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FX Picks Up New Animated Series About Gay Rapper - Set For FXX Early 2014 Debut

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act June 6, 2013 at 3:14PM

FX Networks' newest channel, FXX, which is scheduled to begin broadcasting on September 2 in more than 72 million homes, has picked up its first original series, an animated comedy about a gay white rapper, titled Chozen.
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FX Networks' newest channel, FXX, which is scheduled to begin broadcasting on September 2 in more than 72 million homes, has picked up its first original series, an animated comedy about a gay white rapper, titled Chozen.

In the series, our gay white rapper leaves prison with "a new message and new skills, which he will use in his quest for redemption and domination," said the network said in a press release.

The new comedy will be executive produced by Danny McBride, with voice actors including Method Man, Hannibal BuressMcBride, Saturday Night Live's Bobby Moynihan, and Parks and Recreation's Nick Swardson.

FX President of Original Programming Nick Grad, calls Chozen, an "outrageous comedy," and "a very smart examination of the rap culture."

The new series will premiere early next year.

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