Apple Orders 'Central Park' Animated Comedy from Creators of Bob's Burgers

Lula Sharp
March 13, 2018

According to Variety, Apple is continuing its series-programming slate adding its first animated show CENTRAL PARK.

Apple has reportedly ordered a total of 26 episodes of the show, which will be split into two seasons. The new series is a musical comedy that tells a story of how about a family of caretakers that lives in Central Park in New York City.

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Bouchard, Smith, and Gad penned the project, and Bouchard and Gad will executive produce with Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Among the cast are Hamilton Tony Award winners Leslie Odom Jr. and Daveed Diggs, as well as Tony nominee Josh Gad and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Emmy nominee Tituss Burgess.

The show was originally developed for Fox, where Bouchard has an overall deal. Television. Apple TV recently announced a two-season pickup for a drama series starring Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon, so it seems their focus is on drawing big-name talent away from competitors. Given that we're only just hearing about this now, it might take a while before Central Park is released.

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