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Aggretsuko Gets a Christmas Episode on Netflix This Month

The Netflix original anime Aggretsuko will have a roaring heavy metal holiday this coming December 20, as the streaming service debuts a new 22 minute holiday special titled Aggretsuko: We Wish You a Metal Christmas. The special will have protagonist Retsuko developing an obsession with posting pics on social media, which in turn puts her Christmas at risk. Meanwhile, Haida still hopes to spend a ...

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SNEAK PEEK: SpongeBob MerryPants

Nickelodeon has just unveiled a short teaser clip from their upcoming SpongeBob SquarePants holiday special, “SpongeBob MerryPants.” The special is slated for debut on Sunday, November 25 at 11 AM ET/PT via Nickelodeon. “SpongeBob MerryPants” will see SpongeBob, Sandy, and their “Science Scout” troop go on a very special field trip to the moon. There, they will find extraterrestrial ...


Adult Swim Preps Robot Chicken Xmas Special Marathon

This coming December 11, Adult Swim will be presenting a marathon of back-to-back Robot Chicken episodes from 11:30 pm to 1 am ET/PT, as part of their seasonal festivities. The marathon will consist of seven episodes, and will include Robot Chicken specials X-Mas United, Lots of Holidays Special, Born Again Virgin Christmas Special, ATM Christmas Special, DP Christmas Special and Dear Consumer, ...


My Little Pony Holiday Special Announced

Discovery Family has recently announced a new My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic holiday special scheduled for December 13, 7PM ET/6 PM CT, which will kick off their holiday programming line-up. Titled “My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas,” the special promises one hour of whimsical and colorful MLP characters going on a heartfelt holiday adventure, along with new Christmas songs and a ...


The Powerpuff Girls Return to Cartoon Network in January

One of the iconic animated shows that helped put Cartoon Network on the map, The Powerpuff Girls, will be returning to the network on January 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm ET/PT via the new animated special titled ‘Dance Pantsed.’ Dance Pantsed will not only feature the return of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, but will also see them teaming up with Beatles legend Ringo Starr, who will be making a ...

Toonbarn's Holiday Special Recommendations: Star Wars Holiday Special

Toonbarn’s Holiday Special Recommendations: Star Wars Holiday Special

Christmas is just around the corner, and we all know what that means: Animated Holiday Specials up the wazoo! It’s guaranteed that every single show worth their weight in gold will have holiday specials or at least holiday-themed episodes. But just because there are new ones coming out doesn’t mean we’ll have to ignore the ones that have come before, right? Particularly because ...

Nickelodeon Debuts It’s a SpongeBob Christmas Tonight

Nickelodeon Debuts It’s a SpongeBob Christmas Tonight

Nickelodeon will be celebrating the holidays tonight via their first full-length stop-motion animated special, It’s a SpongeBob Christmas!, which will air at 8:00 PM ET/PT. The special will use animation techniques inspired by the classic Rankin/Bass specials (Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa Clause is Comin’ to Town) and will feature the voice of John Goodman as Santa Claus. ...

Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Offers Holiday Episode

Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja Offers Holiday Episode

This coming Monday, December 3 at 7:30 PM, Disney XD’s action comedy show Randy Cunningham: 9th Grde Ninja will be airing a special holiday-themed episode titled “Silent Punch, Deadly Punch,” in which Randy must travel to the forest in order to retrieve the sap from a sacred tree, said sap being the only thing that can restock his ninja gadgets. ...

Nickelodeon’s First Full Length Stop-Motion Special: It’s a Spongebob Christmas

Nickelodeon’s First Full Length Stop-Motion Special: It’s a Spongebob Christmas

Nickelodeon celebrates the holidays with its first ever full length stop motion animated special, It’s a Spongebob Christmas!, which will premiere on Nickelodeon on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 7:30PM ET/PT, after its TV premiere on CBS at 11/23. The stop motion special is inspired by the classic Rankin/Bass holiday specials, which are also predominantly animated using stop-motion, as well as the ...

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