Adult Swim and TBS have picked up the off-network rights to The Cleveland Show, Variety reports. The series will bow on the Turner networks in 2013 and run similarly to the way the two currently share Family Guy. The trade paper says that Turner paid $500,000 per episode for the Seth MacFarlane comedy.
The Anime Expo 2010 adventure continued on Friday. I started the day at the Geneon Universal industry panel which I recapped in another story. Geneon is now back under the banner of Universal International Pictures. Attendees received a fancy bag that also featured a Japanese anime preview magazine. Now, if only I knew Japanese. ANIME […]
FUNimation has announced the licensing of a total of 17 properties at Anime Expo 2010. 7 new to the United States properties and 10 relicenses of previous Geneon releases. New to the United States are Darker than BLACK Season 2; Shakugan no Shana season 2, movie and OVA; Toaru Majutsu no Index; Toaru Kagaku no […]
To mark the release of M. Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender live-action movie, the staff of Toonzone News came together to name their picks for a “Best. Episode. Ever!” dedicated to the original Avatar: The Last Airbender animated series. The rest of this article assumes you’re already seen the show, and contains spoilers. Loads of […]
The resurrection of Seth MacFarlane’s Family Guy from cancellation due to high DVD sales was an unprecedented event in television history. It virtually mandated that media companies could never ignore TV on DVD again, and raised hope among consumers that a TV show suffering in the ratings could get a new lease on life from […]
Animation fans know him as Samurai Jack, Green Lantern John Stewart of the Justice League, Senator Bail Organa on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Roger “Booda” Sack on King of the Hill, and Wilt of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. You might also recognize him from his on-camera appearances on the MADtv sketch comedy show, […]
The Venture Bros. animatic editor Thomas Bayne has organized an auction of Venture Bros. artwork on eBay to benefit the Colbert Nation’s Gulf of America Fund, dedicated to providing relief to people and wildlife affected by the oil spill caused by the explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig. New auction items will be […]