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[01/02/20 - 10:05 AM]
"Bob's Burgers," "Bless the Harts" Originals to Follow FOX's Live NFL Playoff Coverage on Sunday, January 12
Look for said episodes beginning at 10:00/9:00c, the latter of which marks its season finale.

[11/06/19 - 11:58 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 6
Updates include: ABC mulls "Revenge" sequel series; Disney+ names latest Marvel showrunners; and "The Jim Jefferies Show" to sign off after three seasons at Comedy Central.

[10/24/19 - 12:00 PM]
FOX Announces Winter Premiere Dates
Said lineup kicks off with the premiere of "Flirty Dancing" on Sunday, December 29.

[10/18/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Entertainment Renews Animation Domination's Newest Entry, "Bless the Harts," for a Second Season
The half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet.

[08/07/19 - 10:16 AM]
Animation Domination Returns with A-List of Guest Voices on "The Simpsons," All-New Series "Bless The Harts," "Bob's Burgers" and "Family Guy," Beginning Sunday, September 29, on FOX
John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Jason Momoa, Bryan Cranston, Niecy Nash, Megan Mullally, Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen and Billy Eichner are all on tap.

[07/20/19 - 07:57 PM]
Video: Watch Highlights from FOX Panels at SDCC!
Check out panel highlights from "Bless the Harts," "Bob's Burgers" and more!

[06/24/19 - 10:30 AM]
FOX Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2019-2020 Season
Look for the bulk of said lineup following the network's presentation of the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on September 22.

[05/15/19 - 05:22 AM]
Disney Television Studios Dominates Broadcast Landscape; Lands 14 New Network Series and Returns 24
"This was our first development season as a collective and our results already demonstrate the scope and power of our studios," commented Craig Hunegs.

[05/13/19 - 03:00 PM]
Video: Watch the Official Trailers for FOX's New Shows
Get your first look at the network's new fall and midseason series.

[05/13/19 - 06:00 AM]
FOX Announces New Primetime Schedule for 2019-2020 Season
Look for new dramas "Prodigal Son" and "Not Just Me" plus animated comedy "Bless the Harts" this fall.

[04/29/19 - 11:11 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 29
Updates include: Phil Lord and Chris Miller eyed for "Spider-Verse" TV series at Sony; Octavia Spencer inks overall deal with 20th; and USA's "Dare Me" casts pair.

[01/11/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 11
Updates include: Hong Chau cast in HBO's "Watchmen"; John Irwin brings "Funny People" to FOX; and NBC greenlights drama pilots "Emergence," "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist."

[09/25/18 - 03:13 PM]
FOX Gives Straight-to-Series Order to Animated Comedy "Bless the Harts," To Air During the 2019-2020 Season
The voice ensemble includes Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell and Ike Barinholtz.







BLESS THE HARTS (FOX)
Returns in TBA 2020 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/29/19 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2020/2021 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2020-21 season (the show's second) on 10/18/19
DESCRIPTION:
(from FOX's press release, October 2019) FOX Entertainment has ordered a second season of the new animated series BLESS THE HARTS, to air during the 2020-2021 season. With animation serving as a cornerstone of FOX programming, the network expanded its Sunday night brand this fall with the introduction of a new original voice and concept in BLESS THE HARTS. Created and executive-produced by Emmy Award winner Emily Spivey ("The Last Man on Earth," "Parks and Recreation," "Saturday Night Live") and featuring a voice cast of comedy all-stars, including Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz and Kumail Nanjiani, the half-hour animated comedy follows the Harts, a Southern family that is always broke, and forever struggling to make ends meet. They one day hope to achieve the American dream, but they're already rich - in friends, family and laughter. "BLESS THE HARTS is an incredibly sharp, yet sweet, series that complements the FOX Animation Domination block perfectly," said Michael Thorn, President, Entertainment, FOX Entertainment. "It simply doesn't get much better than having a comedy anchored by talent like Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Ike Barinholtz, Jillian Bell and Kumail Nanjiani. We want to thank creator and executive producer Emily Spivey, whose unique voice and personal experience brought this family to life, as well as executive producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller, and our partners at 20th Century Fox Television. We are thrilled to watch the Hart family experience more adventures, mishaps and boxed wine for another amazing season." In the series, JENNY HART (Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Kristen Wiig, "Bridesmaids," "Saturday Night Live") is a single mother supporting her family working as a waitress in the small town of Greenpoint, NC. While Jenny's the head of her family, she's often at odds with, or scheming with, her lottery scratcher-obsessed mother, BETTY (Emmy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Maya Rudolph, "The Good Place," "Bridesmaids"), and her witty, creative daughter, VIOLET (Emmy Award nominee Jillian Bell, "Workaholics," "Fist Fight"). Jenny's doting, eternal optimist boyfriend of 10 years, WAYNE EDWARDS (Ike Barinholtz, "Neighbors," "Blockers"), is the love of her life and a surrogate father to Violet. He's a charming dreamer who may never hit the big time, but he's not going to give up the fight. Jenny's even got a bit of divine power in her corner, as JESUS (Academy Award nominee Kumail Nanjiani, "The Big Sick," "Silicon Valley") regularly appears to her while she waits tables at neighborhood restaurant The Last Supper. In the end, the Harts may not have much, but they may just have everything they need. BLESS THE HARTS is averaging 3.3 million viewers across all platforms and a 1.0/4 L7 rating. In week two, BLESS THE HARTS built +63% from its premiere with a 1.3/5 L7 rating, ranking as the second-highest rated telecast for a new comedy this season (tie).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Drew Tarver as Randy
· Fortune Feimster as Brenda
· Ike Barinholtz as Wayne Edwards
· Jillian Bell as Violet Hart
· Kristen Wiig as Jenny Hart
· Mary Steenburgen as Crystalynn
· Maya Rudolph as Betty Hart
CREW INFORMATION:
· Christopher Miller as EP
· Emily Spivey as CRTR/EP
· Kristen Wiig as EP
· Phil Lord as EP
· Seth Cohen as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 20th Century Fox Television
· FOX Entertainment
· Lord Miller Productions