Animated television

July 31, 2018 - 11:39 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Officials at an upstate New York zoo have announced the birth of twin red pandas, an endangered species found in Asia. Onondaga County Executive Joanie Mahoney announced Tuesday that the male cubs were born at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse on June 21. Zookeepers have...
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Matt Groening, from left, Abbi Jacobson, Eric Andre and Josh Weinstein, cast members of the Netflix series "Disenchantment," pose for a photo during the Netflix portrait session at Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Willy Sanjuan/Invision/AP)
July 29, 2018 - 10:12 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Matt Groening said his new adult cartoon series "Disenchantment" has a feminist component that sets it apart from his previous shows. Groening spoke to reporters about bringing fresh talent to the Netflix show at a Sunday panel for the Television Critics Association,...
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July 24, 2018 - 4:58 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A veteran writer for "The Simpsons" says the show isn't based in Massachusetts despite several references to the state. The Boston Globe reports Mike Reiss recently sat down for a segment on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to discuss the show and his new book, "Springfield Confidential: Jokes,...
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May 11, 2018 - 6:30 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans of the animated science fiction comedy series "Rick and Morty" can rest easy. Series co-creator Justin Roiland posted on Instagram on Thursday that 70 more episodes have been approved for the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim late-night programming. There were 31 episodes in its...
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In this April 27, 2018 photo, a woman reacts to a Peppa Pig mascot during the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing, China. The cherubic British cartoon character, Peppa Pig, has become an unlikely target of China's censors as online fans use her porcine likeness in sardonic memes and "gangster" catchphrases. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
May 02, 2018 - 7:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — A cherubic British cartoon character has become an unlikely target of China's censors as fans use her porcine likeness in rap videos and "gangster" tattoos. The bright pink swine's subversive alter-ego has made her a viral hit but also an apparent target of government workers who...
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This June 6, 2017 photo provided on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, shows Federal Prosecutor Geoffrey Berman. Donald Trump's pick to become the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan is a Republican, a law partner of Rudy Giuliani, and was reportedly interviewed personally by the president before getting the job. But people who know Berman say he will keep politics out of an office that has long prided itself on independence from Washington. (Courtesy Geoffrey Berman via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 4:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new, top federal prosecutor in Manhattan is a Republican, a former law partner of Rudy Giuliani and was reportedly interviewed personally by President Donald Trump before getting the job. But people who know Geoffrey Berman say he will keep politics out of a prosecutor's office...
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January 26, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new, top federal prosecutor in Manhattan is a Republican, a former law partner of Rudy Giuliani and was reportedly interviewed personally by President Donald Trump before getting the job. But people who know Geoffrey Berman say he will keep politics out of a prosecutor's office...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2017 file photo, Mila Kunis arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "A Bad Moms Christmas." Kunis has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. She’ll be honored Jan. 25 with a parade through Cambridge followed by a roast at which she will receive her pudding pot. Some students at Harvard University are urging the 223-year-old Hasty Pudding theater troupe to stop excluding women from the cast of its annual big-budget burlesque show. Some critics are also calling on Kunis to reconsider her invitation to accept the group's Woman of the Year Award on Thursday. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
January 16, 2018 - 1:24 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Mila Kunis, who made her mark on two long-running television comedies and earned a Golden Globe nomination for her work on the big screen, was named Woman of the Year on Tuesday by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals. Kunis is being honored by the nation's oldest...
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Stephen Colbert, center, executive producer of the Showtime animated series "Our Cartoon President," takes part in a panel discussion on the show with fellow executive producer Chris Licht, left, and showrunner/executive producer/writer R.J. Fried at the Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
January 06, 2018 - 8:58 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the TV Critics meeting in Pasadena, California (all times local): 6:00 p.m. When a producer mentioned a Twitter post from Benedict Cumberbatch led to a TV role, the actor couldn't resist riffing on President Donald Trump's "stable genius" tweet. Michael...
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January 04, 2018 - 2:41 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The latest from the TV Critics Association winter meeting that began Thursday in Pasadena, California (all times are local): 11:30 a.m. The Fox broadcasting network, home to "The Simpsons" and "The Orville," will continue to carry scripted entertainment after its sale to...
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