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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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CELEBRITY GARAGE SALE 11/9/07 11/9/07 A&E ordered to pilot previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series in which illeana douglas helps famous friends get rid of their unwanted junk, personal items and dusty memorabilia by having their own garage sale to benefit their favorite charity
CENTRAL DIVISION 5/12/09 5/12/09 A&E script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
(from A&E's press release, May 2009) Follows two female LAPD captains as they run a dangerous downtown division, the only division with women in the top two positions. "Central Division" is being written by Anne McGrail ("CSI: NY," "Boomtown"), execu... [continued]
COMING OUT 7/21/10 7/21/10 A&E unspecified previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series in which hollywood publicist howard bragman helps public figures, you guessed it, come out of the closet
COOLER KINGS 5/12/09 5/12/09 A&E script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
(from A&E's press release, May 2009) An ex-Honolulu cop bent on revenge for the death of his girlfriend meets a mysterious crew of detectives called the Cooler Kings, who offer him an unlikely chance at redemption. Honolulu used to be a paradise. Now... [continued]
CRIMINOLOGY 5/5/10 5/5/10 A&E script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
(from A&E's press release, May 2010) Sarah O'Rourke believes that anyone is capable of anything. As a brilliant psychology professor at a small university she can reveal an individual's true motives by setting the simplest verbal traps or false prete... [continued]
CAESAR 8/27/15 8/27/15 ABC put pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which reimagines Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar in modern-day Los Angeles, where the murder of the powerful Hispanic mayor sends shockwaves through the city's elite circles - and launches the search for a killer
CALL, THE 10/13/06 -
7/10/07
7/10/07 ABC ordered to pilot
[blind six-episode commitment]
previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release) Most people don't think about first responders until they need one. Nick Adams and Ian Wode are the paramedics you pray for when your life is in peril. Nick is the star paramedic at Aurora Healthco, a private ambulance serv... [continued]
CAMP SUNNYSIDE 1/5/04 1/5/04 ABC script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
a potential 13-episode limited series about the stay of three siblings at a summer camp from the point of view of one of them, a 12-year-old boy
CANARY 9/10/15 9/10/15 ABC script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a woman who risks everything to help a whistleblower come forward with secret information that will impact the lives of millions
CANNED 2/11/09 -
3/31/09
3/31/09 ABC ordered to pilot
[pilot presentation (7-10 minutes) films tuesday, april 7]
previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's web site, March 2009) They're young, they're moving up... and they've all just been canned. Five tight friends are about to find out what happens when their upwardly mobile lives turn upside down. College sweethearts, Sam and Marissa have... [continued]
CAPITAL CITY 10/13/06 -
2/5/07
2/5/07 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
ensemble drama that follows a young woman's journey through the congressional landscape
CAPTAIN COOK'S EXTRAORDINARY ATLAS 3/28/08 -
12/10/09
12/10/09 ABC ordered to pilot
[plus three additional scripts]
previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's web site, March 2009) For years it has been rumored that one of the greatest adventurers in history, Captain James Cook documented only a portion of his amazing voyages in the diary he presented to King George VI, secreting his most wondr... [continued]
CAR WASH 11/8/16 11/8/16 ABC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the 1976 feature film which explores the family we build in order to survive - as seen through one kid's determination to create his own destiny, one man's struggle to accept who he has become and the bonds they form at ... [continued]
CAROLINE'S 11/18/05 11/18/05 ABC script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the life of caroline hirsch, the founder of the caroline's comedy club in new york city
CARTOON MARRIAGE 9/16/11 9/16/11 ABC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy based on New Yorker cartoonists Michael Maslin and Liza Donnelly's book which tells the story of their marriage through their separate perspectives
CATCH, THE 6/25/03 -
9/5/05
9/5/05 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release) Part detective, bounty hunter, bodyguard, and net-head, private investigators must be a one-stop shop for clients whose cases have slipped through law enforcement's cracks. And they do it all without back-up or free donuts.... [continued]
CATHERINE THE GREAT 11/12/13 11/12/13 ABC script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
limited series based on Robert Massie's best-selling biography about the Russian empress' rise to become the world's richest and most powerful woman of her time
CATS & DOGS 12/4/03 12/4/03 ABC script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
no details are available
CAUL OF THE WILD 1/7/04 1/7/04 ABC unspecified previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
no other details are available other than it is a detective drama
CHAMELEON 9/28/11 9/28/11 ABC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a female undercover FBI agent who is a master of disguise
CHANG FAMILY SAVES THE WORLD, THE ??? ??? ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
centers on a family in which the parents are wutan temple warriors but keep that a secret from their kids - think "spy kids" for the small screen
CHANGE OF PLANS 12/13/10 12/13/10 ABC script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a midwestern family running a small business out of their living room
CHANGES 11/1/13 11/1/13 ABC script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two guys whose 30-year friendship was rocked when one of them became a woman
CHARLIE FOXTROT 9/16/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Jason Biggs is the loveable, eager-to-please Charlie Taylor. He is from a military family - but while his father earned a purple heart in Vietnam and his fearless brother Joe is about to be deployed to Iraq -- C... [continued]
CHEVY 1/10/14 -
5/8/15
5/8/15 ABC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/8/15]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2015) Chevy Chase returns to primetime and reunites with Beverly D'Angelo, his costar of the National Lampoon Vacation movies. They are Chev and Bebe-two baby boomers loving retirement since they gave up their house a... [continued]
CHOSEN 9/19/12 9/19/12 ABC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which explores how a family's life is upended when their 15-year-old daughter is identified as the reincarnated prophet of a mysterious South American religion
CHUNK & BEAN 1/25/16 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Brian, also known as Chunk is a hefty, teenage curmudgeon with ten percent of his ample girth devoted to the giant chip on his shoulder. Connie (Anna Gunn) will do anything to slim Brian down, whether he likes i... [continued]
CIRCLE, THE 10/20/11 10/20/11 ABC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about 10 friends, adopted as children by a billionaire philanthropist, who begin to question their past when one of their own is murdered
CIRCUS OF THE STARS 1/18/08 -
4/16/08
4/16/08 ABC unspecified previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
a potential revival of the 1980s series
CITY HALL 10/26/12 10/26/12 ABC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which follows the mayor of Oakland and her irreverent City Hall staff of twenty- and thirtysomethings who take on the political and social establishment of a city in crisis while trying to maintain their own personal and social lives
CITY OF DREAMS 12/7/10 12/7/10 ABC script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Forge Books's web site, December 2010) "Can I interest you in saving America?" That's the text message Peter Fallon receives from a Wall Street bigwig. It's not a challenge he can turn down, especially since the country is in the midst of the w... [continued]
CLAN, THE 10/23/12 10/23/12 ABC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
sweeping drama set in the Highlands of medieval Scotland, where the great clans battle one another and the Viking invaders
CLANDESTINE 9/30/13 9/30/13 ABC script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
CIA drama about an unlikely asset: the hard-partying daughter of the American ambassador to the U.K.
CLASS 11 8/25/06 8/25/06 ABC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the c.i.a.'s first post-9/11 spy class, which is considered the largest and most diverse class in the agency's history
CLASSIC, THE 11/7/16 11/7/16 ABC script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
family drama set in East Los Angeles and revolves around a legendary football rivalry between two high schools that are only five miles apart; against the backdrop of the rivalry, the series will follow a multi-generational family all striving for th... [continued]
CLEMENTINE 9/26/13 -
10/1/14
10/1/14 ABC ordered to pilot
[cast options extended on 10/1/14]
previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2014) Clementine (Sarah Snook) has psychic powers that are both a gift and a curse. And these days, mostly a curse. She is in prison for illegal gambling. And her young daughter, who lives with her ex, thinks Clementi... [continued]
CLIVE BARKERS HOTEL 8/19/09 8/19/09 ABC script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a series of ghoulish incidents at a haunted hotel
CLOAK 11/24/03 11/24/03 ABC script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
spy drama that plans to follow the work of a physicist-turned-spy within the bureau of diplomatic security, who must face off with various cunning rivals
COLD BLOOD 8/29/14 8/29/14 ABC script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about Dr. Cara West, an African-American attending who joins the staff of New York Memorial, the world's most prestigious hospital, after the mysterious disappearance of one of their doctors
COLE TRACER, PI 10/14/05 10/14/05 ABC script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
offbeat drama about ben martin, a blacklisted actor who opts to become a real detective after his show gets axed
COMPANY, THE 8/9/05 8/9/05 ABC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
dark comedy set in the world of pharmaceuticals
COMPLICATIONS 9/22/06 9/22/06 ABC put pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
drama that takes a behind-the-scenes look at the staff and patients of a hospital
COMPLIKATED 10/26/12 10/26/12 ABC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a confidently insecure woman with a complicated life
CON TEST, THE 5/5/06 -
6/1/06
6/1/06 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release) The Con Test is a game for those who have the wit, nerves and guile to bluff their way to an exorbitant amount of cash. Dont understand the questions? Fake it. Dont know the answers? Lie. All that matters is that your oppon... [continued]
CONTACT WITH GEORGE ANDERSON ??? ??? ABC ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot]
previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
backdoor pilot special featuring psychic george anderson
COP SHOW 1/11/05 1/11/05 ABC script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a single-camera comedy
CORRESPONDENTS 1/24/06 -
1/27/09
1/27/09 ABC script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about four female journalists from different media who travel the country
CORSAIRS, THE ??? ??? ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
soap revolving around a big international media baron's (john larroquette) relationships with his family and enemies
COUCH DETECTIVE 9/8/14 9/8/14 ABC put pilot previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a thirty-something female couch detective who solves crimes based on her encyclopedic knowledge of every true-crime TV special, police procedural and made-for-TV movie
COUNTDOWN 12/16/03 -
2/3/05
2/3/05 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release) Against the most desperate and dangerous of armed criminals there's only one team you can trust. Special Weapons And Tactics. These heroes of urban combat rescue hostages, arrest violent suspects, take down terrorists, and ... [continued]
COUNTER CULTURE 10/7/10 -
10/4/12
10/4/12 ABC script
[pilot order rescinded/was set to film on wednesday, april 18]
previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2012) Welcome to the Wagon Wheel Diner. Proudly serving Waverly, Texas since 1952. You could call it a greasy spoon, but the Haynes sisters might make you eat your words, right along with the Blue Plate Special. Here,... [continued]
COUNTING BACKWARDS 9/26/13 9/26/13 ABC script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the 2007 feature of the same name, about a lovable loser who, after being diagnosed with a rare terminal illness, moves back home to start living the good life that he should have been all along and starts writing a novel about t... [continued]
COUPLES ??? ??? ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
a thirtysomething relationship comedy
COURTROOM 302 10/11/10 -
9/20/11
9/20/11 ABC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Random House's web site, October 2010) Courtroom 302 is the fascinating story of one year in Chicago's Cook County Criminal Courthouse, the busiest felony courthouse in the country. Here we see the system through the eyes of the men and women w... [continued]
CRAZY WONDERFUL 10/13/17 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Inspired by Bobby's childhood growing up with a genius father with mental illness, this uplifting single camera comedy features a dysfunctional family that perseveres despite their differences and finds happines... [continued]
CRIME PREVENTION UNIT 8/18/06 8/18/06 ABC put pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a police division that tracks and apprehends criminals before they are able to commit a crime
CRIMINAL 8/9/16 8/9/16 ABC put pilot previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about after falling prey to a CIA sting, a fast-talking, hedonistic con man and his ragtag team of criminals must complete an ongoing series of missions to clear their names and steal an unknown number of long-forgotten relics that could change... [continued]
CRIMINAL MASTERMIND, THE ??? ??? ABC unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
CRUSH 11/5/15 11/5/15 ABC script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a woman who, after her hedge fund crashes, inherits a vineyard in the foothills of the Sierra Mountains near a town populated with eccentric people
CRYSTAL 11/9/15 11/9/15 ABC script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a hustler from the wrong side of the trailer park who, fresh out of prison, lands a job in the suburbs as an in-home health aide
CULT OF MAC 11/28/11 11/28/11 ABC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Ted Macfadden, "who casts back into his 1987 Chicago childhood with his iconoclastic/crazy dad Mac for inspiration in parenting his progressive, modern San Francisco family
CUT, THE 8/19/03 8/19/03 ABC script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
ensemble drama focuses on the personal lives and professional struggles of first-year med students in boston
