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Reviews of Disney’s ‘Planes’ Not Flying High

We’re only a couple of days away from the release date of Disney’s Planes in theaters (August 9), and already, the early reviews aren’t painting a pretty picture. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Alpha and Omega’ Sequel Set for Oct. Release

Fans of Lionsgate 2010 CG-animated feature Alpha and Omega will be happy to know that the studio is releasing a sequel on Blu-ray combo, DVD, digital download and VOD on October 8. ... Continue Reading →
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Yowza Comes on Board ‘Impossimals’ Preschool Toon

Yowza Digital, Creating4Kids and SupperTime Entertainment have joined forces to deliver a new animated preschool series based on the popular Impossimals characters created by Peter ... Continue Reading →
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Chinese Officials Deny a Ban on ‘Despicable Me 2'

Officials in China have denied that there is ban on Universal/Illumination’s hugely popular animated feature Despicable Me 2 in the country. Authorities say the reason the movie ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Orders More ‘Axe Cop,’ ‘High School USA!’

It looks like Fox is hungry for more of its new adult animated toons, Axe Cop and High School USA. The network has increased its orders for each show from the original six to 12 quarter-hour ... Continue Reading →
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Voices Announced for DreamWorks ‘B.O.O.,’ ‘Penguins’

There is a lot of news coming out of DreamWorks. We’re just happy that this one doesn’t have to do with the performances of Turbo or the company’s stocks or the departure ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO Plans a ‘Simpsons’ Line for 2014

As if you didn’t know already, Matt Groening’s long-running animated series The Simpsons will be entering its 25th Season next year. As part of the big quarter century celebration, ... Continue Reading →
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TV News Bytes

+ Canada’s 9 Story Entertainment has appointed seasoned marketing exec Jennifer Ansley to the new positions of Vice President, Marketing & Communications. Ansley will be responsible ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Gets Spooky with ‘Smurfy Hollow’

An all-new animated mini-movie featuring Peyo’s beloved little blue crew will hit shelves this fall as Sony Pictures Home Entertainment releases The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy ... Continue Reading →
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David Levy Promoted to President of TBS

David Levy, Turner Broadcasting System’s president of sales, distribution and sports has been promoted to the president of the cabler as former chair and CEO Phil Kent prepares ... Continue Reading →