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News! Flash…Gets His Own Pilot

by Alex Beanon November 20, 2013
Speedy superhero Flash was all set to get his own backdoor pilot show as part of the current “Arrow” television series on the CW network – introducing his alter ego, Barry Allen, in earlier episodes and then essentially using Arrow’s 20th episode as a pilot episode. But now, CW has elected to make a singular […]
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Review: “Sanjay and Craig” (UK) – Comedy with Crossover Appeal

by Grant Whiteon November 20, 2013
There’s a lot of crossover with older viewers for action animation but often less so with comedy cartoons. Maybe Nick’s new show Sanjay and Craig can change that. As the quick and catchy opening song explains, the series focuses on an Indian-American boy named Sanjay who finds a talking snake named Craig in the local […]

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NekoCon 2013: Steve Blum

by Weathermanon November 20, 2013
Prolific voice actor Steve Blum was one of the feature guests at Nekocon 2013 in Hampton, Virginia. This article covers his Sunday afternoon Q&A session, since he had several throughout the con. Blum proved to be a wonderful guest, taking multiple requests from the audience for lines spoken in the voices of many of the […]
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PR: Hilary Duff Guest Stars in Brand-New Dora the Explorer Primetime Special, “Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular”, Premiering November 25th

by on November 19, 2013
HILARY DUFF GUEST STARS IN BRAND-NEW DORA THE EXPLORER PRIMETIME SPECIAL, “DORA’S ICE SKATING SPECTACULAR,” PREMIERING MONDAY, NOV. 25, AT 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)   Figure Skating Superstar Johnny Weir Appears in New Dora the Explorer Promotional Spot NEW YORK – Nov. 19, 2013 – ‘Tis the season for an icy adventure as Nickelodeon debuts the brand-new Dora the Explorer primetime special, “Dora’s Ice Skating Spectacular,” on Monday, Nov. 25, […]

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Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa Get More Toons

by Alex Beanon November 18, 2013
Prepare to see more of Uncle Grandpa’s RV and Steven Universe’s belly button as Cartoon Network announced that they have ordered additional episodes of both Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa for 2014. Each will receive 13 additional episodes. Steven Universe airs on Monday nights at 8 p.m. on the network while Uncle Grandpa airs at the same […]
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Fox Sells Simpsons Syndication Rights To Themselves [FXX]

by Alex Beanon November 18, 2013
Fox sold the cable syndication rights to their biggest moneymaking animated television series – that would be The Simpsons – to their smaller cable network, FXX, for a reported price tag of at least $750 million [that also includes VOD and non-linear rights]. The deal will last for 10 years and includes 574 episodes over […]

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PR: Aardman Produces Magic Game For Hit CBBC Show “Wizards vs Aliens”

by Grant Whiteon November 18, 2013
‘Take on the role of Tom and Benny and embark on a perilous adventure to save the world from the evil Nekross!’ BRISTOL UK, Monday 18th November – To support the launch of the brand new series of Wizards Vs Aliens on CBBC, BBC Wales Interactive and CBBC have commissioned Aardman to create a fun […]

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Arrow – Keep Your Enemies Closer – Season 2, Episode 6

by Alex Beanon November 15, 2013
Synopsis: The episode should have been titled “You Can’t Trust Anybody” as Sara backstabs Oliver, a revived Deadbolt is nice to Diggle and Isabel Rochev [Summer Glau] and Oliver have a one-night stand [much to Felicity’s consternation]. Details: After Isabel Rochev [Summer Glau] scolds Oliver for not being more attentive to the business affairs of […]
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NBCU Harvests Sprout

by Alex Beanon November 14, 2013
NBCU made it official and bought the preschool kids network Sprout from the other two members – PBS and HIT – of the previous ownership consortium. Sprout is the home of original television programming for the preschool set that included “Caillou”, “Noodle and Doodle” and “The Chica Show” and is available to 60 million homes […]