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The Annies are Coming! Headline News

51st Annual Annie Award Nominations Announced

Best Animated Feature nominees ‘Nimona,’ ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Suzume,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem,’ and ‘The Boy and the Heron’ top the expansive list of category nominations; animation’s biggest awards ceremony is scheduled to return live on Saturday, February 17 at UCLA’s Royce Hall.

Wubba-Lubba-Dub-Dub! Headline News

‘Ricky and Morty: The Complete Seventh Season’ Heads to Blu-ray and DVD

All 10 episodes, featurettes, and a look ‘Inside’ the show and its characters will be available March 12 on Steelbook Blu-ray Disc, Blu-ray Disc and DVD; now available for purchase on digital.

kids’ TV Headline News

PBS Kids Sets February 5 ‘Lyla in the Loop’ Debut

Coming next month, the 2D animated kids' series, produced by Mighty Picnic and Pipeline Studios, centers on the dynamic and curious 7-year-old Lyla, who, along with family and friends, solves a range of everyday problems using creative and strategic problem-solving skills and critical thinking. 

Fox Hamms it Up! ANIMATIONWorld

Detective Noir Spoof Animation Has a New Name: ‘Grimsburg’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 4, 2024 at 2:00pm

Jon Hamm executive produces and stars in the newest member of FOX’s Sunday Animation Domination lineup, featuring the greatest detective to ever catch a cannibal clown or identify a mid-century modern armoire… who still can’t crack the mystery of his own life; series premieres with preview episode on January 7.

I Want a Pet T-Rex! Headline News

Disney Drops ‘Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur’ Official Trailer

Next month, tune in to Disney Channel and Disney XD for a special 2-episode Season 2 debut of the Emmy-nominated animated series that follows the adventures of 13-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette and her 10-ton T-Rex, Devil Dinosaur.

Now That’s Quite the Yarn Headline News

Season 4 Premiere Exclusive Clip: ‘The Great North: Bad Speecher Adventure’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, January 4, 2024 at 8:43am

The show returns with an all-new episode airing this Sunday, January 7, on FOX; when Ham enlists his family for help in finding a speech for his Public Speaking Elective, Judy, Beef, and Honeybee pitch competing stories that end up secretly drawing from ‘Top Gun,’ ‘Good Will Hunting,’ and ‘The Matrix.’

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

Crunchyroll Announces Winter 2024 Anime Lineup – Part 2!

Wait, there’s more! The second piece of the streamers ‘Anime-zing’ winter slate kicks off Saturday with ‘Blue Exorcist - Shimane Illuminati Saga,’ ‘Kingdom’ Season 5, and ‘The Strongest Tank’s Labyrinth Raids.’ 

Done Deal Headline News

Lionsgate Finalizes Acquisition of Hasbro’s eOne for $375 Million

The sale, first announced this past August, includes almost 6,500 titles, but notably omits popular franchises such as ‘Peppa Pig,’ ‘Transformers,’ ‘Dungeons & Dragons,’ ‘Magic: The Gathering,’ ‘My Little Pony,’ ‘Power Rangers,’ ‘Play-Doh,’ ‘Monopoly’ and ‘Clue,’ which will receive ‘significant development, production and financing capabilities.’

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

Adult Swim Drops First Sneak Peek of ‘Rick and Morty: The Anime’

Network releases first video of the upcoming anime series, featuring the titular anti-heroes in their brand-new aesthetic, set to stream on Max later this year.

Games Headline News

‘South Park: Snow Day!’ Collector’s Edition Coming this March

In the award-winning franchise’s latest game, Cartman, Stan, Kyle and Kenny celebrate their day off from school while battling through the snow-piled streets of South Park; preorder now available.

You Had Me at ‘LANA!’ ANIMATIONWorld

‘Archer’: Chaos and Phrasing May Never Be This Fun Again

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 21, 2023 at 1:35pm

Art Director Justin Wagner walks through some of the production highlights – including an almost templated approach to storyboarding nude scenes – on the acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning series that just concluded its 14th and final season with a special episode, ‘Archer: Into the Cold,’ now streaming on Hulu.

Wait… I’m a What? Headline News

DreamWorks and Netflix Share ‘Not Quite Narwhal’ Season 2 Trailer

Based on the New York Times bestseller by Jessie Sima, the animated preschool series about curious and fun-loving Kelp, who always believed he was a narwhal until he finds out he’s not, returns January 22 with all-new episodes.

