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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
BAD TASTE 12/19/19 12/19/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Justin Shanes as CRTR/EP
· Matt Hubbard as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy set in the intimate pressure cooker of a restaurant kitchen whose star chef is forced to make an uncomfortable alliance with the newbie female line cook in order to keep pursuing his passion
BEACH WATCH 12/11/19 12/11/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Spitzer Holding Company
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bridget Kyle as CRTR/EP
· Justin Spitzer as EP
· Vicky Luu as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Hannah, an aspiring police officer who flunks out of the police academy, joins the Beach Patrol and is partnered with the overbearing and brash Mel, who takes her job way too seriously
BLACK GIRL MAGIC 9/27/19 9/27/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· I'll Have Another
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Brucks as EP
· Chandra Russell as CRTR/EP
· Crystal Boyd as CRTR/EP
· Emebeit Beyene as CRTR/EP
· Gabrielle Union as EP
· Holly Shakoor Fleischer as CO-EP
· Robia Rashid as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about three estranged sisters who learn a mysterious secret about their family history that changes their lives and brings them back to the magical world of New Orleans
DANSON, FEY & CARLOCK SERIES 7/18/19 -
11/20/19
11/20/19 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Bevel Gears
· Little Stranger
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bobby Moynihan as Jayden
· Holly Hunter as Arpi
· Ted Danson as Mayor Bremer
[who's making it?]
· David Miner as EP
· Jeff Richmond as EP
· Robert Carlock as CRTR/EP
· Tina Fey as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, July 2019) Three giants of NBC's comedy Hall of Fame family - Ted Danson, Tina Fey and Robert Carlock - are joining forces for a straight-to-series order. Danson, nominated for an Emmy Award record 13th time Tuesday for Out... [continued]
FALLING/APART 11/22/19 11/22/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Exhibit A
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Julia Gunn as EP
· Seth Gordon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Steve Basilone as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
time-bending comedy that concurrently explores the beginning and the end of a romantic relationship
FOREVER FAMILY 10/3/19 10/3/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Small Dog Picture Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Austen Earl as CRTR/EP
· Jason Winer as EP
· Joel Church-Cooper as CRTR/EP
· Jon Radler as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy which centers on three different families that live miles away but worlds apart and who discover that their adopted children all share the same birth father
FRIENDS AND FAMILY 11/8/19 11/8/19 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Electric Avenue
· Kapital Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Marc Forman as EP
· Shawn Wines as CRTR/EP
· Will Arnett as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a group of twentysomething friends in San Francisco question what they really want out of life as they try to hold on to their carefree lives while facing the next phase of adulthood
HOME 11/22/19 11/22/19 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· BBC Studios
· Jantaculum
· Lionsgate Television
· Red Hour Films

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Tandy as EP
· Alan Marke as EP
· Angie Stephenson as EP
· Ben Stiller as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nicky Weinstock as EP
· Rufus Jones as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Stacy Traub as CRTR/EP
· Tom Lassally as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on Rufus Jones's British comedy series which follows a new couple, Mark and Melanie, who go on a long weekend trip to a cabin in the woods with Melanie's son Jonah; their plan to come back with a tan and some happy memories is interrupt... [continued]
LAST VIDEO STORE, THE 11/25/19 11/25/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Cloud Nine Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Haas as EP
· Eric Christian Olsen as EP
· John Will as PROD
· Kate Schumaecker as EP
· Michael Diliberti as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Calvin, who returns home to run the last video rental store of a once major franchise with his estranged best friend
LIFE AT THE BOTTOM 12/11/19 12/11/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FanFare Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Posamentier as CRTR/EP
· Geoff Moore as CRTR/EP
· Jamie Tarses as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an aimless New Yorker who follows a girl to Antarctica, only to get dumped and abandoned there; he suddenly finding himself living amongst a bizarre assortment of passionate and eccentric scientists, soldiers and outcasts w... [continued]
LIKE SON, LIKE FATHER 9/19/19 9/19/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Matt Hubbard as EP
· Nick Lehmann as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about Nick, an out and proud gay man, who finds himself in the unenviable position of assuming the role of his newly outed father's gay mentor and new roommate
OUTER BEAUTY 11/20/19 11/20/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Fierce Baby Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Erica Oyama as CRTR/EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a comedy
PARK, THE 11/13/19 11/13/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CannyLads Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kelly Pancho as CO-EP
· Mike O'Brien as CRTR/EP
· Shelly Gossman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a Midwest couple who move to Hollywood to pursue their dream of making it in the character world at a theme park
POST OFFICE 11/13/19 11/13/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CannyLads Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amy Hubbs as CRTR/EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kelly Pancho as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which when a young woman gets a job working with her father and a group of oddball letter carriers, she finds herself learning about sacrifice, friendship, and making connections with those you'd least expect
PRIVATE DICKERSONS 11/19/19 11/19/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fulwell 73

