FOX 2002 Fall Season
FOX Fall 2002 Grid
New Show Descriptions
"Fastlane" (Wednesdays, 8 PM)-Cops
to go undercover in the glamorous world of LA crime. It stars Peter
Facinelli, Bill Bellamy, and Tiffani Thiessen.
(Fridays, 7 PM)-This show is set 800 years in the future that follows the
adventures of a small transport spaceship, Serenity, and its crew. It is
produced by "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" creator Joss Whedon and stars
Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Sean Maher, Adam Baldwin, Jewel Staite,
Summer Glau, Ron Glass, and Morena Baccarin.
"girls club" (Mondays, 8 PM)-A relationship show centering on three 27-year-old women who've known each other since law school and now live together in San Francisco. This is a David E. Kelley-produced female lawyer show that replaces "Ally McBeal," a David E. Kelley-produced female lawyer show! Gotta love those original ideas! What is with so many shows in San Francisco next season? It stars Gretchen Mol, Kathleen Robertson, Chyler Leigh, and Giancarlo Esposito.
"John Doe" (Fridays, 8 PM)-A mysterious man makes his way from an isolated island to Seattle. He can't remember who he is or whether or not he is good or bad, but he does possess knowledge about virtually everything else in the world. Of course, this makes him the perfect choice to become a government agent. This is kind of a mix of the movie Memento and the movie The Bourne Identity. It stars Dominic Purcell, William Forsythe, Sprague Grayden, Jayne Brooks, and John Marshall Jones.
(Thursdays, 8 PM)-This drama follows the Wilde family of nine (two parents and
their seven 16-year-old children) who own and operate an upscale hotel on the
beach in Southern California. It stars Marguerite MacIntyre, Vincent
Angell, Danny Swerdlow, Travis Wester, Nora Zehetner, Maggic Grace, Patrick
Flueger, Nathan West, and Samantha Streets.
the Entertainer Presents"
(Wednesdays, 7:30 PM)-Cedric pays homage to the comedy/variety shows of the
1950s, bringing to life such characters as the Love Doctor (a marriage therapist
who's in love with his own sexy voice), Ray (a golf commentator with a case of
the vapors) and Mrs. Cafeteria Lady (the judgmental woman serving your children
their lunch). It stars Cedric the Entertainer, Wendy Raquel Robinson,
Shaun Majumber, and Amy Brassette.
Beene" (Sundays, 6:30 PM)-Narrated by the adult Beene, this
comedy recalls growing up during the Cold War era of the 1960s when drills
involving fallout shelters was commonplace during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Things are complicated by an eccentric family, a teacher who can't stand him and
the little red-haired girl he can't have. Sounds like "The Wonder Years"
set in the early 60's instead of the late 60's, huh? It stars Grant
Rosenmeyer, Grant Shaud, Wendy Makkena, Andy Lawrence, Daveigh Chase, Ben
Bookbinder, Taylor Emerson, Annie Korzen, and Amy Castle.
"30 Seconds to Fame" (Thursdays, 7 PM)-Talented and untalented individuals get to show off their so-called skills for a mere 30 seconds to a jaded studio audience in hopes of winning $25,000.
"Meet the Marks" (Thursdays, 7:30 PM)-Each week there will be two completely different storylines that are fully scripted. However, a person not involved with the show will be required to walk into the show and become an unwitting guest star. The location is a real house in a real neighborhood that has been fitted with hidden cameras and stocked with improvisational actors. It stars Joe O'Connor, Cathy Shambley, Patrick Cavanaugh, Kaitlin Olson, Lauren Katz, and Oscar Nunez.
"Keen Eddie"-A recently dumped New York City police detective who finds himself responsible for a drug bust gone wrong decides to take his last paycheck and dog named Pete to find a new life in London. It stars Mark Valley, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Alexei Sayle, Sienna Miller, and Colin Salmon.
"The Pitts"-The Pitts have it especially rough as the family is plagued with psychotic nannies trying to steal their family, zombie Indians who want you and your house off their sacred burial ground and dinosaurs coming along to ruin their island vacation. It stars Dylan Baker, Kellie Waymire, Lizzy Caplan, and David Henrie.
"Time Tunnel"-A team of individuals from different professions (a medic, a CIA agent, a physics genius) are charged with going back in time on a regular basis to make sure that the world stays just the way it should be. It stars David Conrad, Andrea Roth, Tawny Cypress, Max Baker, and Bob Koherr.