CUTTHROAT 1/20/10 -
3/27/10
3/27/10 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2010) By all appearances, Nina Cabrera has a perfect life: a fantastic home in Beverly Hills, three beautiful children, great cars, great clothes. But things aren't always as they seem. In addition to everything else ... [continued]
CUTTING IT 10/20/03 10/20/03 ABC script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
u.s. version of the hit british sitcom revolving around a husband and wife who own a salon in atlanta
CONTINUING FRED 9/17/12 -
10/25/12
10/25/12 ABC FAMILY ordered to pilot
[films on friday, december 14]
previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC Family's press release, September 2012) "Continuing Fred" is a half-hour multi-camera comedy about 20-something Winifred "Fred" Harris, a newly-graduated slacker with an overbearing family who surprisingly finds purpose when she begins to t... [continued]
COFFIN DODGERS 5/16/12 5/16/12 ADULT SWIM ordered to pilot previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Adult Swim's press release, May 2012) A group of misfit grumps get into fraternity-style trouble at a cozy suburban retirement home. From Dave Silverstein and Matt Jeser (Drawn Together). (30-minute animated)
COLONEL WALLACE 5/16/12 5/16/12 ADULT SWIM ordered to pilot previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Adult Swim's press release, May 2012) An eccentric southern fried chicken magnate and his adventures with his family. Created by Greg Cohen (Conan O'Brien, King of the Hill, TV Funhouse). (15-minute animated)
CREATACEOUS CALIGULA 5/7/15 5/7/15 ADULT SWIM ordered to pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Adult Swim's press release, May 2015) CREATACEOUS CALIGULA - Los Angeles has been crushed by a title wave of radiated water. From the depths of the La Brea tar pits comes out a gang of dinosaur freaks led by a T-Rex Caligula. They want to take ... [continued]
CARNIVAL ROW 1/8/15 -
12/15/17
12/15/17 AMAZON ordered to series
[eight episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, May 2017) Amazon today announced that it has greenlit original one-hour Neo-Victorian fantasy Carnival Row to series. The eight-episode Amazon Original Series will be produced by Legendary Television and written and exec... [continued]
CASANOVA 1/26/15 -
9/2/15
9/2/15 AMAZON ordered to pilot
[additional scripts ordered on 9/2/15]
previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, July 2015) Amazon today announced it will debut two new dramatic pilots, Casanova and Sneaky Pete, on Friday, August 7 on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany. Casanova, shot on-location in three European count... [continued]
CLEOPATRA 5/24/17 5/24/17 AMAZON script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama described as a revisionist take on one of history's most misunderstood women, The Godfather in Ancient Egypt; after nearly losing her life in a bloody coup, Cleopatra must use her natural wit and political genius to take back her throne and res... [continued]
CLIMB, THE 3/23/17 -
12/18/17
12/18/17 AMAZON ordered to pilot
[network passed on 12/18/17]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, October 2017) From creator and star Diarra Kilpatrick (American Koko, The Last O.G.) and The Mark Gordon Company comes a comedy about the new American Dream set against the backdrop of a rapidly changing Detroit. The Cli... [continued]
COCKED 2/6/14 -
1/15/15
1/15/15 AMAZON ordered to pilot previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, January 2015) Created by Samuel Baum (Lie to Me) and Sam Shaw (Manhattan - TV series), Cocked stars Sam Trammell (True Blood) as Richard Paxson, a family man and corporate lap dog who left his family in rural Colorado tw... [continued]
CONAN 2/5/18 2/5/18 AMAZON script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Robert E. Howard's literary hero, Conan the Barbarian: driven out of his tribal homelands, Conan wanders the mysterious and treacherous world of civilization where he searches for purpose in a place that rejects him as a mindless... [continued]
CONSIDER PHLEBAS 2/21/18 2/21/18 AMAZON script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, February 2018) Amazon Studios today announced it has acquired the global television rights to the Culture's first novel Consider Phlebas. The famed space opera by Scottish writer Iain M. Banks features Banks' fictional i... [continued]
CORTES 3/26/18 3/26/18 AMAZON ordered to series
[four episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, March 2018) Amazon Studios today announced it has greenlit a straight-to-series order of a four-hour miniseries based on the epic saga of Hernan Cortes. The series, from three-time Academy Award-winner Steven Spielberg (... [continued]
COSMOPOLITANS, THE 1/29/14 -
10/3/14
10/3/14 AMAZON ordered to pilot
[additional scripts ordered on 10/3/14]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, August 2014) Written, directed and produced by Academy Award nominee Whit Stillman (Metropolitan, Barcelona, The Last Days of Disco), The Cosmopolitans follows a group of young American expatriates in contemporary Paris ... [continued]
COSTUME QUEST 2/13/17 2/13/17 AMAZON ordered to series previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, February 2017) Based on the smash video game series by Double Fine Productions (Psychonauts, Broken Age) and the world originally created by Tasha Sounart, Costume Quest is a funny and mysterious animated series aimed at... [continued]
CURIOUS KITTY AND FRIENDS, THE 5/26/16 5/26/16 AMAZON ordered to pilot previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, May 2016) The Curious Kitty and Friends is a preschool stop-motion animated show, where we will join the upbeat and colorful adventures of kitty cat Komaneko as she explores the wonderful world with her friends Mimmi Bea... [continued]
CANCELLED 4/17/13 4/17/13 AMC unspecified previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from AMC's press release, April 2013) "Cancelled" is a social experiment that will attempt to determine just how far people will really go for fame. Over the course of eight weeks, six households will be outfitted with cameras that will give them th... [continued]
CARTER BEATS THE DEVIL 6/16/08 -
10/3/08
10/3/08 AMC script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on glen david gold's novel about 1920s magician charles carter and his role in the death of president warren harding
CONSUMED 7/20/17 7/20/17 AMC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on David Cronenberg's novel, a mind-bending psychological thriller that follows two journalists who set out to solve the cannibalistic murder of a controversial Parisian philosopher
CONTINUUM, THE 3/22/07 -
8/2/07
8/2/07 AMC script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a drama
CONVERSATION, THE 9/22/06 -
8/7/08
8/7/08 AMC script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen version of the popular 1974 feature about the exploits of harry caul (played by gene hackman in the film), a master of electronic surveillance
CRATER LAKE 12/14/16 12/14/16 AMC script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a life-affirming, character-driven show about death
CRYSTAL PINES 4/17/12 4/17/12 AMC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a journalist who signs up for a cloning experiment
CUTMAN 8/2/07 8/2/07 AMC script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
(from AMC's press release) Building on the momentum seen last week which brought AMC the largest amount of Emmy nominations in basic cable and the premiere of the critically acclaimed drama Mad Men, the network announced today a series of new develop... [continued]
CATCH AND RELEASE 4/4/13 4/4/13 ANIMAL PLANET ordered to series previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Animal Planet's press release, April 2013) Unprepared and left to fend for yourself, what would you do if you were captured, blindfolded and taken to a remote location? In CATCH AND RELEASE (wt), five of the world's most elite, thrill-seeking s... [continued]
CLIPPED! 4/4/13 4/4/13 ANIMAL PLANET ordered to series previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Animal Planet's press release, April 2013) Whether it's a lion, tiger or bear, no grooming design is too crazy for dog groomer extraordinaire Angela Kumpe. The Arkansas groomer specializes in outrageous transformations, and her "my-way-or-the-h... [continued]
CREATURE 7/10/08 7/10/08 ANIMAL PLANET ordered to series previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Animal Planet's press release, July 2008) Even in the modern age, reports of human encounters with mysterious and often dangerous beasts continue to surface. CREATURE is a first-person, immersive experience of encounters with bizarre animals th... [continued]
CENTRAL PARK 3/12/18 3/12/18 APPLE ordered to series
[two-season/26-episode order]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
animated musical comedy which tells the story of a how a family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park, end up saving the park, and basically the world
CIPHA 4/18/07 4/18/07 BET ordered to series previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
(from BET's press release) CIPHA is a sci-fi series set in a future world where hip hop is outlawed. But in the world of the CIPHA, you learn that whenever you try to shut down the voices of youth, it comes back stronger than ever. A new animated ser... [continued]
CANDY 4/20/17 4/20/17 BRAVO script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on the youngest and first African American female mayor as she navigates the treacherous political terrains of one of America's most violent and poorest cities while balancing her marriage and an illicit affair
CENTER STAGED 5/8/17 5/8/17 BRAVO unspecified currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release, May 2017) Good design staging can make a huge difference in the ultimate sale price of a home. Before a multi-million dollar house goes on the market, stagers are hired to furnish the space so that it appeals to the most ... [continued]
COMMANDER IN CHEF 3/10/10 3/10/10 BRAVO unspecified previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release, March 2010) This self-contained, weekly one-hour competition series tests established chefs with a series of intense culinary challenges before a live studio audience. The chefs must survive five consecutive head-to-head ... [continued]
CROWD CONTROL 4/28/14 4/28/14 BRAVO unspecified previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release, April 2014) The ultimate choose-your-own-adventure that puts one person's fate into the hands of opinionated viewers. Having to rely on social media interactions alone, the day-to-day living of our host will be completely... [continued]
CITIZEN'S ARREST 7/15/07 -
1/21/11
1/21/11 CARTOON script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from USA's press release, July 2007) A young boy, who is convinced he is a cop, is institutionalized for delusional behavior. When he is finally released as an adult, he goes "undercover" to clear the name of his surrogate "Uncle Jimmy," who was mar... [continued]
CAGNEY & LACEY 1/26/18 -
3/19/18
3/19/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
reboot of the iconic 1980s police procedural which will follow two female police detectives and friends who keep the streets of L.A. safe
CAN OPENERS 2/28/08 -
5/14/08
5/14/08 CBS ordered to pilot
[14-20 minute presentation]
previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
drama centers on a woman in her 20s as she enters a seven-year neurosurgical residency, encountering a competitive, clubby atmosphere along the way
CAPITAL LAW 1/20/06 -
5/9/06
5/9/06 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of smart legal associates trying to make partner at a powerful washington, d.c.-based law firm while dealing with a host of moral, ethical and legal challenges not to mention a gordon gekko-esque managing partner
CAPTURING CRAZY 9/11/12 9/11/12 CBS script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a woman in her mid-20s who turns her documentary camera on her own family to prove once and for all that they're crazy
CATHEDRAL, THE 9/10/03 9/10/03 CBS script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
details about the drama are vague as the producers and network wish to keep it under wraps saying only that it's "an adventurous medical drama" to daily variety
CCAT: CAREER CRIMINAL APPREHENSION TEAM 1/5/04 1/5/04 CBS unspecified previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a law enforcement agency dedicated to capturing career criminals before they strike again
CENTURION, THE 10/1/12 10/1/12 CBS script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about an elite Force Recon Marine who, after a near-fatal accident in combat overseas, makes a promise to God to clear the debt of the lives he's taken if he safely returns home to his family
CHAOS DOWNTOWN DIVISION 10/1/14 10/1/14 CBS script (with penalty) previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about Nic Fontana and Abigail Luce, promoted as the new faces of Los Angeles' most embattled police division
CHARMED 10/25/13 -
1/5/17
1/5/17 CBS script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
reboot of the Aaron Spelling-produced 1998-2006 drama, about a sisterhood of witches who use their powers for good
CHASERS 10/26/17 10/26/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's bestselling novel about a renegade vigilante law enforcement unit made up of "broken badge" ex-cops - those forced into early retirement - who unite to bring down the most vicious criminals in New York City
CHICAGO FIRE 10/22/10 10/22/10 CBS script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is an action character drama
CHIEFS 8/29/17 -
3/20/18
3/20/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[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
CHI-TOWN 11/5/03 11/5/03 CBS script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which revolves around two sister politicians in chicago
CISCO KID, THE 10/12/12 -
10/14/13
10/14/13 CBS script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on O. Henry's iconic Mexican caballero, about Cisco, an Afghanistan veteran who teams with his best friend/fellow Marine, Sam, to defend the city's disenfranchised after his father is murdered
CLASS ACTION 11/29/17 11/29/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a law student looking for the easy way out who gets more than he bargained for when he finds himself in a class where he and an eclectic group of fellow law students are required to argue actual cases in court
CLUB, THE 10/4/12 10/4/12 CBS script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a down-on-his-luck golf pro who tries to find his mojo in the midst of the inner workings of a country club
COBBLE HILL 10/22/04 10/22/04 CBS script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
dramedy about a group of gen x pals in brooklyn which is being likened to "'friends' as a one-hour show"
COLD SHOULDER ??? ??? CBS ordered to pilot
[two-hour backdoor pilot]
previously in development
(2000-2001 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on lynda la plante's book of the same name about a thirtysomething police officer working to put her life back together
COLD-BLOODED 11/8/11 11/8/11 CBS script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a pair of married private eyes who solve crimes in alaska
COMMUTERS, THE 1/20/05 -
4/12/05
4/12/05 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
one-hour dramedy about three couples in the suburbs, the husbands of which all commute together each day on the train to new york city
