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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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AMERICAN FIGHTER 10/11/19 10/11/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Juniper Place Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jeffrey Kramer as EP
· Tory Walker as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about JoJo Raines, who has a dead end life in a dead end town, hanging out with her friends because there's nothing else to do and venting her frustrations with her fists in stupid fights of her own making; until she gets into it with the wrong... [continued]
ARCHIVED, THE 9/17/19 9/17/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sutton St. Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
· Liz Sczudlo as CRTR/EP
· V.E. Schwab as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on V.E. Schwab's book series in which the eldest child in a family of ghost hunters, Bex has trained her entire life for the day she'll take up the mantle of "the chosen one"; but when her dad dies and her local-weather-girl sister wakes ... [continued]
DARK SHADOWS: REINCARNATION 9/9/19 9/9/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amasia Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bradley Gallo as EP
· Cathy Curtis as EP
· Mark B. Perry as CRTR/EP
· Michael Helfant as EP
· Tracy Curtis as EP
· Tracy Mercer as EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of Dan Curtis's cult classic series billed as a modern-day continuation of the strange, terrifying, and sexy saga of the Collins family of Collinsport, Maine - a mysterious, influential, publicity-shy group hiding a ghastly secret: for the pas... [continued]
GAME, THE 12/17/19 -
1/30/20
1/30/20 CW script
[network passed on 1/30/20]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Grammnet NH Productions

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Devon Greggory as CRTR/EP
· Kelsey Grammer as EP
· Mara Brock Akil as CRTR/EP
· Salim Akil as EP
· Tom Russo as EP
[what's it about?]
one-hour sequel series to the 2006-2015 half-hour comedy, this time set in Baltimore, where our out-of-touch old-timers are determined to help a bunch of knuckle-head new-schoolers navigate the ruthless game of football on and off the field
GOOD CHRISTIAN BITCHES 11/28/18 -
10/22/19
10/22/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Darren Star as EP
· Jordon Nardino as CRTR/EP
· Kim Gatlin as BOOK
· Leila Cohan-Miccio as CRTR/EP (2018)
[what's it about?]
new small screen take on Kim Gatlin's book of the same name, set at a prestigious private Christian high school in Dallas, where a war stoking the student body's social divides erupts when the new girl on campus, the atheist daughter of a minister, i... [continued]
GREEN ARROW & THE CANARIES 8/4/19 -
5/14/20
5/14/20 CW ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot special]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Juliana Harkavy as Dinah Drake
· Katherine McNamara as Mia Smoak
· Katie Cassidy as Laurel Lance
[who's making it?]
· Beth Schwartz as CRTR/EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Jill Blankenship as CRTR/EP
· Marc Guggenheim as CRTR/EP
· Oscar Balderrama as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
· Tara Miele as DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2020) It's the year 2040 in Star City and Mia Queen (Katherine McNamara) has everything she could have ever wanted. However, when Laurel (Katie Cassidy) and Dinah (Juliana Harkavy) suddenly show up in her life ag... [continued]
HORSES, THE 8/4/19 8/4/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· N/A

