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Voice Of Zorak, Clay Martin Croker, Dies Age 54

Beloved voice actor, Clay Martin Croker, has died aged 54. Best known as the voice of both Zorak and Moltar on Cartoon Network programme 'Space Ghost Coast To Coast', the star laid the foundations for...

Warner Bros. Set To Turn Cartoon Network's 'Adventure Time' Into A Movie

Adventure Time is being made into an animated feature film. The hugely popular Cartoon Network show is currently being developed by Warner Bros. The news comes after years of speculation about the possibility of adapting...

Bubbles, Blossom, Buttercup! Everything You Need To Know About The 'Powerpuff Girls'

From 1998 to 2005, the ‘Powerpuff Girls’ were the Cartoon Network’s diminutive superheroes, who dished out plenty of wide eyed punishment to unsuspecting villains in Townsville. Now the series is set to return to the...

Dreamworks Animation To Launch Its Own Cable Network

The Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, and the Cartoon Network may soon have a new rival -- a channel run by DreamWorks Animation. In a conference call on Thursday, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg said that the...

Dreamworks Animation To Launch Its Own Cable Network

The Disney Channel, Nickelodeon, and the Cartoon Network may soon have a new rival -- a channel run by DreamWorks Animation. In a conference call on Thursday, DreamWorks Animation chief Jeffrey Katzenberg said that the...

Harry Potter Wins Big At Kids' Baftas

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' was the big winner at the British Academy Children's Awards last night (27.11.11).The film - the final instalment of the hugely successful movie series about the schoolboy...

Harry Potter Finale Lifts Time Warner

Time Warner's earnings for the third quarter came in ahead of analysts' predictions today (Wednesday), thanks mainly to the magic of Harry Potter. The company's Warner Bros. unit reported its best quarter in history with...

Parents Cartoons Are Sexually Charged

According to the conservative Parents Television Council, which frequently spearheads protests against sexual references on television, children are instinctively drawn to cartoons and, in flipping channels, often land on those that are aimed at adults....

Time Warner Revenue Soars In Fourth Quarter

A surprising 14-percent jump in revenue from its cable-TV channels, led by advertising sales for TBS -- where Conan O'Brien launched his new late-night show in November -- boosted revenue for Time Warner past analysts'...

Conan's Already A Hit With Ad Buyers, Says Tbs

Although ratings for Conan O'Brien's new show on TBS have not yet been released -- a situation probably related to the fact that it has not yet debuted -- ad buyers have already been buying...

Porky, Bugs, Road Runner, Et Al Returning To Tv

In the face of numerous unsuccessful attempts in recent years to update Warner Bros.' Looney Tunes characters, the studio is planning to debut a new half-hour Looney Tunes Show on its sibling Cartoon Network in...

Rocco Ritchie Rich

Madonna and David Beckham's sons are forecast to become the richest celebrities in Britain. Youngsters Rocco Ritchie, nine, and Cruz Beckham, four, are tipped to have the most earning power in a new report which...

Turner Says He Wants To Run Time Warner

Ted Turner, the founder of CNN, has suggested he'd like to run the news network again so that he could get rid of the "fluffy news" and replace it with more international coverage. If he...

Cbs, Turner May Make Joint Olympics Bid

CBS and Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting are considering joining up to bid on rights to televise the Olympics in 2014 and 2016, the Associated Press reported today (Thursday), citing no sources. NBC, ABC/ESPN, and Fox...

Star Wars The Clone Wars Has The Force

As a movie, Star Wars The Clone Wars may have been pretty much a bust, but as a TV series it drew the biggest audience in the history of Turner's Cartoon Network when the first...

Master Voice-over Actor Lafontaine Dead At 68

Don LaFontaine, whose voice was heard on thousands of TV commercials and a significant percentage of all movie trailers -- an estimated 5,000 -- died Monday in Los Angeles at age 68. The cause of...

Scooby-doo Direct To Dvd And Cable

The next live-action/animated Scooby-Doo movie will not have a theatrical release but instead will be released straight to DVD with a virtual simultaneous screening on The Cartoon Network. The original Scooby-Doo movie, released in 2002,...

Star Wars: The Toy Battle

In what is regarded as an unparalleled promotion involving the toy chain Toys 'R' Us and a production company, the theatrical release of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be accompanied by a July 26...

Call In The Clones

Anyone tuning in to a Turner Networks cable channel at 7:58 tonight (Thursday) will be able to view a two-minute trailer for Lucasfilm's animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which premieres theatrically on August 15....

Lucas Likes Making Tv Shows

Putting consideration of financial recompense aside, George Lucas said Thursday that making an animated version of Star Wars for the Cartoon Network was a more rewarding experience for him than making the original theatrical versions....

3-D Clone Wars? It's Not Happening, Says Lucas

Although numerous filmmakers and studio executives have been forecasting that 3-D movies will become the wave of the future, with several animation units being converted to 3-D productions exclusively, George Lucas has not joined the...

Animated Star Wars Film The Clone Wars To Open August 15th

An animated Star Wars is planned to hit US cinema screens later this year.Star Wars: The Clone Wars will open on August 15th in cinemas throughout North America and will be followed by a television...

By on 13 February 2008

New Star Wars Feature Coming To Theaters

Lucasfilm plans to introduce its upcoming animated TV series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars with a 90-minute 3-D theatrical version on August 15, the company said Monday. Somewhat surprisingly, the film will be released by...

Jiminy Cricket! What Did They Do To That Song?

The music publishing house Bourne Co. has sued 20th Century Fox, Fox Broadcasting, the Cartoon Network and others over a parody of "When You Wish Upon a Star" from Disney's Pinocchio, which won the Oscar...

Sirius To Start Transmitting Tv -- To Cars

Sirius, the satellite radio company, is getting into the television business with Chrysler. The two companies announced Thursday that Sirius will broadcast the programs of three children's cable TV networks, Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network,...

Marketing Campaign Gone Wrong Sinks Cartoon Network Chief

The Adult Swim marketing campaign that Boston authorities viewed as a terrorist threat has sunk Jim Samples, the general manager of Cartoon Network. Samples, who joined the network in 1994, resigned on Friday, following an...

Turner To Pay Boston $2 Million For Stunt Gone Wrong

Turner Broadcasting has agreed to pay the city of Boston $2 million, including $1 million in "goodwill funds" to compensate for its Cartoon Network marketing stunt that turned into a bomb scare. The Turner network...

Guerrilla Marketing Bombs In Boston

In full-page advertisements appearing in Boston newspapers today (Friday), Turner Broadcasting Co. apologized for a marketing stunt gone so wrong that the city was plunged into paralysis. The "guerrilla marketing" stunt involved placing battery-driven light...

Bomb Scare: It's No Cartoon

Questions were being raised today (Thursday) about whether television contributed to the near panic that gripped Boston Wednesday after a number of mysterious devices were discovered that authorities suspected could have been planted by terrorists....

Joseph Barbera Of Hanna-barbera Fame Is Dead At 95

Legendary animator Joseph Barbera, who with the late Bill Hanna, created the famed Hanna-Barbera animation studios, died Monday in Studio City, CA at age 95. Among numerous firsts, Hanna-Barbera created The Flintstones, the first primetime...

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