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Legends of Chamberlain Heights

Network: Comedy Central. Episodes: 20 (half-hour). Seasons: Two. TV show dates: September 14, 2016 — August 20, 2017. Series status: Cancelled. Voice performers include: Josiah Johnson, Quinn Hawking, Michael Starrbury, Jay Pharoah, Tiffany Haddish, Jamie Kennedy, Poochie Jackson, Carl Jones, Elise Marie Dubois, and Lavell Crawford. TV show description: An animated adult comedy from creators Brad Ableson, Mike Clements, Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson and Michael Starrbury, the Legends of Chamberlain Heights TV show follows three high school basketball players. Jamal (Hawking), Grover (Johnson), and Milk (Starrbury), are really just benchwarmers. Together, these three friends experience life's highs and lows. Comedy Central says, "Failure doesn’t faze them since they're legends... even if it’s just in their own minds." Hawking and Johnson's own days, riding the
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Legends of Chamberlain Heights: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on Comedy Central?

Vulture Watch Will Jamal, Grover, and Milk become the stuff of legends? Has the Legends of Chamberlain Heights TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Comedy Central? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Legends of Chamberlain Heights season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? An animated adult comedy on the Comedy Central cable channel, Legends of Chamberlain Heights was created by Brad Ableson, Mike Clements, Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson and Michael Starrbury. The sitcom follows three high school basketball players. Jamal (Hawking), Grover (Johnson), and Milk (Starrbury), are really just benchwarmers. Together, these three friends experience life’s highs and lows. Comedy Central says, “Failure doesn’t faze them
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Legends of Chamberlain Heights: Season Two Ratings

Although Comedy Central has had two decades of success with Trey Parker and Matt Stone's South Park, the cabler's other animated and scripted series have not typically lasted too long. Now its Legends of Chamberlain Heights TV show is back for a second season. Will it be cancelled or renewed for season three? Stay tuned. An animated adult sitcom from creators Brad Ableson, Mike Clements, Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson and Michael Starrbury, Legends of Chamberlain Heights follows three high school basketball players. Jamal (Hawking), Grover (Johnson), and Milk (Starrbury), are really just benchwarmers. Together, these three friends experience life’s highs and lows. Comedy Central says, “Failure doesn’t faze them since they’re legends -- even if it’s just in their own minds.” The voice cast also includes: Jay Pharoah, Tiffany Haddish, Jamie Kennedy, Poochie Jackson, Carl Jones, Elise Marie Dubois, and Lavell Crawford. Read More…
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Legends of Chamberlain Heights: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Three on Comedy Central?

Vulture Watch Will Jamal, Grover, and Milk become the stuff of legends? Has the Legends of Chamberlain Heights TV show been cancelled or renewed for a third season on Comedy Central? The television vulture is watching for the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of Legends of Chamberlain Heights season three. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you? What's This TV Show About? An animated adult comedy on the Comedy Central cable channel, Legends of Chamberlain Heights was created by Brad Ableson, Mike Clements, Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson and Michael Starrbury. The sitcom follows three high school basketball players. Jamal (Hawking), Grover (Johnson), and Milk (Starrbury), are really just benchwarmers. Together, these three friends experience life’s highs and lows. Comedy Central says, “Failure doesn’t faze them
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‘Legends of Chamberlain Heights’ Creators’ Passion for NBA Shines Through in Season 2

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‘Legends of Chamberlain Heights’ Creators’ Passion for NBA Shines Through in Season 2
LeBron James didn’t repeat as NBA Champion this month, but he’s still a hero to the cast of Comedy Central’s raunchy, basketball-obsessed animated hit “The Legends of Chamberlain Heights,” whose second season premiered last Sunday. Creator Josiah Johnson told TheWrap that the show’s main characters — high school basketball benchwarmers and class clowns Grover (who prays to James every day), Jamal and Milk — were inspired by the experiences he and co-creator Quinn Hawking had while riding the bench as UCLA basketball players. Brad Ableson, Mike Clements and Michael Starrbury also created the show. “As the game was going on,
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Legends of Chamberlain Heights

