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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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10 BEACON HILL 8/19/14 8/19/14 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amy Holden Jones as CRTR/EP
· Erwin Stoff as EP
· Oly Obst as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a brilliant team of doctors who take on the most difficult cases, led by a deeply compassionate medical genius with poor health habits of his own and his 17-year-old prodigy niece
AMERICAN MARRIAGE 10/29/14 10/29/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Calamity Jane

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ellen Pompeo as EP
· Laura Holstein as EP
· Mike Ellis as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Falk as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the melding of two very different families as an unlikely couple, young and in love, move toward their big day and are forced to maneuver through their very different multi-cultural, multi-generational, dysfunctional and complex families
BROAD SQUAD 9/30/14 9/30/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fake Empire
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Alexandra Lydon as PROD
· Bess Wohl as CRTR/CO-EP
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
period female cop procedural set in 1978, billed as a fictionalized account of the graduating class of Boston's first female patrol officers
CLEMENTINE 9/26/13 -
10/1/14
10/1/14 ABC ordered to pilot
[cast options extended on 10/1/14]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· David Strathairn as Henry Ross
· Edwin Hodge as Anthony Little
· Kathleen Munroe as Lydia Tomas
· Kevin Alejandro as Charlie Madsen
· McKenna Grace as TBA
· Mykelti Williamson as Ray Allison
· Nick Gehlfuss as Sebastian Ross
· Sarah Snook as Clementine Ross
[who's making it?]
· Dean Georgaris as CRTR/EP
· Ilene Staple as EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Michael Dinner as DIR (Pilot)
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2014) Clementine (Sarah Snook) has psychic powers that are both a gift and a curse. And these days, mostly a curse. She is in prison for illegal gambling. And her young daughter, who lives with her ex, thinks Clementi... [continued]
COLD BLOOD 8/29/14 8/29/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertanment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Janine Sherman Barrois as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Dr. Cara West, an African-American attending who joins the staff of New York Memorial, the world's most prestigious hospital, after the mysterious disappearance of one of their doctors
COUCH DETECTIVE 9/8/14 9/8/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as CO-EP
· Lauren Iungerich as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a thirty-something female couch detective who solves crimes based on her encyclopedic knowledge of every true-crime TV special, police procedural and made-for-TV movie
DERRICK STORM 8/21/14 8/21/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew W. Marlowe as EP
· Gregory Poirier as CRTR/EP
· Terri Edda Miller as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Richard Castle's fictional hero, a PI-turned-spy working for the CIA
DIGITAL FORTRESS 9/11/14 9/11/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Imagine Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Dan Brown as BOOK
· Francie Calfo as EP
· Josh Goldin as CRTR/EP
· Rachel Abramowitz as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Dan Brown's book, a sexy cat-and-mouse game between a Snowden-esque character who is threatening to release all of the government's secrets to the highest bidder and a female cryptographer and her elite team who are tasked to sto... [continued]
EMMA CAVENDISH 11/13/14 11/13/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Emile Gladstone Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Christopher Silber as CRTR/EP
· Emile Gladstone as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a young attorney who discovers a long-buried secret about her family; the revelation upends her career and personal life, making her question everything she believed about herself
EROTIC SILENCE OF THE AMERICAN WIFE, THE 10/20/14 10/20/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Flame Ventures

