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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.

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JACKASS OF ALL TRADES 3/19/14 -
5/14/14
5/14/14 TBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sunday Night Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Goldworm as EP
· Daniel McKey as CRTR/EP
· John Krasinski as EP
· Seth Fisher as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from TBS's press release, May 2014) Executive-produced by John Krasinski, this comedy centers on an emotionally stunted adult doing what it takes to provide for his family. He's a Jack-of-all-trades who often gets work from odd jobs online with the ... [continued]
JAKE & AMIR 12/18/13 -
5/14/14
5/14/14 TBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CollegeHumor
· Pacific Electric Picture Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· Amir Blumenfeld as Amir
· Jake Hurwitz as Jake
[who's making it?]
· Amir Blumenfeld as CRTR/EP
· Ed Helms as EP
· Jake Hurwitz as CRTR/EP
· Mike Falbo as EP
· Mike Lisbe as CRTR/EP
· Nate Reger as CRTR/EP
· Ricky Van Veen as EP
[what's it about?]
(from TBS's press release, May 2014) Amir Blumenfeld and Jake Hurwitz (better known as Jake & Amir) are the subjects of this odd-couple comedy about two best friends and co-workers: Jake, the sensible "regular guy," and Amir, the obsessive oddball. T... [continued]
JAMES FRANCO PRESENTS 8/21/13 8/21/13 OVATION ordered to series currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· James Franco as Host
[who's making it?]
· James Franco as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Ovation's press release, August 2013) Upping its commitment to connect the world to all forms of art and artistic expression, Ovation, America's only arts network, today announced a ground-breaking partnership with renowned actor, filmmaker, au... [continued]
JEN 11/15/13 11/15/13 FX script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Avalon Management
· Borderline Amazing Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jen Kirkman as Jen
[who's making it?]
· Brad Wollack as EP
· Chelsea Handler as EP
· Jen Kirkman as CRTR/EP
· Kara Baker as PROD
· Tom Brunelle as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a newly divorced woman in her mid-30s who doesn't want kids and once always did things the way you were supposed to but is now following her gut
JENNIE GARTH PROJECT, THE 2/18/14 -
4/18/14
4/18/14 HGTV ordered to series
[10 half-hour episodes]
currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Jennie Garth
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
(from HGTV's press release, April 2014) The Jennie Garth Project follows the single mom and actress Jennie Garth, star of Beverly Hills, 90210, as she renovates a dated Hollywood Hills, Calif. house for herself and her three kids. Throughout the seri... [continued]
JENNIFER'S WAY 2/26/14 2/26/14 FYI ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Atlas Media

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Jennifer Esposito
[who's making it?]
· Bruce David Klein as EP
· Gena McCarthy as EP (FYI)
· Lauren Wohl as EP (FYI)
· Lorri Leighton as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
(from FYI's press release, February 2014) Viewers will follow Jennifer Esposito, an actress-turned-entrepreneur and advocate for Celiac disease, as she strives to expand her gluten-free bakery, Jennifer's Way, from a single storefront in NYC to an em... [continued]
JERRY'S WORLD 3/26/14 3/26/14 AMC script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Shore Z Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Shore as EP
· Erin Gunn as EP
· Jan Oxenberg as CRTR/EP
· Wendy Riche as EP
[what's it about?]
(from AMC's press release, March 2014) This drama follows Dinah, a commitment-phobic artist and the world's most unlikely caregivers she cobbles together an unusual and very modern family when she moves in with her boyfriend, his daughter, and her es... [continued]
JESSICA JONES 12/17/10 -
11/12/13
11/12/13 NETFLIX ordered to series currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Fine as EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Joe Quesada as EP
· Melissa Rosenberg as CRTR/EP
· Stan Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Netflix's press release, November 2013) The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) and Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) today announced an unprecedented deal for Marvel TV to bring multiple original series of live-action adventures of four of Marvel's most pop... [continued]
JESUS CODE, THE 4/10/14 4/10/14 CNN ordered to series currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Nutopia Productions

