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Cartoon Network Gives Two Season Greenlight to ‘Gumball’

Cartoon Network has doubled down on global hit series The Amazing World of Gumball, having greenlight two additional seasons (third and fourth) of the first-ever Cartoon Network Studio ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Welcomes Masaaki Yuasa as Guest Director

The latest guest-directed episode of Cartoon Network’s hit animated comedy Adventure Time is slated to premiere Thursday, June 12 at 7 p.m. and will be helmed by acclaimed Japanese ... Continue Reading →
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‘DreamWorks Dragons’ Goes Netflix Exclusive

The Dragons of Berk are heading for Netflix. DreamWorks Animation has announced that all-new seasons of the series DreamWorks Dragons, filling in gaps between episodes of the How to ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Dominates Critics’ Choice Animation Category

The Broadcast Television Journalists Association has unveiled its list of nominees for the 2014 Critics’ Choice Awards, taking place June 19 at the Beverly Hilton. While live-action ... Continue Reading →
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Exploring ‘Adventure Time’s Comics Connection

DePaul University’s Animation program, in conjunction with CAKE, The Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, will three top alternative comics artists to talk about their work on and ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO ‘Ninjago’ Movie Coming in 2016

‘Tis the season for major animated motion-picture date disclosures! Warner Bros. has announced the release date for its spin-off from The LEGO Movie ($460.8 million worldwide) ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story’s ‘Numb Chucks’ Strikes Multiple Sales

9 Story Entertainment has secured many new play pals for its animated comedy Numb Chucks (26 x 22), which debuted on Canada’s YTV earlier this year and airs during its The Zone ... Continue Reading →
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‘Peter Rabbit’ Leads Animated Daytime Emmy Noms

Nick Jr.’s charming new take on the classic Peter Rabbit property is leading the Daytime Emmy Award nominations pack with eight nods, the National Academy of Television Arts & ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Reports ‘Peabody’ Charge, Quarterly Loss

DreamWorks Animation reported for its first quarter 2014 results total revenue of $147.2 million, a net loss of $42.9 million, or $0.51 per share. The results included an impairment ... Continue Reading →
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Animation Block Presents: The Frederator Retrospective

Back when the Animation Block Party film festival was a curly haired infant, I had a day job managing the School of Visual Arts Animation Department. SVA Animation shared its facility ... Continue Reading →