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Groening Reveals Site of ‘Simpsons’ Springfield

Sorry, Massachusetts… The Simpsons creator Matt Groening has finally revealed the location of the “real” Springfield, home of America’s favorite cartoon family for 25 years. ... Continue Reading →
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Disney Channels Lifts Programming, Acquisitions Exec Miller

Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Karen K. Miller to executive director of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. Miller joined the company last year ... Continue Reading →
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Latest ‘South Park’ on DVD Deck

There’s quite a diverse selection of toon fare hitting home entertainment shelves this week! Topping our shopping list is South Park: The Complete Fifteenth Season (March 27, Paramount). ... Continue Reading →
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Warner Bros. to Animate ‘Bolivar’ Graphic Novel

Another graphic novel is heading over to the big screen. This time, it’s Warner Bros. and production outfit Weed Road that will adapt Sean Rubin’s Bolivar, according to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →
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FMX to Spotlight VFX of ‘Hugo,’ ‘Game of Thrones’

Some of the programming highlights for the 17th edition of the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Germany were announced today. The global confab on animation, effects, gaming and transmedia ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders Patton Oswalt Superhero Toon

Fox has given a presentation order to Working Class Hero, an animated comedy starring actor-comedian Patton Oswalt and co-written and executive produced by American Dad co-creator/executive ... Continue Reading →
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‘Arrietty’ Has an $8 Million Weekend

Although The Secret World of Arrietty landed on the No. 8 Spot at the box-office chart for the long President’s Day weekend, the very well-reviewed Disney release of the Studio Ghibli ... Continue Reading →
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Photos: Groening Gets Hollywood Star

The Simpsons creator Matt Groening received an extra sweet Valentine on Tuesday as his Hollywood Walk of Fame Star was revealed. Hordes of fans gathered to mark the occasion, which ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening donates $500,000 to UCLA

Matt Groening, the influential creator of The Simpsons, has donated $500,000 to UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and TV, according to the Los Angeles Times. The donation will create ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening to Receive Walk of Fame Star

It’s hard to believe that The Simpsons creator Matt Groening still hasn’t received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Well, that wrong is going to be set right next Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →