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I Want My MTV – Animation! Headline News

MTV’s ‘Daria’ Spin-off ‘Jodie’ Now a Feature - Voice Cast Revealed

Animated film spun off from the networks hugely popular series promises to satirize workplace culture, Gen Z struggles, tech, and social media; led by award-winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross, the voice cast includes Pamela Adlon, Kal Penn, William Jackson Harper, and Zosia Mamet.

It’s Bender-rific! Headline News

John DiMaggio Set to Return as Bender in Hulu’s ‘Futurama’ Revival

The series’ last unsigned original star is finally on board to voice 20 new episodes, putting to rest a period of rocky contract negotiations.

Artist Development Headline News

Nickelodeon Announces Participants for Annual Writing and Artist Programs

2022 program adds additional artist spot while expanding curriculum to include peer mentoring; the highly successful 2021 program saw artist participants staffed across Nickelodeon productions with all writers staffed across ViacomCBS.

Respect My Authority! Headline News

Watch ‘South Park’ Season 25 Premiere Episode Clip

Comedy Central kicks off the new season with ‘Pajama Day’ at South Park Elementary, as Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny don't ‘respect the authority’ of PC Principal - and now they aren’t allowed to wear their PJs to school - what’s a kid to do! The all-new episode airs February 2 on Comedy Central.

Sing A-long Headline News

Watch: Orchestra Performs South Park’s ‘Jackin’ It in San Diego’

In celebration of the Season 25 ‘South Park’ premiere on February 2, Comedy Central treats fans to a rendition of the musical number from the iconic Season 16 episode ‘Butterballs.’

Coming to Amerika! Headline News

Comedy Central’s Animated Channel Launches ‘Momo’s Amerika’

The new four-part animated series, about an Egyptian immigrant who settles in the OC in search of his own version of the ‘American Dream,’ is now streaming on the networks’ new dedicated animation channel on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

People Headline News

Nickelodeon Names Sabrina Caluori Senior VP Brand and Content Strategy

Former HBO marketing executive will oversee the launches of all original shows and movies, brand strategy and execution, media buying and marketing analytics.

 

What Have We Learned Today? Headline News

‘South Park’ Creators Sign Massive 14 Movie, 5 Season Renewal Deal

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 7:53am

$900 million agreement with MTV Entertainment Studios calls for new movie on Paramount+ every two years starting this year, plus Comedy Central series commitment through Season 30.  

Artist Development Headline News

Nine Participants Chosen for Nickelodeon’s Annual Writing and Artist Programs

Programs provide an opportunity to develop and hone creative skills, focusing on cultivating talent through hands-on experience.

Did you say Q..? Headline News

‘South ParQ Vaccination Special’ Premieres Wednesday March 10

A new militant group in South ParQ may be conspiring to stop the boys from getting their teacher vaccinated; one-hour special follows-up 2020's ‘South ParQ’s The Pandemic Special.’

People Headline News

Netflix and Creative Duo Roger Black and Waco O’Guin Tie the Knot

New multi-year creative partnership kicks off with the commission of a new animated sci-fi series ‘Farzar;’ long-time team previously created Comedy Central’s ‘Brickleberry’ and Netflix’s ‘Paradise PD.’

People Headline News

Stoopid Buddy Stoodios Names Rob Saunders Executive Producer of Builds Division

Master puppeteer and creature effects veteran will bolster studio’s expansion; credits include iconic productions such as ‘Spider-Man 2,’ ‘Anomalisa,’ and ‘Robot Chicken.’

Me and My Memes Headline News

Riffing on Memes: Doing Things Media’s ‘Office Fire’ Now on IGTV

New animated series takes on contemporary meme culture; two employees distract themselves at work by watching and making fun of DTM’s vast library of viral video content.

Wear a Mask! Headline News

‘South Park’ Returns to Mile High Stadium October 25

Socially distanced and wearing masks, the gang from the popular animated series’ ‘Pandemic Special’ hits the stands Sunday for the Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs football game.

Respect My Social Distancing Headline News

‘South Park’ Takes on COVID-19 in New ‘Pandemic Special’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 2:00pm

Comedy Central's one-hour supersized episode airs September 30; as the kids head back to school, nothing is remotely normal, including Eric Cartman.

Jobs Headline News

CAA Hit with New Round of Layoffs and Furloughs

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 2:15pm

While animation production seems to be thriving, one of Hollywood’s premier agencies announces a significant staff reduction, another sign of COVID’s continued impact on many areas of the entertainment business.

Business Headline News

Mike Judge Bringing Re-Imagined ‘Beavis and Butt-Head’ to Comedy Central

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 1:00pm

Creator of iconic animated duo that defined a generation of disaffected, head-banging youth, signs deal for two new seasons and related spin-offs.

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'Daria' Spin-off 'Jodie' Lands at Comedy Central

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 19, 2020 at 4:18pm

Emmy Award-winning actress Tracee Ellis Ross to star in new series from MTV Studios, with Grace Edwards serving as creator and head writer.

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