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Daily News Bytes

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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Gold Titles Set for Free Comic Book Day 2015

The Free Comic Book Day Committee has selected the twelve Gold Sponsor comic book titles for the comic book industry’s most anticipated annual event, Free Comic Book Day. FCBD ... Continue Reading →
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iTunes Corrals ‘Pokemon’ in One Place

The Pokemon Company International has announced that iTunes is providing fans of the collectable pocket monsters a one-stop content destination at iTunes.com/Pokemon. Animated TV episodes ... Continue Reading →
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Clip Previews Henson’s Original ‘Doozers’ on Hulu Kids

Doozers, a new animated preschool series based on the classic Fraggle Rock series, is set to debut April 25 as the first original series created for Hulu Kids. Here’s an exclusive ... Continue Reading →
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Toons Dominate Japan’s Box Office in 2013

Animation proved to be by far the most popular Hollywood export for moviegoers in Japan in 2013. Reports of the year’s final box office numbers state seven of 2013′s top ... Continue Reading →
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Buhaj Upped to GM/Senior VP at Disney XD

Longtime Disney XD development exec Marc Buhaj has been promoted to Disney XD’s VP of programming and general manager. The news was announced today by Gary Marsh, president and ... Continue Reading →
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16th Pokemon Movie to Premiere on CN in Oct.

The 2013 feature Pokemon the Movie: Genesect and the Legend Awakened will premiere on Cartoon Network on Oct. 19th at 12:30 p.m. The film will was originally released in Japan as Pocket ... Continue Reading →
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Germany’s YEP!TV to Air Boy-Targeted Toons

From September 4, the new German media company YEP!TV will begin broadcasting children’s and family programing on free-TV channel ProSieben MAXX. The outlet will primarily target ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Names Jason DeMarco On-Air VP

Jason DeMarco, previously vice president of marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, has been promoted to Vice President and Creative Director, On-Air for the mature ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar’s ‘Monsters University’ Beats Pokemon in Japan

After a very strong opening weekend, Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University continued to rule the Japanese box office for the second weekend in a row. The movie managed to bring in ... Continue Reading →