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[03/26/18 - 11:02 PM]
2018 ABC Program Development Guide - Drama Series
ABC details its 11 drama projects under consideration for next season.

[via press release from ABC]

A MILLION LITTLE THINGS

SHOW INFO
They say friendship isn't one big thing, it's A MILLION LITTLE THINGS and that's true for a group of friends from Boston who bonded under unexpected circumstances. Some have achieved success, others are struggling in their careers and relationships, but all of them feel stuck in life. After one of them dies unexpectedly, it's just the wake up call the others need to finally start living. Along the way they discover that friends may be the one thing to save them from themselves. ABC Studios and Kapital Entertainment bring us this dramedy from writer/executive producer DJ Nash.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
DJ Nash

Executive Producers
Aaron Kaplan
Dana Honor

Cast
Stephanie, Szostak
David Giuntoli
Anne Son
Romany Malco
Christina Moses
James Roday
Kristen Connolly
Christina Ochoa
Lizzy Green

Production Company
KAPITAL ENTERTAINMENT

FALSE PROFITS

SHOW INFO

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
Kayla Alpert

Executive Producers
Jason Reed
Sabrina Wind

Cast
Bellamy Young
Shelly Hennig
Kosha Patel
Vanessa Williams
Mark L.Young
Kapil Talwalkar
Marcus Coloma

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

FOR LOVE

SHOW INFO
Hope Castille is devastated after losing her fiancé, Charlie, in a car accident. Now, five years later, she is ready to move on with new love Gabriel, the son of one of the most prominent and powerful families in New Orleans, the Dumaines. But when Hope receives a call from someone claiming to be Charlie, her world is sent in a tailspin and her new relationship is endangered. Is it a hoax? Is Charlie alive? Could he be reaching out from the other side? As Hope tries to get to the bottom of this mystery, she also starts to learn that there's more to the Dumaines than meets the eye. FOR LOVE is a supernatural romance that explores underground magic and the very powerful forces at work in modern day New Orleans. From writer/executive producer Michael Cooney (IDENTITY), executive producer Kim Moses, and ABC Studios.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer and Executive Producer
Michael Cooney

Executive Producers
Kim Moses
John Dahl

Cast
Lex Scott Davis
Ethan Peck
John Ecker
Chloe Wepper
Isabella Russo
Rachel Skarsten
Luke Arnold
Wolé Parks

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

GET CHRISTIE LOVE

SHOW INFO
When the CIA gets their toughest missions and needs the very best person for the job they say "GET CHRISTIE LOVE"! The revolutionary 1970s ABC movie and TV series of the same name gets a modern spin in this highadrenaline, action packed series. Christie Love (Kylie Bunbury) is the CIA's best spy, kicking ass and keeping the world safe, while also leading a team of the very best. But Christie's complicated personal life belies her tough exterior. She is having an affair with fellow spy Sang, but she is haunted by the relationship that destroyed her many years ago. When she is contacted by someone who reminds her of her lost love, Christie finds her personal and professional lives on a crash course. From executive producer/writer Courtney Kemp (POWER), and executive producers Vin Diesel, Debra Martin Chase, and Shana Waterman, GET CHRISTIE LOVE comes from Lionsgate Television and Universal Television.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
Courtney Kemp

Executive Producers
Debra Martin Chase
Vin Diesel
Shana Waterman
Stephen Williams

Cast
Kylie Bunbury
Dennis Oh
Shea Buckner
Lisseth Chavez
Thomas Cocquerel
Juan Javier Cardenas
Khandi Alexander
Steven Weber
Camille Guaty

Production Companies
UNIVERSAL TELEVISION
LIONSGATE

GRAND HOTEL

SHOW INFO
Eva Longoria executive produces this bold, provocative drama set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Charismatic Santiago Mendoza (Academy Award nominee Demián Bichir) owns the hotel, while his glamorous second wife Gigi (Roselyn Sanchez), and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success. The hotel's loyal staff round out a contemporary, fresh take on an upstairs/downstairs story. Wealthy and beautiful guests bask in luxury, but scandals, escalating debt, and explosive secrets hide beneath the picture perfect exterior.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
Brian Tanen

Executive Producers
Eva Longoria
Ben Spector
Ramón Campos
Teresa Fernández-Valdés

Cast
Demián Bichir
Roselyn Sanchez
Denyse Tontz
Bryan Craig
Lincoln Younes
Chris Warren
Wendy Raquel Robinson
Shalim Ortiz
Feliz Ramirez
Justina Adorno
Anne Winters

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

Salvage

SHOW INFO
Ex-cop Jimmy Hill (Toby Kebbell) just wants to be left alone after moving back to his small Gulf coast Florida hometown. But when there's a suspicious drowning, an idealistic deputy (Catalina Sandino Moreno) draws him into the case that she's been stopped from solving. The stakes are raised when Jimmy finds a connection between the mysterious death and the sunken Spanish treasure that Jimmy, his father (Will Patton), and other fortune seekers have been trying to find for decades. If the gold is within reach, taking on the case will pit him against the powerful town patriarch (Jim Belushi), outside criminals, and his own father.

