Everybody Hates Chris was first broadcast on UPN in 2005 and was broadcast for four seasons, one on UPN and three on the CW. The series quickly gained popularity on television through broadcast and cable syndication. Paramount+ and Comedy Central have approved the Chris Everybody Hates Chris Animated Series.
Everybody Still Hates Chris is a reimagined animated adaptation of Chris Rock's famous autobiographical family comedy Everybody Hates Chris, which will be available internationally on Paramount+ and the sister linear network Comedy Central. Rock reprises his role as narrator and executive producer of the new series, which, like the original, is based on the comedians' teenage years.
Everybody Hates Chris was produced by CBS Studios and 3 Arts Entertainment. The company also developed the animated remake. MTV Entertainment Studios has been expanding its adult animation portfolio with the recently announcedAndy Samberg-produced series Digman!
Sanjay Shah wrote the pilot script for Everybody Still Hates Chris. It is inspired by Rock's early childhood experiences as a skinny nerd in a big working-class family in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn. Both artists are executive producers of Everybody Hates Chris. Michael Rotenberg and Dave Becky of 3 Arts are also on the show.
Chris McCarthy, the president/CEO of Paramount Media Networks and MTV Entertainment Studios, praised Chris.
Chris Rock is one of the most talented comedians of all time and we were thrilled to work with him, 3 Arts, and CBS Studios to bring this concept to life and welcome it as the next big hit in our expanding arsenal of iconic adult animation that includes popular series such as South Park and the new Beavis and Butt-Head.
CBS Studios first unveiled the animated Everybody Hates Chris reboot with Rock on board about a year and a half ago. For the past four months, Rock has been at the center of pop culture. It has gained the comic a new following and crowded the stage on his tour.
For a long time, reimagining this groundbreaking, critically acclaimed series has been a source of creative discussion at CBS Studio. Chris Rock and 3 Arts's comedic flair shine through in this innovative new format. This also represents another significant in-house collaboration for CBS with Chris McCarthy and our valued partners at MTV Entertainment Studios.