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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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start/end
updated network commitment status
COURTHOUSE 1/31/19 -
3/11/19
3/11/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· J. Alex Brinson as Luke
· Jessica Camacho as Emily Lopez-Berarro
· Wilson Bethel as Mark
[who's making it?]
· Greg Spottiswood as CRTR/EP
· Leonard Goldstein as EP
· Michael M. Robin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama that pulls back the curtain on the court system and follows the dedicated, chaotic, hopeful, and sometimes absurd lives of the judges, assistant district attorneys, and public defenders as they work with bailiffs, clerks, cops and jurors to bri... [continued]
EVIL 9/25/18 -
3/5/19
3/5/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· King Size Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Aasif Mandvi as Ben
· Katja Herbers as Kristen Benoist
· Michael Emerson as Townsend
· Mike Colter as David Dacosta
[who's making it?]
· Liz Glotzer as EP
· Michelle King as CRTR/EP
· Robert King as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, September 2018) The Kings, who have been at CBS Television Studios since 2009, will continue to guide the highly successful THE GOOD FIGHT, a series that helped launch the growing CBS All Access streaming service. King Size... [continued]
FBI: MOST WANTED 1/29/19 -
3/14/19
3/14/19 CBS ordered to pilot
[backdoor pilot; blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Universal Television
· Wolf Films

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alana de la Garza as Isobel Castille
· Julian McMahon as Jess LaCroix
· Keisha Castle-Hughes as Hana Gibson
· Kellan Lutz as Crosby
· Nathaniel Arcand as Clinton Skye
· Roxy Sternberg as Sheryll Barnes
[who's making it?]
· Arthur W. Forney as EP
· Dick Wolf as CRTR/EP
· Fred Berner as DIR (Pilot)
· Peter Jankowski as EP
· Rene Balcer as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from CBS's press release, March 2019) OA and Maggie team up with members of the FBI's Fugitives Department to track down a person wanted for murder who is also on America's top 10 most wanted list, on FBI, Tuesday, April 2 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on ... [continued]
FRANKENSTEIN 1/31/19 -
2/26/19
2/26/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Hill of Beans Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Saidah Arrika Ekulona as Capt. Mills
[who's making it?]
· Jason Tracey as CRTR/EP
· Rob Doherty as EP
· Uta Briesewitz as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
new incarnation of the classic Frankenstein tale about a San Francisco homicide detective who's mysteriously brought back to life after being killed in the line of duty, but as he resumes his old life and he and his wife realize he isn't the same per... [continued]
REPUBLIC OF SARAH, THE 1/31/19 -
3/13/19
3/13/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Annie Funke as Corinne
· Carlos Leal as Luis
· Daniel Ings as Danny
· James Lesure as Tim
· Jonathan Slavin as Eugene
· Kimberly Guerrero as Mary
· Kirsten Nelson as Francine
· Sarah Drew as Sarah Cooper
[who's making it?]
· James Corden as EP
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Jeffrey Paul King as CRTR/EP
· Leo Pearlman as EP
· Marc Webb as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama which centers on a small New Hampshire town that is thrust onto the world stage when the discovery of a valuable resource within its borders compels the residents to declare themselves an independent nation, thus setting the unlikely young mayo... [continued]
SURVEILLANCE 9/6/18 -
1/7/19
1/7/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· 20th Century Fox Television
· 6th & Idaho
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Allen Leech as Scott Yardley
· Brian Markinson as Marvin Miller
· Catalina Sandino Moreno as Natalie Reyes
· Catherine Curtin as Amy Faltin
· Dennis Haysbert as Barry Wilkinson
· Judith Scott as Claire Reynolds
· Matthew Modine as Man in a Red Tie
· Nick Blood as Keith Whittier
· Raphael Acloque as Gabriel Bennett
· Sophia Bush as Maddy Yardley
· Spencer Moss as Alice Yardley
· Tina Huang as Jahanna Choi
[who's making it?]
· David C. White as CRTR/CO-EP
· John Schoenfelder as EP
· Matt Reeves as EP
· Patricia Riggen as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Russell Ackerman as EP
[what's it about?]
(from TCFTV's press release, March 2019) A complex and timely spy thriller centered on the head of communications for the NSA, Maddy (Bush), a charming operative who finds her loyalties torn between protecting the government's secrets and her own.
TOMMY 1/25/19 -
3/15/19
3/15/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Amblin Television
· CBS Television Studios

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Adelaide Clemens as Blake
· David Fierro as Dudik
· Edie Falco as Abigail "Tommy" Thomas
· Joseph Lyle Taylor as Buddy
· Michael Chernus as Ken
· Olivia Lucy Phillip as Kate
· Russell G. Jones as Looper
[who's making it?]
· Darryl Frank as EP
· Justin Falvey as EP
· Kate Dennis as DIR (Pilot)
· Paul Attanasio as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about when a former high-ranking NYPD officer becomes the first female Chief of Police for Los Angeles, she uses her unflinching honesty and hardball tactics to navigate the social, political and national-security issues that converge with enfo... [continued]
UNDER THE BRIDGE 9/7/18 -
3/12/19
3/12/19 CBS ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Jerry Bruckheimer Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· David Ajala as Dan
· Jennifer Morrison as Caitlin Lanchaster
· Justin Kirk as Michael
· Reggie Lee as Charlie
· Sarayu Blue as Ameni
[who's making it?]
· Jerry Bruckheimer as EP
· Jonathan Littman as EP
· KristieAnne Reed as EP
· Rina Mimoun as CRTR/EP
· Victoria Mahoney as EP/DIR (Pilot)
[what's it about?]
drama about when a scandal rocks the medical practice she runs with her husband and their friends, a surgeon rises to the occasion and takes the lead in trying to mend both the practice and her own marriage