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
DirecTV
Comedy
YOU ME HER Entertainment One Alan Gasmer (EP N/W), Peter Jaysen (EP N/W) Inspired by a Playboy feature titled “Sugar on Top” written by John H. 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’. 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
Animation
TANGLED Disney Television Animation Chris Sonnenburg (EP, W-Pilot) Based on Walt Disney Animation Studios' acclaimed feature film, Tangled. Series Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
PAIGE & FRANKIE Disney Channel Productions Marc Warren (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy series that revolves around two 12 year-old up-and-coming musicians who write and perform comedic songs about their everyday lives. Pilot Pick Up
Disney Channel
Comedy
STUCK IN THE MIDDLE It's A Laugh Prods. Linda Figueiredo (EP, W-Pilot), Jonathan Judge (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy that centers on 12-year-old Harley (Ortega), 12-year-old Harley, who is the ultimate middle child, stuck in the middle of seven kids. Pilot Pick Up
Disney Junior
Animation
ELENA OF AVALOR Disney Television Animation Craig Gerber (EP N/W) A spin-off animation series of SOFIA THE FIRST. Series Pick Up
Disney Junior
Animation
MICKEY AND THE ROADSTER RACERS Disney Television Animation Rob Laduca (EP N/W) A madcap car-racing adventure for preschoolers featuring Disney's #1 star, Mickey Mouse, and his pals Minnie, Pluto, Goofy, Daisy and Donald. 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
FUTURE-WORM! Disney Television Animation Ryan Quincy (EP, 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
MIKEY MURPHY'S LAW Disney Television Animation Jeff Marsh (EP, W-Pilot), Dan Povenmire (EP, W-Pilot) An animated series that tells the story introduces Mikey, the fictional great-great-great-great grandson of the Murphy's Law namesake. 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. Pilot Pick Up
Disney XD
Comedy
MTX! It's A Laugh Prods. Steve Marmel (EP, W-Pilot), Zach Lipovsky (D-Pilot) An adventure live-action single camera comedy that centers on Ryan (Potvin), who possesses the power of technopathy, or the ability to control technology with your mind, which he uses to defeat the monsters that an evil corporation sent to destroy his city. Pilot Pick Up
E!
Drama
ARRANGEMENT, THE Universal Cable Productions Jonathan Abrahams (EP, W-Pilot), Jimmy Fox (EP N/W), Eli Holzman (EP N/W), Stephen Lambert (EP N/W) “The Arrangement” is a Cinderella story for modern times, with a dramatic and complicated Hollywood twist. Pilot Pick Up
Epix
Comedy
GRAVES Lionsgate Television Keith Eisner (EP), Joshua Michael Stern (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Eric Weinberg (EP), Nick Nolte (EP N/W), Greg Shapiro (EP N/W) A single camera comedy starring Oscar-nominated Nick Nolte as a former President of the United States. Series Pick Up
Epix
Drama
BERLIN STATION Paramount Television,Anonymous Content Olen Steinhauer (EP, W-Pilot), Bradford Winters (EP), Keith Redmon (EP N/W), Michael R. Roskam (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Eric Roth (EP N/W) An espionage drama series that follows Daniel Meyer, a newly anointed case officer who has arrived at the CIA foreign station in Berlin, Germany. Series Pick Up
Esquire Network
Drama
SPOTLESS Esquire Network,Tandem Pictures Corrine Marrinan (EP, W-Pilot), Ed McCardie (EP, W-Pilot), Jonas Bauer (EP N/W), Rola Bauer (EP N/W), Suzanne Berger (EP N/W) A dark, drama series set in London. Series Pick Up
FX
Comedy
BETTER THINGS FX Productions,Pig Newton,3 Arts Entertainment Pamela Adlon (EP, W-Pilot), Louis C.K. (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Dave Becky (EP N/W), Blair Breard (EP N/W) A single camera comedy about Sam (Adlon), a working actor trying to earn a living, navigate her daughters' lives, have fun with a friend or two, and also - just maybe - squeeze in some sex once in a while. Series Pick Up
FX
Comedy
ATLANTA FX Productions,MGMT. Entertainment Donald Glover (EP, W-Pilot), Dianne McGunigle (EP N/W), Paul Simms (EP N/W), Hiro Murai (D-Pilot) 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
JENNY SLATE 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) A single camera comedy that will explore the adult female relationship dynamic when two born-and-raised New Yorkers embark on a cross-country road trip. Pilot Pick Up
