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Antitrust Officials Clear Comcast’s $3.8B DreamWorks Animation Acquisition It’s smooth sailing for the major Toon Town takeover as far as the Justice Department is concerned. The ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Goes Bigger for Licensing Expo

Cartoon Network Enterprises will be bringing an expanded brand portfolio to this week’s Licensing Expo in Las Vegas (booth #D170). This includes the re-imagined Powerpuff Girls, ... Continue Reading →
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Corus and Cartoon Network Expand Canada Partnership

Corus Entertainment in Canada has extended its partnership with Turner’s Cartoon Network in a new multi-year broadcast and merchandise deal that taps Corus’ Nelvana as the exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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CN Heroes Ready to Save the Day at Annecy

Cartoon Network is returning to Annecy for the 2016 Animation Festival and MIFA market, bringing a selection of new and familiar heroic characters along. The network will be hosting ... Continue Reading →
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DHX & Dentsu Strike Global Deal for New ‘Mega Man’

DHX Media and Dentsu Entertainment USA has signed a global deal to develop, co-produce, distribute and jointly manage licensing for a brand new Mega Man animated series, based on the ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Launches Cartoon Network Hindi

Turner is moving to meet growing demand for tailored content for the South Asian demographic by launching a first-ever dedicated children’s channel in Hindi: Cartoon Network Hindi, ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Ups Cecilia Persson to VP of Programming Kids EMEA

Turner Europe, Middle East and Africa has promoted Cecilia Persson to Vice President of Programming and Content Strategy Kids EMEA, Acquisitions and Co-Production International. The ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Zone Details for Dubai Park Revealed

Turner’s Cartoon Network EMEA has dished the dirt on the dedicated Cartoon Network Zone within IMG Worlds of Adventure; Dubai’s first major themed entertainment destination. ... Continue Reading →
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Sky Inks Kids Programming Deal with Turner

Sky in the U.K. has secured a long-term deal that will bring over more kids’ content from Turner Channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito. Sky TV customers will be able ... Continue Reading →
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Superhero Centric Toonami Launches in France

Turner France has launched a new animation channel, Toonami, which is branded as the “Home of the Superheroes.” The dedicated super toons channel will deliver action-driven shows ... Continue Reading →