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dalma Heyn as BOOK
· Drew Comins as CO-EP
· Sally Robinson as CRTR/EP
· Tony Krantz as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of disparate women united by a single trait - they're all having illicit affairs
FELONY TWINS 9/25/14 9/25/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hemingson as CRTR/EP
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a young lawyer at an upscale firm who discovers that two eccentric sisters at his downscale Hollywood apartment have an obsession with crime and covertly enlists them as investigators in his cases but must keep them a secret from his supe... [continued]
LA CRIME, THE 9/16/14 9/16/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films and Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hoberman as EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Steven Baigelman as CRTR/EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which explores sex, politics and popular culture across various noteworthy eras in L.A. history with the inaugural season following two LA cops track a Bonnie & Clyde-esque serial killer team amidst the rock-and-roll, coke-infused revelry of th... [continued]
LAS REINAS 10/2/14 10/2/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dean Georgaris as CRTR/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the lives of the men and women in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Miami Police department; including a woman who turned her back on her natal family when she discovered they run Florida's most powerful and dangerous criminal sy... [continued]
LITTLE WOMEN 11/6/14 11/6/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· Canny Lad Productions
· Essential Media
· Ruby Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Natascha McElhone
[who's making it?]
· Alison Owen as EP
· Jordan Roberts as CRTR/EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Louisa May Alcott as BOOK
· Natascha McElhone as EP
· Simonne Overend as EP
[what's it about?]
limited series based on Louisa May Alcott's classic novel, about the lives of four sisters - coming of age against the backdrop of a military scandal as their family loses its fortune and position - who find themselves at odds with the conservative a... [continued]
LONG GAME, THE 10/21/14 10/21/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Canny Lads Productions
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Helen Gregory as CO-EP
· Jennifer Schuur as CRTR/EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kate Atkinson as CRTR/CO-EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a gutsy female forensic accountant who exposes fraud for a living and has finally found fulfillment both at work and in love until a case comes along that threatens to turn her world upside down
MIX, THE 8/25/14 8/25/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Le Train Train Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeff Grosvenor as CO-EP
· Jennifer Cecil as CRTR/EP
· Rashida Jones as EP
· Will McCormack as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the realities of modern-day families - multi-cultural and multi-generational, built through divorces, affairs and adoptions - set against the backdrop of a revered family restaurant at a crossroads
MKULTRA 10/2/14 10/2/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Karen Stillman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
limited series about the CIA's top-secret research project on the behavioral engineering of humans
MY LOVE FROM ANOTHER STAR 9/18/14 9/18/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· EnterMedia Contents
· HB Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bomi Moon as EP
· David Kim as CO-EP
· Elizabeth Craft as CRTR/EP
· Ji-eun Park as EP
· Sarah Fain as CRTR/EP
· Sebastian Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the Korean drama, billed as an epic supernatural love story about a world-famous actress, Lark, and her anti-social neighbor, James, who happens to be from another planet
NOLA HART 10/27/14 10/27/14 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Chapter Eleven

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Donald Todd as CRTR/EP
· Kyle Killen as EP
· Scott Pennington as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a woman who wakes up in an airport with complete amnesia and hires a dysfunctional father-son detective agency to find out who she is
PAIR OF ACES 9/19/14 9/19/14 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Conde Nast Entertainment
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Spector as EP
· Dawn Ostroff as EP
· Eva Longoria as EP
· Gina Marcheschi as EP
· Marcie Ulin as CRTR/EP
· Meredith Lavender as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about brothers Chris and Alex Reyes, Latino golden boys who are both best friends and rivals; rising stars in Texas politics whose destiny is engineered by their manipulative mother Maria
PARIAHS 10/9/14 10/9/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Kathryn Price as CRTR/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nichole Millard as CRTR/EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two infamous pariahs who are out of options and forced to team up to practice law
PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 10/23/14 10/23/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Cherry-Wind Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alan Zachary as CRTR/EP
· Gaston Leroux as BOOK
· Marc Cherry as EP
· Michael Weiner as CRTR/EP
· Sabrina Wind as EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in the sexy and cutthroat world of the modern-day music business
PROTECT & SURVIVE 9/11/14 9/11/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· David Slack as CRTR/EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the last LAPD precinct fighting to hang on in Los Angeles after a massive disaster changed life as we know it
RISK 10/29/14 10/29/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Sander-Moses Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ian Sander as EP
· Jack Kenny as CRTR/EP
· Kim Moses as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about what happens when the unruly Roche Agency - a family-run private investigation firm with looming financial problems - is forced to team up with Nikki Castaneda, a former national security agent who now owns a successful corporate investig... [continued]
SEX, LIES & HANDWRITING 6/18/14 6/18/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lionsgate Television
· Sea to Sky Entertainment
· Tandem Communications

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Annie Brunner as CRTR/CO-EP
· Brett Burlock as EP
· Chris Barrett as EP
· Ivan Fecan as EP
· Jeff Sagansky as EP
· Michelle Dresbold as BOOK
· Nancy Miller as EP
· Rola Bauer as EP
· Sunta Izaccupa as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an accomplished artist and handwriting expert - with her own newspaper column on the subject - who is unexpectedly drawn into the world of crime-solving because of her extraordinary skills
SILK 10/24/14 10/24/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· BBC Worldwide Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Marty Scott as CRTR/EP
· Peter Moffat as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
[what's it about?]
import of Peter Moffat's BAFTA-nominated drama, which chronicles the journey of unorthodox and uncompromising attorney Martha Costello, who, what she lacks in polish she makes up for in her unstoppable blue-collar determination
ST LUCY'S HOME FOR GIRLS RAISED BY WOLVES 10/24/14 10/24/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Channing Powell as CRTR/EP
· Jenny Bicks as EP
· John Jacobs as EP
· Karen Russell as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on Karen Russell's best-selling book of the same name about mysterious and attractive twins Claudette and Felix, 16, who, when they show up at the elite St. Lucy's boarding school, change the school and the tiny town of Green Hills, Maine... [continued]
UNTITLED ANDY STERN PROJECT 8/19/14 8/19/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Calamity Jane

