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‘Friends’ Producer, ‘Mindy Project’ Star’s Series About Womanizing TV Host Goes to Fox

”Bastards“ is a single-camera comedy about the kids of a philandering game show star

Fox is raising “Bastards.”

The network has given a put pilot order to the single-camera comedy series from Nicholas Wright, James Woods and Ed Weeks.

“Bastards” centers on a womanizing game show host who dies and leaves his mansion to his three kids, who each assumed they were an only child. The offspring then decide to live together and form an unusual family.

Wright and Woods, who co-wrote “Independence Day: Resurrection,” are executive producers with Weeks, known for playing  Jeremy on “The Mindy Project.” All three serve as writers on the project that is a co-production from ABC Studios and 20th Century Fox Television.

James Griffiths (“The Mayor”) directs and executive produces, while Andrew Reich (“Friends”) is supervising producer.