MATING (originally set up in 2014)
Not going forward
STUDIO: Universal TV/Showtime/True Jack Productions
TEAM: Stu Zicherman (w, ep), Jason Katims (ep), Michelle Lee (ep), Craig Johnson (d, ep)
LOGLINE: Explores modern dating and relationships, with each season chronicling a different protagonist’s journey. The first season-long arc will center on a recently divorced guy who tries to evolve and connect one date at a time.
CAST: Taran Killam, Jim Belushi

Picked up to series; 10 episodes
STUDIO: ABC Signature Studios/Showtime
TEAM: Frankie Shaw (w, d, p), Lee Eisenberg (ep), Gene Stupnitsky (ep), Michael London (ep)
LOGLINE: A raw look at a single twentysomething in Boston whose desires for relationships, sex and a career collide with the realities of being a young single mother.
CAST: Frankie Shaw, Rosie O’Donnell, Samara Weaving, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Alex Brightman (guest), Kyle Vincent Terry (guest), Graham Rogers (guest)

Picked up to series
STUDIO: Lionsgate TV/Showtime
TEAM: Jamie Foxx (ep), Tom Kapinos (w, ep)
LOGLINE: Centers on a talented young African-American comedian whose star is rising, forcing him to navigate the treacherous waters of maintaining his credibility as he begins to cross over toward becoming “white famous.”
Jay Pharoah, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Jamie Foxx (recurring)


THE CHI (formerly Untitled Lena Waithe/Common)
Picked up to series
STUDIO: Fox 21 TV Studios/Kapital Entertainment
TEAM: Lena Waithe (w, ep, sr), Elwood Reed (ep, sr), Common (ep), Aaron Kaplan (ep), Rick Famuyiwa (d, ep), Adam Glass (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Set in Chicago, it’s the coming-of-age story of a young African-American male in which growing up can be a matter of life and death.
CAST: Jason Mitchell, Tiffany Boone, Alex R. Hibbert, Jacob Latimore, Yolonda Ross, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine, Jahking Guillory, Steven Williams (recurring)