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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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CHARMED 1/5/17 -
3/12/18
3/12/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Propagate Content

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Charlie Gillespie as Brian
· Ellen Tamaki as Nico
· Madeleine Mantock as Macy Vaughn
· Melonie Diaz as Melanie "Mel" Vera
· Rupert Evans as Harry Cosgrave
· Sarah Jeffery as Madison Vera
· Ser'Darius Blain as Galvin
[who's making it?]
· Amy Rardin as CRTR/EP
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Brad Silberling as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jennie Snyder Urman as CRTR/EP
· Jessica O'Toole as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
a fierce, funny, feminist reboot of the original series centering on three sisters in a college town who discover they are witches; between vanquishing supernatural demons, tearing down the patriarchy, and maintaining familial bonds, a witch's work i... [continued]
DEAD INSIDE 10/16/17 -
3/21/18
3/21/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doozer Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Christine Ko as Kai Chung
· Erica Cerra as Melody Vargas
· Freddie Stroma as Zach Gates
· Hayley Marie Norman as Jayla Harris
· Joey King as Emmy Gates (Originally Cast)
· Lyndon Smith as Emmy Gates
· Myles Bullock as Wendell Brooks
[who's making it?]
· Bill Lawrence as EP
· Jeff Ingold as EP
· Katie Lovejoy as CRTR/EP
· Michael Patrick Jann as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama in which after surviving an explosion that killed her hotshot detective big brother, an underachieving beat cop starts seeing his ghost, flipping their sibling dynamic on its head and allowing her to truly live her life for the first time, as t... [continued]
END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT, THE 10/24/17 -
3/9/18
3/9/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alloy Entertainment
· Ehsugadee Productions
· Spondoolie Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Gage Golightly as Kate Etheridge
· Josh Helman as Quinn
· Liam Garrigan as Gah'ree
· Quinta Brunson as Ruby
[who's making it?]
· Dan Etheridge as EP
· Danielle Stokdyk as EP
· Gina Girolamo as EP
· Glen Winter as DIR (Pilot)
· Iva-Marie Palmer as BOOK
· Justin Halpern as CRTR/EP
· Leslie Morgenstein as EP
· Patrick Schumacker as CRTR/EP
· Rob Thomas as EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2018) When a prison spaceship carrying the universe's most deadly aliens crashes in Southern California, two young women with bigger dreams than working at a kids' pizza place in The Valley are recruited by a spa... [continued]
IN THE DARK 11/29/17 -
3/12/18
3/12/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Red Hour Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Austin Nichols as Dean
· Brooke Markham as Jess
· Derek Webster as Hank
· Kathleen York as Joy
· Keston John as Darnell
· Perry Mattfeld as Murphy
[who's making it?]
· Ben Stiller as EP
· Corinne Kingsbury as CRTR/EP
· Jackie Cohn as EP
· Michael Showalter as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nicky Weinstock as EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2018) A flawed and irreverent blind woman is the only "witness" to the murder of her drug-dealing friend. After the police dismiss her story, she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also mana... [continued]
PLAYING DEAD 1/30/18 -
3/19/18
3/19/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Intrigue Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Clara Lago as Isabel Reyes
· Curran Walters as Lucas Rice
· Luke Youngblood as Oliver Barnes
· Tyler Ritter as Joe Rice
[who's making it?]
· Josh Reims as CRTR/EP
· Lucas Carter as EP
· Rachel Goldenberg as DIR (Pilot)
· Rina Mimoun as CRTR/EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2018) A dysfunctional family dramedy about a mortician and his son whose lives are turned upside down when the woman who abandoned them 15 years ago returns and asks them to fake her death.
ROSWELL 10/12/17 -
4/11/18
4/11/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· Bender Brown Productions
· My So-Called Company
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Heather Hemmens as Maria
· Jeanine Mason as Liz Ortecho
· Karan Oberoi as Noah Bracken
· Lily Cowles as Isobel
· Michael Trevino as Kyle Valenti
· Michael Vlamis as Michael
· Nathan Parsons as Max
· Trevor St. John as Jesse Manes
· Tyler Blackburn as Alex Manes
[who's making it?]
· Carina Adly MacKenzie as CRTR/EP
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Julie Plec as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Kevin Kelly Brown as EP
· Lawrence Bender as EP
· Melinda Metz as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2018) After reluctantly returning to her tourist-trap hometown of Roswell, New Mexico, the daughter of undocumented immigrants discovers a shocking truth about her teenage crush who is now a police officer: he's ... [continued]
SKINNY DIP 7/5/11 -
3/27/18
3/27/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Keshet Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Ben Aldridge as Chaz Perrone
· Brent Sexton as "Red" (Juan Carlos Rojo)
· K.J. Smith as Karla Rolvaag
· Matt Barr as Mick Stranahan
· Richard Esteras as Earl Edward O'Toole
· Sarah Wright Olsen as Joey Perrone
[who's making it?]
