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‘Hot Streets’: Not Your Father’s FBI Show!

If you like your animated shows edgy, unconventional and packed with surreal humor, the folks at Adult Swim think you are likely to flip for their latest offering, Hot Streets. Created ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Lehmann Named Exec Producer of ‘Sesame Street’

Award-winning Sesame Street producer Ben Lehmann has been tapped by Sesame Workshop to serve as the new Executive Producer of the iconic preschool series, leading the show through its ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Emmy Awards Rundown, ‘Minions’ Studio Gets Avere-y Big Boost, Adobe to Introduce VR Editing, & More

Five Wins Each for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Put Women at the Forefront of 69th Emmy Awards Sunday was a big night for Hulu, which is ... Continue Reading →
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Spark Sets All-Star Speakers for Canada 150 Series

In recognition of the great northern nation’s sesquicentennial, Spark CG has set a lineup of prestigious Canadian animators to speak over a six-month Special Series for Canada 150. ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Named Kids Genius Cartoon Channel Exec Chair

Genius Brands International has brought onboard children’s and family media executive Margaret Loesch as Executive Chairman of its Kids Genius Channel. Loesch will provide counsel ... Continue Reading →
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Woohoo! Fox Renews ‘Simpsons’ for Record 29th & 30th Seasons

Fox has set a new TV land precedent by ordering 29th and 30th seasons of global pop-culture phenomenon and animation icon, The Simpsons. The renewal will bring the series’ episode ... Continue Reading →
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‘Charlie Brown’s All Stars’ Deluxe 50th Anniversary DVD Dated

This year marks the golden anniversary of beloved Peanuts television special Charlie Brown’s All Stars, which was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards after it premiered on ... Continue Reading →
James Tichenor

VFX Supe & Producer James Tichenor Joins FuseFX

FuseFX has hired Emmy-nominated VFX Supervisor and Producer James Tichenor onto its Vancouver studio team. The Canadian native will produce and supervise visual effects for television, ... 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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South Africa’s ‘Puppet Nation ZA’ Nabs Emmy Nom

South African satirical comedy series Puppet Nation ZA – which was originally shunned by broadcasters – has received a nomination for the 2015 International Emmy Awards in the Best ... Continue Reading →