TV Pilots/Development Scorecard

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
ABC
Drama
MARVEL'S THE INHUMANS ABC Studios,Marvel Studios Scott Buck (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot) Based on the Marvel Comics about a race of superhumans with diverse and singularly unique powers, this drama series will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY Skydance Media David Ellison (EP N/W), Dana Goldberg (EP N/W), Jill Littman (EP N/W), Marcy Ross (EP N/W), Kyra Sedgwick (EP N/W) Ten Days In the Valley follows Jane Sadler (Sedgwick), an overworked television producer and single mother in the middle of a fractious separation. Series Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
LIBBY & MALCOLM ABC Studios,Khalabo Ink Society,Principato-Young Entertainment Kenya Barris (EP, W-Pilot), Vijal Patel (EP, W-Pilot), E. Brian Dobbins (EP N/W), Felicity Huffman (EP N/W), Courtney B. Vance (EP N/W) A single-camera blended family comedy about two polar-opposite political pundits who fall in love despite all odds and form an insta-family as well as a work partnership. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
SALVATION Secret Hideout,CBS Television Studios Elizabeth J. Kruger & Craig Shapiro (EP, W-Pilot), Heather Kadin (EP N/W), Alex Kurtzman (EP N/W), Peter M. Lenkov (EP N/W) A suspense thriller that centers on an MIT grad student and a tech superstar who bring a low-level Pentagon official a staggering discovery – that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
SENSORY CBS Television Studios,TriStar Television,Scott Free Productions David Zabel (EP, W-Pilot), Roger Freet (EP N/W), Richie Kern (EP N/W), Ridley Scott (EP N/W), David W. Zucker (EP N/W), Sam Miller (D-Pilot) Based on the true story of Dr. Terminated Pilot
CW
Drama
WILLIAMSON, KEVIN PROJECT Warner Bros. Television,Outerbanks Entertainment Kevin Williamson (EP, W-Pilot), David Nutter (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A young woman seeks help from a parapsychologist when she begins to experience paranormal phenomena. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
MACFARLANE, SETH PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,Fuzzy Door Productions Elizabeth Heldens (EP), Seth MacFarlane (EP, W-Pilot), Jon Favreau (CO, D-Pilot) A comedic drama set 300 years in the future. Series Pick Up
FOX
Animation
OKIES OF BEL AIR 20th Century Fox Television,Imagine Television Sean O'Connor (W-Pilot), Francie Calfo (EP N/W), Brian Grazer (EP N/W), Blake Griffin (EP N/W), Dave Jeser (EP N/W), Matt Silverstein (EP N/W) An animated comedy that borrows some elements from Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin’s life. Pilot Presentation Pick Up
FOX
Animation
THAT'S MY BUS 20th Century Fox Television Tom Brady (EP, Show Runner), Dan Perlman & Will Julian (EP, W-Pilot) An animated comedy project about an NYC bus driver. Pilot Presentation Pick Up
FOX
Drama
LUTHER 20th Century Fox Television,BBC Worldwide Productions,Chernin Entertainment Neil Cross (EP, W-Pilot), Peter Chernin (EP N/W), Idris Elba (EP N/W), Julie Gardner (EP N/W), Katherine Pope (EP N/W), Jane Tranter (EP N/W) Based on the format of the successful and award-winning BBC series. Cast Contingent Pilot Pick Up
NBC
Drama
CRUEL INTENTIONS Sony Pictures Television,Original Film,AMBI Pictures Becky Hartman-Edwards (EP, Show Runner), Roger Kumble (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Lindsey Rosin & Jordan Ross (EP, W-Pilot), Neal H. Moritz (EP N/W), Pavun Shetty (EP N/W) CRUEL INTENTIONS picks up over 15 years after the hit movie left off. Terminated Pilot
PBS
Drama
PRIME SUSPECT: TENNISON ITV Studios A visually-stunning, cinematic style drama, and a prequel to the hit series PRIME SUSPECT, that rewinds to 1970s London where viewers meet Jane (Stefanie Martini, Doctor Thorne) as an ambitious, single-minded 22-year-old probationary officer, starting out in an environment where chauvinism and rule-bending are the norm. Series Pick Up
Adult Swim
Comedy
MILLION DOLLAR EXTREME PRESENTS: WORLD PEACE Million Dollar Extreme Andrew Ruse (D-Pilot) A live-action quarter-hour sketch show in an almost­present­day post­apocalyptic nightmare world; it is a super pure tragicomedy rosary of pious prayers bringing unity, joy, and excellent living to the people of all sizes, sexualities, and colors starring misandrous comedioterrorists Sam Hyde, Nick Rochefort, Charls Carroll, and directed by Andy Ruse. Series Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
APOLLO GAUNTLET Mosaic,Williams Street,Six Point Harness Animation Studio Tim Phillips (EP), John Andrews (EP N/W), Brendan Burch (EP N/W), Greg Franklin (EP N/W), Tim Phillips (EP N/W), Dave Vamos (EP N/W), Wendy Willis (EP N/W), Myles Langlois (D-Pilot, W-Pilot) Trapped in another world, a cop from Earth can finally fight crime the way he wants after acquiring talking magical gauntlets. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
BAD GUYS Bento Box Entertainment A quarter-hour animated series about a bombastic, megalomaniac terrorist, his upstart terrorist organization, and their quest for global domination; World Governments and Fashionistas, your days are numbered. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
