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Boomerang
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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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Mega Man gets new promo art showcasing the Robot Masters ahead of MIPTV

Things are heating up as the new Mega Man series draws nearer. Produced by DHX Studios Vancouver (formerly known as Nerd Corps) in conjunction with Man of Action, Dentsu and Capcom, the blue bomber is set to star in 52 CG-animated eleven-minute episodes sometime later this year. The series will be a focal point for DHX at their MIPTV booth. The new promo image and series synopsis mention Mega ...

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Toys R Us Is Closing It’s Doors. Its Cartoon Networks, Nickelodeons and Disney’s Fault.

Toys R Us – TRU for many of us older, was a staple of American kid culture. It was the toy store. For a long long time, any toy that was promoted on TV. was on the shelf in the store. It was where many Christmas dreams were made. And who could forget the commercials? But, it seems that Toys R Us could not survive the changing metrics of the world. The Store Announced it could close every ...

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New Ben 10 toys hit the United Kingdom

Cartoon Network EMEA has announced that the second line of Ben 10 toys from Playmates is starting to be released in the United Kingdom this month. Graham Saltmarsh, the director of licensing for the U.K. and Nordics at Cartoon Network Enterprises EMEA, stated, “We’re delighted to be kicking off what is going to be another action-packed year for Ben 10 with the launch of a fantastic new wave ...

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Steven Universe Season 1 on DVD this month

Steven Universe fans, rejoice! Cartoon Network and Warner Brothers Home Entertainment are finally releasing the hit show’s first season on physical home video in North America. Steven Universe: The Complete First Season will compile the first 52 11-minute episodes of the Rebecca Sugar created series.  The set also features a never-before-seen interview with Sugar, animatics, song demos, ...

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Cartoon Network previews 2018 lineup in teaser video

It’s 2018, a new year, and on Cartoon Network, that means new shows and new seasons of your favorites. To kick things off in style, the channel has shared this preview for what’s to come: Did you catch the clips of the new series? Here’s a list of what’s new: Apple and Onion Craig of the Creek Summer Camp Island Total Drama Daycare Unikitty Then we’ve got the new ...

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OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes brings video game fun January 23rd

It’s only natural that an animated series inspired by video games gets its own video game. OK K.O. Let’s Play Heroes brings Ian Jones-Quartey’s hit Cartoon Network series to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC digital storefront on January 23rd. Developed by Capybara Games, the studio behind titles like Super Time Force and Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, the game is a 2D ...

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Set sail in new Adventure Time video game: Pirates of the Enchiridion

Fresh off the launch of their new Ben 10 video game, Outright Games has unveiled their latest title based on a Cartoon Network series. Adventure Time: Pirates Of The Enchiridion will bring Finn, Jake, Marceline, and BMO to the high seas on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Spring 2018. The game is being developed by the British Climax Studios, perhaps best known for their work on ...

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