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
NBC
Comedy
FIFTH WHEEL ABC Studios,Mark Gordon Company, The Mark Gordon (EP N/W), Andrea Shay (EP N/W), Marc Buckland (D-Pilot) A multi-camera ensemble comedy about a young woman who confronts her new reality after her last single friend gets engaged.
NBC
Comedy
MONEY PIT, THE Universal Television,Amblin Television Justin Spitzer (EP, W-Pilot), Justin Falvey (EP N/W), Darryl Frank (EP N/W), Steven Spielberg (EP N/W), Marc Buckland (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy series inspired by the DreamWorks movie, a humorous look at biting off more than you can chew.
NBC
Drama
EMERALD CITY Universal Television Matthew Arnold (EP, W-Pilot), Josh Friedman (EP), Barry Jossen (EP N/W) Desperate for clues that will lead to the identity of her biological mother, a young woman breaks into a sinister underground facility somewhere in the Midwest.
NBC
Comedy
MISSION CONTROL Universal Television,Gary Sanchez Productions David Hornsby (EP, W-Pilot), Owen Burke (EP N/W), Will Ferrell (EP N/W), Adam McKay (EP N/W), Don Scardino (D-Pilot) Houston, we have a problem! Dr. Series Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
MR. ROBINSON Universal Television,3 Arts Entertainment Mark Cullen & Robb Cullen (EP, Show Runner), Owen Ellickson (EP, W-Pilot), Tracy Katsky (EP N/W), Howard Klein (EP N/W), Mark Schulman (EP N/W), Steve Pink (D-Pilot) As lead singer and keyboardist of a rock band, Craig (Craig Robinson, “The Office”) knows a thing or two about working the crowd, but his day job is where he really makes the grade. Series Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
ONE BIG HAPPY Warner Bros. Television,A Very Good Production Liz Feldman (EP, W-Pilot), Ellen DeGeneres (EP N/W), Scott Ellis (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Jeff Kleeman (EP N/W) Best friends Lizzy (gay and a bit type-A) and Luke (straight and more laid back) are like family. Series Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT Universal Television,Little Stranger, Inc.,3 Arts Entertainment Robert Carlock (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Tina Fey (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), David Miner (EP N/W), Tristram Shapeero (D-Pilot) After 15 years of living in a cult, the unbreakable and wide-eyed Kimmy (Ellie Kemper, “The Office”) is rescued along with four other women, causing a national sensation that culminates with an appearance on the ”Today” show. Series Pick Up
NBC
Drama
ALLEGIANCE Universal Television,Keshet International George Nolfi (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Amit Cohen (EP N/W), Ron Leshem (EP N/W), Avi Nir (EP N/W), Yona Wiesenthal (EP N/W), Giyora Yahalom (EP N/W) Alex O’Connor (Gavin Stenhouse, “Person of Interest”), a young idealistic CIA analyst specializing in Russian affairs, learns a shocking secret and his close-knit, affluent family is about to be split apart when its revealed that his parents, Mark (Scott Cohen, “Necessary Roughness”) and Katya (Hope Davis, “The Newsroom,” “In Treatment”) are covert Russian spies deactivated decades ago. Series Pick Up
NBC
Drama
AQUARIUS ITV Studios America,Marty Adelstein Productions Alexandra Cunningham (EP), John McNamara (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Marty Adelstein (EP N/W), Becky Clements (EP N/W), David Duchovny (EP N/W), Melanie Greene (EP N/W), Jonas Pate (D, EP N/W) It’s 1967 and the era of free love, drug experimentation and the Vietnam War is in full effect. Series Pick Up
NBC
Drama
ODYSSEY Universal Television,Fabrik Entertainment,Red Arrow Entertainment Group,Pico Creek Productions Adam Armus & Kay Foster (EP, W-Pilot), Henrik Bastin (EP N/W), Mikkel Bondesen (EP N/W), Kristen Campo (EP N/W), Peter Horton (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Simon Maxwell (EP N/W) In this “Traffic”-like action drama, an international conspiracy explodes when three strangers’ lives unexpectedly collide — a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist. Series Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
ELLEN MORE OR LESS Universal Television,True Jack Productions JJ Philbin (EP, W-Pilot), Jason Katims (EP N/W), Michelle Lee (II) (EP N/W), Peyton Reed (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy inspired by Amy Parham's nonfiction novel. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
FEED ME Universal Television,Witt-Thomas Productions Sally Robinson (EP, W-Pilot), Paul Junger Witt & Tony Thomas (EP N/W), Michael Trim (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy that centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
LIFESAVER Universal Television,TBD Productions Wil Calhoun (EP, W-Pilot), Rachel Kaplan (EP N/W), Peter Traugott (EP N/W), Scott Ellis (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy that asks the question: How do you get rid of the most maddening person in the world after he's given you a kidney? An odd couple comedy in which two polar opposites become inextricably linked. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
LOVE IS RELATIVE 20th Century Fox Television,Good Humor TV,3 Arts Entertainment Dan Mazer (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Tom Lassally (EP N/W), Tom Werner (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy focused on an adult relationship. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
MASON TWINS ABC Studios,Stacy Traub Productions,Raphael & Wilson Stacy Traub (EP), Casey Wilson & June Diane Raphael (EP, W-Pilot), Robert Duncan McNeill (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy series that focuses on two thirty-something fraternal twins who still live with each other and are not very satisfied with how their lives have turned out. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
OLD SOUL Universal Television,3 Arts Entertainment,Paper Kite Productions Josh Bycel & Jonathan Fener (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Becky (EP N/W), Amy Poehler (EP N/W), David Wain (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy series in which Natasha Lyonne plays a young woman who’s trying to find herself, but in the meantime she’s working as the aide to a group of elderly people. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
