Fall 2015 New TV
Future: Ordered to full season.
A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible to miss: the name of FBI agent Kurt Weller, emblazoned across her back. "Jane," Agent Weller and the rest of the FBI quickly realize that each mark on her body is a crime to solve, leading them closer to the truth about her identity and the mysteries to be revealed. ” - Finlitte
Future: Ordered to full season.
A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11. ” - Finlitte
Follows NTSB investigator Ellie Molaro (Kathleen Robertson) who, suspicious of the "official answers” to an oil rig disaster, spearheads a private investigation with a secret tipster named Carter (Eric Dane). Carter claims that a conspiracy of "Fixers” are behind the worst disasters in the country, all rigged to manipulate the stock market, and reap billions for a select few. ” - Finlitte
A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set in northern Wales during a time rife with rebellion and political upheaval, Wilkin must walk a tight rope between protecting his true identity while also serving a mysterious destiny. Guided by Annora, a mystical healer whose seeming omniscience keeps Wilkin under her sway; manipulated by Milus Corbett, a devious Chamberlain with grand political aspirations; and driven by a deepening connection with the Baroness Lady Love, Wilkin struggles to navigate political, emotional and supernal pitfalls in his quest to understand his greater purpose. ” - Finlitte
Time slot premiere Tue. Sept. 29th @8pm.
A live one-hour show that is unlike any other on American television. Anything can happen on "Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris," which will feature appearances by A-list stars, stunts, comedy skits, incredible performances, mini game shows, audience giveaways and hidden camera pranks. Based on the wildly popular British hit "Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway", this genre-busting format and its fearless star will make for one of the best nights ever on TV, week after week. ” - Finlitte
Resumes regular time-slot Thur. Nov. 5th @8:30pm.
A comedy about one family, told through 4 separate stories from the point of view of each of its various family members based on their own version of events. ” - Finlitte
Follows the unlikely partnership between a man haunted by the future and a cop haunted by her past, as they race to stop the worst crimes of the year 2065 before they happen. Set in Washington, D.C., it is 10 years after the demise of Precrime, a law enforcement agency tasked with identifying and eliminating criminals... before their crimes were committed. To carry out this brand of justice, the agency used three precogs - "precognitives" Dash, Arthur and Agatha - who were able to see the future. Now, in 2065, crime-solving is different, and justice leans more on sophisticated and trusted technology than on the instincts of the precogs. Precog DASH (Stark Sands, "Inside Llewyn Davis") - driven by his terrifying, but fragmented visions - now has returned in secret to help a brash, but shrewd police detective, LARA VEGA (Meagan Good, "Think Like A Man" franchise, "Californication"), attempt to stop the murders that he predicts. As they navigate this future America, they will search for Dash's missing twin brother, ARTHUR, and elude others who will stop at nothing to exploit their precog abilities. Also complicating matters is Dash and Arthur's ingenious, but reclusive, foster sister, AGATHA (Laura Regan, "Mad Men," "Unbreakable"), who just wants Dash to return home. A drama of crime and conspiracy, this is a timeless story of connection: two lost souls, Dash and Vega, who find friendship, purpose and redemption in each other. ” - Finlitte
The Muppets return to prime time with a contemporary, documentary-style show that follows the day-to-day duties of the Muppets during production of 'Up Late with Miss Piggy', a fictional late-night talk show starring Miss Piggy, which airs on ABC following 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'. For the first time ever, a series will explore the Muppets' personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work; as well as romances, breakups, achievements, disappointments, wants, and desires. This is a more adult Muppet show, for "kids” of all ages. ” - Finlitte
Time-slot premiere Tue. Sept. 29th @9pm.
