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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
DISTEFANO 8/12/16 -
2/21/17
2/21/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on saturday, march 18]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Bays-Thomas Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Annie Potts as Helen
· Chazz Palminteri as Tony
· Chris Distefano as Chris
· Diane Guerrero as Izzy
[who's making it?]
· Brian Bockrath as EP
· Carter Bays as CRTR/EP
· Chris Distefano as EP
· Craig Thomas as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera/hybrid comedy to the Eye about Izzy and Chris, two 20-somethings raising their newborn daughter and merging their loud families - one Colombian American, one Italian
LIVING BIBLICALLY 9/14/16 -
3/2/17
3/2/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alcide Bava Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Ian Gomez as Feather Gene
[who's making it?]
· A.J. Jacobs as BOOK
· Andrew Haas as EP
· Johnny Galecki as EP
· Patrick Walsh as CRTR/EP
· Spencer Medof as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on A.J. Jacobs's bestselling book about a modern-day man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live according to the Bible
9J 9K 9L 8/12/16 -
3/6/17
3/6/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on wednesday, april 19]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· David Walton as Andrew
· Elliott Gould as Harry
· Linda Lavin as Judy
· Liza Lapira as Eve
· Mark Feuerstein as Josh
· Matt Murray as Nick
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Dana Klein as CRTR/EP
· Mark Feuerstein as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a guy who lives in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his parents' apartment, 9J, and his brother, sister-in-law and their baby's apartment, 9L, and attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but well-meani... [continued]
YOUNG SHELDON 11/7/16 -
3/13/17
3/13/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Chuck Lorre Productions
· That's Wonderful Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Iain Armitage as Sheldon Cooper
· Jim Parsons as Adult Sheldon (Voice)
· Lance Barber
· Montana Jordan
· Raegan Revord
· Zoe Perry as Mary Cooper
[who's making it?]
· Bill Prady as CRTR
· Chuck Lorre as CRTR/EP
· Jim Parsons as EP
· Jon Favreau as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Molaro as CRTR/EP
· Todd Spiewak as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, March 2017) CBS today announced the series order of YOUNG SHELDON, a new half-hour, single-camera comedy for broadcast in the 2017-2018 season. Created by Chuck Lorre & Steven Molaro, the series follows "The Big Bang Theory... [continued]
BROTHERED UP 2/3/17 -
3/16/17
3/16/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on wednesday, april 12 & tuesday, april 18]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Adhir Kalyan as Farooq
· Glynn Turman as Frank
· Merrin Dungey as Desri
· Nishi Munshi as Nosheen
· Romany Malco as Calvin
[who's making it?]
· James Burrows as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Gross as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an emotionally guarded African-American cop who is partnered with an emotionally available Pakistani cop and they are forced to find a way to connect as they patrol a Detroit neighborhood
HANNAH ROYCE'S QUESTIONABLE CHOICES 10/6/16 -
3/21/17
3/21/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alice Eve as Hannah Royce
· James Earl as J.L.
· Kyle Howard as Lewis
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Fiona Clark as EP
· Matt Tarses as CRTR/EP
· Steve Pink as DIR (Pilot)
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a woman who has made some interesting choices throughout her life - namely, having three different kids with three different men - but all have led her to having a very unique, loving, blended family
REAL LIFE 2/1/17 -
3/23/17
3/23/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on wednesday, april 5]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brenda Song as Lauren
· Bret Harrison as Arnie
· Kristen Johnston as Beverly
· Lucas Hazlett as Kam
· Rebecca Rittenhouse as Nora
[who's making it?]
· Carter Bays as EP
· Craig Thomas as EP
· Hilary Winston as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy which chronicles the relationship of two twentysomethings who go from being co-workers on opposite coasts to working in the same office
ME, MYSELF & I 8/31/16 -
3/24/17
3/24/17 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bobby Moynihan as Alex Riley (40)
· Brian Unger as Ron
· Jaleel White as Darryl
· John Larroquette as Alex Riley (65)
· Kelen Coleman as Abby
· Mandell Maughan as Maggie
· Sharon Lawrence as Eleanor
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dan Kopelman as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Randall Einhorn as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which examines one man's life over a 50-year span: as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old in present day and a 65-year-old in 2042