The Tribeca Festival has just announced its TV lineup for 2023! It will feature eight series premieres, and two first-look season world premieres for fan favorites “Outlander” and “The Walking Dead.” The lineup also includes:
“Choir” is a new series documentary for Disney+ that will be making its world premiere at Tribeca. The series follows the Detroit Youth Choir, which entered the spotlight on “America’s Got Talent.” While they’ve come a long way from rehearsing in a church basement with a handful of kids, their past achievements are old news, they need the new kids to step up. With new talent and auditions underway, can the DYC stay relevant both in their hometown and on the national stage?”
Executive produced by Jason Blum, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Justin Wilkes, Sara Bernstein, Michael Seitzman, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold, Gretchen Palek, Ryan Miller, Ross Dinerstein, and Rudy Valdez who also directs.
“De La Calle” (Paramount+)
“De La Calle” is a new docu-series for Paramount+, making its episode world premiere. The show takes a journey into the Latino diaspora to explore the evolution of Urbano music. As well as the cultures that ignited the musical revolution of Rap, Reggaeton, Bachata, Latin trap, Cumbia, and other sounds that influence music and culture worldwide.
Executive produced by host Nick Barili, Picky Talarico, Lydia Tenaglia, Christopher Collins, Jared Andrukanis, Amanda Culkowski, Bruce Gillmer, and Craig H. Shepherd.
“Diarra From Detroit” (BET+)
“Diarra From Detroit” is a new comedy series from BET+ making its world premiere. The show is a dark comedy that follows a divorcing school teacher who refuses to believe she’s been ghosted by her rebound Tinder date. Her search for the missing man pulls her into a decades-old mystery involving the Detroit underworld. As the case unfolds, her co-workers, friends, and lovers become unlikely allies as she falls down a dangerous rabbit hole.
Executive produced by Kenya Barris, Diarra Kilpatrick, and Miles Orion Feldsott.
“Exposing Parchman” (A&E)
“Exposing Parchman” will be a limited series world premiere for A&E. The show is an investigative documentary that explores the efforts to reform the Mississippi correctional system. A mission led by a team of attorneys on behalf of the inmates of Parchman Prison. It tells the inside stories of the families, the legal team, and Roc Nation across three years of legal battles to end the deadly conditions for those incarcerated at Parchman.
Executive produced by Jordana Hochman, Jeanmarie Condon, Desiree Perez, Lori York, Elaine Fontaine, Shelly Tatro, Brad Abramason, and Rahman Ali Bugg who also directs.
“Full Circle” (HBO)
“Full Circle” is a new series making its world primer for MAX (formally HBO Max). It is a limited series directed by Steven Soderbergh, about an investigation into a botched kidnapping. An investigation that uncovers long-held secrets connecting multiple characters and cultures in present-day New York City.
It stars Dennis Quaid, Claire Danes, Timothy Olyphant, Zazie Beetz, and Jharrel Jerome. And is executive produced by Steven Soderbergh, Ed Solomon, and Casey Silver
“The Golden Boy” (HBO)
“The Golden Boy” is a new series from HBO Sports Documentaries making its world premiere. This is the definitive documentary unpacking the spectacular myths and painful truths behind the life of Mexican American boxing legend, business magnate, and cultural icon Oscar De La Hoya. The two-part documentary tells the story of a young, Mexican American boy from East LA with a gentle soul whose boxing talent, charismatic good looks, and heartwarming story of winning an Olympic gold medal for his dying mother combined to create the mythic character of “The Golden Boy.”
Directed by Fernando Villena and executive produced by Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Archie Gips, Mario Lopez, Jeffrey Stearns, and David Wendell.
“The Horror of Dolores Roach”
“The Horror of Dolores Roach” is a new series making its world premiere for Amazon Prime Video. It is based on the hit Spotify podcast series of the same name. Which is a contemporary Sweeney Todd-inspired urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. Dolores Roach (Justina Machado) is released from prison after 16 years and returns to a gentrified Washington Heights. She reunites with an old stoner friend, Luis (Alejandro Hernandez), who lets her live and work as a masseuse in the basement under his empanada shop. When the promise of her newfound stability is quickly threatened, “Magic Hands” Dolores is driven to shocking extremes to survive.
The show also stars Marc Maron, Judy Reyes, Kita Updike, K. Todd Freeman, Jean Yoon, and Jeffrey Self. It is created by co-showrunner, writer, and executive producer Aaron Mark. And executive produced by Dara Resnik, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Jason Blum, Chris McCumber, Jeremy Gold, Chris Dickie, Dawn Ostroff, Mimi O’Donnell, Justin McGoldrick, Gloria Calderón Kellett, and Roxann Dawson. Dawson also co-directs with Hiromi Kamata.
“Outlander” will be world premiering its 7th season at Tribeca or STARZ. In the new season, the land the Frasers call home is changing – and they must change with it. In order to protect what they’ve built, the Frasers have to navigate the perils of the Revolutionary War. They learn that sometimes to defend what you love, you have to leave it behind. As the conflict draws them out of North Carolina and into the heart of this fight for independence, Jamie (Sam Heughan), Claire (Caitriona Balfe), Brianna (Sophie Skelton), and Roger (Richard Rankin) are faced with impossible decisions that have the potential to tear their family apart.
Executive produced by Balfe, Heughan, Matthew B. Roberts, Ronald D. Moore, Maril Davis, Toni Graphia, Luke Schelhaas, Andy Harries, and Jim Kohlberg.
“Swagger” (Apple TV+)
“Swagger” will be making its season 2 world premiere for Apple TV+. The series is inspired by NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s experiences. It explores the world of youth basketball, and the players, and their families. As well as the coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption. Off the court, the show reveals what it’s like to grow up in America.
Starring O’Shea Jackson Jr., Isaiah Hill, Shinelle Azoroh, Quvenzhané Wallis, Tessa Ferrer, Caleel Harris, Christina Jackson, Solomon Irama, Jason Rivera-Torres, Ozie Nzeribe, James Bingham, Sean Baker, Tristan Mack Wilds, Shannon Merrill Brown, and Orlando Jones. And executive produced by Reggie Rock Bythewood, Kevin Durant, Francie Calfo, Brian Grazer, Rich Kleiman, and Joy Kecken.
“The Walking Dead: Dead City” (AMC)
“The Walking Dead: Dead City” is a new spin-off series for AMC, making its world premiere. It will be a new series set in “The Walking Dead” universe, following the popular Maggie and Negan characters. As they travel around in a post-apocalyptic Manhattan long ago cut off from the mainland. The crumbling city is filled with the dead and denizens who have made New York City their own world full of anarchy, danger, beauty, and terror.
Starring Lauren Cohan, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Gaius Charles, and Željko Ivanek. The series is co-directed by Kevin Dowling and Loren Yaconelli with Eli Jorné as the showrunner. Executive produced by Jorné, Cohan, Dean Morgan Scott M. Gimple, and Brian Bockrath.
We are looking forward to all the exciting new shows! We’ll keep you posted on updates about Tribeca’s 2023 festival. You can also learn more here.