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Former The Simpsons writer/executive producer Mike Reiss is working on a new animated holiday special for NBC. The Hollywood Reporter says the network is producing a new special based on Reiss’ best-selling children’s book How Murray Saved Christmas. The hour-long musical special centers on a cranky deli owner named Murray [...]
Emmy-winning writer Jon Vitti, who has worked on hit toons The Simpsons and King of the Hill in addition to live-action series like The Office, The Larry Sanders Show and Saturday Night Live, has been tapped to pen the script for Rovio Entertainment’s upcoming 3D feature adaptation of its smash [...]
Karen K. Miller has been promoted to Disney Channels Worldwide’s VP of programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. She has been with Disney since 2011. In her new position, Miller will continue to be responsible for directing the development of overall scheduling strategies to ensure regional and local programming plans are [...]
The youngest star of The Simpsons family, Maggie, who had the distinction of being voiced by the late Elizabeth Taylor in one episode, will star in her own animated short this summer. The 3-D short, which is called The Longest Daycare will play in theaters before Fox’s Ice Age: Continental [...]
Disney Channels Worldwide has promoted Karen K. Miller to executive director of worldwide programming strategy, acquisitions and co-productions. Miller joined the company last year as director of acquisitions and co-productions. She will be responsible for directing the development of overall scheduling strategies to ensure regional and local programming plans are [...]
1. Watch the programs on the channel you are pitching to. Do your homework! 2. Character, character, character. 3. Beyond the pitch, know what the show is and where it is headed. 4. Don’t pitch anything you are first going to apologize for; “This probably isn’t right for you, but…” [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Looks like another studio is jumping on the animated feature bandwagon. Variety reports that MGM will be producing a CG-animated pic based on Punk Farm, the children’s book by Jarret Krosoczka. The project will be the studio’s first big animated feature since 1989’s All Dogs Go to Heaven and its [...]