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Norman Lear’s Animated ‘Good Times’ Greenlit at Netflix

By Dan Sarto | Monday, September 14, 2020 at 1:22pm

‘Black Dynamite’s Carl Jones will serve as creator, executive producer and showrunner on new series; other executive producers include Seth MacFarlane and Stephen Curry.

TV Animation Headline News

Jon Bokenkamp Shines Light on Animated ‘The Blacklist’ Season 7 Finale

During Comic-Con panel, showrunner explains decision on integrating live-action with comic-style toon-shaded animation to finish episode halted due to the novel coronavirus.

Business Headline News

Phil Lord and Chris Miller to Re-Imagine ‘Clone High’ with MTV

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:32am

Oscar-winning pair reuniting with series co-creator Bill Lawrence and writer Erica Rivinoja to develop new episodes based on iconic animated emo culture satire that originally aired in 2002.

TV Animation ANIMATIONWorld

How Proof’s Fully Animated Previs Helped Save the ‘The Blacklist’ Season Finale

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 1:57pm

With production shutdown due to COVID-19, the hit NBC series finished its final Season 7 episode by integrating 20+ minutes of toon-shaded animation with live-action.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Funimation and Bigscreen Bring 30+ Anime Films to VR

Virtual anime movie theater to kick off May 1 with special weekend of live film screenings starting with fan favorite, ‘Your Name.’ 

People Headline News

Kristine Belson Adds TV and Streaming to Her Role as Sony Pictures Animation President

Studio head's contract renewal expands her responsibilities to include production of animation for series and streaming. 

Production Deals Headline News

Lord & Miller Ink 9-Figure Production Deal with Sony Pictures TV

By Dan Sarto | Monday, April 29, 2019 at 2:58pm

Duo behind Oscar-winning ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs,’ and ’21 Jump Street’ leave 20th Century Fox Television for new five-year deal.

SVOD Headline News

YouTube Orders Animated Presentation from ‘Dumb People Town’ Creators

Series from creators Randy Sklar, Jason Sklar and Daniel Van Kirk is based on their hit podcast celebrating dumb people doing dumb things, often in Florida.

FUNimation Headline News

Sony to Acquire Majority Stake in Funimation

Funimation CEO Gen Fukunaga to retain minority stake in the business valued at approximately $150 million, with a catalog that includes popular titles such as ‘Dragon Ball Z,’ ‘Cowboy Bebop,’ ‘One Piece,’ ‘My Hero Academia’ and ‘Attack on Titan.’

Portfolio Entertainment Headline News

Portfolio Entertainment Announces New Sales for ‘Freaktown’

New series from Peter Ricq and Philippe Ivanusic, the creators of ‘The League of Super Evil,’ set to launch in the U.K., Denmark and India.

TV Animation Headline News

‘Boondocks’ Season Premiere Makes Big Splash on Adult Swim

Season 4 premiere ranks as most-watched Adult Swim primetime telecast in five years; most-watched original debut in six years; most-watched telecast in 2014 to date among adults 18-24.