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Fox Sells Simpsons Syndication Rights To Themselves [FXX]

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Fox sold the cable syndication rights to their biggest moneymaking animated television series – that would be The Simpsons – to their smaller cable network, FXX, for a reported price tag of at least $750 million [that also includes VOD and non-linear rights]. The deal will last for 10 years and includes 574 episodes over […]

MacFarlane Makes Run For The Border

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With the demise of “The Cleveland Show” and the upcoming relocation of “American Dad!” to TBS in 2014, Seth MacFarlane suddenly has an opening in the Sunday evening Fox animation lineup after his staple “Family Guy” – and that opening may get filled by his newest effort called “Bordertown”. The new animated series received the […]

"Murder Police" Killed Off by Fox

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With The Cleveland Show being cancelled and American Dad moving to TBS in 2014, Fox needed a replacement to fill out their popular Sunday evening animation lineup of The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, and Family Guy – and Murder Police was supposed to be that replacement after receiving a 13-episode order earlier in the year. But […]

The Simpsons Marathon Continues

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Somebody’s going to be killed off this year but it won’t be the show itself, as “The Simpsons” were officially renewed for their 26th season – cementing their status as the longest-running scripted series in television history – by Fox. The show, created by Matt Groening, has been nominated for multiple Primetime Emmy Awards every […]

Want Fries With That? Bob’s Burgers Gets Season Five

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Fox television’s animated comedy hit “Bob’s Burgers” was renewed for 22 episodes worth of a fifth season. The show, created by Loren Bouchard [“King of the Hill”], and which follows the travails of burger joint owner Bob [voiced by H. Jon Benjamin of “Archer” fame] and his family was one of only two broadcast comedies […]

Winners Announced for 2013 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Emmy Awards

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has named the six winners of the 2013 Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation Emmy Awards: Andy Ristaino, Character Design, Adventure Time, “Puhoy” (Cartoon Network) Jenny Gase-Baker, Background Paint, “Mickey Mouse in Croissant de Triomphe” (Disney) Joseph Holt, Art Direction, “Mickey Mouse in Croissant de Triomphe” (Disney) Alberto Mielgo, […]

Fox Trots Out Sleepy Hollow Trailer

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Ichabod Crane is perennially after the Headless Horseman – that is, when Crane is actually alive and HH still has no head – which is the case in Fox’s upcoming television series “Sleepy Hollow” [launch date, September 16, 2013]. In this update version of the classic Washington Irving tale, Crane is resurrected to a contemporary […]

The Simpsons Win The Lottery

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Homer and Marge finally hit the lottery. “The Simpsons”, the nation’s longest running television series, will be sold to off-network cable syndication in a deal that could reach as much as a billion dollars. When the series was initially sold by Fox to networks in 1993, cable syndication was not as sophisticated and networks could […]

SDCC2013: Day Three Recap: Avengers Enter Age Of Ultron, X-Men Appear And Superheroes Unite

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Day Three of Comic-Con 2013 in San Diego was insane with news and none of it was larger than the triple bombshells of Warner Bros announcing that Batman and Superman will team up for a movie, X-Men Appeared and Disney/Marvel have a name for their “Avengers” sequel. In Bombshell #1, Warner Bros. decided that instead […]

Dynamite Entertainment Announces "Robotech/Voltron" and "Bob's Burgers" Comics

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Dynamite Entertainment has announced several new comic book series on the eve of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, including a Robotech/Voltron crossover and a tie-in comic to Fox’s Bob’s Burgers. Creative teams and release dates were not announced. The Robotech/Voltron crossover will be the first in a new series of Robotech comics, which will […]

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