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WordGirl Fights Bullying on PBS Kids Go!

WordGirl Fights Bullying on PBS Kids Go!

The Emmy award-winning kids series WordGirl is scheduled to devote an episode to teaching kids how to stand against bullying. The one hour episode, entitled “The Rise of Miss Power”, will feature the voice talent of Glee’s Jane Lynch, and will tackle the subject of words’ ability to both help and harm people. The episode will air on PBS Kids GO on February 20, 2012. ...

Discovery Familia Launches Fishtronaut

Discovery Familia Launches Fishtronaut

It’s one of the stranger concepts for a kids’ show – a fish astronaut – but Discovery Familia’s new animated series Peztronauta is exactly what the doctor ordered, especially these days when kids no longer have access to shows that promote eco-friendly values. Peztronauta (Fishtronaut) is scheduled to premiere on January 16, 6:30PM. ...

Disney and Comcast Enter a Carriage Deal

Disney and Comcast Enter a Carriage Deal

Disney and Comcast have recently finalized a ten-year, comprehensive carriage deal that will result in Comcast getting rights to host Disney’s channels and properties on their Xfinity TV service. The deal will allow Comcast’s Xfinity subscribers to get exclusive access to Disney content on a wide variety of platforms, including TV, computers, tablets and smartphones. ...

The Clone Wars: Escape from Kadavo

The Clone Wars Trailer: Escape from Kadavo

Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns with new episodes this week, with Friday’s episode serving as the epic conclusion to an exciting three-part story arc. Entitled “Escape from Kadavo”, the episode follows Anakin Skywalker as he tries his best to convince the Zygerrian Queen that she is nothing but a slave and a disposable pawn in an evil Separatist plot. General Kenobi, on the other hand, ...

New Everything’s Rosie Toys Scheduled for 2012 Launch

New Everything’s Rosie Toys Scheduled for 2012 Launch

V&S Entertainment and UK-based toy manufacturer HTI have recently signed a licensing deal for wheeled toys based on popular HD CGI preschool property Everything’s Rosie, a show that follows a little girl named Rosie and her friend Raggles as they enjoy their daily adventures inside a playhouse with a glistening dome. The show is targeted mainly towards preschoolers, but like most Disney ...

Bandai Entertainment

Bandai Entertainment Plans to Downsize and Cease New Releases

Anime Distributor Bandai Entertainment is planning to start a company restructuring next month, and has estimated that a number of its fulltime staff will be retrenched as the company starts to focus more on merchandising and licensing of digital distribution and broadcast rights to other companies. While Bandai will continue to produce and distribute their existing properties, all new releases ...

Arsene Lupin character becomes public domain this year

Arsene Lupin character becomes public domain this year

When the anime featuring the crafty thief/trickster Lupin III originally aired in North America, the name was changed to either “Wolf” or “Rupan” in order to avoid copyright problems, since Lupin III was originally written as a spoof of French author Maurice Leblanc’s series of crime novels featuring the character named Arsene Lupin. However, 2012 marks the year in which the copyright ...

The Legend of Zelda

Nintendo Celebrates the Legend of Zelda’s 25th Anniversary

Happy 2012 my fellow barn animals! As 2012 opens we look back at the year 2011 to see what was the best and most inspiring thing that came into the year. What was it you say? Why it’s the 25th anniversary of “The Legend of Zelda” of course! In 2011 Nintendo celebrated the 25th anniversary of The legend of Zelda in 2011’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (Otherwise known as E3 expo) and ...

Ursula the sea witch

If Disney Princesses were real

Ursula the sea witch Nowadays, people are always leery of magazine covers because they tend to feature women whose features were digitally enhanced to the point that they no longer look like real people, but what if we look at it from the other side? What if we take famous Disney Princesses and use the power of technology to bring them to life? Jirka has got us covered. In his wordpress blog, the ...

Care Bears Plush Toy

Belgium gets free Care Bears plushies courtesy of Unilever

Care Bears is one of the most memorable non-violent cartoons from the 80s, kids loved it because it has cute anthromorphic bears fighting evil, and parents loved it for their kids because said bears fought evil using nothing but hugs and the power of love. Now, kids will get a chance to have their own Care Bears plush toys due to a free plush toy promotion from American Greetings Properties and ... now has 774 pages of news and games!« First Page469470471472473Last Page »

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