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FX Orders Pilot for Drama ‘Y’

Proposed Series is Based on the Comic Book Series 'Y: The Last Man'

FX Networks has ordered a pilot for “Y” based on the post-apocalyptic science fiction comic book series “Y: The Last Man”, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX Networks and FX Productions. Melina Matsoukas will direct the pilot, which will be produced by FX Productions. The logline: All of the men are dead. But one. Based on the DC comic book series by Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra, Y traverses a world of women — exploring gender, race, class and survival.

Michael Green (“American Gods”) and Aida Mashaka Croal (“Luke Cage”) will serve as co-showrunners and will executive produce along with Matsoukas (“Insecure”), Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson of Color Force (“American Crime Story”) and Brian K. Vaughan (“Y: The Last Man”), who have been working together to develop the series.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US ( Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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