Fox Fall 2019-2020 Trailers: Dramas ‘Prodigal Son’ and ‘Not Just Me,’ Animated Comedy ‘Bless the Harts’ (Watch)

Variety | 5/13/2019 | Will Thorne
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Fox has released trailers for three of its new shows premiering on the network this Fall, as well as a bunch for its midseason offerings.

New drama “Prodigal Son,” which features Michael Sheen, will join Fox’s Monday night lineup, “Not Just Me” will air Wednesday nights, and animated comedy “Bless the Harts,” from Amy Poehler, joins the network’s much-vaunted Sunday animated lineup. wedged between “The Simpsons” and “Bob’s Burgers.”

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Fox has opted to hold back the majority of its new content for midseason, and the lack of a new live-action comedies in the lineup is an intriguing first.

Watch the trailers and read the official series descriptions for the new shows below.

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From Emmy Award-nominated executive producers Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter and writers Chris Fedak and Sam Sklaver, “Prodigal Son” is a fresh take on a crime franchise with a provocative and outrageous lead character and a darkly comedic tone. Malcolm Bright (Tom Payne) has a gift. He knows how killers think, how their minds work. Why? Back in the 1990s, his father (Sheen) was one of the best, a notorious serial killer called “The Surgeon.” That’s why Bright is the best criminal psychologist around; murder is the family business. He will use his twisted genius to help the NYPD solve crimes and stop killers, all while dealing with a manipulative mother, annoyingly normal sister, a homicidal father still looking to bond with his prodigal son and his own constantly evolving neuroses.

Executive producer Jason Katims and writer Annie Weisman bring you the story of an unusual family formed through extreme odds. Exploring such hot-button issues as identity, human connection and what it truly means to be a family, this unconventional dramedy taps directly into the zeitgeist, harnessing the emotional complications that new generations of IVF-bred children all face. Only child Julia Bechley (Brittany...
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