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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
BIG WISHES 8/31/20 8/31/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· Fee-Fi-Fo Films
· Tiny Reparations

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· James Griffiths as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kristen Bartlett as CRTR/EP
· Phoebe Robinson as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which plenty of charities make wishes come true for sick kids, but Big Wishes asks who's there to fulfill the dreams of dying adults?; Karla and her best friend Hyacinth set out to right this wrong and give the 18 and older se... [continued]
BLACK DON'T CRACK 10/3/17 -
1/29/21
1/29/21 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· JuVee Productions
· Wilmore Films

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Julius Tennon as EP
· Larry Wilmore as EP
· Regina Hicks as CRTR/EP
· Viola Davis as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which follows three former sorority sisters who lost touch after college and reunite during a pivotal point in their lives
BORDERLINE 11/2/20 11/2/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Encell as CRTR/EP
· Danny Chun as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which after goody two-shoes Steve falls for reckless Maria, their whirlwind romance is cut short when she gets deported; now they must decide whether to bail on the potential love of their lives or take a leap of faith and get... [continued]
BUCKTOWN 2/12/21 2/12/21 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment
· sara + tom

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Emily Wilson as CRTR/EP
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Marc Provissiero as EP
· Sara Gilbert as EP
· Tom Werner as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which follows Amy, who, after being dumped by her boyfriend and kicked out of her apartment on the eve of a big promotion, finds refuge at her mom's house in the blue-collar neighborhood where she grew up
DUGOUT MOMS 1/26/21 1/26/21 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Picture It Productions
· Two Shakes Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Damon Wayans, Jr. as EP
· Jacque Edmonds Cofer as CRTR/EP
· Kameron Tarlow as EP
· Lance Krall as EP
· Peter Siaggas as EP
· Peter Stathopoulos as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a struggling but resilient single mom Who finds support and sisterhood from a group of Little League parents after she and her son move to an exclusive Atlanta suburb
FAMILY AFFAIR 11/19/20 11/19/20 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· Blue Butterfly
· G Unit Film & Television
· Polygram Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bruce Miller as EP
· Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson as EP
· Daniel Inkeles as EP
· David Blackman as EP
· Devon Shepard as CRTR/EP
· Mary J. Blige as EP
· Noah Rosenberg as EP
· Ranada Shepard as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera family comedy which centers on A-ron, a faded R&B star and committed bachelor whose life is thrown into a tailspin when he's saddled with raising his sister's four kids
GUERRILLAS 12/18/20 12/18/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Studios
· Sutton Street Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Al Madrigal as Miles Flores
· Jaime Camil as Commandante
[who's making it?]
· Al Madrigal as CRTR/EP
· Jaime Camil as CO-EP
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Matt Kellard as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which when Miles Flores (Madrigal), a lonely efficiency expert for an oil company gets kidnapped in South America, he ends up working for a disorganized group of guerrilla soldiers to earn back his freedom
HAPPY FOR YOU 9/16/20 9/16/20 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Kim Rosenstock as EP
· Taylor Cox as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which when the youngest of three sisters announces she's getting married first, it sends her older, unmarried sisters - and their newly separated mother - into an existential tailspin
HARRITY ELEMENTARY 9/3/20 -
2/16/21
2/16/21 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television
· Delicious Non-Sequitur Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Quinta Brunson
[who's making it?]
· Justin Halpern as EP
· Patrick Schumacker as EP
· Quinta Brunson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a group of teachers brought together at one of the worst public schools in the country, simply because they love teaching
KIM SPA 1/15/21 1/15/21 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Artists First
· CBS Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bobby Lee
· Peter Kim
[who's making it?]
· Bobby Lee as CO-EP
· Brian Gallivan as EP
· Brooke Shoemaker as EP
· Casey Neumeier as EP
· Peter Kim as CRTR/CO-EP
· Peter Principato as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy in which a pragmatic young man (Kim) returns home to work with his brother (Lee) and their lovable group of misfit relatives after their father dies in the hot tub of their family-owned Korean spa
MAGGIE 1/29/21 1/29/21 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television

[related genres]
· based on a feature film
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Evan Hayes as EP
· Justin Adler as CRTR/EP
· Maggie Mull as CRTR/EP
· Tim Curcio as CRTR
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which a young woman tries to cope with life while coming to terms with her abilities as a psychic
NATE'S 10/16/20 10/16/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Akilah Green as CRTR/EP
· Katie Newman as EP
· Luke Maxwell as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a black-owned, Washington, D.C. dive bar that has been serving drinks for the last 10 presidential administrations
OLD-ISH 9/8/20 9/8/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· Artists First
· Cinema Gypsy Productions
· Khalabo Ink Society

