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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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series date
start/end
updated network commitment status
SQUARE ROOTS 8/23/12 -
1/25/16
1/25/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Vijal Patel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a young married couple perpetually tormented by the husband's opinionated family of engineers who think they have a solution for every problem in life
SPEECHLESS 9/8/14 -
1/11/16
1/11/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 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?]
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
· Scott Silveri as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a family with a special-needs child described as being good at dealing with the challenges it faces and excellent at creating new ones
TOAST 10/9/14 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Shondaland Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Betsy Beers as EP
· Greg Grunberg as CRTR/EP
· Scott Foley as CRTR/EP
· Shonda Rhimes as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about engaged couple Max and Paige who, over their wedding rehearsal dinner, have their eclectic family and friends give toasts recalling anecdotes about the couple - but flashbacks reveal that the toasts don't always get it right, as we watch... [continued]
HAIL MARY 11/17/14 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Intrigue
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Gallivan as CRTR/EP
· David Schalko as CRTR (Original Series)
· Seth Gordon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on David Schalko's Austrian single-camera comedy "Braunschlag," about a young small-town mayor named Emma Wolf who has dysfunctional siblings, a dying father, disgruntled citizens, a nearly bankrupt town and the mafia breathing down her... [continued]
DREAM TEAM 8/24/15 -
2/3/16
2/3/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Here Comes Scrappy
· Kari's Logo Here
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Wrubel as CRTR/EP
· Kari Lizer as CRTR/EP
· Marc Buckland as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Marty Schumacher, who coached his last Club soccer team for ten years, ultimately taking them to the National Championships; he now has to start from scratch with a diverse group of eight-year-olds, and their disparate pare... [continued]
DOWNWARD DOG 9/10/15 -
12/1/15
12/1/15 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Animal Media Group
· Legendary Television
· Mosaic Media Group

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Allison Tolman as Nan
· Barry Rothbart as Kevin
· Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Jenn
· Lucas Neff as Jason
· Samm Hodges as Martin (Voice)
[who's making it?]
· Gene Stupnitsky as EP
· Jimmy Miller as EP
· Kathy Dziubek as EP
· Lee Eisenberg as EP
· Michael Killen as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sam Hansen as EP
· Samm Hodges as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the web series about a disorganized, unapologetic woman, Nan (Allison Tolman), and her dog, Martin (voiced by Samm Hodges)
SECOND FATTEST HOUSEWIFE IN WESTPORT, THE 9/18/15 -
2/5/16
2/5/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Ruben Fleischer as DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Dunn as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy narrated by Katie, who is being described as a (slightly) larger wife and mother raising her flawed family of three in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring
IMAGINARY FRIEND 10/6/15 -
1/26/16
1/26/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Happy Madison Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam F. Goldberg as CRTR/EP
· David Guarascio as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Patrick Osborne as CRTR/EP
· Shawn Levy as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
comedy about a thirtysomething bachelorette whose life is turned upside-down when she finally meets the love of her life - a divorced father with three kids; this triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend she created as ... [continued]
FLUFFY SHOP, THE 10/20/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Tomorrow Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Gabriel Iglesias
[who's making it?]
· Becky Clements as EP
· Gabriel Iglesias as CRTR/EP
· Jay Lavender as CRTR/EP
· Joe Meloche as EP
· Marty Adelstein as EP
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy inspired by the comedian's life experience including the challenges of managing a home life during the few days he spends off the road each week
WING PERSON 11/9/15 -
1/28/16
1/28/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Kindle Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as EP
· Anne Brogan as EP
· Ed Weeks as CRTR/EP
· Hannah Mackay as CRTR/EP
· Melanie Stokes as EP
· Siobhan Bachman as EP
· Val Ames as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about the co-dependent relationship between a lesbian lothario and her cautious, straight male best friend
PEARL 1/11/16 1/11/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Reich as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a larger-than-life family matriarch who, after she finds out she has cancer, becomes intent on controlling and orchestrating every aspect of her family's life before she dies
CHUNK & BEAN 1/25/16 -
2/3/16
2/3/16 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2016-2017 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Donovan as CRTR/EP
· Chris Koch as DIR (Pilot)
· David Hemingson as EP
· Ed Herro as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the unlikely friendship of two misfits, Chunk and Bean, who benefit from having two very different sets of parents living next door to each other