Posts Tagged ‘Fox’
The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for the 2009 Writers Guild Awards for Television, Radio, News, Promotional Writing, and Graphic Animation. The Simpsons landed a nomination in the Comedy Series category alongside 30 Rock, Entourage, The Office, and Weeds. The “Animation – any length – one time” category was split between 4 […]
Entertainment Weekly magazine has put Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane at the #1 spot on its “25 Smartest People on TV” list this year, ahead of Tina Fey (#2), Tyler Perry (#4), Oprah Winfrey (#6), and Hulu.com CEO Jason Kilar (#10). Saying that his “ frat-boy persona is only a cover,” EW states that “Family Guy […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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.
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, […]
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 […]