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[11/08/13 - 06:31 PM]
FOX Visits "Bordertown" with 13-Episode Order
"Family Guy's" Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane are behind the animated comedy, which is expected to debut during the 2014-2015 season.







BORDERTOWN (FOX)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/8/13
STATUS:
currently in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
13 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, November 2013) FOX has picked up BORDERTOWN, a new animated comedy about two families living in a Southwest desert town on the U.S.-Mexico border, it was announced by Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. From Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY), BORDERTOWN will take a satirical look at the cultural shifts occurring throughout America. Set in a fictitious desert town near the Mexico border, the series centers on the intertwining daily lives of two neighbors: BUD BUCKWALD and ERNESTO GONZALES. Married and a father of three, Bud is a Border Patrol agent who feels threatened by the cultural changes that have transformed his neighborhood. Living next door to Bud is Ernesto, an industrious Mexican immigrant and father of four, who is proud to be making it in America. As Bud and Ernesto's paths begin to cross, their families become bound by friendship, romance and conflict. The animated comedy is expected to debut during the 2014-2015 season.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Carter as CO-EP
· Dan Vebber as CO-EP
· Mark Hentemann as CRTR/EP
· Seth MacFarlane as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Fuzzy Door Productions