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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 Burgers and long-time favorite The Simpsons. Also nominated were Futurama (Comedy Central) and The Penguins of Madagascar (Nickelodeon). Cartoon Network dominated the [...]
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 if not overwhelming, and it’s jam-packed event scheduling is no exception. Before you find yourself trapped in the third Battlestar vs. Trek [...]
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 old days of the “Toon Boom.” [not to be confused with the popular 2D animation software] For those who don’t remember or weren’t [...]
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 as Comcast, Time Warner and Dish Network. The series, which is developed by Joel Cohen (The Simpsons) and produced in association with Shaw Rocket [...]
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 for Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS, the game will be a classic, arcade-style side scroller featuring Ralph – the misunderstood [...]
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/), but they will be receiving a special honor at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards on July 26. The awards will take place at the [...]
Animation writers and exec producers aren’t happy with the TV Academy this year. Variety reports that more than 50 animation exec producers and writers, including Seth MacFarlane of Family Guy, Matt Groening and Al Jean of The Simpsons and Patric Verone (Futurama) registered a complaint on Monday over their inability [...]
Actress Nancy Cartwright, the one-and-only voice of Bart Simpson, will receive the Don LaFontaine Legacy Award at this year’s PromaxBDA kudofest tonight (June 14). Cartright, who has been the voice of Bart for the past 24 years will be honored at a special ceremony, hosted by Jay Mohr. “Through her [...]
Here’s a pop-quiz for pop culture geeks: what do Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello, and Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, from NPR’s Car Talk, all have in common? Give up? They all started out as radio stars, and at one point or other they were transformed into cartoon form; [...]
The youngest star of The Simpsons family, Maggie, who had the distinction of being voiced by the late Elizabeth Taylor in one episode, will star in her own animated short this summer. The 3-D short, which is called The Longest Daycare will play in theaters before Fox’s Ice Age: Continental [...]