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Nickelodeon

Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling revives the classic Nicktoon in 2018

We knew Nickelodeon were reviving Rocko’s Modern Life, but we’ve finally gotten some new details on the TV special set to air in 2018. Called Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling, the 90s Nicktoon comeback brings the characters to modern day and stars the original cast: Carlos Alazraqui as Rocko, Spunky, and Leon; Tom Kenny as Heffer […]

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The ZhuZhus finally debut in Canada

You’d think the country that produced a cartoon would be one of the first markets to get it. That’s not always the case. The ZhuZhus, formerly known as Polly and the Zhu Zhu Pets, is one of those shows. Produced in Toronto, Canada by Nelvana, the animated show based on Cepia’s hugely popular toyline debuted […]

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Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions due out on home video this week

It’s almost time to duel! After a successful theatrical run, 4K Media and Anchor Bay Entertainment are finally set to unleash Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions on home video. The 2017 film that reunites the original cast will hit DVD, Blu-Ray and digital download services on June 27, 2017 in North America. You won’t […]

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Disney

Disney’s Stitch returns in new Chinese series Stitch & Ai

Disney’s Lilo & Stitch just turned 15 years old on June 21, 2017 and while news on the franchise has gone cold in North America, it’s still going strong in Asia. The Stitch! anime series got a new TV special in 2015 called A Perfect Memory that debuted in English on South East Asian Disney […]

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Other Cartoons Sonic the Hedgehog

KidsClick Lineup Revealed

We’re less than two weeks away from the return of morning cartoons on network TV! We’ve covered the announcement, the shows you can expect to see, the website and some of the local promotions. However, there’s one burning question: what’s the KidsClick lineup going to be like? Well, you’re in luck. We managed to get […]

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Other Cartoons

Mattel launches Turning Mecard in Canada and Australia

Not content with just releasing BattleClaw, Mattel Creations is bringing another Asian property to the west. This time, from South Korea, comes Turning Mecard. A new take on the Bakugan toy concept, Mecard has proven to be a huge hit it in its native land since its launch in 2015. The first series has been […]

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Other Cartoons

Disney Announces 101 Dalmatian Street, Space Chickens in Space

Disney Channel EMEA has revealed a slate of new programming at this week’s Annecy Animation Festival in France. The headliner is 101 Dalmatian Street, a new take on the classic Disney film, but the channel has also announced a few other new titles and the renewals of some favorites. 101 Dalmatian Street is a new […]

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Sly Cooper Gets New Series From Sonic Boom Studio

PlayStation’s iconic thievius raccoonus is back in a new way. Sly Cooper is coming to the small screen in an animated series. PGS will handle distribution and Technicolor Animation Production will create the series.Unfortunately, details are scarce and no release window, network and format has been shared. Sony, however, did share a brief story synopsis: […]

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Other Cartoons

Check Out The Local KidsClick Promos

Time is ticking down until the return of morning cartoons on network TV and the architects of it are slowly starting their publicity campaign. Unlike some of the recent children’s animation blocks, Sinclair is able to leverage some synergy into promotion through their various platforms. One of those is local television. While KidsClick’s national partner […]

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KidsClick Website Launches With Countdown Clock For The Return Of Network TV Cartoons

Cartoons are headed back to US morning network TV this July and we couldn’t be more excited! Sinclair Broadcasting Group, the company behind the ressurrection, is obviously pretty amped up too, because they’ve launched a countdown clock on the KidsClick website. Right now the page displays some of the shows coming to the block, as […]

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Take a Sneak Peek at the Shows Headed to KidsClick, the New Network TV Morning Cartoon Block

Have you heard the good news? Cartoons are coming back to weekend AND weekday mornings on US network television! KidsClick is a brand new block of programming that you’ll be able to watch on TV and online. We here at Toonbarn are pretty excited for its launch and managed to grab a list of shows […]

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Other Cartoons

Mattel launches BattleClaw on Youtube

While we’re seeing a growing shift to digital platforms for long form animated productions, most large companies still value a traditional television run to get people to pay attention to their latest series. It seems 2017 is when that’s starting to change, as Hasbro launched Hanazuki as a digital-only property and their rival Mattel has […]