Red Band Society has yet to premiere on Fox, but the network is already trying to cultivate a particular vibe for the drama. This week, the channel announced that former teen star Mandy Moore has been signed on to Red Band Society in a major guest role. She’ll feature in the series for multiple episodes, as part of one of the show’s adult arcs.
We are getting close to crunch time for The Simpsons/Family Guy one-hour crossover episode, which is rolling with the title The Simpsons Guy (the animators have even created a new logo for the episode, above). The crossover will premiere on Fox on Sunday, September 28 and to celebrate the big premiere, this week Fox released a slew of photos related to the event episode.
It looks like the PreCrime ball is rolling for the potential Minority Report series. While it sometimes take a while for a new TV idea to get off the ground, just a few short weeks after news broke that a Minority Report project was in development, the project has nabbed a pilot commitment.
Fox has given comedian John Mulaney his very own comedy this fall, but despite appearances on comedy specials and a lengthy tenure as a writer on Saturday Night Live, the world doesn’t know that much about the comedian. So, this week Fox has partnered with Hulu to release “Mulaney An Opening Act Preview Special,” which should give you an idea of who Mulaney is.
Holy bat-quisition! Fox’s upcoming drama series Gotham has a built-in fanbase, given the near-universal love for all things Batman-related, and that appears to be good enough for Netflix, which can't be bothered with waiting for the show to come out before signing an exclusive deal for worldwide rights.
Fox’s latest reality series, Utopia, hasn’t even premiered yet, but it’s already proven to have a slew of problems. On Tuesday, a 25 year-old contestant going by the name Hex had to be taken to the hospital due to a severe case of dehydration. It’s not the first time one of the show’s contestants has had to leave the program, either.
Phil Lord and Chris Miller are again looking back to TV history for their next project, an hour-long comedic drama modernization of the sci-fi drama The Greatest American Hero, for which Fox has officially given a pilot commitment. Believe it or not…well, you get it.
The schedule is a work in progress, and dates are subject to change as we head into the fall season. In the meantime, if there's a new or returning show you don't see on here, feel free to leave a comment and we'll see if we can dig up the date for you! We’ve also listed shows that are expected to premiere at midseason, so if your favorite show doesn’t have a date, yet, check there first!
Fox’s long-awaited DC Comics series, Gotham, is finally hitting the network next month, and to give fans a little bit of an idea about what they can expect, the show released an extended preview of the series called “Gotham: The Legend Reborn.” Clocking in at 21 minutes, the preview is chock full of actors and crew members talking about the great experience shooting Gotham has been.
Fox is gearing up to premiere Gotham this fall, and while we’ve seen trailers and TV spots, it looks like there is still room to add new characters. On Friday, the Batman prequel series announced that Dexter actor David Zayas is joining the cast, and in the new series, he won’t be playing one of the detectives in the squad.
Bones is famously headed into its 10th season this fall, and to celebrate, the good folks over at Fox put together a brand new trailer for the new season that premiered on Friday at Comic-Con in San Diego. The trailer is three minutes long, with a half-minute of brand new footage at the very end of the clip. Unfortunately, things aren’t looking too good for Booth.
The most prominent TV trend lately has been to take some shows, revamp them with a different production budget and return them to television via a new station or service. Cougar Town did it. Community is doing it. Now, Fox’s failed freshman comedy, Enlisted, may be joining the ranks.
There was a good chance that Glee's sixth and final season was going to be short at least a few episodes. It looks like it'll be more than a few, as word has come down that Season 6 of Glee will only consist of thirteen episodes. Glee's final season will air during Midseason 2015.
If you thought that Fox’s Gotham didn’t have any more casting surprises in store just because the pilot was already filmed, you’ll be bat-stonished to know that isn’t the case at all. TV and Hollywood vet Carol Kane (Hester Street) has been added to the cast in a recurring role as Batman’s sidekick Robin and…just kidding!
Chris Colfer is not leaving Glee. Despite a Twitter announcement to the contrary, Colfer's manager confirmed that Colfer will be back on Glee for the final season, and that that his Twitter is believed to have been hacked. The Tweet that went out on Chris Colfer's verified Twitter account stated that he had been "let go" from the series due to personal issues, and promising more information to come.