Wednesday, May 10, 2017

FOX Orders 'Ghosted,' 'L.A. to Vegas' and 'The Resident' to Series

FOX has picked up its first new comedies for the 2017-18 season - handing out series orders to L.A. to Vegas and Ghosted. The network has also ordered to series its medical drama The Resident.

GHOSTED: A cynical skeptic and a genius "true believer" in the paranormal are recruited by The Bureau Underground to look into the rampant "unexplained" activity in Los Angeles - all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race.

The comedy stars Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Ally Walker, Edi Patterson and Adeel Akhtar.

Tom Gormican wrote the pilot, which was directed by Jonathan Krisel. They executive produce with Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Naomi Scott, Mark Schulman, Oly Obst and Kevin Etten. 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Getting Rad Productions produce.

L.A. TO VEGAS: Set on the Friday night flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday, a group of underdogs trying to find their place in the world share the same goal: to come back a winner in the casino of life.

The comedy stars Dylan McDermott, Ed Weeks, Olivia Macklin, Kim Matula and Nathan Lee Graham.

Lon Zimmet wrote the pilot, which was directed by Steve Levitan. They executive produce with Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy. 20th Century Fox Television and Gary Sanchez Productions produce.

THE RESIDENT: An idealistic young doctor begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine. Lives may be saved or lost, but expectations will always be shattered.

The drama stars Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp, Manish Dayal, Shaunette Renée Wilson, Valerie Cruz and Bruce Greenwood.

Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore and Roshan Sethi wrote the pilot, which was directed by Phillip Noyce. Jones and Noyce executive produce with Antoine Fuqua and Oly Obst. Schore and Sethi are co-executive producers. 20th Century Fox Television, 3 Arts Entertainment and Fuqua Films produce.