COMPANY TOWN 9/14/05 -
3/22/06
3/22/06 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the home lives of those who work in classified and covert operations and how no one is quite sure what their neighbor really does for a living
CONVICTION 9/11/04 -
8/5/05
8/5/05 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
legal drama about a team of lawyers (headed by sally field) who prosecute major cases
COOKING LESSONS 2/4/04 -
5/10/04
5/10/04 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
one-hour romantic dramedy about the exploits of a female food critic (lisa lackey)
COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, THE ??? ??? CBS script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
small-screen series version of the recent adapation of alexandre dumas' novel
COVERBAND 1/12/15 1/12/15 CBS script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
import of the New Zealand comedy about members of a rock band left to scramble after their lead singer dumps them for a solo career
CRAZY LOVE 3/14/03 -
4/11/03
4/11/03 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a married couple who adopt a baby chinese girl
CRIME & PARENTHOOD 10/20/04 10/20/04 CBS script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a dramedy
CROSS ROADS 10/18/10 10/18/10 CBS script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about three doctors who went to medical school together who return to their alma mater to work at the university hospital
CROSSROADS 3/29/05 3/29/05 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series which involves placing participants in a lifestyle that would have resulted should a different choice had been made by them or for them earlier in their lives
CRU, THE 7/31/08 7/31/08 CBS script
[with penalty attached]
previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a homicide detective who's thrust into the role of a negotiating team leader of the "catastrophic response unit" when hostages are taken at the funeral of a former first lady
CRUSADER 10/28/16 10/28/16 CBS script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a turnaround expert appointed by the Department of Justice to take over as Oakland's Chief of Police and use her unorthodox methods to revolutionize her hometown police department
CUBE, THE 10/1/09 -
1/28/10
1/28/10 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
game show which features contestants as they have to complete very simple physical challenges on stage in a limited amount of time
CULTURE SHOCK ??? ??? CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series that would feature participants performing in rituals that to them seem strange but to people of a different culture would be completely normal
CURE 8/23/11 8/23/11 CBS script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a team of highly skilled doctors who travel the country taking on unusual medical cases in the hope of finding the cure for a reclusive billionaire's terminally ill child
CURE, THE 12/15/04 12/15/04 CBS script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
a medical drama, full details of which weren't specified
CUTTER 12/22/05 12/22/05 CBS script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the professional and personal lives of the crew of a coast guard cutter
CUZ-BROS 10/21/13 -
5/10/14
5/10/14 CBS ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/14]
previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a successful, suave ladies' man whose perfect life gets turned upside down when a mess of a guy saves his life and then immediately cashes in on his IOU by asking for a place to stay
CYBER CRIMES 12/8/09 12/8/09 CBS script (with penalty) previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a newly formed government agency that fights the modern onslaught of internet- and technology-driven offenses
CASH PAD 1/9/18 1/9/18 CNBC unspecified currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from CNBC's press release, January 2018) Investor Andrew Keene searches for unique real estate around the country and partners with property owners to transform properties with unrealized potential into profitable vacation-rental hot spots. Produced... [continued]
CHASING LIFE WITH SANJAY GUPTA 4/11/18 4/11/18 CNN ordered to series
[six one-hour episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from CNN's press release, April 2018) Chasing Life with Sanjay Gupta is a six-part CNN Original Series, produced by Part2 Pictures, following Dr. Sanjay Gupta's travels around the world in search of the secret to living longer, healthier and happier... [continued]
CASE CLOSED 10/12/05 10/12/05 COMEDY CENTRAL ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Comedy Central's press release) A scripted parody of the true-crime documentaries that litter the cable landscape. Created by Brian Silbert and Sandy Silverman of Attention Deficit Productions (HBO's "Sketch Pad") and Jeremy Rowley. Silbert and... [continued]
CASEY VS. 3/31/16 3/31/16 COMEDY CENTRAL unspecified previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Comedy Central's press release, March 2016) "Casey Vs." (script deal) - Casey Jost one-ups "Man vs. Wild" in the most extreme survival guide ever made and teaches viewers how to handle everything from the zombie apocalypse to an alien invasion.... [continued]
CHECKED OUT 10/9/13 10/9/13 COMEDY CENTRAL ordered to pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about two co-dependent, odd-couple cousins trying to manage a youth hostel without fully understanding youth, managing, hostels, or how people normally behave
CONFESSING IT ??? ??? COMEDY CENTRAL unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
described as an alternative to conventional standup in which a mix of comics, celebs and the average "joe" confess humiliating, embarrassing, or shameful stories
CRAZY HOUSE 11/21/13 -
2/3/14
2/3/14 COMEDY CENTRAL ordered to pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about two friends who, after accidentally sending their boss into a coma via an office prank, successfully plead insanity and are sentenced to an asylum
CULTURE CLASH 10/12/05 10/12/05 COMEDY CENTRAL ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Comedy Central's press release) Nick DiPaolo is coming out from behind the standup mic to put his comedy and attitude to the test. Each week he will immerse himself in one of the cultures and/or stereotypes he has made fun of throughout his car... [continued]
CAPO 4/14/15 4/14/15 CRACKLE script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Crackle's press release, April 2015) Nick Capelli emerges from prison into a world where his once strong mafia family - and the very fabric of Italian organized crime itself - has eroded, leaving him with no direction, but an uncontrollable nee... [continued]
CHOSEN 4/14/15 4/14/15 CRACKLE ordered to series
[10 episodes]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Crackle's press release, April 2015) Continuing the story of Ian Mitchell (Ventimiglia) and his family, the second season of "Chosen" goes deeper into the deadly game the Mitchells were swept into and follows the lives of others who also receiv... [continued]
CAMP 11/16/10 11/16/10 CW script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama set at a music camp
CASA 9/29/16 9/29/16 CW script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about six siblings in a Hispanic family who have to band together to survive when their parents get unjustly deported
CHANGELINGS 2/2/10 -
7/2/10
7/2/10 CW ordered to pilot previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about three teenagers who learn of their true, "changeling" nature and their uncertain, intertwined destinies after attending a secret summer rave in the woods
CHEERLEADER DEATH SQUAD 10/14/14 -
5/28/15
5/28/15 CW ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/7/15]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a disgraced CIA agent-turned-teacher at an elite Washington D.C. prep school who trains a select few students to be his eyes and ears into the world of international espionage and help him earn his way back into the agency
CHERRIES IN THE SHOW 10/20/06 10/20/06 CW script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Three Rivers Press' web site) Every Girl Needs Her Signature Color... Jailbait. Mystic Jukebox. Ass-Slapping Pink. Say Hello (and Wave Good-bye). Born to Run. These are some of the lipsticks offered by Grrrl cosmetics, colors that every hip you... [continued]
CHLOE 10/20/10 10/20/10 CW script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a young female con artist who dies and returns to earth as a "divine covert operator"
CHLOE GAMBLE 11/25/08 11/25/08 CW script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a texas girl who, beauty queen trophies in hand, moves to hollywood with her mother and twin brother in the hopes of achieving stardom
CHOPS 9/19/11 9/19/11 CW script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as "Felicity" in the world of the restaurant business in New York
CITY OF GOLD 11/29/05 11/29/05 CW script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
adventure series about an archeological expedition in the amazon, with the central conflict being between a father and son
COLLECTION, THE 10/19/07 10/19/07 CW script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
dramedy based on the life of famed designer isaac mizrahi
COLONY 10/9/13 -
3/10/16
3/10/16 CW ordered to pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
thriller which follows a team of explorers who arrive on Mars to join the first human colony on the planet, only to discover that their predecessors have vanished
COMPANY TOWN 11/7/12 -
5/10/13
5/10/13 CW ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/13]
previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the aftermath of a sexual assault scandal at a Naval base in Norfolk, Virginia
CONFESSIONS OF A BACKUP DANCER 10/15/09 -
10/11/12
10/11/12 CW script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which follows a young filmmaker who is hired to make a documentary about a world famous pop star and her controversial tour
COOPER & STONE 2/1/11 -
6/16/11
6/16/11 CW ordered to pilot previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about two pop culture savvy detectives working in chicago's northside precinct
COPELAND PREP 9/12/12 9/12/12 CW script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the premier secondary school in the nation, which is so fiercely competitive it's turning its students into monsters - literally - and spreading the disturbing ramifications throughout the town
COVER, THE 11/1/13 11/1/13 CW script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a handsome young FBI agent who goes undercover in Boston with orders to infiltrate the Irish mob
CRIMINAL MAGIC 11/11/16 11/11/16 CW script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about two warring street gangs who fight the cops and each other to corner the market on the most lucrative contraband of all: magic; a young woman hiding spectacular magical powers and an undercover cop must try to survive this glamorous world... [continued]
CROSS 8/16/13 8/16/13 CW script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama set in the 19th Century and centering on 22-year old Eliza who secretly assumes her recently deceased twin brother Thomas' identity and takes his job working in a Boston hospital as a doctor's apprentice
CRY 11/20/15 11/20/15 CW script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which tells the story of a doctor who makes the astonishing medical breakthrough to bring cryogenically preserved people back to life, starting with the unfreezing of his own father - but he never expects that restoring life will have both glor... [continued]
COOP AND CAMI ASK THE WORLD 5/4/18 5/4/18 DISNEY ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Disney Channel's press release, May 2018) Dakota Lotus and Ruby Rose Turner lead the ensemble cast of "Coop and Cami Ask the World," a live-action comedy series about Cooper and Cameron Wrather, two middle-school siblings who make nearly all of... [continued]
COMMANDO CRASH 7/10/14 7/10/14 DISNEY XD ordered to pilot previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
"Crash & Bernstein" spin-off which picks up with Crash after he has been sent away to Oak Shield Military Academy, a military school with a stark division between the Alphas, who aspire to learn the good ways of an Oak Shield soldier, and the Clunks,... [continued]
CUSTOM BUILT 6/2/14 6/2/14 DIY ordered to series
[14 episodes]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from HGTV's press release, June 2014) Custom designs and makeovers are also featured on DIY Network in Barnwood Builders (Silent Crow), where West Virginia master craftsmen deconstruct centuries-old barns and cabins to build stunning modern homes; w... [continued]
COMEDIANS OF LA 3/30/15 3/30/15 ESQUIRE ordered to series previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Esquire Network's press release, March 2015) In this first-of-its kind partnership with Oxygen, Esquire Network points an unflinching lens at the working life of a stand-up comedian onstage, backstage, and offstage. COMEDIANS OF L.A. (WT) follo... [continued]
CHEF MARKS THE SPOT 4/23/13 4/23/13 FOOD ordered to series previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Food Network's press release, April 2013) In this cutting edge, culinary competition, two blindfolded chefs are dropped into a real-world environment far from a standard kitchen and pantry - a carnival, dormitory, boardwalk, shopping mall, airp... [continued]
CABOT COLLEGE 8/16/13 -
8/18/14
8/18/14 FOX ordered to pilot
[network passed on 8/18/14]
previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a women's college that, for the first time in its history, begins accepting men
CAKE EATERS, THE ??? ??? FOX unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
animated series about an eclectic, artistic family
CALL ME MARTY 10/13/06 10/13/06 FOX script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a blue-collar butcher from yonkers, n.y., who winds up joining a snooty westchester country club
CAMELOT 8/31/16 8/31/16 FOX script (with penalty) previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[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]
CASTLEBAR 10/1/14 10/1/14 FOX script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
a high-stakes workplace drama about a thirtysomething wunderkind who returns to his alma mater and convinces the trustees to hire him as the university's President
CATALINA 11/21/16 11/21/16 FOX script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a carefree party-girl bartender who has never left her home town on the island of Catalina, and who is forced to finally take on the responsibilities of adulthood after the death of her mother; with the help of her estrange... [continued]
CELEBRITY ??? ??? FOX ordered to pilot
[series order rescinded]
previously in development
(2000-2001 season)
[what's it about?]
soap about the personal foibles of actors, models and rock stars in hollywood
CELEBRITY IDOL 6/24/05 -
7/26/05
7/26/05 FOX unspecified previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
spin-off of the reality franchise in which 10 well-known faces compete "idol"-style for charity, with the winner getting a $1 million purse for his or her pet cause
CHAD: AN AMERICAN BOY 2/10/16 -
8/5/16
8/5/16 FOX ordered to pilot
[network passed on 8/5/16]
previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, February 2016) A 14 year old boy (played by Nasim Pedrad) in the throes of adolescence is tasked with being the man of the house, which leaves him with all the responsibilities of being an adult without any of the perks.
