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Dynamic voice actress June Foray finally took home her first Emmy last night at age 94. The animation legend, who is best known for voicing Rocky the Flying Squirrel in the Rocky and Bullwinkle series, took home the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for playing Mrs. [...]
Thursday wasn’t a happy day at Sesame Workshop as 12 staffers were laid off, according to Deadline.com. A company spokesperson said the job cuts at the company’s New York offices were the result of the company needing to shift its resources to better align with strategic priorities and new opportunities. [...]
Ultimate Spider-Man begins to spin its colorful web on Disney XD’s new Marvel block. There must be something so primal about the Spider-Man legend that each generation seems to demand its own version of the mythic Marvel superhero. Since movie audiences are treated to a new reboot of the agile [...]
We are sad to report that pioneering experimental animator Robert Breer passed away on August 12 at the age of 85. Born in Detroit, Mich., Breer, moved to Paris after graduating from Stanford in 1949, began his career as a painter, and was heavily influenced by the European artistic movement [...]
Penguins of Madagascar was a huge hit for Nickelodeon at the 38th annual Daytime Emmy Awards, taking home a half-dozen awards. The show, spun off of the popular DreamWorks Animation Madagascar feature film series, won Outstanding Children’s Animated Program, Outstanding Composition, Outstanding Writing, Outstanding Sound Editing and Outstanding Performer in [...]
The National Academy of TV Arts and Sciences has unveiled the nominees for the 38th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards. Leading the race is Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar with eight nominations, followed by The Hub’s Transformers Prime which earned six noms. The Daytime Emmy Awards will be telecast on June [...]
The Electric Company is adding an animated math-literacy segment called Prankster Planet, set to debut with the third season premiere of the Emmy-winning show May 2 on PBS Kids Go! Twelve two-minute animated segments have been produced and are part of an overal “transmedia” experience in which story elements in [...]