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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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WASTELAND 9/6/11 -
6/20/14
6/20/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· FremantleMedia North America
· Landscape Entertainment
· Little Engine Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bob Cooper as EP
· Gina Matthews as EP
· Mick Davis as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
limited series about a hardened U.S. Marshal, who in the wake of a massive prison break, is charged with hunting down fugitives with supernatural powers, while unlocking the mystery of his past
GILDED AGE, THE 11/27/12 -
1/16/15
1/16/15 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Julian Fellowes as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, November 2012) NBC and Universal Television have entered into a deal with Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning writer-producer Julian Fellowes ("Downton Abbey," "Gosford Park") to create and produce his next dramatic ... [continued]
UNTITLED BEATLES PROJECT 6/13/14 6/13/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Michael Hirst as CRTR/EP
· Teri Weinberg as EP
[what's it about?]
limited series about the Beatles that would tell the story of the greatest band of all time
1970S, THE 8/13/14 8/13/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 222 Productions
· Boardwalk Entertainment Group

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Levine as EP
· Tim Bogart as EP
[what's it about?]
10-hour event series about said decade through the eyes of the music executives and artists who helped create some of the most influential music of the era
ROBIN HOOD & MARIAN 8/13/14 8/13/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Boardwalk Entertainment Group
· Universal Cable Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Emanuel "Eman" Kiriakou as EP
· Evan "Kidd" Bogart as EP
· Tim Bogart as EP
[what's it about?]
10-hour event series set in England in 1190 and will reveal the history that launched one of the classic adventure heroes
DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, THE 8/18/14 8/18/14 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· John Wells Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Neiderman as BOOK
· Andrew Stearn as EP
· Arnold Kopelson as EP
· John Wells as EP
· Matt Venne as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
based on the novel-turned-feature of the same name about a public defender who joins a law firm that is run by the Devil himself
UNVEILED 8/19/14 -
6/9/15
6/9/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/15; cast options extended on 6/9/15]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lightworks Media
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Connie Nielsen as Joan McAllen
· Dana Davis as Garnet
· Liam McIntyre as Michael Hunter
· Mouzam Makkar as Gabrielle Horne
· Stephan James as Daniel Shepard
· Will Kemp as Lucas
[who's making it?]
· John J. Sakmar as CRTR/EP
· Kerry Lenhart as CRTR/EP
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Roma Downey as EP
· Yves Simoneau as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2015) From prolific producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey comes "Unveiled," a one-hour drama following an ensemble of flawed guardian angels who intervene in the lives of those who find themselves facing crisis in ... [continued]
CRITICAL 8/26/14 8/26/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eva Longoria as EP
· John Glenn as EP
· Katie Lovejoy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a perfectionist Latina doctor who returns to her hometown to take a job at a prestigious hospital. But when a secret from her past, a mistake she made early in her career, comes back to haunt her, it will threaten to put the very fabric o... [continued]
RAVEN ROCK 8/29/14 -
9/30/14
9/30/14 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Compari Entertainment
· Entertainment One Television
· Landscape Entertainment
· Paramount Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bob Cooper as EP
· Garrett Graff as BOOK
· Jack Rapke as EP
· Jackie Levine as EP
· Matthew Federman as CRTR/EP
· Robert Zemeckis as EP
· Stephen Scaia as CRTR/EP
· Tom Patricia as EP
· Tyler Mitchell as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which explores the history of our government's secret efforts to ensure survival if most of America or its leaders are killed in a nuclear attack on the U.S.
