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Bob’s Burgers – Slumber Party – Season 4, Episode 9

by Alex Beanon January 6, 2014
Synopsis: Having successfully navigated and/or escaped the holiday season, the Belchers [well, mostly Louise] now have to look forward to a slumber party – and also an unscheduled visit from El Diablo the Raccoon. Details: The holidays are over and now comes the real test for the Belchers – though mostly Louise – as Linda […]
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NTSF:SD:SUV – Wrecks The Mall – Season 3, Episode 12

by Alex Beanon January 6, 2014
Synopsis: NTSF:SD:SUV – okay, mostly Trent – is forced to deal with a terrorist mall Santa and his bad-ass, gun-toting elves who display no holiday spirit while aiming to teach everyone a little lesson about consumerism. Details: Kove is telling a holiday tale to Trent’s kids to get them to go to sleep so Santa […]

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CLIP: New Cartoon Network Premieres for Week of January 6: “Johnny Test,” “Teen Titans Go,” “Dragons”

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
Cartoon Network has released stills and a clip from new episodes premiering on the week of January 6, 2013: JOHNNY TEST On this week’s episode of Johnny Test on Wednesday, January 8 at 7:00 p.m. (ET/PT)…“A Picture Worth a 1000 Johnnies”– The Porkbelly Mall gets turned upside down when the Test family tries to take […]
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IDW Announces “Rocky & Bullwinkle” Book by Mark Evanier and Roger Langridge

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
IDW has announced a new Rocky and Bullwinkle comic book mini-series, with the first issue set for release at the end of March. The series will be written by Mark Evanier (who went into some detail about his experiences with past attempts to bring Moose and Squirrel to comics before and the legal entanglements that […]

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Japanese Government Launches “Cool Japan” Initiative

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
Anime News Network reports that the Japanese government has funded a new “Japan Channel” dedicated to exporting Japanese cultural programming internationally, including anime, dramas, music, and travel program. The initial seed money of 15.5 billion yen (approximately $14.7 million) is for subtitling and dubbing costs and publicity, as well as setting up foreign broadcasting offices […]
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Big News for Comic Book Guy on Upcoming Episode of “The Simpsons”

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2014
ComicsAlliance.com has uncovered stills and loglines for an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, where Comic Book Guy will apparently marry a manga artist. The episode title is “Married to the Blob,” Stan Lee is set to make a cameo voice appearance in the episode. ComicsAlliance also has stills and more details about the episode in […]

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Review: “Tenchi Muyo! War On Geminar” – No Need For Kenshi?

by Chad Boninon January 3, 2014
All the girls love him, with most wanting to take advantage of both his body and his unnatural superpowers. He’s a sweet and kind guy, although a little oblivious, and is thrust into a world he doesn’t understand. His name is Tenchi Masaki- wait, no… this is about Kenshi Masaki, Tenchi’s half-brother. Kenshi has been […]
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James Avery 1948-2013

by Dan Collinson January 2, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter reports that actor James Avery died on New Years Eve due to complications from open heart surgery; he was 65.  Avery was best known to TV audiences as Phillip Banks, Will’s uncle on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.  He also made appearances on shows like Amen, The Closer, That ’70s Show, and Star […]

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TNT Gets Desolation Rights

by Alex Beanon December 27, 2013
Even though people are still watching “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” on the big screen this weekend, TNT will not be left aside like a snoozing dragon and has gobbled up the television rights for the second film in the most recent Hobbit trilogy. The first film in the trilogy – “The Hobbit: An […]
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Lawsuit Roundup: “Robinson Curiosite” vs. “Robinson Sucroe”, “Frozen” vs. “Frozen Land”

by Ed Liuon December 26, 2013
The Canadian Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Canadian animator Claude Robinson in a copyright infringement lawsuit against animation firm Cinar over Robinson’s proposal for a cartoon character titled “Robinson Curiosite.” After submitting his proposal to a number of production companies over 20 years ago, Cinar brought the extremely similar show Robinson Sucroe to […]