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More Details on ADHD, Fox's New Late Night Block

The Fox network is launching a new late night animated comedy block called Animation Domination High Def (or ADHD) on Saturdays this summer, and Nick Weidenfeld, the former head of Adult Swim who's spearheading ADHD, took to Reddit today to answer questions about the late night block.

Fox announced earlier this year that ADHD will be a 90-minute block of new and pre-existing shows airing Saturday nights from 11pm to 12:30am, beginning July 27th. The first three shows will be Axe Cop, Dino Stamtopoulos's High School USA!, and an untitled series from the Lucas Brothers. Weidenfeld revealed today that he has "a long term commitment" from the network, meaning that [...]

Fox's Late-Night Animation Block: Axe Cop, Four 15-Minute Shows, and 50 Short-Form Shows

Former Adult Swim VP of Program Development Nick Weidenfeld is working on a new late-night animation block for Fox's Saturday nights, and the whole thing is starting to take shape as the development process progresses. Here are the basics: it's going to be on Saturday nights from 11pm-12:30am, and it'll feature four 15-minute shows as well as "about 50 short-form shows of 1-3 minute each."

The first 15-minute show that's officially been picked up is Axe Cop, which is based on a downright delightful comic that's written by a five-year-old and drawn by his 29-year-old brother. It is as adorably absurd as it sounds and if [...]