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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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start/end
updated network commitment status
BULL 2/2/16 -
3/25/16
3/25/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· CBS Television Studios
· Stage 29 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Christopher Jackson as Chunk
· Freddy Rodriguez as Benny
· Geneva Carr as Marissa Moore
· Jaime Lee Kirchner as Danny
· Michael Weatherly as Jason Bull
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Jay McGraw as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Paul Attanasio as CRTR/EP
· Phil McGraw as CRTR/EP
· Rodrigo Garcia as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama based on Dr. Phil McGraw's early days as head of one of the most prolific trial consulting services of all time
BUNKER HILL 8/21/14 -
3/11/16
3/11/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· True Jack Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aaron Jennings as Malik Water
· Augustus Prew as James Bell
· Brenda Song as Angie
· Dermot Mulroney as Walter Wallace
· Odette Annable as Zoe
· Reshma Shetty as Talaikha Channarayapatra
· Ward Horton as Scott Strauss
[who's making it?]
· David Semel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jason Katims as CRTR/EP
· Michelle Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a young Silicon Valley tech titan who enlists a veteran surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, new school approach to medicine
DOUBT 10/15/14 -
8/28/15
8/28/15 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Dreama Walker as Tiffany Allan
· Dule Hill as Albert Cobb
· Elliott Gould as Isaiah Klein
· KaDee Strickland as Sadie Ellis (Original Pilot)
· Katherine Heigl as Sadie Ellis
· Kobi Libii as Nick Fox
· Laverne Cox as Cameron Wirth
· Steven Pasquale as William "Billy" Conway
· Teddy Sears as William "Billy" Conway (Original Pilot)
[who's making it?]
· Adam Bernstein as DIR (Pilot)
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Joan Rater as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Timberman as EP
· Tony Phelan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a smart, successful 30-something defense attorney who shockingly falls for one of her clients who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime
DREW 10/5/15 -
3/8/16
3/8/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Dan Jinks Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Anthony Edwards as Carson Drew
· Debra Monk as Hannah Gruen
· Felix Solis as Edward Ford
· Rob McClure as Dan Bennett
· Sarah Shahi as Nancy Drew
· Steve Kazee as Ned Nickerson
· Vanessa Ferlito as Georgia "George" Fayne
[who's making it?]
· Dan Jinks as EP
· Edward Stratemeyer as BOOK
· James Strong as DIR (Pilot)
· Joan Rater as CRTR/EP
· Nick Nantell as PROD
· Tony Phelan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
contemporary take on Edward Stratemeyer's iconic literary character, now in her 30s, who is a detective for the NYPD where she investigates and solves crimes using her uncanny observational skills, all while navigating the complexities of life in a m... [continued]
FOUR STARS 2/4/16 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Ana Cruz Kayne as Syd
· Ashley Zukerman as Danny
· Bojana Novakovic as Ali Buckley
· Bruce Greenwood as General Buckley
· Danielle Savre as Lieutenant Kriss
· Steven Bauer as General Rodriguez
· Wilmer Valderrama as Matt
[who's making it?]
· Becky Mode as CRTR/EP
· Carl Beverly as EP
· R.J. Cutler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Timberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on two powerful rival families in the military community of Tampa, Florida who make decisions at the highest levels in the interest of national security
FURST BORN 1/19/16 -
3/10/16
3/10/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· CBS Television Studios
· Dark Toy Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brooke Elliott as Amber
· John Carroll Lynch as Wayne
· Katey Sagal as Julie
· Kelli Goss as Brianna
· Patrick Brammall as Danny
· Poppy Montgomery as Bess
· Swoosie Kurtz as Margaret
· Talitha Bateman as Erin
[who's making it?]
· Dan O'Shannon as CRTR/EP
· Robyn Butler as CRTR/EP
· Todd Holland as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Wayne Hope as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope's Australian comedy about a wife and mother who learns she was adopted and that her birth parents are a flamboyant but loving family of drag-racers
GREAT INDOORS, THE 1/29/16 -
3/21/16
3/21/16 CBS ordered to pilot
[films wednesday, april 13 & tuesday, april 19]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Chris Williams as Eddie
· Christine Ko as Emma
· Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Clark
· Joel McHale as Joel
· Shaun Brown as Dwayne
· Stephen Fry as Antonio
· Susannah Fielding as Brooke
[who's making it?]
· Andy Ackerman as DIR (Pilot)
· Chris Harris as EP
· Mike Gibbons as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an adventure reporter who must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine
I'M NOT YOUR FRIEND 2/8/16 -
3/10/16
3/10/16 CBS ordered to pilot
[films tuesday, april 5 & friday, april 8]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Diana Maria Riva as Mrs. Wannamaker
· Grace Kaufman as Kate
· Jenna Fischer as Andi
· Jessica Chaffin as Marie
· Matt Cook as Lowell
· Matt LeBlanc as Adam
[who's making it?]
