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Fox will be serving up an interesting animation biz mashup as the season 24 finale of its record-running toon The Simpsons will be an episode featuring the voice of Seth MacFarlane, Entertainment Weekly reports. The creator of Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show will try to make a [...]
Disney Channel has promoted Adam Bonnett to the newly created position of Disney Channels Worldwide exec VP of original programming. The announcement was made today by Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer, Disney Channels Worldwide, to whom Bonnett reports. Marsh said, “Adam is an extraordinarily talented executive who brilliantly [...]
Nickelodeon has announced the 12 winners of its second annual Animated Shorts Program, which is designed to identify and develop original comedy-driven content for kids. The cabler says this year, the program received close to 900 pitches from artists, designers, writers, directors and comedians globally. The winners will be developed [...]
Zoidberg will find true love in an upcoming episode of Futurama, when the final season of show returns to Comedy Central in June. Entertainment Weekly broke the story last week that the show’s popular decapodian will find a romantic interest in a flower stand owner with no sense of smell, [...]
The Hub will be launching two newly acquired series this summer as the network imports “she-larious” animated comedy SheZow from Oz and live-action hit Wizards vs. Aliens from the U.K. Both shows will have their U.S. debut Saturday, June 1 on the kid-centric network. Premiering at 12:30 p.m. ET, SheZow [...]
Studio100 Animation’s CG-animated take on classic kids’ property Maya the Bee is winging it to Italian channel RAI’s digital kids outlet RAI YoYo following its successful September 2012 launch on TV through RAI Due, where the show airs daily as L’Ape Maia. The digital platform launch will kick off May [...]
+ International indie toon house DHX Media has inked a deal with Viacom Media Networks for the sixth season of its wacky animated action-comedy Johnny Test to air on Nickelodeon Germany. The deal also includes renewals of seasons 1 and 2. The acquisition of season six brings the total to 117 [...]
It looks like Loren Bouchard’s dysfunctional Bob’s Burgers will be flipping their goods on Adult Swim in the near future. Deadline.com reports that Adult Swim has picked up the off-network cable rights to the 20th Century Fox TV’s animated hit. The deal includes the first three seasons of of Bob’s [...]
The list of Daytime Emmy nominations were announced earlier this morning (Wednesday, May 1). Nickelodeon was the clear leader in the Children’s Animated Program race, with four out of five nominated shows (Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Penguins of Madagascar, Robot and Monster, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) going [...]
Lalaoopsy Lands on Treehouse: MGA and Corus Entertainment’s new animated series Lalaloopsy is set to premiere on Canada’s preschool network Treehouse on Saturday, May 4 at 8 a.m. The 52 x 22 series is based on the best-selling toy line for girls and explores themes such as diversity, friendship and teamwork through [...]