Fall Alumni TV Premieres

USC School of Cinematic Arts
Check out this list of fall television premieres that feature SCA alumni in key creative roles

Alumni TV Premiere Dates

Queen Sugar

Release Date: September 6, 2016

Written, Produced, and Directed by Tina Mabry '05

After their father dies, sisters Nova and Charley Bordelon, along with Charley's teenage son Micah, move to Louisiana to claim his 800-acre sugarcane farm.


Release Date: September 22, 2016

Cinematographer by Paul Maibaum '75

A young female pitcher becomes the first woman to play in Major League Baseball.


Release Date: October 3, 2016

Written and Executive Produced by Eric Kripke '96

A history professor, a soldier, and a scientist travel back in time to battle criminals, in order to protect history.


Release Date: September 9, 2016

Executive Produced and Directed by Greg Yaitanes

Disillusioned Vietnam War vet (Logan Marshall-Green) returns to his home in 1972 Memphis and becomes a hitman.


Release Date: October 9, 2016

Executive Produced by Prentice Penny '95

Insecure follows the awkward experiences of a contemporary African-American woman.


Release Date: October 9, 2016

Executive Produced by Aaron Kaplan

An executive recruiter Frances (Sarah Jessica Parker) finds her relationship with her house-flipping husband Robert (Thomas Haden Church) just drifting along and asks him for a divorce.

American Housewife

Release Date: October 11, 2016

Executive Produced by Aaron Kaplan '90

An average wife and mother raises her family in her privileged hometown full of perfect wives and their perfect children.


Release Date: October 2, 2016

Executive Produced by Bryan Burk '91
Co-Executive Produced and Directed by Richard Lewis
Produced by Athena Wickham

The series centers on a futuristic theme park that is populated by robots where guests can live out their fantasies.