Complete list of new series orders (UPDATING)

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UPDATED: The network executives are once again taking center stage for the television industry as major players gather in New York from May 13 to 16 for the spring rite of recruiting advertisers and media buyers and presenting programming plans for the upcoming TV season.

The industry is looking forward to a return to form after the disruption of last year’s writers and actors’ strikes. As content chiefs outline their schedules for the 2024-2025 television season, here’s a list of new orders for comedies, dramas and unscripted series handed out by ABC, Disney, CBS, Warner Bros. Discovery, NBC, Fox, the CW and other major players. This post will be updated throughout the week in advance.

NBC COMIE

Happy’s place (Universal television)

Logline: Bobbi inherits her father’s bar and is less than thrilled to discover she has a new business partner in the half-sister she never knew she had.

Cast: Reba McEntire, Belissa Escobedo, Melissa Peterman, Pablo Castelblanco, Tokala Black Elk and Rex Linn

Executive Producers: Kevin Abbott, Michael Hanel, Mindy Schultheis, Julie Abbott and Reba McEntire

St. Denis Medical (Universal television)

Logline: A mockumentary about an underfunded, understaffed hospital in Oregon, where dedicated doctors and nurses do their best to treat patients while maintaining their own sanity.

Cast: Wendi McClendon-Covey, David Alan Grier, Allison Tolman, Josh Lawson, Mekki Leeper, Kahyun Kim and Kaliko Kauahi

Executive producers: Justin Spitzer, Eric Ledgin, Simon Heuer

NBC DRAMA

Brilliant minds (Warner Bros.TV/Universal TV)

Logline: Inspired by the late author and physician Oliver Sacks, the series follows a revolutionary, larger-than-life neurologist and his team of interns as they explore the last great frontier – the human mind – while grappling with their own relationships and mental health.

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Cast: Zachary Quinto, Tamberla Perry, Ashleigh LaThrop, Alex MacNicoll, Aury Krebs, Spence Moore II, Teddy Sears and Donna Murphy

Executive Producers: Michael Grassi, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Leigh London Redman, Lee Toland Krieger, DeMane Davis, Melissa Aouate, Henrik Bastin, Andy Serkis, Jonathan Cavendish, Will Tennant

The Hunting Party (Universal television)

Logline: A high-concept crime procedural about a small team of investigators assembled to track down and capture the most dangerous killers our country has ever seen, all of whom have just escaped from a top-secret prison that isn’t supposed to exist.

Cast: Melissa Roxburgh

Executive Producers: JJ Bailey, Jake Coburn

NBC UNWRITTEN

America (BBC Studios Natural History Unit/Universal Television Alternative Studio)

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Executive Producer: Mike Gunton

Destination (Twofour, Universal Television Alternative Studio)

Logline: Merging fantasy and reality in this slice-of-life adventure competition series, viewers follow the participants as they embark on the road trip of a lifetime, but have no idea of ​​their location. To win, they must discover their mysterious locations. Once they’re on the darkened Destination

Executive Producers: Caroline Davies, Andy Cadman Dan Adamson, David Clews, Shireen Abbott, Karen Hudson

CBS DRAMA

Sheriff country* (CBS studios)

Logline: A straight-laced sheriff investigates criminal activity as she patrols the streets of the small town of Edgewater while feuding with her ex-con father and a mysterious incident involving her wayward daughter.

Cast: Morena Baccarin, Diane Farr

Executive Producers: Max Thieriot, Tony Phelan, Joan Rater, Jerry Bruckheimer, KristieAnne Reed

* Ordered for season 2025-26

More to come

(Image at top: NBC comedy “Happy’s Place”)

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