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2020 The CW Pilots - Dramas

Green Arrow & The Canaries



Description: It’s the year 2040 in Star City, and Mia Queen has everything she could have ever wanted. However, when Laurel and Dinah suddenly show up in her life again, things take a shocking turn and her perfect world is upended. Laurel and Dinah are tracking a kidnapping victim with direct ties to Mia and they need her help. Knowing it will change everything, Mia can’t help but be a hero, and she, Laurel and Dinah suit up once again to save the city

Pilot Cast: Katherine McNamara, Katie Cassidy.

Series Creator: Beth Schwartz, Jill Blankenship, Marc Guggenheim, Oscar Balderrama.

Based on: Arrow

Producers: Greg Berlanti, Beth Schwartz, Marc Guggenheim, Jill Blankenship, Oscar Balderrama, Sarah Schechter.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions.

Kung Fu (2021 Series)


Genre: Crime and Action

Description: A quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China. But when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime and corruption, she uses her martial arts skills and Shaolin values to protect her community and bring criminals to justice…all while searching for the assassin who killed her Shaolin mentor and is now targeting her.

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Pilot Cast: Olivia Liang, Tzi Ma, Kheng Hua Tan, Gavin Stenhouse, Tony Chung, Gwendoline Yeo, Shannon Dang, Jon Prasida, Eddie Liu.

Series Creator: Christina M. Kim.

Based on: the original 1970s series created by Ed Spielman

Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Christina M. Kim, Martin Gero.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions, Quinn’s House Production Company.

The Lost Boys (2020)


Genre: Fantasy and Teen

Description: When a mother and her Gen Z sons move to the seaside town where she grew up, they discover there’s a sinister reason the local cool kids sleep all day, party all night, never grow up and never get old. Family bonds are tested as the brothers find themselves on opposite sides of a mythological struggle.

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Pilot Cast: Branden Cook, Lincoln Younes, Ruby Cruz, Rochelle Aytes.

Series Creator: Heather Mitchell, Rob Thomas (Writer).

Based on: 1987 cult classic

Pilot Director: Marcos Siegas.

Producers: Heather Mitchell, Rob Thomas (Writer), Marcos Siegas, Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz, Rebecca Franko, Juliana Janes, Bill Bindley.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Spondoolie Productions, Gulfstream Television.



Genre: Political and Family

Description: In a present day America that finds itself under authoritarian rule, the President’s daughter – raised to believe her father is moral and benevolent – has her worldview rocked on her first day at Georgetown. Challenged by her fellow students, and under the watchful eye of Secret Service agents, she’ll have to decide if her loyalties lie with her family or with a growing resistance as she navigates her freshman year.

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Pilot Cast: Reina Hardesty, Mark Moses, Zainne Saleh, Nandy Martin, Christopher Meyer, Pete Ploszek.

Series Creator: Merigan Mulhern, Warren Hsu Leonard.

Pilot Director: Larry Teng, Merigan Mulhern.

Producers: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Lis Rowinski.

Studios: CBS Television Studios, Fake Empire.

Superman & Lois


Genre: Supernatural, Romance, and Family

Description: The story of the world’s most famous Super Hero and his journalist wife as they deal with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today’s society.

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Pilot Cast: Tyler Hoechlin, Elizabeth Tulloch, Jordan Elsass, Alexander Garfin, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Dylan Walsh, Erik Valdez.

Based on: DC Comics' cult characters

Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions.

Untitled The 100 Prequel Series


Genre: post-apocalyptic, fantasy, sci-fi, and teen

Description: Set 97 years before the events of the original series. It starts with the end of the world — a nuclear apocalypse that wipes out most of the human population on Earth — and follows a band of survivors on the ground as they learn to cope in a dangerous world while fighting to create a new and better society from the ashes of what came before.

Pilot Cast: Iola Evans, Adain Bradley, Leo Howard.

Series Creator: Jason Rothenberg.

Based on: The 100 YA book series by Kass Morgan

Producers: Gina Girolamo, Leslie Morgenstein, Jason Rothenberg.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, CBS Television Studios, Alloy Entertainment.


(Also known as Walker, Texas Ranger)


Description: Cordell Walker, a widower and father of two with his own moral code, returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home. He’ll attempt to reconnect with his children, navigate clashes with his family, and find unexpected common ground with his new partner (one of the first women in Texas Rangers’ history), while growing increasingly suspicious about the circumstances surrounding his wife’s death.

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Pilot Cast: Jared Padalecki, Lindsey Morgan, Keegan Allen, Mitch Pileggi, Molly Hagan, Coby Bell, Jeff Pierre, Violet Brinson, Kale Culley.

Series Creator: Anna Fricke.

