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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
ALIVE 1/31/19 -
3/19/19
3/19/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Hill of Beans Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aaron Staton as Victor Frankenstein
· Katrina Law as Elizabeth Lavenza
· Ryan Phillippe as Mark Escher
· Saidah Arrika Ekulona as Capt. Mills
[who's making it?]
· Jason Tracey as CRTR/EP
· Rob Doherty as EP
· Uta Briesewitz as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
new incarnation of the classic Frankenstein tale about a San Francisco homicide detective who's mysteriously brought back to life after being killed in the line of duty, but as he resumes his old life and he and his wife realize he isn't the same per... [continued]
APEX 10/4/18 10/4/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Davis Entertainment
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Terry Matalas as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the daughter of a notorious serial killer who returns to work hunting down murders and deviants for the FBI years after living an inconspicuous suburban life
BODHI 11/19/18 11/19/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Greg Grunberg
[who's making it?]
· Greg Grunberg as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Shapiro as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
supernatural legal drama about a high-powered lawyer who inherits his father's small law firm and discovers not only that his father's clients are ghosts, but that he himself can now see and communicate with them, all of which forces him to pair with... [continued]
BODY CAM COP 10/1/18 10/1/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Grae as CRTR/EP
· Glenn Geller as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a cop's heroism inadvertently lands him celebrity status after an on-the-job incident goes viral, he and his new partner are selected to be part of a pilot program that livestreams body cam footage to the public
CHAPLAIN 10/17/18 10/17/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Stage 29 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Isaac Laskin as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jay McGraw as EP
· Julia Eisenman as EP
· Laurie McCarthy as EP
· Nick Weiss as CRTR/EP
· Phil McGraw as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers around a talented, scientifically minded ICU doctor and her free-thinking, faith-oriented brother clash over the best approach to the business of saving lives when he is hired as chaplain at her hospital
COURTHOUSE 1/31/19 -
3/18/19
3/18/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· J. Alex Brinson as Luke Weiland
· Jessica Camacho as Emily Lopez-Berarro
· Marg Helgenberger as Judge Judith Benner
· Wilson Bethel as Mark Collins
[who's making it?]
· Greg Spottiswood as CRTR/EP
· Leonard Goldstein as EP
· Michael M. Robin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama that pulls back the curtain on the court system and follows the dedicated, chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of the judges, assistant district attorneys, and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks, cops and jurors to bri... [continued]
CROOKED BROOKLYN 11/15/18 11/15/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Lionsgate Television
· Silver Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adair Cole as CRTR/EP
· Jerry Schmetterer as BOOK
· Joel Silver as EP
· Michael Vecchione as BOOK
· Nick Nantell as CO-EP
· Rodney Ferrell as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the DAs of the Brooklyn Rackets Division [who] are given badges and guns and tasked with both investigating crime on the streets and prosecuting those crimes in the courtroom
EMBODY 12/14/18 12/14/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fulwell 73 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chai Hecht as CRTR/CO-EP
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Leo Pearlman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which after a mission gone wrong renders her permanently blind, a special agent volunteers for an experimental government program that can temporarily transfer her consciousness into someone else's body, giving her the ability to see through... [continued]
EVIL 9/25/18 -
3/5/19
3/5/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· King Size Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aasif Mandvi as Ben
· Katja Herbers as Kristen Benoist
· Michael Emerson as Townsend
· Mike Colter as David Dacosta
[who's making it?]
· Liz Glotzer as EP
· Michelle King as CRTR/EP
· Robert King as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, September 2018) The Kings, who have been at CBS Television Studios since 2009, will continue to guide the highly successful THE GOOD FIGHT, a series that helped launch the growing CBS All Access streaming service. King Size... [continued]
FALSE MEMORIES 11/15/18 11/15/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Condé Nast Entertainment
· Lionsgate Television
· Silver Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Emmy Bryce as BOOK
· Joel Silver as EP
· Jonathan Koa as EP
· Rodney Ferrell as EP
· Steve Maeda as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a forensic psychologist who uses her expertise in the malleability of human memory to investigate crime scenes and analyze the memories of victims and witnesses in her quest for justice
FAMILY EMERGENCY 11/15/18 11/15/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Michael Rauch as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about three sisters who often clash but always have each other's backs work together in a busy ER, saving patients' lives while navigating the complications of love, medicine and family
FAR ROCKAWAY 9/21/18 9/21/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Secret Hideout

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Baiers as CO-EP
· Alex Kurtzman as EP
· David Wilcox as CRTR/EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on a Spanish series "Estoy Vivo" about a workaholic NYPD detective killed in the line of duty is granted a second chance to return to earth in the body of another cop in order to bring his killer to justice and heal the fractured family... [continued]
FBI: MOST WANTED 1/29/19 -
3/14/19
3/14/19 CBS ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot; blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alana de la Garza as Isobel Castille
· Julian McMahon as Jess LaCroix
· Keisha Castle-Hughes as Hana Gibson
· Kellan Lutz as Crosby
· Nathaniel Arcand as Clinton Skye
· Roxy Sternberg as Sheryll Barnes
[who's making it?]
