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
CRAZY WONDERFUL ABC Studios,Conde Nast Entertainment,3 Arts Entertainment Bob Bowman (EP, W-Pilot), Kari Lizer (EP), Jonathan Koa (EP N/W), Dawn Ostroff (EP N/W), Greg Walter (EP N/W), Ian Fitzgibbon (D-Pilot) Inspired by Bobby's childhood growing up with a genius father with mental illness, this uplifting single camera comedy features a dysfunctional family that perseveres despite their differences and finds happiness in unexpected places. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
MAN OF THE HOUSE ABC Studios,Jackal Group, The,Simpson Street Vijal Patel (EP, W-Pilot), Frank Pines (EP, W-Pilot), Gail Berman (EP N/W), Joe Earley (EP N/W), Pilar Savone (EP N/W), Kerry Washington (EP N/W), Richie Keen (D-Pilot) Inspired by writer Frank Pines' real life, this multi/single-camera hybrid family comedy centers on two recently divorced, very different, sisters who, against their better judgment, move in together to raise their collective kids - two girls and one boy - under one roof in the suburbs of Miami. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
MOST LIKELY TO Warner Bros. Television,Berlanti Productions Diablo Cody (EP, W-Pilot), Greg Berlanti (EP N/W), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W), Pamela Fryman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Back in the '90s, Markie McQueen (Yvette Nicole Brown) was a high school outcast who was mercilessly bullied by wealthy, popular Liz Cooney. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
NOBLE, JUSTIN PROJECT ABC Studios,CBS Television Studios,Kapital Entertainment,TrillTV Justin Noble (Co EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Wendi Trilling (EP N/W), Will Gluck (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Set at a high-end resort, this workplace ensemble comedy centers on Ellie (Kat Dennings) and Gabe, two guest service associates, and the co-workers and needy guests that they're stuck with for sixteen hour shifts. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY ABC Studios Sherry Bilsing-Graham & Ellen Plummer-Kreamer (EP, W-Pilot), Tristram Shapeero (D-Pilot) A single camera comedy about Rebecca, who left her family's Texas ranch resort years ago to work at the upscale Saint Regis hotel in New York, but after being beckoned home by her smooth-talking cowboy dad Beau (John Laroquette), she's back and ready to utilize her big city tactics to turn their rustic ranch into a destination resort oozing Southern hospitality. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
STEPS ABC Studios,Mandeville Films Kristin Newman (EP, W-Pilot), David Hoberman (EP N/W), Todd Lieberman (EP N/W), Laurie Zaks (EP N/W), Todd Holland (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Based on the Swedish format BONUS FAMILY, this single camera family comedy follows four adults in three houses raising three kids after two divorces. Rolled Pilot
ABC
Comedy
THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO ABC Studios,20th Century Fox Television,Fierce Baby Productions Rachna Fruchbom (EP, W-Pilot), Nahnatchka Khan (EP N/W), Tawnia McKiernan (EP N/W), Mandy Summers (EP N/W), Christine Gernon (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Inspired by the 1980s TV show of the same name, THE GREATEST AMERICAN HERO centers around Meera (Hannah Simone), a 30-something Indian-American woman, who loves tequila and karaoke and has spent the last 30ish years searching and failing to find meaning in her life. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
FALSE PROFITS ABC Studios,Jason T. Reed Productions Kayla Alpert (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Jason Reed (EP N/W), Sabrina Wind (EP N/W), J. Miller Tobin (D-Pilot) A team of down-and-out women in suburban Arizona who fight their way to the top of the cutthroat world of a multi-level marketing cosmetics business. Rolled Pilot
ABC
Drama
FOR LOVE ABC Studios Michael Cooney (EP, W-Pilot), Kim Moses (EP N/W), John Dahl (D-Pilot, EP N/W) FOR LOVE is a supernatural romance that explores underground magic and the very powerful forces at work in modern day New Orleans. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
