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Fox has given pilot orders to Heroes creator Tim Kring and Veronica Mars' Rob Thomas, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Kring's hourlong drama, Touch, centers on a father who learns his autistic, mute son is psychic. Kring will executive-produce and write, with Peter Chernin and Katherine Pope also serving as executive producers.

Little in Common, Thomas' comedy pilot, will follow families whose children play little league sports. Thomas will write and executive-produce alongside Danielle Stokdyk, Jennifer Gwartz and Dan Etheridge.