From “24: Legacy” to “Prison Break” to “The X-Files,” Fox is known for reviving beloved shows of late. The next series to make that list is “King of the Hill.” According to the Hollywood Reporter, Fox has had preliminary conversations with Mike Judge and Greg Daniels for reviving “King of the Hill.”

“Given what is going on in the country, I believe they had a point about how those characters would respond,” Fox CEO Dane Walden told the news outlet.

The company met show’s creators

Fox had one meeting with Judge and Daniels about the idea. As they are very busy with other projects, it may be impossible for Daniels and Judge to finalize the deal in coming days.

However, the two have shown interest in Fox’s idea of reviving the series. “King of the Hill” originally ran from 1997 to 2009 featuring voices of Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy, Kathy Najimy, Johnny Hardwick, Toby Huss, Stephen Root, Tom Petty, and Chuck Mangione. Its original run featured more than 250 episodes, achieved global syndication, and became one of the best and longest running shows on Fox. “King of the Hill” recently held the record for the longest running animated program in history and won a variety of awards.

‘King of the Hill’ returning?

Unlike NBC, CBS and ABC, Fox does not air national news programs. It has started focusing on its prime schedule, sports, and other ancillary network programs.

The absence of a national news program on the network is despite the fact that its parent company, 21st Century Fox, owns Fox News Channel, which launched in 1996 and currently maintains near-universal distribution within the US via pay television providers. In addition, the network has announced that it may revive “King of the Hill” and a few other series.

King of the Hill” focuses on an American family in the fictional city of Arlen. It attempts to retain a realistic approach, seeking humor in the conventional and mundane aspects of everyday life. The title refers to Hank as the head of the family as well as metaphorically to the kids' game of the same name. Hank works as an assistant manager at Strickland Propane and is responsible for selling propane and propane accessories.

After its debut, the series became a major success for Fox and was named one of the best TV shows of the year by various publications, including TV Guide, Time and Entertainment Weekly. As of now, it is impossible to say what is going to be the final decision.