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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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CRAZY WONDERFUL 10/13/17 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· ABC Studios
· Condé Nast Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brenna D'Amico as Vera
· Brooke Elliott as Keri-Ann
· Carson E. White
· Johnny Sneed as Buzz
· Lilla Crawford as Lola
· Will Kindrachuk as Ted
[who's making it?]
· Bobby Bowman as CRTR/EP
· Dawn Ostroff as EP
· Greg Walter as EP
· Ian Fitzgibbon as DIR (Pilot)
· Jon Koa as EP
· Kari Lizer as EP
[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]
GREATEST AMERICAN HERO, THE 8/29/14 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 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?]
· Dennis Andres as Justin Hayes
· Ellie Reed as Sarah Green
· George Wendt as Bob Rice
· Gia Sandhu as Mona Patel
· Hannah Simone as Meera Patel
· Humphrey Ker as Max Smith
· Shoniqua Shandai as Tawnia Nichols
· Zenobia Shroff as Leena Patel
[who's making it?]
· Christine Gernon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
· Rachna Fruchbom as CRTR/EP
· Steven J. Cannell as CRTR (Original Series)
· Tawnia McKiernan as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Inspired by the 1980s TV show of the same name, THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO centers around Meera (Hannah Simone), a 30-something Indian-American woman, who loves tequila and karaoke and has spent the last 30ish y... [continued]
HOW MAY WE HATE YOU 11/8/16 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· Trill TV

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Angela Kinsey as Dana
· Derek Richardson as Gordon
· Elizabeth Ho as Belinda
· Jason Michael Snow as Gabe
· Kat Dennings as Ellie
· Nicole Byer as Whitney
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Anna Drezen as BOOK
· Dana Honor as EP
· Justin Noble as CRTR/CO-EP
· Kat Dennings as PROD
· Todd Dakotah Briscoe as BOOK
· Warren Lieberstein as CRTR/EP (2016)
· Wendy Trilling as EP
· Will Gluck as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Set at a high-end resort, this workplace ensemble comedy centers on Ellie (Kat Dennings) and Gabe, two guest service associates, and the co-workers and needy guests that they're stuck with for sixteen hour shift... [continued]
SINGLE PARENTS 10/20/17 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brad Garrett as Douglas
· Devin Campbell as Rory
· Grace & Sadie Hazlett as Emma/Amy
· Jake Choi as Miggy
· Kimrie Lewis as Poppy
· Leighton Meester as Angie
· Marlow Barkley as Sophie Cooper
· Taran Killam as Will Cooper
· Tyler Wladis as Graham
[who's making it?]
· J.J. Philbin as CRTR/EP
· Jason Winer as DIR (Pilot)
· Katherine Pope as EP
· Liz Meriwether as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) An ensemble comedy that follows a group of single parents as they lean on each other to help raise their sevenyear- old kids and maintain some kind of personal lives outside of parenthood. The series begins when... [continued]
SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY 2/2/18 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Andrew Keenan-Bolger as Roy
· Andrew Keenan-Bolger
· Annaleigh Ashford as Rebecca
· John Larroquette as Beau
· Shakira Barrera as Lucy
· Stephanie Styles as Leanne
[who's making it?]
· Ellen Kreamer as CRTR/EP
· Sherry Bilsing-Graham as CRTR/EP
· Tristram Shapeero as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Rebecca (Annaleigh Ashford) left her family's Texas ranch resort years ago to work at the upscale St. Regis hotel in New York, but after being beckoned home by her smooth-talking cowboy dad Beau (John Laroquette... [continued]
STEPS 10/21/16 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films & Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Barry Rothbart as Louie
· Cameron Boyce as Becker
· Camyrn Jones
· Ginnifer Goodwin as Bea
· Julie Hagerty as June
· Kyle Bornheimer as Paul
· Madeleine McGraw
· Ryan Michelle Bathe as Genevieve
[who's making it?]
· David Hoberman as EP
· David Walpert as CRTR/EP (2016)
· Kristin Newman as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Todd Holland as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) This family comedy follows four adults in three houses raising three kids after two divorces... and ultimately forming one big, weird family. At the center of the show are nouveau hippy Bea (Ginnifer Goodwin) wh... [continued]
UNTITLED TIM DOYLE PROJECT 9/6/17 -
3/26/18
3/26/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Andy Walken
· Caleb Foote as Eddie
· Christopher Paul Richards as Joey
· Jack Gore as Timmy
· Kennedy Lea Slocum
· Mary McCormack as Peggy Dwyer
· Michael Cudlitz as Mike Dwyer
· Sam Straley as Lawrence
· Santino Barnard
· Sawyer Barth as Frank
[who's making it?]
· Randall Einhorn as DIR (Pilot)
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Set in the 1970s, this ensemble comedy follows a traditional Irish-Catholic family, The Dwyers, as they navigate changes big and small during one of America's most turbulent decades. In a working-class neighborh... [continued]
MOST LIKELY TO... 1/26/18 -
3/27/18
3/27/18 ABC ordered to pilot
[films on thursday, april 19]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Ashton Arbab
· Donald Faison as Joe McQueen
· Ella & Mia Allan
· Laya DeLeon Hayes as Wallis McQueen
· Lesli Margherita as Liz Cooney
· Max Jenkins as Dante Almanzar
· Yvette Nicole Brown as Markie McQueen
[who's making it?]
· Diablo Cody as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Back in the '90s, Markie McQueen (Yvette Nicole Brown) was a high school outcast who was mercilessly bullied by wealthy, popular Liz Cooney. Twenty-plus years later, the tables have turned: Markie is a successfu... [continued]
MAN OF THE HOUSE 10/27/17 -
3/30/18
3/30/18 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Jackal Group, The
· Simpson Street

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alyson Hannigan as Jessie
· Jake Short
· Jenna Ortega as Elena
· Leslie Bibb as Charli
[who's making it?]
· Frank Pines as CRTR/EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Joe Earley as EP
· Kerry Washington as EP
· Pilar Savone as EP
· Richie Keen as DIR (Pilot)
· Vijal Patel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2018) Inspired by writer Frank Pines' real life, this multi/single-camera hybrid family comedy centers on two recentlydivorced, very different, sisters who, against their better judgment, move in together to raise the... [continued]
GOLDBERGS, THE: 1990-SOMETHING 11/8/16 -
4/16/18
4/16/18 ABC ordered to pilot
[aired on 1/24/18; ordered to series on 4/16/18]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Adam F. Goldberg Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· A.J. Michalka as Lainey Lewis
· Bryan Callen as Coach Mellor
· Nia Long as Lucy Somers (Pilot)
· Rachel Crow as Felicia (Pilot)
· Summer Parker as Gigi (Pilot)
· Tim Meadows as Principal Glascott
[who's making it?]
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Jay Chandrasekhar as DIR (Pilot)
· Marc Firek as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2018) The ABC Television Network has made a straight-to-series order of a new spinoff based on the hit comedy "The Goldbergs." The series is slated for 2018-2019. The spinoff will be set in 1990-something and follow t... [continued]