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Supernatural Crosses Over to Scooby Doo Universe

Inter-franchise crossovers are all the rage these days, so given the similar predilections towards the supernatural, it is not shocking (though a little bit surprising given their different target audience) that brothers Sam and Dean Winchester have finally made their way to the animated adventures of Scooby Doo and the Mystery Inc. The crossover will happen in the March 29 episode of ...

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Vixen Coming to the CW (SEED)

The Flash has been the biggest live action success in recent times for the CW. Arrow isnt far behind, but some wonder how things will be handled with Vixen. This is the first animated series for the CW Brand since the end of the Vortexx run in August and the first Warner Brother Animated (action) production since the end of Kids WB back in 2008. However it will not air on the network, but on the ...

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First American Weekend Without Saturday Morning Cartoons

Many American kids these days get their animation fix from platforms outside of broadcast TV. Whether it’s through streaming services, Youtube, or even means that fall outside of what’s considered legal – American kids still have access to animated content any time they want but there was a time when cartoons dominated Saturday morning. It used to be that broadcast TV during Saturday ...

CW to Give The Flash a Stand-Alone Pilot Instead of an Arrow Backdoor Pilot Episode
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CW to Give The Flash a Stand-Alone Pilot Instead of an Arrow Backdoor Pilot Episode

It’s common knowledge among fans of CW’s Arrow that there are plans to have the character Flash, played by Grant Gustin, to appear in three episodes this season – eps 8, 9, and 20 – with 20 being a backdoor pilot hopefully intended to launch the character’s own series. Both episodes 8 and 9, which only introduce the character Barry Allen sans costume, have already ...

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The Long Road To Mediocrity – Vortexx Approved, But Kids Don’t Like It.

A curious thing happened on August 25 2012. A new block appeared on the CW Network – one based on another block that had recently returned. It is called “Vortexx”. Moreover, its owners – Saban Brands, bought what were the parts of his old nemesis dead company. The Block however, signaled the true end of the long road to Mediocrity, that now the Vortexx and other co-constituents in what is ...

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Nottingham Forest and Saban Team Up for Sendokai Champions

Nottingham Forest has recently announced that their animated import Sendokai Champions will be debuting on Saban’s Vortexx on The CW during its 2013 to 2014 broadcast season. The series’ distribution will be managed by Saban Brands, as well as its merchandising and licensing rights in Israel and North America. ...

Saban and Kabillion to Launch Vortexx VOD Service
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Saban and Kabillion to Launch Vortexx VOD Service

Kid-targeted Free on-demand TV Network Kabillion has recently entered into a partnership with Saban Brands in order to launch a new Vortexx Video On Demand channel. As expected of Vortexx, the VOD channel will be carrying the programming block’s shows, which are all geared towards boys and are currently airing Saturdays from 7 am to noon on The CW. The announcement was made by Kabillion ...

John Cena to Host The CW's Vortexx on Saturday
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John Cena to Host The CW’s Vortexx on Saturday

WWE wrestler John Cena is slated to host Vortexx on the CW this coming Saturday, December 8 at 8:30 to 10:30am. The block has been dubbed Cena Saturday, and will also feature a special episode of WWE Saturday Morning Slam at 10am, which will feature an intense face-off between Cena and another WWE wrestler, Heath Slater. ...

The CW's Vortexx Announces Holiday Slate
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The CW’s Vortexx Announces Holiday Slate

The CW’s Vortexx programming block has just announced its special holiday programming slate for December. The slate includes notables such as the Internet smash hit Gummibar in the Yummy Gummy Search for Santa, as well as the North American premiere of Spike Saves Christmas and Spike’s Reindeer Rescue. The Yummy Gummy Search for Santa features Youtube sensation Gummibar as he appears ...

Smallville finale tonight, Clark Kent becomes Superman
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Smallville finale tonight, Clark Kent becomes Superman

For ten years, the CW has been building on the saga of Superman. The story is generally known: boy arrives to earth from a distant planet Krypton, gets every awesome super power, then becomes the greatest super hero of all time. But Smallville has told the inbetween chapters that are so often overlooked, the days and years just before the boy becomes a man. Sure, Clark Kent has known ...

TheCW4Kids versus Toonzai, the State of the 4Kids Union
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TheCW4Kids versus Toonzai, the State of the 4Kids Union

Starting this fall, TheCW4Kids is no more. In it’s place, 4Kids Entertainment is launching a re-branded programming block dubbed Toonzai. Promos have already begun airing on The CW Saturday mornings to a number of mixed reviews, largely seemingly tainted against 4Kids. Our question to you; is that fair? 4Kids has been through a number of shakeups of late, and it doesn’t have the ...

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