Almost Human looks like a show with the potential to be another Alias or Fringe from J.J. Abrams and J.H. Wyman. Now Fox is giving Almost Human a special two-night launch!
It was originally scheduled to premiere on Monday, November 4. Almost Human will now debut on Sunday, Nov. 17 after Sunday Night Football. The second episode will air the following day in its regular timeslot at 8/7c preceding Sleepy Hollow.
Almost Human is set in a future in which LAPD officers like John Kennex (Karl Urban) are partnered with highly evolved human-like androids like Dorian (Michael Ealy).
Bones will continue to air with Sleepy Hollow for an additional two weeks before moving to Fridays on Nov. 15.
J.J. Abrams spoke with The Wrap about the upcoming TV series, Almost Human. “The future lets you tell a story that’s not quite anything you’ve seen before,” executive producer Abrams says.
Abrams’ interview has inter-cut scenes from the debut episode of the new Fox drama and behind-the-scenes footage from the set. The “Lost” co-creator is fascinated by the possibilities offered by a story set three decades from now.
“It allows you to do some really cool stuff. It also allows you to have hyper-real stories,” Abrams continued. “Stories about bad guys that are doing things that are scarier, larger, more unexpected than you could do today.”
“Almost Human” stars Karl Urban (The Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness) as human cop John Kennex and Michael Ealy as his not-so-human partner, Dorian. J.H Wyman, the executive producer of “Fringe,” penned the pilot and executive produces.
“Almost Human” premieres Monday, Nov. 4 at 8/7c on Fox.