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Comedy Central Greenlights ‘Legends’

Comedy Central has given the OK to Bento Box Entertainment’s animated comedy Legends, according to Deadline.com. This is the first original series pick-up since Bento hired on ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Takes Top Toon Honor at WGA Awards

The winners of the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards have finally been unveiled, and The Simpsons has snapped the top Animation prize in an all Matt Groening competition which pitted ... Continue Reading →
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An Animated Conversation with Bill Plympton

In 1960, when Bill Plympton was 14, he mailed some cartoons he’d drawn to Disney in the hope of being hired. Not surprisingly, Disney declined. The good news: he had talent. The ... Continue Reading →
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FX Sweetens the Toon Deal

This month, the cable network debuts Chozen, an intriguing new animated series about a white ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Offers Miyazaki Tribute, Stan Lee Visit

Just when you thought The Simpsons would be running out of cool animated guests, we hear that comicbook legend Stan Lee and sci-fi author Harlan Ellison will be appearing (as themselves) ... Continue Reading →
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Paul Rudd, Vin Diesel Confirmed for Marvel Pics

It’s now official: Actor Paul Rudd is set to play Ant-Man in the upcoming Disney/Marvel feature, set for July 31, 2015. Marvel Studios producer Kevin Feige said on Marvel.com ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ to Offer Special Hollywood Episode

The Simpsons will be using some of the hottest comedic actors working in Hollywood today on Sunday, Jan. 5th in an episode that features the voices Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Judd Apatow, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Co-Developer Sam Simon to Be Honored By WGA

The Writers Guild of America West will honor The Simpsons co-developer Sam Simon with its 2014 Valentine Davies Award in recognition of his humanitarian efforts and community service ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Delivers Quick Tribute to Late Marcia Wallace

Audiences who were watching this past Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons were able to catch a quick tribute to the late Marcia Wallace, who voiced Edna Krabappel. The show producers ... Continue Reading →
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Threadless Announces Winners of Simpsons T-Shirt Contest

Global design community Threadless announced the winners of its Simpsons Design Challenge, which launched in July 2013 to celebrate the show’s 25th season. Threadless and Fox ... Continue Reading →