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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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#BLESSED 12/14/16 12/14/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jackal Group, The
· Peacock Alley Entertainment
· Sonar Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Blagg as CRTR/EP
· Carrie Mudd as EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Jenna Santoianni as EP
· Joe Earley as EP
· Thomas Lesinski as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an eccentric group of parent bloggers who work at a digital "mommy media" company and the recently divorced single dad hired to manage them
A.P. BIOLOGY 1/23/17 1/23/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Broadway Video Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Singer as EP
· Lorne Michaels as EP
· Mike O'Brien as CRTR/EP
· Mike Shoemaker as EP
· Seth Meyers as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a hilariously cynical Ivy League professor who loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school biology teacher where he imposes his unorthodox teaching style and uses the kids to plot out revenge on those who w... [continued]
ACTION LAND 10/31/16 10/31/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Matt Hubbard as CRTR/EP
· Michael Schur as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which follows the exploits of the employees of a struggling local amusement park in Arizona
ALL STARS 11/2/16 11/2/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Grandy as CRTR/EP
· Jack Burditt as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a collection of very different families who are bound together by their children's 10-and-under all-star baseball team
AP BIO 9/26/16 9/26/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Broadway Video Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Singer as EP
· Lorne Michaels as EP
· Michael Patrick O'Brien as CRTR/EP
· Mike Shoemaker as EP
· Seth Meyers as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a former philosophy professor who takes a job teaching AP biology and uses his students to get back at the people in his life who have wronged him
BABY, THE 6/22/16 6/22/16 NBC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Seann William Scott
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Craig DiGregorio as CRTR/EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Nick Frenkel as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about the youngest male in an organized crime family of all women; though he's tough at work, his mother and seven older sisters mercilessly push him around at home
BIG OF ME 9/6/16 9/6/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment
· Universal Television
· Will Packer Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Spector as EP
· Eva Longoria as EP
· Korin D. Huggins as CO-EP
· Lauren Iungerich as CRTR/EP
· Will Packer as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about two women from different walks of life who start an unlikely friendship after their mutual husband dies
BONUS FAMILY 10/21/16 10/21/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films & Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hoberman as EP
· David Walpert as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take of the upcoming Swedish comedy "Bonusfamiljen," which tells the story of Lisa and Patrick who experience the excitement and learning curve of a new relationship, as their exes, Martin and Katya, struggle to open themselves up to love ag... [continued]
HAPPY PEPPERS, THE 10/1/15 -
2/15/17
2/15/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Barge Productions
· Too Mutch Ink
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Genevieve Angelson as Heather Pepper
[who's making it?]
· James Burrows as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jeff Astrof as CRTR/EP
· Max Mutchnick as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an adult brother and sister who wind up living together for the first time since they were kids, after one of them suffers a big loss
LANDLORDS 10/28/16 10/28/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Matt Murray as CRTR/EP
· Michael Schur as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a young couple who become landlords and begin to navigate the strange and scary world of adulthood
MAIL ORDER FAMILY 9/28/16 -
9/30/16
9/30/16 NBC script
[script order rescinded]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· District, The
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Bernad as EP
· Jackie Clarke as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Fener as EP
· Josh Bycel as EP
· Ruben Fleischer as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a widowed single father who orders a mail-order bride from the Philippines to help raise his two preteen daughters
PULLING 11/4/16 11/4/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Kapital Entertainment
· Merman Films

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Clelia Mountford as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Dennis Kelly as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Lizzie Molyneux as CRTR/EP
· Sharon Horgan as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Wendy Molyneux as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
import of Sharon Horgan and Dennis Kelly's much-ballyhooed U.K. series. in which Donna breaks off her engagement to comfortable human-sweatsock Karl and moves in with her libertine sister Karen and sweet friend Louise
SACKETT SISTERS, THE 11/2/16 -
2/17/17
2/17/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Busy Philipps as Mandy
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Luke Del Tredici as CRTR/EP
· Robert Carlock as EP
· Tina Fey as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two estranged sisters who perform a Sully Sullenberger-esque act of public heroism, then are forced to navigate their new found notoriety together
SPACED OUT 9/19/16 -
1/26/17
1/26/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doozer Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Sztykiel as CRTR/EP
· Bill Lawrence as EP
· Jeff Ingold as EP
[what's it about?]
