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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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ADVOCATE, THE 11/5/13 11/5/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ayelet Waldman as CRTR/EP
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Judy Smith as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a former doctor who has found her calling as a medical advocate, where she works on behalf of patients and their loved ones, solving medical crises and mysteries, and guaranteeing people the care they deserve
ALLEGED 10/29/13 10/29/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Junction Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Rambo as CRTR/EP
· Jon Turteltaub as EP
· Karim Zreik as EP
· Pat Gilfillan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a defense attorney who takes on the most important case of his life: defending his own brother, a successful surgeon and father of two who is accused of murdering his wife
ANGEL TIME 9/25/13 9/25/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anne Rice as BOOK
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Joe Carnahan as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Joshua Harto as CRTR/EP
· Liz W. Garcia as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Timberman as EP
[what's it about?]
a New Orleans-set high-stakes, operatic drama - based on Anne Rice's "Songs of the Seraphim" novels - about Toby O'Dare, a soulless assassin with a tragic past who finds himself on a road to redemption
BATTLE CREEK 9/25/13 -
3/10/14
3/10/14 CBS ordered to pilot
[13 episodes]
currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Bad Hat Harry Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Gran Via Productions
· Shore Z Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aubrey Dollar as Holly
· Damon Herriman as Detective Niblet
· Dean Winters as Russ Agnew
· Edward Fordham, Jr. as Aaron Funkhauser
· Janet McTeer as Commander Guziewicz
· Josh Duhamel as Milton Chamberlain
· Kal Penn as Detective Fontanelle
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Singer as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· David Shore as CRTR/EP
· Erin Gunn as PROD
· Jason Taylor as PROD
· Mark Johnson as EP
· Vince Gilligan as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about a detective and an FBI agent with very different world views who are teamed up to clean up the semi-mean streets of Battle Creek, Michigan
BLACK OAK 10/16/13 10/16/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Julia Hart as CRTR/EP
· Melissa Kellner Berman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a woman who inherits the haunted hotel that has plagued her family with a curse for generations, forcing her to confront her dysfunctional family's secrets, ghosts, and demons
BLACKWOOD 10/15/13 10/15/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· JuneBug Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Barry Jossen as EP
· Barry Schindel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a ruthlessly successful lawyer who, after he is critically wounded in a shooting that kills his wife, returns to his job to find redemption in a humbling rehabilitation and relentless search for their assailant
CHARMED 10/25/13 10/25/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Christopher Keyser as CRTR/EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Sydney Sidner as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the Aaron Spelling-produced 1998-2006 drama, about a sisterhood of witches who use their powers for good
CISCO KID, THE 10/12/12 -
10/14/13
10/14/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Donners' Company
· Ventanarosa

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chad Damiani as CRTR/SP (2013)
· Diego Gutierrez as CRTR/EP (2012)
· J.P. Lavin as CRTR/SP (2013)
· Jack Leslie as EP
· Jose Tamez as EP
· Lauren Shuler Donner as EP
· O. Henry as BOOK
· Salma Hayek as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on O. Henry's iconic Mexican caballero, about Cisco, an Afghanistan veteran who teams with his best friend/fellow Marine, Sam, to defend the city's disenfranchised after his father is murdered
DAMASCUS 10/16/13 10/16/13 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· America Ferrera
[who's making it?]
· America Ferrera as EP
· Nick Osborne as CRTR/EP
· Teri Weinberg as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a crusading nun (Ferrera) who practices law on behalf of the least fortunate and has her beliefs tested when her life collides with an elitist corporate lawyer
DOC FORD 11/26/13 11/26/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Gerolmo as CRTR/EP
· Jeffrey Kramer as EP
· Randy Wayne White as BOOK
· Rick Rosenthal as SP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Randy Wayne White's book series about a retired NSA agent-turned-marine biologist who gets justice for those in need on the Gulf Coast of southern Florida
DOROTHY 8/8/13 8/8/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Emily Fox as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Timberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a medical soap based in New York City inspired by the characters and themes from "The Wizard of Oz"
FAST FORWARD 10/23/13 10/23/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· FanFare Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andreas Kamm as EP
· Jamie Tarses as EP
· Katharina Schenk as EP
· Kurt M. Mrkwicka as EP
· Oliver Auspitz as EP
· Wendy Battles as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
import of the Austrian crime drama "Schnell Ermittelt," about a female homicide detective who juggles the demands of her job while co-parenting and working side-by-side with her newly divorced husband, the medical examiner
GENERATION NEXT 10/10/13 10/10/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Mark Steven Johnson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set a year after a deadly outbreak caused ordinary citizens to fly into a mindless rage and the unit devoted to investigating the "carriers" after they are cured and finally allowed to return to society
INSECURITY 9/26/13 9/26/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Oasis Media
· Shane Brennan Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jesse Stern as CRTR/EP
· Shane Brennan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on an obsessive compulsive former Federal Agent turned Head of Security at a Boston art museum who uses his unique professional and personal background - he was raised by criminals - to help solve complex local and federal cases a... [continued]
JIGSAW 10/9/13 10/9/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Janine Sherman Barrois as CRTR/EP
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the intersecting lives of homicide detectives, prosecutors, defense attorneys, the Media and the Mayor's office as they work to solve the most scandalous crimes San Francisco has seen in decades
LOVE, AMERICAN STYLE 8/26/13 8/26/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Madhouse Entertainment
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Martin as CRTR/EP
· Adam Kolbrenner as EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jana Sinyor as CRTR/EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Robyn Meisinger as EP
[what's it about?]
