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Fox has announced officially the pickup to series of animated comedy Murder Police, from former Family Guy executive producer/co-showrunner David Goodman and Jason Ruiz. This marks Fox’s first animated series order in more than two years — since the October 2010 pickup of Jonah Hill’s Allen Gregory for 7 episodes (with Goodman as executive producer/showrunner), and Napoleon Dynamite for 6. Related: Fox Orders ‘Murder Police’ Animated Series Set to premiere next season, Murder Police follows a dedicated but inept detective and his colleagues — some perverted, some corrupt, some just plain lazy — in a twisted city precinct. “David and Jason came to us with a really fresh take on law enforcement that we’ve never seen before,” said Fox’s entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly. “With Murder Police, these guys are taking a staple genre of television — the cop show– and turning it on its head by pushing the warped comedic boundaries that only animation can offer. »

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