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The VeggieTales return in new TBN series

Just a year ago, things looked grim for The VeggieTales. The franchise’s Netflix series had ended and nothing else was in the works. You can’t keep a good vegetable down for long, though. Christian channel Trinity Broadcasting Network has announced a new animated show bringing back the creative leads that made the original direct-to-video series such a huge success. Details ...

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Xilam produces first CG series with Oggy spin-off

France’s Xilam Animation is taking its perennial Oggy and the Cockroaches franchise to new spaces. The studio has announced Oggy Oggy, a preschool spin-off series that’ll mark the company’s first foray into producing CG-animation. Set long before he met those pesky creatures, the show follows the adventures of Oggy in his youth as an eager and enthusiastic kitten. Sensitive ...

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New Dogtanian film enters production

A CG-animated movie based on Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds has now entered into production. After having been in development for a number of years, all systems are go at Apolo Films in Navarre, Spain. Directed by Toni García, who previously worked on projects like Bernard and Papawa for BRB Internacional, the film is set for a 75-minute run-time that’ll bring Dogtanian, Juliette, ...

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Universal Kids finds new Waldo voice cast

Universal Kids has found Waldo … or at least his new voice actor. The cable channel has announced the principal cast for its upcoming Where’s Waldo? animated series. Joshua Rush (Andi Mack, The Lion Guard) stars as Waldo, Haley Tju (Bella and the Bulldogs, The Loud House) voices Wenda, Eva Carlton (Little) plays Odlulu, and Thomas Lennons (Santa Clarita Diet, Reno 911!) has ...

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Chip and Potato heads to Netflix

Internet streaming giant Netflix is getting a new preschool series from DHX Media. Titled Chip and Potato, the 2D-animated series will debut on the service starting May 17th. You can check out the landing page here. Here’s the series description: Chip is a friendly, curious and big-hearted 4-year-old pug who always has her secret friend, Potato, a teeny tiny mouse by her side. As ...

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Nickelodeon and CBS Greenlight New Star Trek Animated Series

Nickelodeon and CBS Television Studios recently announced the greenlighting of a new animated series based on the iconic Star Trek franchise. The animated Star Trek series will be helmed by Emmy-Award winners Kevin and Dan Hageman (Trollhunters, Ninjago) with Nickelodeon animation production and development EVP Ramsey Naito overseeing. The upcoming animated Star Trek series will be exclusive ...

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Warner Bros. Struggles to Recruit NBA Stars to Join Lebron James’ Space Jam Sequel

Warner Bros.’s sequel to the live action/animation hybrid sports comedy film Space Jam already secured Lebron James as one of its live action stars. But it looks like WB is struggling to find other NBA superstars to join the roster. And the reason is: shoe endorsements. It’s not as shallow as you may think. Each of the NBA stars that WB courted have their own shoe endorsement deals. But ...

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Devil’s Due Comics Turns Bernie Sanders into a Superhero

If the image of Bernie Sanders dressed as He-Man got you wondering if we’re doing a late April Fool’s Joke, no. That’s an actual thing. Chicago-based publisher Devil’s Due Comics will release a new one-shot comic book titled Talk Bernie to Me! The Bernie Sanders Special and AOC Surprise on July 3. Details on the actual story are sparse, but promises to give the two-time presidential ...

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Miraculous finds new U.S. TV home on Disney Channel

Maybe the third time will be the charm for Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir on TV in the United States. After a challenging run on Nickelodeon, as well as a successful one on the ill-fated KidsClick, the show has found a third linear home: Disney Channel. The mouse house is airing episodes from the first two seasons of the shows at 2-3PM and 5:30AM on weekdays. The show has been airing ...

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AT&T and Turner Collaborate on Captain Planet Game for Earth Day 2019

In celebration of Earth Day 2019, AT&T and Turner joined forces to produce a new mobile game based on the Captain Planet franchise. Titled Captain Planet: Gaia Guardians, the app is now available and FREE to download on the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. Captain Planet: Gaia Guardians will see players joining the Planeteers Kwame, Wheeler, Linka, Gi, and Ma-Ti as they team up to ...

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Chinese Courts: Mecard doesn’t violate Bakugan patents, but Sky Warrior does

In what Choirock is calling a “complete victory,” the Guangzhou Intellectual Property Court in China has dismissed a patent infringement case against Mecard. Bakugan maker Spin Master filed a lawsuit in 2016, alleging the Mecard toyline violated technology it developed. Spin Master appealed the decision, but the Chinese court upheld the verdict last month and the case is now closed. ...

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One Punch Man and Naruto Movies Make Their Way to Canada via Tubi

VIZ Media recently announced that the popular Naruto movies, Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow, Legend of Stone of Gelel, and Guardians of the Crescent Moon Kingdom will be making their way to Canada. And they will bring along the first season of One Punch Man TV series and its upcoming second season. The anime movies and shows will stream for free via Tubi VOD (tubi.tv). For many Canadian fans, ...

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