A new genre-bending comedy-horror anthology series. The series, produced by 20th Century Fox Television, is from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Ian Brennan and Dante Di Loreto, the executive producers of GLEE and "American Horror Story”. The first installment in the new anthology series revolves around a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders. ” - Finlitte
Based on the 2011 movie, Bradley Cooper will be reprising his character, Eddie Mora, in this televised sequel. Picking up after the events of the film, 'Limitless' centers on Brian Finch (Jake McDorman)—a new character that exists in the same world as Eddie Mora—who discovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT and is coerced by the FBI into using his extraordinary cognitive abilities to solve complex cases for them. Unbeknownst to the FBI, Brian also has a clandestine relationship with Senator Edward Mora (Cooper), a presidential hopeful and regular user of NZT who has plans of his own for his new protégé. ” - Finlitte
Meet the Beethoven of private pathologists... "Rosewood" is the story of DR. BEAUMONT ROSEWOOD, JR., the most brilliant private pathologist in Miami. Using his wildly sophisticated autopsy lab, he performs for-hire autopsies to uncover clues that the Miami PD can't see. His new partner-in-crime is Detective VILLA, a Miami PD detective with attitude and demons to spare. While she's impressed by Rosewood's incredible abilities, his constant optimism is more annoying than it is infectious. But somehow, week-to-week, this unlikely tag team will solve many crimes together. ” - Finlitte
The original series chronicled the intertwined stories of unrelated ordinary people who discovered they had superhuman abilities and learned they were part of a grand plan that brought them together to change the world. "Heroes Reborn" will feature a new group of characters, though "we won't rule out the possibility of some of the show's original cast members popping back in,” NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke said. Heroes original cast included Milo Ventimiglia, Greg Grunberg, Hayden Penettiere, Adrian Pasdar, Zachary Quinto, Masi Oka, Ali Larter and Sendhil Ramamurthy. The characters and storylines from Heroes Reborn will be introduced in a digital series prior to the launch of the TV miniseries. ” - Finlitte
Action-packed Las Vegas thriller about a former military operative turned security expert who is drawn into a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on his ability to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. Can he take them down from the inside and get revenge for the death of his wife, or is it true what they say: the House always wins. ” - Finlitte
The adventures of a band of space warriors who work to protect the universe from the evil overlord Thanos. ” - Finlitte
Billy and Cody Lefever dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They're soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to put everything on the line, including their marriage. ” - Finlitte
When you're so skilled at bachelorhood that it's on autopilot, what's the fastest way to bring your cruise-controlled lifestyle to a crashing halt? Television icon John Stamos ("Full House,” "ER”) stars in a new comedy about the ultimate bachelor who discovers he's not only a father, but a grandfather. Successful restaurateur and man-about-town JIMMY MARTINO (Stamos) is used to being the most suave, most handsome and most single person in the room. All that changes with the surprise appearance of Jimmy's adult son, GERALD (Josh Peck, THE MINDY PROJECT), and his baby daughter, EDIE. Now Jimmy has to unlearn a lifetime of blissful selfishness and grapple with the fact that he went straight from single to grandfather in six seconds flat. ” - Finlitte
A new comedy about two brothers: one a spotlight-grabbing actor who plays TV's most popular lawyer and the other, a real-life, small-town attorney who has yet to find his spotlight. DEAN SANDERSON, JR. (Rob Lowe) spent eight seasons playing the title role on the hit legal drama "The Grinder”. When his series ends, he decides to move back to his hometown of Boise, Idaho, where his brother, STEWART (Fred Savage), is poised to take over the family law firm. Despite having no law degree, no license to practice and no experience in an actual courtroom, Dean's charisma and flair for the dramatic make him absolutely certain he has something to contribute to the firm. ” - Finlitte
Based on the award-winning documentary by Ryan McGarry, is a heart-pounding medical drama that takes place in the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation, where the staggering influx of patients can outweigh the limited resources available to the extraordinary doctors and nurses whose job is to treat them all – creating a condition known as Code Black. At the heart of the ER's controlled chaos is Residency Director Dr. Leanne Rorish (Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden), renowned for successfully performing high-risk procedures in Center Stage, the trauma area reserved for the most critical cases. Her four new first-year residents are Christa Lorenson (Bonnie Somerville), Malaya Pineda (Melanie Kannokada), Mario Savetti (Benjamin Hollingsworth) and Angus Leighton (Harry M. Ford). Leanne's confidante, Jesse Sallander (Luis Guzman), is an amiable seen-it-all senior nurse who manages the residents. Also working in the ER is Dr. Neal Hudson (Raza Jaffrey), an excellent physician who sometimes disagrees with Leanne's "cowboy” approach, and Dr. Rollie Guthrie (William Allen Young), the energetic, longest-serving attending. In Center Stage, life is measured in seconds, and these heroic doctors and nurses operate with speed and skill within an overwhelmed system to treat the crowds of people who are often there for one of two reasons: to die or to receive a life-saving miracle. ” - Finlitte
