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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, October 2 at 11:45 p.m. on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block. The show, now in its fifth season, is a surreal take [...]
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 and TV Animation Conference panel (Sept. 22). Stamatopoulos, who is perhaps best known for playing the character Star-Burns on [...]
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 in Manhattan. The networks’ plans include hosting nine panels, three signing sessions and three screenings, as well as creating [...]
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 1) and Jim Fortier’s (The Brak Show) original toon Squidbillies launches on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block on Sunday, September 11 at 11:45 p.m. (ET/PT). [...]
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 To The Grave—The Shallow Gravy Story will premiere on Sunday, Aug. 28 at midnight and will track the meteoric rise and fall, and [...]
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” in primetime animation channels targeting viewers, aged 12 to 17. “Adult content isn’t just creeping into the cartoons [...]
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 the animation-tagged programming at the convention, click here. http://comic-con.org/cci/cci_search_results.php?strShow=30&chkCat=278 And don’t forget to stop by booth 1535 and say [...]
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 offer this July 21-24. There’s so much going on, check back at AnimationMagazine.net over the next day or so [...]
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 Animated Program. The Fox series earned three music-related nominations: two for Outstanding Music Composition in a Series and one for Outstanding Original Music [...]
The creators of Robot Chicken are bringing their unique brand of animated-toy humor to YouTube, launching a new content channel that will feature a new show called Stoopid Monkey. Named for the production company behind the Adult Swim series Robot Chicken and Titan Maximum, the channel is a joint venture [...]