by years of being Fatrick: a chubby little kid just trying to survive.
CAST: Zach Cregger, Marcia Cross, Ray Ford, Dante Hoagland, Trevor Larcom, Audrey Scott, Bayne Gibby, Lucy Rust, Marc Evan Jackson

NO PLACE LIKE HOME (formerly UNTITLED RICKY BLITT; multi-camera)
PASSED ON
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Ricky Blitt (w, ep), Johnny Galecki (ep), Stephen McPherson (ep)
LOGLINE: A stunted, set-in-his-ways thirtysomething man living with his mom finds his perfectly organized world upended when his mother/roommate gets married, and her new husband moves in along with his three teenage children.
CAST: Jane Kaczmarek (lifted cast contingency), David James Elliott, Peter DaCunha, Brendan Meyer, Jon Heder, Natasha Bassett

LAST MAN ON EARTH (single camera)
ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES
STUDIO: 20th TV
TEAM: Will Forte (w, ep), Phil Lord (d, ep), Chris Miller (d, ep), Seth Cohen (ep)
LOGLINE: A stranger who becomes the last human on Earth.
CAST: Will Forte

MULANEY (multi-camera; tentative title; oginally piloted by NBC last season)
ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES; 16 EPISODES (upped from 6)
STUDIO: Universal TV
TEAM: John Mulaney (w, ep), Lorne Michaels (ep), Andrew Singer (ep), Andy Ackerman (d, ep), Dave Becky (ep), David Miner (ep)
LOGLINE: Follows an aspiring comedian coming of age in NYC under the influence of his over-the-top boss – who was a major stand-up comedian in the 1980s and ’90s and now hosts a game show — his roommates and his neighbors.
CAST: John Mulaney, Martin Short, Elliott Gould, Nasim Pedrad, Seaton Smith, Zack Pearlman

SOBER COMPANION (single camera; geared toward series)
STUDIO: CBS TV Studios
TEAM: David S. Rosenthal (w, ep), Jennie Snyder Urman (w, ep), Don Scardino (d)
LOGLINE: A charming but self-destructive attorney finds his world turned upside down when a court-appointed, and highly unconventional, sober companion takes control of his life.
CAST: Pete Davidson, Justin Long, Ally Maki, Dorian Brown, Mouzam Makkar, Mallory Mahoney, Nick Frost

WEIRD LONERS (single camera)
ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES; 6 EPISODES
STUDIO: 20th Television
TEAM: Michael Weithorn (w, ep), Jake Kasdan (d, ep)
LOGLINE: The story of four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into one another’s lives and form an unlikely bond in a townhouse in Queens, NY.
CAST: Zachary Knighton, Nate Torrence, Becki Netwon

DRAMA

BACKSTROM  (originally piloted by CBS last season)
ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES; 13 EPISODES
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM: Hart Hanson (w, ep), Kevin Hooks (ep), Leif G.W. Persson, (ep), Niclas Salomonsson (ep), Rainn Wilson (p), Josh Levy (p), Mark Mylod (d)
LOGLINE: Offensive, irascible Detective Everett Backstrom tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior while leading his team, the Serious Crimes Unit, as they navigate Portland’s most sensitive cases.
CAST: Rainn Wilson, Genevieve Angelson, Kristoffer Polaha, Dennis Haysbert, Page Kennedy, Beatrice Rosen, Thomas Dekker

EMPIRE
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM: Danny Strong (w, ep), Lee Daniels (d, w, ep), Brian Grazer (ep), Francie Calfo (ep), Ilene Chaiken (ep)
LOGLINE: A unique family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire.
CAST: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollet, Bryshere Y. Gray, Timothy “Timbaland” Mosley, Malik Yoba, Gabourey Sidibe, Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday

GOTHAM
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Bruno Heller (w, ep), Danny Cannon (d)
LOGLINE: Explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon from the Batman comics and films — who is still a detective and has yet to meet Batman — and the villains who made Gotham City famous.
CAST: Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Robin Lord Taylor, Zabryna Guevara, Sean Pertwee, Erin Richards, Jada Pinkett Smith, Drew Powell, Cory Michael Smith, David Mazouz, Camren Bicondova

HIEROGLYPH
NOT MOVING FORWARD (ORIGINALLY ORDERED STRAIGHT TO SERIES FOR NEXT SEASON; 13 EPISODES)
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM: Travis Beacham (w, ep), Peter Chernin (ep), Katherine Pope (ep), Miguel Sapochnik (d, ep)
LOGLINE: A notorious thief is plucked from prison to serve the Pharoah, navigating palace intrigue, seductive concubines, criminal underbellies and even a few divine sorcerers.
CAST: Reece Ritchie, Kelsey Chow, Condola Rashad, John Rhys-Davies, Caroline Ford, Antony Bunsee, Max Brown

HOME (off-cycle; geared toward series)
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV
TEAM: Aron Eli Coleite (w, ep), Jerry Bruckheimer (ep), Jonathan Littman (ep), KristieAnne Reed (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Family thriller/soap delves into the secrets lingering behind the facade of a suburban family.

THE MIDDLE MAN (geared toward series)
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM: Glenn Gordon Caron (w, ep), Chay Carter (ep), Michaeal Yebba (ep), Emilio Mauro (ep)
LOGLINE: Set in 1960s Boston, it follows the story of Rudy MacAteer, an FBI agent charged with taking down the Italian Mafia, and his confidential informant, Irish-American gangster Mickey Flood. MacAteer’s efforts inadvertently give rise to the Irish mob, as he finds himself bending the laws he is governed by.

RED BAND SOCIETY
PICKED UP TO SERIES
STUDIO: ABC Studios
TEAM: Margaret Nagle (w, ep), Steven Spielberg (ep), Justin Falvey (ep), Darryl Frank (ep), Sergio Aguero (ep)
LOGLINE: A group of teenagers meet as patients in the children’s wing of a hospital and become unlikely allies and friends.
CAST: Griffin Gluck, Octavia Spencer, Charlie Rowe, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Zoe Levin, Brian “Astro” Bradley, Ciara Bravo, Nolan Sotillo, Dave Annable

RUNNER (off-cycle; multiple scripts and bible ordered)
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM: Michael Cooney (w), Peter Horton (d, ep), Ian Sanders (ep), Kim Moses (ep)
LOGLINE: A look at the traditionally masculine world of arms dealing through the unexpected lens of a woman.  After a simple twist of fate, Lauren Marks learns her husband is not the person she believed him to be.  Faced with the harsh reality that her life is forever changed, she goes on a truth seeking journey that entrenches her in a US/Mexican war over weapons and terrorism.

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