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
THE BIG SKY A+E Studios,20th Century Fox Television David E. Kelley (EP, W-Pilot), C.J. Box (Author, EP N/W), Ross Fineman (EP N/W) In this procedural thriller based on the novel The Highway by CJ Box, private detective Cassie Dewell partners with ex-cop Jenny Hoyt on a search for two sisters who have been kidnapped by a truck driver on a remote highway in Montana. Series Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
ADOPTED Kimmelot,ABC Studios Daril Fannin (EP, W-Pilot), Jimmy Kimmel (EP, W-Pilot), Shawn Vance (EP, W-Pilot) When a Green Beret returns home to Texas from military service, he and his family struggle with the challenges of adopting his new brother, a 12-year-old Russian boy. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
BARGATZE, NATE PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,Brillstein Entertainment Partners Nate Bargatze (EP, W-Pilot), Jerrod Carmichael (EP, W-Pilot), Ari Katcher (Co EP, W-Pilot), Dan Shaki (Co EP, W-Pilot), Danielle Sanchez-Witzel (EP, Show Runner), Alex Murray (EP N/W), Tim Sarkes (EP N/W), Drew Goddard (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Based on the life and comedy of Nate Bargatze, the multi-camera comedy series follows Nate and his wife who choose to move from California to Nate's native Tennessee, where his parents still live, to raise their six-year-old daughter. Terminated Pilot
ABC
Comedy
HOME ECONOMICS Lionsgate Television,ABC Studios,The Tannenbaum Company Michael Colton & John Aboud (EP, W-Pilot), Topher Grace (EP N/W), Eric Tannenbaum (EP N/W), Kim Tannenbaum (EP N/W) A single camera comedy series about three adult siblings: one in the 1 percent, one middle-class, and one barely holding on. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
MY VILLAGE Sony Pictures Television,ABC Studios Kari Lizer (EP, W-Pilot) An empty-nester mom wonders how she ended up alone while her children live their best lives thousands of miles away. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
PROSPECT ABC Studios Sherry Bilsing & Ellen Plummer-Kreamer (EP, W-Pilot), Randall Einhorn (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A comedic western about an idealistic young woman who moves to the frontier to be a schoolteacher. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
WORK WIFE ABC Studios,Ryan Seacrest Productions,Milojo Productions David Windsor & Casey Johnson (EP, W-Pilot), Albert Bianchini (EP N/W), Mark Consuelos (EP N/W), Kelly Ripa (EP N/W), Ryan Seacrest (EP N/W), Andrea Shay (EP N/W), Nina Wass (EP N/W), Todd Holland (D-Pilot, EP N/W) In this single camera comedy inspired by the real-life partnerships of producers Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest and writers Casey Johnson and David Windsor, WORK WIFE tells the story of a platonic male/female team whose professional success, personal friendship and ability to share deodorant makes their lives work. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
HARLEM'S KITCHEN ABC Studios,Mandeville Films Zahir McGhee (EP, W-Pilot), David Hoberman (EP N/W), Todd Lieberman (EP N/W), Marcus Samuelsson (EP N/W), Laurie Zaks (EP N/W) An ensemble family drama set in a fine dining restaurant in Harlem. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
NYPD BLUE ABC Studios,20th Century Fox Television Matt Olmstead & Nicholas Wootton (EP, W-Pilot), Jesse Bochco (D-Pilot, EP N/W) The new series follows Andy Sipowicz’s son, Theo, as he tries to earn his detective shield and work in the 15th squad while investigating his father’s murder. Terminated Pilot
ABC
Drama
REBEL Sony Pictures Television,ABC Studios,Davis Entertainment,Trip the Light Productions Krista Vernoff (EP, W-Pilot), Erin Brockovich-Ellis (EP N/W), John Davis (EP N/W), John Fox (EP N/W), Alexandre Schmitt (EP N/W) REBEL is inspired by the life of Erin Brockovich today. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
THE BRIDES ABC Studios,Warner Bros. Television,Berlanti Productions Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (EP, W-Pilot), Greg Berlanti (EP N/W), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W), Maggie Kiley (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A sexy contemporary reimagining of “Dracula,” THE BRIDES is a family drama with a trio of powerful female leads at its heart. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
