Rob McElhenney & Rob Rosell Comedy Nears Fox Pilot Order As Network Preps For Pilot Season Amid Disney Deal

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Not since former Fox chairman Kevin Reilly proclaimed in 2014 that the network was abandoning pilot season has there been so much interest in Fox’s pilot and series pickup decisions, in light of the broadcast net’s pending separation from its top supplier, 20th Century Fox TV, as part of the proposed Disney-Fox deal. “It is going to be a regular pilot season,” Fox Entertainment president Michael Thorn told Deadline, echoing the comments made by his bosses, Fox chairmen…