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Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars

Star Wars Comes to Disney Infinity 3.0 in Fall 2015

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2015
Disney has announced that their hybrid toy/video game platform Disney Infinity will add the Star Wars universe in their 3.0 release, adding to the existing Disney, Pixar, and Marvel characters already available in the 1.0 and 2.0 versions. Enhancements to the Toy Box will add Toy Box Speedway (kart racing) and Toy Box Takeover (action-adventure), […]
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Schulz Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary of "Charlie Brown Christmas" with "Animating Comics" Exhibit

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2015
50th Anniversary of A Charlie Brown Christmas Celebrated in New Schulz Museum Exhibition, Animating Comics, May 2 – October 15, 2015 (Santa Rosa, CA) The December 9, 1965 debut of A Charlie Brown Christmas brought Charlie Brown and the Peanuts Gang home to more than 15 million television viewers and enjoyed immediate acclaim. Earning an […]

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New York Comic Con/New York Super Week Tickets On Sale Starting May 13, 2015

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2015
SUPER FANS GET READY – REEDPOP ANNOUNCES TICKET SALES FOR NEW YORK COMIC CON AND NEW YORK SUPER WEEK AVAILABLE ONLINE MAY 13 The East Coast’s Largest Pop Culture Convention Bigger than Ever with Weeklong Celebration Taking Over Streets of NYC October 5-11 NORWALK, CT – April 29, 2015 – ReedPOP, the world’s largest producer […]
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Wildseed Studios and Tricon Kids & Family Team for "Counterfeit Cat" for Disney XD EMEA and Teletoon Canada

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2015
Wildseed Studios and Tricon Kids & Family to co-produce new animated comedy series Counterfeit Cat for Disney XD EMEA and Teletoon Canada Bristol, UK / Toronto, Canada – April 2015: Wildseed Studios and Tricon Kids & Family announce they are co-producing a new animated TV comedy series Counterfeit Cat (26×30′, 52×11′, plus 11 x 2′ […]

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CLIP: USA Today on New Female Transformers Joining the Robots in Disguise

by Ed Liuon April 24, 2015
USA Today covers Strongarm, Windblade, and Victorion: a trio of female Transformers that are among the newest additions to Hasbro’s perennial toy/cartoon/unfortunate-Michael-Bay-live-action-movie franchise and an explicit outreach to the many female Transformers fans. While female characters have been present in Transformers (stretching back to Arcee and Chromia in the original 1980’s cartoon series), the enthusiastic […]
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Chris O'Dowd Narrates New Nick Jr. UK Show "Puffin Rock"

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2015
Irish actor and comedian Chris O’Dowd (The IT Crowd, Moone Boy) will be taking the role of narrator in Nick Jr’s new animated series Puffin Rock. Produced by an alliance of Oscar nominated Irish animation studio Cartoon Saloon, Penguin Random House Children’s publishing and Dog Ears media, the series focuses on the puffling Oona and […]

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Cartoon Network UK Releases "The Amazing World of Gumball: Rainbow Ruckus" On iOS And Android

by Grant Whiteon April 24, 2015
Fans of The Amazing World of Gumball can now play a brand new game, Rainbow Ruckus.  Available on both iOS and Android devices, the game sees Gumball and Darwin on a quest to thwart the villainous Jealousy from stealing the rainbow in the sky above Elmore.  The boys must navigate his sewer lair to return […]
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Time for Your Peabody Award, Doc McStuffins

by Ed Liuon April 23, 2015
DISNEY JUNIOR’S “DOC MCSTUFFINS” WINS PEABODY AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING Disney Junior’s “Doc McStuffins” has won the Peabody Award in the Children/Youth category. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding storytelling in electronic media. The acclaimed animated series for kids age 2-7, which was recognized for its “disarming, inspiring storytelling,” depicts a young girl who […]

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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 […]
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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 […]