South Park/Simpsons/Family Guy Animation VERSUS Frozen/Incredibles/Shrek Animation - Software Question

Does anyone have a link/blogpost or article discussing which Animation software is used to create: South Park, the Simpsons, Family Guy, etc?
How about 3d-like cartoons like Incredibles, Frozen, Shrek?

Same software?  Different software?
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Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist IVCommented:
RenderMan for the 3D ones
David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
You'd be surprised how many mainstream animation you're familiar with use Blender. provides many examples.

Big Buck Bunny is one of the most widely used references.

The Simpsons use Blender.
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
George Hull is a friend of my family:

Although his website doesn't discuss the software that he uses, there's a contact form there and I'm (somewhat) confident that he'll reply to your questions...he's a very nice fellow. I don't see mention of it at his site, but his animation on Finding Nemo is superb. Regards, Joe
David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
A lot of Animation is done by Pixar which uses their in house designed software
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