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

  • Genre: Limited Series
  • Logline: Having gone their separate ways since the original series ended 19 years ago, Jason, Jennie, Ian, Gabrielle, Brian and Tori reunite when one of them suggests it's time to get a Beverly Hills, 90210 reboot up and running. But getting it going may make for an even more delicious soap than the reboot itself. What will happen when first loves, old romances, friends and frenemies come back together, as this iconic cast - whom the whole world watched grow up together - attempts to continue from where they left off?
  • Cast: Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green, Tori Spelling
  • Team: W/EP Chris Alberghini, Mike Chessler; EP Jason Priestley, Jennie Garth, Ian Ziering, Gabrielle Carteris, Brian Austin Green, Tori Spelling
  • Studio: CBS Television Studios
  • Premieres: 2019

BLESS THE HARTS
  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A group of Southerners are always broke as a joke and struggling for the American dream of status and wealth. What they don't realize is that they're already rich, in friends, family and laughter.
  • Cast: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz, Mary Steenburgen (recurring), Drew Tarver (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Emily Spivey; EP Kristen Wiig, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, Seth Cohen
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Lord Miller Productions
  • Premieres: 2019

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Annie is constantly trying to prevent her 15-year-old son, Duncan, and his friends and family from ruining their lives.
  • Cast: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa
  • Team: W/EP Mike Scully, Julie Scully; EP Amy Poehler, Dave Becky
  • Studio: Universal Television, 20th Century Fox Television, Paper Kite Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2019

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Follows one couple at three stages of their relationship - young and passionate, middle-aged with kids, and navigating retirement. It's a comedy about the big questions: What makes a marriage last? Do people ever really change? And, after 40 years together, why can't we pick a place for dinner without it turning into a whole, you know, "thing"?
  • Cast: Odette Annable, Ryan Hansen 
  • Team: W/EP Jon Beckerman; EP Claude Meunier, Luc Wiseman; D/EP Claire Scanlon
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Avanti Group
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Deputy Bill Hollister is a career lawman who's very comfortable kicking down doors and utterly lost in a staff meeting. But when the LA County Sheriff drops dead, Bill becomes acting sheriff of Los Angeles County, in charge of 10,000 sworn deputies policing a modern Wild West.
  • Cast: Stephen Dorff, Yara Martinez, Brian Van Holt, Siena Goines, Shane Paul McGhie, Bex Taylor-Klaus (replacing Jasmine Kaur), Mark Moses 
  • Team: W/EP Will Beall; EP Chris Long; D/EP David Ayer
  • Studio: Entertainment One, Cedar Park Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When the wealthy CEO of the world's largest Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are stunned to discover he has grown, illegitimate children who are also in his will. When the steel azalea matriarch of the family tries to pay them to go away, these newly legitimized heirs have very different ideas and insist on not only staying in town, but becoming part of the family empire.
  • Cast: Kim Cattrall, Gerald McRaney, Steve Harris, Melia Kreiling, Aubrey Dollar, Corey Cott, Benjamin Levy Aguilar, Mark L. Young, David Denman, Olivia Macklin
  • Team: W/EP/D Tate Taylor; EP Brian Grazer, John Norris, Francie Calfo; P Kim Cattrall
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Imagine Television, Wyolah Films
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: A blue-collar couple in South Jersey try to get by and raise four kids, three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses.
  • Cast: Maggie Lawson, Jason Biggs, Tisha Campbell, Connor Kalopsis, Ashley Boettcher, Jack Stanton
  • Team: W/EP Lon Zimmet; D/EP Jonathan Judge
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A structurally inventive dramedy in which the entire first season takes place over the course of a single night at a wedding. As we get to know the wedding party, we'll learn surprising reveals about both their present and past. We'll see that things aren't always what they seem and explore the complicated bonds of love, friendship and family at different stages of life. Inspired by the French series Quadras.
  • Cast: Rachel Bilson, Steve KazeeAndie MacDowell, Kathleen Turner, Richard Roxburgh, Madeline Wise, Usman Ally, Beth Riesgraf, Jeffery Self, Linda Park
  • Team: W/EP Tom Kapinos; EP Sharon Levy, Nicolas Coppermann, Francois-Xavier Demaison; D/EP Sanaa Hamri
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Endemol Shine North America
  • Notes: Previously untitled.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO joins a Homeland Cybersecurity Agent and her team to stop the world's first artificial intelligence crisis: the emergence of a rogue AI with the ability to continuously improve itself. Marrying pulse-pounding action with a layered examination of how technology is invading our lives and transforming us in ways we don't yet understand, the drama also presents a villain we've never seen before, one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.
  • Cast: John SlatteryFernanda Andrade, Aaron Moten, Eve Harlow, Gerardo Celasco, Michael Mosley, Jason Butler Harner, Elizabeth Cappuccino 
  • Team: W/EP Manny Coto; EP Charlie Gogolak; D/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Zaftig Films
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: Inspired by Patrice Banks' Girls Auto Clinic, a Pennsylvania-based auto repair shop with all female mechanics. The series revolves around Patty and the eclectic women who work for her.
  • Cast: Carra Patterson, Sarah Levy, Paola L├ízaro, Joanna Adler, Kyla Pratt, Jonathan Sadowski, H. Michael Croner 
  • Team: W/EP Darlene Hunt; EP Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman; D/Co-EP Betsy Thomas
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Brownstone Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Malcolm Bright has a gift. He knows how killers think, how their minds work. Why? His father was one of the worst - a notorious serial killer called "The Surgeon." That's why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around; murder is the family business. He will use his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a manipulative mother, annoyingly normal sister, a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son, and his own constantly evolving neuroses.
  • Cast: Tom Payne (replacing Finn Jones), Michael Sheen, Bellamy YoungLou Diamond Phillips, Aurora Perrineau, Frank Harts, Keiko Agena, Halston Sage 
  • Team: W/EP Chris Fedak, Sam Sklaver; EP Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter; D/EP Lee Toland Krieger
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, Berlanti Productions
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Richard Lovely is the disgruntled author of the best-selling children's book series, Mr. Mouse. He doesn't hate children, but rather just everything about them. After a publicity fiasco involving an unexpectedly savvy 9-year-old, Mr. Mouse appears in Richard's real life as he is forced into an unlikely father-son relationship that will change his life forever.
  • Cast: Thomas Lennon, Jason Alexander (voice), Wendie Malick, Nicole SunNicole Richie, Asif Ali, Mason Shneiderman, Kai Cech, Thom Nemer
  • Team: W/EP Billy Finnegan; EP Kat Coiro; D/EP Alex Hardcastle
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Only child Julia Bechly finds her life turned upside down when her father is forced to reveal that over the course of his pioneering career as a fertility doctor, he used his own sperm to conceive dozens of children. As she dutifully begins to track down her emerging group of siblings, among a sea of brothers, Julia discovers only two sisters - both of whom quickly become a part of her now redefined family.
  • Cast: Brittany Snow, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Emily OsmentTimothy Hutton, Mustafa Elzein, Mo McRae, Victoria Cartagena 
  • Team: W/EP Annie Weisman; EP Jason Katims, Imogen Banks, Jeni Mulein, Sharon Levy; D/EP Leslye Headland
  • Studio: Universal Television, Endemol Shine North America, True Jack Productions
  • Notes: Based on the Australian series Sisters.