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Samberg scores again: Lonely Island signs Fox development deal

Andy Samberg holds his Golden Globe for best

Andy Samberg holds his Golden Globe for best performance by an actor in a TV series, comedy or musical, for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" in the press room at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Jan. 12, 2014) (Credit: EPA)

Make that a good two days for Andy Samberg: Fox just announced a development deal for The Lonely Island. Here's the line from the press release; and other Fox news coming down right now:

FOX Inks Multi-Year Deal with The Lonely Island, Forming New Alternative Comedy Development Venture; Akiva Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone To Develop Alternative Pipeline of Next-Generation Comedy Series

Also, the network said "24: Live Another Day" will launch May 5 with a two-hour opener, and that Yvonne Strahovski ("Chuck") is joining the cast. 

"Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" -- which is Seth MacFarlane's remake of the classic PBS Carl Sagan series -- arrives March 9 on the network, and a day later on the National Geographic Channel. 

Tags: The Lonely Island , Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssy , Seth MacFarlane , Fox , Andy Samberg , Kiefer Sutherland

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