· Carl Hiaasen as BOOK
· Garrett Lerner as CRTR/EP
· Marc Buckland as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Keaton as EP (2011)
· Michael Oates Palmer as CRTR/EP (2011)
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
· Russel Friend as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2018) Based on the novel by Carl Hiaasen. After her husband tries to kill her on what she thought was a romantic cruise to celebrate their second wedding anniversary, a woman teams with a jaded ex-cop to exact he... [continued]
SPENCER 9/22/17 -
3/21/18
3/21/18 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Bre-Z as Tiana "Coop" Cooper
· Cody Christian as Asher
· Daniel Ezra as Spencer James
· Greta Onieogou as Leila Faisal
· Karimah Westbrook as Grace James
· Michael Evans Behling as Jordan Baker
· Monet Mazur as Laura Fine-Baker
· Samantha Logan as Olivia Baker
· Taye Diggs as Billy Baker
[who's making it?]
· April Blair as CRTR/EP
· Dane Morck as CONS
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Rob Hardy as DIR (Pilot)
· Robbie Rogers as PROD
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2018) When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Bever... [continued]
UNTITLED ORIGINALS SPIN-OFF PROJECT 8/2/17 -
3/6/18
3/6/18 CW ordered to pilot
[video presentation]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aria Shahghasemi as Landon
· Danielle Rose Russell as Hope Mikaelson
· Jenny Boyd as Christina
· Kaylee Bryant as Bethanne
· Matt Davis as Alaric Saltzman
· Quincy Fouse as M.G.
[who's making it?]
· Julie Plec as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
spin-off focusing on Hope Mikaelson, the tribrid daughter of Niklaus Mikaelson and Hayley Marshall-Kenner
WAYWARD SISTERS 6/20/17 -
9/28/17
9/28/17 CW ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot aired on 1/18/18]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Briana Buckmaster as Donna Hanscum
· Clark Backo as Patience Turner
· Katherine Ramdeen as Alex Jones
· Kathryn Newton as Claire Novak
· Kim Rhodes as Jody Mills
· Yadira Guevara-Prip as Kaia Nieves
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Dabb as CRTR/EP
· Phil Sgriccia as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Berens as CRTR/EP
· Robert Singer as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Warner Bros. Television's press release, July 2017) Warner Bros. Television's long-running, fan-favorite series Supernatural (Thursdays 8/7c The CW) is "carrying on" with the confirmed casting for a potential new Wayward Sisters series, set in ... [continued]
AFTER ON 10/25/17 10/25/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Mark Goffman as CRTR/EP
· Rob Reid as BOOK/CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Rob Reid's AI-themed novel/podcast which centers on a young entrepreneur who unwittingly causes a top social network to become sentient
BESTSELLER 10/23/17 10/23/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Exile Entertainment
· Kennedy-Marshall Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Abby McDonald as CRTR/EP
· Frank Marshall as EP
· Gary Ungar as EP
· Robert Zotnowski as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a risk-averse aspiring author who self-publishes an erotic novel under a pen name; when it becomes a surprise bestseller, it complicates her work life and personal relationships, and inspires her to act more boldly as she navigates her ne... [continued]
BLACK ROSE ANTHOLOGY 8/31/17 8/31/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alpine Labs
· Flower Films
· MasiMedia

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anthony Masi as EP
· Chris Miller as EP
· Drew Barrymore as EP
· Ember Truesdell as EP
· Jamie Denenberg as EP
· Jill Blotevogel as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Abrams as EP
· Lotti Pharriss Knowles as EP
· Nancy Juvonen as EP
· Nick Phillips as EP
[what's it about?]
