Category: Television

Headline News th1ng Director Sylvain Chomet Creates New ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag

Director/animator Sylvain Chomet receives a personal request from Simpsons creator Matt Groening to create his own take on the “couch gag” that culminates each week’s opening credits.

Headline News ‘The Simpsons’ Celebrate the Oscars with a Selfie

Matt Groening, creator of The Simpsons, posts “the ugly true story” behind Sunday’s infamous Oscar selfie on Twitter, featuring Homer and Bart getting stepped on by Hollywood A-listers.

Headline News BRB, Outfit7 Team on ‘Talking Tom and Friends’ TV Series

Spanish TV production company BRB Internacional and global entertainment company Outfit7 ink a deal to produce the all-new TV series, Talking Tom and Friends, based on the entertainment phenomenon of the same name.

Headline News WIA to Present ‘Directors’ Club’ Panel & Screening March 9

Elite group of women film and TV directors join Animation Breakdown and Women in Animation for the “Directors’ Club” event at The Cinefamily on Sunday, March 9th.

Headline News Platige Image Creates Promo for History Channel’s ‘Vikings’

Polish creative studio Platige Image forges an inspirational teaser for the History Channel’s powerful original series that transports viewers to the brutal and mysterious world of the Vikings.

Headline News Nickelodeon Promotes Audrey Diehl to VP, Animation Development

Audrey Diehl is promoted to Vice President of Animation Development for Nickelodeon Group, where she will provide creative guidance on development materials for the network’s new animated shows.

Headline News Adult Swim Promotes Jim Babcock

Jim Babcock is promoted to vice president, consumer marketing for Adult Swim, where he will oversee development of show launch strategies and execution for all original and acquired programming for the network, as well as branded games and apps from Adult Swim Digital.

Headline News Genius Brands Starts Production On ‘Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab’

Genius Brands International begins production on a new animated comedy series, Thomas Edison’s Secret Lab, which follows Angie, a 12-year-old prodigy, and her young science club.

Headline News ‘Angry Birds Toons: Season One – Volume Two’ Soars to Disc April 15

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of Angry Birds Toons: Season One - Volume Two on to Blu-ray and DVD April 15.

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