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Almost Family is an upcoming American drama television series based on the Australian television series, Sisters, developed by Annie Weisman and is set to premiere on October 2, 2019 on Fox.[1]

Almost Family
Genre
Based onSisters by Jonathan Gavin & Imogen Banks
Developed byAnnie Weisman
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Annie Weisman
  • Jason Katims
  • Jeni Mulein
  • Imogen Banks
  • Sharon Levy
  • Leslye Headland
Camera setupSingle-camera
Production company(s)True Jack Productions
Universal Television
Endemol Shine North America
Fox Entertainment
DistributorNBCUniversal Television Distribution
Release
Original networkFox
External links
Website

Contents

PremiseEdit

When it is revealed that fertility doctor Leon Bechley (Timothy Hutton) had used his own sperm to conceive at least 100 children throughout his career, Julia Bechley (Brittany Snow) unites with two of her half siblings—including past friend Edie Palmer (Megalyn Echikunwoke), and retired Olympic athlete Roxy Doyle (Emily Osment)—as they deal with issues that have been affecting their lives.[2]

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(millions)
1TBALeslye Headland[3]Annie Weisman[3]October 2, 2019 (2019-10-02)[1]TBD

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

On October 16, 2018, it was announced that Fox had given the production, then titled Sisters, a pilot production commitment.[4] The pilot was written by Annie Weisman who was also set to executive produce alongside Jason Katims, Jeni Mulein, Imogen Banks, Sharon Levy, Leslye Headland (also the director). Production companies involved with the pilot include Universal Television and Fox Entertainment. On February 13, 2019, the production officially received a pilot order.[5]

On May 9, 2019, it was announced that Fox had given the series order.[3] A few days later, it was announced that the title of the show had been changed to Not Just Me. A day after that, it was announced that the series would premiere in the fall of 2019 and air on Wednesdays at 9:00 P.M.[6] In June 2019, Fox changed the title from Not Just Me to Almost Family.[7] The series is set to debut on October 2, 2019.[1]

CastingEdit

In February 2019, it was announced that Brittany Snow and Megalyn Echikunwoke had been cast in the pilot's lead roles.[8][9] In March 2019, it was reported that Emily Osment and Victoria Cartagena had joined the cast.[10][11]

ReleaseEdit

On May 13, 2019, Fox released the first official trailer for the series.[12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Petski, Denise (June 24, 2019). "Fox Sets Fall Premiere Dates: Emmys Kick Off The Week, '9-1-1', 'The Masked Singer', 'Empire', More". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  2. ^ Thorne, Will (May 13, 2019). "Fox Fall 2019-2020 Trailers: Dramas 'Prodigal Son' and 'Not Just Me,' Animated Comedy 'Bless the Harts' (Watch)". Variety. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c Andreeva, Nellie (May 9, 2019). "Fox Picks Up 4 New Drama Series: 'Prodigal Son', 'Deputy', 'NeXt' & Weisman/Katims; What Does It Mean For Network's Bubble Dramas?". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (October 16, 2018). "'Sisters' Drama Based On Australian TV Series From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims Lands At Fox As Put Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  5. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 13, 2019). "Fox Orders Drama Pilot From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims Based On Australian Series 'Sisters'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 13, 2019). "Fox Fall 2019-20 Schedule: WWE, NFL, No Live-Action Comedies With 'Last Man Standing' Held, 'Empire' & 'Resident' To Tuesday". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  7. ^ "Emily Osment's New FOX Show Gets a Name Change". BeautifulBallad. June 5, 2019. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  8. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 25, 2019). "Brittany Snow To Star In Fox's Drama Pilot From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  9. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 26, 2019). "Megalyn Echikunwoke To Star In Fox's Drama Pilot From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims". Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  10. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 4, 2019). "Emily Osment To Star In Fox's Drama Pilot From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  11. ^ Petski, Denise (March 28, 2019). "Victoria Cartagena Cast In Fox's Drama Pilot From Annie Weisman & Jason Katims; Mark Moses In 'Deputy'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (May 13, 2019). "Fox New Series Trailers: 'Outmatched', 'Filthy Rich', 'Prodigal Son', 'Deputy', 'Not Just Me', 'Next', 'BH90210' Teaser". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 24, 2019.

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