Meet the Buyers: 2013 Edition

Before you attempt to rub elbows with key toon buyers at the MIPCOM market, grease those puppies up with the inside scoop on their likes, dislikes and possible conversation starters. Ashley ... Continue Reading →

First-Time Directors On Board ‘Angry Birds’ Pic

Rovio Entertainment announced this week that Fergal Reilly and Clay Kaytis will direct the upcoming 3-D, CG-animated Angry Birds movie. The film is being produced by John Cohen and ... Continue Reading →

Fox Kills Off ‘Murder Police’

Deadline has uncovered that Fox TV’s so-called Animation Domination has been further diminished by a decision to scrap the intended fall newcomer Murder Police from the line-up. ... Continue Reading →

Fox Renews ‘The Simpsons’ for 26th Season

Fox announced late Friday that it has picked up The Simpsons for an historic 26th season. The announcement was made by Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment at Fox. “For more ... Continue Reading →

Del Toro’s ‘Simpsons’ Opening Is Creepiest Yet!

Each fall, fans of Matt Groening’s The Simpsons look forward to the annual Treehouse of Horror Halloween special. But you don’t have to wait for Sunday night at 8 ET to ... Continue Reading →

New Sonic Show to Debut on Cartoon Network

Sega’s popular character Sonic the Hedgehog will return to TV in 2014, via a new CG-animated series to be co-produced by Sega and Genao Productions. The new series, which is tentatively ... Continue Reading →

Another Character to Bite the Dust on ‘The Simpsons’

It’s been 14 years since Maud Flanders died on FOX’s long-running series The Simpsons. Now, it looks like the show creators are planning to kill off another character on ... Continue Reading →

Nick Greenlights Two New Animated Shows

Kids cabler Nickelodeon has greenlighted two new animated series, Bad Seeds and Pig Goat Banana Cricket, ordering 26 episodes of each. Nick has also ordered four live-action pilots. ... Continue Reading →
Guillermo del Toro

Del Toro Delivers Halloween ‘Simpsons’ Opener

What better way to kick off The Simpsons “Treehouse of Horror XXIV” Halloween special than an opening created by everyone’s favorite monster maker Guillermo del Toro. ... Continue Reading →

McCracken’s ‘Wander Over Yonder’ Premieres Tonight

TV animation auteur Craig McCracken chats with us about the challenges and rewards of his charming new Disney Channel show, Wander Over Yonder. If you’ve followed TV animation ... Continue Reading →