In the Know: Stop-Motion Animated Series from Zach Woods & Mike Judge Gets Peacock Premiere Date, Character Portraits

In the Know, the stop-motion animated comedy from Mike Judge and Zach Woods, has set a premiere date on Peacock. The new show will debut all six episodes on January 25, 2024.

The series hails from Brandon Gardner (Beavis and Butt-Head) and King of the Hill co-creator Judge, as well as Woods (Silicon Valley, The Office). It focuses on Lauren Caspian, NPR’s third most popular host.

Check out the In the Know character portraits below:

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What’s In the Know about?

“Lauren Caspian is NPR’s third most popular host,” reads an official description. “He’s a well-meaning, hypocritical nimrod, just like you and me. He’s also a stop-motion puppet. Each episode follows the making of an episode of Lauren’s show In the Know, in which Lauren conducts in-depth interviews with real-world human guests. Lauren collaborates with a diverse crew of NPR staff. They are also puppets and nimrods.”

The voice cast includes Zach Woods (Silicon Valley, The Office), Mike Judge (Beavis and Butt-Head, Silicon Valley, King of the Hill), Caitlin Reilly (Loot, Hacks), Charlie Bushnell (Diary of a Future President, Percy Jackson and The Olympians), J. Smith-Cameron (Succession, Rectify), and Carl Tart (Grand Crew).

In terms of the character descriptions, Woods has the lead role of Lauren Caspian, host of the “In The Know” radio program. Reilly, meanwhile, voices the fact checker Fabian. Bushnell voices college intern Chase. Cameron voices a co-executive producer named Barb. Tart and Judge voice Carl and Sandy, a sound engineer and a culture critic, respectively.

Judge executive produces under his Bandera Entertainment banner alongside Greg Daniels and Dustin Davis. Alexander Bulkley and Corey Campodonico executive produce for Shadowmachine. Universal Television is the studio.