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HIT Appoints Christopher Keenan Global Head of Content & Production

Leading preschool entertainment company and Mattel subsidiary HIT Entertainment has announced the appointment of Christopher Keenan as new VP, Creative & Executive Producer. Based ... Continue Reading →
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Yowza Comes on Board ‘Impossimals’ Preschool Toon

Yowza Digital, Creating4Kids and SupperTime Entertainment have joined forces to deliver a new animated preschool series based on the popular Impossimals characters created by Peter ... Continue Reading →
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Slap Happy Serves Up Shorts for Knowledge

Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons will produce a series of animated shorts for Canadian pubcaster Knowledge Network. The project will feature the network’s popular ... Continue Reading →
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Meet the Millennial Hipster Superheroes

Warner Bros. Animation takes the old Teen Titans characters in a totally new direction in the upcoming Cartoon Network series. It’s a well-known fact that some of the more recent ... Continue Reading →
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9 Story Picks Up Slap Happy’s ‘Nerds and Monsters’

9 Story Enterprises is expanding to include acquired programming in its catalog, beginning with the international distribution rights to Slap Happy Cartoon’s new animated series Nerds ... Continue Reading →
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A Legendary ‘Calamity’

I am writing this week’s blog on the day that President Barack Obama is being sworn in for his second term. What has that to do with the Toon Trenches? Outwardly, nothing, except ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub Brings Spielberg’s ‘Animaniacs’ Back

If you’ve been missing the popular Amblin/Warner Bros. animated series Animaniacs since it went off the air in 1999, we have some good news for you. The Hub is bringing the show back ... Continue Reading →
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‘Animaniacs Vol. 4' Coming to DVD in Feb.

We’ve got some great news for Animaniacs fans, just in time for this Thanksgiving holiday! You can catch up with the zany adventures of Yakko, Wakko and Dot as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix Nabs 26 Additional Eps of ‘Johnny Test’

DHX Media has announced that the full fifth season of hit animated comedy series Johnny Test is now available to stream on Netflix “Just for Kids” across the U.S. The “Just ... Continue Reading →
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Lee Adams to Oversee Assorted Nuts’ L.A. Office

Assorted Nuts Animation Studios has opened a new office in Los Angeles titled Assorted Nuts Entertainment. The new arm of the studio will focus on the studio’s existing TV, feature ... Continue Reading →