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"Simpsons" Gets Commended by Islamic Group for Challenging Anti-Muslim Prejudice

by Ed Liuon December 5, 2008
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has thanked the Fox network and Matt Groening specifically for last Sunday’s episode of The Simpsons, “Mypods and Broomsticks.” In the episode, Bart befriends a Muslim boy named Bashir and defends him from accusations (including some from Homer) that he and his family are involved in terrorism. The Greater […]

NY Times Looks at "The Cleveland Show"

by Ed Liuon December 1, 2008
The New York Times has taken a look at The Cleveland Show (free registration required), the upcoming animated spinoff from Family Guy which will premiere next fall, and was previewed for the audience of the “Family Guy Sings!” show last Monday night. The article examines the history of the show and creator Seth McFarlane’s career […]

"Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder" Coming to DVD & Blu-Ray

by Dan Collinson November 26, 2008
The Sci Fi Wire reports that the fourth and final Futurama film will be on DVD & Blu-Ray in Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder. The film features guest voices Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy), hip-hop artist Snoop Dogg, and magician Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller fame. Fans will also find out more about the […]

Fox Abandons Saturday Morning Cartoons in January 2009

by Ed Liuon November 24, 2008
The Fox network will not be replacing its lineup of Saturday morning cartoons after 4Kids ceases programming on the network in December. Starting in January 2009, Fox will replace its lineup of cartoons with 2 hours of infomercials and 2 hours of local affiliate content. Several of 4Kids’ more popular shows will move to the […]

Newsarama Hosts "Futurama: Bender’s Game" Video Clip

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
Newsarama has posted an exclusive video clip from Futurama: Bender’s Game, the latest direct-to-video Futurama movie. The movie will be available on DVD and Blu-ray disc tomorrow, November 4, 2008.

AP Talks with Seth MacFarlane About "Family Guy," "American Dad," and $100M

by Ed Liuon November 3, 2008
The Associated Press has spoken with Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family GuyAmerican Dad and , about the current state of those two shows, the upcoming spinoff The Cleveland Show, and how his life has changed after he became the highest paid writer-producer on television with his 0 million contract with Fox.

"King of the Hill" Cancelled; May Move to ABC? (UPDATED)

by SB20xxon October 31, 2008
The long-running animated sitcom King of the Hill won’t be returning for a fourteenth season. It will be replaced by The Cleveland Show and Sit Down, Shut Up, two other animated series. [Source: Hollywood Reporter ] UPDATED November 4, 2008: The Hollywood Reporter cites sources which say King of the Hill might move to ABC, […]

Homer vs. Electronic Voting Machines in Upcoming "Simpsons" Episode; Groening in NYC

by Ed Liuon October 3, 2008
The New York Times reports that Homer Simpson will have a run-in with an electronic voting machine on the Nov. 2, 2008, episode of The Simpsons. The sequence “emerged on the Internet” this week, immediately drawing praise and criticism from political partisans, despite the producers’ claims that they were not attempting to make a political […]

Jeff Foxworthy Animated Sitcom Greenlit by Fox

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2008
The Fox network has greenlit a pilot for an animated comedy from comedian Jeff Foxworthy, according to a report in Variety. The comedy is reported to be about “a dysfunctional family set in the world of NASCAR.” Foxworthy will provide a voice for the show and will serve as executive producer as well. (via TZ […]

Amazon.com Selling "Family Guy: The Total World Domination Collection"

by Dan Collinson August 28, 2008
In a follow up to a previous article, TvShowsOnDVD.com reports that the same Family Guy – Freakin’ Sweet Party Pack collection will be in a special collection called Family Guy: The Total World Domination Collection. The special collection will contain all 22 discs featuring every Family Guy DVD released (so far), including Family Guy Presents: […]