| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Nickelodeon's new cartoon was hatched not through traditional television channels but in a Studio City efficiency apartment nicknamed the "Doodle Chamber." The 41/2 -minute cartoon about two feisty, accident-prone ducks was intended to be a one-off, a...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:08 AM
After the coffee. Before confessing that I invented Bitcoin.
The Skinny: My Sunday TV viewing is going to get more complicated. I'm already juggling "The Walking Dead," "Girls," "True Detective" and "The Good Wife." Now ABC is adding "Resurrection" to...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:09 AM
One of the weekend's top box-office performers, Disney's "Frozen," was among the nominees for the 2013 Annie Awards, which are presented by the International Animated Film Society.
The following is a complete list of nominees:
| Dec 24, 2013
| 5:30 AM
For more than a decade, DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. has defined itself on the big screen.
This week, the Glendale studio will take a "Shrek"-size leap toward reinventing itself on the small screen.
On Christmas Eve, DreamWorks Animation unveils...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Although (and also because) they exist at the margins of what we talk about when we talk about television -- cable drama eating up most of that air, unfairly -- cartoons are among the most original, personal, forward-looking and also historically...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's a quirky animated show called "Bee & PuppyCat," about a twentysomething professional who has intergalactic adventures with a mysterious creature she calls PuppyCat.
The man who produced the popular online series on YouTube's Cartoon Hangover is 62-...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Rebecca Sugar — who is already a star in the world of people who love "Adventure Time," for which she has been a storyboard artist and writer and composer — has her own cartoon series now. It's very good.
Titled "Steven Universe," it...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In a move that would have C. Montgomery Burns saying "excellent," the cable network FXX has acquired rerun rights to more than 500 episodes of the long-running Fox hit "The Simpsons."
Although reruns of "The Simpsons" have been on local television...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 4:20 PM
"Comedy Central Roast of James Franco" (Comedy Central, Monday). James Franco keeps busy in a way that troubles some people; he is perceived as a dilettante, a man whose reach – here, there and everywhere – often exceeds his grasp. "James...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Craig McCracken, who gave the world "The Powerpuff Girls" and "Foster's House of Imaginary Friends," is back with a new cartoon, "Wander Over Yonder," about a happy alien who polices the universe with love. It premieres Friday on the Disney Channel....
| Sep 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Warner Bros. is moving ahead on an animated movie version of Lego's "Ninjago" with Charlie Bean tapped to direct.
"Ninjago" will re-unite much of the creative team from Warner's completed "The Lego Movie," due out Feb. 7 as a computer-animated adventure-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Prepping for its first original comedy debut, Netflix has posted a trailer for "Notorious," a 70-minute stand-up comedy performance by Canadian comic Russell Peters.
In the special, which Netflix will premiere on Oct. 14, the 42-year-old Canadian comic...