Fox Sets Talent for Second FanFront Event
Fox has set the talent lineup for its second annual FanFront, a fan-centric event held Monday in New York City ahead of the network's presentation to advertisers.
Glee star Darren Criss and American Idol finalist Jessica Meuse will perform at the event, which will be hosted by Ryan Seacrest. The FanFront will have fans on the red carpet as the stars arrive for selfies and autographs. Trailers for Fox's upcoming new shows will also be shown and fans can submit questions via Twitter and Facebook.
Among the Fox talent expected to appear at Fox's FanFront are Andy Samberg, Andre Braugher, Zooey Deschanel, Mindy Kaling, David Boreanaz, Emily Deschanel, Jane Lynch, Tom Mison, Nicole Beharie, Lea Michele, Chord Overstreet, Chris Messina, Ike Barinholtz, Terry Crews, Melissa Fumero, Stephanie Beatriz, Chelsea Peretti, Joe Lo Truglio, Max Greenfield, Jake Johnson, Lamorne Morris, Hannah Simone, Damon Wayans, Orlando Jones, Katie Winter, John Noble, Lyndie Greenwood, Graham Elliot and Joe Bastianich.
Stars from Fox's upcoming series will also be on hand, including John Mulaney, Martin Short, Nasim Pedrad (Mulaney); Will Forte (The Last Man on Earth); Rainn Wilson (Backstrom); Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, Jada Pinkett Smith (Gotham); Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson (Empire); Octavia Spencer, Dave Annable (Red Band Society); David Tennant, Anna Gunn (Gracepoint); and Max Brown, Condola Rashad (Hieroglyph).
Fox is the only network to hold a fan event during upfront week. The network's presentation takes place at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET Monday.