Kategoriarkiv: Pilot 2015

Pilot Picks: FX (2015)

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Comedy

Atlanta

  • Revolves around two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene whose opposing views on art versus commerce, success and race will make their quest anything but easy.

Actor: Donald Glover

Donald Glover

Status: Picked up to series, 10 episode order


Better Things

  • Sam, a working actor trying to earn a living, navigates her three daughters’ lives, having fun with a friend or two and also — just maybe — squeezing in some sex once in a while. Her life is funny to watch, but you wouldn’t want to live it (except sometimes).

Actor: Pamela Adlon

Pamela Adlon

Status: Picked up to series


Death Pact

  • A formerly lazy, pot-dealing assistant high school coach returns to his hometown as a decorated war hero. He runs across three down-on-their-luck friends and former students and sucks them into his new radical self-help philosophy, which involves harsh consequences for failure.

Actor: Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan

Status: On hold in wake of Tracy Morgans accident


Pariah

  • Volatile TV personality Joe Abbott who is exiled from show business after an on-air meltdown and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills.

Actor: Regina King

Regina King

Status: Not known at this moment


Untitled Robespierre/Holm

  • Explores the adult female friendship of creative partners Lou and Viv as they embark on a cross-country road trip. Gutsy born-and-raised New Yorkers, they discover each other in their 30s, make a movie together and jump into the great unknown of their next project. Lou and Viv find strength and vulnerability in each other, learning how to have a fight and somehow still get back in the car.

Actor: Jenny Slate

Jenny Slate

Status: Not known at this moment

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Drama

The Bastard Executioner

  • A warrior knight in King Edward II’s charge is broken by the ravages of war and vows to lay down his sword. But when that violence finds him again, he is forced to pick up the bloodiest sword of all.

Actor: Lee Jones; Stephen Moyer

Lee Jones Stephen Moyer

Status: Picked up to series, 10-episode order, first episode aired September 15th, 2015


Snowfall

  • Set in the early 1980s at the beginning of a crack cocaine epidemic in Los Angeles, it focuses on three main characters: ambitious dealer Franklin Saint, ex-Mexican wrestler and now gangster Gustavo Zapata and prodigal son Logan Miller.

Actor: Billy Magnussen

Billy Magnussen

Status: Not known yet

Pilot Picks: Cinemax (2015)

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Drama

 

Blanco

  • An uptown gangster, nicknamed Blanco for being a light-skinned Dominican, uses his status as a confidential informant to turn the tables on law enforcement and build his criminal empire.

Actor: Elizabeth Rodriguez

Elizabeth Rodriguez

Status: Not known at the moment


Outcast

  • A young man plagued by possession since he was a child sets out to seek answers, only to uncover something that could end all life on Earth as we know it.

Actor: Patrick Fugit

Patrick Fugit

Status: Picked up to series, 10 episode order

When does episode 1 air? Not known at the moment


Quarry

  • Upon his return home from Vietnam in 1973, a Marine sniper finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. Combat-hardened and disillusioned, he’s recruited into a network of contract killers and corruption spanning the length of the Mississippi River.

Actor: Logan Marshall-Green

Logan Marshall-Green

Status: Picked up to series, 8-episode order

When does episode 1 air? Not known at the moment

Pilot Picks: Bravo (2015)

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Comedy

My So Called Wife

  • Dark comedy follows Ava, a master-of-disguise con-artist who gets men and women to fall in love with her, marries them and then disappears with their money and just enough dirty inside information to guarantee they will never go to the police. But things get complicated when she falls in love with her latest mark, and three of her last victims join together to track her down.

Actor: Not known at this moment

Status: Not known at this moment

 

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Drama

True Fiction

  • A once-best-selling novelist-turned-prestigious East Coast college professor has been struggling with her much anticipated and embarrassingly belated follow-up book. But the sudden death of her most arrogant and hated student creates an opportunity for her to claim his manuscript as her own. She is haunted by whether to take credit for his work and finally get her career back on track or come forward with a rapidly unraveling truth that is juicier and more scandalous than any work of fiction.

Actor: Not known at this moment

Status: Not known at this moment