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
Comedy Central
Comedy
ULTIMATE ULTIMATE Comedy Central Productions Jack Henry Robbins (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), James Vallely (EP, W-Pilot), Tim Robbins (EP N/W) A single camera mockumentary comedy about amateur DJs in Los Angeles as they prepare for a competition that could change their lives. 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
DirecTV
Drama
BILLY & BILLIE DirecTV Neil LaBute (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot) A drama series that centers on two young adults, Billy and Billie, as they fall in love. Series Pick Up
Discovery Family Channel
Animation
TRANSFORMERS Hasbro Studios Jeff Kline (EP) An animated series from the TRANSFORMERS franchise, taking place years after the battle between Autobots and Decepticons in TRANSFORMERS PRIME. 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
Disney Channel
Comedy
BUNKED It's A Laugh Prods. Joey Manderino (SP, W-Pilot), Dan Staley (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy that follows a tech-savvy teenage girl as she tries to adapt to life as a counselor at a sleep-away camp in Wisconsin. Pilot Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
FAIREST OF THE MALL It's A Laugh Prods. Jed Elinoff & Scott Thomas (EP, W-Pilot), Shelley Jensen (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy series that finds a teenage girl having landed her dream job at the mall’s hottest clothing store only to lose it once she’s set-up by the resident queen bee. Pilot Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
GROWING UP AND DOWN Disney Channel Productions Stephen Leff (EP, W-Pilot), Barry Wernick (EP, W-Pilot), Meg DeLoatch (EP N/W) A multi-camera family sitcom about adult parents who suddenly and inexplicably are transformed into teenagers again. Pilot Pick Up
Disney Junior
Animation
MILES FROM TOMORROWLAND Disney Junior,Wild Canary A space adventure for preschoolers that will follow the voyages of young adventurer and his family. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
FUTURE-WORM! Disney Television Animation Ryan Quincy (W-Pilot) An animated short-form series about a boy who creates a time machine lunch box and befriends a fearless worm from the future. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
MARVEL'S GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Marvel Studios Dan Buckley (EP N/W), Alan Fine (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W), Joe Quesada (EP N/W) An animated series based on the popular characters from Marvels Comics. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
PICKLE & PEANUT Disney Television Animation Noah Z. Jones (Creator, EP), Joel Trussell (EP N/W) An animated show that uses some live action imagery for comedic effect. Series Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
BILLY DILLEY'S SUPER DUPER SUBTERRANEAN SUMMER Disney Television Animation Aaron Springer (W-Pilot) An adventure animated series that begins at summer break when things take an unexpected turn. Pilot Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
DOUGLAS FURS Disney Television Animation Jesse LeDoux (W-Pilot), Matt Olsen (W-Pilot) An animated series set deep in the woods, beyond human reach. Pilot Pick Up
Disney XD
Animation
VERY IMPORTANT HOUSE Disney Television Animation Jenny Goldberg (W-Pilot), Jhonen Vasquez (W-Pilot) An animated series about 11-year-old Frolie moves into the Very Important House and suddenly finds herself in the role of caretaker of the universe. Pilot Pick Up
Disney XD
Comedy
COMMANDO CRASH It's A Laugh Prods. Eric Friedman (EP, W-Pilot), Jim Armogida (EP N/W), Steve Armogida (EP N/W), Victor Gonzalez (D-Pilot) A live-action comedy that follows Crash (from CRASH & BERNSTEIN) after he has been sent away to Oak Shield Military Academy, a military school with a stark division between the Alphas, who aspire to learn the good ways of an Oak Shield soldier, and the Clunks, a group of out-casted cadets who are there to mend their propensity for trouble-making. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
BASKETS FX Productions,Pig Newton,3 Arts Entertainment,Brillstein Entertainment Partners Louis C.K. (EP, W-Pilot), Zach Galifianakis (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Becky (EP N/W), Blair Breard (EP N/W), Marc Gurvitz (EP N/W), Andrea Pett-Joseph (EP N/W) A single camera comedy series about one man in Bakersfield, California dares to follow his dream of becoming a professional clown. Series Pick Up
FX
Drama
AMERICAN CRIME STORY: THE PEOPLE VS. O.J. SIMPSON FX Productions,Fox 21 Television Studio‎s,Color Force,Ryan Murphy Television Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski (EP, W-Pilot), Dante Di Loreto (EP N/W), Brad Falchuk (EP N/W), Nina Jacobson & Brad Simpson (EP N/W), Ryan Murphy (D-Pilot, EP N/W) An anthology series that focuses on some of the biggest true crime stories ever. Series Pick Up
FX
Comedy
