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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
start/end
updated network commitment status
CHIEFS 8/29/17 8/29/17 CBS put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· David Hudgins as CRTR/EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the professional and personal lives of three driven, successful, but very different women who are each Chiefs of Police of their own precincts in L.A. County; they band together to create a task force to catch a dangerous serial killer
FAMILY BUSINESS 8/28/17 8/28/17 CBS 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?]
· Barbara Hall as CRTR/EP
· Glenn Geller as EP
[what's it about?]
a multi-generational CIA spy family show told through the eyes of its youngest generation: three adult siblings - who all struggle with rivalry, secrets, and making their mark in the Intelligence Community
FBI 8/2/16 -
9/20/17
9/20/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[13 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Arthur W. Forney as EP
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
· Peter Jankowski as EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, September 2017) CBS announced today it has given a 13 episode series production commitment to a new one-hour drama from Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf for broadcast during the 2018-2019 season. The new series, F.B.I. (working ... [continued]
GOD FRIENDED ME 8/18/17 8/18/17 CBS put pilot 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?]
· Bryan Wynbrandt as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Marcos Siega as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Schechter as EP
· Steven Lilien as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he is 'friended' by God on Facebook; unwittingly, he becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him
HAVE MERCY 9/6/17 9/6/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· I Can & I Will Productions
· Intrigue Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dailyn Rodriguez as CRTR/EP
· Emily Gipson as EP
· Gina Rodriguez as EP
· Jan Gall as CRTR (Original Series)
· Lucas Carter as EP
· Martin Rohe as CRTR (Original Series)
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a Latina doctor unable to practice when she immigrates to Miami who begins work as a nurse's assistant, but risks everything when she opens a makeshift clinic in her apartment to serve the community
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 9/6/17 9/6/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Lionsgate Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Arnon Milchan as EP
· James Ellroy as BOOK
· Jordan Harper as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on James Ellroy's noir classic novel-turned-feature, about three homicide detectives, a female reporter and a Hollywood actress whose paths intersect as the detectives pursue a sadistic serial killer through the seedy underbelly of ... [continued]
MIRACLES WE HAVE SEEN 9/11/17 9/11/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Safehouse Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Grant Thompson as CRTR/EP
· Harley Rotbart as BOOK
· Joby Harold as EP
· Lisa Oz as EP
· Mehmet Oz as EP
· Tory Tunnell as EP
[what's it about?]
medical drama that exists at the intersection of spirituality and medicine, revolving around two surgeons - one who is grounded in hard data and the other who pursues a dual mission of faith and science
MURDER 9/13/17 9/13/17 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lin Pictures
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Green as CRTR/EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Lindsey Liberatore as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the BBC true crime anthology series, which takes the audience inside the emotional journey of an investigation, allowing them to discern the truth and judge the suspects' guilt or innocence for themselves; each episode serves as a stan... [continued]
TRIDENT 8/9/17 8/9/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Secret Hideout

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· David Wilcox as CRTR/EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on a mysterious death aboard an American nuclear submarine that tests the mettle of the crew, the White House, the Pentagon and the CIA and causes a crisis that threatens to expose a conspiracy that could trigger World War III
UNTITLED GALL & GERO PROJECT 8/23/17 8/23/17 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brendan Gall as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Martin Gero as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which revolves around five multi-racial adopted siblings who fight for justice in the courtroom amid wildly different legal careers as they delve into the mystery of a family tragedy that exposes the sins of their father
UNTITLED JOSH SAFRAN PROJECT 8/23/17 8/23/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 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
· Josh Safran as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a high-powered corporate attorney who joins the Texas legal team defending her wealthy estranged husband after he is arrested for the decades-old unsolved murder of his first wife
UNTITLED SIOBHAN BYRNE O'CONNOR PROJECT 9/12/17 9/12/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· James Patterson Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Robinson as EP
· Glenn Geller as EP
· James Patterson as EP
· Leopoldo Gout as EP
· Siobhan Byrne O'Connor as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about adult siblings working in different fields that get involved in cases; tt focuses on three siblings - an NYPD Detective, an ER resident and an Assistant District Attorney - as they try to navigate a new and complex family dynamic when the... [continued]