Posts Tagged ‘Fox’

Fox Resolves Salary Dispute, Renews "The Simpsons" for Two More Seaons

by Ed Liuon October 10, 2011
On Friday evening, Fox announced that it has renewed The Simpsons for two more seasons, ending speculation that the series would come to an end over a salary dispute with the show’s actors. The order will bring the show to 559 total episodes by 2014, further padding the show’s record-breaking length as television’s longest prime-time […]

Actor Harry Shearer Comments on "Simpsons" Season 24 Salary Dispute

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2011
Simpsons voice actor Harry Shearer (who performs Montgomery Burns, Ned Flanders, and many other supporting characters on the show) has made the first public statement on the reports that Fox is requiring a substantial pay cut for the actors before it can renew it for a 24th season. Of the estimated $8 million per year […]

LA Times on Salary Fight That Could End "The Simpsons"

by Ed Liuon October 5, 2011
The Los Angeles Times reports on the brewing salary battle that could bring Fox’s The Simpsons to an end after 23 seasons on the air. Fox is reportedly seeking a dramatic pay-cut to the actors portraying Springfield’s first family, declaring in a statement that it “cannot produce future seasons under its current financial model.” Each […]

PR: "LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace" Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD Sept 16, 2011

by Ed Liuon September 14, 2011
LEGO® STAR WARS®: The Padawan Menace™ Animated Special Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD September 16 Features Signature Family-Friendly Fun, Spirited Action and Irreverent Humor – Along with Two Bonus Shorts and an Exclusive Minifigure!

PR: "Family Guy" Hits the Big Screen in 10 Cities for September 15, 2011, Midnight Event

by Ed Liuon September 14, 2011
FAMILY GUY HITS THE BIG SCREEN IN 10 CITIES FOR A ONE NIGHT ONLY MIDNIGHT EVENT Experience More Stewie, More Brian and More Hilarity With Never-Before-Seen Footage, the First Episode of the Tenth Season and More! LOS ANGELES (Sept. 13, 2011) – Fox’s hit animated TV show, Family Guy, is taking the Griffin family on […]

Preview of "The Simpsons" Season 23 Premiere

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2011
Fox has posted a preview of the upcoming season 23 premiere of The Simpsons, broadcasting on September 25, 2011, at 8:00 PM (7:00 Central):

Fox Comedy In The Works Starring Reynolds And Bullock

by darkdetectiveon August 28, 2011
Deadline reports that Fox has a new animated production in the works, starring Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock. The comedy, titled And Then There Was Gordon, centers around an ordinary child growing up in a house full of geniuses. The script will be co-written be Ryan Reynolds and Allan Loeb.

PR: Complete Second Season of "The Cleveland Show" Arrives on DVD September 27, 2011

by Ed Liuon August 25, 2011
THE COMPLETE SECOND SEASON OF With Bonus Uncensored and Exclusive Content Arrives on DVD September 27th Los Angeles, CA (August 24, 2011) – The quiet town of Stoolbend, Virginia will never be the same now that Cleveland Brown and his new family have moved in. From Rich Appel, Mike Henry and Family Guy creator, Seth […]

Fox Gives ‘Leafmen’ A Release Date

by darkdetectiveon August 7, 2011
Fox has given a May 17, 2012 release date to Leafmen. The Fox Animation film hits theaters three weeks before the bug-themed DreamWorks Animation’s film Turbo. Leafmen is based on the 1996 William Joyce picture book The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs. The film is being directed by Chris Wedge, who previously directed […]

"Mutts" Comic Strip To Be Animated

by darkdetectiveon July 31, 2011
The Hollywood Reporter reports that Patrick McDonnell’s popular comic strip Mutts will be made into an animated feature film from 20th Century Fox. Creator Patrick McDonnell, along with his brother Robert McDonnell, have been tapped to write the script. Mutts centers on a dog named Earl and a cat named Mooch, and was created in […]