CHAIRMAN OF CHATSWORTH, THE 2/5/09 2/5/09 FOX script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy loosely based on brian grazer's father, tom - a lawyer with a slightly questionable moral compass
CHALLENGE ME 3/28/13 3/28/13 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
studio-based game show in which contestants who have unusual individual skills are pushed to the limit for a cash prize
CHAMELEON 10/6/10 10/6/10 FOX script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a cop who goes missing for weeks, only to return a changed and delusional man - much to the chagrin of his partner
CHAMPION: THE JEFF BEEKMAN STORY 9/10/15 9/10/15 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which chronicles the everyday experiences of a hyper-competitive but perpetual underdog dad presented like a sports documentary, with commentary and analysis
CHARITY CASE 1/12/16 -
3/4/16
3/4/16 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, February 2016) When Hailey (Courteney Cox) inherits her late billionaire husband's charity, she quickly finds that changing the world is far less glamorous than she had imagined.
CHASING SKIPS 9/30/13 9/30/13 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about two down-on-their-luck guys in search of a way to improve their lives who decide to enter the world of bounty hunting, despite having no experience and very few skills
CHICKEN OR BEEF? 11/9/05 11/9/05 FOX script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
a "sliding doors"-esque comedy in which two versions of a plot unfold
CHURCH OF REGGIE, THE 10/12/07 10/12/07 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
hybrid single/multi-camera comedy about a young man who has kept an optimistic look on life even after experiencing a number of personal struggles who finds himself preaching his own religion
CHURCH OF STEVE 10/6/06 10/6/06 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a blue-collar new jersey man who's told he's a descendant of jesus by a biblical scholar from italy, a secret he'll keep from all but his closest relatives and friends
CITIZEN FLOYD 10/22/15 10/22/15 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
a workplace comedy with political, action and suspense elements
CITIZEN HOULIHAN 10/16/12 10/16/12 FOX script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a man who decides it's his civic duty to improve the coarseness of the modern world, to the dismay of his family and friends
CLASSIFIED 9/21/17 9/21/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama set in the high stakes world of the CIA focusing on the dedicated attorneys who represent the Agency; at the heart of this show is a fearless woman trying to navigate her way to the top while putting out fires professionally and personally
CLOSE TO HOME ??? ??? FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about an overachieving 19-year-old college girl who impulsively marries a local cook
CLOTHING OPTIONAL 9/10/13 9/10/13 FOX script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a family who own and operate a wholesome all-inclusive resort but suddenly must put their morality and better judgment on hold when a scandal rocks their hotel and they decide to just go with it and turn the place into a Clothing Optiona... [continued]
COACH, THE ??? ??? FOX unspecified previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series which follows celebrity coaches as they train contestants to achieve a lifelong goal
CODE RED 1/23/01 1/23/01 FOX unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
CODE, THE 12/2/15 12/2/15 FOX script (with penalty) previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which tells the story of two very different brothers, a journalist and a hacker, who unearth information that those at the highest levels of political power will kill to keep secret
COMMITTED 10/24/17 10/24/17 FOX unspecified currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series which tells the story of four couples going through the different phrases of life: marriage, having a baby, divorce and old age
COMMUTERS, THE 10/22/12 10/22/12 FOX script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a diverse group of co-workers who are bonded by their daily drive from New Jersey to New York
COMPANY MAN 10/20/06 -
4/6/07
4/6/07 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release) From the creative team behind "24," television's most exciting drama, comes a thriller with a different twist. Executive producers Robert Cochran, David Ehrman ("The Fugitive"), Jon Cassar, Joel Surnow and Howard Gordon ("2... [continued]
COMPLETE ASSHOLE'S GUIDE TO LIFE, THE 11/24/03 -
1/29/04
1/29/04 FOX unspecified previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
buddy comedy will feature a lead "asshole" character tutoring a younger man in the proper way to succeed in life, particularly with women, even though both work at a copy store
CONFESSIONS OF A CONTRACTOR 8/5/08 -
10/13/11
10/13/11 FOX script (with penalty) previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a blue-collar los angeles contractor who oversees high-end renovations for wealthy clients
CONNECTED 9/30/10 9/30/10 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two families linked by their teens' romantic relationship
CONTROVERSY 10/10/16 -
3/15/17
3/15/17 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, January 2017) The Junior Counsel of a prestigious Illinois university must deal with an out-of-control scandal when a young co-ed accuses several star football players of sexual assault. From the football coaches and booste... [continued]
CONVERGENCE 9/12/11 9/12/11 FOX script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a brilliant but undisciplined mythology professor who, in the wake of a personal and professional scandal, moves his family from NYC to charlevoix, the small michigan hometown of his family practitioner wife
COP HOUSE 2/12/09 -
9/21/12
9/21/12 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
offbeat comedy set at a halfway house for troubled cops
CORDELIA 10/24/17 10/24/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a modern re-telling of the King Lear story set to the back drop of a strong Cuban family and the three sisters running the scene in Miami
COTTON CLUB 2/28/17 2/28/17 FOX script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
soapy music series based in the hottest club in Harlem in the Roaring '20s, about the interconnected lives of the black entertainers who performed there and the white gangsters who ran it
COUCH CANYON 12/2/03 12/2/03 FOX script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of young therapists in beverly hills, california
COUNCIL OF DADS 9/17/10 -
9/15/11
9/15/11 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a dying man who asks four of his closest friends - each with their area of expertise - to help raise his two kids after he's gone
COUPLE TIME 8/15/12 -
8/18/16
8/18/16 FOX script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a young long-term couple living in Los Angeles who have long passed the bickering and insecurity of early coupledom and are now tackling becoming adults together
COUPLES RETREAT 4/4/14 4/4/14 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series in which struggling couples agree to go on a fantasy weekend with the opposite-gender partner of a similarly matched couple
COURTROOM K 3/14/08 -
7/27/10
7/27/10 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release) From executive producer Paul Attanasio (HOUSE, "Homicide: Life on the Street") comes COURTROOM K, a darkly comedic look at the life of a courthouse in a Midwestern city. An American courtroom is the last bastion of absolute... [continued]
COURTSHIP OF EDDIE'S FATHER, THE 10/17/14 10/17/14 FOX script (with penalty) previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
revival of the 1969-72 TV series, about a widower, Tom Corbett (played by Bill Bixby), who is a magazine publisher, and his son, Eddie (Brandon Cruz), who believes his father should marry, and manipulates situations surrounding the women his father i... [continued]
CRESCENT HEIGHTS 9/26/14 9/26/14 FOX script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about an ordinary couple who move into an apartment complex where everyone has secrets and a few are evil
CRIMINAL RECORDS 4/27/15 4/27/15 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release, April 2015) One record label has taken it upon itself to fix the music industry: Criminal Records. It's run by Jace (Brooks Gray, "The Amazing Gayl Pile," "Cock'd Gunns") and Lyle (Morgan Waters, "The Amazing Gayl Pile," "C... [continued]
CRISIS 12/14/05 12/14/05 FOX script (with penalty) previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
serialized drama about a terrorist takeover of a luxury resort in miami's south beach district
CROOKED 11/13/15 11/13/15 FOX script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a longtime corrupt detective who is busted, his cases overturned and a thousand of the city's worst criminals are released back onto the streets, one case at a time; a mysterious outsider is brought in to lead a new task force with one go... [continued]
CRUSADERS, THE 9/10/15 9/10/15 FOX script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about an extended family of second-generation Africans living in the U.S. who specialize in locating and returning valuable objects stolen from Africa during colonial occupation
CURE, THE 8/25/14 8/25/14 FOX put pilot previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
character-driven medical thriller about a young, impulsive African-American neurologist who takes the law into her own hands in the cause of tackling a deadly disease
CURE, THE 1/23/07 -
5/23/08
5/23/08 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FOX's press release) From executive producers Akiva Goldsman ("A Beautiful Mind," "Mr. & Mrs. Smith") and Patrick Massett & John Zinman ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider," "Friday Night Lights") comes a medical thriller in which one brilliant man is wi... [continued]
CUT, THE 11/16/16 11/16/16 FOX script (with penalty) previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[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]
CYBER CRIMES 9/16/11 9/16/11 FOX script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a techno-phobe female FBI agent is partnered with a witty and handsome hacktivist to solve violent crimes with a cyber component
CYCLOPS 9/10/13 9/10/13 FOX script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on the French graphic novel set 50 years in the future when soldiers are outfitted with cameras that broadcast their actions around the world
CLEOPATRA 1/18/18 1/18/18 FREEFORM script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Freeform's press release, January 2018) Freeform's first-ever period drama will be an epic, female-centric adventure series following the life of the most beloved ruler in Egyptian history, Cleopatra, who after being exiled as a young woman dec... [continued]
CAPER 11/5/15 11/5/15 FX script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama described as a Southern Gothic Texas Noir done the Scandinavian way and follows the interconnected lives of three sets of criminals
CAT'S CRADLE 11/18/15 -
12/10/15
12/10/15 FX script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FX's press release, December 2015) As a writer researches the background for his book on the atomic bomb, he learns of the bomb's inventor Dr. Felix Hoenikker, and his most lethal invention "ice-nine," a substance that can freeze every bit of w... [continued]
CHANNEL 101 7/2/04 -
10/26/12
10/26/12 FX ordered to pilot
[14-20 minute presentation]
previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
a psuedo-"star search" for tv show producers in which competitors produce a "pilot" which is viewed on by a live voting audience with the winner being given funds to produce a "second episode" the following week
CITY ON FIRE 6/18/15 6/18/15 FX script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on Garth Risk Hallberg's upcoming novel, set in New York in the 1970s
CODE, THE 11/26/13 11/26/13 FX script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
period limited series about a black woman making a desperate dash to freedom, on the run from a torn white waterman and able slave catcher, who takes on one last job - only to find himself in a war against a notorious female slave stealer
COMPLIANCE 10/26/17 -
1/26/18
1/26/18 FX ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy centered around a private equity manager and his government-appointed compliance monitor
CONFESSIONS OF A TAX COLLECTOR 10/24/05 10/24/05 FX script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
dark comedy based on the true story of an average joe who gets stuck working for the i.r.s. for 12 years
CONQUISTADORS 4/2/13 4/2/13 FX script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
limited series which tells the story of Francisco Pizarro and Diego de Almagro, two Spanish Conquistadors who above all odds conquered the Incan empire of 10 million with just 168 men, and Manco Inca and Cura Occlo, two teenage Incan royal lovers, wh... [continued]
CRASH & BURN 2/20/13 2/20/13 FX script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a man trying to survive as a stuntman during the anything goes world of pre-computer-generation, post Vietnam San Fernando Valley, California
CRIMETOWN 11/15/17 11/15/17 FX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on the serial documentary podcast billed as a story of organized crime and municipal corruption in Providence, RI
CROSSROADS 7/25/08 7/25/08 FX script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
a high-action cop show "set in the modern-day wild, wild West"
CASSIUS & CLAY 5/27/15 -
1/4/16
1/4/16 FXX ordered to pilot
[10-episode series order rescinded on 1/4/16]
previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from FXX's press release, August 2015) FXX has picked up Cassius and Clay, an animated action-buddy comedy starring Kaitlin Olson as "Cassius" and Lake Bell as "Clay," bandits looking to survive in a futuristic, post-apocalyptic American South, it w... [continued]
CAROLINE & FRIENDS 3/26/18 3/26/18 GSN ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from GSN's press release, March 2018) Hosted by actor and comedian Caroline Rhea ("Sabrina The Teenage Witch"), CAROLINE & FRIENDS (wt), is a comedic, family-friendly series showcasing the most hilarious and adorable videos from around the web. As o... [continued]
CATCH MY BLUFF 3/26/18 3/26/18 GSN unspecified currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from GSN's press release, March 2018) CATCH MY BLUFF is a studio-based game show where contestants must make up fake answers to trivia questions, in the hopes that their fellow contestants will fall for their bluffs instead of picking the real answe... [continued]
COVER STORY 1/11/18 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 GSN ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from GSN's press release, March 2018) COVER STORY, a one-hour documentary series of specials, looks at the fascinating personalities, memorable moments and outrageous scandals in and around the most popular games shows of all time. Each episode seek... [continued]
CAMPING 2/8/18 -
3/20/18
3/20/18 HBO ordered to series
[eight episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy based on Julia Davis's U.K. series about Walt, whose 45th birthday was supposed to be a delightful weekend back to nature, at least according to his obsessively organized and aggressively controlling wife Kathryn (Garner); but when the camping... [continued]
CANDIDATE 2012 ??? ??? HBO unspecified previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series that chronicles one young person's quixotic quest for the white house in 2012 as a weekly series -- one that producers hope will culminate in a legitimate, if made-for-tv, presidential campaign 10 years from now
CARTHAGE 3/28/14 3/28/14 HBO script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an examination of small-town America and how the repercussions of a tragic event - the rape of a high-school girl - can spread past those directly involved, affecting the community and, ultimately, society as a whole
CASE AGAINST ADNAN SYED, THE 5/16/18 5/16/18 HBO ordered to series
[four episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from HBO's press release, May 2018) HBO and Sky today announced THE CASE AGAINST ADNAN SYED, a four-hour documentary series directed by Academy Award(R) nominee Amy Berg ("Deliver Us from Evil," "West of Memphis"). The series will explore the 1999 d... [continued]
CATHERINE THE GREAT 1/24/18 1/24/18 HBO ordered to series
[four episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Sky's press release, January 2018) Catherine the Great is a four-part drama that delves into the politically tumultuous and sexually charged court of the most powerful female monarch in history. Catherine wielded supreme power throughout Russia... [continued]
CELEBRITY 8/1/03 8/1/03 HBO script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
half-hour comedy about the peaks and valleys of celebrity
CHINA DOLL 10/17/11 10/17/11 HBO script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a successful california construction subcontractor, his asian-american wife who is a university professor and their humanoid robot as they straddle both sides of the pacific with extended families on two continents
CITY HALL 4/8/05 -
6/22/05
6/22/05 HBO script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
semi-autobiographical drama that tracks a family of politicians who essentially run the city of cleveland, ohio
CLUB LIFE: MIAMI 12/4/13 12/4/13 HBO script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama set against the South Beach club scene about a reformed criminal who moves to Miami and gains a new lease on life as he embraces the vibrant, youthful and transgressive world
CODES OF CONDUCT 10/29/13 -
2/24/16
2/24/16 HBO ordered to pilot
[six-episode series order rescinded on 2/24/16]
previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from HBO's press release, July 2015) Russell Simmons is also executive producing the highly-anticipated HBO limited series "Codes of Conduct," directed and developed by Academy Award(R)-winner Steve McQueen ("12 Years a Slave"). The six-episode limi... [continued]
COMMISSAR'S REPORT, THE 9/19/14 9/19/14 HBO script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which follows Dimitri, a young spy in post-war Stalinist Russia who rises so quickly through the ranks of Soviet espionage that he is sent to New York as a spy to help bring down America
CONFEDERATE 7/19/17 7/19/17 HBO ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from HBO's press release, July 2017) "Game of Thrones" creators/showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will return to HBO with their new original series CONFEDERATE, it was announced today by Casey Bloys, president, HBO Programming. CONFEDERATE ch... [continued]
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE FAT GIRL 7/30/08 7/30/08 HBO script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on liza palmer's novel about a woman who's dealing with the fact that former fellow fat girl olivia is now less copious and getting hitched to a jerk
CORRECTIONS, THE 9/2/11 -
8/1/12
8/1/12 HBO ordered to pilot previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on jonathan franzen's bestselling novel about a midwestern clan whose children have moved to the east coast to begin a life of their own
CORTES 11/18/14 11/18/14 HBO script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
period drama about the sweeping story of Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés, who brought down the Aztec empire; Malinche, the Mayan girl who helped him do it; and Montezuma, the Aztec leader he befriended and finally put in chains
CRUX, THE 8/17/10 8/17/10 HBO script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a charismatic cult leader
COLONIAL REHAB 7/8/14 7/8/14 HGTV ordered to series previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from HGTV's press release, July 2014) HGTV continues to highlight historic home renovations with Colonial Rehab w.t. (Magnetic Productions). Tayloe Emery and his wife Catherine tackle a full restoration of Mount Airy, their 250-year old Virginia est... [continued]
CROWDED HOUSE 7/8/14 7/8/14 HGTV ordered to series previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from HGTV's press release, July 2014) In HGTV's Crowded House (Stander Productions) 15 opinionated strangers follow home buying couples on their quest to locate, inspect and negotiate for the perfect home.
