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Drama

Castle Rock*

Psychological-horror

series

that

explores the themes and worlds

uniting the entire Stephen King

canon.

Runaways

Based on the fan-favorite fromMarvel

Comics about six diverse teenagers

who can barely stand one another

but must unite against a common foe

– their parents.

Locke & Key

A horror/fantasy about a family of

three sons that moves home after

their father’s gruesome murder.

The Looming Tower*

Tracing the rising threat of Osama

bin Laden and Al Qaeda, it takes

a controversial look at how the

rivalry between the CIA and FBI

inadvertently might have set the

stage for the tragedy of 9/11.

LIFETIME

Drama

You*

When a brilliant bookstore manager

crosses paths with an aspiring writer,

he discovers he’ll do anything for

love.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

Drama

The Birth of The Pill*

Follows four crusaders who fought to

make safe and effective contraception

available to millions of women

The Hot Zone

Focuses on the origins of the Ebola

virus.

NBC

Comedy

Champions

Vince, a charismatic gym owner with

no ambition, lives with his younger

brother Michael, a gorgeous idiot.

Relatively Happy

An adult brother and sister wind up

living together for the first time since

they were kids after one of them

suffers a big loss.

The Sackett Sisters

Two estranged sisters are reunited

when they perform an act of public

heroism and have to navigate the

aftermath together.

Spaced Out

A working class genius and his

struggles to fit in with an established

team as they build a rocket to Mars.

Untitled Kourtney Kang Project

Based on Kang’s life, the comedy

explores what it’s like to grow up as

the only girl in the only mixed-race

family in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

Untitled Seth Meyers/Mike O’Brien

Project

A cynical Ivy League professor loses

out on his dream job and goes to work

as a high school biology teacher.

What About Barb?

Based on the 1991 feature

What About

Bob?

the comedy revolves around a

psychotherapist who tries to cut ties

with her most overbearing patient.

Will and Grace*

A revival of the long-running comedy

series.

Drama

For God and Country*

Follows the bravest military heroes

who make personal sacrifices while

executing the most challenging and

dangerous missions.

Good Girls

Three “good girl” suburban wives and

mothers find themselves in desperate

circumstances — and decide to risk

everything to take their power back.

Law and Order: True Crime — the

Menendez Brothers*

Eight-episode anthology series that

focus on the story of Lyle and Erik

Menendez, who were convicted of

killing their parents.

Redliners

A pair of former operatives get

reactivated and drawn into a larger

conspiracy while attempting to

maintain their undercover lives.

Reverie

A former detective specializing in

human behavior is brought in when

the launch of an advanced virtual

reality program has dangerous and

unintended consequences.

Rise*

Revolves around a high school drama

department and the students who

come alive under a passionate teacher

and family man whose dedication

galvanizes the entire town.

Shelter

An understaffed Brooklyn hospital

becomes the borough’s last viable

trauma center after a catastrophic

hurricane wreaks havoc on the city.

NETFLIX

Comedy

Alexa & Katie*

Two lifelong best friends eagerly

anticipating the start of their

freshman year of high school confront

a crisis that leaves them feeling like

outsiders.

Atypical*

Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic

spectrum, is searching for love and

independence. His funny yet painful

journey of self-discovery upends his

entire family.

Disjointed*

A lifelong advocate for marijuana

legalization becomes the owner of

an L.A.-area cannabis dispensary

and is joined by three budtenders,

her 20-something son and a troubled

security guard.

Drama

Altered Carbon*

Set in the 25th century when the

human mind has been digitized and

the soul itself is transferable from one

body to the next.

The Haunting of Hill House*

A re-imagining of Shirley Jackson’s

1959 novel about people living in

an old mansion where supernatural

phenomena is occurring.

Lost in Space*

Based on the original 1960s series

about a family stranded light years

from their destination and battling a

strange alien environment and their

own demons.

Seven Seconds*

Tensions run high between Black

citizens and Caucasian cops in Jersey

City, where a Black teen is critically

injured by a cop.

She’s Gotta Have It*

Nola is a Brooklyn-based artist in her

late 20s struggling to define herself

and divide her time amongst her

friends, her job and her three lovers.

SHOWTIME

Comedy

SMILF*

A single 20-something in Boston finds

her desires for relationships, sex and

a career colliding with the realities of

being a young single mother.

White Famous*

A talented young African-American

comedian begins to cross over toward

becoming “white famous.”

Drama

The Chi*

Set in Chicago, the coming-of-age

story of a young African-American

male for whom growing up can be a

matter of life and death.

SPIKE

Drama

The Mist*

Based on a book by Stephen King, The

harrowing story about a seemingly

innocuous mist that seeps into a

small town and creates havoc.

Waco*

Explores the true-life details of

the Branch Davidians compound

in Waco, Texas, told from several

perspectives of those involved.

SYFY

Drama

.

Happy!

An intoxicated, corrupt cop-turned-

hitman is adrift in a world of casual

murder and soulless sex. After a hit

gone wrong, his inebriated life is

changed by a tiny, positive, imaginary

blue-winged horse.

The Haunted

Supernatural horror-drama about

four siblings who reunite following

their parents’ deaths. They must face

the literal ghosts from their past in

order to survive.

Krypton*

Set two generations before the

destruction of the legendary Man

of Steel’s home planet, Superman’s

grandfather — whose House of El

was ostracized and shamed — fights

to redeem his family’s honor and save

his world from chaos.

The Machine

In a world being transformed by the

emergence of artificial intelligence,

the conflict between man and

technology is seen through the lives

of six interwoven characters.

Superstition*

The Mosley family, owners of the

only funeral home in a fictitious town

on the outskirts of New Orleans, are

keepers of the town’s dark secrets.

TBS

Comedy

Tarantula*

Animated series about residents

of the Tierra Chula Resident Hotel

(a.k.a. “The Tarantula”), revolving

around a respected but uncertified

tattoo artist who delivers absurd yet

introspective monologues.

TNT

Drama

Deadlier than the Male

Follows a young woman who once

looked into the eyes of a killer, a

former serial predator looking for

redemption and a grieving mother

obsessed with finding her missing

daughter.

The Deep Mad Dark

A Detroit neurosurgeon’s closest

friend comes home after living

many years in a strange, off-the-grid

community in Belize.

TV LAND

Drama

Heathers*

A dark comedy based on the cult

1980s film but set in the present. The

heroine deals with a different but

equally vicious group of Heathers.

USA

Drama

The Sinner*

A young mother commits a startling

and very public act of violence. A

rogue investigator becomes obsessed

with uncovering the woman’s motive.

WGN AMERICA

Drama

Scalped

A modern-day crime story set in

the world of a Native American

reservation.

*Series picked up. A complete list

of pick-ups by distributor will be

published in our May 20 issue.

May 2017

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