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Stop and smell the flowers! Headline News

Apple TV+ Drops ‘It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown’ Trailer

Just in time for Earth Day, an all-new Peanuts special debuts on the streamer April 15; the classic Peanuts special ‘It’s Arbor Day, Charlie Brown’ hits April 29.  

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Nelvana and AWN Present ‘A Cosmic Christmas Special’ Screening and Q&A

Celebrate Nelvana’s 50th anniversary with a free virtual screening of its classic, 1977 award-winning animated film, followed by a discussion with industry legends Clive Smith, John Celestri, Lenora Hume and Bill Speers; this not to be missed event is coming December 9 – register now.

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Apple TV+ Releases Peanuts Special ‘For Auld Lang Syne’ Teaser

After a disappointing Christmas, Lucy plans a New Year’s Gala and Charlie struggles with his list of resolutions; the ‘Peanuts’ Apple Original, produced in partnership with WildBrain, premieres globally December 10.

Home for the Holidays! Headline News

Celebrate with Disney Channel and Disney Junior’s Holiday Line-Up

Beginning November 27, catch five new festive episodes from popular animated series including ‘Muppet Babies,’ ‘The Ghost and Molly McGee,’ ‘Marvel’s Spidey and his Amazing Friends,’ and a new Mickey Mouse holiday special.

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Disney Embraces Themes of Family, Optimism and Love in 2 New Holiday Films

‘Mickey's Tale of Two Witches,’ premiering today on Disney Junior and tomorrow on Disney+, and ‘Mickey and Minnie Wish Upon a Christmas,’ coming later this year, continue the company’s tradition of fun, festive, and heartwarming animated holiday offerings.

Aren’t You a Bit Curious? Headline News

Peacock Original ‘Curious George: Cape Ahoy’ Premieres September 30

Watch exclusive clip of The Man with the Yellow Hat trying to get George ready for a fun trip to the beach; new animated movie features original songs written by Michele Brourman and Amanda McBroom.

All I Need… is Some Parody! Headline News

‘Robot Chicken’ S11 Trailer Teases Tiger King and Obi-Wan Bikini Pics

Adult Swim’s hilarious stop-motion comedy series is back, and no one is spared – crazy antics and character parodies range from Joe Exotic and Peppa Pig to the farthest reaches of pop culture… and the force; new season debuts September 6.

Finn and Jake Return! Headline News

Yes, There’s a New Clip for ‘Adventure Time: Distant Lands – Together Again’

By Dan Sarto | Monday, May 17, 2021 at 11:05am

Streaming May 20 on HBO Max, best buds Finn the human and Jake the dog embark on an epic adventure taking them far from home, where they unite against a monstrous evil.

Finn and Jake Return! Headline News

Key Art Revealed for ‘Adventure Time: Distant Lands – Together Again’

It’s almost here! Best buds Finn the human and Jake the dog embark on an epic adventure taking them far from home, where they unite against a monstrous evil; third installment of the popular series streams May 20 on HBO Max.

Rah Rah Riverdale! Headline News

Adult Swim Teases ‘The Bleepin’ Robot Chicken Archie Comics Special’

Josie and the Pussycats return from space, as ‘Robot Chicken’ gives Riverdale High its own stop-motion special; parody premieres May 23.

Finn and Jake Return! Headline News

‘Adventure Time: Distant Lands - Together Again’ Premieres May 20

Coming to HBO Max, in an epic adventure of best buds, Finn the human and Jake the dog embark on a mysterious journey taking them far from home, where they unite to face off against a monstrous evil.

SVOD Headline News

Magic Light Pictures’ ‘Superworm’ Coming to BBC Christmas 2021

The producers of ‘Zog’ and ‘The Snail and the Whale’ cast Oscar winner Olivia Colman and Emmy nominee Matt Smith in their new animated adaption of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s book of the same name.

Home for the Holidays! ANIMATIONWorld

Chiodo Bros’ ‘Alien Xmas’ Joins the Pantheon of Stop-Motion Holiday Classics

For Stephen, Edward, and Charles Chiodo, their love of 1960s-style stop-motion animation transformed a children’s book about kleptomaniacal aliens trying to steal Christmas into a heartwarming, cocoa-sipping, and warm blanket-snuggling special, available today on Netflix.

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Trick or Treat! Adult Swim Halloween Marathon Begins October 30

Starting at 9:00 PM ET/PT, your evening of creepy fun will include premiere of Jack Stauber’s ‘OPAL’ at midnight followed by ‘Smalls-O-Ween’ bite sized shorts on Adult Swim Smalls.

Home for the Holidays! Headline News

Sneak a Peek at Netflix’s Stop-Motion ‘Alien Xmas’ Holiday Special Trailer

Get ready to snuggle up with some hot cocoa, because on November 20, a new holiday special will warm your heart; only the gift-giving spirit of Christmas and a small alien can save the world from a race of kleptomaniac aliens determined to take over the planet.

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‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’ Moves to Apple TV+ from ABC

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 8:24am

54 years after its 1966 TV premiere, the iconic Halloween special won’t be airing this month on TV, instead moving exclusively to the world of digital distribution; it will be available free on the streaming platform from October 30 – November 1.

Awards Headline News

2020 CEE Animation Forum Announces Winners

28 animated projects in 4 categories were considered in the 2020 pitching event; ‘The Garden of Heart’ wins in animated shorts with a special mention to ‘The Pet Named Stress;’ ‘Igi’ wins in feature films, ‘No Happy Ever After’ takes the TV award.

SVOD Headline News

Peacock Original ‘Curious George: Go West’ Premieres September 8

Streaming platform to release multiple movies, specials and series episodes marking ‘Curious George’s’ birthday, celebrated annually in September as ‘Curiosity Month.’

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Every Wallaby Has His Day: Rocko Returns in ‘Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 9, 2019 at 2:52pm

Debuting today on Netflix, Joe Murray’s animated special introduces a new generation to his zany 1993 Nicktoon series’ O-Town characters, who return home after 20 years in space. 

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Claymation Pioneer Will Vinton Dies at 70

By Dan Sarto | Friday, October 5, 2018 at 11:45am

Famed Oscar and Emmy-winning director, who created memorable California Raisins characters before being dismissed from studio that bore his name, passes away after long battle with multiple myeloma.