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‘Regular Show’ Creator: We don't use scripts

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‘Regular Show’ Creator: We don't use scripts
(Cbr) For a series set in a public park, Cartoon Network’s "Regular Show" does a great deal to expand the weirdness of animated television. Masterminded by creator Jg Quintel, the cartoon adventures of bluejay Mordecai and raccoon Rigby often slide into flights of lunacy, with ghost truckers, haunted arcade games, professional partiers and even “The Best VHS in the World.” In advance ofthe release of the Season 3 DVD box set, Quintel spoke with Spinoff Online about the series’ surprise longevity, the expanding cast of a show with more than 100 episodes under its belt, and the craziness alternative-comics artists bring to the show. Plus, Cartoon Network shares an exclusive new clip from the DVD’s special features. Spinoff Online: Jg, in its years on air, "Regular Show" has bucked the trend of recent animated shows on cable. Up until recently, cartoons were expected to only run a set amount of
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Blu-ray Review: Regular Show The Complete First and Second Seasons

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Genre: Animation | Adventure | Comedy

Creator: J.G. Quintel

Writers: J.G. Quintel, Mike Roth, Benton Connor, Sean Szeles, Kat Morris, Matt Price

Directors: John Infantino

Cast: J.G. Quintel, William Salyers, Sam Marin, Mark Hamill

Summary:

Cartoon Network will release the much anticipated complete seasons set for it hit animated comedy series Regular Show. Fans will love the Complete First and Second Seasons set available on Blu-ray (2-discs) and DVD (3-discs). This release will include all 40 episodes from seasons 1 and 2 plus over 2 hours of hilarious bonus content inspired by the creator. The Emmy award-wining hit comedy for Outstanding Animated Program is part of the popular Monday night line-up on Cartoon Network along with the hit show Adventure Time. The series stars two best friends and park groundskeepers, Mordecai and Rigby, who also happen to be a bluebird and a raccoon, whose attempts to escape their everyday boredom take them to fantastical extremes. Complete
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"Rango" Wins Big at Annie Awards! "Transformers," "Planet of the Apes" Receive Kudos! Check Out Complete List of Winners!

Jennifer Yuh Nelson's "Kung Fu Panda 2" dominated the Annie Awards nominations, but the International Animated Film Society decided to give its highest honor -- the Best Animated Feature award -- to Gore Verbinski's "Rango." Both films are from DreamWorks Animation and they still have to duke it out at the upcoming Oscars in the Best Animated Feature Film category.

Besides the Best Animated trophy, "Rango" also collected awards for Best Editing and Writing. But Nelson, the first woman to direct a feature film animation from a major Hollywood production company, won the Directing in a Feature Production award! Yay! (Check out my interview with Jennifer Yuh Nelson for "Kung Fu Panda 2" right here)

The Annie Awards winners were announced yesterday at the UCLA Royce Hall in Los Angeles.

Here's the complete list of winners (highlighted) and nominees of the 39th Annual Annie Awards (to see winners/nominees of other award-giving bodies,
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"Kung Fu Panda 2" Tops Annie Award Nominations!

"Kung Fu Panda 2" dominated the nominations for the 39th Annual Annie Awards. Given by the International Animated Film Society, the DreamWorks Animation sequel received 12 nods including Best Animated Feature. "Puss in Boots" and "Rango" each took nine noms. Pixar's "Cars 2" received seven nominations, while Disney's "Winnie the Pooh" took eight nods but was oddly missing in the Best Animated Feature category.

Winners of the 2011 Annie Awards will be announced on Saturday, Feb. 4.

Here's the complete list of nominees of the 39th Annual Annie Awards:

Production Categories

Best Animated Feature

A Cat in Paris . Folimage

Arrugas (Wrinkles) - Perro Verde Films, S.L.

Arthur Christmas . Sony Pictures Animation, Aardman Animations

Cars 2 . Pixar Animation Studios

Chico & Rita . Chico & Rita Distribution Limited

Kung Fu Panda 2 . DreamWorks Animation

Puss In Boots . DreamWorks Animation

Rango . Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink/Gk Films Production

Rio . Blue Sky Studios

Tintin . Amblin Entertainment,
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