workplace comedy that centers on a working class genius and his struggles to fit in with an established team all made more difficult when their job is building a rocket to Mars
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD 9/22/16 9/22/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doozer Productions
· SpringHill Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Lawrence as EP
· Garrett Donovan as CRTR/EP
· Jeff Ingold as EP
· LeBron James as EP
· Maverick Carter as EP
· Neil Goldman as CRTR/EP
· Ron Funches as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the first white family to move into a predominantly black, newly gentrifying neighborhood in Cleveland
THROUPLE 11/4/16 11/4/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Leeds as CRTR/EP
· Lindsey Kraft as CRTR/EP
· Perry Rogers as EP
· Richie Keen as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Scott Fedro as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy which revolves around a long-term couple and their best friend as they navigate everyday situations in their own very unique way
UNTITLED AMBER RUFFIN PROJECT 9/26/16 9/26/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Broadway Video Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amber Ruffin as CRTR/EP
· Andrew Singer as EP
· Lorne Michaels as EP
· Mike Shoemaker as EP
· Seth Meyers as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a has-been sibling singing group from the '80s, who now make ends meet by doing what no musician wants to do - writing jingles and performing their old hits at parties
UNTITLED ANDREW GURLAND PROJECT 11/15/16 11/15/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Principato-Young Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Gurland as CRTR/EP
· Paul Young as EP
· Peter Principato as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a happily married man whose level-headed wife helps him manage some of the more complicated female relationships in his life
UNTITLED COLE-KELLY & PITMAN PROJECT 11/10/16 11/10/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Cole-Kelly as EP
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Max Handelman as EP
· Sam Pitman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a 30-something father who's trying to navigate his life a year after his wife suddenly dies: how to live, date, parent, etc., all with the unrelenting, unsolicited advice of his in-laws, parents, friends, wife's friends and... [continued]
UNTITLED DAVIS & YU PROJECT 9/13/16 9/13/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Kelvin Yu as CRTR/EP
· Steven Davis as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera office comedy about Nora, a young researcher who travels to the extreme environment of Antarctica with big plans but is surprised to find she'll need a different kind of survival skills to navigate the eccentric people who live and work... [continued]
UNTITLED GRANDY & KALING PROJECT 10/5/16 -
2/17/17
2/17/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Kaling International
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Anders Holm as Vince
· Andy Favreau as Michael
· Mindy Kaling as Priya
· Mouzam Makkar as Britney
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Grandy as CRTR/EP
· Howard Klein as EP
· Michael Spiller as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mindy Kaling as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which centers on a charismatic gym owner with no ambition who lives with his younger brother, a gorgeous idiot; their simple life of women and working out is put on hold when the teenage son of the former is dropped off on their ... [continued]
UNTITLED J.J. TOTAH PROJECT 10/31/16 10/31/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Gettin' Rad Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· J.J. Totah
[who's making it?]
· Adam Scott as EP
· Danielle Hoover as CRTR/EP
· David Monahan as CRTR/EP
· J.J. Totah as PROD
· Naomi Scott as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about 15-year-old J.J., an uber-confident, label-defying, tour de force who moves from small-town Indiana to New York City to live with his Aunt Nancy, an upbeat realist who's convinced herself she's happy with her life and will try to teach J... [continued]
UNTITLED KOURTNEY KANG PROJECT 9/9/16 -
2/15/17
2/15/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Isabella Russo as Katie
· Kenneth Choi as Clyde
· Rebecca Creskoff as Patty Jean
[who's making it?]
· Fred Savage as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kourtney Kang as CRTR/EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about what it's like to grow up as the only girl in the only mixed race family in the suburbs of Philadelphia in 1988
UNTITLED LIBMAN BROTHERS PROJECT 12/15/16 12/15/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Mortal Media
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Blake Griffin as EP
· Daniel Libman as CRTR/EP
· Jon Fener as EP
· Josh Bycel as EP
· Matthew Libman as CRTR/EP
· Ryan Kalil as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about two brothers with a significant age difference who work together, despite being in very different places in their lives
UNTITLED LON ZIMMET PROJECT 9/9/16 9/9/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Lon Zimmet as CRTR/EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a young interracial married couple, Evan and Nicole, whose plan to move into Nicole's parents' house goes awry when she takes a temporary job transfer across the country; this leaves Evan - who is black - stuck living alone... [continued]
UNTITLED MARIN & RODRIGUEZES PROJECT 12/23/16 12/23/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Cheech Marin as Cheech
· Paul Rodriguez as Paul
· Paul Rodriguez, Jr. as Paulie
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Tennenbaum as EP
· Cheech Marin as EP
· Jim Armogida as CRTR/EP
· Paul Rodriguez as EP
· Paul Rodriguez, Jr. as EP
· Steve Armogida as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
an irreverent single-camera comedy about being Latino in today's America as seen through the different perspectives of three generations of Latino males - a grandfather, father, and son - Cheech (Marin), Paul (Rodriguez), and Paulie (Rodriguez Jr.)
UNTITLED SUZANNE MARTIN PROJECT 9/15/16 9/15/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[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?]
single-camera comedy which centers on a sweet, funny but lonely funeral director who decides to have a one-night stand on his birthday with his complete opposite and winds up with a big, instant, messy family
WE THE PEOPLE 12/23/16 12/23/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Pacific Electric Picture Company, The
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Anjelah Johnson
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Sanders as CRTR/EP
· Ed Helms as EP
· Mike Falbo as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy set in the Los Angeles office of a federal agency and revolves around case officer Malory Ruiz (Johnson), who alongside a diverse group of co-workers, helps people gain their citizenship, while just trying to make it to five o'cl... [continued]
WHAT ABOUT BARB? 1/25/17 1/25/17 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Joe Port as CRTR/EP
· Joe Wiseman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the 1991 feature which will swap the genders of both characters, revolving around a psychotherapist who tries to cut ties with her most overbearing patient but is unsuccessful and gains an annoying family member in the process