and , who directed the pilot episode of NBC’s This Is Us, have inked a broadcast first-look deal with .

The pair, who run Zaftig Films with production partner Charlie Gogolak, previously had an overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television.

This comes as John Slattery A.I. drama , which they directed the pilot for and exec produce, kicks off on Fox on Tuesday October 6 at 9pm.

The pair will develop series as well as direct pilots under the deal. Fox Entertainment will own shows greenlit with Requa, Ficarra and Gogolak exec producing via Zaftig Films.

Ficarra and Requa have written feature films including Bad Santa and Jungle Cruise and directed films including Crazy, Stupid, Love. They have also exec produced TV series

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