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Nick picks up new Alvin and The Chipmunks series

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Nickelodeon has signed a deal to air the new CG-animated series ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks on more than 70 of its channels internationally (excluding North America and Brazil). The series, created by Janice Karman and produced by Bagdasarian Productions and OuiDO! Productions, has been picked up for two seasons (104 x 11 min) and will debut on Nickelodeon’s international channels in early 2015. (more…)

Disney XD Orders New Original Series KIRBY BUCKETS

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Disney XD has ordered "Kirby Buckets," a single-camera comedy series that mixes live-action and animation to bring a young aspiring animator's imagination to life. The series, starring 13-year-old Jacob Bertrand ("Marvin Marvin," "Bubble Guppies"), will begin production in Los Angeles in the spring for a fall 2014 premiere on Disney XD. The announcement was made today by Adam Bonnett, Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Disney Channel. (more…)

Nickelodeon Announces 2014 Global Animated Shorts Program

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Nickelodeon announces a call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids. BURBANK, CA -- Nickelodeon announced today its call for submissions for its 2014 global Animated Shorts Program, which is designed to identify and develop new animation talent and provide a platform for new content for kids. (more…)

Cartoon Network & Pogo: New Shows, Movies & Contest

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Turner International India is pulling out all the stops to continue its reign in 2014 in the kids’ genre with new content, magnanimous contests and ultimate entertainment on POGO and Cartoon Network! Kids are in for an unbridled dose of humour, adventure and excitement with new and popular characters! POGO has a new superhero this year who is cute, funny, naughty and haughty.  (more…)