NBC Orders Two New Dramas, Four New ComediesMatt Richenthal at .
In advance of its Upfront presentation next week, NBC has announced the pick-ups of siz new shows, a pair of dramas and four comedies.
Check out their rundowns below and then also take a look at the programs Fox has greelighted for 2013-2014...
CAST: Kyle MacLachlan, Johnny Sequoyah, Jake McLaughlin, Delroy Lindo, Jamie Chung, Sienna Guillory, Arian Moayed
SYNOPSIS: Follows an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power.
CAST: Gillian Anderson, Dermot Mulroney, Rachael Taylor, Michael Beach, James Lafferty, Lance Gross, Halston Sage, Max Martini, Max Schneider, Joshua Erenberg
SYNOPSIS: Examines what happens when an unlikely puppeteer pulls Washington’s elite — including the President of the United States — into an international conspiracy.
About a Boy (Comedy)
CAST: David Walton, Minnie Driver, Anjelah N. Johnson, Benjamin Stockham , Leslie Bibb, Al Madrigal
SYNOPSIS: Based on the book and subsequent 2002 film starring Hugh Grant and Nicholas Hoult, the single-cam comedy centers on the relationship between a man-child and the young boy who moves in next door.
Sean Saves the World (Comedy)
CAST: Sean Hayes, Linda Lavin, Echo Kellum, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane, Samantha Isler, Vik Sahay
SYNOPSIS : A multi-cam sitcom about a man attempting to both parent the teenage daughter who just moved in and appease a temperamental new boss.
The Michael J. Fox Show (Comedy)
CAST: Michael J. Fox, Betsy Brandt, Kate Finneran, Wendell Pierce, Juliette Goglia, Ana Nogueira
SYNOPSIS: The single-cam comedy is inspired by Fox’s real life and stars him as Mike Burnaby, a husband and father of three in New York City juggling the challenges of family and career while dealing with Parkinson’s disease.
Family Guide (Comedy)
CAST: Parker Posey, J.K. Simmons, Eli Baker, Ava Deluca-Verley
SYNOPSIS: The single-camera sitcom centers on a son who idolizes his blind father and enjoys his mom’s newfound adolescence after his folks divorce and ultimately grow closer.
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