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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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PATIENT ZERO 5/28/15 5/28/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind 10-episode series commitment]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 2DUX2
· Bristol Automotive
· Endemol Shine Studios
· Fifty Fathoms Productions
· Tiger Aspect Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Frith Tiplady as EP
· Graham Moore as CRTR/EP
· Ido Ostrowsky as EP
· Jillian Kugler as CO-EP
· Katie Swinden as EP
· Marc Forster as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nora Grossman as EP
· Patrick Spence as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a woman exhibits mysterious symptoms, she and her loved ones find themselves in the center of an epidemic with global consequences; meanwhile, across the world, an FBI agent investigates a seemingly unrelated terrorist attack that le... [continued]
BUCKHEAD 7/27/15 7/27/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Will Packer Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David McMillan as CRTR/EP
· Korin Huggins as CO-EP
· Will Packer as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about ambition, sex, and revenge set in the extravagant, high-stakes world of Atlanta politics, entertainment, churches and strip clubs
ICON 7/28/15 7/28/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anne Heche as EP
· Cindy Crawford as EP
· James Tupper as EP
· Robin Bissell as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
fictionalized drama which revolves around the modeling wars in the '80s that occurred between Ford Modeling Agency and Elite Model Management
RED 8/14/15 8/14/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Di Bonaventura Pictures Television
· Lionsgate Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cully Hamner as BOOK
· Erich Hoeber as CRTR/EP
· Jon Hoeber as CRTR/EP
· Lorenzo di Bonaventura as EP
· Mark Vahradian as EP
· Warren Ellis as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on the comic book-turned-movie franchise about a group of REDs (Retired Extremely Dangerous operatives) who return to action after the CIA sends assassins after one of them
HOUSE OF THE RISING SIN 8/19/15 8/19/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Cohn as CRTR/EP
· Jeremy Miller as CRTR/EP
· Judy Smith as EP
[what's it about?]
drama set against a backdrop of politics and the eclectic food scene and vibrant music of New Orleans and revolves around three generations of a corrupt political family which has controlled the Big Easy for decades
BOURBON KINGS, THE 8/21/15 8/21/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Endemol Shine Studios
· Entertainment 360

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Forkner as EP
· Daniel Rappaport as EP
· David Rambo as CRTR/EP
· J.R. Ward as BOOK
· Marcus Blakely as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on J.R. Ward's novel about a scorching family saga centered on the Bradfords, an aristocratic Kentucky family who made their fortune in the bourbon industry
TALENT 8/21/15 8/21/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Firm, The
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeff Kwatinetz as EP
· Josh Barry as EP
· Shaun Cassidy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama described as a family soap that centers around a music prodigy who has a unique way of dealing with the murder of his one true love
UNTITLED IAN EDELMAN PROJECT 8/21/15 8/21/15 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Imagine Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Grazer as EP
· David Frankel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Francie Calfo as EP
· Ian Edelman as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a sexy soapy Cain and Abel story told through the lives of two very different Cuban brothers and their families living in Miami - a world where boxers, models, artists, gangsters and billionaires collide in the pursuit of the American... [continued]
BRIDES 9/1/15 9/1/15 NBC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a sexy reimagining of Dracula as a family drama with a trio of strong, diverse female leads, a show about empowered women and the things they do to maintain wealth, prestige, legacy - and their non-traditional family
WATCHER, THE 9/3/15 9/3/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Alexander Cary as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on real events surrounding a young couple and their two children who move into their dream home in a small town, only to be terrorized by anonymous letters and sinister threats, and trapped in the web of a dangerous mystery
UNTITLED JULIA BROWNELL PROJECT 9/9/15 9/9/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Storyline Entertainment
· True Jack Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Zadan as EP
· Diane Nabatoff as EP
· Jason Katims as EP
· Julia Brownell as CRTR/CO-EP
· Mark Nicholson as PROD
· Michelle Lee as EP
· Neil Meron as EP
· Tasha Brown as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama about a funeral home business with a dynamic mother/daughter duo at the helm who approach funeral services as positive celebrations of life, not death - complete with song and dance
HART TO HART 9/15/15 9/15/15 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Christopher Fife as CRTR/EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the 1979-1984 drama, in which by the book attorney Jonathan Hart and free-spirited investigator Dan Hartman must balance the two sides of their life: action-packed crime-solving in the midst of newly found domesticity
IN THE LINE OF FIRE 9/18/15 9/18/15 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Osprey Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as CRTR/EP
