Wednesday, May 8, 2013

FOX Drama Pilot Pick-Ups: 'Almost Human', 'Gang Related', 'Rake', and 'Sleepy Hollow'...

The network upfronts are right around the corner, and already news is starting to come out about what new series to expect for the 2013-2014 television season. While official announcements and first looks (photos, trailers) will be delivered next week on each network's specific, respective day of presentations, we have some early information on what FOX will look like next season, with the not-surprising pick-up of the J.J. Abrams-helmed cop thriller Almost Human... [MORE]

 Adding to its drama roster for 2013-2014, FOX has ordered Gang Related, a series about a gang member sent to infiltrate the SFPD and rise through its ranks while balancing his obligations to his crime family while of course starting to feel a sense of real loyalty to his cop family, as well. It's a new kind of undercover story... [MORE]

Greg Kinnear is coming to FOX. Starring as a "brilliant but self-destructive criminal defense lawyer," Kinnear will be the center of new drama Rake that the network ordered for the 2013-2014 television season... [MORE]

FOX is knee-deep in picking up new series for the 2013-2014 television season, and they after becoming the network known for setting the bar with genre procedurals (with The X-Files in the 1990s) and then raising it with Fringe, which just ended earlier this year, it appears they're trying to solidify their presence in that kind of high-concept storytelling. They have ordered Almost Human to start, and they are following it up with Sleepy Hollow... [MORE]

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