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Irish Animation Icon Murakami Dies

Jimmy Murakami, one of the founding fathers of Irish animation, died Sunday morning after a brief illness, according to a report from the Irish Film & Television Network. He was ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clips: Nick’s ‘Breadwinners,’ ‘TMNT’ and ‘SpongeBob’

Nickelodeon is helping Animag readers kick off the weekend with laughs with the launch of a first-look at the channel’s newest animated series Breadwinners from creators Steve ... Continue Reading →
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‘Heavy Metal’ Under New Ownership

Heavy Metal has a new owner that’s looking to expand the classic adult comics magazine into features, TV and other genres. According to a report in Variety, digital and music ... Continue Reading →
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The Inspired Madness of ‘Rick and Morty’

Rick and Morty, Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s ... Continue Reading →
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Amazon Offers Day of Nickelodeon Deals

Need to get a jump on the impending Black Friday/Cyber Monday madness? Amazon.com and Nickelodeon have the kiddies covered with the launch of the “Nickelodeon Day of Deals” ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Basks in Licensing Rewards of Hit Shows

This past week at the Brand Licensing Show in London, Nickelodeon was in the spotlight for its popular L&M programs for its hit animated series, the new CG-animated Teenage Mutant ... Continue Reading →
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Nickelodeon Plans Month-Long Monster Mash

Nickelodeon is packing the pre-Halloween season with spooky tricks and delightful toon treats, including brand new themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie Pushed Back Again

Paramount is moving its big Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie from June 6, 2014 to August 8. This Nickelodeon/Platinum Dunes feature is pushed back to make more breathing room for ... Continue Reading →
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LEGO Plans a ‘Simpsons’ Line for 2014

As if you didn’t know already, Matt Groening’s long-running animated series The Simpsons will be entering its 25th Season next year. As part of the big quarter century celebration, ... Continue Reading →
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Here’s Your 4-Day Comic-Con Planner

Over the weekend, the full four-day schedule for Comic-Con in San Deigo was released. Here are some of the main highlights, broken down by movie-related and TV-centric programs: FEATURES THURSDAY, ... Continue Reading →