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Illumination Taps Altschuler, Krinsky for ‘Woody Woodpecker’

Illumination Entertainment’s proposed Woody Woodpecker feature has a pair of writers. John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky have been tapped by Illumination chief Chris Meledandri ... Continue Reading →
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Brand New ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ Arrives on DVD!

Looking to up your cool quotient and find the perfect Valentine’s gift that will help you score? Luckily for you, Paramount Home Entertainment is unveiling Volume 4 of MTV’s rebooted ... Continue Reading →
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‘Superjail!’ Season 2 Coming to DVD

Adult Swim is getting ready to unleash the hounds (or at least Jailbot) as Superjail! Season 2 plots its escape to DVD for March 13 (SRP $19.97)! Created by Christy Karacas (Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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‘Morning Stroll,’ ‘Robots of Brixton’ Win Sundance Prizes

Two animated shorts are among the latest prize winners at this year’s Sundance Festival. Grant Orchard’s acclaimed animated short A Morning Stroll, which was nominated for Best ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of November 28 2011

As we are getting close to end of the year, we’d like to know which one of 2011′s new shows is your favorite: The Amazing World of Gumball (Cartoon Network) Kung ... Continue Reading →
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MTV Supersizes ‘Beavis and Butt-head,’ and ‘Good Vibes’

MTV has scheduled a special two-hour animation block, with new back-to-back episodes of Mike Judge’s Beavis and Butt-Head at 10:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., followed by two new episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Don’t Judge a Judge by his Characters!

Recently I bumped into an old acquaintance who happened to mention that he had been a good friend of Bob Clampett during the legendary toonmaker’s latter-day career. He described ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of October 31 2011

The return of Beavis and Butt-Head posted some strong ratings on MTV last week. What is your reaction to the popular toon?       Continue Reading →
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Return of ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ a Hit for MTV

“Heh-heh-heh-heh, they missed us!” The return of Beavis and Butt-Head with original episodes after 14 years away was a hit for MTV. The debut Thursday of new episodes earned ... Continue Reading →
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Karacas-Directed Video Jumpstarts Liquid TV

Those of us who can recall the early 1990s will always treasure the memory of MTV’s Liquid TV, the animated anthology series that launched cult shows such as Aeon Flux and Beavis ... Continue Reading →