NBCUniversal goes huge to show that cable nonetheless has a future in a streaming world.
A brand new spinoff of Below Deck, as revealed by Deadline last month, a winter spinoff of Summer House, a Dick Wolf-exec produced unscripted crime collection and a Jason Biggs recreation present are a few of the highlights of the orders, that are dominated by non-scripted programming.
Bravo’s Below Deck Adventure is about in within the glacial fjords of Norway and can premiere in early 2022, Summer House Winter Charm, the Bravo actuality collection’ first spinoff, will come this fall and Jason Biggs’ Cash at Your Door, produced by the group behind Cash Cab, has been ordered by E!
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Other non-scripted collection embody Final Moments, a non-scripted crime collection from Dick Wolf for Oxygen, and Love Without Borders, from Kinetic Content, which Deadline teased last month.
On the scripted facet, along with the beforehand introduced Chucky, which can air on Syfy and USA Network, Syfy’s Day of the Dead and the Nash Bridges revival film starring Don Johnson for USA Network, the corporate has ordered authentic films together with Bring It On: Halloween, Astrid & Lilly Save The World and Slumber Party Massacre for Syfy.
All of this comes as streaming, together with the launch of NBCU’s personal Peacock, has barely taken the wind out of the sails of cable with a lot hypothesis about the way forward for numerous long-running cable manufacturers.
“A key driver of success at NBCUniversal’s cable networks is our ability to tap into the scope and scale of our collective portfolio while leveraging each brand’s distinct audience to build unrivaled fan destinations across our networks and on Peacock,” mentioned Frances Berwick, Chairman, Entertainment Networks, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “Our cable networks represent a vital part of our business and we will continue to invest in our brands and IP in innovative ways, whether that be through mixing live sports and big event series on USA, introducing a new host to E!’s flagship Red Carpet, or bringing our addictive Bravo shows to life with fan experiences, our networks remain the home of culture-defining television.”
“With more than 40 new series and specials across the cable networks, our content team has been firing on all cylinders to ensure our brands are at the center of destination viewing,” continued Susan Rovner, Chairman, Entertainment Content, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming. “Our high-profile competition shows, spinoffs of fan favorite franchises and much-anticipated scripted originals super-serve existing fans while also enticing new ones.”
Cable Network Orders:
Below Deck Adventure – Premieres early 2022
This new collection takes rich thrill-seekers on the mega-yacht journey of a lifetime to expertise thrilling YOLO adventures and daredevil actions all towards a few of the world’s most stunning backdrops. Season 1 might be set within the glacial fjords of Norway the place constitution friends will canine sled, heli ski and cold-water plunge their method by way of the day, dine on freshly caught seafood straight from the Scandinavian waters within the night, and nonetheless get all steamed up within the sizzling tub by night time. The exacting expectations of high-end luxurious coupled with the bodily calls for of cold-weather adventures will push the crew to new heights and unparalleled pressures that makes this new collection one-of-a-kind. Produced by Shed Media with Lisa Shannon and Dan Peirson serving as govt producers. Mark Cronin can also be set to govt produce, together with Grace Lee serving as showrunner and govt producer.
Kandi OLG Project (WT) – Premieres late 2021
In this new occu-series, we’ll watch as Kandi, Todd and the Old Lady Gang (comprised of Mama Joyce, and Aunts Nora & Bertha) proceed to construct their restaurant empire whereas holding their over-the-top and opinionated employees in line and making their imaginative and prescient come to fruition. The new collection follows the employees out and in of the restaurant, witnessing how office slights bleed into their social lives. Everyone at OLG has a ardour – be it for dancing, comedy or simply to observe in Kandi’s mogul footsteps, and these desires can get in the way in which of working meals and guaranteeing clients don’t go away these dreaded one-star Yelp critiques. And the truth that some are single and continuously flirting with the lovable clientele – and one another – doesn’t precisely assist issues both. It’s a monumental job to face, but when anybody can do it, it’s Kandi! Produced by Truly Original with Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker serving as govt producers.
Life is a Ballroom (WT) – Premieres late 2021
Professional Amateur dancing is the quickest rising division of ballroom dance on this planet. In this sport, referred to as Pro-Am, newbie dancers pay skilled dance companions to compete with them in competitions across the nation every week. From the producers of “90 Day Fiancé,” this entry pushed docuseries will observe and intercut the tales of essentially the most fascinating, gifted and obsessed ballroom newbie dancers within the nation. Produced by Sharp Entertainment with Matt Sharp and Dan Adler serving as govt producers.
