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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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series date
start/end
updated network commitment status
BLESS THE HARTS 9/25/18 9/25/18 FOX ordered to series
[13 episodes]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Lord Miller Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· Ike Barinholtz
· Jillian Bell
· Kristen Wiig
· Maya Rudolph
[who's making it?]
· Christopher Miller as EP
· Emily Spivey as CRTR/EP
· Kristen Wiig as EP
· Phil Lord as EP
· Seth Cohen as EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, September 2018) FOX has given a straight-to-series order to BLESS THE HARTS, a half-hour animated comedy featuring the voices of Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Kristen Wiig ("Bridesmaids," "Saturday Night Live"), Em... [continued]
BLESS THIS MESS 10/10/17 -
8/7/18
8/7/18 FOX ordered to pilot
[midseason 2019]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Christina Offley as Cherry Terry
· Dax Shepard as Mike
· Ed Begley, Jr. as Rudy
· J.T. Neal as Jacob
· Lake Bell as Rio
· Pam Grier as Constance Terry
[who's making it?]
· Dax Shepard as EP
· Katherine Pope as EP
· Lake Bell as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Meriwether as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, February 2018) A newlywed couple gives up their drab and unfulfilling lives in NYC and moves to Nebraska to live a simpler life. It doesn't work out like they planned.
DANNY ISSUES 9/18/18 9/18/18 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 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?]
· Danielle Stokdyk as EP
· Michelle Nader as CRTR/EP
· Morgan Murphy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about two flawed sisters who are reunited with their ne'er-do-well father after the loss of their mother, leading all three to realize that sometimes what they thought was the problem is actually the solution
DUNCANVILLE 8/17/17 -
6/1/18
6/1/18 FOX ordered to pilot
[7-10 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· Amy Poehler
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as CRTR/EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Julie Scully as CRTR/EP
· Mike Scully as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
animated comedy about the family and friends of 15-year-old Duncan Harris, an average kid with dreams of being a UFC fighter, tech billionaire, video game champ, or any job where you make a ton of money and don't have to wear a tie
GREAT NORTH, THE 9/28/18 9/28/18 FOX script
[7-10 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· Aparna Nancherla
· Dulcé Sloan
· Jenny Slate
· Megan Mullally
· Nick Offerman
· Paul Rust
· Will Forte
[who's making it?]
· Lizzie Molyneux as CRTR/EP
· Loren Bouchard as EP
· Minty Lewis as CRTR/EP
· Wendy Molyneux as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
animated comedy which follows the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family as single dad Beef does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter Judy lead her away from the family fishing boat an... [continued]
I JUST DO 10/10/18 10/10/18 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· SpringHill Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Chris Spencer
[who's making it?]
· Chris Spencer as CRTR/CO-EP
· J.P. Williams as CO-EP
· John Beck as CRTR/EP
· LeBron James as EP
· Maverick Carter as EP
· Ron Hart as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy bout "about an African-American family therapist (Spencer) and his loving and expressive Latina wife living beyond their means in an upper-middleclass neighborhood, where they are raising twin teenagers with the "help" of their in... [continued]
LES GUIGNOLS 6/26/18 6/26/18 FOX ordered to pilot
[7-10 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Propagate Content
· Vivendi Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Arnaud Renard as EP
· Ben Silverman as EP
· David Javerbaum as CRTR/EP
· Howard T. Owens as EP
· Jay Weisleder as EP
· Matthieu Porte as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on Vivendi Entertainment's satirical puppet show that ran for almost 30 years in France, which skewered politicians and big-name stars with off-color sketches and songs
PATTY'S AUTO 9/26/18 9/26/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Darlene Hunt as CRTR/EP
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Max Handelman as EP
· Patrice Banks as CP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a Pennsylvania-based auto repair shop with all female mechanics
RICHARD LOVELY 9/18/18 9/18/18 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Billy Finnegan as CRTR/EP
· Kat Coiro as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the titular character, a best-selling children's book author... who hates children; after a series of unfortunate public events - and a little advice from his fictional alter ego - he's forced to foster a little boy named G... [continued]
UNTITLED MCELHENNEY & ROSELL PROJECT 9/26/17 -
8/2/18
8/2/18 FOX ordered to pilot
[midseason 2019]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Kaitlin Olson as Richie
· Leah Remini as Jean
· Rob Riggle as Birdie
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Day as EP
· Glenn Howerton as EP
· Nick Frenkel as EP
· Rob McElhenney as CRTR/EP
· Rob Rosell as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about about a woman, her ex-husband and her new wife who work together to raise a family in middle America