I’ve got just two words for the latest “Simpsons” couch gag created by “Triplets of Belleville” director Sylvain Chomet: C’est magnifique!
Last week Steven put Garnet on a pedestal”and quickly learned she has flaws. This week in “Giant Woman,” he was fixated on the idea of what Amethyst and Pearl could be if they fused and became the “ultra powerful being” known as Opal.
This 36,000-word oral history of SpongeBob SquarePants compiled by Hogan’s Alley editor Tom Heintjes contains interviews with over twenty …
The Animation Guild’s TAG blog has confirmed that Disney will no longer produce new episodes of “Phineas and Ferb.”
Studio Ghibli will produce its first animated series for television with Hayao Miyazaki’s son, Goro Miyazaki, at the helm.
Nickelodeon has announced a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, which is designed to “identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids.”
Merry Christmas! We asked some of the movers and shakers at Nickelodeon to share their favorite Christmas specials with us. Here are their picks.
A first look at the animation for Dance Pantsed, the new Dave Smith-directed Powerpuff Girls special that will debut on Cartoon Network …
The new “Powerpuff Girls” special, titled “Dance Pantsed,” will debut on Cartoon Network January 20th.
Earlier this year, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.” This month we celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ralph Bakshi’s holiday special “Christmas in Tattertown,” which premiered December 21, 1988 on Nickelodeon. The two projects are not entirely unrelated. Bakshi credited the success of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” as the reason that he was able to get “Tattertown” greenlit for production.
Do you realize it’s been over a decade before Spongebob Squarepants aired “Bubble Buddy?” That’s all I could think of as Steven Universe started this week. With that Spongebob still imprinted in my mind (booboo keys…) and Steven’s history of having minimal acquaintances, I assumed he too would be making poppable companions. I couldn’t have been further from the truth. There were earthquakes, a couple of new characters, and a budding romance.
“Space Dandy”, the eagerly-awaited anime series from the creative team behind “Cowboy Bebop,” will debut on Adult Swim’s Toonami block in January 2014.
Remember last week when I was peeved about the lack of father-son time going on in Beach City and how “Light Canon” would’ve been a …
It’s hard to believe that Craig McCracken’s “Powerpuff Girls” turn fifteen years old this month. When the series premiered on Cartoon Network on November 18, 1998, it was the highest rated premiere in the network’s history at the time.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. That appears to be the DreamWorks motto for its property “Turbo.”
While the limited animation of “The Simpsons” is no match for the lush rubbery beauty of 1930s Disney theatrical shorts, the show’s opening couch gag this week is a fair homage to the extraordinary creative spirit of classic Hollywood animation.
When I went to the guide this week I thought my pain meds had really done a number, but nope—there was only one new Steven Universe …
FXX, Fox’s new youth-oriented cable spinoff of FX, has picked up cable rights to The Simpsons. The major significance of the deal is that …
Last week the premiere of Steven Universe introduced us not only to Steven and the Gems he resides with, but characters like his dad and …
Seth MacFarlane’s stable of animation writers have finally been given a dumping ground for all their offensive Mexican jokes and stereotypes.