TV Pilots/Development Scorecard (continued)

Follow all of the development action during upfront season with Variety Insight’s up-to-the-minute listings of pilot and series orders.

The network-by-network listings for major broadcast and cable channels are searchable by title and genre, and include detailed information on production auspices and creative teams.

Network Title Studio Eps, Writers, Director Logline Status
CBS
Comedy
JOE TIME Warner Bros. Television,Here Comes Scrappy Bill Wrubel (EP, W-Pilot), James Burrows (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy that centers on a family man who struggles with the fact that everyone around him is pursuing their dreams and enjoying their lives more than he is. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
LIFE IN PIECES 20th Century Fox Television,Kapital Entertainment Justin Adler (EP, W-Pilot), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Jason Winer (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A single camera comedy series about one family told through the separate stories of its different family members. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
MISTAKE, THE Warner Bros. Television,Silver and Gold Productions Shana Goldberg-Meehan & Scott Silveri (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Mandel (EP, W-Pilot), Andy Ackerman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy centering on a couple who had just "finished" raising their kids when they discover they are pregnant. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
SUPER CLYDE CBS Television Studios,Amigos De Garcia Productions Gregory Thomas Garcia (EP, W-Pilot) A single camera comedy series centering on a meek unassuming fast-food worker who finds his calling. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
TAXI 22 CBS Television Studios Tad Quill (EP, W-Pilot), Mark Armstrong (EP N/W), Dennis R. Erdman (EP N/W), Francois Flamand (EP N/W), Patrick Huard (EP N/W), Clark Peterson (EP N/W), Nancy Sanders (EP N/W), Rob Greenberg (D-Pilot) A single-camera comedy about an off-color cab driver in New York City who's perpetually on the brink of breakdown. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
TOMMY JOHNAGIN PROJECT Warner Bros. Television,Doozer Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (EP, W-Pilot), Jeff Ingold (EP N/W), Bill Lawrence (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy about a standup comic raising a family in the small Midwestern town where he grew up. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
CODE BLACK CBS Television Studios,ABC Studios Michael Seitzman (EP, W-Pilot), Linda Goldstein Knowlton (EP N/W), Ryan McGarry (EP N/W), Marti Noxon (EP N/W), David Semel (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A medical drama set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation - LA County Hospital - where the extraordinary staff confronts a broken system in order to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the most. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
CRIMINAL MINDS SPINOFF ABC Studios,CBS Television Studios,Mark Gordon Company, The Erica Messer (EP, W-Pilot), Mark Gordon (EP N/W), Nicholas Pepper (EP N/W) A spinoff of crime drama procedural CRIMINAL MINDS, that centers on the FBI’s Analysis Unit, the spinoff will focus on a division of the FBI. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
DOUBT CBS Television Studios,Timberman/Beverly Productions Tony Phelan & Joan Rater (EP, W-Pilot), Sarah Timberman & Carl Beverly (EP N/W), Adam Bernstein (D-Pilot) A smart, chic, successful defense lawyer at a boutique firm shockingly marries one of her clients who may or may not be guilty of a brutal crime. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
FOR JUSTICE CBS Television Studios,James Patterson Entertainment,Tribeca Enterprises Rene Balcer (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Robert De Niro (EP N/W), Ava DuVernay (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Leopoldo Gout (EP N/W), James Patterson (Author, EP N/W), Bill Robinson (EP N/W), Jane Rosenthal (EP N/W) An FBI agent who works in the Criminal Section of the Department of Civil Rights Division finds herself caught between the radical family she was born into and the professional family she has chosen. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
LFE CBS Television Studios,Dan Jinks Co., The Dan Jinks (EP N/W), David Slade (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A high-octane medical procedural centering on second-year residents at New York City's top hospital as they attempt to balance their god complexes with their humanity. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
LIMITLESS CBS Television Studios,K/O Paper Products Craig Sweeny (EP, W-Pilot), Neil Burger (EP N/W), Bradley Cooper (EP N/W), Tom Forman (EP N/W), Heather Kadin (EP N/W), Ryan Kavanaugh (EP N/W), Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci (EP N/W), Todd Phillips (EP N/W), Tucker Tooley (EP N/W), Marc Webb (D-Pilot) A drama based on Relativity’s hit 2011 feature of the same name. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
RUSH HOUR Warner Bros. Television,Doozer,Rat TV,Arthur Sarkissian Productions Bill Lawrence (EP, W-Pilot), Blake McCormick (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Jeff Ingold (EP N/W), Brett Ratner (EP N/W), Arthur Sarkissian (EP N/W), Jon Turteltaub (D-Pilot, EP N/W) An hourlong action comedy based on the New Line Cinema feature film Rush Hour. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
SNEAKY PETE Sony Pictures Television,Moon Shot Entertainment,Shore Z Productions Bryan Cranston (EP, W-Pilot), David Shore (EP, W-Pilot), James Degus (EP N/W), Seth Lewis Gordon (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Upon leaving prison, a thirty-something con man takes cover from his past by assuming the identity of a cellmate. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
