Animated Series ‘Duncanville’ Renewed For Season 2
US broadcaster FOX has renewed the animated comedy ‘Duncanville‘ from Amy Poehler and Mike and Julie Scully, for Season 2 it has been announced.
‘Duncanville’ focuses on Duncan (voiced by Poehler), a spectacularly average fifteen-year-old boy, and his immediate family. Duncan can see adulthood on the horizon: money, freedom, cars, girls… but the reality is more like: always being broke, driving with your mom sitting shotgun and babysitting your little sister. He’s not exceptional, but he has a wild imagination in which he’s never anything less than amazing.
Duncan’s mom, Annie (also Poehler), a parking enforcement officer who dreams of someday being a detective, lives in perpetual fear that her teenage son is one bad decision away from ruining his life and will do anything to stop him from doing so. Duncan’s father, Jack (Emmy Award winner Ty Burrell, ‘Modern Family’), husband to Annie, is a classic-rock-obsessed plumber who’s determined to be a better dad than the one he had. He’s constantly posting wonderful things about his family on Facebook and annoyed that his kids won’t friend him.
Alongside Poehler and Burrell, the series features the voices of Emmy Award nominee Riki Lindhome, Betsy Sodaro, Yassir Lester and Zach Cherry, as well as guest voices Rashida Jones, Wiz Khalifa and Joy Osmanski.
“‘Duncanville’ is another great addition to our Sunday Animation Domination block,” commented Michael Thorn, President of Entertainment, FOX Entertainment. “Amy, Mike and Julie have been fantastic partners, as have the teams at 20th and Universal Television. Our thanks also go out to the entire voice cast, including Ty, Ricki, Betsy, Yassir, Zach, Joy, Rashida and Wiz. Duncan may be an average teen. However, the show is anything but, and we can’t wait for a brand-new season of Harris family adventures.”
In the US, the comedy averages 2.3 million multiplatform viewers and is FOX’s most-streamed new comedy this season, while its premiere is FOX’s most-streamed animated debut on record (7-day average). The series airs on Channel 4 in the UK.
‘Duncanville’ is produced by 20th Century Fox Television, Universal Television and FOX Entertainment. Mike Scully, Julie Scully and Amy Poehler co-created and executive-produce the series with executive producer Dave Becky. The series is animated by Bento Box Entertainment.
‘Duncanville‘ Season 1 is currently airing Friday nights on Channel 4 in the UK.
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