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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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updated network commitment status
CSI: VEGAS 2/10/20 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 CBS ordered to series currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Jorja Fox as Sara Sidle
· William Petersen as Gil Grissom
[who's making it?]
· Anthony E. Zuiker as EP
· Cynthia Chvatal as EP
· Jason Tracey as CRTR/EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· William Petersen as EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, August 2020) With CSI: Vegas, the most watched drama series of the 21st century, CSI, opens a brand new chapter in Las Vegas, the city where it all began. Facing an existential threat that could bring down the Crime Lab, a ... [continued]
GOOD SAM 9/19/19 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sutton St. Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Edwin Hodge
· Jason Isaacs as Paul "Griff" Griffith
· Skye P. Marshall as Lex Trulie
· Sophia Bush as Sam
[who's making it?]
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Katie Wech as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a talented yet stifled surgeon who embraces her leadership role after her renowned and pompous boss falls into a coma; when he awakens and wants to resume surgery, however, it falls to her to supervise this overbearing blowhard who never ... [continued]
WAYS & MEANS 2/4/20 -
1/8/21
1/8/21 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· PatMa Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Amanda Warren as Jerlene Brooks
· Arliss Howard
· Patrick Dempsey
· Troian Bellisario as Claire
[who's making it?]
· Denise Di Novi as EP
· Ed Redlich as CRTR/EP
· Joannie Burstein as CO-EP
· Mike Murphy as CRTR/EP
· Nina Tassler as EP
· Patrick Dempsey as EP
· Phil Abraham as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Tom Lassally as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a powerful congressional leader (Dempsey) who has lost faith in politics; he finds himself working secretly with an idealistic young congresswoman from the opposing party to subvert the hopelessly gridlocked system he helped create; toget... [continued]
ACTIVATION 10/30/20 10/30/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Rideback
· Thinking Hat

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Turk as EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Katrina O'Gilvie as CRTR/EP
· Lindsey Liberatore as EP
· Rina Mimoun as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of highly trained disaster relief experts comprising a wide array of specialties and skillsets risk their lives as the first boots on the ground, navigating all manner of emergency situations
ANTARCTICA 10/27/20 10/27/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Osprey Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jen Robinson as EP
· Josh Berman as EP
· Paul Grellong as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in the near future after a changing climate has reshaped the globe; in it, a tenacious, uncompromising FBI agent on the run from a scandal in her past is transferred to a remote outpost, where she gets embroiled in the colonization of Ameri... [continued]
BAY, THE 9/2/20 9/2/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Larry Teng as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Yalun Tu as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two newly partnered Chinese-American detectives who strive to overcome their gender, generational and cultural differences as they work to bring justice to their dynamic and ever-changing San Francisco community
BRAND, THE 12/16/20 12/16/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Jigsaw Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Gibney as EP
· Kevin Plunkett as EP
· Kirk Rudell as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a driven woman with a complicated personal life is suddenly thrust into the top position at her family's brand management firm and must contend with selling her ethically dubious clients' images while redefining her own
BURN IN 12/15/20 12/15/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Rideback

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· August Cole as BOOK/EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Lindsey Liberatore as EP
· P.W. Singer as BOOK/EP
· Robert Doherty as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in Washington, D.C. in which an FBI agent's world is altered when her next assignment is field-testing an advanced police robot
CLOSURE 9/4/20 9/4/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Franklin Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andre Dawson as CONS
· DeVon Franklin as EP
· Jenna Nicholson as CO-EP
· Samantha Corbin-Miller as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a beloved baseball Hall of Famer takes over his uncle's funeral home in an unexpected second chapter of his career in the wake of the unsolved disappearance of his adult son
DANNI DELGADO 12/2/20 12/2/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Intrigue Entertainment
· Red Arrow Studios
· Sutton St. Productions

