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Viacom Employees Become Casualties of Corporate Chaos The boardroom battle over who controls the media giant — which encompasses Nickelodeon, Paramount, Comedy Central et al — ... Continue Reading →
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‘Inside Out,’ ‘BoJack Horseman’ Take Critics Choice Wins

The 21st annual Critics Choice Awards took place in Santa Monica this Sunday, and in a repeat performance from The Golden Globes earlier in the month, Pixar’s Inside Out snapped ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening in Talks with Netflix

Matt Groening, the mind behind record-setting animated sitcom The Simpsons and perennial favorite Futurama, is reportedly intent on coming back with a new original animated series to ... Continue Reading →
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Televisa Snags 400 Hours of Nick Content

Viacom International Media Networks and Mexico’s Televisa have extended a content deal which will deliver 400 hours of Nickelodeon content south of the border. The agreement is part ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mad Max,’ ‘Inside Out’ Top Critics’ Toon and VFX Choices

The nominees have been set for an extensive range of categories in the 21st annual Critics’ Choice Awards. On the movie side, Pixar’s Inside Out was the top animated feature ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Debuts African Adult Comedy Series ‘My Child’

My Child: Teenage Mutant Azanians, the first ever half-hour of adult, animated comedy produced for an Africa audience, will premiere Dec. 5 at the Comedy Central International Comedy ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Named NYTVF Development Partner

The New York Television Festival organizers today announced that Emmy Award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment is its first development partner for the 2016 edition. The ... Continue Reading →
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Troika Puts Its Mark on ‘Daily Show,’ Food Network Campaign

Troika has been having a good summer, with the marketing and branding agency having delivered a pair of high-profile projects, including a new show identity for The Daily Show with ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy Central Dates Fall Premieres

Comedy Central has unveiled its fall programming slate of series and season premieres for its new and returning original series. Toon highlights include the debut of animated cop drama ... Continue Reading →
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Clip: ‘Moonbeam City’ Coming in September

As part of its Comic-Con activities, Comedy Central presented a totally rad panel for its upcoming animated series Moonbeam City. Series star and producer Rob Lowe was joined onstage ... Continue Reading →