FOX’S PURGATORIO

Variety reports this week that Fox has ordered a pilot for a new digitally animated series called The Afterlife. Produced by Larry Kasanoff (Mortal Kombat), the show’s premise has to do with a family that accidentally dies and then ends up in purgatory, “which looks a lot like suburban Los Angeles.”

This feels like an absurd premise on a lovely Southern California day like today. Now, maybe if it was set on the 405 freeway at 5:30pm….