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The Hub presents Transformers: Prime
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The Hub presents Transformers Prime: Darkness Rising

Despite only being around for about a month now, The Hub has certainly made itself known, with the Hasbro and Discovery partnership pumping out a great lineup of animated awesomeness. On Friday, November 26th, that lineup gets all the more robotically cooler, as The Hub presents a Transformers mini-series. The new CG toon is all part of the triumphant launch of Transformers: Prime, with the ...

The Hub arrives, thanks to Discovery, Hasbro, and lots of toons
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The Hub arrives, thanks to Discovery, Hasbro, and lots of toons

After months of waiting, Discovery and Hasbro are finally launching their latest joint venture; The Hub. The network will officially debut under the proper new heading today, October 10th 2010, at 10am. Yeeup, that’s 10-10-10 at 10. Perfect! The Twisted Whiskers Show kicks everything off. From that point on, it’s heaps and heaps of glorious cartoons, ready to fill our hearts and ...

Countdown to The Hub debut this Sunday, 10-10-10
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Countdown to The Hub debut this Sunday, 10-10-10

The stars have aligned! The perfect combination of animation and …calendar! On the awesome date of “10-10-10” (October 10th, 2010), cartoon fans across the US and other locations will get their first glimpse of The Hub, a new joint production between Hasbro and Discovery. And, my oh my, do they come packed to the brim with toon goodness! Transformers Prime, G.I. Joe ...

Cartoon Network's MAD debuts TransBoreMores / Groan Wars tonight
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Cartoon Network’s MAD debuts TransBoreMores / Groan Wars tonight

Want to go MAD tonight? Cartoon Network is here to help! The animation channel recently premiered a new toon based on the satire magazine just last week, and the initial feedback has been awesome. Continuing where the first episode left off, tonight, the “usual gang of idiots” (a not-so-nice way to refer to creative folks behind MAD) take on Transformers, How I Met Your Mother, ...

Transformers: Prime brings Transformers Generation 1 to The Hub this October
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Transformers: Prime brings Transformers Generation 1 to The Hub this October

The Transformers have been around for thousands of years, in their time. In our time, we’ve had about 30 or so. In either time frame, they’re awesome. With the two recent Transformer films doing so well in theaters, and the revival of classic toons sparking (pun!) everyone’s interest, Discovery and Hasbro decided they’d take advantage of this for their new network, The ...

Transformers Exodus, the creation of Autobots and Decepticons
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Transformers: Exodus, the creation of Autobots and Decepticons

Alex Irvine has done what many would deem impossible: he’s chronicled the official history of the war for Cybertron in his latest book Transformers: Exodus. The novel was published by Del Rey Books and developed by Hasbro in an effort to chart the creation of the Transformers two sides: the Autobots the Decepticons, as well as the civil war that brewed between them. Activision plans to ...

Voltron Panthera Force
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Voltron Panthera Force

At a recent presentation of it’s upcoming awesomeness, Nickelodeon vowed to introduce the world to Voltron Panthera Force, the latest edition of the Voltron franchise. The franchise has seen many incarnations in it’s 30 years of cartoons, hitting high notes in the mid 80s with the Voltron Lion Squad. The new series, like the original, will follow a group of five young cadets who are ...

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen hitting DVD and Blu-ray

One shall stand and one shall fall. Isn’t that always the way? I have the Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen DVD and Blu-ray cases up on my shelf, and one of them always manages to fall over while the other one stays up there. That must be what Optimus Prime meant. Maybe not. Whatever the case, I’ll be able to find out later as I watch the film, which is available in both ...

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Ice Age and Transformers hold their own

In Ice Age’s second week in theaters and Transformer’s third, the two films still managed to finish #2 and #3 in the weekend box office rankings, each pulling in another $25 million or so. Up was also able to hang around in the top ten, clinging to #7 with and extra $5 million bucks. Three spots out of the top list — not too shabby for the world of cartoons. We’re ...

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Ice Age and Transformers rule the box office

Looks like cartoons are not only the greatest thing on TV, but they’re the greatest thing on the big screen! In a very rare tie, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs shared the top spot at the box office this weekend, each hitting $42.5 million. Fourth of July, cartoons reign supreme… what a great weekend this was! ...

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen rules the movies

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen dominated the box office during it’s opening weekend, serving as the first mega-blockbuster of the year. The movie pulled in more than $110 million over this past weekend, as Autobots and Decepticons duked it out. Opening last Wednesday, the movie made $201 million in it’s first five days, ranking second place of all time to Batman’s The ...

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen game

The upcoming Transformers movie just wouldn’t be complete without a corresponding video game! Activision Publishing comes to the rescue, bringing us Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen the video game. For voices, the game will feature Shia LeBeouf and Megan Fox, as well as the famous Peter Cullen and Frank Welker, Optimus Prime and Megatron, respectively. The game, from DreamWorks ...

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