For Kids

“Best. Episode. Ever!” Toonzone Talks “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic”

by Todd DuBoison November 9, 2012
Perhaps the greatest success of the still-young TV network The Hub is its hit children’s show My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic. If nothing else there is little question it has been one of its standout hits. Wholesome as it is fun, since its inception the program has been winning over not only young girls […]

Review: “Littlest Pet Shop” Stumbles Early, But Recovers Nicely

by Ed Liuon November 9, 2012
My honest advice for viewers of the Hub’s newest show, Littlest Pet Shop, is to jump straight to episode 2 and get what you need about the first episode from the pre-credits recap segment. The show is fine, the characters are adorable, and like every other show on the Hub, The Littlest Pet Shop doesn’t […]


Toonzone’s Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Nintendo Wii U

by Eileen Cruzon November 9, 2012
With the festive season nearly upon us, plenty of goodies are sure to make their way onto your holiday wish list. If you’re looking for help in deciding on what to get for yourself or others, we’re here for you. Let’s start with the Nintendo Wii U and keep an eye out on Toonzone for other […]
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PR: Nickelodeon Names Jill Sanford Vice President, Animation Development

by Ed Liuon November 6, 2012
NICKELODEON NAMES JILL SANFORD VICE PRESIDENT, ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT BURBANK – Nov. 6, 2012 – Nickelodeon has named Jill Sanford Vice President of Animation Development, Nickelodeon Group.  Sanford will be responsible for all aspects of development from concept to pilot, including all creative and production.  The announcement was made by Jenna Boyd, Senior Vice President of Animation […]


PR: Multi-Year Agreement Grants Shout! Factory Rights to “MADtv” and “Beetlejuice” Animated Series

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2012
Multi-Year Agreement Grants Shout! Factory Rights to Pop Culture Television Properties MADtv and BEETLEJUICE Animated Series Los Angeles, California – November 5. 2012 – Shout! Factory announced a multi-property alliance to bring the memorable Warner Bros. television series MADtv (seasons two though five) and the animated series BEETLEJUICE to the home entertainment marketplace. The multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory with exclusive DVD rights to […]

“Duck Dodgers” Coming to DVD on February 19, 2013

by Dan Collinson November 5, 2012 reports that Warner will release long awaited series Duck Dodgers on DVD with Duck Dodgers: Season 1 – Dark Side of the Duck on February 19, 2013. Based on the classic Chuck Jones short it chronicles Dodgers (Daffy Duck) and his sidekick The Eager Young Space Cadet (Porky Pig) trying to protect what’s left […]


Cartoon Network Renews “Regular Show,” “Gumball;” Adds Episodes of “Annoying Orange”

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2012 reports that Cartoon Network has renewed the comedy series Regular Show and The Amazing World of Gumball for new seasons, and added episodes to the order of Annoying Orange. No word was given on how soon new episodes will be airing.

21 Animated Features Submitted for 2012 Academy Awards

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2012
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced 21 submitted features for the 2012 Best Animated Feature Academy Award, virtually ensuring that a full slate of five nominees will be in the running for the award. The candidates are: Adventures in Zambezia Brave Delhi Safari Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Frankenweenie From Up on […]


“Wreck-It Ralph” Racks Up $49.1M in Ticket Sales on Debut Weekend

by Ed Liuon November 5, 2012
Despite lingering power outages on the East Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph earned an estimated $49.1 million in ticket sales in its debut weekend, taking the top spot at the box office by a comfortable margin. Its nearest competitor, Robert Zemeckis’ Flight, opened with almost half the ticket sales at […]

“The Littlest Pet Shop” Exclusive Video Clip & Stills from Premiere Episode, Airing November 10, 2012

by Ed Liuon November 2, 2012
The Hub has provided Toonzone with an exclusive clip from the premiere episode of The Littlest Pet Shop, their newest animated series premiering on November 10, 2012, at 11:00 AM (ET): Click any of the thumbnails below to enlarge: The Littlest Pet Shop premieres on the Hub on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 11:00 AM […]