All the Shows Ordered to Series for the 2022-2023 Season
As we start saying goodbye to our favorite shows airing in the 2021-2022 season, we can already look ahead to the new ones coming to our screens starting next fall.
Networks have started ordering pilots to series, and we already know that the 2022-2023 season will include a revival of Quantum Leap, a drama based on a short story by Michael Connelly, and a couple of FOX comedies.
Below, we’re keeping track of all the new shows ordered to series for the 2022-2023 season. (W=writer, EP=executive producer, P=producer, SP=supervising producer, SW=supervising writer, D=director)
W: David E. Kelley
EP: David E. Kelley, Michael Connelly, Ross Fineman, Barry Jossen, Tana Jamieson
Synopsis: Based on a short story by Michael Connelly, the series takes place in the main city of Avalon on Catalina Island, where LA Sheriff Department Detective Nicole “Nic” Searcy heads up a small office. Catalina has a local population that serves more than 1 million tourists a year, and each day when the ferries arrive, hundreds of potential new stories enter the island. Detective Searcy is pulled into a career-defining mystery that will challenge everything she knows about herself and the island.
East New York (Drama)
Cast: Amanda Warren, Kevin Rankin, Jimmy Smits, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Richard Kind, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Lavel Chiley, Olivia Luccardi
W: William Finkelstein, Mike Flynn
EP: William Finkelstein, Mike Flynn, Michael M. Robin, Christine Holder, Mark Holder
Co-EP: Andrew Maher
D: Michael M. Robin
Synopsis: Regina Haywood is the newly promoted deputy inspector of East New York, a working-class neighborhood at the edge of Brooklyn. She leads a diverse group of officers and detectives, some of whom are reluctant to deploy her creative methods of serving and protecting in the midst of social upheaval and the early seeds of gentrification.
Fire Country (Drama)
Cast: Max Thieriot, Billy Burke, Kevin Alejandro, Diane Farr, Stephanie Arcila, Jordan Calloway, Jules Latimer
EP: Tony Phelan & Joan Rater (Teleplay & Story Co-Written by), Max Thieriot (Story Co-Written by); James Strong (pilot only), David Grae, Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed
D: James Strong (pilot only)
Synopsis: Seeking redemption and a shortened prison sentence, young convict Bode Donovan joins a firefighting program that returns him to his small Northern California hometown, where he and other inmates work alongside elite firefighters to extinguish massive blazes across the region. Inspired by Max Thieriot’s experiences growing up in northern California fire country.
So Help Me Todd (Drama)
Cast: Marcia Gay Harden, Skylar Astin, Madeline Wise, Tristen J. Winger, Inga Schlingmann, Rosa Arredondo
W: Scott Prendergast
EP: Scott Prendergast, Liz Kruger, Craig Shapiro, Amy York Rubin (pilot only), Dr. Phil McGraw, Jay McGraw, Julia Eisenman
D: Amy York Rubin (pilot only)
Synopsis: Despite their opposing personalities, a talented but directionless P.I. who is the black sheep of his family begrudgingly agrees to work as the in-house investigator for his overbearing mother, a successful attorney reeling from the recent dissolution of her marriage.
True Lies (Drama)
Cast: Steve Howey, Ginger Gonzaga, Erica Hernandez, Omar Miller, Mike O’Gorman, Annabella Didion, Lucas Jaye
W: Matt Nix
EP: Matt Nix, Anthony Hemingway, James Cameron, Rae Sanchini, McG, Mary Viola, Corey Marsh, Josh Levy
Co-EP: Sean Hoagland, Whitney Davis
D: Anthony Hemingway
Synopsis: Shocked to discover that her bland and unremarkable computer consultant husband is a skilled international spy, an unfulfilled suburban housewife is propelled into a life of danger and adventure when she’s recruited to work alongside him to save the world as they try to revitalize their passionless marriage.
W: Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa, David Shore
EP: Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa, David Shore, Glenn Geller, Erin Gunn, Jacob Cohen-Holmes, Jimmy McGovern, Sita Williams, Roxy Spencer
Synopsis: Based on the BBC’s BAFTA-winning crime anthology, where each episode opens in a courtroom where we see the accused. Then, without knowing their crime or how they ended up on trial, the drama is told from the defendant’s point of view. In Accused, viewers discover how an ordinary person got caught up in an extraordinary situation, ultimately revealing how one wrong turn leads to another, until it’s too late to turn back.
