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‘Rick and Morty’ Nabs Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 21, 2020 at 8:21am

Adult Swim’s hit animated comedy takes top animation honor; Netflix’s ‘Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ honored for Outstanding Children’s Program, as the Television Academy finishes out its 2020 Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

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Virtual SCAD AnimationFest 2020 Coming September 25-26

The acclaimed two-day event, being held online for the first time, will feature exclusive screenings, panels, and presentations from top talent like ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ creator Mike McMahan and ‘Undone’ co-creators Raphael Bob-Waksberg & Kate Purdy.

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Titmouse Shoots for the Nebulas in ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 7, 2020 at 1:33pm

Prolific studio known for ‘Big Mouth’ and ‘Midnight Gospel’ joins the ranks of Starfleet, handling production on the inaugural season of Mike McMahan’s CBS All Access series, the first adult animated ‘Star Trek’ comedy in franchise history.

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Hulu Adds to Animation Slate with ‘Animaniacs’ and ‘Woke’

Platform announces new season of Steven Spielberg’s classis cartoon series 22 years after its last episode; and new semi-animated series inspired by life and work of artist Keith Knight.

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Hulu Launches Adult Animation ‘HAHA Awards’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 10:34am

‘Bob’s Burgers,’ ‘Archer,’ ‘Bless the Harts,’ ‘Duncanville,’ and ‘Solar Opposites’ receive multiple nominations in first-ever ‘Hilarious Animated Hulu Awards,’ that recognize the year’s best animated TV shows and characters currently streaming on the platform.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Solar Opposites – The Lost Recordings’ Featurette

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 4:33pm

Long lost footage of stars Justin Roiland, Thomas Middleditch, Sean Giambrone and Mary Mack recording together sheds light on origins of the show’s ‘sexually hard sexy fun-buckets’ and ‘baby biscuits.’

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John Harvatine IV and Tom Root Get Medieval in ‘Crossing Swords’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3:31pm

The Emmy Award-winning ‘Robot Chicken’ executive producers bring their signature fast-paced, raucous and violence-driven humor to a stop-motion world of evil kings, insatiable queens, and peasants caught in the crossfire.

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Problems with Cousins Effing Cousins Explained in Hulu’s ‘Crossing Swords’ Trailer

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 2:32pm

From the warped recesses of two Emmy Award-winning ‘Robot Chicken’ executive producers comes stop-motion medieval mayhem of the most bloody and hilarious kind; 10-episode Season 1 drops June 12.

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‘Solar Opposites’ Tops Charts as Hulu’s Most-Watched Original Comedy Premiere

Since its May 8 debut, the series has ranked as the #1 streaming title on Hulu, highlighting the recent increased popularity of adult animation titles.

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‘Solar Opposites’: Doing What We Never Thought They’d Let Us Do

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 1:27pm

For series co-creator Mike McMahan, on his and Justin Roiland’s new Hulu animated comedy, if an idea makes them laugh, and it’s crazy enough, into the show it goes.

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Kevin Smith Hosting ‘Solar Opposites’ Animated Twitter Q & A

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 11:52am

On May 6, crash-landed aliens Justin Roiland and Thomas Middleditch join noted backwards baseball cap-wearing director for a “mind altering” discussion about Hulu’s new animated comedy.

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WATCH: Official Trailer for Justin Roiland’s ‘Solar Opposites’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 12:39pm

New series about a team of aliens that crash lands in Suburban USA, co-created by Roiland and ‘Rick and Morty’ head writer Mike McMahan, premieres on Hulu May 8, 2020.

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FIRST LOOK: Hulu Drops Teaser Trailer for Justin Roiland’s ‘Solar Opposites’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 8:52am

Highly anticipated new animated comedy about an alien family taking refuge in middle America, from 'Rick and Morty' co-creator Roiland and executive producer Mike McMahan, debuts May 8 on Hulu.

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Marci Proietto Named Exec Vice President of Animation at 20th Century Fox TV

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 3:58pm

26-year studio veteran will oversee all creative and production on ‘The Simpsons,’ ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘Family Guy’ as well as all new animated series development.

Television Headline News

‘Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland Teases New Series in Development

‘Rick and Morty’ co-creator Justin Roiland leaks a set of images from a new animated series called ‘Solar Opposites’ that might or might not be in development at Fox.

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