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ABC to Air Frozen Special on September

This coming September 2 at 8 PM ET/PT, ABC will be airing a one-hour special dedicated to Disney’s blockbuster CG animated feature Frozen. Titled “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic,” the special will feature interviews with the cast and filmmakers, as well as an in-depth look behind the scenes. The special will also come with a preview of Disney’s upcoming feature Big ...

Shrek the Halls Returns to ABC This Month
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Shrek the Halls Returns to ABC This Month

ABC is going to celebrate the holidays a little earlier than other networks this year, as htye are bringing back the DreamWorks Animation holiday special Shrek the Halls on Friday, November 29, at 8:30 pm. Originally aired in November of 2007, Shrek the Halls follows the titular Ogre as he finds himself having difficulties getting into the holiday spirit. He tries anyway, for the sake of Fiona ...

Oscar-Nominated Animation Films from 2012
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Vote for your Favorite Oscar-Nominated Animated Films

Oscar Nominations were announced this morning for the 85th Academy Awards®, scheduled to be hosted LIVE by Seth MacFarlane on February 24, 2013 on ABC. Of course, the 2 categories that all animation fans care about are the Best Animated Feature Film and Best Animated Short Film. We want to see what ToonBarn fans will pick as their favorites this year, so we have the polls open below. Go ahead ...

This is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers
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This is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers

ABC will be airing two Peanuts animated specials this November, starting with A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (in HD and with Spanish audio) on Wednesday, November 21 at 8p and This is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers the next day, November 22 at the same time. The specials were executive produced by Lee Mendelson and created and written by Charles M. Schulz himself. Bill Melendez is ...

Snoopy and the Peanuts gang celebrate A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
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Snoopy and the Peanuts gang celebrate A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Every year. Every holiday. It never feels special or real until we get word from Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the Peanuts gang. This year, the Thanksgiving episode finds a home directly on turkey day, hitting ABC on Thursday, November 24th, at 8pm. A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, the classic half hour animated special, was created by Charles M. Schulz back in 1973, which means ...

Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night
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Scared Shrekless hits ABC on Halloween night

Tonight’s special on ABC has it all: we’ve got everyone’s favorite green ogre, Shrek. We’ve got the star of this weekend’s big blockbuster debut, Puss in Boots. We’ve got three frightening stories, lots of candy, and tons of various Halloween costumes. What does it all equal? Scared Shrekless! The DreamWorks Animation Halloween themed holiday special ...

ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween
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ABC says to get Scared Shrekless on Halloween

This Monday is of course the spookiest day of the year, Halloween! No doubt, you already have your Halloween costume picked out, and you’re set on raking in as much candy as possible. But ABC would like to remind you to get home before too late, in order to catch the annual airing of the new animated classic Scared Shrekless. In a weekend where the Shrek franchise is already hyped up once ...

The Peanuts gang returns in It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
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The Peanuts gang returns in It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

Getting right to the point, it’s not Halloween until Snoopy says so. The same can be said for several other holidays, from Christmas to Thanksgiving. And no matter what kind of argument you use against the point, the fact remains: the holiday just doesn’t feel like the holiday unless you get to experience the Peanuts special, just like you did the year before, and the year before ...

Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network lead 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards
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Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network lead 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards

Between last June and this May, we’ve had ourselves a nice little year of animation happiness. Just think of all the new shows like Adventure Time, Regular Show, and Kick Buttowski, and returning legends like SpongeBob and Phineas and Ferb. Typically, we reward these great moments by … well, by watching them! Again and again in many cases. But the Academy of Television Arts & ...

Spider-Woman, salute to Marvel's past
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Spider-Woman, salute to Marvel’s past

In just one week, on June 14th, Marvel Knights Animation and Shout! Factory will team to release the latest comic book to DVD title in their lineup, Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D.. In honor of this event, we here at ToonBarn wanted to remind everyone that, even though this will be an awesome animated journey through the life of Spider-Woman, that our girl Jessica Drew actually has a long ...

Disney's Prep & Landing hits DVD November 22nd
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Disney’s Prep & Landing hits DVD November 22nd

It’s beginning to look a lot like… Christmas? Huh. And here I was thinking summer was on the way. But when Disney talks, we listen! And Disney says that they’re readying the modern Christmas tale Prep & Landing for DVD treatment, offering a whole new way to celebrate the holiday season. The DVD, which will hit stores on November 22nd (still a few months from now, ...

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