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Sideshow Bob Returns to "Simpsons"

by Maxie Zeuson July 31, 2005
Kelsey Grammer will reprise his role as Sideshow Bob in next season’s The Simpsons, the Associated Press reports. In addition, Dennis Rodman and Terry Bradshaw will make cameos as themselves for the Halloween episode. Alec Baldwin, Ricky Gervais, William H. Macy, Lily Tomlin, Frances McDormand, Rob Reiner, Richard Dean Anderson, Randy Johnson, and Joe Frazier […]

"Ferngully" Coming to DVD in October

by Maxie Zeuson July 19, 2005
Fox will release Ferngully: The Last Rainforest Special Edition to DVD on October 18, Animated Bliss reports. The two-disc set will feature commentary track, featurettes, and games. It will retail for $19.98. Animated Bliss has further news on DVD releases, including Pet Alien; Garfield Prime Time Giftset; South Park: Season 6; Tripping The Rift: Season […]

Fox Buys Film Rights to "Emily the Strange"

by Maxie Zeuson June 29, 2005
Twentieth Century Fox has purchased the film rights to Rob Reger’s “Emily the Strange” and will produce a live-action/animated film based on the property, INSOMNIAC mania reports.

IDT and 20th Century Fox Sign Animation Deal

by Zeddon June 10, 2005
IDT Entertainment has signed a two-year, multi-picture distribution deal with Twentieth Century Fox — allowing Fox to distribute CG animated theatrical releases produced by IDT — AWN reports.

Fox Mulling "Futurama" Direct-to-DVD Movies

by Maxie Zeuson May 30, 2005
Fox has held preliminary talks with David X. Cohen about producing three direct-to-DVD Futurama movies, Got Futurama reports. (via John McNaughton)

Fox Picks Up Distribution Rights to "The Roach Approach"

by Maxie Zeuson May 19, 2005
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will distribute Wacky World Studio’s The Roach Approach videos to general and Christian retail markets in the U.S. and Canada, AWN reports. The first two videos, Roach Approach: Don’t Miss the Boat and Roach Approach: The Mane Event! will be released on August 23 for $14.98 apiece. Animated Bliss has […]

Fox Signs Deal with "American Dad" Producers

by Zeddon May 11, 2005
20th Century Fox Television has signed a two-year overall deal with Mike Barker and Matt Weitzman, executive producers and showrunners for Fox’s animated comedy American Dad, AWN reports. As part of the seven-figure deal, the duo will continue on American Dad if the show is renewed, in addition to developing other half-hour projects for the […]

Fox Toons Score Strong Ratings

by Maxie Zeuson May 3, 2005
Fox’s animated shows did well in the ratings, despite stiff competition from ABC’s Desperate Housewives, Reuters reports. The 350th episode of The Simpsons was watched by 10.4 million viewers; the 8:30pm installment of the series was watched by 11.7 million. Family Guy, returning to Fox, had an audience of 11.9 million. The debut of American […]

Groening: "Simpsons" Good for Another 17 Years

by Maxie Zeuson April 25, 2005
Matt Groening marks the 350th episode of The Simpsons by saying he expects the series to run another seventeen years. It’s hard to tell if he’s joking, but The New York Times plays it straight, and goes behind the scenes of a taping of a new Simpsons episode.

Fox Animation Promotes John Cohen

by Maxie Zeuson April 19, 2005
Twentieth Century Fox Animation has promoted John Cohen to VP of production, AWN reports. Cohen will continue reporting to Fox Animation president Chris Meledandri.