[TV] Fox Orders Nine New Pilots, Five Comedies and Four Dramas
Posted by Larry Csonka on 01.23.2013
Details on the pilots inside…
- Fox has ordered nine new pilots, five comedies and four dramas; here are their descriptions…
Rake (Drama): Features Greg Kinnear as a brilliant but unfiltered criminal defense lawyer, Keegan Joye. Based on an Australian drama, Joye survives his lack of discretion and monetary issues with strong optimism and a belief in justice. He also gets help/hindrance from an ex-wife, a hormonal son and a pair of married best friends
The List (Drama): The show follows Deputy U.S. Marshal Dan Shaker when he goes on a hunt for the person who stole a list naming the secret identities of all those in Witness Protection.
Sleepy Hollow (Drama): A modern-day supernatural thriller based on "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." In a town dealing with the fallout of a battle between good and evil, Ichabod Crane partners with a female sheriff to solve creepy mysteries.
Delirium (Drama): Based on a book of the same name and centers on a young girl who falls in love in a society where such things are frowned upon.
Dads (Comedy): A live action comedy from Seth MacFarlane, Alec Sulkin and Wellesley Wild. The show got a straight to series order for six episodes. The project is a multi-camera sitcom about two successful young men whose awful fathers move in with them.
I Suck at Girls (Comedy): Based on Justin Halpern's ("$#*! My Dad Says") book and will be produced by Bill Lawrence. It tells the story of a boy becoming a man and a man becoming a father back before the Internet had advice for such things.
To My Assistant (Comedy): The show focuses on a group of assistants at a New York City law firm who work together in order to survive their obnoxious bosses.
Friends and Family (Comedy): The show is based on the British comedy, "Gavin & Stacey" and deals with the long-distance relationship experienced by a couple living in Manhattan and rural Pennsylvania.
House Rules (Comedy): Is a family comedy in which the family is a group of "Larry Davids" expressing contempt for everything in their polite and friendly Midwestern town.