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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
9J 9K 9L 8/12/16 -
3/6/17
3/6/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on wednesday, april 19]
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?]
· David Walton as Andrew
· Elliott Gould as Harry
· Linda Lavin as Judy
· Liza Lapira as Eve
· Mark Feuerstein as Josh
· Matt Murray as Nick
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Dana Klein as CRTR/EP
· Mark Feuerstein as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a guy who lives in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his parents' apartment, 9J, and his brother, sister-in-law and their baby's apartment, 9L, and attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but well-meani... [continued]
BROTHERED UP 2/3/17 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 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
· Glynn Turman as Frank
· Merrin Dungey as Desri
· Nishi Munshi as Nosheen
· Romany Malco as Calvin
[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
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
EL JEFE 1/30/17 -
3/10/17
3/10/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[midseason 2018]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· David Castaneda as Bembe Medina
· Roberto Aguire as Gustavo "Tavo" Medina
[who's making it?]
· David Barrett as EP
· Leonard Goldberg as EP
· Paul Attanasio as CRTR/EP
· Rodrigo Garcia as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about the multi-generational members of a Mexican-American family with deep roots in San Diego intertwine personally and professionally due to their powerful careers in law enforcement
GET, THE 1/24/17 -
3/21/17
3/21/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alex Fitzalan as Alex Howard
· Amy Brenneman as Ellen Sullivan
· Brad Garrett as Bill Asher
· Emayatzy Corinealdi as Noelle Greene
· Jeananne Goossen as Isa Harper
· Michael Rady as Tom Chavez
[who's making it?]
· Bridget Carpenter as CRTR/EP
· James Strong as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about a team of tireless Internet journalists who pursue and expose stories of injustice using their unconventional investigative techniques in today's anything-goes world of reporting
HANNAH ROYCE'S QUESTIONABLE CHOICES 10/6/16 -
3/21/17
3/21/17 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
[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
HIGHER GROUND 9/20/16 -
3/20/17
3/20/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Katie Couric Media
· Secret Hideout

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Brad William Henke as David Tucker
· Grace Rex as Sarah Jane Lipschitz
· Kevin Daniels as Daniel Markus
· Omar Metwally as Nate
· Sharon Leal as Naomi Barr
· Sheaun McKinney as Michael Sanchez
· Zach Appelman as Matthew Webb
[who's making it?]
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· David Marshall Grant as EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
· Jenny Lumet as CRTR/EP
· Katie Couric as EP
· Richard Shepard as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on an elite team of investigators for the Northeast Regional U.S. Hate Crimes Unit who must confront their own biases as they keep the peace by solving myriad crimes against humanity while acting locally but thinking of the nation... [continued]
KILLER INSTINCT 9/26/16 -
3/13/17
3/13/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· James Patterson Entertainment
· Secret Hideout

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alan Cumming as Dylan Reinhart
· Bojana Novakovic as Lizzie
· Daniel Ings as Tracy
· Khandi Alexander as Monica Hernandez
· Naveen Andrews as Julian
[who's making it?]
· Alan Cumming as EP
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· Bill Robinson as EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
· James Patterson as BOOK/EP
· Leopoldo Gout as EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Rauch as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the upcoming book by James Patterson about a former CIA operative (Cumming) who has since built a normal life as a gifted professor and writer but is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on... [continued]
LIVING BIBLICALLY 9/14/16 -
3/2/17
3/2/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alcide Bava Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Ian Gomez as Feather Gene
[who's making it?]
· A.J. Jacobs as BOOK
· Andrew Haas as EP
· Johnny Galecki as EP
· Patrick Walsh as CRTR/EP
· Spencer Medof as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on A.J. Jacobs's bestselling book about a modern-day man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live according to the Bible
ME, MYSELF & I 8/31/16 -
3/24/17
3/24/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bobby Moynihan as Alex Riley (40)
· Brian Unger as Ron
· Jaleel White as Darryl
· John Larroquette as Alex Riley (65)
· Kelen Coleman as Abby
· Mandell Maughan as Maggie
· Sharon Lawrence as Eleanor
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dan Kopelman as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Randall Einhorn as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which examines one man's life over a 50-year span: as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old in present day and a 65-year-old in 2042
MISSION CONTROL 1/17/17 -
3/24/17
3/24/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· David Giuntoli as Malik Stevenson
· Levi Fiehler as Izzy Ryerson
· Nestor Serrano as Fulgencio Diaz (Originally Cast)
· Peyton List as Maria "Deke" Slayton
· Poppy Montgomery as Julie Towne
· Ricardo Chavira as Fulgencio Diaz
· Wunmi Mosaku as Rayna Macklen
[who's making it?]
