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Headline News Penguins of Madagascar Special Debuts Monday

Ancient squirrel folklore turns into a chase for riches when Nickelodeon premieres an all-new DreamWorks Animation The Penguins of Madagascar special, “The Lost Treasure of the Golden Squirrel,” on Monday, July 19, at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT).

Headline News Iron Man 2 Coming to Blu-ray/DVD in Sept.

The billionaire Super Hero in the iron suit is back in Marvel Studios' and Paramount Pictures' thrilling sensation IRON MAN 2, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD, and digital download September 28, 2010.

Headline News Monkee Dolenz Added to Gibson-Tiffany Monster Movie

Syfy has cast Monkee drummer Micky Dolenz in its monster movie MEGA PYTHON VS. GATOROID, which stars '80s pop stars Debbie Gibson and Tiffany, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Headline News HIT Launches All-New ThomasAndFriends.com and More

HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment and owner of the world's #1 preschool brand, Thomas & Friends, is marking Thomas & Friends' 65th anniversary with all new digital extensions.

Headline News Eric Hirshberg Named CEO of Activision Publishing

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that marketing and advertising industry veteran Eric Hirshberg has been named Chief Executive Officer of Activision Publishing, effective September 7, 2010.

Headline News Toys"R"Us Exclusive "Convention Nerd" from Jazwares

San Diego Comic Con 2010 is just two weeks away, and Jazwares and Cartoon Network Enterprises are proud to announce the availability of the very first figure from the highly-anticipated Robot Chicken toy line!

Headline News Procedural Inc. Partnering with ESRI and NVIDIA on 3D Cities in the Cloud

Procedural Inc. Joins ESRI's Business Partner Program. Automatic Creation and Cloud-based Visualization of Photorealistic 3D Cities from ArcGIS Data with CityEngine and RealityServer. Presented on a Tegra Tablet at ESRI User Conference in San Diego.

Headline News Framestore & Nokia Launched FX Studio App, Competition

Framestore and Nokia today launched a competition inviting amateur animators and VFX enthusiasts to contribute ideas for an exciting new special effect for their new project, FX Studio.

Headline News Women In Animation Indie Studio-Themed Annual Meeting This Thursday

Women In Animation International (WIA) has lined up an exciting panel of top uber-indie executives for a panel discussion titled “Thriving Indies,” to be presented as part of the organization’s annual meeting on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 6 Point Harness Studios.

Headline News Mr. T Will Have a Problem if You Don't Like This

In Bodyguard, the latest MasterCard spot out of McCann Erickson NY, Mr. T looks as tough as ever (albeit a little older), standing, arms crossed, beside a woman as she goes to the dry cleaners, the beauty salon, and the grocery store.

Headline News Novel Entertainment Appoint Children’s Brand Manager

Novel Entertainment, leading independent producers of top children’s programmes including Horrid Henry, Fimbles, The Roly Mo Show, Rockit’s Pocket and Ping & Pong, have appointed Kelly Henwood as Children’s Brand Manager to lead the future development of their TV properties.

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