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
FOX
Drama
PASSAGE, THE 20th Century Fox Television,6th & Idaho,Scott Free Elizabeth Heldens (EP, W-Pilot), Adam Kassan (EP N/W), Matt Reeves (EP N/W), Ridley Scott (EP N/W), David W. Zucker (EP N/W), Marcos Siega (D-Pilot) Based on Justin Cronin’s fantasy book trilogy, this series begins as a character-driven government conspiracy thriller and morphs into a post-apocalyptic saga with vampires. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
RESIDENT, THE 20th Century Fox Television,3 Arts Entertainment,Fuqua Films Amy Holden Jones (EP, W-Pilot), David Boorstein (EP N/W), Antoine Fuqua (EP N/W), Oliver Obst (EP N/W), Phillip Noyce (D-Pilot) An idealistic young doctor begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
UNIVERSITY PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,Zaftig Films,Vendetta Sheldon Turner (EP, W-Pilot), Charlie Gogolak (EP N/W), Jennifer Klein (EP N/W), John Requa & Glenn Ficarra (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Judy Smith (EP N/W) The Junior Counsel of a prestigious Illinois university must deal with an out-of-control scandal when a young co-ed accuses several star football players of sexual assault. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Animation
OKIES OF BEL AIR 20th Century Fox Television,Imagine Television Sean O'Connor (W-Pilot), Francie Calfo (EP N/W), Brian Grazer (EP N/W), Blake Griffin (EP N/W), Dave Jeser (EP N/W), Matt Silverstein (EP N/W) An animated comedy that borrows some elements from Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin’s life. Pilot Presentation Pick Up
FOX
Animation
THAT'S MY BUS 20th Century Fox Television Tom Brady (EP, Show Runner), Dan Perlman & Will Julian (EP, W-Pilot) An animated comedy project about an NYC bus driver. Pilot Presentation Pick Up
FOX
Drama
LUTHER 20th Century Fox Television,BBC Worldwide Productions,Chernin Entertainment Neil Cross (EP, W-Pilot), Peter Chernin (EP N/W), Idris Elba (EP N/W), Julie Gardner (EP N/W), Katherine Pope (EP N/W), Jane Tranter (EP N/W) Based on the format of the successful and award-winning BBC series. Cast Contingent Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
LAW & ORDER: TRUE CRIME - THE MENENDEZ MURDERS Universal Television,Wolf Films Rene Balcer (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Dick Wolf (EP), Arthur W. Forney (EP N/W), Peter Jankowski (EP N/W) An eight-episode anthology series that will focus on Lyle and Erik Menendez, brothers who were convicted of murdering their parents and sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole in 1996. Series Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
GRANDY, CHARLIE & KALING, MINDY PROJECT Universal Television,3 Arts Entertainment,Kaling International Charlie Grandy & Mindy Kaling (EP, W-Pilot), Howard Klein (EP), Michael Spiller (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A single-camera comedy about Vince, a charismatic gym owner with no ambition who lives with his younger brother Michael, a gorgeous idiot. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
KANG, KOURTNEY PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,Fierce Baby Productions Kourtney Kang (EP, W-Pilot), Nahnatchka Khan (EP N/W), Fred Savage (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Mandy Summers (EP N/W) A single-camera comedy based on Kourtney Kang’s life, the show will explore what it’s like to grow up as the only girl in the only mixed race family in the suburbs of Philadelphia, dealing with real-world issues like race and gender while never losing focus of her life goal… to become a Laker Girl like her idol, Paula Abdul. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
MEYERS, SETH AND O'BRIEN, MIKE PROJECT Universal Television,Broadway Video Michael Patrick O'Brien (EP, W-Pilot), Seth Meyers (EP N/W), Michael Shoemaker (EP N/W), Andrew Singer (EP N/W), Osmany Rodriguez (D-Pilot) A hilariously cynical Ivy League professor loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school biology teacher where he imposes his unorthodox teaching style and uses the kids to plot out revenge on those who wronged him. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
RELATIVELY HAPPY Warner Bros. Television,Too Mutch Ink,Barge Productions Jeff Astrof (EP, W-Pilot), Max Mutchnick (EP, W-Pilot), James Burrows (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy about an adult brother and sister who wind up living together for the first time since they were kids, after one of them suffers a big loss. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
SACKETT SISTERS, THE Universal Television,3 Arts Entertainment,Little Stranger, Inc. Luke Del Tredici (EP, W-Pilot), Robert Carlock (EP N/W), Tina Fey (EP N/W), David Miner (EP N/W) A single-camera comedy about the Sacketts, a family that is reunited when two estranged sisters perform an act of public heroism and are forced to navigate the aftermath together. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
