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Nick Unveils Trailer for ‘SpongeBob Christmas’

SpongeBob fans were thrilled to learn that their favorite Bikini Bottom-dwelling character will star in his first full-length stop-motion animated special It’s A SpongeBob Christmas!, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Angry Birds’ Lands Top Licensing Honor

Rovio Entertainment’s terribly addictive game Angry Birds won the Best Licensed Program of the Year award at this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. The game, which has spawned ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Guild and AMPTP Strike a New Deal

The Animation Guild and the Alliance of Motion Picture & Television Producers announced that they have reached a deal on a new collective bargaining agreement. The tentative pact, ... Continue Reading →
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Cowabunga! Cartwright Receives Career Award

Actress Nancy Cartwright, the one-and-only voice of Bart Simpson, will receive the Don LaFontaine Legacy Award at this year’s PromaxBDA kudofest tonight (June 14). Cartright, who ... Continue Reading →
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Rubicon Adopts ‘Monster In My Pocket’

Rubicon Group Holding (Pink Panther & Pals) has picked up the global licensing, merchandising and digital media rights to the popular Monster In My Pocket brand of collectible monsters ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Forum Selects 70 Projects for 2012 Edition

The European animated TV co-production event Cartoon Forum has announced the 70 titles selected for its 23rd edition. The forum, which takes place Sept. 11-14 in the beautiful French ... Continue Reading →
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Teletoon Renews 9 Story’s ‘Fugget About It’

Teletoon Canada has renewed 9 Story Entertainment’s mobster toon Fugget About It. Thirteen new episodes of the show will be ready for the fall of 2013. Originally developed for the ... Continue Reading →
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The Tooning Up of ‘Car Talk’

Here’s a pop-quiz for pop culture geeks: what do Jack Benny, Abbott and Costello, and Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers, from NPR’s Car Talk, all have in common? Give up? They ... Continue Reading →
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Saban to Refresh ‘Popples’

Saban Brands has announced plans to reintroduce popular 1980s brand Popples, with a wide array of merchandise—including apparel, accessories, mobile and tablet apps, plush and more—set ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Picks Jane McGonigal as Keynote

The finishing touches are being put on the annual SIGGRAPH computer graphics and interactive techniques conference/exhibition, which will take place this year at the Los Angeles Convention ... Continue Reading →