· Aditya Sood as EP
· Andy Weir as CRTR/EP
· Brian Buckner as EP
· Charles Eglee as EP
· Courtney Conte as EP
· Jeremy Podeswa as DIR (Pilot)
· Quan Phung as EP
· Simon Kinberg as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the next generation of NASA astronauts and scientists who juggle their personal and professional lives during a critical mission with no margin for error
PERFECT CITIZEN 9/21/16 -
3/20/17
3/20/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Thinking Hat Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adrienne Warren as Ingrid Poe
· Brian Stokes Mitchell as Paul Perkins
· Kristin Chenoweth as Jessica Ellsbury
· Lenny Platt as Felix Reyes
· Noah Wyle as Deck Parsons
· Shanley Caswell as Vivian "Viv" Parsons
· Stephanie Szostak as Tess Adande
[who's making it?]
· Craig Turk as CRTR/EP
· Paris Barclay as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about the former general counsel for the NSA who, after his involvement as a whistleblower in an international scandal, embarks on a new career at a storied law firm in Boston; once there, he must face the reality that half the country thinks h... [continued]
REAL LIFE 2/1/17 -
3/23/17
3/23/17 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
[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
S.W.A.T. 9/26/16 -
3/17/17
3/17/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· MiddKid Productions
· Original Film
· Perfect Storm Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alex Russell as Jim Street
· Jay Harrington as David "Deacon" Kay
· Kenny Johnson as Dominique Luca
· Lina Esco as Christina "Chris" Alonso
· Peter Onorati as Jeff Mumford
· Shemar Moore as Daniel "Hondo" Harrelson
· Stephanie Sigman as Jessica Cortez
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Rahsaan Thomas as CRTR/EP
· Danielle Woodrow as EP
· Justin Lin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Marney Hochman as EP
· Neal H. Moritz as EP
· Pavun Shetty as EP
· Shawn Ryan as CRTR/EP
· Shemar Moore as PROD
[what's it about?]
reboot of the 1970s series billed as an intense, action-packed procedural following an African-American SWAT lieutenant torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers
UNTITLED SEAL TEAM 6 PROJECT 1/27/17 -
3/22/17
3/22/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· A.J. Buckley as Sonny
· David Boreanaz as Jason
· Jessica Paré as Mandy
· Jim Caviezel as Jason (Originally Cast)
· Max Thieriot as Clay
· Neil Brown, Jr. as Ray
· Toni Trucks as Diaz
[who's making it?]
· Ben Cavell as CRTR/EP
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Christopher Chulack as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Ed Redlich as EP
· Sarah Timberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows the lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions our country can ask
WISDOM OF THE CROWD 2/9/17 -
3/15/17
3/15/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Algorithm Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· Keshet Studios
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Blake Lee as Josh Novak
· Jake Matthews as Tariq Siddiqui
· Jeremy Piven as Jeffrey Tanner
· Monica Potter as Alex
· Natalia Tena as Sara Morton
· Richard T. Jones as Tommy Cavanaugh
[who's making it?]
· Adam Davidson as DIR (Pilot)
· Alon Shtruzman as EP
· Avi Nir as EP
· Dror Mishani as EP
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
· Shira Hadad as EP
· Ted Humphrey as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the Israeli format about a tech innovator who creates a cutting-edge crowd-sourcing hub to solve his own daughter's murder, as well as revolutionizing crime solving in San Francisco
YOUNG SHELDON 11/7/16 -
3/13/17
3/13/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Chuck Lorre Productions
· That's Wonderful Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper
· Jim Parsons as Adult Sheldon (Voice)
· Lance Barber
· Montana Jordan
· Raegan Revord
· Zoe Perry as Mary Cooper
[who's making it?]
· Bill Prady as CRTR
· Chuck Lorre as CRTR/EP
· Jim Parsons as EP
· Jon Favreau as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Molaro as CRTR/EP
· Todd Spiewak as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, March 2017) CBS today announced the series order of YOUNG SHELDON, a new half-hour, single-camera comedy for broadcast in the 2017-2018 season. Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the series follows "The Big Bang Theory... [continued]