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Key & Peele in Comedy Central development deal for animated series

Key & Peele in Comedy Central development deal for animated series
Comedy Central has extended the fourth season of "Key & Peele" to 22 episodes plus two "best of" installments and given its creators a development deal for an animated series. Above, Keegan-Michael Key, left, and Jordan Peele. (Cindy Ord / Getty Images)

Comedy Central has expanded the coming fourth season of its hit series "Key & Peele" and given its creators, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, a development deal to spin off their "Vandaveon & Mike" characters into an animated series.

The "Key & Peele" extension brings to 22 the number of episodes ordered for the fourth season, plus two "best of" installments.

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The animated project will feature the Vandaveon and Mike characters from Key and Peele's "Critiquers Corner" sketches -- 12-year-old hall monitors navigating their way through middle school.

The third season of "Key & Peele" concluded in December. The duo have also been cast as recurring characters in FX's upcoming drama "Fargo".

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