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
Drama
MARVEL'S CLOAK AND DAGGER Marvel Studios,ABC Signature Studios Jim Chory (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W), Gina Prince-Bythewood (D-Pilot) A superhero love story based on the titular comic book duo. Rolled Series
Freeform
Drama
SIREN Freeform Eric Wald (EP, W-Pilot), Dean White (EP), Nate Hopper (EP N/W), Brad Luff (EP N/W), R.D. Robb (EP N/W), Scott Stewart (D-Pilot) “Siren” takes us inside Bristol Cove—a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. Rolled Series
Freeform
Comedy
BROWN GIRLS Freeform,Kapital Entertainment Nastaran Dibai (EP, W-Pilot), Shilpi Roy (Co EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Tracy Katsky (EP N/W), Mark Cendrowski (D-Pilot) This multi-camera comedy centers on the relationship between Rimmi, an Indian-American aspiring beauty vlogger, and Devi, a young woman who has recently emigrated from India. Rolled Pilot
Freeform
Comedy
NICKI Freeform,Kapital Entertainment Kate Angelo (EP, W-Pilot), Stella Bulochnikov Stolper (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Nicki Minaj (EP N/W), Gee Roberson (EP N/W), Brian Sher (EP N/W), Tim Story (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy based on superstar Nick Minaj and her family’s immigration from Trinidad in the early 1990’s. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
Freeform
Comedy
YOUNG & SOFIA Freeform Ashley Tisdale (EP N/W) A spinoff the network's popular sitcom "Young and Hungry" featuring Gabi's best friend, Sofia Rodriguez (Aimee Carrero), and magazine editor, Logan Rawlings (Ashley Tisdale). Terminated Pilot
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. Rolled Series
FX
Animation
BROOKS, ALBERT & LOUIS C.K. PROJECT FX Productions,Pig Newton Albert Brooks (EP, W-Pilot), Louis C.K. (EP, W-Pilot) Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
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. Rolled Pilot
FX
Drama
HONEY Gerard Barrett (W-Pilot) Story set against the backdrop of the world of corporate espionage. Rolled Pilot
FX
Drama
MAYANS MC FX Productions,Fox 21 Television Studios Kurt Sutter (EP, 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. Rolled Pilot
FX
Comedy
MORGAN, TRACY PROJECT FX Productions,CBS Television Studios,Tannenbaum Company, The John Carcieri (EP, W-Pilot), Richie Keen (EP), Jordan Peele (EP, W-Pilot), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Tracy Morgan (EP N/W), Eric Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Kim Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Joel Zadak (EP N/W) A single camera comedy that centers on a career criminal who is released from prison after 15 long years, hoping to reintegrate into a society that long ago left him behind. Terminated Pilot
FXX
Animation
MARVEL'S DEADPOOL PROJECT FX Productions,Marvel Studios,ABC Signature Studios Jim Chory (EP N/W), Jeph Loeb (EP N/W) A Rolled Series
HBO
Animation
ESME & ROY Sesame Workshop,Nelvana A new animated series about a young girl and her monster pal who help take care of all kinds of interesting creatures when their regular guardians need aid. Series Pick Up
HBO
Comedy
BARRY HBO Original Programming Alec Berg (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Bill Hader (Creator, D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot) A single camera comedy that centers on an ex-Marine (Hader) who works as a low-rent hitman in the Midwest. Rolled Series
HBO
Drama
CORMORAN STRIKE HBO Original Programming,Bronte Film and Television Tom Edge (W-Pilot), Ben Richards (W-Pilot), Neil Blair (EP N/W), Ruth Kenley-Letts (EP N/W), Elizabeth Kilgarriff (EP N/W), Michael Keillor (D-Pilot) A limited series based on JK Rowling’s bestselling crime novels, written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, about a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street. Rolled Series
HBO
Drama
BALL, ALAN PROJECT 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. Rolled Series
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. Rolled Series
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. Rolled Series
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. Rolled Series
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. Rolled Series
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), 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. Rolled Series
HBO
Drama
SHIBDEN HALL HBO Original Programming,BBC Studios,Lookout Point Productions Faith Penhale (EP N/W), Piers Wenger (EP N/W) Set in West Yorkshire in 1832, Shibden Hall is the epic story of the remarkable landowner, Anne Lister. Rolled Series
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. Rolled Series
HBO
Comedy
A LOT HBO Original Programming Jenny Bicks (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Whitney Cummings (EP, W-Pilot), Maureen Dowd (Author, EP N/W), Jimmy Miller (EP N/W), Richard Shepard (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Tom Werner (EP N/W) A single camera comedy of modern relationships that focuses on human nature and social construction using documentary elements and appearances from experts to help the characters understand the biological basis of their behavior. Terminated Pilot
HBO
Drama
MOGADISHU, MINNESOTA HBO Original Programming,First Light Productions K'naan Warsame (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Kathryn Bigelow (EP N/W), Carolyn Strauss (EP N/W) A family drama that grapples with what it means to be American - among the Somalis of Minneapolis. Terminated Pilot
History
Drama
BLUE BOOK A+E Studios,Compari Entertainment Jackie Levine (EP N/W), Jack Rapke (EP N/W), Robert Zemeckis (EP N/W) 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. Rolled Series

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