The TCA 2020 updates continue! And, NBC streaming service, Peacock, announced its launch date (April 2020 for Comcast customers, July 15 nationally) and programming! With more series, trailers, and show details released this week, there’s a small chance that you’ve missed a few...
Scroll below to see additional shows to look forward to this year. (You can find the first roundup of show announcements here.)
Avenue 5 - January 19
From the creator of Veep, Avenue 5 is a sci-fi comedy set in the future and “mostly in space” starring Hugh Laurie as the ship’s captain, Ryan Clark.
The Undoing - TBA
Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant star in this mini-series based on the novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz. A family’s perfect life turns tragic after a violent death leads to a chain of terrible events.
The Uninhabitable Earth (HBO Max) - TBA
Adam McKay takes on climate change in a new anthology series of stand-alone fictional stories that will cover earth’s potential future.
The Event (HBO Max) - TBA
A behind the scenes look of the extraordinary events by Wolfgang Puck and Wolfgang Puck Catering.
Aquaman: King of Atlantis (HBO Max) - TBA
A three-part animated mini-series produced by 2018’s Aquaman director, James Wan.
Untitled ‘Green Lantern’ Series (HBO Max) - TBA
Still in early stages between WarnerMedia and Greg Berlanti, the series will span several decades and focus on the origin story of two major Green Lanterns … Most likely a 2021 release.
Chad - TBA
Nasim Pedrad plays a fourteen year old boy navigating his first year of high school.
Lost Resort - TBA
Exploring the trendy world of exotic wellness retreats, this reality series immerses a group of strangers in a three-week Costa Rican retreat led by alternative healers.
Hightown - TBA
A federal Fishery Service Agent gets involved with a gruesome heroin epidemic in Cape Cod.
Hunters - February 21
Produced by Jordan Peele and Monkeypaw Productions, Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in ‘70s New York City.
Making the Cut - March 27
Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn team up once again for a new fashion competition series. And this time, if you see a design you love, you can actually buy it!
Snowpiercer - May 31
A premiere date is finally set for the TNT thriller based on the 2013 film of the same name. The show will focus on the remnants of humanity and the perpetually-moving train that circles the globe.
It’s Personal with Amy Hoggart - February 26
Brit Hoggard seeks to make Americans feel better by “attacking issues that make their lives - and Amy's - harder.”
Tirdy Works - TBA
An unscripted sitcom about moose-poop (yes, poop) artist, Mary Winchenbach, and her family as they bring their townspeople together to help her growing business.
Hot Ones: The Game Show - February 18
Complex Networks’ popular YouTube series, Hot Ones, becomes a game when two teams are quizzed on pop culture trivia while devouring wings in spicy sauces.
Sticks and Stones - TBA
A successful salesman’s life unravels after a pitch goes wrong in this three-part thriller about workplace bullying.* Aired in the UK in 2019
A Confession - TBA
Based on a true story, Martin Freeman stars as a detective on the hunt for a missing woman and a path to justice. *Aired in the UK in 2019
The Sister Boniface Mysteries - TBA
BCC Studios will produce spin-off of Father Brown; focusing on Sister Boniface and murder mysteries in 1960’s England.
McDonald and Dodds - TBA
An ITV crime drama with a pair of mismatched police detectives thrown into frontline action for the first time in a decade.
Awkwafina is Nora from Queens - January 22
Awkwafina stars as “Nora,” a 20-something in Flushing, Queens who navigates adulthood with her cousin and help from her dad and grandfather.
Twenties - TBA
And on the other side of the country, Lena Waithe’s new BET comedy follows a queer black woman in her twenties as she finds her footing in Los Angeles.
Dragnificent! - TBA
Beloved drag queens, Jujubee, Thorgy Thor, BeBe Zarhara Benet, and Alexis Michelle, give fans makeovers to become the queens of their dreams.
Cherish the Day - February 11
Ava Duvernay presents an eight-episode series that follows one couple’s relationship over the span of five years.
Coyote - TBA
After 32 years of policing the border, Ben Clemens is forced to work the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of America.
Mayor of Kingstown - TBA
From co-creator of Yellowstone, “the story follows the McClusky family, the power brokers between the police, criminals, inmates, prison guards and politicians, in a city completely dependent on prisons and the prisoners they contain.”
High Fidelity - February 14
Inspired by the 2000 dramedy of the same name, Zoe Kravitz stars as the ultimate music fan -- a record store owner obsessed with pop culture and “Top Five” lists.
Little Fires Everywhere - TBA
“Based on Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller, Little Fires Everywhere follows the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and an enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives.”
