FOX Slates Animated Family Comedy from Amy Poehler


FOX has ordered the animated family comedy Duncanville, which comes from Golden Globe winner Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation, Saturday Night Live) and Mike and Julie Scully (The Simpsons, The Carmichael Show).

Written by Mike and Julie Scully, Duncanville will feature the voices of Poehler, who will star as two characters; Emmy Award nominee Rashida Jones (Parks and Recreation, Angie Tribeca) and Golden Globe nominee Wiz Khalifa (American Dad!, BoJack Horseman). The series, which has landed an initial 13-episode order, is set to premiere during the 2019-20 season.

Duncanville centers on the life of Duncan, a spectacularly average 15-year-old boy, his family and friends. Poehler will provide the voice of Duncan and his high-strung mom, Annie, who is constantly trying to prevent her son from ruining his life.

Duncanville is one of the freshest animated concepts we’ve seen, and has an insane pedigree of comedic talent across the board,” said Michael Thorn, president of entertainment at Fox Broadcasting Company. “We’ve enjoyed a long, incredible run with Mike and Julie, and everything Amy does is pure genius. Having the voice talents of Rashida and Wiz join her makes this show the complete package. I can’t wait to have them all together when we add Duncanville to our growing animated slate.”