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Winston as EP
· David Young as CRTR/EP
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which a bored couple who spends every night watching true-crime shows such as Dateline NBC and 48 Hours decide to take matters into their own hands and try solving local unsolved crimes
SQUAD, THE 10/22/19 10/22/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alcide Bava Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anthony Del Broccolo as CRTR/EP
· Cory Wood as PROD
· Holly Brown as EP
· Johnny Galecki as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a new group of friends (and sometimes enemies) who find companionship and common ground in their mutual love of competitive eSports, and explores what it means to finally find "your tribe" after years of feeling like an outs... [continued]
UNTITLED BRANDON SCOTT JONES PROJECT 12/18/19 12/18/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aseem Batra as EP
· Brandon Scott Jones as CRTR/EP
· Jason Carden as CO-EP
· Mike Shoemaker as EP
· Seth Meyers as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy in which when a hilariously struggling playwright is hired to help an oddball group of tech geniuses create the personality of a first-of-its-kind artificial intelligence, the process unexpectedly forces them to explore analytically, emotional... [continued]
UNTITLED JEFFERIES & MARTIN PROJECT 10/17/19 -
11/6/19
11/6/19 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brillstein Entertainment Partners
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jim Jefferies
[who's making it?]
· Alex Murray as EP
· Jim Jefferies as CRTR/EP
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Suzanne Martin as CRTR/EP
· Tim Sarkes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy in which Jim Jefferies plays a fictionalized version of himself, offering his unique take on modern life and the complexity of relationships
UNTITLED KASSIA MILLER PROJECT 12/18/19 12/18/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jason Carden as CO-EP
· Jen Statsky as EP
· Kassia Miller as CRTR/EP
· Mike Shoemaker as EP
· Seth Meyers as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy in which when golden-child Vera's cutting-edge environmental start-up turns out to be a fraud, she escapes the national spotlight by moving to New York and crashing with her younger sister, Jo, much to Jo's dismay; now that they're roommates, ... [continued]
UNTITLED LONDON HUGHES PROJECT 11/13/19 11/13/19 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Wilmore Films

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· London Hughes as London Jones
[who's making it?]
· Candace Rodney as PROD
· Larry Wilmore as CRTR/EP
· London Hughes as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about London Jones, who after getting dumped by her boyfriend in England comes to America to find success, herself and maybe even love
UNTITLED MIKE MASSIMINO PROJECT 12/13/19 12/13/19 NBC script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Prady as CRTR/EP
· Dan Greaney as CRTR/EP
· Jamie Widdoes as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mike Massimino as PROD
[what's it about?]
comedy inspired by the life of NASA veteran Mike Massimino which explores what happens when the dream of following in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and becoming an American hero collides with the reality of a cynical world and the l... [continued]
US & THEM 10/22/19 10/22/19 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Sad Unicorn

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Singleton as CRTR/EP
· Jim Brandon as CRTR/EP
· Randall Einhorn as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy told in two timelines, exploring the idea that who you were in high school isn't necessarily the same person you are today, and how when it comes to love, timing is everything
YOUNG ROCK 1/11/20 1/11/20 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind 11-episode series order]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Fierce Baby Productions
· Seven Bucks Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Gewirtz as EP
· Dany Garcia as EP
· Dwayne Johnson as EP
· Hiram Garcia as EP
· Jeff Chiang as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Carreras as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2020) From Nahnatchka Khan and Dwayne Johnson, NBC has given an 11-episode series order to "Young Rock," a single-cam comedy inspired by Johnson himself. The series will be executive produced by Nahnatchka Khan, Dwa... [continued]