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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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updated network commitment status
RITTER 9/7/12 -
10/7/16
10/7/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Sagafilm
· Scripted World
· Zaftig Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alex Cary as CRTR/EP (2012)
· Alon Aranya as EP
· Charlie Gogolak as EP
· Eli Attie as CRTR/EP
· Glenn Ficarra as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Howard Gordon as EP (2012)
· Hugh Fitzpatrick as EP (2012)
· John Requa as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kjartan Thor Thordarson as EP
· Rob Golenberg as EP
· Sigurjón Kjartansson as CRTR (Original Series)
[what's it about?]
import of an Icelandic drama about a seasoned lawyer with an unorthodox approach who demonstrates his personal contempt for the law by using it as a blunt instrument
SALVATION 8/2/16 8/2/16 NBC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Paul Haggis as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Warren Leight as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
series billed as the first real-time hospital "extreme event" drama, will capture the life-and-death choices nurses, PA's and other front-line caregivers make as they struggle to provide care and triage
UNTITLED DICK WOLF PROJECT 8/2/16 8/2/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Arthur W. Forney as EP
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
· Peter Jankowski as EP
[what's it about?]
a New York crime drama set in the world of the FBI
WALKING LIONS 8/2/16 8/2/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Keshet Studios
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alon Shtruzman as EP
· Avi Nir as EP
· Ayelet Gundar-Goshen as BOOK
· Gideon Raff as CRTR/EP
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an edge-of-your-seat thriller with shocking twists and turns wrapped around a medical franchise
UNTITLED EVAN TWOHY PROJECT 8/12/16 8/12/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Chernin Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eric Charmelo as CRTR/EP
· Evan Twohy as CRTR/EP
· Nicole Snyder as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a drama
BLACKMAIL 8/19/16 8/19/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lucid Road
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Paul as EP
· John Sonntag as CRTR/EP
· Thomas Sonntag as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a young married couple who, after suffering a life-changing incident, decide to get back at the man responsible by threatening to reveal his infidelity to his fiancée
ARK, THE 8/26/16 8/26/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ImageMovers
· Madhouse Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Kolbrenner as EP
· Daniel Kunka as CRTR/EP
· Jack Rapke as EP
· Jackie Levine as EP
· Robert Zemeckis as EP
· Robyn Meisinger as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an engineer who, after the death of his wife, has a vision to construct a ship capable of sustaining life in space; when the build happens to coincide with the coming end of the world, the engineer realizes there may be a larger story at ... [continued]
BLOOD DEFENSE 8/26/16 8/26/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mandeville Films & Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hoberman as EP
· Elizabeth Craft as CRTR/EP
· Laurie Zaks as EP
· Marcia Clark as BOOK/CRTR/EP
· Sara Fain as CRTR/EP
· Todd Lieberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Marcia Clark's novel about Samantha Brinkman, a relentless criminal defense attorney in Los Angeles whose world is turned upside down when she is hired to defend a police detective in a high-profile homicide, thrusting her into the pub... [continued]
FAMILY HONOR 8/30/16 8/30/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 6th & Idaho

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Kassan as EP
· Matt Reeves as EP
· Nkechi Carroll as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
ensemble police procedural explored through the eyes of four diverse foster sisters who fall on both sides of the law
UNIDENTIFIED 9/1/16 9/1/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Apocalyptic Entertainment
· Middle Man Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Al Septein as EP
· Erik Olsen as CO-EP
· Justin Allen as CO-EP
· Sean Finegan as CRTR/CO-EP
· Turi Meyer as EP
· Zachary Levi as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a high octane thriller with sci-fi elements, which centers on a CIA operative trying to protect his family from an unimaginable secret
TWIST 9/2/16 9/2/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lionsgate Television
· Silver Pictures

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chad Damiani as CRTR/EP
· J.P. Lavin as CRTR/EP
· Joel Silver as EP
· Rodney Ferrell as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a sexy contemporary take on Oliver Twist with a struggling 20-something female (Twist) who finally finds a true sense of family in a strange group of talented outcasts who use their unique skills to take down wealthy criminals
