2017 TV Upfronts: Fox Adds Ghosted With Adam Scott and Craig Robinson, LA to Vegas Starring Dylan McDermott – eonline
Start clearing those DVRs now, people, because so many novel shows are coming your way.
The 2017 Upfronts are upon us, which means ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW will outright be making their final decisions approximately which pilots they will be picking up to series for the 2017-18 TV season, aka it’s basically the small screen’s version of The starvation Games. It’s exciting. It’s exhausting. It’s exhilarating. Yes, we’re nerds, and we don’t care who knows it!
As the networks announce their pick-ups, we’ll be giving you the rundown on what the shows are approximately and who’s starring in them.
So preserve checking back with us throughout the week as we update this post with the latest pick-ups…
Ghosted, Fox: Starring The Office‘s Craig Robinson and Parks and Recreation‘s Adam Scott, the sitcom centers on a cynical skeptic (Robinson) and a genius “proper believer” in the paranormal (Scott) after they are recruited by a secret government agency to gape into “unexplained” activity in Los Angeles.
LA to Vegas, Fox: This workplace comedy focused on an airline crew and the eccentric passenger, who, every weekend, recall the roundtrip flight from Burbank to Las Vegas together. Dylan McDermott, Kim Matula and Ed Weeks star in the comedy from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay.
The Gifted, Fox: It’s the X-Men TV expose…just don’t call it the X-Men TV expose, OK? From Bryan Singer, this Marvel drama centers on a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to vanish on the rush from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to outlive. Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Sean Teale and Jamie Chung star.
Rise, NBC: Ted Mosby + Moana + Jason Katims = sold! How I Met Your Mother star Josh Radnor plays in the Friday Night Lights and Parenthood showrunner’s latest drama offering, approximately a committed teacher who takes over his high school’s lackluster theater department. Moana‘s breakout star Auli’i Cravalho plays one of his students, with Rosie Perez and Marley Shelton also set to star.
For God & Country, NBC: This military drama comes from the production team behind Homeland that looks into the complex world of America’s elite undercover military heroes. While D.I.A. Deputy Director Patricia Campbell (Anne Heche) and her team of analysts wield the world’s most advanced surveillance technology from Washington, D.C., Adam Dalton (Mike Vogel) and his heroic Special Ops squad of highly trained undercover specialists utilize their unbreakable bond and commitment to freedom to save lives of harmless people and execute missions in some of the most risky places in the world.
Inhumans, ABC: Ordered straight to series, the latest Marvel outing at ABC will explore the never-before-told adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family. Set to star are Anson Mount, Game of Thrones‘ Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan and Ken Leung, with Dexter’s Scott Buck acting as showrunner.
10 Days in the Valley, ABC: Kyra Sedgwick stars as an overworked television producer and single mother, already dealing with a fractious separation when her daughter goes lost. Her entire life, and controversial TV series, will implode as she learns no one can be trusted. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Malcolm-Jamal Warner and The Walking Dead‘s Emily Kinney outright star.
Young Sheldon, CBS: It’s The spacious Bang Theory spinoff! Centering on a young Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons), who will be played by spacious tiny Lies‘ Iain Armitage, the expose will focus on his life in East Texas with his family. Chuck Lorre and Steve Molaro serve as EPs.
Orville, NBC: Seth MacFarlane‘s hourlong dramedy follows the adventures of the Orville, a a ship in Eather’s interstellar fleet 300 years in the future. Facing cosmic challenges, the ragtag team will “boldly disappear where no comedic drama has gone before.” Joining MacFarlane on the cast are Adrianne Palicki, Chad Coleman, Halston Sage and Scott Grimes.
Will and Grace, NBC: The gang is back! Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Megan Mullally and Sean Hayes are outright reprising their iconic roles for the 10-episode revival of the beloved series.
A.P. Bio, NBC: Glenn Howerton stars as a cynical Ivy League professor who goes to work as a high school biology teacher after lost out on his dream job. He then uses his students to exact revenge on those who wronged him. Patton Oswalt also stars, with Seth Meyers and Lorne Michaels serving as EPs.
preserve checking back with us for the latest pilot pick-ups…