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Two weeks until the Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga'Hoole
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Two weeks until the Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole

In two short weeks, on September 24th, Warner Bros. can tell spin a legend; The Legend of the Guardians. Like us, the film’s main character, Soren, learns of the Guardians of Ga’ Hoole from his father. The Guardians, we find, are a mythic band of winged warriors who had fought a great battle to save all of owlkind from the evil Pure Ones. The stories remain just that, stories, ...

Sid the Science Kid heads back to school
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Sid the Science Kid heads back to school

For years now, Sid the Science Kid has been teaching loyal viewers valuable science lessons via his CG animated series. Now, it seems the little genius is teaching the educational program a thing or too! Discovery and their educational department, appropriately named Discovery Education, have signed a deal with the Jim Henson Company to bring every episode of Sid the Science Kid to Discovery ...

Cartoon Network goes MAD on Monday and again tonight
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Cartoon Network goes MAD on Monday and again Wednesday

Nearly 60 years ago, Harvey Kurtzman and William Gaines launched MAD, a comic book magazine hybrid that lampooned and spooofed every movie, TV show, politician, and celebrity they could cram into the pages, typically starring their own iconic creation, Alfred E. Neuman. The famous satire center has found a new home on Cartoon Network, with a series created by Kevin Shinick and Mark Marek, and ...

Breakthrough Animation preps Crash Canyon for Teletoon, Cartoon Network
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Breakthrough Animation preps Crash Canyon for Teletoon, Cartoon Network

The Wendell family doesn’t usually do too much together; the parents work, the kids go out, etc. But this year, Norm (aka Dad) has planned a family vacation. He rents a van and a camper trailer, forces everyone inside, and the family sets off on a week of heavily-scheduled fun (this ever happen to you?). It’s not so bad looking at the various tourist attractions. And they could deal ...

Cookie Jar Entertainment starts Johnny Test season 5 on Teletoon and Cartoon Network
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Cookie Jar Entertainment starts Johnny Test season 5 on Teletoon and Cartoon Network

Johnny Test will be kicking off his fifth season later this week on Teletoon, and shortly there after on Cartoon Network. 5 seasons! When the year is all said and done, Johnny Test, Scott Fellows’ creation, will be zoning in at nearly 100 episodes, putting the toon in rarefied company. And, really, it’s easy to see them following the simplified formula: get a boy with two super ...

Nickelodeon and Paramount introduce Johnny Depp as Rango
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Nickelodeon and Paramount introduce Johnny Depp as Rango

Rango is a pet chameleon who lives in a terrarium. Everything is calm and comfortable and relaxing and quiet. Until, one day, he somehow ends up in the rough of an Old West town in the American southwest, whose name is actually “Dirt.” As he’s always thought himself a hero, Rango establishes himself as the lawman, strolling the streets as a sheriff like character. Unbeknown ...

WordGirl season 3 debuts on PBS Kids Go September 13
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WordGirl season 3 debuts on PBS Kids Go September 13

We are officially less than one week away from the start of WordGirl season 3! The new episodes of the PBS Kids Go! toon are set to debut on Monday, September 13th, featuring a voiceover cast filled with special guests; Kristen Schaal (from Toy Story 3), John Henson, Jeffrey Tambor, Tom Kenny (from SpongeBob SquarePants), and John C. McGinley. Amongst the returning case, be sure to note Dannah ...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles back in theaters, courtesy of Iron Man
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles back in theaters, courtesy of Iron Man

It’s been 17 long years since we’ve had a live-action TMNT flick on the big screen. Back in the early 1990s, the films were rapid-fire; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hit in 1990, the sequel The Secret of the Ooze debuted in 1991, and then Turtles in Time in 1993. Since then, nothing. Sure, there was that cool CG Turtles flick from a few years back, and Turtles Forever, the ...

Cartoon Network premieres Sym-Bionic Titan September 27th
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Cartoon Network premieres Sym-Bionic Titan September 17th

Sym-Bionic Titan is ready to smash around and kick some giant butt. The original series, which mixes traditional animation with some neat-o special effects, will hit Cartoon Network on September 17th. Created by Genndy Tartakovsky, the brains behind Dexter’s Laboratory and Samurai Jack, the show features three alien teens with three iconic forms: a warrior, a princess, and a robot. ...

Vme Kids launches with Dibo, Dougie in Disguise, Numberjacks, Bruno and the Banana Bunch, and more
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Vme Kids launches with Dibo, Dougie in Disguise, Numberjacks, Bruno and the Banana Bunch, and more

Those of you with AT&T U-verse are about to get a brand new, 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week network filled with cartoons, as Vme launches Vme Kids. The network prominently features animation across the board, with toons new and old joining in for the fun, and all completely for a Spanish audience. The shows include Dibo, Los Difraces de Dougie (Dougie in Disguise), Bruno y los amigos ...

One more week for Taran and Gurgi to rescue Disney's Black Cauldron
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One more week for Taran and Gurgi to rescue Disney’s Black Cauldron

Taran, Princess Eilonwy, Fflewddur Fflam, and Gurgi had a plan. Sure, that plan involved saving the known universe, retrieving the enchanted and mythical Black Cauldron, and defeating the horrifically evil Horned King, but… it was a plan, all the same. On the small farm of Caer Dallben, Taran is just a mere Pigkeeper – an assistant pig keeper, to be precise. Suddenly, one day ...

Cartoon Network debuts Regular Show tonight
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Cartoon Network debuts Regular Show tonight

Two golf course groundskeepers, Mordecai and Rigby are an odd set of pals. Mordecai is a blue jay and Rigby is a racoon, but despite their differences, the two are best friends looking to entertain themselves by any means. Meanwhile, they also love getting on the nerves of Benson, the gumball machine, while palling around with Skips, a Yeti, and Pops, a lollipop headed man. Oh, and by the ...

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