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
Comedy
LIBERAL ARTS ABC Studios Larry Wilmore (W-Pilot), Kenya Barris (EP, W-Pilot), E Brian Dobbins (EP N/W), Helen Sugland (EP N/W), James Griffiths (D-Pilot) A spinoff of ABC's hit comedy black-ish focusing on the Johnson's eldest daughter, Zoey, who heads off to college and quickly discovers that not everything goes her way once she leaves the nest.
ABC
Comedy
ALEX, INC. Sony Pictures Television,ABC Studios,Davis Entertainment,Gimlet Media Matt Tarses (EP, W-Pilot), Alex Blumberg (EP N/W), Zach Braff (D-Pilot, EP N/W), John Davis (EP N/W), John Fox (EP N/W), Chris Giliberti (EP N/W), Matthew Lieber (EP N/W) Inspired by the podcast StartUp, Alex Schuman (Zach Braff, “Scrubs”) is a brilliant radio journalist, husband and father of two who is about to do something crazy---quit his job and start his own company. Series Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
MAYOR, THE ABC Studios,Bluegrass Fanfare Jeremy Bronson (EP, W-Pilot), Dylan Clark (EP N/W), Daveed Diggs (EP N/W), James Griffiths (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Scott Stuber (EP N/W), Jamie Tarses (EP N/W) A single-camera comedy about an outspoken, idealistic rapper who runs for office as a publicity stunt and actually gets elected. Series Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
SPLITTING UP TOGETHER Warner Bros. Television,A Very Good Production,Piece of Pie Productions Emily Kapnek (EP, W-Pilot), Mie Andreasen (EP N/W), Ellen DeGeneres (EP N/W), Mette Heeno (EP N/W), Hella Joof (EP N/W), Jeff Kleeman (EP N/W), Dean Holland (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Based on the Danish series, “Splitting Up Together” is a single camera comedy about a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
CROSSING, THE ABC Studios Dan Dworkin & Jay Beattie (EP, W-Pilot), Jason Reed (EP N/W), Rob S. Bowman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Refugees from a war-torn country seek asylum in a small American fishing town, only the country these people are from is America - and the war they are fleeing hasn’t happened yet. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
DECEPTION Warner Bros. Television,Berlanti Television,Quinn's House Chris Fedak (EP, W-Pilot), Greg Berlanti (EP N/W), Martin Gero (EP N/W), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W), David Nutter (D-Pilot, EP N/W) When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, influence and illusion — the FBI. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
FOR THE PEOPLE ABC Studios,Shondaland Paul William Davies (EP, W-Pilot), Betsy Beers (EP N/W), Shonda Rhimes (EP N/W), Tom Verica (D-Pilot) Set in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, aka “The Mother Court,” this new Shondaland drama follows brand-new lawyers working for both the defense and the prosecution handling the most high-profile and high-stakes federal cases in the country – all as their lives intersect in and out of the courtroom. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
GOOD DOCTOR, THE Sony Pictures Television,ABC Studios,Shore Z Productions,3AD,EnterMedia Contents David Shore (EP, W-Pilot), David Kim (EP N/W), Daniel Dae Kim (EP N/W), Sebastian Lee (EP N/W), Seth Gordon (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital's surgical unit. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
GREY'S ANATOMY SPINOFF ABC Studios,Shondaland Stacy McKee (EP, W-Pilot), Paris Barclay (EP N/W, SD), Betsy Beers (EP N/W), Shonda Rhimes (EP N/W), Donald Todd (EP N/W) Set in a Seattle firehouse, the latest series from the executive producers of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to Get Away with Murder” follows a group of heroic firefighters. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD ABC Studios Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters (EP, W-Pilot), Paul McGuigan (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A light drama about Kevin Finn (Jason Ritter, “Parenthood”), a cluelessly self-serving person, who is on a dangerous path to despair. 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
CHARLIE FOXTROT ABC Studios,Kapital Entertainment Sam Sklaver (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Todd Holland (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A single camera comedy about Captain Charlie Taylor, a cautious, lovable dentist stationed at Fort Bragg, who promises to look after his brother’s impulsive fiancée and her two misfit teens while his brother is deployed in Iraq. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
HOUSEHOLD NAME Universal Television,PaperKite Productions,3 Arts Entertainment,Comedy Dynamics Michael Saltzman (EP, W-Pilot), Dave Becky (EP N/W), Carol Burnett (EP N/W), Michael Pelmont (EP N/W), Amy Poehler (EP N/W), Brooke Posch (EP N/W), Andy Ackerman (D-Pilot) This multi-camera comedy follows a family who has an opportunity to buy the house of their dreams but under extremely abnormal circumstances: they must live with the previous owner, an eccentric, larger than life actress (played by Carol Burnett). Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
JALEN VS. EVERYBODY 20th Century Fox Television,ABC Studios,Fierce Baby Productions Nahnatchka Khan (EP, W-Pilot), Jake Kasdan (EP N/W), Melvin Mar (EP N/W), Mandy Summers (EP N/W), Chris Koch (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy following former NBA player and current ESPN personality Jalen Rose as he juggles his career responsibilities with the challenges of being a single dad. Pilot 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), Anton Cropper (D-Pilot) 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
ABC
Comedy
LOSING IT ABC Studios,Kapital Entertainment David J. Nash (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Julie Anne Robinson (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy about three adult siblings and their parents who – between their minds, their marriages, their freedom, and life – are all losing it in different ways. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
