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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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AMERICA, U.S.A. 11/27/18 11/27/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Peck as CO-EP
· Alex Reid as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lilli Birdsell as CRTR/CO-EP
· Michael Kramer as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy billed as a young workplace ensemble set at a Colonial-times theme park called America, U.S.A.
AMERIKHANS 10/23/18 10/23/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Comedy Dynamics
· Imagine Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Grazer as EP
· Brian Volk-Weiss as EP
· Farhan Arshad as CRTR/EP
· Francie Calfo as EP
· Mark Gross as EP
· Matt Ochacher as EP
· Michael Pelmont as EP
· Samie Falvey as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a young Pakistani-American guy who must make amends with his estranged family when he and his girlfriend take in his cousins and grandfather, turning their previously carefree lives upside down
BAIT & TACKLE 11/5/18 11/5/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alcide Bava Productions
· CuzBro
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Kelley as EP
· Holly Brown as EP
· Johnny Galecki as EP
· Linda Figueiredo as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about three adult siblings who must step up to run the family business - a small town bait & tackle shop - when the family patriarch retires
BE HERE NOW 11/2/18 11/2/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fulwell 73 Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Winston as EP
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Tommy Johnagin as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a young widower who decides to move his life and kids from Los Angeles to a small town in Illinois to be closer to his wife's large family
BOB (HEARTS) ABISHOLA 10/5/18 -
2/28/19
2/28/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Chuck Lorre Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Barry Shabaka Henley as Tunde
· Billy Gardell as Bob
· Christine Ebersole as Dottie
· Folake Olowofoyeku as Abishola
· Maribeth Monroe as Christina
· Matt Jones as Douglas
· Shola Adewusi as Olu
[who's making it?]
· Al Higgins as CRTR/EP
· Beth McCarthy-Miller as DIR (Pilot)
· Chuck Lorre as CRTR/EP
· Eddie Gorodetsky as CRTR/EP
· Gina Yashere as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedyin which after having a heart attack, a man (Gardell) falls in love with his Nigerian nurse and sets his sights on getting her to give him a chance
BROKE 12/10/18 -
3/29/19
3/29/19 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on Wednesday, April 10]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· ECABA
· Propagate Content
· Sutton Street Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Izzy Diaz as Luis
· Jaime Camil as Miguel
· Natasha Leggero as Elizabeth
· Pauley Perrette as Jackie
[who's making it?]
· Alex Herschlag as CRTR/EP
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Gonzalo Cilley as EP
· Guillermo Restrepo as EP
· Jaime Camil as EP
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Maria Lucia Hernandez Frieri as EP
· Victor Gonzalez as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about when an outrageously wealthy trust fund baby is cut off by his father, he and his wife move into her sister's Reseda condo where they delight in the "charms" of the working class but mourn the loss of being the 1% of the 1%
CAROL'S SECOND ACT 10/8/18 -
3/8/19
3/8/19 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on Thursday, March 21]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· FourBoys Entertainment
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Bonnie Dennison as Jenny
· Ito Aghayere as Dr. Maya
· Jean Luc Bilodeau as Daniel
· Kyle MacLachlan as Dr. Frost
· Patricia Heaton as Carol Chambers
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Adam Griffin as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· David Hunt as EP
· Emily Halpern as CRTR/EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Patricia Heaton as EP
· Rebecca Stay as EP
· Sarah Haskins as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about Carol Chambers (Heaton), who after raising her two children and retiring from teaching, embarks on a unique second act: she's going to become a doctor
CREW, THE 9/12/18 9/12/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Austen Earl as EP
· Gracie Glassmeyer as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about when the family patriarch dies, his son has to step up and take the wheel as the driver of the father's racing team
DAD VS. FATHER 11/13/18 11/13/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Bird and a Bear Entertainment, A
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cedric the Entertainer as EP
· Eric C. Rhone as EP
· Kurt Braunohler as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about new parents Karl and Leanne, who move in with Karl's formerly deadbeat dad, his much younger wife, and their two 14-year-old daughters, starting an intense competition between the men to prove who is the better father
EMPEROR OF MALIBU, THE 10/26/18 -
3/28/19
3/28/19 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on Wednesday, April 24]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Deborah S. Craig as Shiatzy
· Ken Jeong as Gerry
· Max Willems as Auggie
· Taylor Louderman as Kate
[who's making it?]
· Andy Ackerman as DIR (Pilot)
· Christina Lee as EP
· Danielle Stokdyk as EP
· David Sangalli as CRTR/EP
· Kevin Kwan as CRTR/EP
· Michelle Nader as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about two very different families - one from Shanghai with new money and one from the U.S. East Coast with old money - who learn to co-exist when their children get married
FOLKS, THE 10/24/18 10/24/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jackal Group, The
· Simpson Street

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Frank Pines as CRTR/EP
· Gail Berman as EP
· Joe Earley as EP
· Kerry Washington as EP
· Pilar Savone as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about what happens when a momma's boy marries a daddy's girl, and their respective parents can't let go
GENERATION GAP 9/28/18 9/28/18 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Kapital Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dan Kopelman as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about the hell of teenage years, as told from the dueling perspectives of a 16-year-old girl and her father
HALFWAY THERE 10/25/18 10/25/18 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Avalon Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Iliza Shlesinger
[who's making it?]
· David Martin as EP
· Ellen Plummer-Kreamer as CRTR/EP
· Iliza Shlesinger as CRTR/EP
· Kara Baker as EP
· Sherry Bilsing-Graham as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a comic (Shlesinger) who prides herself on guiding women in her act; she is forced to put that to practical use when her half-sister moves in with her
JUST LIKE US 9/11/18 9/11/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· GloNation
· Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Debby Wolfe as CRTR/CO-EP
· Gloria Calderon Kellett as EP
· Marc Provissiero as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera family comedy about a widower who takes in his teenage El Salvadorian niece while still raising his two grown daughters, retired parents and running the restaurant he started with his late wife
LIFE LESSONS 10/5/18 10/5/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Cloud Nine Productions

