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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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AMERICAN HERITAGE 9/8/16 9/8/16 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Pascal Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amy Pascal as EP
· Rachel O'Connor as EP
· Taylor Hamra as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two families of vastly different cultures who suddenly collide when they realize their histories aren't so dissimilar after all and are forced to work together to run LA's premier real estate company
CRIMINAL 8/9/16 8/9/16 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· 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 about after falling prey to a CIA sting, a fast-talking, hedonistic con man and his ragtag team of criminals must complete an ongoing series of missions to clear their names and steal an unknown number of long-forgotten relics that could change... [continued]
DOCUMENTING LOVE 8/26/16 8/26/16 ABC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Akil Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Mara Brock Akil as CRTR/EP
· Salim Akil as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedic love story about a modern-day power couple
DOOMSDAY 8/29/16 8/29/16 ABC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Pernomium Pictures
· Signal Hill Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Mark Bianculli as CRTR/EP
· V.J. Boyd as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which starts in the aftermath of 9/11, when the U.S. government institutes a secret think tank featuring the most creative minds in science and entertainment that is tasked with dreaming up man-made disaster scenarios and their possible solutio... [continued]
EXCHANGE, THE 8/26/16 8/26/16 ABC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films & Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hoberman as EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Nicholas Osborne as CRTR/EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a charming male British cop crosses the pond to work with a no nonsense female New Orleans detective as part of a police exchange program
FAVORITE, THE 8/30/16 8/30/16 ABC script 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?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Laura Krafft as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a woman who comes home for a visit to help her siblings with their aging parents and ends up moving in to care for them full time
HOBBS 8/23/16 8/23/16 ABC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· SMAC Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Constance Schwartz-Morini as EP
· Michael Caleo as CRTR/EP
· Michael Strahan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a former Heisman Trophy winner who joins the Miami police force after not being drafted by the NFL, as well as a meticulous, rule-following detective who has trained her whole life to become a police officer
HOUSE OF MOORE 10/12/15 -
8/25/16
8/25/16 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· We're Not Brothers Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Felicity Huffman
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Ben Barnz as EP
· Daniel Barnz as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Elizabeth Craft as EP
· Felicity Huffman as EP
· Sarah Fain as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the sexy, twisted lives of an iconic fashion family, looking at our beauty-obsessed culture through a darkly comedic lens
LOSING IT 7/28/16 7/28/16 ABC script (with penalty) 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?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· D.J. Nash as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera family comedy about three misfit adult siblings and their parents who - between divorce, new parenthood, early-onset dementia and let's just say life - are all losing it in different ways; and family is the only way they're going to fin... [continued]
PATROL 8/30/16 8/30/16 ABC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Groundswell Productions
· Simpson Street

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chitra Elizabeth Sampath as CRTR/CO-EP
· Janice Williams as EP
· Kerry Washington as EP
· Michael London as EP
· Sharla Sumpter Bridgett as EP
[what's it about?]
workplace drama about four female LAPD officers who attended the police academy together five years ago and are forced to reconnect after a high-stakes, traumatic secret returns to haunt them
RAISED BY WOLVES 8/25/16 8/25/16 ABC script (with penalty) 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?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· 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?]
import of Caitlin and Caroline Moran's U.K. comedy, about Sheila Gable, a single parent and one tough mother. Joining Sheila are her dad and five offbeat kids as they try to survive on a shoestring budget in a (not) beautiful Midwestern town
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER 8/29/16 8/29/16 ABC put 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?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· 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?]
single-camera comedy billed as the story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce
START UP 8/29/16 8/29/16 ABC put 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?]
· Zach Braff
[who's making it?]
· Alex Blumberg as CRTR
· 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?]
single-camera comedy about a guy (Braff) in his mid-30s with a wife and two kids makes the crazy decision to quit his good job and dive into the brave new world of starting a business
UNIT ZERO 8/25/16 8/25/16 ABC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Toni Collette as Jackie Fink
[who's making it?]
· David Gordon Green as DIR (Pilot)
· Kenya Barris as EP
· Lindsey Shockley as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
action dramedy about a brilliant, but unassuming CIA engineer and single mom, Jackie Fink (Collette), as she leads a team of CIA underlings who are thrust into the field as first time spies
UNTITLED ASLAN & REICH PROJECT 8/31/16 8/31/16 ABC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· BoomGen Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as CRTR/EP
· Mahyad Tousi as EP
· Reza Aslan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an Iranian-American family from San Jose, CA, who each take a very different approach to questions of tradition and identity
WOMEN IN BLACK 9/8/16 9/8/16 ABC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Bluegrass FanFare

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amy B. Harris as CRTR/EP
· Dylan Clark as EP
· Jamie Tarses as EP
· Scott Stuber as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a funny and touching exploration of four widows at very different ages and stages of their lives as they deal with love and loss, the challenges of parenting, the hilarious horrors of dating, and the joys of starting anew as they lear... [continued]