Love Match Atlanta (WT) – Premieres early 2022
This all-new collection explores Atlanta’s most extremely regarded Black matchmaking firms as they make the most of distinct methodology, allure and ability to discover a match for a few of the metropolis’s most eligible and demanding singles. Celebrating the enterprise of Black love, the collection follows these matchmakers and their groups as they work to outmaneuver their rivals, matching excessive profile singles who’re on the hunt for the last word relationship and prepared to pay high greenback for it. Produced by Matador Content, a Boat Rocker Company, with Todd Lubin and Jay Peterson serving as govt producers.
Love Without Borders (WT) – Premieres mid-2022
Singles dream of escaping their on a regular basis lives to search out their soulmate by risking all the pieces for an opportunity at love with a stranger, in a wierd land. Participants will go away their jobs, houses, possessions and households behind, however they don’t know the place on this planet they’re going or who they’ll meet, all within the identify of affection. Produced by Kinetic Content with Chris Coelen, Eric Detwiler, Karrie Wolfe and Katie Griffin serving as govt producers.
Summer House Winter Charm – Premieres this fall
When the temperature drops, the drama heats up! This all-new collection follows a few of Bravo’s favourite “Summer House” and “Southern Charm” forged members and their mates throughout a two-week trip at a ski home in Vermont. Produced by Truly Original with Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin, Jamie Jakimo, Maggie Langtry and Trish Gold serving as govt producers.
Clash of the Cover Bands (WT) – Premieres this fall
Jimmy Fallon will govt produce “Clash of the Cover Bands (WT),” a brand new music competitors collection on E!. In every episode, two bands of comparable musical style (e.g. Pop Divas, Boy Bands, Heavy Metal and so on.) go head-to-head to see which band delivers essentially the most spectacular cowl efficiency for an opportunity to win a money prize and bragging rights. Clash of the Cover Bands (WT) is produced by Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group, and Electric Hotdog with Jimmy Fallon and Jim Juvonen serving as govt producers.
Jason Biggs Cash at Your Door – Premieres this fall
From the producers of “Cash Cab” comes this new recreation present, hosted by Jason Biggs, that involves you, in your very own residence, while you least anticipate it. Because who doesn’t need to win money with out leaving the home? Produced by Lion Television with Jason Biggs, Allison Corn, Tony Tackaberry, Stan Hsue and Adam Dolgins serving as govt producers, with the format by Ami Amir. The format was created by Matar and is distributed by All3Media.
Relatively Famous: Ranch Rules (WT) – Premieres early 2022
Eight celeb offspring come collectively to stay and work as ranch arms for 4 weeks in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, hoping to show to themselves, their dad and mom, and the world that they’re greater than their final names. Each episode throws the forged into fish-out-of-water conditions and hilarious misadventures as they work to revive and reopen Saddleback Ranch to the general public after a 12 months of shutdown and loss because of the pandemic. Produced by Fremantle with Kevin Lee, Justin Berfield, Jason Felts, Joe Simpson and Angela Rae Berg serving as govt producers.
Showbiz Moms & Dads – Premieres early 2022
From the Emmy-winning producers of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “Million Dollar Listing,” Bravo’s basic collection “Showbiz Moms & Dads” is coming to E! with all-new bigger-than-life dad and mom of budding stars. This time round, these gifted children aren’t simply dancers, actors, fashions and musicians… however are social media influencers with new content material platforms with hundreds of thousands of followers. And stage dad and mom are extra aggressive than ever earlier than. Produced by World of Wonder with Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Tom Campbell serving as govt producers.
We Got Love Iman & Teyana – Premieres this fall
This refreshingly genuine and utterly unfiltered new docu-series follows Teyana Taylor and Iman Shumpert as they take the world by storm, all whereas juggling music, trend, enterprise and household. With their tight entourage of household and mates, Teyana and Iman are able to proceed constructing their empire, regardless of the whirlwind chaos and drama that goes together with it. Produced by STX Unscripted with Jason Goldberg, Teyana Taylor, Iman Shumpert, Shanta Conic, Michelle Kongkasuwan and Ailee O’Neil serving as govt producers.
