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PR: Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to Animation, Kids & Young Adult Networks

by Ed Liuon February 4, 2014
Turner Broadcasting Announces Strategic Changes/Expansions to its Portfolio of Animation, Kids and Young Adult Networks Adult Swim to Expand On-Air Programming Line-up to 8 p.m. on March 31 Cartoon Network Stays On with Original Animated Shorts, Series and Games for Digital Consumption Boomerang to be Aligned Globally as a Family Co-Viewing Network Officially Available to […]

Archer Vice – House Call – Season 5, Episode 4

by Alex Beanon February 4, 2014
Synopsis: An all in-house episode this week as nobody – except Ron – leaves historic Tunt Manor. Pam continues her cocaine binge and nearly finishes off all the illicit coke while Carol/Cheryl gets turned into country singer wannabe Cherlene via a brain chip implanted by – who else? – Krieger. Details: Pam is still addicted […]

Free Birds Liberated On Blu-ray and DVD This Week

by Alex Beanon February 3, 2014
The Thanksgiving season gave us “Free Birds” and now the turkeys return for seconds with their release on Blu-ray and DVD this week. The animated comedy voice-starring Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson as two turkeys who strive to get turkey off the Thanksgiving menu has several extras including behind-the-scenes animation of the film and a […]

Straight Outta Brooklyn – Animation Block Party Coming To L.A. For Valentine’s Day

by Alex Beanon February 3, 2014
Valentine’s Day just got more interesting for those of you who happen to reside in Los Angeles as the Brooklyn-based Animation Block Party brings a special Valentine’s Day showcase to the Troubadour club where they will show Valentine’s Day-themed toons from mTV, Nickelodeon and Oscar-nominated cartoonist Bill Plympton amongst others. The Animation Block Valentine’s Day […]

Another “Sonic Boom” In 2015 For PS4, Xbox One and WiiU?

by Alex Beanon February 3, 2014
We already know Sonic the Hedgehog is coming to Cartoon Network this autumn with “Sonic Boom” but a sign at a Nuremberg [Germany] International Toy Fair indicates that a new Sonic-themed video game is on its way for the Sony PlayStation4, Xbox One and WiiU formats in 2015 – though gamemaker Sega has made no […]

Review: “Wallykazam!” – The Magic Word is “Fun”

by Ed Liuon February 3, 2014
There’s a lot of talk in the news lately about how to provide high-quality pre-K education for all kids in America. It’s something I can get behind in principle, and I’m not being completely facetious in saying we should ensure that audience gets quality cartoons as part of that initiative. Given recommendations on how much […]

Annie Gets A Horse And Wedding Cake

by Alex Beanon February 2, 2014
The combination of the classic Disney short “Get A Horse” [with Walt Disney himself as the voice of Mickey Mouse] with modern 3D animation techniques took home the prize as the best animated short at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank. In addition, Viola Baier won […]

Adventure Time, Futurama And Sofia Win Annies

by Alex Beanon February 2, 2014
The television category had three major winners at the 41st annual Annie Awards held by the International Animated Film Association [ASIFA-Hollywood] in Burbank – “Adventure Time” from Cartoon Network took home the honors as best TV/broadcast production for children while “Futurama” won as the best TV/broadcast production for a general audience and Disney’s “Sofia the […]