one-hour horror anthology series written and directed entirely by women, which will explore some of humanity's deepest fears from a woman's unique perspective
EPIPHANY 10/20/17 10/20/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 21 Laps Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anna Halberg as EP
· Lee Toland Krieger as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Shawn Levy as EP
· Spenser Cohen as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of gifted strangers recruited to a Gilded Age mansion to solve a complex code that lies within the structure's walls
FEMME 10/20/17 10/20/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· I Can and I Will Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Audrey Wauchope as CRTR/EP
· Emily Gipson as EP
· Gina Rodriguez as EP
· Rachel Specter as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about four millennial women from different walks of life who become unlikely friends and fierce allies after meeting online in a secret feminist social media group
HACKTIVIST 10/17/16 -
10/3/17
10/3/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Boom! Studios
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alyssa Milano as BOOK/EP
· Chris Ord as CRTR/EP (2016)
· Collin Kelly as BOOK
· Grant Thompson as CRTR/EP
· Jackson Lanzing as BOOK
· Josh Levy as CO-EP
· Marcus To as BOOK
· Matt Corman as CRTR/EP (2016)
· Ross Richie as EP
· Stephen Christy as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Alyssa Milano's comic book about Nate Graft and Ed Hiccox, two twentysomething best friends and co-founders of the most important social networking company in the world, who are recruited to work secretly for the CIA to bring abo... [continued]
HOLD FAST 9/22/17 9/22/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dana Stevens as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an epic love story told in two timelines, about an injured Union soldier in the Reconstruction-era South who awakens reincarnated in present-day Charleston; with rapidly diminishing knowledge of his past life, our hero must navigate p... [continued]
ILLEGAL 9/6/17 9/6/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· I Can & I Will Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Emily Gipson as EP
· Gina Rodriguez as EP
· Rafael Agustin as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about 16-year-old Rafael: He is a charming but bumbling high school student just trying to survive puberty. But when this all-American teenager discovers that he is not American at all, his perfect Honor Roll world is turned upside down
LADY IN THE MASK 12/12/17 12/12/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Thomas Brandon as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
psychological thriller set in a near future where people can back-up their minds like they back-up their computer; it centers on a woman who awakens in the hospital after a suspicious car accident and learns her memory was damaged and restored from a... [continued]
MAKE DIVYA GREAT AGAIN 10/27/17 10/27/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Hertzberg as EP
· Devanshi Patel as CRTR/CO-EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Patti Carr as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an Indian-American woman, who under tremendous pressure from her traditional parents, bails on her arranged marriage and invents a perfect Indian boyfriend; she then sets in motion an absurd and poignant series of events that derail her l... [continued]
NEAR BETH EXPERIENCE 10/25/17 10/25/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Page Fright
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Melissa Loy as EP
· Mike Kelley as EP
· Rob Giles as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a cynical young stand-up comedian who survives a near death experience; the former non-believer starts hearing the prayers of people in close proximity to her - forcing her out of her egocentric comfort zone as she attempts to help others... [continued]
PROHIBITED 11/8/17 11/8/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Rare Birds Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ian Somerhalder as EP
· Jesse Lasky as CRTR/CO-EP
· Nikki Reed as EP
· Tracy Ryerson as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an upstairs/downstairs Southern soap where high-spirited former thief Amelia Jones attempts a fresh start in male-dominated Bourbon Country
PROJECT 13 10/19/17 10/19/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Daegan Fryklind as CRTR/EP
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Max Handelman as EP
[what's it about?]
DC Comics adaptation about Traci Thirteen and her father Dr. Terrance Thirteen: a twenty-something forensic scientist and believer in the paranormal who discovers her own hidden extra-sensory abilities when she joins her estranged, skeptic father to ... [continued]
SCHOOL FOR PSYCHICS 10/17/17 10/17/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Dan Jinks Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Jinks as EP
· Jason Egenberg as EP
· K.C. Archer as BOOK
· Paul Sciarrotta as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on K.C. Archer's upcoming book series about an aimless, jaded young woman [who] learns she has powerful latent psychic abilities [and] is recruited to join a secret government program for gifted individuals
SHE WORD, THE 8/16/17 8/16/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andi Bushell as CRTR/EP
· Deborah Spera as EP
[what's it about?]
workplace drama about four driven female assistants who discover they have been victims of gender discrimination at their boys' club of a company; they vow to work together to take over by whatever means necessary
VALIANT, THE 8/17/17 8/17/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Laurie Arent as CRTR/EP
· Lesley Livingston as BOOK
· Mary Beth Basile as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Lesley Livingston's novel about a Celtic princess on the run from an arranged marriage and a sheltered life who is captured and forced into slavery under Julius Caesar; she ends up training among the first wave of female Gladiators to ... [continued]
VIAGRA DIARIES 6/15/11 -
12/19/17
12/19/17 CW script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· More-Medavoy Management

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Goldie Hawn as Claire (2011)
· Wendi McLendon-Covey as Hope (2011)
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP (2011)
· Aaron Kaplan as EP (2011)
· Alan Nevins as PROD
· Alan Riche as EP (2011)
· Barbara Rose Brooker as BOOK
· Brian Medavoy as EP
· Darren Star as CRTR/EP (2011)
· David Knolloer as EP (2012)
· Erwin More as EP
· Goldie Hawn as EP (2011)
· Jessie Kahnweiler as CRTR/EP
· Paul Feig as EP/DIR (Pilot, 2012)
· Peter Riche as EP (2011)
· Suzy Unger as PROD
· Wendy Riche as EP (2011)
[what's it about?]
dramedy based on Barbara Rose Booker's novel about Kit, a gorgeous intern new in town who gets the break of a lifetime when she poses as the online avatar for her literary hero, Anny, a 40 year-old journalist fighting to stay relevant