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DreamWorks Joins Wal-Mart’s Disc-to-Digital Service

DreamWorks Animation (Shrek, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon) has signed up with Wal-Mart Stores’ plan to help home audiences convert their DVD collections to online film ... Continue Reading →
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‘Korra,’ ‘Raving Rabbids,’ ‘MvA’ Highlight Nick Slate

Nickelodeon announced at its annual upfront presentation in New York a roster of more than 300 new animated episodes in 2012, including premiere dates the for the highly anticipated ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Jr. Says Shalom to Israel

Viacom Int’l Media Networks (VIMN) has announced that together with long-time local partner Ananey Communications it will launch its leading preschool channel Nick Jr. in Israel, ... Continue Reading →
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Nielsen Investigates Nick’s Mysterious Ratings’ Drop

Something strange has happened to Nickelodeon’s ratings since mid-September. Both Hollywood trades have stories today about how the ratings for the children’s cable network has ... Continue Reading →
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Big Bad Boo’s ’1001 Nights’ Is Top Show at Junior

Canadian indie shop Big Bad Boo’s new animated series 1001 Nights was the most-watched show at the MIP Junior market this weekend. Loosely based on the classic Middle Eastern ... Continue Reading →
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Chorion Chairman Waheed Alli Steps Down

Chairman of U.K. property house Chorion Waheed Alli has resigned after the business failed to renegotiate banking deals to fix its significant debt burden, reports The Guardian. William ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Launches In-House Feature Animation Unit

Paramount Pictures is getting into the cartoon game, announcing plans for an in-house animation division that will roll out its first title in 2014. Chairman and CEO Brad Grey said ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Picks Up ‘Not Born to Be Gladiators’

Rainbow Studio has announced major deals with Paramount and Medusa for its latest 3D animated feature film, Not Born to be Gladiators. Presented to the international market at this ... Continue Reading →