Fox has greenlighted a half-hour drama pilot from Simon Fuller (American Idol).
The untitled project, from Fuller's 19 Entertainment, is a primetime soap dealing with real-life issues of blue-collar families. The Hollywood Reporter says Fuller created the project with veteran British writer-producer Mal Young ("Doctor Who"); the two will also executive produce.
Ira Ungerleider has signed on to serve as showrunner and executive producer of ABC's comedy pilot See Jayne Run.
In other pilot news, CW's drama presentation Gravity has been delayed because of difficulties finding a showrunner.