20th Television Animation

Apple TV+ closes ‘Central Park’ after three seasons

Apple TV+ has cancelled musical adult animated sitcom Central Park after three seasons. Co-creator and star Josh Gad revealed the news on social media, writing: “Sadly, it’s done” in response to a fan’s question about when the show would return. This is the second Apple TV+ show to be cancelled in less than a week, […]

Hulu expands animated comedy with ‘King Of The Hill’ revival

US streamer Hulu has ordered a revival of animated sitcom King Of The Hill from original co-creators Mike Judge and Greg Daniels. Produced by 20th Television Animation, Saladin Patterson will serve as showrunner on the new series and exec produce alongside Judge and Daniels, as well as 3 Arts’ Michael Rotenberg and Howard Klein, and […]

Fox hands two-season extensions to ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Family Guy’ & ‘Bob’s Burgers’

Fox Entertainment has handed early renewals to long-running animated series The Simpsons, Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers. The three shows, all produced by Disney Television Studios’ 20th Television Animation, have each received two additional seasons to take them through the 2024-25 broadcast cycle. The renewals guarantee seasons 14 and 15 for Bob’s Burgers, the 22nd and 23rd seasons […]

Hulu & 20th TV pair with Fox’s Bento Box on Dan Levy’s animation ‘Standing By’

Disney and NBCUniveral-owned streamer Hulu has ordered an animated comedy from Schitt’s Creek’s Dan Levy and Ally Pankiw. Standing By is being produced by Disney-owned 20th Television Animation and “is about the hilarity, embarrassment and melodrama of everyday life as observed by a team of judgmental, gossip-starved guardian angels,” Pankiw and Levy said. 20th Television […]

Hulu revives US adult animation hit ‘Futurama’

Disney-owned US streamer Hulu has revived animated sci-fi comedy Futurama, with an order for a new 20-part season to debut next year. This marks the third return from cancellation for the series, which hails from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening and David X. Cohen and is produced 20th Television Animation, a part of Disney Television […]

Disney launches adult animation unit, headed by veteran exec Marci Proietto

US-based Disney Television Studios has launched a new a new production unit devoted to adult animation, with Marci Proietto promoted to head it up. Proietto has been named EVP of the new 20th Television Animation, and will be responsible for developing, growing and maintaining the company’s library of animated productions. The unit already has 11 […]