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DreamWorks, Hasbro Talking Merger

First it was Softbank looking to acquire DreamWorks Animation; now it’s been reported that talks are well underway for the animation powerhouse to merge with toy and media megacompany ... Continue Reading →
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The Hub to Become Discovery Family Oct. 13

It’s official — TV network The Hub will transform into Discovery Family effective Oct. 13. According to Discovery, the network will broaden its programming focus to serve families ... Continue Reading →
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‘Simpsons’ Takes Top Toon Honor at WGA Awards

The winners of the 2014 Writers Guild of America Awards have finally been unveiled, and The Simpsons has snapped the top Animation prize in an all Matt Groening competition which pitted ... Continue Reading →
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Bill Gates Visits The Hub’s ‘Secret Millionaires Club’

Microsoft chairman and philanthropist Bill Gates will be making his big animated debut on a new episode of The Hub’s Secret Millionaires Club this Sunday at 9 a.m. The A Squared ... Continue Reading →
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‘The Aquabats’ Return to The Hub with 3 Specials

The Hub’s popular comedy-action-musical series, The Aquabats! Super Show! will return next month with the first of three specials on Saturday, December 21 at 1 p.m. ET/ 10 a.m. ... Continue Reading →
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Shout! Factory Picks Up Five ‘My Little Pony’ Titles

Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios have made a multiyear that includes home entertainment distribution of five My Little Pony animated family adventures. The news comes days after Shout! ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ BBC’s CBeebies has begun airing 10 new episodes of Karrot Animation‘s 2D animated preschool series Sarah & Duck as of August 12, following its hugely successful debut ... Continue Reading →
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Hub Launches ‘SheZow,’ ‘Wizards vs. Aliens’ June 1

The Hub will be launching two newly acquired series this summer as the network imports “she-larious” animated comedy SheZow from Oz and live-action hit Wizards vs. Aliens ... Continue Reading →
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Netflix May Say Buh-Bye to SpongeBob

Remember a few years ago when Nickelodeon was blaming its diminished ratings on Netflix and the popularity of its animated series SpongeBob SquarePants on the disc/streaming service? ... Continue Reading →
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‘Tree Fu Tom’ To Nest on Sprout

FremantleMedia Kids & Family Entertainment has announced that their animated preschool series Tree Fu Tom will continue to put down global roots as it premieres on the U.S.’s ... Continue Reading →