[11/19/10 - 08:12 PM] Development Update: Friday, November 19 Updates include: Food Network's "Ace of Cakes" to sign off; Cartoon Network cancels "Unnatural History"; and Carlton Cuse lands his first post-"Lost" project at ABC.
DESCRIPTION: (from Comedy Central's press release, October 2012) COMEDY CENTRAL has ordered "Triptank," a weekly, half-hour series showcasing a wide range of fast-paced, hard-hitting animated shorts delivered in a variety of animation styles, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, Head of Original Programming and Production, COMEDY CENTRAL. Executive produced by ShadowMachine's Alex Bulkley and Corey Campodonico ("Robot Chicken," "Moral Orel"), "Triptank" is slated to premiere eight episodes next fall. "Triptank" is an anthology of animated comedy shorts created by a varied list of creators, ranging from new voices to established comedic talent. Bulkley and Campodonico will utilize a broad range of formats including 2D, stop-motion and CGI to showcase some of the best and brightest in the comedy community. Creative talent in the pilot included Bob Odenkirk, Larry David, Zach Galafianakis, Kumail Nanjiani, Brett Gelman and Kyle Kinane. The series will weave together stand-alone shorts as well as recurring narrative pieces. Monika Zielinska is the Executive in Charge of Production for COMEDY CENTRAL.