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‘Simpsons’ Producer Al Jean Tackles Apu Issue

Addressing the growing controversies surrounding what many see as the stereotypical character of The Simpsons’ Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu, show runner Al Jean took to Twitter today. He ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Simpsons’ Snubs Apu Doc, ‘The Meg’ Trailer’s Got Bite, Animating ‘Moss’ VR & More

’The Simpsons’ to ‘The Problem with Apu’: Drop Dead Comedian Hari Kondabolu’s insightful documentary on the representation of marginalized groups in media The Problem with ... Continue Reading →
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New Homes for Portfolio’s ‘Moxy,’ ‘DOKI’ & ‘Freaktown’

Global producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment has inked a raft of new deals taking a medley of its animated and live-action series to new broadcast and on-demand platforms in ... Continue Reading →
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Woohoo! Fox Renews ‘Simpsons’ for Record 29th & 30th Seasons

Fox has set a new TV land precedent by ordering 29th and 30th seasons of global pop-culture phenomenon and animation icon, The Simpsons. The renewal will bring the series’ episode ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mack & Moxy’ Set for PBS

A new series of specials produced by Socially Dynamic Entertainment (in association with Vancouver toon studio Bardel Entertainment) will arrive on PBS stations nationwide as Mack & ... Continue Reading →
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‘Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Top Toon Emmys

It was a good night for Cartoon Network at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards this weekend, as the network won the Outstanding Animated Program for its Over the Garden Wall miniseries and ... Continue Reading →
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Harry Shearer Returns to ‘The Simpsons’

Harry Shearer is back on The Simpsons. Fox has confirmed that the series main cast is returning for the 27th and 28th seasons of the iconic animated hit, including Dan Castellaneta, ... Continue Reading →
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Fox TV Names Grant Gish VP Animation

20th Century Fox Television executive Grant Gish has been promoted to Vice President of Animation at the studio. The title is awarded after years of dedication to Fox’s animation ... Continue Reading →
Hank Azaria

Fox Casts Azaria in ‘Bordertown’

Multiple Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria has been cast as Bud Buckwald, the lead voice role on Bordertown, the new animated comedy from Family Guy‘s Mark Hentemann and Seth MacFarlane. Azaria ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animated Shows Unveil Deep Guest Voice Lineup

Fox has announced a string of high-profile guest stars providing voices to its primetime original animated series when they return with new episodes in the fall. On the upcoming season ... Continue Reading →