American Broadcasting Company

ABC's flagship productions at the time were The Lone Ranger, based on the radio program of the same title, and The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, the latter of which (at 14 seasons, running from 1952 to 1966) held the record for the longest-running prime time comedy in U.S. television history, until it was surpassed by The Simpsons in 2003. Goldenson's efforts paid off, and on October 27, 1954, the network launched a campaign ushering in the "New ABC", with productions from several studios, including Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Warner Bros. and 20th Century Fox.

Jim Cummings

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The Simpsons: Duncan the Horse (episode "Saddlesore Galactica"). Skylanders Academy: Malefor. Snorks: various characters. Sofia the First: Wormwood the Raven, Goodwin the Great. Sonic the Hedgehog (SatAM): Doctor Robotnik, SWATbots, Nasty Hyena member (episode "Fed Up With Antoine"), additional voices. The Spectacular Spider-Man: Crusher Hogan. Spider-Man: Hammerhead, Ghost. Star Wars Rebels: Hondo Ohnaka. Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Hondo Ohnaka. The Super Hero Squad Show: Thanos (Season 2), Super-Skrull (Season 2), Human Torch. The Sylvester and Tweety Mysteries: Moo Goo Guy Pan, Sam Ficus, Rocky, Tasmanian Devil.

Gregg Berger

The Simpsons - Additional voices. The Transformers – Grimlock, Skyfire, Long Haul, Outback. Where's Waldo? – Additional Voices. The Wild Thornberrys - Additional voices. The Wuzzles – Tycoon. This Is America, Charlie Brown – Myles Standish (episode: "Mayflower Voyagers"), Orville Wright (episode: "The Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk"), Thomas A. Watson (episode: "The Great Inventors"). Timeless Tales from Hallmark. Transformers: Robots in Disguise – Stockade, Major Mayhem. Tranzor Z – Tommy Davis (Kouji Kabuto), Devleen (Baron Ashura). Wings – Clerk, Mr. Douglas. Grand Theft Auto 2 - Trey Welsh. Agents of Mayhem - L.E.G.I.O.N Hammersmith. Age of Empires III – Frederick the Great.

Family Guy (season 1)

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Josh Wolk of Entertainment Weekly gave volume one a B, saying that "Family Guy Volume One: Seasons 1 & 2 rips through edgy gags, TV references, and fantasy sequences (some of which are hilariously inspired), but Fox's other buffoonish family has none of The Simpsons' heart. As Homer and family have shown, a cartoon doesn't always have to be this cartoonish". Mixed assessments came from Robin Pierson of The TV Critic, giving the season an overall mixed score of 59 out of 100.

Fox Digital Entertainment

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It is primarily involved with 20th Century Fox properties such as Family Guy, The Simpsons, Ice Age, James Bond, Predator, Rio, Sons of Anarchy, and X-Men. They have been involved in applications such as FOX 4D, Own The Moments, Skyfall Gun Barrel and The Wolverine Second Screen. They have also been involved in video games such as The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, The Simpsons: Tapped Out, and Predators.

M6 (TV channel)

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(Madame est servie) ; The Nanny (Une nounou d'enfer) ; Little House on the Prairie (La Petite Maison dans la prairie); The Simpsons (Les Simpson) ; Bewitched (Ma sorcière bien-aimée) ; The Wonder Years (Les annees coup de coeur) and Family Affair (Cher Oncle Bill). American programs: High School Musical ; Camp Rock ; America's Got Talent (with its own version : La France a un incroyable talent), American Idol (La Nouvelle Star), KaBlam! (KarToon (M6 version)). British TV shows: Primeval ; Secret Diary of a Call Girl (Journal intime d'une call girl).

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The Simpsons (I Simpson)'' (1998–present). The Smurfs (I Puffi). The Snorks (Gli Snorky). The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper (Casper). The Storykeepers (Un passo dopo l'altro sulle strade di Gesù). The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! (Le avventure di Super Mario). The Twins of Destiny (I Gemelli del Destino). The Loud House (A casa dei Loud - raffinato vinci Raffinato!). The Wacky World of Tex Avery (Il Tex Avery Show). Tiny Toon Adventures (I favolosi Tiny). Tom and Jerry (Tom e Jerry). Tom and Jerry Kids. Tom and Jerry Show. Totally Spies (Che magnifiche spie). The Transformers. Transformers Animated. Transformers Prime. Widget the World Watcher (Widget, un alieno per amico).

List of adult animated television series

This is a list of adult animated television series (including web television series); that is, animated programs that are mainly targeted towards adults aged 18–34. Mature animation is comparatively rare in North America and Europe, as animated series are culturally expected to be created for children. This list does not include Japanese, Chinese, or Korean series, as mature animation is much more common in these regions.

