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2020 FOX Pilots - Dramas

The Big Leap


Genre: Dramedy

Description: A group of diverse underdogs from different walks of life compete to be part of a competition reality series that is putting on a modern, hip remake of “Swan Lake.” What they lack in the traditional dancer body type, they make up for with their edge, wit and desire to reimagine an iconic story to fit their own mold. The Big Leap takes us on a journey of self-acceptance, body-positivity and empowerment at any age.

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Pilot Cast: Simone Recasner, Scott Foley, Teri Polo, Jon Rudnitsky, Ray Cham, Ser Darius Blain, Matt Lucas.

Series Creator: Liz Heldens.

Pilot Director: Jason Winer.

Producers: Sue Naegle, Liz Heldens.

Studios: 20th Television, FOX Entertainment.

Blood Relative


Genre: Crime

Description: Genetic genealogy, the best new tool in crime scene forensics and nobody knows it like Louise Kelly. Too bad she’s impossible to deal with.

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Pilot Cast: Melissa Leo, Tate Donovan, Dascha Polanco, Tracie Thoms, Tyrone Marshall Brown, Sarah Catherine Hook.

Series Creator: Chris Levinson.

Based on: James Renner’s 2018 article “Beyond the Jungle of Bad: The True Story of Two Women from California Who Are Solving All the Mysteries"

Pilot Director: Phillip Noyce.

Producers: Chris Levinson, Liza Chasin, Phillip Noyce.

Studios: Paramount Television , FOX Entertainment, Anonymous Content.

The Cleaning Lady


Genre: Thriller

Description: A whip-smart doctor comes to the U.S. for a medical treatment to save her ailing son. But when the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she refuses to be beaten down and marginalized. Instead, she becomes a cleaning lady for the mob and starts playing the game by her own rules.

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Pilot Cast: Elodie Yung, Ginger Gonzaga, Adan Canto, Vincent Piazza, Joseph Garcia.

Series Creator: Miranda Kwok.

Based on: Argentinian format La Chica Que Limpia

Pilot Director: Michael Offer.

Producers: Shay Mitchell, Miranda Kwok, Melissa Carter.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, FOX Entertainment.

Untitled Fox The Goonies Pilot

(Also known as Untitled Sarah Watson Drama and Untitled Film Reenactment Project)

Genre: High-school

Description: After failing to make it in New York and carrying a heavy secret with her, Stella Cooper returns to her distressed automotive hometown to substitute teach. She finds inspiration, hope and ultimately salvation when she agrees to help three students who are pursuing their filmmaking dreams by putting on an impossibly ambitious shot-for-shot remake of one of the student’s favorite movies… The Goonies

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Pilot Cast: Ramon Rodriguez.

Series Creator: Sarah Watson.

Pilot Director: Greg Mottola.

Producers: Sarah Watson, Greg Mottola, Richard Donner, Lauren Shuler Donner, Gail Berman, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Amblin Television, SideCar.

2020 FOX Pilots - Comedies

Call Me Kat

(Also known as Carla)

Genre: Multicamera

Description: Carla is a 39-year-old woman who struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that you cannot have everything you want — and still be happy. Which is why she spent the money her parents set aside for her wedding to open a Cat Café in Louisville, KY.

Pilot Cast: Cheyenne Jackson, Swoosie Kurtz, Leslie Jordan, Kyla Pratt.

Series Creator: Darlene Hunt.

Based on: the BBC series "Miranda"

Producers: Jim Parsons, Todd Spiewak, Angie Stephenson, Miranda Hart, Darlene Hunt.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, BBC Studios , Sad Clown Productions, That's Wonderful Productions.



Genre: Single-camera and Dramedy

Description: In long Island, three women are faced with the reality that life is short after the death of their childhood best friend.In desperate attempts to find happiness, they make a series of impulsive, ill-advised and self-indulgent decisions, strengthening their bond proving it’s never too late to screw up your life.

Pilot Cast: Eliza Coupe, Ginnifer Goodwin, Tommy Dewey, JT Neal.

Series Creator: Liz Astroff.

Producers: Liz Astroff, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, FOX Entertainment, Kapital Entertainment.