BALLMASTRZ 9669 Titmouse, Inc. Thousands of years in the future no one cares about traditional sports anymore; The only game that matters is THE GAME, and the new breed of heroes that play it: BALLMASTRZ; Inside giant battle arenas the size of a small city, teams of Ballmastrz face off against each other using their own hyper-creative artificially intelligent combat weapons to attack, defend, and score; These are the BALLS; Obstacles and challenges test the physical, mental, and psychological limits of the players while entertaining the masses; The player or team that masters their Ball will master The Game in the most spectacular action sport ever played. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
CHUCK DEUCE Williams Street Lars Kenseth (W-Pilot), Matt Iles (EP N/W) A half-hour animated masterpiece about a NorCal slacktivist/surfer who paddles out to carve mavericks, when – GAH-DOOSH! – a giant wave crushes him; three weeks later, he walks ashore with no idea where he's been, how he survived, or why his brain is now ravaged by hallucinations – everything from conjoined CIA agents, talking sex dolls, and sock puppet headed freaks; like his herpes, Chuck ignores it and returns to his daily grind of violating nudity bans, protesting decency laws and skirting home-yak-milking statutes in his native Santa Cruz; but the question persists, what happened to Chuck out there. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
FISTHEAD Titmouse, Inc. The relationship between two brothers is put to the test, as one, a loose-cannon action hero with a fist for a head, indiscriminately destroys not only villains, but his normal brother's life as well. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
HOT STREETS Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Seth Green (EP N/W), John Harvatine (EP N/W), Justin Roiland (EP N/W), Matthew Senreich (EP N/W), Eric Towner (EP N/W) FBI Agent Mark Branski and his partner David French investigate supernatural phenomena, secretly aided by his niece and her cowardly dog, Chubbie Webbers. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
LAZOR WOLF Williams Street Daniel Weidenfeld (EP, W-Pilot) This quarter-hour animated pilot follows a wolf who carries a laser on his back and believes that love has no limit, that wearing do-rags gives you power and that Gawd is a lie. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
OMG! EARTH Stoopid Buddy Stoodios O Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Comedy
ART PRISON Starburns Industries, Inc. Dan Harmon (EP N/W) In this half-hour live-action pilot, talented convicts are forced to vie for one last shot at success inside a Prison for the Performing Arts. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Comedy
HINDENBURG EXPLODES, THE Adult Swim,Abominable Pictures Becca Kinskey (EP N/W), Danny Jelinek (D-Pilot) On May 6, 1937, the infamous Hindenburg zeppelin made its final voyage from Nazi Germany to New Jersey, where it exploded over a landing field; this new series is a new look at the maiden and final voyage of this airship. Pilot Pick Up
Adult Swim
Comedy
HOOLIGAN SQUAD Adult Swim,Royal Ties Norman Aladjem (EP N/W), Ollie Green (EP N/W), Regina King (EP N/W), Aaron McGruder (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Steve Tzirlin (EP N/W) A live-action/adventure set in the near future about an American insurgency in Japanese occupied San Francisco. Pilot Pick Up
AMC
Drama
LOADED AMC Studios,Channel 4,Hillbilly Films,Keshet International Jon Brown (EP, W-Pilot), Howard Burch (EP N/W), Polly Leys (EP N/W), Avi Nir (EP N/W), Kate Norrish (EP N/W), Muli Segev (EP N/W) A comedy drama, LOADED centers around the lives of tech entrepreneurs and friends Josh, Leon, Watto and Ewan, who have just sold their start up videogame company for hundreds of millions of pounds – the culmination of a billion man-hours of blood, sweat, toil, coding, shouting, swearing, fighting, hugging, pitching, grinding, and, occasionally, showering. Series Pick Up
AMC
Drama
LODGE 49 AMC Studios Daniel Carey (EP N/W), Paul Giamatti (EP N/W) A modern fable set in Long Beach. Series Pick Up
AMC
Drama
MCMAFIA BBC,AMC Studios,Cuba Pictures,Twickenham Film Studios Ben Hall (EP N/W), Dixie Linder (EP N/W), Nick Marston (EP N/W), Matthew Read (EP N/W), Robyn Slovo (EP N/W) An epic drama series set in the international world of organized crime. Series Pick Up
AMC
Drama
SON, THE Sonar Entertainment,AMC Studios Brian McGreevy (EP, W-Pilot), Kevin Murphy (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Lee Shipman (EP, W-Pilot), Michael A. Connolly (EP N/W), Kevin Dowling (EP N/W, SD), Julia Ruchman (EP N/W), Jenna Santoianni Glazier (EP N/W), Randy Sutter (EP N/W), Tom Harper (D-Pilot) Based on Philipp Meyer's acclaimed novel that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2014, the series is a multi-generational epic telling of the story of America's birth as a superpower through the bloody rise of one Texas family. Series Pick Up
AMC
Drama
TERROR, THE AMC Studios,Scott Free Productions,EMJAG Productions,Entertainment 360 Guymon Casady (EP N/W), Scott Lambert (EP N/W), Alexandra Milchan (EP N/W), Ridley Scott (EP N/W), David W. Zucker (EP N/W) The series is set in 1847, when a Royal Naval expedition crew searching for the Northwest Passage is attacked by a mysterious predator that stalks the ships and their crew in a suspenseful and desperate game of survival. Series Pick Up
AT&T Audience Network
Comedy
LOUDERMILK Primary Wave Entertainment Peter Farrelly (EP, Show Runner), Bobby Mort (EP, Show Runner), Mark Burg (EP N/W), David Guillod (EP N/W) “Loudermilk” is a single-camera comedy series that tells a fictionalized story of a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude about everything. Series Pick Up

