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The Cartel Grows Toon Arm, Taps Ellis as Manager

L.A.-based full-service management and production company The Cartel is expanding its animation and family division. The company has tapped former agent and 17-year entertainment industry ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Gets Connected with ‘OK K.O.!’ & Integrated Game

Cartoon Network is powering of a connected, original world which weaves TV and gaming together with the greenlight of animated action series OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes, plus an integrated ... Continue Reading →
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KaBOOM! Preps ‘Uncle Grandpa’ Comics

KaBOOM!, an award-winning imprint of publisher BOOM! Studios, is teaming up with Cartoon Network’s licensing and merchandising arm to bring hit animated comedy Uncle Grandpa to ... Continue Reading →
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Time to Meet Cartoon Network’s ‘Uncle Grandpa’

The manic minds behind the channel’s new 2D toon Uncle Grandpa give us a glimpse into their super-positive world. Most of us have memories of a special relative that made an impact ... Continue Reading →
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CN’s ‘Uncle Grandpa’ to Spread Magic in Sept.

Get ready for the mad adventures of Cartoon Network’s spanking new animated series Uncle Grandpa, as it debuts on September 2 at 8 p.m. Created by Pete Browngardt (Secret Mountain ... Continue Reading →
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Cartoon Network Greenlights ‘Clarence’

Cartoon Network has greenlit a 12 x 15-minute package of new animated series Clarence, from the mind of rising studio star Skyler Page. Clarence will follow the gung-ho adventures of ... Continue Reading →
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It’s Cartoon Network’s 20th Birthday! (That’s Algebraic!)

Two decades after its launch, the 24-hour cable channel is one of the most influential forces in pop culture and the toon business. It all started with Daffy Duck. This month as Cartoon ... Continue Reading →
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CN Greenlights ‘Steven Universe,’ ‘Uncle Grandpa’ Series

Cartoon Network has given the green light to two new animated comedy series: Steven Universe and Uncle Grandpa. Created by Adventure Time writer and storyboard artist Rebecca Sugar, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tram’ and ‘Crulic’ Win Annecy’s Top Prizes

The winners of the 36th edition of the Annecy International Animation Festival were announced this weekend (June 9). French short Tram by Michaela Pavlátová took home the Annecy ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Announces 2012 Festival Lineup

The popular and very influential Annecy Festival has announced a diverse and colorful selection for its 2012 lineup (June 4-9). This year, the selection includes 49 shorts, 55 graduation ... Continue Reading →