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‘The Simpsons’ Sam Simon to Receive WGA Award

Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon, who co-developed Fox’s long-running animated series The Simpsons and has been a writer, producer, and director on Taxi, Cheers, The ... Continue Reading →
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Matt Groening to Receive WGA’s Writing Award

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’ ... Continue Reading →
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Paley Center Presents Special ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Night

L.A. residents will get the chance to attend a special premiere screening of the new Fox-TV animated series Napoleon Dynamite on Wed. Jan. 11th at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly ... Continue Reading →
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WGAW Honors Animation Writers McDuffie and Kress

Dwayne McDuffie and Earl Kress will be the recipients of the Writers Guild of America’s 14th Annual Animation Writing Award posthumously at the Animation Writers Caucus Awards tonight ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Strives for Flippin’ Good TV

Fox TV’s new animation lineup sees the awkward teens of Napoleon Dynamite get a toon makeover, and Jonah Hill as a sophisticated schoolboy in Allen Gregory. In the next few months, ... Continue Reading →
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FOX Debuts Trailers for New Sunday Toons

This week, Fox-TV unveiled the latest plans for its Sunday Night Animation Domination block. In September, the cabler will premiere Allen Gregory at 8:30 p.m., right after The Simpsons. ... Continue Reading →
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Fox-TV Unveils New Toons for Fall

Fox-TV will have two new players on its Sunday Night Animation Domination block this fall. Variety reports that the new animated show Allen Gregory will be premiering at 8:30 p.m., ... Continue Reading →
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WGA Animation Writers Honor Simpsons’ Scully

Mike Scully, a veteran  TV writer who has worked on The Simpsons since 1993, receives tonight the 13th annual Animation Writing Award for lifetime achievement from the WGA West Animation ... Continue Reading →