2012 Kidscreen Awards Nominees Announced

Kidscreen has announced the nominees for their 2012 Kidscreen Awards. Notable nominees include animated series Transformers Prime, Dan Vs., The Amazing World of Gumball, Bob’s Burgers, Total Drama World Tour, Shaun The Sheep, and Adventure Time. Additionally, the Sesame Workshop and The Jim Henson Company received three nominations. Kidscreen.com says winners will be announced Thursday, […]

Charity Auction for Autographed Futurama and Simpsons Merch

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Maurice LaMarche shared via his Facebook page that Futurama executive producer/writer David X. Cohen is auctioning a few rare, autographed pieces of merchandise from his personal collection to help raise funds for his daughter’s preschool. Items up for bid include: – Monopoly: Futurama Edition [

Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy Airing on BIO

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The BIO Channel will air Jeff Dunham: Birth of a Dummy on November 22 at 8:00 PM EST. The 2-hour documentary covers the popular ventriloquist/comedian’s life and career and includes a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of his new puppet character, Achmed Junior. Here’s a video preview courtesy of the Biography Channel: Dunham’s Comedy Central […]

The Simpsons’ Yeardley Smith in Star-Studded Garry Marshall Film

Yeardley Smith (voice of Lisa Simpson on The Simpsons) is co-starring in New Year’s Eve, a romantic comedy directed by Garry Marshall releasing to theaters December 9, 2011. The film boasts a long laundry list of “big name” stars and celebrities: Robert DeNiro, Ashton Kutcher, Zac Efron, Katherine Heigl, Jessica Biel, Sophia Vegara, Sarah Jessica […]

Autographed Clone Wars Helmets Auctioned for Charity

Stephen Stanton's Clone Wars alter-ego, Tarkin

Press release and images courtesy of Stephen Stanton (@stephen_stanton on Twitter). FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FAN DAYS 2011 STAR WARS HELMET EBAY AUCTIONS ANNOUNCED Los Angeles, CA – November 15, 2011 On Black Friday, November 25, 2011 the “Fan Days 2011” autographed Star Wars Clone Helmets will be put up for auction on ebay at 5 […]

12th Anniversary Celebration Begins

November 16th, 2011 marks the 12th year of service to the fandom for Voice Actors in the News, and it’s timely that we also added our 12th staff contributor this week. And we begin our anniversary celebration with the announcement of our new VOICEACTORSNEWS.COM domain, a completely redesigned and upgraded blog, and our new host […]