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Vishnu Athreya named VP, Program Scheduling, for Cartoon Network & Boomerang

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2014
Vishnu Athreya Named Vice President, Program Scheduling at Cartoon Network and Boomerang Vishnu Athreya has been named vice president, program scheduling for Cartoon Network and Boomerang, it was announced today by Rob Sorcher, chief content officer for Cartoon Network. In this position, Athreya will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day scheduling and strategic positioning of […]

Disney TV Animation Orders “Pickle & Peanut,” New Seasons of Mickey Shorts & “Wander Over Yonder”

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2014
DISNEY TELEVISION ANIMATION BEGINS PRODUCTION ON PICKLE & PEANUT, A BUDDY COMEDY FOR DISNEY XD STARRING JON HEDER AND JOHNNY PEMBERTON — Studio Also Receives Season Pickups for “Mickey Mouse” Cartoon Shorts and “Wander Over Yonder” — Adding to the creative strength that helps fuel Disney-branded channels and platforms worldwide, Disney Television Animation has begun […]

“A Brony Tale” Comes to Theaters July 8, 2014, VOD on July 15, 2014

by Ed Liuon June 24, 2014
A SWEET CARTOON SERIES MADE FOR LITTLE GIRLS HAS DEVELOPED A RABID FOLLOWING – OF GROWN MEN A BRONY TALE The Story of a True American Phenomenon, This First Release on the New ‘Morgan Spurlock Presents’ Label, Comes to Theaters July 8, 2014 and Video on Demand July 15, 2014, “You ain’t a man unless […]

Anna Kendrick Joins Cast of DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls”

by Ed Liuon June 23, 2014
Deadline.com reports that actor Anna Kendrick has been cast as the lead character in DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s upcoming animated musical feature film Trolls, based on the famed trolls doll series. Kendrick will play Poppy, described as “a relentlessly upbeat princess” in the report. The movie is set to be released on November 4, 2016.

“Peg + Cat” Top 2014 Daytime Creative Emmys

by Ed Liuon June 23, 2014
The Academy for Television Arts & Sciences has announced the winners of the 2014 Daytime Creative Emmy Awards, with the PBS animated series Peg + Cat winning three awards for Outstanding Pre-School Children’s Animated Program, Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for Peg actor Hayley Faith Negrin, and Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for Jennifer […]
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More Details Emerge on Pixar’s “Inside Out”

by Ed Liuon June 23, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter has covered an advance look at Pixar’s Inside out screened in Hollywood last week for members of the press. Present were film director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera, detailing how the film will use the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley as the setting, as five of her emotions struggle […]

Nickelodeon Scouting For Raw Talent At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Nickelodeon will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con in San Diego next month and part of that heavy presence will include members of the Nickelodeon animation department manning the official Nickelodeon booth with the express intent of soliciting the raw talents of anybody who thinks they are an animator and might […]

Nickelodeon to Premiere “The Legend Of Korra” Book 3 on June 27

by Todd "GWOtaku" DuBoison June 21, 2014
Days after releasing the official trailer for Book 3 of The Legend of Korra, Nickelodeon has revealed that the television premiere for the season will be Friday, June 27 at 7 PM Eastern time. Production on the entire season has been completed, and the production of the unnamed Book 4 is underway. Nickelodeon will marathon […]

The Amazing World Of Gumball – “The Joy” Recap

by Joshua Baileyon June 21, 2014
When the boys show up to school in an unusually happy mood, Miss Simian begins to suspect that they are infected with some sort of virus. I’ve always preferred comedy over horror. I can appreciate the classics, but most forms of media that are meant to be scary just try too hard. Fortunately, I am […]

Pixar Releases “Inside Out” Logo & Synopsis, Announces “Lava” Short

by Ed Liuon June 21, 2014
Walt Disney Studios has released the official logo and plot synopsis for Inside Out, the upcoming animated feature film from Pixar coming in 2015. The studio also announced details for “Lava,” the new short film scheduled to premiere alongside Inside Out. Inside Out and “Lava” are scheduled for release on June 19, 2015. Disney’s official […]