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
MEMBERS ONLY CBS Television Studios,ABC Studios,Timberman/Beverly Productions Susannah Grant (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Sarah Timberman & Carl Beverly (EP N/W), R.J. Cutler (D-Pilot) An upstairs/downstairs soap set at a private country club. Terminated Series
ABC
Comedy
46 PERCENTERS, THE Warner Bros. Television Sherry Bilsing & Ellen Kreamer (EP, W-Pilot) A multi-camera anti-romantic, romantic comedy about the 46-percent of the population who choose to stay married. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
BRAINY BUNCH, THE 20th Century Fox Television,Imagine Television Wendy Molyneux & Lizzie Molyneux (EP, W-Pilot), Francie Calfo (EP N/W), Brian Grazer (EP N/W) A single-camera family comedy about couple Kip and Mona Lisa Mitchell who find themselves raising extremely intelligent children, thanks to genetics and dynamic home schooling. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
CHEV & BEV ABC Studios,Kapital Entertainment Brad Copeland (EP, W-Pilot), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W) A single camera comedy starring Chevy Chase and Beverly D’Angelo as two baby boomers who are fun, relevant and living a selfish retirement when their world is turned upsisde down and they are suddenly left to raise their grandchildren. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
DELORES & JERMAINE ABC Studios,3 Arts Entertainment Danny Chun (EP, W-Pilot), Jermaine Fowler (EP, W-Pilot), Avi Gilbert (EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy based on the life of comedian Jermaine Fowler. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
KING OF 7B, THE ABC Studios,Rhode Island Ave. Productions Howard Franklin (EP, W-Pilot), Dan Fogelman (EP N/W) An ensemble comedy that follows an agoraphobic recluse, Prentiss Porter, who ventures outside for the first time in 20 years, only to find his potential soul mate moving into the building across the street. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
KNOXVILLE, JOHNNY PROJECT ABC Studios,Hello Junior,3 Arts Entertainment Victor Fresco (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Becky (EP N/W), Johnny Knoxville (EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W) A single camera comedy about a Southern family. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
MILLER, JUDAH PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,3 Arts Entertainment Judah Miller (EP, W-Pilot), Jonathan Berry (EP N/W), Tom Lassally (EP N/W) A single-camera comedy that centers on a couple who are forced outside their comfort zones into the world of youth sports when they realize their son is a natural born competitive athlete. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
NBA PROJECT ABC Studios,Kapital Entertainment,Rhode Island Ave. Productions,Tollin Productions Casey Johnson & David Windsor (EP, W-Pilot), Dan Fogelman (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Jess Rosenthal (EP N/W), Michael Tollin (EP N/W) A single camera buddy comedy set in the world of the NBA about a rookie who doesn't speak English and a translator who doesn't speak basketball. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
SAVAGE, DAN PROJECT di Bonaventura Pictures Television,Hypomania Content,ABC Studios Casey Johnson & David Windsor (EP, W-Pilot) A single camera comedy based on the life of boundary-pushing columnist Dan Savage, a picture perfect family is turned upside down when the youngest son comes out of the closet. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
ADVERSARIES, THE ABC Studios David Zabel (EP, W-Pilot) A drama that centers on the patriarch of a New York legal dynasty who becomes embroiled in a trial of his own, and his federal prosecutor daughter must decide which side she will fight on. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
ADVOCATE, THE Warner Bros. Television,Vendetta Sheldon Turner (EP, W-Pilot), Jennifer Klein (EP N/W) A medical drama that centers on a tough, resourceful and at the top of her game type-A business woman, who has a medical scare, only to be dangerously misdiagnosed, and experiences first-hand the hazards of our healthcare system. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
BOOM ABC Studios,Flame Ventures, LLC Josh Pate (EP, W-Pilot), Tony Krantz (EP N/W) A drama that examines the biggest oil discovery in American history (bigger than Texas and as big as Saudi Arabia) which has triggered a geopolitical shift and an economic boom in North Dakota on a scale not seen since the American 1849 Gold Rush. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
BROAD SQUAD ABC Studios,Fake Empire,Kapital Entertainment Leonard Goldstein (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Stephanie Savage (EP N/W), Josh Schwartz (EP N/W) Inspired by true stories, THE BROAD SQUAD follows the first four women to graduate from Boston’s Police Academy in 1978. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
CATCH, THE ABC Studios,ShondaLand,Canny Lads Productions Jennifer Svidler Schuur (EP, W-Pilot), Betsy Beers (EP N/W), Shonda Rhimes (EP N/W), Julie Anne Robinson (D-Pilot, EP N/W) THE CATCH centers on a gutsy female forensic accountant who exposes fraud for a living and has finally found fulfillment both at work and in love until a case comes along that threatens to turn her world upside down. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
FLESH AND BLOOD ABC Studios,Mandeville Films Jenna Bans (EP, W-Pilot), David Hoberman (EP N/W), Todd Lieberman (EP N/W), Laurie Zaks (EP N/W) A dramatic series that follows the return of a politician's young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier, sending shockwaves throughout their tight knit community. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