· Jackie Filgo as CRTR/EP
· James Burrows as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeff Filgo as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Troy Zien as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a contractor who learns that raising his kids is more challenging than expected when his wife goes back to work
KEVIN CAN WAIT 10/9/15 -
3/22/16
3/22/16 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind 13-episode series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Hey Eddie Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Erinn Hayes as Donna
· Gary Valentine as Kyle
· James DiGiacomo as Jack
· Kevin James as Kevin
· Lenny Venito as Duffy
· Leonard Earl Howze as Goody
· Mary Charles Jones as Sara
· Ryan Cartwright as Chale
· Taylor Spreitler as Kendra
[who's making it?]
· Andy Fickman as DIR (Pilot)
· Bruce Helford as CRTR/EP
· Jeff Sussman as EP
· Kevin James as CRTR/EP
· Rock Reuben as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending more quality time with his wife and three kids only to discover he faces much tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets
KICKER, THE 10/2/15 -
3/14/16
3/14/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· David Spade as Russ Thorkelson
· Geoff Stults as Daryl Thorkelson
· J.B. Smoove as Gil
· Joanna Garcia Swisher as Bambi
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Jack Burditt as CRTR/EP
· Robert Carlock as EP
· Tina Fey as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an oddball athlete who drives family, friends and strangers bonkers after he unexpectedly finds himself retired
MACGYVER 10/2/15 -
3/28/16
3/28/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Atomic Monster
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Addison Timlin as Mickey
· George Eads as Lincoln
· Joshua Boone as Gunner
· Lucas Till as Angus MacGyver
· Michelle Krusiec as Agent Croix
[who's making it?]
· David Von Ancken as DIR (Pilot)
· Henry Winkler as EP
· James Wan as EP
· Lee David Zlotoff as CRTR (Original Series)
· Michael Clear as EP
· Paul Downs Colaizzo as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of Lee David Zlotoff's 1985-92 series, in which twentysomething Angus MacGyver gets recruited into the clandestine organization from the original series where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disast... [continued]
MY TIME/YOUR TIME 11/16/15 -
4/14/16
4/14/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Bays-Thomas Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Gifted and Talented Camp
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Izzie Steele as Lauren
· Jane Levy as Marla
· Langston Kerman as Parker (Originally Cast)
· Nicholas Braun as Wade
· Tone Bell as Jay/Parker
· Utkarsh Ambudkar as Jay (Originally Cast)
[who's making it?]
· Avital Ash as CRTR
· Brian Bockrath as EP
· Carter Bays as EP
· Chris Alvarado as CRTR
· Craig Thomas as EP
· Hilary Winston as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the web series "7P/10E," which chronicles the relationship of a young couple as they begin dating long distance
REAL GOOD PEOPLE 9/29/15 -
3/16/16
3/16/16 CBS ordered to pilot
[films wednesday, march 23 & tuesday, march 29]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amigos de Garcia Productions
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Beth Hoyt as Beth
· Betsy Beutler as Liz
· David Keith as James
· Julie White as Gloria
· Lenora Crichlow as Anna
· Lindsey Gort as June
· Nick Zano as Billy
· Ross Kimball as Beau
[who's making it?]
· Alix Jaffe as CO-EP
· Greg Garcia as EP
· James Burrows as DIR (Pilot)
· Stephnie Weir as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy set in Texas and centers on a conservative, small town family who is forced to reconcile their family values when they discover their children's lives are less than perfect
SUPERIOR DONUTS 1/22/16 -
3/9/16
3/9/16 CBS ordered to pilot
[films friday, march 11 & wedesday, march 16]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brian d'Arcy James as Arthur
· David Koechner as Tush
· Jermaine Fowler as Franco
· Maz Jobrani as Maz
· Megyn Price as Randy
· Sarah Stiles as Dana
[who's making it?]
· Bob Daily as CRTR/EP
· Garrett Donovan as CRTR/EP
· James Burrows as DIR (Pilot)
· Jermaine Fowler as CO-EP
· John Montgomery as EP
· Mark Teitelbaum as EP
· Neil Goldman as CRTR/EP
· Tracy Letts as PLAY
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy based on the play by Tracy Letts which follows the relationship between the owner of a donut shop, his new young employee and their patrons in a gentrifying neighborhood of Chicago
TRAINING DAY 8/7/15 -
4/7/16
4/7/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Fuqua Films
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Bill Paxton as Frank Rourke
· Drew Van Acker as Tommy Campbell
· Julie Benz as Holly McCabe
· Justin Cornwell as Kyle Craig
· Katrina Law as Rebecca Lee
· Lex Scott Davis as Alyse Arrendondo
[who's making it?]
· Antoine Fuqua as EP
· Barry Schindel as EP
· Danny Cannon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as CO-EP
· Will Beall as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen reimagining of Antoine Fuqua's 2001 feature about an idealistic young African-American police officer who is appointed to an elite squad of the LAPD where he is partnered with seasoned, morally ambiguous detective
WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND 2/1/16 -
3/18/16
3/18/16 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alyssa Milano as Robin
· Dougie Baldwin as Daschel
· Jason Lee as Kenny
· Jee Young Han as Jess
· Matt Murray as Doyle
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dan Kopelman as CRTR/EP
· Tim Story as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two fortysomething parents who were wild and reckless teenagers now face their worst nightmare - raising three teenagers of their own