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What is the DEVWATCH?

This section will allow you to track what's in development - whether it be by network, by commitment, by status, by genre or by studio - or just to see a list of all the projects we currently cover.

Each project has its own DEVWATCH page where you can see all the news, dvds, listings, etc. related to it. There you can also add it to your MYFUTON page for easy tracking.

Instructions: Use the filter options to the right to narrow your search. You can also click on a resulting column name to sort the results by that option. For specific title searches or to search by cast or crew member, use the site's main search box located at the top of each page.

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updated network commitment status
CHUNK & BEAN 1/25/16 -
2/3/16
2/3/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Donovan as CRTR/EP
· Chris Koch as DIR (Pilot)
· David Hemingson as EP
· Ed Herro as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other
CONVICTION 10/5/15 -
1/27/16
1/27/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Entertainment One Television
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Liz Friedlander as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Friedman as CRTR/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Carter Morrison, the brilliant but rebellious daughter of a Clinton-like political family who is forced into taking a job as the head of Los Angeles' newly created Conviction Integrity Unit
DEATH OF EVA SOFIA VALDEZ, THE 9/25/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Charise Castro Smith as CRTR/CO-EP
· Michele Fazekas as EP
· Tara Butters as EP
[what's it about?]
a sexy revenge drama with a supernatural twist about a Cuban-American family on the rise as they navigate multiple business ventures in Miami, familial rivalries and dark secrets from the past that come back to haunt them
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 12/14/15 -
2/5/16
2/5/16 ABC ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Entertainment 360
· Genre Films
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes
· Kal Penn as Seth Wheeler
· Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman
· Maggie Q as Hannah Watts
· Natascha McElhone as Jessica Kirkman
[who's making it?]
· Aditya Sood as EP
· Amy B. Harris as EP
· David Guggenheim as CRTR/EP
· Kiefer Sutherland as EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Paul McGuigan as DIR (Pilot)
· Simon Kinberg as EP
· Suzan Bymel as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a lower level United States Cabinet member who is suddenly appointed President after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession
DOWNWARD DOG 9/10/15 -
12/1/15
12/1/15 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Animal Media Group
· Legendary Television
· Mosaic Media Group

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Allison Tolman as Nan
· Barry Rothbart as Kevin
· Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Jenn
· Lucas Neff as Jason
· Samm Hodges as Martin (Voice)
[who's making it?]
· Gene Stupnitsky as EP
· Jimmy Miller as EP
· Kathy Dziubek as EP
· Lee Eisenberg as EP
· Michael Killen as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sam Hansen as EP
· Samm Hodges as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the web series about a disorganized, unapologetic woman, Nan (Allison Tolman), and her dog, Martin (voiced by Samm Hodges)
DREAM TEAM 8/24/15 -
2/3/16
2/3/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Here Comes Scrappy
· Kari's Logo Here
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Wrubel as CRTR/EP
· Kari Lizer as CRTR/EP
· Marc Buckland as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Marty Schumacher, who coached his last Club soccer team for ten years, ultimately taking them to the National Championships; he now has to start from scratch with a diverse group of eight-year-olds, and their disparate pare... [continued]
FLUFFY SHOP, THE 10/20/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Tomorrow Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Gabriel Iglesias
[who's making it?]
· Becky Clements as EP
· Gabriel Iglesias as CRTR/EP
· Jay Lavender as CRTR/EP
· Joe Meloche as EP
· Marty Adelstein as EP
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy inspired by the comedian's life experience including the challenges of managing a home life during the few days he spends off the road each week
HAIL MARY 11/17/14 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Intrigue
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Gallivan as CRTR/EP
· David Schalko as CRTR (Original Series)
· Seth Gordon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on David Schalko's Austrian single-camera comedy "Braunschlag," about a young small-town mayor named Emma Wolf who has dysfunctional siblings, a dying father, disgruntled citizens, a nearly bankrupt town and the mafia breathing down her... [continued]
IMAGINARY FRIEND 10/6/15 -
1/26/16
1/26/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· David Guarascio as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Patrick Osborne as CRTR/EP
· Shawn Levy as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a thirtysomething bachelorette whose life is turned upside-down when she finally meets the love of her life - a divorced father with three kids; this triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend she created as ... [continued]
JURY, THE 8/28/15 -
1/29/16
1/29/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Carol Menselsohn Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Archie Panjabi as Kim
[who's making it?]
· Carol Menselsohn as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Mark Bianculli as CRTR/CO-EP
· Neil Burger as DIR (Pilot)
· V.J. Boyd as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows a single murder trial a season as seen through the eyes of the individual jurors, exploring the biases and experiences that influence the jurors' judgment, and how their preconceptions change along the way
MARVEL'S MOST WANTED 4/9/15 -
1/26/16
1/26/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse
· Delroy Lindo as Dominic Fortune
· Nick Blood as Lance Hunter
[who's making it?]
· Jeffrey Bell as CRTR/EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Paul Zbyszewski as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
"Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" spin-off featuring Adrianne Palicki's Bobbi Morse and Nick Blood's Lance Hunter
MODEL WOMAN 1/27/16 -
2/5/16
2/5/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Anonymous Content
· TriStar Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Helen Childress as CRTR/EP
· Richard Shepard as DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Lacey as BOOK
· Rosalie Swedlin as EP
· Scarlett Lacey as EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in the late 1970's during the notorious Model Wars and centers on Bertie Geiss - a tempestuous matriarch and uncompromising businesswoman at the helm of an internationally renowned modeling agency
NOTORIOUS 10/2/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Firm, The
· Osprey Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Allie Hagan as CRTR/CO-EP
· Brian Gersh as EP
· Jeff Kwatinetz as EP
· Josh Barry as EP
· Josh Berman as CRTR/EP
· Kenny Meiselas as EP
· Mark Geragos as EP
· Wendy Walker as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows the professional and personal relationship between a charismatic attorney and a powerhouse television producer as they attempt to control the media, the justice system, and ultimately - each other
PEARL 1/11/16 1/11/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a larger-than-life family matriarch who, after she finds out she has cancer, becomes intent on controlling and orchestrating every aspect of her family's life before she dies
PLEASE DON'T GO 12/21/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Pacific Standard

