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Fox’s new animated series Allen Gregory has the luxury of being part of the cabler’s successful Sunday night lineup, but critics don’t see a long future for the primetime toon. The series, which is voiced and exec produced by Jonah Hill, centers on a very precocious and annoying seven-year-old who [...]
Now that FOX has settled the dispute with The Simpsons actors and the series is renewed for two more seasons, how do you feel about the long-running show?
The cast members of The Simpsons have agreed to a 30% cut in their salaries for the next two years after negotiations with 20th Century Fox. As a result, the series is now renewed for two more seasons. According to Deadline.com, both sides made concessions from their original demands, with [...]
We searched high and low to find some of the brightest, bravest and most talented up-and-coming over-achievers in the toon scene. Zack Keller & Ed Skudder Co-Creators, Dick Figures [6 Point Media] Work goes faster when you have a good buddy helping you out—or hurling insults at you, or postulating [...]
The skateboarding star gets the animation treatment in the new high-energy comedy Wild Grinders. The fact that skateboarder-turned-TV star Rob Dyrdek has embarked on a dynamic animated venture should come as no surprise to those who know him from his high-flying MTV shows Rob & Big and Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy [...]
In a strange repeat of what happened a few years ago, Fox’s long-running series The Simpsons is in danger of coming to a halt because of a tense contract negotiation with its voice cast. According to The Daily Beast, studio executives are insisting the cast accept a 45 percent pay [...]
We were saddened to learn of the recent death of beloved animation writer and historian and Animation Guild VP Earl Kress passed away recently at age 60 due to complications from liver cancer. Kress’s numerous animation credits include The Fox and the Hound, DuckTales, Ewoks, Pinky and the Brain, Animaniacs, Transformers, Pound Puppies, Taz-Mania, [...]
Mind Candy today announced the appointment of ex-Kabillion exec Brad Schultz as Head of Moshi TV - a new online TV platform set to appeal to Moshi’s 50 million registered users worldwide. Based out of a newly formed LA office, Schultz will be responsible for overseeing and driving forward the company’s [...]
D’oh! Who needs a 24-hour Simpsons channel? Well, according to New Corps’ COO Chase Carey, we all do, as he recently told the audience at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media Communication & Entertainment Conference in Beverly Hills that his company is entertaining the possibility of having an All-Simpsons-All-The-Time [...]
It seems like only yesterday that those of us who write about animation were giving ink to the fact that The Simpsons was entering its seventh season, which made it the longest-running primetime animated series in history, surpassing the original run of The Flintstones. This week, however, the show begins [...]