GET CHRISTIE LOVE Universal Television,Lionsgate Television,One Race Television,End of Episode,Martin Chase Productions Courtney A. Kemp (EP, W-Pilot), Vin Diesel (EP N/W), Debra Martin Chase (EP N/W), Stephen Williams (D-Pilot) Inspired by the revolutionary TV movie and subsequent series that aired on ABC in the '70's, GET CHRISTIE LOVE is an action-packed, music-driven drama that centers on Christie Love, an African American female CIA agent who leads an elite ops unit. Rolled Pilot
ABC
Drama
HOLMES SISTERS PROJECT ABC Studios,Royal Ties,Rock'n Robin Productions Pam Veasey (EP, W-Pilot), Regina King (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Robin Roberts (EP N/W) A drama that explores the lives of five African-American sisters, all officers in the NYPD, as they face the challenges of their high-risk jobs while juggling the responsibilities of marriage, motherhood and family. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
SALVAGE ABC Studios Donald Todd (EP, W-Pilot), Uta Briesewitz (D-Pilot) Ex-cop Jimmy Hill (Toby Kebbell) just wants to be left alone after moving back to his small Gulf coast Florida hometown. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
STATIES ABC Studios,Maniac Productions Matthew S. Partney & Corey Evett (EP, W-Pilot), Christina Davis (EP N/W), Michael Seitzman (EP N/W), Rob S. Bowman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Hard-charging NYPD detective, Eliza Cortez, is banished to the boonies after a high-profile mistake and is paired with a new partner, Oregon State Trooper Sam King. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
THE MISSION ABC Studios,Mandeville Films Jason Richman (EP, W-Pilot), David Hoberman (EP N/W), Todd Lieberman (EP N/W), Laurie Zaks (EP N/W), Michael Offer (D-Pilot) When a San Francisco Police Captain is arrested for corruption, the lives of the cops under his command don't stop. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
BARRIS, KENYA AND BEAN, JULIE PROJECT ABC Studios Kenya Barris (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Julie Bean (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Alec Baldwin (EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy series that follows a stuck-in-his-ways, opinionated, fading TV star who moves in with his progressive daughter, her girlfriend and the child they are raising together. Rolled Pilot
CBS
Comedy
HAPPY TOGETHER CBS Television Studios,3 Arts Entertainment,Fulwell 73 Austen Earl (EP, W-Pilot), Tim McAuliffe (EP, W-Pilot), Jonathan Berry (EP N/W), Michael Rotenberg (EP N/W), Harry Styles (EP N/W), Ben Winston (EP N/W), Phill Lewis (D-Pilot) HAPPY TOGETHER is a multi-camera comedy starring Damon Wayans Jr. Series Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
MURPHY BROWN Warner Bros. Television,Bend in the Road Productions Diane English (EP, W-Pilot), Candice Bergen (EP N/W), Pamela Fryman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Multiple Emmy Award winners Candice Bergen and series creator Diane English reunite for MURPHY BROWN, the revival of the groundbreaking multi-camera comedy about the eponymous broadcast news legend and her biting take on current events, now in a world of 24-hour cable, social media, “fake news” and a vastly different political climate. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
BLOOD & TREASURE CBS Television Studios,Propagate Content Matt Federman & Stephen Scaia (EP, W-Pilot), Taylor Elmore (EP, Show Runner), Ben Silverman (EP N/W), Mark Vlasic (EP N/W), Jay Weisleder (EP N/W), Michael Dinner (D-Pilot) BLOOD & TREASURE is a serialized action-adventure series that centers on a brilliant antiquities expert and a cunning art thief who team up to catch a ruthless terrorist who funds his attacks through stolen treasure. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
FBI CBS Television Studios,Universal Television Craig Turk (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Arthur W. Forney (EP N/W), Peter Jankowski (EP N/W), Dick Wolf (EP N/W), Niels Arden Oplev (D-Pilot, EP N/W) From Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf and the team behind the “Law & Order” franchise, FBI is a fast-paced drama about the inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
GOD FRIENDED ME Berlanti Productions,CBS Television Studios,Warner Bros. Television Steven Lilien & Bryan Wynbrandt (EP, W-Pilot), Greg Berlanti (EP N/W), Sarah Schechter (EP N/W), Marcos Siega (D-Pilot, EP N/W) GOD FRIENDED ME stars Brandon Micheal Hall in a humorous, uplifting drama about Miles Finer (Hall), an outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he receives a friend request on social media from God and unwittingly becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