CATCH-22 1/14/18 -
5/8/18
5/8/18 HULU ordered to series
[six episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Hulu's press release, January 2018) Today, Hulu confirmed a full series order for Catch-22, a six-part limited series event from George Clooney, Paramount Television and Anonymous Content based on one of the most significant novels of the twent... [continued]
CITIZEN 1/25/16 -
1/20/17
1/20/17 HULU ordered to pilot
[network passed on 1/20/17]
previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a fresh take on the hero origin story blending elements of magical realism and gritty vigilantism set against the backdrop of a vibrant, supernaturalized Los Angeles
CRASH & BURN 5/9/17 -
3/27/18
3/27/18 HULU ordered to pilot
[network passed on 3/27/18]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on Michael Hassan's novel about the lives of three troubled suburban boys through three different time periods starting in the '90s; the mystery of the first season is centered around an attempted school shooting, and the extent to which ... [continued]
CRUSHED 9/9/13 -
3/3/16
3/3/16 HULU ordered to pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about an African-American family who stumbles into a successful wine business in Napa
CRIMES OF PASSION 4/14/11 4/14/11 ID ordered to series previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Investigation Discovery's press release, April 2011) These are true stories of the ultimate betrayal: when lovers become predators and seducers aim to destroy. With penetrating insight from experts, including lead investigators and forensic psy... [continued]
CANTERBURY TALES 4/21/16 4/21/16 IFC script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from IFC's press release, April 2016) The 1970s punk scene comes to rough and fumbling life when Terry, a young music aficionado flees Texas and moves into the run-down, cockroach-infested Canterbury Apartments, in the heart of Hollywood. Terry and ... [continued]
CARTOON SHOW 11/9/10 11/9/10 IFC script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from IFC's press release, November 2010) An animated comedy which follows a large cast of iconic cartoon characters as they struggle to produce a daily variety television show. Produced by Augenblick Studios (Wonder Showzen, Superjail, Ugly American... [continued]
CHOSEN GUNS 11/9/10 11/9/10 IFC script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from IFC's press release, November 2010) A scripted comedy that pays homage to police procedurals, set in the ethnically diverse 90th precinct of Brooklyn, home to a group of loser cops. Produced by Principato-Young Entertainment (Reno 911) and exec... [continued]
CULT FOLLOWING 4/10/13 4/10/13 IFC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from IFC's press release, April 2013) Cult Following follows two friends who jointly run a health food restaurant and inadvertently become cult leaders. The pilot script is co-written by and co-stars Matt Besser (co-founder of the Upright Citizens B... [continued]
CAMPING WITH THE IN-LAWS 4/21/09 4/21/09 LIFETIME unspecified previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Lifetime's press release, April 2009) Unscripted series in development at Lifetime include Camping with the In-Laws, a one-hour, closed-ended format that pits engaged couples and their respective future in-laws against each other through hilari... [continued]
CHAMBERMAID 4/24/07 -
4/14/08
4/14/08 LIFETIME script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a law school grad who clerks for a power-hungry judge
CINNAMON GIRL 12/7/11 -
2/15/13
2/15/13 LIFETIME ordered to pilot previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Lifetime's press release, December 2011) In addition, Lifetime and Renée Zellweger are currently developing the drama series Cinnamon Girl. Set in the Los Angeles music and movie scenes of the late 1960s/early 1970s, Cinnamon Girl is the story ... [continued]
CLAN OF THE CAVE BEAR 7/9/14 -
11/9/15
11/9/15 LIFETIME ordered to pilot
[network passed on 11/9/15]
previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Lifetime's press release, July 2014) Lifetime has ordered the drama pilot The Clan of the Cave Bear, based on Jean M. Auel's series of best-selling novels, it was announced today by Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of ... [continued]
CLASS ACTIONS 12/10/03 -
4/8/04
4/8/04 LIFETIME ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a hotshot manhattan lawyer (diane venora) who quits the rat race and moves to a small town with her teenage daughter to work as a professor
CONGRESSWOMAN ??? ??? LIFETIME unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
CONSPIRACY 9/29/06 -
12/29/06
12/29/06 LIFETIME ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a young washington, d.c.-based attorney who, after winning a highly publicized case for a large pharmaceutical company, learns she was given falsified documents and her client was guilty, placing her own life in danger when she discovers ... [continued]
COOK YOURSELF THIN 4/14/08 -
7/11/08
7/11/08 LIFETIME ordered to pilot previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series which gives one woman help from a group of chefs and food stylists every week
COVEN, THE 11/18/03 -
4/8/04
4/8/04 LIFETIME ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of monder-day witches
COVER GIRL 1/29/04 1/29/04 LIFETIME script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
drama series based on the true story of an affluent housewife who spent 20 years as an undercover p.i. without her family's knowledge
CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR 9/22/09 -
7/27/11
7/27/11 LIFETIME ordered to pilot previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Lifetime's press release, June 2010) Untitled Josh Berman Project from Sony Pictures Television, a closed ended drama set in San Diego, where police detective "Molly Collins," married mother of two on the verge of divorce, and her partner "Broo... [continued]
CAMPAIGNERS, THE 10/30/15 10/30/15 MTV script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of overachieving undergrads who use their social media savvy to get a fictional candidate nominated for the upcoming senate election
CASSANDRA FRENCH'S FINISHING SCHOOL FOR BOYS 10/6/11 -
11/22/16
11/22/16 MTV ordered to pilot previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a 22-year-old overachiever who gets her dream job as a lawyer for a hollywood studio but can't find a guy ready for a real, mature relationship who decides to lock a guy up in her basement in order to train him to become the perfect gentl... [continued]
CATFISH: TROLLS 7/11/17 7/11/17 MTV ordered to series
[10 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from MTV's press release, July 2017) Radio host, television star and internet provocateur Charlamagne tha God, and co-host Raymond Braun, will give everything they've got to stop internet trolls, the most pervasive and consistent troublemakers onlin... [continued]
CELEBRITY MUSIC MENTOR PROJECT 3/11/08 3/11/08 MTV ordered to series
[eight episodes]
previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
(from MTV's press release) On "Celebrity Music Mentor Project (working title)" scheduled to air fall, 2008," viewers will help pair up 8 MTV music celebrity mentors with 8 amateur protgs who will compete to become pop stars. Hopefuls everywhere can p... [continued]
CHANNEL SURFING 10/15/03 10/15/03 MTV ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
a new half-hour comedy described as "mystery science theater 3000" meets "what's up, tiger lily," the project mixes offbeat footage from such sources as old horror movies and city council meetings and combines them with celebrity voiceovers to comic ... [continued]
CHEERLEADER CAMP 6/15/07 6/15/07 MTV script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
campy-horror show from described as "heathers" meets "scream"
CHILL-O-RAMA ??? ??? MTV script previously in development
(2000-2001 season)
[what's it about?]
horror anthology inspired by the b-monster movies of the '50s and '60s
CLICK BAIT 10/15/15 10/15/15 MTV script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
a quirky ensemble comedy following aspiring YouTube stars
CATWALK 2/22/06 2/22/06 MYNETWORKTV unspecified previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from MyNetworkTV's press release) The ultimate search for the next “It” supermodel begins by crossing the country to discover 30 of the hottest, hippest and freshest faces who will compete for the once in a lifetime opportunity to be catapulted into... [continued]
CELEBRITY LOVE ISLAND 2/22/06 2/22/06 MYNETWORKTV unspecified previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from MyNetworkTV's press release) Six gorgeous celebrity and six non-celebrity singletons are thrown together in a fantasy island setting, where a star-studded search for love takes place.
