ADDITIONAL NOTES: a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION: (from Disney XD's press release, April 2015) Disney XD has ordered a second season of Disney Television Animation's out-of-the-gate hit series "Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero." It was announced today by Marc Buhaj, Senior Vice President, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD. Created and executive-produced by Jared Bush ("All of Us," "Zootopia") and Sam Levine ("Tarzan," "Bolt"), the animated comedy adventure about an ordinary boy who inherits the extraordinary job of part-time hero premiered as a simulcast on Disney XD and Disney Channel in February and continues to gain traction among its core audience of kids 2-11 and their families. Thomas Middleditch ("Silicon Valley") stars as Penn alongside Adam DeVine ("Pitch Perfect 2") as Boone, Tania Gunadi ("Enlisted") as Sashi, Alfred Molina ("Spider-Man 2") as Rippen and Larry Wilmore ("The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore") as Larry. Recurring are Lea Thompson ("Back to the Future") as Penn's mom, Vonnie; Gary Cole ("Veep") as Penn's dad, Brock; Rosie Perez ("The View") as Penn's Aunt Rose; and Lenny Venito ("The Neighbors") as Penn's Uncle Chuck.