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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
SEBASTIAN 10/21/14 -
3/24/16
3/24/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[films tuesday, april 12]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amigos de Garcia Productions
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Owen Smith as Kev
· Sebastian Maniscalco as Sebastian
· Steve Talley as Trevor
· Tony Danza
· Vanessa Lachey as Lana
[who's making it?]
· Alix Jaffe as EP
· Austen Earl as CRTR/CO-EP
· Greg Garcia as EP
· Judy Brown-Marmel as EP
· Norman Aladjem as EP
· Scott Ellis as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sebastian Maniscalco as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which chronicles the comedian's old-school values, instilled by his opinionated Italian father, which are constantly put to the test by his new wife, her family, and the absurdities of the modern world
UNTITLED TRACEY WIGFIELD PROJECT 8/13/15 -
2/19/16
2/19/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Adam Campbell as Greg
· Andrea Martin as Carol
· Briga Heelan as Katie
· Kimrie Lewis-Davis as Portia
[who's making it?]
· Beth McCarthy-Miller as DIR (Pilot)
· David Miner as EP
· Robert Carlock as EP
· Tina Fey as EP
· Tracey Wigfield as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, August 2015) Emmy Award winners and producing partners Tina Fey and Robert Carlock are returning to NBC with a pilot production order for an untitled comedy written by Emmy winner Tracey Wigfield. The Fey-Carlock project ce... [continued]
IMAGINARY FRIEND 8/13/15 -
12/15/15
12/15/15 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alex Newell
· Brandon Scott as Brian
· Kalia Prescott as Mable
· Megan Neuringer as Wendy
[who's making it?]
· Kassia Miller as CRTR/EP
· Paul Briganti as DIR (Pilot)
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, August 2015) From Kassia Miller, "Imaginary Friend" is a comedy about an intelligent yet unmotivated woman who discovers a special and unexpected way of dealing with her mediocre life. Originally from Virginia, Miller is a ... [continued]
SUNSET PPL 8/13/15 -
2/8/16
2/8/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Brandon Kyle Goodman as TBA
· Cass Bugge as Mel
· Julianna Guill as Talia
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Colom as CRTR/EP
· Adriano Valentini as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, August 2015) From Aaron Colom & Adriano Valentini, "Sunset PPL" is a comedy about a group of millennial friends who struggle with their own made-up rules for personal and professional success. Colom and Valentini have colla... [continued]
GOOD PLACE 8/13/15 -
3/14/16
3/14/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind 13-episode series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Fremulon
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· D'Arcy Carden as Janet Della-Denunzio
· Jameela Jamil as Tessa
· Kristen Bell as Eleanor
· Manny Jacinto as Jason
· Ted Danson as Michael
· William Jackson Harper as Chris
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Drew Goddard as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Schur as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2016) Two-time Emmy Award winner Ted Danson and acclaimed actress Kristen Bell have been cast in NBC's new Michael Schur comedy series "Good Place." Bell plays Eleanor, a woman from New Jersey who comes to realize t... [continued]
POWERLESS 8/14/15 -
2/23/16
2/23/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Comics
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alan Tudyk as Del
· Christina Kirk as Jackie
· Danny Pudi as Teddy
· Vanessa Hudgens as Emily Locke
[who's making it?]
· Ben Queen as CRTR/EP
· Michael Patrick Jann as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy set at one of the worst insurance companies in America - with the twist being that it also takes place in the universe of DC Comics
TRAIL, THE 8/28/15 -
2/29/16
2/29/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jayma Mays as Carol Anne Keane
· John Lithgow as Larry Henderson
· Krysta Rodriguez as Summer Henderson
· Nick D'Agosto as Josh Simon
· Sherri Shepherd as Anne Flatch
· Steven Boyer as Dwayne
[who's making it?]
