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Toronto-based City today announced start of production on Mother Up!, a 13-episode, half-hour adult animated comedy series starring Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), who also serves as the show’s executive producer. Developed by Rogers Media and co-produced by Canadian companies Breakthrough Entertainment and Bardel Entertainment, in association with U.S.-based Mass Animation, [...]
Get ready for long, smarty-pants monologues during the 25th Season of The Simpsons, as Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Newsroom, Social Network) has signed on to guest voice an episode of the series. According to ew.com, Sorkin will advise newsman Kent Brockman in an episode which features Joe Namath and [...]
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 writing, and graphic animation during the 2012 season. The winners will be honored on Sunday, February 17, 2013, at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New [...]
What do you get when you take one of the comedy brains behind Family Guy and the ultra popular crime drama genre and mix them up into one kooky toon? Fox TV is hoping the combo will create a hit—as Deadline.com reports, the network has ordered 13 episodes of new [...]
Family Guy creator and this year’s Oscar host Seth MacFarlane has recorded a guest spot on The Simpsons, according to ew.com. MacFarlane will try to romance Marge in an episode that will air next fall as the season 25 premiere. “We wanted to come together in a bipartisan way to make [...]
Matt Groening, animation icon and the creator of The Simpsons and co-creator of Futurama (with David X. Cohen), will receive the Writers Guild of America, West Animation Writers Caucus’ (AWC) 15th Annual Animation Writing Award on Wednesday (Nov. 28). The animation icon is behind honred for his outstanding contributions to [...]
FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, Lumbard will be responsible for the commercial development of brands within the Kids & Family Entertainment portfolio across EMEA, including identifying timescales, key licensing categories, [...]
This Sunday’s 200th episode of Family Guy contains some mind-bending ideas as Brian messes up Stewie’s time machine and reverses the direction of time. The episode, which is called “Yug Ylimaf,” finds the Griffins reliving a few iconic moments of the long-running series and as ew.com reports, may cause minor [...]
Everybody wants more Bob’s Burgers. Loren Bouchard’s offbeat animated series just got the greenlight for a fourth season of 22 episodes on FOX. The show, which has been one of last year’s biggest new animated hits ranks second in its Sunday night period (8:30 p.m.) among adult men and male [...]
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 be hosting the 85th Annual Academy Awards. The Hollywood Reporter snagged an interview with the toon guru as well as Oscars producers [...]