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
(from CNN's press release, April 2014) Finally, how could the most famous man in history have left almost no trace behind? Bringing the most compelling artifacts together for the first time, The Jesus Code will take viewers on a thrilling high-stakes... [continued]
JET TO THE SET 4/29/14 4/29/14 TVGN unspecified currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lionsgate Television
· Rogue Atlas Productions

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carly Steel as EP
· Eli Frankel as EP
· Laurie Feltheimer as EP
[what's it about?]
(from TVGN's press release, April 2014) This travelogue show is a mix of Hollywood lifestyle and adventure, as viewers are transported to TV and film locations across the country to unveil the hottest hotels, restaurants, beaches, bars, nightclubs an... [continued]
JIGSAW 10/9/13 10/9/13 CBS script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Janine Sherman Barrois as CRTR/EP
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the intersecting lives of homicide detectives, prosecutors, defense attorneys, the Media and the Mayor's office as they work to solve the most scandalous crimes San Francisco has seen in decades
JO B & G RAFF SHOW, THE 7/31/13 -
2/6/14
2/6/14 AMAZON ordered to pilot currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amazon Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Josh Selig as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from Amazon's press release, February 2014) The Jo B. & G. Raff Show is an animated series created by multiple Emmy Award-winning writer and producer Josh Selig (The Wonder Pets). Created specifically to help teach preschoolers the importance of res... [continued]
JUJITSU RABBI & THE GODLESS BLONDE 10/16/13 10/16/13 FOX script currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FanFare Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jamie Tarses as EP
· Lauren Blum as CRTR/EP
· Rebecca Dana as CRTR/EP/BOOK
[what's it about?]
comedy based on Lana's experience moving to Brooklyn's enormous Lubavitch community and living with Cosmo, a thirty-year-old Russian rabbi who practices jujitsu on the side
JUNKYARD HUSTLE 4/3/14 4/3/14 VELOCITY ordered to series
[six one-hour episodes]
currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
(from Velocity's press release, April 2014) Some people try to find their fortune digging for gold. On JUNKYARD HUSTLE a father and son see gold everywhere they look - solid steel gold - in their Maryland junkyard. They hustle everywhere from their j... [continued]
JUSTICE WITH JUDGE MABLEAN 11/11/13 11/11/13 SYNDICATION ordered to series currently in development
(2014-2015 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Entertainment Studios

[related genres]
· strip (court show)
[who's in it?]
· Mablean Ephriam
[who's making it?]
· Byron Allen
[what's it about?]
new court show featuring Judge Mablean Ephriam from Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios
JACKED UP 2/7/13 -
5/12/13
5/12/13 CBS ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/12/13; filmed on 4/12/13]
previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Missi Pyle as Kate
· Patrick Warburton as Jack Wheeler
· Rob Huebel as Barry Harrison
· Tyne Daly as Anne
· Ziah Colon as Myra
[who's making it?]
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Fred Savage as DIR (Pilot)
· Greg Malins as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a beloved, recently retired baseball player who finds that adjusting to retirement isn't as easy as he thought it'd be
JAMES DAVIS SHOW 4/22/13 4/22/13 E unspecified previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Funny or Die

