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
Freeform
Comedy
NOW & THEN Freeform,Kapital Entertainment Shawn Wines (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W) NOW & THEN is a single-camera comedy about a group of old college friends, who, having lost touch over the years, are brought back together unexpectedly for one wild night only to be given a new lease on life and friendship. Pilot Pick Up
Freeform
Drama
MISFITS ABC Signature Studios,Fake Empire Diane Ruggiero-Wright (Show Runner, W-Pilot), Murray Ferguson (EP N/W), Howard Overman (EP N/W), Stephanie Savage (EP N/W), Josh Schwartz (EP N/W), Victoria Mahoney (D-Pilot) A drama inspired by the popular British series of the same name that centers on a group of young offenders in a community service program who develop supernatural powers after being hit by a mysterious electrical storm. Pilot Pick Up
Freeform
Drama
PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: THE PERFECTIONISTS Warner Horizon Television,Alloy Entertainment,Long Lake Media I. Marlene King (EP, W-Pilot), Gina Girolamo (EP N/W), Leslie Morgenstein (EP N/W) Everything about the town of Beacon Heights seems perfect, from their top-tier college to their overachieving residents. Pilot Pick Up
Freeform
Animation
STICKS Sony Pictures Television,Olive Bridge Entertainment,Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Jessica Stickles (Co EP, W-Pilot), Ilana Glazer (EP N/W), Will Gluck (EP N/W), Abbi Jacobson (EP N/W), Richard Schwartz (EP N/W) An animated “Daria” crossed with “Girls” that follows the life of Sticks, a neurotic 20something with a head filled with pop culture references and a love of Chili’s. Pilot Presentation Pick Up
FX
Drama
TRUST FX Productions,Cloud Eight Films,Decibel Films Simon Beaufoy (EP, W-Pilot), Danny Boyle (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Christian Colson (EP N/W) A limited drama series which will tell the story of John Paul Getty III, heir to the Getty oil fortune. Series Pick Up
FX
Animation
BROOKS, ALBERT & LOUIS C.K. PROJECT FX Productions,Pig Newton Albert Brooks (EP, W-Pilot), Louis C.K. (EP, W-Pilot) Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
COMPLIANCE FX Productions,Scott Rudin Productions Sarah Burgess (EP, W-Pilot), Garrett Basch (EP N/W), Eli Bush (EP N/W), Scott Rudin (EP N/W) A single camera comedy centered around a private equity manager and his government-appointed compliance monitor. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
RIDE OR DIE FX Productions,3 Arts Entertainment,RCG Productions Cristin Milioti (EP, W-Pilot), Nina Pedrad (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Charlie Day (EP N/W), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Glenn Howerton (EP N/W), Rob McElhenney (EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W), Daniel Gray Longino (D-Pilot) This single-cam comedy follows Maxine, her best friends Natalie and Amy, and stepbrother Landis as they navigate the abject shit-storm that is adulthood. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
ROBESPIERRE & HOLM PROJECT FX Productions,A24 Elisabeth Holm (EP, W-Pilot), Gillian Robespierre (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), John Hodges (EP N/W), Ravi Nandan (EP N/W), Jenny Slate (EP N/W) This single-cam comedy explores the adult female friendship of two creative partners as they embark on a cross-country road trip. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Comedy
SINGULARITY FX Productions,Point Grey Pictures Sonny Lee (EP, W-Pilot), Evan Goldberg (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Seth Rogen (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A single camera comedy set in a future where humans are pets for robots and centered around two friends who begin to question this arrangement. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Drama
HONEY Gerard Barrett (W-Pilot) Story set against the backdrop of the world of corporate espionage. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Drama
MAYANS MC FX Productions,Fox 21 Television Studios Kurt Sutter (D-Pilot, EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Norberto Barba (D-Pilot, EP N/W) This drama pilot is set in a post Jax Teller world, where EZ Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the Cali/Mexi border, struggles with his desire for vengeance against the cartel, and his need for respect from the women he loves. Pilot Pick Up
FXX
Animation
MARVEL'S DEADPOOL PROJECT FX Productions,Marvel Studios,ABC Signature Studios Jim Chory (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W) A Series Pick Up
HBO
Comedy
BARRY HBO Original Programming Alec Berg (Creator, EP), Bill Hader (Creator, D-Pilot, EP) A single camera comedy that centers on an ex-Marine (Hader) who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
CONFEDERATE HBO Original Programming David Benioff & D.B. Weiss (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Malcolm Spellman & Nichelle Tramble (EP), Bernadette Caulfield (EP N/W), Carolyn Strauss (EP N/W) CONFEDERATE chronicles the events leading to the Third American Civil War. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
HERE AND NOW HBO Original Programming,Your Face Goes Here Entertainment Alan Ball (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), David Knoller (EP N/W), Peter Macdissi (EP N/W) A serialized drama series that focuses on a contemporary multi-racial family: a philosophy professor, his lawyer wife, their three adopted children from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia, and their sole biological child. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
