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FXX to Make Push in Animation – TCA FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says rapidly growing channel will “aggressively” go for more animated content. Chronicles of Narnia ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Announces Season 2 for ‘Chamberlain Heights’

Months ahead of its debut, Comedy Central announced at San Diego Comic-Con that it has renewed its new urban, coming-of-age animated series Legends of Chamberlain Heights for a second ... 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 →
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Comedy Central Celebrating 20 Years of ‘South Park’ at Comic-Con

Comedy Central is heading to San Diego Comic-Con with a slew of events schedule, including an all-out fan experience celebrating the 20th anniversary of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Pilot Season Features 5 Toons

A new Amazon Video pilot season kicks off on June 17 in the US, UK, Germany, Austria and Japan. And this year’s crop includes five new kids’ animation series to keep an eye on: ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Howell Named Development Head for DreamWorks Animation

After serving as Head of Comedy at Paramount for the last two-and-a-half years, Jennifer Howell has joined DreamWorks Animation as its new Head of Development, Deadline reports. Howell ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Animation Podcast Series Launches

In celebration of 25 years of Nickelodeon animation, the network is talking toon shop in the Nickelodeon Animation Podcast, now available on iTunes, SoundCloud, YouTube and nickanimationpodcast.com. ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Slates Multi-Platform Programming

Turner’s Adult Swim — basic cable’s No. 1 destination for millennials for over 10 years — is evolving yet again, announce two new slates of programming in advance of ... Continue Reading →
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Dan Aykroyd Producing Bento Box ‘Blues Brothers’

Bento Box Entertainment (Bob’s Burgers, Bordertown) will be developing and producing a new primetime animated comedy series The Blues Brothers, with original Saturday Night Live ... Continue Reading →