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Lucas Carter as EP
· Nicki Renna as CRTR/EP
· Shirley Bowers as EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the German series about a scrappy hairdresser who graduates from law school and sets up her own practice in a shopping mall kiosk
EINSTEIN 10/31/18 -
10/29/20
10/29/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Green Ribbon
· Intrigue Entertainment
· Red Arrow Studios

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andy Breckman as CRTR/EP (2019)
· Bo Stehmeier as EP (2019)
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP (2018)
· Corinne Brinkerhoff as EP
· Henrik Pabst as EP (2018)
· Howard Klein as EP (2019)
· James Baker as EP (2019)
· Jan David Frouman as EP (2018)
· Joe Wiggins as EP
· Joel Denton as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP (2018)
· Lauren Gussis as CRTR/EP
· Lucas Carter as EP
· Martin Ritzenhoff as CRTR (Original Series)
· Matthias Dinter as CRTR (Original Series)
· Michael Reisz as CRTR/EP (2018)
· Randy Zisk as EP/DIR (2019)
· Shirley Bowers as EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
· Tiffany Grant as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the German series, which centers on a roguish, out-of-the-box-thinking physics professor who happens to be the secret, illegitimate great-granddaughter of Albert Einstein
FIRST LADY 11/16/18 -
12/18/20
12/18/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Cloud Nine Productions
· Green Ribbon Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Corinne Brinkerhoff as CRTR/EP
· Eric Christian Olsen as EP
· Jessica Grasl as CRTR/EP
· Tiffany Grant as EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which determined to reclaim her life, the beloved First Lady of the United States does the unthinkable - she divorces her husband while he's still in office and uses her prominence to become an advocate for truth and justice by revitalizing ... [continued]
FOLLOW THE MONEY 10/2/20 10/2/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 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
· Michael Peterson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a brilliant forensic accountant, who turned in her own father for engineering a high-profile pyramid scheme, teams with a hedonistic FBI agent running from his troubled past to solve the most challenging crimes by following financial clue... [continued]
REPEAT 10/4/19 -
7/21/20
7/21/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Windpower Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hayter as CRTR/EP (2019)
· David Zabel as CRTR/EP
· Kurumi Inui as BOOK
· Masi Oka as EP
· Sabrina Wind as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on Kurumi Inui's book-turned-Japanese TV series in which the opportunity to travel back 10 months to relive their pasts seems like an incredible gift to a group of strangers, giving them the chance to right wrongs, undo mistakes, and se... [continued]
SYSTEM, THE 12/2/20 12/2/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Sutton St. Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrea Navedo as EP
· Arika Mittman as EP
· Elaine Del Valle as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a compassionate yet jaded social worker [who] navigates the same broken New York City system she grew up in as she advocates to resolve issues for every family she encounters while struggling to fix her own
TEACHABLE 12/10/20 12/10/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· PatMa Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bridget Carpenter as CRTR/EP
· Denise Di Novi as EP
· Joan Boorstein as EP
· Nina Tassler as EP
· Roxana Elden as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of dedicated, caring teachers and administrators who take on the extraordinary task of confronting the absurd bureaucracies of the American public school system while working to inspire a new generation of students
TEMPEST 10/30/20 10/30/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Rideback
· Thinking Hat

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anna Fricke as EP
· Craig Turk as EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Jeff Buhler as CRTR/EP
· Lindsey Liberatore as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an ex-Army intelligence officer and her survivalist brother-in-law as they work together to solve the mysterious death of her husband. Their discovery that he was one of 127 test subjects in a top secret government mind control program le... [continued]
UNTITLED TEXAS MEDICAL PROJECT 12/2/20 12/2/20 CBS script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Franklin Entertainment
· Rabbit Ears

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brittany Northcross as CRTR/EP
· DeVon Franklin as EP
· James Mackay as EP
· Sallie Patrick as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which on the heels of a family rift, a renowned San Francisco pathologist more invested in research than patient interaction relocates to a rural Texas town in the middle of a vast medical desert to become the area's only doctor