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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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Lumbard Appointed Fremantle’s Kids and Family Strategist

FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) has appointed Carl Lumbard as head of licensing strategy and business development, kids and family entertainment, EMEA. Based in the London office, ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Set to Win B.O. Game

Inspired by many of our favorite videogames, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph delivers a funny, original and heartwarming tale about an 8-bit bad guy in search of a new life. Nobody could ... Continue Reading →
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Fox is Hungry for Fourth Season of ‘Bob’s Burgers’

Everybody wants more Bob’s Burgers. Loren Bouchard’s offbeat animated series just got the greenlight for a fourth season of 22 episodes on FOX. The show, which has been one of last ... Continue Reading →
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Marathon Partners with Nick/Gulli on New Toon

France’s Marathon Media, part of Zodiak Kids, is kicking off production on a new 52 x 13 toon tentatively titled Blake and the Aliens. The classic cartoon inspired comedy series is ... Continue Reading →
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Wooding’s Kid Glove Brings ‘Viking Kong’ to MIPCOM

Entertainment industry veteran Brenda Wooding will launch Kid Glove, her new boutique production, distribution and rights management company at MIPCOM this year. The first project under ... Continue Reading →
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Political Parodies: ‘Simpsons’ Premiere, ‘Drive-In Religion’

If you’re at all like us, there’s two things you can’t wait for: The end of the election season and the start of the 24th season of The Simpsons! The good news is ... Continue Reading →
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Welcome to Brickleberry!

Comedy Central’s crazy new toon features a group of oddball forest rangers and a pampered grizzly cub voiced by Daniel Tosh. Move over, Ranger Smith and Yogi Bear. There’s a new ... Continue Reading →
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AniMazSpot Announces 2012 Festival Schedule

The fourth annual AniMazSpot Festival, which focuses on animated shorts projects and their creators, will take place September 10-16. Three nomination screenings will be held at the ... Continue Reading →
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Tina Fey to guest on ‘The Simpsons’

30 Rock’s creator and star Tina Fey will have her animated moment this spring on The Simpsons. According to ew.com, Fey will voice the role of Ms. Cantwell, an otherwise nice substitute ... Continue Reading →