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11 Shows That Went Head-to-Head With 'SNL' and Lost

Saturday Night Live is an institution that has been considered overrated and underrated since its debut in 1975, always provoking debate, always somewhere on the minds of everyone in the comedy world, and subsequently and most importantly of all, always watched and analyzed every single week. And it seems that from the very beginning, everybody that wasn't NBC knew that they were screwed, and have continually opted to not counter with their own original programming. Fox seems to be the one network that refuses to admit defeat, throwing up their own comedy shows on Saturday nights since 1989, and returning to the weekend late night original programming game with [...]

Nick Offerman Returns for Another 'Axe Cop' Video

Here's some new test footage from the upcoming Fox series Axe Cop, which is based on the web comic of the same name created by a 5-year-old and debuts this July. It features Parks and Recreation's Nick Offerman voicing the titular Axe Cop, which is perhaps the toughest name for a character possible but still not tough enough for a guy like Nick Offerman.

Your First Look at Fox's 'Axe Cop,' the Only Show This Season Created by a Five-Year-Old

Fox's new Adult Swim-esque late night Saturday animation block ADHD, is set to premiere in January, and here's some test footage from one of their new shows, Axe Cop. Axe Cop is a 15-minute series, based on the comic of the same name, which was written by a five-year-old and drawn by his 29-year-old brother. Nick "Ron Swanson" Offerman provides the voice for Axe Cop in this clip, but it's not known right now whether he'll be doing so for the series also. The first season of Axe Cop will run six episodes, but if it's a hit, I'm sure we'll see more and it'll kick off [...]

ADHD Review: 'Axe Cop' Drools; 'High School USA!' is a Teenaged 'South Park'

Sneak previews of Axe Cop and High School USA! will run Sunday at 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. eastern, respectively, with all due respect, on Fox. The shows will make their official series premieres beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, July 27th.

Fox's initial raison d'etre was to be the "alternative" to the staid, lame network programming us human beings had foolishly grown accustomed to. While Fox still reaches the youngest viewers among the "big four" channels today, cable has become the home to the more subversive, niche, talked about TV shows. Not coincidentally, cable is also where more and more viewers, and more and more money, are going. This cannot [...]

Fox Unveils Its Late Night Animated ADHD Lineup, Featuring 'Axe Cop' and a Dino Stamatopoulos Show

The Fox network is trying something new on Saturday nights this summer, premiering a new block of 15-minute animated shows in the vein of Adult Swim's lineup. Fox announced today at the Television Critics Association tour that the programming block, called Animation Definition High-Def (or ADHD), will be airing from 11:30PM to 12:30AM on Saturday nights, beginning July 27th. This will make Fox the only major network trying to compete with NBC's late night juggernaut SNL. Fox's 90-minute block will consist of six quarter-hour shows, and the network announce three of the six shows today: High School USA!, a series about a bunch of upbeat teens from Dino [...]

Nick Weidenfield is Bringing Crazy, Weird, Unironic Animation to Fox

After spending seven years heading up development over at Adult Swim, Nick Weidenfield is in the process of creating a very similar late-night animated block over at Fox called ADHD (Animation Domination High-Def). He explained to Fast Company how ADHD will differ from Fox's regular animated fair and Adult Swim:

There’s just more room for us to be experimental than in primetime. Conceptually, ADHD will be broader than some of the stuff that we worked on at Adult Swim, but in terms of execution, it will still be weird and late night—the shows will have the kinds of jokes and the kind of storytelling that will be too [...]

Watch a Trailer for Fox's New Late Night Animation Block ADHD

Here's a brand new trailer for ADHD, the Fox network's late night Adult Swim-esque animation block that'll be airing Saturday nights beginning July 27th from 11 to 12:30am. ADHD's main shows so far will be Axe Cop, based on the comic book created by a 5-year-old and with the voice talent of Nick Offerman, and Dino Stamatopoulos's High School USA! plus a bunch of short-run and one-off shows. Head over to ADHD's YouTube channel, which has pumped out over 20 popular videos over the past few months, for an idea of what to expect if the trailer leaves you wanting more.

A Charlie Brown/Louie Mash Up from Fox ADHD

ADHD, the Fox network's upcoming late night animation block, continues to pump out cool web videos. Their latest is "A Charlie Brown Christmas Reunion," which combines Peanuts with Louie, following a middle-aged Charlie Brown returns home as he sees all the depressing things that have happened to his friends. Sure, it misses the guy flipping off the camera in the opening credits, something that other great Louie parodies have included. Aside from that, though, it's pretty solid.