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
[who's in it?]
· James Davis as Host
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
(from E!'s press release, April 2013) Sketch comedy show parodying a wide range of pop culture subjects and personalities starring actor/comic/writer, James Davis. From Funny or Die Media, Inc.
JAMES PATTERSON'S BENNETT 10/10/12 10/10/12 ABC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Gaumont Film Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ildy Modrovich as CRTR/EP
· James Patterson as BOOK
· Katie O'Connell as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on author James Patterson's character Michael Bennett from his top-selling detective series inspired by the brave heroes of the NYPD
JANE WAYNE 11/8/12 11/8/12 USA script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Cable Productions
· Valhalla Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Gale Anne Hurd as EP
· Heather Zuhlke as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drmaa about a female cop and her patrol sergeant husband who falls into a criminal conspiracy scandal
JENNI 12/5/12 12/5/12 ABC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jenni Rivera
[who's making it?]
· Jenni Rivera as PROD
· Pete Saldago as PROD
· Robert Horn as CRTR/EP
· Robert L. Boyett as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera family comedy about a strong, middle-class, single Latina woman working to raise a family using unique parenting skills, while struggling to run a family business and navigate her extended, co-dependent relatives
JETPACKULA 4/10/13 4/10/13 IFC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Rob Schrab as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from IFC's press release, April 2013) Part Terminator, part X-Files, part Mork and Mindy, the supernatural buddy comedy Jetpackula is written and created by Rob Schrab (The Sarah Silverman Program) and follows a washed up comic book illustrator as h... [continued]
JOE & JOE & JANE 10/8/12 -
5/8/13
5/8/13 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/8/13; filmed on 2/27/13]
previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Asif Ali as Matt Savage
· Dave Annable as Joe Dougan
· Larry Wilmore as Walter
· Lauren Lapkus as Melissa Unger
· Sally Pressman as Jane Waxman
· Will Greenberg as Joe Waxman
[who's making it?]
· Joe Port as CRTR/EP
· Joe Wiseman as CRTR/EP
· Mark Cendrowski as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a conflict-avoidant children's book author caught in an ongoing tug of war between his wife and his co-author/best friend
JOEY PIGZA 12/17/03 -
8/31/12
8/31/12 NBC script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· In Cahoots
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alexandra Beattie as EP
· Jack Gantos as BOOK
· Ken Kwapis as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
family comedy based on Jack Gantos's series of children's books about Joey Pigza, a good kid who struggles with Attention Deficit Disorder
JONESES, THE 8/18/11 -
3/27/13
3/27/13 BRAVO script
[pilot order rescinded]
previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Echo Lake Productions
· Mojo Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Max Deacon as Nick
[who's making it?]
· Gary Fleder as EP
· Liz Tigelaar as CRTR/EP
· Mary Beth Basile as EP
· S.J. Clarkson as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release, December 2012) Bravo Media announced today they have picked up two new scripted pilots slated to commence production early 2013. Both pilots center on the complex dynamics of modern families. "Rita," produced by Fox Telev... [continued]
JULIET IMMORTAL 12/11/12 12/11/12 ABC FAMILY script previously in development
(2013-2014 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Stacey Jay as CRTR/EP/BOOK
[what's it about?]
mash up of William Shakespeare's literary classic in which Juliet was murdered by her new husband, Romeo, as a sacrifice to ensure his immortality
JEFF & CURTIS LOSE WEIGHT 4/30/12 4/30/12 TRUTV unspecified previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Rive Gauche Television

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Curtis Rainsberry
· Jeff Sloniker
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
(from truTV's press release, April 2012) This new series takes the weight-loss concept and puts a truTV unique spin on it. Comedy duo Jeff Sloniker and Curtis Rainsberry are struggling to maintain their diets and workout regime as they battle the bul... [continued]
JEKYLL & HYDE 9/16/11 9/16/11 ABC script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Matt Lopez as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a female criminal psychologist in San Francisco who is drawn into the mysterious world of a brilliant but inhibited scientist and his volatile alter ego
JUROR NUMBER NINE 4/30/12 4/30/12 E script previously in development
(2012-2013 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Horizon Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Ross as CRTR/EP
· Danny Cannon as EP
[what's it about?]
(from E!'s press release, April 2012) Alex Dunbar is a good man who makes one critically bad decision -he accidentally kills a woman who has been blackmailing him for a somewhat shady business deal. He frames a man who turns out to become the scion o... [continued]
JASON OF BEVERLY HILLS 4/6/11 4/6/11 BRAVO unspecified previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Authentic Entertainment

