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New Avatar Special Edition Arrives on iTunes

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Lightstorm Entertainment announce AVATAR available digitally with first-of-its-kind interactive features in the “AVATAR iTunes Extras Special Edition” beginning on Tuesday, December 20.

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Thumb Wrestling Federation Launches Two New Seasons on iTunes

Press Release from Animation Collective

New York -- May 20, 2009 -- The rough-and-tumble comedy series Thumb Wrestling Federation: TWF looks to continue dominating downloads by launching Seasons 1 and 2 on iTunes today. The release of this new content builds on the rousing success of TWF's initial launch on iTunes last month, in addition to the show's ever-increasing popularity on Cartoon Network's Saturday Morning "Crush Zone" block.

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Watchmen Footage, iPhone & iPod Touch App, Trailers Now Available

Who is Watching the Watchmen? Now, iTunes customers can watch special WATCHMEN features exclusively available as free downloads on the iTunes Store.

Available on iTunes and the Apple App Store at are: an exclusive WATCHMEN film sequence, previously only shown at San Diego's Comic-Con Convention; the "Essential WATCHMEN" app for iPhone and iPod touch; multiple behind-the-scenes video journal podcasts; film clips; trailers; and other features exploring the creation of one of the most anticipated films of 2009.

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ER Brings Kids And Family Programming To iTunes

Entertainment Rights' TV content is now available for download and purchase on the iTunes Store in the U.K. (

iTunes customers in the U.K. can now download such popular ER brands as FINLEY THE FIRE ENGINE, HE-MAN, TRUMPTON, GEORGE OF THE JUNGLE, FRANKENSTEIN'S CAT, RUPERT BEAR and CHIGLEY and watch them on an iPod classic, iPod nano with video, iPhone and on a widescreen TV with Apple TV. Further classic programming from ER's 3,700 hours of content, including POSTMAN PAT and SHE-RA, will be available on iTunes in the coming weeks.

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Nickelodeon Makes Its Classic Hits Available On The iTunes Store

Nick Rewind, a catalog featuring some of Nickelodeon's most beloved classic shows, is now available on the iTunes Store (

Nick Rewind features both full-length episodes and seasons of classic Nickelodeon shows including: THE AMANDA SHOW; RUGRATS; AS TOLD BY GINGER; HEY DUDE; ROCKET POWER; CLARISSA EXPLAINS IT ALL and more.

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Naruto, Bleach, Death Note On iTunes

VIZ Media announced the availability of action-packed episodes from some of the most anticipated animated series to come to the iTunes Store (

English dubbed versions of NARUTO (Uncut Version) Season 1 (Volumes 1 & 2), two story arcs of BLEACH (THE SUBSTITUTE and THE ENTRY), and all 37 episodes of DEATH NOTE are available for purchase and download on the iTunes Store in the United States.

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Big Deals For iTunes And Major Studios

Apple announced today that it has finalized a deal with all major and some minor studios to offer new releases on iTunes, according to VARIETY.

Now, a large slate of major films to be offered day-and-date with home video releases, which might eat into DVD and Blu-ray sales, but studios are apparently willing to take that chance.

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Corus Ent.'s YTV And Treehouse Come To iTunes

Canadian kids broadcaster Corus Ent. announced that a line-up of seven hit Nickelodeon series, seen exclusively in Canada on YTV and Treehouse, are now available on iTunes. This is one of the first initiatives stemming from a digital partnership with MTV Networks International (MTVNI) announced earlier this year.

As an effort to extend the Corus brands and make them more accessible to viewers, consumers are now able purchase episodes of Nickelodeon favourites seen on YTV and Treehouse at the click of a mouse on the YTV and Treehouse pages on iTunes.

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Lionsgate Teaming With Apple For iTunes Digital Copy

Lionsgate will be working with Apple to provide Digital Copy for iTunes, affording customers who purchase select DVDs with an additional iTunes Digital Copy of the movie.

