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
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. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
ROOKIE, THE ABC Studios,Mark Gordon Company, The Alexi Hawley (EP, W-Pilot), Michelle Chapman (EP N/W), Nathan Fillion (EP N/W), Mark Gordon (EP N/W), Nicholas Pepper (EP N/W), Jonathan E. Steinberg (EP N/W) Nathan Fillion plays John Nolan, the oldest rookie in the LAPD. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
TAKE TWO ABC Studios,Studiocanal,Tandem Productions,MilMar Pictures Terri Miller & Andrew W. Marlowe (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Rola Bauer (EP N/W), Tim Halkin (EP N/W), John Terlesky (D-Pilot) An entertaining, upbeat procedural that follows Ella (Rachel Bilson), the former star of a hit cop series, who is fresh-out-of-rehab following a bender of epic proportion. Series Pick Up
CBS
Drama
BLOOD & TREASURE CBS Television Studios Matt Federman & Stephen Scaia (EP, W-Pilot), Taylor Elmore (EP, Show Runner), Ben Silverman (EP N/W), Mark Vlasic (EP N/W), Marc Webb (D-Pilot, EP N/W) 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
ATTANASIO, PAUL PROJECT CBS Television Studios Paul Attanasio (EP, W-Pilot), David Barrett (EP N/W), Rodrigo Garcia (D-Pilot, EP N/W), Leonard Goldberg (EP N/W) The multi-generational members of a Mexican-American family with deep roots in San Diego intertwine personally and professionally due to their powerful careers in law enforcement. Terminated Pilot
CW
Drama
WAYWARD SISTERS Warner Bros. Television Bob Berens (EP, W-Pilot), Andrew Dabb (EP, W-Pilot), Phil Sgriccia (EP N/W), Bob Singer (EP N/W) A potential spinoff of Supernatural centered on the character of Sheriff Jody Mills and a group of troubled young women — all orphaned by supernatural tragedy. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
COOL KIDS 20th Century Fox Television,FX Productions,3 Arts Entertainment Charlie Day (EP, W-Pilot), Paul Fruchbom (Co EP, W-Pilot), Kevin Abbott (EP, Show Runner), Nick Frenkel (EP N/W), Glenn Howerton (EP N/W), Rob McElhenney (EP N/W), Don Scardino (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A multi-camera comedy about three guy friends in a retirement community who are the top dogs until they’re blown out of the water by the newest member of the community: a female rebel whose ready to challenge their standings. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Drama
PASSAGE, THE 20th Century Fox Television,Scott Free,6th & Idaho Elizabeth Heldens (EP, W-Pilot), Adam Kassan (EP N/W), Matt Reeves (EP N/W), Ridley Scott (EP N/W), David W. Zucker (EP N/W), Marcos Siega (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Based on author Justin Cronin’s best-selling trilogy of the same name, THE PASSAGE is an epic, character-driven thriller that morphs into a post-apocalyptic odyssey. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Animation
SCULLY, MIKE & JULIE AND POEHLER, AMY PROJECT 20th Century Fox Television,Universal Television,3 Arts Entertainment,PaperKite Productions Amy Poehler (EP, W-Pilot), Mike Scully & Julie Thacker-Scully (EP, W-Pilot) A half-hour animated comedy centered on the family and friends of 15-year-old Duncan Harris, an average kid with dreams of being a UFC fighter, tech billionaire, video game champ, or any job where you make a ton of money and don’t have to wear a tie. Pilot Presentation Pick Up
PBS
Animation
LUNA AROUND THE WORLD 9 Story Media Group With a social studies curriculum, LUNA AROUND THE WORLD will encourage kids ages 4-7 to explore and appreciate cultures from all over the world, and build global citizenship and social skills. Series Pick Up
PBS
Drama
MINIATURIST, THE PBS,All3Media International,Forge, The,Lemaise Pictures Limited Rebecca Eaton (EP N/W), George Faber (EP N/W), Elizabeth Kilgarriff (EP N/W), Kate Sinclair (EP N/W) In 1686, the 18 year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. Series Pick Up
Adult Swim
Animation
SHIVERING TRUTH, THE PFFR Vernon Chatman (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Cat Solen (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot) THE SHIVERING TRUTH is a delicately crafted, darkly surreal anthology comedy, a miniature propulsive omnibus clusterbomb of painfully riotous daymares all dripping with the orange goo of dream logic.