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Jason Arasheben
[who's making it?]
· Lauren Lexton as EP
· Tom Rogan as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release, April 2011) Cartier, Tiffany's, Harry Winston - that's old school. When today's biggest stars need big-ticket jewelry, they go to Jason Arasheben, Beverly Hills top custom jewler. What began as a dream on the campus of UC... [continued]
JOIN THE CLUB 12/10/10 12/10/10 NBC script previously in development
(2011-2012 season)
[who's behind it?]
· American Work
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ravi Nandan as EP
· Scot Armstrong as EP
· Thomas Moffett as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a disenchanted 30-year-old joins his step-grandfather's men's club and finds an unlikely group of friends where he least expected
JACKPOT 12/9/09 12/9/09 FOX script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Dos Tontos Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Yang as CRTR/EP
· Kent Alterman as EP
· Michael Aguilar as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a group of high school friends who win the lottery
JANE & DICK 11/2/09 11/2/09 ABC script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Sander-Moses Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ian Sander as EP
· Jennifer Weiner as CRTR/EP
· Kim Moses as EP
· Michael Reisz as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
legal drama set in an all-female firm, the central character being a woman who's about to inherit her father's firm and get married when a boyfriend from her teenage years suddenly steps back into her life
JAX & AMBER 12/22/09 12/22/09 CBS script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Dare to Pass Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anthony Zuiker as EP
· Deran Sarafian as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Elizabeth Devine as CRTR/EP
· Matthew Weinberg as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two female detectives who harbor a unique insight into solving crimes
JC 5/6/10 5/6/10 COMEDY CENTRAL script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Reveille

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andreas Ohman as CRTR/EP
· Brian Boyle as CRTR/EP
· Henrik Basin as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Sjoberg as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from Comedy Central's press release, May 2010) A half-hour animated show about JC (Jesus Christ) wanting to escape his father's enormous shadow and to live life in NYC as a regular guy. A lot has changed in 2000 years and he is the ultimate fish out... [continued]
JIM JEFFRIES SHOW, THE 5/6/10 5/6/10 COMEDY CENTRAL script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jim Jeffries
[who's making it?]
· Chris Case as CRTR/EP
· Jim Jeffries as CRTR/EP
· Michael Hanel as EP
· Mindy Schulteis as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Comedy Central's press release, May 2010) From the twisted yet completely relatable mind of Australian stand up comedian Jim Jeffries, this is a half-hour narrative about Jim's new life in the US. In the pilot episode Jim's best friend Damon is... [continued]
JOE DIRT 1/28/10 1/28/10 TBS script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· David Spade as Joe Dirt
[who's making it?]
· David Spade as CRTR/EP
· Donick Cary as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Fred Wolf as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from TBS's press release, January 2010) Marking its third foray into the animation arena, TBS has closed a deal for a pilot script from comic actor David Spade, Sony Pictures Television and Happy Madison Productions for an animated version of the po... [continued]
JOE SQUAD 5/6/10 5/6/10 COMEDY CENTRAL script previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Blake McCormick as CRTR/EP
· Marty Adelstein as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Comedy Central's press release, May 2010) In the vein of classic Saturday morning superhero cartoons, like "G.I. Joe" and "Jonny Quest," the Joe Squad is the most elite fighting squad hell-bent on saving the world. Led by sex-obsessed Captain F... [continued]
JOHN PATRICK SHOW, THE 4/8/10 -
4/9/10
4/9/10 PLANET GREEN ordered to series
[six half-hour episodes]
previously in development
(2010-2011 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Honest Engine Productions

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· John Patrick Fleming
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Siegal as EIP
· Jeff Hasler as EP (PG)
· Meghan O'Hara as EP
· Nick McKinney as EP
· Rachel Smith as EP (PG)
[what's it about?]
(from Planet Green's press release, April 2010) Planet Green has greenlit THE JOHN PATRICK SHOW, an all-new six-part series following renowned fashion designer John Patrick. Produced by Honest Engine Productions, the series is scheduled to debut in f... [continued]
JACKIES GYM TAKEOVER 4/14/09 4/14/09 BRAVO unspecified previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Shed Media

