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Cultural Sensitivities Headline News

Adult Swim Removes Offensive Episodes of Three Animated Series

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 2:50pm

Episodes from ‘Aqua Teen Hunger Force,’ ‘The Boondocks,’ and ‘The Shivering Truth’ have quietly disappeared from the network’s library, and are not part of show libraries licensed to HBO Max.

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The Life of a Sibling That Never Was: Siqi Song’s ‘Sister’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 1:49pm

An intimate, sober and thoughtful animated short that imagines what a Chinese man’s family life might have been had his mother not been forced to terminate her second pregnancy.

SVOD Headline News

‘Rick & Morty’ Will Stream on HBO Max Starting May 2020

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 5:37pm

All three seasons of Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s hit animated series, currently streaming on Hulu, will join ‘South Park’ for next spring’s launch of WarnerMedia’s new steaming platform.

SVOD Headline News

HBO Max Snags Exclusive ‘South Park’ Streaming Rights for $500 Million

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 4:43pm

All 23 Seasons of Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s revered animated comedy, plus three upcoming new seasons, will begin streaming on the new platform in June 2020.

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Bidding for ‘South Park’ Streaming Rights Could Reach $500 Million

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 18, 2019 at 2:13pm

Multiple media giants said to be in the running for exclusive U.S. streaming rights to Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s wildly popular animated series, now in its 23rd season.

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China Removes ‘South Park’ from Internet in Response to ‘Band in China’ Episode

By Dan Sarto | Monday, October 7, 2019 at 12:01pm

Clips, episodes and discussions of the show disappear from Middle Kingdom digital sites after Wednesday’s airing of episode critical of Hollywood’s appeasement of Chinese government. 

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Cheer and Loathing in Animation: Episode XLIII - Idiot Tree

Every Friday Chris Robinson unleashes improvised and hastily scribbled cheer or loathing on the animation community to be digested, swallowed or... expelled. Today: Idiocracy, Censorship and Villa Antropoff

China Headline News

Chinese Government Bans ‘Peppa Pig’ in Children’s Book Crackdown

Beloved British book series part of a government crackdown against an influx of Western ideology that also includes the Harry Potter books and Roald Dahl’s ‘James and the Giant Peach.’

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