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bruna Papandrea as EP
· Meaghan Oppenheimer as CRTR/EP
· Reese Witherspoon as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the personal and professional life of a ruthless divorce attorney in Dallas, which begins to unravel when her emotionally damaged, love-addicted sister resurfaces triggering self-destructive tendencies and exposing long-hidden family secr... [continued]
PRESENCE (UNLIC) 6/15/15 -
2/2/16
2/2/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· International Famous Players Radio Picture Corporation
· Stearns Castle

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Stephanie Sigman as Presence Foster
[who's making it?]
· John Ridley as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Michael McDonald as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a former Army Counter Insurgency Operative who finds herself navigating a widely divergent and highly colorful cross section of Los Angeles as she unintentionally begins a career as an unlicensed (unlic) Private Investigator
SECOND FATTEST HOUSEWIFE IN WESTPORT, THE 9/18/15 -
2/5/16
2/5/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Ruben Fleischer as DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Dunn as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy narrated by Katie, who is being described as a (slightly) larger wife and mother raising her flawed family of three in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring
SPARK 12/1/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot
[14-20 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Sander-Moses Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ian Sander as EP
· Kim Moses as EP
· Michael Cooney as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
a lavish primetime soap of passion, greed and hope set in the alternate reality of Steampunk - circa 2016 - telling the story of two rival families battling for power and the woman who takes them down
SPEECHLESS 9/8/14 -
1/11/16
1/11/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Scott Silveri as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a family with a special-needs child described as being good at dealing with the challenges it faces and excellent at creating new ones
SQUARE ROOTS 8/23/12 -
1/25/16
1/25/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Vijal Patel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a young married couple perpetually tormented by the husband's opinionated family of engineers who think they have a solution for every problem in life
STILL STAR-CROSSED 10/22/15 -
2/5/16
2/5/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· MrG Production Company, The
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Heather Mitchell as CRTR/EP
· Melinda Taub as BOOK
· Michael Offer as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael R. Goldstein as EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a sequel to "Romeo & Juliet" and follows the conflict between the Capulets and the Montagues in the wake of Romeo and Juliet's deaths
TIME AFTER TIME 9/14/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Outerbanks Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Karl Alexander as BOOK
· Kevin Williamson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Karl Alexander's 1979 novel-turned-movie of the same name in which H.G. Wells builds a real time machine to travels to the future in search of Jack the Ripper
TOAST 10/9/14 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Greg Grunberg as CRTR/EP
· Scott Foley as CRTR/EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about engaged couple Max and Paige who, over their wedding rehearsal dinner, have their eclectic family and friends give toasts recalling anecdotes about the couple - but flashbacks reveal that the toasts don't always get it right, as we watch... [continued]
WING PERSON 11/9/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kindle Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as EP
· Anne Brogan as EP
· Ed Weeks as CRTR/EP
· Hannah Mackay as CRTR/EP
· Melanie Stokes as EP
· Siobhan Bachman as EP
· Val Ames as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about the co-dependent relationship between a lesbian lothario and her cautious, straight male best friend