Comedy Central acquires syndication rights to FOX animated classics King of the Hill and The Cleveland Show
With Netflix, Hulu and Amazon in a rush not only to create new original content, but also have all of the best stuff you enjoyed watching years ago on TV to watch over and over again, it’s newly notable whenever some other channel/platform acquires series syndication rights. And so Comedy Cent... [Read More]
Fox Is in “Preliminary Conversations” to Revive ‘King of the Hill’
Greg Daniels and Mike Judge’s animated series King of the Hill might be making a comeback at Fox. According to TVLine, the network has had “preliminary conversations” with Judge and Daniels about possibly reviving the show, which originally ran for 13 seasons on the network from 19... [Read More]
How ‘King of the Hill’s “Meet the Propaniacs” Accidentally Predicted Meme Culture
A recurring theme throughout King of the Hill‘s run is that Hank and Bobby had little in common. The show made it clear that the pair loved each other, but Hank could never quite relate to his son, and Bobby couldn’t help but find Hank’s love of propane woefully boring. Then, in se... [Read More]
How ‘King of the Hill’ Led Directly to ‘Bob’s Burgers’
When Bob’s Burgers premiered in 2011, one couldn’t help but wonder if the show would have anything in common with King Of The Hill. After all, it was created by Loren Bouchard and executive produced by Jim Dautrieve, each of whom were veterans of KOTH. Throughout its seven seasons, Bob&r... [Read More]
None of the Best Comedies on TV Would Exist Without 'King of the Hill'
by Daniel Kurland With Parks and Recreation gracefully leaving our television screens this year, showrunner Mike Schur has been getting a lot of attention. Not only for his series coming to a close, but for the sort of careful, respectful character-driven approach that Parks is not only heralding th... [Read More]
FX orders “Better Things” pilot from “Louie” star Pamela Adlon; Louis C.K. set to direct
In more pilot news, FX has placed an order for Better Things, a show created by and starring Pamela Adlon (Louie) and directed by Louis C.K. Adlon and C.K. will write the pilot and serve as Executive Producers, along with Blair Breard, Dave Becky and 3 Arts Entertainment. The pilot is... [Read More]
NatGeo breaks their mold with New docu-comedy series “History of the World” from “Silicon Valley” creators
When you think of NatGeo, you don’t think comedy. But you will now, as the creators of the successful HBO series Silicon Valley bring their docu-comedy series into their fold. History of the World will examine questions such as the evolution of man and the origins of spirituality through ... [Read More]
Wyatt Cenac: Standup, Writer, Puppet Aficionado
by Monique Madrid Wyatt Cenac is best known as being a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as well as writing for King of The Hill. He’s also been in films such as Sleepwalk With Me and Darren Grodsky’s independent film Growing Up (and Other Lies). Working more on his own ... [Read More]