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Cartoon Network Upfront 2015-16: "We Bare Bears", "Powerpuff Girls," "Steven Universe/Uncle Grandpa" Crossover, & More

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Cartoon Network Approaches 2015-16 Upfront with Unmatched Growth Across All Screens Cartoon Network Solidifies #1 Position with Boys and Moves into 2nd Place with Kids 6-11* New Content, Returning Hits and Immersive Programming Highlight New Season Momentum and growth across all screens are driving Cartoon Network into the 2015-16 Upfront. Powered by number one shows […]

Will Friedle, Kevin Michael Richardson, Vanessa Marshall, Trevor Devall Join Animated "Guardians of the Galaxy" Cast

Guardians of the Galaxy

Disney XD has announced the following cast members for the animated Guardians of the Galaxy animated series, which is currently set for a debut in 2016. Cast members announced so far are: Will Friedle as Peter Jason Quill/Star-Lord Kevin Michael Richardson as Groot Trevor Devall as Rocket Vanessa Marshall as Gamora Each of the actors […]

Want Diversity in Casting and Roles in Hollywood? Look at Animation

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The Los Angeles Times makes note of ethnic diversity in both on-screen characters and the actors portraying them in current-era animated features, in comparison to a live-action selection which turned out all-white nominees in the all acting categories for the Academy Awards and one non-white nominee in the Best Director category. In contrast, Disney’s Big […]

"Big Hero 6" Directors on Sequels and Change at Disney Animation

Big Hero 6

Variety has spoken with Don Hall and Chris Williams, co-directors of the Oscar-nominated Big Hero 6 that just became the third-highest grossing Disney animated feature film over the weekend (right after The Lion King and Frozen, and just edging Beauty and the Beast out of the third-place spot). The pair, both 20-year veterans of the […]

"Ranma 1/2" Set 5 Blu-ray Coming on March 3, 2015

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VIZ MEDIA PREVIEWS THE HOME MEDIA RELEASE OF RANMA ½ ANIME SERIES SET 5 LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY BOX SET Latest Action Packed HD Episodes Of The Legendary Martial Arts Comedy Arrive As A New 3-Disc Blu-Ray Collectable Box Set In Early March; Standard Edition DVD Set Also Announced San Francisco, CA, February 17, 2015 – […]

CLIP: Cartoon Network Premieres for Feb 16, 2015: "Gumball," "Uncle Grandpa," "Teen Titans Go," "Scooby Doo Frankencreepy," & More

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Gary Owens, "Space Ghost" Voice Actor, 1936 - 2015

Gary Owens

Veteran voiceover performer Gary Owens has passed away on February 12, 2015, at the age of 80. A longtime radio and TV announcer, Owens was best known to the general public as the mellifluous baritone for NBC’s Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In. He also coined the “beautiful downtown Burbank” phrase on his KMPC radio show that […]

CLIP: The Falcon is "Downgraded" in the Next "Marvel's Avengers Assemble"

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Review: "Beware the Batman: Season One Part Two" Blu-ray Embraces the Darkness

Beware the Batman

I am not sure what level of corporate dysfunction led to Warner Bros paying for an entire 26-episode order of Beware the Batman and then failing to air it to completion on a cable network which they also own (at least until the show returned to the air in late-nights, where it was a notable […]

CLIP: Check Your "Rebel Resolve" with "Star Wars Rebels" on February 23, 2015

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