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Headline News FCC Investigates Nick's Skechers-Produced Toon

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 9:36am

Due to a complaint by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood, the FCC is running an inquiry into whether the Nicktoons' Skechers-produced toon ZEVO-3 violates the rules between blending entertainment and advertising during kids programming, reports Variety.

Headline News The Newest Titles from Warner Home Video’s Looney Tunes Super Stars Series to be Released November 30, 2010

Foghorn Leghorn, the lovable, mischievous rooster and his pals Tweety and Sylvester are the next to headline Warner Home Video’s (WHV) Looney Tunes Super Stars releases, the newest series of DVDs celebrating classic Looney Tunes characters.

Headline News Nick Premieres Hour-Long Diego & Kai-Lan Specials

Diego is back for another high stakes animal rescue mission and he’s bringing along an elite team of rescuers in the new hour-long Go, Diego, Go! special, “Diego’s International Rescue League,” premiering Friday, Sept. 24, at 10:00 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.

Headline News TELETOON Brings Out the Superfan in Viewers with New “I am a Superfan!” Campaign

A super-charged social media, on-air, online and off-air marketing campaign launches TELETOON’s “Superfan Friday” programming block

Headline News YTV, Nickelodeon and Treehouse October 2010 Highlights

Corus Entertainment, Canada’s largest kids’ broadcaster, is jam-packed with new and returning series and themed programming in celebration of Halloween and Thanksgiving this October. Highlights include the premiere of Kyle XY as well as Season 2 premieres of original favourites In Real Life and the sketch comedy series That’s So Weird!

Headline News Group Wants FCC to Block Nicktoons' Skechers-Produced Toon

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 10:31am

The Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood has requested the FCC stop Nicktoons from airing ZEVO-3, which started as a marketing tool for Skechers shoes, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Rubicon Teams With MGM On New Animated Pink Panther Christmas Special

Rubicon Studios is once again teaming up with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (MGM) to produce a new half-hour animated Christmas special starring the one-and-only Pink Panther; it was announced by Rubicon Group Holding CEO Randa Ayoubi.

Headline News CBeebies Premieres New Series in September

CBeebies, BBC’s pre-school brand, is premiering this month a new season of Garth & Bev (El Mundo Mágico de Garth y Bev) and introducing its newest series, Everything’s Rosie (El Mundo de Rosie) in the US Hispanic market.

Headline News Nick Brings Two Nicktoons To Its Saturday Morning

Nickelodeon is giving kids two brand-new reasons to tune in to Saturday mornings with the back-to-back premieres of T.U.F.F. Puppy, a 2D animated comedy from Nicktoon hit-maker Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents), and Planet Sheen, a new CG-animated comedy series from the creative minds of Steve Oedekerk and Keith Alcorn, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (all times ET/PT) on Saturday, Oct. 2.

Headline News Cleveland Show Recruits All-Star Voice Cast For New Season

Basketball superstars Kevin Garnett, Dwight Howard, LeBron James, Steve Nash, Dirk Nowitzki, Shaquille O’Neal and Dwyane Wade will lend their voice talents to an upcoming episode of THE CLEVELAND SHOW airing this winter on FOX.

Headline News Joy Tashjian Marketing Group To Rep Total Drama

Joy Tashjian Marketing Group (JTMG) has signed a representation agreement with Toronto’s Fresh TV Inc. and Cake Entertainment to handle the licensing and merchandising campaign in the U.S. and Canada for the Total Drama series.

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 17

FFAF continues its Salutation to Tinselville this week with more animation conversation from the Heart of Hollywood. This week's special guest and lovably evil animator-innovator, JJ Villard, scratches the true grit of the LA animation underbelly as he devles into discussion on his films, animation career prep, dirty-dogs, the worth of the festival-hussle, the subtext of the Walk of Fame, choice Starbucks beverages, Shrek, major studio lunch-spreads, and how to charm the evil of it all.

Headline News Complete Scooby-Doo Where Are You! Series Coming to DVD

Jinkies! This holiday season, Warner Home Video (WHV) will release one of the most comprehensive collections of classic Scooby-Doo Where are You! episodes ever, packaged in an eye-catching, limited edition collectible Mystery Machine case with sculpted images of Shaggy & Scooby.

Headline News Muttley is Boomerang’s August’s Boomeroyalty Star

Muttley, snickering hound sidekick from Wacky Races and Dastardly and Muttley in Their Flying Machines is the featured Boomerang star of this month's Boomeroyalty weekends, airing every August weekend from 2-4 p.m., starting Saturday, Aug. 7.

Headline News Eco-Toon Raccoons Coming to iTunes

Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group has finalized a deal with E1 Entertainment to launch The Raccoons, Season One on Apple's iTunes US, it was announced today by Kevin Gillis, CEO of Skywriter.

Headline News iCarly's Jerry Trainor Stars in Nicktoon T.U.F.F. Puppy

Jerry Trainor, best known as the hilarious big brother and guardian to Carly Shay in Nickelodeon’s number one live-action hit series iCarly, brings his comedic talents to the network’s newest animated series T.U.F.F. Puppy, bowing this fall on Nickelodeon, the largest producer of television animation in the world.

Headline News Cartoon Network and Adult Swim Series Panels and Events for Comic-Con International

Cartoon Network and Adult Swim announces a number of panels, fan events and signings at 2010 Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, July 22 - Sunday, July 25, 2010. All times, dates and locations subject to change.

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