Apple adds its first animated TV show, ‘Central Park’

Apple has added its first animated TV show to its growing list of original programming. The tech giant has given a two-season series order to “Central Park,” a musical comedy from “Bob’s Burgers” creator Loren Bouchard and 20th Century Fox Television, reports Variety

Written by Bouchard, Josh Gad, and Nora Smith, the series is described as telling the story of how a family of caretakers, who live and work in Central Park, end up saving the park, and basically the world.

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Produced by 20th Century Fox Television, “Central Park” stars Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Titus Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, and Kathryn Hahn. Bouchard and Gad will executive produce, with Smith serving as a consulting producer. The order is for 26 episodes, split into two 13-episode seasons.

This will be Apple’s 11th scripted series. Upcoming original programming titles include "Amazing Stores," "Are You Sleeping," "Home," "Little America," "See," "Swagger," an untitled Damien Chazelle drama, an untitled Reese Witherspoon/Jennifer Anniston dreamed, and untitled Ronald D. Moore drama, and an untitled M. Night Shyamalan thriller series.