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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
ALAM, THE FAMILY 10/2/20 10/2/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 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
· Sabrina Jalees as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a Pakistani American family living in New Jersey in the '90s that explores race, queerness and the idea that we're all different but we're all the same
DADHOLES 12/18/20 12/18/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Cloud Nine Productions

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Keith Etheridge as CRTR/EP
· Chris Wylde as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Eric Christian Olsen as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which centers on two dads with nothing in common who find themselves stuck together when their kids bond on the first day of kindergarten
FOSTER FRIENDS 11/30/20 11/30/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alloy Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Hazzard as CRTR/EP
· Gina Girolamo as EP
· Leslie Morgenstein as EP
· Michael Fontana as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which follows three foster-parent couples who team to adopt a sibling set of five children, resulting in three very different sets of parents trying to raise one group of kids
GAME TIME 1/7/21 1/7/21 CBS script (with penalty) currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· CBS Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· New Media Vision
· Red Arrow Studios
· SMAC Entertainment
· Trill TV

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Constance Schwartz-Morini as EP
· Dan Kopelman as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Martin Lund as EP
· Michael Strahan as EP
· Ruben Thorkildsen as EP
· Shirley Bowers as EP
· Thea Mann as EP
· Todd Lituchy as EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the Norwegian series "The Games," which revolves around a family whose daily life is punctuated by the running commentary of professional sideline sports reporters, and the occasional expert in their field
GHOSTS 11/19/19 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 CBS ordered to pilot
[confirmed as completed filming on 1/8/21]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· BBC Studios
· CBS Television Studios
· Lionsgate Television
· Monumental Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Asher Grodman as Trevor
· Brandon Scott Jones as Isaac
· Danielle Pinnock as Alberta
· Rebecca Wisocky
· Richie Moriarty as Pete
· Román Zaragoza as Sasappis
· Rose McIver as Samantha
· Sheila Carrasco as Flower
· Utkarsh Ambudkar as Ryan
[who's making it?]
· Alison Carpenter as EP
· Alison Owen as EP
· Angie Stephenson as EP
· Ben Willbond as EP
· Debra Hayward as EP
· Jim Howick as EP
· Joe Port as CRTR/EP
· Joe Wiseman as CRTR/EP
· Laurence Rickard as EP
· Martha Howe-Douglas as EP
· Mathew Baynton as EP
· Simon Farnaby as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the recent British comedy series about a young couple, whose dreams come true when they inherit a beautiful country house, only to find it's both falling apart and inhabited by many of the deceased previous residents
HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL WITHOUT HURTING MEN'S FEELINGS 8/20/20 8/20/20 CBS script (with penalty) currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· PatMa Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cindy Chupack as CRTR/EP
· Denise Di Novi as EP
· Joan Boorstein as EP
· Nina Tassler as EP
· Sarah Cooper as BOOK/CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which revolves around three women at different stages in their careers at a male-dominated company who help one another navigate modern gender politics in their careers and in their personal lives
LITTLE SHELLS 12/17/20 12/17/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Brian Donovan as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Todd Holland as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy about a 20-something agoraphobe who discovers an oddball friendship with the spunky, under-achieving kid next door
MIDDLE CLASS MURDOCHS 12/25/20 12/25/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Emily Halpern as EP
· Jonathan Adler as CRTR/EP
· Nedaa Sweiss as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Haskins as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy in which the owner of a successful carpet store in Ohio is retiring, so he must decide which of his four grown children will take over the family business
SMART ONE, THE 12/25/20 12/25/20 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Emily Halpern as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Haskins as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy which revolves around two sisters who are reunited when the smart one - who was supposed to be successful - moves in with the screw-up, who actually became a success
THIS IS OUR YEAR 10/9/20 10/9/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Barbie Adler as CRTR/EP
· Chelsea Devantez as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which revolves around the chaotic lives of an unpredictable single mom and her unflappable teenage daughter as they try and try again to make it their year
THREE OF US, THE 10/16/19 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 CBS ordered to pilot
[confirmed as completed filming on 1/8/21]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fulwell 73 Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Malin Akerman as Ally
· Oliver Hudson as Will
· Vanessa Lachey
[who's making it?]
· Ben Winston as EP
· Frank Pines as CRTR/EP
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Mark Cendrowski as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about adult siblings who are children of divorce and must circle the wagons when their sister's husband unexpectedly announces he wants to call it quits on their marriage
UNTITLED RIDDLE & SALAHUDDIN PROJECT 11/12/20 11/12/20 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bashir Salahuddin as CRTR/EP
· Diallo Riddle as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which follows a group of Black college students from blue collar backgrounds as they adjust to the culture shock of the Ivy League; wanting to feel more 'at home' at the college, they find family by forming a doo-wop group
UNTITLED WAYNE BRADY PROJECT 12/16/20 12/16/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Wayne Brady
[who's making it?]
· Jon Kinnally as CRTR/EP
· Mandie Taketa as CRTR/EP
· Tracy Poust as CRTR/EP
· Wayne Brady as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy about a divorced couple who successfully co-parent in a blended multiracial family
WELCOME TO GEORGIA 8/16/19 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· TrillTV

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Elizabeth Hurley as Georgia
· Hannah Simone as Penelope
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Corinne Kingsbury as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· John Francis Daley as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Goldstein as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy in which when Penelope's career takes off at exactly the same time as her husband's, they call on Penelope's young single mom, Georgia, to help raise their son, but what they find is Georgia needs more raising than their kid
WILDE THINGS 2/4/20 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 CBS ordered to pilot
[confirmed as completed filming on 1/8/21]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jeremy D. Howard as Lenny (Originally Cast)
· Julie Bowen as Frankie Wolfe
· Juliet Donenfeld as Quinn
· Ken Marino as Joe
· Milan Carter as Lenny
· Stephanie Koenig as Maria
[who's making it?]
· David Kohan as CRTR/EP
· James Burrows as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Max Mutchnick as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about Frankie Wolfe, an unfiltered, irreverent, powerful businesswoman with no personal life; when Frankie's impossibly fragile and neurotic sister, Tommie, abandons Quincy - an incredibly bright inner-city child who Tommie attemp... [continued]