Annie Award for Best Animated Television Production

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The Critic – Gracie Films, Film Roman. The Ren & Stimpy Show – Nickelodeon. 1995 (23rd) The Simpsons – Gracie Films, Film Roman. Batman: The Animated Series – Warner Bros. Animation. Animaniacs – Warner Bros. Animation. The Maxx – MTV Animation, Rough Draft Studios. The Tick – Sunbow Productions, Graz Entertainment. 1996 (24th) The Simpsons – 20th Century Fox Television. Animaniacs – Warner Bros. Animation. Gargoyles – Walt Disney Television Animation. 1997 (25th) The Simpsons – 20th Century Fox, Film Roman Productions, Gracie Films, Klasky Csupo. Dexter's Laboratory. King of the Hill – 20th Century Fox, Film Roman Productions. Pinky and the Brain – Warner Bros., Warner Bros.

Pilot (The Critic)

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"Pilot" (also known as "The Critic") is the first episode of the first season of the US animated TV show The Critic, a series created by The Simpsons writers Al Jean and Mike Reiss which ran for the 1994 season. The episode was animated by Film Roman, INC, and aired on the ABC. The A.V. Club explains "in creating The Critic, Al Jean and Mike Reiss set out to make the show as dissimilar from The Simpsons as humanly possible". The character of Jay Sherman is "the butt of many of the jokes on The Critic but he's also an extraordinarily accomplished figure". For this reason the show needed to find the right balance between the two. The A.V.

Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program

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The Simpsons (2 consecutive, thrice). 5 awards. South Park (3 consecutive). 2 awards. Bob's Burgers. Futurama. Star Wars: Clone Wars (consecutive). 26 nominations. The Simpsons. 17 nominations. South Park. 8 nominations. Futurama. 7 nominations. Bob's Burgers. 6 nominations. King of the Hill. 5 nominations. SpongeBob SquarePants. 4 nominations. Archer. Dexter's Laboratory. Family Guy. The Powerpuff Girls. Robot Chicken. 3 nominations. As Told by Ginger. Duckman. Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. Samurai Jack. 2 nominations. American Dad!. Camp Lazlo. Cow and Chicken. The Ren and Stimpy Show. Rugrats. Star Wars: Clone Wars. Tiny Toon Adventures.

25th Annie Awards

Disney's Hercules and Fox's The Simpsons won the most awards with four. The Simpsons won its Best Animated Television Program fifth time in a row. The 25th Annie Awards ceremony took place on Sunday, November 16, 1997 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. The ceremony started at 2:00 p.m. with a champagne reception, guests had ample time to meet and greet on the patio outside the theater. The show itself, hosted by voice actor Gary Owens, was a well-produced two hours of Owens' witty remarks and character voices, nominee footage, acceptance speeches, and introductions by presenters such as Bill Kroyer, Nick Bosustow, June Foray and Jerry Beck.

Kevin VanHook

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In 2002, VanHook Studios merged with Film Roman, the animation company best known for animating The Simpsons TV series. During his stint as a visual effects artist and supervisor, VanHook has worked on such films as Miss Congeniality, Hart's War, Daredevil, I, Robot and many others. Film Roman was acquired by IDT Corporation, an international telephone company expanding into entertainment in 2003. After IDT acquired Anchor Bay Entertainment, a leading DVD distributor, VanHook created a new film for IDT, The Fallen Ones starring Casper Van Dien and Robert Wagner.

List of Channel 4 television programmes

Mighty Max. The New Pink Panther Show (90s Series). TerryToons. Totally Spies. Ulysses 31. Wowser. The Trap Door. Sharky and George. Round the Bend. Ovide and the Gang. Grim Tales. The Ferals. The Adam and Joe Show. Bi-Channelled Monkey!. Black Books. Blunder. Bo' Selecta!. Brass Eye. Captain Butler. Caroline in the City (import). Cheers (import). Chelmsford 123. Comedy Lab. The Comic Strip Presents. Desmond's. Drop the Dead Donkey. Ed (import). Everybody Loves Raymond (import). Father Ted. Frasier (import). Friends (import). Garth Marenghi's Darkplace. Green Wing. Heroes of Comedy. The IT Crowd. Ugly Betty (import). Just Shoot Me! (import). Let The Blood Run Free (import).

23rd Annie Awards

23rd Annie Awards November 11, 1995 Best Feature Film: Pocahontas Best Television Program: The Simpsons Best Video Production: The Gate to the Mind's Eye Best Short Subject: Dexter's Laboratory The 23rd Annie Awards were given by the International Animated Film Association to honor outstanding achievements in animation in 1995. Pocahontas led the nominations with 7 and won 4 awards, including Best Animated Feature. The Simpsons won its fourth consecutive award for Best Animated Television Program.

