TBS cancels Louis C.K.’s ‘The Cops’ animated series

TBS cancels Louis C.K.'s 'The Cops' animated series

Jan. 9 (UPI) — TBS has formally canceled The Cops, an animated sequence from Louis C.Ok. that was set to premier later this yr.

C.Ok. was to function government producer, voice actor and author on the sequence.

The anticipated transfer comes after C.Ok. got here beneath fireplace for sexual misconduct allegations revealed in a New York Occasions story in November and the comic admitted to the allegations the subsequent day.

Quickly after C.Ok. launched his assertion relating to the sexual misconduct allegations, TBS suspended manufacturing of The Cops and employees members have been laid off simply earlier than Thanksgiving, Deadline reported.

On the time of the present’s suspension, a number of scripts have been already written and animation was being created.

TBS executives described the present as two Los Angeles law enforcement officials voiced by C.Ok. and Albert Brooks who’re “attempting their greatest to guard and serve, generally failing at each. Journey with them as they patrol one of many largest cities on the earth, then go dwelling with them and be glad you are not married to both.”

Brett Weitz, government vice chairman of authentic programming for TBS, stated early final yr that The Cops was going to be a part of a “critical push into animated comedy” for the community in 2018.