CROSSED LOVES 9/22/06 9/22/06 MYNETWORKTV unspecified previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
u.s. version of the telenovela "amores cruzados"
C.R.I.S.P.R. 10/18/16 10/18/16 NBC script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
futuristic drama about a scientist with the CDC who is paired with an FBI agent to bring down a diabolical genius with a twisted God complex: her former boss
CALIFORNIA 3/9/15 3/9/15 NBC script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
limited series tracking a fictional Latino family and their journey over 200 years in California from Spanish, to Mexican, to American rule
CALLING, THE 5/9/06 5/9/06 NBC unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
centers on a guy whose calling in life is to correct injustices done to people years earlier
CAMELOT ??? ??? NBC unspecified previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
centers on the life of a former professional golfer who runs a golf course and befriends a young boy
CASINO 10/20/15 10/20/15 NBC script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the aftermath of a mogul's mysterious death when his ambitious young widow and his illegitimate son have to join forces to save his famed casino, while circumstances surrounding his death come to light and threaten to take them both down
CATCH, THE 11/18/10 -
1/13/11
1/13/11 NBC unspecified previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
game show which takes the game of catch and expands it to extremes
CATCH, THE 8/27/14 8/27/14 NBC script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about Jack Heller, a newly single guy who finds an amazing Greenwich Village apartment for well below market value only there's a catch: turns out that his landlord (and potential love interest), Sydney, is an uptight therapist who uses the ap... [continued]
CELEBRITY COME DINE WITH ME 8/14/08 8/14/08 NBC unspecified previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
reality series in which celebrities play host to a dinner party for four of their famous friends, after which it will be judged on presentation, food and entertainment value with the winner receiving $20,000 for the charity of their choice
CELEBRITY TEMPS 4/28/03 4/28/03 NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
half-hour reality series in which celebrities trade places with regular people for a day
CENTRALIA 10/16/15 10/16/15 NBC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on a real town in central Pennsylvania where an underground mine fire has been burning for over 50 years; the remaining few residents of this ghost town are determined to preserve their homes but remain unaware of the evil that is slowly ... [continued]
CHANGING POSITIONS 11/3/08 11/3/08 NBC script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a wall street guy in his late 30s who loses everything and is forced, along with his wife and their teen kids, to move in with his parents
CHESTNUT HILL ??? ??? NBC unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
CHIPS ??? ??? NBC unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
remake of the 1977-83 cop series
CHURCH, THE 10/12/12 10/12/12 NBC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which chronicles the struggles of a family who is part of a seemingly innocuous and upstanding organization that they come to realize is a controlling cult
CITY OF DREAMS 10/2/03 -
8/25/04
8/25/04 NBC unspecified previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about an los angeles private investigator (jimmy smits) who fixes problems for the rich and famous
CLASS ACTION 9/27/05 9/27/05 NBC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which tracks a team of high-powered lawyers - not all of whom have the most altruistic intentions - in the morally vague world of class-action lawsuits
CLASS OF '06 ??? ??? NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about six college freshman pals/roommates
CLEANER, THE 1/7/04 1/7/04 NBC unspecified previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is an offbeat mystery drama
CLEOPATRA 8/10/12 -
7/27/13
7/27/13 NBC put pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an epic romance set in a world of sorcery, gods and monsters that centers on Cleopatra, Mark Antony and Julius Caesar
CLOSE TO HEAVEN 10/19/17 10/19/17 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[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
CLOSURE 8/30/17 8/30/17 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on the inspiring story of Serena Nunn, who at 19 was sentenced to 15 years for conspiracy to distribute drugs, despite her being a star student and her negligible role in the crime as the girlfriend of a drug dealer; Nunn, whose sentence ... [continued]
COACH 3/26/15 -
8/31/15
8/31/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[series order rescinded]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, May 2015) Craig T. Nelson ("Parenthood") reprises the iconic role that earned him an Emmy in this follow-up to the beloved series that ran for nine seasons. With original creator Barry Kemp at the helm, Hayden Fox's story p... [continued]
CODE, THE 10/27/04 -
1/27/05
1/27/05 NBC script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which stars wahlberg as a good cop who goes undercover inside the world of crooked law enforcers
COLLISION 11/3/15 11/3/15 NBC script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
import of the U.K. event series which tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives are forever changed following a major road accident
COMEDY COLOSSEUM 12/15/06 12/15/06 NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
reality competition series in which comedians go head-to-head for $10,000 by earning the most laughs from randomly selected audience members
COMMON SENSE 10/11/16 10/11/16 NBC ordered to series
[six episodes]
previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, October 2016) NBC has ordered six episodes of the new half-hour alternative comedy series "Common Sense," where real people from all walks of life offer their honest opinions on the week's news and buzzworthy events - unfil... [continued]
COMMUNITY SERVICE 1/31/06 -
6/23/06
6/23/06 NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release) When Will Shepard, a prominent New York City real estate agent, loses it all – his job, his money, and his pride – he travels to a small Ohio town to find Carly Phillips, the only woman he has ever loved. Unfortunately, she... [continued]
COMPANY MAN 6/14/07 6/14/07 NBC unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
COMPASS, THE 12/15/06 12/15/06 NBC script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a young f.b.i. agent who goes deep undercover to investigate a Skull & Bones-like society
CONCEPTION 8/27/13 -
3/4/14
3/4/14 NBC put pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which tracks a modern-day immaculate conception on a large scale and how said children are destined to change the world
CONFESSIONS OF A DOG 11/24/04 -
3/28/05
3/28/05 NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a likable self-deprecating serial dater (justin theroux) who has never been in a serious relationship and his two best friends - a guy who got married early and had an instant family and a woman (bianca kajlich) who, after playing the fi... [continued]
CONFUSING 10/17/14 10/17/14 NBC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
a complicated family relationship comedy born from Levin's real life when his mother started dating his father's second wife's brother
CONSPIRACY, THE 9/16/13 9/16/13 NBC put pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on Christopher MacBride's 2012 found footage-style feature about a conspiracy theorist who vanishes after a man is killed at an Occupy Wall Street protest, leaving behind his sister and an FBI agent to investigate
CONSULTING ADULTS 12/8/10 12/8/10 NBC script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a team of corporate consultants who advise people on how to fix their companies, even though their personal lives are quite dysfunctional
COUNTY 7/7/11 -
3/12/12
3/12/12 NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama that takes us into the lives of a group of young doctors, nurses, and administrators, in a frenetic underfunded and morally compromising los angeles county hospital
COURT OF LAST RESORT ??? ??? NBC script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
drama series will give a behind-the-scenes look at how john walsh and his team put together the weekly crime-fighting series "america's most wanted"
CREW, THE 10/26/10 10/26/10 NBC script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a family of distinctly different brothers on a NASCAR racing team who have their own lives and dreams, opportunities and problems -- but as a team share a singular goal to be the best
CRIMINAL BEHAVIOR 9/11/04 9/11/04 NBC put pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
drama revolves around the major crimes unit of the los angeles sheriff's department, whose focus is apprehending the city's most dangerous fugitives before they commit more crimes
CRITICAL 8/26/14 8/26/14 NBC script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a perfectionist Latina doctor who returns to her hometown to take a job at a prestigious hospital. But when a secret from her past, a mistake she made early in her career, comes back to haunt her, it will threaten to put the very fabric o... [continued]
CROWNINSHIELD 10/11/12 10/11/12 NBC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a genius investigator-consultant and confirmed bachelor who winds up rooming with compulsive thief
CRUEL INTENTIONS 10/21/15 -
12/23/16
12/23/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 10/31/16]
previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen revival of the 1999 cult feature which follows the beautiful and cunning Kathryn Merteuil as she vies for control of Valmont International as well as the soul of Bash Casey, the son of her brother, the late Sebastian Valmont, and Annette... [continued]
CRUNCH TIME 2/2/16 -
3/24/16
3/24/16 NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
hybrid game show/multi-camera comedy which intercuts between a real game show and the scripted workplace that centers on an up-and-coming producer trying to wrangle the volatile host
CRUSHERS CLUB 11/7/17 11/7/17 NBC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a struggling boxing gym, which serves as a second home for kids in one of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods; the gym gains an unlikely ally in Sonia, a single mom from the suburbs who has found new purpose in her life
CUBA 10/10/12 10/10/12 NBC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which tells the story of American and Cuban families at the dawn of post-Castro Cuba with an entire nation up for grabs
CUCKOO 10/8/13 -
5/10/15
5/10/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/15]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2015) Based on the British series, a daughter comes back from a summer abroad married to a charming but infuriating eccentric named Cuckoo, much to her father's annoyance.
CURSE OF THE FUENTES WOMEN, THE 9/9/14 -
5/13/15
5/13/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/15]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2015) When a magical and mysterious young man inexplicably emerges from the ocean, he breathes new passion into the lives of the Fuentes women - the beautiful but lonely Lola, her ailing mother Esperanza and her tro... [continued]
CURVE, THE 9/7/16 9/7/16 NBC script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama based on Jeremy Blachman and Cameron Stracher's novel about an attorney who decides to leave his white shoe law firm and give back by teaching, but he finds his idealism challenged when he signs on to work at the worst academic institution in t... [continued]
CYRANO 8/23/12 8/23/12 NBC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
modern take on Edmond Rostand's classic tale about a less-than-attractive but genius campaign strategist who returns to save the floundering gubernatorial campaign of the handsome but inarticulate Mayor whose career he helped launch
CANNON BUSTERS 8/2/17 8/2/17 NETFLIX ordered to series
[12 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, August 2017) Created, directed and executive produced by LeSean Thomas (Children of Ether), the series follows the adventures and exploits of S.A.M, a high-end, royal-class friendship droid who's joined by a quirky, dis... [continued]
CARMEN SANDIEGO 4/18/17 4/18/17 NETFLIX ordered to series
[20 episodes]
previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, January 2018) In the upcoming animated series produced by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Carmen Sandiego is back and ready for a new crop of international capers packed with thrilling adventure and intrigue. This fresh take... [continued]
CATRINA: LA SANTA MUERTE 1/16/18 1/16/18 NETFLIX ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
action series set on the geographical border between Mexico and the United States, at a time when the metaphysical border between the world of the living and the Land of the Dead is beginning to blur
CENTRAL PARK FIVE, THE 7/6/17 7/6/17 NETFLIX ordered to series
[five episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, July 2017) The historic case of The Central Park Five will be brought to life in a new dramatic limited series for Netflix created by Ava DuVernay, who will also write and direct. The narrative, five-episode series will... [continued]
CHAMBERS 1/10/18 1/10/18 NETFLIX ordered to series
[10 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
supernatural drama which centers on a young heart attack survivor becomes consumed by the mystery surrounding the heart that saved her life; however, the closer she gets to uncovering the truth about her donor's sudden death, the more she starts taki... [continued]
CHARLIE'S COLORFORMS CITY 2/13/18 2/13/18 NETFLIX ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, February 2018) Charlie's Colorforms City is the stickiest new storytelling adventure series for preschoolers, where the loveable and hilarious Charlie leads viewers on unpredictable and imaginative shape-filled story ex... [continued]
CHICO BON BON: MONKEY WITH A TOOL BELT 2/13/18 2/13/18 NETFLIX ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, February 2018) Based on the picture book series by Chris Monroe and published by Lerner, Chico Bon Bon: Monkey with a Tool Belt is an ultra-silly construction comedy that teaches preschoolers about the mechanical world ... [continued]
CHILDREN OF THE WHALES 8/2/17 8/2/17 NETFLIX ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, August 2017) In the 93rd year of the Sentence of Sand... In a world covered by oceans of sand, 513 people live in complete isolation on the "Mud Whale," an island-like ship adrift on the sand. Children of the Whales is ... [continued]
CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA, THE 9/20/17 -
5/2/18
5/2/18 NETFLIX ordered to series
[20 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, December 2017) UNTITLED SABRINA SERIES imagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft. Tonally in the vein of... [continued]
COISA MAIS LINDA 11/6/17 11/6/17 NETFLIX ordered to series
[eight episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, November 2017) Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service, today announced production of a new Brazilian original series, Coisa Mais Linda, slated to begin filming in 2018. Set in the late 1950s and ear... [continued]
CROCODILE 2/23/18 2/23/18 NETFLIX ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, February 2018) Crocodile, written by Binky Mendez, is a young adult murder mystery thriller series set in the seaside state of Goa. When her best friend goes missing, Mira sets out on her own investigation, uncovering s... [continued]
CURSED 3/28/18 3/28/18 NETFLIX ordered to series
[10 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, March 2018) Based on the upcoming book of the same name, Cursed is a re-imagining of the Arthurian legend, told through the eyes of Nimue, a teenage heroine with a mysterious gift who is destined to become the powerful ... [continued]
CLARISSA EXPLAINS IT ALL 3/16/18 3/16/18 NICKELODEON script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
revival of the former 1990s staple, which featured Hart as Clarissa Darling, a teenager who spoke directly to the audience as she dealt with problems including school, boys and family
COUSINS FOR LIFE 3/8/18 3/8/18 NICKELODEON ordered to series
[20 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Nickelodeon's press release, March 2018) Nickelodeon today announced it has greenlit a new live-action series, Cousins For Life (20 episodes), from veteran creators and executive producers Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert (Austin & Ally, All Tha... [continued]
CUPCAKERY OF DOOM 8/13/14 8/13/14 NICKELODEON ordered to pilot previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Nickelodeon's press release, August 2014) Cupcakery of Doom follows two nefarious, eye-patch-wearing friends, Patches, a bear, and Cheesebert, a mouse, who set out to take over the world. To fund their doomsday device, the pair opens a cupcaker... [continued]
COUNTRY MOM, CITY MOM 7/26/13 7/26/13 NICKMOM script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from NickMom's press release, July 2013) Country Mom, City Mom (working title) - Executive-produced by Relativity Real (Catfish, American Bible Challenge), this docu-comedy follows funny mom Tanya McQueen (Picker Sisters, Extreme Makeover: Home Edit... [continued]
CHRONICLES OF ARA, THE 10/23/15 10/23/15 OVATION script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Ovation TV's press release, October 2015) In a rare instance of an independent, print-on-demand novel series signed straight to network, Ovation, America's only arts network, has inked Joel Eisenberg and Steve Hillard, creators of the eight-vol... [continued]
CINEMA CONFIDENTIAL 5/9/13 5/9/13 OVATION ordered to series
[11 episodes]
previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Ovation's press release, May 2013) Award-winning actors, directors, and screenwriters sit down at the Bing Theatre at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) with celebrated film critic Elvis Mitchell (New York Times, LA Weekly) and offer ... [continued]
CONFESSIONS OF A GALLERISTA 5/9/13 5/9/13 OVATION unspecified previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Ovation's press release, May 2013) Confessions of a Gallerista - Get to know gallery owners, PR powerhouses, super critics, and the super elite who frequent the glitziest of gallery openings and events.
