The fall TV season is taking shape. Networks have ordered dozens of new pilots starring familiar faces including Zachary Levi, Mindy Kaling, Mandy Moore and Sarah Silverman, and from proven producers like Josh Schwartz, J.J. Abrams, Greg Berlanti and Kevin Williamson. Also making a comeback this year: Iconic characters including Green Arrow, Carrie Bradshaw, Sherlock Holmes and Beauty and the Beast.
To keep track of who's doing what, read our complete list of all the series projects in contention and check back for updates on their status. Here are the Fox pilots: (Click here for ABC, CBS, CW and NBC.)
A female agent with a very specialized and controversial area of expertise (Heroes' Ali Larter) operates out of CIA's New York City station. Josh Friedman (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) will write and executive-produce.
After being falsely convicted of fraud and stripped of his legal license, a brilliant, morally questionable defense attorney uses his unorthodox methods to solve the cases he's been prohibited from handling and to ultimately exact revenge on the man who set him up. Marc Guggenheim will write and executive-produce with Brothers & Sisters' Greg Berlanti and McG.
Untitled Josh Berman/ Robert Wright project
A young female thoracic surgeon with Bridgeport roots is split between two worlds as she juggles her career and her lifelong debt to the South Chicago mob. Drop Dead Diva's Josh Berman and Robert Wright will write and executive-produce with Justified's Michael Dinner.
Untitled Kevin Williamson project
An edge-of-your-seat thriller about the complex relationship between diabolical serial killer Joe Carroll (James Purefoy) and the damaged FBI profiler, Ryan Hardy (Kevin Bacon), who once took him down. After Joe escapes, Hardy is reactivated and discovers that he is no longer just hunting one man, but a massive cult of serial killers created and manipulated during Carroll's time in prison. Kevin Williamson will write and executive-produce. Shawn Ashmore and Valorie Curry will also star.
Untitled Karyn Usher project
The orphaned 17-year-old daughter of a CIA operative meets a mysterious rogue agent-assassin who serves as both her surrogate father and professional mentor in the spy world. Karyn Usher (Bones, Prison Break) will write, while Last Man Standing duo Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements will executive-produce.
Ben Fox Is My Manny
Under the guise of being his niece's nanny, a free spirited young guy moves in with his type-A, tightly wound sister and in the process will help her re-enter the world. Dana Fox (What Happens in Vegas) will write and executive-produce with Terra Nova duo Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope. Maggie Jones and Echo Kellum will star.
Tossed out of his Brentwood home, an affable but lost 30-year-old guy (Ryan Hansen) moves in with his longtime Latin American nanny, goes head to head with her strong-willed son, and finds himself in a family and worklife very different from the one in which he grew up. From Aliens in America's Moses Port and David Guarascio.
The Goodwin Games
Three siblings, one of them played by Becki Newton, must reconnect after the death of their father, who leaves them his fortune only if they agree to his terms. How I Met Your Mother's Carter Bays and Craig Thomas executive-produce with Chris Harris, who will also write.
Let It Go
A married couple — Chuck's Zachary Levi plays the husband — his best friend, and her sister navigate, negotiate, and sometimes manipulate society's unspoken rules. 'Til Death's D.J. Nash will write and executive-produce alongside Rescue Me's Peter Tolan.
Inspired by Bill Lawrence's real-life experiences, this project will revolve around a father-son relationship, with Eureka's Colin Ferguson playing the father. Lawrence (Scrubs, Cougar Town) will write, direct and executive-produce.
Full House's John Stamos stars as a level-headed man who finds out he has a half brother (T.J. Miller) who happens to be an ex-con. Men of a Certain Age's Mike Royce will write and executive-produce with Last Man Standing duo Marty Adelstein and Becky Clements. Rosa Salazar and Gillian Vigman will also star.
A hard-partying blogger (Pan Am's Mike Vogel) is forced to reevaluate his laissez-faire career plan when he gets a new job as a host on public radio. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Rob McElhenney executive-produces. Michael Friedman will also star.
An uptight, young executive hires his dad for an entry-level position and is shocked to discover that his new hire is a disruptive office clown. Wilfred'sReed Agnew and Eli Jorne will write the pilot and executive-produce alongside Happy Endings' Jamie Tarses.
A child prodigy with an attitude shakes up his Hogwarts-like academy while bringing the rarified world of his school back home to his aggressive working class family. Glee's Mike O'Malley will play his father and will also write and co-executive-produce with Shameless' John Wells.
A man recovers from the death of his fiancée with the help of the idiots on his pick-up basketball team, two of whom are played by Hayes MacArthur and Malcolm Barrett. Modern Family's Steve Levitan executive-produces with Joe Port, whose life is the inspiration for the show.
Untitled Mindy Kaling project
The Office's Mindy Kaling stars as a young Bridget Jones-type OB/GYN trying to navigate both her personal and professional life. Kaling will write and executive-produce with Office producer Howard Klein.
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