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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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TRIDENT 8/9/17 8/9/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Secret Hideout

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· David Wilcox as CRTR/EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on a mysterious death aboard an American nuclear submarine that tests the mettle of the crew, the White House, the Pentagon and the CIA and causes a crisis that threatens to expose a conspiracy that could trigger World War III
UNTITLED GALL & GERO PROJECT 8/23/17 8/23/17 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brendan Gall as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Martin Gero as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which revolves around five multi-racial adopted siblings who fight for justice in the courtroom amid wildly different legal careers as they delve into the mystery of a family tragedy that exposes the sins of their father
UNTITLED JOSH SAFRAN PROJECT 8/23/17 8/23/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Josh Safran as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a high-powered corporate attorney who joins the Texas legal team defending her wealthy estranged husband after he is arrested for the decades-old unsolved murder of his first wife
FAMILY BUSINESS 8/28/17 8/28/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Barbara Hall as CRTR/EP
· Glenn Geller as EP
[what's it about?]
a multi-generational CIA spy family show told through the eyes of its youngest generation: three adult siblings - who all struggle with rivalry, secrets, and making their mark in the Intelligence Community
CHIEFS 8/29/17 -
3/20/18
3/20/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alana de la Garza as Candace Krause
· Aunjanue Ellis as Kendra Downes
· Demetrius Grosse as Clem Bryant
· Jorja Fox as Vicky Block
· Michael Trucco as John Keele
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· David Hudgins as CRTR/EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Zetna Fuentes as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about the professional and personal lives of three driven, successful, but very different women who are each Chiefs of Police of their own precincts in L.A. County; they band together to create a task force to catch a dangerous serial killer
HAVE MERCY 9/6/17 9/6/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· I Can & I Will Productions
· Intrigue Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dailyn Rodriguez as CRTR/EP
· Emily Gipson as EP
· Gina Rodriguez as EP
· Jan Gall as CRTR (Original Series)
· Lucas Carter as EP
· Martin Rohe as CRTR (Original Series)
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a Latina doctor unable to practice when she immigrates to Miami who begins work as a nurse's assistant, but risks everything when she opens a makeshift clinic in her apartment to serve the community
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 9/6/17 -
5/14/18
5/14/18 CBS ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/14/18; studio plans to shop elsewhere]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Lionsgate Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alana Arenas as June Christman
· Brian J. Smith as Ed Exley
· Mark Webber as Bud White
· Sarah Jones as Lynn Bracken
· Shea Whigham as Dick Stensland
· Walton Goggins as Jack Vincennes
[who's making it?]
· Anna Fricke as EP
· Arnon Milchan as EP
· James Ellroy as BOOK
· Jordan Harper as CRTR/EP
· Michael Dinner as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on James Ellroy's noir classic novel-turned-feature, about three homicide detectives, a female reporter and a Hollywood actress whose paths intersect as the detectives pursue a sadistic serial killer through the seedy underbelly of ... [continued]
MIRACLES WE HAVE SEEN 9/11/17 9/11/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Safehouse Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Grant Thompson as CRTR/EP
· Harley Rotbart as BOOK
· Joby Harold as EP
· Lisa Oz as EP
· Mehmet Oz as EP
· Tory Tunnell as EP
[what's it about?]
medical drama that exists at the intersection of spirituality and medicine, revolving around two surgeons - one who is grounded in hard data and the other who pursues a dual mission of faith and science
UNTITLED SIOBHAN BYRNE O'CONNOR PROJECT 9/12/17 9/12/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· James Patterson Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Robinson as EP
· Glenn Geller as EP
· James Patterson as EP
· Leopoldo Gout as EP
· Siobhan Byrne O'Connor as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about adult siblings working in different fields that get involved in cases; tt focuses on three siblings - an NYPD Detective, an ER resident and an Assistant District Attorney - as they try to navigate a new and complex family dynamic when the... [continued]
MURDER 9/13/17 -
3/2/18
3/2/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Lin Pictures
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Andrea Demetriades as Raquel Bennett
· Jennifer Mudge as Beth Garrity
· Leonard Roberts as Malachi Sandel
· Luna Lauren Velez as Lili Alvarez
· Michael Chiklis as Mason "Mace" Garrity
· Pallavi Sharda as Parvati Agrawal
· Teyonah Parris as Ayana Lake
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Green as CRTR/EP
· Anthony Hemingway as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Dan Lin as EP
· Lindsey Liberatore as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the BBC true crime anthology series, which takes the audience inside the emotional journey of an investigation, allowing them to discern the truth and judge the suspects' guilt or innocence for themselves; each episode serves as a stan... [continued]
UNTITLED CARRIE GOLDBERG PROJECT 9/22/17 9/22/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Escape Artists
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carrie Goldberg as EP
· Jason Blumenthal as EP
· Jennifer Cecil as CRTR/EP
· Michelle Sy as EP
· Sophia Chang as EP
· Steven Tisch as EP
· Taylor Latham as CO-EP
· Todd Black as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the life of attorney Carrie Goldberg, a young lawyer in Brooklyn who, after enduring vicious online and offline attacks herself, opens her own firm to place herself and her team on the front lines of defending victims of crimes in the ... [continued]
MAIN JUSTICE 9/28/17 -
3/20/18
3/20/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aubrey Dollar as Ellis Graham
· Bokeem Woodbine as Miles Blair
· Deborah Ayorinde as Ursula Tolliver
· Peter Gallagher as President Philip Whitbeck
· Timothy Hutton as Thomas Yarrow
[who's making it?]
· David Semel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Eric Holder as EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Sascha Penn as CRTR/EP
· Sunil Nayar as EP
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the life of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, which takes us into the tumultuous world of the 5th floor of the Department of Justice where he takes on the biggest legal and investigative cases in the country all while being ... [continued]
RECALL 10/10/17 10/10/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Secret Hideout