CAPITAL HILL GIRLS 5/4/06 5/4/06 OXYGEN ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Oxygen's press release) A docu-soap following the frenzied lives and political work of a diverse group of women on Capitol Hill, both Democrats and Republicans, as they come together to promote a bipartisan cause.
CELEB-U-MOMS 4/15/09 4/15/09 OXYGEN unspecified previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Oxygen's press release, April 2009) Celeb-U-Moms is a docu-series that follows the action-packed, personal and professional lives of a group of Hollywood moms juggling life, love, family and friendship along with their glamorous careers. These ... [continued]
CULT OF KILLERS 4/9/18 4/9/18 OXYGEN ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Oxygen's press release, April 2018) This true crime series exposes the complex mystery behind a murder (or string of murders) committed by members of a vicious cult. Each episode will zero in on the cult responsible for a homicide, and begin to... [continued]
CELEBRITY ESCAPE ROOM 12/3/15 12/3/15 POP unspecified previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Pop's press release, December 2015) Based on the hottest new craze in live-action gaming, CELEBRITY ESCAPE ROOM is a high-intensity, totally immersive pop culture challenge. Two celebrities and their friends compete by getting locked in identic... [continued]
CASHED OUT 1/2/18 1/2/18 REELZ ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Reelz's press release, January 2018) Cashed Out (June 2018)- It's been said that if you want the truth follow the money. When a wealthy celebrity checks out there's no shortage of people ready to cash in. Michael Jackson, Paul Newman, Prince, M... [continued]
CLIVE BARKER'S THE EVIL ONE 4/1/03 4/1/03 SCI FI unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
drama series told from the perspective of an evil demon where each week, the forces of good and evil do battle but in this case the anti-hero often wins
CONQUERERS 4/5/12 4/5/12 SCIENCE ordered to series
[four episodes]
previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Science's press release, April 2012) Sometimes they come at night, sometimes by day. They eat, they kill and they lay waste to the land. They are not from here. They're not even human. Sounds like the plot of an old horror film? In many ways, i... [continued]
CANYONS, THE 12/15/06 12/15/06 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a 29-year-old magazine editor who escapes his hard-partying new york life by following his best friend and a new girlfriend across the country, only to find himself virtually isolated when his friend is killed in a mysterious accident
CARRY ME 12/18/08 12/18/08 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about "an outspoken and sometimes crass surrogate mom who rents her womb out to a different set of intended parents each season"
CHEMISTRY 2/21/18 2/21/18 SHOWTIME script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
import of the BBC mini-series "The Politician's Husband," billed as a psycho-sexual marital thriller set in the high stakes world of biotech, focusing on alpha spouses at the head of an emerging firm on the cusp of a life altering discovery
CHESS 10/26/11 10/26/11 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a mafia wife who helps the FBI get rid of her husband so she can take over his business
CHEW 3/24/11 3/24/11 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a detective who's assigned the most usual and bizarre crimes due to his ability to gets psychic impressions from the things he eats
CHURCH OF ROCK 5/2/11 5/2/11 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a drama
CITY ON A HILL 7/27/17 -
5/17/18
5/17/18 SHOWTIME ordered to series
[12 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Showtime's press release, May 2018) SHOWTIME has ordered the drama series CITY ON A HILL, starring Golden Globe winner and Emmy(R) nominee Kevin Bacon (The Following) and Screen Actors Guild(R) award winner Aldis Hodge (Underground). With a 12-... [continued]
CITY, THE 8/5/16 8/5/16 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
medical drama about an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day of residency under the supervision of a senior resident who appears tough and brilliant, but turns out to be a cunning and deadly psychopath
CLIVE BARKER'S LORD OF ILLUSIONS ??? ??? SHOWTIME unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
a sci-fi horror series, is loosely based on the theatrical movie about a private investigator whose expertise is the supernatural
CONQUEST 7/30/12 7/30/12 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
period drama which tells the story of famed Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes, who led the Spanish conquest in Mexico, and his clash with Moctezuma II, the last ruler of the Aztec Empire which fell at the hands of Cortes and his men
CONTROL ALT DELETE 5/20/14 5/20/14 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
comedy about four smartass, workaholic associates in a white shoe law firm who are feverishly trying to move up the corporate ladder while avoiding becoming the next victim of the office serial killer
CORKSCREW 9/23/10 -
6/21/11
6/21/11 SHOWTIME script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a black comic look at marriage
CRAZY TRAIN 4/24/18 4/24/18 SONY CRACKLE ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Sony Crackle's press release, April 2018) Crazy Train is a docu-series that follows Travis Pastrana and his crew as they travel the world blowing away fans with their outrageous stunts and action-packed live tour. The series also provides an in... [continued]
CRY VICTORY 4/24/18 4/24/18 SONY CRACKLE script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Sony Crackle's press release, April 2018) Created by best-selling novelist Neal Shusterman and his son Jarrod Shusterman, who recently sold their thriller novel "Dry" to Paramount Pictures, "Cry Victory" takes us ahead after years of fighting a... [continued]
CAUGHT IN THE ACTION 9/28/07 -
5/8/08
5/8/08 SPIKE TV ordered to pilot previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Spike TV's press release) Each week, friends set up their unsuspecting friends to be placed in the center of their own action movie. From bar room brawls, to car chases, to hostage negotiations, "Caught in the Action" places people in the middl... [continued]
CHAIRMAN, THE 6/10/14 6/10/14 SPIKE TV script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Spike TV's press release, June 2014) Spike TV has joined forces with Ben Silverman's Electus to develop a script for an original series, "The Chairman," based on the best-selling novel by acclaimed author Stephen Frey. Award-winning producer Be... [continued]
COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, THE 8/8/14 8/8/14 SPIKE TV script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
contemporary take on Alexandre Dumas's revenge classic, billed as a high-octane action and political twist
CRUSADERS, THE 7/15/14 7/15/14 SPIKE TV script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Spike TV's press release, July 2014) Spike TV is teaming up with Pierce Brosnan's Irish DreamTime, Mark Sennet Entertainment, Michael Finch and Academy Award(R)-winning writer David Franzoni to develop a script for an event series based on the ... [continued]
CRYSTAL METH COWBOYS 11/17/05 11/17/05 SPIKE TV script previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Spike TV's press release) Writer Jackie Zambrano ("Big Easy") and producers Geoff Brandt and Matt Loze ("The Outer Limits") look at a young, by-the-book Boston cop who takes up residence in a small New Mexico town. He partners with a hard-edged... [continued]
CONTINENTAL, THE 1/12/18 1/12/18 STARZ script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Starz's press release, January 2018) Starz President & CEO Chris Albrecht announced today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) Winter 2018 Press Tour that Starz and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) are developing a television series adapta... [continued]
COPLAND 8/2/13 8/2/13 STARZ script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on James Mangold's 1997 film of the same name, about a suburban New Jersey sheriff who slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption
CRIME 1/2/13 1/2/13 STARZ script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Starz's press release, January 2013) Atlas Entertainment is producing its first television series, "Crime," in partnership with Henceforth Pictures for Starz and Sonar Entertainment. Written by Academy Award(R) winning screenwriter, William Mon... [continued]
CRIME NOVEL 12/4/13 12/4/13 STARZ script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the Italian drama "Romanzo Criminale," about the rise of a gang of working class criminals who attempt to seize the American Dream by any means necessary
COOL GIRL HATE CLUB 1/9/09 1/9/09 STYLE ordered to pilot previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
docusoap which follows a group of indiana university grads as they move to new york city
CRAZY BEAUTIFUL 4/18/13 4/18/13 STYLE unspecified previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Style's press release, April 2013) "Crazy Beautiful" provides intimate access to some of the bizarre, over-the-top and, often times, painful beauty regimens and procedures women will endure to achieve their desired looks. From achieving a 20-in... [continued]
CLINIC, THE 2/9/10 -
3/20/12
3/20/12 SUNDANCE script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Sundance's press release, February 2010) THE CLINIC - set in the near future, a medical researcher runs a controversial clinic in a world that is pushing the boundaries of human medical testing. Produced by Tony To ("Band of Brothers," "From th... [continued]
COLD DEAD HANDS 12/18/13 12/18/13 SUNDANCE script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the fictional and polarizing head of the NRA, Trip Thibodeaux, and the drama that swirls around him both at work and at home
CRACK IN THE SKY 5/13/14 5/13/14 SUNDANCE script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a Don Draper-type who falls asleep in 1962 and wakes up in 2012
CAMERA READY 8/21/13 8/21/13 SYFY unspecified previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, August 2013) Syfy is expanding its growing slate of reality programming with Camera Ready, an all-new competition reality series from Mission Control Media (Face Off) now in development. On Camera Ready, ten visionary cost... [continued]
CHANGE THE DAY YOU DIE 3/22/11 3/22/11 SYFY unspecified previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, March 2011) Change the Day You Die is an inspiring new reality series that uses state-of-the-art science to dramatically transport its participants into the future to face their own self-inflicted demise. Each of the seemi... [continued]
CHRIS COX PROJECT 4/24/12 4/24/12 SYFY unspecified previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, April 2012) Young and charming, Chris Cox is the mind reader who can't read minds. Cox has the mind-manipulating abilities of Derren Brown, the mischief of Ferris Bueller and the comic eccentricity of Mr. Bean all wrapped ... [continued]
CLANDESTINE 8/8/12 -
4/10/13
4/10/13 SYFY script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, April 2013) Clandestine - After a clan of bandits are nearly destroyed and left for dead by Coalition forces, they take refuge in the nearest safe haven, a derelict Coalition starship floating in space. Once onboard, they ... [continued]
CLONE 4/30/14 4/30/14 SYFY script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, April 2014) Clone - Based on the best-selling graphic novel. When retired soldier Luke Taylor investigates a break-in at his house, he never expected who the burglar would be: A clone of himself. Drawn into a vast governme... [continued]
COMMUNION LETTERS, THE 10/19/11 10/19/11 SYFY script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which examines claims by those who believe they have been abducted by or have had encounters with aliens
CORRECTORS, THE 4/22/11 4/22/11 SYFY script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about two agents of the exceptions bureau who are dispatched to a parallel universe where they inhabit the bodies of their identical selves in order to stop events from occurring
CREATURE AT BAY 9/20/13 9/20/13 SYFY script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, September 2013) Syfy is teaming up with Bryan Singer (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and his Bad Hat Harry Productions to develop a 90-minute pilot script titled Creature at Bay. Singer and Bad Hat's Jason Taylor will Executi... [continued]
CULTURE SHOCK WITH TOMMY LEE 3/22/11 3/22/11 SYFY unspecified previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Syfy's press release, March 2011) This one-hour investigative travel show follows Motley Crue's Tommy Lee as he attempts to uncover the various rituals, symbols and other mysteries of secret societies around the world. Tommy Lee will dig into t... [continued]
CAUGHT IN PROVIDENCE 12/12/17 12/12/17 SYNDICATION ordered to series currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
syndicated offering starring Judge Frank Caprio which will feature fresh episodes of real-life cases directly from Caprio's Providence, RI, courtroom
CHEFS, THE 6/16/10 6/16/10 SYNDICATION unspecified previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
talk show which brings together four leading chefs as they hold a daily roundtable discussion about food-related topics
COSMOGIRL! ??? ??? SYNDICATION unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
weekly half-hour lifestyle series based on the teen magazine of the same name
CATCH, THE 5/19/10 5/19/10 TBS script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TBS's press release, May 2010) Executive producer/writer Vic Levin (Mad About You) and executive producer Chris Albrecht focus on a widower who re-enters the world of dating, only to learn that he is quite the catch.
