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February 16, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times
Seth Green slumps on a bench seat in a 1970s Winnebago that's parked inside of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios in Burbank. A nasty case of strep throat has him feeling low. But the fact that "Robot Chicken," the off-color stop-motion animated series Green created with Matthew Senreich was renewed for a seventh season, perks him up a bit. "We thought it was the same generation as us who grew up watching the same TV shows and eating the same cereal," says...
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April 24, 2014 | By Scott Collins
When he takes command of CBS' "Late Show" next year, Stephen Colbert will have to battle the two Jimmys, Fallon and Kimmel. But he'll also square off against a robot chicken, a mad scientist and a talking hamburger. From the humblest of beginnings 13 years ago - one early offering was made with microphones purchased at Radio Shack - Adult Swim, Cartoon Network's nighttime block, has a powerful hold on one of the most highly sought-after populations around: young men. Adult Swim's mostly animated shows - among them hits such as "Robot Chicken," "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" spinoffs and the new "Rick and Morty" - rely on absurdist, often surreal humor, and they're making it harder than ever for the growing crowd of chat shows featuring celebrities hawking their latest movie.
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August 25, 2009 | City News Service
The Emmy Awards ceremony is still a few weeks away, but the Cartoon Network claimed a handful of prizes Monday when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners in select animation and costume categories. The categories are juried awards, meaning there were no nominations announced. The awards will be presented at the Creative Arts Awards ceremony Sept. 12 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown L.A. Animators for two Cartoon Network series won Emmys for background painting: Joe Binggeli for "Chowder" and Chris Roszak for "The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack."
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February 16, 2013 | By Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times
Seth Green slumps on a bench seat in a 1970s Winnebago that's parked inside of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios in Burbank. A nasty case of strep throat has him feeling low. But the fact that "Robot Chicken," the off-color stop-motion animated series Green created with Matthew Senreich was renewed for a seventh season, perks him up a bit. "We thought it was the same generation as us who grew up watching the same TV shows and eating the same cereal," says...
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February 18, 2005 | Robert Lloyd, Times Staff Writer
Though Cartoon Network corrals its not-for-children series into a programming bloc it calls Adult Swim -- home to "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law" and "Space Ghost Coast to Coast," among other exercises in dry irony -- these shows are aimed at a special kind of adult.
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September 25, 2011
UNDERRATED Craig Taborn's 'Avenging Angel' : A prodigiously gifted and eclectic artist who has dabbled with electronics and a variety of styles over his career, this jazz pianist's first solo recording on the ECM label sounds unlike any other of its kind. Often hushed and spacious where many musicians will opt for a maximalist approach, "Avenging Angel" specializes in building a contemplative atmosphere all its own. It doesn't swing, but it doesn't have to. Andrew Garfield in 'Red Riding Trilogy' : Before he was fitted for the Technicolor tights of Spider-Man" or was getting squeezed out of millions in "The Social Network," Garfield appeared in the first chapter of this darker-than-dark import.
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July 17, 2009
'We're still shocked we're on television at all, let alone getting nominations. This is all just so surreal. I always tell people, "Imagine if you put on a play with your cousin in a basement for your aunts and uncles and you're nominated for a Tony" -- that's what this is like.' -- -- Seth Green Executive producer, 'Robot Chicken' -- 'This is incredible. With 22 nominations, it's incredible. I'm just so happy for everyone on our show, from Lorne Michaels and Tina [Fey]
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December 19, 2010
SUNDAY "Survivor: Nicaragua" is not the story of Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega but rather the most recent edition of the long-running reality competition, which announces a winner in its season finale, followed by the usual cast reunion special. (CBS, 8 and 10 p.m.) The farce is strong with "Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III. " Series co-creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich cross over to the dark side for their latest stop-motion-animated send-up of the George Lucas space saga.
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April 24, 2014 | By Scott Collins
When he takes command of CBS' "Late Show" next year, Stephen Colbert will have to battle the two Jimmys, Fallon and Kimmel. But he'll also square off against a robot chicken, a mad scientist and a talking hamburger. From the humblest of beginnings 13 years ago - one early offering was made with microphones purchased at Radio Shack - Adult Swim, Cartoon Network's nighttime block, has a powerful hold on one of the most highly sought-after populations around: young men. Adult Swim's mostly animated shows - among them hits such as "Robot Chicken," "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" spinoffs and the new "Rick and Morty" - rely on absurdist, often surreal humor, and they're making it harder than ever for the growing crowd of chat shows featuring celebrities hawking their latest movie.
