Tuesday, May 10, 2011
FOX begins the Series Pickups and Series Cancellations for 2011-2012
FOX has begun order season by announcing the pickup of three new series for next fall. The New Girl is a comedy starring Zooey Deschanel as a school teacher who moves away from her town and moves in with three guys. The Finder is a spinoff of the show Bones that stars Geoff Stults as a "finder" as well as Michael Clarke Duncan. Alcatraz is a crime drama from JJ Abram's production company set in the prison. The series follows investigators as they investigate the disapperance of 1960s prisoners. The show stars Jorge Garcia of Lost fame.
The network also cancelled the show Human Target. The show was rebooted this year but never really gained traction in the ratings.
Updater: FOX has also cancelled Breaking In after it failed to gain traction in the post-Idol timeslot.
Update 2: FOX has also picked up the comedy pilot I Hate My Teenage Daughter starring Jamie Pressly.
Update 3: The Chicago Code, Lie to Me, and Traffic Light have been cancelled as well.
FOX ANNOUNCES ITS FALL SCHEDULE