intelligencePremiering on Tuesday, January 7, is the new CBS drama Intelligence created by Michael Seitzman, executive produced by Tripp Vinson and David Semel and starring Josh Holloway, Meghan Ory, John Billingsley, PJ Byrne, Michael Rady and Marg Helgenberger. The show’s original score is composed by Clinton Shorter (District 9, Contraband, 2 Guns). To learn more about the series, which follows a high-tech intelligence operative enhanced with a super-computer microchip in his brain, check out our previous news article. Intelligence will air every Tuesday night on CBS.

killer-womenAlso premiering on Tuesday night is the ABC drama Killer Women created by Hannah Shakespeare, executive produced by Sofia Vergara, Martin Campbell, Ed Zuckerman , Ben Silverman  & Luis Balaguer. and starring Tricia Helfer, Marc Blucas, Marta Milans, Michael Trucco and Alex Fernandez. Mark Kilian (Tsotsi, Rendition, Pitch Perfect) is the composer of the series. The show centers on the only woman in the notoriously male Texas Rangers. To find out more about the drama and to watch the trailer, check out our scoring assignment announcement. Killer Women will air every Tuesday night on ABC.

being-mary-janeAlso premiering on Tuesday is BET’s first original scripted drama Being Mary Jane executive produced by Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil & Jessica Mecklenburg and starring Gabrielle Union, Richard Roundtree, Margaret Avery, Omari Hardwick, Lisa Vidal, Richard Brooks, Raven Goodwin, B.J. Britt, Aaron Spears, Latarsha Rose, Robinne Lee and Stephen Bishop. The show’s original music is composed by Kurt Farquhar (Moesha, Girlfriends, Not Easily Broken). Being Mary Jane follows a successful talk show host, her professional and private family life, as she is searching for “Mr. Right”. The drama will air every Tuesday night on BET. To learn more about the series, visit the official show website.

chicago-pdPremiering on Wednesday, January 8, is the new Chicago Fire spin-off Chicago PD created by Dick Wolf & Matt Olmstead and starring Jason Beghe, Sophia Bush, Patrick John Flueger, LaRoyce Hawkins, Archie Kao, Elias Koteas, Jon Seda, Jesse Lee Soffer and Marina Squerciati. Atli Orvarsson (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Vantage Point, The Eagle) is composing the show’s original music. The composer is also scoring NBC’s Chicago Fire. For more information about the project and to check out the trailer, visit our previous news article. Chicago PD will air Wednesday nights on NBC.

spoils-of-babylonPremiering on Thursday, January 9, is the comedy mini-series The Spoils of Babylon  created by Matt Piedmont & Andrew Steele and stars Will Ferrell, Jessica Alba, Val Kilmer, Tobey Maguire, Haley Joel Osment, Michael Sheen, Tim Robbins and Kristen Wiig. The six-part series’ music is composed by Andrew Feltenstein & John Nau (Casa De Mi Padre, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Bachelorette). To learn more about the show, which is parody of an “epic” mini-series about a war-torn oil dynasty, check out our scoring assignment announcement. The Spoils of Babylon will air on Thursday nights on IFC.

helixPremiering on Friday, January 10, is the Syfy original series Helix created by Cameron Porsandeh and starring Billy Campbell, Hiroyuki Sanada, Kyra Zagorsky, Jordan Hayes, Catherine Lemieux, Neil Napier and Mark Ghanime. Reinhold Heil (Cloud Atlas, One Hour Photo, The International, I, Frankenstein) is composing the show’s original score. Check out out our previous news article to find out more about the series, which follows a team of scientists who travel to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak. Helix will air Friday nights on Syfy.

the-assetsMissing from last week’s roundup was the ABC mini-series The Assets based on the book Circle of Treason: A CIA Account of Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandy Grimes & Jeanne Vertefeuileand starring Paul Rhys, Jodie Whittaker, Harriet Walter, Stuart Milligan, Julian Ovenden, Christina Cole and Ralph Brown. The series’ original music is composed by Scott Salinas (The Millionaire Tour). The Assets follows two CIA counter-intelligence officers who vowed to find the mole that would turn out to be the most notorious traitor in US History against the backdrop  of the Cold War. The eight-part series premiered on January 2 and will every Thursday night on ABC. Visit the official show website for updates and more information.