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Vishnu Athreya Named VP of Program Scheduling at CN

Cartoon Network’s chief content officer Rob Sorcher announced that the channel will be shipping in one of their top programming directors from Hong Kong and installing Vishnu ... Continue Reading →
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‘Naruto Shippuden’ Debuts on Toonami This Weekend

Long-running and hugely popular anime series Naruto Shippuden will begin its much-anticipated return to Adult Swim’s Toonami block this weekend. The first episode of the show, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Space Dandy’ Arrives January 4

Space Dandy, the hilarious new anime series from the creative team behind Cowboy Bebop, is well underway for its English-language version and will premiere on Adult Swim’s Toonami ... Continue Reading →
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Global News Bytes: Oznoz, Elmo, Naruto Shippuden

+ Oznoz, a new online channel for bilingual kids, is introducing Sesame Street content in six languages to its multi-platform service. Available through web (oznoz.com), PC, iOS, streaming ... Continue Reading →
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Global TV News Bytes

+ PGS Entertainment has secured a raft of sales for season 3 of Method Animation’s The Little Prince. The popular series has been pre-sold to broadcasters RTBF (Belgium), ABC ... 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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Aardman to Create New Site for ‘The 99'

Aardman Digital is creating a new kids fansite for the international animated series The 99. Created by Kuwaiti psychologist, Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa, The 99 is a comic book brand and animated ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Fires Up Marketing Blitz for Toonami in Asia

Turner is launching a major marketing campaign for its Toonami brand in the Asia Pacific region. As part of the launch campaign for the block, which officially premiered on Dec. 1, ... Continue Reading →
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‘One Piece Film Z’ Breaks More Records

Toei Animation’s hit feature One Piece Film Z has earned 3.1 billion yen (about $36 million) during its first 10 days at the Japan box office since it opened on December 15. The 2D ... Continue Reading →
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‘One Piece Film Z’ Rises to the Top in Japan

Toei Animation’s 11th One Piece animated feature tilted subtitled Film Z, landed at the No. 1 spot at the Japanese box office with a 1.3 billion yen (approximately $16.2 million) ... Continue Reading →