Fox nabs 'Fringe'
Fox brass were particularly busy during the weekend, giving greenlights to comedies "The Inn" and the animated "Class Dismissed" (previously titled "Sit Down, Shut Up"). On the drama side, Fox picked up J.J. Abrams' two-hour pilot "Fringe."
Drama "Fringe," from Abrams' Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV, revolves around a young femme FBI agent who works with an offbeat scientist to tackle cases involving unexplained medical and scientific phenomena. Pilot was penned by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci and helmed by Alex Graves. Skein's cast includes Aussie thesp Anna Torv, Mark Valley and Joshua Jackson. -- Variety
Fox greenlights 'Fringe'
Among the greenlights: The J.J. Abrams entry "Fringe," which follows the exploits of a young female FBI agent who tackles unexplained medical and scientific phenomena. -- Variety