Adult Swim
Comedy
MOSTLY 4 MILLENNIALS Derrick Beckles (Creator, EP), Eric Andre (EP N/W) Mostly 4 Millennials is is a quarter-hour live-action comedy series that takes a look into what makes this incredibly important generation of humans tick, as well as others who may be interested in the all-important, millennial way of life---also known as the More Greatest Generation. Series 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
LAZOR WULF 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 T 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 Abominable Pictures,Adult Swim Becca Kinskey (EP N/W), Josh Perilo (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 single-cam live-action/adventure set in the near future about an American insurgency in Japanese occupied San Francisco. Pilot Pick Up
AMC
Drama
DIETLAND AMC Studios,Skydance Media,Tiny Pyro,Mockingbird Pictures Marti Noxon (D-Pilot, EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Bonnie Curtis (EP N/W), David Ellison (EP N/W), Dana Goldberg (EP N/W), Maria Grasso (EP N/W), Julie Lynn (EP N/W), Marcy Ross (EP N/W) Based on Sarai Walker’s 2015 novel of the same name. Series Pick Up
AMC
Drama
LODGE 49 AMC Studios,Touchy Feely Films Daniel Carey (EP N/W), Paul Giamatti (EP N/W), Randall Einhorn (D-Pilot) A modern fable set in Long Beach. Series Pick Up
AMC
Drama
MCMAFIA AMC Studios,BBC Studios,Cuba Pictures,Twickenham Film Studios Misha Glenny (Author, EP N/W), 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) McMafia tells the story of Godman, who is the English-raised son of Russian exiles with a mafia history and has spent his life trying to escape the shadow of that criminal past, building his own legitimate business and forging a life with his girlfriend Rebecca. Series Pick Up
AT&T Audience Network
Drama
CONDOR MGM Television,Skydance Media Todd Katzberg (EP, W-Pilot), Jason Smilovic (EP, Show Runner), David Ellison (EP N/W), Dana Goldberg (EP N/W), Marcy Ross (EP N/W), Lawrence Trilling (EP N/W, SD) Drama inspired by Sydney Pollack’s 1975 political thriller Three Days of the Condor. Series Pick Up
BBC America
Drama
KILLING EVE Sid Gentle Films Phoebe Waller-Bridge (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Sally Woodward Gentle (EP N/W), Lee Morris (EP N/W) Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings, BBC AMERICA's Killing Eve centers on two women; Eve (Oh) is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade security services operative whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Series Pick Up
BBC America
Drama
KILLING EVE Sid Gentle Films Phoebe Waller-Bridge (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Sally Woodward Gentle (EP N/W), Lee Morris (EP N/W), Harry Bradbeer (D-Pilot) Based on the novellas by Luke Jennings, BBC AMERICA's Killing Eve centers on two women; Eve (Oh) is a bored, whip-smart, pay-grade security services operative whose desk-bound job doesn't fulfill her fantasies of being a spy. Series Pick Up
BET
Drama
IN CONTEMPT BET,Blue Ice Pictures Terri Kopp (Creator, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Daniel Iron (EP N/W), Lance Samuels (EP N/W), Farhad Mann (D-Pilot) This procedural is set in the fast-paced world of a legal aid office in New York City and follows Gwen Sullivan, an opinionated attorney whose passion for her job and clients make her arguably the most talented public defender in her district. Series Pick Up
BET
Comedy
DIVORCE SAVED MY MARRIAGE Dave Becky (EP N/W), Kevin Hart (EP N/W) A dramedy based on the stand up of David A. Terminated Series

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