FOX Upfronts 2015: trailers

New titles from FOX for the 2015-16 season include another DC Comics adaptation Lucifer, Minority Report, John Stamos’ Grandfathered, Rob Lowe’s The Grinder and Ryan Murphy’s Scream Queens described as a “wildly original” horror comedy where Heathers meets Friday the 13th.

There’s also The Frankenstein Code, Rosewood and animated series Bordertown.

Hit drama Empire will be expanded to an 18-episode season split into two parts.

24 is still “fairly early in the development process,” on another season.

Select Trailers:

GRANDFATHERED (fka GRANDPA) (single camera)
Picked up to series
STUDIO: ABC Studios/Rhode Island Ave Productions
TEAM: Danny Chun (w, ep), Dan Fogelman (ep), John Stamos (ep)
LOGLINE: A longtime bachelor’s life is upended when he discovers he’s a father — and a grandfather.
CAST: John Stamos, Josh Peck, Christina Milian, Kelly Jenrette, Ravi Patel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNq25SEUTPQ

THE FRANKENSTEIN CODE (fka FRANKENSTEIN)
Picked up to series
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV
TEAM: Rand Ravich (w, ep), Howard Gordon (ep), Michael Cuesta (d)
LOGLINE: Ray Pritchard, a morally corrupt retired cop, is given a second chance at life when he is brought back from the dead. Now younger and stronger, Pritchard will have to choose between his old temptations and his new sense of purpose.
CAST: Rob Kazinski, Tim DeKay, Dilshad Vadsaria, Adhir Kalyan, Philip Baker Hall

MINORITY REPORT
Picked up to series
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV and Paramount TV/Amblin Entertainment
TEAM: Max Borenstein (w, ep), Steven Spielberg (ep), Kevin Falls (ep), Justin Falvey (ep), Darryl Frank (ep), Mark Mylod (d, ep)
LOGLINE: 10 years after the end of Precrime in DC, one of the three Precogs struggles to lead a “normal” human life, but remains haunted by visions the future, when he meets a detective haunted by her past, who just may help him find a purpose to his gift.
CAST: Meagan Good, Stark Sands, Laura Regan, Malcolm Jamal-Warner, Wilmer Valderrama

LUCIFER
Picked up to series
STUDIO: Warner Bros TV/Jerry Bruckheimer Television/Aggressive Mediocrity
TEAM: Tom Kapinos (ep), Jerry Bruckheimer (ep), Jonathan Littman (ep), Len Wiseman (d, ep), KristieAnne Reed (co-ep)
LOGLINE: Lucifer, bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he gets his kicks helping the LAPD punish criminals. Based on the Vertigo comic book.
CAST: Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Rachael Harris, D.B. Woodside, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Nicholas Gonzalez, Scarlett Estevez

THE GRINDER (single camera)
Picked up to series
STUDIO: 20th TV
TEAM: Andrew Mogul (w, ep), Jarrad Paul (w-ep), Rob Lowe (ep), Nick Stoller (ep), Jake Kasdan (d, ep)
LOGLINE: When TV lawyer Dean Sanderson’s (aka “The Grinder”) long-running hit series comes to an end, he finds himself at a crossroads in life and decides to move back to his small hometown thinking he has the experience to take over his family’s law firm, where he butts heads with his brother.
CAST: Rob Lowe, Fred Savage, Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Natalie Morales, William Devane

ROSEWOOD (fka UNTITLED TODD HARTHAN)
Picked up to series
STUDIO: 20th Century Fox TV/Temple Hill Entertainment
TEAM: Todd Harthan (w, ep), Wyck Godfrey (ep), Marty Bowen (ep), Richard Shepard (d)
LOGLINE: This close-ended, investigative series centers around the brilliant Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr., the top private pathologist in all of Miami. As owner of one of the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art independent labs in the country, he finds the secrets in bodies that others usually miss. Despite being constantly surrounded by death Rosewood is obsessed with life and savors every moment. His eternal optimism will frustrate the cynical female detective he often works with, but she can’t argue with the results that his unique perspective provides.
CAST: Morris Chestnut, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Anna Konkle, Gabrielle Dennis

Monday
8:00-9:00 PM GOTHAM
9:00-10:00 PM MINORITY REPORT (new)

Tuesday
8:00-8:30 PM GRANDFATHERED (new)
8:30-9:00 PM THE GRINDER (new)
9:00-10:00 PM SCREAM QUEENS (new)

Wednesday
8:00-9:00 PM ROSEWOOD (new)
9:00-10:00 PM EMPIRE

Thursday
8:00-9:00 PM BONES
9:00-10:00 PM SLEEPY HOLLOW

Friday
8:00-9:00 PM MASTERCHEF JUNIOR
9:00-10:00 PM WORLD’S FUNNIEST

Saturday
7:00-10:30 PM FOX SPORTS SATURDAY: FOX COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Sunday
7:00-7:30 PM NFL ON FOX
7:30-8:00 PM THE OT / BOB’S BURGERS
8:00-8:30 PM THE SIMPSONS
8:30-9:00 PM BROOKLYN NINE-NINE
9:00-9:30 PM FAMILY GUY
9:30-10:00 PM THE LAST MAN ON EARTH

Source: Hollywood Reporter, Deadline

6 Comments:

  1. The grinder rob Lowe looks cool what season and Chanel on fox or free to is it on in sep Oct 2015 Australia. Can we get emails here on when shows and series start with channel details times??

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