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TBS Greenlights First Primetime Toon ‘Tarantula’

Turner’s TBS announced a raft of programming news on Sunday. Most of the news covered live-action fare, such as a series order for Greg Garcia’s The Guest Book, a pilot ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zorro the Chronicles’ Launches in the U.S. on Hulu

Paris-based production and distribution company Cyber Group Studios continues to build the worldwide presence of its hit CG animated series Zorro the Chronicles (26 x 22), with a U.S. ... Continue Reading →
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Turner Inks Cartoon Network Mobile Deal with Globe

Turner Asia Pacific and Globe Telecom — the Philippines’ No. 1 mobile brand — have announced that two upgraded Cartoon Network apps will soon be made available to Globe ... Continue Reading →
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It’s a Giant Studoi Ghibli Exhibit! A major Studio Ghibli exhibition of 2,500 objects — including production art, letters, models and more — opened in Roppongi Hills, ... Continue Reading →
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Cyber Group Hosts Semi-Final Judging for International Kids Emmys

On Monday, June 27, Cyber Group Studios for the fifth time played host to the semi-final round of judging for the International Emmy Kids Awards in two categories: Kids Preschool and ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Coming Soon to Hong Kong

Turner’s second flagship kids’ channel Boomerang will be coming to Hong Kong through Now TV as part of the platform’s Junior Pack. Effective July 1, the agreement increases distribution ... Continue Reading →
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CN Heroes Ready to Save the Day at Annecy

Cartoon Network is returning to Annecy for the 2016 Animation Festival and MIFA market, bringing a selection of new and familiar heroic characters along. The network will be hosting ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Content Prez Russell Hicks Exits

Russell Hicks has stepped down as President, Content Development and Production for the Nickelodeon Group, Deadline reports. Hicks had been at Nickelodeon for 18 years and apparently ... Continue Reading →
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‘Masha and the Bear’ Launches on SBT Brazil

The second-largest free TV channel in Brazil, SBT, has begun airing hit Russian animated series Masha and the Bear, currently broadcasting season one episodes Monday through Friday ... Continue Reading →
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Cannes: Animation Is a Rare Bright Spot for Russian Film Industry Russki toon franchises Snow Queen, Kikoriki and Masha continue to net strong sales worldwide. The Children’s Media ... Continue Reading →