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[11/15/18 - 09:16 AM]
Syfy Announces First Original Late Night Animated Series "Alien News Desk"
Voiced by Will Forte and Heidi Gardner, the 12-episode series will cover up-to-the-minute news and commentary about the universe's most baffling species - the inscrutable Humans of Planet Earth.







ALIEN NEWS DESK (SYFY)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/15/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2019-2020 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
12 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from Syfy's press release, November 2018) Today, SYFY announced its first original late night animated series, ALIEN NEWS DESK. Set to debut early 2019, ALIEN NEWS DESK is a weekly, half-hour topical animated series set in an extraterrestrial newsroom. Voiced by Emmy(R) nominated comedian Will Forte (alien news anchor "Drexx Drudlarr") and "Saturday Night Live's" Heidi Gardner (alien co-anchor "Tuva Van Void"), the 12-episode series will cover up-to-the-minute news and commentary about the universe's most baffling species - the inscrutable Humans of Planet Earth.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Heidi Gardner as Tuva Van Void
· Will Forte as Drexx Drudlarr
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andrew Singer as EP
· Dennis McNicholas as EP
· Erik Kenward as EP
· Joel Kuwahara as EP
· Katy Jenson as CO-EP
· Lorne Michaels as EP
· Scott Gairdner as CO-EP
· Scott Greenberg as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (animated)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bento Box Entertainment
· Broadway Video Television