Fox Greenlights ‘Primary,’ ‘American Crime’

May 5, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Fox gave the green light Friday to two additional drama series for the 2006-07 season, picking up 20th Century Fox’s FBI thriller “Primary” and the Warner Bros./Jerry Bruckheimer TV legal drama “American Crime.”

“Primary” stars Ron Livingston and Rosemarie DeWitt as FBI hostage negotiators balancing their careers and their romantic relationship. Craig Silverstein and Tim Story are executive producing.

“Crime” profiles a high-profile law firm that specializes in criminal defense cases. Victor Garber, Kerr Smith, Eamonn Walker and Rebecca Marder star. Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and Jonathan Shapiro are executive producing.

Fox announced earlier this week it has ordered comedy “‘Til Death” and drama “Vanished” for next season.