Two new shows are in the pipeline 20 years after The Cosby Show finished
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Tuesday 08 January 2013
New 3D Pokemon adventure will arrive worldwide in October 2013
Saturday 08 December 2012
It's been flagging a bit recently, but these episodes were made at the height of The Simpsons' scurrilous powers, in the mid-2000s.
Saturday 17 November 2012
Who knew that Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin only allow their children to watch TV in French and Spanish? Speaking to the Indian TV channel NDTV, presumably in neither Sanskrit nor Hindi, Gwynnie explained, "When I'm in France I go to Boulevard Beaumarchais and buy all their cartoons".
Wednesday 22 August 2012
Remember the Furby, that squawking, animatronic toy of 1998? The one that looked like an Ewok, tweeted at its multi-coloured brethren (in the old-fashioned way) and caused thousands of children to keen at Christmas because their parents couldn't get one at Toys R Us?
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Nearly a fifth was lost from the market capitalisation of media firm Entertainment One yesterday after it ditched plans to sell the company, following offers that did not "adequately reflect" its value.
Saturday 06 August 2011
The latest round in the knockdown, drag-out fight between the makers of the iconic teenage fashion doll Barbie and of her upstart catwalk competitors the Bratz has been resolved by a judge in California – and it's the former who has her tights in a twist and her hair in a tangle.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Peppa Pig, the cartoon that has taken Britain by storm, is hoping for a similar impact in the US after its owner, Entertainment One (E1), sealed a deal with Fisher-Price for a range of toys.
Friday 22 April 2011
After a seven-year legal battle, giant American toy manufacturer Mattel suffered a surprise defeat when a jury decided that the tiny Californian company MGA is the rightful owner of the once-billion dollar line of Bratz dolls.
Sunday 10 April 2011
Saturday 04 December 2010
Saturday 14 August 2010
He first made his name as the nonchalant, fast-talking rabbit from Brooklyn, in sharp animated "shorts" of the 1940s.
Friday 13 August 2010
It comes as an anticlimax that M Night Shyamalan's much reviled fantasy epic isn't quite as bad as the more bilious US reviewers had suggested.
Friday 23 July 2010
The billion-dollar Bratz dolls franchise should never have been handed over to arch-rival Mattel, owner of Barbie, an appeals court ruled, adding yet another twist to the longest-running legal drama in toyland.
Gary Coleman: Child star of the television sitcom 'Diff'rent Strokes' who faced legal and personal problems in later life
Tuesday 01 June 2010
The American television sitcom Diff'rent Strokes turned the 10-year-old Gary Coleman into a worldwide star, but he proved to be right at the top of that league of child actors who experience a much-troubled life after such early fame.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
Snoopy is back in familiar hands. A decade after Charles M Schulz drew Charlie Brown's legendary pet beagle for the last time, the family of the late cartoonist has reclaimed a stake in the Peanuts brand.
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
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Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
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- 2 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 3 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 4 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her
- 5 Greek debt crisis: The photograph that conveys the despair of Greece's elderly