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Exclusive Clip: ‘Room Lottery’ from ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Episode 304

Is there a sinister plan to rig the lottery for better crew quarters? In tomorrow’s all-new episode on Paramount+, ‘Room for Growth,’ Mariner, Boimler, and Tendi clash with their arch-rivals as Delta Shift and the Cerritos engineers go on mandatory relaxation leave; get a jump on tomorrow's episode and watch AWN’s sneak peek ‘Room Lottery.’

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‘Solar Opposites’ Gets Halloween Special – We Bet it’s a Scream!

Everyone’s favorite colorful alien... family?... heads into spooky territory with ‘A Sinister Halloween Scary Opposites Solar Special,’ streaming this October on Hulu.

To Rarely Go Where No One Has Gone Before ANIMATIONWorld

‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Bravely – and Hilariously – Beams into Season 3

Creator Mike McMahan offers an in-depth look at the creative impulses and collaborative effort behind his hit Paramount+ animated sci-fi comedy, whose third season debuts today.

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Paramount+ Shares ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ S3 Trailer and Crossover Episode Tease

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 25, 2022 at 3:48pm

Mike McMahan’s animated comedy returns for its third season this August, and will collide with ‘Star Trek: Strange New Worlds’ in a live-action / animated episode in that hit show’s second season.

Can’t we all just get along? ANIMATIONWorld

The Sweet-Natured, Raucous Mayhem of ‘Solar Opposites’

Showrunners Mike McMahan and Josh Bycel discuss the secrets of edgy joke writing, the specialness of family – even for Shlorpians - and what to look forward to in the third season of their alien-centric, Middle America-set animated sitcom, now streaming on Hulu.

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Paramount+ Sets ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 3 Premiere

Streamer also drops key art for the new season of the popular animated series; created by Emmy Award winner Mike McMahan, the show tells the story of the crew serving on one of Starfleet’s least important ships, the U.S.S. Cerritos.

Can’t we all just get along? ANIMATIONWorld

The Voice Acting Trio Giving ‘Solar Opposites’ its Quirky, Disarming Charm

Thomas Middleditch, Sean Giambrone, and Mary Mack mix heartfelt emotion and unapologetic raunch in their characters, Terry, Yumyulack, and Jesse, as they deal with their manic team leader Korvo, voiced by Justin Roiland, on his and Mike McMahan’s wickedly funny animated series; the new season debuts tomorrow, July 13, on Hulu.

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Watch: ‘Solar Opposites’ Season 3 Trailer

The colorful aliens are back, trying harder than ever to make the jump from ‘team’ to ‘family’ – but they can’t agree on anything! All-new episodes hit Hulu on July 13.

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Paramount+ Drops ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 3 Teaser

Streamer unveils video and poster at this past Saturday’s ‘Star Trek: Mission Chicago’ fan event, joining with CBS to support ‘First Contact Day’ with $1 donation for every Tweet sent using hashtag #StarTrekUnitedGives through April 10.

Methinks This Quite Naughty! ANIMATIONWorld

The Fabulously Fun and Filthy ‘Crossing Swords’ Returns for Season 2

Back for another go are the Emmy Award-winning ‘Robot Chicken’ executive producers and their brilliantly raunchy, violent, and rapid-fire gag-driven stop-motion comedy about a royal squire dealing with the reality his beloved kingdom is a hornet’s nest of horny monarchs, crooks, and charlatans… and now it’s broke; new season debuts December 10 on Hulu.

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Hulu Drops ‘Solar Opposites’ ‘WTF is Christmas?’ Teaser and Images

The Solars don’t understand the holidays, but that won’t stop them from trying! The Hulu Original Special Premiere: ‘A Very Solar Holiday Opposites Special’ streams November 22.

What Exactly is a Cerritos? ANIMATIONWorld

Mike McMahan Talks ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 2 Debut

With a Primetime Emmy nomination in hand, the ‘Star Trek’ franchise’s first adult animated comedy launches its sophomore season on Paramount+ with a fresh set of sci-fi adventures often overshadowed by nerve-wracking crew discoveries of their own inner hopes and dreams.

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Dan Levy to Co-Write and Star in ‘Standing By’ Animated Series

Hulu orders a presentation from the ‘Schitt’s Creek’ star and ‘Feel Good’ director Ally Pankiw; show takes a satirical look at a group of disgruntled guardian angels.

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Paramount+ Drops ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Season 2 Trailer

Virtual panel at Comic-Con@Home featured a conversation with cast members and creator Mike McMahan, part of the Paramount+’s ‘Peak’ Animation programming block; the hit half-hour comedy about the crew of one of Starfleet’s least important ships is available in the US exclusively on the streamer.

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‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Drops Teaser and Season 2 Release Date

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 8:17am

Mike McMahan’s hit half-hour comedy about the crew of one of Starfleet’s least important ships also gets third season renewal by Paramount+.

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Animated ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’ Premiering This Year on Paramount+

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 9:50am

All-new CG kids’ series about a group of lawless teens who discover a derelict Starfleet ship will also run on Nickelodeon; entire ‘Star Trek’ universe will be made available on the newly rebranded platform.

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CBS Studios Inks Two-Year Deal with Mike McMahan

Emmy Award-winning TV animation writer/producer is known for top animated adult comedy series including CBS All Access’ ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks,’ Adult Swim’s ‘Rick and Morty,’ and Hulu’s ‘Solar Opposites.’

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Kate Mulgrew Returns as Captain Janeway in Animated ‘Star Trek: Prodigy’

In surprise New York Comic Con announcement, Nickelodeon and CBS Studios shared the casting news for their upcoming CG-animated series, coming in 2021.

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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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