A two-hour special honoring 40 of the most iconic, beloved and groundbreaking stars of animation is set to air Dec. 7 as TV’s Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center For Media Special on Fox starting at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
The show will include a countdown of animated stars featuring exclusive interviews with the creators who conceived the characters and the actors who brought them to life for animation fans worldwide.
The special will profile Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Stewie Griffin, Donald Duck, SpongeBob SquarePants, Scooby-Doo and many more.
Additionally, the following talent will be interviewed during the special: Pamela Adlon (voice of Bobby Hill), Tony Anselmo (voice of Donald Duck), Todd Barbee (voice of Charlie Brown), H. Jon Benjamin (voice of Bob Belcher and Sterling Archer), Alex Borstein (voice of Lois Griffin), Nancy Cartwright (voice of Bart Simpson), John DiMaggio (voice of Bender), Seth Green (voice of Chris Griffin and The Nerd), Mike Henry (voice of Cleveland Brown), Mike Judge (voice of Hank Hill, Beavis and Butt-Head), Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob SquarePants) and Yeardley Smith (voice of Lisa Simpson).
The series is executive-produced by Brad Lachman, Paley Center President and CEO Maureen J. Reidy and Paley Center Executive VP of Programming Diane Lewis. Bill Bracken is supervising producer and Jon Macks is producer.