Follows a team of friends bonded by an irrational obsession with their men's ice hockey team, The Chubbys. Paul Rosenberg is the insecure leader whose involvement with the team causes daily havoc for him and his wife Karen. Along for the ride are Paul's best friends Anthony, the charmer who schemes his way through life; Dicky, the wealthy hedge fund manager whose answer to everything is in his wallet; and Sebalos the slacker on a misguided search for his purpose in life. While their hockey skills may be limited, their passion is not, as evidenced by the chaos their devotion to the game creates in their everyday lives. ” - Finlitte
Doctor turned actor/comedian Ken Jeong plays Dr. Ken, a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. Luckily, his therapist wife Allison is just the right partner to keep things sane. ” - Finlitte
Follows a unique case set in a noteworthy era of L.A. history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock 'n' roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed between detectives, reporters, drug dealers and club-goers to solve a serial murder case. ” - Finlitte
If you can think it, they will say it. From the producer of "Ride Along" and the director of "How I Met Your Mother" comes this unabashed new comedy about two diverse couples, who are both neighbors and best friends. As they go through life side by side, they can't help but analyze and obsess about EVERYTHING. From topics like sex and race, to the fact that the trusted new babysitter might just be a porn star, nothing is out of bounds for this wildly outspoken foursome. ” - Finlitte
A comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter. ” - Finlitte
An adaptation of Bernard Cornwell's Saxon Warlord Chronicles. The books follow Uhtred of Bebbanburg from a boy taken from his birthright and raised by Vikings, later fighting for King Alfred the Great and his son Edward. Shield walls, blood, revenge and the forging of many Kingdoms into one nation, a dream of Alfred's called England. ” - Finlitte
A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find love in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California. ” - Finlitte
Time-slot premiere Mon. Nov. 2nd @8pm.
An action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), Superman's (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be. Twelve-year-old Kara escaped the doomed planet Krypton with her parents' help at the same time as the infant Kal-El. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to conceal the phenomenal powers she shares with her famous cousin in order to keep her identity a secret. Years later at 24, Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul and fierce taskmaster Cat Grant (Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart), who just hired the Daily Planet's former photographer, James Olsen (Mehcad Brooks), as her new art director. However, Kara's days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw (David Harewood), head of a super-secret agency where her sister also works, enlists her to help them protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats. Though Kara will need to find a way to manage her newfound empowerment with her very human relationships, her heart soars as she takes to the skies as Supergirl to fight crime. ” - Finlitte
The long-awaited follow-up to the classic horror film franchise The Evil Dead and is set to premiere on STARZ in fall 2015. Campbell will be reprising his role as Ash, the stock boy, aging lothario and chainsaw-handed monster hunter who has spent the last 30 years avoiding responsibility, maturity and the terrors of the Evil Dead. When a Deadite plague threatens to destroy all of mankind, Ash is finally forced to face his demons -personal and literal. Destiny, it turns out, has no plans to release the unlikely hero from its "Evil" grip. ” - Finlitte
When over-the-top Amy enters Allison's organized but imperfect life and claims to be her guardian angel, they form an unlikely friendship and Allison can't be sure if Amy is actually an angel or just nuts. ” - Finlitte
Based on the comedic viewpoints of Aziz Ansari, the show follows the personal and professional lives of Dev (Aziz Ansari), a 30-year-old actor in New York who has trouble deciding what he wants to eat, much less the pathway for the rest of his life. Ambitious, funny, cinematic, and both sweeping in scope and intensely personal, Dev's story takes him through subjects as diverse as the plight of the elderly, the immigrant experience, and how to find the most delicious pasta for dinner. ” - Finlitte
Follows a young dancer with a distinctly troubled past as she joins a prestigious ballet company in New York. The dark, gritty, complex series unflinchingly explores New York City through the eyes of Claire, played by Sarah Hay ("Black Swan"), an emotionally wounded but transcendent ballerina navigating the dysfunction and glamour of the ballet world. Claire's self-destructive tendencies amid her vaulting ambitions drive her in compelling, unforeseeable ways, especially when she is confronted with the machinations of the company's mercurial Artistic Director, played by Ben Daniels ("House of Cards," "Law & Order UK") and an unwelcome visitor from her past. ” - Finlitte
Time-slot premiere Tue. Nov. 17th @9pm.