ATLANTA Schiff Company, The,FX Productions Donald Glover (EP, W-Pilot), Paul Simms (EP), Dianne McGunigle (EP N/W) A single camera comedy that revolves around two cousins on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene whose opposing views on art versus commerce, success and race will make their quest anything but easy. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
PARIAH FX Productions,RCG Productions,3 Arts Entertainment John Chernin & Dave Chernin (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Becky (EP N/W), Bill Burr (EP N/W), Charlie Day (EP N/W), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Glenn Howerton (EP N/W), Rob McElhenney (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W) A single camera comedy about volatile TV personality “Joe Abbott” (Burr) who, after an on-air meltdown, is exiled from show business and forced to navigate society as a man with no apparent skills. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Drama
BASTARD EXECUTIONER, THE Fox 21 Television Studio‎s,FX Productions,Imagine Television,Sutter Ink Kurt Sutter (EP, W-Pilot), Paris Barclay (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Francie Calfo (EP N/W), Brian Grazer (EP N/W) A period drama that tells the story of a warrior knight in King Edward III’s charge who is broken by the ravages of war and vows to lay down his sword. Pilot Pick Up
FXX
Comedy
MORGAN, TRACY PROJECT FX Productions,Tannenbaum Company, The,RCG Productions Charlie Day (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Glenn Howerton (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Rob McElhenney (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Luvh Rakhe (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Eric Tannenbaum & Kim Tannenbaum (EP N/W) A single-camera comedy project with plot TBA. Series Pick Up
HBO
Comedy
BALLERS HBO Original Programming,White Buffalo Entertainment,Closest to the Hole Prods.,Leverage Steve Levinson (EP, W-Pilot), Evan Reilly (EP, Show Runner), Peter Berg (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Dany Garcia (EP N/W), Dwayne Johnson (EP N/W), Mark Wahlberg (EP N/W), Rob Weiss (EP N/W) A single camera comedy with dramatic elements that chronicles the lives of athletes — some retired, some still active — living in Miami. Series Pick Up
HBO
Comedy
BRINK, THE HBO Original Programming Roberto Benabib (EP, W-Pilot), Jay Roach (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Jerry Weintraub (EP N/W) A single-camera epic dark comedy focusing on a geopolitical crisis and its effect on three disparate and desperate men: U. Series Pick Up
HBO
Comedy
VICE PRINCIPALS HBO Original Programming,Rough House Pictures Jody Hill (EP, W-Pilot), Danny McBride (II) (EP, W-Pilot), Stephanie Cone Laing (EP N/W), David Gordon Green (EP N/W) A single camera comedy that tells the story of a high school and the people who almost run it, the vice principals. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
UTOPIA HBO Original Programming,Shine America,Kudos Film & Television Gillian Flynn (EP, W-Pilot), Carolyn Bernstein (EP N/W), Joshua Donen (EP N/W), Jane Featherstone (EP N/W), David Fincher (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Dennis Kelly (EP N/W) A drama based on the Channel 4 series created by Dennis Kelly. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
WESTWORLD Warner Bros. Television,Bad Robot Productions,Jerry Weintraub Productions,Kilter Films Lisa Joy (EP, W-Pilot), Jonathan Nolan (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), JJ Abrams (EP N/W), Bryan Burk (EP N/W), Jerry Weintraub (EP N/W) A science fiction drama about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
WINTER, TERENCE AND MICK JAGGER PROJECT HBO Original Programming,Sikelia Productions George Mastras (EP), Terence Winter (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Mick Jagger (EP N/W), Emma Tillinger Koskoff (EP N/W), Victoria Pearman (EP N/W), Martin Scorsese (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Rick Yorn (EP N/W) A period drama set in the New York music industry in 1977. Series Pick Up
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  1. 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.

  2. 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?

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  6. 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?

  7. mitchell says:

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. jacq forens says:

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

  11. 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.

  12. Spaniard says:

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

  13. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  14. maría says:

    Brilliant

  15. NardoE says:

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

  16. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  17. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  18. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!