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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 Dr. Daedaluson 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, […]
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Spotlight On Looney Tunes - But Not If You Have The Golden Collection

by Alex Beanon May 14, 2014
This week, Warner Bros released the Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection Volume 8 – a DVD of its cartoons from the classic 1940s-60s era. However, if you already possess the previously released Golden Collection DVD’s, then you will already have seen these. The two-disc breakdown of what is on the newly released Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection […]

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PR: "Looney Tunes Spotlight Collection" Vol. 8 Available May 13, 2014

by Ed Liuon January 31, 2014
IT’S CLASSIC CARTOON MADNESS WITH BUGS BUNNY AND HIS PALS IN WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT’S LOONEY TUNES SPOTLIGHT COLLECTION VOLUME 8 AVAILABLE MAY 13, 2014 Two-Disc Collection Features 30 Theatrical Shorts Totaling Over Three Hours of Animated Content BURBANK, CA (January 28, 2014) – That wascally wabbit and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang […]
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PR: Classic LOONEY TUNES Return to Boomerang Network Starting October 5

by spidey4545on September 27, 2013
Classic LOONEY TUNES Return to Boomerang This October  Warner Bros. Theatrical Shorts Not Seen on 24-Hour All-Toons Network Since May 2007   The greatest franchise in theatrical animated shorts is returning to Boomerang this October, having last appeared on the 24-hour classic animation network in May 2007. Warner Bros. immortal LOONEY TUNES—featuring legendary icons Bugs […]

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PR: "Taz-Mania: Taz on the Loose" Season 1 Part 1 on DVD on May 14, 2013

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2013
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT UNLEASHES A WHIRLWIND OF FUN WITH THE RELEASE OF TAZ-MANIA: TAZ ON THE LOOSE SEASON 1 PART 1 AVAILABLE ON DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME MAY 14, 2013   DVD Includes 13 Episodes on Two Discs for Over Four Hours of Animated Content Featuring that Delightfully Devilish Looney Tunes Character “Taz” […]
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"Sylvester Vs. Hippety Hopper" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson January 17, 2013
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that Warner will release the next edition of Looney Tunes Super Stars. The DVD will contain 18 short episodes featuring Sylvester dealing with Hippety Hopper, a baby kangaroo who Sylvester thinks is a king-sized mouse. Looney Tunes Super Stars’ Sylvester & Hippety Hopper: Marsupial Mayhem will hit stores on April 23rd.