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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
GREEN ARROW & THE CANARIES 8/4/19 -
1/2/20
1/2/20 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]
KUNG FU 9/28/17 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· Quinn's House
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Eddie Liu as Henry Chu
· Gavin Stenhouse as Evan Hartley
· Gwendoline Yeo as Zhilan
· Jon Prasida as Ryan Chen
· Kheng Hua Tan as Mei-Li
· Olivia Liang as Nicky Chen
· Shannon Dang as Althea Chen
· Tzi Ma as Jin Chen
[who's making it?]
· Christina M. Kim as CRTR/EP
· Ed Spielman as CRTR (Original Series)
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Hanelle Culpepper as CO-EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Martin Gero as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
[what's it about?]
reboot of the 1970s series in which a quarter-life crisis causes a young Chinese-American woman to drop out of college and go on a life-changing journey to an isolated monastery in China; but when she returns to find her hometown overrun with crime a... [continued]
LOST BOYS, THE - 2020 VERSION 1/31/20 -
3/16/20
3/16/20 CW ordered to pilot 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
MAVERICK 1/31/20 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CW ordered to pilot 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
REPUBLIC OF SARAH, THE - 2020 VERSION 1/30/20 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CW ordered to pilot currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Fulwell 73 Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Forrest Goodluck as Tyler
· Hope Lauren as Corinne
· Ian Duff as Grover
· Izabella Alvarez as Maya
· Landry Bender as Bella
· Luke Mitchell as Danny
· Nia Holloway as A.J.
· Stella Baker as Sarah Cooper
[who's making it?]
· Jeff Grosvenor as EP
· Jeffrey Paul King as CRTR/EP
· Kat Candler as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Leo Pearlman as EP
· Marc Webb as EP
· Mark Martin as EP
[what's it about?]
drama in which faced with the destruction of her town at the hands of a greedy mining company, rebellious high school teacher Sarah Cooper utilizes an obscure cartographical loophole to declare independence
SUPERMAN & LOIS 10/28/19 -
4/7/20
4/7/20 CW ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Berlanti Productions
· DC Entertainment
· Warner Bros. Television

[related genres]
· based on a comic book
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alexander Garfin as Jordan
· Dylan Walsh as Samuel Lane
· Elizabeth Tulloch as Lois Lane
· Emmanuelle Chriqui as Lana Lang-Cushing
· Jordan Elsass as Jonathan
· Tyler Hoechlin as Superman
[who's making it?]
· Geoff Johns as EP
· Greg Berlanti as EP
· Sarah Schechter as EP
· Todd Helbing as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2020) SUPERMAN & LOIS stars Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch as the world's most famous Super Hero and comic books' most famous journalist as they deal with all the stress, pressures and complexities that com... [continued]
UNTITLED 100 PREQUEL, THE 10/24/19 -
2/12/20
2/12/20 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]
WALKER 9/23/19 -
3/13/20
3/13/20 CW ordered to pilot
[blind series commitment]
currently in development
(2020-2021 season)
[who's behind it?]
· CBS Television Studios
· Rideback

[related genres]
· based on a tv series
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Coby Bell as Larry James
· Jared Padalecki as Cordell Walker
· Jeff Pierre as Trey Barnett
· Kale Culley as Arlo Walker
· Keegan Allen as Liam Walker
· Lindsey Morgan as Micki
· Mitch Pileggi as Bonham Walker
· Molly Hagan as Abeline Walker
· Violet Brinson as Stella Walker
[who's making it?]
· Anna Fricke as CRTR/EP
· Dan Lin as EP
· Jared Padalecki as EP
· Lindsey Libertore as EP
[what's it about?]
(from The CW's press release, January 2020) WALKER, a reimagining of the long-running series "Walker, Texas Ranger," stars Jared Padalecki as Cordell Walker, a widower and father of two with his own moral code, who returns home to Austin after being ... [continued]