· Jeff Astrof as CRTR/EP
· Jeffrey Blitz as DIR (Pilot)
· Matt Miller as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy billed as spoof of crime documentaries about the arrest and trial of a beloved poetry professor from a small town in South Carolina, who is accused of brutally murdering his wife, and the young Northeastern lawyer hired to defend... [continued]
UNTITLED MATT HUBBARD PROJECT 9/3/15 -
2/12/16
2/12/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Chris Smith as Andrew
· Concetta Tomei as Barbara Denton
· Elizabeth Ho as Josie
· Francois Chau as Jae Kim
· Jack McBrayer as Gary
· Susan Chuang as Sun Kim
[who's making it?]
· Claire Scanlon as DIR (Pilot)
· David Miner as EP
· Matt Hubbard as CRTR/EP
· Mike Schur as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Andrew and Josie, a happily married interracial couple whose lives take a turn when they move close to Josie's family in Missouri
DUMB PRINCE 9/17/15 -
2/24/16
2/24/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Elizabeth Perkins as Queen Tuesday
· Jessie Ennis as Princess Jana
· Kevin Nealon as King Adrian
· Nico Evers-Swindell as Prince Karl
· Patrick Gallagher as Brutus
· Tim Baltz as Prince Marco
· Tiya Sircar as Maria
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Charlie Grandy as CRTR/EP
· Dave Becky as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a reluctant Crown Prince's attempt to run the family business his way, thereby throwing his highly publicized and dysfunctional family into chaos
MARLON 9/18/15 -
3/10/16
3/10/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Baby Way Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bresha Webb as Yvette
· Diallo Riddle as Kevin
· Essence Atkins as Angie
· Marlon Wayans as Marlon
[who's making it?]
· Chris Moynihan as CRTR/EP
· Marlon Wayans as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Rick Alvarez as EP
[what's it about?]
semi-autobiographical comedy about an inappropriate but loving father (Wayans) committed to successfully co-parenting with his polar opposite ex-wife
VLAD 11/9/15 -
3/21/16
3/21/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[films thursday, april 7]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doozer Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Josh Segarra as Frankie
· Liche Ariza as Julio
· Lilah Richcreek as Rosie
· Maria Canals-Barrera as Andrea
· Vladimir Caamaño as Vlad
[who's making it?]
· Adam Sztykiel as CRTR/EP
· Bill Lawrence as EP
· Jeff Ingold as EP
· Vladimir Caamaño as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy inspired by Vladimir Caamaño's real-life family dynamic living with his Dominican father and older brother in the Bronx
GOOD FORTUNE 11/13/15 -
2/24/16
2/24/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Le Train Train Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Beau Mirchoff as Dave
· Blake Lee as Metzger
· Diane Guerrero as Bailey
· Jessy Hodges as June
· Tone Bell as Adam
[who's making it?]
· Craig Gerard as CRTR/EP
· Matt Zinman as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rashida Jones as EP
· Will McCormack as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a hyper-structured young woman whose life is upended when she starts taking advice from a mysterious fortune teller
CRUNCH TIME 2/2/16 -
3/24/16
3/24/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· David Janollari Entertainment
· Gurin Company, The
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Andrea Anders as Emily
· Caitlin McGee as Hailey
· Craig Ferguson as Toby
· Eugene Cordero as Ming Zevallos
· Kellee Stewart as Marcelle
· Kyle Howard as Jake
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Thomas as CRTR/EP
· David Janollari as EP
· Phil Gurin as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid game show/multi-camera comedy which intercuts between a real game show and the scripted workplace that centers on an up-and-coming producer trying to wrangle the volatile host
ME & MEAN MARGARET 2/2/16 -
3/18/16
3/18/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Chernin Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Gavin Stenhouse as Ben
· Stockard Channing as Margaret
[who's making it?]
· Adam Barr as CRTR/EP
· James Burrows as DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Chernin as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera project billed as an unlikely buddy comedy that follows a fiercely candid and often offensive legendary actress and the ambitious 27-year-old lawyer forced to babysit her