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!
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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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!
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.
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.
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.