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Icebox to Produce Glenn Back Toon

We don’t know whether to laugh or cry about this, but conservative talk show host  and author Glenn Beck has inked a deal with production house Icebox to produce a new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Fox to Air New ‘Ice Age’ Christmas Special on Nov. 24

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 ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of November 7 2011

We’ve seen a lot of discussion about FOX-TV’s prime-time animated series this fall. Which one do you think needs to get axed?     Continue Reading →
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Critics Not Impressed by Fox’s ‘Allen Gregory’

Fox’s new animated series Allen Gregory has the luxury of being part of the cabler’s successful Sunday night lineup, but critics don’t see a long future for the primetime toon. ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of October 10 2011

Now that FOX has settled the dispute with The Simpsons actors and the series is renewed for two more seasons, how do you feel about the long-running show?     Continue Reading →
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FOX Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Two More Seasons

The cast members of The Simpsons have agreed to a 30% cut in their salaries for the next two years after negotiations with 20th Century Fox. As a result, the series is now renewed for ... Continue Reading →
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Rising Stars of Animation: 2011

We searched high and low to find some of the brightest, bravest and most talented up-and-coming over-achievers in the toon scene. Zack Keller & Ed Skudder Co-Creators, ... Continue Reading →
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Rob Dyrdek Glides to Toon Town

The skateboarding star gets the animation treatment in the new high-energy comedy Wild Grinders. The fact that skateboarder-turned-TV star Rob Dyrdek has embarked on a dynamic animated ... Continue Reading →
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Simpsons’ Cast Salary Negotiations May Kill the Show

In a strange repeat of what happened a few years ago, Fox’s long-running series The Simpsons is in danger of coming to a halt because of a tense contract negotiation with its voice ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Writer and Historian Earl Kress Dies at 60

We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from ... Continue Reading →