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Smile! Headline News

Adult Swim Releases ‘April Fools 2024: Smiling Friends’

The network dropped three unexpected episodes, each recreated in various styles of puppetry, of Michael Cusack and Zach Hadel’s animated comedy about a company tasked with bringing happiness to a bizarre yet colorful world.

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ASIFA-Hollywood Heads to WonderCon

The event runs March 29-31 and features 900+ exhibitors and movie and TV programming exclusives; ASIFA panels include ‘Animation Superstars: Movers and Shakers,’ ‘The Greatest Cartoons Ever!’ and ‘Monsters of Adult Animation.’

Now These Kids Are Famous! ANIMATIONWorld

Will Forte and Nicole Sullivan Talk ‘Clone High’ Season 2

The veteran actors discuss their work as a young Abe Lincoln and Joan of Arc in the series refresh of Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Bill Lawrence’s original 2002 animated comedy that follows the teenage clones of the greatest minds in history who must tackle modern-day high school challenges; 10-episode sophomore season now streaming on Max. 

Doing More Houghton Business! Headline News

Disney Branded TV Inks Deal with ‘Big City Greens’ Houghton Brothers

The creators/executive producers enter a multiyear agreement that includes producing new projects for Disney Television Animation and developing adult animation with 20th Television Animation.

Now We’re In the Know! ANIMATIONWorld

‘In the Know’: Zach Woods and Brian Hansen Talk Stop-Motion Comedy Magic

The new adult animated parody, co-created by Woods with Mike Judge and Brandon Gardner and produced by Oscar-winning ShadowMachine, follows NPR’s third most popular host, a well-meaning puppet - and nimrod - interviewing real celebrity guests with no knowledge of what they’ll be asked, premieres January 25 on Peacock. 

Dept. of Far Out! Headline News

‘The Freak Brothers’ Season 2 Arrives on Digital February 26.

The fun cloud of smoke returns… Lionsgate's adult animated series, based on Gilbert Shelton’s acclaimed underground comics, stars Woody Harrelson, Pete Davidson, John Goodman, and Tiffany Haddish as four pothead time travelers from the 1960s.

Teens on Ice Headline News

Max Drops ‘Clone High’ Season 2 Trailer and Art

Phil Lord, Christopher Miller, and Bill Lawrence’s original 2002 animated series refresh follows the teenage clones of the greatest minds in history who must tackle modern-day high school challenges and drama; 10-episode sophomore season streams February 1.

You Had Me at ‘LANA!’ ANIMATIONWorld

‘Archer’: Chaos and Phrasing May Never Be This Fun Again

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 21, 2023 at 1:35pm

Art Director Justin Wagner walks through some of the production highlights – including an almost templated approach to storyboarding nude scenes – on the acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning series that just concluded its 14th and final season with a special episode, ‘Archer: Into the Cold,’ now streaming on Hulu.

You Had Me at ‘LANA!’ ANIMATIONWorld

Tying Up Dysfunctional Ends: ‘Archer’ Bids Farewell in ‘Smilthy’ Good Form

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 12:02pm

Stars H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, and Amber Nash share their thoughts on 14 seasons of bungling, naughty spycrafting as the hugely popular, Emmy Award-winning adult comedy concludes its series run with a special 1-hour finale, ‘Archer: Into the Cold,’ debuting December 17 on FX and FXX, streaming the next day on Hulu.

She Stands Alone ANIMATIONWorld

The Quiet, Uncomfortable, and Darkly Funny ‘Carol & The End of The World’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 1:30pm

Debuting December 15 on Netflix, Dan Guterman’s new adult animated limited series, which he calls ‘a meditative, character-driven dramedy,’ follows a woman who can’t shake her meek, depressed existence, though surrounded by hedonistic excess, in the face of humanity’s impending extinction from a mysterious planet hurtling towards earth.

Talk to the Blade Headline News

Netflix Announces ‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Season 2 Pickup

Streamer greenlights another season for the beautifully stylized animated series, created by Amber Noizumi and Michael Green, which follows a mixed-race sword master living a life in disguise and shame while seeking vengeance in Edo-period Japan.

