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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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CHARLIE FOXTROT 9/16/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Ana Ortiz as Angelina
· Jason Biggs as Charlie Taylor
· Madalyn Horcher
· Nicolas Cantu
· Robert Baker as O'Brien
· Swoosie Kurtz as Sue
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Sam Sklaver as CRTR/EP
· Todd Holland as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Jason Biggs is the loveable, eager-to-please Charlie Taylor. He is from a military family - but while his father earned a purple heart in Vietnam and his fearless brother Joe is about to be deployed to Iraq -- C... [continued]
HOUSEHOLD NAME 10/20/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Nacelle Company, The
· Paper Kite Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Carol Burnett as Vivian Valmont
· Mary Holland as Wendy
· Matt Oberg as Ted
· Maverick Thompson as Charlie
· Timothy Omundson as Edward Von Glimpse
· Zoe Anne Pessin as Jessica
[who's making it?]
· Amy Poehler as EP
· Andy Ackerman as DIR (Pilot)
· Brooke Posch as EP
· Carol Burnett as EP
· Dave Becky as EP
· Michael Pelmont as EP
· Michael Saltzman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Comedy legend Carol Burnett returns to television as 93-year old Vivian Valmont, a glamorous, Hollywood film star whose larger-than-life persona is larger than her current fan base. Alternately imperious, witty,... [continued]
JALEN VS. EVERYBODY 2/3/17 -
6/5/17
6/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Anna Maria Horsford as Moms
· Campbell Williams
· Jalen Rose as Jalen
· Jessica McKenna as Becky
· Kelly Jenrette as Denise
· Kyan Samuels
· Laysla de Oliveira as Angela
· Marla Gibbs as Grammie
· Rich Sommer as Jacoby
[who's making it?]
· Chris Koch as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Jalen Rose as PROD
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Current ABC/ESPN analyst and former 13-year pro-basketball star, Jalen Rose, stars as himself in this single camera comedy inspired by his life. A single dad to feisty teenager, Samantha, and bookish 6-year old,... [continued]
LIBBY & MALCOLM 9/28/16 -
5/8/17
5/8/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Khalabo Ink Society
· Principato-Young Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Caitlin McGee as Zev
· Courtney B. Vance as Malcolm Black
· Felicity Huffman as Libby Wright
· Gary Cole as Randal Martin
· Jahi Winston as M.J.
· James Lesure as Bernie Wilson
· Monique Green as Naya
· Sayeed Shahidi as Cassius
[who's making it?]
· Anton Cropper as DIR (Pilot)
· Courtney B. Vance as EP
· E. Brian Dobbins as EP
· Felicity Huffman as EP
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Vijal Patel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Libby Wright (Felicity Huffman) is a smart, opinionated Red-state Republican and Malcolm Black (Courtney B. Vance) is a smooth-talking Blue-state Democrat. Polar opposites - except when it comes to love. Against... [continued]
LOSING IT 7/28/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Gerald McRaney as Leo
· Jon Cryer as Andy
· Natalie Morales as Charlie
· Sam Huntington as Owen
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· D.J. Nash as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Andy Baker (Jon Cryer) is a successful acupuncturist who turned to Eastern Philosophy as a way to cope with his crazy family. While he's close with his mother, his relationship with his father is complicated. Es... [continued]
RAISED BY WOLVES 8/25/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Big Talk Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Cooper J. Friedman as Banksy
· Craig T. Nelson as Grampy
· Georgia King as Sheila
· Izabella Alvarez as Dolly
· Lulu Wilson as Yoko
· Mia & Ella Allan as Beebe
· Talia Jackson as Dusty
[who's making it?]
· Ben Taylor as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Caitlin Moran as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Caroline Leddy as EP
· Caroline Moran as EP/CRTR (U.K. Series)
· Diablo Cody as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Kenton Allen as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Sheila Gable is a tough Midwestern mom who doesn't sugarcoat anything - well, except her famous "Dr. Pepper Ham." Recently laid off after a factory closure, Sheila's been applying for entry-level jobs with no lu... [continued]
SCHOOLED 11/8/16 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Exhibit A
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bryan Callen as Rick Mellor
· Nia Long as Lucy Winston
· Rachel Crow as Felicia Winston
· Summer Parker as Gigi Winston
· Tim Meadows as Andre Glascott
· Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg (Guest Star)
[who's making it?]
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Jay Chandrasekhar as DIR (Pilot)
· Marc Firek as CRTR/EP
· Seth Gordon as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) It is 1990-something at William Penn Academy, the same Philadelphia area high school featured in The Goldbergs . Adam, Barry and Erica have all graduated, and it is the first time in memory the faculty has not h... [continued]
UNTITLED SIMMONS FAMILY PROJECT 10/24/16 -
3/17/17
3/17/17 ABC ordered to pilot
[7-10 minute presentation]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Amblin Television
· Simmons Lehman Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons
· Justine Simmons
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Don Scardino as DIR (Pilot)
· Jeremy Bronson as CRTR/EP
· Jhoni Marchinko as EP
· Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Justine Simmons as EP
· Michael Lehman as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a legendary rapper whose plans for slowing down are thwarted when his wife decides to pursue her own dreams and stardom
UNTITLED SINGLE DAD PROJECT 2/3/17 -
4/5/17
4/5/17 ABC ordered to pilot
[films on thursday, april 13]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Amy Hill as Mrs. Kim
· Lombardo Boyar as Elias
· Rachel Harris
· Reagan Rundus
· Rob Riggle as Josh Keeler
[who's making it?]
· Danielle Schneider as CRTR/EP
· Dannah Phirman as CRTR/EP
· Emily Halpern as EP
· Sarah Haskins as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, April 2017) Newly single dad Josh Keeler (Rob Riggle) has moved his two daughters from Seattle to Queens, to start a new life after his wife left their family. He hopes New York will be good for both his writing career and ... [continued]