Fox greenlights two pilots

Network eyes one comedy and one drama

Fox Friday evening gave the green light to two pilots, an untitled comedy from writer Adam Goldberg and director Seth Gordon and a drama from "The Beaver" scribe Kyle Killen.

The untitled Adam Goldberg single-camera comedy, from Sony Pictures TV and Adam Sandler's Happy Madison, revolves around twentysomething geniuses who crack computer security systems.

Goldberg ("How to Train Your Dragon") penned the script, with "Four Christmases" helmer Gordon directing the pilot. Both are exec producing.

"Midland," from 20th TV, is a soap set against the backdrop of an oil business that centers on a polygamist living a double life.

The Adam Goldberg comedy and "Midland" join Greg Garcia's recently completed comedy pilot "Keep Hope Alive," and Shawn Ryan's drama pilot "Ridealong."

Meanwhile, the Ben Stiller-produced comedy pilot "The Station" is undergoing reshoots.

Fox entertainment president Kevin Reilly said earlier this week that he plans to pick up as many as eight drama and 10 comedy pilots this season
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