PRO, THE ABC Studios,Universal Television,Dark Toy Entertainment,Brillstein Entertainment Partners Peter Huyck & Alex Gregory (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Karey Burke (EP N/W), Marc Gurvitz (EP N/W), Todd Holland (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Rob Lowe (EP N/W) A single-camera workplace comedy set in and around a tennis and golf club, Rob Lowe stars as a former doubles champion who is reunited with his ex-partner after a public feud that left them both floundering in life. Rolled Pilot
NBC
Comedy
TWO TO GO Universal Television,Aggregate Films,David Janollari Entertainment Bryan Shukoff & Kevin Chesley (Co EP, W-Pilot), Jason Bateman (EP N/W), Jim Garavente (EP N/W), David Janollari (EP N/W), Craig Zisk (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy that centers on Laura and Kurt who struggle through life as the last two single people in their group of friends. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
BABYLON FIELDS 20th Century Fox Television Michael Atkinson (EP, W-Pilot), Gerald Cuesta (EP, W-Pilot), Michael Cuesta (D-Pilot, EP) The dead are reappearing in Babylon, N. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
SALVATION Universal Television,David Janollari Entertainment Elizabeth Heldens (EP, W-Pilot), David Janollari (EP N/W), Jeffrey Reiner (D-Pilot) A provocative drama set against the backdrop of a prominent Texas church where faith, family and corruption are explored in equal measure. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
TIN MAN Universal Television,John Glenn Entertainment,Bobker/Kruger Films Ehren Kruger (EP, W-Pilot), Daniel Bobker (EP N/W), John Glenn (EP N/W), DJ Caruso (D-Pilot) A psychological crime thriller set in the near future that focuses on a fugitive robot accused of first-degree murder who may hold the key to the future of human evolution, and the young female public defender forced to fight for his cause. Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
CARMICHAEL, JERROD PROJECT Universal Television,American Work Inc. Jerrod Carmichael (EP, W-Pilot), Mike Pennie (EP), Ravi Nandan (EP N/W), Scott Ellis (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy that centers on a consummate optimist (Jerrod Carmichael) who is eager to take on the world, but is too busy taking on everyone and everything in his small corner of it. Rolled Pilot
NBC
Comedy
ASSISTANCE Universal Television,Gary Sanchez Productions Jonathan Fener & Josh Bycel (EP, Show Runner), Leslye Headland (EP, W-Pilot), Owen Burke (EP N/W), Will Ferrell (EP N/W), Chris Henchy (EP N/W), Adam McKay (EP N/W), Adam Bernstein (D-Pilot) A single camera, fast-moving comedy centered on an idealistic "working girl" assistant who is pulled between her colleague ("work husband") and her real life fiance while trying to manage a demanding (translation: crazy) boss. Terminated Pilot
NBC
Comedy
BAKAY, NICK AND SIMPSON, JESSICA PROJECT Universal Television,Electus Nick Bakay (EP, W-Pilot), Ben Silverman (EP N/W), Joe Simpson (EP N/W) A single camera comedy series starring Jessica Simpson in a semi-autobiographical role. Terminated Pilot
NBC
Comedy
DONOR PARTY Universal Television,Lionsgate Television,Media Talent Group Karey Burke (EP N/W), Geyer Kosinski (EP N/W), Todd Holland (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy series. Terminated Pilot
NBC
Comedy
GIRLFRIEND IN A COMA Universal Television,Wolf Films Liz Brixius (EP, W-Pilot), Danielle Gelber (EP N/W), Peter Jankowski (EP N/W), Dick Wolf (EP N/W), David Frankel (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy series centering on a woman in her thirties who awakens from a coma after almost two decades to find out she has a 17-year-old daughter from a pregnancy she was unaware of when her life was put on hold. Terminated Pilot
NBC
Drama
I AM VICTOR Universal Television,Television 360 Mark Goffman (EP, W-Pilot), Meghan Lyvers (EP N/W), Jo Nesbo (Author, EP N/W), Daniel Rappaport (EP N/W), Niclas Salomonsson (EP N/W), Jonas Pate (D-Pilot) A dramatic series based on the book by Jo Norbo centering on a high powered divorce attorney with a unique view of relationships. Terminated Pilot
A&E
Comedy
WHITEY A + E Studios,Thinkfactory Media Leslie Greif (EP N/W) A comedy that centers on Guy “Whitey” White, a bright, conservative and frustrated guy in his 40s who is struggling to understand the changing values of a country in a world that has forever gone with the wind.
A&E
Drama
RETURNED, THE A + E Studios,FremantleMedia North America,Haut et Court Carlton Cuse (EP, W-Pilot), Thom Beers (EP N/W), Stefanie Berk (EP N/W), Craig Cegielski (EP N/W), Keith Gordon (D-Pilot) A drama about a small town that is turned upside down when several local people, who have been long presumed dead, suddenly reappear having not aged and unaware of their own fatality. Rolled Series
A&E
Drama
OCCULT ABC Studios,Platinum Dunes James Wong (EP, W-Pilot), Michael Bay (EP N/W), Andrew Form (EP N/W), Bradley Fuller (EP N/W) A drama that centers on an FBI agent who's just come off administrative leave following an on-the-job meltdown over his wife's disappearance. N Terminated Pilot
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  1. 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?

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  5. 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?

  6. mitchell says:

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. jacq forens says:

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

  10. 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.

  11. Spaniard says:

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

  12. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  13. maría says:

    Brilliant

  14. NardoE says:

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

  15. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  16. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  17. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!