Network: Comedy Central. Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: September 14, 2016 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Voice performers include: Josiah Johnson, Quinn Hawking, Michael Starrbury, Jay Pharoah, Tiffany Haddish, Jamie Kennedy, Poochie Jackson, Carl Jones, Elise Marie Dubois, and Lavell Crawford. TV show description: An animated adult comedy from creators Brad Ableson, Mike Clements, Quinn Hawking, Josiah Johnson and Michael Starrbury, the Legends of Chamberlain Heights TV show follows three high school basketball players. Jamal (Hawking), Grover (Johnson), and Milk (Starrbury), are really just benchwarmers. Together, these three friends experience life's highs and lows. Comedy Central says, "Failure doesn’t faze them since they're legends... even if it’s just in their own minds." Hawking and Johnson's own days,
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‘Legends Of Chamberlain Heights’ Duo Josiah Johnson & Quinn Hawking Sign With UTA

Exclusive: UTA has signed Josiah Johnson and Quinn Hawking, co-creators of Comedy Central’s Legends of Chamberlain Heights. They continue to be repped by Mgmt Entertainment and Ellie Altshuler. The adult-oriented animated series premiered September 14 on Comedy Central following South Park, two months after receiving a rare early second-season renewal from the network during Comic-Con. Johnson and Hawking developed the series with co-creators Brad Ableson, Mike Clements
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Legends of Chamberlain Heights: Animated Series Premiere Available Now on Comedy Central

It's going to be legend -- wait for it -- dary. The new, animated Legends of Chamberlain Heights TV show premieres on Comedy Central Wednesday, September 14, at 10:30pm Et/Pt, following the 20th season premiere of South Park, but you don't have to wait until then to watch it. The first two episodes are now available on the Comedy Central app, cc.com, and On-Demand.Don't worry about Legends of Chamberlain Heights being cancelled anytime too soon. Comedy Central renewed it for a second season, back in July. The comedy is executive produced by Bento Box Entertainment's Scott Greenberg and Joel Kuwahara, along with co-creator Brad Ableson and showrunner Devon Shepard. Co-creators Quinn Hawking and Josiah Johnson produce. The voice cast stars Quinn Hawking as Jamal, Michael Starrbury as Milk, and Josiah Johnson as Grover.Read More…
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Legends of Chamberlain Heights: Early Season Two Renewal for Comedy Central Series

Comedy Central has faith in their upcoming animated series, Legends of Chamberlain Heights. The cable channel has handed out a second season renewal, nearly two months before the comedy show is supposed to debut.Legends will launch on Wednesday, September 14th. The premiere will follow the 20th season debut of South Park.Here's the renewal press release and a teaser:Comedy Central(R) Announces A Second Season Renewal For "Legends Of Chamberlain Heights" At Comic-conExecutive Produced by Bento Box Entertainment, Showrunner Devon Shepard and Co-Creator Brad Ableson with Producers and Co-Creators Quinn Hawking and Josiah JohnsonFirst Season Set to Premiere September 14 at 10:30 p.m. Et/Pt, Following "South Park"Read More…
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Comedy Central Renews ‘Legends of Chamberlain Heights’ for Season 2

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Comedy Central has renewed “Legends of Chamberlain Heights” for a Season 2, two months ahead of the series premiere, the network announced at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday. “Legends of Chamberlain Heights,” produced by Bento Box Entertainment, is an animated series that centers on three high school freshman basketball benchwarmers: Jamal, Grover and Milk. The series will premiere Wednesday, Sept. 14. Bento Box co-founders Scott Greenberg and Joel Kuwahara serve as executive producers on the series, along with co-creator Brad Ableson and showrunner Devon Shepard, with co-creators Quinn Hawking and Josiah Johnson producing. Also Read: Jessica Williams Bids Tearful Farewell to 'Daily Show' (Video) “This.
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San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Your Complete Guide

