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King of the Hill
"Aibel and Berger, who joined 'King' during its first season as executive story editors, ascended to the top spot in season six," says Variety.
No details were provided
as to the exact cause of the tension that lead to the departures. The
series, however, will go on.
Update to Writers
Yes for Union Representation
- 19 votes
Voting was conducted by secret ballot at Nickelodeon Animation Studios yesterday during the noon lunch hour. Some animation writers weren't shy about wanting union representation, wearing Writer's Guild T-shirts to openly voice their support for the union.
"We held this election to demonstrate to Nickelodeon that it is time to begin the dialogue for a contract for these writers," said Victoria Riskin, President, WGAw.
Are animation unions a good thing or bad thing? Discuss animation unions here.
Burger King Wins
News Link of the
Day - Universal's New Game Franchises
"Universal Interactive is making the most of its new role as a video game publisher and unit of Vivendi Universal Interactive Publishing, while retaining a strategic relationship with Universal Pictures.
The video game publisher,
which was formerly called Universal Interactive Studios, is developing
new game franchises based on The Fast and the Furious, The Thing, Jurassic
Park, The Hulk, The Scorpion King, The Mummy Returns and 'The Lord
of the Rings' literary works by J.R.R. Tolkien..."
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