Posts Tagged ‘Comedy Central’

South Park Butters DVD Coming In September

by darkdetectiveon July 11, 2010
IGN had learned Comedy Central and Paramount is coming out with a new 2-disc South Park Butters DVD. “A Little Box of Butters” comes out on on September 28, 2010. The DVD will include remastered 5.1 surround sound on 13 widescreen Butters-centric episodes. It will also include an exclusive “It’s Butters! A Trivia Game” interactive […]

"Futurama" Season 6: Looks Like Fun on the Bun!

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2010
The resurrection of Seth MacFarlane’s Family Guy from cancellation due to high DVD sales was an unprecedented event in television history. It virtually mandated that media companies could never ignore TV on DVD again, and raised hope among consumers that a TV show suffering in the ratings could get a new lease on life from […]

Toonzone Interviews Phil LaMarr on the Return of "Futurama"

by Ed Liuon June 22, 2010
Animation fans know him as Samurai Jack, Green Lantern John Stewart of the Justice League, Senator Bail Organa on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Roger “Booda” Sack on King of the Hill, and Wilt of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends. You might also recognize him from his on-camera appearances on the MADtv sketch comedy show, […]

"JC" Critics Reiterate Criticisms

by Maxie Zeuson June 3, 2010
A group of TV and religious watchdogs reiterated their criticisms of the planned Comedy Central animated series JC this morning, though most of them stopped short of calling for a boycott, according to a blogger who participated in a media conference call with the group. Most of the remarks by the organizers of the Coalition […]

"Futurama" Sixth Season Gets Debut Date

by Maxie Zeuson June 2, 2010
Futurama‘s sixth season will make its Comedy Central debut on Thursday, June 24, at 10:00pm, the network says. The season premiere, “Rebirth,” will leave the delivery crew members reduced to skeletons and at the mercy of the Professor’s experimental re-birth device. The second episode will find Leela and Zapp Brannigan stranded, alone and naked, on […]

Group Urges Ad Boycott of "JC"

by Maxie Zeuson June 1, 2010
A group of TV watchdogs is urging advertisers to boycott JC, an animated comedy in development at Comedy Central, should it ever reach the air, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Coalition Against Religious Bigotry (CARB) includes Brent Bozell of the Media Research Center, Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council, Bill Donohue of the […]

Comedy Central Preps New Toons; "Futurama" Returns

by Maxie Zeuson May 6, 2010
Comedy Central’s development slate for 2010-2011 includes three new animated comedies and the return of Futurama, the network announced yesterday. The half-hour animated comedy JC has Jesus Christ trying to escape from the shadow of his “all-powerful yet apathetic” father by returning to Earth and living in New York City. Brian Boyle of American Dad […]

Comedy Central Orders More "Ugly Americans" for October 2010 Debut

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2010
Comedy Central has ordered 7 more episodes of Ugly Americans, its new animated sitcom about Zombies, Demons, Werewolves, and other bizarre creatures adapting to life in New York City. The new episodes are slated to premiere in October 2010. (via TZ member jlaking)

Law Enforcement, ADL, & CAIR on "South Park" Threat and Episode Censorship

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2010
Two separate media reports document the reaction to a perceived threat from an Islamic group’s weblog to the creators of South Park and Comedy Central. After South Park’s 200th episode aired, a posting on the website declared that the episode “outright insulted” Mohammed after making the religious figure appear in a bear suit, adding […]

Muslim Group Posts Warning to "South Park" Creators; 201st Episode Censored

by Dan Collinson April 22, 2010
The Hollywood Reporter reports that a U.S. Muslim group issued death threats to South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone over last week’s 200th episode where the Prophet Mohammad was depicted in a bear outfit. The threat was posted on the website, which has been taken down after what site owners described as […]