San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Your Complete Guide
In 1971, the 300-or-so people pawing through cardboard boxes of dusty comic books couldn't have possibly imagined that they were standing in what would become the cradle of nerd civilization. From a small meetup for diehard geeks, San Diego Comic-Con has grown into one of the largest and most feverishly anticipated pop-cultural events of the year. Thousands upon thousands of industry types, journalists, the devout faithful (and the suckers they've handsomely paid to stand in line as proxies) and cosplaying fans of all stripes will descend upon the city from July
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Casting News: Giancarlo Esposito, Alfre Woodard, La La Anthony & Others Book New Roles

Some new casting and project news not previously covered... 1 - Comedy Central has ordered what it calls an "urban coming-of-age animated comedy series," titled "Legends of Chamberlain Heights," which will focus on three high school freshman friends as they tackle life. Comedy Central says it will mix “raucous comedy and social commentary”. "The Simpsons" artist Brad Abelson developed the original concept, with Michael Starrbury ("Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete"), Mike Clements, and former UCLA basketball players, Quinn Hawking and Josiah Johnson, who provided inspiration for the characters. 2 - Steven...
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Comedy Central Gives Series Order to Animated 'Legends of Chamberlain Heights' From Writer Michael Starrbury

Update: Comedy Central has given a 10-episode series order to the new "urban" animated series from Bento Box Entertainment, now titled "Legends of Chamberlain Heights," which follows the exploits of three high school basketball players who are legends (in their own minds, at least). The project was originally ordered to pilot over a year ago. A little more on the project... Best buds and perpetual benchwarmers, the freshmen pals Jamal, Grover and Milk try and fail to make an impression at Bluford High, both on the court and with their peers.  The show is created and developed by Brad Ableson (The Simpsons), writer Michael Starrbury (The...
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Comedy Central Orders High School Animated Comedy Series From Bento Box

Comedy Central has given a 10-episode series order to Legends Of Chamberlain Heights, an animated comedy from veteran Simpsons artist Brad Ableson, retired UCLA Bruin basketball players, sports producers Quinn Hawking (Espn) and Josiah Johnson (NFL Network), writer Michael Starrbury (The Inevitable Defeat Of Mister And Pete) and Bento Box Entertainment. Legends Of Chamberlain Heights, originally ordered to pilot 15 months ago, is described as an urban animated series…
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How to Train Your Dragon 2, The Simpsons and Disney Mickey Mouse win big at the 42nd annual Annie Awards

The 42nd annual Annie Awards took place on Saturday night, with DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 bagging six honours including Best Animated Feature and Best Directing in an Animated Feature Production. The top TV honour – Best General Audience Animated Television/Broadcast Production – went to Fox’s The Simpsons, while Disney Micky Mouse picked up five awards.

Here’s the full list of nominations, with the winners highlighted in bold and red…

Animated feature

Big Hero 6″ – Walt Disney Animation Studios

Cheatin'” – Plymptoons Studio

How to Train Your Dragon 2″ – DreamWorks Animation

Song of the Sea” – Gkids/Cartoon Saloon

The Book of Life” – Reel FX

The Boxtrolls” – Focus Features/Laika

The Lego Movie” – Warner Bros. Pictures

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya” – Gkids/Studio Ghibli

Animated special production

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” – Voyager Pictures LLC

“Dawn of the Dragon Racers” – DreamWorks Animation

How Murray Saved Christmas” – Universal Television
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The Boxtrolls leads Annie Award nominations with 13 nods

The Annie Awards have announced their choices for the top 8 animated features of 2014 as well as nominations in over 20 other animation categories. The Hollywood Reporter reports that The Boxtrolls received the most nominations (13) of any film followed by How to Train Your Dragon 2 (10), Big Hero 6 (7), Song of the Sea (7), and The Lego Movie (6).