DECALOGUE 9/2/14 -
2/17/15
2/17/15 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Entertainment One Television
· Wonder Monkey Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Beata Pisula as EP
· Debra Stasson as EP
· Steve McPherson as EP
· Todd Ellis Kessler as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the Danish mini-series of the same name, which examines the Ten Commandments in a modern setting, with each short exploring one or several moral and ethical issues
POSSESSION OF MAGGIE GILL, THE 9/2/14 9/2/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Kane as EP
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Harris Fishman as EP
· John Glenn as CRTR/EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Matt Luber as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a loving a middle-class family in Eugene, Ore., who find themselves in the midst of crisis when paranormal occurrences begin to affect the everyday fabric of their home
MANHUNT 9/8/14 9/8/14 NBC ordered to pilot
[cast-contingent series order]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Anonymous Content
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Goldstone as EP
· Gavin Hood as EP
· Michael Sugar as EP
· Nicole Romano as EP
· Whit Brayton as CRTR/EP
· Zack Rice as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
anthology-style drama focusing on the mounting tension of an entire city on the hunt for a fugitive roaming the streets at large
CURSE OF THE FUENTES WOMEN, THE 9/9/14 -
5/13/15
5/13/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/15]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Silent H Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adan Canto as Salvador
· Christina Vidal as Lola
· Daphne Rubin-Vega as Remelda
· Katie Sarife as Soledad
· Rachel Ticotin as Esperanza
· Robbie Jones as Jean-Baptiste
· Sonia Braga as Orquidia
· Trace Lysette as Gloria
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Maher as EP
· Jason Ensler as DIR (Pilot)
· Silvio Horta as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2015) When a magical and mysterious young man inexplicably emerges from the ocean, he breathes new passion into the lives of the Fuentes women - the beautiful but lonely Lola, her ailing mother Esperanza and her tro... [continued]
UNTITLED ANTHOLOGY DRAMA PROJECT 9/15/14 9/15/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Blumhouse Productions
· Endemol Studios
· Flame Ventures
· Radio Silence Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chad Villella as CRTR/EP
· Jason Blum as EP
· Justin Martinez as CRTR/EP
· Matthew Bettinelli-Olpin as CRTR/EP
· Tony Krantz as EP
· Tyler Gillett as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
anthology series with horror/sci-fi/thriller tales inspired by true events
MAIDENHEAD 9/26/14 9/26/14 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Davis Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Ripley as CRTR/EP
· James Wan as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a scientist is called to a tiny Connecticut suburb to investigate an ailing teen girl, he discovers that her affliction presents itself as a demonic contagion slowly spreading through the town
JUSTICE 9/30/14 9/30/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· John Glenn Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· John Glenn as EP
· Matt Lopez as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about larger-than-life District Attorney Logan Archer, a brilliant and relentless prosecutor who takes on crime while harboring some deep, dark secrets
FAMILY BUSINESS 10/3/14 10/3/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Dan Jinks Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Jinks as EP
· Matt Wheeler as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as the birth of a young would-be Godfather, a la Michael Corleone
JUNIOR BENDER 10/6/14 10/6/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Ella Communications
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eddie Izzard as EP
· Jessica Ball as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Townsend as EP
· Timothy Hallinan as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on Timothy Hallinan's crime novels about a high-end thief with a taste for the finer things in life who sidelines as a private eye for criminals
UNTITLED ANDREA NEWMAN NBC PROJECT 10/10/14 10/10/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· UnbeliEVAble Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrea Newman as CRTR/EP
· Ben Spector as EP
· Eva Longoria as EP
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the rich world of Hispanic folklore and myth, with each season exploring a different legend and be set in the present-day Southwest
SHADOWLAND 10/16/14 10/16/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Benjamin Straub as CO-PROD
· David S. Goyer as CRTR/EP
· Jack Thorne as CRTR/EP
· Peter Straub as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on Peter Straub's 1980 dark fantasy novel about two young boys, Tom Flanagan and Del Nightingale, who spend a summer with Del's uncle Coleman, one of the foremost magicians in the world, who may actually be a sorcerer
ZONE, THE 10/17/14 10/17/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Tall Girls Prouctions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Kate Schumaecker as EP
· Melissa Rosenberg as EP
