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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
REDLINERS 10/4/16 -
3/31/17
3/31/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· David Janollari Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alan Powell as Wynn Rhymer
· Greg Germann as David Angola
· Hannah Ware as Anne DeWitt
· Jenny Wade as Christy Strunk
· Jerod Haynes as Holt Halsey
· Quinn Shephard as Katie Rhymer
· Rodney To as Buddy Nii
· Tommy Flanagan as Angus Cochrane
[who's making it?]
· Charlaine Harris as BOOK
· David Janollari as EP
· Jason Ensler as DIR (Pilot)
· Kelly Sue DeConnick as CRTR/EP
· Shaun Cassidy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Charlaine Harris's short stories, about a pair of former spies living in suburbia who are reactivated when a failed hit on one of them leaves the assassin dead
RELATIVELY HAPPY 10/1/15 -
3/20/17
3/20/17 NBC ordered to pilot
[films on monday, march 27 & thursday, march 30]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Barge Productions
· Too Mutch Ink
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Derek Gaines as Royal
· Diona Reasonover as Sydney
· Genevieve Angelson as Heather Pepper
· Jane Lynch as Bobbi Martin
· Jon Rudnitsky as Henry Pepper
[who's making it?]
· James Burrows as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jeff Astrof as CRTR/EP
· Max Mutchnick as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an adult brother and sister who wind up living together for the first time since they were kids, after one of them suffers a big loss
SACKETT SISTERS, THE 11/2/16 -
6/8/17
6/8/17 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 6/8/17]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bradley Whitford as Henry
· Busy Philipps as Mandy
· Casey Wilson as Sutton
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Luke Del Tredici as CRTR/EP
· Robert Carlock as EP
· Tina Fey as EP
· Tristram Shapeero as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two estranged sisters who perform a Sully Sullenberger-esque act of public heroism, then are forced to navigate their new found notoriety together
SHELTER 8/2/16 -
3/31/17
3/31/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· J.J. Field as Peter Riley
· Jamie McShane as Billy McCann
· Latarsha Rose as Audra
· Matthew James Thomas as Sam Carnahan
· Nadia Gan as Jackie Lao
· Nikki M. James as Meghan Sparks
· Paola Lazaro as Gloria
· Rachel Griffiths as Kim Masters
[who's making it?]
· Charles McDougall as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Paul Haggis as EP
· Warren Leight as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
a real time extreme event medical series that follows the nurses and doctors of an understaffed Brooklyn hospital that becomes the borough's last viable trauma center after a catastrophic hurricane wreaks havoc on the city
SPACED OUT 9/19/16 -
3/27/17
3/27/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doozer Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brett Goldstein as Leon Ness
· Christine Woods as Maxine "Max" Donovan
· Donald Faison as Dicky Quinlan
· Ken Kirby as Jet Fu
· Matt Shively as Peter Gibbons
· Miranda Cosgrove as Casey
[who's making it?]
· Adam Sztykiel as CRTR/EP
· Bill Lawrence as EP
· Jeff Ingold as EP
· Ruben Fleischer as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
workplace comedy that centers on a working class genius and his struggles to fit in with an established team all made more difficult when their job is building a rocket to Mars
TOP PUPPET 12/9/16 12/9/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot special]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jim Henson Company, The
· Talpa Media
· Universal Television Alternative Studio

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Henson as EP
· Charles Boyd as EP
· Craig Ferguson as EP
· Jay Bienstock as EP
· John de Mol as EP
· Phil Cottone as EP
· Vince Raisa as EP
[what's it about?]
backdoor pilot special for a new series that aims to discover the next great puppet act as competitors will battle it out in front of a live studio audience and three judges who will seek originality
UNTITLED KOURTNEY KANG PROJECT 9/9/16 -
2/27/17
2/27/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Derek Hough as Mr. Riley
· Isabella Russo as Katie
· Kenneth Choi as Clyde
· Paula Abdul as Paula Abdul
· Rebecca Creskoff as Patty Jean
[who's making it?]
· Fred Savage as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kourtney Kang as CRTR/EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about what it's like to grow up as the only girl in the only mixed race family in the suburbs of Philadelphia in 1988
WHAT ABOUT BARB? 1/25/17 -
3/10/17
3/10/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Ben Lawson as Nick
· Eddie Shin as Ryan
· Jessica Gunning as Barb
· Leah Remini as Suzanne
[who's making it?]
· Joe Port as CRTR/EP
· Joe Wiseman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the 1991 feature which will swap the genders of both characters, revolving around a psychotherapist who tries to cut ties with her most overbearing patient but is unsuccessful and gains an annoying family member in the process