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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce December Highlights

by Grant Whiteon November 29, 2015
Another year is nearly gone but of course there’s still Christmas celebrations to come and Cartoon Network are aiming to keep you entertained throughout December. From 7th-21st, the Mega Mondays block will go festive as Mince Pie Mondays every Monday from 4pm and highlight Christmas episodes of popular shows including brand new episodes of Regular […]
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NYCC 2015: “Wabbit” Woundtable with J.P. Karliak, Bob Bergen, Gary Hartle, and Jeff Bergman

by Ed Liuon October 27, 2015
At New York Comic Con 2015, Toonzone News was able to sit in on a press roundtable session with Wabbit voice actors Jeff Bergman, Bob Bergen, and J.P. Karliak; and producer Gary Hartle. Interviews have been edited for better flow in print. Questions asked by Toonzone News are marked. Bob Bergen has been the iconic […]

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Cartoon Network Premieres for October 19, 2015: “Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!”, “Wabbit,” “Teen Titans Go!”, and More

by Ed Liuon October 19, 2015
Cartoon Network has released plot synopses for upcoming premieres the week of October 19, 2015. BE COOL, SCOOBY-DOO! On this week’s episodes of Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! Monday, October 19 at 4:00 p.m. (ET/PT)… “Party Like It’s 1899” – Daphne brings the Gang to a Victorian murder mystery party, so they can dress up and solve […]
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NYCC 2015: The “Wabbit” Panel (DUCK Panel! Fire!!!!)

by Ed Liuon October 14, 2015
The new Looney Tunes show Wabbit was the centerpiece of a panel on the last day of New York Comic Con 2015, with producer Gary Hartle joined by voice talent Jeff Bergman (Bugs Bunny), Bob Bergen (Porky Pig), and J.P. Karliak (Wile E. Coyote). The moderator of the panel was unfortunately stuck in transit and […]

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Boomerang UK Launch ‘Pet Photo Booth’ App And Give Viewer’s Pets A Chance To Be Famous

by Grant Whiteon August 31, 2015
Boomerang UK are looking for pet superstars with the launch of their new Pet Photo Booth app. The app enables users to take photos of their family pets and then customise the images with stickers and graphics based on the channel’s existing animal stars including Bugs Bunny, Garfield and Scooby-Doo. For those without pets at […]
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UK Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito Announce August Highlights

by Grant Whiteon July 22, 2015
The summer holidays are here and Cartoon Network UK are making sure the TV is as hot as the sun. From 1st August the trio of Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito will be presenting special weekend marathons. For Cartoon Network, the fun kicks off at 11am every weekend with a planned schedule of. Gumball and […]

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New Yorker Magazine Profiles George Daugherty, Wovewy Conductor for Live Looney Tunes Orchestra

by Ed Liuon May 26, 2015
The New Yorker has profiled George Daughterty, conductor for the “Bugs Bunny at the Symphony” program since he started the concert series in 1989. The series pairs original Looney Tunes cartoons (including “What’s Opera, Doc?”, “Corny Concerto,” and “The Rabbit of Seville”) with live orchestral accompaniment. Among other topics, Mr. Daughterty discusses how he started […]
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Bugs Bunny at the Symphony Celebrates 25th Anniversary with 20 City Tour

by Ed Liuon May 6, 2015
BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY CELEBRATES ITS 25th ANNIVERSARY 20-City Tour and Special Performances with New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center and with Los Angeles Philharmonic at Hollywood Bowl May 6, 2015 – Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced today that Bugs Bunny at the Symphony, the record-setting orchestra-and-film concert that invented a whole new genre […]

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Review: “Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Vol. 3” – A Swell Swan Song

by SB20xxon December 17, 2014
It’s hard to review the third Looney Tunes Platinum Collection release without addressing the genuine possibility that this may be the last Looney Tunes Blu-ray release for a long time. Between gradually declining sales with each volume, the market shifting away from Blu-ray to digital, and Warner Bros.’s reluctance to devote much of their budget […]
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Martha Goldman Sigall, Termite Terrace Animator, 1917 – 2014

by Ed Liuon December 15, 2014
Animation historian Jerry Beck reports on the passing of Martha Goldman Sigall, a veteran of the animation industry who worked mainly as a painter and inker (along with numerous other tasks) for studios including Leon Schlesinger Productions (a.k.a., the Termite Terrace that produced the classic Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons), the MGM Cartoon Department, […]