Best Animated Feature Nominated Films:

Big Hero 6 – Walt Disney Animation Studios Cheatin’ – Plymptoons Studio How to Train Your Dragon 2 – DreamWorks Animation Song of the Sea – Gkids/Cartoon Saloon The Book of Life – Reel FX The BoxtrollsFocus Features/Laika The Lego Movie – Warner Bros. Pictures The Tale of the Princess Kaguya – Gkids/Studio Ghibli

Notably absent from the best feature list is a Pixar entry. However this wasn’t a snub from the Annie nominators as Pixar has not released a feature since 2013’s Monsters University. Pixar has two films scheduled to release
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"The Boxtrolls" Dominates Annie Awards Animations!

Yay! One of my favorite animated films of 2014 topped the recently announced 2014 Annie Awards honoring excellence in the field of animation. Graham Annable and Anthony Stacchi's "The Boxtrolls" received 12 nominations including Best Animated Feature. The winners will be announced at a black tie ceremony on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at UCLA.s Royce Hall. For more information on the Annie Awards, click here.

Here's the full list of nominees for the 2015 Annie Awards

Production Categories

Best Animated Feature

Big Hero 6 - Walt Disney Animation Studios

Cheatin' - Plymptoons Studio

How to Train Your Dragon 2 - DreamWorks Animation

Song of the Sea - Gkids/Cartoon Saloon

The Book of Life - Reel FX

The Boxtrolls - Focus Features/Laika

The Lego Movie -Warner Bros. Pictures

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya - Gkids/Studio Ghibli

Best Animated Special Production

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey - Voyager Pictures LLC

Dawn of the
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Annie Awards Nominations Unveiled

Annie Awards Nominations Unveiled
Big Hero 6, Cheatin’, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Song Of The Sea, The Book Of Life, The Boxtrolls, The Lego Movie and The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya have been nominated in the top category for the International Animated Film Society, Asifa-Hollywood’s 42nd annual Annie Awards. The Annies cover 36 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short Subjects and Outstanding Individual Achievements. The winners will be announced January 31 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Here’s the full list of noms:

Best Animated Feature

Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Animation Studios

Cheatin’

Plymptoons Studio

How to Train Your Dragon 2

DreamWorks Animation

Song of the Sea

Gkids/Cartoon Saloon

The Book of Life

Reel FX

The Boxtrolls

Focus Features/Laika

The Lego Movie

Warner Bros. Pictures

The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

Gkids/Studio Ghibli

Best Animated Special Production

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey

Voyager
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Comedy Central Launches Unrated New Web Series ‘Biatches’

Whenever you’re in the mood for some raunchy humor, check out the new web series Comedy Central just released. Dubbed Biatches, the six-episode animated series covers the shenanigans of misbehaving high school juniors Dana and Julia who are forced to take special education classes. Co-created by Dana Min Goodman and Julia Wolov from MTV’s Faking It, the show was animated by Bento Box Entertainment (the same company who worked on Bob’s Burgers) and directed by Simpsons’ Brad Ableson. Biatches debuted yesterday morning exclusively on Comedy Central’s digital platform, Cc:Studios, as well as on YouTube and the network’s mobile app. All six episodes of the first season are available for viewing. The show is part of a larger initiative to ramp up content on Comedy Central’s relatively new digital home. Six new shows, including Pixelheads and Midnight Beast, were announced last fall for exclusive release on its digital platforms.
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Comedy Central Orders Urban Animated Comedy Pilot From Bento Box Entertainment

Exclusive: Comedy Central has given a pilot green light to Legends, an animated comedy from Bento Box Entertainment. This marks the first pilot order for Bento Box since the primetime animation studio expanded its business into developing and producing its own original animated content last summer with the hire of Mike Clements as head of the newly formed Creative Development and Original Programming Division. Legends is described as an urban animated comedy centering on a trio of high school basketball players who are legends in their own minds – and really, nowhere else. Freshmen benchwarmers and friends Jamal, Grover and Milk try and mostly fail to make an impression at Bluford High, whether it’s on the court or with the ladies. The project was created and developed by animator Brad Abelson (The Simpsons), Clements, sports producers Quinn Hawking (Espn, Fox Sports, NFL Network) and Josiah Johnson (NFL Network, Jim Rome On Showtime
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