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
Starz Media
Drama
ONE PERCENT, THE Starz Originals,MRC Armando Bo (EP, W-Pilot), Alexander Dinelaris (EP, W-Pilot), Nicolas Giacobone (EP, W-Pilot), Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot) A drama series that revolves around a struggling farmer (Helms) who encounters a bizarre twist of fate that might save or ruin his family farm. Terminated Series
Starz Media
Comedy
POUR VIDA Big Beach,Starz Originals Tanya Saracho (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Erin Keating (EP N/W), Dan Pasternack (EP N/W), Peter Saraf (EP N/W), Robin Schwartz (EP N/W), Marc Turtletaub (EP N/W), Alonso Ruizpalacios (D-Pilot) A scripted half-hour about two sisters, Emma and Lyn who inherit a bar/building when their mother dies and must confront the changing face of their hometown of Boyle Heights LA, with its Chicano hipsters and old school Mexican-Americans. Rolled Pilot
SundanceTV
Drama
LIAR ITV Studios,All3Media International James Strong (EP N/W, SD) This compelling emotional thriller tells the story of a night that changes the lives of Laura Newell and Andrew Ellis forever. Rolled Series
SYFY
Drama
HAPPY! Universal Cable Productions,Original Film Brian Taylor (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Toby Jaffe (EP N/W), Christopher Meloni (EP N/W), Neal H. Moritz (EP N/W), Pavun Shetty (EP N/W) Based on the graphic novel of the same name, the series follows Nick Sax – an intoxicated, corrupt ex-cop turned hit man – who is adrift in a world of casual murder, soulless sex and betrayal. Series Pick Up
SYFY
Drama
KRYPTON Warner Horizon Television,DC Entertainment,Phantom Four David Goyer (EP, W-Pilot), Damian Kindler (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Colm McCarthy (Co EP N/W, D-Pilot) Set two generations before the destruction of the legendary Man of Steel’s home planet, KRYPTON follows Superman’s grandfather — whose House of El was ostracized and shamed — as he fights to redeem his family’s honor and save his beloved world from chaos. Series Pick Up
SYFY
Drama
GHOST WARS Nomadic Pictures Simon Barry (EP, SD, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Mike Frislev (EP N/W), Dennis Heaton (EP N/W), Chad Oakes (EP N/W), David Von Ancken (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Set in a remote Alaskan town that has been overrun by paranormal forces, the series focuses on local outcast Roman Mercer, who must overcome the town’s prejudices and his own personal demons if he’s to harness his repressed psychic powers and save everyone from the mass haunting that’s threatening to destroy them all. Rolled Series
SYFY
Drama
SUPERSTITION XLrator Media,MVPTV Joel Anderson Thompson (EP, Show Runner), Laurence Andries (EP N/W) The series centers around the Mosley family, owners of the only funeral home in a fictitious town on the outskirts of New Orleans and keepers of the town’s dark secrets and history. Rolled Series
SYFY
Drama
MACHINE, THE Universal Cable Productions Caradog W. James (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), John Giwa-Amu (EP N/W), Andrew Miller (EP N/W) A drama based on the 2013 cult hit film of the same name. Rolled Pilot
SYFY
Drama
NIGHTFLYERS Hypnotic,Universal Cable Productions,Gaeta / Rosenzweig Films,Lloyd Ivan Miller Productions Jeff Buhler (EP, W-Pilot), David Bartis (EP N/W), Michael Gaeta (EP N/W), Gene Klein (EP N/W), Doug Liman (EP N/W), Lloyd Ivan Miller (EP N/W), Alice Neuhauser (EP N/W), Alison Rosenzweig (EP N/W) Set in the future on the eve of Earth’s destruction, a crew of explorers journey on the most advanced ship in the galaxy, The Nightflyer, to intercept a mysterious alien spacecraft that might hold the key to their survival. Rolled Pilot
SYFY
Drama
TREMORS Blumhouse Productions,Universal Cable Productions Andrew Miller (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Kevin Bacon (EP N/W), David Schiff (EP N/W) The killer Graboid worms that nearly destroyed Perfection, Nevada 25 years ago are back, and the town’s only hope for survival is Valentine McKee (Bacon) who beat them once. Rolled Pilot
SYFY
Drama
HAUNTED, THE Universal Cable Productions,Full Fathom Five Todd Cohen (EP N/W), James Frey (EP N/W) A supernatural horror-drama about four siblings who reunite following their parents' deaths. Terminated Pilot
SYFY
Drama
PROTOTYPE Universal Cable Productions,Escape Artists Tony Basgallop (EP, W-Pilot), Todd Black (EP N/W), Jason Blumenthal (EP N/W), Jesus de la Vega (EP N/W), Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A sci-fi thriller drama that centers on three unlikely cohorts who inadvertently stumble upon an invention that challenges the very nature of quantum physics – a discovery which in turn puts their lives in grave danger. Terminated Pilot
TBS
Comedy
NIGHTMARE TIME TBS Darcy Fowler (EP, W-Pilot), Aubrey Plaza (EP, W-Pilot), Kieran Valla (D-Pilot) Every episode features two insane nightmares, inspired by the horrors of modern society and uses tropes and touchstones of the horror genre to guide audiences through its absurd universe.
