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Melissa Benoist to Be CBS Supergirl

CBS has cast Glee actress Melissa Benoist as the lead for its hour-long pilot for Supergirl. The dramatic script was penned by Greg Berlanti and Ali Adler and is being produced by Berlanti ... Continue Reading →
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Price Was Right, and a Farewell

After 163 entries over the course of 2½ years — all culled from the thousand or so interviews stowed inside my garage — I have decided that it is time to call a wrap on Tales from ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peg,’ ‘Panda,’ ‘Clone’ Top Daytime Creative Emmys

The PBS series Peg+Cat won three awards at the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards, including the award for Outstanding Preschool Animated Series. Meanwhile, DreamWorks/Nickelodeon’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rick and Morty’ Returning for Season 2

Adult Swim has picked up for a second season its hit animated comedy series Rick and Morty. The half-hour animated series about a sociopathic scientist who drags his unintelligent grandson ... Continue Reading →
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Oscar-Nominated Animator Michael Sporn Dies at 67

We are sad to report the passing of Oscar-nominated American animator Michael Sporn at the age of 67 from pancreatic cancer. The influential New York-based artist was working on Poe, ... Continue Reading →
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ABC Signs Five-Year Deal for ‘Peanuts’ Specials

Charlie Brown and his posse will continue to have their animated adventures on ABC. The network announced on Friday that it has extended its rights to air the popular Peanuts specials ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ & ‘Futurama’ Dominate WGA Nominations

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation for the 2014 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Grinch,’ ‘Shrek the Halls’ Return to ABC

Christmas arrives early to ABC this year as the alphabet channel will air the classic holiday special Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 8 p.m., followed by DreamWorks ... Continue Reading →
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Lou Scheimer: An Appreciation

It seems that everyone in the animation business loved Lou Scheimer. The Saturday morning kidvid devotees of the 1960s (which included me) loved the cool shows Lou produced through ... Continue Reading →
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BRB and Maya Introduce New ‘Calaveritas’ Series

BRB Internacional and Maya Studio are working together to produce HighSkull, a new animated series based on the popular characters from the brand Calaveritas (which means “Little ... Continue Reading →