James L Brooks

James L. Brooks to Receive Writers Guild 2018 Laurel Award

Screenwriter, director and producer James L. Brooks — who has crafted iconic feature films Terms of Endearment, Broadcast News and As Good as It Gets in addition to being a driving ... Continue Reading →
Len Wein

Writers Guild to Honor Animation Writer Len Wein

Late comic book co-creator of Marvel’s Wolverine and DC’s Swamp Thing and animation writer Len Wein will receive the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation Writers Caucus Animation ... Continue Reading →
The Orville

FOX Sets Fall Toon Premieres, Welcomes MacFarlane’s ‘Orville’

FOX TV has set the fall premiere dates for the 2017-2018 season, featuring the return of popular primetime animated comedies Bob’s Burgers, The Simpsons and Family Guy as well as ... Continue Reading →

Mike Judge Receives WGAW 2016 Animation Award

King of the Hill and Silicon Valley co-creator Mike Judge has been recognized for his contribution to the craft and help in organizing fellow wordsmiths in the animation industry by ... Continue Reading →

Seth MacFarlane Nabs WGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, has been honored with the 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation ... Continue Reading →

Fox Kills Off ‘Murder Police’

Deadline has uncovered that Fox TV’s so-called Animation Domination has been further diminished by a decision to scrap the intended fall newcomer Murder Police from the line-up. ... Continue Reading →

‘LEGO Batman Movie’ to Land on May 21

DC Comics’ greatest superheroes and their arch nemeses face-off in an action-packed, hilarious battle in LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite. The pic, which is based ... Continue Reading →

Nominees Announced for 2013 Writers Guild Awards

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional ... Continue Reading →

Fox Strives for Flippin’ Good TV

Fox TV’s new animation lineup sees the awkward teens of Napoleon Dynamite get a toon makeover, and Jonah Hill as a sophisticated schoolboy in Allen Gregory. In the next few months, ... Continue Reading →