THIRTYSOMETHING(ELSE) ABC Studios,MGM Television,Bedford Falls Company Marshall Herskovitz (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Edward Zwick (D-Pilot, EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot) A sequel to the groundbreaking series “thirtysomething,” the show will follow an ensemble of new faces playing the grown-up, 30-something children of the original cast. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
TRIANGLE ABC Studios,Random Hill Productions Jon Harmon Feldman (EP, W-Pilot), Sonny Postiglione (EP, W-Pilot), Jennifer Gwartz (EP N/W), McG (D-Pilot) What if the Bermuda Triangle was not a watery grave in the middle of the ocean, but a land lost in time that has trapped travelers over the course of human history? When a family is shipwrecked in this strange land, they must band together with a group of like-minded inhabitants -- from throughout history -- to survive and somehow find a way home. Terminated Pilot
ABC
Drama
WRECKAGE ABC Studios,Timberman/Beverly Productions,Black Lamb Jacquie Walters (Co EP, W-Pilot), Carl Beverly (EP N/W), Mark Martin (EP N/W), Keith Samples (EP N/W), Sarah Timberman (EP N/W), Marc Webb (D-Pilot, EP) On the surface, Lillian Linden looks like a brave survivor of a plane crash. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
THE LINCOLN LAWYER CBS Television Studios,A+E Studios David E. Kelley (EP, W-Pilot), Ross Fineman (EP N/W), Adam Bernstein (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Based on the series of bestselling novels by Michael Connelly, the show will center around Mickey Haller, an iconoclastic idealist who runs his law practice out of the back of his Lincoln Town Car, as he takes on cases big and small across the expansive city of Los Angeles. Series Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
B POSITIVE Warner Bros. Television,Chuck Lorre Productions Marco Pennette (EP, W-Pilot), Chuck Lorre (EP) Faced with finding a kidney donor, newly divorced dad Drew is at the end of his rope when he runs into Gina, a rough-around-the edges woman from his past who volunteers her own. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
GHOSTS CBS Television Studios,Lionsgate Television,BBC Studios Los Angeles,Monumental Pictures Joe Port & Joe Wiseman (EP, W-Pilot), Mathew Baynton (EP), Simon Farnaby (EP), Martha Howe-Douglas (EP), Jim Howick (EP), Laurence Rickard (EP), Ben Willbond (EP), Alison Carpenter (EP N/W), Debra Hayward (EP N/W), Alison Owen (EP N/W), Angie Stephenson (EP N/W) In this single camera comedy, a struggling young couple’s dreams come true when they inherit a beautiful country house, only to find it’s both falling apart and inhabited by many of the deceased previous residents. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
KINGSBURY/DALEY/GOLDSTEIN PROJECT CBS Television Studios,Kapital Entertainment,TrillTV John Francis Daley (EP, W-Pilot), Jonathan Goldstein (EP, W-Pilot), Corinne Kingsbury (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Wendi Trilling (EP N/W) In this multi-camera comedy, when Penelope’s career takes off at exactly the same time as her husband’s, they call on Penelope’s young single mom, Georgia, to help raise their son, but what they find is Georgia needs more raising than their kid. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
PLEASE HOLD FOR FRANKIE WOLFE Universal Television Max Mutchnick & David Kohan (EP, W-Pilot) In this multi-camera comedy, Frankie Wolfe is an unfiltered, irreverent, powerful businesswoman with no personal life. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
THE THREE OF US CBS Television Studios,Fulwell 73 Frank Pines (EP, W-Pilot), James Corden (EP N/W), Jeff Grosvenor (EP N/W), Ben Winston (EP N/W) In this multi-camera comedy, adult siblings who are children of divorce must circle the wagons when their sister’s husband unexpectedly announces he wants to call it quits on their marriage. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
