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‘Thrones,’ ‘Breaking Bad’ Veteran to Direct ‘Wonder Woman’

Michelle MacLaren, a powerhouse writer, director and producer whose credits range from The X-Files to Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, has been tapped to develop ... Continue Reading →
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Who Can Turn the World on with His Voice

Whereas once animation was the province of a small, but talented group of actors who specialized in voice work––Mel Blanc, June Foray, Daws Butler and Don Messick among others––today ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ EP Don Payne Dies at 48

Don Payne, a co-executive producer of The Simpsons and screenwriter of comic-book blockbuster Thor passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 48 due to cancer. He is survived by his wife ... Continue Reading →
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Aardman’s ‘Shaun the Sheep’ Returns to CBBC

Aardman Animation’s preschool star, Shaun the Sheep will come back to the U.K. small screen this month with 20 brand-spanking new episodes. The hero of Mossybottom Farm will kick ... Continue Reading →
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Seth MacFarlane Talks Oscar Host Gig

Hot on the heels of the official announcement that Seth MacFarlane—the busy guy behind Family Guy, American Dad, The Cleveland Show and this summer’s hit live-action comedy Ted—will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Penguins,’ ‘Regular Show’ Win Emmys

Nick’s The Penguins of Madagascar and Cartoon Network’s Regular Show won the top honors at the 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys, presented Saturday at the Nokia Theatre ... Continue Reading →
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Jazwares Unveils New Line of Hanna-Barbera Collectibles

Jazwares is launching a new line of figures and plush based on several classic Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters. Products hit toy aisles nationwide earlier this month and rollouts will ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network, FOX Dominate Animation Emmy Race

Earlier this morning (Thursday) the nominees for Outstanding Animated Program were announced by the TV Academy. Fox scored big time with three nods for American Dad (really?), Bob’s ... Continue Reading →
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Cohen Spills the Beans on ‘Futurama’s’ New Season

Since the new season of Futurama will kick off with two new episodes on Thursday, June 23, on Comedy Central, we thought it would be a good idea to catch up with the show’s brilliant ... Continue Reading →