Napoleon Dynamite


Follows the misadventures of an awkward high school teenager and his quirky friends as they struggle to navigate life in rural Idaho.

‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Launches Sound-A-Like Contest

To celebrate the series premiere of Fox's new animated comedy Napoleon Dynamite, the network will partner with a local radio station and KTTV to encourage fans to come down to the Hollywood and Highland complex to do their best Napoleon Dynamite character impressions.

The cast, including Jon Heder, Jon Gries, Aaron Ruell, Efren Ramirez, Tina Majorino, and Sandy Martin, will be on hand to judge the competition.

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Fox Announces 2011-2012 Midseason Premiere Dates

FOX is announcing 2011-2012 midseason premiere dates for new and returning series, including the return of American Idol; the debuts of new dramas Touch, Alcatraz and The Finder; and the launch of new animated series Napoleon Dynamite.

Welcome American Idol back when its 11th season begins with a two-night premiere Wednesday, Jan. 18 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) and Thursday, Jan. 19 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT). Featuring host Ryan Seacrest and returning judges Randy Jackson, Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler, television's No. 1 series continues with a special, extended primetime broadcast Sunday, Jan. 22 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/7:00-8:00 PM PT) following the NFC Championship game (6:00 PM-CC ET live/3:00 PM-CC PT live).

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Comic-Con 2011 Recap: 158 Exclusive Interviews, 135 Stories, and 308 Videos

It's been one full week since a billion sexy nerds descended upon San Diego for their annual Comic-Con event, which has become the premiere Hollywood launching pad for just about everything in the way of entertainment. This was a strange year, as no one property walked away from the grit, glitz, glamour, and geek sweat of the experience better for showing off its wares to what has become a very bored public.

SDCC 2011 wasn't without incident, though. The scuffles in and around the convention center floor have gotten more intense in recent years. Back when Twilight made its San Diego debut, a young, passionate tweenage girl was hauled away in handcuffs for aggressively picketing the casting choice of Robert Pattinson in the role of Edward Cullen. Last year an attendee stabbed another audience member in the eye with a pencil after fighting over a seat. This year's big brouhaha actually involved one of the stars of, quite possibly, the biggest comic book movie making a splash at SDCC 2011.

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SDCC 2011 EXCLUSIVE: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Cast & Crew Interviews

Napoleon Dynamite makes its triumphant return with a new animated series on Fox which will debut in midseason. Original cast members from the 2004 movie Jon Heder, Tina Majorino, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries, Sandy Martin, Diedrich Bader all reprise their roles from the hit comedy, and they showcased this new animated series at San Diego Comic-Con. Click on the video players below for our exclusive interviews with the cast, along with executive producer Mike Scully, to delve deeper into this animated version of Napoleon Dynamite.

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SDCC 2011: ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ Clips!

Fox debuted a number of new clip from it's upcoming animated spin-off of Napoleon Dynamite, which debuts this Fall. Get your first look at the new show with the video clips below!

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Fox Announces 2011-2012 Fall and Midseason Schedule

Peter Rice, Chairman, Entertainment, Fox Networks Group; and Kevin Reilly, President, Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company, today unveiled the FOX primetime schedule for the 2011-2012 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at The New Beacon Theatre.

"Going into next year, we've rejuvenated American Idol, built a core strength across the week and developed a really fresh, creative new lineup for next season," said Reilly. "From razor-sharp comedies to epic dramas to a massive talent competition series, I think we have the goods to continue to be pop culture's most vibrant platform, as well as the top network."

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FOX 2011-2012 Series Trailers

Fox announced its 2011-2012 lineup today which includes four new drama series and three new comedies. The network has also released the first trailers for their rookie shows New Girl, I Hate My Teenage Daughter, The Finder, Terra Nova, Napoleon Dynamite, Allen Gregory, and Alcatraz. Take a look at all of these new trailers below.

New Girl is a new single-camera comedy from Elizabeth Meriwether that features a young ensemble cast and takes a fresh and outrageous look at modern male/female relationships.

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