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UK Premiere of Brand New Episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 'The Good, The Bad and the Casey Jones'

by Grant Whiteon March 14, 2014
Tomorrow morning sees the UK debut of ‘The Good, The Bad and the Casey Jones’ a brand new season 2 episode of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. After having encountered mutants and ninjas, Casey decides to take the fight to the streets. Encountering Raphael, the two form an unlikely partnership. The episode premieres in the UK […]
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PR: Nickelodeon Introduces Kids' Choice Sports 2014 Awards Show Hosted by Michael Strahan

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2014
NICKELODEON INTRODUCES KIDS’ CHOICE SPORTS 2014, BRAND-NEW AWARDS SHOW HOSTED BY LEGENDARY NFL STAR MICHAEL STRAHAN Event Celebrating Kids’ Favorites in the World of Sports Set for Thursday, July 17, at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles Network Institutes Kids’ Choice Sports Council of Influencers, Including Cal Ripken Jr., Misty May-Treanor and Deion Sanders, Among […]

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PR: Nickelodeon's Animation Pipeline

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2014
NICKELODEON’S ANIMATION PIPELINE Nickelodeon’s commitment to animation has produced some of the biggest, most ground-breaking hits of the past 30 years, including Rugrats, The Ren & Stimpy Show, Doug, SpongeBob SquarePants and The Fairly OddParents. In addition to its heralded Animation Shorts Program, Nick’s slate for the upcoming 2014-2015 season is part of the network’s […]
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PR: Nickelodeon to Debut Over 100 Episodes of Brand-New Educational Preschool Series in 2014-2015 Season

by Ed Liuon March 13, 2014
NICKELODEON TO DEBUT OVER 100 EPISODES OF BRAND-NEW EDUCATIONAL PRESCHOOL SERIES IN 2014-2015 SEASON Network to Add Two More Preschool Greenlights to Its Top-Rated Preschool Line-Up: Shimmer & Shine and Fresh Beat Band of Spies NEW YORK – March 13, 2014 – Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, will premiere more than 100 episodes […]

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Sony Animation Announces Upcoming Film Slate: "Hotel Transylvania 2," "Popeye," New Genndy Tartakovsky Film, All-Animated "Smurfs"

by Ed Liuon March 12, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter covers Sony Pictures Animation’s announcements of upcoming films. Genndy Tartakovsky (Hotel Transylvania, Samurai Jack) is poised to be the company’s go-to director, helming Hotel Transylvania 2 for a September 25, 2015 release, followed by Popeye in 2016. The report also reveals a new project tentatively titled Genndy Tartakovsky’s Can You Imagine? which […]
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PR: Don't lose your head! Sleepy Hollow stars set for MCM Birmingham Comic Con

by Grant Whiteon March 12, 2014
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON & MEMORABILIA – NEC – 22-23 MARCH Don’t lose your head! Sleepy Hollow stars set for Birmingham Comic Con Sleepy Hollow stars Nicole Beharie and Katia Winter are the latest special guests to be announced for MCM Birmingham Comic Con, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 22-23 March alongside sister show […]

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PR: First Guests Announced for MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia

by Grant Whiteon March 11, 2014
MCM BIRMINGHAM COMIC CON & MEMORABILIA – NEC – 22-23 MARCH  First guests announced for MCM Birmingham Comic Con & Memorabilia Whether you’re into Doctor Who and Star Wars or The Wire and Sherlock, there’s a great line-up of special guests coming to the NEC on 22-23 March for MCM Birmingham Comic Con and Memorabilia. […]
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Nickelodeon's Sarah Noonan on Casting and Her New Gig as SVP Live-Action Content

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2014
Nickelodeon SVP Sarah Noonan has been interviewed by AdWeek about her new position heading the Live-Action Content division. Among other topics, Noonan discusses what her new job entails, how her 16-year tenure with Nickelodeon’s casting department has taught her about show development, her biggest “gets” in casting voices for Nickelodeon cartoons, and how Nickelodeon views […]

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Mattel Wins "He-Man" Ownership Lawsuit Against Donald Glut

by Ed Liuon March 11, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that toymaker Mattel has won a lawsuit against writer Donald F. Glut over the ownership of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. The lawsuit was filed by Mattel last June in response to Glut’s assertions that he created the Masters of the Universe cast and was entitled to copyright ownership […]
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Namco Bandai's ShiftyLook Webcomic Studio To Close

by Grant Whiteon March 10, 2014
ShiftyLook, the webcomic studio that has for the last few years been producing webcomics based on lesser known characters from the Namco games library, has announced it will be closing later this year. Having made its success with webcomic adaptations of game characters including Bravoman and Wonder Momo, the studio began branching out into other […]