Executive producer Dick Wolf delivers the newest installment of the compelling Chicago franchise, an emotional ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city's most explosive hospital and the courageous team of doctors that holds it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room, and through it all, familiar faces from the Chicago Police and Fire departments will intertwine as this third team of Chicago heroes hits the ground running. ” - Finlitte
An epic Biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of a battle-weary king, a powerful and resentful prophet and a resourceful young shepherd on a collision course with destiny. ” - Finlitte
The half-hour project takes a satirical look at wealth, the media, and modern romance through the eyes of Deutsch's fictionalized character, based on the real-life famed ad-man, single dad, and TV personality. ” - Finlitte
A genre-bending martial arts series very loosely based on the classic Chinese tale Journey to the West. In a land controlled by feudal barons, Into the Badlands tells the story of a great warrior and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment. ” - Finlitte
A groundbreaking, one-hour drama set in the high-stakes world of New York City auction houses, 'The Art of More' stars Dennis Quaid (Any Given Sunday, "Vegas"), Cary Elwes (Saw, The Princess Bride) and Christian Cooke ("Magic City"). The series follows Graham Connor (Cooke), a blue-collar hustler who leverages his way into the exclusive realm of premium auction houses by exploiting connections to smuggling rings he was exposed to as a soldier in Iraq. Kate Bosworth (Still Alice) plays Roxanna Whitney, daughter of the CEO of a competing auction house, and their rivalry, chemistry and intrigue are at the heart of this drama. ” - Finlitte
Ever since her short-lived stint as a Super Hero ended in tragedy, Jessica Jones has been rebuilding her personal life and career as a hot-tempered, sardonic, badass private detective in Hell's Kitchen, New York City. Plagued by self-loathing, and a wicked case of PTSD, Jessica battles demons from within and without, using her extraordinary abilities as an unlikely champion for those in need... especially if they're willing to cut her a check. ” - Finlitte
Night 2: Tue. Dec. 15th @8pm
Night 3: Wed. Dec. 16th @8pm
(2 hours each)
Follows the peaceful invasion of Earth by the alien Overlords, who promise to eliminate poverty, war and sickness - ushering in a golden age of peace, health and security for all of humankind. But why do the Overlords insist on hiding their appearance - and what do they ultimately want from Earth? While much of the world enjoys its newfound utopia, some suspect there's a price to pay. As the truth about the Overlords' intentions are revealed, humanity will discover its actual destiny may actually be a nightmare, instead of a dream. ” - Finlitte
Time-slot premiere Tue. Dec. 16th @10pm.
A thriller set two hundred years in the future, The Expanse 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. This hour-long, ten episode series is based on the popular New York Times bestselling book series collectively known as The Expanse, written by Daniel Abraham and Ty Franck (under the pen name James S. A. Corey). Abraham and Franck will be show producers. ” - Finlitte