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Fox in ‘Preliminary Conversations’ to Revive ‘King of the Hill’

Fox in ‘Preliminary Conversations’ to Revive ‘King of the Hill’
From “The X-Files” to “24: Legacy” to “Prison Break,” Fox has been in the business of reviving beloved series of late. The next series to make that list may just be “King of the Hill.”

“We have had preliminary conversations with Greg [Daniels] and Mike [Judge],” Dana Walden, Chairman and CEO of Fox Television Group, says. “I would like to explore that. We had a very preliminary conversation about that. Given what’s going on in the country, I think they had a point of view about how those characters would respond.”

Walden adds that Fox has only had one meeting earlier this summer with Daniels and Judge about the idea thus far, but she “would like to revisit it.”

“It was really just a first, exploratory, ‘Are you excited about this?’ They were both excited about it but they’re both very busy individually so it’s about finding time,” Walden says.

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King of the Hill: Fox Announces Series Finale, What About the Rest?

Fox just can't seem to decide if they want King Of The Hill or not.

Created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, King Of The Hill centers around the Hills, a blue-collar family living in Texas. The animated series debuted on January 12, 1997 and features the voice talents of Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick, Stephen Root, Brittany Murphy, Toby Huss, David Herman, Ashley Gardner, Lauren Tom, Tom Petty, Breckin Meyer, Jonathan Joss, and Phil Hendrie.

Back in 2005, the show was set to be cancelled but execs changed their minds when the ratings went up and the Hill family stuck around for a few more seasons.

Last October, Fox announced that they were officially cancelling the animated sitcom. Though there were still several new episodes left , the April 12th episode was initially described as the
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King of the Hill: Fox Announces Series Finale, What About the Rest?

Fox just can't seem to decide if they want King Of The Hill or not.

Created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, King Of The Hill centers around the Hills, a blue-collar family living in Texas. The animated series debuted on January 12, 1997 and features the voice talents of Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick, Stephen Root, Brittany Murphy, Toby Huss, David Herman, Ashley Gardner, Lauren Tom, Tom Petty, Breckin Meyer, Jonathan Joss, and Phil Hendrie.

Back in 2005, the show was set to be cancelled but execs changed their minds when the ratings went up and the Hill family stuck around for a few more seasons.

Last October, Fox announced that they were officially cancelling the animated sitcom. Though there were still several new episodes left , the April 12th episode was initially described as the animated sitcom's series finale. Several original episodes aired after that.

It was
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King of the Hill Hangs Up Its Hat with an Hour Long Finale

The Hill family is leaving Fox after thirteen years on the network. To celebrate their successful run, Hank, Peggy, Bobby, Luanne, Lucky, and newborn baby girl Gracie will say goodbye to Mike judge's animated sitcom King of the Hill in an hour long finale that is set to air Sunday, September 13th on Fox. Here is the press release:

After 13 seasons of beer, barbecue, bickering and bonding, the Hill family delivers a Southern-style send-off in a one-hour series finale episode of King of the Hill airing Sunday, September 13th, (8:00-9:00 Pm Et/Pt) on Fox.

Since its debut in 1997, King of the Hill has followed the life of Hank Hill (Mike Judge), his wife, Peggy (Kathy Najimy), their 13-year-old son, Bobby (Pamela Adlon), their 18-year-old niece, Luanne (Brittany Murphy), her husband Lucky (Tom Petty), their newborn baby girl Gracie and his beer guzzling neighborhood buddies, Dale (Johnny Hardwick
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King of the Hill: Fox Animated TV Show Staying Cancelled

Though King of the Hill has escaped the network grim reaper in the past, it seems like the TV show's time is up. Fox recently announced that they were cancelling the series after 13 seasons. Shortly thereafter, rumors surfaced that ABC might be considering picking it up. At the recent Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, fans got their answer.

Created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, King of the Hill centers around the Hills, a blue-collar family living in Texas. The animated series debuted on January 12, 1997 and features the voice talents of Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick, Stephen Root, Brittany Murphy, Toby Huss, David Herman, Ashley Gardner, Lauren Tom, Tom Petty, Breckin Meyer, Jonathan Joss, and Phil Hendrie.

Hill enjoyed very good ratings for a number of years but in 2005 the numbers had slipped and it was due to be cancelled after 10 years. But, before the end of the season,
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King of the Hill: Fox Animated TV Show Staying Cancelled

Though King of the Hill has escaped the network grim reaper in the past, it seems like the TV show's time is up. Fox recently announced that they were cancelling the series after 13 seasons. Shortly thereafter, rumors surfaced that ABC might be considering picking it up. At the recent Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour, fans got their answer.

Created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels, King of the Hill centers around the Hills, a blue-collar family living in Texas. The animated series debuted on January 12, 1997 and features the voice talents of Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Johnny Hardwick, Stephen Root, Brittany Murphy, Toby Huss, David Herman, Ashley Gardner, Lauren Tom, Tom Petty, Breckin Meyer, Jonathan Joss, and Phil Hendrie.

Hill enjoyed very good ratings for a number of years but in 2005 the numbers had slipped and it was due to be cancelled after 10 years. But, before the end of the season,
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King of the Hill: Fox Cancels Animated Show, No Season 14

In a somewhat surprising move, the Fox network has decided to cancel one of the staples of its Sunday night line-up. On the eve of Halloween, the King of the Hill TV show has been cancelled after 13 seasons on the air.

King of the Hill follows the animated adventures of the Hill family from the small town of Arlen, Texas. The family's patriarch, Hank (Mike Judge), is a propane salesman who's obsessed with his lawn and the Dallas Cowboys. His well-meaning wife Peggy (Kathy Najimy) holds several part-time jobs and together, they raise their husky teenage son, Bobby (Pamela Adlon). Other characters include niece Luanne (Brittany Murphy), neighbor Bill (Stephen Root), and conspiracy-lover Dale (Johnny Hardwick).

The series debuted on January 12, 1997 on Fox and quickly became a staple of the network's animation line-up. Having survived to produce over 240 episodes, King has become the second longest-running animated series, following The Simpsons.
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Fox won't renew 'King of the Hill'

Fox won't renew 'King of the Hill'
Thirteen has proven not-so-lucky for Fox's veteran animated comedy "King of the Hill."

After several previous brushes with cancellation, the network has opted not to renew the series beyond its current 13th season.

In April, Fox picked up 13 more episodes from the 20th Century Fox TV-produced show, which are wrapping production.

A lot has changed since "King of the Hill" premiered in 1997. Its creators Greg Daniels and Mike Judge have moved on to other projects -- Daniels developed and is running NBC's "The Office," and Judge has a new animated series, "The Goode Family," launching on ABC in midseason.

Judge had continued to voice the central character on the toon comedy, alongside voiceover cast members Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy, Tom Petty, Johnny Hardwick and Stephen Root.

"Hill" has been exec produced by Judge, Daniels, John Altschuler, Dave Krinsky, Michael Rotenberg, Howard Klein, Jim Dauterive and Garland Testa.

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