SUPERGIRL Warner Bros. Television,DC Entertainment,Berlanti Television Allison Adler (EP, W-Pilot), Greg Berlanti (EP, W-Pilot), Geoff Johns (EP N/W), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W), Glen Winter (D-Pilot) A drama series based on popular DC superhero character Supergirl. Pilot Pick Up
CW
Drama
CHEERLEADER DEATH SQUAD CBS Television Studios,Cherry/Wind Productions Neal Baer (EP, W-Pilot), Marc Cherry (EP, W-Pilot), Daniel Truly (EP, W-Pilot), Sabrina Wind (EP N/W), Mark Waters (D-Pilot) The one-hour drama follows a former CIA agent-turned teacher who realizes that his elite students at a Washington D. Pilot Pick Up
CW
Drama
CORDON Warner Bros. Television,Eyeworks (Netherlands),My So-Called Company Julie Plec (EP, W-Pilot), David Nutter (D-Pilot, EP N/W) When a deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a large city quarantine is quickly enforced, leaving those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives. Pilot Pick Up
CW
Drama
DEAD PEOPLE Warner Bros. Television,Bad Robot Productions,Aggressive Mediocrity Tom Kapinos (EP, W-Pilot), JJ Abrams (EP N/W), Bryan Burk (EP N/W), Marc Buckland (D-Pilot) After a near-death experience, a down-on-his-luck, semi-alcoholic but roguishly charming cab driver suddenly has the ability to interact with ghosts, including his late ex-wife who he has never gotten over. Pilot Pick Up
CW
Drama
TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE CBS Television Studios,K/O Paper Products Joe Hill (EP, W-Pilot), Mitchell Gallin (EP N/W), Jerry Golod (EP N/W), Heather Kadin (EP N/W), Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci (EP N/W), Bradley Buecker (D-Pilot) Reinvention of the horror/fantasy/thriller anthology series based on the 80s series. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
SCREAM QUEENS 20th Century Fox Television,Ryan Murphy Television Ian Brennan (EP, W-Pilot), Brad Falchuk (EP, W-Pilot), Ryan Murphy (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Dante Di Loreto (EP N/W) A genre-bending comedy-horror anthology series that revolves around a college campus which is rocked by a series of murders. Series Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
48 HOURS 'TIL MONDAY Universal Television,TBD Productions Charlie Grandy (EP, W-Pilot), Rachel Kaplan (EP N/W), Peter Traugott (EP N/W) A single camera comedy about one husband's desperate struggle to not let every weekend go completely to hell. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
COOPER BARRETT'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE 20th Century Fox Television,Jackal Group, The Jay Lacopo (EP, W-Pilot), Gail Berman (EP N/W) COOPER BARRETT'S GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE is a single camera comedy that celebrates the mistakes and misadventures we all make during the years after college, before settling down. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
DANA KLEIN PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,Kapital Entertainment Dana Klein (EP, W-Pilot), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Pamela Fryman (D-Pilot) A multi-camera family comedy told from the point-of-view of a working mom who is in constant competition with her perfect, stay-at-home sister-in-law. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
DETOUR 20th Century Fox Television,Tagline Pictures Steve Franks (EP, W-Pilot), Rivers Cuomo (EP N/W), Dan Field (EP N/W), Chris Henze (EP N/W), Willie Mercer (EP N/W), Jeremy Garelick (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy that centers on a 30-something rock star who, unable to rationalize his success and worried that he may not have the tools to repeat it, walks away from the spotlight at the height of his fame in an effort to rediscover the parts of his life he missed while he was busy becoming a massive success. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
FANTASY LIFE 20th Century Fox Television,3 Arts Entertainment,Kevin Connolly Tim McAuliffe (EP, W-Pilot), Jonathan Berry (EP N/W), Matthew Berry (Author, EP N/W), Kevin Connolly (EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W), Greg Walter (EP N/W), Troy Zien (EP N/W), Mark Cendrowski (D-Pilot) A muti-camera hybrid comedy adaption of ESPN analyst Matthew Berry's best-selling book of the same name. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
GRINDER, THE 20th Century Fox Television Andrew Mogel & Jarrad Paul (EP, W-Pilot), Jake Kasdan (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Rob Lowe (EP N/W), Nicholas Stoller (EP N/W) A single-camera comedy starring Rob Lowe as beloved TV lawyer Dean Sanderson (aka “The Grinder”). Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
JOHN STAMOS PROJECT ABC Studios,Rhode Island Ave. Productions Danny Chun (EP, W-Pilot), Dan Fogelman (EP), Jess Rosenthal (EP N/W), John Stamos (EP N/W), Chris Koch (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy series that would have Stamos play a version of himself — a charismatic guy who has always been popular with the ladies. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
AUTOPSY PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,Temple Hill Entertainment Todd Harthan (EP, W-Pilot), Marty Bowen (EP N/W), Wyck Godfrey (EP N/W), Richard Shepard (D-Pilot, EP N/W) This close-ended, investigative series centers around the brilliant Dr. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
FRANKENSTEIN 20th Century Fox Television,Teakwood Lane Productions Rand Ravich (EP, W-Pilot), Howard Gordon (EP N/W), Michael Cuesta (D-Pilot) Ray Pritchard, a morally corrupt retired cop, is given a second chance at life when he is brought back from the dead. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
LUCIFER Warner Bros. Television,Jerry Bruckheimer Television,Aggressive Mediocrity Tom Kapinos (EP, W-Pilot), Jerry Bruckheimer (EP N/W), Jonathan Littman (EP N/W), Len Wiseman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he gets his kicks helping the LAPD punish criminals. Pilot Pick Up
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  1. InCoconutGrove says:

