fox Preparing your latest animated order.
The network has ordered an animated comedy Universal Basic Guys / The Hogi Brothers. (w/t) to the series. It comes from creators Adam and Craig Malamut and Sony Pictures Television.
The series is described as “a show about men trying to find purpose in a world where they are no longer needed.”
It follows brothers Mark and Hank Hoggies, who suddenly find themselves without a job when the Glastontown hot dog factory turns to automation. Lucky for them, the city launched a revolutionary Universal Basic Income pilot program, giving all residents of Glentontown $3,000 per month, with no strings attached. Now, Mark, Hank and the rest of their local friends are once again summer kids, overflowing with a dangerous combination of free time and stupid ideas.
Adam and Craig Malamute, brothers from South Jersey, are self-taught animators who write, direct, voice, edit, and compose music. his first show was sports friendWhich aired on Yahoo screens before they went home to create the in-house sports site Bleacher Report Zone game. pair will execute the output Universal Basic Guys / The Hogi Brothers.
The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Fox Entertainment, with Bento Box Entertainment serving as the animation studio.
The move comes as Fox is set to launch a four-show, two-hour animated block with Dan Harmon on Monday nights in May. krapopolis and Jon Hamm voiced Grimsburg,
The Block will also include a second season of the therapy dog comedy house breakingFeaturing the voices of Lisa Kudrow, Cle Duvall, Nat Faxon and Will Forte, as well as repeats of its other animated series, possibly including episodes. DuncanvilleWhich was canceled by Fox after three seasons.
The Monday block is designed to complement Fox’s long-running Sunday Night Animation Domination segment, which features shows such as The Simpsons, Family Guy And Bob’s BurgersAll three of which are currently in the middle of renewal talks.
Fox’s President of Entertainment Michael Thorne said, “Adam and Craig are two of the boldest and most irreverent voices I know. The distinctive approach to this series can only come from a talented multi-hyphenate team writing their work, Animates and sounds like no other. And in the tradition of the incredible creators who have been a part of our storied Animation Domination lineup, the Malamutes have a fearless DIY mindset that has allowed them to create some of the funniest and most amazing characters given what we’ve seen in a long time.”