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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
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updated network commitment status
CHICAGO LAW 1/13/16 -
2/1/16
2/1/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, February 2016) Iconic television creator/producer Dick Wolf has signed a new overall deal with NBCUniversal that extends his relationship with the network through 2020. In addition, NBC has given an 18th season renewal for ... [continued]
CRUEL INTENTIONS 10/21/15 -
2/5/16
2/5/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· AMBI Group
· Original Film
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jordan Ross as CRTR/CO-EP
· Lindsey Rosin as CRTR/CO-EP
· Neal H. Moritz as EP
· Pavun Shetty as EP
· Roger Kumble as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
small screen revival of the 1999 cult feature which follows the beautiful and cunning Kathryn Merteuil as she vies for control of Valmont International as well as the soul of Bash Casey, the son of her brother, the late Sebastian Valmont, and Annette... [continued]
CRUNCH TIME 2/2/16 2/2/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· David Janollari Entertainment
· Gurin Company, The
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Thomas as CRTR/EP
· David Janollari as EP
· Phil Gurin as EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid game show/multi-camera comedy which intercuts between a real game show and the scripted workplace that centers on an up-and-coming producer trying to wrangle the volatile host
DUMB PRINCE 9/17/15 -
2/2/16
2/2/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Charlie Grandy as CRTR/EP
· Dave Becky as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a reluctant Crown Prince's attempt to run the family business his way, thereby throwing his highly publicized and dysfunctional family into chaos
GOOD FORTUNE 11/13/15 -
2/5/16
2/5/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Le Train Train Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Gerard as CRTR/EP
· Matt Zinman as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rashida Jones as EP
· Will McCormack as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a hyper-structured young woman whose life is upended when she starts taking advice from a mysterious fortune teller
GOOD PLACE 8/13/15 -
1/13/16
1/13/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind 13-episode series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Fremulon
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Kristen Bell as Eleanor
· Ted Danson as Michael
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Drew Goddard as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Schur as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2016) Two-time Emmy Award winner Ted Danson and acclaimed actress Kristen Bell have been cast in NBC's new Michael Schur comedy series "Good Place." Bell plays Eleanor, a woman from New Jersey who comes to realize t... [continued]
IMAGINARY FRIEND 8/13/15 -
12/15/15
12/15/15 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alex Newell
· Brandon Scott as Brian
· Kalia Prescott as Mable
· Megan Neuringer as Wendy
[who's making it?]
· Kassia Miller as CRTR/EP
· Paul Briganti as DIR (Pilot)
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, August 2015) From Kassia Miller, "Imaginary Friend" is a comedy about an intelligent yet unmotivated woman who discovers a special and unexpected way of dealing with her mediocre life. Originally from Virginia, Miller is a ... [continued]
MARLON 9/18/15 -
1/7/16
1/7/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Baby Way Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Marlon Wayans
[who's making it?]
· Chris Moynihan as CRTR/EP
· Marlon Wayans as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Rick Alvarez as EP
[what's it about?]
semi-autobiographical comedy about an inappropriate but loving father (Wayans) committed to successfully co-parenting with his polar opposite ex-wife
ME & MEAN MARGARET 2/2/16 2/2/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Chernin Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Barr as CRTR/EP
· Peter Chernin as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera project billed as an unlikely buddy comedy that follows a fiercely candid and often offensive legendary actress and the ambitious 27-year-old lawyer forced to babysit her
MIDNIGHT, TEXAS 10/29/15 -
2/3/16
2/3/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· David Janollari Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Charlaine Harris as BOOK/EP
· David Janollari as EP
· Monica Owusu-Breen as CRTR/EP
· Niels Arden Oplev as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the three-book series by Charlaine Harris, about Midnight, Texas, where the real world and the supernatural collide in a dangerous, sexy, place full of dark secrets and mysterious people
MIRANDA'S RIGHTS 8/18/15 -
1/22/16
1/22/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· John Glenn Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· John Glenn as EP
· Katie Lovejoy as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an idealistic group of lawyers who not only work together but live together at their start-up firm
PATIENT ZERO 5/28/15 5/28/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind 10-episode series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 2DUX2
· Bristol Automotive
· Endemol Shine Studios
· Fifty Fathoms Productions
· Tiger Aspect Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Frith Tiplady as EP
· Graham Moore as CRTR/EP
· Ido Ostrowsky as EP
· Jillian Kugler as CO-EP
· Katie Swinden as EP
· Marc Forster as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nora Grossman as EP
· Patrick Spence as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a woman exhibits mysterious symptoms, she and her loved ones find themselves in the center of an epidemic with global consequences; meanwhile, across the world, an FBI agent investigates a seemingly unrelated terrorist attack that le... [continued]
POWERLESS 8/14/15 -
1/7/16
1/7/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Queen as CRTR/EP
· Michael Patrick Jann as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy set at one of the worst insurance companies in America - with the twist being that it also takes place in the universe of DC Comics
SEBASTIAN 10/21/14 -
2/2/16
2/2/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amigos de Garcia Productions
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Sebastian Maniscalco
[who's making it?]
