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Aardman Animations helps celebrate Arthur Christmas

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 ...

Catch the holiday spirit next week with Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation

Catch the holiday spirit next week with Phineas and Ferb Christmas Vacation

It’s Christmas Eve and an excited Phineas and Ferb are working to turn the city of Danville into a giant shimmering thank you card to Santa Claus. Meanwhile, Dr. Doofenshmirtz develops a Naughty-inator to counter the happiness. Suddenly the Tri-state area is clouded in naughtiness and kids’ letters to Santa are returned unanswered. Two of Santa’s British elves arrive to investigate, ...

Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa December 7th

Prep & Landing: Operation Secret Santa December 7th

Last year, Disney brought us a brand new holiday special called Prep & Landing. The CG animated made-for-TV special tells the story of Santa Claus’s secret organization, aptly dubbed Prep and Landing. Their goal is to get in, get out, and ready Santa’s visit to millions of houses around the world. Wayne and Lanny are tasked with the assignment: Wayne being the 227-year ...

The Guardians of Childhood gets a new release date

The Guardians of Childhood gets a new release date from DreamWorks Animation

There’s a lot of shuffleboard being played with animated movies. Monsters, Inc. 2 has a new date, Beauty and the Beast 3D was pulled, and now it appears DreamWorks Animation has followed suit, changing the release date of their upcoming film The Guardians of Childhood (not to be confused with Guardians of Ga’Hoole’s Legend of the Guardians). In an effort to combat the mega ...


Gotta Catch Santa Claus

Cartoon Network has a goal; to Catch Santa. Well, ok, that’s not their goal. Their goal is to air “Gotta Catch Santa Claus”, a CG animated, holiday-themed special starring William Shatner as the voice of Santa. The story, produced by Cookie Jar Entertainment, is about Trevor; a true believer in the holiday spirit. Christmas, Santa, magic… the whole bit. Veronica is ...


SpongeBob Christmas

Nickelodeon is bringing in the seasonal cheer, with holiday themed episodes all week long. One of those that will likely be aired non-stop over the next few days (and rightfully so!) is the SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas episode — the story of how Bikini Bottom got its first-ever visit from Santa Claus. I mean, honestly, he’s magical and all, but how would he breathe under there? ...


Mickey Mouse Clubhose Choo Choo Express

On October 25th, Disney Channel will debut a new primetime special, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Choo Choo Express. The special will run that Saturday at 7pm, and feature the world famous Disney crew; Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, and Pluto. With the weather starting to dip into the cooler parts of the year, the timing of the special is perfect, as it takes the cast on ...


The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, right now, is just a book.  But the novel, written by L. Frank Baum, is now on it’s way to becoming a CGI-animated feature film.  See, there’s toons in everything!  The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus is slated for release for holiday 2010. ...


Frosty the Snowman

Thumpetty thump thump, thumpety thump thump, Look at Frosty go!  …to…  well, back to TV!  Frosty the Snowman, the animated holiday classic, is all set to return to your living rooms this Friday, December 12th at 8 PM on CBS.  Frosty Returns will follow immediately afterward at 8:30 PM, to continue getting you into the holiday ...


Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

CBS holiday programming got one of its highest audiences ever last night to watch the annual classic animated special Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.  The special, in its 44th year, was entirely digitally re-mastered for a whole new audience to enjoy, and old ones to re-enjoy!  I haven’t missed it a single year — did you catch it?  If not, stay Tooned right here for updates on ...


Gotta Catch Santa Claus

So, you love Santa.  I love Santa.  Even if he doesn’t visit your house, you at least know he’s a cool guy.  But, have you ever wanted to catch him, just to prove he exists?  Come on, believe!  And then get everyone else to!  Well, that’s what a new CGI holiday special called Gotta Catch Santa Claus is all about.  One particular 12-year-old boy tries to catch Santa ...

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