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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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CONVICTION 10/5/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Entertainment One Television
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Daniel DiTomasso as Jackson Morrison
· Eddie Cahill as Wayne Wallis
· Emily Kinney as Tess Thompson
· Hayley Atwell as Hayes Morrison
· Manny Montana as Franklin "Frankie" Rios
· Merrin Dungey as Maxine Barton
· Shawn Ashmore as Sam Sullivan
[who's making it?]
· Liz Friedlander as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Liz Friedman as CRTR/EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell) grew up in the public eye as the nation's First Daughter. Now she is a gorgeous mess, with a brilliant legal mind but a self-destructive streak. Arrested for cocaine possession, sh... [continued]
DEATH OF EVA SOFIA VALDEZ, THE 9/25/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fazekas & Butters

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alison Fernandez
· Angelica Celaya as Dominique
· Christian Ochoa as Nicolas Valdez
· Christina Pickles as Astrid
· Debra Mooney as Clara
· Eric Close as Blair Monroe
· Gina Torres as Eva Sofia Valdez
· Jeimy Osorio as Luz
· Marta Milans
· Melora Hardin as Courtney Monroe
· Raúl Castillo as Sebastian
· Zabryna Guevara
[who's making it?]
· Charise Castro Smith as CRTR/CO-EP
· Michele Fazekas as EP
· Tara Butters as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Born and raised in Havana, Eva Sofia Valdez (Gina Torres) immigrated to Miami and won herself the American dream through decades of hard work. With a small conglomerate of local businesses and a tight-knit, lovi... [continued]
DESIGNATED SURVIVOR 12/14/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Entertainment 360
· Genre Films
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adan Canto as Aaron Shore
· Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes
· Kal Penn as Seth Wright
· Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman
· LaMonica Garrett as James Ritter
· Maggie Q as Hannah Wells
· Natascha McElhone as Alex Kirkman
· Tanner Buchanan
[who's making it?]
· Aditya Sood as EP
· Amy B. Harris as EP
· David Guggenheim as CRTR/EP
· Kiefer Sutherland as EP
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
· Paul McGuigan as DIR (Pilot)
· Simon Kinberg as EP
· Suzan Bymel as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) It is the night of the President's State of the Union address. Tom Kirkman (Kiefer Sutherland), the secretary of HUD, is the only cabinet member watching from another location. He has been chosen to be the Desig... [continued]
JURY, THE 8/28/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Carol Menselsohn Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adina Porter as Angela Clayton
· Archie Panjabi as Monica Rai
· Ben Esler as Ernest Frost
· Brandon Jay McLaren as Jared Wheaton
· Brian Howe as Jim Pyken
· Eve Harlow as Melody Watson
· Hina Abdullah as Sobia Khan
· J.D. Pardo as Oscar Barrientos
· Jayne Taini as Maggie Singer???
· Jeremy Sisto as Dan Guest
· Kevin Rankin as Troy Woodruff
· Nikki DeLoach as Haley Winfield
[who's making it?]
· Carol Menselsohn as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Mark Bianculli as CRTR/CO-EP
· Neil Burger as DIR (Pilot)
· V.J. Boyd as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) What happens when a person's fate is placed in the hands of twelve strangers? Like 12 Angry Men meets the podcast Serial, The Jury follows a single murder trial over one season as seen through the eyes of the ju... [continued]
MARVEL'S MOST WANTED 4/9/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Marvel Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse
· Delroy Lindo as Dominic Fortune
· Fernanda Andrade
· Nick Blood as Lance Hunter
· Oded Fehr
[who's making it?]
· Jeffrey Bell as CRTR/EP
· Jeph Loeb as EP
· Paul Zbyszewski as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Bobbi Morse (a.k.a. Mockingbird) and Lance Hunter are two ex-spies and ex-spouses who are on the run with no friends, no S.H.I.E.L.D. and a long list of enemies looking to claim a bounty on their heads. Able to ... [continued]
NOTORIOUS 10/2/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Firm, The
· Osprey Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aimee Teegarden as Ella Benjamin
· Daniel Sunjata as Jake Gregorian
· J. August Richards as Bradley
· Kate Jennings Grant as Louise Herrick
· Kevin Zegers as Oscar Keaton
· Piper Perabo as Julia George
· Ryan Guzman as Ryan Mills
· Sepideh Moafi as Megan Byrd
[who's making it?]
· Allie Hagan as CRTR/CO-EP
· Brian Gersh as EP
· Jeff Kwatinetz as EP
· Josh Barry as EP
· Josh Berman as CRTR/EP
· Kenny Meiselas as EP
· Mark Geragos as EP
· Michael Engler as DIR (Pilot)
· Wendy Walker as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Notorious is about control, ego, and power -- how a charismatic attorney and a powerhouse TV producer attempt to control the media, the justice system, and ultimately each other. Living at the intersection of la... [continued]
PRESENCE 6/15/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· International Famous Players Radio Picture Corporation
· Stearns Castle Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Colin Woodell as Mike McKay
· Felicity Huffman as Duchess Avedon
· Marcus Anderson as Tre Davis
· Rick Gonzalez as Manny Acevedo
· Stephanie Sigman as Presence Fernandez
[who's making it?]
