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+ Disney Channel has acquired Guru Studios‘ Emmy-nominated preschool show Justin Time (52 x 11) for its channels in Central & Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The ... Continue Reading →
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El Capitan Gets ‘Frozen’ for Exclusive Opening

L.A. moviegoers will get a chance to ring in the holiday season early as the El Capitan Theatre offers an exclusive, advance engagement of Disney’s brand new CG comedy-adventure, ... Continue Reading →
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Rebecca Sugar Welcomes You to ‘Steven Universe’

Cartoon Network’s latest 2D adventure comedy, Steven Universe, will premiere November 4 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. To celebrate, series creator Rebecca Sugar (Emmy and Annie Award-nominated ... Continue Reading →
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New Joint Venture Anima Point Aims for Co-Pros

A new Malaysia-based joint venture between the country’s Creative Media Point and Award-winning Finnish animation studio Anima Vitae is on the map. The newly dubbed Anima Point ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sesame Street’ Muppets to Holiday in ‘Furchester’

In a first-ever partnership, U.K. broadcaster BBC’s CBeebies and Sesame Workshop are joining forces on a new children’s show, The Furchester, set to debut on CBeebies in ... Continue Reading →
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Jennifer Lopez & Steve Martin Head for ‘Home’

DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming feature (Nov. 2014) Home, formerly titled Happy Smekday!, has signed on Jennifer Lopez and Steve Martin to voice key characters, according to The ... Continue Reading →
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Del Toro’s ‘Simpsons’ Opening Is Creepiest Yet!

Each fall, fans of Matt Groening’s The Simpsons look forward to the annual Treehouse of Horror Halloween special. But you don’t have to wait for Sunday night at 8 ET to ... Continue Reading →
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Halloween Tricks and Treats from Adult Swim

If your entertainment tastes run to the more “mature” side of things, but you still want to get into the Halloween spirit this month, Adult Swim is offering special goodies ... Continue Reading →
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Sprout, Scholastic Join Forces for ‘Astroblast!’

In their first-ever collaborative effort, 24-hour preschool network Sprout and Scholastic Media will be launching a new animated outer-space adventure-comedy for kids 2-5 called Astroblast!, ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Alpha and Omega 2′ Behind-the-Scenes

On October 8, the holiday-themed sequel to Crest Animation’s Alpha and Omega hits DVD and Blu-ray shelves thanks to Lionsgate Home Entertainment and exclusive retail partner Walmart. ... Continue Reading →