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TVKids Special Report: Kids’ Comedies Top entertainment execs talk the surprisingly difficult task of making kids laugh and the benefits of animation. Disney Exec Joins WBCP as ... Continue Reading →
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Sky Inks Kids Programming Deal with Turner

Sky in the U.K. has secured a long-term deal that will bring over more kids’ content from Turner Channels Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Cartoonito. Sky TV customers will be able ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network to Premiere New Pokemon Series Pokemon the Series: XYZ kicks off on CN February 20, featuring the further adventures of Bonnie and Ash. Big Bad Boo & UNICEF Partner ... Continue Reading →
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Bugs and Daffy Voice Actor Joe Alaskey Dies

Joe Alaskey, a prolific voice performer who played classic cartoon characters such as Looney Tunes’ Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird and Sylvester the Cat, died Wednesday February ... Continue Reading →
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Pam Lifford Named President of WB Consumer

Industry veteran Pam Lifford, previously EVP of global licensing for Quiksilver, has been named President of Warner Bros. Consumer Products, effective February 1. The announcement was ... Continue Reading →
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Melting Pot Recipe Cooks Up ‘Sanjay’s Super Team’

It’s a scene we’ve all been part of – on one end or the other. A child is hypnotized by a favorite cartoon show running on TV and the parent is desperately trying to engage the ... Continue Reading →
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Turner: Boomerang in Korea, Toonami Asia Nabs ‘Dragon Ball Super’

Turner Broadcasting is keeping busy in the ever expanding Asian market. The company announced that its second flagship kids’ brand Boomerang will arrive in Korea on November 14, becoming ... Continue Reading →
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WB Animation Ups Execs Bastian, Adams

Warner Bros. Animation creative executive Jay Bastian has been promoted to senior VP series, and operations chief Ed Adams has been promoted to senior VP and general manager in new ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Wings to Malaysia’s HyppTV

Turner Broadcasting’s Boomerang has launched in Malaysia on HyppTV, with a two month free preview available as of August 1. Available in both English and Bahasa Malaysia, the ... Continue Reading →
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‘Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run’ Hops to DVD Shelves

A new, original Looney Tunes movie is one of the top disc picks of the week as Warner Bros. releases Looney Tunes: Rabbits Run on DVD ($19.98, Aug. 4) and digital. The chaos begins ... Continue Reading →