The always busy Joel McHale is making a comeback on the network sitcom.
That community grad will be starring in the new workplace comedy animal controlwhich had previously received a series order from Fox.
The single-camera comedy follows “a group of local Animal Control workers whose lives are complicated by the fact that animals are simple but humans aren’t,” according to the official logline. McHale will play Frank, a bossy, eccentric Animal Control officer who may not have gone to college but is still the most well-read person in the room. As a former police officer, Frank tried to expose corruption in his department, but his efforts resulted in him being fired, which may explain why he is so cynical and grumpy. He has an almost superhuman ability to understand animals. People… not so much.”
McHale is executive producer alongside Bob Fisher (Sirens, the Moodys), Rob Greenberg (Frasier, How I Met Your Mother, The Moodys), Dan Sterling (The office, king of the hill) and Tad Quill (Scrubs, the Moodys).
“Dan, Rob, Tad and Bob had envisioned Joel as the lead animal control from the moment we began development and we are all thrilled to have him on board,” FOX Entertainment President Michael Thorn said in a statement on Friday. “Joel’s snappy wit and his ability to bring a comedic perspective to everything he is involved in make him the perfect person to bring Frank to life.”
McHale is no stranger to Fox audiences. Besides hosting crime scene kitchen (which was previously renewed for Season 2), he makes frequent appearances as a panelist The Masked Singer and i can see your voiceopposite community Costar Ken Jeong. He is also a series regular on The CW’s star girlcurrently in season 3.
As previously reported, McHale will reprise his role as Jeff Winger on Peacock’s community the moviewhich is expected to bow in 2023. animal controlmeanwhile, is set to debut mid-season.
Will you tune in for animal control on his eventual debut?
https://tvline.com/2022/10/14/joel-mchale-animal-control-new-fox-workplace-comedy/ Joel McHale stars in Animal Control, Fox’s new workplace comedy