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Treehouse Delivers The World Premiere Of The Cat In The Hat Knows A Lot About That!

Corus Entertainment’s premium preschool network Treehouse is pleased to announce the world premiere of the first ever Dr. Seuss inspired animated series, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! on Saturday, August 7 at 5:30 p.m. ET starring Martin Short as the voice of the Cat.

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Wordgirl Battles Dastardly New Nemeses In Summer Event On PBS Kids Go!

Scholastic, the global children’s publishing, education and media company, announced today that the Emmy Award-winning WordGirl will aim to beat the heat of July with a weeklong programming event called “There’s A New Villain in Town.”

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Isaacs Talks Voicing Ra's Al Ghul In Batman: Under The Red Hood

Jason Isaacs, renowned for his villainous turn as Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, assumes another dark iconic role as the voice of Ra’s al Ghul in Batman: Under the Red Hood, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies coming July 27, 2010 to Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and for Download.

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Josie and the Pussycats Rock Boomeroyalty Weekends

Now Boomerang, the commercial-free home of classic animation, celebrates summer with a little rock 'n roll, naming Josie the featured star of July's Boomeroyalty weekends. Beginning July 3, the network with showcase favorite Josie and the Pussycats episodes every Saturday and Sunday, 2 - 4 p.m. (ET).

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Nick & NFL Team Up On New Animated Short-Form Series

Nickelodeon, the number-one entertainment brand for kids, and the National Football League, the most popular sports league among kids, are entering into their first production partnership to create the new, original animated short-form series, Rush Zone: Guardians of the Core for Nicktoons.

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Superman/Batman: Apocalypse Available In September

To save an earthbound Kryptonian, the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight unite once again – this time to battle the powerful forces of Darkseid – in Superman/Batman: Apocalypse, the ninth entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies coming September 28, 2010 from Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation.

Home Headline News

The 13 Ghosts Of Scooby-Doo Appears On DVD For The First Time

This summer, kids and Scooby-Doo fans are in for more high-jinks, thrills and laughs when Warner Home Video’s (WHV) The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo The Complete Series materializes in stores June 29, 2010.

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Mercy Corps & Sesame Workshop Partner To Bring Educational Programming To Haiti’s Children

Mercy Corps and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, have formed a partnership to bring engaging, educational programming to Haiti’s children.

Film Headline News

Horrid Henry Coming To The Big Screen In Live-Action 3-D

Vertigo Films and Novel Entertainment are proud to announce the production of a 3D live-action movie based on Novel’s hugely successful children’s property Horrid Henry.

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Bruce Timm Sets the Record Straight on DC Universe Animated Original Movies

Who’s under the Red Hood? Bruce Timm knows, but he’s not telling. However, he answers a bevy of other questions in an interesting Q&A focused on the upcoming release of Batman: Under the Red Hood, the latest entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies.

Animation Headline News

Mifa Marks 25th Year with 16% Visitor Increase

With a 20% larger exhibition space, 16% more visitors (2,300 accredited delegates and 450 registered companies compared to 350 in 2009) and over 200 buyers, the 2010 edition of the International Animation Film Market is showing some very positive figures, which confirm those of the sector in general despite the still difficult economic situation.

Production Headline News

Kerry Valentine Joins Rubicon Studios Production Team In Los Angeles

On the heels of serving as supervising producer on the Rubicon/MGM co-produced Pink Panther & Pals now airing on Cartoon Network, Kerry Valentine has joined the Rubicon Studios production team as head of production at the Woodland Hills, Calif. facility; it was announced by Executive Producer David J. Corbett.

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Chorion Signs Dream Agent For Indian Subcontinent

Leading family entertainment producer and distributor Chorion is expanding its growing global franchise for hit properties Mr. Men and Little Miss and Noddy by appointing Dream Theatre as its agent for the Indian subcontinent.

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Writer Judd Winick Talks Batman: Under The Red Hood

Judd Winick has returned to Gotham City with a vengeance. The award-winning cartoonist has successfully transitioned one of his benchmark storylines from comic book pages to animated film with the upcoming release of Batman: Under the Red Hood, the latest entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

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Calabash Animation Animates New General Mills Spot "Awards"

On the heels of last year’s popular General Mills spot ''Measuring Up,'' Calabash Animation has again teamed with agency McCann Worldwide, New York to animate ''Awards,'' a new spot for General Mills that targets adults with a message highlighting the health benefits found in many popular General Mills cereals, like Trix, Lucky Charms and Cinnamon Toast Crunch, which are rich in whole grains and calcium.

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Zevo-3 Sneak Preview DVDs To Be Distributed In Skechers Shoe Boxes

SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX), a global leader in lifestyle footwear, today announced that it is supporting SKECHERS Entertainment's new animated kids’ television series Zevo-3 with a promotional sneak peek DVD insert in one million shoe boxes for back-to-school.