This Country


Genre: Mockumentary, Family, and Single-camera

Description: The daily lives of cousins Kelly and Shrub Mallet, who are trailed by a documentary crew who go to a small town to study young adults and their current concerns in an idiosyncratic surrounding. The show follows the pair as they pursue their dreams, confront challenges and fight each other for frozen pizza.

Pilot Cast: Seann William Scott, Chelsea Holmes, Aya Cash, Sam Straley, Krystal Smith, Taylor Ortega, Justin Linville.

Series Creator: Jenny Bicks.

Based on: the BBC cult series

Pilot Director: Paul Feig, Dan Magnante.

Producers: Paul Feig, Jenny Bicks, Charlie Cooper, Daisy May Cooper, Angie Stephenson.

Studios: Lionsgate, FOX Entertainment, BBC Studios , Feigco Entertainment, Perkins Street Productions.

2019 FOX Pilots - Dramas

9-1-1: Lone Star


Genre: Police and Action

Description: A sophisticated New York cop (Lowe) re-locates to Austin along with his son and must try to balance saving those who are at their most vulnerable with solving the problems in his own life.

Pilot Cast: Rob Lowe.

Series Creator: Ryan Murphy.

Producers: Ryan Murphy, Tim Minear, Brad Falchuck.

Studios: 20th Television.

Almost Family

(Also known as Sisters and Not Just Me)

Genre: Family Drama

Description: Only child Julia Bechly finds her life turned upside down when her father is forced to reveal that over the course of his pioneering career as a fertility doctor, he used his own sperm to conceive dozens of children.

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Pilot Cast: Brittany Snow, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Timothy Hutton, Mo McRae, Mustafa Elzein, Victoria Cartagena.

Series Creator: Annie Weisman, Leslye Headland.

Based on: australian series

Producers: Jason Katims, Sharon Levy, Annie Weisman, Jeni Mulein.

Studios: Universal Television, True Jack Productions, Endemol Shine North America.



Genre: Detective Crime Drama

Description: Bill Hollister is a career lawman who’s very comfortable kicking down doors and utterly lost in a staff meeting, but when the LA County Sheriff drops dead, Bill becomes acting sheriff of Los Angeles County, in charge of 10,000 sworn deputies policing a modern Wild West.

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Pilot Cast: Stephen Dorff, Yara Martinez, Brian Van Holt, Lana Parrilla, Bex Taylor-Klaus, Mark Moses, Siena Goines.

Series Creator: Will Beall.

Pilot Director: David Ayer, Will Beall.

Producers: David Ayer, Kim Harrison, Chris Long.

Studios: EOne Television.

Filthy Rich

Genre: Soap

Description: When the wealthy CEO of the world’s largest Christian network dies in a plane crash, his wife and adult children are stunned to discover he has grown, illegitimate kids who are also in his will. When the steel azalea matriarch of the family, Margaret Monroe, tries to pay them to go away, these newly legitimized heirs have very different ideas and insist on not only staying in town but becoming part of the family empire.

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Pilot Cast: Kim Cattrall, Gerald McRaney, Aubrey Dollar, Melia Kreiling, Corey Cott, Mike Harris, Benjamin Aguilar, Mark L. Young, David Denman, Olivia Macklin.

Series Creator: Tate Taylor.

Based on: New Zealand TV series

Pilot Director: Tate Taylor.

Producers: Tate Taylor, John Norris, Francie Calfo, Brian Grazer.

Studios: 20th Century Fox, Imagine Television, Wyolah Films.



Genre: soap and comedy

Description: Billed as a structurally inventive dramedy, in which the entire first season takes place over the course of single night at a wedding.

Pilot Cast: Rachel Bilson, Steve Kazee, Andie MacDowell, Kathleen Turner, Richard Roxburgh, Madeline Wise, Usman Ally, Beth Riesgraf, Jeffery Self.

Series Creator: Tom Kapinos.

Based on: French series Quadras

Pilot Director: Sanaa Hamri, Nicolas Copperman.

Producers: Francois-Xavier Demaison, Sharon Levy, Tom Kapinos.