CELEBRA-DATE 7/26/05 7/26/05 TBS script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
a stop-motion animation series that imagines mismatched fictional romances between different celebrities
CHEESEHEADS 5/15/13 5/15/13 TBS unspecified previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TBS's press release, May 2013) Green Bay, Wis., is home to the World Famous Green Bay Packers and their fans: The Cheeseheads. These citizens don't just bleed green and gold; they eat victory for breakfast. For them, being a Cheesehead is more ... [continued]
CLOSE ENOUGH 5/17/17 -
7/14/17
7/14/17 TBS ordered to series
[13 episodes]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Turner's press release, May 2017) Turner's TBS has greenlit Close Enough, a new animated series from Regular Show creator J.G. Quintel. The surreal comedy about a family growing up without getting old marks the first collaboration between Carto... [continued]
CLUELESS GAMER 1/5/17 1/5/17 TBS unspecified previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
expanded version of the viral "Conan" segments in which "Conan O'Brien checks out buzzy new video game titles, frequently with a famous celebrity, and riffs on the action
COPS, THE 1/4/16 -
1/8/18
1/8/18 TBS ordered to pilot
[10-episode series order rescinded on 1/8/18]
previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TBS's press release, January 2017) Turner's TBS has greenlit ten episodes of the animated series The Cops (working title), starring and co-created by Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks. The two also serve as executive producers on the series with Gre... [continued]
CAJUN PARANORMAL 4/4/13 4/4/13 TLC ordered to series previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TLC's press release, April 2013) Go inside the world of 'Louisiana Spirits Paranormal Investigations', which was founded in 2005 by Brad Duplechien and Brandon Thomas because they are fascinated by ghosts, hauntings and other forms of paranorma... [continued]
CRAVING COMFORT 11/23/09 11/23/09 TLC ordered to series
[eight episodes]
previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TLC's press release, November 2009) TLC today announced that it has ordered the new series CRAVING COMFORT (wt), which explores the obsessions, triumphs, and secrets behind some of America's favorite comfort foods. The series is produced by Tru... [continued]
CIVIL 5/18/16 -
12/13/16
12/13/16 TNT ordered to pilot
[network passed on 12/13/16]
previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TNT's press release, May 2016) TNT has ordered a pilot for the gripping political and social drama Civil, to be directed by seven-time Emmy(R) nominee Allen Coulter (Damages, Nurse Jackie, Ray Donovan) and written and executive-produced by Scot... [continued]
CLASS ACTION 5/20/09 5/20/09 TNT script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Turner's press release, May 2009) Steven Bochco, the mastermind behind many dramas, including TNT's Raising the Bar, joins with Stephen Godchaux (Spin City) for this project, which follows a down-on-his-luck attorney as he fights for the disenf... [continued]
COCAINE COWBOYS 12/19/08 -
3/26/15
3/26/15 TNT ordered to pilot
[network passed on 3/26/15; to be redeveloped]
previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
drama set in the wild and unpredictable world of the Florida drug trade in the 1970s
COLD FEET 11/2/12 11/2/12 TNT script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a runaway bride who, when she wishes she had never been born, sees the effect her absence has on the people she loves and decides to stick around to make things right
COLLECTOR, THE 5/5/17 5/5/17 TNT script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about the redemptive journey of a man who has to work as an indentured collections expert for an agency specializing in gambling debts in order to pay off his own debts
COMMAND, THE 5/18/11 5/18/11 TNT script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Turner's press release, May 2011) The Command centers on an elite and real squad of detectives within the New York City police department - Borough Command. Cherry-picked by one commanding officer, these detectives get only the toughest, highes... [continued]
CONFESSIONS 3/1/05 -
6/24/05
6/24/05 TNT script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TNT's press release) This dramatic series, being developed by Paul Haggis, follows what happens when a professional hit man suddenly develops a conscience and starts seeing the faces of his many victims all around. Before he can leave his dark ... [continued]
CONVICTION 11/25/14 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 TNT script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the life of Kym Worthy, the chief prosecutor of Wayne County, MI, known as the toughest woman in Detroit
COP SWAP 5/15/13 5/15/13 TNT unspecified previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TNT's press release, May 2013) From legendary producer Dick Wolf comes a unique unscripted format. Each week, two law enforcement officials from diverse backgrounds and departments immerse themselves in each other's lives and jobs in an effort ... [continued]
CRACKER 6/30/08 6/30/08 TNT script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
new import of the u.k. drama about a criminal psychologist with severe addiction problems
CREATURES 4/14/16 4/14/16 TNT script previously in development
(2016-2017 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TNT's press release, April 2016) Another Tales project now in development is Creatures, a sophisticated psychological thriller that tells the disturbing tale of two former best friends who, at 12 years old, tried to cut out their classmate's he... [continued]
CRIMES OF THE CENTURY 3/3/08 -
5/14/08
5/14/08 TNT ordered to pilot previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TNT's press release) This series examines the most notorious crimes of the last hundred years: incidents that have both shocked and fascinated the nation and were windows on the times in which they were committed. This series comes from Scott F... [continued]
CRUSHED 5/15/13 5/15/13 TNT script previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TNT's press release, May 2013) This primetime soap focuses on two rich lovers: Caz, whose father, Jeremy owns Terra Winery, and Daphne, Jeremy's young wife. When Jeremy announces that he has amended his will to leave them each 50% of the busine... [continued]
CELEBRITY LAYOVER 7/15/13 7/15/13 TRAVEL ordered to series
[six half-hour episodes]
previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Travel Channel's press release, July 2013) "Celebrity Layover (wt)" features a different celebrity taking on the place in the world they know and love most, sharing secret hot spots, exclusive know-how and personal insights. Produced by Marc Su... [continued]
CITY SWAPPERS 4/17/12 4/17/12 TRAVEL unspecified previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Travel Channel's press release, April 2012) "City Swappers" (wt) follows the adventures of two couples that have swapped homes, cars, friends, favorite restaurants and culinary tastes for their vacation. From the moment they arrive in their new... [continued]
CALIFORNIA DMV: FIELD OFFICES 8/11/11 -
6/19/12
6/19/12 TRUTV unspecified previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from truTV's press release, August 2011) truTV is putting the key in the ignition for California DMV: Field Offices (working title), the network's first project with Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg's Katalyst, creator of the hit series Punk'd. The... [continued]
CHILL 4/12/11 4/12/11 TRUTV unspecified previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[what's it about?]
(from truTV's press release, April 2011) Joe O'Donoghue, or "Joey Ice," is a frenzied, profanity-spouting, modern-day Michelangelo in frozen H2O. Customers don't go to Joey for typical ice sculptures. Joe and his Brooklyn team specialize in over-the-... [continued]
COLD HARD CATCH 4/17/13 4/17/13 TRUTV ordered to pilot previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from truTV's press release, April 2013) Operating off of 20-mile-wide Lake Mille Lacs, ice-fishing resort owner Daron Stenvold has just ten weekends a year to make enough money to keep his business afloat. He and his team of "ice guys" juggle the ch... [continued]
CELEBRITY LOVE CRUISE 11/13/06 -
3/23/07
3/23/07 TV LAND unspecified previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TV Land's press release) Celebrities take to the high seas looking for love in this reality show.
CELEBRITY MR & MRS 7/27/09 7/27/09 TV LAND ordered to pilot previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[what's it about?]
game show features celebrities working with their significant others to win prizes
CHURCH FOLK 3/20/12 3/20/12 TV ONE script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TV One's press release, March 2012) Church Folk - a new sitcom produced in conjunction with Code Black Entertainment about The Hunters, a prestigious First Family, who are forced to leave their newly built mega-church in Los Angeles and start o... [continued]
CELEBRITY CELEBRITY 11/12/13 11/12/13 TVGN unspecified previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from TVGN's press release, November 2013) CELEBRITY CELEBRITY: Based on the popular parlor game, this lively show will feature two teams of celebrity contestants as they compete to guess famous names based on their teammates' clues, and rack up mone... [continued]
CAMPUS ??? ??? UPN script previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedic college soap opera
CLAYTON ??? ??? UPN ordered to pilot previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
animated comedy about an eclectic group of students as told from the perspective of a wise-cracking 15-year-old boy
CRAZY 1/27/05 -
3/9/05
3/9/05 UPN ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a young therapist (lara flynn boyle) who gets involved in the lives of her patients, seeing her own problems reflected in their woes
CULT-A-MANIA 9/12/03 -
9/24/03
9/24/03 UPN script previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
drama which revolves around a former child star who winds up completing unfinished cult horror films, learning important lessons in the process
CAPPER, THE 5/9/06 5/9/06 USA ordered to pilot
[14-20 minute presentation]
previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[what's it about?]
(from USA's press release) Produced by Endemol and the brainchild of Tom Forman ("Extreme Makeover Home Edition"), THE CAPPER follows Brandon Lang, one of the nation's most well known sports handicappers. Lang's multi-millionaire clients (AKA "whales... [continued]
CONFIDENCE 11/20/03 -
5/10/04
5/10/04 USA unspecified previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
small screen version of the recent film starring ed burns, rachel weisz, andy garcia and dustin hoffman which will follow a group of hustlers who work together to pull off one heist over the course of an entire season
CONNOISSEUR 8/23/16 8/23/16 USA script previously in development
(2017-2018 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a brilliant con artist who dupes the wealthiest, most powerful people in the country into paying millions for fake wine, but his hustle forces him into a deadly bargain with an organized crime syndicate, puts him in the cross-hairs of the... [continued]
CONTROL 5/8/14 5/8/14 USA script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from USA's press release, May 2014) The series explores the high-intensity and contentious world of air traffic control in one of America's busiest airports. CONTROL centers on a charismatic, foul-mouthed optimist who has just ascended to the ranks ... [continued]
COOLEY & THE TANK 4/7/15 4/7/15 USA script previously in development
(2015-2016 season)
[what's it about?]
(from USA's press release, April 2015) An homage to the decade that ushered in modern television, COOLEY & THE TANK goes behind-the-scenes of the fictional 1981 detective drama of the same name to explore the complicated lives of its two feuding star... [continued]
COWBOY WAY 10/25/12 10/25/12 USA ordered to pilot previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from USA's press release, October 2012) THE COWBOY WAY is a docu-series following the lives of the men and women who work on a lone Texas cattle ranch. Faced with the worst single-year drought and wildfires that have claimed more than 4 million acre... [continued]
CRASH DUMMIES 8/5/09 8/5/09 USA script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[what's it about?]
(from USA's press release, August 2009) A veteran Hollywood stuntman, his reluctant son and a team of offbeat movie magic specialists. From Universal Cable Productions. Executive Producer is Matt Pyken ("Knight Rider"). Producers are Jack Gill and St... [continued]
CURB APPEAL 5/10/04 -
11/16/11
11/16/11 USA unspecified previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
a behind-the-scenes take on a cutthroat beverly hills real estate agency
CRASH! 4/3/14 4/3/14 VELOCITY ordered to series
[17 half-hour episodes]
previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from Velocity's press release, April 2014) This jaw-dropping series brings together all of the best crashes, smashes, bashes, flips and trips from the high-octane world of motorsport. With footage from major international events and plenty of classi... [continued]
CLASH OF THE MUSIC VIDEOS 8/3/07 8/3/07 VH1 ordered to series previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[what's it about?]
reality competition series in which contestants will be given a small amount of money to remake a classic 1980s music video with the actual stars of the original video serving as judges
CEDRIC THE COACH ??? ??? WB unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
CELEBRITY LOOK-ALIKE DATING SHOW, THE 4/18/03 4/18/03 WB ordered to pilot previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
reality dating series which will give viewers who think they resemble a celebrity the chance to achieve the look, feel and presence of the star they've chosen and to go out on a date with another celebrity look-alike, with both trying to pass for the... [continued]
CHASING ALICE 3/17/03 -
3/18/03
3/18/03 WB ordered to pilot previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[what's it about?]
drama about a female inspector from scotland yard (sophie winkleman) who moves to new york to find her missing sister, alice; along the way, the character encounters characters inspired by the "alice in wonderland" mythology
CLARK BROTHERS, THE ??? ??? WB unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
COMMANDO NANNY 10/21/03 -
9/29/09
9/29/09 WB ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[what's it about?]
(from the WB's press release) When you're a 20-year-old ex-commando from the British Special Forces, how can you channel the thrill of combat into your next career? How about defending your life against three Beverly Hills rich kids? That's exactly w... [continued]
CUBE, THE ??? ??? WB unspecified previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[what's it about?]
N/A
CHARLIE SHEEN'S BAD INFLUENCE 4/10/14 4/10/14 WE ordered to pilot previously in development
(2014-2015 season)
[what's it about?]
(from WE tv's press release, April 2014) Before they can become newlyweds, couples need to try their hand at "Charlie Sheen's Bad Influence." America's favorite bad boy puts engaged couples to the ultimate test by challenging how well they think they... [continued]
CHASING BALLROOM 12/12/12 12/12/12 WE unspecified previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[what's it about?]
(from WE tv's press release, December 2012) This docu-soap is the real life "Dancing with the Stars" and in this version the "stars" are real women who indulge their fantasy of being a dancer. From the private dance lessons with ballroom pros to the ... [continued]