Monday, January 1, 2018

FOX - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


(W: Writer, D: Director, EP: Executive Producer, Co-EP: Co-Executive Producer, P: Producer, SR: Showrunner)

ORDERED TO SERIES

THE COOL KIDS
  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Three guy friends in a retirement community 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 place. It's high school with 70-somethings.
  • Cast: Vicki Lawrence, David Alan Grier, Leslie Jordan, Martin Mull
  • Team: W/EP Charlie Day; W/Co-EP Paul Fruchbom; SR/EP Patrick Walsh; EP Rob McElhenney, Glenn Howerton, Kevin Abbott, Nick Frenkel; D/EP Don Scardino
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, FX Productions
  • Premieres: September 28, 2018

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An epic, character-driven thriller about a secret government medical facility experimenting with a dangerous virus that could either cure all disease or cause the downfall of the human race. Based on the book trilogy by Justin Cronin.
  • Cast: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Brianne Howey, Vincent PiazzaJamie McShane, Caroline Chikezie, Emmanuelle Chriqui 
  • Team: W/EP Elizabeth Heldens; EP Matt Reeves, Ridley Scott, David W. Zucker, Adam Kassan; Co-EP Justin Cronin; D/EP Jason Ensler
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Scott Free Productions, 6th and Idaho Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Led by a fierce and fearless female lawyer with a hunger for justice, the team reopens investigations, putting their own lives in danger to exonerate the innocent that were "proven" guilty. The lead's motivation comes from her infamous past; as a young adult she was found guilty and later exonerated in a high-profile case in which she became a tabloid sensation, household name and national celebrity. While a hero and a victim to some, her bold and bullish tactics garner her some enemies - one of whom will do anything to see her go down for a crime we know she did not commit. The drama will see her defend others as she fights to maintain her own innocence.
  • Cast: Rachelle Lefevre, Kelsey Grammer (replacing Brian d'Arcy James), Vincent Kartheiser, Russell HornsbyRiley Smith, Clare O'Connor, Francis Guinan, Persia White, Shanesia Davis, Karin Anglin, Caitlin Mehner, Nikki M. JamesMeg Thalken, Grace Fahey
  • Team: W/EP David Elliot; EP Danny Strong, Stacy Greenberg; D/EP Patricia Riggen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Danny Strong Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Lil Rel, a prideful, self-made success who lives by the code to "always believe in yourself and great things will come," finds that attitude put to the test when he learns his wife is having an affair with his own barber. He tries to rebuild his life post-divorce as a long-distance single father on the South Side of Chicago who is on a quest for love, respect and a new barber.
  • Cast: Lil Rel Howery, SinbadJordan L. Jones, Jessica Moore
  • Team: W/EP Lil Rel Howery, Kevin Barnett, Josh Rabinowitz; SR/EP Mike Scully; EP Jerrod Carmichael; D/EP Gerry Cohen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Premieres: September 9, 2018

ORDERED TO PILOT

BLESS THIS MESS
  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: A newlywed couple gives up their unfulfilling New York City lives for a move to Nebraska. They anticipate the move will bring a simpler life, but that does not go according to plan.
  • Cast: Lake Bell, Dax Shepard, Ed Begley Jr., Pam Grier, JT Neal, Christina Offley
  • Team: W/EP/D Lake Bell; W/EP Elizabeth Meriwether; EP Dax Shepard, Katherine Pope
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: After getting fired from his cushy job as a weatherman at the local TV station, Dan finds it's not enough to be a charming white man in this world. He reluctantly ends up at the neighboring Spanish TV station.
  • Cast: Thomas Lennon, JoAnna Garcia Swisher (replacing Ashley Williams), Jack Stanton, James Earl, Daniel Stern, Natalie Ceballos
  • Team: W/EP Steve Dildarian; EP Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements; D/EP Seth Gordon
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Tomorrow Studios
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A woman, her ex-husband and her new wife all work together to raise a family in middle America.
  • Cast: Leah Remini 
  • Team: W/EP Rob McElhenney, Rob Rosell; EP Nick Frenkel, Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
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