New Releases – Week of Tuesday September 24, 2013

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Greetings, animation fans! This week’s new releases bring us a variety! From the most popular adult-oriented shows on the air, to a classic show that everyone has loved. We have Family Guy: Volume Eleven, South Park: The Complete Sixteenth Season, American Dad! Volume Eight, and our featured release, Scooby-Doo: 13 Spooky Tales Ruh-Roh Robot!

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June Foray, The First Lady of Voice Acting, to receive 2013 Governors Award

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The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) will honor the great June Foray, the undisputed First Lady of Voice Acting, with the lifetime Governors Award at this year’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards show on September 15th.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 49: In the Pacific Rim with Hal Hickel

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Join Marc and guest host Jon Hueber as they head to the Pacific Rim to talk with returning guest Hal Hickel, of Industrial Light and Magic.

Hal discusses in-depth the production of the film and what it was like to work with Guillermo del Toro, who he’d co-pilot a Jaeger with, what Kaiju was his favorite, and where he’d like to see the story go in a sequel.

So sit back and enjoy, because today we are cancelling the apocalypse!

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2013 Emmy Award Nominations Announced

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The Academy for Television Arts and Sciences has announced the nominees for the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards. Here are the nominees in their animation-specific categories… Continue reading

Seth MacFarlane Guest Stars on Season Finale of ‘The Simpsons’

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A familiar voice on Fox’s Sunday night Animation Domination programming block will be appearing on the season finale of The Simpsons. Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, American Dad and The Cleveland Show, will be making a guest appearance as a “smooth operator named Ben” who Marge meets online.

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‘Bob’s Burgers’ Now Serving on Adult Swim

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Loren Bouchard’s quirky animated series Bob’s Burgers will now be part of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim block. According to Deadline.com, Adult Swim closed the deal for exclusive off-network cable rights to the show. Bob’s Burgers will join Family Guy and King of the Hill, two other FOX comedies currently playing on Adult Swim.

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 35: [adult swim]

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What time is it?!? It’s podcasting time!!

In this episode Marc and Matt are joined by guest host George Underwood to discuss Cartoon Network’s [adult swim] and their similar shows. They also weigh in on the Oscar nominations for animated features and shorts. So join us on the Planet Express as we go on this podcasting adventure.

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