· Alix Jaffe as EP
· Austen Earl as CRTR/CO-EP
· Greg Garcia as EP
· Judy Brown-Marmel as EP
· Norman Aladjem as EP
· Sebastian Maniscalco as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which chronicles the comedian's old-school values, instilled by his opinionated Italian father, which are constantly put to the test by his new wife, her family, and the absurdities of the modern world
SUNSET PPL 8/13/15 -
2/1/16
2/1/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Cass Bugge as Mel
· Julianna Guill as Talia
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Colom as CRTR/EP
· Adriano Valentini as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, August 2015) From Aaron Colom & Adriano Valentini, "Sunset PPL" is a comedy about a group of millennial friends who struggle with their own made-up rules for personal and professional success. Colom and Valentini have colla... [continued]
TAKEN 9/17/15 -
2/3/16
2/3/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Europacorp Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Graves as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Alexander Cary as CRTR/EP
· Edouard de Vesinne as EP
· Luc Besson as EP
· Matthew Gross as EP
· Thomas Anargyros as EP
[what's it about?]
prequel to the Liam Neeson-led film franchise, about a retired CIA operative on a one-man mission to save his kidnapped daughter which would follow a young Bryan Mills before he marries and has a daughter
TIME 8/26/15 -
1/29/16
1/29/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Davis Entertainment
· Kripke Enterprises
· MiddKid Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eric Kripke as CRTR/EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Marney Hochman as EP
· Neil Marshall as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Shawn Ryan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an unlikely trio traveling through time to battle unknown criminals in order to protect history as we know it
TRAIL, THE 8/28/15 -
2/2/16
2/2/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 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?]
· Jeff Astrof as CRTR/EP
· Jeffrey Blitz as DIR (Pilot)
· Matt Miller as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy billed as spoof of crime documentaries about the arrest and trial of a beloved poetry professor from a small town in South Carolina, who is accused of brutally murdering his wife, and the young Northeastern lawyer hired to defend... [continued]
UNTITLED ADAM LEVINE PROJECT 10/14/15 10/14/15 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 222 Productions
· Renegade 83 Entertainment

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Levine as EP
· David Dobkin as EP
· David Garfinkle as EP
· Jay Renfroe as EP
· Jordan Feldstein as EP
· Josh Gummersall as EP
[what's it about?]
hour-long reality series in which unsuspecting superfans are surprised when a star they love "accidentally" shows up at a major event in their lives
UNTITLED DAN FOGELMAN PROJECT 9/2/15 -
12/21/15
12/21/15 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Chrissy Metz as Kate
· Justin Hartley as Kevin
· Mandy Moore as Rebecca
· Milo Ventimiglia as Jack
· Ron Cephas Jones as William
· Sterling K. Brown as Randall
· Susan Kelechi Watson as Beth
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Gogolak as EP
· Dan Fogelman as CRTR/EP
· Glenn Ficarra as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jess Rosenthal as EP
· John Requa as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
dramedy featuring a unique ensemble of characters all born on the same day
UNTITLED MATT HUBBARD PROJECT 9/3/15 -
2/2/16
2/2/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Chris Smith as Andrew
· Elizabeth Ho as Josie
· Jack McBrayer as Gary
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Matt Hubbard as CRTR/EP
· Mike Schur as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Andrew and Josie, a happily married interracial couple whose lives take a turn when they move close to Josie's family in Missouri
UNTITLED TRACEY WIGFIELD PROJECT 8/13/15 -
1/7/16
1/7/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Robert Carlock as EP
· Tina Fey as EP
· Tracey Wigfield as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, August 2015) Emmy Award winners and producing partners Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are returning to NBC with a pilot production order for an untitled comedy written by Emmy winner Tracey Wigfield. The Fey-Carlock project ce... [continued]
VLAD 11/9/15 -
2/2/16
2/2/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doozer Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Vladimir Caamaño
[who's making it?]
· Adam Sztykiel as CRTR/EP
· Bill Lawrence as EP
· Jeff Ingold as EP
· Vladimir Caamaño as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy inspired by Vladimir Caamaño's real-life family dynamic living with his Dominican father and older brother in the Bronx