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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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DC to Launch "DC Super Hero Girls" Universe in Fall 2015

by Todd DuBoison April 22, 2015
DC Entertainment has announced today the forthcoming launch of the “DC Super Hero Girls” universe in Fall 2015, an expansive new project that will span multiple mediums and a myriad of new product lines. DC’s purpose is to develop a distinct setting for girl-centric storytelling and products targeted directly at the 6 – 12 female […]

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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce May Highlights

by Grant Whiteon April 21, 2015
No need to cry out Mayday, as Cartoon Network UK have a range of animation entertainment airing this May. Continuing on from April up until 17th, Mega Mondays airs new episodes of Clarence (4pm), Regular Show (4:30pm), Adventure Time (5pm) and The Amazing World of Gumball (5:30pm). Comedy is also the focus of the May […]
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One Of These Days, MCM- Bang! Zoom! New Logo To The Moon!

by Grant Whiteon April 10, 2015
After several years of providing gatherings for fans of cult entertainment across the UK and recently moving into similar events within mainland Europe, the MCM Expo group have unveiled plans to formally refer to said events consistently as MCM Comic Cons. The movie includes a redesigned website, an updated Twitter account (@MCMComicCon) and a new […]

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LEGO Dimensions Announcement Trailer

by Alex Beanon April 10, 2015
LEGO Dimensions would like to announce that come September 27, 2015, they have something special for you…
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Review: "Thunderbirds Are Go" World Premiere - High Charged Heroism, No Strings Attached

by Grant Whiteon April 1, 2015
A good idea is effectively timeless and this is certainly the case with fiction. No matter how old a good story concept gets, it will continue to resonate with audiences for generations to come. This is clearly the case with the works of the late Gerry Anderson. Anderson is famous in the British public consciousness […]

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Review: "Transformers: Robots in Disguise" Has a Lot of Spark

by Neo Yion March 13, 2015
Transformers: Robots in Disguise is an interesting transition from Transformers Prime. While each Transformers show seems to reinvent the franchise, Robots in Disguise has the honor of being a direct sequel to Prime. While the latter was an epic space opera, Robots in Disguise excludes the melodrama in favor of peppy, feel-good fun. Those who expect […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce April Highlights

by Grant Whiteon March 9, 2015
April is the month of Easter and the Cartoon Network family of channels have some eggs-cellent programming. Certainly better than my terrible yolks. New episodes of Uncle Grandpa (30th March-3rd April), Clarence (6th-10th April) and Steven Universe (13th-17th April) will air on Easter holiday weekend mornings, running at 8am, 8:15am and 8:30am respectively. At 6pm […]

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Review: "Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin I: Blue Eyed Casval" - What The Red Comet Speeds From

by Grant Whiteon March 6, 2015
Although most of the attention seemed to go to plans for the anniversary coming in five years, Gundam’s 35th anniversary did not pass without incident. For the first time in a while, two Gundam shows have been broadcast at the same time: Reconguista in G and Build Fighters Try. As both these shows near the […]
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AdWeek on the Rise and Fall of Hasbro's Hub Network

by Ed Liuon February 25, 2015
AdWeek has published an extensive article examining the aborted effort by toymaker Hasbro to break into the TV market with the Hub Network joint venture with Discovery Networks, which began with great fanfare in 2010 but was ended late last year for a number of reasons articulated by the article. Quoting several industry insiders (some […]