LOS ANGELES – "King of the Hill" is over the hill at Fox, which is canceling the long-running animated comedy.
Final episodes of the half-hour series, now in its 13th year, likely will air during the 2009-10 season, Fox said Friday. The network recently ordered 13 new episodes, and animated series have a long production schedule.
Mike Judge will direct and Jason Bateman ("Juno") will star in the comedy "Extract," the first project to be produced under Judge`s Ternion Productions, which he formed with writer/producers John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky.
Ternion is fully financed to develop film, TV, digital and new-media projects through a finance and development deal with Media Rights Capital. The ...