The Televixen is in Beverly Hills for the tail end of the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour, and we’re kicking it off with FOX! We’ll have more details for you later on upcoming new series including Gotham, Red Band Society, and Gracepoint plus returning hit Sleepy Hollow, but first up, here are some tidbits from the Executive Session with Peter Rice, Chairman and CEO of Fox Networks Group:
- 24 could come back once again in the future. No concrete plans have been made and no conversations have taken place yet.
- Rice hopes this upcoming season of Bones is not the final season. He says it’s a fantastic series although it “famously moved all over the FOX schedule.” It is important to note that it is Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz’s final year contractually.
- The Tina Fey produced comedy Cabot College is still in development, and Rice shared that a conversation needs to be had with the new chiefs Dana Walden and Gary Newman.
- The decision to make the final season of Glee 13 episodes instead of 22 was made back in May. Rice said that it’s “one of the great shows in television history.” It touched so many hearts and brought social issues to the forefront. It also burned hot and fast. FOX wanted it to go out in a way that celebrates it, and a 13 episode straight run was the way to conclude it.
We’ll have more details for you soon from the day’s presentations!