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Jackie Warner
[who's making it?]
· Jackie Warner as EP
· Jennifer O'Connell as EP
· Nick Emmerson as EP
· Yann deBonne as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release, April 2009) She's used to completely making over people's bodies and minds - now Jackie Warner is making over businesses. As a fitness expert, gym owner and entrepreneur Warner will use her experience to whip struggling g... [continued]
JAMIE FOXX ANIMATED PROJECT 5/14/09 5/14/09 COMEDY CENTRAL script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Foxx-King Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· Jamie Foxx
[who's making it?]
· Jamie Foxx as EP
· Lance Crouther as CRTR/EP
· Marcus King as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Comedy Central's press release, May 2009) Oscar-winner, Jamie Foxx, stars in this half-hour animated comedy loosely based on his Sirius/XM satellite radio program, "The Foxxhole." Foxx and his tight-knit crew of comedian buddies convene weekly ... [continued]
JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS 10/15/08 10/15/08 NBC script (with penalty) previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Media Rights Capital

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jonas Pate as CRTR/EP
· Josh Pate as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the famed greek myth that is expected to be shot entirely on green screen
JEANNIE TATE SHOW, THE 1/16/09 1/16/09 HBO script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Liz Cackowski
[who's making it?]
· Liz Cackowski as CRTR/CO-EP
· Maggie Carey as CRTR/CO-EP
· Phil Rosenthal as EP
· Rich Rosenthal as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a neurotic soccer mom who hosts a talk show from her minivan
JINGLES 10/5/07 -
7/16/08
7/16/08 CBS ordered to series
[eight episodes]
previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Mark Burnett Productions
· Room 403 Productions

[related genres]
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
[who's in it?]
· Gene Simmons as Head Judge
· Julie Roehm as Judge
· Kimberly Caldwell as Host
· Linda Kaplan Thaler as Judge
[who's making it?]
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Mike Nichols as EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's web site, September 2008) Have you ever watched a commercial and thought, "I could come up with a better ad"? Well, here's your chance. Reality-show hitmaker Mark Burnett introduces JINGLES. Contestants must write and perform a jingle for... [continued]
JOE CARTOON 12/17/08 12/17/08 COMEDY CENTRAL script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Endemol USA

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeremy Gold as EP
· Joe Shields as CRTR
[what's it about?]
animated take on joe shields's web site of the same name
JONAH AND THE WHALE 7/29/09 7/29/09 STARZ script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· J.K. Livin' Productions
· Starz Media

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chad Mountain as EP
· Mark Gustawes as EP
· Matthew McConaughey as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Starz's press release, July 2009) "Jonah and the Whale" Matthew McConaughey, Mark Gustawes and Chad Mountain, through their company j.k. livin prods, are the executive producers of a comedy about a young man growing up in the shadow of a famous... [continued]
JUDI HOFFMAN PROJECT 4/2/09 4/2/09 ANIMAL PLANET ordered to series previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Judi Hoffman as Host
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
(from Animal Planet's press release, April 2009) Judi Hoffman is no ordinary New Yorker. Sure, she has the accent. Of course, she's got the no-nonsense attitude. But there's one thing that truly separates her from the other Upper Eastsiders: Judi kno... [continued]
JULIA'S TANGO 12/17/08 -
3/9/09
3/9/09 SOAPNET script previously in development
(2009-2010 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Endemol USA

