Taking the series to 625 episodes, ‘The Simpsons’ is renewed for unprecedented 27th and 28th seasons.
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Half-hour animated comedy created by Joshua Miller and developed by Matt Silverstein is the first ANIMATION DOMINATION HIGH-DEF series to land a primetime series order.
Indie rock outfit Sleater-Kinney teams up with Fox series ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and Bento Box Animation Studios to create the video for ‘A New Wave’ off of their latest LP.
U.K. feature ‘Paddington’ remains the family offering of choice, coming in third place with $12.4 million, while the George Lucas-produced ‘Strange Magic’ debuts in seventh place with $5.5 million.
Clint Eastwood's ‘American Sniper’ tops the North American box office with a massive $89.5 million debut; StudioCanal’s ‘Paddington’ lands in third place with $19 million.
Liam Neeson's ‘Taken 3’ earns $40.4 million in its North American debut, topping the box office and scoring the second-best January opening of all time.
Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ tops the North American box office for the third consecutive weekend with $21.9 million; new horror entry ‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death’ opens in fourth place with $15.1 million.
‘Archer’ creator, writer and executive producer Adam Reed to be joined by voice talents H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Jessica Walter, Judy Greer and Chris Parnell; ‘Bob’s Burgers’ panel to include series creator Loren Bouchard.
Grant Gish, the executive who helped develop ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘American Dad,’ is promoted to Fox TV’s Vice President of Animation.
Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution strikes multi-year deal with Chinese online video site.
FOX’s ‘Bob’s Burgers’ wins the Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program; HBO’s 'Game of Thrones' wins its third-consecutive Emmy for Outstanding Special and Visual Effects.
FXX releases a trailer for its marathon of ‘The Simpsons,’ beginning at 10 p.m. August 21, to kick off the network’s acquisition of syndication rights of Fox’s beloved animated series.
In another victory for Marvel Studios, James Gunn's ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ opens to a record-breaking $94.3 million in North America, the top August debut of all time.
Despite the weekend’s new offerings, North American revenue is once again down, this time by nearly 12 percent from the same weekend a year ago (the summer continues to be down by more than 20 percent).
Jane Fonda, Willem Dafoe, Nick Offerman, Julie Bowen, Liam Neeson, Allison Janney, Kevin Kline, Zach Galifianakis, Kim Kardashian, Megan Mullally, Bill Hader, Aziz Ansari, Jordan Peele and Keegan Michael Key among featured guest voices.
Azaria to voice lead character Bud Buckwald, joining additional featured voices Alex Borstein, Missi Pyle, Judah Friedlander, Nicholas Gonzalez and Efren Ramirez.
Fox's ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ remains at number one in its second weekend, bringing in $36 million for a domestic total of $139 million; Disney's animated family feature ‘Planes: Fire & Rescue’ comes in third with an $18 million debut.
Even with box office revenue down from last year, the debut of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ pushes Fox to become the first major Hollywood studio to cross the $1 billion mark in 2014 domestic ticket sales.
Nominations for the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with nods for Outstanding Animated Program going to FX’s ‘Archer,’ Fox’s ‘Bob’s Burgers,’ Comedy Central’s ‘Futurama’ and ‘South Park,’ and Nickelodeon’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.’
Cameron is producing the sci-fi adventure project with his Lightstorm Entertainment partners Jon Landau and Rae Sanchini.
Sony's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 kicks off the summer box office in style, bringing in $92 million domestically for its debut; Fox comedy The Other Woman comes in second place with $14.2 million.
Fox comedy The Other Woman dominates the final weekend before the official start of the summer box office with a $24.7 million debut, unseating Captain America: The Winter Soldier from the top spot at the North American box office after it topped the chart for three consecutive weekends.
Fox is taking its underperforming Animation Domination High Def programming block off the air Saturday nights, although the brand will continue on digital platforms.
In another major victory for Marvel Studios and Disney, Captain America: The Winter Soldier remains at number one for its third consecutive weekend at the North American box office; Fox and Blue Sky's animated family film Rio 2 comes in second place, beating out newcomers Heaven is for Real and Transcendence.