Mike Judge Returns to Animation With Cinemax Country Music Comedy
King of the Hill creator Mike Judge may have briefly returned to his animated roots with a Beavis and Butthead revival in 2011, but Cinemax may grant him a longer stay. The Silicon Valley creator has been given a series order for Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus, an animated country music series.
Per Deadline, Cinemax has greenlit eight half-hour episodes of the animated series, with an eye to premiere later this year. Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus “chronicles the tales of some of country music’s most eccentric characters,” with Richard Mullins, and The Last Ride co-writer Dub Cornett as co-creators.
Worth noting, the series will mark Cinemax’s first major foray into original comedies, as part of an effort to rebrand. Judge, meanwhile, has Silicon Valley Season 4 to look forward to later this year.
Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus is already in production, so stay tuned for the latest.