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Headline News Cartoon Network and NBA Extend Partnership for Ben 10: Alien Force

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, January 5, 2010 at 11:00am

Cartoon Network Enterprises (CNE) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced today a renewal and expansion of their co-branding partnership between the league and the hit boys’ action franchise, Ben 10 Alien Force.

Headline News Disney's Marvel Deal Sweetened With Stake in POW!

Turns out Disney got more than meets the eye with its merger deal with Marvel Entertainment. The conglomerate also expanded ties with POW! Entertainment, a company led by Stan Lee, the man who once ran Marvel and co-created many of its main characters, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Headline News Illustrator David Levine Dead at 83

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 9:51am

David Levine, a painter and illustrator who drew caricatures of intellectuals, athletes, politicians and others for THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS for nearly half a century, has died, according to THE NEW YORK TIMES.

Headline News General Grievous Returns with a Deadly Trap for the Jedi Knights

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, December 29, 2009 at 8:29am

Kicking off the New Year with a special double-dose of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, General Grievous emerges from the shadows to stir up trouble for the Jedi heroes, ensnaring them in a trap that threatens their mission and their lives.

Headline News FOX Turns Yellow With Simpsons Fever This January

By Matt Kapko | Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at 11:51am

As the momentous conclusion of the “Best. 20 Years. Ever.,” a year-long global celebration honoring all things THE SIMPSONS, approaches, FOX is toasting television’s favorite family by turning yellow for one week beginning Sunday, Jan. 3.

Headline News Nick Names Participants of 10th Annual Fellowship for Diverse Writers

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 10, 2009 at 10:54am

Nickelodeon has named three new participants for its 10th annual Fellowship for Diverse Writers, it was announced today by Karen Kirkland, Executive Director, Nickelodeon Fellowship for Diverse Writers.

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