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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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BLUEGRASS/BLOOD RED 12/12/16 -
3/7/17
3/7/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Acme Productions
· Cherry-Wind Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Amanda Detmer as Randa Post
· Ben Esler as Hollis Pollit
· Emily Rose as Vonda Jean
· Jack Coleman as Deke Adair
· Natalie Hall as Jennifer
· Reba McEntire as Ruby Adair
· Roslyn Ruff as Inez Winemiller
· Ryan McPartlin as Valentine French
· Saamer Usmani as Tag Fayad
· Saidah Ekulona as Velma Winemiller
· W. Earl Brown as Joe Paul
[who's making it?]
· Marc Cherry as CRTR/EP
· Michael Hanel as EP
· Michael Offer as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mindy Schultheis as EP
· Reba McEntire as EP
· Sabrina Wind as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the sheriff of colorful small town Oxblood, KY, who finds her red state outlook challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime
CHARLIE FOXTROT 9/16/16 -
2/22/17
2/22/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Ana Ortiz as Angelina
· Jason Biggs as Charlie Taylor
· Swoosie Kurtz as Sue
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Sam Sklaver as CRTR/EP
· Todd Holland as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Charlie Taylor, a cautious, quiet dentist stationed at Fort Bragg, who, after his brother Joe is killed in action, must honor his promise to take care of Joe's teenage step-kids and fiancée, Angelina, a defiant troublemaker... [continued]
CROSSING, THE 10/7/16 -
3/17/17
3/17/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Grant Harvey as Roy
· Jay Karnes as Craig Lindauer
· John D'Leo as Will
· Kelley Missal as Hannah
· Marcuis W. Harris as Caleb
· Rob Campbell as Paul
· Sandrine Holt as Emma Peralta
· Simone Kessell as Rebecca
· Steve Zahn as Jude Miller
· Tommy Bastow as Marshall
[who's making it?]
· Dan Dworkin as CRTR/EP
· Jason Reed as EP
· Jay Beattie as CRTR/EP
· Rob Bowman as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about refugees from a war torn country who start showing up seeking asylum in an American town with the twist being the war they are fleeing is hundreds of years in the future
DECEPTION 9/14/16 -
3/3/17
3/3/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Amaury Nolasco as Mike Alvarez
· Ilfenesh Hadera as Kay Daniels
· Jack Cutmore-Scott as Cameron Black
· Lenora Crichlow as Dina Clark
· Vinnie Jones as Gunter Gastafsen
[who's making it?]
· Chris Fedak as CRTR/EP
· David Kwong as CO-PROD
· David Nutter as DIR (Pilot)
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Martin Gero as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a superstar magician who, when his career is ruined by scandal, goes to work as a consultant for the FBI
DOOMSDAY 8/29/16 -
3/13/17
3/13/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Pernomium Pictures
· Signal Hill Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Claire Holt as Kayla Greene
· Dan Byrd as Nate Hensley
· Jack Davenport as Warren Moore
· Rachelle Lefevre as Faye Walsh
· Rochelle Aytes as Elle Trask
· Taye Diggs as Davis Albright
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Joachim Ronning as DIR (Pilot)
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Mark Bianculli as CRTR/EP
· V.J. Boyd as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which starts in the aftermath of 9/11, when the U.S. government institutes a secret think tank featuring the most creative minds in science and entertainment that is tasked with dreaming up man-made disaster scenarios and their possible solutio... [continued]
GOOD DOCTOR 8/27/14 -
3/13/17
3/13/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3AD
· Shore Z Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Antonia Thomas as Claire Browne
· Chuku Modu as Jared Unger
· Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy
· Hill Harper as Horace Andrews
· Irene Keng as Elle McLean
· Nicholas Gonzalez as Neil Melendez
· Richard Schiff as Ira Glassman
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Dae Kim as EP
· David Kim as EP
· David Shore as CRTR/EP
· Erin Gunn as CO-EP
· Lindsay Goffman as CO-EP
· Park Jae-bum as CRTR (Original Series)
· Sebastian Lee as EP
· Seth Gordon as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
import of Park Jae-bum's South Korean drama about a young surgeon with Savant syndrome who is recruited into the pediatric surgical unit of a prestigious hospital
GOSPEL OF KEVIN, THE 1/27/17 -
3/15/17
3/15/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fazekas & Butters

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Chloe East as Reece
· Cristela Alonzo as Yvette
· Dustin Ybarra as Tyler
· India de Beaufort as Kristin
· J. August Richards as Nathan Purcell
· Jason Ritter as Kevin
· JoAnna Garcia Swisher as Amy
[who's making it?]