BOYS 9/6/16 9/6/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· First Access Entertainment
· Unigram
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Ghost as EP
· Dick Wolf as EP
· Gregor Cameron as CO-EP
· Jennifer Levin as CRTR/EP
· Noelle Wolf as EP
· Peter Jankowski as EP
· Sherri Cooper Landsman as CRTR/EP
· Zayn Malik as EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, September 2016) Dick and Noelle Wolf (Wolf Entertainment), Zayn Malik, Len Blavatnik's Unigram and First Access Entertainment have formed a creative partnership with Universal Television to develop "Boys," a groundbreaking ... [continued]
UNTITLED JENNA BANS PROJECT 9/6/16 9/6/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jenna Bans as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about three good-girl mothers and wives from the suburbs of Detroit as they descend together into a life of crime
CURVE, THE 9/7/16 9/7/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cameron Stracher as EP
· Jeff Rake as CRTR/EP
· Jeremy Blachman as BOOK/CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Jeremy Blachman and Cameron Stracher's novel about an attorney who decides to leave his white shoe law firm and give back by teaching, but he finds his idealism challenged when he signs on to work at the worst academic institution in t... [continued]
FIRST RESPONDERS 9/8/16 9/8/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ASAP Entertainment
· One Race Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brad Peyton as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jeff Fierson as EP
· Jesse Stern as CRTR/EP
· Samantha Vincent as EP
· Shana Waterman as CO-EP
· Vin Diesel as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a dynamic, high-action procedural about young veterans struggling to reintegrate into society, while heroically saving civilian lives along the way; the elite team is the best Search and Rescue operation in the country, and is run by ... [continued]
UNTITLED MATT O'NEILL PROJECT 9/9/16 9/9/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· SpringHill Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cheryl Heuton as CRTR/EP
· James Andrews as CONS
· LeBron James as EP
· Matt O'Neill as CRTR/EP
· Maverick Carter as EP
· Nicolas Falacci as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a brilliant doctor who specializes in treating the world's greatest sports stars; when the doctor undergoes a health crisis, it forces him to rethink his approach to medicine with the help of a gifted sports psychologist
DREAMER 9/14/16 9/14/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 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 a woman who discovers that her newfound gifts might be the result of a mysterious conspiracy
LAST POLICEMAN, THE 9/19/16 9/19/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Original Film
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben H. Winters as BOOK/CRTR/EP
· Neal Moritz as EP
· Pavun Shetty as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Ben H. Winters's novel which follows a detective in New Hampshire during the final years of civilization as a catastrophe-level asteroid hurtles toward the planet; despite the social, political and economic effects of preparing f... [continued]
ITALIAN JOB, THE 9/28/16 9/28/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Paramount Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Benjamin Brand as CRTR/EP
· Donald De Line as EP
· Rob Weiss as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the classic 1969 film (which also spawned a 2003 remake) about a make-shift family of expert criminals, who are forced out of retirement when an opportunity arises to get their beloved "patriarch" out of jail
YEAR TO REMEMBER, A 9/30/16 9/30/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Telefe USA

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Diego Piasek as EP
· Michael Foley as CRTR/EP
· Tomás Yankelevich as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the Argentinian telenovela which centers on a Boston homicide detective who's confronted by her husband over an affair she's having with her partner; in their ensuing fight, she accidentally kills him - only to wake the next day to f... [continued]
REDLINERS 10/4/16 10/4/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· David Janollari Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Charlaine Harris as BOOK
· David Janollari as EP
· Kelly Sue DeConnick as CRTR/EP
· Shaun Cassidy as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Charlaine Harris's short stories, about a pair of former spies living in suburbia who are reactivated when a failed hit on one of them leaves the assassin dead
EIGHT, THE 10/6/16 10/6/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Cable Productions
· Vertigo Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Deutschman as CRTR/EP
· Ian Rogers as BOOK
· Jason Pagan as CRTR/EP
· Michael Connolly as EP
· Roy Lee as EP
[what's it about?]