· Gail Katz as EP
· Josh Berman as CRTR/EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the 1993 film about a Secret Service agent who, after a fall from grace, gets the chance to redeem himself when a rogue CIA hitman threatens to assassinate the president
UNDER HER THUMB 9/21/15 9/21/15 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Will Packer Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alison McDonald as CRTR/EP
· Korin D. Huggins as CO-EP
· Will Packer as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a campy cautionary tale set in the morally bankrupt world of high-end New York City real estate
MIDDLE KINGDOM 10/7/15 10/7/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Full Fathom Five
· Manage-ment
· Universal Cable Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Halsted as PROD
· James Frey as EP
· Michael Golamco as CRTR/EP
· Nate Miller as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama in which modern-day people clash with ancient demons and the spirits of myth try to live among us
UNTITLED WENDY DAVIS PROJECT 10/8/15 10/8/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Naegle Ink
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Cecil as CRTR/EP
· Karen Sherwood as EP
· Sue Naegle as EP
· Wendy Davis as EP
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the life of former Texas state senator Wendy Davis about a female Democratic senator who, after losing the Texas governor's race, gets her world turned upside down
ZONE OF SILENCE 10/14/15 10/14/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Blumhouse
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Spector as EP
· Eric Winter as EP
· Eva Longoria as EP
· Jason Blum as EP
· Jessica Rhoades as EP
· Rashad Raisani as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an invisible interference which appears in the southwest and not only wreaks havoc on communications but is central to key myths, folklore and legends; when a group of ICE agents go missing under odd circumstances within the zone, a task ... [continued]
CENTRALIA 10/16/15 10/16/15 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Meredith Averill as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on a real town in central Pennsylvania where an underground mine fire has been burning for over 50 years; the remaining few residents of this ghost town are determined to preserve their homes but remain unaware of the evil that is slowly ... [continued]
CASINO 10/20/15 10/20/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Spector as EP
· Carlos Portugal as CRTR/EP
· Eva Longoria as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the aftermath of a mogul's mysterious death when his ambitious young widow and his illegitimate son have to join forces to save his famed casino, while circumstances surrounding his death come to light and threaten to take them both down
AMAZING STORIES 10/23/15 10/23/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Fuller as CRTR/EP
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
[what's it about?]
revival of Steven Spielberg's 1980s anthology series
UNTITLED RUPERT GRINT PROJECT 10/28/15 10/28/15 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· N/A
· Silent H Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Rupert Grint as Rupert
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Andrew Maher as PROD
· Rupert Grint as PROD
· Silvio Horta as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Rupert, a low-level New York office drone obsessed with Imperial City, a comic book series his father created before his death. Rupert has spent his whole life believing he owned all nine issues; but when a mysterious comic book collector... [continued]
HEAVEN CHANGES EVERYTHING 10/29/15 10/29/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· DeVon Franklin as EP
· Joe Roth as EP
· Randy Brown as CRTR/EP
· Sonya Burpo as BOOK/EP
· T.D. Jakes as EP
· Todd Burpo as BOOK/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Todd and Sonya Burpo's sequel book to "Heaven Is for Real" which follows a small-town pastor who must find the courage and faith to lead his parishioners after the news of his son's visit to Heaven due to a near-death experience begins... [continued]
LOVE, SEX AND NEIGHBORS 10/30/15 10/30/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Offspring Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Shakman as EP
· Gail Gilchriest as CRTR/EP
· Jennifer Gibgot as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a fresh-faced, traditional values couple moves to Orange County, they discover that the parents at their kids' school are experimenting with polyamory
COLLISION 11/3/15 11/3/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Eleventh Hour Films
· TriStar Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anthony Horowitz as CRTR/EP
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the U.K. event series which tells the story of a group of strangers whose lives are forever changed following a major road accident
SMOKE SEX MAGIC 11/4/15 11/4/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Parkes-MacDonald Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Laurie MacDonald as EP
· Matthew Murphy as CRTR/EP
· Owen Shiflett as EP
· Walter Parkes as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two sisters who inherit their mother's popular restaurant only to discover that the secret to their mother's cooking was black magic
HAWAIIAN DICK 11/17/15 11/17/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· David Janollari Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· B. Clay Moore as BOOK
· David Elliot as CRTR/SP
· David Janollari as EP
· Eric Gitter as EP
· Johnny Knoxville as EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Paul Lovett as CRTR/SP
· Steven Griffin as BOOK
[what's it about?]
