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Turner Reveals Digital Plans for The Amazing World of Gumball

Turner Broadcasting has today launched an ambitious digital project to support the upcoming debut of its anticipated kids’ comedy series The Amazing World of Gumball on Cartoon Network.

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Young Justice Season 1 Volume 1 Now On DVD

The newest Warner Bros. Animation–produced hit series on Cartoon Network finally arrives on DVD as Warner Home Video (WHV) unleashes its secret weapon with Young Justice Season 1 Volume 1.

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The Smurfs: A Magical Smurf Adventure Smurfaces on DVD

Get your Smurf on with Warner Home Video’s (WHV) release of The Smurfs: A Magical Smurf Adventure, a “super-Smurfy” collection featuring 10 episodes from the hit ‘80s Saturday morning cartoon series.

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Diego in Never-Before-Seen Double-Length Adventure On DVD

Gorillas, grizzly bears, hippos and more pack the brand new DVD, Go, Diego, Go!: Fiercest Animal Rescues!, which includes a never-before-seen double-length adventure.

Comedy Blogs

WINNIE THE POOH (2011) (***1/2)

This might be the gutsiest release of the summer. Theatrical films geared toward the preschool and slightly above set are rarely made today. They usually dwell in the land of direct-to-video. Pooh is Disney's biggest merchandising producer. Every preschooler has something Pooh related in their room. But once the kid hits school, is Pooh cool? That's why this is a difficult sell. But those who buy a ticket will be transported into a simple timeless production filled with wit and whimsy.

Screenwriting Blogs

But Wait, There's More! A Final Post on Self-Promotion

Self promotion turned out to be the hottest topic yet on my blog.  My three posts on the subject are approaching 6,000 reads! I have received dozens of comments, both on the blog and at LinkedIn, over 95% of which were in agreement that self-promotion is vitally important. You get it!  That's good!  Here's what I got...

Comedy Blogs

THE BALLAD OF NESSIE (2011) (***)

This origin story of the Loch Ness monster is a sweet ode to Disney’s Silly Symphonies shorts of the 1940s and ‘50s. Narrated by Billy Connolly, the tale follows Nessie as she is forced out of her cozy pond by a loud mini-golf course developer named MacFroogle. She heads out with her best friend, the rubber duck MacQuack, to find a new home, but it’s not that easy. The whole incident makes her just want to cry, but she’s Scottish and she is supposed to keep a stiff upper lip.

Nickelodeon Headline News

SpongeBob Breaks New Ground With Made-For-Twitter Adventure

Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants will flood the Twitter-verse with the first-time-ever debut of an original story created exclusively for the social networking site.

Series Headline News

BRB Joins Launch Of Voddler In Spain As Content Partner

BRB Internacional will join the launch in Spain of Voddler, Europe's leading online movie downloading service, which opens for pilot testers this month in our country.

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Warner Releases Tom And Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures Volume 2

Warner Home Video (WHV) brings consumers another exciting set of animated antics starring popular cat and mouse duo Tom and Jerry with the release of Tom and Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures V2.

Blogs

Of Ponies and Bronies

The Transformers may be raking in the box office gold and G.I. Joe battled COBRA in the multiplexes, but while those once-upon-the-eighties Hasbro cartoon shows made the leap from TV cartoon to big screen live action, the diminutive equines collectively known as My Little Pony have returned in a new animated series that has surprised a lot of people. To put it simply, The Hub Channel’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic is one hip show.

Disney Headline News

Disney Set For National Press Club’s First-Ever Animation Panel

Disney Television Animation is slated to present the Emmy Award-winning and BAFTA-nominated series, "Phineas and Ferb," and hit innovative comedy series, "Fish Hooks," at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. on WEDNESDAY, JULY 13 (7:00 – 9:00 p.m., ET/PT).

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Network, MDA Announce SNAPTOONS In Singapore

Cartoon Network today announced a joint agreement with Singapore’s Media Development Authority (MDA) to launch SNAPTOONS (Short New Asia Pacific Cartoons), an initiative that calls for creative pitches for original series from professional and budding animators.

Screenwriting Blogs

Does Self-Promotion Really Work? The Results Are In for My Experiment In Self-Promotion

Does self-promotion really work?  What happens when you promote your writing via blog, Facebook and LinkedIn?  Over the past several weeks I’ve done just that.  The results are in.  Check out this post and find out exactly what happened with my experiment in self-promotion...

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