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World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King In Stores November 13

Blizzard Ent.'s WORLD OF WARCRAFT: WRATH OF THE LICH KING, the second expansion for its award-winning subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), will arrive in stores on November 13 in North America, Europe, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Russia, and November 14 in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

The expansion will be available in Korea and the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau on November 18. Details regarding the launch of WRATH OF THE LICH KING in mainland China will be announced at a later date.

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Call of Duty: World at War to Release Multiplayer Betas In October

Boot camp will soon take on a new meaning, as Activision Publishing and developer Treyarch have confirmed plans for CALL OF DUTY: WORLD AT WAR multiplayer betas in October for Xbox 360 and separately for download on Windows PC.

These betas will serve as an early chance for players to practice the tactics needed for survival in the intense chaos of CALL OF DUTY: WORLD AT WAR's Pacific and European theaters. Players will experience the game's new squad system, as well as fan favorite perks and kill streaks.

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New Epcot Attraction Lets Guests Into World Of Kim Possible

Epcot guests at Walt Disney World Resort will be treated to a brand new, highly interactive attraction inspired by Disney Channel's Emmy Award-winning animated series, Disney's KIM POSSIBLE. The new experience is slated to premiere in late 2008.

Using the latest technology, DISNEY'S KIM POSSIBLE WORLD SHOWCASE ADVENTURE invites guests of all ages to become secret agents, teaming up with members of Team Possible to save the world from various comical villains and their mad inventions.

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qubo Revs Up Its Engines This Fall With Turbo Dogs

Start your television and rev up your excitement this fall, because a comical cast of canine friends is bringing high-octane fun to qubo this October the world television premiere of TURBO DOGS. This new innovative 3-D CG animated series debuts on qubo's broadcast blocks on NBC, ION Television and Telemundo on Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4 and follows the hilarious antics of Racerville, a wacky dog-filled community that's wild about racing.

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Spike Hosts Week-Long E3 Invasion

Spike TV is teaming up with to present "E3 Invasion," providing viewers with around the clock comprehensive coverage of the year's biggest video game convention, the 2008 E3 Media and Business Summit. From July 11-18, "E3 Invasion" is an unprecedented week of HD programming across both on-air and online channels, anchored by blockbuster world exclusives that will air before E3 even opens to the media.

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Willy Fog Continues Around-The-World Adventure To Prepare For 25th Anniversary

As Spain's BRB International prepares to pull out all the stops for the celebration of the 25th anniversary of AROUND THE WORLD WITH WILLY FOG, a new TV channel has joined the long list of international broadcasters who still believe in this famous Spanish series. De Agostini, the recently licensed children's channel that will begin broadcasting this fall in Italy, has just acquired the two seasons of this cartoon classic based on three renowned novels by Jules Verne.

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Banff World Television Festival 2008

By Guest (not verified) | Sunday, June 8, 2008 at 11:00am
Begins: June 8, 2008

The four-day Banff World Television Festival combines a prestigious international program competition, the Banff World Television Awards, with a comprehensive conference agenda. Within this festival, production deals are secured and advanced, new business relationships are formed and future trends in the industry are identified and examined.

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Cash And Prizes Up For Grabs At NVISION 08

NVIDIA ups the ante at NVISION 08 by throwing down hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and hardware and giving you a chance to win part of the largest prize package in North America this year.

All you need to do for your chance to win is participate in one of NVISION's marquee consumer events: GeForce LAN and NVScene. And you can watch the best video game players in the world battle it out for their share of the prize money at the Electronic Sports World Cup. All this happens this August in San Jose, California.

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Call For Entries: Honolulu International Film Festival

The Honolulu International Film Festival is a crossroads of the world, bridging the gap between East and West on the pristine island of Oahu, Hawaii. Surrounded by the sparkling Pacific and spectacular scenery, the Honolulu International Film Festival recognizes outstanding achievement in filmmaking from around the world. It is our mission to showcase the finest independent cinema the world has to offer while helping to advance the careers of promising filmmakers by providing a platform through which their talents can be recognized.

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nWave Takes 50 Years to Go Around World in 3D

Brussels-based animation house nWave Pictures has begun work on its follow-up to FLY ME TO THE MOON, titled AROUND THE WORLD IN 50 YEARS -- 3D. FLY director Ben Stassen and writer Dominic Paris will reprise their same roles on the new film. nWave's Caroline Van Iseghem will produce alongside Illuminata Pictures' heads Paris, Gina Gallo and Mimi Maynard.

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Garfield Coming Soon To Hunt For Lasagna

Conspiracy Ent. has entered into a development agreement with Blast! Ent.. to launch a 3D adventure game based on the much-loved cartoon cat -- Garfield. GARFIELD: LASAGNA WORLD TOUR is expected to launch in the second quarter of 2008.

Marco Husges, Executive Vice President of Conspiracy Entertainment, said, "Garfield found his way onto the Sunday comic strips 30 years ago, and his likeability has risen into a classic cartoon for all ages. Children, parents, and nostalgia fans alike will soon enjoy the crazy cat at his finest in GARFIELD: LASAGNA WORLD TOUR."

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Animated Web Show Inspires Kids To Take Action On Environmental Challenges

SustainLane recently released the pilot episode of GORILLA IN THE GREENHOUSE, an action-packed, web-based, animated show that inspires kids to take real-world steps towards a healthier planet.

The show is set in a magical greenhouse in San Francisco and features a visionary green gorilla and four kids who use their imagination, their network and their music to tackle the environmental challenges facing their generation.

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Diego Shrinks To Bug Size On A High-Stakes Rescue Mission

Preschoolers will get a bug's eye view of the world when their favorite bilingual animal rescuer shrinks to insect proportions in the new half-hour GO, DIEGO, GO! special, "It's A Bug's World," premiering Monday, May 12, at 9:30 a.m. (ET/PT) on Nick Jr.

The episode, which takes Diego on a pint-sized, high-stakes adventure filled with beetles, frogs, anteaters and giant raindrops, premieres during a special bug-themed week of hit Nick Jr. series, from Monday, May 12 to Friday, May 16.

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Disney Channel Worldwide Acquires Timmy From Aardman Animations

Disney Channel programmers from North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific have joined forces to acquire global rights for the stop-motion animated series TIMMY from the acclaimed U.K. production company Aardman Animations (WALLACE & GROMIT).

It is scheduled to premiere in 2009 on Playhouse Disney channels and programming blocks around the world. The announcement was made today by Gary Marsh, President, Disney Channels Worldwide.

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BRB Presents The Latest Of The Imp At MIPTV

THE IMP, the most useless evil creature on TV, comes loaded with innovations for the MIPTV this week.

THE IMP series continues to be a stand out for sales: MTV Poland recently followed MTV Portugal's acquisition of the series, along with 2x2 TV Channel in Russia and Xeip Canal Once in Mexico.

The property celebrates its excellent audience ratings and great reception in the licensing world with the premiere of its official interactive website ( ), that allows users to download free game and electronic postcards to mobile phones, PSPs or iPods.

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New Nickelodeon Worlds in Development: Monkey World and SpongeBob SquarePants

Nickelodeon announced they are ramping up their online presence with the development and production of additional virtual worlds, building on the success of its existing Neopets and Nicktropolis sites.

An entire virtual world based on hit SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS will have games, avatars and a strong social network component is expected next year, as well as an original site called Monkey World, a social networking and massive multiplayer game.