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‘Simpsons’ & ‘Futurama’ Dominate WGA Nominations

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation for the 2014 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Family Guy’ — Oh No, They Killed Someone!

Taking a page from The Simpsons’ playbook, Fox’s animated series Family Guy killed off a major character during the “Life of Brian” episode which aired on Sunday ... Continue Reading →
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A Toonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down

Trends come and trends go, but no trend came and went quite so quickly as the one that hit a little over a decade ago, which saw live action films, usually indies, suddenly turning ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Sam Simon to Receive WGA Award

Veteran television writer-producer Sam Simon, who co-developed Fox’s long-running animated series The Simpsons and has been a writer, producer, and director on Taxi, Cheers, The ... Continue Reading →
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Fox-TV Reveals Holiday Animated Slate

Fox is offering a slew of seasonal programming treats this year, with new and returning Thanksgiving and holiday themed episodes of favorite shows decking its lineup, kicking off this ... Continue Reading →
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Plympton Goes Noir

The ... Continue Reading →
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Mickey’s Fantastic 3-D Comeback

How director Lauren MacMullan and her team crafted the wonderful new Mickey Mouse short, showcasing a remarkable marriage of 2D and ... Continue Reading →
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FXX Signs Mega Deal to Stream ‘The Simpsons’

Cowabunga, Dude! FXX has paid a nine-figure sum to make full seasons of long-running animated hit The Simpsons for online streaming and to bring the Fox show to cable for the first ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Pays Tribute to Marcia Wallace

To honor the memory of recently deceased The Simpsons actress Marcia Wallace, who provided the voice of teacher Edna Krabappel, Fox is making a programming swap to Sunday’s lineup, ... Continue Reading →
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Marcia Wallace, Voice of Edna Krabappel, Dies at 70

Emmy award-winning actress Marcia Wallace, who voiced the role of Bart’s teacher, Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons, passed away on Friday. She was in failing health for the past ... Continue Reading →