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Bakugan Battle Planet brawls this December

Spin Master has formally announced Bakugan Battle Planet, the relaunch of their once hugely successful cross-media franchise. The new show is being produced by Spin Master Entertainment, Nelvana and TMS Entertainment. It’ll debut in Canada on Teletoon and in the United States on Cartoon Network this December. An international roll-out will follow in 2019, with the first set of new toys due ...

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Care Bears: Unlock the Magic opens up on Boomerang plans

Cloudco Entertainment (formerly American Greetings) and Turner have unveiled Care Bears: Unlock the Magic, a new 2D-animated series headed to the Boomerang app and linear channel in the United States. Bringing the classic ’80s brand to the modern world, the show sports a road-trip theme that’ll see the citizens of Care-a-lot meet new creatures and employ their powers and wits like ...

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Transformers: Cyberverse rolls out on linear TV, video-on-demand

Transformers: Cyberverse, the latest animated incarnation of the Transformers franchise is here. Produced in Ireland at the Hasbro-owned Boulder Media, Transformers Cyberverse’s first season will consist of 18 eleven-minute episodes with a visual designed meant to be more evocative of the original 1980s-look. Cartoon Network previously streamed a clip of the show, here’s a trailer ...

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Total DramaRama gets sent to daycare on Cartoon Network, Teletoon

Call it Total Drama season 6, Total Daycare Drama, Total Drama Daycare, or its final name, Total DramaRama, the fact remains: Total Drama is back. Fresh TV’s popular animated reality franchise returns with a new spin. Total DramaRama re-imagines some of your favourite past contestants (plus Jude from 6teen) as toddlers in a daycare comedy. The new series debuts September 1st on Cartoon ...

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Cartoon Network provides first Transformers Cyberverse footage

Hasbro has been pretty quiet about the new Transformers Cyberverse animated series. With a fall launch ever drawing closer, television partner Cartoon Network has shared the first public footage of the show seen outside of a Comic-Con panel. The new clip showcases Windblade confronting a confused Bumblebee before the two are joined by the Decepticon Thundercracker: Bumblebee is on a critical ...

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Mega Man: Fully Charged debuts August 5th on Cartoon Network

DHX Media and Dentsu Entertainment have announced the launch date for the new Mega Man: Fully Charged animated series. The show will debut on Cartoon Network in the United States on August 5th, with Canadians set to get the show on Family Channel this fall. Ten episodes will also be available on the Cartoon Network app and various TV providers’ VOD and on-demand streaming platforms in the US ...

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Mega Man: Fully Charged for the fall

DHX Media, Dentsu Entertainment and Man of Action’s adaptation of Capcom’s classic platforming franchise Mega Man is almost here. Now called Mega Man: Fully Charged, the CG-animated series is set to debut this fall on Cartoon Network in the United States and Family CHRGD in Canada. A new poster featuring the show’s final name was showcased at the Licensing Expo this week in Las ...

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Boomerang renews shows, adds new Flintstones, Scooby-Doo series

Launched just a year ago, Turner is beefing up its Boomerang streaming service. The company has announced a significant new slate of content for the remainder of 2018 and heading into 2019. This includes two new original series, an acquisition, a raft of renewals and an update of the app itself. First up, are two new shows from Warner Bros. based on Scooby-Doo and the Flintstones: Scooby-Doo and ...

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Take a look at Lauren Faust’s DC Super Hero Girls

You’ve seen them in the web series. You’ve seen them in direct-to-video specials. But you haven’t seen DC Super Hero Girls like this. Warner Bros. Animation has unveiled the first image and plot synopsis for Lauren Faust’s (Super Best Friends Forever, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends) upcoming take on the DC heroines. The world may ...

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Nickelodeon, Disney Channel, and Cartoon Network are dying, and everybody got the wrong reasons why its dying.

A recent article shows the bad, very bad, extremely bad news. The three main networks for Kids Shows and Animation are literally dying. This article from Bloomberg explains why and there are some choice quotes here: This season’s ratings for the 2-to-11 set are shaping up to be the worst yet. And few in the industry predict a turnaround. The implications are enormous for giants like Viacom Inc. ...

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An Allegory of Animation.

I been proud to write for Toon Barn for the last several years. But as of late, I haven’t been proud of writing about animation on this site. And recent events have showcased the issues the industry suffers from. But on this essay, I want to write in allegorical terms about what i see in the industry. This deals with four men and how they affected their area of work. But their lives in the ...

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Cartoon Network previews the end of Adventure Time

We’ve known that 2018 marks the end of Adventure Time and now Cartoon Network is teasing it. Described as “The Ultimate Adventure,” the cable channel has released a key image and promotional trailer hyping up the final for episodes of Pendelton Ward’s animated series. Cartoon Network did not share when exactly the finale “Come Along with Me” would air, though ...

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