masters-of-sexPremiering tonight is the new Showtime original series Masters of Sex created by Michelle Ashford and starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan as real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson, as well as Caitlin Fitzgerald, Nicholas D’Agosto and Teddy Sears. The show’s original score is  composed by Michael Penn (Girls, Boogie Nights, Sunshine Cleaning). John Madden (Shakespeare in Love) has directed the pilot episode. To learn more about the drama, which will air every Sunday night on Showtime, visit our previous news article.

betrayalAlso premiering tonight is the new ABC drama Betrayal created by David Zabel based on the Dutch hit series Overspel and starring Hannah Ware, Stuart Townsend, Henry Thomas, Chris Johnson, Wendy Moniz, Elizabeth McLaughlin, Braeden Lemasters and James Cromwell. BT (Monster, The Fast and the Furious) and Mike DiMattia are composing the show’s original score. Patty Jenkins who previously collaborated with BT on Monster has directed the pilot episode. For more information about the series, which will air Sunday nights on ABC, check out our previous article.

we-are-menPremiering tomorrow, September 30, is the new CBS comedy We Are Men created by Rob Greenberg and starring Tony Shalhoub, Jerry O’Connell, Kal Penn, Chris Smith and Rebecca Breeds. The show’s original score is composed by John Swihart (Napoleon Dynamite, Switched at Birth) who is also scoring the CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother, which had its season premiere this past Monday. To learn more about We Are Men and check out an extended video preview, check out our scoring assignment announcement.

ironsidePremiering on Wednesday, October 2, is the new NBC drama Ironside created by Michael Caleo and starring Blair Underwood, Brent Sexton, Pablo Schreiber, Spencer Grammer, Neal Bledsoe and Kenneth Choi. James S. Levine (Glee, Nip/Tuck, American Horror Story) is composing the score for the remake of the classic Golden Globe- and Emmy Award-nominated drama starring Raymond Burr. Check out our previous news article to find out more about the drama, which will air ever Wednesday on NBC.

the-millersPremiering on Thursday, October 3, is the new CBS comedy The Millers created by Greg Garcia and starring Will Arnett, Margo Martindale, Jayma Mays, JB Smoove, Nelson Franklin, Eve Moon and Beau Bridges. The show’s original score is composed by Danny Lux (Grey’s Anatomy, Boston Legal, Ally McBeal) who has previously scored Garcia’s My Name is Earl and is also co-composing the music for the showrunner’s Fox comedy Raising Hope. The Millers will air every Thursday night on CBS. Click here for more details about the show.

the-originalsAlso premiering on Thursday is the new CW drama The Originals created by Julie Plec  and starring Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt, Phoebe Tonkin, Charles Michael Davis, Daniella Pineda, Leah Pipes and Danielle Campbellas. The spin-off of the network’s hit series The Vampire Diaries is scored by Michael Suby (The Butterfly Effect, Pretty Little Liars).  To find out more about the series, which is set to air every Thursday on The CW, visit our previous news article.

sean-saves-the-worldAlso premiering on Thursday on NBC is the new comedy Sean Saves the World created by Victor Fresco (Better Off Ted, Andy Richter Controls the Universe) and starring Sean Hayes, Linda Lavin, Thomas Lennon, Megan Hilty, Samantha Isler and Echo Kellum. Scott Clausen (Better Off Ted, According to Jim, Less Than Perfect)is the composer of the series. Fresco is also executive producing the Universal Television production with Hayes, Todd Milliner (Grimm) and James Burrows (Friends). To learn more about the comedy, visit the official show website.

welcome-to-the-familyAnother comedy to premiere on Thursday night is the NBC show Welcome to the Family created by Mike Sikowitz and starring Mike O’Malley, Mary McCormack, Ricardo Chavira, Justina Machado, Ella Rae Peck, Joseph Haro and Fabrizio Guido. The comedy’s score is composed by Gabriel Mann (Modern Family, Rectify, Twisted). Check out our scoring assignment announcement to learn more about the series, which will air every Thursday night on NBC.

muhammad-alis-greatest-fightPremiering on Saturday, October 5, is the HBO original movie Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight directed by Stephen Frears and starring Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella, Benjamin Walker, Danny Glover, Barry Levinson, Pablo Schreiber, Ed Begley Jr., Bob Balaban and Kathleen Chalfant. George Fenton who has previously collaborated with Frears on such films as Dangerous Liaisons, Hero, Mary Reilly and Mrs. Henderson Presents has composed the film’s original score. Check out our previous news article, as well as HBO’s official movie website to learn more about the project.

the-crazy-onesMissing from last week’s roundup was the new CBS comedy The Crazy Ones created by David E. Kelley and starring Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Wolk, Hamish Linklater and Amanda Setton. Orr Rebhun and Erica Weis (1600 Penn, Ass Backwards) have composed the score for the pilot episode, which aired this past Thursday. Tommy Faragher (Stayin’ Alive) has produced the original songs featured in the pilot. For updates on the series, visit CBS’ official show website.

Also, Robert Lydecker is now co-scoring the Fox drama Sleepy Hollow with Brian Tyler. The show’s second episode, which aired this past Monday, introduced a 30 seconds opening credits sequence featuring a main titles theme composed by Tyler.