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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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99 PROBLEMS 9/8/16 9/8/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amigos de Garcia
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alix Jaffe as EP
· Austen Earl as CRTR/EP
· Greg Garcia as EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid format comedy about three very different couples from different backgrounds who all have a child in the same first-grade class and are exposed to the same inciting problem each week - which affects them in different ways
BROTHERED UP 2/3/17 -
4/17/17
4/17/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on wednesday, april 12 & tuesday, april 18]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Adhir Kalyan as Farooq
· D.L. Hughley as Calvin
· Glynn Turman as Frank
· John C. McGinley as Lee
· Merrin Dungey as Desri
· Nishi Munshi as Nosheen
· Romany Malco as Calvin (Originally Cast)
[who's making it?]
· James Burrows as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Gross as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an emotionally guarded African-American cop who is partnered with an emotionally available Pakistani cop and they are forced to find a way to connect as they patrol a Detroit neighborhood
BROTHERHOOD 10/26/16 10/26/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Big Talk Productions
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Kenton Allen as EP
· LL Cool J as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
· Michael Borkow as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
import of the U.K. comedy of the same name, which follows two brothers who find their lives turned upside down when they have to move in together to raise their 10-year-old brother
DISTEFANO 8/12/16 -
2/21/17
2/21/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on saturday, march 18]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Bays-Thomas Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Annie Potts as Helen
· Chazz Palminteri as Tony
· Chris Distefano as Chris
· Diane Guerrero as Izzy
[who's making it?]
· Brian Bockrath as EP
· Carter Bays as CRTR/EP
· Chris Distefano as EP
· Craig Thomas as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera/hybrid comedy to the Eye about Izzy and Chris, two 20-somethings raising their newborn daughter and merging their loud families - one Colombian American, one Italian
ENCORE 11/11/16 11/11/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Halyard Park
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Moncrief as PROD
· Donnie Wahlberg as EP
· Doug Ellin as CRTR/EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jonathan Baruch as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Nick Lachey as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about former boy band members who reunite 20 years later
FAMILY BUSINESS 10/25/16 10/25/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Liz Feldman as CRTR/EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a successful woman who gives up her corporate career and reluctantly returns to Brooklyn to help run the family business in a time of need
FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER 8/21/14 -
8/30/16
8/30/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Big Talk Productions
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan O'Shannon as CRTR/EP
· Kenton Allen as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
· Michael Weithorn as CRTR/EP
· Robert Popper as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
[what's it about?]
import of Robert Popper's U.K. comedy, about the Goodmans, a traditional but not strictly observant Jewish family, and chronicles their Shabbat dinners
HANNAH ROYCE'S QUESTIONABLE CHOICES 10/6/16 -
3/30/17
3/30/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alice Eve as Hannah Royce
· James Earl as J.L.
· Kyle Howard as Lewis
· Tyler Labine as Barry
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Fiona Clark as EP
· Matt Tarses as CRTR/EP
· Steve Pink as DIR (Pilot)
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a woman who has made some interesting choices throughout her life - namely, having three different kids with three different men - but all have led her to having a very unique, loving, blended family
HONEYMOONERS, THE 12/15/16 12/15/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Tannenbaum Company, The
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bob Kushell as CRTR/EP
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jeff Greenstein as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Sarah Timberman as EP
[what's it about?]
modern-day reboot of the iconic multi-camera comedy, about two couples - best friends and neighbors like the original - who contend with a new dynamic when one couple remarries after divorcing four years earlier
HOW MAY WE HATE YOU 11/8/16 11/8/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Anna Drezen as BOOK
· Dana Honor as EP
· Todd Dakotah Briscoe as BOOK
· Warren Lieberstein as CRTR/EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which revolves around the employees at a trendy New York City hotel
LANCE 2.0 11/28/16 11/28/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· That's Wonderful
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex McAulay as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jim Parsons as EP
· Todd Spiewak as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a young couple that deals with the aftermath when the boyfriend has an accident that changes his personality and causes him to lose his impulse control
MIX UP, THE 9/9/16 9/9/16 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Sam Laybourne as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on Sam Laybourne's life as the father in an interracial family
OUTNUMBERED 10/28/16 10/28/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· Dan Jinks Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Lucas Hazlett
[who's making it?]