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andy Stern as CRTR/EP
· Ellen Pompeo as EP
· Laura Holstein as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Keira Burke, a young, Boston-area cop, gravely wounded in the line of duty; six years later, she's returned to the force as a police psychologist and now finds herself embedded in the same precinct she left
UNTITLED DAVID MARSHALL GRANT PROJECT 8/28/14 8/28/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Vendetta Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Byrdie Lifson-Pompan as CP
· David Marshall Grant as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Klein as EP
· Sheldon Turner as EP
· Valerie Ulene as CP
[what's it about?]
drama about a tough, resourceful and at the top of her game type-A business woman, who has a medical scare, only to be dangerously misdiagnosed, and experiences first-hand the hazards of our healthcare system
UNTITLED FELICITY HUFFMAN PROJECT 10/2/14 10/2/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Kolbrenner as EP
· Carol Mendelsohn as CRTR/EP
· Felicity Huffman as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Kate DiMento as PROD
· Michael Dinner as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Rachel Winter as EP
· Robyn Meisinger as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a special agent who is the fearless leader of a team of young agents on the New York City Joint Terrorism Task Force
UNTITLED FINA LUDLOW PROJECT 11/4/14 11/4/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Clifton Campbell as CRTR/EP
· Ingrid Thoft as CRTR/BOOK/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Ingrid Thoft's Fina Ludlow book series about the brash, intelligent, hot-mess daughter of Carl and Elaine Ludlow, who left Harvard Law School and found her "voice" as the firm's brash and controversial legal investigator
UNTITLED JEFF WADLOW PROJECT 9/25/14 9/25/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeff Wadlow as CRTR/EP
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Len Goldstein as EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a young woman who, after her fiancé is murdered, finds herself recruited by an eclectic group of real-world vigilantes
UNTITLED JENNA BANS PROJECT 9/26/14 9/26/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films and Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hoberman as EP
· Jenna Bans as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the return of a politician's young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier, sending shockwaves throughout their tight knit community
UNTITLED JOSH SAFRAN PROJECT 9/17/14 9/17/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Josh Safran as CRTR/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of diverse FBI recruits going through 21 weeks of training to become special agents at the FBI's academy in Quantico, Virginia; one of which is a sleeper terrorist, who in the near future, has perpetrated the deadliest terrorist a... [continued]
UNTITLED LIZ HELDENS PROJECT 9/18/14 9/18/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn 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
· Liz Heldens as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a disgraced journalist who is forced to go back to work for his former intern, who has since invented a BuzzFeed/PopSugar-type news site
UNTITLED MILLARD & PRICE PROJECT 9/17/13 -
10/23/14
10/23/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Kathryn Price as CRTR/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nichole Millard as CRTR/EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two female detectives in San Francisco who are being partnered up again after one took a break to start a family and the secret that came between them
UNTITLED OL PARKER PROJECT 9/26/14 9/26/14 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Le Train Train Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeff Grosvenor as CO-EP
· Ol Parker as CRTR/EP
· Rashida Jones as EP
· Will McCormack as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the lives of individuals and couples dealing with love in interrelated tales all set within and around a half-century-old bookstore in Pioneer Square, Seattle
VAMP 11/19/14 11/19/14 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A.B. Baby Productions
· Offspring Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Shankman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Amy B. Harris as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Gibgot as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a ballerina who comes to New York with her mother - a woman who gave up her dreams for her family - only to find her mother's past in Manhattan may affect her future; looking for release from the rigors of ballet and the society world she... [continued]
WIRE IN THE BLOOD 10/27/14 10/27/14 ABC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Endemol Studios
· Mandeville Films and Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· A.M. Homes as CRTR/EP
· David Hoberman as EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
· Val McDermid as CRTR (U.K. Series)
[what's it about?]
import of Val McDermid's British psychological crime drama, a unique character-driven procedural which exposes the gaps between good and evil, our public and private selves and the psychological limits of human behavior