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
BLOOD WILL OUT TriStar Television,Vendetta Walter Kirn (EP, W-Pilot), Sheldon Turner (EP, W-Pilot), Jennifer Klein (EP N/W) An eight-hour limited series that chronicles the 15-year friendship between Kirn and German con artist Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, who went by the name Clark Rockefeller. Series Pick Up
ANIMAL KINGDOM Warner Horizon Television,John Wells Productions Jonathan Lisco (EP, W-Pilot), David Michod (EP N/W), Andrew Stearn (EP N/W), Liz Watts (EP N/W), John Wells (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A famliy crime drama about 17-year-old Josh who moves in with his wild, free-wheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town. Pilot Pick Up
BAY, MICHAEL AND JERRY BRUCKHEIMER PROJECT Warner Horizon Television,Jerry Bruckheimer Television,Bay Films Michelle Ashford (EP, W-Pilot), Michael Bay (EP N/W), Jerry Bruckheimer (EP N/W), Billy Corben (EP N/W), Jonathan Littman (EP N/W), Alfred Spellman (EP N/W), Mark Pellington (D-Pilot) A gritty historical drama set in the wild and unpredictable world of the Florida drug trade in the 1970s. Pilot Pick Up
GOOD BEHAVIOR TNT Originals Blake Crouch (Author, EP, W-Pilot), Chad Hodge (EP, W-Pilot), Charlotte Sieling (D-Pilot) A drama series based on the Letty Dobesh books by Blake Crouch, Good Behavior is from writer Chad Hodge and tells the story of Letty Dobesh (Dockery), a thief and a con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, one bad decision from implosion – which is exactly how she likes it. Pilot Pick Up
HOME Warner Horizon Television,Jerry Bruckheimer Television Aron Eli Coleite (EP, W-Pilot), Brad Anderson (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Jerry Bruckheimer (EP N/W), Jonathan Littman (EP N/W) A family thriller/soap series that revolves around Rose Altman, a newly pregnant woman who has a successful business as an accomplished designer, and a wonderful home life with her husband Joe, a highly-regarded prison psychologist, and his two sons, to whom she’s enjoying being their stepmother. Pilot Pick Up
LUMEN ABC Signature Studios,TNT Originals,Amblin Television,Full Fathom Five Chris Black (EP, W-Pilot), Todd Cohen (EP N/W), Justin Falvey (EP N/W), Darryl Frank (EP N/W), James Frey (EP N/W), Joe Johnston (D-Pilot, EP N/W) An adventure, fantasy drama series about a family locked in an alternate world. Pilot Pick Up
ROBBERS Sony Pictures Television,Timberman/Beverly Productions Michael Dinner (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Carl Beverly (EP N/W), Sarah Timberman (EP N/W) A drama series that tells the story of a cop, two “running buddies” on a crime spree across Texas, and the girl who becomes the complication in a very unique love triangle. Pilot Pick Up
JAKE AND AMIR Electus,Pacific Electric Picture Co. Amir Blumenfeld (EP, W-Pilot), Jake Hurwitz (EP, W-Pilot), Michael Falbo (EP N/W), Ed Helms (EP N/W), Michael Lisbe & Nate Reger (EP N/W), Peter Principato (EP N/W), Sam Reich (EP N/W), Ricky Van Veen (EP N/W), David Kerr (D-Pilot) Jake Hurwitz & Amir Blumenfeld, the creators and stars of CollegeHumor's long-running weekly series that bears their names, have written and starred in more than 800 videos, which have garnered almost a billion views since the show's inception. N Pilot Pick Up
TV Land
LOPEZ TV Land Original Productions,3 Arts Entertainment John Altschuler & Dave Krinsky (EP, W-Pilot), Troy Miller (EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W) A semi-autobiographical single-camera comedy that revolves around America's most successful Hispanic American comedian. Series Pick Up
TV Land
I SHUDDER TV Land Original Productions Paul Rudnick (EP, W-Pilot), Dan Jinks (EP N/W), Michael Patrick Jann (D-Pilot) A single camera dark comedy focused on a meticulous but generous man who sees the world in very black and white terms: what is acceptable, and what is unacceptable. Pilot Pick Up
USA Network
BROOKLYN ANIMAL CONTROL Universal Cable Productions,IDW Entertainment,Circle of Confusion Productions J.T. Petty (Author, EP, W-Pilot), Ted Adams (EP N/W), David Alpert (EP N/W), David S. Goyer (EP N/W), Rick Jacobs (EP N/W), Brian Kirk (D-Pilot, EP N/W), David Ozer (EP N/W) A drama based on a comic book that follows the inner workings of a secret subdivision of the NYPD that functions as social services for some of the city’s most unique citizens — werewolves. Pilot Pick Up
USA Network
FALLING WATER Universal Cable Productions,Valhalla Entertainment Henry Bromell (EP, W-Pilot), Blake Masters (EP, W-Pilot), Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Gale Anne Hurd (EP N/W) A mind-bending thriller intersecting reality and unconscious thoughts, FALLING WATER is the story of three unrelated people, who slowly realize that they are dreaming separate parts of a single common dream. Pilot Pick Up
USA Network
PARADISE PICTURES Universal Cable Productions Aaron Korsh (EP), Rick Muirragui (EP, W-Pilot), John Dahl (D-Pilot) PARADISE PICTURES is about ambitious people striving to get to the top in 1940s Hollywood, when the dream factory was at its peak. Pilot Pick Up
USA Network
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK Universal Cable Productions,Legendary Television & Digital Media,Applebox Entertainment Jim Danger Gray (EP, W-Pilot), Marc Helwig (EP N/W), Neil Marshall (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Weaving between modern day and a possible future where characters have changed radically, Poor Richard’s Almanack is a character thriller about a cadre of heroes who emerge as the new “Founding Fathers” after America is pushed to the brink of collapse. Pilot Pick Up
USA Network
SHOOTER Paramount Television,Universal Cable Productions,di Bonaventura Pictures Television,Closest to the Hole Prods.,Leverage John Hlavin (EP, W-Pilot), Lorenzo di Bonaventura (EP N/W), Steve Levinson (EP N/W), Ryan Phillippe (EP N/W), Mark Wahlberg (EP N/W), Simon Cellan Jones (D-Pilot) Based on the best-selling Bob Lee Swagger novel by Stephen Hunter, Point of Impact, and the 2007 Paramount film starring Mark Wahlberg, SHOOTER is an action series about a highly decorated Marine sniper who is on the run after being falsely accused of trying to kill the President. Pilot Pick Up


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  1. Maggie says:

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

  2. Gloria says:

    When is Devious maids coming back

  3. Michael W says:

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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?

  7. 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!

  8. Jeni Miller says:

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

  9. 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.

  10. 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?

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  14. 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?

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. jacq forens says:

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

  19. 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.

  20. Spaniard says:

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

  21. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  22. maría says:


  23. NardoE says:

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

  24. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  25. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  26. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!