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
BBC America
Drama
LAST KINGDOM, THE BBC America Productions,Carnival Films & Television Stephen Butchard (EP, W-Pilot), Nigel Marchant (EP N/W), Gareth Neame (EP N/W) A historical drama series set in the year 872, when many of the separate kingdoms of what we now know as England have fallen to the invading Vikings. Series Pick Up
BBC America
Drama
LIVING AND THE DEAD, THE BBC America Productions Matthew Graham (EP, W-Pilot), Ashley Pharoah (EP, W-Pilot), Katie McAleese (EP N/W), Faith Penhale (EP N/W) An original drama set in Somerset, England, 1888, a land and a community on the edge of monumental change, on the great hinge between ancient traditional ways and an industrial, scientific future. Series Pick Up
BBC America
Drama
TATAU BBC America Productions,Touchpaper Television,South Pacific Pictures Richard Zajdlic (EP, W-Pilot), Chris Bailey (EP N/W), John Barnett (EP N/W), Rob Pursey (EP N/W), Matthew Read (EP N/W) A drama adventure series that follows, Kyle Connor and Pete 'Budgie' Griffiths, two twenty-something friends from London that set off to travel the world. T Series Pick Up
Bounce TV
Comedy
MANN & WIFE Bounce TV,Bobbcat Films Roger M. Bobb (D-Pilot, W-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy from husband and wife team David Mann (Madea's Big Happy Family) and Tamela Mann (Sparkle), stars of the hit Tyler Perry sitcom Meet The Browns, which series creator and director Roger Bobb (The Rickey Smiley Show) calls "a black Brady Bunch." Series Pick Up
Bounce TV
Comedy
SISTERS Bounce TV,Bobbcat Films,Nina Holiday Entertainment Roger M. Bobb (EP N/W), Chip Hurd (EP N/W), Cas Sigers (EP N/W), Terri J. Vaughn (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy sitcom centered around a once-famous R&B group called the "Ladies of Essence" who, after life has thrown each of them a few curve balls, find themselves fabulous, forty and forced to live under the same roof. Series Pick Up
Bravo
Drama
GIRLFRIENDS' GUIDE TO DIVORCE Universal Cable Productions Marti Noxon (EP, W-Pilot), Robert Duncan McNeill (EP N/W), Dawn Olmstead (EP N/W), Meryl Poster (EP N/W), Adam Brooks (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A dramedy series that is based on the “Girlfriends’ Guide…” book series by Vicki Iovine. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
BE COOL SCOOBY-DOO! Warner Bros. Animation Sam Register (EP N/W) An animated comedy featuring the classic Scooby Gang. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
EXCHANGE STUDENT ZERO Bogan Entertainment Solutions Silas Hickey (EP) An animated series about boys who bring an anime character from a fantasy card game to life and pass him off as an exchange student. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
MONSTER BEACH Bogan Entertainment Solutions Silas Hickey (EP) An animated series about surfing, scary locals, and two kids battling to save their worst nightmare. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
NUMB CHUCKS 9 Story Entertainment Vince Commisso (EP), Steve Jarosz (EP) An animated series acquired from Canada. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
WABBIT - A LOONEY TUNES PRODUCTION Warner Bros. Animation Sam Register (EP N/W) An animated comedy featuring Bugs Bunny. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
WE BARE BEARS Cartoon Network Studios Curtis Lelash (EP N/W), Brian A. Miller (EP N/W), Jennifer Pelphrey (EP N/W), Rob Sorcher (EP N/W) A comedy about three bear siblings (Grizzly, Panda, and Ice Bear) that follows their awkward attempts at assimilating into human society. Series Pick Up
Cinemax
Drama
BLANCO Fox Television Studios,Lakeshore Entertainment Mark Rosner (EP, W-Pilot), Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Gary Lucchesi (EP N/W), Tom Rosenberg (EP N/W) A drama series that centers on an uptown gangster who uses his status as a confidential informant to turn the tables on law enforcement and build his criminal empire. Pilot Pick Up
Cinemax
Drama
OUTCAST Fox International Channels,Circle of Confusion Productions,Naegle Ink Robert Kirkman (Author, EP, W-Pilot), David Alpert (EP N/W), Chris Black (EP N/W), Sue Naegle (EP N/W), Sharon Tal Yguado (EP N/W) A drama that follows Kyle Barnes, a young man who has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Pilot Pick Up
Cinemax
Drama
QUARRY Cinemax,Anonymous Content Michael Fuller (EP, W-Pilot), Graham Gordy (EP, W-Pilot), Matt DeRoss (EP N/W), Steve Golin (EP N/W), John Hillcoat (D-Pilot, EP N/W), David Kanter (EP N/W), Keith Redmon (EP N/W) A drama series based on the novels by Max Allan Collins. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Animation
MOONBEAM CITY Comedy Central Productions,Olive Bridge Entertainment Scott Gairdner (EP, W-Pilot), Will Gluck (EP N/W), Richard Schwartz (EP N/W) An adult-animated comedy series that follows undercover detective Dazzle Novak (Lowe), a handsome idiot who commits more crimes than most criminals. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
ANOTHER PERIOD Comedy Central Productions,Red Hour Films Natasha Leggero (EP, W-Pilot), Riki Lindhome (EP, W-Pilot), Stuart Cornfeld (EP N/W), Jeremy Konner (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Deborah Liebling (EP N/W), Ben Stiller (EP N/W) A single camera comedy that follows the misadventures of Newport’s first family, The Bellacourts, a family with nothing to offer the world, but who have so much money that it doesn’t matter. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
