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The Simpsons’ First Hourlong Episode Coming In 2017

by Peter Paltridgeon August 8, 2016
Today during Fox’s appearance at the Television Critics Association summer press tour, the network announced they would be airing the first Simpsons episode in 28 years to span an hour’s length of time. Is there any particular reason, storywise, for this episode to last an hour? No reason we can see. Called “The Great Phatsby,” […]
That Didn’t Take Long: Homer Simpson Is Playing Pokemon Go

That Didn’t Take Long: Homer Simpson Is Playing Pokemon Go

by Peter Paltridgeon July 18, 2016
Given the slow pace at which Simpsons episodes are constructed, compounded with the backlog the show has built over the years, it can sometimes take a year and a half — “or longer” — for a world event or trend to get its own satirical take. I figured we would inevitably see Homer mess with […]

Emmy Award

2016 Emmy Nominees: “Archer,” “Bob’s Burgers,” “Phineas & Ferb,” “South Park,” and “The Simpsons” Vie for Best Animated Program

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2016
The 68th Emmy Award Nominees have been announced, with the following categories featuring an animated program in contention: OUTSTANDING ANIMATED PROGRAM Archer, “The Figgis Agency” Bob’s Burgers, “The Horse Rider-Er” Phineas and Ferb Last Day of Summer South Park, “You’re Not Yelping” The Simpsons, “Halloween of Horror” OUTSTANDING SHORT FORM ANIMATED PROGRAM Adventure Time, “Hall […]

Fox And Marvel Pursue Mutant-Related TV Series

by Peter Paltridgeon July 13, 2016
Do you enjoy Batman Minus Batman, Fox’s crime drama now going into its third season? Then you might be interested in X-Men Minus X-Men, which the network is currently developing in cooperation with 20th Century Fox (who still owns the movie and TV rights to Marvel’s “mutant” idea as long as they continue to exercise […]

animation throwdown

Fox’s Entire Cartoon Lineup Stars In “Animation Throwdown” Game

by Peter Paltridgeon June 27, 2016
Look out — Peter Griffin, Hank Hill, Bender, Stan Smith, Bob Belcher and other characters from Fox’s animated productions past and present are colliding in a new mobile game from Fox Interactive and app developer Kongregate. Previously Fox’s mobile efforts have been along the lines of Simpsons: Tapped Out and Family Guy: The Quest For […]
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Toonzone Interviews Loren Bouchard at the “Bob’s Burgers Live!” Event

by Christopher Glennonon May 20, 2016
In celebration of the upcoming 100th episode of Bob’s Burgers, Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theatre hosted a two-night Bob’s Burgers Live! The night began with a short film directed by Kristen Schaal in which the cast, who are in hilarious and unusual situations, decide to get together to put on an event. Following this, each cast […]

Son Of Zorn Coming To Fox This Fall

Son Of Zorn Coming To Fox This Fall

by Alex Beanon May 18, 2016
“Son of Zorn”, featuring the voice of Jason Sudeikis as Zorn, an animated He-Man-like warrior dude who leaves his remote Pacific Island home and returns to Orange County in California to reclaim his live-action wife and teenage son, is set to debut on Fox this autumn…[Zorn is no relation to former Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback Jim […]

Review: “Deadpool” Blu-ray – A Fun, Vulgar Take on the Superhero Origin Formula

by James Harveyon May 13, 2016
From the very first frame, Deadpool positions itself as something different: a brash, loud and crude action-comedy superhero movie that offers something different. But, really, it’s the same superhero origin movie we’ve been seeing for years now, though it skillfully uses a distorted narrative, crude humor, and solid set pieces to cover up those well-known […]


Simpsons Writer Reveals Script For Unproduced Prince Episode

by Peter Paltridgeon April 25, 2016
The Simpsons’ third-season opener, “Stark Raving Dad,” centers on Homer being committed to an institution where he meets a man who thinks he’s Michael Jackson — voiced by Michael Jackson. In the DVD commentary for the episode, Mike Reiss mentioned that the man (Leon Kompowsky was his name) would have returned in a sequel episode, […]
New Simpsons Couch Gag Animated By Disney’s Eric Goldberg

New Simpsons Couch Gag Animated By Disney’s Eric Goldberg

by Peter Paltridgeon April 22, 2016
Over the past few seasons, The Simpsons has been lending its couch gag space to guest animators and other creatives. This coming Sunday, a new couch gag will debut animated by Eric Goldberg, who worked on classic 2-D animated Disney movies such as Aladdin. He’s also worked on more recent films such as Wreck-It Ralph […]