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Wreck-It Ralph is ready to fix up your home video collection. The hit Disney animated feature leads this week’s homevid releases, arriving in multiple formats for fans to choose from, including DVD ($29.99), Blu-ray and DVD combo pack ($39.99) and the ultimate combo pack with 3D Blu-ray, Blu-Ray, DVD and [...]
Canadian indie toon house DHX Media is moving its Los Angeles-based work for hire production operations to Canada to take advantage of tax credits, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The production company which is based in Halifax is reportedly pursuing cost saving measures after its $112 million acquisition of Cookie [...]
Canadian children’s entertainment giant DHX Media will buy rival animation giant Cookie Jar in a deal worth $112 million. Halifax-based DHX Media, which is headed by Michael Donovan, will take over Cookie Jar’s library of over 6,5f00 half hours of programming like Arthur, Caillou and Care Bears by offering 36 [...]
Those lovable, magical belly-badged Care Bears return to the small screen in a new CG animated series just in time for their 30th anniversary with Care Bears: Welcome to Care-a-Lot. The half-hour series targeting kids and families will debut its all new adventures on The Hub starting Saturday, June 2 [...]
Tom Wilson, the talented illustrator who created the optimistic Ziggy character for American Greetings, passed away Friday from complications due to pneumonia at a hospital in Cincinnati. He was 80. Wilson first published Ziggy in 1969 in a cartoon collection titled When You’re Not Around. The strip, which was launched [...]
It’s been almost 30 years since the Care Bears first starting, well, caring — and to celebrate, American Greetings Corp. is bringing them back to TV. The company has given the green light to an all-new CGI-animated series for the Care Bears that will start airing next year to coincide [...]
Green Lantern is getting animated just ahead of his big-screen live-action debut, with the release on home video of a new animated feature film. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (Warner Bros., $19.98 DVD, $24.98 Blu-ray/DVD/digital copy combo pack) is the superhero’s second animated outing as part of the DC Universe line [...]
Turner Broadcasting has announced it will rollout its U.K. preschool channel Cartoonito across Europe, the Middle East and Africa, increasing the brand’s distribution to 125 million homes in 112 territories. Cartoonito launched in the U.K. in May 2007 and since its debut has become the U.K.’s most widely distributed pay [...]
Care Bears are coming to Latin America, courtesy of a broadcast and home video distribution deal the characters’ owner, American Greetings, has cut with distributor Televix. Televix will offer a full slate of Care Bears programming, including 52 episodes of Care Bears: Adventures in Care-a-Lot, the classic Care Bears animated [...]