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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 →
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Russian Channel Censors ‘Itchy and Scratchy’

It looks like Russians are not going to be able to enjoy the super-violent Itchy & Scratchy segments on The Simpsons, thanks to a new law banning displays of violence, drinking ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Catches Bieber Fever

The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that tween idol Justin Bieber will play himself in an upcoming episode of Fox’s evergreen animated sitcom The Simpsons, slated for season ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Animation Announces Guest Lists and Premieres

It looks like the fall 2012 season is going to be an unusually star-packed one for the animated shows on the Fox Sunday night lineup. The network has just released the full guest list ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network, FOX Dominate Animation Emmy Race

Earlier this morning (Thursday) the nominees for Outstanding Animated Program were announced by the TV Academy. Fox scored big time with three nods for American Dad (really?), Bob’s ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoons @ Comic-Con

The flashing lights, the cacophonous video displays, the thousands of people wearing only enough clothing to cover a few dozen…the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego is nothing ... Continue Reading →
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John Coates and the American Invasion

Twenty-twelve is shaping up to be such a year of plenty for high-profile animated features—originals, adaptations and franchise sequels—that it is starting to remind one of the ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough’s ‘Crash Canyon’ Lands on MAV TV

Crash Canyon, the prime-time animated series produced by Breakthrough Entertainment will debut on MAV TV, a U.S. cable broadcaster reaching 45 million homes through affiliates such ... Continue Reading →
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Activision and Disney to Release ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ Game

Activision and Disney Interactive announced this week that they will produce and distribute a Wreck-It Ralph video game, in conjunction with the release of the movie this fall. Available ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

The producers of FOX’s long-running animated series The Simpsons are not too happy with the TV Academy for its snubbing of animation writers (see story here http://www.animationmagazine.net/tv/animation-writers-file-complaint-with-tv-academy/), ... Continue Reading →