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Sam Register Shares Secrets of WB Success

Sam Register, exec VP of Creative affairs at Warner Bros., closed the MIP Junior market on Sunday (Oct. 2) with a dynamic look at new shows and sharing some of the key points in revitalizing ... Continue Reading →
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Country Legend George Jones Records ‘Squidbillies’ Theme

Legendary country music singer George Jones has taken part in an apropos pop cultural exchange by recording the theme song for an upcoming episode of Squidbillies, premiering Sunday, ... Continue Reading →
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A Postcard from Ottawa Int. Festival of Animation

A deadpan keynote speech about the rewards of staying true to one’s vision by Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos kicked off the second day of the Ottawa Intl. Festival of Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network, Adult Swim Unveil Prolific NYCC Schedule

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim have announced a prolific lineup of panels, signings, screenings and other events at the New York Comic-Con, set for Oct. 13-16 at the Jacob Javits Center ... Continue Reading →
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‘Squidbillies’ Season 5 Starts Sept. 11

Late-night’s darling red necked cephalopods are back for more hooch-swilling, run-amucking, novelty-hat wearing adventure as the fifth season of Dave Willis (Aqua Unit Patrol Squad ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Venture Bros.’ Special to Premiere on Adult Swim

Is the world ready for a documentary-style, animated Venture Bros. special? The team at Adult Swim certainly hopes so. The new 15-minute special, The Venture Bros.: From The Ladle ... Continue Reading →
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Watchdog Group Barks About Toons’ Adult Content

Activist group the Parents Television Council has called for a sweeping reform of the TV content rating system in order to combat what it calls “shocking levels of sex and drug references” ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Animation Highlights, Part 2!

Before you think you’ve got your plans for Comic-Con worked out — there’s even more stuff being announced for the 41st edition, set for July 21-24. For a shortcut to all ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con Animation Highlights, Part 1!

Before you snap your spine picking up the official event guide for San Diego’s massive comics, animation and pop-culture event, take a quick glance at what the 41st edition has to ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy,’ ‘Simpsons,’ ‘Robot Chicken’ Lead Toon Emmy Noms

Fox’s Family Guy leads animated contenders in the nominations for the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards with four nominations, even as it missed being nominated for Outstanding ... Continue Reading →