Just like movies purchased from the iTunes Store, an iTunes Digital Copy can be transferred easily to iTunes and then viewed on a PC or Mac, iPod with video, iPhone or on widescreen television with Apple TV.

The first Lionsgate DVDs to debut with iTunes Digital Copy will be the special edition DVD and Blu-ray releases of RAMBO and THE EYE.

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U.K. iTunes Animation Lineup Boosted

HIT Entertainment programming will now be available for purchase and download from the iTunes store in the U.K. (, the company announced Tuesday.

Set to launch in April 2008, the HIT content on iTunes in the U.K. will feature more than 20 hours of episodic downloads from HIT's popular children's shows including BARNEY, BOB THE BUILDER, THOMAS & FRIENDS and CAPTAIN PUGWASH.

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Dark Crystal, Labyrinth Now On iTunes

The Jim Henson Company announced Monday that two classics from the companyâs feature film library will be available for purchase and download on the iTunes Store ( beginning Monday.

The classic fantasy movie, THE DARK CRYSTAL and the David Bowie favorite, LABYRINTH will be the first of the companyâs films to hit the digital marketplace.

The Jim Henson Company has partnered with New Video, a leading digital aggregator of independent video content, to bring these films to the iTunes Store.

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Teat Beat, Because Washington Up for iTunes Review

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 6, 2008 at 12:00am

Upon reports circling that iTunes banned Signe Baumane's TEAT BEAT OF SEX and Kenneth Ti and Kin Hung's BECAUSE WASHINGTON IS HOLLYWOOD FOR UGLY PEOPLE, the Sundance Film Festival, who submitted the films along with 40+ other shorts, contacted AWN to clarify the status of the shorts. The Sundance shorts need to go through a review committee for content and technical issues before they can make it into the iTunes store. A Sundance spokesman said that they should have an answer from iTunes by the end of the week and that the festival is pushing to have all the films it submitted online.

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iTunes Bans Sundance Shorts

iTunes has refused to carry two animated short films that were screened at Sundance and were invited to be part of the festival's online shorts program, Nancy Denney-Phelps reports on her blog Sprockets ( Signe Bauman's TEAT BEAT OF SEX and BECAUSE WASHINGTON IS HOLLYWOOD FOR UGLY PEOPLE, by Kenneth Ti and Kin Hung, were rejected by the online store for being, respectively, too explicit and too political.

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Henson Shows Launch on iTunes

The Jim Henson Co. has partnered with New Video, a leading digital aggregator of independent video content, to bring favorites from the company's TV programming and feature film library to the iTunes Store beginning Jan. 28, 2008. The launch will begin with episodes from the first seasons of the award-winning sci-fi series FARSCAPE and the endearing favorite FRAGGLE ROCK. TV shows are $1.99 (U.S.) per episode, and music videos and short films are $1.99 (U.S.) each. Both the FRAGGLE ROCK and the FARSCAPE series will be available in their entirety in the coming months.

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Family Guy: Blue Harvest First DVD with Digital Copy for iTunes

Twentieth Century Fox Home Ent. released its first Special Edition DVD with Digital Copy for iTunes, FAMILY GUY PRESENTS: BLUE HARVEST, the FAMILY GUY animated parody of STAR WARS, in stores now. Consumers who purchase BLUE HARVEST with the additional digital copy of the movie can effortlessly transfer a copy of the film to their iTunes library and then view on a Mac or PC, iPod, iPhone or on Apple TV.

As part of its agreement with Apple, Fox is planning to deliver many more Special Edition DVDs with Digital Copy for iTunes this year.

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Fox & Apple Bite on Rental Deal

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, December 27, 2007 at 12:00am

The net is abuzz with news that Fox and Apple are close to announcing a new deal that will see Fox content available for rent on iTunes. THE FINANCIAL TIMES broke the story, stating a formal announcement will be coming at Macworld on Jan. 14. Details are still sketchy, but users would rent films and TV shows for a limited time for a reduced price. Additionally, Fox will use Apple's digital rights management software on its DVDs to make it easier for customers to put Fox titles on their computers and iPods.