Although his sitcom The Mayor was cancelled by ABC before the end of its first season, Brandon Michael Hall is back to work. CBS has ordered his new God Friended Me TV show to series, from creator Bryan Wynbrandt, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. TV. No premiere date has been released, but given the timing of the announcement, expect it to premiere during the 2018-19 television season.
A CBS drama centering on issues of faith and science, God Friended Me centers on vocal atheist Miles Finer (Hall), whose world view is shaken when God connects with him on social media. The cast also includes Violett Beane, Suraj Sharma, Javicia Leslie, and Joe Morton.
Suddenly, this reporter has the urge to dig out her Joan of Arcadia DVDs.
Here’s more on the God Friended Me TV series on CBS, via The Futon Critic.
GOD FRIENDED ME
A drama about an outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he is ‘friended’ by God on Facebook; unwittingly, he becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Brandon Micheal Hall as Miles Finer
· Javicia Leslie as Ali Finer
· Joe Morton as Arthur Finer
· Suraj Sharma as Rakesh Sehgal
· Violett Beane as Cara Weiss
· Bryan Wynbrandt as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Marcos Siega as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Schechter as EP
· Steven Lilien as CRTR/EP
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television
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