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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
ORVILLE 5/4/16 -
10/31/16
10/31/16 FOX ordered to series
[13 episodes]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adrianne Palicki as Kelly Grayson
· Halston Sage
· J. Lee
· Penny Johnson Jerald
· Peter Macon
· Scott Grimes as Gordon
· Seth MacFarlane as Ed
[who's making it?]
· Jon Favreau as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Heldens as EP
· Seth MacFarlane as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, May 2016) FOX has ordered 13 episodes of a new hour-long, live-action comedic drama series created and executive-produced by Emmy Award winner Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, "Ted"), who is also set to star. The series is bein... [continued]
BEHIND ENEMY LINES 9/14/15 -
7/13/16
7/13/16 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Davis Entertainment
· Temple Hill Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeffrey Nachmanoff as CRTR/EP/DIR (2015)
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Marty Bowen as EP
· Nikki Toscano as CRTR/EP
· Wyck Godfrey as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the 2001 movie which takes place in the midst of critical peace negotiations between the U.S. and Russia as three American soldiers are shot down behind enemy lines in Eastern Ukraine
BLACK LIGHTNING 9/1/16 -
9/8/16
9/8/16 FOX put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Akil Productions
· Berlanti Productions
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Mara Brock Akil as CRTR/EP
· Salim Akil as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the DC Comics hero: Jefferson Pierce, who hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he'll be pulled back into the fight as the... [continued]
CONTROVERSY 10/10/16 10/10/16 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Vendetta Productions
· Zaftig Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Gogolak as EP
· Glenn Ficarra as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jennifer Klein as EP
· John Requa as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Judy Smith as EP
· Sheldon Turner as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a successful crisis-management consultant brought in to advise a university when a co-ed accuses football players of gang-raping her; facing a crisis of conscience, she partners with a lawyer for the university to seek out the truth
UNTITLED FOX MARVEL PROJECT 7/12/16 7/12/16 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Singer as EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Jim Chory as EP
· Lauren Shuler Donner as EP
· Matt Nix as CRTR/EP
· Simon Kinberg as EP
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, July 2016) FOX has made a put pilot commitment for a new Marvel action-adventure series, it was announced today by David Madden, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. The Untitled Fox Marvel Project will focus... [continued]
UNTITLED I SPY PROJECT 8/25/16 8/25/16 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Davis Entertainment
· Shore Z Productions
· Sony Pictures Television
· Wonderland Sound and Vision

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Shore as CRTR/EP
· Erin Gunn as EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Mary Viola as EP
· McG as EP/D
[what's it about?]
drama loosely based on the 1965 adventure series "I Spy" about a professional spy teamed with an enterprising civilian to solve high-stakes cases here and abroad
UNTITLED SHARZER & STRONG PROJECT 9/15/16 9/15/16 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Danny Strong as CRTR/EP
· Jessica Sharzer as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a team of civil rights lawyers who take on the most newsworthy cases of our time, balancing the high stress of their jobs with sex, drugs and assorted other vices
CAMELOT 8/31/16 8/31/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jackal Group, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Frey as CRTR/EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Joe Earley as EP
· Ru Sommer as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which reimagines the legendary stories of King Arthur in a police procedural; when an ancient magic reawakens in modern-day Manhattan, a graffiti artist named Art must team with his best friend Lance and his ex, Gwen - an idealistic cop - in or... [continued]
CUT, THE 11/16/16 11/16/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Wonderland Sound & Vision

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Joe Sofranko as CRTR/EP
· Lili Fuller as CRTR/EP
· Mary Viola as EP
· McG as EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in the Manhattan School of Dance, the most renowned dance conservatory in New York City; at the center is Anthony, a subway performer desperate to break free from his crime-ridden roots, who seizes the opportunity to join some of the most e... [continued]
GOOD COP/BAD COP 9/14/16 9/14/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Vendetta Productions
· Wonderland Sound and Vision

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Klein as EP
· Mary Viola as EP
· McG as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sheldon Turner as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a meek San Francisco detective struggling with psychological trauma who conjures up an imaginary rogue partner who helps him get the job done
KIN 10/13/16 10/13/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· DiVide Pictures