911 Crisis Center – Premieres this fall
This one-of-a-kind documentary collection brings viewers behind-the-scenes of the fast-paced, high-stakes world of a dynamic 911 name heart outdoors of Cleveland. This is an up-close and private have a look at an incredible group of 911 dispatchers as they tackle a endless bombardment of panic-stricken callers, and save lives. These devoted professionals actually are the unsung heroes of regulation enforcement. Produced by Shed Media with Dan Peirson, Lisa Shannon and Adam Kassen serving as govt producers.
Alaska Man Murders (WT) – Premieres this fall
Investigating murder circumstances is tough. Investigating murder circumstances in Alaska is even tougher. “Alaska Man Murders (WT)” explores the darkness that lurks inside America’s Last Frontier. Isolation, excessive climate, difficult terrain and different distinctive components make for circumstances that may be extremely tough to crack. These are the tales of investigators who succeeded regardless of the percentages. Produced by RIVR Media with Dee Haslam, Lori Styer and Myles Reiff serving as govt producers.
Family Massacre – Premieres late 2021
Family Massacre is a gripping and highly effective exploration of a few of the most ruthless murders ever dedicated. This collection follows the true and ugly tales of the unthinkable: a number of members of the identical household slain in chilly blood. In every episode, we hear from mates and surviving family, these individuals closest to the household that was massacred, whereas additionally detailing the work of the devoted investigators and prosecutors tasked with discovering their killer and bringing them to justice. Through first-hand accounts, archival footage and cinematic recreations, we see the twists and turns of the investigation unfold and delve deep into who might have dedicated such a stunning crime and simply how they had been caught and made to reply for it. Produced by Renegade 83 with David Garfinkle, Jay Renfroe and Chris Rowe serving as Executive Producers.
Final Moments – Premieres early 2022
This all-new collection delves into heart-wrenching crimes, revealing the emotional fact of the victims main as much as their loss of life. Each episode tracks a brand new investigation and options actual footage, footage and social media posts that make clear the lifetime of the sufferer and the crime. What had been they doing? What would possibly they’ve been pondering and feeling? What was their Final Moment? Produced by Dick Wolf’s Wolf Entertainment and ITV America’s Good Caper Content with Dick Wolf, Tom Thayer, Kathryn Vaughan, Jordana Hochman and Tim McConville serving as govt producers.
The Girl Who Lived (WT) – Two-hour particular premieres this fall
From Executive Producer Elizabeth Smart, “The Girl Who Lived (WT)” tells the story of Kara Robinson: kidnapped in broad daylight from a pal’s entrance yard, the 15-year-old is held captive and sexually assaulted for 18 harrowing hours. When she bravely engineers her personal escape and leads authorities to her assailant’s house, they uncover a collection of crimes far darker and extra lethal than anybody ever imagined. Produced by Marwar Junction Productions and Entertainment One with Elizabeth Smart, Kara Robinson Chamberlain, Allison Berkley, Joseph Freed, Tara Long, Geno McDermott and Carolyn Blackstone-Day serving as govt producers.
New York Homicide – Premieres early 2022
This all-new collection dives deep into a few of the worst homicide circumstances within the metropolis’s current historical past. Each hour-long, self-contained episode lets viewers bear witness to the tragedy, the trauma, and the triumph of New Yorkers within the face of Gotham City’s worst crimes. With unique entry to former and present detectives, investigators information viewers by way of their most complicated circumstances, whereas the sufferer’s family members recount the continued emotional influence. Archival materials and dramatic re-creations immerse the viewers within the twists and turns of those unforgettable capers. New York Homicide. Real circumstances. Real victims. Real heroes. Real New Yorkers. Produced by ITV America’s Good Caper Content with Kathryn Vaughan, Jordana Hochman, Brain DeCubellis and Diane and Michele Warshay serving as govt producers.
The Real Murders of Atlanta – Premieres early 2022
The Real Murders of Atlanta portrays the stunning, sinful and salacious circumstances of murder that spotlight the boundaries between gentrified Southern dynasties, hip hop hustlers and the flashy nouveau riche of this metropolitan mecca of music, leisure and tech. It’s the darkish facet of the New South, the place lethal battles for standing and affluence emerge between those that are prepared to kill for the nice life and people prepared to kill to maintain it. Produced by 44 Blue Productions with Stephanie Drachkovitch, David Hale, Dan Snook and Robert Wise serving as Executive Producers.