revival of the 1969-1974 ABC series, which - in lieu of an anthology format - will follow the lives of four couples who are connected through the many stages of love and their complicated relationships
MADAM SECRETARY 8/16/13 -
3/10/14
3/10/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Revelations Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Bebe Neuwirth as Nadine Tolliver
· Erich Bergen as Blake Calibrese
· Evan Roe as Adam McGill
· Geoffrey Arend as Matt Mahoney
· Katherine Herzer as Caroline McGill
· Patina Miller as Daisy Finch
· Tea Leoni as Elizabeth Faulkner McGill
· Tim Daly as Henry McGill
[who's making it?]
· Barbara Hall as CRTR/EP
· David Semel as DIR (Pilot)
· Lori McCreary as EP
· Morgan Freeman as EP
· Tracy Mercer as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life
NEVER LIST, THE 10/17/13 10/17/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· A.M. Homes as CRTR/EP
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Koethi Zan as SP/BOOK
· Sarah Timberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Koethi Zan's international best-seller, about a top trauma doctor at a prestigious New York City hospital who tries to unravel the mystery of her kidnapping (along with three others) 10 years earlier and remaining girl who has yet to b... [continued]
OASIS 9/25/13 9/25/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· John Hlavin as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the inhabitants of a new self-sustaining perfect community who discover there may be danger and mystery to the greater purpose of this Oasis
ONLY HUMAN 10/26/12 -
4/8/14
4/8/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Anna Brewster as Diana Lang
· Ashton Holmes as Gary Lang
· Cameron Scoggins as Michael Lang
· Jamie Lee Curtis as Caroline Lang
· Mario Van Peebles as James Potter
· Nick Jandl as Jonathan Lang
[who's making it?]
· ??? as DIR (Pilot)
· Avi Armoza as EP
· Carl Beverly as EP
· David Garrett as EP
· David Marshall Grant as CRTR/EP
· Eilon Ratzkovsky as EP
· Giyora Yahalom as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Oren Jakobi as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Sarah Timberman as EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
· Yona Wiesenthal as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the Israeli drama, about four siblings who had their entire lives documented by a filmmaker until age 32, when the documentary stops and everyone comes to find the four's real lives are quite different from the way they had been portrayed o... [continued]
REAL DEAL 10/11/13 10/11/13 CBS script (with penalty) currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Condé Nast Entertainment
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Spector as EP
· Craig O'Neill as CRTR/EP
· Dawn Ostroff as EP
· Emily Benedek as BOOK
· Eva Longoria as EP
[what's it about?]
drama centering on two polar opposite women - an ambitious FBI agent and an uncontrollable criminal Confidential Informant - who must find common ground if they're going to survive both the streets of Los Angeles and each other
RED ZONE 8/30/13 -
4/1/14
4/1/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aimee Garcia as Vera Bradley
· Anthony LaPaglia as Holden Weller
· David Castro as Reza Moussaf
· David Paymer as Jerry Banks
· Graham Rogers as Jake Jordan
· Kevin Rahm as Paul Jordan
· Kim Dickens as Helen Weller
· Samantha Mathis as Olivia Jordan
· Sepideh Moafi as Frida Moussaf
· Shanley Caswell as Laney Weller
[who's making it?]
· James Foley as DIR (Pilot)
· Kerry Ehrin as EP
· Nikki Toscano as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a retired CIA operative who, when a terrorist event rocks Washington, D.C., is pulled back into action, forced to investigate closer to home where the next generation of terrorists are being bred
SALVATION 9/6/13 9/6/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· K.O. Paper Products

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
· Matt Wheeler as CRTR/EP
· Peter M. Lenkov as EP
· Roberto Orci as EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in the months leading up to a global, catastrophic event and follows a group of characters' attempts to deal with the impending destruction of the planet and ensure the survival of humanity
SCORPION 10/14/13 -
4/8/14
4/8/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· K.O. Paper Products
· Perfect Storm Entertainment
· SB Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Ari Stidham as Sylvester Potts
· Eddie Kaye Thomas as Toby Bissel
· Elyes Gabel as Walter O'Neil
· Ernie Hudson as Brooks
· Jadyn Wong as Happy Quinn
· Katharine McPhee as Paige Deats
· Robert Patrick as Cabe Gallo
[who's making it?]
