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Simpsons Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

Simpsons Producers to Get Special Saturn Award

The producers of one of the longest running animated series in the industry, The Simpsons, may have been snubbed by the TV academy along with all the other animation writers, but they will be receiving a special honor at the 38th Annual Saturn Awards on July 26 at the Castaway Event Center in Burbank, California. ...

115 million votes for Nickelodeon's 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards

115 million votes for Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards

Kevin James made one point loud and clear this past weekend: this year’s Kids’ Choice Awards was the largest ever. Nickelodeon’s 23rd Annual Awards show pulled in about 115 million votes for the various competitions and categories, all culminating in a single event this past Saturday on the Nick network. Twilight Saga: New Moon and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel were ...

Hit to vote for the 23rd Annual Kids' Choice Awards

Hit to vote for the 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards

Nickelodeon will be airing its 23rd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards tonight, at 8pm, live from Pauley Pavilion in UCLA. Kevin James has the honor of hosting this year’s event, with dozens of celebrities and special guests set to make appearances, including: Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Katy Perry, Robert Downey Jr., Cory Monteith, Miranda Cosgrove, Keke Palmer, Lea Michele, Chris Rock, ...

Animation takes center stage at the Oscars

Animation takes center stage at the Oscars

We’ve talked about the Golden Globes. We’ve talked about the Annie Awards. Now, it’s time to talk about animation’s presence at the 82nd Academy Awards. Five animated films were selected for consideration in the Best Animated Feature category, including; Pixar and Disney’s Up, Disney’s The Princess and the Frog, the Fantastic Mr. Fox, Coraline, and The ...


Bakugan Battle Brawlers are the 2009 Toy of the Year

The Toy Industry Association has been handing out awards for toy excellence for years now, much like the Oscars of the toy world. This year, even though the selection was tough, the answer was clear: the Toy of the Year award went to Spin Master for its Bakugan Battle Brawlers Battle Packs. Property of the Year honors went to the Bakugan, overall. Spanning the actual game, video games, and ...


The Penguins of Madagascar debut

Nickelodeon’s 2009 Kids’ Choice Awards is fast approaching (Saturday, March 28th at 8pm), which is a lot to be excited about.  But perhaps even more exciting is that, immediately after the awards show is done, Nick will be debuting the new CG animated series The Penguins of Madagascar!  The show, which is a production between Nickelodeon and DreamWorks Animation,will air at 9:30 pm ...


2009 Toy Of The Year Awards nominees

The Toy Industry Association has picked the nominees for the 2009 Toy Of The Year Awards. The 9th annual TOTY Awards will be held on Sunday, February 15th, as part of Toy Fair Week. So who is up for the prize?  Quite a few big names!  Check out the nominees for Toy Property Of The Year: Barbie- Mattel Fancy Nancy- Harper Collins Star Wars The Clone Wars- LucasArts Entertainment Disney Fairies ...


Cartoons rocking the Academy Awards

Get this news!  There have already been 14 animated features entered to win an Oscar at the 81st Academy Awards.  The Animated Feature Film category will have films like: Bolt, Delgo, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, Dragon Hunters, Fly Me to the Moon, Igor, Kung Fu Panda, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, The Sky Crawlers, Sword of the Stranger, The Tale of Despereaux, $9.99, Wall-E, and ...


WALL-E and Batman Win Scream Awards

Wall-E, the adorable CGI robot from Disney’s summer hit of the same name, was amongst serveral comic-book superheroes to take home Scream awards on Spike TV over the weekend.  The show was the third annual event honoring the best in fantasy, sci-fi, comics and horror, and will air on Spike TV Tuesday, October 21st, at 9PM.  Wall-E took home the award for Breakout Performance.  But it ...


Emmy Awards – Special Class Short-Format Animated Programs

And finally, along with Animated Programs that are less than one hour and Animated Programs that are one hour or more, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has also announced 2008 Emmy nominations for Special Class Short-Format Animated Programs.  Here are the nominations, below – Show (episode), network, production entity Camp Lazlo (Lazlo’s First Crush), Cartoon ...

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