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
UNITED WE FALL Sony Pictures Television,ABC Studios,Exhibit A Julius Sharpe (EP, W-Pilot), Seth Gordon (EP N/W), Julia Gunn (EP N/W), Mark Cendrowski (D-Pilot) A profoundly realistic family sitcom that follows the trials and tribulations of Jo (Christina Vidal) and Bill (Will Sasso), parents of two young kids, as they try to make it day-to-day as a functioning family. Series Pick Up
ABC
Drama
THE BAKER AND THE BEAUTY ABC Studios,Universal Television,Keshet Studios Dean Georgaris (EP, Show Runner, W-Pilot), Becky Hartman-Edwards (EP, Show Runner), Assi Azar (EP N/W), Rachel Kaplan (EP N/W), Avi Nir (EP N/W), Alon Shtruzman (EP N/W), Peter Traugott (EP N/W), David Frankel (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Daniel Garcia is working in the family bakery and doing everything that his loving Cuban parents and siblings expect him to do. Series Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
GAO, JESSICA PROJECT ABC Studios,CBS Television Studios,Imagine Television Jessica Gao (EP, W-Pilot), Francie Calfo (EP N/W), Samie Kim Falvey (EP N/W), Brian Grazer (EP N/W), Larry Wilmore (EP N/W), Jude Weng (D-Pilot) The single camera comedy series is about Janet Zhao, a first generation Chinese-American woman who struggles to set healthy boundaries with her crazy, exhausting family. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
HAPPY ACCIDENT 20th Century Fox Television,ABC Studios Abraham Higginbotham (EP, W-Pilot), Jon Pollack (EP, W-Pilot), Jeff Morton (EP N/W, LP), Kat Coiro (D-Pilot) In this single camera comedy, two Pittsburgh families -- a father with three adult daughters, and a hotel lounge singer with her med student son -- are forced together after a decades-old secret is revealed. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
NANA 20th Century Fox Television,ABC Studios,Alcon Television,Goldenlight Films Lon Zimmet (EP, W-Pilot), Broderick Johnson (EP N/W), Andrew Kosove (EP N/W), Laura Lancaster (EP N/W), Theodore Melfi (EP N/W), Kimberly Quinn (EP N/W), Andy Ackerman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) After the death of his wife, an obsessive, overprotective dad is forced to invite his brash and bawdy mother-in-law – Nana (Katey Sagal) - into his home to help raise the two granddaughters she barely knows in this multi-camera hybrid comedy. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
ODOM JR., LESLIE PROJECT ABC Studios,Simpson Street Saladin Patterson (EP, W-Pilot), Leslie Odom Jr. (EP N/W), Pilar Savone (EP N/W), Kerry Washington (EP N/W), Fred Savage (D-Pilot) Inspired by real life progressive pastors Touré & Sarah Roberts, the multi-camera comedy show revolves around Omari & Hope who together run a modern ministry and share an even more eclectic and chaotic home life with a combined 4 children. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
SIMONE, HANNAH PROJECT ABC Studios Matt Fusfeld & Alex Cuthbertson (EP, W-Pilot), Hannah Simone (EP, W-Pilot), Todd Holland (D-Pilot, EP N/W) In this single camera comedy, Hannah (Simone) and her Indian-American immigrant father have always been close, but after she admits to herself that she’s in a dead-end job and he reveals his marriage is over, they’re starting over together and each finding a new path. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Comedy
WOMAN UP 20th Century Fox Television,ABC Studios,Small Dog Picture Company Zoe Lister-Jones (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Elizabeth Meriwether (EP N/W), Jon Radler (EP N/W), Jason Winer (EP N/W) In this single camera comedy, two former teen Moms have worked their asses off to see their daughters all the way through high school graduation. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
HEART OF LIFE ABC Studios,20th Century Fox Television Ben Queen (EP, W-Pilot), Jake Kasdan (EP N/W), Melvin Mar (EP N/W), John Mayer (EP N/W), Paul Weitz (EP N/W), Anne Fletcher (Co EP N/W, D-Pilot) Inspired by John Mayer’s hit song, HEART OF LIFE follows two sets of adult siblings from wildly different worlds who discover they’re related and must reassess everything they thought they knew about their shared father. Rolled Pilot
