Latest Animated television News

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan shifts from Devi to 'My Little Pony'

Sep. 27, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maitreyi Ramakrishnan's childhood devotion to My Little Pony turned out to be homework for her latest TV project. Ramakrishnan stars in the voice cast of Netflix's new animated children's series “My Little Pony: Make Your Mark,” a sharp contrast to her...

Peele and Key on reuniting, as demons, in 'Wendell & Wild'

Sep. 13, 2022 09:55 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — It's seven years almost to day since the last episode of “Key & Peele” aired, but Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key are once again riffing together. They're sitting in a Toronto hotel the day before the premiere of Henry Selick's stop-motion-animation...

US Rep: Sitcom with Danny DeVito as voice of Satan is 'evil'

Sep. 07, 2022 19:50 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An animated horror comedy featuring Danny DeVito as the voice of Satan is “clearly evil,” says a Republican congressman from Louisiana whose Facebook post denouncing “Little Demon” had reached millions of people by Tuesday morning. U.S. Rep Mike Johnson...

Gulf Arab nations ask Netflix to remove 'offensive' videos

Sep. 06, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Gulf Arab countries on Tuesday asked Netflix to remove “offensive content” on the streaming service, apparently targeting programs that show people who are gay and lesbian. A joint statement issued on behalf of a committee of the Gulf...

'South Park' enjoys a silver anniversary of satire

Aug. 12, 2022 14:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaching the age of 25 is usually a sign of hitting adulthood, a signal to put away all childish things. Not for “South Park” and stars Stan, Kyle, Kenny and Cartman. The Comedy Central staple about four bratty, perpetually bundled-up youngsters in an unhinged...

Bernard Cribbins, actor who delighted UK kids, dies at 93

Jul. 28, 2022 07:03 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Bernard Cribbins, a beloved British entertainer whose seven-decade career ranged from the bawdy “Carry On” comedies to children’s television and “Doctor Who,” has died. He was 93. Agent Gavin Barker Associates announced Cribbins’ death on Thursday. ...

'Sopranos' actor Tony Sirico, 'Paulie Walnuts,' dies at 79

Jul. 08, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Sirico, who played the impeccably groomed mobster Paulie Walnuts in “The Sopranos” and brought his tough-guy swagger to films including “Goodfellas,” died Friday. He was 79. Sirico died at an assisted living facility in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, said...