NEW SCRIPTED SERIES FOR THE 2019-20
U.S. BROADCAST TV SEASON
CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL
Broke (CBS) (midseason)
When a trust-fund baby is cut off by his dad, he and his wife move in with her estranged sister.
Production Team: Alex Herschlag, Jennie Snyder Urman, Joanna Klein, Ben Silverman, Jaime Camil, Guillermo Restrepo, Gonzalo Cilley, Maria Lucia Hernandez Frieri
Carol’s Second Act (CBS)
After raising her children and retiring from teaching, Carol decides to become a doctor.
Production Team: Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Patricia Heaton, David Hunt, Adam Griffin, Rebecca Stay, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Pam Fryman
The Unicorn (CBS)
A widower realizes that he’s unprepared both to raise his two daughters and to reenter the dating world.
Production Team: Bill Martin, Mike Schiff, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Wendi Trilling, Peyton Reed, John Hamburg
Evil (CBS) (pictured)
A skeptical female psychologist joins forces with a priest-in-training, and a blue-collar contractor to investigate miracles, demonic possessions, and other unusual happenings. (pictured)
Production Team: Robert and Michelle King, Liz Glotzer, Robert King
FBI: Most Wanted (CBS) (midseason)
This spin-off of FBI centers on the division that tracks and captures criminals on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.
Production Team: Dick Wolf, Rene Balcer, Arthur W. Forney, Peter Jankowski, Fred Berner
Nancy Drew (CW)
Eighteen-year-old Nancy Drew is all set to leave her hometown for college until she finds herself entangled in a ghostly murder investigation.
Production Team: Noga Landau, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Melinda Hsu Taylor, Larry Teng, Lis Rowinski
Tommy (CBS) (midseason)
Edie Falco stars as a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female chief of police for Los Angeles.
Production Team: Paul Attanasio, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Kate Dennis
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Bless the Harts (FOX)
Constantly-broke Southerners struggle to achieve the American dream in this animated series.
Production Team: Emily Spivey, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Kristen Wiig, Seth Cohen, Aubrey Lee
The Great North (FOX) (midseason)
This animated series follows the Alaskan ad-ventures of the Tobin family, led by single dad, Beef.
Production Team: Wendy Molyneux, Lizzie Molyneux, Minty Lewis, Loren Bouchard
Mixed-ish (ABC) (pictured)
This black-ish spin-off centers on a 12-year-old version of Bow, who is intellectually brilliant, but socially awkward.
Production Team: Peter Saji, Kenya Barris, Tracee Ellis Ross, Randall Winston, Brian Dobbins, Laurence Fishburne, Helen Sugland, Anthony Anderson
Outmatched (FOX) (midseason)
A blue-collar couple in South Jersey raise four kids — three of whom are certified geniuses.
Production Team: Lon Zimmet, Jonathan Judge
Perfect Harmony (NBC)
A rural church choir gets a new director — an Ivy League music professor.
Production Team: Lesley Wake Webster, Jason Winer, Bradley Whitford, Adam Anders, Jon Radler
9-1-1: Lonestar (FOX) (midseason)
This 9-1-1 spin-off follows a New York cop as he relocates to Austin, Texas, with his son.
Production Team: Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Tim Minear, Rob Lowe
Focuses on a sheriff who takes in a young child that she finds near the site of a mysterious accident, who has no memory of what happened.
Production Team: Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters, Paul McGuigan, Robert Atwood
Filthy Rich (FOX) (midseason)
When the CEO of a Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are shocked to discover that he has grown illegitimate kids who are also in his will.
Production Team: Tate Taylor, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo, John Norris, Kim Cattrall
neXt (FOX) (midseason)
About a brilliant yet paranoid former tech CEO who joins a Homeland Cybersecurity agent and her team to stop the world’s first artificial intelligence crisis.
Production Team: Manny Coto, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Charlie Gogolak
Centers on an Army vet working as a a private investigator in Portland.
Production Team: Jason Richman, Ruben Fleischer, Dave Bernad, Greg Rucka, Matthew Southworth, Justin Greenwood, James Griffiths
Deputy (FOX) (midseason) (pictured)
A career lawman becomes acting sheriff of Los Angeles county. The series is produced with the cooperation of the L.A. Sheriff’s Department.
Production Team: Will Beall, David Ayer, Chris Long
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC) (midseason) (pictured)
A musical dramedy about a smart, but socially awkward twenty-something who finds herself suddenly able to hear the innermost thoughts of the people around her as songs and big musical numbers that they perform just for her.
