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Remembering Arthur Rankin Jr.

I’ve rarely spoken to any one with as much enthusiasm for his work as Arthur Rankin Jr., half of the prolific production team of Rankin/Bass, who has just passed away at the age ... Continue Reading →
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Stop-Motion Legend Arthur Rankin Jr. Dies

Legendary animator, producer and director Arthur Rankin Jr., who delivered some of the most enduring and well-loved TV holiday specials of all time, has died at age 89. The acclaimed ... Continue Reading →
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Rapper T.I. Gets Animated in VH1 Holiday Special

Rapper T.I., his wife Tameka “Tiny” Harris and their six children will be starring in an animated Christmas special spin-off of their show T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle. In ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Animation to Acquire Classic Media

It looks like Shrek and Kung Fu Panda will now be hanging out with Casper the Friendly Ghost and Underdog. DreamWorks Animation has acquired Classic Media, the company that owns the ... Continue Reading →
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Classic Brings ‘Rudolph,’ ‘Frosty’ to Radio Shack

Classic Media and Radio Shack have teamed up to offer the beloved holiday specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Frosty the Snowman on DVD through the retailer’s 4,600 stores ... Continue Reading →