2 New Stephen Colbert Animated Projects Coming to Comedy Central

[ad_1] With the ink barely dry on its massive $900 million deal with South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, MTV Entertainment Studios has just announced two new projects slated to air this fall on Comedy Central that build on the network’s long legacy of political satire. The first, Fairview, is a weekly, hyper-topical, …

Paramount+ Greenlights ‘Rugrats’ Season 2

[ad_1] Paramount+ has greenlit a 13-episode Season 2 of its original animated series Rugrats (13 episodes) for streaming in the U.S., Latin America, Australia, and Canada. The all-new Rugrats premiered on Paramount+ this past May; the next eight episodes of Season 1, filled with more adventures with Tommy, Chuckie, Angelica, Susie, Phil, and Lil, will …

France’s TeamTO Gets By with a Little Help from Their Friends

[ad_1] Founded in 2005 by Guillaume Hellouin, Corinne Kouper, and Caroline Souris, TeamTO is one of Europe’s leading creative animation companies. With a studio of over 300 artists, offices in Paris, Los Angeles, Beijing and Toronto, and an animation facility in Bourg-Lès-Valence, TeamTO has produced more than 370 hours of animation over the past 15 …

Sony YAY! Picks Up ‘Oggy and the Cockroaches’

[ad_1] French studio Xilam Animation has secured a deal with Sony Pictures Network India (SPNI) for its flagship non-dialogue comedy franchise, Oggy and the Cockroaches. SPNI will launch the original classic 2D animated series, which spans seven seasons and 500 episodes, on Sony YAY! starting October 11. “As the popularity of Oggy and the Cockroaches …

Another Chance at Unplanned Parenthood in ‘Teenage Euthanasia’

[ad_1] It’s not every day that the mother who abandoned her child returns… as a living corpse, ready for a second chance at unplanned parenthood.  But that’s the premise of Adult Swim’s newest animated series, Teenage Euthanasia, which premiered yesterday, September 19. “We had wanted to do things with an unlikely teenage daughter-mother pairing,” says …

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Animaniacs’ Rap Battle 1 and 2 Lyric Videos

[ad_1] Hey Animaniacs fans, Hulu has shared with AWN two exclusive animated lyric videos for the songs “Banana Hammock” and “Bonding” from The Animaniacs Season One Soundtrack released last month. Renewed earlier this year for Season 3 ahead of its Season 2 premiere, the Animaniacs is Hulu’s first original made for families, and they couldn’t …

Secret Agents for Change: Netflix’s ‘Q-Force’ Finally Arrives

[ad_1] Q-Force, Gabe Liedman’s raucous new animated comedy, premieres today on Netflix. The all-new 10-episode series boasts an all-star cast including Sean Hayes as Agent Mary; Gary Cole as Director Chunley; David Harbour as Agent Buck; Patti Harrison as Stat; Laurie Metcalf as V; Matt Rogers as Twink; and Wanda Sykes as Deb. Created and …

Frank Zhu Named Managing Director Riot Games’ China Entertainment

[ad_1] Riot Games has tapped Frank Zhu as managing director for Riot Games’ China Entertainment, its newly formed division that will expand the company’s existing IP through film, television, music, consumer products, and live experiences.  Zhu joins the game developer and publisher after serving since 2016 as the CEO of Pearl Studio, where he let …

DC FanDome Returns with Epic New Streaming Event

[ad_1] It’s time again for the ultimate global fan experience; DC FanDome returns Saturday, October 16, with an all-new, free virtual event; fans from around the world are invited to immerse themselves in the DC Multiverse at DCFanDome.com and celebrate the stars and creators of their favorite feature films, live-action and animated television series, games, …

Bigger Can be Better: The Titanic Conclusion to Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Trollhunters’ Franchise

[ad_1] Nearly five years after the premiere of Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia – the first installment of Guillermo del Toro’s Emmy Award-winning, science-fantasy animated franchise – the final chapter has arrived. Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans, now streaming on Netflix, is a feature-length film that wraps up the story of Trollhunter Jim Lake Jr. and …