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Disney Channels Ups Nancy Kanter to Worldwide Content EVP

In recognition of her enormous success building Disney Junior into a powerhouse kids & families entertainment platform, Nancy Kanter has been promoted to the newly expanded role ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time’ Will Wrap in 2018

Pendleton Ward’s smash-hit series Adventure Time will end its run in 2018, Cartoon Network has confirmed. The show’s currently-in-production ninth season and some TBA specials will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Adventure Time: The Complete Sixth Season’ Coming Oct. 11

Cartoon Network will be taking home entertainment audiences back to the fantastic Land of Ooo with the October 11 release of Adventure Time: The Complete Sixth Season on DVD (SRP $34.98) ... Continue Reading →
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MarcoPolo Debuts Short-Form Series ‘The Polos’

Mobile-centric kids media company MarcoPolo Learning is launching a new video business with the debut of its first short-form video series, The Polos. Aimed at kids 3-7, the shorts ... Continue Reading →
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Fred Rogers Co. Taps Ellen Doherty as Production Exec

The Fred Rogers Company has appointed Emmy Award-winning producer and writer Ellen Doherty as its executive in charge of production. Doherty will now oversee development of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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Bento Box Named NYTVF Development Partner

The New York Television Festival organizers today announced that Emmy Award-winning animation studio Bento Box Entertainment is its first development partner for the 2016 edition. The ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks’ Q1 Results Edge Out Expectations

First-quarter revenues were up over last year for DreamWorks Animation, which nonetheless reported a net loss of $54.8 million for the quarter including the impact of its recent restructuring ... Continue Reading →
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Disney’s ‘Doc McStuffins’ Wins Peabody

Disney Junior’s Doc McStuffins has won the prestigious Peabody Award for Excellence in Children’s Programming. The acclaimed CG-animated series for kids ages 2-7 was recognized ... 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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Comedy Central to Run ‘South Park’ Thru 2016

Those bad boys of TV animation Trey Parker and Matt Stone have reached a new deal with Comedy Central to extend their hit show South Park, the cabler’s president Michele Ganeless ... Continue Reading →