FX Orders Animated Comedy Series “Unsupervised”

LOS ANGELES, September 15, 2011 — FX today placed a 13-episode order for a new animated comedy series, Unsupervised (working title), announced Nick Grad, Executive Vice President of Original Series, FX. Unsupervised is scheduled to premiere in January and will be paired with the acclaimed animated comedy Archer.

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.

The series was created by and it is executive produced by Rob Rosell, Scott Marder and David Hornsby, all who currently serve as writer/producers on FX’s hit comedy series It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia. It features an outstanding voice cast including Justin Long, Kristen Bell, Romany Malco, Fred Armisen, 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 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 Productions, in association with RCG Productions and Floyd County. RCG is the team of Sunny Executive Producers/Writers/Stars Rob McElhenney, Charlie Day and Glenn Howerton.  The deal for Unsupervised is the first series order for RCG as part of their overall deal with FX Productions.  The series will be animated by Archer Executive Producers Adam Reed and Matt Thompson.

With the order of Unsupervised, FX now has six comedy series on its lineup and the pick-up continues the network’s rapid expansion in the comedy business.

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