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Paramount Releases ‘A Chipmunk Christmas’ and Two Other Chipmunk Holiday Specials

by Pavanbadalon September 6, 2005
Paramount Home Entertainment will release Alvin & the Chipmunks: A Chipmunk Christmas to DVD on November 1, 2005. The set will include A Chipmunk Christmas from 1981 (before the animated series started in 1983) and two other Christmas specials from 1988 and 1989 entitled Merry Christmas Mr. Carroll (AKA Alvin’s Christmas Carol) and Dave’s Wonderful […]

ABC Announces New "Charlie Brown" Title; Airing Rankin Bass Special this Christmas

by Pavanbadalon August 25, 2005
ABC has revealed their full plans for animated specials for 2005-06. A new Charlie Brown special is in the works and is slated for sometime in 2006. ABC will also air the classic special Santa Claus is Coming to Town this Christmas. Here is their full list: Charlie Brown Specials: It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie […]

NickToons Gets ‘Ren & Stimpy’

by Pavanbadalon July 5, 2005
Variety is reporting that Nicktoons, Nickelodeon’s 24-hour digital net dedicated to animation, is bringing back The Ren & Stimpy Show. The Ren & Stimpy Show, which originally launched on Nickelodeon in 1991, will air weeknights at 11:30pm and weekends at 11:00am & 11:30am starting August 1. Nicktoons has rights to all three seasons of the […]

Original "Turtles" Back On DVD

by Pavanbadalon May 25, 2005
Those Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back on DVD, thanks to Lions Gate Home Entertainment. Volume Two packs another thirteen episodes from the original series’ second season, and if you’re like me this old-school action will make you scream “Cowabunga, Dude!” from your couch. This season opens with Shredder’s return from Dimension X. Other highlights […]

ABC Airing Rare ‘Charlie Brown’ Easter Special

by Pavanbadalon February 25, 2005
For the first time, ABC will air the classic 1974 special It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown on Friday, March 25, at 8:00pm (ET/PT). In the special, Peppermint Patty attempts to teach Marcie how to decorate eggs, Snoopy finds a birdhouse for Woodstock, and Linus persuades Sally not to color eggs since the Easter Beagle […]

ABC Schedules Valentines ‘Charlie Brown’ & ‘Pooh’

by Pavanbadalon January 22, 2005
ABC has scheduled two classic Valentine’s Day specials to air on Saturday, February 12, from 8:00pm to 9:00pm (ET/PT). A Charlie Brown Valentine will air at 8:00pm, followed by A Valentine for You, Winnie the Pooh at 8:30pm. [Source: ABC]