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For those who are eager to get a look at some of the upcoming pilots, Preview Night at Comic-Con is the place to be. Warner Bros. Television is once again giving us a nice sampling of their upcoming new TV series, among which are J.H. Wyman and J.J. Abrams' futuristic cop drama Almost Human, The Vampire Diaries spin-off The Originals, Greg Berlanti's The Tomorrow People and the Hunger Games-like survival drama The 100.
Fox is the fourth of the five major networks to announce their Fall 2013 premiere schedule, and for the network that recently brought us American Idol, there's a lot of X Factor on the menu. Fortunately for those who aren't looking for more singing, there are some returning dramas and comedies, and some promising looking new programs joining the lineup later in September.
Supernatural, Arrow, Revolution And Other WB TV Shows Set For Comic Con, Preview Night Screenings Announced
Warner Bros. Television Group has had a pretty sizable presence at Comic Con in San Diego in recent years, and this year is no exception. The studio announced the 17 series that will be present at SDCC this year, including the new dramas that will be screened during preview night. Those SDCC attendees there for Preview Night (Wed. July 17) and looking for an escape from the crowds, excitement and loot being offered on the convention center floor can head upstairs to Ballroom 20...
J.J. Abrams and Fringe creator J.H. Wyman is Almost Human, a futuristic buddy cop drama with some great looking sci-fi elements. The series is set a few decades into the future when cops are partnered with humanoid robots. The trailer does a great job of laying the scene and introducing us to the lead characters. The first is John Kennex (Karl Urban), a cop who survived a catastrophic attack on the police department, though he lost a leg in the ordeal.
Fox announced their 2013-2014 lineup this morning, along with the planned schedule, which sets up new comedies on Tuesday nights and adds a number of other new series to the schedule, along with the returning shows. Among the new series is J.J. Abrams' sci-fi cop series Almost Human, Seth MacFarlane's new live-action comedy Dads and new animated comedy Murder Police.
After months of pilot orders and casting news, we're now starting to learn the fate of the pilots in development for the 2013-2014 season. Earlier, we shared word that NBC was passing on a number of pilots, including the modern-day Hatfields & McCoys drama, and tonight brings word of a number of pickups over at Fox, among which is the Sleepy Hollow drama from Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, as well as the robot-cop drama from Fringe's J.H. Wyman and J.J. Abrams, Almost Human.