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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series date
updated network commitment status
BLUFF CITY LAW 1/10/19 -
3/12/19 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· David Janollari Entertainment
· Universal Television

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Barry Sloane as Jake Reilly
· Caitlin McGee as Sydney Keller
· Jayne Atkinson as Della Bedford
· Jimmy Smits as Elijah Strait
· Michael Luwoye as Anthony Little
· Stony Blyden as Emerson
[who's making it?]
· David Janollari as EP
· Dean Georgaris as CRTR/EP
· Jessica Yu as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Aguilar as CRTR/EP
[what's it about?]
drama about the lawyers of an elite Memphis law firm that specializes in the most controversial landmark civil rights cases
COUNCIL OF DADS 10/15/18 -
3/7/19 NBC ordered to pilot 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?]
· Blue Chapman as J.J.
· Clive Standen as Anthony Lavelle
· Emjay Anthony as Theo Perry
· J. August Richards as Oliver Post
· Michael O'Neill as Larry Malvern
· Michele Weaver as Luly
· Sarah Wayne Callies as Robin
· Steven Silver as Evan
· Thalia Tran as Charlotte Perry
[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
EMERGENCE 10/19/18 -
3/15/19 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· ABC Studios
· Fazekas & Butters

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alexa Skye Swinton as Piper
· Allison Tolman as Jo
· Ashley Aufderheide as Bree
· Clancy Brown as Ed
· Donald Faison as Alex
· Owain Yeoman as Benny
· Robert Bailey, Jr. as Chris
· Zabryna Guevara as Abby
[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 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]
LINCOLN 11/16/18 -
3/14/19 NBC ordered to pilot 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?]
· Arielle Kebbel as Amelia Sachs
· Courtney Grosbeck as Rae Sachs
· Michael Imperioli as Rick Sellitto
· Russell Hornsby as Lincoln Rhyme
[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
· Seth Gordon as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· 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]
PRISM 11/27/18 -
3/15/19 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Carol Mendelsohn Productions
· Universal Television
· We're Not Brothers Productions

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alex Neustaedter as Michael Jamison
· Brooke Smith as Bec Jamison
· Chloe Wepper as Sophie Regen
· David Alpay as Jay Kershaw
· Joe Tippett as Lucius King
· Malin Akerman as Rachel Lewis
· Mykelti Williamson as Judge Henley
· Ramon Rodriguez as Eduarto Guaty
· Sara Rue as Alexis Boden
[who's making it?]
· Ben Barnz as EP
· Carol Mendelsohn as EP
· Daniel Barnz as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Julie Weitz as EP
[what's it about?]
drama billed as a provocative exploration of a murder trial in which every episode is told through the perspective of a different person involved
3/6/19 NBC ordered to pilot currently in development
(2019-2020 season)
[who's behind it?]
· Feigco Entertainment
· Lionsgate Television
· Polygram Entertainment
· Tannenbaum Company, The
· Universal Music Group

[related genres]
· drama
[who's in it?]
· Alex Newell as Mo
· Jane Levy as Zoey
· John Clarence Stewart as Simon
· Mary Steenburgen as Maggie
· Peter Gallagher as Mitch
· Skylar Astin as Max
[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
· Richard Shepard 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