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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
ALICE 10/16/18 10/16/18 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Vita Vera Films
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a feature film
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Diablo Cody as CRTR/EP
· Liz Astrof as CRTR/EP
· Robert Getchell as CRTR (Original Series)
[what's it about?]
reboot of Robert Getchell's 1974 film turned 1976-1985 multi-camera comedy, which centers on Long Island housewife Alice Hyatt, who has finally worked up the courage to leave her cheating husband; she drives cross-country to Arizona with her teenage ... [continued]
BEST LIVES 11/5/18 11/5/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Long Con

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Daisy Gardner as CRTR/EP
· Lisa Harrison as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a brother and sister who are each starting over after a divorce; the child-free brother, who just left a one-year marriage with a cat, is convinced he's going through the exact same thing as his overstretched sister, who just left a 10-y... [continued]
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.
BUFFALO WINGS 11/16/18 11/16/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Hugh Davidson as CRTR/EP
· Larry Dorf as CRTR/EP
· Rachel Ramras as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
animated comedy about two Canadian bird brothers who do not follow the rest of their flock when they fly south; when their hypothesis is wrong and they almost freeze to death, they must take refuge in Buffalo, NY, where they begin to live life as imm... [continued]
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 -
10/26/18
10/26/18 FOX ordered to series
[13 episodes]
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
· Rashida Jones
· Wiz Khalifa
[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?]
(from FOX's press release, October 2018) FOX has ordered the animated family comedy DUNCANVILLE, from Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation," "Saturday Night Live") and Mike and Julie Scully (THE SIMPSONS, "The Carmichael Show"), all... [continued]
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]
HANGING ON 10/18/18 10/18/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Vita Vera Films
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Diablo Cody as EP
· Sabrina Jalees as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy in which to escape the boredom of retirement and a strained relationship, Phyllis and her husband make a cross-country move from North Carolina and into a house across the street from their lesbian daughter and her new fiancé
HOME ECONOMICS 10/25/18 10/25/18 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lionsgate Television
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jason Wang as CO-EP
· John Aboud as CRTR/EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Michael Colton as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about three adult siblings: one in the 1 percent, one middle-class, and one barely holding on
HOOD RIVER 11/14/18 11/14/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Travis Bowe as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a diverse group of people who work and congregate in the town's brewery
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]
IT TAKES TWO 10/17/18 10/17/18 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lionsgate Television
· Scott Brothers Entertainment
· Tannenbaum Compgany, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Austin Winsberg as EP
· Drew Scott as BOOK/EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jason Wang as CO-EP
· Jon Silberman as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Scott as BOOK/EP
· Josh Silberman as CRTR/EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy based on the lives/memoir of identical twin brothers/HGTV staples Drew and Jonathan Scott which follows two entrepreneurial twin brothers who decide to join forces in the real estate business when they realize they are stronger together than a... [continued]
JILL AT HER WORST 10/19/18 10/19/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Tim Hobert as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about devoted mother Jill, who puts her family's needs before her own, making her a flawed, funny mess - as narrated by her husband, who loves her dearly
LAST STOP BAY BRIDGE 11/19/18 11/19/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doug Robinson Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andy Roth as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about eight people of different ages and ethnicities who form friendships, and rivalries, as they commute by the subway from their gentrifying neighborhood in Brooklyn to their respective jobs in Manhattan
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
NEXT DOOR 10/29/18 10/29/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sony Pictures Television
· Stoller Global Solutions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Bradley as CRTR/EP
· Conor Welch as EP
· Nick Stoller as EP
· Steven Cragg as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about three diverse suburban couples, all at crossroads in their lives, who bond while investigating the murder of the worst person in their neighborhood
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]
SIGNIFICANT BROTHER 11/16/18 11/16/18 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Artists First
· Lionsgate Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dave Becky as EP
· Jonathan Berry as EP
· Maggie Haskins as EP
· Moe Jelline as CRTR/EP
· Peter Principato as EP
· Scott King as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which follows a newlywed couple as their marriage is tested, but ultimately strengthened, when the husband's estranged gay brother moves in and becomes best friends with his wife
SUNNY D 11/26/18 11/26/18 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lionsgate Television
· Schwartz Management
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dane Baptiste as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jason Wang as CO-EP
· Keenen Ivory Wayans as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Saladin K. Patterson as CRTR/EP
· Scott Schwartz as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on Dane Baptiste's BBC single-camera comedy about Dane, who is deeply frustrated with life. He is approaching 30 and still lives with his parents in his childhood bedroom - an arrangement nobody is particularly happy about
TAILS 10/17/18 10/17/18 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Riki Lindhome as Erika
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Kim Lessing as PROD
· Monica Padrick as CRTR/EP
· Riki Lindhome as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Erika, a woman in her late 30s, who despite the pressure she feels from the world around her, refuses to settle in any area of her life
UNCLE JOEY 11/16/18 11/16/18 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Lionsgate Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Joey Diaz
[who's making it?]
· Jonathan Berry as EP
· Josh Lieberman as EP
· Michael Jamin as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Sivert Glarum as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a Cuban immigrant (Diaz) with a troubled past who's given a second chance at life when he moves his family to an upscale suburb; intent on being the best family man possible, Joey works to raise his young daughter with old s... [continued]
UNTITLED JACK BURDITT PROJECT 10/22/18 10/22/18 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?]
· Dierks Bentley as EP
· Jack Burditt as CRTR/EP
· Mary Hilliard Harrington as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy set in a Nashville bar, where singers and songwriters go to chase their dreams, or maybe just to fall in love if only for a night
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
UNTITLED MICHAEL YO PROJECT 11/5/18 11/5/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Oops Doughnuts

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Michael Yo
[who's making it?]
· Andy Fickman as EP
· Michael Yo as CRTR/EP
· Nick Adams as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a young couple's life that is made more complicated when the guy's (Yo) over-achieving African American, PhD Scientist/Ex-Military father and scheming Asian mother show up to help them take care of their newborn baby and adj... [continued]
UNTITLED MOYNIHAN & PRINCE PROJECT 11/7/18 11/7/18 FOX script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Moynihan as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Prince as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a couple in their 40s falling in love and blending their families, all of which is complicated by the constant presence of her eccentric billionaire ex-husband
UNTITLED STEVE KOREN PROJECT 10/25/18 10/25/18 FOX script 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?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Greg Walter as EP
· Steve Koren as CRTR/EP
· Will Rowbotham as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which centers around what happens when two people who have spent years creating a beautiful harmonious happy relationship decide to destroy it all by adding a baby