ABC
Drama
NEW YORK UNDERCOVER ABC Studios,Universal Television,Wolf Entertainment Benjamin Watkins (EP, W-Pilot), Dick Wolf (EP, W-Pilot), Arthur W. Forney (EP N/W), Peter Jankowski (EP N/W), Anthony Hemingway (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Picking up 20 years after the end of the iconic series that changed the face of TV cop dramas, NEW YORK UNDERCOVER will follow detectives Nat Gilmore and Melissa Ortiz as they investigate the city’s most dangerous criminals from Harlem to Battery Park. 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. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
THE HYPNOTIST'S LOVE STORY ABC Studios,Mandeville Films Katie Wech (EP, W-Pilot), Heather Graham (EP N/W), David Hoberman (EP N/W), Todd Lieberman (EP N/W), Laurie Zaks (EP N/W), Francesca Gregorini (D-Pilot) After a string of failed romances, successful hypnotherapist Ellen is optimistic about her current boyfriend. 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. Pilot Pick Up
ABC
Drama
UNTIL THE WEDDING ABC Studios,Timberman/Beverly Productions,Reshet,Paper Plane Productions Becky Mode (EP, W-Pilot), Ami Amir (EP N/W), Alon Aranya (EP N/W), Carl Beverly (EP N/W), Nelly Feld (EP N/W), Sarah Timberman (EP N/W), Avi Zvi (EP N/W), Susannah Grant (D-Pilot, EP N/W) Based on the acclaimed Israeli format, UNTIL THE WEDDING is the story of how one couple’s decision to get married can affect everyone in their lives. 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. Rolled Pilot
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. Terminated Pilot
CBS
Comedy
BROKE CBS Television Studios,Propagate Content,Sutton St. Productions Alex Herschlag (EP, W-Pilot), Jaime Camil (EP N/W), Gonzalo Cilley (EP N/W), Marcia Lucia Hernandez Frieri (EP N/W), Joanna Klein (EP N/W), Guillermo Restrepo (EP N/W), Ben Silverman (EP N/W), Jennie Snyder Urman (EP N/W), Victor Gonzalez (D-Pilot) A multi-camera comedy about Jackie (Perrette), a single suburban mother who’s shocked when her estranged sister, Elizabeth (Natasha Leggero), her sister’s outrageously wealthy, big-hearted husband, Javier (Camil), and Javier’s fiercely loyal assistant/driver/friend, Luis (Izzy Diaz), land on her doorstep in need of a place to live after the couple’s money dries up. Series Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
OUR HOUSE Sony Pictures Television,CBS Television Studios,Stoller Global Solutions Brendan O'Brien (EP, W-Pilot), Katherine Heigl (EP N/W), Nicholas Stoller (EP N/W), Conor Welch (EP N/W), James Burrows (D-Pilot) In this multi-camera hybrid comedy, a devoted mom and dad are committed to raising their children with the love and support the mom never got as a kid, but discover how difficult that is with her insane parents and siblings back in the picture. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
SUPER SIMPLE LOVE STORY Sony Pictures Television,CBS Television Studios,Stoller Global Solutions Mike Royce (EP, W-Pilot), Nicholas Stoller (EP N/W), Conor Welch (EP N/W), Pamela Fryman (D-Pilot, EP N/W) This hybrid comedy is a story told through interviews and vignettes spanning 10 years, about how an unlikely couple becomes an unlikely family. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
THE EMPEROR OF MALIBU Warner Bros. Television Kevin Kwan & David Sangalli (EP, W-Pilot), Christina Lee (EP, Show Runner), Michelle Nader (EP, Show Runner), Danielle Stokdyk (EP N/W), Andy Ackerman (D-Pilot) In this multi-camera comedy, when the son of a Chinese billionaire announces his engagement to an American woman, his outrageous family descends upon the couple to win their son back and test drive the American dream. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Comedy
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN CBS Television Studios,The Jackal Group Mike Metz (Co EP, W-Pilot), Joe Port & Joe Wiseman (EP, Show Runner), Gail Berman (EP N/W), Mark Cendrowski (D-Pilot) In this hybrid comedy, Evan sets out with his group of 20-something friends to accomplish a list of challenges he wrote for himself years ago in an effort to turn around his banal life. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
