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FX Announces Midseason Schedule

By | Monday November 28, 2011 @ 2:59pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

FX has set its midseason lineup, which will feature the return of Justified and Archer and the debut of new animated comedy series Unsupervised. The third season of drama Justified will premiere January 17 and continue to air Tuesdays at 10 PM. Comedy Archer will open its third season January 19 and will air Thursdays at 10 PM. The animated Archer will be paired with Unsupervised, whose premiere will follow Archer on January 19 at 10:30 PM. Unsupervised, which will be animated by Archer executive producers Adam Reed and Matt Thompson, centers on two optimistic best friends navigating the harsh landscape of teenage life and trying to do what’s right without any parental guidance. The series, created and executive produced by Rob Rosell, Scott Marder and David Hornsby, features a voice cast that includes Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Fred Armisen, Romany Malco, Kaitlin Olson and Alexa Vega, along with Rosell and Hornsby. Unsupervised is produced by FX Prods, in association with Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton’s RCG Prods and Floyd County.

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FX Picks Up Animated Comedy Series From ‘It’s Always Sunny’ Team With 13-Ep. Order

Nellie Andreeva

UPDATED: FX has found Archer a buddy. The cable network has given a 13-episode order to Unsupervised (working title), a new animated comedy series, created and executive produced by It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia‘s Rob Rosell, Scott Marder and David Hornsby. The show will premiere in January and will be paired with FX’s existing animated comedy Archer. Unsupervised hails from RCG, the production company of It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia masterminds Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton. It is the first series to come out of the $40 million deal RCG signed with FX Prods. last month.

Unsupervised is a comedy about optimistic best friends Gary and Joel navigating the harsh landscape of teenage life and trying to do what’s right without any parental guidance whatsoever. Its voice cast includes Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Romany Malco, Kaitlin Olson and Alexa Vega, along with Rosell and Hornsby. “Having worked with David, Rob and Scott for many years on Sunny, it gives us great pleasure to see them make their own stamp on FX,” said FX’s EVP Nick Grad. “Unsupervised is a great addition to our comedy roster and, like all of our comedies, it’s smart and really funny.” Unsupervised is produced by FX Prods, in association with RCG Prods and Floyd County. The series will be animated by Archer executive producers Adam Reed and Matt Thompson. It marks the second series for Hornsby, … Read More »

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