Thursday, January 11, 2018

TBS Renews 'American Dad'; Sets Premiere Dates for 'Final Space' and 'The Last O.G.'

During its presentation at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, TBS renewed its original animated comedy series American Dad and announced premiere dates for new comedies Final Space and The Last O.G.

TBS has ordered two more seasons of American Dad. The renewal means the animated comedy will remain on the schedule through 2020 and its 17th season overall. The network has also announced today that Season 15 - featuring 22 episodes - will begin on Monday, February 12 at 10/9c.

New animated comedy Final Space will premiere on Monday, February 26 at 10:30/9:30c. - teaming up with American Dad for a new animated comedy block on TBS.

The series revolves around Gary, who is working off a prison sentence and makes a mysterious new alien friend named Mooncake, whom he immediately bonds with.

The voice cast includes Olan Rogers, Fred Armisen, Tom Kenny, David Tennant, Tika Sumpter, Steven Yeun and Coty Galloway.

Olan Rogers and David Sacks created the comedy. They executive produce with Conan O'Brien, David Kissinger, Larry Sullivan, Jeff Ross, Kathleen Grace, Melissa Schneider and Matt Hoklotubbe. Studio T and Conaco produce.

New comedy The Last O.G. will debut on Tuesday, April 3 at 10:30/9:30c. The comedy was original slated to debut in October 2017 but was postponed after the departure of its showrunner.

After being released on good behavior from a 15-year prison stint, Tray is shocked to see just how much the world has changed in his absence. Returning to his newly gentrified Brooklyn neighborhood, he discovers that his former girlfriend has married an affable, successful white man, who is helping raise his twin sons that he never knew existed. Wanting nothing more than to connect with his kids, but having neither the money to support them nor himself, Tray falls back on the skills he learned in prison to make ends meet while treading on unfamiliar territory.

The cast includes Tracy Morgan, Tiffany Haddish, Ryan Gaul, Allen Maldonado, Taylor Mosby, Dante Hoagland and Cedric the Entertainer.

Jordan Peele and John Carcieri created the comedy. They executive produce with Morgan, Joel Zadak, Eric Tannenbaum, Kim Tannenbaum and new showrunner Saladin K. Patterson. Studio T produces.