“Animal Control” has been renewed for Season 2 astatine Fox, Variety has learned.
The renewal comes arsenic small surprise, fixed nan truth that nan show is Fox’s first wholly owned live-action comedy. Per Fox, nan show’s premiere was nan network’s astir streamed scripted debut ever, drafting an estimated 4.5 cardinal viewers crossed each platforms successful its first 3 days of availability.
As nan sanction suggests, nan bid centers connected a group of animal power workers. The formed is led by Joel McHale, who stars alongside Michael Rowland, Vella Lovell, Ravi Patel, Grace Palmer, Alvina August, Kelli Ogmundson, and Gerry Dee.
“We are thrilled our viewers person responded to ‘Animal Control’ arsenic overmuch arsenic we did,” said Michael Thorn, president of scripted programming for Fox Entertainment. “The incredibly talented ensemble cast, led by Joel McHale, on pinch our imaginative team, Bob Fisher, Rob Greenberg, Dan Sterling and Tad Quill – not to mention a menagerie of chaotic animal method actors — person delivered a hilarious bid that is sharp, witty, and warm, week aft week.”
“Animal Control” hails from writers and executive producers Bob Fisher, Rob Greenberg, and Dan Sterling. All 3 executive nutrient on pinch Tad Quill and McHale. Fox Entertainment Studios produces nan series.
Fox opted not to bid immoderate pilots this year, but alternatively has fixed retired straight-to-series orders to a number of projects. Those see nan live-action shows “Doc” and “Rescue: Hi-Surf,” arsenic good arsenic nan animated shows “Krapopolis,” “Grimsburg,” and “Universal Basic Guys/The Hoagie Bros.” “Krapopolis” has already been renewed done Season 3, while “Grimsburg” has already been renewed for Season 2.
Most recently, nan web canceled nan play bid “Fantasy Island” and nan multi-cam drama “Call Me Kat.” Fox besides canceled “9-1-1,” pinch that show moving complete to ABC for its seventh season, while renewing “9-1-1: Lone Star.”