· Arthur W. Forney as EP
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
· Fred Berner as DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Jankowski as EP
· Rene Balcer as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, March 2019) OA and Maggie team up with members of the FBI's Fugitives Department to track down a person wanted for murder who is also on America's top 10 most wanted list, on FBI, Tuesday, April 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on ... [continued]
FIRST LADY 11/16/18 11/16/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Cloud Nine Productions
· Solar Drive Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eric Christian Olsen as EP
· Jessica Grasl as CRTR/EP
· Kate Schumaecker as EP
· Michael Weatherly as EP
· Tiffany Grant as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the beloved First Lady of the United States, who, determined to reclaim her life, does the unthinkable - she divorces her husband while he's still in office and uses her prominence to become an advocate for truth and justice by revitalizi... [continued]
H-TOWN 9/26/18 9/26/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Echo Media
· Juniper Place Productions
· Sphere Media Plus

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeffrey Kramer as EP
· Jocelyn Deschenes as EP
· Luc Chatelain as EP
· Samantha Corbin-Miller as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the Canadian drama series "19-2" in which two Houston detectives from opposing sides of a multi-generational family feud are paired as partners, they find themselves surprisingly drawn to each other even as they investigate a case th... [continued]
HUMINT 1/9/19 1/9/19 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Scott Free Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David W. Zucker as EP
· Kyle Harimoto as CRTR/EP
· Ridley Scott as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a highly skilled, Army-trained human intelligence officer adept at collecting information and manipulating sources returns home to join the San Francisco PD as a homicide detective to work with her police chief father to unravel the myste... [continued]
MD-1 9/6/18 9/6/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Osprey Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris King as EP
· Greg Spottiswood as CRTR/EP
· Josh Berman as EP
· Lisa Oz as EP
· Mark Merlin as CONS
· Mehmet Oz as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a team of street doctors who take on the biggest catastrophes in New York, saving lives without ever setting foot in an emergency room or hospital
MELANIE 10/17/18 10/17/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Stage 29 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jay McGraw as EP
· Julia Eisenman as EP
· Phil McGraw as EP
· Scott Prendergast as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a scattered but astute criminal defense attorney who uses her seemingly inept methods to disarm judges, charm juries, and win cases returns home to join her brother's white-shoe law firm and help her family of outsiders get back on their ... [continued]
MIA 8/28/18 8/28/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Solar Drive Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cote de Pablo as EP
· Michael Weatherly as EP
· Shepard Boucher as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a newly minted homicide detective is assigned to an experienced, by-the-book partner to solve cases in Miami, she struggles to keep the personal entanglements of her final undercover assignment from jeopardizing her future
MS. MAYOR 9/7/18 9/7/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· PatMa Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Barbara Hall as CRTR/EP
· Denise Di Novi as EP
· Nina Tassler as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a young activist runs for Mayor of NY on a whim, her surprise victory launches her onto a political stage that she's not prepared for, but is determined to take on with her idealistic enthusiasm
NORTHERN EXPOSURE 11/20/18 11/20/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Rob Morrow as Joel Fleischman
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· John Corbett as PROD
· John Falsey as EP
· Josh Brand as CRTR/EP
· Rob Morrow as EP
[what's it about?]
