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Welcome Back to Earth with ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ Trailer

Fox has unveiled the destructive wrath of the return of the aliens that audiences can expect from upcoming sequel Independence Day: Resurgence, slated to hit theaters June 24, 2016. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Top WGA Toon Noms

Six episodes of animated series were nominated for the 2016 Writers Guild Awards, including three episodes of The Simpsons and two of Bob’s Burgers. The nominees are: “Gayle Makin’ ... Continue Reading →
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Paley Center Special to Countdown Top Animated Characters

A two-hour special honoring 40 of the most iconic, beloved and groundbreaking stars of animation is set to air Dec. 7 as TV’s Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center For Media ... Continue Reading →
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Seth MacFarlane Nabs WGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, has been honored with the 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Waterman Ent. Acquires Film Roman

Animation and live-action production company Waterman Entertainment — founded by Stuart Little and Alvin & The Chipmunks executive producer Steve Waterman — has acquired ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders Hybrid Comedy ‘Son of Zorn’

Fox TV has placed an order for new animation and live-action hybrid comedy series Son of Zorn, which it plan to premiere in the 2016/17 season. The writing, directing and producing ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Named NYTVF Development Partner

The New York Television Festival organizers today announced that Emmy Award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment is its first development partner for the 2016 edition. The ... Continue Reading →
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Scrat to Make Macy’s Parade Debut’

Everyone’s favorite prehistoric rodent is finally getting his due — although he probably still won’t quite snatch that acorn. Scrat, of Fox and Blue Sky Studios’ Ice Age ... Continue Reading →
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Fox, FX Announce ‘X-Men’-related TV Series in Works

Marvel’s invasion of the airwaves is intensifying with the announcement that Fox is developing a series tentatively titled Hellfire and its sister network FX has ordered a pilot for ... Continue Reading →
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Justin Timberlake Enlists with ‘Trolls’

Justin Timberlake has signed on to star in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming toy franchise adaptation Trolls, which will bring the colorfully coiffed Danish dolls to the big screen ... Continue Reading →