Friday, October 19, 2018

FOX Orders Full Season of 'The Cool Kids'

FOX is staying committed to its Friday comedy block. Today, the broadcast network has given a full season order to the new original comedy series The Cool Kids. Its first season will now feature 22 episodes.

The comedy stars David Alan Grier, Martin Mull, Leslie Jordan and Vicki Lawrence.

Charlie Day and Paul Fruchbom created the comedy. Day executive produces with Patrick Walsh and Nick Frenkel. Fruchbom is a co-executive producer. 20th Century Fox Television, FX Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment and RCG Productions produce.

"Charlie Day has given us a show that delivers the goods - hilarious stories and impeccable timing and chemistry between its stars, David Alan Grier, Vicki Lawrence, Martin Mull and Leslie Jordan, said Michael Thorn, President, Fox Entertainment. "On top of that, it has the perfect lead-in with Tim Allen and Last Man Standing. The Cool Kids are just that, and we're thrilled they're going to be on FOX for a full season."

The Cool Kids is the fifth first-year show to have its run extended, joining ABC's Single Parents, CBS' FBI and NBC's Manifest & New Amsterdam.