... is in a somewhat different position than artists on the other Fox shows.
Yes, the writing is WGA like Family Guy, American Dad, et al, but ...
Artists, timers, revisionists and the rest report that show management tells them all the KOTH episodes are written, and that every script will move from animatics to color to final post without further revision. Any changes will happen in editorial.
This means that artists will be working on King of the Hill into early next year, cycling off at their normal hiatus time.
What happens beyond that, of course, is anyone's guess.
Meanwhile, on The Simpsons, a crew member told me today that all the shows for the current season -- except for the last -- have been recorded.
And work continues.
How much longer work continues is maybe known by Fox and Gracie Films management, but the Simpson artists I talked to are in the dark. People keep asking me the same question: How long will the strike be?
I tell them I have no effing idea. And everybody keeps slogging along ...