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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 [...]
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, Feb. 14 when the brilliant animator and cartoonist will get the 2,459th star on Hollywood Blvd in the [...]
In what may be a bellwether for Oscar night, Paramount/Nickelodeon’s quirky CG-animated feature Rango won the prize for Best Picture at the Annie Awards this Saturday (Feb.4). The Gore Verbinski-directed pic, which centers on the adventures of a chameleon in the Wild West, also won the award for best writing [...]
EW.com has leaked the hot news that the 500th episode of the The Simpsons will guest voice none other than WikiLeaks founder/editor-in-chief Julian Assange. The elusive Mr. Assange recorded a guest spot this past summer that will air as part of the Fox show’s landmark episode on Feb. 19. Simpsons exec [...]
Here’s a Guinness World Record Homer and Bart Simpson would definitely get behind. Fox has announced that in honor of the 500th episode of The Simpsons, it is sponsoring a fan marathon of all 500 episodes of the show, in order on Feb. 8. The last time this particular record [...]
As the mad race to the holidays intensifies, we have even more new animated DVDs and Blu-rays hitting stores and online shops today. First up, SpongeBob SquarePants fans can enjoy the entire seventh season of Nickelodeon’s long-running hit on DVD. The 4-disc, Paramount Home Ent. release is priced at $26.98 [...]
Cartoon Network is loading up its sleigh with a slew of cartoon holiday goodies for all the good little boys and girls to enjoy throughout the month of December, including all-new specials and plenty of toon classics. The pre-holiday ramp up begins Monday, December 5 at 7 p.m. with the [...]
The cast members of The Simpsons have agreed to a 30% cut in their salaries for the next two years after negotiations with 20th Century Fox. As a result, the series is now renewed for two more seasons. According to Deadline.com, both sides made concessions from their original demands, with [...]
It seems like only yesterday that those of us who write about animation were giving ink to the fact that The Simpsons was entering its seventh season, which made it the longest-running primetime animated series in history, surpassing the original run of The Flintstones. This week, however, the show begins [...]
Mark another win for Bender, Fry and the hard-working gang at Comedy Central’s Futurama. Exec produced by Matt Groening, David X. Cohen and Ken Keeler, the episode “The Late Philip J. Fry” took home the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program on Saturday (Sep. 10) at the Creative Emmy Award ceremony. [...]