FX
Drama
SNOWFALL FX Productions,Underground Films Eric Amadio (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Andron (EP, Show Runner), John Singleton (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Trevor Engelson (EP N/W), Michael London (EP N/W), Evan Silverberg (EP N/W) A period drama set in Los Angeles in 1981 against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its impact on the culture. Pilot Pick Up
FXX
Animation
CASSIUS & CLAY FX Productions,Floyd County Productions Megan Ganz (EP, W-Pilot), Adam Reed (EP, W-Pilot), Matt Thompson (EP N/W) An animated action-buddy comedy starring Kaitlin Olson as “Cassius” and Lake Bell as “Clay,” bandits looking to survive in a futuristic, post-apocalyptic American South. Series Pick Up
FXX
Comedy
TRACY MORGAN PROJECT FX Productions,Tannenbaum Company, The,RCG Productions Christopher Case (EP, W-Pilot), Charlie Day (EP N/W), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Glenn Howerton (EP N/W), Rob McElhenney (EP N/W), Eric Tannenbaum & Kim Haswell-Tannenbaum (EP N/W) A single-camera comedy toplined by Tracy Morgan who takes on group of white tenants in their mid-20's in a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood in New York City. Series Pick Up
Hallmark Channel
Drama
CHESAPEAKE SHORES Hallmark Entertainment Abby O'Brien Winters returns to Chesapeake Shores when she receives a panicked phone call from her younger sister Jess, who has renovated the charming Inn at Eagle Point. Series Pick Up
HBO
Animation
ANIMALS HBO Original Programming,Duplass Brothers Television,Starburns Industries, Inc. Phil Matarese & Mike Luciano (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Jay Duplass (EP N/W), Mark Duplass (EP N/W) An animated comedy that revolves around the downtrodden creatures native to Earth’s least habitable environment: New York City. Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
BIG LITTLE LIES HBO Original Programming,Blossom Films,Pacific Standard,David E. Kelley Productions David E. Kelley (EP, W-Pilot), Nicole Kidman (EP N/W), Bruna Papandrea (EP N/W), Per Saari (EP N/W), Reese Witherspoon (EP N/W) Subversive, darkly comedic limited drama BIG LITTLE LIES tells the tale of three mothers of kindergartners whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder. 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), J.J. 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
YOUNG POPE, THE Wildside,Haut et Court,Sky Atlantic,Canal+,HBO Original Programming Paolo Sorrentino (D-Pilot, EP, SD, W-Pilot), Simon Arnal (EP N/W), Caroline Benjo (EP N/W), Mario Gianani (EP N/W), John Lyons (EP N/W), Lorenzo Mieli (EP N/W), Carole Scotta (EP N/W) "The Young Pope," tells the story of the beginning of Pontificate of Pius XIII, born Lenny Belardo. A Series Pick Up
HBO
Drama
UTOPIA HBO Original Programming,Shine America (DEFUNCT),Kudos 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. Terminated Series
HBO
Comedy
GORBURGER SHOW, THE Funny or Die,3 Arts Entertainment Josh Martin & Ryan McNeely (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), T.J. Miller (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Becky (EP N/W), Sean Boyle (EP N/W), Mike Farah (EP N/W), Akiva Schaffer (EP N/W), Jorma Taccone (EP N/W) A half-hour comedy series that uses the format of a talk show. Pilot Pick Up

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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?

  4. 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!

  5. Jeni Miller says:

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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?

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  11. 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?

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. jacq forens says:

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

  16. 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.

  17. Spaniard says:

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

  18. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  19. maría says:

    Brilliant

  20. NardoE says:

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

  21. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  22. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  23. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!