high-concept drama set inside the High Risk Claims Department of an AIG-like insurance company - a small secret unit that specializes in insuring haunted houses
FLIGHT RISK 10/6/16 10/6/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· John Wells Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· John Wells as EP
· Krista Vernoff as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Maddie Silva: Popular, funny and brilliant in a courtroom, her "take no mercy" approach towards the criminals she prosecutes has earned her the nickname "The Shark"; but when she loses her temper in a divorce mediation, comically threaten... [continued]
IN DEFENSE OF TOM PARISH 10/7/16 10/7/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· George Gallo as CRTR/EP
· Josh Posner as CRTR/EP
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Tom Parish, a successful Manhattan defense attorney who was once a high-end art thief; after a stretch in a federal prison where he learned the law, he reinvented himself and quickly rose to the top of his new profession
REVERSIBLE ERROR 10/14/16 10/14/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Chris Morgan Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ainsley Davies as EP
· Barbara Curry as CRTR/EP
· Chris Morgan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a former high-powered attorney who is freed from prison after her conviction for murdering her husband is reversed; now she must piece her shattered life back together, and find her husband's true killer, before a vindictive D.A. finds a ... [continued]
C.R.I.S.P.R. 10/18/16 10/18/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· EGTV
· Fascination Street
· Nuyorican Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anthony Cipriano as CRTR/EP
· Benny Medina as EP
· Drew Brown as EP
· Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas as EP
· Jennifer Lopez as EP
· Priscilla Porianda as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
futuristic drama about a scientist with the CDC who is paired with an FBI agent to bring down a diabolical genius with a twisted God complex: her former boss
LAST HOPE 10/20/16 10/20/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· EuropaCorp Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Dettmann as CRTR/EP
· Lee Child as BOOK/EP
· Matt Gross as EP
· Thomas Anargyros as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Lee Child's book about Hope Wesson, a highly trained but disenfranchised former military police investigator who leads a team of fallen heroes who get justice for people with nowhere else to turn
SNEAKERS 10/21/16 10/21/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 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
· Tom Szentgyorgyi as CRTR/EP
· Walter Parkes as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on the 1992 Robert Redford-led film, about computer hacker Martin, played by Redford, who heads a group of specialists who test the security of various San Francisco companies; Martin is approached by two National Security Agency of... [continued]
EVIDENCE ROOM, THE 10/26/16 10/26/16 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· John Glenn Entertainment
· Perfect Storm Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Danielle Woodrow as EP
· John Glenn as CRTR/EP
· Justin Lin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the Evidence Room, a secure area in a police station where evidence and seized property is stored; the items in the room will serve as engine for the stories to tackle a wide array of crimes and criminals; but the series' real focus will ... [continued]
UNTITLED TODD KOMARNICKI PROJECT 11/3/16 11/3/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Gulfstream Television
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Bindley as EP
· Mark Clayman as EP
· Mike Karz as EP
· Tim Miller as CONS
· Todd Komarnicki as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows the life of the world's leading finder of missing persons as he searches nonstop, driven by the one person he could not find in time... his own daughter
BLUE CRUSH 11/10/16 11/10/16 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Imagine Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Francie Calfo as EP
· Lizzy Weiss as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the 2002 movie about "three best friends (Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez and Sanoe Lake) living in Hawaii and surfing on its famed North Shore
UNTITLED MORENA BACCARIN PROJECT 11/14/16 11/14/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Flame Ventures
· ITV Studios America
· Yap Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Morena Baccarin
[who's making it?]
· Drew Comins as CO-EP
· Elizabeth Trojian as CO-EP
· Elliot Halpern as EP
· Ken Sanzel as CRTR/EP
· Morena Baccarin as EP
· Sarah Jackson as CO-EP
· Tony Krantz as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a former police officer-turned-high-powered attorney who navigates the ever-changing landscape of New York City politics, law enforcement and the justice system, all while juggling a complicated personal life. Morena works for a law firm ... [continued]
TREASURE 11/15/16 11/15/16 NBC script currently in development
(2017-2018 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Greenwalt as CRTR/EP
· Jim Kouf as CRTR/EP
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a group of grad students in Washington, DC who accidentally uncover a 40-year-old secret which leads them on a wild ride through real history as they attempt to unravel an unsolved murder, find hidden blood money, and avoid being killed b... [continued]