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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
LINCOLN LAWYER, THE 8/8/11 -
6/25/19
6/25/19 CBS put pilot
[series production commitment]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· A+E Studios
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David E. Kelley as CRTR/EP
· Gary Lucchesi as EP (2011)
· Joel Gotler as EP (2011)
· John Romano as CRTR/EP (2011)
· Michael Connelly as BOOK/EP
· Ross Fineman as EP
· Tom Rosenberg as EP (2011)
[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]
EINSTEIN 10/31/18 -
9/4/19
9/4/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· Intrigue Entertainment
· Red Arrow Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Andy Breckman as CRTR/EP
· Bo Stehmeier as EP
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP (2018)
· Henrik Pabst as EP (2018)
· Howard Klein as EP
· James Baker as EP
· Jan David Frouman as EP (2018)
· Joe Wiggins as EP
· Julie Weitz as EP (2018)
· Lucas Carter as EP
· Martin Ritzenhoff as CRTR (Original Series)
· Matthias Dinter as CRTR (Original Series)
· Michael Reisz as CRTR/EP (2018)
· Randy Zisk as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Shirley Bowers as EP
· Tariq Jalil as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the German series, about the brilliant but directionless great grandson of Albert Einstein, who spends his days as a comfortably tenured professor, until his bad boy antics land him in trouble with the law and he is pressed into serv... [continued]
UNTITLED CRAFT & FAIN PROJECT 9/11/19 9/11/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Storied Media Group

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Elizabeth Craft as CRTR/EP
· Sarah Fain as CRTR/EP
· Todd Hoffman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about four women who, fed up with feeling unseen after a neighbor mysteriously disappears from their tranquil Florida community, band together to find her by turning their "invisibility" into a superpower to gain access and uncover clues where ... [continued]
GOOD SAM 9/19/19 9/19/19 CBS 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
· 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]
TERMINAL, THE 9/24/19 9/24/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 101 St. Entertainment
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Barbie Kligman as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Judith McCreary as CRTR/EP
· Lee Child as BOOK/EP
· Peter M. Lenkov as EP
· Tom Sullivan as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an unflappable ex-Marine, the first female to earn the Medal of Honor; when she lands the job of head of security for JFK International Airport, she discovers that protecting what is widely considered the biggest soft target in the world ... [continued]
WET HOUSE 9/24/19 9/24/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Kapital Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Aaron Kaplan as EP
· Barbie Kligman as CRTR/EP
· Dana Honor as EP
· Russell Grant as CRTR/CO-EP
· Sasha Alexander as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a female detective; after an altercation with a fellow officer lands her at a station for castoff cops with personal demons, she discovers her new colleagues are not only exceptional police officers who serve and protect their community b... [continued]
QUEENS 9/25/19 9/25/19 CBS script (with penalty) currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Matt Gross as EP
· Moira Kirland as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a veteran homicide detective in Queens who takes on the most challenging case of her life - mentoring her new partner, a rookie cop whose Millennial outlook on the world clashes with the veteran's Gen-X mentality - as these women work to ... [continued]
CONTROL 9/27/19 9/27/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 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
· Jonathan Collier as CRTR/EP
· Josh Berman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the members of the Center for Disease Control's Rapid Response Team, the "special forces" of the CDC, who fly into our nation's hot zones, working feverishly to diagnose and eradicate the greatest threats to the future of humankind
SOUL SURVIVOR 9/30/19 9/30/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fulwell 73

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Winston as EP
· Christopher Silber as CRTR/EP
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Leo Pearlman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which after a private investigator with a shady past is the lone survivor of a plane crash, his new lease on life is complicated by the fact that his seat mate, a dogged former DA and perennially optimistic do-gooder, becomes his de facto pa... [continued]
DRIFT 10/1/19 10/1/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Rideback

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Anna Fricke as EP
· Christopher Salmanpour as CRTR/EP
· Craig Turk as EP
· Dan Lin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which after the disappearance of her wife on a scuba trip, a renowned and fearless oceanographer forms an unorthodox but highly skilled team of specialists who take on the unique challenge of solving crimes committed at sea where evidence an... [continued]
INTERNATIONAL, THE 10/3/19 10/3/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Balboa Productions
· CBS Television Studios
· Flame Ventures
· Zero Gravity

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Dolph Lundgren as Anders Soto
[who's making it?]
· Braden Aftergood as EP
· Craig Baumgarten as EP
· Dolph Lundgren as PROD
· Ken Sanzel as CRTR/EP
· Sylvester Stallone as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Tony Krantz as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about Anders Soto: part negotiator, part international spy, Anders is a one-man covert black-ops team working for the U.N. who is called in to find asymmetrical solutions to the world's most delicate and complex problems
REPEAT 10/4/19 10/4/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Windpower Entertainment

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Hayter as CRTR/EP
· Masi Oka as EP
· Sabrina Wind as EP
[what's it about?]
domestic take on Kurumi Inui's book-turned-Japanese TV series in which the opportunity to travel back 10 months to relive their pasts seems like an incredible gift to a group of strangers, giving them the chance to right wrongs, undo mistakes, and se... [continued]
BENT 10/18/19 10/18/19 CBS script 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?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Vaun Wilmott as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an instinctive and streetwise Texas law enforcement officer who is caught between two parental figures - her biological father, who co-opted her into his 10-state crime spree as a child, and her adopted father, who caught them and took he... [continued]
TRAIL, THE 10/29/19 10/29/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· WV Entertainment