Production Team: Austin Winsberg, Paul Feig, Jesse Henderson, Kim Tannenbaum, Eric Tannenbaum, Jason Wang, Richard Shepard
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Duncanville (FOX) (midseason)
Animated series about 15-year-old Duncan and his friends and family, including his overprotective mom, Annie.
Production Team: Mike Scully, Julie Scully, Amy Poehler, Dave Becky
The Kenan Show (NBC) (midseason)
A newly widowed father tries to be everything for his kids. And to complicate things, his father-in-law decides that he needs to be closer to them by moving down the street!
Production Team: Jackie Clarke, Chris Rock, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer, Kenan Thompson
A former New York City councilman gains a new perspective on America while leading a citizenship class for immigrants.
Production Team: Matt Murray, Kal Penn, Michael Schur, David Miner, Morgan Sackett, Dan Spilo
The Baker and the Beauty* (ABC) (midseason)
Based on an Israeli series, this drama tells the story of an unlikely romance between a baker and an international superstar.
Production Team: Dean Georgaris, Becky Hartman Edwards, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, David Frankel, Rachel Kaplan, Peter Traugott, Assi Azar
*Mixed/split rights with Keshet
Bluff City Law (NBC) (pictured)
A legal drama about the attorneys at an elite Memphis law firm that specializes in controversial civil rights cases.
Production Team: Dean Georgaris, Michael Aguilar, David Janollari
Council of Dads (NBC) (midseason)
Based on Bruce Feiler’s memoir, this drama centers on a father who is diagnosed with a terminal illness, who assembles a group of friends to support his family during this most challenging time.
Production Team: Tony Phelan, Joan Rater, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, KristieAnne Reed
Not Just Me (FOX)
An only child’s life is turned upside down when she learns that her fertility doctor dad used his own sperm to conceive dozens of kids over the course of his career.
Production Team: Annie Weisman, Jason Katims, Imogen Banks, Jeni Mulein, Sharon Levy, Leslye Headland
Indebted (NBC) (midseason)
Dave and Rebecca, a young couple with kids, learn that they have to take care of Dave’s parents, who have mismanaged their finances for years.
Production Team: Dan Levy, Doug Robinson, Alison Greenspan, Adam Pally
United We Fall (ABC) (midseason)
A realistic sitcom about about two people with young kids and overzealous extended families.
Production Team: Julius “Goldy” Sharpe, Julia Gunn, Seth Gordon, Mark Cendrowski
For Life (ABC) (midseason) (pictured)
A serialized drama about a prisoner who becomes a lawyer and tries to help other inmates while also fighting to overturn his own conviction for a crime that he didn’t commit.
Production Team: Hank Steinberg, George Tillman Jr., Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Isaac Wright Jr., Doug Robinson, Alison Greenspan
Lincoln (NBC) (midseason)
Based on the bestselling Bone Collector book series, the drama revolves around a forensic criminologist named Lincoln Rhyme, who was injured while hunting for a serial killer known as the Bone Collector. When the killer resurfaces, he’s called back into action.
Production Team: VJ Boyd, Mark Bianculli, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Seth Gordon
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Bob Hearts Abishola (CBS)
After suffering a heart attack, Bob falls in love with his Nigerian nurse.
Production Team: Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, Al Higgins, Gina Yashere, Beth McCarthy Miller
All Rise (CBS)
Takes a peek at the crazy lives of the judges, assistant district attorneys, and public defenders who bring justice to the streets of Los Angeles.
Production Team: Greg Spottiswood, Leonard Goldstein, Mike Robin, Gil Garcetti
Batwoman (CW) (pictured)
Revolves around Kate Kane, who protects the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter.
Production Team: Caroline Dries, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns, David Nutter, Marcos Siega
Katy Keene (CW) (midseason)
This Riverdale spin-off — and musical dramedy — follows the lives of four iconic Archie Comics characters, including fashionista Katy Keene, as they follow their hearts to New York City.
Production Team: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Michael Grassi, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater, Maggie Kiley
Prodigal Son (FOX)
Focuses on Malcolm Bright, a criminal psy-chologist and son of a notorious serial killer called “The Surgeon,” who uses his skills to help the NYPD stop killers.
Production Team: Chris Fedak, Sam Sklaver, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Lee Toland Krieger