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Dave Keystone as CRTR (Original Series)
· Eric Christian Olsen as EP
· Kate Schumaecker as EP
· Mark Gross as CRTR/EP
· Nolan Sarner as CRTR (Original Series)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Dave Keystone and Nolan Sarner's Canadian digital series "Kids On," about a guy who is a professional failure at life and finds advice and friendship in the most unlikely of places... a class of first graders
LITTLE THINGS, THE 8/17/18 8/17/18 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· Christina Pazsitzky
· Tom Segura
[who's making it?]
· Christina Pazsitzky as CRTR/EP
· Josh Lieberman as EP
· Michael Rottenberg as EP
· Scott Marder as CRTR/EP
· Tom Segura as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
comedy which focuses on the funny coping mechanisms that get you through the harder parenting dilemmas
OUR HOUSE 10/29/18 -
3/28/19
3/28/19 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on Thursday, April 4 & Tuesday, April 9]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television
· Stoller Global Solutions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Katherine Heigl as Bridget
· Malcolm Barrett as Shawn
· Nancy Lenehan as Laura
· Phil Hendrie as Rory
[who's making it?]
· Brendan O'Brien as CRTR/EP
· Chris Harris as EP
· Conor Welch as EP
· James Burrows as DIR (Pilot)
· Katherine Heigl as EP
· Nick Stoller as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a devoted mom and dad who are committed to raising their children with the love and support the mom never got as a kid, but discover how difficult that is with her insane parents and siblings back in the picture
QUINTA & JERMAINE 10/4/18 10/4/18 CBS put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· ABC Studios
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Jermaine Fowler
· Quinta Brunson
[who's making it?]
· Jermaine Fowler as CRTR/EP
· Josh Lieberman as EP
· Larry Wilmore as CRTR/EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Quinta Brunson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about childhood best friends who find themselves expecting a child while navigating adulthood
RACHET 12/7/18 12/7/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Brillstein Entertainment Partners
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Natasha Leggero as Jessica Rachet
[who's making it?]
· Geoff Cheddy as EP
· Jon Liebman as EP
· Marc Gurvitz as EP
· Michael Rotenberg as EP
· Morgan Murphy as CRTR/EP
· Natasha Leggero as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy at the Eye about Jessica Rachet (Leggero), who must start a new life and make new friends after her rich fiancé dies suddenly and leaves her to fend for herself
SIBLINGS 10/15/18 10/15/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Keith Etheridge as CRTR/EP
· David Hornsby as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about two very different siblings who decide to live together and raise their kids after one of them gets divorced
SQUEEZE, THE 10/4/18 10/4/18 CBS put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Big Talk Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· TrillTV

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Dana Klein as CRTR/EP
· Kenton Allen as EP
· Matthew Justice as EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy which centers on a married couple that struggles to take care of both dependent children and dependent parents
SUPER SIMPLE LOVE STORY 10/29/18 -
3/28/19
3/28/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television
· Stoller Global Solutions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· David Walton as Kevin
· Elizabeth Alderfer as Morgan
· Laura Marano as Nell
· Parker Young as Jared
· Ronny Chieng as Harris
· Susan Wokoma as Abby
· Vanessa Marano as Jen
[who's making it?]
· Conor Welch as EP
· Mike Royce as CRTR/EP
· Nick Stoller as EP
· Pamela Fryman as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy billed as a story told through interviews and vignettes spanning 10 years, about how an unlikely couple becomes an unlikely family
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN 10/24/18 -
3/27/19
3/27/19 CBS ordered to pilot
[films on Friday, March 29]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jackal Group, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Adhir Kalyan as Tanner
· Ana Villafañe as Lea Carter
· Briga Heelan as Kate
· Michael Angarano as Evan
· Michael Cassidy as Kellen
· Raymond Ablack as Tanner (Originally Cast)
· Taylor Deardon as Croz
[who's making it?]
· Gail Berman as EP
· Joe Earley as EP
· Joe Wiseman as EP
· Joseph Port as EP
· Mark Cendrowski as DIR (Pilot)
· Mike Metz as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
hybrid comedy about Evan, who sets out with his group of 20-something friends to accomplish a list of challenges he wrote for himself years ago in an effort to turn around his banal life
TOWNIES 11/9/18 11/9/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A Stern Talking to Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jared Stern as EP
· Katie Greenway as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about an eclectic group of friends in their twenties who are happily living large in their small Wisconsin hometown
UNICORN, THE 12/17/18 -
3/26/19
3/26/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment
· TrillTV

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Maya Lynne Robinson as Michelle
· Michaela Watkins as Delia
· Omar Benson Miller as Ben
· Rob Corddry as Forrest
· Walton Goggins as Brady
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Bill Martin as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Grady Cooper as CRTR
· John Hamburg as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mike Schiff as CRTR/EP
· Peyton Reed as EP
· Wendi Trilling as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a widower who is eager to move on from the worst year of his life, only to find he's utterly unprepared to raise his two daughters on his own; he's equally unready for a dating world where, to his shock, he's suddenly a hot commodity