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Music to Soothe the TV Toon Beasts

***This article originally appeared in the June/July issue of Animation Magazine (No. 281)*** Music is one of the most integral elements of animated television, bringing to the fore ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Kobe’s Academy Snub, WIA Presents Enterprise Ireland, TCA Noms & More

Academy Denies Animation Producer Kobe Bryant Opportunity to Become Member The sports star, who won the Best Animated Short Oscar together with Glen Keane this year for Dear Basketball, ... Continue Reading →
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Emmy-Winning ‘Smurfs’ Director-Producer Gerard Baldwin Dies Age 89

Gerard Baldwin, an American director, writer, producer and educator whose prolific TV animation career spanned more than 40 years, died on April 18 in Kingwood, Texas at age 89. Born ... Continue Reading →
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Disney TV’s June Animation Highlights

Summer vacation can be just as busy as the rest of the year — luckily, Disney is delivering a refreshing assortment of animated minibreaks across its family of channels for when ... Continue Reading →
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FMX: Meet ‘Blade Runner’s Rachael, Explore Tunnel AR & Go Commercial

We are (thisclose) to the next FMX conference in Stuttgart (April 24-27), but there’s still new program highlights to explore. Recent additions have been announced for the “Digital ... Continue Reading →
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Muppet Babies: Revisiting the Babies’ Rainbow Connection

TOM WARBURTON *** This story originally appeared in ... Continue Reading →
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Revisiting the Muppet Babies’ Rainbow Connection

It’s been 34 years since the animated baby versions of Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal and other of Jim Henson’s Muppets first entertained Saturday morning TV audiences. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Muppet Babies’ Get March 23 Premiere, Grown-Ups Get Reboot

Exciting news for fans of Kermit, Piggy and co., as Disney has set a premiere date for the new CG-animated Muppet Babies, and announced another reboot for the classic foam-and-fur Muppets ... Continue Reading →
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BTS: Tony Winner Renée Elise Goldsberry Performs New ‘Muppet Babies’ Theme

Tony Award-winning actress, singer and songwriter Renée Elise Goldsberry (Broadway’s Hamilton) has been revealed as the performer for the theme song on Disney Junior’s highly anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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Jenny Slate Pulls Up Her Stockings to Voice ‘Muppet Babies’ Nanny

Actor-comedian Jenny Slate has been announced as the voice of iconic cartoon caretaker Miss Nanny in Disney Junior’s CG reimagining of Muppet Babies, premiering in March on Disney ... Continue Reading →