Thursday, March 23, 2023

FOX Renews 'Accused' and 'Alert: Missing Persons Unit'

FOX has today renewed its original anthology series Accused and its original drama series Alert: Missing Persons Unit. Both series will air their second seasons during the broadcast network's upcoming 2023-24 schedule.

Actors who appeared in the first season of Accused included Michael Chiklis, Abigail Breslin, Whitney Cummings, Margo Martindale, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Wendell Pierce, Rachel Bilson, Jack Davenport, Molly Parker, Rhea Perlman, Betsy Brandt, Keith Carradine, Aisha Dee and Jason Ritter.

Howard Gordon developed the anthology series based on the BBC format. He executive produces with Alex Gansa, David Shore, Glenn Geller, Erin Gunn, Jacob Cohen-Holmes, Jimmy McGovern, Sita Williams, Roxy Spencer, Louise Pedersen, Frank Siracusa and John Weber. Sony Pictures Television, Fox Entertainment, All3Media International and Teakwood Lane Productions produce.

Alert: Missing Persons Unit stars Scott Caan, Dania Ramirez, Adeola Role and Ryan Broussard.

John Eisendrath and Jamie Foxx created the drama. They executive produce with Adam Kane, Michael Offer, J.R. Orci and Datari Turner. Carla Kettner has joined the drama as showrunner for the second season, succeeding Eisendrath who ran the first season. Sony Pictures Television, Fox Entertainment, Whale Productions and Foxxhole Productions produce.

"Accused and Alert stand out as two of this season's new broadcast and multi-platform success stories," said Michael Thorn, President of Scripted Programming, Fox Entertainment. "Looking to 2023-24, we'll continue to deliver on the powerful storytelling coming from both series, building on our incredible partnership with Sony and further solidifying FOX's strong slate of dramas, giving our schedule tremendous season-to-season stability. With Accused, Howard Gordon has taken the crime anthology to new heights and acclaim, featuring an all-star roster of directors and talent headlining gripping episodes that entertain viewers with a provocative, fresh take on many of the most relevant, timely issues of our day. Scott, Dania, John and Jamie have done an incredible job launching Alert and bringing its story into heart-pounding focus, giving us an emotionally intense procedural drama that's primed for even more success as Carla takes the day-to-day reins, continuing the great work we've seen this season."