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,Scott Free,6th & Idaho 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, EP N/W) Based on author Justin Cronin’s best-selling trilogy of the same name, THE PASSAGE is an epic, character-driven thriller that morphs into a post-apocalyptic odyssey. 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
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
FOX
Drama
BEAST, THE 20th Century Fox Television,Baer Bones, Inc. Todd Harthan (W-Pilot), Neal Baer (EP), Dawn DeNoon (EP), Jessica Shulman (EP N/W), Stephen Hopkins (D-Pilot) Drama cycling between a pair of medical centers - a rich, private facility and a poor county hospital - shown from the perspective of the doctor who performs plastic surgery on the wealthy patients for his income but spends most of his time caring for the uninsured at the neighboring hospital. Rolled Pilot
NBC
Comedy
A.P. BIO Universal Television,Broadway Video,Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions Michael Patrick O'Brien (EP, W-Pilot), Seth Meyers (EP N/W), Lorne Michaels (EP N/W), Michael Shoemaker (EP N/W), Andrew Singer (EP N/W), Osmany Rodriguez (D-Pilot) When a philosophy scholar loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher, he makes it clear he will not be teaching any biology. Series Pick Up
NBC
Comedy
CHAMPIONS Universal Television,3 Arts Entertainment,Kaling International Mindy Kaling (EP, W-Pilot), Charlie Grandy (EP, W-Pilot), Howard Klein (EP N/W), 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. Series Pick Up
NBC
Drama
BRAVE, THE Universal Television,Keshet Studios Dean Georgaris (EP, W-Pilot), Rachel Kaplan (EP N/W), Avi Nir (EP N/W), Alon Shtruzman (EP N/W), Peter Traugott (EP N/W), Brad Anderson (D-Pilot, EP N/W) From the production team behind "Homeland" comes a fresh, heart-pounding journey into the complex world of America's elite undercover military heroes. Series Pick Up
NBC
Drama
GOOD GIRLS Universal Television,Minnesota Logging Company Jenna Bans (EP, W-Pilot), Jeannine Renshaw (EP N/W), Dean Parisot (D-Pilot, EP N/W) 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. Series 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), Lesli Linka Glatter (D-Pilot, 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
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, EP N/W) From Mickey Fisher, the creator of “Extant,” this grounded new thriller follows Mara Kint (Sarah Shahi), a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor after facing an unimaginable personal tragedy. Series Pick Up
NBC
Drama
RISE 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), Mike Cahill (D-Pilot, EP N/W) From Jason Katims, writer and executive producer of "Friday Night Lights" and "Parenthood," and "Hamilton" producer Jeffrey Seller comes a heartening new drama about finding inspiration in unexpected places. Series 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
RELATIVELY HAPPY Warner Bros. Television,Too Mutch Ink,Barge Productions Jeff Astrof (EP, W-Pilot), Max Mutchnick (EP, W-Pilot), James Burrows (D-Pilot) 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
SPACED OUT Warner Bros. Television,Doozer Adam Sztykiel (EP, W-Pilot), Jeff Ingold (EP N/W), Bill Lawrence (EP N/W), Ruben Fleischer (D-Pilot) 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,Le Train Train Productions Joe Port & Joe Wiseman (EP, W-Pilot), Rashida Jones (EP N/W), Will McCormack (EP N/W) 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
ASSIGNMENT, THE 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, EP N/W) Based on short stories by best-selling author Charlaine Harris 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
SHELTER Sony Pictures Television,Hwy61 Paul Haggis (EP, W-Pilot), 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
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. Terminated Pilot
NBC
Drama
CRUEL INTENTIONS Sony Pictures Television,Original Film,AMBI Group 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
MINIATURIST, THE Forge, The Rebecca Eaton (EP N/W), George Faber (EP N/W), Elizabeth Kilgarriff (EP N/W), Kate Sinclair (EP N/W) In 1686, the 18 year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. Rolled Series
Adult Swim
Animation
APOLLO GAUNTLET Mosaic,Mondo Media,Six Point Harness Animation Studio 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) The quarter-hour animated comedy series centers around an ordinary cop, Paul Cassidy, who gets transported to a futuristic medieval society by the evil Dr. Rolled Series
Adult Swim
Animation
HOT STREETS Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Seth Green (EP N/W), John Harvatine IV (EP N/W), Justin Roiland (EP N/W), Matthew Senreich (EP N/W), Eric Towner (EP N/W) The quarter-hour animated series revolves around FBI Agent Mark Branski, his partner, his niece, and her dog, who investigate supernatural phenomena. Rolled Series
Adult Swim
Animation
HOT STREETS Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Seth Green (EP N/W), John Harvatine IV (EP N/W), Justin Roiland (EP N/W), Matthew Senreich (EP N/W), Eric Towner (EP N/W) The quarter-hour animated series revolves around FBI Agent Mark Branski, his partner, his niece, and her dog, who investigate supernatural phenomena. Rolled Series
Adult Swim
Comedy
MOSTLY 4 MILLENNIALS Derrick Beckles (Creator, EP), Eric Andre (EP N/W) Mostly 4 Millennials is is a quarter-hour live-action comedy series that takes a look into what makes this incredibly important generation of humans tick, as well as others who may be interested in the all-important, millennial way of life---also known as the More Greatest Generation. Rolled Series
Adult Swim
Animation
JELLIES, THE Adult Swim This animated series follows a family of Jellyfish, including their 16-year-old human son Cornell. Rolled Series
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. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot

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