Fox is yet to launch 10 new series of dramas and comedies this fall of 2014. Some shows worth checking out are comic-based series, Gotham, Octavia Spencer‘s high school drama Red Band Society and Rainn Wilson‘s cop series, Backstrom.
We have the descriptions and first look photos to share with you, check them all out below and tell us which ones you’re excited to see in the comments.
CAST: Rainn Wilson (The Office), Kristoffer Polaha (Ringer), Dennis Haysbert (24), Page Kennedy, Beatrice Rosen (Blue Mountain State), Thomas Dekker (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles), Genevieve Angelson (House of Lies)
Offensive, irascible Detective Everett Backstrom tries, and fails, to change his self-destructive behavior while leading his team, the Serious Crimes Unit, as they navigate Portland’s most sensitive cases.
CAST: Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson (Person of Interest), Jussie Smollett, Bryshere Y. Gray, Malik Yoba (Revolution, Alphas), Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, Kaitlin Doubleday, recurring player Gabourey Sidibe (American Horror Story: Coven)
A unique family drama set in the world of a hip-hop empire and centering on music mogul Lucious Lyon.
CAST: Ben McKenzie (Southland), Donal Logue (Sons of Anarchy), Jada Pinkett Smith (Hawthorne), Robin Lord Taylor (Accepted, The Walking Dead), Sean Pertwee (Camelot), Zabryna Guevara (Burn Notice), Erin Richards (Breaking In), David Mazouz (Touch), Camren Bicondova, Drew Powell, Cory Michael Smith
Explores the origin stories of Commissioner James Gordon from the Batman comics and films — who is still a detective and has yet to meet Batman — and the villains who made Gotham City famous.
CAST: David Tennant (Doctor Who), Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Michael Peña, Virginia Kull, Nick Nolte, Jacki Weaver, Josh Hamilton, Kevin Rankin, Kevin Zegers, Jessica Lucas, Stephen Louis Grush, Madalyn Horcher, Sarah-Jane Potts, Jack Irvine, Kendrick Sampson
The 10-episode mystery event series follows the tragic death of a young boy, and the major police investigation and nationwide media frenzy that subsequently overtake a picturesque seaside town, where anyone is a suspect.
CAST: John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings), Max Brown (Beauty and the Beast), Reece Ritchie, Kelsey Chow, Condola Rashad, Caroline Ford, Antony Bunsee
A notorious thief is plucked from prison to serve the Pharoah, navigating palace intrigue, seductive concubines, criminal underbellies and even a few divine sorcerers.
Last Man on Earth
CAST: Will Forte (SNL)
A new single-camera comedy about the life and adventures of the last man on earth. Phil Miller was once just an average guy who loved his family and hated his job at the bank — now he’s humanity’s last hope. Will he ever find another person alive on the planet? Would hoping that she is a female be asking too much?
CAST: John Mulaney (Saturday Night Live), Martin Short (How I Met Your Mother), Elliott Gould (Ray Donovan), Nasim Pedrad (Saturday Night Live), Seaton Smith, Zack Pearlman
Follows an aspiring comedian coming of age in NYC under the influence of his over-the-top boss — who was a major stand-up comedian in the 1980s and ’90s and now hosts a game show — as well as his roommates and his neighbors.
Red Band Society
CAST: Octavia Spencer, Dave Annable (Brothers & Sisters), Griffin Gluck (Back in the Game), Charlie Rowe, Rebecca Rittenhouse, Zoe Levin, Ciara Bravo, Nolan Sotillociara
A group of teenagers meet as patients in the children’s wing of a hospital and become unlikely allies and friends.
CAST: Matt Dillon, Carla Gugino, Melissa Leo, Toby Jones, Terrence Howard, Reed Diamond, Juliette Lewis, Shannyn Sossamon, Tim Griffin, Charlie Tahan
The 10-episode thriller centers around a Secret Service agent on a mission to find two missing federal agents in the bucolic town of Wayward Pines, ID. Every step closer to the truth makes him question if he will ever get out of Wayward Pines alive.
Cast: Zachary Knighton (Happy Endings), Becki Newton (Ugly Betty), Nate Torrence (Mr. Sunshine), Meera Rohit Kumbhani
A single-camera comedy about four single 30-something underdogs who are unexpectedly thrust into one another’s lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens, NY, townhouse.