CREDITS LISTING

Cast
Toby Kebbell
Charity Wakefield
Catalina Sandino Moreno
Will Patton
Jim Belushi
Evan Parke
Joelle Carter
Emily Althaus
Lacretta
Jim Kaplan

Writer/Executive Producer
Don Todd

THE FIX

SHOW INFO
Attorney and author Marcia Clark co-writes and executive produces a new legal drama about Maya Travis, an L.A. district attorney who suffers a devastating defeat when prosecuting an A-list actor for double murder. With her high profile career derailed, she flees for a quieter life in Oregon. Eight years later when this same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder, Maya is lured back to the DA's office for another chance at justice. This legal thriller is executive produced/co-written by Clark, Liz Craft and Sarah Fain, and is from Mandeville TV and ABC Studios.

CREDITS LISTING

Writers
Marcia Clark
Liz Craft
Sarah Fain

Executive Producers
Marcia Clark
Liz Craft
Sarah Fain
David Hoberman
Todd Lieberman
Laurie Zaks

Cast
Robin Tunney
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Scott Cohen
Adam Rayner
Alex Saxon
Merrin Dungey
Mouzam Makkar
Breckin Meyer
Marc Blucas

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

THE MISSION

SHOW INFO
When a San Francisco Police Captain is arrested for corruption, the lives of the cops under his command don't stop. Our ensemble must navigate their own colorful and complicated lives both on and off the beat while focusing on a local gang about to make the streets more dangerous and an armed criminal that is on the loose. Infused with humor, THE MISSION is a different kind of cop show starring Lynn Collins, Aasif Mandvi, Josh Randall, Kris D. Lofto, and Vanessa Vasquez. From writer/executive producer Jason Richman, Mandeville Television and ABC Studios.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
Jason Richman

Executive Producers
David Hoberman
Todd Lieberman
Laurie Zaks

Cast
Lynn Collins
Wood Harris
Aasif Mandvi
Josh Randall
Kris Lofton
Vannessa Vasquez
Alexander Karim
Aidan Wojtak-Hissong
Chris Conroy
Jee Young Han

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

THE ROOKIE

SHOW INFO
Starting over isn't easy, especially for small town guy John Nolan (Nathan Fillion) who, after a life altering incident, is pursuing his dream of being an LAPD officer. As the force's oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from some higher ups who see him as just a walking midlife crisis. If he can't keep up with the young cops and the criminals, he'll be risking lives including his own. But if he can use his life experience, determination, and sense of humor to give him an edge, he may just become a success in this new chapter of his life. From executive producer/writer Alexi Hawley and The Mark Gordon Company with ABC Studios.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
Alexi Hawley

Executive Producers
Nathan Fillion
Mark Gordon
Nick Pepper
Michelle Chapman
Jon Steinberg

Cast
Nathan Fillion
Afton Williamson
Eric Winter
Richard T. Jones
Melissa O'Neil
Titus Makin
Alyssa Diaz
Mercedes Mason

Production Companies
ABC STUDIOS
MARK GORDON COMPANY

UNTITLED HOLMES SISTERS

SHOW INFO
Untitled Holmes Sisters is an hour-long episodic drama that chronicles the lives of five African-American sisters, all officers in the NYPD, as they face the challenges of their high-risk jobs while juggling the responsibilities of marriage, motherhood, and family. Raised in the borough of Queens by working-class parents, the Kendrick sisters are New York's finest. Untitled is from writer/executive producer Pam Veasey, director/executive producer Regina King, and executive producer Robin Roberts.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
Pam Veasey

Executive Producers
Regina King
Robin Roberts

Cast
Frances Turner
Amirah Vann
Tisha Campbell-Martin
Aubin Wise
Leigh-Ann Rose
Zoe Robins
Gerard Celasco
Dorian Missick
Michael Beach
Eric Balfour

Production Company
ABC STUDIOS

WHISKEY CAVALIER

SHOW INFO
WHISKEY CAVALIER is a high-octane hour-long action dramedy that follows the adventures of tough but tender FBI super agent Will Chase, played by Scott Foley, (codename: "WHISKEY CAVALIER") who, following an emotional break-up, is assigned to work with badass CIA operative FRANCESCA "FRANKIE" TROWBRIDGE, played by Lauren Cohan, codename: "FIERY TRIBUNE"). Together, they lead an inter-agency team of flawed, funny, heroic spies who periodically save the world (and each other) while navigating the rocky roads of friendship, romance and office politics. WHISKEY CAVALIER is from writer/executive producer Dave Hemingson and executive producer Bill Lawrence with Warner Bros. Television.

CREDITS LISTING

Writer & Executive Producer
Dave Hemingson

Executive Producers
Bill Lawrence
Jeff Ingold

Cast
Scott Foley
Lauren Cohan
Tyler James Williams
Ana Ortiz
Vir Das

Production Company
WARNER BROTHERS TELEVISION STUDIOS





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· FALSE PROFITS (ABC)
· FINEST, THE (ABC)
· FIX, THE (ABC)
· FOR LOVE (ABC)
· GET CHRISTIE LOVE (ABC)
· GRAND HOTEL (ABC)
· MILLION LITTLE THINGS, A (ABC)
· MISSION, THE (ABC)
· ROOKIE, THE (ABC)
· SALVAGE (ABC)
· WHISKEY CAVALIER (ABC)





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