KINGMAKERS ABC Studios Sallie Patrick (EP, W-Pilot) A drama that centers on a young man whose sister is found dead during her freshman year at an elite Ivy League university. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
L.A. CRIME ABC Studios,Mandeville Films Steven Baigelman (EP, W-Pilot), David Hoberman (EP N/W), Todd Lieberman (EP N/W), Laurie Zaks (EP N/W) A character-driven, “true-crime” procedural that explores sex, politics and popular culture across various noteworthy eras in L. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
MIX Warner Bros. Television,Le Train Train Productions Jennifer Cecil (EP, W-Pilot), Rashida Jones (EP N/W), Will McCormack (EP N/W) A dramedy that explores the realities of modern-day families — multi-cultural and multi-generational, built through divorces, affairs and adoptions — set against the backdrop of a revered family restaurant at a crossroads. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
OF KINGS AND PROPHETS BoomGen Studios,ABC Studios Adam Cooper & Bill Collage (EP, W-Pilot), Reza Aslan (EP N/W), Jason Reed (EP N/W), Mahyad Tousi (EP N/W) An epic Biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of a battle-weary king, a powerful and resentful prophet and a resourceful young shepherd on a collision course with destiny. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
QUANTICO ABC Studios,Mark Gordon Company, The Josh Safran (EP, W-Pilot), Mark Gordon (EP N/W), Nicholas Pepper (EP N/W) A drama that centers on a group of young FBI recruits, all with specific reasons for joining, who battle their way through training at the Quantico base in Virginia. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
RUNNER 20th Century Fox Television,Sander/Moses Productions Michael Cooney (EP, W-Pilot), Jon Cowan (EP, Show Runner), Peter Horton (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Ian Sander & Kim Moses (EP N/W) A drama series based on the Turkish series, Son. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
IRREVERSIBLE Sony Pictures Television,Fedora Entertainment,Reshet Segahl Avin (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Peter Tolan (EP N/W), Michael Wimer (EP N/W) A single camera comedy based on the Israeli series Bilti Hafich. Terminated Pilot
ABC
Drama
CLEMENTINE ABC Studios,Mark Gordon Company, The Dean Georgaris (EP, W-Pilot), Mark Gordon (EP N/W), Nicholas Pepper (EP N/W), Ilene Staple (EP N/W), Michael Dinner (D-Pilot) A drama that centers on a profoundly troubled 28 year-old psychic who sees her life begin to change in unexpected ways when she decides to stop running from her past. Terminated Pilot
CBS
Drama
ZOO CBS Television Studios,Midnight Radio,Tree Line Film Josh Appelbaum & Andre Nemec (EP, W-Pilot), Jeffrey Pinkner (EP, W-Pilot), Scott Rosenberg (EP, W-Pilot), Steve Bowen (EP N/W), Leopoldo Gout (EP N/W), Cathy Konrad (EP N/W), James Mangold (EP N/W), James Patterson (Author, EP N/W), Bill Robinson (EP N/W), Brad Anderson (D-Pilot) A drama based on the bestselling novel of the same name by James Patterson. Series Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
ANGEL FROM HELL CBS Television Studios Tad Quill (EP, W-Pilot) A comedy that centers on an unlikely pair. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
HALF OF IT, THE CBS Television Studios Mike Gibbons (EP, W-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy about a newly divorced dad who revels in the fact that he now gets to keep half his stuff, which is more than he ever had when he was married. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
JOE TIME Warner Bros. Television,Here Comes Scrappy Bill Wrubel (EP, W-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy that centers on a family man who struggles with the fact that everyone around him is pursuing their dreams and enjoying life more than he is — but who ultimately realizes he has everything he’s ever wanted. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
JOHNAGIN, TOMMY PROJECT Warner Bros. Television,Doozer Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (EP, W-Pilot), Jeff Ingold (EP N/W), Bill Lawrence (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy inspired by the life of comedian Tommy Johnagin. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
LIFE IN PIECES 20th Century Fox Television,Kapital Entertainment Justin Adler (EP, W-Pilot), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W) A single camera comedy series about one family told through the separate stories of its different family members. Pilot Pick Up
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  1. 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.

  2. 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?

  3. 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!

  4. Jeni Miller says:

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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?

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Conner says:

    Will there be more networks added as the season continues?

  10. 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?

  11. mitchell says:

    This show needs to be picked up.
    Check it out.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. jacq forens says:

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

  15. 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.

  16. Spaniard says:

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

  17. Robert says:

    What? Family Guide got picked up by NBC!

  18. maría says:

    Brilliant

  19. NardoE says:

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

  20. pcpurecommunity1234 says:

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

  21. EK says:

    Great program. Beats sibling effort by far!

  22. jim davis says:

    this is fantastic!