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Adam Carolla’s “Crank Yankers” character, Birchum gets new life at Fox

Adam Carolla’s “Crank Yankers” character, Birchum gets new life at Fox

By | August 15, 2011 at 10:35 am | No comments

Former Man Show host and current podcast king Adam Carolla has teamed up with former King of the Hill executive producers John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky to start work on The Birchums, an animated series which has landed a presentation order from Fox. The Birchums is based on...

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Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

Demetri Martin working on animated series for Fox

By | August 12, 2011 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments

If all goes according to plan, multi-faceted comedian Demetri Martin will join a long, successful tradition of animated comedy at Fox, which boasts The Simpsons, Family Guy and most recently Bob's Burgers. According to Deadline, Martin is finalizing a deal with the network,...

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Eddie Murphy will voice movie version of 1970s animated show “Hong Kong Phooey”

Eddie Murphy will voice movie version of 1970s animated show “Hong Kong Phooey”

By | August 11, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 2 comments

A big screen animated feature version of Hanna-Barbera's 1974 TV series Hong Kong Phooey has been green-lit with Eddie Murphy voicing the protagonist hero. It's totally understandable that movie execs have been inspired by the piles of money the Smurfs movie is racking up, but...

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Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

By | August 5, 2011 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais, busiest (most powerful?) comedy person in the world will drop by the new season of Family Guy to voice the part of a dolphin for an episode titled, "Be Careful What You Wish For." This is great news for us, but Gervais may be even more excited about the guest gig,...

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Watch a preview of the new season of “Family Guy”

Watch a preview of the new season of “Family Guy”

By | July 27, 2011 at 2:46 pm | No comments

Family Guy won't premiere its new season on Fox until Sept. 25 at 9 pm EST, but that doesn't mean you have to sit there like a helpless idiot not watching a preview, right? Right. So, go ahead and check out the below teaser, which was unveiled at Comic-Con this past weekend....

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“Futurama” gets two more seasons at Comedy Central

“Futurama” gets two more seasons at Comedy Central

By | July 25, 2011 at 10:00 am | No comments

Comedy Central has renewed Futurama for two more full seasons, show creator David X. Cohen told an excited audience at Comic-Con in San Diego this weekend. "The mood is better now,” he said, adding “the pressure’s off now that we’re in our second life – we didn’t...

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Cornholio, “Jersey Shore” and bloody accidents: Watch five minutes of the rebooted “Beavis and Butthead”

Cornholio, “Jersey Shore” and bloody accidents: Watch five minutes of the rebooted “Beavis and Butthead”

By | July 22, 2011 at 12:06 pm | No comments

Although no official premiere date has been announced -- we just know it's going down this Fall -- we finally got a first peek at the rebooted Beavis and Butt-Head. And it is good. In fact, the best part of the new version of the show -- if the below five minutes are an accurate...

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“Archer” gets a premiere date and a unique airing schedule

“Archer” gets a premiere date and a unique airing schedule

By | July 20, 2011 at 4:57 pm | No comments

My favorite animated show about a fake, bumbling CIA-like agency finally has a premiere date for its new season. FX announced today that Archer, which features the voices of comedian Aisha Tyler, H. Jon Benjamin (who's currently starring in Comedy Central's Jon Benjamin Has a...

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South Park has been renewed through 2013; documentary will air this Fall

South Park has been renewed through 2013; documentary will air this Fall

By | July 19, 2011 at 11:39 pm | No comments

Although an official release has not been sent, Comedy Central confirmed to Laughspin.com that its iconic animated series South Park will run through 2013. We can also tell you that the second half of the current season -- that's number 15 if you're keeping track -- will resume...

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