Soup2Nuts is an award winning digital animation studio dedicated to the production of comedy-driven animated series, shorts and branding. Best known for smart humor, and unique animated styles, Soup2Nuts has created animated programming for major television and cable networks for more than fifteen years.
In 1995, Soup2Nuts (previously known as Tom Snyder Productions) created its first series: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. Airing on Comedy Central, Dr. Katz ran for six seasons, winning both the Emmy and Peabody awards. Soon after the premiere of Dr.Katz, Soup2Nuts created Science Court (later known as Squigglevision) for ABC Saturday Morning, The Dick and Paula Celebrity Special for FX, and Hey Monie for Oxygen and BET.
In 2000, Home Movies, another original production, premiered on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim (after a brief stint on UPN). The show ran for 4 seasons, amassing a devoted cult following. Time magazine called Home Movies, “a rare, sophisticated cartoon and one of the funniest sitcoms anywhere on television.” Another Soup2Nuts’ production includes: O’Grady (produced for Teen Nick). This original animated comedy boasts an impressive cast including H. Jon Benjamin and special guests, Rachel Dratch (formerly of Saturday Night Live), Amy Poehler (Parks and Recreation), David Cross and Will Arnett (Arrested Development) and Conan O’Brien.
Soup2Nuts’ latest original series, WordGirl, currently airs on PBS KIDS GO! A super-hero comedy that targets vocabulary acquisition, WordGirl premiered in fall of 2007 to rave reviews. Praised for its rich humor and high quality educational content, the series features a plethora of talent including Patton Oswalt (Ratatouille, King of Queens), Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), and Chris Parnell (formerly of SNL). Already, the show has garnered numerous honors and awards including an Emmy Award for “Outstanding Writing,” a Television Critics Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Children’s Animation” and a Gracie Award for its portrayal of a strong female character.
Most recently, Soup2Nuts has animated books for Weston Woods, created an interactive broadband series called Chuck Vanderchuck for PBS Kids and have produced several commercials and online games for Progressive Insurance and McDonald's.
In 2001, Scholastic Inc acquired the company.