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2014-2015 TV Season: TheWrap's Complete Network Guide


By Wrap TV Team

In the next two weeks, the broadcast networks will announce most of their 2014-15 schedules. TheWrap has your full rundown of what's staying, what's living, and what new shows are being picked up on all five of the broadcast networks.

Also read:  Pilot Season 2014: TheWrap's Complete Network Guide

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SECRETS & LIES (ABC Studios, Hoodlum, Kapital Entertainment)
Writer: Barbie Kligman
Producers: Barbie Kligman, Aaron Kaplan, Tracey Robertson, Nathan Mayfield
Director: Charles McDougall
Logline: Based on an upcoming Australian series starring Martin Henderson, the drama centers on a patriarch who becomes the prime suspect in the murder of a young boy when he finds the body.
Order: Ten episodes
"Ben" - Ryan Phillippe
"Jess" – Natalie Martinez
"Detective Cornell" – Juliette Lewis
"Abby" – Belle Shouse
"Christy" – KaDee Strickland
"Dave" – Clifton Collins, Jr
"Natalie" – Indiana Evans

THE CLUB (CBS Television Studios, ABC Studios, Timberman/Beverly)
Writer: David O. Russell, Susannah Grant
Producers: Susannah Grant, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly
Director: TBA
Logline: An upstairs/downstairs soap centered around a private country club.
Order: 13 episodes
"Ana" – Callie Hernandez
"Forty Holbrooke" – Chris Conroy


None yet

"Lucky 7"
"Back in the Game"
"Killer Women"
"Once Upon a Time in Wonderland"
"Mind Games"

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None yet


"The Big Bang Theory"
"Blue Bloods"
"Criminal Minds"
"The Good Wife"
"Hawaii Five-0"
"Mike & Molly"
"The Millers"
"NCIS: Los Angeles"
"Person of Interest"
"2 Broke Girls"
"Two and a Half Men"


"We Are Men"

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The CW

None yet


"The Originals"
"The Vampire Diaries"



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RED BAND SOCIETY (ABC Studios, Dreamworks)
Writer: TBA
Producers: Margaret Nagle, Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Sergio Aguero
Director: TBA
Logline: A group of teenagers meet as patients in the children's wing of a hospital and become unlikely allies and friends in this comedic young soap.
Order: Series
"Nurse Jackson" - Octavia Spencer
"Charlie" – Griffin Gluck
"Leo" – Charlie Rowe
"Nurse Brittany" – Rebecca Rittenhouse
"Kara" – Zoe Levin

EMPIRE (20th Century Fox Television, Imagine)
Writers: Lee Daniels, Danny Strong
Producers: Danny Strong, Lee Daniels, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo
Director: Lee Daniels
Logline: A family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire featuring original and current music.
Order: 13 episodes
"Lucious Lyon" – Terrence Howard
"Cookie Lyon" – Taraji P. Henson
"Jamal Lyon" - Jussie Smollet

Writer: Will Forte
Producers: Forte, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Seth Cohen
Director: Lord & Miller
Logline: Will Forte is the last man on Earth
Order: Series
Format: Single cam
"Last Man on Earth" – Will Forte

MULANEY (Universal)
Writer: John Mulaney
Producers: John Mulaney, Lorne Michaels, Dave Becky, Andrew Singer
Director: Andy Ackerman
Logline: Follows an aspiring comedian (Mulaney) coming of age under the influence of his boss (Martin Short), his roommates and his neighbors.
Order: 16 episodes
Form: Multi-camera
"Mulaney" – John Mulaney
"Lou" – Martin Short
"Oscar" – Elliott Gould
"Andre" – Zack Pearlman
"Motif" – Seaton Smith
"Jane" – Nasim Pedrad

WEIRD LONERS (20th Century Fox TV)
Writer: Michael Weithorn
Producers: Michael Weithorn, Jake Kasdan
Director: Jake Kasdan
Logline: The story of four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into each other's lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens, N.Y., townhouse.
Order: Six episodes
Format: Multi-camera
"Stosh Lewandowski" – Zachary Knighton

GOTHAM (Warner Bros. Television, DC Comics)
Writer: Bruno Heller
Producer: Bruno Heller
Director: Danny Cannon
Logline: Explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon, a detective with the Gotham City Police Department, and his battle with the villains who made Gotham City famous.
Order: Series
"Detective James Gordon" - Ben McKenzie
"Oswald Cobblepot" – Robin Lord Taylor
"Alfred Pennyworth" – Sean Pertwee
"Capt. Essen" – Zabryna Guevara
"Barbara Kean" – Erin Richards
"Detective Harvey Bullock" - Donal Logue
"Fish Mooney" - Jada Pinkett Smith

