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70th Emmy Awards Nominations: Cartoon Network Dominates Toon Contenders

Nominations for the 70th Annual Emmy Awards were announced Thursday morning, with a few top categories presented live by Emmy nominated actress Samira Wiley (The Handmaid’s Tale) ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Serving Up New ‘Pinky Malinky’ Netflix Series

Viacom’s new “studio model” strategy will see Nickelodeon Animation produce a new Pinky Malinky series for Netflix, as the company begins to turn its brands toward developing ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Inks Short-Form Pact with Bento Box

The studio behind Emmy-winning animated comedy Bob’s Burgers, Bento Box Entertainment has signed a non-exclusive digital development deal with Comedy Central as the network continues ... Continue Reading →
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‘Ugly Americans’ Creator, Irony Point Producers Ink Comedy Central Pact

Comedy Central has formed an exclusive partnership with production banner Irony Point, which will bring in founder Daniel Powell (co-creator, Inside Amy Schumer), head of production ... Continue Reading →
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Media Brand ‘Betches’ Tapped for Comedy Central Toon

Humorous, femme-centered website and Instagram brand Betches (betches.com) will be expanding to TV with a new animated series, coming together at Comedy Central and set to feature Emma ... Continue Reading →
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Syfy Takes Delivery of Matt Groening’s ‘Futurama’

Syfy has long attempted to cultivate an audience of fans of cult and genre television, and they’ve done well by picking up the show that has spoken most clearly to that audience ... Continue Reading →
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‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Score at Creative Arts Emmys

The 69th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards were celebrated Saturday and Sunday night in Los Angeles, honoring achievements in a variety of genres and disciplines — including ... Continue Reading →
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Your Fall TV Premiere Date Guide Is Here

Although small-screen shows are premiering all year round thanks to the popularity of cable and streaming devices, Fall TV season still means something to some of us old-school pop ... Continue Reading →
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2 Animated Pitches Among ComedyPRO Just For Laughs Winners

Two animated series concepts won over the judges of the 2017 Just For Laughs pitch competition in Canada, which this year comprised two separate programs: the CBC Comedy Originals Pitch ... Continue Reading →
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Orlando Jones Serves Up HOT Chocolate with Animation & Tech Vets

Actor and comedian Orlando Jones — who most recently appeared as the trickster Anansi in American Gods for Starz — is pioneering a new kind of animation content with the ... Continue Reading →