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Month: September 2011

Hal Jordan as Green Lantern: The Animated Series on Cartoon Network

Hal Jordan as Green Lantern: The Animated Series on Cartoon Network

Hal Jordan and Kilowog have their hands full against the combined forces of Atrocitus, the Red Lanterns, and the Manhunters. Good thing those hands are fueled with the Green Lantern Power Rings! Kilowog is always there to offer guidance to the Green Lantern of Sector 2814, which he hopes will at least keep Hal a little grounded as a Green Lantern. But living a double life as a pilot, Jordan is anything but “grounded!” This is the complexity Cartoon Network hopes to introduce with Green Lantern: The Animated Series, premiering in just a few short weeks. With other characters from the DC Comics comic book rounding out the cast, like Carol Ferris, Salaak, Sayd, Saint Walker, and Zilius Zox, it looks like we’re due for some awesome adventures! You ready? Brightest Day?

Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal evolves on 4Kids Toonzai starting October 15th

Despite an ongoing legal dispute with Japanese partners, 4Kids Entertainment has decided to continue on with production of the English version of Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal. The series will air on the company’s CW4Kids Toonzai block, with a global debut set for 2012. The series will be the focal point of the company’s showcase at this year’s MIPCOM. There will be 52 episodes of the series available in high definition.

Activision’s Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance brawls on Nintendo DS

Activision's Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance brawls on Nintendo DS

Bakugan’s set to take the world of video games a storm once again in Bakugan: Rise of the Resistance for the Nintendo DS. The newest title, set to hit retailers this fall, features a unique combination of both role playing, and tower defense gameplay. This latest game is sure to excite Bakugan fans, as it features over 30 levels of gameplay, more than 8 hours of game time and more than 30 unique Bakugan!

PBS Kids Go and TVOntario pick up 9 Story’s Wild Kratts: season two

PBS Kids Go and TVOntario pick up 9 Story's Wild Kratts: season two

Martin and Chris Kratt have made a pretty tremendous leap, from the real-world role of zoologists, to the animated-world role of …well, cartoons! Their series, Wild Kratts, has run on PBS Kids Go! in the U.S. and TVOntario in Canada for the past season, among other places around the globe, and they’re ready to start with some new episodes. Thankfully, 9 Story Entertainment and Kratt Brothers Co. are in on the plan, getting a second season of the toon out and ready to go. Twenty-six new episodes, in all, will fill out Wild Kratts: season two, with the boys getting into all types of new trouble. Hopefully, you’ll be along for the ride!

DQ Entertainment joins Imira and Enne Entertainment on Escape Hockey

DQ Entertainment joins Imira and Enne Entertainment on Escape Hockey

One day, Dan and his friends are abducted to the planet Plutonium. To get back home, he must battle legions of aliens… in a hockey tournament! The great Escape Hockey Tournament. Known as the biggest sporting event in all of the galaxy, this is where the universe’s most powerful and skilled combatants battle it out for the ultimate prize: freedom. This is the tale of Escape Hockey, a joint production behind animation superteams Imira and Enne Entertainment. Now, DQ Entertainment has come on board to work on the 3D animated series that combines animation with videogames for a more integrated, interactive approach. Though still in production, the teams will showcase the series at MIPCOM soon, hoping to unveil the product to you and I on TV shortly after. Stay TOONED for more info!

Sabrina the Teenage Witch returns to TV by Archie Comics and Moonscoop

Sabrina the Teenage Witch returns to TV by Archie Comics and Moonscoop

Just in time for Halloween, Archie Comics and Moonscoop have unveiled their realized plans to bring Sabrina the Teenage Witch back to TV. With an all new animated look, the show will bring Sabrina to new audiences, with up to date style and modern-day witch issues. While also producing hit toons like the Fantastic Four and Hero: 108, Moonscoop hopes to have the show ready to air in 2012. No network has yet been named, though Nickelodeon does have a long-standing relationship with the brand, having run the live-action version with Melissa Joan Hart for several seasons. Take a look at some renderings of the character!

Zodiak Kids brings Redakai: Conquer The Kairu to Cartoon Network EMEA

Zodiak Kids brings Redakai: Conquer The Kairu to Cartoon Network EMEA

Working along side with pan EMEA Turner Broadcasting, Zodiak Kids hopes to bring its new animated series Redakai: Conquer The Kairu around the globe! The toon, produced by Zodiak, Marathon Media, and Spin Master Ltd., launched on Cartoon Network in the US this past summer. The story follows the adventures of Ky, a teenage martial arts student, who adventures after a primordial energy force of alien origin, known as the Kairu. Along with Maya and Boomer, Ky trains to become the greatest Kairu warrior of them all, a Redakai, protecting the energy force from those who wish to steal it. Turner hopes a successful launch on Cartoon Network EMEA will bring in new fans across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa in 2012.

Cartoon Network goes MAD with Cowboys and Alien Force, Thunder LOLcats

Cartoon Network goes MAD with Cowboys and Alien Force, Thunder LOLcats

Could you merge Ben 10 with a Daniel Craig Cowboys movie? Could you mashup the ThunderCats with LOLcats? Would it help if you were MAD? TOON in to Cartoon Network on September 26th at 8:30pm and you just might be! When a cowboy wakes up with no memory and a strange alien bracelet that transforms him into ten different aliens, you have the perfect making of Cowboys and Alien Force. Then, when the kingdom of Thundera is attacked by the forces of the the internet, you’ve got yourself the Thunder LOLcats. Mix in some Alfred E. Neuman, Spy vs. Spy, Frosty Charms, angry wolves, Luke Skywalker from Star Wars, Superman, and Voltron Force, and you’ve got yourself a brand new episode of MAD: Cowboys and Alien Force, Thunder LOLcats.

Pokemon Black & White says Gotta Catch a Roggenrola on Cartoon Network

Pokemon Black & White says Gotta Catch a Roggenrola on Cartoon Network

Poor Ash. Seems like whenever he sits down for a simple lunch with Cilan and Iris, something always goes wrong. The September 24th episode of Pokemon Black and White is more of the same, when Ash and company encounter a Roggenrola. And, of course, the Roggenrola has an urgent problem that our heroes must solve. Apparently, the local water supply is cut off, which affects the Pokemon Center. Meanwhile, Team Rocket is butting in, trying to steal every Roggenrola Pocket Monster they can get their grubby hands on. Maybe this isn’t as big as Pokemon the Movie: White: Victini and Zekrom, but all we want to do is get to Nimbasa City!! Be sure to TOON in to Cartoon Network at 9am Saturday Morning for Pokemon: Black & White: Gotta Catch a Roggenrola!

Regular Show back to Cartoon Network with ratings, Halloween Special

Regular Show back to Cartoon Network with ratings, Halloween Special

Can you believe we’re already in the third season of Cartoon Network’s runaway hit, Regular Show? Along with toons like Adventure Time, ThunderCats, and Young Justice, this new era of animation has really taken ahold of key demographics for the CN, as reflected in some big ratings numbers for Regular Show’s third season debut last week. Falling into it’s usual Monday time slot, new episodes this season promise to keep the good times rolling, including a special Halloween spook-tacular! The holiday special of the J.G. Quintel show will feature three creepy stories, all compacted into one awesome episode. Or regular episode. However you want to say it, be sure you watch it!

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