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Cartoon Network knows How to Train Your Dragon
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Cartoon Network knows How to Train Your Dragon

As one of the more successful movies in the DreamWorks Animation empire, How to Train Your Dragon pulled in some big bucks at the box office – $500 million worldwide. With a sequel in the works, Cartoon Network has some equally large plans in store for the soon-to-premiere animated series. Based entirely off the CG world created in the 3D film, the comedy toon will follow Hiccup, a young ...

The Simpsons return for a 23rd season on Fox Wuhoo!!
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The Simpsons return for a 23rd season on Fox Wuhoo!!

At 22 years of age, you might think that The Simpsons have said or done it all. Well, the folks at FOX would disagree with you there, vowing to bring America’s favorite family back for an unheard of 23rd season! The Matt Groening family of Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, and Maggie have been stealing the pop culture spotlight for 22 seasons, introducing generation after generation to the world ...

Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas
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Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas

How does Santa manage to go from house to house, all over the world, in just a single night? Well, that’s a question asked for ages that Aardman Animations hopes to answer in their upcoming holiday special, Arthur Christmas. Along with Sony Pictures Imageworks, Aardman reveals how Santa utilizes an ultra high tech operation beneath the North Pole, complete with a huge army of high-tech ...

Simon Tofield and RDF Media Group work on Simon's Cat
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Simon Tofield and RDF Media Group work on Simon’s Cat

Simon’s Cat is an animated cartoon series, created by Simon Tofield — and likely with a little help from his cats, Jess, Maisie, and especially Hugh. The cute and hungry house cat is animated using Flash and has been around for a few years now, winning a “Best Comedy” award at the British Animation Awards 2008. Canongate released a book of the series last October in the ...

Cake Entertainment brings Angelo Rules to Super RTL
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Cake Entertainment brings Angelo Rules to Super RTL

Cake Entertainment and Super RTL have worked a deal together to bring the 3D animated series Angelo Rules to the German network. The comedy toon, produced by Cake and TeamTO, has already been acquired by Cartoon Network in most regions, though not in the US… yet! Based on the French book series Comment Faire Enrager, by Sylvie de Mathuisieulx and Sebastien Diologent, Angelo Rules ...

Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean
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Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean

Mr. Bean has long since been a staple of comedy. Originally featuring solely in the UK, his live action (but nearly mute) series has crossed the globe, even starring in a few feature films up on the big screen. So what’s left for him to tackle? Animation of course! Turner Broadcasting is working with Tiger Aspect on a Mr. Bean animated series, prepping it for cartoon life on the ...

LOL and ROFL for Standup4Kidz
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LOL and ROFL for Standup4Kidz

It’s what we need right now; a good laugh! Well, 9 Story Entertainment is partnering with Just For Laughs to give us that. The pair is developing and producing a new comedy series called Standup4Kidz. The mixed live-action and animated series will feature top comedians performing their best lines, matching a concept outlined by Big Hug Productions. We’re not entirely clear on the ...

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School For Vampires season four

Cartoon One and HG Films have begun production on a fourth season of the popular animated series School For Vampires. The new episodes of the action comedy toon should begin to air later next year, after the third season gets a full run. The first three seasons of the series will also start to get some DVD treatment in the Russia and Asian regions, as Cartoon One plans to roll out the series ...

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Robot ARPO

Robot ARPO is on it’s way to television sets sometime next year, according to producers Centraline Animation and ToonZip. The animated comedy series was announced at the Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival Promotion Plan, and may also have a movie in the works for 2011. The toon features a former, fearsome combat robot that has since been turned into a family helper by a ...

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Angelo Rules

Cake Entertainment and TeamTO are working together to produce a new 3D animated comedy series called Angelo Rules. The toon, based on the French books Comment Faire Enrager by Sylvie de Mathuisieulx and Sebastien Diologent, will air on France 3 and Teletoon once it is all put together. Angelo Rules is about a 12-year-old boy, hoping to take control of his life through humor, and work his way ...

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Big Babies

CBBC has signed up to air a new series called Big Babies. The show, which is a mix of live-action, puppets, and CG animation, is a comedy about two babies, Rocco and Brooks. What makes these guys different from regular babies? They have the heads of grown men! Things get even more crazy when the pair goes out for a walk, and their toys turn on them and take over the nursery. Yipes! ...

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The Penguins of Madagascar sneak peek on YTV

Here’s your chance to get an early look at the upcoming ‘Penguins’ series! YTV is showing a special sneak peek of The Penguins of Madagascar, on Friday, June 26th at 8pm. The CG animated comedy series, produced by DreamWorks Animation and Nickelodeon, will have its true premiere on Saturday, September 12th at 9am, during YTV’s Saturday morning Crunch. ...

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