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Rickie Lee Jones as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a fictionalized account of singer-songwriter Rickie Lee Jones's life
HOW TO GET RUN OVER BY A TRUCK 8/29/19 8/29/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A Very Good Production
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hein as CRTR/EP
· Ellen DeGeneres as EP
· Irene Sankoff as CRTR/EP
· Jeff Kleeman as EP
· Katie McKenna as BOOK
[what's it about?]
based on Katie McKenna's memoir in which at age 24, McKenna was run over by an eighteen-wheeler; she survived against all odds when she was taken to the best trauma hospital in New York - the prison hospital at Rikers Island
INFAMOUS 12/17/19 12/17/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Tollin Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Darren Stein as CRTR/EP
· George Northy as CRTR/EP
· Maia Glikman as EP
· Mike Tollin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which celebrities who've experienced a devastating fall from grace are recruited by a top-secret arm of the CIA, with the promise to rehab their careers in exchange for using their global access (and eccentric reputations) to perform high-ri... [continued]
LOST BOYS, THE - 2020 VERSION 1/31/20 -
5/14/20
5/14/20 CW ordered to pilot
[development rolled to next season]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Gulfstream Television
· Spondoolie Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a feature film
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Branden Cook as Garrett
· Lincoln Younes as Benjamin
· Rochelle Aytes as Jackie
· Ruby Cruz as Elsie
[who's making it?]
· Bill Bindley as EP
· Dan Etheridge as EP
· Heather Mitchell as CRTR/EP
· Juliana Janes as PROD
· Marcos Siega as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Mike Karz as EP
· Rebecca Franko as PROD
· Rob Thomas as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
new small screen take on the cult vampire feature film, in which when a mother and her Gen Z sons move to the seaside town where she grew up, they discover there's a sinister reason the local cool kids sleep all day, party all night, never grow up an... [continued]
MAVERICK 1/31/20 -
5/12/20
5/12/20 CW ordered to pilot
[development rolled to next season]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fake Empire

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Christopher Meyer as Chase
· Mark Moses as Charles Price
· Nandy Martin as Vanessa
· Pete Ploszek as Sebastian
· Reina Hardesty as Kit
· Zainne Saleh as Cara
· Zayne Emory as Lucas
[who's making it?]
· Josh Schwartz as EP
· Larry Teng as CO-EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Lis Rowinski as EP
· Merigan Mulhern as CRTR/CO-EP
· Stephanie Savage as EP
· Warren Hsu Leonard as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a college-bound President's Daughter who starts to question her loyalty to her father in a present day America that finds itself under authoritarian rule
MIDNIGHTERS 12/14/05 -
11/19/19
11/19/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alloy Entertainment
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chad Hodge as CRTR/EP (2009, NBC)
· Chris Fedak as CRTR/EP (FOX, 2012)
· Chris Pozzebon as CRTR/EP
· Darren Lemke as CRTR/EP (2005, The WB)
· Gina Girolamo as EP
· Leslie Morgenstein as EP
· Martin Gero as EP
· Scott Westerfeld as BOOK
[what's it about?]
drama based on Scott Westerfeld's book series in which on their 29th birthday, an estranged brother and sister discover they're Midnighters, a chosen few born at the stroke of midnight, with access to a magical 25th hour each day that their kind can ... [continued]
OBSESSED 12/9/19 12/9/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Sutton Street Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jennie Snyder Urman as EP
· Jennifer Kaytin Robinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jessica Amento as CRTR/CO-EP
· Joanna Klein as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Farren Bell, an outwardly optimistic millennial who struggles to conceal unwanted dark thoughts under her shiny blonde highlights; as a form of psychologist-approved exposure therapy, she joins forces with a coworker to launch a true crim... [continued]
UNTITLED 100 PREQUEL, THE 10/24/19 -
5/14/20
5/14/20 CW ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot special]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Alloy Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adain Bradley as Reese
· Iola Evans as Callie
· Leo Howard as August
[who's making it?]
· Gina Girolamo as EP
· Jason Rothenberg as CRTR/EP
· Leslie Morgenstein as EP
[what's it about?]
prequel set 97 years before the events of the original series; it starts with the end of the world - a nuclear apocalypse that wipes out most of the human population on Earth - and follows a band of survivors on the ground as they learn to cope in a ... [continued]
UNTITLED HANNAH MARKS PROJECT 11/4/19 11/4/19 CW script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Green Ribbon
· Red Hour Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Stiller as EP
· Corinne Brinkeroff as EP
· Hannah Marks as CRTR/CO-EP
· Jackie Cohn as EP
· Nicky Weinstock as EP
· Tiffany Grant as EP
[what's it about?]
series billed as a five-minutes-in-the-future comedic drama about four female friends navigating their 20s