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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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LOSING IT 7/28/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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?]
· Gerald McRaney as Leo
· 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Andy Baker (Jon Cryer) is a successful acupuncturist who turned to Eastern Philosophy as a way to cope with his crazy family. While he's close with his mother, his relationship with his father is complicated. Es... [continued]
RAISED BY WOLVES 8/25/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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 as Banksy
· Craig T. Nelson as Grampy
· Georgia King as Sheila
· Izabella Alvarez as Dolly
· Lulu Wilson as Yoko
· Mia & Ella Allan as Beebe
· Talia Jackson as Dusty
[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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Sheila Gable is a tough Midwestern mom who doesn't sugarcoat anything - well, except her famous "Dr. Pepper Ham." Recently laid off after a factory closure, Sheila's been applying for entry-level jobs with no lu... [continued]
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER 8/29/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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?]
· Bobby Lee as Arthur
· Diane Farr as Maya
· Jenna Fischer as Lena
· Lindsay Price as Camille
· Oliver Hudson as Martin
· Olivia Keville as Mae
· Sander Thomas as Milo
· Van Crosby as Mason
[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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Lena and Martin have finally made the decision to divorce. The romance has died, as well as the sex, and they have become more like camp counselors for their three children 13 year-old Mae, 11 year-old Mason, an... [continued]
START UP 8/29/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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?]
· Audyssie James as Soraya
· Chris Sacca as Himself
· Elisha Henig as Ben
· 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Alex Schuman (Zach Braff) is a brilliant radio journalist, husband, and father of two who is about to plunge into the great unknown. He's been working on the same radio show for 16 years and is tired of having h... [continued]
CHARLIE FOXTROT 9/16/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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
· Madalyn Horcher
· Nicolas Cantu
· Robert Baker as O'Brien
· 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Jason Biggs is the loveable, eager-to-please Charlie Taylor. He is from a military family - but while his father earned a purple heart in Vietnam and his fearless brother Joe is about to be deployed to Iraq -- C... [continued]
LIBBY & MALCOLM 9/28/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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 Black
· Felicity Huffman as Libby Wright
· Gary Cole as Randal Martin
· Jahi Winston as M.J.
· James Lesure as Bernie Wilson
· 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Libby Wright (Felicity Huffman) is a smart, opinionated Red-state Republican and Malcolm Black (Courtney B. Vance) is a smooth-talking Blue-state Democrat. Polar opposites - except when it comes to love. Against... [continued]
UNTITLED CITY MAYOR PROJECT 10/10/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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
· Marcel Spears
· 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Young rapper Courtney Rose (Brandon Micheal Hall) needs his big break. For years, he's toiled away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his junk-filled bedroom closet. Courtney shares his home with t... [continued]
HOUSEHOLD NAME 10/20/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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
· Matt Oberg as Ted
· Maverick Thompson as Charlie
· Timothy Omundson as Edward Von Glimpse
· Zoe Anne Pessin as Jessica
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Andy Ackerman as DIR (Pilot)
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Carol Burnett as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Michael Pelmont as EP
· Michael Saltzman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Comedy legend Carol Burnett returns to television as 93-year old Vivian Valmont, a glamorous, Hollywood film star whose larger-than-life persona is larger than her current fan base. Alternately imperious, witty,... [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
SCHOOLED 11/8/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) It is 1990-something at William Penn Academy, the same Philadelphia area high school featured in The Goldbergs . Adam, Barry and Erica have all graduated, and it is the first time in memory the faculty has not h... [continued]
LIBERAL ARTS 1/19/17 -
4/6/17
4/6/17 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?]
· Chris Parnell
· Chris Parnell
· Deon Cole as Charlie
· Mallory Sparks
· Matt Walsh
· Trevor Jackson
· Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson
[who's making it?]
· E. Brian Dobbins as EP
· Helen Sugland as EP
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Larry Wilmore as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) The Johnson's eldest daughter, Zoey (Yara Shahidi) heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest. Black-ish creator Kenya Barris partners with Larry Wilmore... [continued]
JALEN VS. EVERYBODY 2/3/17 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 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
· Campbell Williams
· Jalen Rose as Jalen
· Jessica McKenna as Becky
· Kelly Jenrette as Denise
· Kyan Samuels
· Laysla de Oliveira as Angela
· Marla Gibbs as Grammie
· Rich Sommer as Jacoby
[who's making it?]
· Chris Koch as DIR (Pilot)
· 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Current ABC/ESPN analyst and former 13-year pro-basketball star, Jalen Rose, stars as himself in this single camera comedy inspired by his life. A single dad to feisty teenager, Samantha, and bookish 6-year old,... [continued]
UNTITLED SINGLE DAD PROJECT 2/3/17 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot
[films on thursday, april 13]
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
· Rachel Harris
· Reagan Rundus
· 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?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Newly single dad Josh Keeler (Rob Riggle) has moved his two daughters from Seattle to Queens, to start a new life after his wife left their family. He hopes New York will be good for both his writing career and ... [continued]