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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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updated network commitment status
CHUNK & BEAN 1/25/16 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Adam Rodriguez as Jim Rogerson
· Andy Daly as Stuart Dawson
· Anna Gunn as Connie Dawson
· Cyrus Arnold as Brian/"Chunk"
· Hassie Harrison as Denise Dawson
· Simon Belz as Ed/"Bean"
· Sofia Marie Gonzalez as Sarah Diamond
[who's making it?]
· Brian Donovan as CRTR/EP
· Chris Koch as DIR (Pilot)
· David Hemingson as EP
· Ed Herro as CRTR/EP
[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]
DREAM TEAM 8/24/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Here Comes Scrappy
· Kari's Logo Here
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Addison Osta Smith as Miley
· Betty Gilpin as Robin
· Carlos Leal as Carlos Diaz
· Justin Long as Marty Shumacher
· Lindsey Kraft as Michaela
· Michael Mosley as Rick Johnson
· Michelle Buteau as Olga Diaz
· Wanda Sykes as Leslie
· Wynn Everett as Denise Johnson
[who's making it?]
· Bill Wrubel as CRTR/EP
· Kari Lizer as CRTR/EP
· Marc Buckland as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Kari Lizer and Bill Wrubel (Will & Grace) bring us Dream Team, based on their experiences as soccer parents. With documentary-style elements, Dream Team centers on club soccer coach Marty Shumacher (Justin Long)... [continued]
HAIL MARY 11/17/14 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Intrigue
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Casey Wilson as Mary Wolf
· Gareth Reynolds as Christopher
· Jackee Harry as Wanda
· Retta as Ruthie
· Sarah Baker as Janice
· Tom Stourton as Inspector Matteo
· Tom Stourton
[who's making it?]
· Brian Gallivan as CRTR/EP
· David Schalko as CRTR (Original Series)
· Julie Anne Robinson as DIR (Pilot)
· Seth Gordon as EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Meet Mary Wolf (Casey Wilson), the charismatic and charming Mayor of Bottom Heights. Mary's mother died in childbirth and her last words were, "Tell Mary she can do anything". . .and throughout Mary's life she h... [continued]
PEARL 1/11/16 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Candice Bergen as Pearl Foxton
· Halina James
· Kathleen Rose Perkins as Virginia
· Ren Colley
· Richard Masur as Len
· Zachary Knighton as Billy
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as CRTR/EP
· Jim Field Smith as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Pearl Foxton (Candice Bergen) is a self-possessed, opinionated force of nature. Charming and charismatic, she is the most sophisticated woman in her suburban New Jersey town. Widowed in her forties, Pearl is mar... [continued]
SQUARE ROOTS 8/23/12 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Adhir Kalyan as Daneesh "Dan" Desai
· Bernard White as Mukesh
· Callan Farris
· Isabella Day
· Katie Walder as Ruth
· Nina Wadia as Seema Desai
· Noureen DeWulf as Leena Desai
[who's making it?]
· Michael Fresco as DIR (Pilot)
· Vijal Patel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Meet the Desais, a family who sees the world from a unique point of view. While others look to comic book superheroes to save the world, the Desais know who the real superheroes are: engineers. From creating Pyr... [continued]
FLUFFY SHOP, THE 10/20/15 -
3/28/16
3/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot
[films wednesday, april 6]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Tomorrow Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Gabriel Iglesias as Gabriel
· Gloria Garayua as Carmen
· Juliocesar Chavez
· Paul Walter Hauser as Memo (Originally Cast)
· Richard Gant as Lance
· Tommy Savas as Reggie
· Tyler Hilton as Memo
[who's making it?]
· Becky Clements as EP
· Gabriel Iglesias as CRTR/EP
· Jay Lavender as CRTR/EP
· Joe Meloche as EP
· Marty Adelstein as EP
· Ted Wass as DIR (Pilot)
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Breakout comedian Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias is famous for his TV specials, Hawaiian shirts and self-proclaimed 'I'm not fat, I'm fluffy' physique. His new show takes inspiration from this real life. He plays Gab... [continued]
RANDALL & HILDA ARE NOT A COUPLE 11/9/15 -
3/28/16
3/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kindle Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Andy Ridings as Randall
· Christine Horn as Gail
· Julie Goldman as JoJo
· Tattiawna Jones as Hilda
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as EP
· Anne Brogan as EP
· Ed Weeks as CRTR/EP
· Hannah Mackay as CRTR/EP
· Leslye Headland as DIR (Pilot)
· Melanie Stokes as EP
· Siobhan Bachman as EP
· Val Ames as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Best friends and roommates Hilda and Randall (Andy Ridings) are in their late 20s and have been inseparable since college. When it comes to relationships, Randall is a neurotic, sensitive romantic looking for "t... [continued]
TOAST 10/9/14 -
4/8/16
4/8/16 ABC ordered to pilot
[films friday, april 15]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brooks Wheelan as Vince
· Frankie Faison as Big Earl
· Jerrika Hinton as Paige
· Jono Kenyon as Max
· Punam Patel as Arden
· Tessa Ferrer as Julie
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Gail Mancuso as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Greg Grunberg as CRTR/EP
· Gregg Mettler as EP
· Scott Foley as CRTR/EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) From Shondaland, the new comedy Toast tells the story of engaged couple Max Leeds and Page Sanders, via the impromptu toasts given at their rehearsal dinner the night before their oversized Austin wedding. Even ... [continued]