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Fox Changes Pilot Audition Process

Network already phasing out in-person tests in greenlighted projects.

Fox is phasing out traditional in-person network tests, in which finalists for each role audition for network executives who choose a winner.

Taking a page from the feature world, where screen tests are prevalent in casting a role, Fox is opting for taped network tests. After passing live tests for the producing studios, actors’ performances are being filmed and sent to the network for judging.The network’s three greenlighted projects so far this season — Greg Garcia’s comedy pilot "Keep Hope Alive," the untitled Mark Brazill comedy pilot and the Matt Nix series "Jack and Dan" — are being cast that way.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.