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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
COOL KIDS 9/5/17 -
11/16/17
11/16/17 FOX ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· FX Productions
· RCG Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· David Alan Grier as Hank
· Leslie Jordan as Sid
· Martin Mull as Charlie
· Vicki Lawrence as Margaret
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Day as CRTR/EP
· Don Scardino as DIR (Pilot)
· Glenn Howerton as EP
· Kevin Abbott as EP
· Nick Frenkel as EP
· Paul Fruchbom as CRTR/CO-EP
· Rob McElhenney as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about three guy friends in a retirement community who are the top dogs until they're blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who's ready to challenge their place - it's high school with 70 some... [continued]
BLESS THIS MESS 10/10/17 10/10/17 FOX put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Lake Bell
[who's making it?]
· Katherine Pope as EP
· Lake Bell as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Meriwether as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a newlywed couple (half of it played by Bell) that gives up their drab and unfulfilling lives in NYC and moves to Nebraska to live a simpler life; it doesn't work out like they planned
DADDY ISSUES 10/19/17 10/19/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Erin Foster as CRTR/EP
· Josh Lieberman as EP
· Liz Meriwether as EP
· Oly Obst as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the relationship between a womanizing father and his adult daughters: Andi, who is perpetually single and has become her dad's wingman, and Jane, the perfect one who is married and takes joy in Andi's failures
ONE HIT WENDY 11/16/17 11/16/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· KatzSmith Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Julianne Hough as Wendy
[who's making it?]
· David Katzenberg as EP
· Diane Warren as EP
· Julianne Hough as EP
· Lesley Wake Webster as CRTR/EP
· Seth Grahame-Smith as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Wendy (Hough), a one-hit wonder who peaked at 18, who tries to guide her talented niece, Jordan, through the music industry and keep her from making the same mistakes she made
REVIVAL 8/17/17 8/17/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris McKenna as EP
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Michael Showalter as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
· Sally Bradford McKenna as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about Elliot, formerly the little kid from a beloved '80s family sitcom and now living a normal life, who reluctantly gets sucked back into the show's revival with his old TV family
SUSPENDED 8/28/17 8/28/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Ehsugadee Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Justin Halpern as CRTR/EP
· Len Golstein as EP
· Patrick Schumacker as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an honors government teacher accustomed to teaching the best and brightest who winds up being put in charge of a bunch of students in in-school suspension
UNTITLED BILLY FINNEGAN PROJECT 8/23/17 8/23/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Billy Finnegan as CRTR/EP
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy billed as girl meets boy, boy very much doesn't notice; girl meets bus, boy notices... sort of
UNTITLED LIL REL HOWREY PROJECT 10/18/17 10/18/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Lil Rel Howrey
[who's making it?]
· Jerrod Carmichael as EP
· Josh Rabinowitz as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Barnett as CRTR/EP
· Lil Rel Howrey as CRTR/EP
· Mike Scully as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a prideful, self-made success who lives by the code to always believe in yourself and great things will come, finds that attitude put to the test when he learns his wife is having an affair with his own barber
UNTITLED MCELHENNEY & ROSELL PROJECT 9/26/17 9/26/17 FOX put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Charlie Day as EP
· Glenn Howerton as EP
· Nick Frenkel as EP
· Rob McElhenney as CRTR/EP
· Rob Rosell as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an unconventional family in working-class America
UNTITLED NATE BARGATZE PROJECT 10/18/17 10/18/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Brillstein Entertainment Partners

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Nate Bargatze
[who's making it?]
· Alex Murray as EP
· Ari Katcher as CO-EP
· Dan Shaki as CO-EP
· Jerrod Carmichael as CRTR/EP
· Nate Bargatze as CRTR/EP
· Tim Sarkes as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which deals with Bargatze's struggle moving back home to Tennessee and being caught between his wife and opinionated parents
UNTITLED TREVOR ENGELSON PROJECT 9/22/17 9/22/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Farah Films
· Underground Films

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Christine Gernon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Dan Farah as EP
· Danny Zuker as CRTR/EP
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Trevor Engelson as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy billed as: Divorce is hard. Sharing custody is harder. Sharing custody with the British Royal family when your wife marries a prince, in the unforgiving spotlight of London's tabloid media, is next level.
UNTITLED VALI CHANDRASEKARAN PROJECT 9/22/17 9/22/17 FOX put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Endemol Shine North America
· Lee Daniels Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Lee Daniels as EP
· Liat Shavit as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Marc Velez as EP
· Pam Williams as EP
· Shai Ben-Atar as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Vali Chandrasekaran as CRTR/EP
· Yossi Vassa as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about three typical Minnesotan families - a household of African refugees, a household of outdoorsy Midwesterners and a young interracial couple - testing the idea that we are all more alike than we are different
IMMEDIATE FAMILY 8/29/17 8/29/17 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Old 320 Sycamore

