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Strange Hill High, the new tween show from the CBBC, FremantleMedia and Factory Transmedia, has a wicked sense of humor and knock-your-socks-off visuals. Once in a blue moon, all the right ingredients for a cool kids show come together, and the final product ends up being better than anyone had [...]
Zoidberg will find true love in an upcoming episode of Futurama, when the final season of show returns to Comedy Central in June. Entertainment Weekly broke the story last week that the show’s popular decapodian will find a romantic interest in a flower stand owner with no sense of smell, [...]
Comedy Central continues its search for more animated series. The Viacom-owned cabler has ordered a new pilot about a handsome, yet stupid private eye who does everything he can to avoid solving crimes, says The Hollywood Reporter. Titled Moonbeam City, the show will be written and exec produced by Scott [...]
This summer’s all-new season on Comedy Central will mark the (second) final chapter of Matt Groening’s sci-fi animated comedy, Futurama. The 13-episode run, which will bring the series total to 140 episodes, will premiere on the channel with back-to-back episodes Wednesday, June 19 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, with the series [...]
Comedy Central has unveiled a sweet mash-up video of clips from the second half of Futurama season 7, set to begin airing this summer. All of Matt Groening’s beloved Planet Express crew will return for even more space-faring hijinks, battles with crazy monsters and questionable science experiments. Check it out!
Not every successful animated series goes on to become an enduring classic. To put it another way, anyone remember when Rugrats was the hottest thing on TV and one of the hottest licensing properties around? Later this month Shout! Factory will release its third season-based DVD set of Hey, Arnold!, [...]
IFC will premiere a new animated series by former South Park director and producer Ryan Quincy on February 22. The show, which is called Out There, features the voices of Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Megan Mullally (Will and Grace) and Linda Cardinelli (Freaks and Geeks), as well as Quincy, who will [...]
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 [...]
Futurama, Life & Times of Tim and Ted join The Simpsons and One Piece on our holiday DVD wish list this month. Futurama: Volume 7 – [Fox, $29.98] Park your shiny metal [hiney] on the couch and pop open a can of Slurm–it’s time once again to bring [...]
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 [...]