BACKSTROM (20th Century Fox Television)
Writer: Hart Hanson
Producers: Leif G.W. Persson, Niclas Salomonsson, Rainn Wilson, Josh Levy, Mark Mylod (EP on Pilot)
Director: Mark Mylod
Logline: Based on renowned Swedish criminologist and novelist Leif G.W. Persson's hit series of books of the same name. Created and executive-produced by Hart Hanson, the series centers on Detective Everett Backstrom, an offensive, irascible detective, as he tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior. Throughout the series, Backstrom leads his team, the Serious Crimes Unit, as they navigate Portland's most sensitive cases.
Order: Thirteen episodes
"Everett Backstrom" – Rainn Wilson
"Peter Niedermayer" – Kristoffer Polaha
"John Almond" – Dennis Haysbert
"Frank Moto" – Page Kennedy
"Nadia Paquet" – Beatrice Rosen

HIEROGLYPH (20th Century Fox Television, Chernin Entertainment)
Writer: Travis Beachman
Producers: Travis Beacham, Miguel Sapochnik, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope
Director: Miguel Sapochnik
Logline: Set in ancient Egypt, where fantasy and reality intertwined, the show follows a notorious thief who is plucked from prison to serve the Pharoah, navigating palace intrigue, seductive concubines, criminal underbellies and even a few divine sorcerers.
Order: Thirteen episodes
"Shai" – Reece Ritchie
"Nefertari" – Condola Rashad
"Lotus" – Kelsey Chow


"Bob's Burgers"
"Brooklyn Nine-Nine"
"Family Guy"
"The Following"
"The Mindy Project"
"New Girl"
"The Simpsons"
"Sleepy Hollow"


"Raising Hope"
"Almost Human"
"Surviving Jack"

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STATE OF AFFAIRS (Universal Television, Bob Simonds Company, Abishag)
Writer: Alexi Hawley
Producers: Alexi Hawley, Joe Carnahan, Katherine Heigl, Nancy Heigl, Bob Simonds, Sophie Watts, Henry Crumpton, Rodney Faraon, Julia Franz
Director: Joe Carnahan
Logline: Katherine Heigl portrays a key CIA attaché who counsels the president on high-stakes incidents around the world. She balances her intense political responsibilities with a complicated personal life.
"Charleston Whitney Tucker" – Katherine Heigl

ALLEGIANCE (FKA "Coercion") (Universal Television, Keshet Media)
Writer: George Nolfi
Producers: George Nolfi, Avi Nir
Director: George Nolfi
Logline: Based on Israeli format "The Gordin Cell," this high-octane thriller revolves around the O'Connor family and their son, Alex, a decorated American war hero and CIA analyst who is a true patriot and loves his country and family. Unbeknownst to him, both of his parents and his sister are part of a dormant Russian sleeper cell that has just been reactivated. Once the parents get reluctantly pulled back in, the stakes rise they are coerced into spying on their own son and turning him against his country.
"Alex" – Gavin Stenhouse
"Mark" – Scott Cohen
"Katya" – Hope Davis

MARRY ME (Sony Pictures Television, FanFare)
Writer: David Caspe
Producers: David Caspe, Jamie Tarses, Seth Gordon
Director: Seth Gordon
Logline: Centers on a longtime couple who get engaged — only to quickly realize that it's harder than it looks.
Format: Single camera Comedy
Casey Wilson
Ken Marino
Sarah Wright
John Gemberling
Tymberlee Hill
Tim Meadows

MR. ROBINSON (Universal Television, 3 Arts)
Writer: Mark and Robb Cullen
Producers: Mark and Robb Cullen, Howard Klein, Mark Schulman
Director: TBA
Logline: A journeyman musician gets a job as a music teacher at a middle school. While teaching the kids everything from rock to the blues, he simultaneously learns how to put the school's rules to the test.
Order: Series
Format: Single camera
Craig Robinson

UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT (Universal Television, Little Stranger)
Writer: Tina Fey, Robert Carlock
Producers: Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, David Miner
Director: TBA
Logline: Centers on a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York.
Order: Series
Format: Single camera
Ellie Kemper

ODYSSEY (Universal Television, Fabrik Entertainment, Red Arrow Entertainment Group)
Writer: Adam Armus, Kay Foster
Producers: Adam Armus, Kay Foster, Peter Horton, Mikkel Bondesen, Kristen Campo, Simon Maxwell, Henrik Bastin
Director: Peter Horton
Logline: A "Traffic"-like thriller that centers on three families who are torn apart when a stranded female soldier ("Pushing Daisies" star Anna Friel), a disillusioned corporate attorney and a disrespected political activist are pulled into the same shocking international military conspiracy.
Anna Friel
Jake Robinson
Nate Mooney


"The Blacklist"
"Chicago Fire"
"Chicago PD"
"Parks and Recreation"
"Law & Order: SVU"


"Michael J. Fox Show"
"Sean Saves the World"
"Welcome to the Family"

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