Studios: 20th Television, Endemol Shine North America.




Description: A brilliant but paranoid former tech CEO joins a Homeland Cybersecurity Agent and her team to stop the world’s first artificial intelligence crisis: the emergence of a rogue AI with the ability to continuously improve itself. Marrying pulse-pounding action with a layered examination of how technology is invading our lives and transforming us in ways we don’t yet understand, the series also presents us with a villain like we’ve never seen before, one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.

Pilot Cast: John Slattery, Eve Harlow, Jason Butler Harner, Michael Mosley, Gerardo Celasco, Fernanda Andrade.

Series Creator: Manny Coto, Glenn Ficarra.

Pilot Director: John Requa.

Producers: Manny Coto, Glenn Ficarra, John Requa.

Studios: 20th Television, Zaftig Films.

Prodigal Son


Genre: Crime Drama

Description: Malcolm Bright's father was one of the worst — a notorious serial killer called “The Surgeon.” That’s why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around; he knows how killers think, how their minds work. He will use his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a manipulative mother, an annoyingly normal sister, a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son, and his own constantly evolving neuroses.

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Pilot Cast: Tom Payne, Michael Sheen, Bellamy Young, Lou Diamond Phillips, Aurora Perrineau, Frank Harts, Keiko Agena, Halston Sage.

Series Creator: Chris Fedak, Sam Sklaver.

Pilot Director: Lee Toland Krieger.

Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Chris Fedak, Sam Sklaver.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Berlanti Productions.

2019 FOX Pilots - Comedies

Adam & Eve


Genre: single-camera

Description: One couple in three walks of life –young and in love, middle aged and elderly. In each episode, they work through similar struggles in different ways….

Pilot Cast: Odette Annable, Ryan Hansen, Jon Beckerman.

Series Creator: Jon Beckerman.

Based on: french canadian series

Pilot Director: Claire Stanlon, Claude Meunier, Luc Wiseman.

Studios: 20th Television, Avanti Groupe.

The Moodys


Genre: Family

Description: Dan Moody returns home to spend Christmas with his dysfunctional family. When he arrives, he’s met with the inevitable madness of a family whose members are all hiding things from each other.

Pilot Cast: Denis Leary, Elizabeth Perkins.

Series Creator: Bob Fisher, Tad Quill, Rob Greenberg.

Based on: Australian series of the same name

Pilot Director: Tad Quill, Rob Greenberg, Bob Fisher.

Studios: CBS Television Studios, FOX Entertainment.


(Also known as Geniuses)

Genre: Multi-Camera and Family

Description: About a blue-collar couple in South Jersey trying to get by and raise four kids, three of whom just happen to be certified geniuses.

Pilot Cast: Maggie Lawson, Tisha Campbell-Martin.

Series Creator: Lon Zimmet.

Producers: Lon Zimmet.

Studios: 20th Television.

Patty's Auto


Genre: Multi-camera

Description: Inspired by Patrice Banks’ Girls Auto Clinic, a Pennsylvania-based auto repair shop with all female mechanics. It centers on Patty and the eclectic women who work for her.

Pilot Cast: Cara Patterson, Paola Lázaro, Sarah Levy, Joanna Adler, Jonathan Sadowski.

Series Creator: Darlene Hunt.

Pilot Director: Betsy Thomas.

Producers: Darlene Hunt, Elizabeth Banks, Max Handelman.

Studios: Warner Bros. TV, Brownstone Productions.

Richard Lovely


Genre: single-camera

Description: About Richard Lovely, the disgruntled author of the best-selling children’s book series, Mr. Mouse. He doesn’t hate children, but rather just everything about them. After a publicity fiasco involving an unexpectedly savvy 9-year-old kid, Mr. Mouse appears in Richard’s real life as he is forced into an unlikely father/son relationship that will change his life forever.

Pilot Cast: Thomas Lennon, Nicole Richie, Wendie Malick, Asif Ali, Nicole Sun.

Series Creator: Billy Finnegan, Alex Hardcastle.

Pilot Director: Billy Finnegan.

Producers: Kat Coiro, Alex Hardcastle.

Studios: 20th Television.