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Cartoon Network Sets Food Marketing Age Limit

by Alex Beanon September 23, 2013
Cartoon Network announced that they would voluntarily join the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative by pledging not to license its network show’s characters to food companies unless they meet the CFBAI’s nutritional standards for marketing food to kids under the age of 12. The CFBAI’s nutritional standards decree that food products should have certain […]
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"Wolf Children" To Screen In UK Cinemas This October

by HellCaton September 21, 2013
The Mamoru Hosoda-directed Wolf Children will be receiving a select UK theatrical run on 25th October. Specific venues for the showings are yet to be confirmed. Manga Entertainment will also be releasing the film on DVD and Blu-ray soon after. Read Weatherman’s review of Wolf Children here.

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Hecht Goes From Nick To News

by Alex Beanon September 19, 2013
You may not have heard of Albie Hecht, but you have heard of some of his creations. Hecht was formerly the president of the Nickelodeon network and it was under his leadership in the 90s that “Blue’s Clues”, “Dora the Explorer” and “SpongeBob SquarePants” as well as many others became popular and thrived, initiating the […]
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Anime Limited To Release Durarara!! and Nerima Daikon Brothers In UK

by HellCaton September 19, 2013
Anime Limited have announced they will release both Durarara!! and Nerima Daikon Brothers in the UK, the former to be released on two hybrid DVD/Blu-ray sets and the latter in a single DVD release both due in early 2014.

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"South Park," "Croissant de Triomphe," Lily Tomlin Take Home 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2013
The 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards were granted, with the following winners in categories with animated properties in contention: Outstanding Animated Program: South Park “Raising The Bar” (Comedy Central/Central Productions) Outstanding Short-Format Animated Program: “Disney Mickey Mouse Croissant de Triomphe” (Disney.com/Disney Television Animation) Outstanding Voice-Over Performance: Lily Tomlin – An Apology to Elephants (HBO/HBO Family) […]
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LA Times Talks with June Foray

by Ed Liuon September 16, 2013
The Los Angeles Times has spoken with veteran voice actor June Foray about her extensive career in show business, which is about to be commemorated by a G0vernor’s Award from the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. The article looks over Foray’s long career, with Foray noting how she […]

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PR: MCM Belfast Comic Con To Launch In June 2014

by HellCaton September 15, 2013
MCM BELFAST COMIC CON – KINGS HALL, BELFAST – 7-8 JUNE MCM Belfast Comic Con To Launch In June 2014 June 2014 will see MCM bring its celebration of sci-fi, games, comics, anime and cosplay to Northern Ireland for the very first time, with the inaugural MCM Belfast Comic Con. The announcement comes hard on […]
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PR: Starz Digital Media Launches Original Comedy Channel "Union Pool" on YouTube

by Ed Liuon September 11, 2013
STARZ DIGITAL MEDIA LAUNCHES ORIGINAL COMEDY CHANNEL “UNION POOL” ON YOUTUBE New Web Series Lineup Includes the Reddit-Inspired TV and Movie Mashup Series “Tvoovies,” Learnings from a Failed Actor on “Hollywood Acting Studio,” and Seafaring Puppet Adventures on “Captain Cornelius Cartoon’s Cartoon Lagoon” Beverly Hills, Calif. – September 10, 2013 – Starz Digital Media is […]

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Manga UK Announcements At MCM Scotland Comic Con

by HellCaton September 9, 2013
Manga Entertainment UK were in attendance at this past weekend’s MCM Scotland Comic Con and made a selection of announcements. The release date for Sword Art Online Part 1 on DVD and Blu-ray is now set for 16th December. Both versions can currently be pre-ordered at Amazon UK. Fairy Tail will continue to be released […]
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Jerry Russell, Actor, 1936 - 2013

by Ed Liuon September 5, 2013
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that veteran actor Jerry Russell passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2013, at the age of 77 after complications from abdominal surgery. Russell founded the Stage West theater company in 1978, which became one of four theater groups that set the tone for Fort Worth’s theater scene. In addition to […]