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Slap Happy Cartoons’ Nerds and Monsters gets a development deal

Slap Happy Cartoons’ Nerds and Monsters gets a development deal

Vancouver-based animation studio Slap Happy Cartoons Inc. has recently announced that their animated project, Nerds and Monsters, has finally received a development deal courtesy of Corus Entertainment’s YTV, in which the 52×11 animated comedy series will be developed and licensed for distribution in Canada (and of course, if permitted – all over the world).

Rated A For Awesome, Sidekick, and Beyblade: Metal Masters to YTV

Rated A For Awesome, Sidekick, and Beyblade: Metal Masters to YTV

As the summer sun begins the depressing fade away, the one thing that keeps crazy-people-looking smiles plastered on our faces: the fall means new cartoons! Take YTV, for example. The network has already announced portions of the upcoming, Fall 2011 schedule, and there’s some great toons coming our way! Rated A For Awesome will launch on September 3 at 8:30am, with Beyblade: Metal Masters following shortly after, on September 10th at 11:30am. As if that weren’t enough, YTV will also bring us new episodes of Sidekick, starting October 8th, at 10:30am. That’ll certainly keep us TOONed in!

Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 4 at Fan Expo Canada 2011 August 27

Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 4 at Fan Expo Canada 2011 August 27

Power up them Lightsabers, because the Jedi have returned! On August 27th, fans in attendance at Fan Expo Canada 2011 will get to feast on the premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, season 4, as Teletoon unleashes the all new footage. Fred Kennedy, host of Teletoon at Night, will host the season debut, which Star Wars fans have been eagerly awaiting for months now. How will Anakin fair this season? Will Yoda make any dynamic fight scenes? Will Chewbacca return? Can we expect to see any new special guests from the Star Wars universe…? All we can say is TOON in to find out! And May the Force be with you!

Spin Master’s Redakai: Conquer the Kairu on Cartoon Network

Spin Master's Redakai: Conquer the Kairu on Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network aims to Conquer the Kairu. How so? Teaming with Spin Master, Zodiak, and Marathon Media, the CN debuts the brand new animated series Redakai: Conquer the Kairu. The toon will air regularly, every Saturday Morning, at 10am – falling into a regular time slot as of July 23rd. Having already started on YTV in other regions, the series is just part of an overall effort to get Redakai out there, adding a Trading Card Game component later this summer, which feature X-Drive cards. The toon focuses on Ky, a 15 year old martial arts student that makes a personal quest to find an alien energy source, known only as the Kairu. With Maya and Boomer at his side, Ty travels the world on his epic search – and he’d better hurry! Because if this falls into enemy hands first, then all is lost. Check out the teaser trailer sneak peek right here, and let us know if you’ll join in!

Cartoon Network and 9 Story Entertainment bare Almost Naked Animals

Cartoon Network and 9 Story Entertainment bare Almost Naked Animals

Later this year, Cartoon Network gets naked. Er, Naked Animals. …wait, that’s not better! Cartoon Network gets Almost Naked Animals, which is an animated comedy from 9 Story Entertainment. Phew! The two companies recently got together to ink a deal that will bring the toon to audiences later this year. The Almost Naked Animals series revolves around a group of underwear clad animals (almost naked!) that run a beachfront hotel. They’re entire goal in life is to maximize their fun content, so the group, lead by top dog Howie, is constantly (even hyperly!) on the move.

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