MAGNUM P.I. CBS Television Studios,Universal Television,Davis Entertainment,Perfect Storm Entertainment Eric Guggenheim (EP, W-Pilot), Peter M. Lenkov (EP, W-Pilot), John Davis (EP N/W), John Fox (EP N/W), Danielle Woodrow (EP N/W), Justin Lin (D-Pilot, EP N/W) MAGNUM PI is a modern take on the classic series starring Jay Hernandez as Thomas Magnum, a decorated former Navy SEAL who, upon returning home from Afghanistan, repurposes his military skills to become a private investigator. Series Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
25 CBS Television Studios,Sony Pictures Television,Point Grey Pictures Hilary Winston (EP, W-Pilot), Evan Goldberg (EP N/W), Seth Rogen (EP N/W), James Weaver (EP N/W), Chris Koch (D-Pilot, EP N/W) This hybrid comedy follows twenty-something Kyle who comes to Austin to finally convince his old best friend from camp they are perfect for each other. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
HISTORY OF THEM CBS Television Studios,Sony Pictures Television,Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment,Glo Nation Gloria Calderon Kellett (EP, W-Pilot), Pamela Fryman (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Marc Provissiero (EP N/W) A hybrid multi-camera, multi-cultural ensemble about how two friends, Luna and Adam, meet and fall in love, using the couple’s social media (Instagram/Twitter/FB) as a guide. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
I MOM SO HARD CBS Television Studios,Warner Bros. Television,Spondoolie Productions Michelle Nader (EP, W-Pilot), Dan Etheridge (EP N/W), Danielle Stokdyk (EP N/W), Rob Thomas (EP N/W), Don Scardino (D-Pilot) Based on the popular web series #IMOMSOHARD, this multi-camera comedy follows two moms who show how their friendship gets them through being wives and mothers. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
PANDAS IN NEW YORK TrillTV,Kapital Entertainment,CBS Television Studios Ajay Sahgal (EP, W-Pilot), Dana Honor (EP N/W), Aaron Kaplan (EP N/W), Wendi Trilling (EP N/W), Mark Cendrowski (D-Pilot) A family of Indian doctors with a successful group practice in New York City embark on a project to arrange their youngest son's life, unaware he's made plans of his own. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
CAGNEY AND LACEY CBS Television Studios,MGM Television Bridget Carpenter (EP, W-Pilot), Rosemary Rodriguez (D-Pilot, EP N/W) In this reboot of the iconic series, two female police detectives and friends keep the streets of LA safe. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
CHIEFS CBS Television Studios,Sony Pictures Television,Carol Mendelsohn Productions David Hudgins (EP, W-Pilot), Carol Mendelsohn (EP N/W), Julie Weitz (EP N/W), Zetna Fuentes (D-Pilot) The professional and personal lives of three driven, successful, but very different women who are each Chiefs of Police of their own precincts in LA County. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL CBS Television Studios,Lionsgate Television,New Regency Productions Jordan Harper (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Anna Fricke (EP, Show Runner), Arnon Milchan (EP N/W), Michael Dinner (D-Pilot, EP N/W) James Ellroy’s classic novel gets a thoroughly 2018 treatment in terms of tone, music and style. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
MAIN JUSTICE CBS Television Studios,Jerry Bruckheimer Television Sascha Penn (EP, W-Pilot), Sunil Nayar (EP, Show Runner), Jerry Bruckheimer (EP N/W), Eric Holder (EP N/W), Jonathan Littman (EP N/W), KristieAnne Reed (EP N/W), David Semel (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Centered around the US Attorney General, the show takes us into the tumultuous world of the 5th floor of the Department of Justice where he takes on the biggest legal and investigative cases in the country all while being the youngest person to ever hold such an esteemed position. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
MURDER CBS Television Studios,Warner Bros. Television,Rideback Amanda Green (EP, W-Pilot), Dan Lin (EP N/W), Anthony Hemingway (D-Pilot, EP N/W) This fresh take on the investigative drama explores crime through the unique and often conflicting perspectives of cops and killers, witnesses and victims, friends and family. Pilot Pick Up

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