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Class of 3000's Andre Benjamin Nominated for NAACP Image Award!
The 39th NAACP Image Awards nominees have been announced--and Andre Benjamin of Class of 3000 is one of them! Honored in the category of "Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program," Andre is being recognized for his portrayal as musician-turned-teacher Sunny Bridges in the Tom Lynch Company's hit animated series on Cartoon Network, Class of 3000. Winners will be announced live on FOX at 8 pm on February 14th!
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THE ASSISTANTS set to hit The N in Fall '08
..."the set of four characters on "The Assistants" will deal with the glamor and the misery of a first Hollywood job, a kind of "Entourage" from the point-of-view of Lloyd."
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Tom Lynch featured in Variety Youth Impact Report
After more than two decades of generating signature hits for Nickelodeon, The N, the Disney Channel and others...
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Openings in the Wall
Green slime was very much top of mind for producer Tom Lynch as he sat down one early morning in Beijing for a rare meeting with the president of children's programming at Chinese broadcaster CCTV.
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Music Review: Class of 3000
Outkast's Andre "3000" Benjamin's distinctive voice is the glue that holds MUSIC VOLUME ONE together, featuring 14 very cool songs from the Cartoon Network's animated kids' show...
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People reviews
The soundtrack to this Cartoon Network show features music by Andre 3000, who voices the main character...
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SON Nets Teen Choice nomination
"South of Nowhere" nominated for best breakout series at Teen Choice Awards. Vote now !
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Andre 3000 Plays for the Kiddies
The man who implored us to "Shake it like a Polaroid picture" has now taken up encouraging the youth -- like, little kids -- to "Do the Crayon," among other things...
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L.A. Times reviews Class of 3000 soundtrack
We like "Hannah Montana." Really, we do. But if star Miley Cyrus' high-pitched tunes start to wear thin, Cartoon Network's "Class of 3000" offers a welcome change of pace...
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The N Greenlights the third season of the critically acclaimed teen drama South of Nowhere
The critically acclaimed teen drama, South of Nowhere will return for a third season on The N...
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Cartoon Network Reveals New Shows
Cartoon Network today announced its programming line-up for 2007 at its annual Upfront event ...
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South of Nowhere nominated for Best Dramatic Series at the GLAAD Media Awards
South of Nowhere has just received a nomination for best dramatic....

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NAACP nominates
The Nickelodeon hit series receives multiple NAACP Image Award nominations...
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Lynch Doc enters Durango Film Fest
"Piece of Mind" is accepted to the 2nd Annual Durango Independent Film Festival...
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Live-action Lynch turns to toons
The creation of the Beverly Hills, CA-based Tom Lynch Co. Animation marks the first time producer of...
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South of Nowhere Siren Turns What About Brian Home-wrecker
Nothing's more refreshing amid a dizzying spell of addictive TV shows...
By Megan Cherkezian
TV Guide.com
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Class of 3000 Scores as Cartoon Network’s Biggest Original Series Premiere
Cartoon Network’s Class of 3000 from André “3000” Benjamin (OutKast) and Tom Lynch (Romeo!), earned the network’s highest...
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Ones to Watch
Tom Lynch cut his production teeth on rock n roll.
Hollywood Covered
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Showbiz Symbiosis
Today, you're seeing kids with a game plan...
Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
The Hollywood Reporter
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What's Hot
The N's South of Nowhere Reaches a New Zenith
Media Week
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Hip-hop star takes his talents to Cartoon Network
Andre Benjamin looks as if he might have just stepped out of a cartoon...
By Terry Morrow
Scripps Howard News Service
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OutKast front man joins forces with Tom Lynch to produce 'Class of 3000'
OutKast front man Andre "3000" Benjamin obviously loves making music. He wants children to love it, too...
Great Falls Tribune
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New series not kid stuff to entertainer
In the series, which he co-executive produces with Tom Lynch, Benjamin stars as the voice of Sunny Bridges, an international music sensation who chucks his glamorous...
By Hanh Nguyen
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Andre 3000 moves to head of class
Andre Benjamin -- Andre 3000 from the hip-hop group OutKast -- has an almost animated presence on stage..
By Matthew Gilbert
Boston Globe
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Andre 3000 Steps Into Cartoons
"This (cartoon) is sort of based on my childhood, growing up in Atlanta," he says. "I wasn't the coolest kid. I was quiet...
By Darryl Gudmundson
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Hollywoods Hot 50
Teen Magazine
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Class of 3000, With UpKast Eyes
Animated Show Gives Kids Hip-Hop With a Message..
By John Maynard
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An OutKast 'toons up for the kids
Benjamin co-created the series with kids-TV brainiac Tom Lynch...
By Diane Werts
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Class of 3000' turns rapper into a cartoon music teacher
The cool new music teacher at the Westley School for the Performing Arts in Atlanta...
By Mike Duffy
Detroit Free Press
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Hey, Kids, a Hip-Hop Star Has Savvy Advice for You
Not content with merely being one of the most successful hip-hop acts of all time, OutKast turns its attention to children..
Virginia Heffernan
The New York Times
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Hollywood Reporter Bottom Line
A tuneful animated frolic with an amiable, hip essence, delivered by Andre "3000" Benjamin.
By Ray Richmond
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It's sophisticated funk for kids
'Class of 3000'is a smart, amiable, colorful new cartoon series...
By Robert Lloyd
Los Angeles Times
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Kasting call
Andre Benjamin doesn't like to say no...
By Anderson Jones
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The Flipside of South of Nowhere
On-screen, they're dealing with tough teen issues like devastating breakups...
By Ysolt Usigan & Elise B. Zito
College Bound Magazine

