Wednesday, January 1, 2020

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: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: A spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, Duncan, can see adulthood on the horizon: money, freedom, cars, girls... but the reality is more like: always being broke, driving with your mom sitting shotgun and babysitting your little sister. He's not exceptional, but he has a rich fantasy life where he's never anything less than amazing.
  • Cast: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Burrell, Riki Lindhome, Betsy Sodaro, Yassir Lester
  • Team: W/EP Mike Scully, Julie Scully; EP Amy Poehler, Dave Becky
  • Studio: Universal Television, 20th Century Fox Television, Fox Entertainment, Paper Kite Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment
  • Premieres: February 16, 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: When the patriarch of a mega-rich Southern family, famed for creating a wildly successful Christian television network, dies in a plane crash, his wife and family are stunned to learn that he fathered three illegitimate children, all of whom are written into his will, threatening their family name and fortune.
  • Cast: Kim CattrallGerald McRaney, Steve Harris, Melia Kreiling, Aubrey Dollar, Corey Cott, Benjamin Levy Aguilar, Mark L. Young, Olivia Macklin, Aaron Lazar, Alanna Ubach (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP/D Tate Taylor; EP Brian Grazer, John Norris, Francie Calfo; P Kim Cattrall
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Fox Entertainment, Imagine Television, Wyolah Films
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: The Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family as single dad Beef does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter Judy lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of the local mall.
  • Cast: Nick Offerman, Jenny Slate, Megan Mullally, Paul Rust, Aparna Nancherla, Will Forte, DulcĂ© Sloan
  • Team: W/EP Wendy Molyneux, Lizzie Molyneux, Minty Lewis; EP Loren Bouchard
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Fox Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: An exploration of human dysfunction and neurosis through a group of neighborhood animals who live in the suburbs.
  • Cast: Lisa Kudrow, Clea DuVall, Nat Faxon, Sharon Horgan, Will Forte, Tony Hale, Jason Mantzoukas, Sam Richardson, Bresha Webb, Greta Lee
  • Team: W/EP Clea DuVall, Jennifer Crittenden, Gabrielle Allan; EP Sharon Horgan, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Clelia Mountford
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Bento Box Entertainment, Kapital Entertainment, Merman
  • Premieres: 2020

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: 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. A Silicon Valley pioneer discovers that one of his own creations - a powerful A.I. - might spell global catastrophe, and teams up with a cybercrime agent to fight a villain unlike anything we've ever seen - one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.
  • Cast: John SlatteryFernanda Andrade, Aaron Moten, Eve HarlowGerardo CelascoMichael Mosley, Jason Butler Harner, Elizabeth Cappuccino, Evan Whitten
  • Team: W/EP Manny Coto; EP Charlie Gogolak; D/EP John Requa, Glenn Ficarra
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, Fox Entertainment, Zaftig Films
  • Premieres: 2020

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A group of diverse underdogs from all different walks of life compete to be part of a competition reality series that is putting on a modern, hip remake of "Swan Lake." What they lack in the traditional dancer body type, they make up for with their edge, wit and desire to reimagine an iconic story to fit their own mold.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Liz Heldens; EP Sue Naegle; D/EP Jason Winer
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Television
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Genetic genealogy is the best new tool in crime scene forensics, and nobody knows it like Louise Kelly. Too bad she's impossible to deal with.
  • Cast: Melissa Leo 
  • Team: W/EP Chris Levinson, James Renner; EP Liza Chasin; D/EP Phillip Noyce
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Paramount Television, Anonymous Content
  • Notes: Based on a 2018 Cleveland Scene article by James Renner.

  • Genre: Comedy (Multi-Camera)
  • Logline: 39-year-old Kat struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that you cannot have everything you want - and still be happy. Which is why she spent the money her parents set aside for her wedding to open a Kat CafĂ© in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Cast: Mayim Bialik, Swoosie Kurtz, Kyla Pratt 
  • Team: W/EP Darlene Hunt; EP Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, Todd Spiewak, Angie Stephenson, Miranda Hart
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television, BBC Studios, Sad Clown Productions, That's Wonderful Productions
  • Notes: Based on the BBC series Miranda.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A whip-smart doctor comes to the United States for a medical treatment to save her ailing son. When the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she refuses to be beaten down and marginalized. Instead, she becomes a cleaning lady for the mob and starts playing the game by her own rules.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Miranda Kwok; EP Shay Mitchell, Melissa Carter
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television, Amore & Vita Productions
  • Notes: Based on the Argentinian format La Chica Que Limpia.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Trailed by a documentary crew, cousins Kelly and Shrub Mallet go to a small town to study young adults and their current concerns in an idiosyncratic surrounding. The pair pursue their dreams, confront challenges and fight each other for frozen pizza.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Jenny Bicks; EP Daisy May Cooper, Charlie Cooper, Angie Stephenson; Co-EP Dan Magnante; P Cathy Mason, Rachel Mason; D/EP Paul Feig
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Lionsgate Television, BBC Studios, Feigco Entertainment
  • Notes: Based on the BBC series of the same name.

  • Genre: Comedy (Single Camera)
  • Logline: Set in a small, middle-class town in Long Island, three women deal with the death of their childhood best friend. Faced with the reality that life is short, in desperate attempts to find happiness, they make a series of impulsive, ill-advised and self-indulgent decisions, strengthening their bond proving it's never too late to screw up your life.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Liz Astrof; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television, Kapital Entertainment
  • Notes:

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: After failing to make it in New York and carrying a heavy secret with her, Stella Cooper returns to her distressed automotive hometown to substitute teach. She finds inspiration, hope and ultimately salvation when she agrees to help three students who are pursuing their filmmaking dreams by putting on an impossibly ambitious shot-for-shot remake of one of the student's favorite movies - The Goonies. Over the course of the season, their passion will inspire a town in desperate need of hope in this love letter to the power of cinema, storytelling and dreams.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Sarah Watson; EP Gail Berman, Lauren Shuler Donner, Richard Donner, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank; D/EP Greg Mottola
  • Studio: Warner Bros. Television, SideCar Content Accelerator, Amblin Television
  • Notes: