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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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BLACK DON'T CRACK 10/3/17 10/3/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· JuVee Productions
· Wilmore Films

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Julius Tennon as EP
· Larry Wilmore as EP
· Regina Hicks as CRTR/EP
· Viola Davis as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about three former sorority sisters who lost touch after college reunite during a pivotal point in each of their lives and realize that now that they are of a certain age sometimes it's okay to crack and no one will be there for y... [continued]
BRIGHT FUTURES 10/6/17 10/6/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Khalabo Ink Society

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Danny Segal as CRTR/CO-EP
· Hale Rothstein as CRTR/EP
· Isaac Schamis as CRTR/CO-EP
· Kenya Barris as EP
[what's it about?]
comedy about a group of friends who are stumbling through the transition from the clueless, immature 20-somethings they are now, to the successful professionals they have the potential to be
FERTILE 9/19/17 9/19/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Doug Robinson Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Annie Neal as CRTR/EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Amy, a late-thirtysomething, Cleveland-based fertility doctor who, after an earth-shattering curveball in her personal life, opens her own start-up clinic in the heart of the Midwest
GREATEST AMERICAN HERO, THE 8/29/14 -
9/8/17
9/8/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· ABC Studios
· Fierce Baby Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Miller as EP/DIR (Pilot, 2014-2015)
· Mandy Summers as EP
· Nahnatchka Khan as EP
· Phil Lord as EP/DIR (Pilot, 2014-2015)
· Rachna Fruchbom as CRTR/EP
· Rick Famuyiwa as CRTR/EP (2015)
· Rodney Rothman as CRTR/EP (2014)
· Seth Cohen as EP (2014-2015)
· Steven J. Cannell as CRTR (Original Series)
· Tawnia McKiernan as EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the cult 1980s series, this time focusing on Meera, a 30-year-old Indian-American woman from Cleveland whose talents include tequila drinking, karaoke and not much else; then some aliens entrust her with a super suit to protect the planet, ... [continued]
JETSONS, THE 6/29/17 -
8/17/17
8/17/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Compari Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Gary Janetti as CRTR/EP
· Jack Rapke as EP
· Jackie Levine as CO-EP
· Robert Zemeckis as EP
[what's it about?]
live-action take on the 1960s Hanna-Barbera animated series, a multi-camera sitcom which is set 100 years in the future and looks at America's favorite future family through a modern filter
MIGHTY QUINN, THE 10/11/17 10/11/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CannyLads Productions
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· David Holden as EP
· Jen Kirkman as CRTR/EP
· Julie Anne Robinson as EP
· Kara Baker as EP
· Kelly Pancho as PROD
[what's it about?]
comedy about 39-year-old Quinn: after getting dumped by her boyfriend on Christmas Day, Quinn decides to take a year off dating and go on the journey of finding herself; along the way, she not only transforms her own life but the lives of friends as ... [continued]
NEPOTIST, THE 10/3/17 10/3/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Meadow Lark Lane Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jimmy Kimmel as EP
· Jonathan Kimmel as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about Tom Primo, who has had enough of keeping his mother, son, daughter and ex-wife employed, but he's got too much heart (and guilt) to fire them; Josh Dixon is the answer to all of Tom's problems; he's smart, hard working, kind... [continued]
REAL FAIRY GODMOTHER, THE 10/11/17 10/11/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Goldsmith-Yuspa Productions
· Universal Television
· Zadan-Meron Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Kristin Chenoweth
[who's making it?]
· Alan Zachary as CRTR/CO-EP
· Cathy Yuspa as EP
· Craig Zadan as EP
· Josh Goldsmith as EP
· Kristin Chenoweth as PROD
· Mark Nicholson as CO-EP
· Michael Weiner as CRTR/CO-EP
· Neil Meron as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedyabout a self-absorbed "real housewife" (Chenoweth) who learns that she's descended from a secret order of Fairy Godmothers and has an inescapable destiny to use her magical abilities to help those in need
SANCTUARY FAMILY 9/20/17 9/20/17 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Christine Gernon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· David Feeney as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a hard-bitten husband and empathetic wife who butt heads over the chaos created when they provide sanctuary for their undocumented nanny and her family - and come to learn, if their marriage survives, that the differences b... [continued]
UNTITLED DAN LEVY PROJECT 9/7/17 9/7/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 3 Arts Entertainment
· Doug Robinson Productions
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (multi-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Avi Gilbert as EP
· Dan Levy as CRTR/EP
· Dave Miner as EP
· Doug Robinson as EP
· Marc Firek as EP
[what's it about?]
multi-camera comedy about a young couple that is trying to hold on to their easier past while navigating their chaotic new life with a house that is never empty, always loud and always full of tiny toys to trip over
UNTITLED JOHNSON & WINDSOR PROJECT 10/12/17 10/12/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Casey Johnson as CRTR/EP
· David Windsor as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a woman at her tipping point who has her mad as hell moment and discovers something extraordinary about herself
UNTITLED MADHURI DIXIT PROJECT 7/28/17 7/28/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Mark Gordon Company, The