She Stands Alone Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Carol & The End of The World’ Trailer

The new adult animated series follows Carol, a quiet and uncomfortable woman who, faced with the demise of humanity, stands alone lost among the hedonistic masses, streaming globally December 15.

Mayhem and Madness are a Must Headline News

Max Renews ‘Harley Quinn’ for Season 5

The critically acclaimed Max Original adult-animated comedy promises a new season of mayhem and madness; series spinoff ‘Kite Man: Hell Yeah!’ set to premiere in 2024.  

More One and Done in Animation Headline News

Netflix Cancels Five Projects, Including Three Adult Animated Series

‘Agent Elvis,’ ‘Farzar,’ and ‘Captain Fall’ have been canned after one season each, joined by the dark fantasy novel adaptation ‘Shadow and Bone’ and the Kim Cattrall-led ‘Glamorous.’

Talk to the Blade ANIMATIONWorld

The Gorgeous and Graphic ‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Arrives

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 3, 2023 at 9:17am

Creators Amber Noizumi and Michael Green’s period drama of a mixed-race sword master living a life in disguise and shame while seeking vengeance in Edo-period Japan expertly mixes live-action and animation production know-how in a beautifully stylized new series, now streaming on Netflix.

Talk to the Blade Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Episode 1 Sneak Peek

Streamer shares trailer, ‘Behind the Animation’ short, and an entire episode, all ahead of show’s highly-anticipated November 3 debut; the adult animated debut; the adult animated series, set in Edo-period Japan, tells the story of a master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking revenge.

Talk to the Blade Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Cinematic Masterpiece Trailer

The series’ 25-track soundtrack, now available, immerses viewers in the sounds of the upcoming 8-episode adult animation series, set in Edo-period Japan, that tells the story of a master of the sword who lives a life in disguise while seeking revenge; watch it November 3.

Am I This Dull? Headline News

Netflix Drops ‘Carol & The End of The World’ First Look Images

Created by Dan Guterman, the existential animated adult comedy follows Carol, a quiet and uncomfortable woman who stands alone, lost among the hedonistic masses; streaming globally in December.

It’s a Wrap! Headline News

‘Archer’ Will Return for Series Finale Special Event

LANA!!! At NY Comic Con, FX announces it’s wrapping up the hugely popular, Emmy Award-winning adult comedy with ‘Archer: Into the Cold,’ debuting December 17 on FX and FXX, and streaming on Hulu.

Talk to the Blade Headline News

Netflix Shares ‘Blue Eye Samurai’ Trailer and Images

Streamer sets November 3 release for its 8-episode adult animation series, which takes place in Edo-period Japan and tells the story of a master of the sword who lives a life in disguise seeking revenge.

We Want More StopMo Headline News

Adult Swim Picks Up Stop-Mo ‘Women Wearing Shoulder Pads,’ Greenlights ‘YOLO’ Season 3

At NY Comic Con, network reveals its first Spanish-language series, a stop-motion project from ‘Tuca & Bertie’ creator Gonzalo Cordova; popular Michael Cusack animated series gets third season pickup.

WUBBA LUBBA DUB-DUB! Headline News

Adult Swim Drops ‘Rick and Morty’ Season 7 Trailer

The dysfunctional duo is back sounding more like themselves than ever, and the possibilities are endless; discover what’s up with EVIL summer, Rick’s spaghetti, and more when the new season premieres October 15.

Let’s Get Freaky Headline News

Remaining Season 2 Episodes of ‘The Freak Brothers’ Now Streaming on Tubi

The Freaks’ Mary Jane-fueled misadventures take them from their high school reunion to matching wits with Mark Zuckerberg, settling old scores with Mitch McConnell, and battling Seth Rogen in a Pot Brownie Bake-Off contest in the final half of the second season. 

Cleanup Never Felt So Dirty Headline News

Gigglebug Entertainment Launches ‘In Stitches’ Adult Animation Sub-label

Its first project, the workplace comedy ‘Soap,’ will be written by ‘The Amazing World of Gumball’ writers Tobi Wilson and Paul Rice. 

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