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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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4400, THE 11/7/18 11/7/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Sweeny as CRTR/EP
· Taylor Elmore as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the former USA Network staple, which explored the travails of 4,400 missing people who all at once returned in a ball of light to Earth; though the returnees had not aged physically, many of them reappeared with dramatic abilities ranging f... [continued]
BATWOMAN 5/17/18 -
8/21/18
8/21/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Mad Ghost Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Ruby Rose as Kate Kane
[who's making it?]
· Caroline Dries as CRTR/EP
· Geoff Johns as EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, August 2018) Armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind, Kate Kane soars onto the streets of Gotham as Batwoman, an out lesbian and highly trained street fighter primed to snuff out the fai... [continued]
CITY OF GHOSTS 11/29/18 11/29/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Long Lake Media
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· I. Marlene King as EP
· Karen Wyscarver as CRTR/EP
· Lauren Wagner as EP
· Sanford Golden as CRTR/EP
· Victoria Schwab as BOOK
[what's it about?]
TV series based on Victoria Schwab's book of the same name about after a near-death experience, college grad Cassidy moves to Scotland to study paranormal psychology at the University of Edinburgh in hopes of learning more about her strange connectio... [continued]
COVE, THE 9/10/18 9/10/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Compari Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chad Fiveash as CRTR/EP
· Jack Rapke as EP
· Jackie Levine as CO-EP
· James Stoteraux as CRTR/EP
· Robert Zemeckis as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about estranged sisters in the aftermath of their father's death as they return to the Caribbean resort island they frequented as a family, only to discover the sun-drenched paradise is hiding many secrets, including the missing treasure that w... [continued]
DORIAN 10/17/18 10/17/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Marisa Coughlan as CRTR/EP
· Oscar Wilde as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by Oscar Wilde's novel "The Picture of Dorian Gray" which centers on a woman who made a deal with the devil 50 years ago to remain young has spent the subsequent decades living selfishly and without consequences; as the downsides of et... [continued]
DR. MIRAGE 11/16/16 -
12/4/18
12/4/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· DMG Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Cowles as EP
· Dan Mintz as EP
· Gary Dauberman as CRTR/EP (2016)
· Laurie McCarthy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the Valiant Comics property, about a female paranormal investigator who can communicate with dead souls except the one she most wants to reach - the love of her life
FINLEY & JUNE 9/7/18 9/7/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anna Fricke as CRTR/EP
· Brad Silberling as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rina Mimoun as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a tightly-wound aspiring children's book author meets an actual fairy with rage issues in a Griffith Park restroom, the magic of female friendship takes on literal new meaning as the two millennials help each other navigate hipster L... [continued]
GLAMOROUS 11/9/18 11/9/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Two Shakes

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Damon Wayans, Jr. as EP
· Jordon Nardino as CRTR/EP
· Kameron Tarlow as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a recent gender non-conforming high school graduate who lands the gig of a lifetime interning at the Manhattan cosmetics company whose products he panned on YouTube
GOOD CHRISTIAN BITCHES 11/28/18 11/28/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Darren Star as EP
· Kim Gatlin as BOOK
· Leila Cohan-Miccio as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
new small screen take on Kim Gatlin's book of the same name, about the clergy and parishioners of Flock, a hip church plant in Austin where prayers and worship music cover up a multitude of sins and secrets
LA COMPLEX, THE 10/3/18 10/3/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brendan Gall as CRTR/EP
· Martin Gero as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the Canadian drama which will revolve around a new crop of tenants who move into the Luxe hotel in the heart of Hollywood - a ragtag commune of twentysomethings all hustling to make it as actors, dancers, producers or comedians
LEAN ON ME 9/13/18 9/13/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Get Lifted Film Company, The
· SpringHill Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a feature film
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· John Legend as EP
· LeBron James as EP
· Maverick Carter as EP
· Mike Jackson as EP
· Ty Stiklorius as EP
· Wendy Calhoun as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the 1989 film about when a spirited young black teacher Amarie Baldwin scores the principal job at an Akron, Ohio, public high school, she must dig deep to transform a failing campus into an urban oasis
LIFEBOAT CLIQUE 9/24/18 9/24/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· Kathy Parks as BOOK
· Katie Wech as CRTR/EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Kathy Parks's book about when a freak tsunami hits a Malibu house party, a group of teenagers from diverse social circles are swept out to sea; the place where they wind up is new, but the high school politics and social hierarchies th... [continued]
NO HARD FEELINGS 10/17/18 10/17/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brad Silberling as EP
· Gus Hickey as CRTR/EP
· Jordan Reddout as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
dramedy about a group of friends who conspire to exact revenge on an old rival who assaulted one of their own and got away with it back in college
NOBODY'S PRINCESS 11/14/18 11/14/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fulwell 73 Productions
· In Good Company

