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Fox and CN Toons Dominate Emmy Nominations

The nominations for the 2016 Prime Time Emmy Awards are in, with few surprises in the running this year — at least where animation is concerned. Fox TV / FX series nabbed three ... Continue Reading →
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New ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

Universal has released a new trailer for its CG musical-comedy Sing, the latest from Illumination Entertainment and due in theaters December 21, 2016. The newest spot puts viewers on ... Continue Reading →
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Second ‘Sing’ Trailer Takes the Stage

A new trailer for Illumination Entertainment’s holiday release Sing has arrived from Universal Pictures, putting its assorted animal stars in the spotlight. Written and directed ... Continue Reading →
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Seth MacFarlane Nabs WGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, has been honored with the 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson Sign to ‘Sing’

Hollywood stars Reese Witherspoon and Scarlett Johansson and jack-of-all-trades Seth MacFarlane will be joining previously announced headliner Matthew McConaughey in the voice cast ... 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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‘Minions’ Scores $115 Million Debut Weekend

They may just be little yellow henchmen, but Illumination’s Minions dominated its U.S. theatrical debut weekend with more than $115 million in tickets sold. That number make Minions ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer Offers 1st Look at Fox’s ‘Bordertown’

Fox has released a trailer offering a sneak peek at Bordertown, a new animated series coming later this year created by Family Guy veteran Mark Hentemann and executive produced by Seth ... Continue Reading →
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Liam Neeson Guests on 250th ‘Family Guy’

Family Guy celebrates a major milestone Sunday — the long-running series’ 250th episode — with a guest appearance by Liam Neeson. The Irish actor, who was nominated for an Oscar ... Continue Reading →
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TBS Pledges Allegiance to More ‘American Dad’

TBS has ordered a new 22-episode season of Fox’s animated comedy American Dad!, currently in the midst of its first season as a TBS original. The series was created by Seth MacFarlane, ... Continue Reading →