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Mark Gordon as EP
· Nick Pepper as EP
· Priyanka Chopra as EP
· Shriram Nene as EP
· Sri Rao as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy based on the life of Indian actress and global icon Madhuri Dixit
UNTITLED ROB SUDDUTH PROJECT 8/28/17 8/28/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Casey Johnson as EP
· David Windsor as EP
· Rob Sudduth as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a man who, along with his husband and son, moves back in with his Mexican-American family in the heart of Texas, where he struggles to navigate his family's deep-rooted traditions
UNTITLED TIM DOYLE PROJECT 9/6/17 9/6/17 ABC put pilot currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Tim Doyle as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about an Irish-Catholic family with a working class dad, traditional mom and eight sons as they struggle to cope in the turbulent 1970's
UNTITLED TRAE CROWDER PROJECT 12/1/16 -
10/5/17
10/5/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Spondoolie Productions
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· Trae Crowder
[who's making it?]
· Dan Etheridge as EP
· Danielle Stokdyk as EP
· John Enbom as CRTR/EP
· Rob Thomas as EP
· Trae Crowder as CRTR/CO-EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy which follows liberal-minded redneck Crowder, who has just moved back to his small Tennessee hometown for a new job, where he struggles to balance the needs of his wife and son with his chaotic family and complicated Southern her... [continued]
UNTITLED WILL REISER PROJECT 10/11/17 10/11/17 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Point Grey Pictures
· Sony Pictures Television

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Evan Goldberg as EP
· James Weaver as EP
· Seth Rogen as EP
· Will Reiser as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about Steve Strunsky, a 30-year-old liberal and perpetual bachelor from Berkeley; Steve has just moved to a small blue collar town in western Pennsylvania in order to be with his one true love, Grace Fitzgerald; along with Grace'... [continued]
VALLEY GIRLS 9/25/17 9/25/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Milojo Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (unspecified)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Albert Bianchini as EP
· Ari Berkowitz as CRTR/SP
· Heather Cabot as BOOK
· Kelly Ripa as EP
· Kristin Newman as EP
· Mark Consuelos as EP
· Samantha Walravens as BOOK
[what's it about?]
comedy billed as a fictional cross-generational show about four women in Silicon Valley fighting to succeed in a male dominated industry
WE ALL GOT JUNK 9/14/17 9/14/17 ABC script currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Olive Bridge Entertainment

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Jonathan Groff as EP
· Richie Schwartz as EP
· Stephen Schneider as CRTR/EP
· Will Gluck as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a scrappy working-class family struggling to keep their company afloat while navigating the personality clashes that come along with running a family business, where at any given moment someone's either being hugged or chok... [continued]
WE CAN DO BETTER 9/13/17 9/13/17 ABC script (with penalty) currently in development
(2018-2019 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Lord Miller Productions

[related genres]
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
[who's in it?]
· N/A
[who's making it?]
· Chris Miller as EP
· Katie Newman as PROD
· Liz Cackowski as CRTR/EP
· Phil Lord as EP
· Seth Cohen as EP
[what's it about?]
single-camera comedy about a soccer mom who deals with her newly "woke" life in the south as a parent, wife, American citizen, and daughter of hard core conservative parents