SPACED OUT Warner Bros. Television,Doozer Adam Sztykiel (EP, W-Pilot), Jeff Ingold (EP N/W), Bill Lawrence (EP N/W) A single-camera workplace comedy that centers on a working class genius and his struggles to fit in with an established team all made more difficult when their job is building a rocket to Mars. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
WHAT ABOUT BARB? ABC Studios Joe Port & Joe Wiseman (EP, W-Pilot) Based on the hit movie "What About Bob?", this single-camera comedy centers on a psychotherapist who tries to cut ties with her most overbearing patient but is unsuccessful and gains an annoying family member in the process. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
DRAMA HIGH Universal Television,Seller/Suarez Company,True Jack Productions Jason Katims (EP, W-Pilot), Michelle Lee (EP N/W), Jeffrey Seller (EP N/W), Flody Suarez (EP N/W) Inspired by the true story of Lou Volpe and based on the book by Michael Sokolove, “Drama High” introduces us to an extraordinary working class high school drama department and the incredible students who come alive under a passionate teacher and family man whose dedication to the program galvanizes the entire town. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
FOR GOD AND COUNTRY Universal Television,Keshet Studios Dean Georgaris (EP, W-Pilot), Rachel Kaplan (EP N/W), Avi Nir (EP N/W), Peter Traugott (EP N/W), Brad Anderson (D-Pilot) A heart-pounding look into the complex world of our bravest military heroes who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
GOOD GIRLS Universal Television,Minnesota Logging Company Jenna Bans (EP, W-Pilot), Dean Parisot (D-Pilot) About three “good girl” suburban wives and mothers who suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe, risking everything to take their power back. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
LEIGHT, WARREN PROJECT Hwy61,Sony Pictures Television Paul Haggis (EP), Warren Leight (EP, W-Pilot), Charles D McDougall (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A real time “extreme event” medical series that follows the nurses and doctors of an understaffed Brooklyn hospital that becomes the borough's last viable trauma center after a catastrophic hurricane wreaks havoc on the city. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
REDLINERS Universal Television,David Janollari Entertainment Shaun Cassidy (EP, W-Pilot), Kelly Sue DeConnick (EP, W-Pilot), David Janollari (EP N/W), Jason Ensler (D-Pilot) Based on short stories by best-selling author Charlaine Harris (TRUE BLOOD, MIDNIGHT, TEXAS) comes a high-octane series that mixes humor, romance and espionage centering on a pair of former operatives who get reactivated and drawn into a larger conspiracy while attempting to maintain their undercover lives. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
REVERIE Universal Television,Amblin Television,Energy Entertainment Mickey Fisher (EP, W-Pilot), Justin Falvey (EP N/W), Darryl Frank (EP N/W), Brooklyn Weaver (EP N/W), Jaume Collet-Serra (D-Pilot) A grounded, dramatic thriller about a former detective specializing in human behavior who is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
CRUEL INTENTIONS Sony Pictures Television,Original Film,AMBI Pictures Becky Hartman-Edwards (EP, Show Runner), Roger Kumble (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Lindsey Rosin & Jordan Ross (EP, W-Pilot), Neal H. Moritz (EP N/W), Pavun Shetty (EP N/W) CRUEL INTENTIONS picks up over 15 years after the hit movie left off. Terminated Pilot
PBS
Drama
PRIME SUSPECT: TENNISON ITV Studios A visually-stunning, cinematic style drama, and a prequel to the hit series PRIME SUSPECT, that rewinds to 1970s London where viewers meet Jane (Stefanie Martini, Doctor Thorne) as an ambitious, single-minded 22-year-old probationary officer, starting out in an environment where chauvinism and rule-bending are the norm. Series Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
APOLLO GAUNTLET Mosaic,Williams Street,Six Point Harness Animation Studio Tim Phillips (EP), John Andrews (EP N/W), Brendan Burch (EP N/W), Greg Franklin (EP N/W), Tim Phillips (EP N/W), Dave Vamos (EP N/W), Wendy Willis (EP N/W), Myles Langlois (D-Pilot, W-Pilot) Trapped in another world, a cop from Earth can finally fight crime the way he wants after acquiring talking magical gauntlets. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
BAD GUYS Bento Box Entertainment A quarter-hour animated series about a bombastic, megalomaniac terrorist, his upstart terrorist organization, and their quest for global domination; World Governments and Fashionistas, your days are numbered. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
