Apple Orders Animated Comedy 'Central Park' From 'Bob's Burgers' Creator

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The animated show follows a group of caretakers who live and work in Central Park, New York. Bouchard and Gad will executive produce and Smith serves as a consulting producer.

Along with Gad, the show will feature other big-name voices including Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, and Kathryn Hahn.

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Apple continues to pour more money into its original content library with the announcement of its first animated series from Loren Bouchard who is the creator of Bob's Burgers.

In a very competitive situation, with three major streaming services pursing, Apple has landed animated musical comedy Central Park, from 20th Century Fox TV, with a two-episode, 26-episode straight-to-series order.

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The tech giant's first animated series received an order for two 13-episode seasons of the show.

Further information, including a production and premiere timeline and platform for Apple's content, has yet to be announced.

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Apple is also also prepping a reboot of "Amazing Stories" from executive producer Steven Spielberg, though both Bryan Fuller and Hart Hanson departed that project last month.

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