New Shows–Cable

Cinemax http://www.deadline.com/2014-cinemax-pilots/

  • NONE YET

Comedy Central http://www.deadline.com/2014-comedy-central-pilots/

  • Moonbeam City (animated):The absurdist takes on the gritty, sex-drenched crime dramas from the 1980s, it follows undercover detective Dazzle Novak, a handsome idiot who commits more crimes than most criminals. His tyrannical chief, Pizzaz Miller, won’t get off his back, and hotshot rookie Rad Cunningham is dying to see him fail. With the world against him, Dazzle is thrust into a living nightmare: having to do actual police work.

E! Network http://www.deadline.com/2014-e-pilots/

  • The Royals: Framed by Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”, it’s described as a tale of the men and women of a fictional royal family informed by the regal opulence of the British monarchy who are corrupted by power, wealth and desire.

MTV http://www.deadline.com/2014-mtv-pilots/

  • Eye Candy: (10-episode order) Tech genius Lindy begins to suspect that one of her online suitors might be a deadly cyber stalker. When her friends at the cyber-police uncover a potential serial killer in Manhattan, all signs point to one of Lindy’s dates. She works with the hackers to solve the murders while unleashing her own style of justice.
  • Finding Carter: (12-episode order) Carter has the perfect life with her fun-loving single mom Lori until it’s revealed that Lori abducted her as a toddler. Now Carter must return to the family who thought they had lost her while trying to find Lori before the police capture the only mom she’s ever known.

SyFy http://www.deadline.com/2014-syfy-pilots/

  • The Expanse: (10 episodes) Set 200 years in the future, it follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.
  • Olympus: (13 episodes) The story of how a few brave men and women banished the gods to the realm of the unconscious – a place they called the Underworld or the Kingdom of Hades. It centers on a fresh-faced and raw young man who — through the dramatic experiences of betrayal, love, disappointment, empowerment and exile — transforms into a ruthless leader of men, and  a match for the gods themselves.
  • 12 Monkeys: (12 episodes) Based on the 1995 Terry Gilliam film, it follows the journey of a time traveler from the postapocalyptic future who appears in present day on a mission to locate and eradicate the source of a deadly plague that eventually will decimate the human race.
  • Z Nation: (13 episodes) Set three years after the zombie virus has gutted the country and a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of  the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood. Although the antibodies he carries are the world’s last, best hope for a vaccine, he hides a dark secret that threatens them all.

VH1 http://www.deadline.com/2014-vh1-pilots/

  • Hindsight: (10 episodes) A woman wakes up on the day of her second wedding and discovers that it’s 15 years in the past and she’s about to wed her first husband. That marriage went badly, and now she must decide whether to go ahead with the first wedding and watch the years play out as they did before or chuck it all and try for a redo of the history of her life and that’s still in the future.

A&E http://www.deadline.com/2014-ae-pilots/

  • NONE YET

ABC Family http://www.deadline.com/2014-abc-family-pilots/

  • Young & Hungry: A feisty, klutzy young blogger with an outrageous sense of style is hired as the personal chef to a young San Francisco tech entrepreneur. Not only does she have a true gift for cooking, she has the ability to figure out what people can’t eat.
  • Stitchers: A young woman is recruited into a covert government agency to be “stitched” into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders and decipher mysteries that otherwise would have gone to the grave.

Amazon Studios http://www.deadline.com/2014-amazon-studios-pilots/

  • In the Jungle: Based on the memoir by Blair Tindall, it’s about what happens behind the curtains at the symphony can be just as captivating as what happens onstage.
  • Transparent: A half-hour dramedy about a Los Angeles family with serious boundary issues.
  • The After: Follows eight strangers who are thrown together by mysterious forces and must help each other survive in a violent world that defies explanation.
  • Bosch: An hour-long drama based on Michael Connelly’s book series about a relentless LAPD homicide detective.
  • Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street: A live-action coming-of-age tale (aimed at kids 6-11) that centers around Gortimer, his two best friends Ranger and Mel, and their exploits on Normal Street — an ordinary suburban neighborhood that has a hint of something magical just beneath the surface.
  • Wishenpoof!: An animated series that revolves around a giant possessed with “wish magic.”

