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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Disney’s 2012-13 Schedule Presented to Advertisers

Walt Disney Television Animation

Disney’s 2012-13 creative content for its kid-driven, family inclusive TV channels, highlighted by fresh ways to tell great new Disney stories, will be presented to sponsors/advertisers this week in New York by Gary Marsh, president and chief creative officer of Disney Channels Worldwide.

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Connery’s animated “Sir Billi” premieres in Sonoma

Sir Billi

Sir Billi,” the first full-length animated feature to be produced entirely in Scotland, will get its first international screening April 13 at the 15th annual Sonoma International Film Festival.

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Hallmark to start production on “Jingle & Bell”

Jingle & Bell

Production will soon commence on Jingle & Bell, a Hallmark Channel original animated special, which will premiere on the network this holiday season.

Jingle & Bel is the second story and animated special to star one of Hallmark’s most lovable characters, Jingle the Husky Pup. The Hallmark Channel original animated special Jingle All the Way was a ratings success for the network.

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Nickelodeon plans more than 650 new episodes


Nickelodeon, at its annual upfront presentation held Wednesday at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, unveiled plans for an unprecedented 650 new episodes — the top-ranked network’s most ever — of both brand-new content and returning hits, as well announcing premiere details for the highly anticipated animated series The Legend of Korra, a stop-motion SpongeBob SquarePants Christmas special, and an original animated series based on the Raving Rabbids video games.

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