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January 17, 2013 | By Times Staff Writers
FILM (winners)   Sound Editing - Music In A Feature Film "Life of Pi" Music Editor: Erich Stratmann Additional Music Editor: Mitch Bederman Sound Editing - Music In A Musical Feature Film "Les Misérables" Supervising Music Editor: Gerard Mccann Co-Supervising/Vocals Editor: John Warhurst Music Editors: Rob Houston, James Bellamy, Rael Jones Vocals Editors: Tim Hands, Alastair Sirkett Sound Editing - Dialogue...
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January 17, 2013 | By Times Staff Writers
FILM (winners)   Sound Editing - Music In A Feature Film "Life of Pi" Music Editor: Erich Stratmann Additional Music Editor: Mitch Bederman Sound Editing - Music In A Musical Feature Film "Les Misérables" Supervising Music Editor: Gerard Mccann Co-Supervising/Vocals Editor: John Warhurst Music Editors: Rob Houston, James Bellamy, Rael Jones Vocals Editors: Tim Hands, Alastair Sirkett Sound Editing - Dialogue...
ENTERTAINMENT
September 25, 2011
UNDERRATED Craig Taborn's 'Avenging Angel' : A prodigiously gifted and eclectic artist who has dabbled with electronics and a variety of styles over his career, this jazz pianist's first solo recording on the ECM label sounds unlike any other of its kind. Often hushed and spacious where many musicians will opt for a maximalist approach, "Avenging Angel" specializes in building a contemplative atmosphere all its own. It doesn't swing, but it doesn't have to. Andrew Garfield in 'Red Riding Trilogy' : Before he was fitted for the Technicolor tights of Spider-Man" or was getting squeezed out of millions in "The Social Network," Garfield appeared in the first chapter of this darker-than-dark import.
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December 19, 2010
SUNDAY "Survivor: Nicaragua" is not the story of Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega but rather the most recent edition of the long-running reality competition, which announces a winner in its season finale, followed by the usual cast reunion special. (CBS, 8 and 10 p.m.) The farce is strong with "Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III. " Series co-creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich cross over to the dark side for their latest stop-motion-animated send-up of the George Lucas space saga.
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November 23, 2009
SERIES How I Met Your Mother: Lily's (Alyson Hannigan) estranged father (Chris Elliott) visits for Thanksgiving in the new episode (8 p.m. CBS). House: On the eve of Thanksgiving, the team treats a brilliant physicist (Esteban Powell), who traded his career for a job as a courier because he found intelligence to be a burden that led to depression and addiction. With Hugh Laurie, Robert Sean Leonard and Lisa Edelstein (8 p.m. Fox). Accidentally on Purpose: Billie (Jenna Elfman)
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August 25, 2009 | City News Service
The Emmy Awards ceremony is still a few weeks away, but the Cartoon Network claimed a handful of prizes Monday when the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners in select animation and costume categories. The categories are juried awards, meaning there were no nominations announced. The awards will be presented at the Creative Arts Awards ceremony Sept. 12 at the Nokia Theatre in downtown L.A. Animators for two Cartoon Network series won Emmys for background painting: Joe Binggeli for "Chowder" and Chris Roszak for "The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack."
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July 17, 2009
'We're still shocked we're on television at all, let alone getting nominations. This is all just so surreal. I always tell people, "Imagine if you put on a play with your cousin in a basement for your aunts and uncles and you're nominated for a Tony" -- that's what this is like.' -- -- Seth Green Executive producer, 'Robot Chicken' -- 'This is incredible. With 22 nominations, it's incredible. I'm just so happy for everyone on our show, from Lorne Michaels and Tina [Fey]
ENTERTAINMENT
November 23, 2009
SERIES How I Met Your Mother: Lily's (Alyson Hannigan) estranged father (Chris Elliott) visits for Thanksgiving in the new episode (8 p.m. CBS). House: On the eve of Thanksgiving, the team treats a brilliant physicist (Esteban Powell), who traded his career for a job as a courier because he found intelligence to be a burden that led to depression and addiction. With Hugh Laurie, Robert Sean Leonard and Lisa Edelstein (8 p.m. Fox). Accidentally on Purpose: Billie (Jenna Elfman)
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January 31, 2009 | Susan King
"Kung Fu Panda" was expected to be the big winner at the 36th annual Annie Awards Friday evening, capturing 11 awards, including best animated feature and voice acting in an animated feature for Dustin Hoffman. The DreamWorks Animation hit about a roly-poly panda who dreams of becoming a martial arts master bested its competition, including Pixar/Disney's "Wall-E," which recently won the Golden Globe award for best animated feature and is considered to be the front-runner for an Oscar in the outstanding animated feature category.
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February 18, 2005 | Robert Lloyd, Times Staff Writer
Though Cartoon Network corrals its not-for-children series into a programming bloc it calls Adult Swim -- home to "Aqua Teen Hunger Force," "Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law" and "Space Ghost Coast to Coast," among other exercises in dry irony -- these shows are aimed at a special kind of adult.
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