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
HAMPTON DEVILLE Comedy Central Productions Pat Bishop (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Matt Ingebretson (EP, W-Pilot), Jake Weisman (EP, W-Pilot) A single camera, workplace comedy that follows Matt (Ingebretson) and Jake (Weisman) two junior executives-in-training who are forced to do the dirty work of the higher-ups at one of the world’s largest corporations, Hampton DeVille. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
HOOD ADJACENT Comedy Central Productions,Brillstein Entertainment Partners Shawna Kornberg (EP N/W), Alex Murray (EP N/W), Troy Miller & Stoney Sharp (D-Pilot) A comedy series that will explore contemporary urban topics and share James Davis' perspective on the world he grew up in and the world he grew up next to through a unique, hybrid style of comedy that bridges the gap between urban and mainstream comedy. Series Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
DRUNK GIRL/HIGH GUY Comedy Central Productions,A24 Sarah Walker (EP, W-Pilot), Noah Garfinkel (EP N/W), John Hodges (EP N/W), Ravi Nandan (EP N/W) Based on Sarah Walker and Noah Garfinkel's 'Funny or Die' column, this comedy pilot follows the adventures of two best friends and work wife/work husband in New York City – a girl who is almost always drunk, and a guy who is almost always high. Pilot Pick Up
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. Pilot Pick Up
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. Pilot Pick Up
Comedy Central
Comedy
WILLIAMS, JESSICA PROJECT Comedy Central Productions,Mosaic Naomi Ekperigin (EP, W-Pilot), Jessica R. 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
Animation
GERMANY Free Association Aaron Karo (EP, W-Pilot), Reid Carolin (EP N/W), Peter Kiernan (EP N/W), Channing Tatum (EP N/W) An animated series about a community of germs living in a Petri dish at the University of Berlin. 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
OVERANALYZERS Comedy Central Productions,Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment Brian Schacter (EP, W-Pilot), Echo Kellum (EP N/W), Brooke Pobjoy (EP N/W), Marc Provissiero (EP N/W), Bryan Poyser (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy series that follows the misadventures of a diverse group of friends in their mid-twenties, one of them played by Kellum, as they navigate the fast-moving technological and cultural changes that make life as a young-ish person such a confusing and hilarious nightmare. Terminated Pilot
Comedy Central
Comedy
WILLMAN, JUSTIN PROJECT Comedy Central Productions Chris Hardwick (EP), Justin Willman (EP), Stuart Miller (EP N/W), Alex Murray (EP N/W), Tim Sarkes (EP N/W) Comedian Justin Willman aims to fix the world’s greatest problems and social injustices using the only logical method we have left: Magic. Terminated Pilot
Discovery
Drama
MANIFESTO Lionsgate Television,Trigger Street Productions Andrew Sodroski (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Brunetti (EP), Greg Yaitanes (D-Pilot, EP, Show Runner), John Goldwyn (EP N/W), Troy Searer (EP N/W), Kevin Spacey (EP N/W) MANIFESTO tells the story of how the FBI brought down one of the most infamous criminal masterminds in the world from the point of view of an FBI profiler. Series Pick Up
Discovery Family Channel
Animation
DREAM DEFENDERS Tiny Island Productions The series follows 14-year-old twins Zoey and Zane Mercer through their dual dimension adventures—in both the ‘Realworld’ of Meridian, and the fantastical universes of the ‘Dreamworld’. Terminated Series
Disney Channel
Animation
TANGLED: THE SERIES Disney Television Animation Chris Sonnenburg (EP, Supervising Producer, W-Pilot) Based on Walt Disney Animation Studios' acclaimed feature film, Tangled; the animated series unfolds as Rapunzel acquaints herself with her parents, her kingdom and the people of Corona; her irrepressible spirit and natural curiosity about the world drives her to the realization that there is so much more she needs to learn before she can truly accept her royal destiny. Series Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
ANDI MACK It's A Laugh Prods.,MM Productions Terri Minsky (EP, W-Pilot), Michelle Manning (EP N/W), Betty Thomas (D-Pilot) A single camera that introduces Andi Marcus as she's about to celebrate her 13th birthday; she's eager to have a little teenage fun and adventure – just a little – but that may never happen because her strict mother is doing everything in her power to keep Andi from turning out like her older sister, Bex. Series Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
FOREVER BOYS It's A Laugh Prods. Stephen Engel (W-Pilot), David Light (W-Pilot), Joseph Raso (W-Pilot), Bob Smiley (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 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. Pilot Pick Up
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 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
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
Comedy
ALONE TOGETHER Freeform,Lonely Island, The Benji Aflalo (EP, W-Pilot), Esther Povitsky (EP, W-Pilot), Eben Russell (EP, W-Pilot), Hunter Covington (EP N/W), 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) “Alone Together,” is a half-hour, single-camera comedy starring Esther Povitsky (“Lady Dynamite,” “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”) and Benji Aflalo (“Not Safe with Nikki Glaser”). Series Pick Up
Freeform
Drama
BOLD TYPE, THE 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, chief content officer of Hearst Magazines, the show reveals a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women’s magazine Scarlet. Series Pick Up

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

  2. 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..

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. gitieDJ says:

    What about The Blexicans?

  6. Marco says:

    What about the Greatest American Hero and Ateam remakes?

  7. Alan says:

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

  8. lora says:

    You forget Presence (ABC)

  9. Maggie says:

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

  10. Gloria says:

    When is Devious maids coming back

  11. Michael W says:

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

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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?

  15. 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!

  16. Jeni Miller says:

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

  17. 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.

  18. 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?

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  22. 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?

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. jacq forens says:

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

  27. 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.

  28. Spaniard says:

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

  29. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  30. maría says:

    Brilliant

  31. NardoE says:

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

  32. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  33. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  34. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!