Bento Box Entertainment
Bento Box Entertainment (also known as Bento Box Animation) is an American animation studio located in North Hollywood, California. It was founded in 2009 by executive producers Scott Greenberg, Joel Kuwahara, and Mark McJimsey. It is a subsidiary of Fox Corporation and operates under the Fox Entertainment division.
Bento Box Entertainment is an Emmy award-winning studio that develops and produces quality-animated content for all distribution platforms worldwide. Recognized as the leading producer of primetime animated comedy series for broadcast, cable and digital networks, the company works with the leading networks, studios and distribution companies including Fox Broadcasting Company, Comedy Central, MTV, Adult Swim, HBO, Hulu, IFC, Disney, 20th Century Fox Television (including Fox 21), Sony Pictures Television, Lionsgate, The Tornante Company, and Broadway Video among others.
Bento Box InteractiveEdit
Bento Box Interactive is an entertainment-based technology company launched in 2012 by Bento Box Entertainment. In October 2012, Bento Box Interactive partnered with Alicia Keys to create an education mobile application entitled "The Journals of Mama Mae and LeeLee" for iOS devices. The application tells the story of the relationship between a young New York City girl and her wise grandmother and features two original songs by Keys, "Follow the Moon" and "Unlock Yourself".
|Neighbors from Hell||2010||TBS||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television, DreamWorks Television and MoonBoy Animation|
|Bob's Burgers||2011–present||FOX||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television, Wilo Productions and Buck & Millie Productions|
|Allen Gregory||2011||FOX||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television and Chernin Entertainment|
|Brickleberry||2012–15||Comedy Central||co-production with Fox 21, Damn! Show Productions and Black Heart Productions|
|Out There||2013||IFC||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television and Quincy Productions|
|Perfect Hair Forever||2014||Adult Swim||co-production with Williams Street; episodes 8 and 9 only|
|Future-Worm!||2015||Disney XD||shorts only; rest of series was later produced by Titmouse.|
|Bordertown||2016||FOX||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television, Fuzzy Door Productions and Hentemann Films|
|Legends of Chamberlain Heights||2016–17||Comedy Central|
|Alien News Desk||2019–present||Syfy||co-production with Broadway Video|
|Lazor Wulf||2019||Adult Swim|
|Moon and Me||2019–present||CBBC||1st Sutikki production|
|Duncanville||2020||FOX||co-production with Paper Kite Productions, 3 Arts Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Television|
|The Great North||2020||FOX||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television|
|The Pandas||TBA||co-production with Wumo|
|The Blues Brothers||TBA|
|Murder Police||Unaired||FOX||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television; Pulled from schedule|
|Harold & Kumar||Unreleased||Adult Swim||pilot; co-production with Lionsgate Television|
|Glove and Boots||2010–present||YouTube||Show originally a local production in New York from 2004 until 2006.|
|The Awesomes||2013–2015||Hulu||Hulu web-series, co-production with Broadway Video and Sethmaker Shoemeyers Productions|
|The Who Was? Show||2018–present||Netflix||co-production with Penguin Random House, FremantleMedia and Matador Content|
|Kuroba||2018–present||YouTube||co-production with WildBrain|
|Paradise PD||2018–present||Netflix||co-production with Damn! Show Productions and Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment|
|Central Park||TBA||Apple TV+||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television|
|Hoops||TBA||Netflix||co-production with 20th Century Fox Television|
Direct-to-video animated filmsEdit
|March 18, 2014||Achmed Saves America||direct-to-video; co-production with Levity Entertainment Group|
|January 20, 2015||Madea's Tough Love||direct-to-video; co-production with Lionsgate and Tyler Perry Studios|
|October 28, 2017||The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special||co-production with Universal Television, SNL Studios and Broadway Video|
|July 17, 2020||Bob's Burgers: The Movie||co-production with 20th Century Fox, 20th Century Fox Animation, Wilo Productions and Buck & Millie Productions. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.|
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- "Bento Box Entertainment on Instagram: "👏👏👏 #Repost @joshgad ・・・ First look at #centralpark coming very soon to #appletv+ — honored to be teaming up with Loren Bouchard, the…"". Instagram.