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Nickelodeon Greenlights “Welcome to the Wayne” for Television

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2015
NICKELODEON’S FIRST DIGITAL SERIES WELCOME TO THE WAYNE GREENLIT FOR TELEVISION 20-Episode Animated Adventure with Companion App to Debut in 2016 Burbank, Calif., (April, 23, 2015)–Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, announced today it has ordered 20 episodes of the comedy-adventure series, Welcome to the Wayne, marking its first digital short-form series to be […]

Hulu Gains Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Programming in Turner Broadcasting Deal

by Todd DuBoison April 23, 2015
The video streaming service Hulu and Turner Broadcasting have reportedly reached their first-ever multiyear licensing deal, which secures Hulu exclusive rights to programming from television networks Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, TBS and TNT. Under the deal Hulu will debut current animated series from Adult Swim and Cartoon Network for the first time, in addition to […]

Penn Zero Part Time Hero

Disney Orders Second Season of “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero”

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2015
DISNEY XD ORDERS SECOND SEASON OF PENN ZERO: PART-TIME HERO — Returning Star-Studded Voice Cast Includes Thomas Middleditch, Adam DeVine, Alfred Molina and Larry Wilmore — Disney XD has ordered a second season of Disney Television Animation’s out-of-the-gate hit series “Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.” It was announced today by Marc Buhaj, Senior Vice President, Programming […]
Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

“Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet” Opens in NY and LA on August 7, 2015; National Expansion Follows

by Ed Liuon April 22, 2015
GKIDS presents KAHLIL GIBRAN’S THE PROPHET OPENS AUGUST 7 IN NY & LA FOLLOWED BY NATIONAL EXPANSION The Prophet, by celebrated Lebanese author Kahlil Gibran, is among the most popular volumes of poetry ever written, selling over 100 million copies in forty languages since its publication in 1923. Gibran’s timeless verses have been given enchanting […]

Regular Show Men in Uniform

UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce May Highlights

by Grant Whiteon April 21, 2015
No need to cry out Mayday, as Cartoon Network UK have a range of animation entertainment airing this May. Continuing on from April up until 17th, Mega Mondays airs new episodes of Clarence (4pm), Regular Show (4:30pm), Adventure Time (5pm) and The Amazing World of Gumball (5:30pm). Comedy is also the focus of the May […]

Anime Limited Announce “009 Re:Cyborg” Dub Cast

by Grant Whiteon April 21, 2015
Ahead of its UK Blu-ray/DVD release in June, Anime Limited have announced the acting talent that will be portraying the characters for the English dub track of 009 Re:Cyborg. Created by Production I.G., the film is a spin off of the popular Cyborg 009 universe. A team of humans converted into cyborg warriors must unite to […]
LEGO Movie

Warner Bros Announces Next Three LEGO Movie Release Dates

by Ed Liuon April 21, 2015
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Warner Bros. has announced release dates for the next 3 LEGO animated feature films. The LEGO Batman Movie (which is how it’s being referred to until it gets an actual title) will be released on February 10, 2017. Ninjago will be released later that year on September 22, 2017. Finally, […]

Bob Walker

Bob Walker, “Brother Bear” Director, 1961 – 2015

by Ed Liuon April 16, 2015
Disney artist and director Robert “Bob” Walker passed away on April 1, 2015, at the age of 54 in California, with a heart attack being the likely cause of death. The Toronto native grew up in Ottawa and graduated from Sheridan College’s animation program, going to work Atkinson Film-Art after graduation where he worked on […]

“Cloud Bread” and “Pom Pom & Friends” Licensed by Frederator

by Ed Liuon April 15, 2015
In a move to expand its children’s animation portfolio and the scope of international programming on its roster, Frederator has acquired the rights to two popular series from South Korea’s Gangwon Information & Multimedia Corporation (GIMC). Cloud Bread and Pom Pom & Friends – two preschool series with very distinct looks and styles – will […]