TBS
Animation
COPS, THE FX Productions,Pig Newton,Studio T Dave Becky (EP N/W), Greg Daniels (EP N/W), Howard Klein (EP N/W), Dino Stamatopoulos (EP N/W) THE COPS follows Al (Brooks) and Lou (CK), two Los Angeles patrolmen trying their best to protect and serve, sometimes failing at both; Ride with them as they patrol one of the biggest cities in the world, then go home with them and be glad you're not married to either. Rolled Series
TBS
Animation
FINAL SPACE Conaco Productions,Studio T,New Form Digital Olan Rogers (EP, W-Pilot), David Sacks (EP, W-Pilot), Kathleen Grace (EP N/W), Matt Hoklotubbe (EP N/W), David Kissinger (EP N/W), Conan O'Brien (EP N/W), Jeff Ross (EP N/W), Melissa Schneider (EP N/W), Larry Sullivan (EP N/W) This animated comedy series is a serialize intergalactic space saga about an astronaut named Gary and his adorable, planet-destroying friend, Mooncake; The series will follow their adventures as they embark on a quest to unlock the mystery of “Final Space,” the place where the entire universe ends. Rolled Series
TBS
Animation
TARANTULA Rough House Pictures,Studio T Carson Mell (Creator, W-Pilot), David Gordon Green (EP N/W), Jody Hill (EP N/W), Brandon James (EP N/W), Danny McBride (EP N/W) The series centers on Echo Johnson, a respected but uncertified tattoo artist who delivers absurd yet introspective monologues. Rolled Series
TBS
Comedy
LAST OG, THE Studio T,Tannenbaum Company, The,Principato-Young Entertainment John Carcieri (EP, W-Pilot), Jordan Peele (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Tracy Morgan (EP N/W), Eric Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Kim Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Joel Zadak (EP N/W) After being released on good behavior from a 15-year prison stint, Tracy is shocked to see just how much the world has changed in his absence. Rolled Series
TBS
Comedy
WORLD'S END TBS,Electus,Studio T Jonathan Ames (EP, W-Pilot), Sean Canino (EP N/W), Stephanie Davis (EP N/W), Ben Silverman (EP N/W), Alan Poul (D-Pilot) This single cam comedy pilot follows Henry Mueller, a charismatic high school English teacher who has a breakdown and is committed to a mental institution. Rolled Pilot
TBS
Comedy
D, THE TBS,Rough House Pictures,Five All in the Fifth Entertainment Chip Hall (EP, W-Pilot), Christopher Powell (EP, W-Pilot), Douglas Banker (EP N/W) A half-hour, single camera comedy set in inner-city Detroit and follows 25-year-old Chris "CP" Powell and his best friend Reggie Bo, an inner-city version of Elmo, as CP fights to earn the respect of his legendary gangster father while at the same time surviving in Americas most dangerous city. Terminated Pilot
TNT
Drama
LET THE RIGHT ONE IN Tomorrow Studios,Hammer Film Productions Jeff Davis (EP, W-Pilot), Marty Adelstein (EP N/W), Alexander Yves Brunner (EP N/W), Becky Clements (EP N/W), Carl Molinder (EP N/W), Simon Oakes (EP N/W), Euros Lyn (D-Pilot) Based on the best-selling novel by Sweedish author John Ajvide Lindqvist, this drama series is about a bullied teen boy who befriends a young female vampire; When a series of strange murders pop up in their small Vermont town, it attracts the attention of a federal marshal with a mysterious past of his own.