· Dan Jinks as EP
· Lucas Hazlett as CRTR/CO-EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Olivia Gerke as EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy about an adult son who moves back in with his mother and her new fiancé and becomes the nanny to his children
REAL LIFE 2/1/17 -
3/28/17
3/28/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on wednesday, april 5]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brenda Song as Lauren
· Bret Harrison as Arnie
· Kristen Johnston as Beverly
· Lucas Hazlett as Kam
· Rebecca Rittenhouse as Nora
· Ryan Hansen as Drew
[who's making it?]
· Carter Bays as EP
· Craig Thomas as EP
· Hilary Winston as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy which chronicles the relationship of two twentysomethings who go from being co-workers on opposite coasts to working in the same office
RICH FOLKS 10/28/16 10/28/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Dan Jinks Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Jinks as EP
· Ryan Koh as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a middle-class family that rents the guesthouse of a needy rich couple
SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE 11/9/16 11/9/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warren Lieberstein

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Max Handelman as EP
· Vera Santamaria as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
a family comedy where each episode is loosely centered on a specific celebration and/or gathering
THANKLESS 11/4/16 11/4/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· SpringHill Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Gerard as CRTR/EP
· LeBron James as EP
· Matt Zinman as CRTR/EP
· Maverick Carter as EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy about a group of ambitious assistants who pursue their dreams at a sports agency in Chicago
TONY TAKE THE WHEEL 12/6/16 12/6/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Bird and a Bear Entertainment, A
· CBS Television Studios
· Hangar 56
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Cedric the Entertainer
[who's making it?]
· Cedric the Entertainer as CRTR/EP
· Eric Rhone as EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· John Stevens as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Spike Feresten as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about the relationship between two very different brothers whose family dynamic is challenged when one brother (Cedric) hires his teenage nephew to work at his custom car shop
TOTALLY LAIME 10/18/16 10/18/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Thruline Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elizabeth Laime as CRTR/EP
· J.B. Roberts as EP
· Tami Sagher as CRTR/EP
· Willie Mercer as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy inspired by Elizabeth Laime's popular podcast about a young couple who document their relationship through a podcast
UNTITLED AUSTIN WINSBERG PROJECT 9/19/16 9/19/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Austin Winsberg as CRTR/EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy billed as a semi-autobiographical look at a dysfunctional family in transition one year after the larger-than-life patriarch has passed away
UNTITLED BOJANA NOVAKOVIC PROJECT 12/8/16 12/8/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Working Title Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bojana Novakovic
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Stearn as EP
· Bojana Novakovic as CRTR/EP
· Eric Fellner as EP
· Kate Gersten as CRTR/EP
· Liza Chasin as EP
· Tim Bevan as EP
· Tucker Cawley as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a dutiful, people-pleasing daughter at the center of a family that's breaking apart and explores what it means to be single and looking for love from the perspective of three age groups
UNTITLED CORINNE KINGSBURY PROJECT 8/30/16 8/30/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Corinne Kingsbury as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a young married couple that deals with the husband's overbearing parents
UNTITLED DAN AHDOOT PROJECT 9/30/16 9/30/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Ryan Seacrest Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrea Shay as EP
· Dan Ahdoot as CRTR/CO-EP
· Nina Wass as EP
· Ryan Seacrest as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which centers on a recently engaged interracial couple struggling to maintain their bliss when their wildly dissimilar parents become overly involved in their lives
UNTITLED GINA BRILLON PROJECT 10/27/16 10/27/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hey Eddie Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Gina Brillon
[who's making it?]
· Adam Barr as CRTR/EP
· Chris Mazilli as EP
· Gina Brillon as PROD
· Jeff Sussman as EP
· Judy Marmel as EP
· Kevin James as EP
· Nina Howie as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about Gina, who when her seven-year relationship suddenly ends, she moves from the Bronx to Manhattan to pursue her dreams
UNTITLED MARC LAWRENCE PROJECT 11/14/16 11/14/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· King Size Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Liz Glotzer as EP
· Marc Lawrence as CRTR/EP
· Michelle King as EP
· Robert King as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an extremely non-confrontational single mom who's promoted to Dean of Students at the high school where she teaches and must contend with overly involved parents, demanding administrators and a challenging student body - wh... [continued]
WHOLE NINE, THE 10/14/16 10/14/16 CBS script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Five All in the Fifth Entertainment
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Calais Campbell as CRTR
· Chris Case as CRTR/EP
· Derek Elliot as CRTR/CO-EP
· Doug Banker as EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jack Donaldson as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jack Donaldson as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a pro football player who moves into a gated community and is surprised when his overbearing family shows up on his doorstep wanting to move in