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeremy Gold as EP
· Jill Condon as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from SOAPNet's press release, March 2009) "Julia's Tango" is a one hour scripted series set in Buenos Aires. Despite her great job and devoted boyfriend, Julia feels stifled by a life of endless routine. On an impromptu trip to her hometown of Bueno... [continued]
JOHNNY DYNAMITE 10/5/07 10/5/07 NBC script previously in development
(2008-2009 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kickstart Productions
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· D.J. Caruso as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Dick Wolf as EP
· J.H. Wyman as CRTR/EP
· Jason Netter as CO-EP
· Ken Levin as CO-EP
· Max Allan Collins as BOOK/CO-EP
· Nena Rodrigue as EP
· Peter Jankowski as EP
[what's it about?]
drama revolves around an ex-cop who travels to las vegas in search of his missing girlfriend, only to discover that satan is living there, buying and selling souls
JOHNNY MIDNIGHT 1/12/07 1/12/07 SYFY script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Howard Deutch as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· John Sullivan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from Sci Fi's press release) When an aimless, shiftless and uninspired slacker discovers he possesses unique powers, which can keep the world safe from malevolent forces, our reluctant hero must make a hard choice to embrace or abandon his remarkabl... [continued]
JOHNNY THE GREAT 5/10/04 -
1/9/07
1/9/07 A&E script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· William M. Finkelstein as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from A&E's press release) A hedonistic defense attorney wheels and deals in front of the courts while trying to gain control of both his untrustworthy clients and his own self-destructive behaviors. The script was written by Billy Finkelstein (NYPD ... [continued]
JUDGMENT DAY 4/27/07 -
5/18/07
5/18/07 LIFETIME ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Fox Television Studios

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Graham Norton as Host
[who's making it?]
· Simon Andreae as EP
[what's it about?]
described as an in-studio popularity contest where seven women are voted off one by one by a female audience based on how they handle a series of questions and challenges, demonstrating how people all too often judge a book by its cover
JUDY'S GOT A GUN 1/16/07 -
7/17/07
7/17/07 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Cabloom!

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Bailee Madison as Brenna Lemen
· Colm Feore as Captain Ruttgauer
· Johnny Messner as Gavin Lynch
· Keith Powell as Brad Wilkes
· Louise Lombard as Judy Lemen
· Margo Harshman as Maya Spektor
· Matt Lanter as Isaac Prentice
· Michael Michele as Pamela Coates
· Steve Sandvoss as Patrick
[who's making it?]
· Michelle King as CRTR/EP
· Richard Heus as CO-EP
· Robert King as CRTR/EP
· Sheree Folkson as DIR (Pilot)
· Stu Bloomberg as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release) After a five-year hiatus, Judy returns to work as cop. She's both eager and nervous. Judy also is a single mother. How does that change her as a police officer? In the line of fire, which part will react first: mommy or cop... [continued]
JUMPER 10/28/06 10/28/06 CW script previously in development
(2007-2008 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Tannenbaum Company, The
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Noah as CRTR/EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a young male f.b.i. agent who jumps into the body of someone who's about to be murdered and must work with his young female partner to prevent it before it happens
JEFF GARLIN PROGRAM, THE 1/26/06 -
3/16/06
3/16/06 TBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
[who's in it?]
· Bob Einstein as Kirby
· Dan Castellaneta as Ted
· Jackie Hoffman as Joanne LaFontaine
· Jeff Garlin as Jeff
· Marla Garlin as Marla
· Philip Rosenthal as Phil (Guest Star)
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Jeff Garlin as WRTR/EP
· Leo Benvenuti as WRTR/EP
· Philip Rosenthal as EP
· Steve Rudnick as WRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
described as a throwback to the jack benny-style variety hours in which each episode begins with a show-within-a-show hosted by garlin and flashes back to the week prior and the incidents that inspired the jokes
JOAN RIVERS: CAN WE DISH? 5/10/06 5/10/06 BRAVO ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· talk show
[who's in it?]
· Joan Rivers as Host
[who's making it?]
· Joan Rivers as EP
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release) Bravo breaks new ground with its first ever pop-culture talk show. For the first time in more than a decade, Joan Rivers is returning to host her own talk show. Featuring Joan unleashed with a trio of male sidekicks, "Joa... [continued]
JOKES ON YOU 3/24/06 3/24/06 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hallock-Healey Entertainment
· Pottle Productions

