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Cartoonist Sues SpongeBob

Cartoonist Troy Walker has filed a lawsuit against Nickelodeon, Viacom, Paramount Studios and Stephen Hillenberg, claiming that SpongeBob SquarePants was stolen from his Bob Spongee character created in 1991. Walker claims that his cartoons and dolls Spongee must have fallen into the hands of one of the producers of SpongeBob. (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat […]

Jackson Publick on "Venture Bros" Season 3

Venture Bros creator Jackson Publick has posted a lengthy entry on his weblog confirming that the show has been picked up by Adult Swim for seasons 3 and 4, and also explained where the crew is in season 3′s production and why it will not air until 2008. He also shares several pieces of rejected […]

Nick Orders More "SpongeBob," Three New Series

Nickelodeon has ordered thirteen new episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants and twenty episodes of The Fairly OddParents for the 2008 season, the network said yesterday. Sibling network Nick Jr. has picked up a new season of Dora the Explorer, which will include fourteen new episodes and three hour-long television movies. Nickelodeon also says it has ordered […]

"Star Trek: The Animated Series": Trek in All the Ways that Matter

Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds. To seek out new life and new civilizations. To boldly go where no man has gone before. With those words, Captain James T. Kirk launched one of the most enduring franchises in American entertainment history. […]

"South Park" Available in High-Definition on Xbox 360

Microsoft and Comedy Central have teamed up to deliver Xbox 360 owners the first episode of South Park in high-definition video. Starting today until March 20, 2007, the season 8 episode “Good Times With Weapons” will be available as a free download from Xbox LIVE Marketplace. The episode will also be given to customers who […]

South Park Season 11 Starts March 7; Downloads from iTunes March 13

A press release from Comedy Central states that the 11th season of South Park will begin on Wednesday, March 7, at 10:00 PM Eastern/Pacific time. The release states that the seven all-new episodes will include a parody of Fox’s 24 and a visit by Senator Hilary Clinton (D-NY). The press release also notes that the […]

NYCC: The Venture Bros. Panel Actual Factual Report

One of the most popular panels at the New York Comic Con was the Venture Bros panel on Saturday, where creators Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer were joined by voice actors James Urbaniak (Dr. Venture), Michael Sinterniklaas (Dean Venture), and Steven Rattazzi (Dr. Orpheus). Everything in this article is actual factual information from the Venture […]

Jackson Publick Talks "Venture Brothers" on Sound of Young America Podcast

Jackson Publick, creator of Adult Swim’s Venture Bros, has been interviewed in the latest podcast from the Sound of Young America. Publick discusses his personal life and how he went from a comic book shop clerk to television writer. (via Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat)

"Mooninite" Marketer Talks About Boston Fiasco

The head of the guerilla marketing agency whose billboards for Aqua Teen Hunger Force panicked Boston last month says Boston police reaction was not out of line and has criticized the contractors who put up the signs for their remarks at a subsequent press conference. In an interview with Brandweek, Interference CEO Sam Ewen said, […]

"Shin-chan" Returns to Adult Swim, DVD in August

According to FUNimation’s panel at Megacon today, anime series Shin-chan will be returning to the Adult Swim programming bloc in the late spring or early summer of this year. No further details are available at this time. A Shin-chan “season one” DVD set with episodes in dub production order will be released in August. FUNimation […]

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