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
Drama
CODE BLACK ABC Studios,CBS Television 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) CODE BLACK, based on the award-winning documentary by Ryan McGarry, is a heart-pounding medical drama that takes place in the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation, where the staggering influx of patients can outweigh the limited resources available to the extraordinary doctors and nurses whose job is to treat them all – creating a condition known as Code Black. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS ABC Studios,CBS Television Studios,Mark Gordon Company, The Erica Messer (EP, W-Pilot), Mark Gordon (EP N/W), Nicholas Pepper (EP N/W), Glenn Kershaw (D-Pilot) CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS (Spinoff) stars Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner Gary Sinise in a drama about the specialized International Division of the FBI tasked with solving crimes and coming to the rescue of Americans who find themselves in danger while abroad. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
LIMITLESS CBS Television Studios,Relativity Television,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, EP N/W) LIMITLESS, based on the feature film, is a fast-paced drama about Brian Finch (Jake McDorman), who discovers the brain-boosting power of the mysterious drug NZT and is coerced by the FBI into using his extraordinary cognitive abilities to solve complex cases for them. Series 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) RUSH HOUR, a reimagining of the hit feature film franchise, is a buddy-cop drama about a maverick LAPD detective and a by-the-book detective from Hong Kong who knock heads when they are forced to partner together. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
SUPERGIRL Warner Bros. Television,DC Entertainment,Berlanti Television Allison Adler (EP, W-Pilot), Greg Berlanti (EP, W-Pilot), Andrew Kreisberg (EP, W-Pilot), Geoff Johns (EP N/W), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W), Glen Winter (D-Pilot) SUPERGIRL is an action-adventure drama based on the DC Comics character Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), Superman’s (Kal-El) cousin who, after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be. Series Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
DAN O'SHANNON PROJECT CBS Television Studios,Tannenbaum Company, The Dan O'Shannon (EP, W-Pilot), Clark Peterson & Dennis R. Erdman (EP N/W), Eric Tannenbaum & Kim Haswell-Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Pamela Fryman (D-Pilot) A single-camera comedy that revolves around a group of friends and family at three different times in their lives. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
HALF OF IT, THE CBS Television Studios Mike Gibbons (EP, W-Pilot), James Burrows (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy about a newly divorced dad who revels in the fact that he now gets to keep half his stuff, which is more than he ever had when he was married. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
HAPPY LIFE 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
SUPER CLYDE CBS Television Studios,Amigos De Garcia Productions Gregory Thomas Garcia (EP, W-Pilot), Rebecca Asher (D-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), Scott Ellis (D-Pilot) 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
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
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
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. Terminated Pilot
CW
Drama
CONTAINMENT Warner Bros. Television,Eyeworks (Netherlands),My So-Called Company Julie Plec (EP, W-Pilot), David Nutter (D-Pilot, EP N/W) When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a cure. Series Pick Up
CW
Drama
CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND CBS Television Studios Rachel Bloom (EP, W-Pilot), Aline Brosh McKenna (EP, W-Pilot), Marc Webb (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Rebecca Bunch (Rachel Bloom) is a successful, driven, and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything – her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan – in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: suburban West Covina, Calif. Series Pick Up
CW
Drama
DC'S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW Warner Bros. Television,Berlanti Television,Bonanza Productions,DC Entertainment Greg Berlanti (EP, W-Pilot), Marc Guggenheim (EP, W-Pilot), Andrew Kreisberg (EP, W-Pilot), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W) When heroes alone are not enough. Series 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 DC prep school have high level access through their personal connections, and trains them to be his eyes and ears in the world of international espionage so that he can make his way back into the CIA. 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
Comedy
GRANDFATHERED 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) What’s the fastest way to put the brakes on a cruise-controlled bachelor lifestyle? Fatherhood? Guess again. Series 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) How many TV lawyers does it take to try a real-life case in a real-life courtroom? One, and his name is THE GRINDER. Series Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE, THE 20th Century Fox Television,Jackal Group, The Bill Callahan (EP), Jay Lacopo (EP, W-Pilot), Gail Berman (EP N/W), James Griffiths (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Wouldn’t it be great to have a friend who has made all the mistakes in life there are to make, and then tells you exactly where he went wrong, so you don’t have to? THE GUIDE TO SURVIVING LIFE is a single camera comedy that explores what we all go through on our way to figuring out what life is all about. Series Pick Up
FOX
Drama
FRANKSENSTEIN CODE, THE 20th Century Fox Television,Teakwood Lane Productions Rand Ravich (EP, W-Pilot), Michael Cuesta (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Howard Gordon (EP N/W) What would you do with a second chance? From executive producer/writer Rand Ravich (“Life,” “Crisis”) and executive producer Howard Gordon (“Homeland,” “24”) comes THE FRANKENSTEIN CODE, a modern reimagining of the Mary Shelley classic, about a man brought back to life by two scientists playing god. Series Pick Up
FOX
Drama
LUCIFER Warner Bros. Television,Jerry Bruckheimer Television,DC Comics,Aggressive Mediocrity Tom Kapinos (EP, W-Pilot), Ildy Modrovich (EP), Jerry Bruckheimer (EP N/W), Jonathan Littman (EP N/W), Len Wiseman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) The Devil has come to Los Angeles…Based upon the characters created by Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth and Mike Dringenberg for DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint, LUCIFER is the story of the original fallen angel. Series Pick Up
FOX
Drama
MINORITY REPORT 20th Century Fox Television,Amblin Television,Paramount Television Max Borenstein (EP, W-Pilot), Kevin Falls (EP, Show Runner), Justin Falvey (EP N/W), Darryl Frank (EP N/W), Mark Mylod (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Steven Spielberg (EP N/W) The future is coming. Series Pick Up
FOX
Drama
ROSEWOOD 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) Meet the Beethoven of private pathologists…From executive producer Todd Harthan (“Psych,” “Dominion”), ROSEWOOD is the story of DR. Series 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) The girls of Kappa House are dying for new pledges. Series Pick Up
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  1. doglady22 says:

    Can not wait to see Game Of Silence. Tons of people are waiting for this. So excited. NBC better pick this one up. Great actors are in it and it sounds good.

  2. 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.

  3. 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?

  4. 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!

  5. Jeni Miller says:

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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?

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  11. 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?

  12. mitchell says:

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

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. jacq forens says:

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

  16. 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.

  17. Spaniard says:

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

  18. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  19. maría says:

    Brilliant

  20. NardoE says:

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

  21. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  22. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  23. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!