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NBC Orders Futuristic Pilot Beautiful People

NBC on Monday ordered the futuristic pilot Beautiful People, described as a "what if?" drama set 10 minutes into the future. From executive producer Michael McDonald, the show focuses on families of mechanical people that exist to serve the human population — except, the robots begin to awaken.

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Robyn Ross

NBC on Monday ordered the futuristic pilot Beautiful People, described as a "what if?" drama set 10 minutes into the future.

From executive producer Michael McDonald, the show focuses on families of mechanical people that exist to serve the human population — except, the robots begin to awaken.

McDonald, who appeared on Mad TV, was a consulting producer on Scrubsand directed episodes ofCougar Town. ABC Studios and Universal TV are producing what's touted as "low-tech, high drama."