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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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series date
start/end
updated network commitment status
BLOOD AND TREASURE 11/30/17 11/30/17 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind 13-episode series order]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Vlasic as EP
· Matt Federman as CRTR/EP
· Stephen Scaia as CRTR/EP
· Taylor Elmore as EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, November 2017) CBS has given a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of BLOOD & TREASURE, a new one-hour serialized action-adventure series for broadcast in summer 2019. BLOOD & TREASURE centers on a brilliant antiquitie... [continued]
CAGNEY & LACEY 1/26/18 1/26/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· MGM Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bridget Carpenter as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the iconic 1980s police procedural which will follow two female police detectives and friends who keep the streets of L.A. safe
CHIEFS 8/29/17 -
2/16/18
2/16/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alana de la Garza as Candace Krause
· Aunjanue Ellis as Kendra Downes
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· David Hudgins as CRTR/EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Zetna Fuentes as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about the professional and personal lives of three driven, successful, but very different women who are each Chiefs of Police of their own precincts in L.A. County; they band together to create a task force to catch a dangerous serial killer
CODE, THE 2/2/18 -
2/20/18
2/20/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Timberman-Beverly Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Phillipa Soo as Harper Rein
[who's making it?]
· Carl Beverly as EP
· Craig Sweeny as CRTR/EP
· Craig Turk as CRTR/EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Timberman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the military's brightest minds take on our country's toughest challenges - inside the courtroom and out - where each attorney is trained as a prosecutor, a defense lawyer, an investigator - and a Marine
FBI 8/2/16 -
1/29/18
1/29/18 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind 13-episode series order]
currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Arthur W. Forney as EP
· Craig Turk as CRTR/EP
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
· Niels Arden Oplev as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Jankowski as EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, September 2017) CBS announced today it has given a 13 episode series production commitment to a new one-hour drama from Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf for broadcast during the 2018-2019 season. The new series, F.B.I. (working ... [continued]
GOD FRIENDED ME 8/18/17 -
2/20/18
2/20/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Brandon Micheal Hall as Miles Finer
· Javicia Leslie as Ali Finer
· Joe Morton as Arthur Finer
· Suraj Sharma as Rakesh Sehgal
[who's making it?]
· Bryan Wynbrandt as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Marcos Siega as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Sarah Schechter as EP
· Steven Lilien as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he is 'friended' by God on Facebook; unwittingly, he becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL 9/6/17 -
2/20/18
2/20/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Lionsgate Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Brian J. Smith as Ed Exley
· Walton Goggins as Jack Vincennes
[who's making it?]
· Anna Fricke as EP
· Arnon Milchan as EP
· James Ellroy as BOOK
· Jordan Harper as CRTR/EP
· Michael Dinner as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
small screen take on James Ellroy's noir classic novel-turned-feature, about three homicide detectives, a female reporter and a Hollywood actress whose paths intersect as the detectives pursue a sadistic serial killer through the seedy underbelly of ... [continued]
MAGNUM, P.I. 10/20/17 -
2/20/18
2/20/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Davis Entertainment
· Perfect Storm Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum
[who's making it?]
· Danielle Woodrow as EP
· Eric Guggenheim as CRTR/EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Justin Lin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Peter M. Lenkov as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the famed 1980-1988 drama, about Thomas Magnum, a decorated ex-Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator
MAIN JUSTICE 9/28/17 -
2/21/18
2/21/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Bokeem Woodbine as Miles Blair
· Timothy Hutton as Thomas Yarrow
[who's making it?]
· David Semel as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Eric Holder as EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Sascha Penn as CRTR/EP
· Sunil Nayar as EP
[what's it about?]
drama inspired by the life of former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, which takes us into the tumultuous world of the 5th floor of the Department of Justice where he takes on the biggest legal and investigative cases in the country all while being ... [continued]
MURDER 9/13/17 -
2/5/18
2/5/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Lin Pictures
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Teyonah Parris as Ayana Lake
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Green as CRTR/EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Lindsey Liberatore as CO-EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on the BBC true crime anthology series, which takes the audience inside the emotional journey of an investigation, allowing them to discern the truth and judge the suspects' guilt or innocence for themselves; each episode serves as a stan... [continued]
RED LINE 2/2/18 2/2/18 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ava DuVernay as EP
· Caitlin Parrish as CRTR/CO-EP
· Erica Weiss as CRTR/CO-EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about what happens after a white cop in Chicago mistakenly shoots and kills a black doctor; we follow three different families that all have connections with the case as the story is told from each perspective