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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
ACQUIRED 10/9/17 10/9/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Random Hill

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Gwartz as EP
· Jon Harmon Feldman as CRTR/EP
· Robby Hull as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an angry, acerbic widower who had retreated from the world after the death of his wife years ago; as a result of a freak accident, he now finds himself with a genius-level intellect which he will semi-willingly use to help a homicide dete... [continued]
ADULT BEHAVIOR 6/21/17 6/21/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Bad Wolf
· Red Production Company
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Allan Heinberg as CRTR/EP
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Julie Gardner as EP
· Nicola Shindler as EP
· Russell T Davies as CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
hour described as a sexy, multi-generational, comedic drama" inspired by Russell T Davies's U.K. entries "Cucumber" and "Banana"
BIG LAW 10/12/17 10/12/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Calamity Jane

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Marshall Grant as CRTR/EP
· Ellen Pompeo as EP
· Felipe Agudelo as CRTR (Original Series)
· Laura Holstein as EP
· Mónica Agudelo Tenorio as CRTR (Original Series)
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a modern look at a large LA law firm and what it takes to survive and thrive in our work obsessed society; the line between our lawyers' professional and personal lives are increasingly blurred and moral ambiguity is a job requirement... [continued]
BROKEN RECORD 9/27/17 9/27/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Creative Engine Entertainment
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Danny Rose as CRTR/EP
· Drew Comins as EP
· Jenni Ross as CRTR/EP
· Justin Sylvester as CRTR/CO-EP
· Meghan Trainor as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about The Candies, the superstar girl group who, on the nine-year anniversary of their breakup, are forced to reunite for an unexpected encore after a tragic event brings them back together
ELIGIBLE 9/7/17 9/7/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Long Lake Media
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Curtis Sittenfeld as BOOK
· I. Marlene King as EP
· Jennifer Levin as CRTR/EP
· Sherri Cooper Landsman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Curtis Sittenfeld's book, a modern retelling of Pride and Prejudice seen through the eyes of the five Bennet sisters and their complex journeys to finding love in its many traditional and non-traditional incarnations
GET CHRISTIE LOVE 9/26/17 9/26/17 ABC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· End of Episode
· Lionsgate Television
· Martin Chase Productions
· One Race Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Courtney Kemp as CRTR/EP
· Debra Martin Chase as EP
· Shana C. Waterman as EP
· Vin Diesel as EP
[what's it about?]
revival of the cult 1974-75 blaxploitation-themed TV movie/series which centers on Christie Love, an African American female CIA agent who leads an elite ops unit
GLASS HOUSES 9/12/17 9/12/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· NBCUniversal International Studios
· Universal Television
· Working Title Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Stearn as EP
· Eric Fellner as EP
· Kyle Richards as EP
· Leonard Dick as CRTR/EP
· Tim Bevan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the life of "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Kyle Richards set against L.A.'s high-end real estate world; told from the perspective of our emotionally and financially overextended lead Anisa Shattenkirk-Glass, we follow Anisa an... [continued]
HEARTLAND 10/9/17 10/9/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Random Hill

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Gwartz as EP
· Jeremy Hall as CRTR/CO-EP
· John Hoberg as CRTR/EP
· Jon Harmon Feldman as EP
· Kat Likkel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
family drama about a couple who adopt a new baby - and the baby's teenage birth mother
HEIRESSES 4/2/13 -
9/29/17
9/29/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alloy Entertainment
· Long Lake Media
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Shay Mitchell
[who's making it?]
· Gina Girolamo as EP
· I. Marlene King as CRTR/EP
· Les Morgenstein as EP
· Sara Sheperd as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from Bravo's press release, April 2013) Based on the upcoming novel from Sara Sheperd (Pretty Little Liars, The Lying Game), this one- hour drama follows one of the most prestigious and wealthy families on the Upper East Side who have built their en... [continued]
KRISTY KOTTIS 8/16/17 8/16/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· NBC Universal International Studios
· Working Title Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Stearn as EP
· Eric Fellner as EP
· Felicity Huffman as EP
· Liza Chasin as EP
· Rachel Winter as EP
· Regina Corrado as CRTR/EP
· Tim Bevan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the real-life Vespa riding, shit kicking, former New York City public school teacher-turned-FBI agent, Kristy Kottis
MAVERICKS 9/15/17 9/15/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 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
· Gemma Burgess as CRTR/CO-EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the cut-throat world of the start-up gold rush, where three young entrepreneurs share this obsession with greatness in an elite shared workspace known as "The Forge"; a hotbed of competition and sexual tension where no one is safe from el... [continued]
MILLION LITTLE THINGS, A 8/18/17 8/18/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· D.J. Nash as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
[what's it about?]
hourlong dramedy about a group of friends who, for different reasons and in different ways, are all stuck in their lives, but when one of them dies unexpectedly, it's just the wake up call the others need to finally start living
NEW WORLD 10/9/17 10/9/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Random Hill

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Thomsen as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Gwartz as EP
· Jon Harmon Feldman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two estranged brothers who, after the death of their father, try to reconnect by taking their families on a trip together; but when their boat crashes, the two families find themselves trapped on a deserted island and must battle the elem... [continued]
PARADISE FALLS 9/20/17 9/20/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Erica Messer Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Erica Messer as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-generational family drama which centers on a working mom who figures out the best way to guide her kids (and even the adults) is through a series of homemade parenting videos
ROMEOS & JULIETS 8/21/17 8/21/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CannyLads Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Ronn as CRTR/EP
· Jay Scherick as CRTR/EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kelly Pancho as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on a badass, tough-as-nails female CIA operative who is forced to partner with a handsome, self-absorbed agent from the CIA's elite "Romeo and Juliet" division - agents who are trained to use sex and charm to keep America safe
SAFE HARBOR 9/15/17 9/15/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 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
· Jason Richman as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the cops of LAPD's Harbor Division, who bristle at the idea of another armchair outsider taking their fired Captain's place; all this as Oriana Cloverfield embarks on a second career in law enforcement
SPIRITED 9/8/17 9/8/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Laverne Cox
[who's making it?]
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Heather Mitchell as CRTR/EP
· Max Handelman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a fake psychic who realizes she can really communicate with the dead; she decides to put her con-woman past behind her and actually start helping people
SUSPECTS 10/5/17 10/5/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· BBC Worldwide Productions
· Osprey Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Angie Stephenson as EP
· Carla Kettner as CRTR/EP
· Chris King as EP
· Chris Lang as CRTR (Original Series)
· Emma Strain as EP
· Josh Berman as EP
· Laura Mackie as EP
· Sally Haynes as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the British series "Unforgotten," which blends a cop drama procedural and a multi-generational soap with a compassionate, intelligent female detective at the center
TWO CITIES 9/29/17 9/29/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films & Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Charles Dickens as BOOK
· Eyal Podell as CRTR/EP
· Jonathon Stewart as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a modern update of Dickens' novel, "A Tale of Two Cities," set against the backdrop of a society on the verge of revolution, where the tensions between the haves and have-nots has reached a breaking point
UNTITLED MARCIA CLARK PROJECT 8/22/17 8/22/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 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
· Elizabeth Craft as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Marcia Clark as EP
· Sarah Fain as CRTR/EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a female prosecutor who loses the trial of the century and is shredded by the media in the process; the drama chronicles what happens when 8 years later the murderer who got off strikes again