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Mike Judge Animated Country Music Series Greenlighted by Cinemax Creator of Beavis & Butt-head and King of the Hill is returning to animation with an eight episode order for Mike ... Continue Reading →
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‘Archer’ Getting Reassigned to FXX for Season 8

Sterling Archer and the incompetents formerly known as ISIS will be moving headquarters from FX to its sister network FXX when season eight of Adam Reed’s Emmy-winning prime time ... Continue Reading →
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Viacom Cements CEO Role for Bob Bakish Viacom makes acting chief executive permanent head on the same date Sumner Redstone’s National Amusements nixes potential CBS merger. 14 ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Lambert Upped to SVP Animation at FX

As part of its push to expand its original animation development, FX cable network has promoted Kate Lambert to Senior Vice President – Development and Animation. Lambert’s ... Continue Reading →
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Adam Reed Plans to End ‘Archer’ with Season 10

Series creator Adam Reed has declared his intent to end his adult spy spoof comedy Archer after three more seasons, for an even 10. FX announced it was renewing the popular show for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Archer,’ ‘Robot Chicken’ & ‘Charlie Brown’ Nab Creative Emmys

The 68th annual Creative Emmys were celebrated this weekend over two evening ceremonies Saturday and Sunday. Game of Thrones managed to dominate in nine categories, helping HBO to its ... Continue Reading →
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‘Henry,’ ‘Archer’ & Cartoon Network Score Interactive Emmys

The Television Academy has announced four awardees for the juried interactive media honors this year, opting for Oculus Story Studio’s adorable CG porcupine Henry, an Archer-inspired ... Continue Reading →
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‘StoryBots’ Premiere on Netflix August 12

After racking up more than 400 million online views for their short-form videos, JibJab Bros. Studios’ Ask the StoryBots will debut on Netflix on August 12. The original series ... Continue Reading →
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Comic-Con News: ‘Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders’, WB Booth, Sanrio & More

+ Stan Lee’s Cosmic Crusaders — the new adult-targeted action/comedy animation series from POW! Ent. and Genius Brands — has launched July 19 on The Hollywood Reporter‘s ... Continue Reading →
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Fox and CN Toons Dominate Emmy Nominations

The nominations for the 2016 Prime Time Emmy Awards are in, with few surprises in the running this year — at least where animation is concerned. Fox TV / FX series nabbed three ... Continue Reading →