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Ben & Holly Soon on Canada’s Treehouse

Entertainment One’s BAFTA preschool animation Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom will make its debut in Canada on October 4, Monday, 8 a.m. ET/PT on Treehouse. The network has also picked up the first 2 seasons of the magical series. A consumer products program is planned after the broadcast premiere in Canada, which will be handled by eOne’s New York Office. The series presently has more ...


Asian Partners Collaborate for Barangay 143

Animation and games developers August Media Holdings (Singapore) and Synergy88 Group (Philippines), together with Japanese national broadcaster TV Asahi have signed a collaboration to produce a new animated series Barangay 143. The announcement was made by Jackeline Chua, Managing Partner of Synergy88 Entertainment Media Inc., Jyotirmoy Saha, CEO of August Media Holdings and Takahiro Kishimoto, ...


Squidbillies Gets Two New Holiday Specials

We have two holidays coming up – Halloween and Thanksgiving – so it’s no surprise that shows are prepping their own specials. In the case of Adult Swim’s cephalopodic animated comedy, Squidbillies, they’re choosing to commemorate both holidays with their respective TV specials. For Halloween, Squidbillies will be airing a TV special titled Squash B’Gosh on October 30 at midnight ...


Mattel and Silvergate Announce Partnership for Octonauts in China

Global TV production and licensing outfit Silvergate Media, along with Mattel in China have recently inked a partnership deal for the undersea preschool adventure property Octonauts. Under the partnership, Mattel China will be managing Octonauts-related consumer products and retail programs with local licensees in China. Mattel China’s support for the property is not surprising, as sales of ...

DreamWorks Animation

Dreamworks (Now Owned By Comcast) settles with artists in the wage suppression scandal

The drama, and story continues to takes even more twists, even more turns and now – the end might be near? As I and Mark Ames and others have been reporting for three years, the wage suppression scandal has been a stick in the crawl of many of the major media folks. Now with AT&T possibly going to make a deal with Time Warner (or is CBS is also in play as well), it would be advantageous ...


Fireman Sam: Alien Alert Special Makes its Way to European Markets

After the Fireman Sam series has proven its worldwide appeal, DHX Media and Mattel Creations have announced new licensing agreements for a 60 minute Fireman Sam: Alien Alert special for key European markets. The deals include a license to Pathe Live, which has plans for a theatrical release in France consisting of over 180 cinemas from February 2017, along with Universal home video in France. ...


Maho Girls PreCure! Film PV Features Full CG Cure Magical and Mofurun

As a way of promoting the highly anticipated 21st PreCure film, Eiga Mahou Tsukai PreCure! Kiseki no Henshin! Cure Mofurun! (Maho Girls PreCure! The Movie: Miracle Transformation! Cure Mofurun!), TOEI released a 2-minute special dance music video for the film’s theme song, Tadashii Mahou no Tsukaikata (The Correct Way to Use Magic).” The music video is notable because it features full CG ...


New Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Videos: Future Gohan, SSJ3 Goku, and Majin Vegeta

Bandai Namco Entertainment will be releasing Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 next week, so what better way to get people’s excitement pumped up than by releasing a set of gameplay videos. The 3 new videos feature 3 of the most powerful Saiyans in the series, in some of their more powerful (though not recent) incarnations: SSJ3 Son Goku, Majin Vegeta, and Future Gohan. You also get a glimpse of Bardock, ...


The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Remade in Ocarina of Time Engine

While The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is considered as one of the high points of the franchise, most LoZ fans are of the opinion that it still won’t best its 2D sprite-based predecessor, Link’s Awakening, which originally appeared on the classic Game Boy. However, we may end up seeing the best of both worlds as a fan has seen it fit to remake Link’s Awakening on the Ocarina of Time ...


Power Rangers and the Justice League Comic Book Coming in 2017

According to a joint announcement from comic book publishers DC and Boom! Studios, 2017 will see super-powered do-gooder groups the Justice League and the Power Rangers team up for a crossover comic book miniseries. The timing of the crossover is not surprising, as 2017 will see movies based on each franchise grace the big screens. The comic will be titled Justice League/Mighty Morphin Power ...


Season 3 of Mr. Peabody & Sherman Arrives

The 3rd season of DreamWorks Animation TV’s Netflix original series The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show will exclusively debut on October 21, Friday on the streaming service with all-new adventures of the time-travelling comedic shenanigans. After the second season’s cliffhanger, the third season of the series starts with Peabody and Sherman together with their alter-ego versions in order to ...


Floogals Go Down Under and Beyond

Zodiak Kids has secured broadcast deals for the preschool series Floogals with Cartoonito and DeAJunior (Italy), BBC Alba (Gaelic-speaking UK) and ABC (Australia). NCircle has also scored DVD rights in North America. Floogals is a combination of live-action and photoreal CG which focuses on pocket-sized aliens Flo, Fleeker and Boomer on their task to observe and experience planet Earth. As they ... now has 773 pages of news and games!12345Last Page »

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