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jenifer Lewis as Ruby Johnson
· Laurence Fishburne as Earl "Pops" Johnson
[who's making it?]
· Anthony Anderson as EP
· E. Brian Dobbins as EP
· Helen Sugland as EP
· Jenifer Lewis as PROD
· Kenya Barris as CRTR/EP
· Laurence Fishburne as EP
[what's it about?]
latest "Black-ish" spin-off featuring Laurence Fishburne's Earl "Pops" Johnson and Jenifer Lewis's Ruby Johnson as they give love a second chance; when they move to a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood of L.A., they'll meet characters who represent the... [continued]
REAL PEOPLE 10/1/20 10/1/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· District, The
· Ladies' Car Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Bernad as EP
· Nedaa Sweiss as CRTR/EP
· Nisha Ganatra as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Ruben Fleischer as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which follows diverse neighboring families who grew close during the lockdown as they struggle to return to everyday life in their own comedic ways
SON IN LAW, THE 1/5/21 1/5/21 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television
· Detective Agency, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ajay Sahgal as CRTR/EP
· Jake Kasdan as EP
· Melvin Mar as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which a salt of the earth man finds himself seeking the approval of his new fiancé's sophisticated parents, even as he remains a difficult-to-impress father-in-law to his daughter's husband
TIMEWASTERS 1/25/21 1/25/21 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Big Talk Productions
· CBS Studios

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Daniel Lawrence Taylor as CRTR (Original Series)
· Kenton Allen as EP
· Lauren Ashley Smith as CRTR/EP
· Lawrence Taylor as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on Daniel Lawrence Taylor's British comedy, about four Black twentysomething New Yorkers who accidentally end up in the year 1926, despite being deeply unenthusiastic about and deeply unequipped for time travel
UNTITLED BALDWIN & GRAMMER PROJECT 11/16/20 11/16/20 ABC put pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Alec Baldwin
· Kelsey Grammer
[who's making it?]
· Adam Griffin as EP
· Alec Baldwin as EP
· Christopher Lloyd as CRTR/EP
· Jason Schrift as EP
· Jeff Morton as EP
· Kelsey Grammer as EP
· Matt DelPiano as EP
· Tom Russo as EP
· Vali Chandrasekaran as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about three men - two of them played by Grammer and Baldwin - who were roommates in their 20s until their warring egos drove them apart; they reunite decades later for one more run at the lives they've always wanted
UNTITLED CHAD GERVICH PROJECT 7/6/20 7/6/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Chad Gervich as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Lesley Wake Webster as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about two parents, Ted and Mandy, trying to navigate parenthood in L.A. raising a non-binary, gender-fluid child
UNTITLED NISHA GANATRA PROJECT 8/24/20 8/24/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· Ladies' Car Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Nisha Ganatra as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which revolves around an unlucky-in-love romantic and her no-nonsense mom who butt heads as they run the most successful matchmaking service in Little India
UNTITLED PETER ACKERMAN PROJECT 10/9/20 10/9/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television
· Kapital Entertainment
· TrillTV

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Peter Ackerman as CRTR/EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy in which after a man's college girlfriend comes out to him, they remain friends through the ages, complicating and enriching their current marriages and family lives
UNTITLED SABRINA JALEES PROJECT 9/24/20 -
10/2/20
10/2/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Sabrina Jalees as CRTR/EP
· Sam Saifer as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about first-time-parents Sam and Bertie, whose lives take a turn when Alex (their spontaneous biological-donor-daddy) pays them a visit and unexpectedly becomes a part of their lives
UNTITLED SUSAN SAVAGE PROJECT 11/30/20 11/30/20 ABC put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Signature
· Artists First
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Felicity Huffman
· Zack Gottsagen
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Becky Hartman Edwards as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Felicity Huffman as EP
· Joel Zadak as EP
· Susan Savage as EP
· Zack Gottsagen as PROD
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the unlikely owner of a minor-league baseball team; after suddenly losing her husband and inheriting his beloved team, she is forced to navigate her new normal with the help of her dysfunctional family, including her oldest... [continued]
WONDER YEARS, THE 7/8/20 -
1/29/21
1/29/21 ABC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Television
· Lee Daniels Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carol Black as CRTR (Original Series)
· Fred Savage as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lee Daniels as EP
· Marc Velez as EP
· Neal Marlens as CONS/CRTR (Original Series)
· Saladin K. Patterson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the classic 1980s family comedy about how a black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama in the turbulent late 1960s, made sure it was The Wonder Years for them too
YOURS, MINE & PAUL'S 7/16/20 -
8/19/20
8/19/20 ABC script currently in development
(2021-2022 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Desert Whale Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Sarah Hyland as Lauren
[who's making it?]
· Joel Spence as EP
· Jonny Meeks as EP
· Julia Meltzer as CRTR/EP
· Mel Cowan as EP
· Ty Burrell as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about Lauren, who agrees to be a surrogate for her best friend, Paul, and his husband, Xander; there's just one problem: Lauren and Xander hate each other; oh, also Paul dies in the cold open