How To Animate A News Story

Steven Silcox, a senior designer for CBC News, explains how to add value to a feature news story by using animation. This is the debut installment of How To, a TVNewsCheck original video series that solicits innovative, practical and actionable advice from TV experts in news, technology, sales and marketing.

Marci Proietto To Head New 20th Television Animation Production Unit

‘Everybody Hates Chris’ Animated Reboot In Works At CBS Studios


TVN Newstoom Innovators | CBC Animates News With Graphics-Driven Stories

CBC News’ five-person animation team is using a graphics-driven approach to amplify some news stories with Adobe After Effects as a key tool. Note: This story is available to TVNewsCheck Premium members only. If you would like to upgrade your free TVNewsCheck membership to Premium now, you can visit your Member Home Page, available when you log in at the very top right corner of the site or in the Stay Connected Box that appears in the right column of virtually every page on the site. If you don’t see Member Home, you will need to click Log In or Subscribe.

OWN Sets First Animated Comedy Series ‘The Mound’

Fox To Add Second Animation Block To Summer Schedule

The network will open a second animation block on Monday nights in the summer. Newcomer Housebroken, featuring the voices of Lisa Kudrow, Nat Faxon, Will Forte and Sharon Horgan, will pair with second-year show Duncanville, starring Amy Poehler, beginning May 31. Duncanville will premiere with two episodes on Sunday, May 23, before moving to its regular berth.

Tubi Makes Content Deal With Anime Studio Toei

‘Clue’ Animated Series Eyed At Fox

Dan Harmon Animated Series A Go At Fox

The show set in ancient Greece stems from a direct broadcast deal the Rick and Morty co-creator signed at the network.

Doug Crane, ‘Beavis And Butt-Head’ Animator, Dies At 85

Rudolph, Santa Figures Soar To Sale Of $368,000 At Auction

LOS ANGELES (AP) — And how the bidders loved him! A buyer shouted out with glee that they would pay $368,000 for the Rudolph and Santa Claus figures used in the perennially beloved Christmas special “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.” Bidding for the figures soared past the projected sale price of between $150,000 and $200,000 […]

Season 4 Of CBS All Access Comedy ‘No Activity’ Will Be Animated

Sky, NBCU Strike Deal For DreamWorks Animation Content

Kate Mulgrew Returning To ‘Star Trek’ For Animated Series

Netflix Orders ‘Good Times’ Animated Series

SAG-AFTRA Members Overwhelmingly Ratify New TV Animation Contract

Joe Ruby, Co-Creator Of ‘Scooby-Doo,’ Dies At 87

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Three-Year Deal On TV Animation

Fox Sets Fall Return Dates For Animated Fare

The Simpsons, the Harts, the Belchers and the Griffins will see you in September. New episodes of The Simpsons (Season 32), Bless the Harts (Season 2), Bob’s Burgers (Season 11) and Family Guy (Season 19) premiere Sunday, Sept. 27 on Fox,. Additionally the second season of Duncanville will premiere in 2021.

Inside TV’s Adult Animation Boom

When The Simpsons premiered in 1989, it was an outlier. Animated shows in primetime were by no means unprecedented — The Flintstones broke that barrier in the ’60s — but never before had an animated series aimed at adults resonated so powerfully or had as significant an impact on a network as The Simpsons did for Fox. Three decades later, though, such series are having their moment in a big way.

You’re Going To See More Animation

As traditional TV production struggles, the medium has steamed ahead, in some cases saving fall lineups or enhancing live-action episodes.

NBC’s ‘Blacklist’ Draws On Animation

The makers of the NBC drama, which stars James Spader as dashing antihero Raymond Reddington, decided to add animation to a partially taped season finale episode , prompting a far-flung collaboration that stretched from Los Angeles to London and included the Spader family house as a challenging recording studio.

HBO Max Orders Animated British Royal Family Satire Series

CBS TV Studios Names Alec Botnick Head Of Animation

Fox To Buy Bento Box Animation House

The Wall Street Journal reports that Fox Entertainment has agreed to buy Bento Box Entertainment, a prolific producer of animated content including several shows for Fox Corp.’s broadcast network. Bento Box is the animation house behind Fox’s long-running Sunday night show Bob’s Burgers. The deal will fortify Fox’s pipeline for animation, which has been a staple of its primetime lineup for decades. Journal subscribers can read the full story here.

SAG-AFTRA Members Ratify TV Animation Deal

20th Century Fox TV Names Proietto Animation EVP

Boom In TV Animation Turns Up Volume On Voice Talent

Actors behind the growing number of animated characters on TV are finally getting their due.

‘BoJack Horseman’ Coming To Basic Cable

Debmar-Mercury is syndicating the Netflix adult animated comedy starring Will Arnett as a washed-up 1990s sitcom horse.

Marvel Launches ‘Marvel Rising’ Animation Franchise

Tom Hanks To Star In Animated Special For NBC

Netflix Orders Batch Of Japanese Animation

Showtime OKs Trump Animated Series From Colbert

Julie Bowen Replaces Ashley Judd in ‘Tangled’

TV Director, Writer, Actor Gordon Hunt Dies At 87


Animation Livens Up Local Commercials At KKCO

Gaumont Lands ‘Laurel & Hardy’ Animated Rights

FXX To Launch Latenight Animation Block

20th Century Fox TV Ups Gish To Animation VP


Fox To Start Saturday Night Cartoons

Saturday’s 90-minute cartoon block would begin at 11 p.m. ET. The network said Sunday that the new effort will be led by Nick Weidenfeld, the former head of program development for the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim series.