Fox picked up the comedy, The Beast from Tucker Cawle.
The show is based on the British series Beast, created by Simon Nye; it's set in a workplace centering on a charming and womanizing veterinarian who hates animals but loves the perks his job provides, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Fox additionally is taking on an untitled comedy written and executive produced by Elizabeth Meriwether; it revolves around four single women who adjust to life after college.
Also on the TV side, ABC ordered a comedic soap from Shana Goldberg-Meehan; the show is set in Washington - no other details were announced.
The network also ordered the comedy, See Jayne Run from Touchstone TV and Brillstein-Grey Entertainment; it's about a tough and accomplished investment banker who tries to balance her career and motherhood.
Sheree Folkson has signed on to direct ABC's new drama, Judy's Got a Gun from Touchstone TV; it's about Judy Lemen, a detective who struggles to balance her personal life as a single mother with her job investigating the unusual crimes that take place in suburbia.