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
Disney Channel
Comedy
FOREVER BOYS Disney Channel Productions Stephen Engel (W-Pilot), David Light (W-Pilot), Joseph Raso (W-Pilot), Bob Smiley (Co EP, 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. Pilot Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
RIGHT HAND GUY 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. Pilot 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 Junior
Animation
PUPPY DOG PALS Disney Junior,Wild Canary Sean Coyle (EP N/W) An children's animated series that centers on two fun-loving pug puppies, Bingo and Rolly, whose thrill-seeking appetites take them on daily adventures around their neighborhood and beyond. Series Pick Up
Disney Junior
Animation
VAMPIRINA Brown Bag Films,Disney Junior Chris Nee (EP, W-Pilot), Nicky Phelan (D-Pilot, SD) Inspired by Disney Publishing's popular children's book series "Vampirina Ballerina," tells the story of a young vampire girl who faces the joys and trials of being the new kid in town when her family moves from Transylvania to Pennsylvania. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
BIG HERO 6 Disney Television Animation Mark McCorkle (EP), Bob Schooley (EP), Nicholas Filippi (EP N/W, SP N/W) The animated series picks up immediately following the events in the feature film, and continues the adventures and friendship of 14-year-old tech genius Hiro and his compassionate, cutting-edge robot Baymax. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
BILLY DILLEY'S SUPER-DUPER SUBTERRANEAN SUMMER Disney Television Animation Aaron Springer (EP, W-Pilot) A comedy series that follows eccentric science-obsessed seventh-grader Billy Dilley and his lab partners Zeke and Marsha as their summer break takes an unexpected turn and they find themselves stuck in a bizarre, magical world beneath the earth's surface. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
COUNTRY CLUB 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 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
Disney XD
Animation
MARVEL'S SPIDER-MAN Marvel Studios Dan Buckley (EP N/W), Alan Fine (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W), Joe Quesada (EP N/W) This animated series tells the story of an unsure but courageous teen who has to figure out how to be a super hero from the very beginning. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Comedy
BOYS IN BLUE It's A Laugh Prods. A single camera comedy series about 13 year old Coop, a straight arrow, by-the-book cop with the Junior Varsity Police Department. Terminated Pilot
Disney XD
Comedy
BUDDY SLAM Disney XD,Sequoia Productions Ron Rappaport (EP, W-Pilot), Cheryl Cecchetto (EP N/W) A single camera about kids who start their own wrestling league. Terminated Pilot
E!
Drama
ARRANGEMENT, THE Universal Cable Productions,Objective Media Group Jonathan Abrahams (EP, W-Pilot), Jimmy Fox (EP N/W), Eli Holzman (EP N/W), Stephen Lambert (EP N/W), Gregory J Lipstone (EP N/W), Layla Smith (EP N/W), Ken Olin (D-Pilot) The Arrangement follows Megan Morrison (Evangelista), a beautiful young actress who auditions for the female lead in a summer blockbuster playing opposite Kyle West (Henderson), one of the world's top action movie stars. Series Pick Up
Epix
Drama
GET SHORTY MGM Television Davey Holmes (EP, W-Pilot), Adam Arkin (EP N/W), Allen Coulter (D-Pilot) This one hour drama series is a re-imagining of Elmore Leonard’s 1990 New York Times best-selling novel of the same name. Series Pick Up
Freeform
Drama
MARVEL'S CLOAK AND DAGGER ABC Signature Studios,Marvel Studios A superhero love story based on the titular comic book duo. Series Pick Up
Freeform
Comedy
ALONE TOGETHER Lonely Island, The Benji Aflalo (EP, W-Pilot), Esther Povitsky (EP, W-Pilot), Eben Russell (EP, W-Pilot), Billy Rosenberg (EP N/W), Andy Samberg (EP N/W), Akiva Schaffer (EP N/W), Jorma Taccone (EP N/W), Daniel Gray Longino (D-Pilot) In this single camera comedy, two misfits from different backgrounds try to make their way into the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles. Pilot 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) 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
Freeform
Drama
DEEP, THE Freeform Eric Wald (EP, W-Pilot), Dean White (EP), Nate Hopper (EP N/W), Brad Luff (EP N/W), R.D. Robb (EP N/W), Scott Stewart (D-Pilot) This new one-hour drama takes you inside Bristol Cove, a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. Pilot Pick Up
Freeform
Drama
ISSUES Universal Television,District, The Sarah Watson (EP, W-Pilot), David Bernad (EP N/W), Joanna Coles (EP N/W), Ruben Fleischer (EP N/W), Gary Fleder (D-Pilot) Inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, the scripted show is a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women’s magazine. Pilot Pick Up
Freeform
Comedy
YOUNG & SOFIA Freeform Ashley Tisdale (EP N/W) A spinoff the network's popular sitcom "Young and Hungry" featuring Gabi's best friend, Sofia Rodriguez (Aimee Carrero), and magazine editor, Logan Rawlings (Ashley Tisdale). Terminated Pilot
FX
Drama
FEUD Fox 21 Television Studios,Plan B Entertainment,Ryan Murphy Productions Ryan Murphy (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Dede Gardner (EP N/W), Brad Pitt (EP N/W) An anthology series that tells the story of the legendary rivalry between two of the greatest movie stars of all time: Joan Crawford (Lange) and Bette Davis (Sarandon), and how they came together in 1962 to collaborate on a picture each hoped would revive their careers. Series Pick Up
FX
Drama
LEGION FX Productions,Marvel Studios,Donners' Company, The,Bad Hat Harry Productions,Genre Films Noah Hawley (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), John Cameron (EP N/W), Jim Chory (EP N/W), Lauren Shuler Donner (EP N/W), Simon Kinberg (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W), Bryan Singer (EP N/W) A drama series that introduces the story of David Haller: Since he was a teenager, David has struggled with mental illness; Diagnosed as schizophrenic, David has been in and out of psychiatric hospitals for years but after a strange encounter with a fellow patient, he’s confronted with the possibility that the voices he hears and the visions he sees might be real. Series Pick Up
FX
Drama
SNOWFALL FX Productions,Shoe Money Productions,Groundswell Productions,Underground Films Eric Amadio (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Andron (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), John Singleton (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Trevor Engelson (EP N/W), Michael London (EP N/W), Thomas Schlamme (EP N/W), Evan Silverberg (EP N/W) A period drama set in Los Angeles in 1981 against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its impact on the culture; The story follows three characters on a violent collision course: Franklin Saint, a young street entrepreneur on a quest for power, Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler turned gangster in search of his American dream, and Logan Miller, a prominent family’s 'black sheep' desperate to escape his father’s shadow. Series Pick Up
FX
Animation
BROOKS, ALBERT & LOUIS C.K. PROJECT FX Productions,Pig Newton Albert Brooks (EP, W-Pilot), Louis C.K. (EP, W-Pilot) Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
RIDE OR DIE FX Productions,3 Arts Entertainment,RCG Productions Cristin Milioti (EP, W-Pilot), Nina Pedrad (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Charlie Day (EP N/W), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Glenn Howerton (EP N/W), Rob McElhenney (EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W), Daniel Gray Longino (D-Pilot) This single-cam comedy follows Maxine, her best friends Natalie and Amy, and stepbrother Landis as they navigate the abject shit-storm that is adulthood. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
ROBESPIERRE & HOLM PROJECT FX Productions Elisabeth Holm (EP, W-Pilot), Gillian Robespierre (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), John Hodges (EP N/W), Ravi Nandan (EP N/W), Jenny Slate (EP N/W) This single-cam comedy explores the adult female friendship of two creative partners as they embark on a cross-country road trip. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
SINGULARITY FX Productions,Point Grey Pictures Sonny Lee (EP, W-Pilot), Evan Goldberg (EP N/W), Seth Rogen (EP N/W) A single camera comedy set in a future where humans are pets for robots and centered around two friends who begin to question this arrangement. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Drama
MAYANS MC FX Productions,Fox 21 Television Studios Elgin James (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Kurt Sutter (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot) This drama pilot is set in a post Jax Teller world, where EZ Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the Cali/Mexi border, struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel, and his need for respect from the women he loves. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
MORGAN, TRACY PROJECT FX Productions,CBS Television Studios,Tannenbaum Company, The John Carcieri (EP, W-Pilot), Richie Keen (EP), Jordan Peele (EP, W-Pilot), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Tracy Morgan (EP N/W), Eric Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Kim Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Joel Zadak (EP N/W) A single camera comedy that centers on a career criminal who is released from prison after 15 long years, hoping to reintegrate into a society that long ago left him behind. Terminated Pilot

