The Five Stages of ‘South Park’
This Sunday marks the 20th anniversary of the first episode of South Park. In the time since then, the animated comedy about four foul-mouthed boys from Colorado has been a consistent presence in the public conscience, evolving from a show that drew audiences due to its shock humor to one of the mos... [Read More]
Fox Is in “Preliminary Conversations” to Revive ‘King of the Hill’
Greg Daniels and Mike Judge’s animated series King of the Hill might be making a comeback at Fox. According to TVLine, the network has had “preliminary conversations” with Judge and Daniels about possibly reviving the show, which originally ran for 13 seasons on the network from 19... [Read More]
Showtime Orders an Animated Trump Series Produced by Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert’s recurring Late Show segment featuring an animated Donald Trump is becoming a TV show of its own. Showtime just announced that it’s ordered 10 episodes of a half-hour animated series executive produced by Colbert, Chris Licht, and Tim Luecke — who will also serve a... [Read More]
HBO Exec on Jon Stewart’s Scrapped Animated Show: “It’s Very Difficult to Do”
Back in May, HBO announced that it had scrapped plans for Jon Stewart’s animated show that had been in the works since Stewart signed a four-year production deal with the network in late 2015. Speaking at TCA yesterday, HBO exec Casey Bloys explained why Stewart and the network ultimately deci... [Read More]
HBO Exec on Jon Stewart’s Scrapped Animated Show: “It’s Very Difficult to Do”
Back in May, HBO announced that it had scrapped plans for Jon Stewart’s animated show that had been in the works since Stewart signed a four-year production deal with the network in late 2015. Speaking at TCA yesterday, HBO exec Casey Bloys explained why Stewart and the network ultimately deci... [Read More]
Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre, and Nat Faxon Join Matt Groening’s Animated Netflix Comedy ‘Disenchantment’
Last year it was reported that Simpsons creator Matt Groening had a new animated series in the works at Netflix, and today the voice cast for the project was revealed. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series – titled Disenchantment – has officially been picked up by Netflix for 2... [Read More]
‘Bob’s Burgers’ Will Air an Hour-Long Christmas Musical Special in December
Bob’s Burgers has an extra special Christmas present in store for fans this year. According to Entertainment Weekly, Loren Bouchard announced at Comic-Con on Friday that the animated series will air a one-hour musical Christmas special on Fox in December, which will feature Adam Driver in... [Read More]
How ‘Rick and Morty’ and ‘BoJack Horseman’ Changed What Adult Animation Could Be
When I first saw ads for Rick and Morty on Adult Swim in 2013, the premise seemed pretty straightforward: Back to the Future, except Doc is an asshole (or a bigger one, depending on how you felt about him in the movie). Beyond the obvious similarities of the premise, Justin Roiland’s Morty voi... [Read More]
Netflix Renews Bill Burr’s ‘F Is for Family’ for a Third Season
Bill Burr’s animated comedy F Is for Family just got another season. Burr revealed on Twitter today that Netflix has officially renewed the show for season 3: Really happy to announce there will be a season 3 of FIFF. Thanks to everyone for watching! @netflix #FIsForFamily #gaumontTV pic.twitt... [Read More]
Netflix Renews Bill Burr’s ‘F Is for Family’ for a Third Season
Bill Burr’s animated comedy F Is for Family just got another season. Burr revealed on Twitter today that Netflix has officially renewed the show for season 3: Really happy to announce there will be a season 3 of FIFF. Thanks to everyone for watching! @netflix #FIsForFamily #gaumontTV pic.twitt... [Read More]