Trailers for 'The Passage,' 'Rel' and more new FOX shows

Henrietta Strickland
May 15, 2018

The network will shift "The Resident", "The Gifted", "9-1-1" and "Lethal Weapon" to new time slots.

Rel, The Cool Kids, and the recently acquired Last Man Standing are the only new shows airing this fall, while the rest will debut midseason in 2019.

"The Passage": Based on Justin Cronin's bestselling trilogy of novels, "The Passage" centres on Project Noah, a secret medical facility where scientists are experimenting with a risky virus that could lead to the cure for all disease, but also carries the potential to wipe out the human race. Gosselaar will take on the role of Brad Wolgast, the federal agent tasked with keeping her safe.

Vicki Lawrence (Mama's Family), and Martin Mull (Roseanne) Logline: Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they're blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel whose ready to challenge their place - it's high school with 70 somethings. The show comes from executive producer Charlie Day ("It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia"). Led by a fierce and fearless female lawyer (Rachelle Lefevre) with a hunger for justice, the team reopens investigations, putting their own lives in danger to exonerate the innocent that were "proven" guilty. Considered a hero to many, she's also racked up a few enemies in her quest to right those legal wrongs.

Last Man Standing (Fridays, 8 p.m. ET) Tim Allen returns as Mike Baxter, a married father of three girls, who tries to maintain his manliness in a world increasingly dominated by women.

"Rel" - Comedian Lil Rel Howery ("Get Out") headlines his own sitcom, playing a husband and father who finds himself starting over as a single father after his marriage breaks up. The series also stars Russell Hornsby, Nikki M. James, Vincent Kartheiser and Brian d'Arcy James. The series was canceled past year by ABC, but has been given a second chance at life by Fox. Neil deGrasse Tyson will host "Cosmos: Possible Worlds", a series for the sping.

A follow-up to the 2014 series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey", "Possible Worlds" will explore "previously uncharted realms, including lost worlds and worlds to come, and those that we may one day inhabit in a thrilling future we can still have".

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