FOX Shares First Look Trailers for All-New Dramas & Comedies
Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, FOX Television Group, yesterday unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2017-2018 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. Check out trailers for some of the network's upcoming new shows below!
ORVILLE - From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, "Ted") and director Jon Favreau ("The Jungle Book," "Iron Man"), THE ORVILLE is a live-action, one-hour series set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of The Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship, as its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of everyday life. The series stars MacFarlane as the ship's Commanding Officer and Adrianne Palicki ("Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," "Friday Night Lights") as his ex-wife, who's assigned as his First Officer.
THE GIFTED: Produced in association with Marvel Television, family adventure series THE GIFTED tells the emotional story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, THE FAMILY seeks help from an UNDERGROUND network of mutants and must fight to survive. The series stars Stephen Moyer (SHOTS FIRED, "True Blood"), Amy Acker ("Person of Interest"), Natalie Alyn Lind (GOTHAM) and Percy Hynes White ("Night at the Museum 3") as the STRUCKER family. Also featured in the series are Sean Teale ("Reign") as ECLIPSE/MARCOS DIAZ; Jamie Chung (GOTHAM) as BLINK/CLARICE FONG; Emma Dumont ("Aquarius") as POLARIS/LORNA DANE; Blair Redford ("Satisfaction") as THUNDERBIRD/JOHN PROUDSTAR; and Coby Bell ("Burn Notice") as Sentinel Services Agent JACE TURNER. The series is written by Matt Nix ("Burn Notice"), directed by Bryan Singer (the "X-Men" franchise") and executive-produced by Nix, Singer, Lauren Shuler Donner and Simon Kinberg ("X-Men: Apocalypse," "X-Men: Days of Future Past") and Marvel's Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.
GHOSTED: The new comedy joining THE LINEUP this fall is GHOSTED. Starring Craig Robinson ("The Office," "This Is the End") and Adam Scott ("Parks and Recreation," "Big Little Lies"), GHOSTED is a single-camera, action-comedy about the partnership between two polar opposites - a cynical skeptic and a GENIUS "true believer" in the paranormal, who are recruited to investigate unexplained phenomena in Los Angeles - all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race. Scott and Robinson also serve as executive producers on the series.
THE RESIDENT: Focusing on three doctors at different stages of their careers and a dedicated young nurse, THE RESIDENT is a provocative new medical drama that rips back the curtain to reveal the truth of what really happens, both good and bad, in hospitals across the country. Starring Matt Czuchry ("The Good Wife"), Emily VanCamp ("Revenge"), Manish Dayal ("Halt and Catch Fire"), Shaunette Renée Wilson ("Billions") and Bruce Greenwood ("The People v. O.J. Simpson: AMERICAN CRIME Story," "Mad Men"), the series' executive producers include Amy Holden Jones ("Mystic Pizza," "Indecent Proposal"), Antoine Fuqua ("Southpaw," "Training Day") and Phillip Noyce ("Patriot Games," "The Bone Collector"), who also directed the pilot.
LA TO VEGAS: From executive producers Will Ferrell ("Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," "Elf"), Adam McKay ("The Big Short") and Lon Zimmet ("Unbreakable Kimmie Schmidt"), and executive producer/director Steve Levitan ("Modern Family"), LA TO VEGAS is a workplace comedy about an airline crew and the eccentric passengers who, every weekend, take a no-frills roundtrip flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas with one goal in mind - to come back a winner. The series stars Kim Matula ("UnREAL"), Ed Weeks ("The Mindy Project"), Nathan Lee Graham ("The Comeback," "Hitch"), Olivia Macklin ("The Young Pope") with Peter Stormare ("The Big Lebowski") and Emmy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner Dylan McDermott ("The Practice," "American Horror Story").