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CN’s Sorcher, Adult Swim’s Lazzo Get Promotions

In a restructuring move, Turner Broadcasting’s young adults and kids media group has made new executive appointments to aid a strategy of aligning content, digital and gaming ... Continue Reading →
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‘Equestria Girls’ Hits Shelves Aug. 6

Hasbro Studios’ dimension-bending, original animated feature My Little Pony: Equestria Girls, based on its hit Hub Network series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, will arrive ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable’ Wallops ‘Lone Ranger’ at Box Office

Universal and Illumination Entertainment’s 3-D CG sequel Despicable Me 2 won’t need a freeze ray to stun box office watchers after Tuesday night. The animated effort thoroughly ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Copyright Promotions Licensing Group (CPLG), a DHX Media subsidiary, has appointed Pau Pascual to the newly created position of General Manager-Iberia. CPLG is the largest licensing ... Continue Reading →
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Nottingham, Saban Make Plans for ‘Sendokai’

Audiovisual entertainment agency Nottingham Forest has announced its animated import Sendokai Champions will air on Saban’s Vortexx block on The CW in the U.S. during the 2013-14 ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic, Sticky Pictures Set Sail with ‘Pirate Express’

Canadian studio Atomic Cartoons and Australia’s Sticky Pictures are hoisting the mizzenmast and starting production on 26 half-hour episodes (52 x 11) of Atomic’s original ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Promotes Megan Casey, Claudia Spinelli

Nickelodeon Animation has made two major promotions for its Stateside operations, SVP of current series Rich Magallanes announced today. Megan Casey, executive in charge of Teenage ... Continue Reading →
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The Gru Next Door: Building ‘Despicable Me 2'

Universal/Illumination’s acclaimed anti-hero returns to the big screen in the 3-D summer sequel Despicable Me 2. Three years ago, when Despicable Me was heading into U.S. theaters, ... Continue Reading →
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Kabillion Launches on Xfinity App

Free kids’ video on demand network Kabillion, a subsidiary of Moonscoop LLC ranked in the top 10 in the U.S., has announced its launch on Comcast’s Xfinity TV Player app–which ... Continue Reading →
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People on the Move: Beattie Upped at Tiger Aspect, Hidalgo Joins Turner EMEA

London-based Tiger Aspect (an Endemol Company) has announced Tom Beattie has been promoted to the position of Head of Animation and Children’s Programming at the studio. Since ... Continue Reading →