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Headline News Boomerang To Air The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t

On Thanksgiving Day 1972, Hanna-Barbera debuted The Thanksgiving That Almost Wasn’t, a 30-minute original holiday special to remind everyone that there is always a reason to give thanks. This year on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, Boomerang, Cartoon Network’s home for commercial-free classic animation, will offer the 28th anniversary presentation of this charming, heart-warming family classic at 10 a.m. (ET) and then again at 7 p.m. (ET).

Headline News Syfy Offers Thanksgiving Weekend 43-Hour James Bond Marathon

This Thanksgiving weekend, Syfy will be serving up a mega James Bond movie marathon featuring EVERY leading man from Sean Connery and Roger Moore to Pierce Brosnan and Daniel Craig (along with George Lazenby and Timothy Dalton).

Headline News Cartoon Network To Expand Online Games in India

Turner International India announced an exclusive partnership with Zapak Digital Entertainment to market and distribute Cartoon Network’s most popular Multiplayer Online Games (MOGs), including the launch of Ben 10 Omniverse: Rise of the Heroes (www.ben10.net) and a brand new version of the hugely popular game, Toon Football (www.toonfootball.com).

Headline News Nice Shoes Tackles NFL Campaign

Nice Shoes working in collaboration with Grey Advertising recently handled all post/effects, including color grading, on a massive 10-spot campaign promoting various NFL products and initiatives, from their new line of women's clothing to the league's official Ticket Exchange to the Play 60 youth fitness initiative.

Headline News Gravity’s Attracts Award-Winning VFX Supervisor/Lead Flame Artist

Gravity, an international creative, content and brand communications company, today announced the hire of Nic Seresin as VFX Supervisor/Lead Flame Artist, effective immediately.

Headline News Beast Austin Hires Executive Producer Mary Ellen Farrar

Beast, one of the country’s top editorial facilities, has hired former advertising agency producer Mary Ellen Farrar to oversee commercial editing and post work at its vibrant, busy Austin, TX location.

Headline News Sony Online Launches Facebook Game, Wildlife Refuge

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced Wildlife Refuge, a new game playable on Facebook that immerses players in the heart of Africa as they set out on a mission to help build a refuge and care for exotic animals.

Headline News IMAX Signs Theatre Deal For Spain and Italy

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) and ODEON & UCI Cinemas Group, Europe's largest exhibitor, today announced an agreement to install two new digital IMAX theatre systems under joint venture agreements in Mallorca and Milan, marking IMAX's first JV theatres in Spain and Italy.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Asia Reveals Its Elements Of Imagination

The third edition of the highly anticipated ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition in Asia will be held in the capital city of Seoul, Korea, from 15 to 18 December at Coex Convention and Exhibition Center.

Headline News Ubisoft Uses Autodesk Games Technology for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

Autodesk, Inc., announced that Ubisoft used Autodesk 3D art creation and animation products to help create "Assassin's Creed Brotherhood," its latest video game, released last week.

Headline News Comedy Central Picks Up Robot Chicken Producer Pilot

Comedy Central has bought the rights to a new untitled animated anthology show from ShadowMachine, the producer of ROBOT CHICKEN and MORAL OREL, reports Deadline.com.

Headline News ABC Family Acquires Deathly Hallows Rights

ABC Family has acquired the final two chapters of the “Harry Potter” film franchise in a deal with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution (WBDTD), it was announced today by Tom Zappala, Executive Vice President, Program Acquisitions & Scheduling, ABC Cable Networks Group.

Headline News Red Stick Festival Announces 2010 Best of the Fest Winners

The Red Stick International Animation Festival has selected the finalists for its seven Best of the Fest film competition categories from among the record 437 films submitted this year.

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