Lena Waithe created The Chi, and executive produces alongside Common. It is a coming-of-age story set on the South Side of Chicago. The cast includes Jacob Latimore, Alex Hibbert, Yolonda Ross and Shamon Brown Jr.
There will be 10 episodes. Waithe and Common exec produce along with Aaron Kaplan, Rick Famuyiwa, Derek Dudley and Shelby Stone of Freedom Road Productions, Rishi Rajani, president of Hillman Grad Productions, and showrunner Justin Hillian.
Produced in Chicago, The Chi is produced by 20th Television.
Black Monday is about a motley crew of underdogs who caused the worst stock market crash in the history of Wall Street. Don Cheadle stars alongside Andrew Rannell, Regina Hall and Paul Scheer.
There will be ten episodes. A co-production between Showtime and Sony Pictures Television, Black Monday is created by showrunners and executive producers David Caspe and Jordan Cahan. Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg executive produce too.
Flatbush Misdemeanors is described by Showtime as “a raw comedy of city life following Dan and Kevin, who play characters struggling to thrive in their new surroundings in Flatbush, Brooklyn.”
Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman created the series and star.
Kristin Dodson is also in the cast.
Flatbush Misdemeanors is a co-production by Showtime and Avalon.
The series is executive produced by Perlman and Iso, showrunner Nastaran Dibai, Justin Tipping, and Richard Allen-Turner, Jon Thoday, David Martin and Chloe Pisello for Avalon.
Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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