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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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series date
start/end
updated network commitment status
BONE HOUSE 10/1/14 10/1/14 CW script 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
· Sheri Elwood as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an estranged group of siblings who own and operate a private autopsy company
CHEERLEADER DEATH SQUAD 10/14/14 -
5/28/15
5/28/15 CW ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/7/15]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Cherry-Wind Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Abbie Cobb as Maddie
· Alan Van Sprang as Andrew Stone
· Aylin Bayramoglu as Fatima
· Gia Mantegna as Grace
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Truly as CRTR/EP
· Marc Cherry as CRTR/EP
· Mark Waters as DIR (Pilot)
· Neal Baer as CRTR/EP
· Sabrina Wind as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a disgraced CIA agent-turned-teacher at an elite Washington D.C. prep school who trains a select few students to be his eyes and ears into the world of international espionage and help him earn his way back into the agency
DATES 8/11/15 8/11/15 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 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
DEAD PEOPLE 2/2/15 -
5/7/15
5/7/15 CW ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/7/15]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Aggressive Mediocrity
· Bad Robot Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alexandra Chando as Pearl
· Andrew J. West as Floyd Hale
· Echo Kellum as Doug
· Jaime Lee Kirchner as Charly Caine
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Burk as EP
· J.J. Abrams as EP
· Marc Buckland as DIR (Pilot)
· Tom Kapinos as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a down-on-his-luck, semi-alcoholic but roguishly charming cab driver who after a near-death experience, he suddenly has the ability to interact with ghosts, including his late ex-wife who he has never gotten over
FIRST LADY 10/3/14 10/3/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Vandalia Films
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jenni Ross as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Garner as EP
· Juliana Janes as PROD
· Sebastián Arrau as CRTR (Original Series)
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the Chilean series "Primera Dama," which chronicles one woman's rags-to-riches journey from illegal immigrant to the White House, where she battles injustice and her own sordid past which has come back to haunt her
FREQUENCY 11/13/14 -
8/11/15
8/11/15 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lin Pictures
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Lin as EP
· Jennifer Gwartz as EP
· Jeremy Carver as CRTR/EP
· John Rickard as EP
· Toby Emmerich as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the Jim Caviezel/Dennis Quaid-led 2000 feature, in which an NYPD detective connects with his son, 30 years in the future and the two must work together to change the history of tragic events to come while also getting the chance ... [continued]
FRIDAY THE 13TH 8/11/15 8/11/15 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 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]
ILLUSIONIST, THE 10/14/14 10/14/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Electus
· Yari Film Group

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Bob Yari as EP
· David Clark as EP
· Mark Hudis as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Neil Burger's 2006 film about a renowned illusionist who returns home from a decade in prison to find his wife married to the ruthless crime boss who framed him
LITTLE WOMEN 7/29/15 7/29/15 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 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]
MAGELLAN, THE 10/28/14 10/28/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Management 360
· Ombra Films
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Pina as CRTR (Original Series)
· Daniel Ecija as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Guymon Casady as EP
· Ivan Escobar as CRTR (Original Series)
· Jaume Collet-Serra as EP
· Jennifer Johnson as CRTR/EP
· Juan Sola as EP
· Laura Fernandez Espeso as EP
[what's it about?]
drama that revolves around what happens when a mysterious global cataclysm strands a group of students, teachers and crew on a Semester at Sea sailboat
MISFITS 10/19/11 -
10/10/14
10/10/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Howard Overman as CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Martin Gero as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the U.K. series of the same name, about a group of young offenders with supernatural powers
NOTEBOOK, THE 8/11/15 8/11/15 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 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]
PHOENIX PROJECT, THE 10/10/14 10/10/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Martin Gero as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about three friends who, in an attempt to combat apathy, take an anarchistic, dangerous and morally questionable approach to save society from itself
RIVERDALE 10/23/14 -
7/10/15
7/10/15 CW script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Jon Goldwater as EP
· Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
a bold, subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica and their friends from the comics, exploring the surreality of small-town life - the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome façade
SHAKESPEARE'S SISTERS 10/27/14 10/27/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brad Silberling as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Mark Harmon as EP
· Scott Sullivan as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
period drama set in 1590s London and chronicles a young Will Shakespeare's rise to prominence as he finds himself caught in a deadly conflict among three witches and the most powerful woman in the world, Queen Elizabeth
TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE 11/12/13 -
5/13/15
5/13/15 CW ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/7/15]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· K.O. Paper Products

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Kris Lemche as Newman
[who's making it?]
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· Bradley Buecker as DIR (Pilot)
· George A. Romero as CRTR (Original Series)
· Heather Kadin as EP
· Jerry Golod as EP
· Joe Hill as CRTR/EP
· Mitch Galin as EP
· Robert Orci as EP
[what's it about?]
revival of George A. Romero's 1980s anthology series which featured an individual short story that ended with a plot twist
TOWN, THE 10/14/14 10/14/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Big Talk Productions
· Russian Hill Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Kenton Allen as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
· Mike Bartlett as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Oliver Goldstick as CRTR/EP
· Simon Curtis as EP
[what's it about?]
import of Mike Bartlett's U.K. series about a young man, who, when he starts investigating his parents' suicide and he suspects murder, the entire town is culpable
UNNATURAL SELECTION 10/13/14 10/13/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 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?]
· Adam Karp as CRTR/EP
· Frank Marshall as EP
· Robert Zotnowski as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Charles Darwin and Captain Robert FitzRoy's five-year voyage on the HMS Beagle, which focuses on a 21-year-old Darwin, and his childhood friend Capt. Fitzroy's journey through the Amazon to return the woman they both love to her native... [continued]
UNTITLED ANDREW HINDERAKER PROJECT 12/4/14 12/4/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Hinderaker as CRTR/CO-EP
· Andrew Stearn as EP
· John Wells as EP
· Kenny Wormald as CONS
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a peek behind the curtain of Hollywood's hip-hop dance scene, centering on a top-flight back-up dancer who dreams of becoming a choreographer
UNTITLED WILSON BETHEL PROJECT 10/13/14 10/13/14 CW script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Wilson Bethel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a drama