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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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ADVERSARIES 8/8/18 8/8/18 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Archie Panjabi
[who's making it?]
· Alex Berger as CRTR/EP
· Archie Panjabi as PROD
· Martin Gero as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a successful LA attorney who leaves her comfortable, coastal bubble to practice law in America's heartland, her home state of Wisconsin
AT THAT AGE 10/26/18 10/26/18 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Malcolm D. Lee as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nikki Reed as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as an exploration of a Harlem family's legacy; after the Cooper family's golden child suffers a catastrophic event, seven family members face a foundational shift, make life-altering decisions and deal with deep secrets coming to light
BONE COLLECTOR, THE 11/16/18 11/16/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Keshet Studios
· Sony Pictures Television
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a feature film
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alon Shtruzman as EP
· Avi Nir as EP
· Jeffery Deaver as BOOK
· Mark Bianculli as CRTR/EP
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
· V.J. Boyd as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Jeffery Deaver's book-turned-movie of the same name, about Lincoln Rhyme, a retired genius forensic criminologist left paralyzed after an accident on the job; when a harrowing case brings him back to the force, Rhyme partners up with a... [continued]
CAPITAL 9/4/18 9/4/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CannyLads Productions
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Kelly Pancho as PROD
· Sean Finegan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on Special Agent Joanna Ward who heads up an elite Washington, D.C., unit that catches the world's most dangerous criminals because she knows that all high-stakes crimes have one thing in common: money
COUNCIL OF DADS 10/15/18 10/15/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Midwest Livestock Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Bruce Feiler as BOOK/PROD
· James Oh as PROD
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Joan Rater as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Tony Phelan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
small screen take on Bruce Feiler's memoir about Scott Perry who assembles a unique group of carefully chosen male friends to help his family adjust to a new normal after receiving a potentially terminal diagnosis
CUL-DE-SAC 5/31/18 5/31/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Blumhouse Television
· Magnet Management
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Brian Sieve as CRTR/EP
· Chris Mills as EP
· Larysa Kondracki as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Zack Tann as EP
[what's it about?]
serialized drama about three families living in a suburban cul-de-sac who begin to experience terrifying events and come to realize there's something sinister invading their perfect middle-class dream
EINSTEIN 10/31/18 10/31/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Intrigue
· Red Arrow Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Henrik Pabst as EP
· Jan David Frouman as EP
· Joe Wiggins as CO-PROD
· Julie Weitz as EP
· Lucas Carter as CO-PROD
· Martin Ritzenhoff as CRTR (Original Series)
· Matthias Dinter as CRTR (Original Series)
· Michael Reisz as CRTR/EP
· Shirley Bowers as EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
import of the German series about a whip-smart, smooth-talking and illegitimate descendant of Albert Einstein who is recruited by the police for his skills at solving particularly complex cases
EMERGENCE 10/19/18 10/19/18 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Michele Fazekas as CRTR/EP
· Paul McGuigan as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Robert Atwood as PROD
· Tara Butters as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers around a sheriff who takes in a young child that she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened
GILDED AGE, THE 11/27/12 -
8/16/18
8/16/18 NBC ordered to pilot
[blind 10-episode series order]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carnival Films
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Gareth Neame as EP
· Julian Fellowes as CRTR/EP
· Michael Engler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, January 2018) NBC is proudly entering "The Gilded Age." For those missing the Dowager Countess' condescending glares or the evening ring of the dinner bell, there's a new Julian Fellowes drama on tap at NBC that brings an u... [continued]
GOLDBUG 10/30/18 10/30/18 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Blue Monday Productions
· Universal Cable Productions
· Valhalla Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Watkins as EP
· Daniel Tuch as CRTR/EP
· Eli Dansky as EP
· Gale Anne Hurd as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows a bookish PhD student who must travel halfway across the world to find the treasure her estranged mother never could
HOOPS 9/13/18 9/13/18 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· SpringHill Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Jennifer Cecil as CRTR/EP
· LeBron James as EP
· Maverick Carter as EP
· Max Handelman as EP
[what's it about?]
basketball-themed drama in which after years on the road as both a star player and coach in the WNBA, Stevie Decker jumps at the chance to return to her alma mater to become the first female head coach of a men's college basketball team
LAST AMERICAN VAMPIRE, THE 10/10/18 10/10/18 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· KatzSmith Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Katzenberg as EP
· Seth Grahame-Smith as BOOK/EP
· Terry Matalas as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama based on Seth Grahame-Smith's novel which follows a 500-year-old bloodsucker and bon vivant named Henry Sturges, who's been held under lock and key for the last forty years, and who's believed to be the last of his kind; when a series of grizzl... [continued]
LAW & ORDER: HATE CRIMES 9/4/18 9/4/18 NBC ordered to series
[13 episodes]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television
· Wolf Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Arthur Forney as EP
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
· Peter Jankowski as EP
· Warren Leight as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from NBC's press release, September 2018) One of television's most successful franchises is tackling a very relevant and topical subject matter as iconic Emmy Award-winning producer Dick Wolf brings "Law & Order: Hate Crimes" to audiences beginning ... [continued]
MAJOR 10/26/18 10/26/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Nuyorican Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Benny Medina as EP
· Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas as EP
· Jennifer Lopez as EP
· Kristel Laiblin as EP
· Todd Graff as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama set at the most competitive and prestigious university dance department in the country
ORDINARY JOE 12/8/06 -
11/5/18
11/5/18 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· 6th & Idaho

