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Bob’s Burgers to Simpsons “TV’s Funniest Animated Stars” honors icons

It doesn’t matter if they come from Fox, Warner Bros or Disney, when an animated character connects with fans they will love them forever. This year FOX is hosting “TV’s Funniest Animated Stars: A Paley Center For Media Special,” the special event is set to air Monday, Dec. 7 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

The two-hour special will honor the 40 most iconic, beloved and groundbreaking animated stars who have influenced generations of fans, created new dictionary entries (D’oh!), broken down barriers with irreverent social commentary and, most importantly, made us laugh.

The Paley Center for Media knows a good character is sometimes a lot more “animated” than others and will include a countdown of animated stars featuring exclusive interviews with the creators who conceived the characters and the actors who brought them to life for animation fans worldwide.

The special will profile Mickey Mouse, Bugs Bunny, Homer Simpson, Bart Simpson, Stewie Griffin, Donald Duck, SpongeBob SquarePants, Scooby-Doo and many more. Additionally, the following talent will be interviewed during the special: Pamela Adlon (voice of Bobby Hill), Tony Anselmo (voice of Donald Duck), Todd Barbee (voice of Charlie Brown), H. Jon Benjamin (voice of Bob Belcher and Sterling Archer), Alex Borstein (voice of Lois Griffin), Nancy Cartwright (voice of Bart Simpson), John DiMaggio (voice of Bender), Seth Green (voice of Chris Griffin and The Nerd), Mike Henry (voice of Cleveland Brown), Mike Judge (voice of Hank Hill, Beavis and Butt-Head), Tom Kenny (voice of SpongeBob SquarePants) and Yeardley Smith (voice of Lisa Simpson).

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