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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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BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT, THE 11/20/15 11/20/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Baer Bones Productions
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alexandra McNally as CRTR/EP
· Helen Phillips as BOOK
· Neal Baer as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Helen Phillips's recently published novel about when a young woman gets a data entry job at a mysterious corporation, she discovers that the information she is logging is building a database that has the power to affect fate - includin... [continued]
BOB THE VALKYRIE 11/6/15 11/6/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Shane Brennan Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Grant Anderson as EP
· Matt Greenberg as CRTR/EP
· Shane Brennan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about how in each generation three women are chosen by fate to defend humanity against this evil, only this time, fate accidentally chooses a male... Bob, a chauvinistic dude-bro
COLONY 10/9/13 -
3/10/16
3/10/16 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kennedy-Marshall Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· America Olivo as Captain Gautier
· Carl Beukes as Richard Santos
· Georgina Haig as Gina Nolan
· Mark Leslie Ford as Daniel Friedman
· Mouzam Makkar as Chandra Devi
· Neal Bledsoe as David Lewis
· Peter Mark Kendall as Mason Rose
· Tongayi Chirisa as Neil Cormack
[who's making it?]
· Doris Egan as CRTR/EP
· Frank Marshall as EP
· Robert Zotnowski as EP
[what's it about?]
thriller which follows a team of explorers who arrive on Mars to join the first human colony on the planet, only to discover that their predecessors have vanished
CRY 11/20/15 11/20/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Paulist Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Donahue as EP
· John J. Sakmar as CRTR/EP
· Kerry Lenhart as CRTR/EP
· Marybeth Sprows as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which tells the story of a doctor who makes the astonishing medical breakthrough to bring cryogenically preserved people back to life, starting with the unfreezing of his own father - but he never expects that restoring life will have both glor... [continued]
DATES 8/11/15 8/11/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Elsley as CRTR/EP
· Howard Klein as EP
[what's it about?]
hourlong version of the U.K. series, in which each episode focuses on a first date between two people who meet through an online dating service
DROP, THE 9/8/15 9/8/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kennedy-Marshall Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Frank Marshall as EP
· Kyle Jarrow as CRTR/EP
· R.J. Cutler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Zotnowski as EP
· Steve Angello as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a Miami DJ teetering on the edge of ruin who finds hope (and more) in a gifted protégé who is female and African-American, both rarities in the EDM world
FRIDAY THE 13TH 8/11/15 8/11/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Crystal Lake Entertainment
· Emmett Furla Oasis Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Van Sickle as CRTR/EP
· George Furla as EP
· Mark Canton as EP
· Randall Emmett as EP
· Sean S. Cunningham as EP
· Steve Mitchell as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
new small screen take on the feature franchise, about the ongoing quest of a detective's search for his missing brother that is somehow tied to Jason Vorhees, a long thought dead serial killer who has now returned to wreak havoc in the new Crystal La... [continued]
FROM THE TOP 11/17/15 11/17/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Richter as CRTR/SP
· Kat Graham as EP
· Marc Cleary as CRTR/SP
[what's it about?]
drama about seven ruthlessly determined dancers and their wild lives as they try to navigate the cut-throat world of Hollywood
FURIOUS 12/4/15 12/4/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Johnson as EP
· Sue Chung as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a trio of women who work outside the law to deliver justice against those who evade punishment in the legal system; at the same time, they seek personal revenge against the people responsible for destroying their own lives
GHOST 11/29/10 -
3/3/16
3/3/16 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Outerbanks Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Bailey Chase as Jasmine Lacroix (Originally Cast)
· Jessica Szohr as Clark Patterson
· Matt Passmore as Jasmine Lacroix
· Megan West as Sarah Roberts
[who's making it?]
· David Nutter as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kevin Williamson as CRTR/EP
· Lauren Wagner as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama set in New Orleans and centers on a young woman who seeks help from a parapsychologist when she begins to experience paranormal phenomena
I DO CREW 1/19/16 1/19/16 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Little Engine Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Erin Cardillo as CRTR/EP
· Gina Matthews as EP
· Grant Scharbo as EP
· Richard Keith as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
romantic dramedy about the events leading up to a destination wedding from the point of view of the friends of the bride and groom
LITTLE WOMEN 7/29/15 7/29/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Solar Drive Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alexis C. Jolly as CRTR/EP
· Louisa May Alcott as BOOK
· Michael Weatherly as EP
· Tiffany Grant as PROD
[what's it about?]
hyper-stylized, gritty adaptation of the 1868 novel by Louisa May Alcott, in which disparate half-sisters Jo, Meg, Beth, and Amy band together in order to survive the dystopic streets of Philadelphia and unravel a conspiracy that stretches far beyond... [continued]
NOTEBOOK, THE 8/11/15 -
3/25/16
3/25/16 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Nicholas Sparks Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Nicholas Sparks as BOOK/EP
· Theresa Park as EP
· Todd Graff as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the Nicholas Sparks novel-turned-feature about the romantic journey of the two beloved central characters Noah and Allie, at the outset of their blossoming relationship as they build their lives and their future together against the ba... [continued]
RUN & GUNN 1/15/16 1/15/16 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Juniper Place Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elliott Webb as EP
· Jeffrey Kramer as EP
· Laurie McCarthy as EP
· Wendy Riss Gatsiouni as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which takes place in the '70s and centers on a young "B movie" studio head on the brink of ruin who hires a talented aspiring female director and an unlikely group of financial bakers, cast and crew to produce a movie that will save his company... [continued]
TEMPEST 11/2/15 11/2/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Danielle Stokdyk as EP
· Deirdre Mangan as CRTR/EP
· Graham Norris as CRTR/EP
· Rob Thomas as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a young woman living in a utopian spaceship; when she finds out the ship is secretly powered by slaves, she becomes enmeshed romantically and politically in the dangerous rebellion brewing below the decks
TRANSYLVANIA 12/2/15 -
3/16/16
3/16/16 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Midnight Radio

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Amrita Acharia as Coriander (Originally Cast)
· Evan Stern as Igor
· Laura Brent as Victoria Harker
· Luke Allen-Gale as Inspector G. Lestrade
· Sofia Pernas as Coriander
[who's making it?]
· Andre Nemec as EP
· Hugh Sterbakov as CRTR/EP
· Jason Ensler as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeff Pinkner as EP
· Josh Appelbaum as EP
· Scott Rosenberg as EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in 1880 about a headstrong young woman in search of her missing father ventures from NYC to Transylvania where she teams up with a wrongfully disgraced Scotland Yard Detective, and together they witness the births of the most famous monster... [continued]
UNTITLED TED HUMPHREY PROJECT 11/9/15 11/9/15 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Olivia Munn as EP
· Ted Humphrey as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in 1974 and centers on a young journalist who gets hired by an ambitious NY news programming chief as a publicity stunt to be one of the first female on-air sports reporters, and has to learn to navigate gender politics in front of and behi... [continued]
WEAVEWORLD 9/22/15 -
3/25/16
3/25/16 CW script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Angela Mancuso as EP
· Clive Barker as BOOK/EP
· Jack Kenny as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Clive Barker's horror/fantasy novel about an app designer teams up with a young pastry chef who has just discovered that she is destined to be guardian of a mythological realm that can be accessed through a portal in an old Savannah ma... [continued]