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PR: Nickelodeon Greenlights Season Three of Global Hit Series “Sanjay and Craig”

by Ed Liuon June 12, 2014
BURBANK, Calif.–June 11, 2014–Nickelodeon greenlights a third season of its hit animated series Sanjay and Craigwith a 20-episode order. It was announced today by Russell Hicks, President, Content Development and Production, Nickelodeon. The original series follows the misadventures of Sanjay, an excitable and irreverent 12-year-old boy and his best friend Craig, a smooth-talking snake and […]
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Hub Network President and CEO Margaret Loesch to Depart

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 12, 2014
News has broken today from Deadline that Margaret Loesch will be moving on from her position as President and CEO of the Hub Network after her contract with the channel expires at the end of 2014. A veteran of the television business for over 40 years, Loesch has helmed the Hub Network since its advent in […]

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Netflix Orders New “Magic School Bus 360°” Animated Series

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2014
The New York Times reports that Netflix has made a 26-episode order of a new Magic School Bus animated series with Scholastic Media, reviving and updating the long-running educational series that was a mainstay on PBS and currently lives on in reruns on Qubo. The new series will be titled The Magic School Bus 360°, […]
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PR: GKIDS Acquires North American Rights for “Boy and the World”

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2014
GKIDS ACQUIRES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS FOR BRAZILIAN FEATURE FILM BOY AND THE WORLD AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATED FILM FESTIVAL New York, NY – June 9, 2014 – GKIDS, a distributor of award-winning animation for both adult and family audiences, announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement for the North American rights to the […]

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PR: Sony Pictures Entertainment & Marza Animation Planet Partner for “Sonic the Hedgehog” Film

by Ed Liuon June 11, 2014
Sony Pictures Entertainment And Marza Animation Planet Partner To Create Feature Film Based On “Sonic The Hedgehog” CULVER CITY, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet, a CG animation film production company of the SEGA SAMMY Group, today announced a partnership to develop a film based on the acclaimed […]
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PR: Shout! Factory Celebrates Transformers 30th Anniversary with Botcon 2014 Live Stream Event & More

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2014
SHOUT! FACTORY CELEBRATES THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF TRANSFORMERS WITH A TREASURE TROVE OF ENTERTAINMENT SPANNING THREE DECADES, “30 YEARS IN 3 DAYS – SHOUT! FACTORY LIVE AT BOTCON 2014” LIVE STREAM EVENT AND MORE! Since 1984, the thrills of the TRANSFORMERS saga, the action of epic battles between the AUTOBOTS and the DECEPTICONS, and the […]

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PR: “A Letter to Momo” to Open on July 23, 2014, at NYC IFC Center

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2014
GKIDS SETS RELEASE DATE FOR “A LETTER TO MOMO” OPENS JULY 23 AT NYC’S IFC CENTER FOLLOWED BY NATIONAL EXPANSION IN TOP MARKETS ACROSS THE U.S. ****** WINNER GRAND PRIZE – NEW YORK INT’L CHILDREN’S FILM FESTIVAL “Stunning!” “As gorgeous as ‘Momo’ is to behold, the film’s sensitive portrayal of a teenager dealing with grief […]
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PR: LAIKA to Premiere Final Trailer for “The Boxtrolls” at Annecy Int’l Film Fest on June 11, 2014

by Ed Liuon June 10, 2014
LAIKA TO WORLD-PREMIERE FINAL THEATRICAL TRAILER FOR THE BOXTROLLS AT ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL ON JUNE 11 VOICE CAST INCLUDES BEN KINGSLEY, TONI COLLETTE, ELLE FANNING, ISAAC HEMPSTEAD-WRIGHT, JARED HARRIS, SIMON PEGG, NICK FROST, RICHARD AYOADE, AND TRACY MORGAN [Portland, OR; June 5, 2014] – LAIKA will unveil the final trailer for its upcoming […]

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Toonzone @ MCM London Comic Con May 2014: Anime UK Industry Panel

by Grant Whiteon June 9, 2014
A few hours after the Aniplex panel, the collective representatives of the UK anime industry took to the stage- Jeremy Graves of Manga Entertainment, Andrew Partridge of Anime Limited, Yosuke Kodaka of Aniplex US and Ross Liversidge of MVM. MVM announced a slate of forthcoming titles- Garden of Sinners in October, Kokoro Connect, Blast of […]
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PR: Nickelodeon Greenlights “The Loud House” with 13-Episode Order

by Ed Liuon June 9, 2014
NICKELODEON GROWS ITS CONTENT FAMILY WITH 13-EPISODE ORDER OF THE LOUD HOUSE, THE FIRST SERIES TO BE GREENLIT OUT OF ITS 2013 ANIMATED SHORTS PROGRAM Network Also Announces  Next 11 Original Animated Shorts From Its 2014 Program Burbank, Calif.–June 5, 2014–Nickelodeon has announced a 13-episode order of The Loud House, the first series to be […]