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
BET
Drama
STREET DREAMS Electric City Entertainment Jonathan Levine (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Nasir 'Nas' Jones (EP N/W), Jamie Patricof (EP N/W), Anthony Saleh (EP N/W), Lynette Howell Taylor (EP N/W) Set against the backdrop of a turbulent New York City in the early 90’s, Street Dreams, named after Nas’ breakout 1996 hit song, is a show about music, family, and the trials and tribulations of the rap game. Terminated Pilot
Bravo
Drama
ALL THAT GLITTERS Sony Pictures Television,Universal Cable Productions Lawrence Konner (EP, W-Pilot), Mark Rosenthal (EP, W-Pilot), Gale Anne Hurd (EP N/W), Judith Verno (EP N/W) Based on the award-winning book, NEWHOUSE, by Thomas Maier, ALL THAT GLITTERS presents the true story of the behind the scenes rivalry, relationship and remarkable ascent of pop-culture icons Tina Brown and Anna Wintour. Terminated Series
Cartoon Network
Animation
APPLE & ONION Cartoon Network Studios Being new and naïve to the ways of the “big city of sophisticated food” doesn’t stop the wide-eyed enthusiasm of the lovable buddies Apple and Onion who are destined to find their way and make lots of friends on their incredible adventure of life. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
CRAIG OF THE CREEK Cartoon Network Studios At the Creek, the rules of the outside world don’t apply in this kid utopia of untamed wilderness where Craig and his two best friends have ventured and tribes of children reign over tree forts and dirt bike ramps. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
DC SUPER HERO GIRLS Warner Bros. Animation,DC Entertainment Sam Register (EP N/W) The world may know them as Wonder Woman, Supergirl and Batgirl, but not-so-typical teenagers Diana, Kara and Barbara, alongside their Super Hero friends have much more to deal with than just protecting the citizens of Metropolis from some of the most sinister school-aged Super-Villains of the DC Universe. Series Pick Up
Cartoon Network
Animation
SUMMER CAMP ISLAND Cartoon Network Studios Nate Funaro (EP N/W), Curtis Lelash (EP N/W), Scott Malchus (EP N/W), Brian A. Miller (EP N/W), Jennifer Pelphrey (EP N/W), Rob Sorcher (EP N/W), Julia Pott (D-Pilot, W-Pilot) The series will follow Oscar and his best friend Hedgehog, who have just been dropped off at their first summer camp. Series Pick Up
Cinemax
Drama
GANGS OF LONDON Cinemax,Sky Original Productions,Pulse Films,Sister Pictures Gareth Evans (D-Pilot, EP, Idea By, W-Pilot), Matt Flannery (Idea By, W-Pilot), Thomas Benski (EP N/W), Jane Featherstone (EP N/W), Anna Ferguson (EP N/W), Lucas Ochoa (EP N/W) A drama set in contemporary London as it is becoming torn apart by power struggles involving a number of international gangs. Series Pick Up
Cinemax
Drama
WARRIOR Cinemax,Perfect Storm Entertainment,Bruce Lee Entertainment,Tropper Ink Jonathan Tropper (EP, W-Pilot), Shannon Lee (EP N/W), Justin Lin (EP N/W), Danielle Woodrow (EP N/W) Inspired by an idea from Bruce Lee, WARRIOR is a gritty, action-packed crime drama set during the brutal Tong Wars of San Francisco’s Chinatown in the second half of the 19th century. Series Pick Up
CMT
Drama
HIS WIVES & DAUGHTERS CMT Productions Jayson Dinsmore (EP N/W), Julia Silverton (EP N/W), Steve Pink (D-Pilot) A soapy single-camera comedy series centering on the eclectic and cunning wives and daughters of larger-than-life country music legend (and infamous womanizer) Eddie Ray Banks. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
CRAWFORD Rabbit Square Productions Janice Dawe (EP N/W) This mockumentary follows a nearly thirtysomething who is forced by circumstance to move back into his parents’ home and turn his ability with raccoons into a business. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
OTHER TWO, THE Broadway Video Chris James Kelly (Creator, D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Sarah Schneider (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Tony Hernandez (EP N/W), Lorne Michaels (EP N/W), Andrew Singer (EP N/W) A single camera comedy about two struggling siblings who are forced to reevaluate their lives when their much younger 12-year-old brother becomes instantly famous without trying. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
SOUTH SIDE Comedy Central Productions Sultan Salahuddin (W-Pilot), Diallo Riddle (EP, W-Pilot), Bashir Salahuddin (EP, W-Pilot), Michael Blieden (D-Pilot, EP N/W) An ensemble workplace, single camera comedy set in and around a rent-to-own store in the working class neighborhood of Englewood on the South Side of Chicago. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
AWKWAFINA PROJECT Comedy Central Productions,Principato-Young Entertainment Teresa Hsiao (W-Pilot), Awkwafina (EP, W-Pilot), Itay Reiss (EP N/W) A half-hour scripted narrative that focuses on a heightened version of Nora Lum, better known as rapper Awkwafina, as she navigates the underground hip hop community in Queens. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
WILLIAMS, JESSICA PROJECT Comedy Central Productions,Mosaic Naomi Ekperigin (EP, W-Pilot), Jessica Williams (EP, W-Pilot), Molly Mandel (II) (EP N/W) THE DAILY SHOW WITH TREVOR NOAH correspondent brings her unique point-of-view to a narrative scripted pilot. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
DELCO PROPER Comedy Central Productions,Avalon Television John McKeever (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Thomas Pope (EP, W-Pilot), Eric Abrams (EP N/W), Samantha Saifer (EP N/W) Based on the Comedy Central digital series, DELCO PROPER centers around a group of buddies from Delaware County, PA, who’ve worked together in the same lumberyard for years. Terminated Pilot
