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CN Plays Pranks with New ‘Uncle Grandpa’

Cartoon Network is serious about having fun this April Fools Day, with six hours of goofy fun leading up to the premiere of a new episode of Uncle Grandpa called “Prank Wars!”. The ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Evolves with Kids: “Always On”

Cartoon Network announced its original programming slate for 2014-2015, featuring experiments such as the network’s first miniseries and comfortable old favorites like a new take ... Continue Reading →
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DHX Properties Hot Items at DISCOP

International indie DHX Media has signed a number of deals for its various animated programs in anticipation of the DISCOP Istanbul event. Operators in the Middle East, Central & ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ Entertainment One has secured a raft of new broadcast and licensing deals in Latin America for its hit preschool show Peppa Pig, which has found success in the territory since launching ... Continue Reading →
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Technicolor’s ‘Atomic Puppet’ to Air on Disney XD

Technicolor and Canada’s Mercury Filmworks are partnering with Gaumont Animation to co-develop and co-produce the animated comedy television series, Atomic Puppet, which will ... Continue Reading →
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DHX to Acquire Canada’s Family Channel, Disney XD and Disney Jr.

DHX Media is acquiring Family, the most-viewed children’s channel in Canada, as well as Disney XD, Disney Junior (English-language channel) and Disney Junior (French-language ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Reveals Special Holiday Lineup

While many haven’t even made their Thanksgiving plans, Cartoon Network has unveiled its special holiday programming for the month of December. Here’s a brief rundown so ... Continue Reading →
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Sander Schwartz Launches New Indie Venture

Former FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment exec VP Sander Schwartz is forming an indie TV production company, according to TBI Vision’s Jesse Whittock. The TV animation ... Continue Reading →
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TV Helmer Sues For ‘Johnny Test’ Credit

A veteran live-action TV drama director is suing his former partner over being denied credit and compensation as the co-creator of the animated series Johnny Test. David Straiton, whose ... Continue Reading →
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‘Johnny Test’ Marks 100th Episode This Tuesday

Cartoon Network’s long-running animated series Johnny Test will be celebrating its 100th episode this Tuesday (Aug. 20) at 7 p.m. In the special episode, Johnny has fallen into ... Continue Reading →