Kristen Wiig, Zack Galifianakis, Conan O’Brien, Ashton Kutcher, Zooey Deschanel, Bryan Cranston, Mariah Carey, Megan Mullally, Aziz Ansari, Elisabeth Moss, Stan Lee, Anderson Cooper, Daniel Radcliffe, Liam Neeson and Jeff Daniels among guest voices featured.
Fox’s Animation Domination kicks off this fall with an all-star lineup of guest voices on returning animated series The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy and American Dad, premiering Sunday, September 29 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).
Guest stars include Despicable Me 2’s Kristen Wiig, along with Zack Galifianakis, Conan O’Brien, Ashton Kutcher, Zooey Deschanel, Bryan Cranston, Jenny Slate, Megan Mullally, Aziz Ansari, Elisabeth Moss, Stan Lee, Anderson Cooper, Daniel Radcliffe, Liam Neeson and Jeff Daniels.
Personally, we can’t wait to see a Bob’s Burgers episode with Jenny Slate. Read below for the full lineup:
THE SIMPSONS (Sundays, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT) This fall, THE SIMPSONS welcomes an abundance of guest voices in Springfield. Kristen Wiig (Despicable Me 2) guest-voices in the season premiere episode (Sunday, Sept. 29) as an intense, high-strung FBI agent whom Lisa enlists for help when she suspects that something sinister has happened to Homer. Also, Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men) plays a grateful mom who names her baby Homer Jr., after Homer Sr. helps in the delivery of the child. Additional guest voices this season include Zach Galifianakis (The Hangover Part III), Rachel Maddow (The Rachel Maddow Show), legendary Marvel Comics writer Stan Lee, critically acclaimed author Harlan Ellison, Anderson Cooper (Anderson Cooper 360º), Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), producer Judd Apatow, Will Arnett (Arrested Development) and Daniel Radcliffe (the Harry Potter franchise).
BOB’S BURGERS (Sundays, 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) The upcoming fourth season of the Emmy Award-nominated BOB’S BURGERS serves up some of Hollywood’s tastiest stars, including Molly Shannon (Enlightened) as a classmate of Louise’s, Will Forte (Gravity Falls) as a seaplane captain who gives Linda a flying lesson and Jordan Peele (Key and Peele) playing a retired football player who stars in a Super Bowl commercial for Bob’s Burgers. Other voices this season include Kathryn Hahn (Wanderlust), Bobcat Goldthwait (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), Matt Walsh (Veep) and returning guest voices Tim Meadows (Grown Ups 2), Gary Cole (Veep), Ken Jeong (Community), Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation), Megan Mullally (Axe Cop, Childrens Hospital) and Jenny Slate (House of Lies).
FAMILY GUY (Sundays, 9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT)Life in Quahog gets even more giggity when Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine appears as himself, as does late-night host and comedian Conan O’Brien (Conan). Also, Two and a Half Men stars Ashton Kutcher and Jon Cryer both make guest-voice appearances as their show’s respective characters. Other voices this season include Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom), Liam Neeson (Taken 2), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones) and Tony Sirico (The Sopranos).
AMERICAN DAD (Sundays, 9:30-10:00 PM ET/PT) Patriotism takes a comic turn when AMERICAN DAD returns with guest voices, including global music icon Mariah Carey playing a redneck animal handler and Ellie Kemper (The Office) playing a popular girl with whom Steve has been secretly in love for years. Other guest voices include a returning Zooey Deschanel (New Girl), Dallas Mavericks owner and entrepreneur Mark Cuban, Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games), Olivia Wilde (Drinking Buddies, House), Alison Brie (Community), comic Sinbad, Mae Whitman (Arrested Development) and Alan Thicke (Growing Pains).
Source: Fox Television
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.