Fox has cancelled Alcatraz and The Finder and added 5 new series to their 2012-2013 primetime line-up! Chuck‘s Zachary Levi’s half hour comedy pilot for the network Let It Go is now dead as well. New series joining the line-up include:
- Kevin Williamson’s new thriller, titled The Following, tells the story of a deranged serial killer played by James Purefoy. Thanks to the wonders of technology, he creates his own cult of murderers, and Kevin Bacon plays a retired FBI profiler who is tracking him down. The pilot filmed in Atlanta last month. No word yet if the series will continue to film there.
- The Office‘s Mindy Kaling’s new project titled It’s Messy. Kaling will play a Bridget Jones-esque character who is an OB/GYN trying to figure out and balance both her personal and professional life. Kaling will be departing The Office this season.
- The Mob Doctor follows a doctor working for the mafia in Chicago.
- Ben & Kate is a single camera comedy that tells the story of a single uptight mother whose brother moves in – in order to help her raise her daughter.
- From the master minds of How I Met Your Mother comes The Goodwin Games which is a comedy about three siblings who are have to reconnect in order to inherit their recently-passed father’s estate. The series stars Scott Foley and Jake Lacy.
Fox is schedule to present their 2012-2013 line-up on Monday to advertisers. More information on the new lineup will be available then! We’ll keep you posted with all the network’s Upfront presentations next week!
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