Relationship Killer with Faith Jenkins (WT) – Premieres early 2022
This true Crime collection delves into jaw-droppingly evil tales of affection that sours, and break-ups that flip downright murderous. Hosted by Divorce Court’s presiding decide, Faith Jenkins, these twisted tales of relationships gone dangerous present what occurs when breaking apart means just one factor: somebody has to die. Produced by Texas Crew Productions and Faith in Justice Productions with David Karabinas, Mary Bissell and Brad Bernstein serving as govt producers for Texas Crew, and Faith Jenkins serving as govt producer for Faith in Justice.
Snapped Notorious: The Cleveland Strangler – Two-Hour Special Premieres this Fall
For over two years, the Cleveland Strangler murdered eleven girls and lived with their our bodies decomposing inside his home. Five girls managed to flee from his assaults and share particulars concerning the terror they skilled inside his home of horrors. Produced by Catalina Content with Jeff Collins, Deborah Allen and Russell Heldt serving as govt producers.
Snapped Notorious: Happy Face Killer – Two-Hour Special Premieres this Fall
The man referred to as the Happy Face Killer viciously strangled 8 girls and dumped their our bodies alongside the highway. Crime novelist, M William Phelps, shares uncommon on-camera interviews and never-heard-before chilling recordings with the psychopathic killer. Produced by Catalina Content with Jeff Collins, Deborah Allen, Russell Heldt and M. William Phelps serving as govt producers.
Snapped Notorious: River Valley Killer – Two-Hour Special Premieres this Fall
From 1993 to 2000, the quiet group of Fort Smith, Arkansas was terrorized by a twisted serial killer, a deranged necrophiliac who focused aged and weak girls. He turned referred to as The River Valley Killer. Produced by Catalina Content with Jeff Collins, Deborah Allen and Russell Heldt serving as govt producers.
The Toolbox Killer – Two-Hour Special Premieres this Fall
In his personal phrases, America’s most sadistic serial killer describes his 1979 killing spree on this 2-hour documentary. Known as “The Toolbox Killer,” Lawrence Bittaker was silent about his crimes for 40 years, till he met investigator Laura Brand. Over the course of 5 years, Brand recorded her many conversations with Bittaker as he spoke from loss of life row about his strategies and motives, offering distinctive insights into the thoughts of a felony sadist. Produced by Mike Mathis Productions with Mike Mathis, Matthew Testa and Laura Brand serving as govt producers.
Twisted Killers – Premieres Early 2022
The most baffling circumstances. The most weird killers. What drives acts of evil? “Twisted Killers” tells the stunning tales of a few of America’s darkest, most uncommon murderers. Along the way in which, a trio of felony specialists, together with former NYC DA Beth Karas, retired LAPD Homicide Detective Tracey Benjamin and Forensic Psychologist Kate Termini, present perception and experience on how these twisted killers had been delivered to justice. Produced by ITN Productions with Bruce Kennedy and Ian Russell serving as govt producers.
Untitled Carolyn Warmus Project (WT) – Special Event Series Premieres Early 2022
This true crime restricted collection exposes new theories concerning the “Fatal Attraction Killer,” a case named for its similarity to the blockbuster movie centered round a lady who turns into obsessed along with her married lover. After spending 27 years in jail for the crime, Carolyn Warmus is talking for the primary time since her launch. The three-hour collection goals to untangle the twisted internet of intercourse, lies and deceit that outlined the notorious case. Produced by Entertainment One (eOne) and Bee Holder Productions with Tara Long, Geno McDermott, Ben Megargel and Lorri Leighton serving as govt producers for Entertainment One (eOne), and Steve Lee Jones serving as govt producer for Bee Holder Productions.
Astrid & Lilly Save the World – Premieres in 2022
When outcast highschool BFFs Astrid & Lilly unintentionally crack open a portal to a terrifying monster dimension, they’ve to determine learn how to save the world, if they’ll survive highschool. Produced by Blue Ice Pictures with Lance Samuels, Daniel Iron and Armand Leo serving as govt producers. Noelle Stehman and Betsy Van Stone wrote the pilot and also will function govt producers.
