Based on Hank Perlman's one-minute movies of the same name, Prodigy Bully revolves around a young boy genius who uses his brain and brawn to get whatever he wants. Wells will executive-produce with Paris Barclay and Andrew Stearn. Glee's O'Malley, who works on Shameless with Wells, is attached as a co-executive producer. Prodigy Bully was previously developed at NBC.
Fox previously picked up pilots for comedies Ben Fox Is My Manny, Little Brother, Rob McElhenney's Living Loaded and Bill Lawrence's Like Father, along with drama pilots Guilty and an untitled project from The Vampire Diaries' Kevin Williamson.