Based on: The long-running CBS series “Walker, Texas Ranger" starring Chuck Norris.

Pilot Director: Jessica Yu.

Producers: Jared Padalecki, Dan Lin, Lindsay Liberatore, Anna Fricke.

Studios: CBS Television Studios, Rideback.

2019 The CW Pilots - Dramas



Genre: Superhero Fantasy

Description: Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the failing city’s criminal resurgence. But don’t call her a hero yet. In a city desperate for a savior, Kate must overcome her own demons before embracing the call to be Gotham’s symbol of hope.

Pilot Cast: Ruby Rose, Dougray Scott, Meagan Tandy, Nicole Kang, Rachel Skarsten, Camrus Johnson, Elizabeth Anweis.

Series Creator: Caroline Dries.

Pilot Director: Marcos Siegas.

Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, DC Comics, Berlanti Productions, Mad Ghost Productions.




Description: A gender non-conforming recent high school graduate lands the gig of a lifetime interning at a cosmetics company whose products he panned on YouTube, at the side of its founder and CEO, Madolyn. But not everyone is happy to have ab fab Marco Mejia there, and they are doing everything they can to take him down. On his own for the first time, this is Marco’s chance to live, love and grow to understand what it really means to be queer.

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Pilot Cast: Ben J. Pierce, Brooke Shields, Pierson Fodé, Jade Payton.

Series Creator: Jordon Nardino.

Pilot Director: Eva Longoria.

Producers: Jordon Nardino, Michael Rauch, Damon Wayans Jr., Kameron Tarlow.

Studios: CBS Television Studios, Two Shakes.

Jane the Novela


Genre: Soap and Anthology

Description: Envisioned as a soapy, telenovela-inspired anthology series in the tradition of Jane the Virgin, where each season is based on a different fictional novel “written by” Jane Villanueva and narrated by the author herself. The first installment takes place at a Napa Valley Vineyard, where family secrets (and family members) don’t stay buried for long.

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Pilot Cast: Jacqueline Grace Lopez, Marcia Cross, Hunter Parrish, Holland Roden, Benito Martinez, Ivone Coll, Remy Hii.

Series Creator: Valentina Garza.

Pilot Director: Brad Silberling.

Producers: Jennie Snyder Urman, Gina Rodriguez, Ben Silverman.

Studios: CBS Television Studios.

Katy Keene


Genre: Musical Soap

Description: The lives and loves of four iconic Archie Comics characters — including fashion legend-to-be Katy Keene — as they chase their twenty-something dreams in New York City. This musical dramedy chronicles the origins and struggles of four aspiring artists trying to make it on Broadway, on the runway and in the recording studio.

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Pilot Cast: Lucy Hale, Ashleigh Murray, Camille Hyde, Jonny Beauchamp, Lucien Laviscount, Zane Holtz, Katherine LaNasa, Julia Chan.

Series Creator: Michael Grassi.

Based on: Archie Comics

Producers: Greg Berlanti.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions.

The Lost Boys


Genre: Fantasy

Description: Welcome to sunny Santa Carla, home to a beautiful boardwalk, all the cotton candy you can eat… and a secret underworld of vampires. After the sudden death of their father, two brothers move to Santa Carla with their mother, who hopes to start anew in the town where she grew up. But the brothers soon find themselves drawn deeper and deeper into the seductive world of Santa Carla’s eternally beautiful and youthful undead.

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Pilot Cast: Tyler Posey, Kiele Sanchez, Medalion Rahimi, Rio Mangini, Dakota Shapiro, Sarah Hay, Cheyenne Haynes, Del Zamora.

Series Creator: Heather Mitchell.

Based on: The feature film from Warner Bros. Pictures

Pilot Director: Catherine Hardwicke.

Producers: Rob Thomas (Writer), Dan Etheridge, Mike Karz, Bill Bindley.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Gulfstream Television, Spondoolie Productions.

Nancy Drew

(Also known as The Haunting of Nancy Drew)

Genre: Detective Horror Drama

Description: Set in the summer after her high school graduation, 18-year-old Nancy Drew thought she’d be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ghostly murder investigation — and along the way, uncovers secrets that run deeper than she ever imagined. When Nancy ends up a suspect in a murder, it rekindles her love for detective work, even though the clues lead her to believe that a long-dead local girl may be the killer.

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Pilot Cast: Kennedy McMann, Maddison Jaizani, Tunji Kasim, Alex Saxon, Scott Wolf.

Series Creator: Noga Landau, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage.

Based on: Nancy Drew book series

Pilot Director: Larry Teng.

Producers: Noga Landau, Melinda Hsu Taylor, Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage.

Studios: CBS Television Studios, Fake Empire.