    Did see one medical, Heart Matters at NBC. I guess they didn’t see Three Rivers. Transplant stories are all the same story. Heart transplant doctor equals one story told over and over and over. The pilot could be good but I suspect there is no where to go with this that is not repetitive.

  2. InCoconutGrove says:

    What happened to all that medical development? No shows at ABC or CBS that are medical. Where is the Malcolm Gladwell one at Fox? You don’t even list it as dead. was it written?

  3. Tabitha says:

    If you scroll up and where it says, “View Pilots By…” and if you select “All Networks,” it will refresh the list to include the other networks, including cable networks too. “SPI: The Case Of The Dark Shadow,” would make a great TV series too! Bring back “Happy Endings” too! I loved that show!

  4. Jeni Miller says:

    It would be great to see the other networks, too. ;)

  5. Tabitha says:

    I wish someone would make a film based on the YA book, “SPI: The Case Of The Dark Shadow.” Has Harry Potter-ish potential.

  6. Ed says:

    I certainly hope that the FX pilot “Hoke” gets picked up and further more, hope they do decide to film in Miami and not elsewhere. When will this decision be made?

  7. Danny says:

    Well I see Fox and NBC have made some moves. Not to interested in the shows NBC picked up today although I am happy to see Anna Friel back on TV. Red Band Society looks interesting and the show has lots of good buzz so I will give that one a look.

  8. neryvania says:

    Ei gostaria de saber se tera a continuaçao do arranjo adaptado por nicolas falacci.Aguardo resposta.

    • neryvania says:

      Gostaria de saber se tera a continuaçao da serie DO ARRANJO adaptaçao de Nicolas falacci.Aguardo resposta.

  9. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  10. George says:

    It’s time a network focused attention onto the issue of human trafficking in America and THE LIFE is that series that shines a light on the issue. Intelligent, provocative, groundbreaking. Why isn’t THIS on TV?

  11. mitchell says:

    This show needs to be picked up.
    Check it out.

  12. Des Brown says:

    Hope AN AMERICAN EDUCATION makes it to series. The BBC original BAD EDUCATION was far and away the funniest thing on British TV in the past couple of years.

  13. Jax says:

    There is only one show on the entire pilot list for ABC that I am interested in and unfortunately it is the one that is least likely to get made. Strange Calls could be a good show but it doesn’t seem like a fit for ABC.

  14. jacq forens says:

    SAVE The DATE and How I met Your Dad look like comedy winners to me!! Yay CBS!

  15. Yirmin says:

    Now where do we have a place to book money on which of those end up never being seen by anyone outside of the studio that ordered them… I’m betting from some of those loglines that someone at ABC was on serious drugs… a few of those are such stinkers I can’t imagine someone isn’t going to be fired for wasting the time to respond to them let alone give any a green light to move forward.

  16. Spaniard says:

    Really looking forward to THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA. Go Debra Messing!

  17. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  18. maría says:

    Brilliant

  19. NardoE says:

    Dracula??? Why not Blackula!
    That’s right I said it ! … ”
    Blackula the musical” … On roller skates

  20. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

    Disney needs to order a series for Girl Meets World. They’re taking a while :(

  21. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  22. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!