Perhaps the most unsurprising order is for the sexy suspense legal thriller from
And tagging along off a just-announced renewal for "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is "Marvel's Agent Carter. The series stars "Captain America's" Hayley Atwell and takes place a year after the events of "Captain America: The First Avenger." It follows the story of Peggy Carter as she battles sexism in the 1940s and builds a career as a secret agent. Based on the one-shot featured on the "Iron Man 3" DVD, it hails from Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas ("Resurrection").
Also joining the network slate is "American Crime." The drama opens with a young California couple who were attacked in their home, leaving the husband dead and the wife barely hanging on. As both sets of parents hope for a recovery, four suspects are about to be arrested. Dubbed as a gritty drama, the case is said to stir tensions across racial lines.
Immortality is explored in "Forever," which stars "Fantastic Four's" Ioan Gruffudd as a
Delving further into the sci-fi arena is alien drama "The Whispers." Originally titled "The Visitors," the series centers on an unseen alien force preying on humans and using children to overtake the world. It stars Barry Sloane ("Revenge"), Lily Rabe ("American Horror Story") and
On the comedy front, the network has ordered the
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Then there's "Selfie," which hails from writer Emily Kapnek (