Central Park (TV series)
|Genre||Animated musical sitcom|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Original network||Apple TV+|
Central Park was developed at 20th Century Fox Television and originally eyed for FOX, which had been looking to develop more animated series. After Fox ultimately passed on Central Park, 20th Century Fox Television began shopping the project which sparked a heated bidding war among Apple, Netflix, and Hulu.
On March 12, 2018, it was announced that Apple had given the production a two-season straight-to-series order consisting of twenty-six episodes total. The series was created by Loren Bouchard, who co-wrote it Nora Smith and Josh Gad. Executive producers for the series include Bouchard and Gad with Kevin Larsen serving as producer. Production companies involved with the production include 20th Century Fox Television.
On July 27, 2018, it was announced that Regina Hicks was joining the series as an executive producer and co-showrunner alongside Bouchard and Gad.
Alongside the initial series announcement, it was reported that Gad, Leslie Odom Jr., Tituss Burgess, Kristen Bell, Stanley Tucci, Daveed Diggs, and Kathryn Hahn had been cast as series regulars.
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