Cast: Jon Hamm
W: Catlan McClelland, Matthew Schlissel
EP: Jon Hamm, Gail Berman, Hend Baghdady, Connie Tavel, Chadd Gindin
Co-EP: Catlan McClelland, Matthew Schlissel
Synopsis: Marvin Flute may be the greatest detective ever to catch a cannibal clown or correctly identify a mid-century modern armoire. But there’s one mystery he still can’t crack — his family. Now that he’s back in Grimsburg, a town where everyone has a secret or three, Flute will follow every lead he’s got to redeem himself with the ex-wife he never stopped loving, even if it means hanging out with the son he never bothered to get to know.
Cast: Hannah Waddingham, Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Pam Murphy, Duncan Trussell
W: Dan Harmon
EP: Dan Harmon, Jordan Young
Synopsis: Set in mythical ancient Greece, it centers on a flawed family of humans, gods and monsters that tries to run one of the world’s first cities without killing each other.
Lopez vs. Lopez (Comedy)
Cast: George Lopez, Mayan Lopez, Selenis Leyva, Brice Gonzalez, Matt Shively, Laci Mosley (recurring), Kiran Deol (recurring)
W: Debby Wolfe
SW: Bruce Helford
EP: Debby Wolfe, Bruce Helford, Katie Newman, Michael Rotenberg, George Lopez
P: Mayan Lopez
Synopsis: A working-class family comedy about dysfunction, reconnection and all the pain and joy in between.
Quantum Leap (Drama)
Cast: Raymond Lee, Ernie Hudson, Caitlin Bassett, Nanrisa Lee, Mason Alexander Park
W: Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt
EP: Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt, Don Bellisario, Deborah Pratt, Martin Gero
Synopsis: It’s been 30 years since Dr. Sam Beckett stepped into the Quantum Leap accelerator and vanished. Now a new team has been assembled to restart the project in the hopes of understanding the mysteries behind the machine and the man who created it.
Gotham Knights (Drama)
Cast: Fallon Smythe, Tyler DiChiara, Oscar Morgan, Olivia Rose Keegan, Navia Robinson, Misha Collins
W: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux, Natalie Abrams
EP: Chad Fiveash, James Stoteraux, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden, Danny Cannon (Pilot Only)
Co-EP: Natalie Abrams
D: Danny Cannon (Pilot Only)
Synopsis: In the wake of Bruce Wayne’s murder, his rebellious adopted son forges an unlikely alliance with the children of Batman’s enemies when they are all framed for killing the Caped Crusader. And as the city’s most wanted criminals, this renegade band of misfits must fight to clear their names. But in a Gotham with no Dark Knight to protect it, the city descends into the most dangerous it’s ever been. However, hope comes from the most unexpected of places as this team of mismatched fugitives will become its next generation of saviors known as the Gotham Knights.
Walker: Independence (Drama)
Cast: Matt Barr, Katherine McNamara, Philemon Chambers, Lawrence Kao, Greg Hovanessian, Justin Johnson Cortez
W: Seamus Fahey, Anna Fricke
EP: Seamus Fahey, Anna Fricke, Jared Padalecki, Dan Lin, Lindsey Liberatore, Laura Terry
Synopsis: A Walker origin story set in the late 1800s that follows Abby Walker, an affluent Bostonian whose husband is murdered before her eyes while on their journey out West. On her quest for revenge, Abby crosses paths with Hoyt Rawlins, a lovable rogue in search of purpose. Abby and Hoyt’s journey takes them to Independence, Texas, where they encounter diverse, eclectic residents running from their own troubled pasts and chasing their dreams. Our newfound family will struggle with the changing world around them, while becoming agents of change themselves in a town where nothing is what it seems.
The Winchesters (Drama)
Cast: Jensen Ackles (narrator), Nida Khurshid, Jojo Fleites, Meg Donnelly, Drake Rodger
W: Robbie Thompson
EP: Robbie Thompson, Jensen Ackles, Danneel Ackles
Synopsis: Before Sam and Dean, there was John and Mary. Told from the perspective of narrator Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), The Winchesters is the epic, untold love story of how John met Mary and how they put it all on the line to not only save their love, but the entire world. Prequel to the long-running hit series Supernatural.