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European Animation Awards to Launch in 2017 Despite that certain international kerfuffle that rhymes with “shmexit,” Europe’s answer to the Annie Awards is a go under ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Slates 5 Original Kids Toons Plus Nick Kroll Series

Leading internet TV network Netflix reveals plans for five new original animated series for kids (and a second-season renewal for Kong: King of the Apes) on the heels of its announcement ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Titles ‘Hey Arnold!’ Movie Starring Original Voicers

Nickelodeon — now celebrating its 25th year of original animation — has announced the title for the highly anticipated return of one of its cartoon classics will be title ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Slates Multi-Platform Programming

Turner’s Adult Swim — basic cable’s No. 1 destination for millennials for over 10 years — is evolving yet again, announce two new slates of programming in advance of ... Continue Reading →
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The Simpsons Get Disney-fied Couch Gage from Animator Eric Goldberg Legendary Disney animator sprinkles some fairydust over the first family of Springfield, inspired by (some of) the ... Continue Reading →
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Star British Actor Alan Rickman Dies at 69

One of Britain’s most admired stars of stage, film and television Alan Rickman has died in London at age 69. The acclaimed performer, whose turns as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter ... Continue Reading →
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Seth MacFarlane Nabs WGA Lifetime Achievement Award

Seth MacFarlane, creator of Family Guy, American Dad! and The Cleveland Show, has been honored with the 2015 lifetime achievement award from the Writers Guild of America West’s Animation ... Continue Reading →
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Justin Timberlake Enlists with ‘Trolls’

Justin Timberlake has signed on to star in DreamWorks Animation’s upcoming toy franchise adaptation Trolls, which will bring the colorfully coiffed Danish dolls to the big screen ... Continue Reading →
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‘Garden Wall,’ ‘Adventure Time’ Win Top Toon Emmys

It was a good night for Cartoon Network at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards this weekend, as the network won the Outstanding Animated Program for its Over the Garden Wall miniseries and ... Continue Reading →
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WB Plans All-Animated ‘Scooby’ Flick

Warner Bros. has announced plans to produce an animated feature take on Hanna-Barbera’s classic toon Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?. Tony Cervone, whose toon town credits include ... Continue Reading →