NeXt (2019 TV series)

neXt is an upcoming American drama television series created by Manny Coto for the Fox Broadcasting Company, scheduled as a mid-season entry in the 2019-2020 television season.

Created byManny Coto
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Manny Coto
Glenn Ficarra
Charlie Gogolak
John Requa
Camera setupSingle-camera
Running time45 minutes
Production company(s)20th Century Fox Television
Zaftig Films
Distributor20th Television
Original networkFox
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The series centers on the efforts of a Homeland Cybersecurity team to counter "a rogue AI with the ability to constantly improve itself."[1]




On February 5, 2019, it was announced that Fox had given the production a pilot order. The pilot was written by Manny Coto who executive producers. Production companies involved with the pilot include Zaftig Films and the Disney-owned 20th Century Fox Television.[2] On May 9, 2019, it was announced that Fox had given the series order.[3] A few days later, it was announced that the series would premiere as a mid-season replacement in the spring of 2020.[4]


In February 2019, it was announced that Eve Harlow had been cast in the pilot's lead role.[5] Alongside the pilot's order announcement, in March 2019 it was reported that Michael Mosley, John Slattery, Jason Butler Harner and Elizabeth Cappuccino had joined the cast.[6][7][8][9]



On May 13, 2019, Fox released the first official trailer for the series.[10]


  1. ^ Thorne, Will (March 19, 2019). "John Slattery Cast as Lead in Fox Pilot 'neXT'". Variety. Retrieved June 10, 2019.
  2. ^ Petski, Denise (February 6, 2019). "Fox Orders 2 Pilots – AI Drama 'neXT' & Comedy 'Adam & Eve'". Deadline Hollywood.
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 9, 2019). "Fox Picks Up 4 New Drama Series: 'Prodigal Son', 'Deputy', 'NeXt' & Weisman/Katims; What Does It Mean For Network's Bubble Dramas?". Deadline Hollywood.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 13, 2019). "Fox Fall 2019-20 Schedule: WWE, NFL, No Live-Action Comedies With 'Last Man Standing' Held, 'Empire' & 'Resident' To Tuesday". Deadline Hollywood.
  5. ^ Petski, Denise (February 28, 2019). "Eve Harlow Cast In Fox's AI Drama Pilot 'neXT'". Deadline Hollywood.
  6. ^ Petski, Denise (March 15, 2019). "Michael Mosley Cast In Fox Drama Pilot 'neXT'".
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 19, 2019). "John Slattery To Headline Fox's AI Drama Pilot 'neXT'". Deadline Hollywood.
  8. ^ Petski, Denise (March 19, 2019). "Jason Butler Harner To Co-Star In Fox's AI Drama Pilot 'neXT'". Deadline Hollywood.
  9. ^ Petski, Denise (March 22, 2019). "'Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist' Casts Carmen Cusack; Elizabeth Cappuccino Joins 'neXT'". Deadline Hollywood.
  10. ^ Petski, Denise (May 13, 2019). "Fox New Series Trailers: 'Outmatched', 'Filthy Rich', 'Prodigal Son', 'Deputy', 'Not Just Me', 'Next', 'BH90210' Teaser". Deadline Hollywood.

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