AMC http://www.deadline.com/2014-amc-pilots/

  • NONE YET

Bravo http://www.deadline.com/2014-bravo-pilots/

  • Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce: (13 episode order for 2015) Based on the “Girlfriends’ Guide”…book series by Vicki Iovine, the show follows the famous author of a best-selling self-help book series who is hiding the fact that she’s separated from her husband as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her early 40s in Los Angeles. She finds herself seeking advice from her divorced friends, instead of her married ones which leads to some unexpected and life-changing experience.

Disney Channel/ Disney XD http://www.deadline.com/2014-disney-channel-disney-xd-pilots/

  • Disney Channel–K.C. Undercover: Focuses on K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz who’s training to be an undercover spy, following in the footsteps of her parents. Each episode finds the Coopers balancing typical family issues while performing undercover missions to protect the country.
  • Disney XD–Kirby Buckets: 13-year-old Kirby Buckets dreams of being the biggest animator in the world and enters a competition that allows him to meet his idol Mac MacCallister and potentially get one of his own animated characters on Mac’s hit show. But he and his two best buddies run into a series of comical disasters, threatening Kirby’s chances.

FX http://www.deadline.com/2014-fx-pilots/

  • The Comedians: (13-episode order) A superstar veteran comedian is reluctantly paired with a younger, edgier comedian for a late-night comedy sketch show. Based on the 2004 Swedish series Ulveson And Herngren.
  • Man Seeking Woman: (10-episode order) Based on Simon Rich’s book The Last Girlfriend on Earth, it’s described as a sweet, surreal look at the life-and-death stakes of dating in New York City. Centered on Josh Greenberg, a naive romantic on a desperate quest for love.
  • Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll: (10-episode order) Johnny Rock, lead singer of early ’90s NY band The Heathens, was on his way to stardom but had a problem with booze. And coke. And weed. And pills. He also slept with his guitarist’s wife and his bass player’s fiancée. The band broke up the same day their fist and only record was released. 25 years later Johnny is trying to get the band back together.
  • You’re the Worst: (10-episode order) Two toxic, self-destructive people who fall in love and attempt the impossible – a relationship.
  • The Strain: Eph Goodweather, who investigates biological threats for the CDC, teams with ex-professor and Holocaust survivor Abraham Setrakian and they assemble a ragtag group that represents mankind’s only hope when a swarm of vampires quickly turn civilization into a buffet spread. Based on the novel trilogy.
  • Tyrant: An unassuming American family is drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation.
  • FXX–Untitled Tracy Morgan:

HBO http://www.deadline.com/2014-hbo-pilots/

  • The Brink: 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.
  • Ballers: A look at the lives of athletes – some retired, some still active – living in Miami.

Lifetime http://www.deadline.com/2014-lifetime-pilots/

  • The Lottery: (10-episode order) In a world where women have stopped having children, 100 embryos are successfully fertilized, and a national lottery is held to decide the surrogates. Government interests and power begin to dominate one of the most personal and basic elements of humanity: the right to have a family.
  • Un-real: (10-episode order) Goes behind-the-scenes of a hit competition dating show to follow the experiences of a young staffer whose sole job is to manipulate her relationships with (and among) the contestants to get the vital dramatic and outrageous footage the program’s producers demand. Inspired by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro’s short film “Sequin Raze.”

Nickelodeon/ Nick at Nite http://www.deadline.com/2014-nickelodeon-nick-at-nite-pilots/

  • NONE YET

Showtime http://www.deadline.com/2014-showtime-pilots/

  • The Affair: (10-episode order) Dissects an affair and its effect on the two marriages it disrupts, with the story told separately from the male and female perspective. It begins when Noah, a married father of four, becomes involved with Allison, a married woman mourning the loss of her child, after a chance meeting at the beach.