BALLMASTRZ 9669 Titmouse, Inc. Thousands of years in the future no one cares about traditional sports anymore; The only game that matters is THE GAME, and the new breed of heroes that play it: BALLMASTRZ; Inside giant battle arenas the size of a small city, teams of Ballmastrz face off against each other using their own hyper-creative artificially intelligent combat weapons to attack, defend, and score; These are the BALLS; Obstacles and challenges test the physical, mental, and psychological limits of the players while entertaining the masses; The player or team that masters their Ball will master The Game in the most spectacular action sport ever played. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
CHUCK DEUCE Williams Street Lars Kenseth (W-Pilot), Matt Iles (EP N/W) A half-hour animated masterpiece about a NorCal slacktivist/surfer who paddles out to carve mavericks, when – GAH-DOOSH! – a giant wave crushes him; three weeks later, he walks ashore with no idea where he's been, how he survived, or why his brain is now ravaged by hallucinations – everything from conjoined CIA agents, talking sex dolls, and sock puppet headed freaks; like his herpes, Chuck ignores it and returns to his daily grind of violating nudity bans, protesting decency laws and skirting home-yak-milking statutes in his native Santa Cruz; but the question persists, what happened to Chuck out there. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
FISTHEAD Titmouse, Inc. The relationship between two brothers is put to the test, as one, a loose-cannon action hero with a fist for a head, indiscriminately destroys not only villains, but his normal brother's life as well. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
HOT STREETS Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Seth Green (EP N/W), John Harvatine (EP N/W), Justin Roiland (EP N/W), Matthew Senreich (EP N/W), Eric Towner (EP N/W) FBI Agent Mark Branski and his partner David French investigate supernatural phenomena, secretly aided by his niece and her cowardly dog, Chubbie Webbers. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
LAZOR WULF Williams Street Daniel Weidenfeld (EP, W-Pilot) This quarter-hour animated pilot follows a wolf who carries a laser on his back and believes that love has no limit, that wearing do-rags gives you power and that Gawd is a lie. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
OMG! EARTH Stoopid Buddy Stoodios T Pilot Pick Up

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  1. I discovered this actress on the web and couldn’t believe the stars who were following her but why I haven’t seen her in anything? Her name is Dianara. GoldenDianara.com

  2. Irma Sandoval says:

    Plz send email me when new post

  3. This looking like a very exciting time for actors. Would love an opportunity to audition in the near future.

  4. natalie millican says:

    I have a personal interest in a pilot getting picked up, but havent heard anything yet. When do they announce the final picks and rejects?? This is for one of the USA 2017 pilots. Thanks..

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. gitieDJ says:

    What about The Blexicans?

  8. Marco says:

    What about the Greatest American Hero and Ateam remakes?

  9. Alan says:

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

  10. lora says:

    You forget Presence (ABC)

  11. Maggie says:

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

  12. Gloria says:

    When is Devious maids coming back

  13. Michael W says:

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

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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?

  17. 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!

  18. Jeni Miller says:

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

  19. 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.

  20. 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?

  21. 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.

  22. neryvania says:

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

  23. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  24. 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?

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. jacq forens says:

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

  29. 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.

  30. Spaniard says:

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

  31. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  32. NardoE says:

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

  33. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  34. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  35. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!