Premiering tonight is the Fox comedy Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life created by Jay Lacopo and starring Jack Cutmore-Scott, Meaghan Rath, Charlie Saxton, James Earl, Justin Bartha and Maureen Sebastian. The show’s original music is composed by Jeff Cardoni (The Grinder, CSI: Miami, Silicon Valley, Just Friends). For more information about the comedy, which will air every Sunday night on Fox, visit our scoring assignment announcement.
Also premiering tonight is the animated series Bordertown created by Mark Hentemann, executive produced by Seth MacFarlane and featuring the voice talent of Hank Azaria, Alex Borstein, Missi Pyle, Judah Friedlander and Nicholas Gonzalez. Mark Mothersbaugh (The LEGO Movie, Hotel Transylvania, The Royal Tenenbaums, 21/22 Jump Street) is composing the show’s original music. To learn more about the series, which will air Sunday nights on Fox, visit our previous article.
Premiering tomorrow, January 4, following a preview episode airing last month is the NBC comedy Telenovela created by Chrissy Pietrosh, Jessica Goldstein & Robert Harling and starring Eva Longoria, Jencarlos Canela, Diana Maria Riva, Jose Moreno Brooks, Alex Meneses, Amaury Nolasco, Jadyn Douglas and Izzy Diaz. The show’s original music is composed by Danny Lux (Grey’s Anatomy, Ally McBeal, Boston Legal). The comedy goes behind the scenes of a telenovela and follows its star whose off-camera life rivals the drama of her onscreen story lines. Telenovela will air every Monday night on NBC. Visit the official show website for updates.
Premiering on Tuesday, January 5, is the MTV original series The Shannara Chronicles developed by Alfred Gough & Miles Millar and starring Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero, Austin Butler,James Remar, Brooke Williams, Daniel MacPherson, Marcus Vanco and John Rhys-Davies. Felix Erskine and Orphan are composing the show’s original music. Ruelle is performing the drama’s theme song (click here to listen to the track). The Shannara Chronicles is based on Terry Brooks’ best-selling fantasy books and follows an Elvin princess, a human Eretria and an elf-human hybrid on their quest to save the world from an evil demon. Brooks is also executive producing the project alongside Jon Favreau & Jonathan Liebesman. To learn more about the series, visit the official show website.
Premiering on Thursday, January 7, is the CBS comedy Angel from Hell created by Tad Quill and starring Jane Lynch, Maggie Lawson, Kyle Bornheimer and Kevin Pollak. The show’s original music is composed by Gabriel Mann (Modern Family, Rectify, Rosewood). Angel from Hell revolves around the unlikely friendship between two women, with one of them claiming to be the guardian angel of the other. The comedy will air Thursday nights on CBS. Visit the official show website for more information.