I KNOW THIS MUCH IS TRUE FilmNation Entertainment Glen Basner (EP N/W), Ben Browning (EP N/W), Mark Ruffalo (EP N/W) Based on Wally Lamb's book of the same name, this epic family saga explores the American identity following the parallel lives of twin brothers Dominick and Thomas Birdsey throughout the latter half of the 20th century. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
LEVI, HAGAI AND STOLLMAN, NOAH PROJECT HBO Original Programming,Movie Plus Productions,Keshet Studios Joseph Cedar (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Rachel Kaplan (EP N/W), Michael Lombardo (EP N/W), Avi Nir (EP N/W), Alon Shtruzman (EP N/W), Peter Traugott (EP N/W), Karni Ziv (EP N/W) A drama series about the tragic torrent of violence that followed the disappearance and search for three Israeli teenagers during the summer of 2014, which resulted in the murders of Eyal Yifrach, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, Naftali Fraenkel, 16, who were taken at a hitchhiking stop. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
LOVECRAFT COUNTRY Warner Bros. Television,Bad Robot,Monkeypaw Productions Misha Green (EP, W-Pilot), J.J. Abrams (EP N/W), Jordan Peele (EP N/W), Ben Stephenson (EP N/W) When his father goes missing, 25-year-old Atticus Black joins up with his friend Letitia and his Uncle George to embark on a road trip across 1950s Jim Crow America to find him. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
MY BRILLIANT FRIEND HBO Original Programming,Rai Uno Radiotelevisione,Fandango,Wildside Laura Paolucci (W-Pilot), Francesco Piccolo (W-Pilot), Jennifer Schuur (EP N/W), Saverio Costanzo (D-Pilot, W-Pilot) When the most important friend in her life seems to have disappeared without a trace, Elena Greco, a now-elderly woman immersed in a house full of books, turns on her computer and starts writing the story of their friendship. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
NEW POPE, THE HBO Original Programming,Sky Original Productions,Mediapro,Wildside Umberto Contarello (W-Pilot), Paolo Sorrentino (D-Pilot, W-Pilot) A limited series set in the world of the modern papacy. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
SHARP OBJECTS Entertainment One (Los Angeles),Blumhouse Television Gillian Flynn (Author, EP), Marti Noxon (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Amy Adams (EP N/W), Jason Blum (EP N/W), Gregg Fienberg (EP N/W), Charles Layton (EP N/W), Jessica Rhoades (EP N/W), Nathan Ross (EP N/W), Jean-Marc Vallee (D-Pilot, EP N/W) An adaptation of Gillian Flynn's novel of the same name, this drama series tells the story of reporter Camille Preaker, played by Adams, who returns to her hometown to cover the murder of two preteen girls following a stay in a psychiatric hospital. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
SUCCESSION Gary Sanchez Productions Jesse Armstrong (EP, W-Pilot), Will Ferrell (EP N/W), Ilene S. Landress (EP N/W), Adam McKay (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Kevin Messick (EP N/W), Frank Rich (EP N/W) SUCCESSION follows the saga of the Roys, a fictional American global-media family that is not only rich and powerful but also powerfully dysfunctional. Series Pick Up
HBO
Comedy
AVENUE 5 HBO Original Programming Armando Iannucci (EP, W-Pilot) A space comedy set in the future. Pilot Pick Up
HBO
Comedy
MEXICO CITY: ONLY GOOD THINGS HAPPEN Más Mejor,Broadway Video Fred Armisen (EP, W-Pilot), Ana Fabrega (Co EP, W-Pilot), Julio Torres (Co EP, W-Pilot), Lorne Michaels (EP N/W), Andrew Singer (EP N/W), Fernando Frias (D-Pilot) A Spanish-language half-hour comedy set in a dreamy version of present day Mexico City following a group of friends obsessed with horror films and monster makeup. Pilot Pick Up
HBO
Drama
WATCHMEN Warner Bros. Television Based on the landmark DC Comics miniseries of the same name, WATCHMEN is set in a universe in which the appearance of costumed heroes in the mid-20th Century have altered the course of history — leading to a U. Pilot Pick Up
History
Drama
BLUE BOOK ImageMovers,A+E Studios,Compari Entertainment Sean Jablonski (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Jackie Levine (EP N/W), Jack Rapke (EP N/W), Robert Zemeckis (EP N/W), Robert Stromberg (D-Pilot) A dramatic series chronicling the true top secret United States Air Force-sponsored investigations into UFO-related phenomena in the 1950’s and 60’s known as “Project Blue Book. Series Pick Up
History
Drama
THE BREACH: INSIDE THE IMPEACHMENT OF BILL CLINTON FremantleMedia North America,A+E Studios David K. Israel (W-Pilot), R.J. Cutler (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Barry Jossen (EP N/W) A political thriller, THE BREACH: INSIDE THE IMPEACHMENT OF BILL CLINTON is an intimate, riveting depiction of how one of the nation’s biggest political scandals unfolded – from the revelation that President Clinton was having an affair with Monica Lewinsky, through the political combat that saw Hillary Clinton, Newt Gingrich, Prosecutor Ken Starr, Congressman Bob Livingston and many others dominating the national headlines. Series Pick Up
IFC
Comedy
LIVING WITH YOURSELF Likely Story Jeffrey Blitz (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Anthony Bregman (EP N/W), Jeff Stern (EP N/W) Living With Yourself is about George Elliot, a man who is burned out and facing an impasse in both his personal and professional life. Terminated Series
Investigation Discovery
Drama
VON BULOW AFFAIR, THE Universal Cable Productions Ilene Rosenzweig (EP, W-Pilot), Angela Bromstad (EP N/W), Meryl Poster (EP N/W) “The Von Bulow Affair” was the most scandalous and sensational murder trial of the1980s, borne from the bowels of high society that existed between white-linen parties of Newport and white-powder mischief at New York’s poshest nightclub. Series Pick Up

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