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What is the DEVWATCH?

This section will allow you to track what's in development - whether it be by network, by commitment, by status, by genre or by studio - or just to see a list of all the projects we currently cover.

Each project has its own DEVWATCH page where you can see all the news, dvds, listings, etc. related to it. There you can also add it to your MYFUTON page for easy tracking.

Instructions: Use the filter options to the right to narrow your search. You can also click on a resulting column name to sort the results by that option. For specific title searches or to search by cast or crew member, use the site's main search box located at the top of each page.

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series date
start/end
updated network commitment status
CHARLIE FOXTROT 9/16/16 -
2/22/17
2/22/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Ana Ortiz as Angelina
· Jason Biggs as Charlie Taylor
· Swoosie Kurtz as Sue
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Sam Sklaver as CRTR/EP
· Todd Holland as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Charlie Taylor, a cautious, quiet dentist stationed at Fort Bragg, who, after his brother Joe is killed in action, must honor his promise to take care of Joe's teenage step-kids and fiancée, Angelina, a defiant troublemaker... [continued]
HOUSEHOLD NAME 10/20/16 -
2/28/17
2/28/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Nacelle Company, The
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Carol Burnett as Vivian Valmont
· Mary Holland as Wendy Peters
· Matt Oberg as Tim Peters
· Timothy Omundson as Edward Von Glimpse
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Michael Pelmont as EP
· Michael Saltzman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a family who gets a chance to buy the house of their dreams - a house they'd never be able to afford under normal circumstances, but is able to under extremely abnormal circumstances; they must live with the current owner, a... [continued]
JALEN VS. EVERYBODY 2/3/17 -
2/14/17
2/14/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Anna Maria Horsford as Moms
· Jalen Rose as Jalen
· Jessica McKenna as Becky
· Kelly Jenrette as Denise
· Laysla de Oliveira as Angela
· Marla Gibbs as Grammie
· Rich Sommer as Jacoby
[who's making it?]
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Jalen Rose as PROD
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the life of former NBA player and current ESPN personality Jalen Rose as he juggles his career responsibilities with the challenges of being a single dad
LIBBY & MALCOLM 9/28/16 -
2/1/17
2/1/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Khalabo Ink Society
· Principato-Young Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Caitlin McGee as Zev
· Courtney B. Vance as Malcolm
· Felicity Huffman as Libby
· Jahi Winston as M.J.
· Monique Green as Naya
· Sayeed Shahidi as Cassius
[who's making it?]
· Anton Cropper as DIR (Pilot)
· Courtney B. Vance as EP
· E. Brian Dobbins as EP
· Felicity Huffman as EP
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Vijal Patel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two polar opposite political pundits - Libby (Felicity Huffman) and Malcolm (Courtney B. Vance) - who fall in love despite all odds and form an insta-family as well as a work partnership
LOSING IT 7/28/16 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jon Cryer as Andy
· Natalie Morales as Charlie
· Sam Huntington as Owen
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· D.J. Nash as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera family comedy about three misfit adult siblings and their parents who - between divorce, new parenthood, early-onset dementia and let's just say life - are all losing it in different ways; and family is the only way they're going to fin... [continued]
RAISED BY WOLVES 8/25/16 -
3/6/17
3/6/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Big Talk Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Cooper J. Friedman
· Craig T. Nelson as Paul "Grampy" Kosinski
· Georgia King as Sheila Gabel
· Izabella Alvarez
· Talia Jackson
[who's making it?]
· Ben Taylor as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Caitlin Moran as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Caroline Leddy as EP
· Caroline Moran as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Diablo Cody as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Kenton Allen as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the U.K. comedy about a tough single mother to five offbeat kids, trying to survive on a shoestring budget in a (not) beautiful Midwestern town
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER 8/29/16 -
3/6/17
3/6/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A Very Good Production
· Piece of Pie Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Diane Farr as Maya
· Jenna Fischer as Lena
[who's making it?]
· Dean Holland as DIR (Pilot)
· Ellen DeGeneres as EP
· Emily Kapnek as CRTR/EP
· Hella Joof as EP
· Jeff Kleeman as EP
· Mette Heeno as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Mie Andreasen as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the 2016 Danish series, billed as the story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce
START UP 8/29/16 -
3/14/17
3/14/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Davis Entertainment
· Gimlet Media
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Hillary Anne Matthews as Deirdre
· Michael Imperioli as Eddie Cirillo
· Tiya Sircar as Noush
· Zach Braff as Alex Schuman
[who's making it?]
· Alex Blumberg as EP
· Chris Giliberti as EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Matt Lieber as EP
· Matt Tarses as CRTR/EP
· Zach Braff as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a guy (Braff) in his mid-30s with a wife and two kids makes the crazy decision to quit his good job and dive into the brave new world of starting a business
UNTITLED BLACK-ISH SPIN-OFF PROJECT 1/19/17 1/19/17 ABC ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson
[who's making it?]
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Larry Wilmore as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
potential spin-off series which would focus on Yara Shahidi's Zoey Johnson in college
UNTITLED CITY MAYOR PROJECT 10/10/16 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Bluegrass FanFare

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bernard Jones as Jermaine LeForge
· Brandon Micheal Hall as Courtney Rose
· Lea Michele as Valentina "Val" Flores
· Yvette Nicole Brown as Dina
[who's making it?]
· Daveed Diggs as EP
· Dylan Clark as EP
· James Griffiths as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jamie Tarses as EP
· Jeremy Bronson as CRTR/EP
· Scott Stuber as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a struggling hip-hop artist who runs for mayor to promote his mixtape - and wins
UNTITLED GOLDBERGS SPIN-OFF PROJECT 11/8/16 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Exhibit A
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bryan Callen as Rick Mellor
· Nia Long as Lucy Winston
· Rachel Crow as Felicia Winston
· Summer Parker as Gigi Winston
· Tim Meadows as Andre Glascott
· Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg (Guest Star)
[who's making it?]
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Jay Chandrasekhar as DIR (Pilot)
· Marc Firek as CRTR/EP
· Seth Gordon as EP
[what's it about?]
spin-off of the veteran comedy about Lucy Winston, a single mother of three who is given a job by her brother, Andre Glascott (Tim Meadows) as an administrative secretary at the William Penn Academy, where her brother is the Head of School; it's the ... [continued]
UNTITLED SIMMONS FAMILY PROJECT 10/24/16 -
3/17/17
3/17/17 ABC ordered to pilot
[7-10 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Amblin Television
· Simmons Lehman Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons
· Justine Simmons
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Don Scardino as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeremy Bronson as CRTR/EP
· Jhoni Marchinko as EP
· Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Justine Simmons as EP
· Michael Lehman as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a legendary rapper whose plans for slowing down are thwarted when his wife decides to pursue her own dreams and stardom
UNTITLED SINGLE DAD PROJECT 2/3/17 -
3/15/17
3/15/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Amy Hill as Mrs. Kim
· Lombardo Boyar as Elias
· Rob Riggle as Josh Keeler
[who's making it?]
· Danielle Schneider as CRTR/EP
· Dannah Phirman as CRTR/EP
· Emily Halpern as EP
· Sarah Haskins as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an intellectual but emotionally challenged single dad who moves to Queens with his two young daughters and forms an unlikely family with the other residents in their apartment building