‘Simpsons’ creators bring feminism, young talent to new show
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Matt Groening said his new adult cartoon series "Disenchantment" has a feminist component that sets it apart from his previous shows.
Groening spoke to reporters about bringing fresh talent to the Netflix show at a Sunday panel for the Television Critics Association, joined by the voice actors Abbi Jacobson and Eric Andre.
He also highlighted the differences between the new project and his previous work, the long-running Fox series "The Simpsons."
NEW YORK (AP) — Cynthia Nixon fans who agree with the former "Sex and the City" star that marijuana should be legalized can support her campaign for governor of New York by entering a contest to win a bong.
The contest to win a glass bong signed by Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer of Comedy Central's "Broad City" runs through July 16.
The contest website says it "may be a silly contest but it's a serious issue."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 10th season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" is set to include high-octane visitors.
VH1 said Thursday that Shania Twain, Kate Upton, Christina Aguilera and Lena Dunham will serve as guest judges.
Among the other guest judges: Audra McDonald, Courtney Love, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Billy Eichner, Halsey, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Andrew Rannells and Padma Lakshmi .
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's name is off limits on the upcoming season of Comedy Central's "Broad City."
Series creators Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson said Tuesday that Trump's name will be bleeped each time it's used in an episode — a move typically reserved for expletives.
Glazer told TV critics that talking constantly about Trump and his administration have made the sound of his name, as she put it, "so gross."
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix says it has ordered an adult animated comedy from "The Simpsons" mastermind Matt Groening.
"Disenchantment" will take place in the crumbling medieval kingdom of Dreamland, which is populated by hard-drinking princess Bean, her elf companion Elfo and her personal demon Luci.