Fox network has renewed Bob’s Burgers for a fifth season with a 22-episode order prior to animated comedy’s fourth-season premiere on Sunday. Bob’s Burgers becoming one of only two broadcast comedies last season to post year-over-year gains (2.3/6 in adults 18-49, up 10%). Additionally, it is among the Top 10 comedies in male demos and has landed two Best Animated program Emmy nominations.
“Bob’s Burgers is one of those rare finds that just continues to outdo itself, creatively,” said Fox entertainment chairman Kevin Reilly. “The show has become a key member of our Sunday Animation Domination family, and we’re looking forward to attracting new fans with another season.”
A 20th Century Fox TV and Bento Box Entertainment production, Bob’s Burgers was created by Loren Bouchard who exec produces with Jim Dauterive. The popular toon follows the misadventures of a third-generation restaurateur who runs his burger place with his wife and three eccentric kids. It’s the first show from Fox’s Sunday night lineup to be renewed for the 2014-15 season.
The upcoming fourth season of the show has a stellar list of guest voices, including Molly Shannon as a classmate of Louise’s, Will Forte as a seaplane captain who gives Linda a flying lesson and Jordan Peele playing a retired football player who stars in a Super Bowl commercial for Bob’s Burgers. Other celebs popping by include Kathryn Hahn, Bobcat Goldthwait, Rachel Dratch, Matt Walsh and returning guest voices Tim Meadows, Gary Cole, Ken Jeong, Aziz Ansari, Megan Mullally and Jenny Slate.