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Zachary as CRTR/EP
· Ben Winston as EP
· Erin Cardillo as CRTR/EP
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Leo Pearlman as EP
· Michael Weiner as CRTR/EP
· Richard Keith as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
musical series that reimagines the stories of four classic fairy tale princesses for today's generation; instead of being set "once upon a time, in a land far away" where princesses were waiting around for true love to find them, the time is now, the... [continued]
PROGENY, THE 11/19/18 11/19/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Marlboro Road Gang Productions
· Radar Pictures

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Lubin as EP
· Chris Roberts as CRTR/CO-EP
· Edward Burns as EP
· Maria Frisk as PROD
· Michael Napoliello as EP
· Mike Weber as EP
· Ted Field as EP
· Tosca Lee as BOOK
[what's it about?]
dram based on Tosca Lee's bestselling book about a young amnesiac who discovers she's a descendant of history's greatest murderess, plunging her into a deadly underground war as she fights to stop a secret society that has preyed on her kind for cent... [continued]
RUTHLESS 9/27/18 9/27/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Solar Drive Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· George Olson as CRTR/EP
· Michael Weatherly as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an ex-CIA operative, desperate for a normal life after a decade spent as a government killing machine, and a slightly unhinged teenage girl craving an escape from the mundane, who are forced into an unlikely alliance
STRANGE CASE OF THE ALCHEMIST DAUGHTER, THE 11/14/18 11/14/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Gellervision
· Gotham Group, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· A.J. Marechal as CRTR/EP
· D.J. Goldberg as EP
· Eddie Gamarra as EP
· Ellen Goldsmith-Vein as EP
· Glenn Geller as EP
· Jeremy Bell as EP
· Theodora Goss as BOOK
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the novels by fantasy author Theodora Goss set in Victorian London where two radically different young women - one the daughter of Dr. Jekyll; the other, Mr. Hyde - discover they're half-sisters when a series of gruesome murders ... [continued]
STRONG GIRL 11/9/18 11/9/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Propagate Content

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Melissa Scrivner-Love as CRTR/EP
· Ronda Rousey as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the Korean series which follows a former war photographer named Rayna who discovers she is indestructible and potentially the strongest woman in the world; ghosted by her Spec Ops fiance when she reveals her newfound power to him, Ra... [continued]
SUPER CLEAN 11/28/18 11/28/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cullen Bunn as BOOK/PROD
· Doug Berry
· Heath Amodio as BOOK/EP
· John Baldecchi
· Sascha Rothchild as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Heath Amodio and Cullen Bunn's upcoming graphic novel about Becky Masters, an uber-organized and brilliant human, and her ragtag team of non-powered cohorts navigate the danger and drama of "cleaning up" after superheroes and vil... [continued]
SURVIVORS' CLUB 11/6/18 11/6/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dale Halvorsen as BOOK
· Jared Frieder as CRTR/EP
· Lauren Beukes as BOOK
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Ryan Kelly as BOOK
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the DC Comics series set in a world where horror franchise monsters are real, twins Jason and Jennifer barely survived a demonic childhood possession that claimed their mother's life and fractured their bond; 10 years later, when... [continued]
UNTITLED RIVERDALE SPIN-OFF PROJECT 8/6/18 8/6/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
spin-off series that "will be very different" from "Riverdale"
UNTITLED YOUNG NANCY DREW PROJECT 9/7/18 9/7/18 CW script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Edward Stratemeyer as BOOK
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Lis Rowinski as CO-EP
· Noga Landau as CRTR/EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
screen take on Edward Stratemeyer's literary heroine set in the summer after her high school graduation, Nancy thought she'd be leaving her hometown for college, but when a family tragedy holds her back another year, she finds herself embroiled in a ... [continued]