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  1. paula counts says:

    criminal minds is about to loose a lot of viewer’s without hodge seems like men who make the show might cause anger issues look how parents left the show because you all treated men better then women wtf that show will not last without him I started watching again when you brought back then herd about him ill stop when he goes he has apologized in twelve years come on

  2. ABC'S 30% chance of success says:

    Poor ABC and Channing Dungey! Already up the creek without a paddle, now they have to enter the 2016/2017 season, stuck between a rock and a hard place. From that tremendous list of pilots they only have about 7 shows with the potential to open big and hold an audience for more than one season. Oh, well. Sometimes during the game you have to make the best of a bad situation and play with the hand that is dealt to you. Good luck to CD. Most of this BSC will arrive DNA in the ratings. Hope she has the good sense, and the backbone to say no to the obvious flop material and yes to the solid pilot offerings.

  3. gitieDJ says:

    What about The Blexicans?

  4. Marco says:

    What about the Greatest American Hero and Ateam remakes?

  5. Alan says:

    I read that Cruel Intentions was being made into an NBC pilot? Is it being made into a pilot? Its not listed.

  6. lora says:

    You forget Presence (ABC)

  7. Maggie says:

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

  8. Gloria says:

    When is Devious maids coming back

  9. Michael W says:

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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?

  13. 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!

  14. Jeni Miller says:

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

  15. 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.

  16. 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?

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  20. 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?

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. jacq forens says:

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

  25. 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.

  26. Spaniard says:

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

  27. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  28. maría says:

    Brilliant

  29. NardoE says:

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

  30. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  31. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  32. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!