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The versatile voice actor talks about his gig on Futurama and offers a few tips on making it in the toon business. Billy West must be one of the busiest voice actors in the animation business. The talented 62-year-old actor and musician, who is famous for playing Philip J. Fry, [...]
Those crazy kids at Comedy Central have some cool events planned for toon fans at this year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego. Learn more about hit series Futurama and upcoming toon Brickleberry. CC will also be heavily promoting live-action comedy series Workaholics, with a signing (4:30) and panel (6:30) on [...]
Animation writers and exec producers aren’t happy with the TV Academy this year. Variety reports that more than 50 animation exec producers and writers, including Seth MacFarlane of Family Guy, Matt Groening and Al Jean of The Simpsons and Patric Verone (Futurama) registered a complaint on Monday over their inability [...]
Good news, everyone! Season 7 of Matt Groening and David X. Cohen’s Emmy-winning sci-fi comedy series Futurama will kick off on Comedy Central with two new back-to-back episodes Wednesday, June 20 at 10 p.m. Fans can look forward to 13 new half-hour episodes this season, awesome guest stars and a [...]
Comedy Central is bringing back Fry, Bender, Leela and the rest of the Planet Express crew for a seventh adventurous season of the Emmy Award-winning series Futurama this summer! The two-episode premiere will launch on Wednesday, June 20 at 10 / 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. Futurama was created by Matt Groening [...]
Well in line with its tradition of subtle (and not so subtle) irreverence, Matt Groening’s The Simpsons blasted its host channel’s Fox News during the network’s 25th anniversary special programming on Sunday. The dig came at the end of a re-run of the toon’s first episode, when an end card [...]
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. The writer/producer who is a native of Portland, OR unmasked the town’s location in a recent interview with Smithsonian magazine as Springfield, Oregon. “Springfield was [...]
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 preempts the premiere of the acclaimed series’ 500th episode set to air on Fox this Sunday, February 19 at 8 [...]
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 an an endowment for working professionals to teach students in the school’s animation program. The gift will create the Matt Groening [...]
2012 is a banner year for perennial toon favorite The Simpsons! In addition to creator Matt Groening’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star and the upcoming 500th episode milestone, bad boy Bart Simpson will be strutting his stuff on the runway at New York’s Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, thanks to new designs [...]