Posts Tagged ‘Fox’

"Family Guy" Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson July 23, 2008
Fox announced the Family Guy Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack, which is exactly the same as the Freakin’ Party Pack from 2007, but also contains the episode “Blue Harvest”, the upcoming volume 6 set, and American Dad volume 1. The packaging is slightly different as well. It’s priced at $169.98 and contains over 100 episodes spread […]

"Family Guy" Vol. 6 Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson July 22, 2008
The sixth volume of the Fox animated series Family Guy has a release date. The 3-disc set will be released on 10/21/08 for $39.98. 7/22/08 Update: The episodes included are the following: – No Meals on Wheels – Boys Do Cry – No Chris Left Behind – It Takes a Village Idiot, And I Married […]

Groening on "Simpsons Movie" Sequel

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2008
The Daily News reports on comments made by Simpsons and Futurama creator Matt Groening at the Television Critics Association panel in Los Angeles, CA, where he stated that there will be a second Simpsons movie, although he has “no idea when,” adding, “The first one took us four years – mainly because we don’t like […]

Kevin Michael Richardson, Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long Join "Cleveland Show" Voice Cast

by Ed Liuon July 14, 2008
Variety is reporting that Kevin Michael Richardson, Sanaa Lathan, and Nia Long will be joining the cast of The Cleveland Show, the Family Guy spinoff show announced earlier this year. Richardson will provide the voice of Lester, described as a white redneck who lives next door to the black title character Cleveland Brown. Lathan will […]

NY Times on "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Marketing Efforts

by Ed Liuon July 1, 2008
The New York Times takes a look at how the marketing and merchandising for Star Wars: The Clone Wars is ramping up in advance of the debut of the movie in August and the TV series later this year (free registration required). The article notes several of Lucasfilm’s partners for The Clone Wars, including Toys […]

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" News from Wizard World Chicago

by Ed Liuon June 30, 2008
Comic Book Resources has posted a report of the Lucasfilm panel from this past weekend’s Wizard World Chicago convention. Hosted by Steve Sansweet, Lucasfilm’s Head of Fan Relations, the panel focused heavily on the upcoming Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and movie, with video comments from director Dave Filoni. They also noted that […]

Fox Working on Animated "McKenzie Brothers"

by Dan Collinson June 17, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Fox has teamed up with Canada’s Global Television to work on The Animated Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie. The toon is based on the popular SCTV characters played by Rick Moranis (Ghostbusters and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids) and Dave Thomas. So far, Global has ordered 13 episodes for […]

"Superbad" Writers to Pen Episode of "The Simpsons"

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2008
Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, the co-writers of the feature film Superbad, will be writing an episode of The Simpsons, according to an interview with Rogen. The pair met Simpsons producer James L. Brooks at a party, which led to an invitation to pitch ideas for an episode of the show.

"Simpsons" Voice Actors Sign Four-Year Deal

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2008
The voice acting cast of The Simpsons has signed a four-year deal with Fox, resolving a standoff which has delayed production of the next season of the show and curtailed the number of episodes from 22 to 20 (read Toon Zone News’ earlier coverage). Other than noting that actor Dan Castellaneta has been named a […]

"Family Guy" to Compete for Emmys with Live-Action Comedies

by Ed Liuon June 2, 2008
Variety is reporting that the producers of Family Guy will be entering the show into the comedy series Emmy award competition this year, making it the first animated comedy to compete alongside live-action comedies instead of other animated shows. The show’s season premiere, Family Guy: Blue Harvest, will be competing in the animated program category […]