revival of the former CBS staple, about Joel Fleischman (Rob Morrow), who returns to Cicely, Alaska, for the funeral of an old friend and finds a new set of quirky characters and reunites with old ones in this continuation of the classic series
NURSES 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
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Cathryn Humphris as CRTR/EP
· Eric Christian Olsen as EP
· Kate Schumaecker as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the Finnish series about four trauma center nurses charged with everything from triage to surgery who must balance life and death stakes on the job with the drama of their complicated lives outside the hospital
OTHERWORLD 11/27/18 11/27/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Rideback

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Gunn as CRTR/EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Leonora Desar as BOOK
· Lindsey Liberatore as EP
· Mark Gunn as CRTR/EP
· Noah Rosenberg as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
supernatural drama about a young woman who after discovering that she has the ability to communicate with spirits, is drawn into the world of the paranormal where she partners with a rag-tag team of eccentric ghost hunters to investigate hauntings an... [continued]
PREY 11/19/18 11/19/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Wings Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ed Decter as CRTR/EP
· Howard Braunstein as EP
· John Sandford as BOOK
· Mark Harmon as EP
· Michael Jaffe as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on John Sandford's best-selling novels, which focus on Minneapolis homicide detective Lucas Davenport and his best friend and profiler, psychology professor - and nun - Elle Krueger
RANGER 10/15/18 10/15/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 101st Street Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· James Patterson Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Robinson as EP
· James Patterson as BOOK/EP
· Jason Hall as CRTR/EP
· Leopoldo Gout as EP
· Peter M. Lenkov as EP
· Rasheed Newson as EP
· T.J. Brady as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on James Patterson's novel which centers on a Texas Ranger and his cantankerous father move to South Florida where the Ranger becomes a homicide detective and searches for his brother's killer
REPUBLIC OF SARAH, THE 1/31/19 -
3/13/19
3/13/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Annie Funke as Corinne
· Carlos Leal as Luis
· Daniel Ings as Danny
· James Lesure as Tim
· Jonathan Slavin as Eugene
· Kimberly Guerrero as Mary
· Kirsten Nelson as Francine
· Sarah Drew as Sarah Cooper
[who's making it?]
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Jeffrey Paul King as CRTR/EP
· Leo Pearlman as EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on a small New Hampshire town that is thrust onto the world stage when the discovery of a valuable resource within its borders compels the residents to declare themselves an independent nation, thus setting the unlikely young mayo... [continued]
SECRET SIX 10/10/18 10/10/18 CBS put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· DC Entertainment
· Doozer Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bill Lawrence as EP
· Jeff Ingold as EP
· Rick Muirragui as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on DC Comics title about six morally ambiguous strangers, each with their own unique specialties and secret pasts, who are brought together by an enigmatic figure who blackmails them into working as a team to expose the corruption of the ... [continued]
SECRET TO A GOOD MARRIAGE, THE 9/24/18 9/24/18 CBS put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brendan Gall as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Martin Gero as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on an elite pair of CIA spies who, in the wake of their fractured marriage, are pushed to their limits both professionally and personally, fighting to save the world while they forge a new kind of relationship for themselves and t... [continued]
SURVEILLANCE 9/6/18 -
1/7/19
1/7/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 6th & Idaho
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Allen Leech as Scott Yardley
· Brian Markinson as Marvin Miller
· Catalina Sandino Moreno as Natalie Reyes
· Catherine Curtin as Amy Faltin
· Dennis Haysbert as Barry Wilkinson
· Judith Scott as Claire Reynolds
· Matthew Modine as Man in a Red Tie
· Nick Blood as Keith Whittier
· Raphael Acloque as Gabriel Bennett
· Sophia Bush as Maddy Yardley
· Spencer Moss as Alice Yardley
· Tina Huang as Jahanna Choi
[who's making it?]
· David C. White as CRTR/CO-EP
· John Schoenfelder as EP
· Matt Reeves as EP
· Patricia Riggen as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Russell Ackerman as EP
[what's it about?]
(from TCFTV's press release, March 2019) A complex and timely spy thriller centered on the head of communications for the NSA, Maddy (Bush), a charming operative who finds her loyalties torn between protecting the government's secrets and her own.
TOMMY 1/25/19 -
3/15/19
3/15/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adelaide Clemens as Blake
· David Fierro as Dudik
· Edie Falco as Abigail "Tommy" Thomas
· Joseph Lyle Taylor as Buddy
· Michael Chernus as Ken
· Olivia Lucy Phillip as Kate
· Russell G. Jones as Looper
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Kate Dennis as DIR (Pilot)
· Paul Attanasio as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political and national-security issues that converge with enfo... [continued]
UNDER THE BRIDGE 9/7/18 -
3/12/19
3/12/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· David Ajala as Dan
· Jennifer Morrison as Caitlin Lanchaster
· Justin Kirk as Michael
· Reggie Lee as Charlie
· Sarayu Blue as Ameni
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Rina Mimoun as CRTR/EP
· Victoria Mahoney as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about when a scandal rocks the medical practice she runs with her husband and their friends, a surgeon rises to the occasion and takes the lead in trying to mend both the practice and her own marriage
UNTITLED JOSH REIMS PROJECT 11/6/18 11/6/18 CBS script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Picture It Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· Josh Reims as CRTR/EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Lance Krall as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an intimate look at the high-octane, complicated lives of the med students, residents and attending physicians at the elite Uniformed Services University, where every doctor is also a trained soldier whose patients can be anyone from ... [continued]