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"American Dad" Vol. 3 Coming in April

Fox has announced that the third volume of American Dad will be released on 4/15/08 for $39.98. Episodes included: -Bush Comes to Dinner -American Dream Factory -A.T. The Abusive Terrestrial -Black Mystery Month -An Apocalypse to Remember -Four Little Words -When a Stan Loves a Woman -I Can’t Stan You -The Magnificent Steven -Joint Custody […]

FX Acquires "Simpsons Movie" for Broadcast

Variety is reporting that the FX cable network has paid $55 million to broadcast five movies from 20th Century Fox, including The Simpsons Movie. The other movies in the deal include Live Free or Die Hard, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Hitman, and Death Sentence. All movies will air on FX in the […]

Painting the Town Yellow at "The Simpsons Movie" DVD Release (UPDATED)

To commemorate the release of The Simpsons Movie on DVD and Blu-ray disc, 20th Century Fox painted midtown Manhattan yellow, using Bryant Park’s skating rink as the centerpiece of a massive Simpsons-themed wonderland, with giveaways, a one-day-only Ben and Jerry’s ice cream flavor, and free skating all day for visitors, with the chance to skate […]

"The Simpsons" Take Manhattan for DVD Release Event

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment will be host to numerous special events in Manhattan to promote the release of The Simpsons Movie on DVD and Blu-ray on December 18, 2007 with special events and giveaways occurring in Bryant Park, Times Square, and the Empire State Building. In a first, the Empire State Building will be […]

"Simpsons Movie" DVD and Blu-Ray on Dec 18

20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced details of the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray disc of The Simpsons Movie. The single-disc DVD will be available in both full-screen and widescreen editions, with a variety of special features including two separate commentary tracks, deleted scenes, an alternate ending, and assorted promotional materials such as Homer’s monologue […]

"Avatar" Pushed Back to December

James Cameron’s Avatar is having its release date pushed back to December 18 in order to give its director more time for post-production work, Variety reports. The live-action/CGI film was originally slated for a Memorial Day release. Distributor Twentieth Century Fox has also announced that it will produce Ice Age 3 in digital 3-D. Carlos […]

Comic Sues "Family Guy" for Stealing His Act

Magician/comedian Art Metrano is suing Fox’s Family Guy for $2 million, saying the series stole part of his routine and used it in the animated movie Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, TMZ.com reports. Metrano claims the routine in the movie is “identical in music, sound and action” to portions of his act. TMZ.com’s report includes […]

"NY Times" and Newsarama on the Return of "Futurama" to DVD (UPDATED Nov 30, 2007)

The New York Times has FuturamaFuturama via the direct-to-DVD movie Bender’s Big Score (free registration required). The pair discuss how the DVD came to be after years of campaigning from the show staff and fans, how the economics of direct-to-DVD and the success of Futurama DVD boxed sets affected the decision, and how they exploited […]

Dwayne Carey-Hill and Claudia Katz on "Bender's Big Score"

Newsarama’s Animated Shorts has interviewed director Dwayne Carey-Hill and producer Claudia Katz about the production of Bender’s Big Score, the direct-to-DVD movie that resurrects Futurama from its network cancellation two years ago. The pair discuss how the project came to fruition, the convoluted plotline of the story, their relationship with creator Matt Groening and the […]

Groening, Cohen on "Futurama: Bender's Big Score"

Newsarama attended the premiere of the direct-to-video movie Futurama: Bender’s Big Score, which will be the first of four DVDs to resurrect the canceled TV show. Series creator Matt Groening and Head Writer/Executive Producer David Cohen commented on the return of the show, as well as one of the unexpected side benefits Groening has in […]

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