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The OC? Oh please
In an era when teen dramas bring up big issues...
By Sarah Kennedy
The Advocate
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3000 Co-Creator Launches Ani Division
Tom Lynch, who created the new Cartoon Network series Class of 3000 with Outkast’s Andre “3000” Benjamin, has added an animation division to his independent production company...
Animation Magazine
By Ryan Ball
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Rapper Andre 3000's New Project
NPR Fresh Air
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Benjamin's 'Class of 3000' Multi-Platforms
Cartoon Network's newest original program endeavor scheduled to hit the airwaves, Class of 3000, will be the center of the television...
Animation Insider
By Aaron H. Bynum

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Andre 3000's Next Collaborator: The Dude From 'SpongeBob SquarePant
Outkast rapper leaves Hollywood to go back to school in Cartoon Network's 'Class of 3000.
By Corey Moss
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Roving Eye
Cartoon Network’s Jim Samples, left, and Tommy Lynch are all smiles Oct. 18 at...
TV Weekly
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Hot List - 21 Shows You've Gotta See
Cable's steamiest teen drama..
TV Guide
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The N Zone
Daring storylines are scoring big with teen viewers...
By Janice Rhoshaslle Littlejohn
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Why must I be a teenager in love?
South of Nowhere could be mistaken for an Aaron Spelling production thanks to the sparkle of its beautiful cast...
By Sharon Steel
The Phoenix
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Cool School
Rapper, actor and now cartoon star...
By Stephen Timblin
Disney Adventures
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Drama Teens
Show creator and executive producer Tom Lynch (out writer Nancylee Myatt serves as co–executive producer) says he was looking to create a realistic show about today’s young people....
By Jason A. Heidemann
Time Out Chicago
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On the second season premiere of "South of Nowhere" (The N at 9 p.m.), Spencer accepts...
By John Maynard
Washington Post
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South of Nowhere Raises the Stakes in Season 2
We're on location in Bellflower, California where the the cast and crew of The N's hit program...
By Karemn Kregloe
After Ellen.com
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South of Nowhere: Season 2 Scoop!
If you missed the first season of South of Nowhere, you missed a lot. A sweet family moved from the Midwest to the wilds of Los Angeles and in short order wound up shaken by the experience.
By Angel Cohn
TV Guide Online
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New Production and Development
Cyn opsis: Kids!
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South of Nowhere Season 2
Mandy Musgrave tells Twist what's new!

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South of Nowhere's Matt Cohen profile
Matt Cohen is proof that your Hollywood dreams can pay off. The hunky co-star of The N channel hit South of Nowhere...
Ocean Drive
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The Creation and Making of South of Nowhere
Television has long provided a staple of content for the youth audience. There are cable networks dedicated to children's and teen's TV...
scr(i)pt Magazine
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Stephenson chief of Lynch co.
Gary Stephenson has been upped to president of the Tom Lynch Co., the company of prolific tween and teen TV series...
The Hollywood Reporter
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Tom Lynch on today's tweens
Tweens, for those who still have their sanity and have missed this phenomenon...
By Jacqueline Cutler of Zap2it
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Cartoon Network 'Kasts Andre 3000
Andre "3000" Benjamin, half of hip-hop duo Outkast, unveiled his new program, Class of 3000, at the...
Broadcasting & Cable
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Nick teen web The N heads back 'Nowhere'
Nickelodeon teen network the N has greenlit a second season of drama series South of Nowhere from exec producer Tom Lynch...
Daily Variety
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Honest TV Portrayals Are Best Way to Honor Fathers
Tom Lynch's Guest Commentary in TV Week's PressRoom...
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Creator of teen hit 'Romeo!' loves potential of Chinese TV
The producer behind Nickelodeon's Romeo! and the upcoming Cartoon Network show Class Of 3000, Lynch will shoot 13 half-hour episodes of a series in Hong Kong.
Los Angeles Business Journal
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Billboard Magazine May 13th, 2006
TV: Seen + Heard
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'Romeo!' Nominated for Visioin Awards
Here's some great news to share — Nickelodeon, Nick Jr. and Nick @ Nite have received a total of four NAMIC Vision Award nominations! Since its inception in 1994...
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Cartoon Network Kasts Andre 3000
Andre "3000" Benjamin, half of hip-hop duo Outkast, unveiled his new program, Class of 3000, at the Cartoon Network upfront press breakfast...
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Andre on 3000
Andre "3000" Benjamin appeared at a Cartoon Network breakfast to preview his forthcoming animated series, "Class of 3000," earlier today...
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South of Nowhere, Season 2
Love, relationships, family death and the arrival of a long lost sibling hits close to home on South of Nowhere Season 2. The N commences production on 13 new episodes...
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