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.
Bento Box Entertainment, an independent, Emmy-winning studio (Fox’S Bob’s Burgers; Comedy Central’s Legends of Chamberlin Heights; YouTube’sGlove & Boots), today announced it will develop and produce The Blues Brothers as a new primetime animated comedy series. The project comes from co-creators and executive producers Dan Aykroyd, Judy Belushi and multiple Emmy-winning original Saturday Night Live writer Anne Beatts. Bento Box plans to […]