small screen take on B. Clay Moore and Steven Griffin's Image Comics series, about a stateside cop, Byrd, who is exiled to Hawaii in the early 1950s and finds himself immersed in a dark and dangerous paradise
FATED 11/24/15 11/24/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Tornante Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jessica Mecklenburg as CRTR/EP
· Michael Eisner as EP
· Rod Lurie as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about two brothers at the top of their game - one the president of a Texas university and the other the revered football coach - and the sex scandal that threatens to unravel their family legacy
HEIST 12/3/15 12/3/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Boardwalk Entertainment Group

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chuck Rose as CRTR/EP
· Gary A. Randall as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a sexy, stylish thriller that follows myriad characters on both sides of a high end jewel heist as they scheme, plot and betray each other on their way to a huge payday that promises to change all their lives
VOICE OF THE CITY 12/7/15 12/7/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Benj Pasek as EP
· Bruce Cohen as EP
· Claudia Shear as CRTR/EP
· Justin Paul as EP
[what's it about?]
period musical drama billed as a sweeping story that captures the rise of New York told from the point of view of a romantic showman, Patrick, and his love, Lucy, as they struggle to create a life in a new land in the only business they know
MIRACLE MAN 12/8/15 12/8/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Kevin Sorbo as Jason Greene
[who's making it?]
· Kevin Sorbo as EP
· Robert Eisele as CRTR/EP
· Sam Raimi as EP
· Sam Sorbo as EP
· Sherry Marsh as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Jason Greene (Kevin Sorbo), a decorated Army Ranger who is nearly killed in Afghanistan; haunted by the experience, he's discharged and returns home to a wife who's left him and an adult son he barely knows; as Jason struggles to piece hi... [continued]
UNTITLED FATIMA ROBINSON PROJECT 12/11/15 12/11/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Storyline Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Zadan as EP
· Mark Nicholson as EP
· Neil Meron as EP
· Tasha Brown as EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in Los Angeles with early plans to set it in the 1990s, as dance begins to dominate pop culture on the streets and clubs that gave birth to hip-hop dance
XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS 7/20/15 -
12/14/15
12/14/15 NBC script currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Javier Grillo-Marxuach as CRTR/EP
· Rob Tapert as EP
· Sam Raimi as EP
[what's it about?]
revival of the much-ballyhooed 1995-2001 syndicated action series
MIRANDA'S RIGHTS 8/18/15 -
3/23/16
3/23/16 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· John Glenn Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Gail O'Grady as Karen Klein
· Jamie Chung as Lana Harris
· John Gabriel as Marcus Reed
· Monique Coleman as Emily Ellison
· Noel Fisher as Jacob Mizrahi
· Parker Sawyers as Tanner
· Rebecca Breeds as Miranda Coale
· Ruffin Prentiss as Shaun Ruiz
[who's making it?]
· Jennifer Getzinger as DIR (Pilot)
· John Glenn as EP
· Katie Lovejoy as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an idealistic group of lawyers who not only work together but live together at their start-up firm
CRUEL INTENTIONS 10/21/15 -
6/30/16
6/30/16 NBC ordered to pilot
[cast options extended on 6/30/16]
currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· AMBI Group
· Original Film
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Bryce Cass as Miles Castillo
· Coby Bell as Pascal Barrett
· Kate Levering as Annette Hargrove
· Nathalie Kelley as Carmen
· Peter Gallagher as Edward Valmont
· Samantha Logan as Cassidy
· Sarah Michelle Gellar as Kathryn Merteuil
· Sophina Brown as Naomi
· Taylor John Smith as Bash Casey
[who's making it?]
· Becky Hartman Edwards as EP
· Jordan Ross as CRTR/CO-EP
· Lindsey Rosin as CRTR/CO-EP
· Neal H. Moritz as EP
· Pavun Shetty as EP
· Roger Kumble as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
small screen revival of the 1999 cult feature which follows the beautiful and cunning Kathryn Merteuil as she vies for control of Valmont International as well as the soul of Bash Casey, the son of her brother, the late Sebastian Valmont, and Annette... [continued]