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Alex Hirsch Lands Pilot Deal at Fox

The creator of hit Disney TV animated series Gravity Falls Alex Hirsch has reportedly inked a deal with Fox and 20th Century Fox TV to produce an original script and pilot presentation ... Continue Reading →
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Short-Form ‘It’s UnBungalievable’ Premieres Saturday

Disney Junior and Disneynature are launching short-form animated series It’s UnBungalievable — an extension of upcoming show The Lion Guard — on Saturday, January 9 at ... Continue Reading →
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BBC Releasing Lost ‘Dad’s Army’ Episode as Cartoon

The BBC will release a lost episode of classic ‘60s comedy series Dad’s Army as an animated special after uncovering a high-quality audio recording. The 30-minute episode, “A ... Continue Reading →
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‘Nerds and Monsters’ Returns to YTV

Vancouver studio Slap Happy Cartoons announces that the second season of its animated comedy series Nerds and Monsters will premiere on Corus Entertainment’s YTV on Saturday, January ... Continue Reading →
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‘Cassius and Clay’ TKOed by FXX

FXX has preemptively nixed the female lead action-buddy comedy Cassius and Clay before its TV debut, Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. The 10-episode series was picked up for back in ... Continue Reading →
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Louis C.K., Albert Brooks Sell Animated FX Pilot

Comedians Louis C.K. and Albert Brooks have teamed up to create and voice an animated comedy pilot for FX. C.K. and Brooks will write and executive produce the new show, which is untitled. ... Continue Reading →
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Watch Next Media Developing ‘Elvis Riboldi’

Paris-based production house Watch Next Media — founded last March by industry vet Philippe Alessandri — has entered a development deal with Canal+ on a new 52 x 11 animated ... Continue Reading →
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Hour-long ‘Gravity Falls’ Finale Set for Feb. 15

Disney’s Emmy Award-winning animated series Gravity Falls reaches its final showdown in a one-hour finale episode to air Feb. 15 on Disney XD. In the episode, titled “Weirdmageddon ... Continue Reading →
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The Big Picture

Taking a long-term view pays off for Bix Pix Entertainment with the success of its Amazon Studios preschool stop-motion series Tumble Leaf. Several years ago, Kelli Bixler was pitching ... Continue Reading →
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Sentai Filmworks Plans ‘Norn9’ and ‘Phantasy Star’ Series

Sentai Filmworks has announced the acquisition of rights to produce anime adaptations of graphic novel Norn9 and popular MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2. Both series will be launching ... Continue Reading →