Comedy Central
Comedy
DO YOU WANT TO SEE A DEAD BODY? Comedy Central Productions,Funny or Die,Abominable Pictures Rob Huebel (EP, W-Pilot), Owen Burke (EP N/W), Jonathan Stern (EP N/W), Nicholas Jasenovec (D-Pilot) Based on the Funny or Die shorts, DO YOU WANT TO SEE A DEAD BODY is a half-hour, scripted pilot that follows Rob Huebel as he embarks on a bizarre quest/adventure to see a dead body with a different celebrity guest each week; But, along the way, they get into all sorts of crazy adventures. Terminated Pilot
Comedy Central
Comedy
POWER COUPLE Comedy Central Productions Flint Wainess (EP, W-Pilot), Noel Wells (EP, W-Pilot), Ben Berman (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy that follows Flint and Noel, an inseparable, highly opinionated couple who constantly clash with modern social mores, making life difficult for friends, family, co-workers, neighbors and themselves. Terminated Pilot
Comedy Central
Comedy
TERRY Comedy Central Productions Mark Proksch (EP, W-Pilot), Andrew Weinberg (EP, W-Pilot), Nicholas Jasenovec (D-Pilot) Former unintentional viral video star Terry Bird struggles to parlay his fifteen minutes of internet notoriety into a career in Hollywood while also dealing with a constant barrage of life's little challenges that in his well-meaning, but terminally fumbling hands, quickly become herculean struggles. Terminated Pilot
Disney Channel
Comedy
FOREVER BOYS It's A Laugh Prods. Stephen Engel (W-Pilot), David Light (W-Pilot), Joseph Raso (W-Pilot), Adam Stein (D-Pilot) This supernatural single-camera comedy follows three brothers who play in a band, that were bitten by a vampire during their debut concert in 1957; After living in the shadows for over half a century to keep their vampire-identities a secret, they meet a music producer who convinces them to reemerge as a vampire boy band; Now, on track to become stars, the boys are excited to breathe new life into their music career while trying to live as normal teenagers. Terminated Pilot
Disney Channel
Comedy
RIGHT HAND GUY It's A Laugh Prods. Dan Lagana (EP, W-Pilot), Cody Snider (D-Pilot) This new comedy chronicles Jeff and his adventures with his best friend Katie and his other best friend — his suddenly sentient, talking hand. Terminated Pilot
Disney Junior
Animation
FANCY NANCY Disney Junior A series about the adventures of a girl who likes to be fancy in everything from her creative, elaborate attire to her advanced vocabulary. Series Pick Up
Disney Junior
Animation
MUPPET BABIES Disney Junior Tom Warburton (EP N/W) A reboot of the original 1980s animated series that will feature story lines to encourage imagination and critical thinking among children ages four to seven years old. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
BIG CITY GREENS Disney Television Animation Robert Renzetti (EP N/W) A comedy adventure series about Cricket Green, a mischievous and optimistic country boy who moves to the big city with his family. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
DUCKTALES Disney Television Animation Matt Youngberg (EP N/W) The new series' adventures will once again take viewers along as Scrooge McDuck, his curious and mischief-making grandnephews, Huey, Dewey and Louie, and the optimistic yet temperamental Donald Duck embark on high-flying adventures worldwide. Series Pick Up
E!
Drama
#FASHIONVICTIM Thinkfactory Media,Universal Cable Productions Daniel Waters (EP, W-Pilot), Leslie Greif (EP N/W), Jessica Tuchinsky (EP N/W), Mark Waters (D-Pilot, EP N/W) “#Fashionvictim” tells the story of Anya St. Pilot Pick Up
Epix
Drama
TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR, THE MGM Television,Eagle Pictures,Barbary Films Lyn Greene & Richard Levine (EP, W-Pilot), Tarak Ben Ammar (EP N/W), Fabio Conversi (EP N/W), Jean-Jacques Annaud (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Based on the bestselling European novel by Joël Dicker, The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair takes place in coastal Maine and focuses on Marcus Goldman who is visiting Harry Quebert’s home to find a cure for his writer’s block as his publisher’s deadline looms. Series Pick Up
Freeform
Comedy
MARVEL'S NEW WARRIORS Marvel Studios,ABC Signature Studios Kevin Biegel (Show Runner, W-Pilot), Jim Chory (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W) A comedic live-action adaptation about six young people with powers living and working together.
Freeform
Drama
MARVEL'S CLOAK AND DAGGER Marvel Studios,ABC Signature Studios Jim Chory (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W), Gina Prince-Bythewood (D-Pilot) A superhero love story based on the titular comic book duo. Series Pick Up
Freeform
Comedy
BROWN GIRLS Freeform,Kapital Entertainment Nastaran Dibai (EP, W-Pilot), Shilpi Roy (Co EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Tracy Katsky (EP N/W), Mark Cendrowski (D-Pilot) This multi-camera comedy centers on the relationship between Rimmi, an Indian-American aspiring beauty vlogger, and Devi, a young woman who has recently emigrated from India. Pilot Pick Up
Freeform
Comedy
NICKI Freeform,Kapital Entertainment Kate Angelo (EP, W-Pilot), Stella Bulochnikov Stolper (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Nicki Minaj (EP N/W), Gee Roberson (EP N/W), Brian Sher (EP N/W), Tim Story (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy based on superstar Nick Minaj and her family’s immigration from Trinidad in the early 1990’s. Pilot Pick Up

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