Normal People - Spring 2020
Follow the complicated relationship of Marianne and Connell - who live in the same small town, but come from very different backgrounds.
The Great - May 15
The rise to power of Catherine the Great and her relationship with husband Peter, the Emperor of Russia starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult.
Untitled Steve Martin/Martin Short Comedy - TBA
A comedy about three strangers who share an obsession with true crime, and find themselves involved in one.
Dispatches from Elsewhere - March 1
Created by and starring Jason Segel, the anthology drama follows “a group of ordinary people who stumble into a puzzle hiding behind the veil of everyday life.”
The Walking Dead: World Beyond - April 12
Another Walking Dead spin-off! A ten-episode series set 10 years after the apocalypse; focusing on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as viewers know it.
Quiz - May 25
Based on the real-life story of Charles and Diana Ingram, this drama dives into the story of a couple who attempted a heist on Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Michael Sheen will star as game show host, Chris Tarrant.
Year of the Rabbit - February 19
A British comedy about Victoria-era detectives who fight crime while rubbing shoulders with street grants, Bulgarian princes, and crooked politicians.
Seven Worlds, One Planet - January 18
Filmed across 41 countries, the docuseries highlights wonderful diversity of life across the planet’s seven continents.
Disability Monologues (working title) - TBA
A series of short films focusing on “challenging and changing the perception of disability.”
Everything's Gonna Be Okay - January 22
After their father's untimely death, Nicholas and his two half-sisters are left to cope a devastating loss, and Nicholas must try to hold everything together.
Motherland: Fort Salem - March 18
“From executive producers Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Kevin Missick, Motherland: Fort Salem is set in an alternate, present-day America where witches ended their persecution 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the burgeoning U.S. government to fight for their country.”
Last Summer - TBA
A new thriller that takes place over three summers in a small Texas town during the mid-1990's.
Angelyne - TBA
An unauthorized limited series about Los Angeles billboard icon, Angelyne (played by Emmy Rossum).
Battlestar Galactica - TBA
Mr. Robot creator, Sam Esmail, is on board to tell a new story within the Battlestar mythology.
Brave New World - TBA
Based on Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel, the sci-fi drama imagines “a utopian society achieved through the prohibition of monogamy, privacy, money, family, and history itself.
The Capture - TBA
BBC's modern-day spy thriller about a detective uncovering a multi-layered conspiracy. *Aired in the UK
Code 404 - TBA
A crime-fighting duo, Detectives Major and Carver, work a little differently after Major gets gunned down on the job and he’s brought back through experimental artificial intelligence.
Dr. Death - TBA
Based on Wondery’s terrifying true podcast, the drama tells the story of Dr. Christopher Duntsch (Jamie Dornan), and his “routine” spinal surgeries that resulted in complications and death.
Five Bedrooms - TBA
Despite the disapproval of family and friends, five unlikely allies signing a contract and buy a house together.
Girls5Eva - TBA
From producers, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, this comedy explores what happens when a ‘90s girl group gets another shot at pop stardom after a rapper samples their hit song.
Hitmen - TBA
The hits and misses of two hapless, broke best friends who happen to kill people for a living.
Intelligence - TBA
“A workplace sitcom set in the U.K.'s Government Communications Headquarters, which is a kind of weedier, geekier, more bureaucratic version of MI5 and MI6.”
Lady Parts - TBA
This comedy follows the highs and lows of Muslim female punk band, "Lady Parts."
Punky Brewster - TBA
The ‘80s reboot brings Punky (Soleil Moon Frye) back -- only this time as a single mother trying to get her life back on track.
Saved by the Bell - TBA
The reboots continue with Saved by the Bell. Zack Morris, now governor of California, lands himself in hot water for closing several low-income high schools. As a solution, he sends students affected by the change to high performing schools -- including the one and only, Bayside High.
Rutherford Falls - TBA
“The Office star, Ed Helms, as Nathan Rutherford, the eponymous denizen of a small New England town, who is having difficulty facing the inevitable changes to his way of life.”
Who Wrote That - TBA
A docuseries giving you a behind the scenes look at Saturday Night Live’s most important writers.
The Amber Ruffin Show - TBA
Late Night with Seth Meyers writer and performer, Amber Ruffin, snags her own series which will be a “late-night show with just the good parts.”
One of Us Is Lying (pilot) - TBA
The drama tells the story of what happens when five strangers walk into detention and only four walk out alive ...
Straight Talk (pilot) - TBA
What happens when two opposing ideologies are forced into an odd coupling? “The main characters will be challenged by one another, making the moral lines at which they once stood harder to define.”
(And in development: The Adventure Zone, Clean Slate, Expecting, Division One, Hatching Twitter, and Macgruber.)