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Film Roman Invests in Bold, Original Shows

Burbank-based animation studio Film Roman, who is best known for working on shows such as The Simpsons, Beavis and Butt-head, Ultimate Spider-Man and King of the Hill is moving forward ... Continue Reading →
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Question for the Week of August 19 2013

Which one of the following Emmy-nominated animated programs do you think deserves to win the prize this year? Bob’s Burgers • O.T.: The Outside Toilet • FOX Kung Fu ... Continue Reading →
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So This Is What It’s Like When Worlds Collide!

This summer, Disney offers a special treat for toon heads and comic-book fans as Phineas and Ferb encounter the Marvel Universe. This summer, a little milestone in toon history will ... Continue Reading →
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Winners of Achievement in Animation Emmy Announced

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has announced the juried winners for the 65th Emmy Awards in the Individual Achievement in Animation category. The Emmy Awards will be ... Continue Reading →
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Reviews of Disney’s ‘Planes’ Not Flying High

We’re only a couple of days away from the release date of Disney’s Planes in theaters (August 9), and already, the early reviews aren’t painting a pretty picture. ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO Plans a ‘Simpsons’ Line for 2014

As if you didn’t know already, Matt Groening’s long-running animated series The Simpsons will be entering its 25th Season next year. As part of the big quarter century celebration, ... Continue Reading →
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FOX TV Releases Full Guest List for Sunday Toons

FOX has announced the full list of famous guest voices coming to its Animation Domination this fall on Sunday nights. The Simpsons will be showcasing the vocal talent of Bridesmaids ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Simpsons’ Is Being Shopped for Cable Syndication

Twentieth Television will be shopping off-network syndicated repeats of The Simpsons to cable networks in the coming year, says The Hollywood Reporter. The long-running Fox hit which ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Keynote Selick Talks Studio Challenges

During Monday’s keynote panel at SIGGRAPH, which featured top Toon Town vets from major studios, acclaimed stop-motion film director Henry Selick (Coraline, The Nightmare Before ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons/Futurama’ Crossover Planned for 2014

On the heels of announcing a Family Guy/The Simpsons crossover at Comic-Con this past weekend, Matt Groening and Al Jean also revealed that the cast of Futurama will be paying a visit ... Continue Reading →