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2014 Pokémon World Champions Chosen

2014 Pokémon World Championships

After an intense weekend of competition in Washington, D.C., the 2014 masters of all things Pokémon have been decided at the Pokémon World Championships. Long may they reign. Players from more than 30 countries attended the event and competed for scholarship money, invitations to the 2015 World Championships, and an awesome trophy with Pikachu on it. Three […]

Review: "Dora and Friends: Into the City" - Same As It Ever Was

Dora and Friends: Into the City

Disappointment awaits those hoping that Nickelodeon’s top-selling Spanish-speaking moppet would get an attitude and story makeover in her new show, Dora and Friends: Into the City. Dora has gone from being an elementary school kid to a teenager, and dropped the anthropomorphic animals and sentient inanimate objects that were her friends in favor of several […]

CLIP: Cartoon Network Premieres for August 21, 2014

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CLIP: "Thunder and the House of Magic" Trailer Debuts

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Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Trailer Features Mega Audino

Mega Audino

I think Audino misses the point of being Mega-evolved somewhat. As shown in this Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire trailer from Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. It doesn’t actually get more threatening or tougher looking. It actually gets cuter. But then again, Audino, generally takes a healing and support role anyway. The Mega Audino adds Fairy […]

Disney Jettisons Radio Stations

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Disney has slowly been eliminating its Radio Disney radio station empire over the years – getting rid of five stations in 2010 and another seven stations last year – until they finally had only 24 stations left operating in the country. As the company shifts to digital distribution, Disney will sell 23 of those 24 […]

Disney Schedules Aladdin-Fest This Weekend For Robin Williams Tribute

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As a tribute to the recently deceased actor-comedian Robin Williams, Disney has announced they will schedule four showings of his signature movie for them – 1992’s “Aladdin” where Williams provided the voice and personality of the Genie – on three of their network channels. Williams famously agreed to voice the Genie character with a handshake […]

The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers To Suit Up Again

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The high school superheroes called the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers were popular enough in the 1990s to have a feature film made of their television series [called, appropriately enough – “The Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie”]. But the 1995 movie was not as popular as the show – making only $66 million worldwide – […]

"The Cupcakery Of Doom" Coming To Nickelodeon

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“The Cupcakery of Doom” won this year’s Animated Shorts Program from Nickelodeon held at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego. The winner, Trevor Reece of Eureka, California, was picked out of more than 100 entries in Nickelodeon’s open call for an animated short that they will develop in the future – as a longer […]

Disney To Release “The Making Of Frozen” Special On ABC

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Disney will be releasing a special entitled “The Story of Frozen: Making An Animated Disney Classic” on ABC next month. The one-hour special will delve into the Walt Disney Animation Studios and see the work of the creative team that produced the blockbuster film as well as appearances by voice-stars Kristin Bell and Idina Menzel […]

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