Friday, January 1, 2021

FOX - Upcoming Shows and Pilots


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

ORDERED TO SERIES

ACCUSED
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: An ordinary person gets caught up in an extraordinary situation, with the narrative ultimately revealing how one wrong turn leads to another, until it's too late to turn back. Based on the BBC anthology series of the same name.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Howard Gordon, Alex Gansa, David Shore; EP Glenn Geller, Erin Gunn, Jacob Cohen-Holmes, Jimmy McGovern, Sita Williams, Roxy Spencer
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, All3Media America
  • Premieres: 2022

THE BIG LEAP
  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: A group of diverse, down-on-their-luck characters attempt to change their lives by participating in a potentially life-ruining reality dance show that builds to a live production of Swan Lake. What this group of underdogs lack in dance training, they make up for with their edge, wit and desire to reimagine an iconic story to fit their own mold.
  • Cast: Scott FoleyTeri Polo, Raymond Cham Jr., Ser'Darius Blain, Simone Recasner, Jon Rudnitsky, Piper Perabo, Kevin Daniels, Mallory Jansen, Anna Grace Barlow, Adam Kaplan (recurring), Thomas Lennon (recurring), Robert Wisdom (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Liz Heldens; EP Sue Naegle; D/EP Jason Winer
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, 20th Television
  • Premieres: September 20, 2021

THE CLEANING LADY
  • 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. Based on the Argentinian format La Chica Que Limpia.
  • Cast: √Člodie Yung, Oliver Hudson, Adan Canto, Martha Millan, Sebastien LaSalle, Valentino LaSalle
  • Team: W/EP Miranda Kwok; SR/EP Melissa Carter; EP Shay Mitchell; D/EP Michael Offer
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television, Amore & Vita Productions
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Anthology (Episodic)
  • Logline: The modern semi-anthology series delves into the "what if" questions, both big and small, that keep us awake at night. Each episode will tell emotional, provocative stories about people who walk in with a desire, but end up reborn to themselves through the magical realism of Fantasy Island. Reboot of the ABC drama that aired from 1977-84.
  • Cast: Roselyn SanchezKiara Barnes, John Gabriel Rodriguez, Bellamy Young (guest), Dave Annable (guest), Odette Annable (guest), Laura Leighton (guest), Josie Bissett (guest), Daphne Zuniga (guest), Leslie Jordan (guest), Debbi Morgan (guest), Eric Winter (guest)
  • Team: W/EP Liz Craft, Sarah Fain
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Gemstone Studios
  • Premieres: August 10, 2021

  • Genre: Comedy (Animated)
  • Logline: Set in mythical ancient Greece, a flawed family of humans, gods and monsters tries to run one of the world's first cities without killing each other.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Dan Harmon; SR/EP Jordan Young
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Bento Box Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: The Texas-sized, multigenerational musical drama centers on America's first family of country music. The Romans are fiercely talented, but while their name is synonymous with honesty, the very foundation of their success is a lie. When their reign as country royalty is put in jeopardy, Nicky Roman, the heir to the crown, already battling an industry stacked against her, will stop at nothing to protect her family's legacy.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP Melissa London Hilfers; SR/EP Michael Rauch; EP Gail Berman, Hend Baghdady, Jason Owen; D/EP Jason Ensler
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, The Jackal Group, Sandbox Entertainment
  • Premieres: January 30, 2022

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: Set in the aspirational world of Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, a historical stronghold where the rich and powerful black elite have come to play for over 50 years. Strong-willed, single mom Angela Vaughn sets out to reclaim her family's name and make an impact with her revolutionary haircare line that highlights the innate, natural beauty of black women. But she soon discovers a dark secret about her mother's past that will turn her world upside-down and shake up this community forever. Inspired by the novel by Lawrence Otis Graham.
  • Cast: Yaya DaCosta, Morris ChestnutAlana Bright, Rhyon Nicole Brown, Joe Morton, Kyle Bary, Lance Gross, Debbi Morgan, Nadine Ellis (replacing LeToya Luckett), L. Scott Caldwell (recurring)
  • Team: W/EP Karin Gist; EP Lee Daniels, Marc Velez, Pam Williams, Claire Brown, Ben Silverman, Howard T. Owens, Rodney Ferrell, Montrel McKay; D/EP Tasha Smith
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, 20th Television, Lee Daniels Entertainment, The Gist of It Productions, Propagate
  • Premieres: September 21, 2021

PIVOTING
  • 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: Eliza CoupeGinnifer GoodwinMaggie Q, Tommy Dewey, JT Neal, Marcello Julian Reyes
  • Team: W/EP Liz Astrof; EP Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor; D/EP Tristram Shapeero
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, Warner Bros. Television, Kapital Entertainment
  • Premieres: 2022

WELCOME TO FLATCH
  • 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. Based on the BBC series This Country.
  • Cast: Chelsea Holmes, Sam Straley, Seann William Scott, Taylor Ortega, Krystal Smith, Aya Cash, Justin Linville, Desmin Borges (recurring), Jason MacDonald (recurring)
  • 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
  • Premieres: 2022

ORDERED TO PILOT

  • Genre: Drama
  • Logline: As an asteroid races toward an apocalyptic collision with Earth, a small-town police detective believes she's been chosen to save humanity, while her cynical partner can't decide what he'll enjoy more: her delusional failure, or the end of the world itself.
  • Cast:
  • Team: W/EP/D Kyle Killen; EP Scott Pennington, Ben Winters
  • Studio: Fox Entertainment, 20th Television, Anonymous Content, Chapter Eleven
  • Notes: Based on the novel by Ben Winters.