Fall TV Pilots: FOX

A full list of FOX’s Fall 2011 pilots

Last Updated: April 12, 2011 @ 6:06 PM

Here is the full list of FOX pilots for the fall 2011 season. Any new additions/updates will be in bold. What looks good? What looks bad? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

ALCATRAZ
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: FOX
Studio: WBTV
ProdCo: Bad Robot
Producers: J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, Liz Sarnoff, Danny Cannon, Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt
Writers: Liz Sarnoff, Steven Lilien, Bryan Wynbrandt
Director: Danny Cannon
Logline: A crime drama involving our country’s most infamous prison and the team investigating the mysterious reappearance of its 1960s inhabitants in the present day.
Cast:
Sarah Jones as “Rebecca Madsen”
Jorge Garcia as “Dr. Diego Soto”
Sam Neill as “Emerson Hauser”
Parminder Nagra as “Lucy Banerjee”
Robert Forster as “Ray Archer”
Santiago Cabrera as “Jimmy Dickens”
Jonny Coyne as “Warden Edwin James”
Jason Butler Harner as “Associate Warden E.B. Tiller”

EXIT STRATEGY
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
ProdCo: K/O Paper Products
Producers: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin, David Guggenheim
Writer: David Guggenheim
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Logline: An action-packed spy thriller about a CIA team that specializes in high risk rescue extraction operations that save agents who have been compromised.
Cast:
Ethan Hawke as “Eric Shaw”
Megan Dodds as “Dr. Hannah Burke”
Tom Sizemore as “Jonathan Marks”
Lina Esco as “Mia”
Elyes Gabel as “Tarik”

THE FINDER
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
Producers: Hart Hanson, Barry Josephson, Dan Sackheim, Stephen Nathan, Ian Toynton
Writer: Hart Hanson
Director: Dan Sackheim
Logline: Based on the book “The Knowland Retribution” by Richard Greener, this “Bones” spin-off will follow Walter Sherman, a veteran who specializes in finding people and things that no one else can.
Cast:
Geoff Stults as “Walter”
Michael Clarke Duncan as “Leo”
Saffron Burrows as “Ike”

LOCKE & KEY
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television, DWTV
ProdCo: K/O Paper Products, Dreamworks Television
Producers: Steven Spielberg, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Heather Kadin, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Josh Friedman, Ted Adams
Writer: Josh Friedman
Director: Mark Romanek
Logline: Based on a graphic novel by Joe Hill, this suspenseful thriller follows the three Locke children, who, still reeling from the brutal murder of their guidance-counselor father by a deranged student, move with their mom to a small island off the coast of Maine, where they discover a mystical doorway in their new home.
Cast:
Miranda Otto as “Nina Locke”
Nick Stahl as “Duncan Locke”
Jesse McCartney as “Ty Locke”
Sarah Bolger as “Kinsey Locke”
Skylar Gaertner as “Bode Locke”
Mark Pellegrino as “Rendell”
Ksennia Solo as “Dodge”
Harrison Thomas as “Sam”

TOUCH
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
ProdCo: Chernin Entertainment, Tailwind Productions
Producers: Tim Kring, Francis Lawrence, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Kiefer Sutherland, Suzan Bymel
Writer: Tim Kring
Logline: A single father raising an autistic son who has never spoken discovers that his son is actually communicating with him through a complex series of numbers, and may even be able to predict events before they happen.
Cast:
Kiefer Sutherland as “Martin”

WEEKENDS AT BELLEVUE
Format: One-Hour Drama
Network: FOX
Studio: NBCU
ProdCo: Berman Braun
Producers: Lisa Zwerling, Jack Bender, Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun, Gene Stein
Writer: Lisa Zwerling
Director: Jack Bender
Logline: The drama centers on a psychiatrist in charge of the weekend shift of the Bellevue Hospital psychiatric unit.
Cast:
Janet McTeer as “Diane”
Lauren Ambrose as “Ellie”
Amber Stevens as “Claire”
Eric Winter as “Knox”

COUNCIL OF DADS
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: Sony
ProdCo: Fedora Entertainment
Producers: Peter Tolan, Leslie Tolan, Michael Wimer
Writer: Peter Tolan
Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo
Logline: A group of five men are called together by the widow of their close friend in order to help her raise his two young children.
Cast:
Kyle Bornheimer as “Marty”
Patrick Breen as “Jerry”
Ken Howard as “Burt”
Diane Farr as “Catherine”
Rick Gomez as “Eddie”
Richard T. Jones as “Bill”
Griffin Gluck as “Daniel”
Landry Bender as “Mykala”

FAMILY ALBUM
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
ProdCo: 21 Laps, Adelstein
Producers: Joe Port, Joe Wiseman, Marty Adelstein, Becky Clements, Shawn Levy
Writers: Joe Port, Joe Wiseman
Director: Shawn Levy
Logline: A larger than life dad uses technology to recount his family’s most memorable moments.
Cast:
Rob Huebel as “Steven”
Mike O’Malley as “Dave”
Rachael Harris as “Marni”
Joy Osmanski as “Holly”
Ted Sutherland as “Max”
Damaris Diaz as “Jenna”
Isabella Cramp as “Ruby”

ICELAND
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: Sony
ProdCo: Sony
Producers: Andy Bobrow
Writer: Andy Bobrow
Director: Will Gluck
Logline: A single-camera romantic comedy about a group of friends moving forward after the loss of a loved one.
Cast:
Kerry Bishe as “Mackenzie”
Zach Gilford as “Harry”
John Boyd as “Todd”
Krysta Rodriguez as “Rose”

