[11/25/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 25
Updates include: D.J. Caruso to helm NBC's "Tin Man"; David Alpay to play "The Lottery" at Lifetime; and NBC to import the U.K. comedy "30 and Counting."

[10/08/13 - 10:12 AM]
FOX Nixes Animated Series "Murder Police"
Producer 20th Century Fox Television however plans to sell the series to cable.

[07/11/13 - 02:30 PM]
FOX Fanfare Is at Comic-Con 2013
Highlights include a 57' "Axe Cop" balloon floating high above San Diego.

[06/12/13 - 11:27 AM]
Twentieth Century Fox Television to Dominate Comic-Con 2013 with Eleven Drama, Comedy and Animation Panels
On tap are newcomers "Sleepy Hollow" and "Murder Police" as well as first appearance of "How I Met Your Mother" at the annual event.

[05/13/13 - 05:02 PM]
FOX 2013-2014 Primetime Series Programming Guide
New additions include "Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey," "Short-Com Comedy Hour" and event series "Billy the Kid."

[05/13/13 - 05:00 AM]
FOX Announces Primetime Slate for 2013-2014 Season
It's here: the network details its schedule for the upcoming season.

[04/17/13 - 12:45 PM]
"The Cleveland Show" Not Canceled, But No Additional Episodes at This Time
"The Simpsons," "Bob's Burgers," "Family Guy" and "American Dad" however are all due back.

[03/06/13 - 12:00 PM]
Jane Lynch and Wilmer Valderrama Join the Force of New Animated Comedy "Murder Police" on FOX
They'll presumably replace Horatio Sanz and Penny Marshall on the upcoming series.

[02/21/13 - 11:07 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 21
Updates include: Mira Sorvino marries "Gaffigan" at CBS; Robbie Amell joins "The Tomorrow People" at The CW; and Nicole Beharie reports to FOX's "Sleepy Hollow."

[02/19/13 - 02:31 PM]
Fox Broadcasting Company Restructures Current Programming Team and Adds New Event Series & Multi-Platform Programming Department
Shana C. Waterman and Kiliaen Van Rensselaer will oversee the latter offering while James Oh has been upped to SVP, Current Programming.

[12/04/12 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Books "Murder Police" with 13-Episode Order
Jason Ruiz, Will Sasso, Chi McBride, Horatio Sanz, Penny Marshall, Peter Atencio and Justina Machado star in the animated comedy.

[07/12/11 - 11:05 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 12
Updates include: Bette Midler exits HBO's Phil Spector project; Lauren German joins "Hawaii Five-0" at CBS; and Mark Valley likewise set for NBC's "Harry's Law."

canceled/ended (2013-2014 season)
not on the schedule
1 (13 episodes, 13 of which have yet to air)
confirmed as canceled on 10/8/13
(from FOX's press release, May 2013) MURDER POLICE is a new animated comedy series that expands the boundaries of the cop show genre as only animation can. From David A. Goodman (FAMILY GUY) and rising writer/animator/performer Jason Ruiz, the series follows a dedicated, but inept detective and his colleagues - some perverted, some corrupt, some just plain lazy - in a twisted city precinct. At the center of this maelstrom is MANUEL SANCHEZ (Ruiz), a neurotic and nerdy cop who aspires to be a good policeman, but his efforts to solve crimes are constantly put in jeopardy by his own clumsiness and the incompetence of his fellow detectives. Making matters worse, his egotistical, bribe-accepting partner, TOMMY MARGARETTI (Will Sasso, "The Three Stooges," "MADtv"), a tough, rule-breaking "bad cop," can't interrogate a suspect without beating him up. The other detectives in the precinct include RANDALL HICKOX (Chi McBride, "Golden Boy"), a cop with little interest in police work. He's lost a lot of partners, hates his job and often hands off his resume to crime scene witnesses. Randall's newest partner, JUSTICE (Jane Lynch, GLEE), is a self-righteous working mother whose child is lodged in a baby bjorn that is permanently secured around her chest. Undercover cop DONEL is in so deep that he often does things of questionable legality. They all are supervised by the perpetually annoyed Captain JOHN RUSHOUR (Peter Atencio, "Key and Peele"), a brusque, overweight old-school cop who expects failure and can't be bothered to even get out of his Rascal scooter. Manuel's ex-wife, ROSA (Justina Machado, "Private Practice," "Six Feet Under"), is a defense lawyer who remains irritated that Manuel always put his job first. But they remain bonded in the upbringing of their son, MARIO (Ruiz), a troubled teen who is less impressed with his father than he is by the criminals he catches. These cops often find themselves mildly interested in the most recent crime victim, but completely obsessed with who "destroyed" the bathroom. Nevertheless, where there's a mystery, Manuel somehow finds a way to solve it. MURDER POLICE is produced by Bento Box Animation (BOB'S BURGERS) and 20th Century Fox Television. The series is co-created by David A. Goodman (FAMILY GUY) and Jason Ruiz - one of the writers/animators discovered through the Fox Inkubation program. Goodman serves as executive producer and showrunner, and Ruiz is co-executive producer.
· Chi McBride as Randall Hickox
· Jane Lynch as Justice
· Jason Ruiz as Manuel/Mario Sanchez
· Justina Machado as Rosa Sanchez
· Peter Atencio as John Rushour
· Will Sasso as Tommy Margaretti
· Horatio Sanz as Donel (Original Pilot)
· Penny Marshall as Sylvia Goldenberg (Original Pilot)
· Wilmer Valderrama as Donel (Original Pilot)
· David A. Goodman as CRTR/EP
· Emily Spivey as CO-EP
· Jason Ruiz as CRTR/CO-EP
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
· 20th Century Fox Television
· Bento Box Animation