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Seth MacFarlane
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Seth MacFarlane Talks ‘Flintstones’ At SXSW

We’ve known for a while about Seth MacFarlane’s plans to relauch “The Flintstone”, but haven’t heard much detail. From the sounds of it, the project is still moving ahead and he had this to say at SXSW a few weeks ago (info courtesy of sandiego.com) “It’s still in the early stages — I’m finishing a rewrite on the pilot. We’re trying to, ...

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Nickelodeon announces plans for 650 more episodes of programming!

Nickelodeon held it’s upfronts presentation in New York City this week and Animation World Network reports the network is rolling out an incredible 650 new episodes over the next year! This means 325 hours of brand new, never before seen television, consisting of new series and returning hits. Some highlights inlcude: – 300 half hours of animation, featuring SpongeBob SquarePants, ...

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Comcast announces plans for streaming video service

Netflix isn’t the only game in town for streaming video. Comcast on Wednesday announced plans to roll out a streaming video service called Xfinity Streampix and is likely to launch by the end of the year. Plans include for the service to work with Android devices as well as the Xbox 360. Comcast has already partnered with Disney, NBC Universal, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, and Cookie Jar ...

Superbowl Sunday Cartoon Marathons
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Superbowl Sunday Cartoon Marathons

Just last Sunday, roughly three-quarters of the nation, and a decent-sized chunk of the world, was enthralled with the Super Bowl battle between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. As the NFL season comes to a close, every football fan does what they can to soak in the day. But let’s not forget, even with that huge audience, there are still people out there who would rather ...

Oscar Nominated shorts hit theaters February 10th
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Oscar Nominated shorts hit theaters February 10th

Every year, the academy nominates a number of animated shorts for best animated short of the year. Animation Magazine reports that, on February 10th, these shorts will have a limited release in 200 theaters across the United States and Canada, giving people the chance to see what’s up for the Oscar. Documentary and live-action shorts will be getting the same treatment. Collectively, the ...

Beauty and the Beast to be reimagined for ABC
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Beauty and the Beast to be reimagined for ABC

The ABC network, a subsidiary of Disney, has purchased a one-hour drama pilot based on the Disney classic “Beauty and the Beast”. Seeing as the film was just re-released in 3D onJanuary 13th, now is the perfect time to get the ball rolling on a new version of the tale. Reports state that the pilot will be “A fantastical reimagining of the classic fairy tale set in a mythical, ...

South Park Season 15 Coming To DVD And Blu-ray March 27th
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South Park Season 15 Coming To DVD And Blu-ray March 27th

It’s not spring until a new season of South Park comes to Blu-Ray and DVD! Ok, it’s nowhere near spring yet, but it’s never too early (or late or anything) to talk about South Park. According to TvShowsOnDVD.com, ‘South Park The Complete 15th Season’ will be released on March 27th on Blu-Ray and DVD. Both will come in widescreen format and the Blu-Ray will feature 5.1 Dolby TrueHD ...

South Park gets a new console game for 2012
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South Park gets a new console game for 2012

After thirteen long years and, admittedly, a dozen or more quality online games, Trey and Matt will try their hand once again at a South Park based console game! “South Park: The Game” will be a role-player for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC and is expected to debut sometime in the second half of next year. Some fans (ok, very few) may remember the South Park game for N64 that came ...

South Park will continue into 2016
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South Park renewed through 2016

After a huge year at the Tonys and a highly-rated season on Comedy Central, Trey Parker and Matt Stone have signed a deal to bring us new South Park episodes through season 20! As a way of sticking it to the people (particularly former fans) who kept saying that South Park is on its last legs and should end soon, Comedy Central’s president Michele Ganeless has recently announced that the ...

Disney adds online streaming for Phineas and Ferb and Kick Buttowski
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Disney adds online streaming for Phineas and Ferb and Kick Buttowski

Mashable reports that Disney has added fresh content to their streaming media deals with Netflix and Amazon, including some of our favorite cartoon! Episodes of Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil will begin streaming on Netflix through the new deal. More episodes of Phineas and Ferb will also be made available through the service. Also, Phineas and Ferb will make their Amazon debut soon, along ...

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