TBS http://www.deadline.com/2014-tbs-pilots/

Trailers for new shows: http://tvline.com/2014/05/14/tnt-videos-librarians-proof-jennifer-beals/

  • Angie Tribeca: (10 episodes) A satirical look at the police procedural. Rashida Jones stars as Angie, a 10-year veteran of the LAPD’s elite RHCU (Really Heinous Crimes Unit).
  • Buzzy’s: Set in Charlestown, Mass., the show centers on a group of coworkers who all went to high school together but ran in very different crowds. Their dreams may lie across the Charles River in Boston, but for now, their work, lives, loves, and other worries remain in the town they grew up in.
  • Your Family or Mine: Based on the enormously popular Israeli comedy, the show comes from the producers of FriendsWill & GraceHow I Met Your Mother, and Happy Endings. The new series revolves around Oliver and Kelli who are living proof of the adage, “When you marry someone, you don’t just marry them, you marry their whole family.”

TNT http://www.deadline.com/2014-tnt-pilots/

Trailers for new shows: http://tvline.com/2014/05/14/tnt-videos-librarians-proof-jennifer-beals/

  • Wake Up Call: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will tackle the worst of the worst and make them into the best of the best his own personal brand of high-octane motivation. From dysfunctional homes and dead-beat dads to sports tams that don’t gel and businesses struggling to survive, The Rock is going to descend into the chaos of everyday problems to pull good people up by the bootstraps, reminding them what hard work, passion, and true discipline can accomplish.
  • The Librarians: Based on the hit movie franchise. Starring Rebecca Romijn, the series focuses on an ancient organization hidden beneath the Metropolitan Public Library that solves impossible mysteries, fights supernatural threats and recovers powerful artifacts from around the world. Noah Wyle will also executive-produce and play a recurring role in the series, reprising his role as Flynn Carsen from the movie trilogy.
  • **Transporter: It centers on Frank Martin (Chris Vance), a professional “transporter” paid to pick up and deliver people or cargo from anywhere in the world. Frank is the very best at what he does and handles only the most difficult and dangerous assignments.
  • Proof: It centers on a skeptical, hard-science, female surgeon, Katherine (Jennifer Beals), who has been struggling with family issues, including a tragic death. She is persuaded to investigate cases of reincarnation, out-of-body experiences, hauntings–all of it looking for verifiable proof to answer one of life’s greatest questions: Is death truly the end, or is there something else beyond?
  • Public Morals: It centers on New York City’s Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as temptations that come from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.
  • On the Menu: Ty Pennington is heading to the kitchen to host TNT’s new series with legendary Chef Emeril Lagasse serving as Menu Master. It will be television’s first cooking show ever to give the viewers the chance to taste the winning dish after every episode, as well as give everyday cooks the chance to have their dish appear in dining institutions across the country.

TV Land http://www.deadline.com/2014-tv-land-pilots/

  • Impastor: (10-episode order) A lowlife on the run from his debts hides away in a small town by conning its residents into thinking he’s their newly hired gay pastor.
  • The Gaffigan Show: The adventures of a happily married and harried NYC father of five.
  • Teachers: (10-episode order) Six elementary school teachers try to mold the minds and lives of America’s youth, but they don’t really seem to have their own lives together at all. From making their class help them stalk exes online to altering a grade because the art teacher is “kind of a bitch,” these teachers are certainly changing the world, one student at a time. Based on the web series.
  • Younger: (12-episode order) Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, a suddenly-single New Jersey housewife and mother in her early 40s is unable to restart her career and decides to lie about her age and successfully passes herself off as a twentysomething. Armed with a makeover and new resume, she wins a coveted position at the city’s hottest publishing company. And guys are lining up like never before.

USA http://www.deadline.com/2014-usa-network-pilots/

  • Benched: Nina, a dedicated, career-driven corporate attorney, has a very public nervous breakdown after getting passed up for an expected promotion and finds herself working as a public defender. Her new colleague, Phil, is a tall, dark and handsome – if not a little scruffy – public defender and avid gambler.
  • Complications: (10-episode order) A disillusioned suburban ER doctor finds his existence transformed when he intervenes in a drive-by shooting, saving a young boy’s life and killing one of his attackers. When he learns the boy is still marked for death, he finds himself compelled to save him at any cost and discovers that his life and his outlook on medicine might never be the same.
  • Untitled Sean Jablonski: (10-episode order) Investment banker Neil Truman and his wife Grace are sifting through their stagnant relationship when Neil discovers that Grace is seeing a male escort and accidentally gains possession of the escort’s phone. He gains a unique perspective on his life and what motivates women, while Grace contemplates whether her needs are being met and whether her marriage is worth saving.
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