ALIVE CBS Television Studios Jason Tracey (EP, W-Pilot), Robert Doherty (EP), Uta Briesewitz (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A San Francisco homicide detective is mysteriously brought back to life after being killed in the line of duty, but as he resumes his old life and he and his wife realize he isn’t the same person he used to be, they zero in on the strange man behind his resurrection – Doctor Victor Frankenstein. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
REPUBLIC OF SARAH CBS Television Studios,Fulwell 73 Jeffrey Paul King (EP, W-Pilot), Anna Fricke (EP), Jeff Grosvenor (EP N/W), Leo Pearlman (EP N/W), Marc Webb (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A small New Hampshire town is thrust onto the world stage when the discovery of a valuable resource within its borders compels the residents to declare themselves an independent nation, setting the unlikely young mayor and her cabinet of inexperienced locals on the path of running a brand new country. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
SURVEILLANCE CBS Television Studios,20th Century Fox Television,6th & Idaho David C. White (Co EP, W-Pilot), Russell Ackerman (EP N/W), Matt Reeves (EP N/W), John Schoenfelder (EP N/W), Patricia Riggen (D-Pilot, EP N/W) This complex and timely spy thriller centers around the head of communications for the NSA (Bush), a charming operative who finds her loyalties torn between protecting the government’s secrets and her own. Pilot Pick Up
CBS
Drama
UNDER THE BRIDGE CBS Television Studios,Jerry Bruckheimer Television Rina Mimoun (EP, W-Pilot), Jerry Bruckheimer (EP N/W), Jonathan Littman (EP N/W), KristieAnne Reed (EP N/W), Victoria Mahoney (D-Pilot, EP N/W) When a scandal rocks the medical practice she runs with her husband and their friends, a surgeon rises to the occasion and takes the lead in trying to mend both the practice and her own marriage. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Animation
THE GREAT NORTH 20th Century Fox Television,FOX Entertainment Minty Lewis (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Wendy Molyneux & Lizzie Molyneux (Creator, EP, W-Pilot), Loren Bouchard (EP N/W) This animated comedy follows the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family, as a single dad does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of the local mall. Series Pick Up
FOX
Drama
FILTHY RICH 20th Century Fox Television,Imagine Television,FOX Entertainment,Wyolah Films Tate Taylor (D-Pilot, EP, W-Pilot), Abe Sylvia (EP), Francie Calfo (EP N/W), Brian Grazer (EP N/W), John A. Norris (EP N/W) A southern Gothic family drama in which wealth, power and religion collide – with outrageously soapy results. Series Pick Up
FOX
Drama
NEXT 20th Century Fox Television,FOX Entertainment,Zaftig Films Manny Coto (EP, W-Pilot), Charlie Gogolak (EP N/W), Glenn Ficarra (D-Pilot, EP N/W), John Requa (D-Pilot, EP N/W) A propulsive, fact-based thriller about the emergence of a deadly, rogue artificial intelligence that combines pulse-pounding action with a layered examination of how technology is invading our lives and transforming us in ways we don’t yet understand. Series Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
ADAM & EVE 20th Century Fox Television,Avanti Groupe Jon D Beckerman (EP, W-Pilot), Claude Meunier (EP N/W), Luc Wiseman (EP N/W), Claire Scanlon (D-Pilot) Based on the French-Canadian format, ADAM & EVE is a single-camera comedy that follows one couple at three stages of their relationship -- young and passionate, middle-aged with kids, and navigating retirement. Pilot Pick Up
FOX
Comedy
PATTY'S AUTO Warner Bros. Television,Brownstone Productions Darlene Hunt (EP, W-Pilot), Elizabeth Banks (EP N/W), Max Handelman (EP N/W), Betsy Thomas (Co EP N/W, D-Pilot) Inspired by Patrice Banks’ Girls Auto Clinic (an auto repair shop with all female mechanics), PATTY’S AUTO is a multi-camera ensemble comedy centering on Patty and the eclectic women who work for her. Pilot Pick Up

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