· Teddy Tenenbaum as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama set in a present-day prison colony situated in an uninhabited area of California where there are no guards, no laws, and the prisoners are left to fend for themselves; and a young woman, skilled in combat and survival, who has gotten herself in... [continued]
UNTITLED AMANDA LASHER PROJECT 10/20/14 10/20/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Will Packer Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Lasher as CRTR/EP
· Korin Huggins as EP
· Will Packer as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about two LAPD homicide detectives whose personal lives are messier than any crime scene
DEATH CLASS 10/24/14 10/24/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Colleton Company, The
· Universal Television
· West Egg Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Erika Hayasaki as EP
· George Stelzner as EP
· Jennifer Carpenter as EP
· Sara Colleton as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Erika Hayasaki's book about nurse Norma Bowe who decides to teach a class on death at a college in New Jersey about how to make the most of what poet Mary Oliver famously called our one wild and precious life
UNTITLED SHAWN HOLLEY PROJECT 10/29/14 10/29/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Working Title Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Lauren Schmidt as CRTR/EP
· Shawn Holley as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a larger-than-life lawyer who possesses the unique ability to look beyond the first impressions and social biases against her clients and fight for their innocence even if the court of social opinion already has condemned them
FAUST 11/5/14 11/5/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· LightWorkers Media

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa as CRTR/EP
· Roma Downey as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an ambitious surgeon forced to confront a terrible truth: that he may lose everything good in his life - his job, his family, his very soul - when a diabolical stranger from his past arrives, to collect on a bargain they made 13 years ear... [continued]
FREQUENCY 11/13/14 11/13/14 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lin Pictures
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dan Lin as EP
· Jennifer Gwartz as EP
· Jeremy Carver as CRTR/EP
· John Rickard as EP
· Toby Emmerich as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the Jim Caviezel/Dennis Quaid-led 2000 feature, in which an NYPD detective connects with his son, 30 years in the future and the two must work together to change the history of tragic events to come while also getting the chance ... [continued]
IMITATION 12/5/14 12/5/14 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alloy Entertainment
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cheryl Dolins as EP
· Heather Hildenbrand as BOOK
· Ian Sobel as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as CO-EP
· Leslie Morgenstein as EP
· Matt Morgan as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Heather Hildenbrand's digital novel, which takes place in a world where human clones exist and the privileged elite use them to maintain their status
WARRIOR 1/9/15 -
5/19/15
5/19/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/15]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Parkes-MacDonald Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Andy Allo as Adelina
· Holt McCallany as Andriv Vorobin
· Jason Scott Lee as Koto
· Lance Gross as Golden
· Natalie Martinez as Kai Forrester
· Rila Fukushima as Tasu
· Will Yun Lee as Susano
[who's making it?]
· David DiGilio as CRTR/EP
· Laurie MacDonald as EP
· Phillip Noyce as DIR (Pilot)
· Walter Parkes as EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2015) In a grounded, contemporary multicultural and sometimes magical milieu, a damaged heroine works undercover with physical and spiritual guidance from a mysterious martial arts master to bring down an internatio... [continued]
LOVE IS A FOUR LETTER WORD 1/15/15 -
5/10/15
5/10/15 NBC ordered to pilot
[network passed on 5/10/15]
currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fabrik Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Brian Tee as Adam
· Colin Donnell as Sean
· Cynthia McWilliams as Julie
· LeToya Luckett as Tandi
· Meta Golding as Julie (Originally Cast)
· Monet Mazur as Fiona
· Nadine Velazquez as Rebecca
· Rockmond Dunbar as Nick
[who's making it?]
· Diana Son as CRTR/EP
· George Tillman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Henrik Bastin as EP
· Kristen Campo as EP
· Mikkel Bondesen as EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2015) Race, sexuality and gender roles collide when three diverse couples put modern marriage to the test.
CALIFORNIA 3/9/15 3/9/15 NBC script currently in development
(2015-2016 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Nuyorican Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Barbara Martinez-Jitner as CRTR/EP
· Benny Medina as EP
· Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas as EP
· Gregory Nava as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jennifer Lopez as EP
· Priscilla Porianda as CO-PROD
[what's it about?]
limited series tracking a fictional Latino family and their journey over 200 years in California from Spanish, to Mexican, to American rule
PATIENT ZERO 5/28/15 5/28/15 NBC ordered to series
[10 episodes]
currently in development
(2015-2016 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]