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Wayne Brady as Host
[who's making it?]
· Kevin Healey as EP
· Scott Hallock as EP
[what's it about?]
reality series in which people are recruited to play practical jokes on their friends and family - only to find out later that they're the actual marks
JULIE RENO: BOUNTY HUNTER 12/14/05 -
3/24/06
3/24/06 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Phase Two Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· ??? as Jesus
· Annie Potts as Angel
· Erin Daniels as Julie Reno
· Holmes Osborne as John Wilkes Booth
· Sean Peavy as Clark
· Vincent Ventresca as T-Bone
[who's making it?]
· Lev L. Spiro as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael A. Ross as CRTR/EP
· Paul Shapiro as EP
· Sandy Grushow as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a single mom in reno, nevada, who decides to apply her anger issues to the profitable field of bounty hunting
JUNIPER HALL 1/17/06 1/17/06 CW put pilot previously in development
(2006-2007 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Wright as WRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a new england boarding school as told through a new female student
JOINT CUSTODY 2/8/05 -
6/7/05
6/7/05 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bret Loehr as Lev
· Kurt Fuller as Charlie
· Marilu Henner as Roz
· Nicholas D'Agosto as Joel
· Whitney Sloan as Lisa
· Will McCormack as Mike
[who's making it?]
· Joel Stein as CRTR/EP
· Regina Stewart as EP
· Shawn Levy as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release) Divorce is always hardest on the kids because after a difficult marriage, anything will be easier for the parents. However, the hardest divorce to swallow is when the child has no clue his parents are even having problems. ... [continued]
JUDGE BONAVENTURE 2/16/05 2/16/05 SYNDICATION unspecified previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 44 Blue Productions