Nickelodeon Animation Studio

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Apart from The Ren & Stimpy Show, Nickelodeon's other Nicktoons were done out-of-house at Jumbo Pictures (whose next deal with Nickelodeon would be a live-action/puppet series Allegra's Window for Nick Jr.) in New York City and Klasky-Csupo (who entered mainstream popularity as animation producers from Fox's longest-running animated sitcom The Simpsons from 1987 to 1992 when animation production duties were given to Film Roman, as well as Everett Peck's Duckman which was produced by Nickelodeon's sister company Paramount Television and aired on USA Network in 1994 through 1997).

24th Annie Awards

24th Annie Awards November 10, 1996 Best Feature Film: Toy Story Best Television Program: The Simpsons Best Home Video Production: The Land Before Time III Best Short Subject: Cow and Chicken The 24th Annie Awards were given by the International Animated Film Association to honor outstanding achievements in animation in 1996. The Hunchback of Notre Dame led the nominations with 13. Toy Story won 7 awards out of its 8 nominations.

1992 in animation

. * Film Roman takes over production of The Simpsons from Klasky Csupo. * October 13: Aaron Dismuke, American voice actor (Alphonse Eric in Fullmetal Alchemist). * January 15: Walter Clinton, American animator and comics artist (worked for Tex Avery, Hanna-Barbera), passed away at age 85. * February 14: Alex Lovy, American animator and comics artist (worked for Van Beuren, Walter Lantz, Columbia Pictures and Hanna-Barbera), passes away at age 78. * July 18: Rudolph Ising, American cartoon animator (co-founder of Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer animation studio), dies at age 79. * December 24: Peyo, Belgian comics artist and animation film director (directed The Smurfs and the Magic Flute

Bart of Darkness

The earthquake damaged much of the Film Roman building in which The Simpsons writing and animation staff worked, forcing them to move out for three months and continue production in a temporary building. The only staff members that came in expecting to work were future show runners Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein. As a result, the staff was given a month more than they would usually have had to work on the episode, which Reardon described as "greatly benefiting" it. Having been a director on the series for five years before this episode, he believed that this "was closer to what [he] was trying to achieve as a director than [he] had done before".

Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie

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This was the first episode that Rich Moore directed at Film Roman. The shot of the Korean animation studio angered the Korean animators at Rough Draft Korea; Gregg Vanzo, the overseas director, felt insulted and nearly sent the scene back. While drawing the Steamboat Itchy sequence, the animators jokingly referred to it as "Steamboat Lawsuit". David Silverman explained that he did not know "why [they] weren't sued because there's a shot right out of Steamboat Willie in [the episode]."

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The referee at the game is a caricature of the janitor at Film Roman, who supplied director Pete Michels with every piece of soccer information he needed to design the episode. Pelé also makes an appearance at the match, although he is voiced by Hank Azaria. The episode closes with music from The Avengers. After the music had been recorded, Scully felt that it did not suit the ending and so wished to change it to something else. However, it was too late in production to get the full orchestra back to do a recording, and union rules meant that previous recordings could not be reused. The chalkboard gag references the Richard Gere gerbil urban legend.

28th Annie Awards

28th Annie Awards November 11, 2000 Best Animated Feature: Toy Story 2 Best Primetime Television Program: The Simpsons Best Daytime Television Program: Mickey Mouse Works Best Home Video Production: An Extremely Goofy Movie Best Short Subject: For the Birds The 28th Annie Awards were given by the International Animated Film Association, ASIFA-Hollywood to honor outstanding achievements in the field of animation in 2000.

History of The Simpsons

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Many fans correctly guessed that it would be one of Homer's sisters-in-law, either Patty or Selma, while others believed it to be Waylon Smithers. 20th Century Fox, Gracie Films, and Film Roman produced an animated The Simpsons film that was released on July 27, 2007. The production staff of The Simpsons had entertained the thought of a film since early in the series, but production never came together. Groening felt a feature-length film would allow them to increase the show's scale and animate sequences too complex for a TV series.

Team Homer

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Kirkland and his team of The Simpsons animators at Film Roman all went over to a local bowling alley and had lunch. They inspected the whole alley for inspiration and drew sketches. "Life on the Fast Lane" deals with Marge becoming infatuated with Jacques, a French bowling instructor. Mirkin points out that Jacques makes a brief appearance in this episode, but without a speaking role. Also appearing with non-speaking roles are Mindy Simmons, Lurleen Lumpkin, and Princess Kashmir, the three women who almost broke up Marge and Homer's marriage.

Frank Welker filmography

Frank Welker is an American actor who specializes in voice acting and has contributed character voices and other vocal effects to American television and motion pictures.