RAISED BY WOLVES Warner Bros. Television,Berlanti Television,Big Talk Productions Diablo Cody (EP, W-Pilot), Kenton Allen (EP N/W), Greg Berlanti (EP N/W), Matthew Justice (EP N/W), Caroline Leddy (EP N/W), Caitlin Moran (EP N/W), Caroline Moran (EP N/W), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W), Ben Taylor (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A single-camera comedy series adaptation of the 2015 UK comedy series centering on Sheila Gable, one tough mother struggling to support her five opinionated, eccentric kids on a shoestring budget in a Midwestern town. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
SCHOOLED Sony Pictures Television,Happy Madison Productions Marc Firek (EP, W-Pilot), Adam F. Goldberg (EP, W-Pilot), Seth Gordon (EP N/W), Doug Robinson (EP N/W), Jay Chandrasekhar (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy that is a spin-off of “The Goldbergs" set in the 90s, following two high school teachers who become unlikely father figures to the kids at their Philadelphia school. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
SINGLE DAD PROJECT ABC Studios Dannah Phirman & Danielle Schneider (EP, W-Pilot), Sarah Haskins & Emily Halpern (EP N/W), Larry Wilmore (EP N/W), Beth McCarthy-Miller (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy about an intellectual but emotionally challenged single dad who moves to Queens with his two young daughters and forms an unlikely family with the other residents in their apartment building. Rolled Pilot
ABC
Drama
CHERRY, MARC AND MCENTIRE, REBA PROJECT ABC Studios,Cherry/Wind Productions,Acme Productions Marc Cherry (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Michael Hanel (EP N/W), Reba McEntire (EP N/W), Mindy Schultheis (EP N/W), Sabrina Wind (EP N/W), Michael Offer (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Follows the sheriff of Oxblood, Kentucky, whose red state outlook is challenged when a young Muslim FBI agent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
DOOMSDAY Sony Pictures Television,Carol Mendelsohn Productions Mark Bianculli & V.J. Boyd (EP, W-Pilot), Carol Mendelsohn (EP N/W), Julie Weitz (EP N/W), Joachim Ronning (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A thriller drama that starts in the aftermath of 9/11, when the US government instituted a secret think tank comprised of the most creative minds in science and entertainment, tasked solely with dreaming up man-made disaster scenarios and their possible solutions. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
LAS REINAS ABC Studios,Mark Gordon Company, The Chris Brancato (EP), Dean Georgaris (EP, W-Pilot), Mark Gordon (EP N/W), Nicholas Pepper (EP N/W), Liz Friedlander (D-Pilot) A drama that follows the lives of the men and women in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Miami Police department. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
SALAMANDER ABC Studios,Beta Film GmbH,Keshet Studios,Midnight Radio Josh Appelbaum (EP, W-Pilot), Andre Nemec (EP, W-Pilot), Jeffrey Pinkner (EP, W-Pilot), Scott Rosenberg (EP, W-Pilot), Rachel Kaplan (EP N/W), Avi Nir (EP N/W), Alon Shtruzman (EP N/W), Peter Traugott (EP N/W), Gary Fleder (D-Pilot) A brilliant but misanthropic engineer recruits a skeptical Homeland Security agent to help him track a mysterious bank robber whose theft of 66 specific safety deposit boxes, belonging to the elite and powerful, sets in motion a series of blackmails that may be linked to a greater conspiracy. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
TRUSTEE, THE Warner Bros. Television,Brownstone Productions Jay Scherick & David Ronn (EP, W-Pilot), Elizabeth Banks (EP N/W), Jonathan Collier (EP N/W), Max Handelman (EP N/W), Michael Engler (D-Pilot) In this fun, female buddy cop comedy, a driven but stubborn detective finds unlikely help from her precinct’s trustee, a larger than life ex-con finishing out her prison sentence doing menial tasks for the police department. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
UNIT ZERO ABC Studios Lindsey Shockley (EP, W-Pilot), Kenya Barris (EP N/W), Toni Collette (EP N/W), Richard Hatem (EP N/W), David Gordon Green (D-Pilot) A one hour action-dramedy that follows Jackie Fink (Toni Collette), a brilliant but unassuming CIA engineer and single mom, as she leads a team of desk jockeys into the field as secret agents. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
BY THE BOOK Warner Bros. Television,Alcide Bava Productions Patrick Walsh (EP, W-Pilot), Johnny Galecki (EP N/W), Andrew Haas (EP N/W), Spencer Medof (EP N/W), Andy Ackerman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy about a modern day man at a crossroads in his life who decides to live according to the Bible. Series Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
ME, MYSELF & I Warner Bros. Television,Kapital Entertainment Dan Kopelman (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Randall Einhorn (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A single camera comedy examining one man’s life over a 50-year span. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
INSTINCT CBS Television Studios,Secret Hideout,James Patterson Entertainment Michael Rauch (EP, W-Pilot), Alan Cumming (EP N/W), Leopoldo Gout (EP N/W), Heather Kadin (EP N/W), Alex Kurtzman (EP N/W), Bill Robinson (EP N/W), Marc Webb (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A former CIA operative who has since built a “normal” life as a gifted professor and writer is lured back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
S.W.A.T. CBS Television Studios,Sony Pictures Television,Original Film,MiddKid Productions,Perfect Storm Entertainment Aaron Rahsaan Thomas (EP, W-Pilot), Marney Hochman (EP N/W), Justin Lin (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Neal H. Moritz (EP N/W), Pavun Shetty (EP N/W), Danielle Woodrow (EP N/W) A locally born and bred SWAT sergeant is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he’s tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
SEAL TEAM CBS Television Studios,Timberman/Beverly Productions Ben Cavell (EP, W-Pilot), Carl Beverly (EP N/W), Sarah Timberman (EP N/W), Christopher Chulack (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Follows the professional and personal lives of the most elite unit of Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions our country can ask of them. Series Pick Up

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