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· Danielle Woodrow as CO-EP
· Danny Rose as CO-EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
· Justin Lin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nick Santora as CRTR/EP
· Roberto Orci as EP
· Scooter Braun as EP
· Scott Manson as PROD
· Troy Poon as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the true story of Walter O'Brien, a man with the fourth highest documented IQ, who recruited the world's greatest intellects to his company where they not only solved the world's most pressing and significant problems, but also help... [continued]
SHRINE, THE 10/16/13 10/16/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Gareth Wootton. Greg Berlanti and Melissa Kellner Berman of Berlanti Productions will also serve as executive producers. (Deadline.com) as BOOK
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Melissa Kellner Berman as EP
· Nicholas Wootton as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a struggling Catholic hospital in Los Angeles that becomes a sensation when patient after patient is miraculously cured of cancer
THREE BEHRS, THE 10/15/13 10/15/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Truly as CRTR/EP
· Neal Baer as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about three doctors, all strangers to each other, who are brought together at a prominent NYC hospital and learn that they're brothers
TIGERS 10/1/13 10/1/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Fedora Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Meredith Philpott as CRTR/EP
· Michael Wimer as EP
· Peter Tolan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a family dynasty of lawyers headed by a matriarch infamous for her narcissistic personality, biting witticisms and publicity-seeking antics
UNTITLED CSI SPIN-OFF PROJECT 2/18/14 -
4/11/14
4/11/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Patricia Arquette as Avery Ryan
[who's making it?]
· Ann Donahue as CRTR/EP
· Anthony E. Zuiker as CRTR/EP
· Carol Mendelsohn as CRTR/EP
· Eagle Egilson as DIR (Pilot)
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· Mary Aiken as PROD
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, April 2014) The CSIs investigate the cyber-related murder of a prominent casino owner's wife and receive help from the FBI's Cyber Crime Division, on CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, Wednesday, April 30 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/P... [continued]
UNTITLED DAVID HUDGINS PROJECT 9/5/13 9/5/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hudgins as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an outrageous and irreverent Federal judge with lifetime tenure who bucks the system
UNTITLED DAVID MARSHALL GRANT PROJECT 11/8/13 11/8/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Tribeca Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Berry Welsh as CO-EP
· David Brownfield as EP
· David Marshall Grant as CRTR/EP
· Jane Rosenthal as EP
· Robert De Niro as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a counter-insurgency expert who comes back from Afghanistan to his old police precinct and begins to use techniques he employed overseas to try to control gang violence at home
UNTITLED KEVIN WILLIAMSON PROJECT 1/28/14 -
3/20/14
3/20/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Outerbanks Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Dylan McDermott as Jack Larsen
· Maggie Q as Beth Davis
· Mariana Klaveno as Janice Lawrence
· Victor Rasuk as Ben Caldwell
[who's making it?]
· Kevin Williamson as CRTR/EP
· Liz Friedlander as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a psychological thriller centering around a pair of detectives who handle stalking incidents for the Threat Management Unit of the LAPD
UNTITLED NCIS SPIN-OFF PROJECT 9/23/13 -
3/12/14
3/12/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· CCH Pounder as Dr. Wade
· Lucas Black as Agent LaSalle
· Paige Turco as Linda
· Scott Bakula as Agent Pride
· Zoe McLellan as Agent Brody
[who's making it?]
· ??? as DIR (Pilot)
· Gary Glasberg as CRTR/EP
· Mark Harmon as EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, March 2014) When the body of Congressman Dan McLane, a former NCIS agent, washes ashore in New Orleans, Gibbs reunites with his former colleague, NCIS Special Agent Dwayne Cassius Pride, in a joint case between the two fiel... [continued]
UNTITLED WALL STREET PILOT 2/5/14 -
4/1/14
4/1/14 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· A.J. Buckley as Seth
· Charlie Cox as Jackson Holliday
· David Morse as J.D. Conklin
· John Cusack as Ted Strader
· Joseph Lyle Taylor as Philip Shaw
· Maggie Grace as Jamie Meadows
· Sophie Okonedo as Alicia Bryce
[who's making it?]
· Ben Cavell as CRTR/EP
· Carl Beverly as EP
· John Cusack as CRTR/EP
· Kevin McCabe as CRTR/EP
· Niels Arden Oplev as DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Timberman as EP
· Taylor Elmore as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in the world of Wall Street power and money
VICE 10/24/13 10/24/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Michael Diliberti as CRTR/EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a pair of inexperienced young cops who must confront their own vices when they stumble into high-profile undercover work in the City of Angels
ZOO 10/4/13 10/4/13 CBS put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· James Patterson Entertainment
· Space Floor Television
· Treeline Film

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andre Nemec as CRTR/EP
· Bill Robinson as EP
· Cathy Konrad as EP
· James Mangold as EP
· James Patterson as BOOK/EP
· Jeff Pinkner as CRTR/EP
· Josh Appelbaum as CRTR/EP
· Leopoldo Gout as EP
· Scott Rosenberg as CRTR/EP
· Steve Bowen as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on James Patterson's best-selling novel about a young renegade scientist thrust into a race to unlock the mystery behind a wave of violent animal attacks sweeping across the planet before time runs out for animals and humans alike