| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:32 PM
The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday in the most important copyright case of the year, and possibly the most important one since it took up file-sharing piracy in MGM vs. Grokster. The new case, ABC vs. Aereo, tests the reach of a...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:59 PM
If you're comfortable with the Supreme Court resolving disputes over technology, the transcript of Tuesday's oral arguments in ABC vs. Aereo should change your mind.
Admittedly, the case is about copyrights, not circuitry. In particular, the issue...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Sam Register is on the move at Warner Bros. TV. He's been tapped to run a new digital content production unit tasked with developing live-action programming, and he's been upped to prexy of Warner Bros. Animation.
The digital production initiative aims...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Figure skating, skiing and hockey at the Sochi Olympics are likely to command the biggest audiences this week. NBC should score another easy win in the ratings.
But it's a busy week for other reasons. Jimmy Fallon takes over "The Tonight Show," now in...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:19 PM
And the cartoons keep coming.
"Breadwinners," which premieres Monday night on Nickelodeon before settling in to its regular time slot on Saturday morning, is a second step from that network (after "Sanjay and Craig"), toward, or perhaps back toward, a...
| 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 22, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Comedy fans may recognize the voice they hear on the FlyLo FM radio station in the new “Grand Theft Auto V” video game. It’s that of Chicago comedian Hannibal Buress, who co-stars on Cartoon Network’s “The Eric Andre Show&...
| 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-...