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  1. paula counts says:

    criminal minds is about to loose a lot of viewer’s without hodge seems like men who make the show might cause anger issues look how parents left the show because you all treated men better then women wtf that show will not last without him I started watching again when you brought back then herd about him ill stop when he goes he has apologized in twelve years come on

  2. ABC'S 30% chance of success says:

    Poor ABC and Channing Dungey! Already up the creek without a paddle, now they have to enter the 2016/2017 season, stuck between a rock and a hard place. From that tremendous list of pilots they only have about 7 shows with the potential to open big and hold an audience for more than one season. Oh, well. Sometimes during the game you have to make the best of a bad situation and play with the hand that is dealt to you. Good luck to CD. Most of this BSC will arrive DNA in the ratings. Hope she has the good sense, and the backbone to say no to the obvious flop material and yes to the solid pilot offerings.

  3. gitieDJ says:

    What about The Blexicans?

  4. Marco says:

    What about the Greatest American Hero and Ateam remakes?

  5. Alan says:

    I read that Cruel Intentions was being made into an NBC pilot? Is it being made into a pilot? Its not listed.

  6. lora says:

    You forget Presence (ABC)

  7. Maggie says:

    What is the date of this article, please? And does anyone know why dates are not listed on web periodicals?

  8. Gloria says:

    When is Devious maids coming back

  9. Michael W says:

    They all look boring – typical the ‘lemmings’. No one knows anything in Hollywood.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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?

  13. 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!

  14. Jeni Miller says:

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

  15. 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.

  16. 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?

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  20. 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?

  21. mitchell says:

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

    • Here is another TV series worthy of attention, its called “tráfico” a character driven American crime drama about the dark and invisible side of human trafficking within the United States. Its the story of Ricardo Rodriguez, an abandoned son of a sex slave, who goes undercover to infiltrates a violent and furtive sex trafficking ring to find his mother and exact his revenge.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. jacq forens says:

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

  25. 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.

  26. Spaniard says:

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

  27. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  28. maría says:

    Brilliant

  29. NardoE says:

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

  30. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  31. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  32. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!