‘Rick and Morty’ to Shake Up ‘Simpsons’

Adult Swim and FOX announced today that characters from Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland’s Rick and Morty will be making an appearance in the “Couch Gag” of this season’s ... Continue Reading →

Harry Shearer Leaves ‘Simpsons’, Roles to Be Recast

Springfield is being shaken up as comedian, actor and voice actor Harry Shearer will be departing The Simpsons. Producer Al Jean acknowledged the breakup and stated to TheWrap that ... Continue Reading →

Primetime Comedies Dominate Critics Choice Toon Noms

The nominations have been unveiled for the fifth annual Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which will be presented during a live broadcast on A&E from the Beverly Hilton Hotel ... Continue Reading →

Fox Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for Seasons 27, 28

The Simpsons’ record setting run just got a little bit longer and a little more record-setting-er. Fox has renewed the long running animated series for two more seasons, which ... Continue Reading →

Wildseed, Tricon to Co-Produced ‘Counterfeit Cat’

Wildseed Studios and Tricon Kids & Family will co-produce an animated TV comedy series Counterfeit Cat for kids ages 6-12 for Disney XD EMEA and Teletoon Canada. The United Kingdom-Canada ... Continue Reading →
Sam Simon

‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Sam Simon Dies Aged 59

Sam Simon, the nine-time Emmy winning writer who helped make TV animation history by co-creating The Simpsons, has died of colorectal cancer at home in Los Angeles, aged 59. Simpsons ... Continue Reading →

Hometown Hero

Animex steps up to show what Mexican animation can do with the CG feature ... Continue Reading →

‘Simpsons’ Wins WGA Award for ‘Brick Like Me’

There was only one award for animation at the WGA Awards this weekend, and it followed the odds and went to The Simpsons. The beloved and long-running Fox animated series earned four ... Continue Reading →

‘Dragon 2,’ ‘Mickey’ Dominate 42nd Annie Awards

The big night has come and gone — and it was a good one for DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 and Disney TV Animation’s Mickey Mouse. Dragon 2 dominated ... Continue Reading →

‘Simpsons’ Offers Charlie Hebdo Tribute

The Simpsons paid special tribute in last night’s episode to the victims of last week’s violence in Paris that killed 12 at the offices of the satirical cartoon magazine ... Continue Reading →