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Prodigal Son is an upcoming American crime drama television series created by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver for the Fox Broadcasting Company, scheduled to premiere on September 23, 2019.[1]

Prodigal Son
Genre
Created by
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Camera setupSingle-camera
Production company(s)
DistributorWarner Bros. Television Distribution
Release
Original networkFox
External links
Website

PremiseEdit

The series centers on a young profiler, whose father is an infamous serial killer known as "The Surgeon".

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.Title [8]Directed byWritten byOriginal air date [8]U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"Pilot"Lee Toland Krieger[9]Chris Fedak & Sam Sklaver[10]September 23, 2019 (2019-09-23)TBD
2"Annihilator"TBATBASeptember 30, 2019 (2019-09-30)TBD
3"Fear Response"TBATBAOctober 7, 2019 (2019-10-07)TBD

ProductionEdit

DevelopmentEdit

On January 28, 2019, it was announced that Fox had given the production a pilot order. The pilot was written by Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver who executive produces alongside with Lee Toland Krieger, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. Production companies involved with the pilot include Berlanti Production and Warner Bros. Television.[10]On March 12, 2019 it was announced that Lee Toland Krieger would be directing the series.[9] On May 9, 2019, it was announced that the production had been given a series order.[11] A day after that, it was announced that the series would premiere in the fall of 2019 and air on Mondays at 9:00 P.M.[12] The series is set to debut on September 23, 2019.[1]

CastingEdit

In February 2019, it was announced that Lou Diamond Phillips, Aurora Perrineau and Frank Harts had been cast in the pilot's lead roles.[5] Alongside the pilot's order announcement, in March 2019, it was reported that Michael Sheen, Bellamy Young, Finn Jones, Keiko Agena and Halston Sage had joined the cast.[3][4][13][7][6] Four days later, on March 12, it was announced that Tom Payne would replace Jones in the role during first table readings.[2]

ReleaseEdit

On May 13, 2019, Fox released the first official trailer for the series.[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 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. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (March 8, 2019). "'Prodigal Son': Tom Payne To Headline Fox Pilot In Recasting". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (March 5, 2019). "Michael Sheen To Star In Fox Drama Pilot 'Prodigal Son'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  4. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (March 7, 2019). "Bellamy Young To Co-Star In Fox Drama Pilot 'Prodigal Son'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  5. ^ a b c d Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (February 22, 2019). "'Prodigal Son': Lou Diamond Phillips, Aurora Perrineau & Frank Harts To Co-Star In Fox Drama Pilot". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  6. ^ a b Petski, Denise (March 14, 2019). "'Prodigal Son' Casts Halston Sage; Courtney Grosbeck Joins 'Lincoln'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  7. ^ a b Petski, Denise (March 8, 2019). "Keiko Agena Joins 'Prodigal Son'; 'Bluff City Law' Casts Stony Blyden". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  8. ^ a b "Prodigal Son – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  9. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (March 12, 2019). "'Prodigal Son': Tom Payne To Headline Fox Pilot In Recasting". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  10. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie; Petski, Denise (January 28, 2019). "Fox Orders 'Prodigal Son' Pilot From Chris Fedak, Sam Sklaver & Berlanti Prods". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  11. ^ 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 May 11, 2019.
  12. ^ 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 May 13, 2019.
  13. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 8, 2019). "'Iron Fist's Finn Jones To Headline Fox Drama Pilot 'Prodigal Son'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 11, 2019.
  14. ^ Petski, Denise (May 13, 2019). "Fox New Series Trailers: 'Outmatched', 'Filthy Rich', 'Prodigal Son', 'Deputy', 'Not Just Me', 'Next', 'BH90210' Teaser". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved May 14, 2019.

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