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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
CLARICE 1/12/20 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· MGM Television
· Secret Hideout

[related genres]
· based on a feature film
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Devyn A. Tyler as Ardelia Mapp
· Lucca De Oliveira as Tomas Esquivel
· Rebecca Breeds as Clarice Starling
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Baiers as CO-EP
· Alex Kurtzman as CRTR/EP
· Heather Kadin as EP
· Jenny Lumet as CRTR/EP
· Maja Vrvilo as DIR (Pilot)
· Thomas Harris as BOOK
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, January 2020) CBS announced today it has given a series commitment to CLARICE, a new drama project written and executive produced by Alex Kurtzman and Jenny Lumet. Secret Hideout's Heather Kadin will also serve as an execut... [continued]
EQUALIZER, THE 11/4/19 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Davis Entertainment
· Flavor Unit Entertainment
· Martin Chase Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Liza Lapira as Melody Chu
· Lorraine Toussaint as Frieda "Aunt Fry" Lascombe
· Queen Latifah as Robyn McCall
· Tory Kittles as Marcus Dante
[who's making it?]
· Andrew Marlowe as CRTR/EP
· Debra Martin Chase as EP
· John Davis as EP
· John Fox as EP
· Queen Latifah as EP
· Richard Lindheim as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Shakim Compere as EP
· Terri Miller as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
reimagining of the classic series about an enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn
GOOD SAM 9/19/19 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sutton St. Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Jason Isaacs as Paul "Griff" Griffith
· Sophia Bush as Sam
[who's making it?]
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Katie Wech as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a talented yet stifled surgeon who embraces her leadership role after her renowned and pompous boss falls into a coma; when he awakens and wants to resume surgery, however, it falls to her to supervise this overbearing blowhard who never ... [continued]
LINCOLN LAWYER, THE 8/8/11 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CBS ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A+E Studios
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Angus Sampson as Cisco
· Jazz Raycole as Izzy
· Kiele Sanchez as Lorna
[who's making it?]
· Adam Bernstein as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· David E. Kelley as CRTR/EP
· Michael Connelly as BOOK/EP
· Ross Fineman as EP
· Ted Humphrey as EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Michael Connelly's series of bestselling novels, about Mickey Haller, an iconoclastic idealist, who runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car, as he takes on cases big and small across the expansive city of Lo... [continued]
OUT THE DOOR 11/1/19 -
3/3/20
3/3/20 CBS ordered to pilot
[midseason 2021]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Evan Katz as CRTR/EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which upon learning that his impending retirement is being pushed off by several years, an apathetic NYPD detective who just wants his pension so he can go off and live the good life decides to do everything in his power to get fired, but hi... [continued]
WAYS & MEANS 2/4/20 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· PatMa Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Amanda Warren as Jerlene Brooks
· Patrick Dempsey
· Troian Bellisario as Claire
[who's making it?]
· Denise Di Novi as EP
· Ed Redlich as CRTR/EP
· Joannie Burstein as CO-EP
· Mike Murphy as CRTR/EP
· Nina Tassler as EP
· Patrick Dempsey as EP
· Phil Abraham as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Tom Lassally as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a powerful congressional leader (Dempsey) who has lost faith in politics; he finds himself working secretly with an idealistic young congresswoman from the opposing party to subvert the hopelessly gridlocked system he helped create; toget... [continued]