Variety reports thatspinoff will not air this spring as originally announced and that it will start airing next fall (but with a full 22 episode pickup, rather than just 13). The brief story indicates Fox always knew that would be the case. The biggest news perhaps is that politico republican turned democrat, turned blogger, save the world, be green, don't waste energy while I fly around in private jets and live in a 14,000 square foot home Arianna Huffington has been added to the show's voice cast. Given her voice, that's perfect casting!
Skein based on the Cleveland Brown character from "read the rest on Variety." had been announced at Fox's upfront as late spring premiere for this season. But that was mostly for PR value. Internally at the net there was little doubt that the animated series would need more time for development and production and was unlikely to bow this season. --