TNT
Drama
MONSTERS OF GOD Battle Plan Productions,Plan B Entertainment,TNT Rod Lurie (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Sarah Esberg (EP N/W), Marc Frydman (EP N/W), Dede Gardner (EP N/W), Jeremy Kleiner (EP N/W), Brad Pitt (EP N/W) In this new drama pilot, savagery and violence are the cornerstones of Colonel "Terrible" Bill Lancaster's holy war against the Comanche in post-Civil War Texas.
TNT
Drama
TIME OF DEATH Blinding Edge Pictures,IM Global Television R. Christopher Murphy & Guy Busick (EP, W-Pilot), Stuart Ford (EP N/W), Ashwin Rajan (EP N/W), M. Night Shyamalan (EP N/W), Mark Stern (EP N/W) Time of Death is planned as an anthology of season-long horror tales that unfold in real time, each one taking viewers hour-by-hour through a single long night of hell.
TNT
Drama
ALIENIST, THE TNT Originals,Anonymous Content,Paramount Television,Studio T Hossein Amini (EP, W-Pilot), Cary Joji Fukunaga (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Steve Golin (EP N/W), Amy J. Kaufman (EP N/W), Eric Roth (EP N/W), Rosalie Swedlin (EP N/W) Based on the international best-selling novel by Caleb Carr, The Alienist is a psychological thriller set in the Gilded Age of New York City in 1896, a city of vast wealth, extreme poverty and technological innovation. Rolled Series
TNT
Drama
TALES FROM THE CRYPT TNT Originals,Endgame Entertainment,Blinding Edge Pictures,Aloris Entertainment Dan McKinnon (EP N/W), Ashwin Rajan (EP N/W), John Santilli (EP N/W), M. Night Shyamalan (D-Pilot, EP N/W), James D. Stern (EP N/W) A drama horror series based on the original EC Comics. Rolled Series
TNT
Drama
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. Terminated Series
TNT
Drama
FOREIGN BODIES Entertainment One (Los Angeles),Eleven Film Tom Basden (EP, W-Pilot), Jamie Campbell (EP N/W), Joel Wilson (EP N/W), Jonathan van Tulleken (D-Pilot) A comedic drama about a group of young adults venturing across China, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Terminated Series
TNT
Drama
DEADLIER THAN THE MALE Studio T,Made Up Stories Harriet Warner (EP, W-Pilot), Casey Haver (EP N/W), Bruna Papandrea (EP N/W) Deadlier Than the Male centers on a trio of characters, each with a mysterious and troubling past, including a young woman who once looked into the eyes of a dangerous killer, a former serial predator desperate to find redemption and a grieving mother obsessed with finding her missing daughter. Rolled Pilot
TNT
Drama
DEEP MAD DARK, THE Warner Horizon Television,Fabrik Entertainment,John Wells Productions,Studio T Megan Martin (EP, W-Pilot), Henrik Bastin (EP N/W), Mikkel Bondesen (EP N/W), Kristen Campo (EP N/W), John Wells (EP N/W), Niels Arden Oplev (D-Pilot) This new drama pilot is a propulsive, layered mystery-thriller about an intoxicating friendship and how it leads to a brutal act of violence that drives two women in radically different ways. Rolled Pilot
TNT
Drama
HINGES John Wells Productions,TNT Originals,Warner Horizon Television Janine Sherman Barrois (EP, W-Pilot), Anthony Hemingway (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Mark Taylor (EP N/W), John Wells (EP N/W) A drama series that provocatively and humorously dissects middle-class suburbia, Hinges follows two sets of neighbors whose lives are dramatically changed in the wake of a scandal that rocks the community. Rolled Pilot
TNT
Drama
SNOWPIERCER ITV Studios,CJ Entertainment,Tomorrow Studios,Unity Pictures,Studio T Josh Friedman (EP, W-Pilot), Marty Adelstein (EP N/W), Joon Ho Bong (EP N/W), Park Chan-wook (EP N/W), Dooho Choi (EP N/W), Becky Clements (EP N/W), Scott Derrickson (EP N/W, SD), Lee Tae-hun (EP N/W) Based on the award-winning film by Bong Joon Ho, this futuristic thriller drama is set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, and the remnants of humanity inhabit a gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe. Rolled Pilot

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