At their TCA panel today in Pasadena, Fox announced the launch of Animation Domination High-Def, the network’s new alternative animated programming block. Set to premiere on Saturday July 27th, Animation Domination High-Def features three new quarter-hour series: Axe Cop, High School USA and the Untitled Lucas Brothers Project.
Based on the graphic novel of the same name, Axe Cop follows the eponymous character – who operates on only two minutes of sleep a night and fueled by a diet consisting solely of birthday cake – and his partner Flute Cop unleash their unique brand of vigilante justice on bad guys everywhere. That includes stopping Hitler from creating an army of evil zombie robots and helping Bat Warthog Man find the villain who stole all his best friends. The series was developed for television by Nick Weidenfeld & Judah Miller and features an ensemble cast which includesMegan Mullally, Patton Oswalt, Ken Marino, Peter Serafinowicz and weekly guest stars such as Giancarlo Esposito, Rob Huebel and Dan Harmon.
High School USA! was created by by Dino Stamatopoulos and follows Marsh Merriwether and the other students of the school as they confront all the unique challenges of growing up in a modern world. There is nothing these kids can’t put a positive spin on, from cyber-bullying to Adderall-addiction to embarrassing sexting incidents. The show’s cast includes Mandy Moore and Vincent Kartheiser.
The (as yet) Untitled Lucas Brothers Project follows identical twins Kenny and Keith Lucas. After their uncle dies and leaves them his old van, the twins start a moving company called Va¢ation Boy$. Their customers are often apprehensive to hire such a scrawny duo, but the brothers like to remind them that that’s why God made two of them. A day that begins simply by moving a bed down the street may lead to the threat of city-wide catastrophe, resolved only with the help of a once-famous ’90s wrestler. No matter what happens around them, Kenny & Keth always remain totally, bizarrely unfazed.