WE THE JURY CBS Television Studios,Big Talk Productions Stephanie Furman Darrow (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Klein (EP, W-Pilot), James Acaster (EP N/W), Kenton Allen (EP N/W), Matthew Justice (EP N/W) In this hybrid comedy, a group of jurors are sequestered together until they all agree on a verdict…and they can’t even agree on lunch. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
CLARICE CBS Television Studios,MGM Television,Secret Hideout Alex Kurtzman & Jenny Lumet (EP, W-Pilot), Heather Kadin (EP N/W), Maja Vrvilo (D-Pilot) It’s 1993, a year after the events of “The Silence of the Lambs. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
GOOD SAM CBS Television Studios,Sutton Street Productions Katie Wech (EP, W-Pilot), Jennie Snyder Urman (EP), Joanna Klein (EP N/W) A talented yet stifled surgeon embraces her leadership role after her renowned and pompous boss falls into a coma. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
OUT THE DOOR CBS Television Studios,Jerry Bruckheimer Television Evan Katz (EP, W-Pilot), Jerry Bruckheimer (EP N/W), Jonathan Littman (EP N/W), KristieAnne Reed (EP N/W) Upon learning that his impending retirement is being pushed off by several years, an LAPD detective who just wants his pension so he can go off and live the good life decides to do everything in his power to get fired, but his bad behavior only leads to surprising success at solving cases. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
THE EQUALIZER CBS Television Studios,Universal Television,Davis Entertainment,Martin Chase Productions,Flavor Unit Entertainment Andrew W. Marlowe & Terri Miller (EP, W-Pilot), Shakim Compere (EP N/W), John Davis (EP N/W), John Fox (EP N/W), Queen Latifah (EP N/W), Richard Lindheim (EP N/W), Debra Martin Chase (EP N/W), Liz Friedlander (D-Pilot) A reimagining of the classic series in which Queen Latifah portrays an enigmatic figure who uses her extensive skills to help those with nowhere else to turn. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
WAYS AND MEANS CBS Television Studios,3 Arts Entertainment,PatMa Productions Mike Murphy (EP, W-Pilot), Ed Redlich (EP, W-Pilot), Patrick Dempsey (EP N/W), Denise Di Novi (EP N/W), Tom Lassally (EP N/W), Nina Tassler (EP N/W) A powerful Congressional leader who has lost faith in politics finds himself working secretly with an idealistic young Congresswoman from the opposing party to subvert the hopelessly gridlocked system he helped create; together, they’ll attempt to save American politics. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Animation
HOUSEBROKEN Kapital Entertainment,FOX Entertainment,Merman Films,Bento Box Entertainment Jennifer Crittenden & Gabrielle Allan (EP, W-Pilot), Clea DuVall (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Sharon Horgan (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Clelia Mountford (EP N/W) HOUSEBROKEN is an irreverent series that explores human dysfunction and neurosis through a group of neighborhood animals who live in the suburbs. Series Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
CALL ME KAT Warner Bros. Television,FOX Entertainment,SideCar,BBC Studios,That's Wonderful Productions,Sad Clown Productions Darlene Hunt (EP, W-Pilot), Mayim Bialik (EP N/W), Miranda Hart (EP N/W), Jim Parsons (EP N/W), Todd Spiewak (EP N/W), Angie Stephenson (EP N/W) In this half-hour multi-camera comedy, Kat (Mayim Bialik) is a 39-year-old woman who struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that you CANNOT have everything you want — and still be happy. Series Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
PIVOTING Warner Bros. Television,FOX Entertainment,SideCar,Kapital Entertainment Liz Astrof (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W) This single camera, half-hour comedy follows three women after the death of their childhood best friend. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
THIS COUNTRY Lionsgate Television,BBC Studios Los Angeles,FOX Entertainment,Perkins Street Productions,Feigco Entertainment Jenny Bicks (EP, W-Pilot), Charlie Cooper (EP N/W), Daisy May Cooper (EP N/W), Dan McDermott (EP N/W), Angie Stephenson (EP N/W), Paul Feig (D-Pilot, EP) In this single camera half-hour mockumentary inspired by the BBC format, a documentary crew goes to a small town to study young adults and their current concerns. Pilot Pick Up

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