· John Ridley as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Michael McDonald as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Presence Fernandez (Stephanie Sigman) is not your average Army Corporal. She didn't join the service to fight terrorism, even though she did do a tour of duty in Afghanistan as a Counter-Insurgency Operator. She... [continued]
TIME AFTER TIME 9/14/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC 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?]
· Freddie Stroma as H.G. Wells
· Genesis Rodriguez as Jane Walker
· Jordin Sparks as Jesse Givens
· Josh Bowman as John Stevenson/Jack the Ripper
· Regina Taylor as Vanessa Anders
[who's making it?]
· Karl Alexander as BOOK
· Kevin Williamson as CRTR/EP
· Lauren Wagner as EP
· Marcos Siega as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) It is London, 1893. H.G. Wells is destined to become a famed science fiction author, but on this evening he's just a little known writer struggling to get published. He has invited his intellectual friends to sh... [continued]
BROKEN 12/21/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Pacific Standard

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Anna Paquin as Gemma Evon
· Blair Underwood as James
· Charity Wakefield as Jules
· Enrique Murciano as Peter
· Penelope Ann Miller as Elizabeth Hamilton
· T.R. Knight as Mark
· Thad Luckinbill as Oliver
· Zeb Sanders
[who's making it?]
· Bruna Papandrea as EP
· Meaghan Oppenheimer as CRTR/CO-EP
· Reese Witherspoon as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Gemma Evon is one of Dallas's toughest divorce attorneys. She is the kind of divorce attorney clients seek out not to get an amicable divorce but to completely decimate their ex. Gemma's intelligence and toughne... [continued]
MODEL WOMAN 1/27/16 -
4/6/16
4/6/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Anonymous Content
· TriStar Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Andie MacDowell as Bertie Geiss
· Caitlin Carver as Michelle Geiss
· Chris Mason as Elson Geiss
· Dan Byrd as Lonnie Geiss
· Felix Gomez as Lio Fibonacci (Originally Cast)
· Jamie Bamber as Lio Fibonacci
· Kayley Ronayne as Rebecca Blackwell
· Madeline Blake as Gemma Pinschenat
· Marcus Callender as Drew Pickett
· Nicole Ari Parker as Helenjane Harris
· Steven Weber as Miller Geiss
[who's making it?]
· Helen Childress as CRTR/EP
· Liz Craft as EP
· Richard Shepard as DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Lacey as BOOK
· Rosalie Swedlin as EP
· Sarah Fain as EP
· Scarlett Lacey as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Beauty and glamour. Fame and fortune. Betrayal and intrigue. It's 1977 and the formidable Bertie Geiss (Andie MacDowell), with her colorful husband Miller by her side, lords over the Geiss Modeling Agency, a mon... [continued]
SPARK 12/1/15 -
4/14/16
4/14/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Sander-Moses Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alex Lanipekun as Christian
· Antonia Thomas as Pin
· Austin Hébert as Cable Jones
· Lena Olin as Hazel Stockton
· Rachel Hurd-Wood as Keira Stockton
· Rege-Jean Page as Alex Lavelle
· Tom Brittney as Aiden Stockton
· Tracy Ifeachor as Logan Reese
· Vondie Curtis-Hall
[who's making it?]
· Ian Sander as EP
· Kim Moses as EP
· Michael Cooney as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) It is current day America, but not as we know it. Imagine electricity had never been discovered - in its place, gas and coal run the world and power our everyday devices. Now imagine the amount of power the peop... [continued]
STILL STAR-CROSSED 10/22/15 -
4/15/16
4/15/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· MrG Production Company, The
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Anthony Head as Lord Capulet
· Clara Rugaard as Juliet
· Dan Hildebrand as Friar Lawrence
· Ebonée Noel as Livia
· Grant Bowler as Lord Montague
· Lashana Lynch as Rosaline
· Medalion Rahimi as Princess Isabella
· Sterling Sulieman as Prince Escalus
· Torrance Coombs as Count Paris
· Wade Briggs as Benvolio
· Zuleikha Robinson as Lady Capulet
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Heather Mitchell as CRTR/EP
· Melinda Taub as BOOK
· Michael Offer as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael R. Goldstein as EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
(from ABC's press release, March 2016) Still Star-Crossed, a period drama from Shondaland, picks up where this famous story ends. The deaths of Romeo and Juliet have escalated the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. The streets of Verona hav... [continued]