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brett Baer as CRTR/EP
· Dave Finkel as CRTR/EP
· Kate Sullivan as EP
· Thomas Kail as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
live, interactive - allowing for audience participation - multi-generational family comedy about a real-life hero who's convinced he's the only one who can keep his super-diverse, super screwed-up family from falling apart
MODEL MINORITIES 11/8/17 11/8/17 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Danica Radovanov as EP
· Jonathan Krisel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sanjay Shah as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a stereotype-busting comedy that follows a highly educated but struggling Indian-American who moves in with his uneducated, but rich, immigrant cousin
MURDERTOWN 8/22/17 8/22/17 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brianna Bell as PROD
· Hayes Davenport as CRTR/EP
· Jillian Bell as EP
· Oly Obst as EP
· Pam Kohl as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a New York radio journalist who, after a career-ending gaffe, returns to her hometown in Cape Cod and takes a job at the local newspaper, hoping to uncover a headline-grabbing true crime story that will get her back in the ... [continued]
NOT READY 8/28/17 8/28/17 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Fred Savage as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
· Niki Schwartz-Wright as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which tells the story of Niki's struggle to embrace the harsh realities of being a grown-up while dealing with her fun-loving, unconventional family
RESERVATIONS 10/19/17 10/19/17 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· KatzSmith Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Schmidt as EP
· David Katzenberg as EP
· Lucas Brown Eyes as CRTR/CO-EP
· Seth Grahame-Smith as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a Native American family that trades their impoverished reservation for Los Angeles, a move inspired by the dreams of a 14-year-old boy to live in Hollywood
STEP STRANGERS 9/21/17 9/21/17 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Lauren Caltagirone as CRTR/EP
· Max Handelman as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about five 20-something adults who are forced to become step-siblings after their overbearing divorced mother and oblivious widower father meet on a singles cruise and fall in love
UNTITLED MORGAN MURPHY PROJECT 10/27/17 10/27/17 FOX script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Avi Gilbert as EP
· Lee Eisenberg as EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Morgan Murphy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy set in the world's most colorful bar in Mexico: when a man moves back to his hometown and opens his dream business, he is dismayed when his rudderless adult son follows him and he realizes his parenting days aren't over
BASTARDS 10/11/17 10/11/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as EP
· Ed Weeks as CRTR/EP
· James A. Woods as CRTR/EP
· James Griffiths as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nicolas Wright as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a philandering game show host who dies, leaving his mansion to his three children, each of whom thought they were an only child, and who ultimately decide to live together and form a new unconventional family
EMMA'S AT HER DAD'S 10/20/17 10/20/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Claudia Lonow Rapaport as CRTR/EP
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Joey, a lost, 35-ish newly single mom using every single second of her weekends in a mad dash search for who she wants to be, while exorcising who she was
END, THE 10/24/17 10/24/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· DiVide Pictures

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Michael Jacobs as CRTR/EP
· Milo Ventimiglia as EP
· Russ Cundiff as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a wildly mismatched couple, Joey and Marla, who have uniquely flawed children and Marla's divorced parents living with them
EVER AFTER PART, THE 10/18/11 -
10/23/17
10/23/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Principato-Young Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jill McGrath as PROD
· Joel Zadak as EP
· John Ross Bowie as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Sussman as CRTR/EP
· Paul Young as EP
· Peter Principato as EP
· Peter Tolan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy in which a couple, faced with the difficulties of raising their daughter in a hip, on the rise neighborhood, must swallow their pride and move in with the husband's flamboyant mother and her manservant
GREAT UNKNOWNS, THE 10/24/17 10/24/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jackal Group, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Barr as CRTR/EP
· Anne Campbell as EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Joe Earley as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about siblings Tommy and Debbie Stefano, whose parents force them to grow up and find their own place to live, as well as real careers and relationships
MS. PAT 8/10/16 -
10/23/17
10/23/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Imagine Television
· Lee Daniels Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Patricia Williams as Ms. Pat
[who's making it?]
· Ali LeRoi as CRTR/EP
· Alyson Fouse as CRTR/EP (2016)
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Effie Brown as EP
· Francie Calfo as EP
· Lee Daniels as EP
· Pam Williams as EP
· Patricia Williams as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which tells the story of a most unlikely suburban mom; her hustle and entrepreneurial spirit were forged on the mean streets of Atlanta, but she now finds herself in conservative middle America alongside her loving husband and tw... [continued]
SPACEBOUND 10/31/17 10/31/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jackal Group, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Bradley as EP
· Emerald Fennell as CRTR/EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Joe Earley as EP
· Steven Cragg as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an alien who goes on an intergalactic coffee run and finds herself stranded on "the worst planet in the universe": Earth; a group of eccentric friends takes her in and she discovers she might actually be the most functional... [continued]
UNTITLED BORGHESE & TURBOVSKY PROJECT 11/8/17 11/8/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Spector as EP
· Eva Longoria as EP
· Matteo Borghese as CRTR/EP
· Rob Turbovsky as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a woman named Amanda who is married to an Italian aristocrat but when her husband and co-host decides to leave their Home Shopping Network-type show, her royal title and the show's shtick are put in jeopardy; to keep her pr... [continued]
UNTITLED NICOLE EASTMAN PROJECT 6/16/17 6/16/17 FOX script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Nicole Eastman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about four children who, after their mother's death, inherit millions they never knew they had, causing chaos amongst the family
UNTITLED POEHLER & SCULLYS PROJECT 8/17/17 8/17/17 FOX script
[7-10 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
[who's in it?]
· Amy Poehler
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as CRTR/EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Julie Scully as CRTR/EP
· Mike Scully as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
animated comedy about the family and friends of 15-year-old Duncan Harris, an average kid with dreams of being a UFC fighter, tech billionaire, video game champ, or any job where you make a ton of money and don't have to wear a tie