BIG TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, FL Comedy Central Productions,Red Hour Films,Brillstein Entertainment Partners Alex Anfanger (EP, W-Pilot), Stuart Cornfeld (EP N/W), Lee Kernis (EP N/W), Deborah Liebling (EP N/W), Mike Rosenstein (EP N/W), Brian Stern (EP N/W), Ben Stiller (EP N/W), Dan Schimpf (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot) A single camera comedy series that follows two delusional brothers and self-proclaimed filmmakers, played by Anfanger and Jacobson, who are kicked out of their parents’ house and forced to fend for themselves for the first time in their lives, leading them on an epic journey in pursuit of their American dream. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
BURESS, HANNIBAL PROJECT Comedy Central Productions,3 Arts Entertainment Hannibal Buress (EP, W-Pilot) A comedy series executive produced by Hannibal Buress with plot TBA. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
IDIOTSITTER Comedy Central Productions Jillian Bell (EP, W-Pilot), Charlotte Newhouse (EP, W-Pilot) A single camera comedy that follows a straight-and-narrow young woman (played by Newhouse) who is hired to babysit a mega-rich womanchild (Bell) who is under house arrest in her daddy’s mansion. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
THIS IS NOT HAPPENING CC:Studios Eric Abrams (EP N/W), Samantha Saifer (EP N/W), Ariel Shaffir (EP N/W) A stand up comedy series that features in-house creative initiative. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Animation
DADBONER Comedy Central Productions,Avalon Television Mike Burns (II) (EP, W-Pilot), Tim Long (EP, W-Pilot), Richard Allen-Turner (EP N/W), Kara Baker (EP N/W), David Martin (EP N/W), Jon Thoday (EP N/W) An animated comedy based on the popular Twitter feed written by Mike Burns. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Animation
LEGENDS Bento Box Entertainment Quinn Hawking (Creator, W-Pilot), Josiah Johnson (Creator, W-Pilot), Michael Starrbury (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Scott D. Greenberg (EP N/W), Joel Kuwahara (EP N/W), Mark McJimsey (EP N/W) An urban animated comedy centering on a trio of high school basketball players who are legends in their own minds – and really, nowhere else. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
BRITANICK PROJECT Comedy Central Productions Nick Kocher & Brian McElhaney (EP, W-Pilot), Tally Barr (EP N/W), Alex Murray (EP N/W), Brad Petrigala (EP N/W), Troy Miller (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy starring comedians, Nick Kocher and Brian McElhaney. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
CHECKED OUT Comedy Central Productions,3 Arts Entertainment,Objective Productions Craig DiGregorio (EP, W-Pilot), Sean Clements (EP N/W), Dominick Dierkes (EP N/W), Andrew O'Connor (EP N/W), Oly Obst (EP N/W), Matt Villines & Osmany Rodriguez (D-Pilot) A single-camera comedy series that follows two co-dependent, odd couple cousins (Sean Clements and Dominic Dierkes) trying to manage a youth hostel without fully understanding youth, managing, hostels, or how people normally behave. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
CRAZY HOUSE Comedy Central Productions Jeff Tomsic (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy that centers around two friends who, after accidentally sending their boss into a coma via an office prank, successfully plead insanity and are sentenced to an asylum. Terminated Pilot
Comedy Central
Comedy
DUTY Sony Pictures Television,FanFare Productions,Shark Vs. Bear David Caspe (EP), Jamie Tarses (EP N/W) A single camera comedy that centers around “Kyle” (played by Mike O’Gorman), a former football star who loses everything and is forced to start anew by moving back to his hometown and taking a job on the local police force opposite his childhood best friend “Lonnie” (played by Gil Ozeri). Terminated Pilot
DirecTV
Comedy
THINGS YOU SHOULDN'T SAY PAST MIDNIGHT Momentum Entertainment Group,DirecTV Peter Ackerman (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Nick Hamm (EP), Sabrina Eisenstadt (EP N/W), Tatiana Olsak (EP N/W) A comedy series based on Peter Ackerman's critically-acclaimed play of the same name. Series Pick Up
Disney Channel
Animation
STAR AND THE FORCES OF EVIL Disney Television Animation Dave Wasson (Co EP N/W, D-Pilot) An animated comedy adventure series about Star Butterfly, a fun-loving magical teen princess from another dimension who — after a few bold skirmishes with other-worldly monsters — is sent by her Royal Parents to live with the Diaz family on Earth. Series Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
K.C. UNDERCOVER It's A Laugh Prods. Corrine Marshall (W-Pilot), Rob Lotterstein (EP), Jon Rosenbaum (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy series that centers on 16-year-old K. Series Pick Up
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  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  5. 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?

  6. mitchell says:

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. jacq forens says:

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

  10. 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.

  11. Spaniard says:

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

  12. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  13. maría says:

    Brilliant

  14. NardoE says:

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

  15. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  16. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  17. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!