In the wake of Fox’s mass cancellation of shows like Scream Queens, Making History, and Son of Zorn, the network has introduced a new batch of shows to take their place…and hopefully they’ll stick around for a while. Fox recently released trailers to give us peek at what to expect from their rookie shows.
Fox has recently taken a cautious approach to comedy development, but now that New Girl is likely canceled, and Last Man on Earth may be winding down soon, Fox has to get a bit more aggressive.
TNT’s The Alienist has tapped Sean Astin to play Theodore Roosevelt, meanwhile How I Met Your Motheralum Josh Radnor is set to lead NBC’s Drama High cast.
Happy Endings alum Casey Wilson has landed at NBC to star opposite Busy Philipps in Tina Fey’s single camera comedy The Sackett Sisters. Several networks have been fighting to land Wilson the past few weeks before she settled on Fey’s sitcom today.
For the third year, We for She has released it’s WriteHer List. The list highlights the industry’s favorite television scripts written by women and depicting female-driven stories. This year, the list even includes one of the Launch Pad Pilot Competition’s own alums.
Parks and Rec star Adam Scott and The Office alum Craig Robinson may be headed back to the small screen as Fox has given a pilot order to the single-camera comedy Ghosted. This is the third comedy pilot order for the network who after Liz Meriwether’s Thin Ice and Linda from HR.
The truth is out there — and it’s about to get funny. Fox has tapped comedy favorites, Adam Scott and Craig Robinson to star in Ghosted, a riff on The X-Files.