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Adam Kassan as EP
· Garrett Lerner as CRTR/EP
· Howard Klein as EP
· Jane Featherstone as EP (2006)
· Matt Reeves as CRTR/EP
· Rafi Crohn as EP
· Russel Friend as CRTR/EP
· Stephen Garrett as EP (2006)
[what's it about?]
drama about the titular Joe facing a dramatic crossroads: will he choose love, loyalty, or his artistic passion? it then jumps forward 10 years and follows three different paths Joe's life takes based on each choice he could have made a decade earlie... [continued]
RED STICK 11/13/18 11/13/18 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Matt Tolmach Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Manpearl as EP
· Matt Tolmach as EP
· Patricia Cornwell as CRTR/EP
· Samantha Humphrey as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Dr. Annie Dodge, who is summoned from New York to her hometown of Baton Rouge, LA, after the sudden death of her father, the city's beloved coroner; now, as she's mourning the loss of her childhood hero, Annie finds herself reluctantly st... [continued]
STRONG JUSTICE 9/20/18 9/20/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Edgewood Place Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Ethel McGuire as CONS
· Marlo McGuire Graham as CONS
· Max Handelman as EP
· Wendy Calhoun as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the FBI's first-ever mother-daughter duo, Special Agents Etta and Memphis Strong, who strive to be exceptional investigators despite sexist and racist hurdles
TRUST 10/15/18 10/15/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Keshet Studios
· Midwest Livestock Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alon Shtruzman as EP
· Avi Nir as EP
· Joan Rater as CRTR/EP
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
· Tony Phelan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the French series "Quartier des Banques" about psychology professor Michaela Murphy as she unexpectedly takes over her family's banking business when her brother suspiciously falls into a coma; in order to save her brother's life, th... [continued]
UNTITLED BLEIWEISS & HARTHAN PROJECT 9/24/18 9/24/18 NBC put pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Evan Bleiweiss as CRTR/EP
· Todd Harthan as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama that centers on a recently widowed NYPD detective and an officer just promoted to the detective division who is dealing with her own personal challenges
UNTITLED CHRISTINA KIM PROJECT 10/18/18 10/18/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Christina Kim as CRTR/EP
· Martin Gero as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about three half-Korean women who grew up straddling two cultures and identities are forced to pick sides between their Korean mother and Caucasian father after the latter, the head of a global Asian food empire, is thrown in jail
UNTITLED CHUCK ROSE PROJECT 8/14/18 8/14/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CannyLads Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chuck Rose as CRTR/EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Kelly Pancho as PROD
[what's it about?]
drama about when a series of murders are predicted on a radical conspiracy blog, it puts the blogger in the crosshairs of an astute NSA agent; but when they find that they may be the next target, an unlikely alliance forms as the blogger and the NSA ... [continued]
UNTITLED GRIMM SPIN-OFF PROJECT 10/16/18 10/16/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Hazy Mills Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Greenwalt as CP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Jim Kouf as CP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Melissa Glenn as CRTR/EP
· Sean Hayes as EP
· Todd Milliner as EP
[what's it about?]
potential spin-off of the former Peacock staple which will center on a female Grimm
UNTITLED KEVIN O'HARE PROJECT 10/30/18 10/30/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Keshet Studios
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Alon Shtruzman as EP
· Avi Nir as EP
· Dean Georgaris as EP
· Kevin O'Hare as CRTR/EP
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows an unlikely group of LAPD officers and detectives incentivized to live and become active members in the community they patrol, all in hopes of changing perceptions and reducing violence
UNTITLED LAVENDER & ULIN PROJECT 8/16/18 8/16/18 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· DiVide Pictures

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Brewer as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Marcie Ulin as CRTR/EP
· Meredith Lavender as CRTR/EP
· Milo Ventimiglia as EP
· Russ Cundiff as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about gifted musician Madison, who fears her life in the music business is over after an epic breakdown on stage goes viral; with a new boldness she teams up with her musical prodigy sisters to form a band that might be more than what they barg... [continued]
UNTITLED LIZ BRIXIUS PROJECT 10/22/18 10/22/18 NBC script currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Delong Lumber Company
· Martin Chase Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Debra Martin Chase as EP
· Liz Brixius as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama which explores the personal and professional lives of four LAPD women officers who have been best friends since the police academy
ZOEY'S EXTRAORDINARY PLAYLIST 9/28/18 9/28/18 NBC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Feigco Entertainment
· Lionsgate Television
· Polygram Entertainment
· Tannenbaum Company, The

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Austin Winsberg as CRTR/EP
· Daniel Inkeles as EP
· David Blackman as EP
· Eric Tannenbaum as EP
· Jason Wang as EP
· Jessie Henderson as EP
· Kim Tannenbaum as EP
· Paul Feig as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
hourlong musical dramedy about a whip-smart, socially awkward girl in her late 20s who is suddenly given an extraordinary ability to know the deepest desires of the people around her through songs