Bring It On: Halloween (WT) – All-new authentic film premieres in 2022
Held down by restrictive guidelines, an embattled cheerleading squad seeks the liberty of a creepy, closed faculty fitness center to follow for regionals, however when members of the squad begin to disappear, the cheerleaders should unmask their assailant to avoid wasting themselves. Produced by Universal 1440 Entertainment, “Bring It On: Halloween (WT)” might be launched on non-theatrical platforms in 2022. Universal 1440 Entertainment is a manufacturing arm of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG).
Chucky – Premieres on Syfy and USA this fall
After a classic Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale, an idyllic American city is thrown into chaos as a collection of horrifying murders start to reveal the city’s hypocrisies and secrets and techniques. Meanwhile, the arrival of enemies — and allies — from Chucky’s previous threatens to reveal the reality behind the killings, in addition to the demon doll’s untold origins, as a seemingly odd baby who someway turned this infamous monster. Produced by UCP, the collection might be govt produced by creator Don Mancini, David Kirschner, and Nick Antosca by way of his banner Eat the Cat, by way of his general take care of the studio. Alex Hedlund and Harley Peyton will even function govt producers. Mancini, who penned the movie franchise, will even write the variation, function showrunner and direct the primary episode.
Day of the Dead – Premieres this Fall
Day of the Dead is the extraordinary story of six strangers attempting to outlive the primary 24 hours of an undead invasion. This ode to George A. Romero’s well-known flesh-eaters reminds us that typically all it takes to convey individuals collectively is a horde of hungry zombies attempting to tear them aside. Produced by Cartel and HiTide Studios with Stan Spry, Jeff Holland and Drew Brown serving as govt producers for Cartel, and James Dudelson, Robert Dudelson, Jordan Kizwani and Matt Drake serving as govt producers for HiTide Studios. Jed Elinoff and Scott Thomas will function co-showrunners and govt producers and Steven Kostanski will even function govt producer.
Slumber Party Massacre – All-New Original Movie Premieres this Fall
A brand new modern twist-filled reimagining of the 1982 slasher cult basic simply in time for Halloween. A slumber occasion turns right into a massacre, as a psychotic serial killer wielding an influence drill disrupts the enjoyable. “Slumber Party Massacre” is produced in partnership with Shout! Studios with Brent Haynes, Bob Emmer, Garson Foos and Jordan Fields serving as govt producers. Danishka Esterhazy serves as director and labored off the screenplay by Suzanne Keilly. The movie can also be produced by Blue Ice Pictures.
America’s Big Deal – Premieres this fall
This groundbreaking competitors collection invitations inventors from throughout the nation to promote their merchandise stay on-air and compete for the possibility to strike a life-changing take care of a retail big. The mastermind behind the collection is America’s most celebrated entrepreneur, Joy Mangano, who’s making it her private mission to carry up America’s best inventors and small companies to provide them the identical alternative that launched her enterprise dynasty… the possibility to make the largest deal of their life. Tapping into One Platform Commerce, contestants will promote their wares in actual time by way of NBCUniversal Checkout, with stay gross sales numbers figuring out who stays and who goes. Produced by DIGA Studios with Tony DiSanto, Nick Rigg, Tommy Coriale and Alison Holloway serving as govt producers. Joy Mangano additionally serves as an govt producer.
Mud, Sweat & Beards (WT) – Premieres in 2022
On every episode of this all-new collection, Donny Dust and Ray Livingston sort out the earth’s most distant areas, the place they’ll construct a brand new primitive paradise utilizing their unequalled wit and wilderness ingenuity. These finest mates and present world-class survivalists will work hand-in-hand as they do all the pieces from constructing elaborate shelters to monitoring down pure meals sources, all whereas combating excessive climate, starvation, predators and depraved BO. Produced by Leftfield Pictures with Shawn Witt, Gretchen Palek, Ryan Pender, Zach Green and Andrew Schechter serving as govt producers.
Nash Bridges – Special revival film premieres this fall
Nash Bridges returns as a 2-hour film for USA Network with stars Don Johnson (Nash Bridges) and Cheech Marin (Joe Rodriguez) reprising their roles. The two-hour film brings the duo again collectively as elite investigators for the San Francisco Police Department Special Investigations Unit. The movie might be produced by Village Roadshow Television.