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Lenchewski as EP
· Kevin O'Hare as CRTR/EP
· Milo Ventimiglia as EP
· Russ Cundiff as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a tight-knit Florida law-enforcement family who become the primary suspects in the disappearance of a notorious drug cartel leader following a DEA plane crash; but the undercover federal agent assigned to find out the truth is seduced by ... [continued]
MIRACLE COMMISSION 9/16/16 9/16/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeff Eastin as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
aspirational drama which centers on an NYPD chaplain who is paired with a prominent skeptic to investigate alleged miracles in New York
RED MOON 9/23/16 9/23/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Temple Hill Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Benjamin Percy as BOOK
· James Ponsoldt as DIR (Pilot)
· Marcie Ulin as CRTR/EP
· Marty Bowen as EP
· Meredith Lavender as CRTR/EP
· Wyck Godfrey as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Benjamin Percy's 2013 novel set in a world in which Lycans, the human-esque basis for werewolf myths, live among humans as an oppressed minority; after a major terrorist event on U.S. soil, a Lycan female FBI agent must go undercover t... [continued]
TOKEN WHITE MALE 10/24/16 10/24/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Small Dog Picture Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carter Covington as CRTR/EP
· Jason Winer as EP
· Robin Schiff as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
hourlong dramedy about a fun-loving, no-filter, low-rent lawyer who, against all odds, becomes the first male associate at a groundbreaking all-female law firm
UNDERLINGS, THE 9/28/16 9/28/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Leila Gerstein as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set at a corporate law firm fueled by greed where a group of beleaguered, hapless assistants, led by a plucky paralegal, resolves to right the wrongs of their evil bosses and clients
UNTITLED CATHRYN HUMPHRIS PROJECT 10/17/16 10/17/16 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Baer Bones Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cathryn Humphris as CRTR/EP
· Jessica Shulman as CO-EP
· Neal Baer as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a newly-assembled FBI task force - a distinguished cop, a hard-driving lawyer, a psychologist and a social media expert - as they travel the country investigating and solving hate crimes
BEAST, THE 11/17/16 11/17/16 FOX script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Baer Bones Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dawn DeNoon as CRTR/EP
· Jessica Shulman as EP
· Neal Baer as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers around three challenging medical cases each week; in the end, two will live, one will die; their doctor - with a clinical fear of death - never stops fighting the odds
BUILDING, THE 11/16/16 11/16/16 FOX script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Angry Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Albert Kim as CRTR/EP
· Christopher Leone as CRTR/EP
· Don Murphy as EP
· Neil Gaiman as EP
· Susan Montford as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Christopher Leone's 2015 film Parallels about a large skyscraper that moves between alternate realities and a group of young urban explorers who are in the building and suddenly find themselves on an Earth wherein Reagan was not electe... [continued]
EDGE, THE 9/28/16 9/28/16 FOX script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Annie Burgstede as CO-EP
· James Larosa as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Beals as EP
· Joanna Colbert as CO-EP
· Kenny Ortega as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama set in the LA dance world, where it's survival of the fittest and no one is more fit than this ensemble of ambitious, sometimes ruthless women and men who have trained their whole lives to be the best and won't let anything - or anyone - get in... [continued]
HAWK 11/16/16 11/16/16 FOX script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· N/A

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andy Berman as CRTR/EP
· Todd Harthan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Johnny "Hawk" Jr., a con man with special skills, who tries to reconcile his criminal past when he becomes the in-house legal investigator for the glossy LA firm he almost took down
PASSAGE, THE 11/11/16 11/11/16 FOX script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 6th & Idaho
· Scott Free Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Kassan as EP
· David W. Zucker as EP
· Justin Cronin as BOOK/CO-PROD
· Liz Heldens as CRTR/EP
· Matt Reeves as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Ridley Scott as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Justin Cronin's fantasy book trilogy which begins as a character-driven government conspiracy thriller and morphs into a post-apocalyptic saga with vampires
UNTITLED ROBERT SPECLAND PROJECT 10/19/16 10/19/16 FOX script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Baer Bones Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jessica Shulman as CO-EP
· Neal Baer as EP
· Robert Specland as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in San Francisco about two attorneys from opposite upbringings facing off on opposite sides of the courtroom, and a young woman between them - an ex-con who joins the law firm in the hopes of putting her troubled past behind her
VISUAL INTELLIGENCE 11/22/16 11/22/16 FOX script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amy Herman as BOOK
· Josh Harto as CRTR/EP
· Liz Garcia as CRTR/EP
· Mark Pellington as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by Amy Herman's book about using works of art to help experts from many fields in the art of perception