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Harrington Miller as CRTR/SP
· David North as EP
· Jonathan Tucker as CO-EP
· Kaitlin Saltzman as CO-EP
· Wilmer Valderrama as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an elite unit of investigators within the U.S. National Park Service who work to solve the highest-profile cases in Yosemite National Park, a location known for its rare beauty and extraordinary danger
CASCADIA 10/31/19 10/31/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Cloud 9 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Eric Christian Olsen as CRTR/EP
· Frank Military as CRTR/EP
· Pierce Brown as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about an FBI special agent with an expertise in hunting psychopathic killers who returns to her hometown in the Pacific Northwest and stumbles onto a terrifying new breed of serial murders that threatens to expose a dark secret from her family'... [continued]
ALIBI 11/1/19 11/1/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television
· Zero Gravity

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig O'Neill as CRTR/EP
· David de Lautour as CRTR/EP
· Gareth Williams as CRTR/EP
· Hannah Marshall as CRTR/EP
· Jack Kingsrud as EP
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Mark Williams as EP
[what's it about?]
non-linear drama based on the New Zealand series billed as an investigative drama that drops the audience directly into the interrogation room alongside our homicide detectives, challenging them to discern fact from fiction and ferret out the suspect... [continued]
OUT THE DOOR 11/1/19 11/1/19 CBS script 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]
CLUES 11/4/19 11/4/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Keshet Studios

[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
· Barbara Hall as CRTR/EP
· David Grae as CRTR/EP
· Karni Ziv as EP
· Peter Traugott as EP
· Rachel Kaplan as EP
· Ruti Rudner as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
· Yonatan Cognac as EP/CRTR (Original Series)
[what's it about?]
domestic take on the Israeli drama in which when a private investigator goes missing, his socialite wife and his blue-collar protégé are forced together to solve the mystery of his disappearance while also desperately trying to save the business
EQUALIZER, THE 11/4/19 11/4/19 CBS put pilot
[pilot production commitment, awaiting green light]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Davis Entertainment
· Flavor Unit
· Martin Chase Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Queen Latifah
[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
NEAR DEATH 11/5/19 11/5/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· DeVon Franklin as EP
· Glenn Geller as EP
· Jennifer Johnson as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which following a horrible accident, a young woman's near-death experience leads to inexplicable visions that prove surprisingly useful in helping her detective father solve crimes, and may also reveal dark secrets that threaten to permanent... [continued]
ST. BERNIE'S 11/5/19 11/5/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Glenn Geller as EP
· Michael Rauch as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
dram about an idealistic but immature doctor, who, when a small town's hospital is forced to close, leads a determined group of locals who co-opt a diner-turned-veterinarian clinic into a medical practice to deliver much-needed care to their communit... [continued]
UNTITLED MELISSA SCRIVNER-LOVE PROJECT 11/5/19 11/5/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Propagate

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ben Silverman as EP
· Howard T. Owens as EP
· Melissa Scrivner-Love as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
no details are available other than it is a drama
HONORABLE, THE 11/7/19 11/7/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Stage 29 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Ali Leroi as CRTR/EP
· Jay McGraw as EP
· Julia Eisenman as EP
· Michelle Amor as CRTR/CO-EP
· Phil McGraw as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the young, idealistic new mayor of Chicago finds that winning the election seems like a cakewalk compared to the challenges of running one of the most politically fraught cities in the world, balancing her own tangled personal life and na... [continued]
VANISHING POINT 11/7/19 11/7/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment
· Stage 29 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Breen Frazier as CRTR/EP
· Jay McGraw as EP
· Jeremy Evans as EP
· Julia Eisenman as EP
· Lee Schneller as EP
· Marc Provissiero as EP
· Phil McGraw as EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a cavalier but brilliant behavioral psychologist and his methodical FBI agent ex-wife, who are forced to reteam on a missing-persons case that in fact might be the spark they need to rekindle their relationship and finally locate their ow... [continued]
ESHMUN PROTOCOL, THE 11/12/19 11/12/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Rideback
· Thinking Hat

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Craig Turk as EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Jason Keller as CRTR/EP
· Lindsey Liberatore as EP
· Rina Mimoun as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on a combat engineer who returns home to San Francisco for the funeral of his estranged father and begins to unravel the mystery of his father's death and the dark secrets of the bio-tech company he inherits
BORROWED TIME 11/14/19 11/14/19 CBS script currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Brownstone Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Amanda Green as CRTR/EP
· Elizabeth Banks as EP
· Max Handelman as EP
[what's it about?]
drama which follows a cop who wakes up in the body of a stranger with no memory of who she is; the search for her identity is complicated by a chilling fact: someone is trying to kill the person whose life she is inhabiting
FIGHTING WORDS 11/15/19 11/15/19 CBS 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
· Jenna Nicholson as PROD
· Samantha Corbin-Miller as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about a brilliant but socially awkward female forensic linguistics professor who teams with a charming, roguish male Florida Department of Law Enforcement Special Agent and uses her unique, cutting-edge forensic skills as a human linguistic pol... [continued]