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"Aqua Teen Hunger Force" Returns to Adult Swim on January 20, 2008

Adult Swim has announced that Aqua Teen Hunger Force will debut its new season on January 20, 2008, with two episodes starting at 11:45 PM (Eastern/Pacific). A third new episode will debut the following week. For episode synopses and more information delivered with typical Aqua Teen insolence, read the press release here.

Animation Insider on "Avatar" Animator Oh Seung-hyun

Animation Insider has posted a summary of a profile of Avatar the Last Airbender animator Oh Seung-hyun, based on an article from Korea.net. The article covers Oh’s start in animation, working in an animation production office in Seoul for $95 a month, and follows his rise through the Korean animation industry and eventually to a […]

"Backyardigans: Tale of the Mighty Knights" Movie Premieres Jan 14, 2008

Nickelodeon has announced a new Backyardigans TV movie, Tale of the Mighty Knights, which will premiere on Monday, January 14, 2008 at 7:00 PM (Eastern/Pacific). The movie will cast Uniqua and Tyrone as royal knights to King Pablo, following the pair’s misadventures as they try to take care of a magical egg. Tony-nominated Broadway star […]

Adult Swim Records Its Best Week of 2007 With the Last "Futurama" Marathon

Adult Swim recorded its best week of 2007 among adults 18-34 with an average of over 500,000 watching during the last week of December when their last Futurama marathon was aired. Futurama has now moved to the Comedy Central network. The marathon featured all 72 episodes of the show aired in chronological order. Read the […]

Nicktoons Network Introduces "Ricky Sprocket - Showbiz Boy" on January 21

The Nicktoons Network has announced the world premiere of Ricky Sprocket-Showbiz Boy for January 21 at 7pm EST. Following the premiere showing, the 26 episode show from Oscar Award-winning creators Alison Snowden and David Fine will air at 2pm on Saturdays. Ricky Sprocket-Showbiz Boy follows the adventures of child actor Ricky Sprocket as he balances […]

Jackson Publick Has New "Venture Bros" Screenshots but No Colbert

On his weblog, writer Jackson Publick has released several images from the third season of The Venture Bros, including a massive cast photo featuring “just some of the many characters who will appear in the first 2/3 of Season 3.” He also revealed that Stephen Colbert will not be returning to provide the voice for […]

NHK's Domo-kun to Invade Nickelodeon in Early 2008

The ICv2 retail news source is reporting that Nickelodeon will air the Domo series of animated shorts in America in the first quarter of 2008. The stop-motion anime, which is based on the Domo-kun mascot of the Japanese public broadcaster NHK, consists of 26 two-minute episodes. Nickelodeon first announced its involvement in the anime in […]

"Aqua Teen" Bomb Scare Makes #21 on "Fortune's" 101 Dumbest Business Moments of 2007

Cartoon Network has landed at #21 on Fortune magazine’s 101 Dumbest Moments in Business list for 2007 for the attempt to publicize the Adult Swim show Aqua Teen Hunger Force using electronic lightboards placed in urban areas, which triggered a massive bomb scare in the city of Boston, MA. The negative impact of the stunt […]

"Futurama" Coming to Comedy Central

Comedy Central will add Futurama repeats to its schedule beginning Wednesday, January 2, at 8:00pm, with a broadcast of two back-to-back episodes, the network announced yesterday. Back-to-back episodes will also air on Thursday and Friday beginning at 8:00pm. Afterward, the series will settle into its regular broadcast slot: 9:00pm on Mondays through Thursdays, and 9:00pm […]

"Anime: Drawing a Revolution" is Garbage

Not too long ago, lots of mainstream news outlets were running articles that had headlines like, “Biff! Bam! Pow! Comic Books Aren’t Just for Kids Any More!” These articles were often poorly researched, superficial fluff pieces that expressed great surprise that modern comic books had four-letter words, graphic violence, and provocative themes. The idea that […]

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