After approximately 148 years on air, the fat lady has finally sung for American Idol, leaving a giant gaping 2-hour hole in Fox’s weekly schedule. This could be a boon for comedy showrunners, drama showrunners, or both. Let’s find out what’s in the pipeline with our preview of Fox’s 2016 Comedy Pilots.
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Logline: Larry and his friend invest in an electric car company, which becomes a success and makes his friend extremely wealthy.
Pitched as being in the vein of Coming To America meets Trading Places, story sees Cohen in dual roles – a goat herder, and a deposed foreign dictator who look exactly alike get lost in the United States.
Schaffer brings new life to John Landis classic.