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· Craig Sweeny as CRTR/EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama in which the NSA assembles a group of investigators to make use of the agency's newest tool: a machine that allows the user direct access to the memories of witnesses, victims, and suspects - but the detectives must resist the temptation to use... [continued]
UNSUB 10/12/17 10/12/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Story Factory, The
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Liz Friedman as CRTR/EP
· Meg Gardiner as BOOK/PROD
· Sarah Timberman as EP
· Shane Salerno as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Meg Gardiner's novel about a female detective on the trail of an infamous serial killer - inspired by the still-unsolved Zodiac case - who breaks his silence and begins killing again; the detective, who grew up watching her father dest... [continued]
ROSARITO BEACH 10/13/17 10/13/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Nuyorican Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Benny Medina as EP
· Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas as EP
· Isaac Laskin as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jennifer Lopez as EP
· Matt Lopez as EP
· Nick Weiss as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a disgraced, loose cannon female attorney from California [who teams] with an ambitious, tightly wound Latino lawyer who is intent on building his practice in San Diego taking on cases that straddle the U.S./Mexican legal systems
UNTHINKABLE 10/13/17 10/13/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Tiny Riot Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chuck Wendig as BOOK
· David Slack as CRTR/EP
· Jason Egenberg as EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a brilliant futurist, trained to see danger around every corner, who's recruited by an uncharacteristically optimistic FBI Agent to identify the threats only she can see coming - and stop them before it's too late
WHISTLEBLOWER 10/19/17 10/19/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Christopher Silber as CRTR/EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a former whistleblower who lost everything - career, family, reputation - when he stood up against a conglomerate to expose wrongdoing; he now runs a firm dedicated to exposing wrongdoers while protecting those who have the courage to sta... [continued]
UNTITLED GOFFMAN & SPURLOCK PROJECT 10/25/17 10/25/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Condé Nast Entertainment
· Warrior Poets

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Hertzberg as EP
· Dawn Ostroff as EP
· Jeremy Chilnick as EP
· Jonathan Koa as EP
· Mark Goffman as CRTR/EP
· Matthew Galkin as EP
· Morgan Spurlock as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a pioneering investigator in the field of immersive forensics, who believes that in this post-truth world, the only way to get to the facts is to LIVE IT yourself
CHASERS 10/26/17 10/26/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Shane Brennan Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Lorenzo Carcaterra as BOOK/EP
· Shane Brennan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's bestselling novel about a renegade vigilante law enforcement unit made up of "broken badge" ex-cops - those forced into early retirement - who unite to bring down the most vicious criminals in New York City
TRUE CONVICTION 11/1/17 11/1/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Exhibit A Films
· Sony Pictures Television
· Tribeca Productions

[related genres]
· based on a feature film
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Angel Dean Lopez as CRTR/EP
· Erica Shelton Kodish as CRTR/EP
· Jane Rosenthal as EP
· Robert De Niro as EP
· Seth Gordon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
scripted take on Jamie Meltzer's documentary, which centers on three exonerated men in Dallas who team up to investigate cases of all kinds in an attempt to balance the scales of justice, while rebuilding their lives and navigating the newfound peril... [continued]
SOURCE, THE 11/14/17 11/14/17 CBS script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Stage 29 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Green as CRTR/EP
· Jay McGraw as EP
· Julia Eisenman as EP
· Phil McGraw as EP
· Shelley Ross as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a millennial investigative reporter who teams with an LAPD detective and together they make use of her dogged brand of investigating outside the bounds of the law in order to expose crime and wrongdoing
BLOOD AND TREASURE 11/30/17 -
6/15/18
6/15/18 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind 13-episode series order]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· James Callis as Hardwick
· Katia Winter as Gwen
· Matt Barr as Danny
· Michael James Shaw as Shaw
· Sofia Pernas as Lexi
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Vlasic as EP
· Matt Federman as CRTR/EP
· Stephen Scaia as CRTR/EP
· Taylor Elmore as EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, November 2017) CBS has given a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of BLOOD & TREASURE, a new one-hour serialized action-adventure series for broadcast in summer 2019. BLOOD & TREASURE centers on a brilliant antiquitie... [continued]
CAGNEY & LACEY 1/26/18 -
3/19/18
3/19/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· MGM Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Michelle Hurd as Monique Lacey
· Sarah Drew as Christine Cagney
· Ving Rhames as Morris Stark
[who's making it?]
· Bridget Carpenter as CRTR/EP
· Rosemary Rodriguez as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
reboot of the iconic 1980s police procedural which will follow two female police detectives and friends who keep the streets of L.A. safe