I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER
Format: Half-Hour Multicam Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: WB
ProdCo: WBTV
Producers: Sherry Bilsing-Graham, Ellen Kreamer, Andy Ackerman
Writers: Sherry Bilsing-Graham, Ellen Kreamer
Director: Andy Ackerman
Logline: A multi-camera comedy about two women who now have daughters like the girls who once picked on them in high school.
Cast:
Katie Finneran as “Nikki”
Jamie Pressly as “Annie”
Eric Sheffer Stevens as “Matt”
Kristi Lauren as “Sophie”
Aisha Dee as “MacKenzie”

Chad Coleman as "Gary"

Kevin Rahm as "Jack"

LITTLE IN COMMON
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: WB
ProdCo: Rob Thomas Productions
Producers: Rob Thomas, Dan Etheridge, Jennifer Gwartz, Danielle Stokdyk
Writer: Rob Thomas
Director: Adam Bernstein
Logline: This single-camera comedy centers on a group of adults who become unlikely friends because of the connections between their kids.
Cast:
Rob Corddry as “Dennis”
Paula Marshall as “Ellie”
Kevin Hart as “Ty”
Gabrielle Union as “Brooke”
Curtis Harris as “CJ”
Izabela Vidovic as “Minnie”

Lombardo Boyar as "Benny"

Alanna Ubach as "Maya"

Rowan Blanchard as "Raquel"

Skyler Gisondo as "Donovan"

THE NEW GIRL
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
ProdCo: Chernin Entertainment
Producers:Liz Meriwether, Jake Kasdan, Peter Chernin,  Katherine Pope, David Finkel, Brett Baer
Writers: Liz Meriwether
Director:Jake Kasdan
Logline: After being dumped, a quirky teacher finds herself roommates with three dudes: a man-child, a player and a cynic. Together they help each other navigate dating politics..
Cast:
Zooey Deschanel as “Jess”
Jake Johnson as “Nick”
Max Greenfield as “Schmidt”
Hannah Simone As "Cece"
Damon Wayans Jr. as "Coach"

OUTNUMBERED
Format: Half-Hour Singlecam Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
ProdCo: Hat Trick, Chernin Entertainment
Producers: Barbara Wallace, Tom Wolfe, Larry Charles, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope, Jimmy Mulville
Writers: Barbara Wallace, Tom Wolfe
Director: Larry Charles
Logline: Based on a British family comedy about a set of parents challenged to raise three precocious kids.
Cast:
Cheech Marin as “Grandpa Frank”
Mateus Ward as “Jake”
Gibson Sjobeck as “Ben”
Ava Acres as “Karen”
Cliff Chamberlain as “Pete”
Ana Ortiz as “Sue”

TAGGED
Format: Comedic Drama
Network: FOX
Studio: Sony
ProdCo: Reveille
Producers: Moses Port, David Guarascio, Carolyn Bernstein, Howard Owens, Todd Cohen
Writers: David Guarascio, Moses Port
Director: Scott Ellis
Logline: An unconventional love story between a son and his emotionally absent father serves as the center for a lively work ensemble in a coroner's office.
Cast:
Gary Cole as “James”
Tommy Dewey as “Wally”
Lindsey Kraft as “Susan”
Mel Rodriguez as “Rodriguez”
BJ Bales as “Wayne”
Bret Ernst as “Hendricks”
Robin Givens as “Marleeza”

ALLEN GREGORY
Format: Animated Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
ProdCo: Chernin Entertainment
Producers: Jonah Hill, Andrew Mogel, Jarrad Paul, David Goodman, Peter Chernin, Katherine Pope
Writers: Jonah Hill, Andrew Mogel, Jarrad Paul
Logline: Allen Gregory is an extremely accomplished seven-year-old embarking on the greatest challenge of his life: attending elementary school.
Cast:
Jonah Hill as “Allen Gregory De Longpre”
Nat Faxon as “Jeremy”
French Stewart as “Richard”
Christina Pucelli as “Patrick”

Will Forte as "Superintendent Rossnyer"

NAPOLEON DYNAMITE
Format: Animated Comedy
Network: FOX
Studio: 20th Century Fox Television
ProdCo: 20th Century Fox Television
Producers: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess, Mike Scully
Writers: Jared Hess, Jerusha Hess, Mike Scully
Logline: An animated sitcom based on the movie “Napoleon Dynamite."
Cast:
Jon Heder as “Napoleon Dynamite”
Aaron Ruell as “Kip”
Jon Gries as “Uncle Rico”
Efren Ramirez as “Pedro”
Diedrich Bader as “Rex”
Tina Majorino as “Deb”
Sandy Martin as “Grandma”

BURIED TREASURE
Format: Reality
Network: FOX
Studio: ITV
ProdCo: ITV
Producers: Joe Livecchi, Paul Buccieri, Tim Miller, Leigh Keno, Leslie Keno, Tim Eagan
Cast:
Leigh Keno and Leslie Keno, Hosts

MOBBED
Format: Reality
Network: FOX
Studio: Angel City Factory
ProdCo: Alevy
Producers: Howie Mandel, Chris Cowan, Jean-Michel Michenaud, Mike Marks, Darryl Trell, Howard Kitrosser, Kevin Healey, Michael Rotenberg
Cast:
Howie Mandel as the Host

MY PARENTS ARE GOING TO LOVE YOU
Format: Reality
Network: FOX
Studio: Angel City Factory
Cast:
David Faustino
Joey Lawrence

THE X FACTOR
Format: Reality
Network: FOX
ProdCo: Syco Fremantle Media
Producers: Simon Cowell, Cecile Frot-Coutaz, Richard Holloway, Andrew Linares, Rob Wade
Cast:
Simon Cowell, Judge

L.A. Reid, Judge

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