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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
CLOSE TO HEAVEN 10/19/17 10/19/17 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Nordic World
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Anders Jansson as CRTR (Original Series)
· Brad Copeland as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Johans Glans as CRTR (Original Series)
· Wiktor Ericsson as CRTR (Original Series)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the Swedish series about an eager young minister arrives to be the head pastor of a small-town church after years of missionary work in Africa
GUESS WHO DIED 8/22/17 8/22/17 NBC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Act III Productions
· Cloudland Company, The
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brent Miller as EP
· Norman Lear as CRTR/EP
· Peter Tolan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy described as a humorous and inspiring look at the shared joys and challenges we all experience at any stage of life
UNTITLED JOSH MALMUTH PROJECT 9/22/17 9/22/17 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Fremulon
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Josh Malmuth as CRTR/EP
· Michael Schur as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy which centers around an unlicensed bar that a woman runs out of her backyard
UNTITLED KIM ROSENSTOCK PROJECT 10/23/17 10/23/17 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Kim Lessing as PROD
· Kim Rosenstock as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a newly single mother who is forced to rely on the last people she wants help from... her family
UNTITLED MORGAN & SIEGAL PROJECT 9/22/17 9/22/17 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Fremulon
· Seller Suarez Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Dylan Morgan as CRTR/EP
· Flody Suarez as EP
· Jeffrey Seller as EP
· Josh Siegal as CRTR/EP
· Michael Schur as EP
[what's it about?]
half-hour comedy musical set in New York City
WINNERS 10/25/17 10/25/17 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FourBoys Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hunt as EP
· Patricia Heaton as EP
· Ryan Koh as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a group of young people struggling with growing up and becoming independent; when their parents run out of options, they send them to a residential life-coaching facility that prepares them to embrace adulthood
A&R 10/5/17 10/5/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Syco Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Josh Lieb as CRTR/EP
· Peter Samson as EP
· Scott Bernstein as EP
· Simon Cowell as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a young, hip music label, along with its young, hip boss, is thrown into disarray when the owner brings back a hard-partying, middle-aged "mastodon" from the industry's past to help guide them into the future
DANNI LOWINSKI 11/15/17 11/15/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Intrigue Entertainment
· Red Arrow Entertainment Group

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ian Brennan as CRTR/EP
· Jan David Frouma as EP
· Lucas Carter as EP
· Marc Terjung as CRTR (Original Series)
· Michael Schmidt as EP
· Shirley Bowers as EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the German series about a working-class woman who is whip-smart, mouthy and undeniably herself. But when she's rejected by every straight-laced traditional law firm in Milwaukee, she decides to change the world from her ... [continued]
EX-STEPMOM 10/11/17 10/11/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Danielle Schneider as CRTR/EP
· Dannah Phirman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a young woman, a totally broke post grad, who finds the one person she can depend on is also the person who drives her the craziest: her ex-stepmom
LIKE FAMILY 10/12/17 10/12/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Suzanne Martin as CRTR/EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about two twentysomething friends who met as foster children and now try to figure out what they want from life and each other in New York City
MUNSTERS, THE 8/10/17 8/10/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jill Kargman as CRTR/EP
· Mike Shoemaker as EP
· Seth Meyers as EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the 1960s comedy series, which follows members of an offbeat family who are determined to stay true to themselves but struggle to fit in in hipster Brooklyn
SOUR MASH 9/13/17 9/13/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Vertigo Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Waller as CRTR/EP
· Michael Connolly as EP
· Michael Gagerman as CRTR/EP
· Roy Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a brilliant Latina chemist from Brooklyn with a passion for making bourbon who is tapped to become the master distiller at a failing family-owned distillery in Kentucky; she finds that making great bourbon is easy compared ... [continued]
STEP AWAY, A 10/26/17 10/26/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Nuyorican Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Benny Medina as EP
· David Holden as CRTR/EP
· Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas as EP
· Jennifer Lopez as EP
· Laura Ivey as CO-EP
· Tanya Wexler as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a ragtag group of misfits who find their own empowerment by joining a dance troupe
STEP DAVE 10/4/17 10/4/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· All3Media America
· Hazy Mills Productions
· South Pacific Pictures
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Bailey as EP
· Emily Cutler as CRTR/EP
· Greg Lipstone as EP
· Kate McDermott as CRTR (Original Series)
· Kelly Martin as EP
· Nina Lederman as EP
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a romance between a 24-year-old bartender and 36-year-old single working mom has a ripple effect on all the people around them.
TOO CLOSE TO HOME 9/26/17 9/26/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A Very Good Production
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ellen DeGeneres as EP
· Jeff Kleeman as EP
· Michael Lisbe as CRTR/EP
· Nate Reger as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about two sisters who came from very humble beginnings. One of them bettered her circumstances through education and hard work, which paid off in the form of a relatively good life; that "good life" is upended when her much lazier... [continued]
UNTITLED AMBER RUFFIN PROJECT 10/23/17 10/23/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Broadway Video Television
· Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amber Ruffin as CRTR/CO-EP
· Andrew Singer as EP
· Lorne Michaels as EP
· Michael Starrbury as CRTR/EP
· Mike Shoemaker as EP
· Seth Meyers as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy which explores what happens when a woman who moves abroad to escape her overbearing family and the responsibility of the family business returns home with her Dutch boyfriend; he is a renaissance man whose blunt, outsider perspective might be ... [continued]
UNTITLED LANG FISHER PROJECT 10/18/17 10/18/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Kaling International
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Howard Klein as EP
· Lang Fisher as CRTR/EP
· Mindy Kaling as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about the dedicated diplomats of a small U.S. embassy in the Caribbean who are suddenly thrown into chaos when an unqualified, ignorant and hard-living oil man is appointed as their new ambassador
UNTITLED SEAN GRAY PROJECT 11/6/17 11/6/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Condé Nast Entertainment
· Olive Bridge Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Riley as BOOK
· Dawn Ostroff as EP
· Jon Koa as EP
· Richard Schwartz as EP
· Sean Gray as CRTR/EP
· Will Gluck as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy which centers on a team of "super trainers" who travel the country opening new branches of a popular casual dining restaurant chain while filling the hole in their own souls one perfect onion ring at a time
UNTITLED SUGAR LYN BEARD PROJECT 9/21/17 9/21/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Point Grey Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· Sugar Lyn Beard as Olivia Boudreau
[who's making it?]
· Evan Goldberg as EP
· Guy Endore-Kaiser as CRTR/EP
· James Weaver as EP
· Seth Rogen as EP
· Sugar Lyn Beard as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about Dr. Olivia Boudreau, a 35-year-old hard-charging Doogie Howser-style prodigy; when she has a complete breakdown in the operating room and loses her medical license, she is forced to move in with her estranged hippy mom and her mom's two ... [continued]
VENICE BEACH VENTURE 10/18/17 10/18/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Kaling International
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Howard Klein as EP
· Matt Warburton as CRTR/EP
· Mindy Kaling as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy set amidst the booming Southern California tech scene, where a brilliant young female engineer faces an exasperating workplace and an arrogant billionaire boss at an elite venture capital firm