‘Samurai Jack’ Returns March 11th

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Genndy Tartakovsky’s brilliant fantasy/sci-fi animated series Samurai Jack is coming back for a fifth and final season starting March 11th on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim programming block.

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‘Adventure Time’ Announces Endgame


Cartoon Network’s popular series Adventure Time recently made public its plans to end the series in 2018. But don’t worry–we still have a couple of years left of new episodes with Finn and the gang.

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‘Justice League Unlimited’ Complete Series Now on Blu-ray

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Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics have given us an early Christmas present with the Blu-ray release of the complete series of Justice League Unlimited.

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‘Black Dynamite’ Season One Coming to Blu-ray July 15th

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Season one of Adult Swim’s hit animated series Black Dynamite is making its debut on Blu-ray and DVD on July 15th. The series’ first season aired on Adult Swim during the summer of 2012 and was the top-rated show in its time slot. Now everyone can get a piece of the action with this new inaugural set.

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Remaining Episodes of ‘Beware the Batman’ to Air on Adult Swim

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After Warner Bros. Animation’s CG-animated TV series Beware the Batman was abruptly pulled from its Cartoon Network time slot mid-season last October (only 11 episodes aired), many wondered what would happen to the rest of the season and to the show. IGN is reporting that the remainder of season one (and the series) will be burned off this summer on CN’s Adult Swim during its Toonami programming block.

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New Bruce Timm Short Celebrates 75 Years of Batman

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The brilliant Bruce Timm has produced a new Batman animated short which honors the Caped Crusader on the 75th anniversary of his DC Comics’ debut. The short is called Batman Strange Days and it will debut on Wednesday, April 9th during the DC Nation programming block on Cartoon Network (check your local listings).

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“Animation Fascination” Episode 65: Jason Schleifer – Head of Character Animation at DreamWorks Animation

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Jon Hueber and Stanford Clark join Marc to interview Jason Schleifer, the head of character animation at DreamWorks Animation about his career as well as Mr. Peabody and Sherman.

We talk about his work at Weta Digital on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, moving up the ranks at DreamWorks, and receiving philosophical wisdom from a random guy on a sand dune.

Also Discussed: trailers for The BoxTrolls and Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, the DreamWorks short Almost Home, Frozen on Blu-ray, breaking news about Cartoon Network, and so much more…

(Recorded on 03/10/14)

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Cartoon Network is Saved!

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This past weekend, the L.A. Times reported that Stu Snyder, the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Cartoon Network had been relieved of his duties effective at the end of March. To all in the know, this is welcome news, as Snyder was the person responsible for the lack of cartoons on the network dedicated to, you know, cartoons.

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