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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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Teletoon Order Includes New ‘Inspector Gadget’ Series

Teletoon Canada is resurrecting Inspector Gadget. A new CG version of the beloved series from DHX Media was one of two new series commissioned by the network, with the other being a ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Magic Light Pictures, the U.K.-based company behind the success of film and licensing properties The Gruffalo and Room on the Groom is building up its operation with two key appointments. ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough/Atomic’s ‘Rocket Monkeys’ Fly to Nick

The animated space monkeys of Breakthrough Entertainment and Atomic Cartoons are jumping with joy today as they’ll be heading over to Nickelodeon worldwide this spring. The 26 x 26 ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rocket Monkeys’ Ready to Take Off on Teletoon

Breakthrough Entertainment’s cheeky Rocket Monkeys will make its Teletoon debut this week on Thursday January 10 at 6:30 p.m. The show, which is created by Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough Launches ‘Rocket Monkeys’ Web Games

The digital media division of Breakthrough Entertainment has started production on a series of online games for the company’s upcoming animated series Rocket Monkeys, which is set ... Continue Reading →
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Breakthrough, Teletoon Launch ‘Rocket Monkeys’ Sales

Canadian toon house Breakthrough Entertainment will introduce its new Flash-animated series Rocket Monkeys to the MIPCOM market this week, president of distribution Nat Abraham announced. ... 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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The Kinder, Gentler Robots Are Here!

The Hub’s Transformers Rescue Bots opens the door to a more peaceful universe for younger fans of the franchise. Just when you thought the masters of the Transformers franchise had ... Continue Reading →
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Pixie Award Winners Are Announced

The Third Annual Pixie Awards, honoring outstanding work in animation, effect and motion-graphics, has unveiled its list of winners for the 2012 edition. The Pixies received a record ... Continue Reading →