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Fox Orders Kevin Hart Toon Pilot ‘Lil Kev’

Fox TV network has picked up an animated series pilot inspired by the comedy stylings of comic, actor and producer Kevin Hart, titled Lil Kev. Produced by 20th Century Fox Television ... Continue Reading →
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Katie Krentz Signs On to Build CBS Animation Pipeline

Industry vet Katie Krentz has inked an overall deal with CBS Television Studios to lead the outlet in developing a strong animation slate, Variety reports. Krentz recently vacated her ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy’ Alum Wellesley Wild Tapped as ‘Animaniacs’ Showrunner

Three-time Emmy Award nominated Family Guy producer Wellesley Wild has been selected as showrunner and executive producer of Hulu’s reboot of Animaniacs. The Amblin / Warner Bros. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Black Panther’ BTS Featurette, ‘Game of Thrones’ S8 in 2019, Cartoon Saloon Success & More

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 Coming in 2019 It’s official, the final season of the super smash-hit fantasy epic based on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire has been pushed ... Continue Reading →
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WAC 2017 Brings Films, Panels & Portfolio Reviews to Culver City This Weekend

The World Animation Celebration 2017 festival is just around the corner, with a full two-day schedule of animated short films, informative industry panels, portfolio reviews, speakers, ... Continue Reading →
Amy Poehler

FOX Orders Toon Pilot from Amy Poehler, ‘Simpsons’ Scullys

FOX TV has placed an order for an animated series script and pilot presentation from actor-producer Amy Poehler and her Paper Kite Productions (Broad City, Difficult People). Poehler’s ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons Treehouse of Horror’ Will Be Possessed by ‘Exorcist’ Director

Per its long tradition of paying tribute to scary cinema classics, The Simpsons producers have announced that Oscar-winning director William Friedkin — who helmed the seminal ... Continue Reading →
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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 →
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“Bob’s Burgers Live!” Returns to LA June 17

Bento Box Entertainment and Loren Bouchard’s Wilo Productions are bringing Bob’s Burgers Live! back to Los Angeles for a special event following last year’s sold-out ... Continue Reading →
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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 →