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Former Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) president and Emmy and WGA Award-winning writer Patric M. Verrone will receive the WGAW’s 2012 Morgan Cox Award in recognition of his service to the Guild, the organization announced. Verrone will be honored at the ceremony set for Sunday, February 19 at the [...]
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 [...]
Fox’s animated version of Napoleon Dynamite got a boost in its debut from strong ratings for the NFL playoffs Sunday night. Early numbers reported by Deadline.com have the series premiere of the show posting a 4.6 rating/11 share, that likely will slip down to 4.5 when final numbers are out. [...]
Fox TV will premiere the new Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas Special on Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.. The Blue Sky-produced half-hour adventure finds Sid and Manny on their way to the North Pole to make things right with Santa after their accidentally end up on Santa’s naughty list. Directed [...]
D’oh! Who needs a 24-hour Simpsons channel? Well, according to New Corps’ COO Chase Carey, we all do, as he recently told the audience at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media Communication & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills that his company is entertaining the possibility of having an All-Simpsons-All-The-Time [...]
A deadpan keynote speech about the rewards of staying true to one’s vision by Moral Orel creator Dino Stamatopoulos kicked off the second day of the Ottawa Intl. Festival of Animation and TV Animation Conference panel (Sept. 22). Stamatopoulos, who is perhaps best known for playing the character Star-Burns on [...]
If you didn’t catch the couch gag on this week’s new episode of The Simpsons, you’ve probably heard about it. In a sequence guest-storyboarded by the British graffiti artist known as Banksy, the sequence’s couch gag is a minute-long sequence critiquing the way the show is put together by animators [...]