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· Joseph Bonaventure
[who's making it?]
· Rasha Drachkovitch
· Stephanie Drachkovitch
[what's it about?]
new syndication offering about the 25,000 cases that no-nonsense judge joseph bonaventure handles per year as part of his duties as a las vegas-based small-claims court judge
JUDGE JOHN DEED 9/21/04 -
10/5/04
10/5/04 NBC script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Michael S. Chernuchin as WRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
based on the bbc series of the same name which focuses on the dichotomy of a federal court justice in washington, d.c. who's extremely moral in the courtroom but not so much outside of it
JUST A PHASE 10/13/04 -
4/4/06
4/4/06 ABC FAMILY ordered to pilot previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Andrea Brooks as Jennifer
· Brett Kelly as Jackson
· Carly McKillip as Suzie
· James Michael McCauley as Butch
· Kristin Kowalski as Gail
· Mitchel David Federan as Simon
· Ryan Kennedy as Graham
· Seana Kofoed as Hannah
· Taylor Hill as Melanie
[who's making it?]
· Bill Masters as EP
· Carter Covington as CRTR/EP
· Rodman Flender as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a teenage boy (mitchel federan) uncertain about his sexual identity
JUSTICE SYSTEM 9/24/04 9/24/04 ABC script previously in development
(2005-2006 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Battle Plan Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Marc Frydman as EP
· Reed Steiner as WRTR/EP
· Rod Lurie as WRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
a civil law drama about two mismatched attorneys at a law firm
JESSICA 11/11/03 -
5/14/04
5/14/04 ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Ted Harbert Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Aimee Garcia as Amanda
· Ali Hillis as Holly
· Brad Rowe as Mike
· Bryan Callen as Dan
· Gregory Harrison as Brett
· Jessica Simpson as Jessica Sampson
· Jonathan McClain as Joe
[who's making it?]
· Gayle Abrams as CRTR/EP
· Gil Junger as DIR (Pilot)
· Joe Simpson as EP
· Ted Harbert as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release) In a celebrity-mad culture, no one has had more exposure than singer and reality-show star Jessica Simpson. When she sings, her powerhouse voice stops folks in their tracks. But it's her unique take on life that has made he... [continued]
JOINT CUSTODY 9/18/03 -
6/9/06
6/9/06 WB ordered to pilot previously in development
(2004-2005 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· unspecified
[who's in it?]
· jon tenney
· kate walsh
· kevin wheatly
[who's making it?]
· Dottie Dartland
[what's it about?]
comedy revolves around two young teens with divorced parents who spend part of their week living with ultrapermissive mom (kate walsh) and the rest of the week with disciplinarian dad (jon tenney)
JACK'S HOUSE 3/11/03 -
4/16/03
4/16/03 FOX ordered to pilot previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bonnie Somerville
· Desmond Askew as Harlan
· Heath Hyche as Wes
· Kathleen Rose Perkins as Sophie
· Patrick Fabian as Lyle
· Will Friedle
[who's making it?]
· Lee Shallat Chemel as DIR (Pilot)
· Phoef Sutton as CRTR/EP
· Robin Schiff as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy that revolves around a twentysomething slacker (will friedle) who buys a house and tries to grow up, at least until his buddies move in
JEN Y ??? ??? ABC unspecified previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sachs-Judah Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Gabe Sachs as CRTR/EP
· Jeff Judah as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
a multicamera comedy about a 22-year-old named jennifer yorkin who moves back home with her parents after graduating college
JUGGERNAUT ??? ??? UPN script previously in development
(2003-2004 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DeKoven Entertainment
· RHI Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Lindy DeKoven as EP
· Nick Willing as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Halmi Sr. as EP
· Scott Nimerfro as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama revolves around a group of warriors assembled by the united nations to fight alien creatures invading earth
JERRY'S KIDS ??? ??? FOX unspecified previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· unspecified
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Zweibel
· Dennie Gordon
[what's it about?]
single-camera show along the lines of "malcolm in the middle" which revolves around four generations of a family living under one roof near niagara falls
JO 3/5/03 3/5/03 CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· unspecified
[who's in it?]
· Andie MacDowell
· kathleen chalfant
· kyle maclachlan
· manny perez
· tony todd
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
andie macdowell stars as a veterinarian who moves to north carolina from manhattan, where she joins her mom's practice
JOAN CUSACK SHOW, THE ??? ??? SYNDICATION unspecified previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· unspecified
[who's in it?]
· joan cusack
[who's making it?]
· N/A
[what's it about?]
talk show featuring the popular actress
JOE DUFFY ??? ??? SPIKE TV unspecified previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· unspecified
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ed Weinberger
· N/A
[what's it about?]
animated series about a modern-day archie bunker who works as a limo driver
JOHNNY CHRONICLES, THE ??? ??? ABC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Charles Esten as Patrick
· Danny Comden as Johnny
· James Lesure as Russell
· Justina Machado as Callie
[who's making it?]
· Adam Bernstein as DIR (Pilot)
· David Ronn as CRTR/EP
· Jay Scherick as CRTR/EP
· Nena Rodrigue as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a young, unorthodox private investigator (danny comden)
JULIE LYDECKER ??? ??? CBS ordered to pilot previously in development
(2002-2003 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· unspecified
[who's in it?]
· mary mccormack
· mia farrow
· sean o'bryan
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Crittenden
· Jerry Zaks
· Philip Rosenthal
[what's it about?]
centers on an independent thirtysomething woman (mary mccormack) who lives with her quirky mom and a friend
JEN-X ??? ??? UPN script previously in development
(2001-2002 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Spelling Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Spelling as EP
· Duncan Kennedy as CRTR/EP
· E. Duke Vincent as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the adventures of a cybernetically enhanced 20-something
JAILBREAK ??? ??? ABC unspecified previously in development
(2000-2001 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Princess Productions

[related genres]
· reality
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Henrietta Conrad as EP
· Michael Attwell as CRTR
· Sebastian Scott as EP
[what's it about?]
reality series in which five men and five women try and escape from a prison-like environment to a designated area
JUST MARRIED ??? ??? NBC ordered to pilot previously in development
(2000-2001 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Charlie Finn as Kyle
· Chris Evans as Josh
· Cristen Coopen as Allison
· Geoff Stults as Brad
· Lea Moreno as Meagan
· Meg Wittner as Hillary
· Zachary Levi as Owen
[who's making it?]
· Jack Burditt as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as DIR (Pilot)
· Vic Kaplan as PROD
[what's it about?]
comedy about a recently married couple who are in their late teens