· Michele Fazekas as CRTR/EP
· Paul McGuigan as DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Atwood as PROD
· Tara Butters as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Kevin, a down-on-his-luck man who is tasked by God with a mission to save the world
HOUSEHOLD NAME 10/20/16 -
2/28/17
2/28/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Nacelle Company, The
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Carol Burnett as Vivian Valmont
· Mary Holland as Wendy Peters
· Matt Oberg as Tim Peters
· Timothy Omundson as Edward Von Glimpse
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Michael Pelmont as EP
· Michael Saltzman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a family who gets a chance to buy the house of their dreams - a house they'd never be able to afford under normal circumstances, but is able to under extremely abnormal circumstances; they must live with the current owner, a... [continued]
JALEN VS. EVERYBODY 2/3/17 -
2/14/17
2/14/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Anna Maria Horsford as Moms
· Jalen Rose as Jalen
· Jessica McKenna as Becky
· Kelly Jenrette as Denise
· Laysla de Oliveira as Angela
· Marla Gibbs as Grammie
· Rich Sommer as Jacoby
[who's making it?]
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Jalen Rose as PROD
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the life of former NBA player and current ESPN personality Jalen Rose as he juggles his career responsibilities with the challenges of being a single dad
LAS REINAS 10/2/14 -
3/15/17
3/15/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Amanda Warren as Kathryn Geller
· Daniella Alonso as Alex De La Reina
· Eric Winter as Robert Ellison
· John Corbett as Donald Worden
· Matthew Davis as Andrew Somerset
· Sonia Braga as Gabriella De La Reina
[who's making it?]
· Chris Brancato as EP
· Dean Georgaris as CRTR/EP
· Liz Friedlander as DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a detective who is forced to confront her past when a case compels her to reconnect with her estranged family: the most powerful criminal outfit in Miami
LIBBY & MALCOLM 9/28/16 -
2/1/17
2/1/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Khalabo Ink Society
· Principato-Young Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Caitlin McGee as Zev
· Courtney B. Vance as Malcolm
· Felicity Huffman as Libby
· Jahi Winston as M.J.
· Monique Green as Naya
· Sayeed Shahidi as Cassius
[who's making it?]
· Anton Cropper as DIR (Pilot)
· Courtney B. Vance as EP
· E. Brian Dobbins as EP
· Felicity Huffman as EP
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Vijal Patel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two polar opposite political pundits - Libby (Felicity Huffman) and Malcolm (Courtney B. Vance) - who fall in love despite all odds and form an insta-family as well as a work partnership
LOSING IT 7/28/16 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jon Cryer as Andy
· Natalie Morales as Charlie
· Sam Huntington as Owen
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· D.J. Nash as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera family comedy about three misfit adult siblings and their parents who - between divorce, new parenthood, early-onset dementia and let's just say life - are all losing it in different ways; and family is the only way they're going to fin... [continued]
RAISED BY WOLVES 8/25/16 -
3/6/17
3/6/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Big Talk Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Cooper J. Friedman
· Craig T. Nelson as Paul "Grampy" Kosinski
· Georgia King as Sheila Gabel
· Izabella Alvarez
· Talia Jackson
[who's making it?]
· Ben Taylor as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Caitlin Moran as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Caroline Leddy as EP
· Caroline Moran as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Diablo Cody as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Kenton Allen as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the U.K. comedy about a tough single mother to five offbeat kids, trying to survive on a shoestring budget in a (not) beautiful Midwestern town
SALAMANDER 11/22/16 -
3/14/17
3/14/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Beta Films
· Keshet Studios
· Midnight Radio

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Allison Miller as Nora Schaller
· Elaine Tan as Meghan Connolly
· John Leguizamo as David Vargas
· Larenz Tate as Ethan Anders
· Neil Sandilands as Jack Wang
[who's making it?]
· Alon Shtruzman as EP
· Andre Nemec as CRTR/EP
· Avi Nir as EP
· Gary Fleder as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeff Pinkner as CRTR/EP
· Josh Appelbaum as CRTR/EP
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
· Scott Rosenberg as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the 2012 Belgian series about a brilliant but misanthropic engineer who recruits a skeptical female FBI therapist to help him track a mysterious bank robber whose theft of 66 specific safety deposit boxes, belonging to the rich and p... [continued]
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER 8/29/16 -
3/6/17
3/6/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A Very Good Production
· Piece of Pie Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Diane Farr as Maya
· Jenna Fischer as Lena
[who's making it?]
· Dean Holland as DIR (Pilot)
· Ellen DeGeneres as EP
· Emily Kapnek as CRTR/EP
· Hella Joof as EP
· Jeff Kleeman as EP
· Mette Heeno as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Mie Andreasen as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the 2016 Danish series, billed as the story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce
START UP 8/29/16 -
3/14/17
3/14/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Davis Entertainment
· Gimlet Media
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Hillary Anne Matthews as Deirdre
· Michael Imperioli as Eddie Cirillo
· Tiya Sircar as Noush
· Zach Braff as Alex Schuman
[who's making it?]