The Fans Have Spoken! Headline News

Lightfold Releases ‘Godspeed’ Pilot on YouTube

‘Final Space’ creator Olan Rogers raises $100K on Kickstarter within hours of releasing series’ pilot, ensuring funding for new episodes; reveals legendary Tom Kenny as part of voice acting lineup. 

See it on Xmas Day Headline News

Nickelodeon Sets ‘Rock Paper Scissors’ Series Launch

New show, developed from the first short in Nick’s Intergalactic Shorts Program ever picked up for series, will debut February 12, 2024; it follows best friend and roommate trio Rock, Paper and Scissors, who compete over everything in hilarious and wildly absurd ways; watch the short first on Xmas day.

Health Care in Space! Headline News

Prime Video Shares ‘The Second Best Hospital in the Galaxy’ First Looks

Oscar nominee Stephanie Hsu joins the cast of the animated sci-fi comedy series from creators Cirocco Dunlap, Maya Rudolph, Danielle Renfrew Behrens, and Natasha Lyonne’s Animal Pictures, streaming this coming February.  

Honoring the Best in Kids and Family TV Animation Headline News

Disney and Netflix Win Big at 2nd Annual Children’s & Family Emmy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Monday, December 18, 2023 at 5:14pm

Disney Channel’s ‘Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur,’ and Netflix’s ‘Lost Ollie’ and ‘Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight’ were three of the top shows among the winners at this weekend's two separate awards ceremonies.

Visiting the Neighborhood of Make-Believe Headline News

Ring In the New Year with ‘Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood’

Seasonal special follows the first visit by Juan Carlos and his mom to Daniel and his family in the ‘Neighborhood of Make-Believe;’ premieres and streams New Year’s Day on PBS Kids.

You Had Me at ‘LANA!’ ANIMATIONWorld

Tying Up Dysfunctional Ends: ‘Archer’ Bids Farewell in ‘Smilthy’ Good Form

By Dan Sarto | Saturday, December 16, 2023 at 12:02pm

Stars H. Jon Benjamin, Aisha Tyler, Chris Parnell, and Amber Nash share their thoughts on 14 seasons of bungling, naughty spycrafting as the hugely popular, Emmy Award-winning adult comedy concludes its series run with a special 1-hour finale, ‘Archer: Into the Cold,’ debuting December 17 on FX and FXX, streaming the next day on Hulu.

The Blue Heeler Rings in the New Year Headline News

New ‘Bluey’ Episodes Coming to Disney+ Next Month

The award-winning preschool series returns with more adventures the follow the loveable, inexhaustible blue heeler pooch who lives with her mum, dad, and little sister, Bingo; also coming in 2024, the first-ever series special, ‘The Sign,’ release date to be announced.

It’s Anime-zing! Headline News

Crunchyroll Announces Winter 2024 Anime Lineup

The streaming platform rings in the new year with an ‘Anime-zing’ slate of January releases; the immense line-up kicks off early with ‘Burn the Witch #0.8’ debuting December 29.

She Stands Alone ANIMATIONWorld

The Quiet, Uncomfortable, and Darkly Funny ‘Carol & The End of The World’

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 1:30pm

Debuting December 15 on Netflix, Dan Guterman’s new adult animated limited series, which he calls ‘a meditative, character-driven dramedy,’ follows a woman who can’t shake her meek, depressed existence, though surrounded by hedonistic excess, in the face of humanity’s impending extinction from a mysterious planet hurtling towards earth.

Fox Hamms it Up! Headline News

Fox Reveals ‘Grimsburg’ Season 1 Guest Stars

Christina Hendricks, Rosie Perez, and Patton Oswalt join series star and executive producer John Ham in the new animated comedy series about Marvin Flute, a misanthropic detective trying to redeem himself; special preview debuts January 7.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Revealed for the 29th Annual Critics Choice Awards

‘Barbie’ nabs 18 nominations, including Best Production Design, while ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Poor Things’ each scored 13 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Visual Effects, and ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’ earned 3 nominations, including Best Animated Feature and Best Visual Effects; winners will be announced January 14 at a gala broadcast live on The CW.

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