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Buddy Comedies Headline News

Disney Branded Television Shares ‘Kiff’ Trailer and Casting

The new animated comedy series stars Kimiko Glenn as the titular optimistic squirrel and H Michael Croner as her naïve bestie, a bunny named Barry.

Heroes in Training! ANIMATIONWorld

Disney’s ‘Firebuds’ Teaches About Heroism in Everyday Acts of Kindness

Emmy Award-winning creator and EP Craig Gerber's new animated musical adventure, about a team of young children of first responders and their talking vehicle sidekicks, helps kids learn what it truly means to be a hero; series launches today on Disney Channel, Disney Junior, and Disney+.

Are You an Odd 1? Headline News

Netflix Reveals Offbeat Comedy ‘Oddballs’ Trailer and Premiere Date

Inspired by James Rallison’s oddly comic YouTube musings, the new animated series follows a bubble-shaped boy named James, whose life observations fuel rants that escalate to absurd heights; the show hits the streamer October 7.

First Responders and Their Talking Vehicles! Headline News

Disney Branded TV Shares ‘Firebuds’ Trailer and Guest Voice Cast

Emmy Award-winning creator and EP Craig Gerber helms the new animated musical adventure coming in September on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+; celebrity guest voice cast includes Padma Lakshmi, Melissa Rauch, Oscar Nuñez, José Andrés, Pamela Adlon, 'Weird Al' Yankovic, Lisa Loeb, and Patton Oswalt.

Animation Domination Headline News

FOX Drops ‘Family Guy’ Season 21 Sneak Peek

The network’s ‘animation domination’ continued this past weekend at Comic-Con 2022; release date and teaser announced for new season of Seth MacFarlane’s popular animated comedy coming this fall.

A New Superhero Duo! Headline News

Disney Branded TV Drops ‘Hamster & Gretel’ Official Trailer

Big brother Kevin faces big disappointment when things go awry, landing him as a superhero wrangler for his little sis and her pet hamster; the animated comedy hits Disney Channel August 12.

The Comics of Animators Headline News

Kings Features Announces ‘The Animator’s Attic’ Comic Collection

The project will include comic creations from the early careers of notable animators before they became well-known, celebrating the shared history of the mediums.

Not Learning from Our Mistakes! ANIMATIONWorld

Will We Fail? Absolutely: A Conversation with ‘Birdgirl’s Erik Richter

The ‘Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law’ creator talks about his latest off-the-wall Adult Swim animated comedy – which begins its second season on June 19 – as well as the earliest days at Cartoon Network, the birth of ‘Harvey,’ and the creation of a new series for a new era.

An Animated Summer of Fun Headline News

Adult Swim Announces Summer Line-Up and Return of Block Party Festival

The return of three fan-favorite series, the launch of a brand new ‘Rick and Morty’ spin-off, and three days of fun in the Philly sun are all part of the network’s summer plans.

Not Learning from Our Mistakes! Headline News

‘Birdgirl’ Returns for a New Season of Corporate Fails

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 11:00am

Still clueless, the Birdteam is back for what will surely be a raucous and hilarious Season 2 of ethics tackling, cancel culture juggling, and exacerbating problems with ease, coming this June on Adult Swim and HBO Max.

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Leslie Jones to Star in Adult Animated Comedy from Warner Bros. Animation

The ‘SNL’ alum and ‘Our Flag Means Death’ star will voice the series’ protagonist, Plastic, but the character is not connected to a certain rumored DC feature.

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‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Canceled at Hulu

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 13, 2022 at 1:55pm

Patton Oswalt and Jordan Blum’s stop-motion comedy series – produced by Stoopid Buddy Stoodies - about a megalomaniacal supervillain who gets ousted from his own evil organization, is done after only one season at the streamer.

It’s not soon enough! Headline News

HBO Max Releases ‘Close Enough’ Season 3 Trailer and Art

A new season of ‘Regular Show’ creator JG Quintel’s animated comedy about a married couple, their young daughter, and divorced best friends - all living together in LA - hits the streamer April 7.

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Adult Swim Renews ‘Birdgirl’ and ‘Smiling Friends’

The Birdteam is coming back this summer for an all-new season… and its still clueless; also coming soon, more episodes of Michael Cusack and Zach Hadel’s enormously popular series about a small company bringing happiness to a bizarre yet colorful world.

animated holiday specials Headline News

Magic Light Pictures’ ‘Superworm’ Coming for Christmas

Check out the trailer for the delightful new animated family special about a long, strong worm with amazing skills and a big heart; featuring the voices of Oscar winner Olivia Colman and Emmy nominee Matt Smith, and based on the popular picture book of the same name, the show airs on BBC One December 25.

Fit for a Princess Headline News

Celebrate Disney+ Day with All-New ‘The Simpsons’ Short

Party down in Springfield with ‘The Simpsons in Plusaversary!,’ as part of the global celebration of new content and fan experiences headed to the streamer.

And the Winners Are… Headline News

‘Family Guy’ Leads All Winners at Hulu’s Second HAHA Awards

Stewie, Lois, and Peter & Chris among characters and shows voted fan favorites as the streamer awards its best in adult animated TV.

A Villainous Midlife Crisis Headline News

‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Now Streaming on Hulu

By Dan Sarto | Friday, May 21, 2021 at 1:51pm

Animated by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, and written, created, and executive produced by Jordan Blum and Patton Oswalt, who also stars as the titular bad guy, the stop-motion comedy series, about a megalomaniacal supervillain who gets ousted from his own evil organization, shows that even a sinister villain can suffer a mid-life crisis.

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Stop-Motion ‘Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K.’ Comes to Hulu May 21

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 2:49pm

Animated by Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the show stars Patton Oswalt as the megalomaniacal supervillain M.O.D.O.K., who after being ousted from his own evil organization, shows that even an evil villain can suffer a mid-life crisis.

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Douglas Goldstein Makes Things ‘Funny as Hell’ in SYFY’s ‘Devil May Care’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 12, 2021 at 2:20pm

In the Emmy Award winner’s new TZGZ animated comedy series, a millennial finds himself running the Devil’s social media effort, working to get Hell trending while navigating familial and staffing challenges.

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HBO Max Reveals 4 Adult Animated Original Series in Development

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 11:27am

Streamer shares images and synopsis of new projects, part of an aggressive animation programming expansion that includes orders for ‘Clone High,’ ‘Velma,’ and ‘Fired on Mars’ as well as a two season ‘Close Enough’ renewal also announced today.

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HBO Max Order 2 Season Renewal of JG Quintel’s ‘Close Enough’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 10:32am

Watch the new Season 2 trailer for the Emmy Award-winning ‘Regular Show’ creator’s animated comedy; new season starts streaming February 25.

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