· Alex Blumberg as EP
· Chris Giliberti as EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Matt Lieber as EP
· Matt Tarses as CRTR/EP
· Zach Braff as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a guy (Braff) in his mid-30s with a wife and two kids makes the crazy decision to quit his good job and dive into the brave new world of starting a business
TRUSTEE, THE 12/1/16 -
3/17/17
3/17/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· David Warshofsky as Anthony Radley
· Lance Gross as J.D. Hayes
· Laverne Cox as Amanda Jones
· Meaghan Rath as Eliza Radley
· Michael Cudlitz as Timothy Waits
· Tim Kang as Henry Wu
[who's making it?]
· David Ronn as CRTR/EP
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Jay Sherick as CRTR/EP
· Max Handelman as EP
· Michael Engler as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about a very good, but slightly reckless narcotics detective who finds out that her police station's "trustee" - a nonviolent felon assigned to help cops with odd jobs, filing, custodial work - has insight into a case she's trying to crack, and... [continued]
UNIT ZERO 8/25/16 -
3/17/17
3/17/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Ayden Mayeri as Azeema Khabiri
· Dana Powell as Midge Glass
· Jamey Sheridan as Mike Barclay
· Kimberly Hébert Gregory as Brianna "Brie" Pierce
· Parvesh Cheena as Raj
· Peter Cambor as Gabe Castillo
· Rob Huebel as Phineas Bog
· Toni Collette as Jackie Fink
[who's making it?]
· David Gordon Green as DIR (Pilot)
· Kenya Barris as EP
· Lindsey Shockley as CRTR/EP
· Toni Collette as EP
[what's it about?]
action dramedy about a brilliant, but unassuming CIA engineer and single mom, Jackie Fink (Collette), as she leads a team of CIA underlings who are thrust into the field as first time spies
UNTITLED BLACK-ISH SPIN-OFF PROJECT 1/19/17 1/19/17 ABC ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson
[who's making it?]
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Larry Wilmore as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
potential spin-off series which would focus on Yara Shahidi's Zoey Johnson in college
UNTITLED CITY MAYOR PROJECT 10/10/16 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Bluegrass FanFare

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bernard Jones as Jermaine LeForge
· Brandon Micheal Hall as Courtney Rose
· Lea Michele as Valentina "Val" Flores
· Yvette Nicole Brown as Dina
[who's making it?]
· Daveed Diggs as EP
· Dylan Clark as EP
· James Griffiths as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jamie Tarses as EP
· Jeremy Bronson as CRTR/EP
· Scott Stuber as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a struggling hip-hop artist who runs for mayor to promote his mixtape - and wins
UNTITLED GOLDBERGS SPIN-OFF PROJECT 11/8/16 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Exhibit A
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bryan Callen as Rick Mellor
· Nia Long as Lucy Winston
· Rachel Crow as Felicia Winston
· Summer Parker as Gigi Winston
· Tim Meadows as Andre Glascott
· Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg (Guest Star)
[who's making it?]
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Jay Chandrasekhar as DIR (Pilot)
· Marc Firek as CRTR/EP
· Seth Gordon as EP
[what's it about?]
spin-off of the veteran comedy about Lucy Winston, a single mother of three who is given a job by her brother, Andre Glascott (Tim Meadows) as an administrative secretary at the William Penn Academy, where her brother is the Head of School; it's the ... [continued]
UNTITLED PAUL WILLIAM DAVIES PROJECT 10/19/16 -
2/28/17
2/28/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Anna Deavere Smith as Tina Krissman
· Ben Rappaport as Seth Oliver
· Ben Shenkman as Roger Gunn
· Britne Oldford as Sandra Black
· Hope Davis as Jill Marcus
· Lyndon Smith as Allison Anderson
· Regé-Jean Page as Leonard Fox
· Susannah Flood as Kate Littlejohn
· Vondie Curtis-Hall as William Byrne
· Wesam Keesh as Jay Dawson
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Paul William Davies as CRTR/EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
· Tom Verica as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama which follows brand new lawyers in the Southern District of New York Federal Court working for both the defense and the prosecution as they handle the most high profile and high stakes cases in the country, all as their personal lives intersect... [continued]
UNTITLED SIMMONS FAMILY PROJECT 10/24/16 -
3/17/17
3/17/17 ABC ordered to pilot
[7-10 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Amblin Television
· Simmons Lehman Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons
· Justine Simmons
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Don Scardino as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeremy Bronson as CRTR/EP
· Jhoni Marchinko as EP
· Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Justine Simmons as EP
· Michael Lehman as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a legendary rapper whose plans for slowing down are thwarted when his wife decides to pursue her own dreams and stardom
UNTITLED SINGLE DAD PROJECT 2/3/17 -
3/15/17
3/15/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Amy Hill as Mrs. Kim
· Lombardo Boyar as Elias
· Rob Riggle as Josh Keeler
[who's making it?]
· Danielle Schneider as CRTR/EP
· Dannah Phirman as CRTR/EP
· Emily Halpern as EP
· Sarah Haskins as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an intellectual but emotionally challenged single dad who moves to Queens with his two young daughters and forms an unlikely family with the other residents in their apartment building