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TNT Acquires Television Rights To Marvel Films

by Alex Beanon September 18, 2014
If you want to watch the various superhero-themed movies from Marvel on television in the future, chances are you will be tuning into the TNT cable network. That’s because TNT has purchased the network broadcast rights to the next five Marvel feature films beginning with “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”. Each Marvel film will show […]
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“The Boxtrolls” Better Than Scarlett Johansson and “Sex Tape” (at UK Box Office)

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that Laika’s The Boxtrolls leapt to the top of the box office charts in the United Kingdom in its premiere weekend, taking in $3.3 million to beat out Scarlett Johansson in Lucy (which took in $1.3 million in its fourth week of release in the U.K.) and last week’s box office […]

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Nickelodeon’s TV and Digital Channels to Go Dark for 11th Annual Worldwide Day of Play on Sept. 20, 2014

by Ed Liuon September 15, 2014
NICKELODEON’S TV AND DIGITAL CHANNELS TO GO DARK FOR ELEVENTH ANNUAL WORLDWIDE DAY OF PLAY, SATURDAY, SEPT. 20 United States Tennis Association, NFL PLAY 60 and Boys and Girls Club of America Among More Than 15 National Partners to Host Thousands of Health and Wellness Events Across the U.S. NEW YORK – Sept. 15, 2014 […]

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Les Schwab Bakes You Animated Cookies

by Alex Beanon September 11, 2014
Actually, the recipient of the animated cookies is the Les Schwab representative – but they taste the same in this commercial for the tire repair chain that uses stylized animation to bake its cookies [chocolate chip, of course]…

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Activision/Blizzard’s Destiny Breaks Record

by Alex Beanon September 10, 2014
Activision/Blizzard’s just-released “Destiny” shooter video game has broken the first-day record for sales for a new video game franchise by selling more than $500 million in worldwide sales. Early sales trends expect somewhere between 12 million and 18 million of the games to sell in its first year. The previous record for first day sales […]

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SpongeBob SquarePants Helps Out Jeans For Genes This September

by Grant Whiteon September 8, 2014
SpongeBob SquarePants is serving as ambassador for the 2014 charity drive for Jeans for Genes in the UK. Nickelodeon’s famous fry cook and friends will be swapping square pants for denim ones in the charity’s trademark tradition, hoping to raise even more money Friday 19th September. Working to raise money on behalf of Genetic Disorders […]