It looks like Malcolm Bright will have plenty of time to work through his daddy issues.
Fox has handed a full-season order to freshman drama Prodigal Son, marking the first pickup of the fall TV season.
The “back nine” order will bring Prodigal Son‘s Season 1 count to 22 episodes.
“Prodigal Son delivers a fantastic crime procedural with a complicated and compelling father-son relationship at its core, thanks to the stellar performances from Tom Payne and Michael Sheen,” said Michael Thorn, president of Fox Entertainment. “The series has razor-sharp writing, cinematic visuals and is an inventive twist on the genre.