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'All Hail King Julien' Brings 'Madagascar' Favorite To Netflix

December 19th, 2014 12:02pm EST
'All Hail King Julien' Brings 'Madagascar' Favorite To Netflix
After the big-screen success of The Penguins of Madagascar, DreamWorks is giving another character from the popular Madagascar film franchise his own spin-off - this one a TV series on Netflix.

All Hail King Julien brings back Danny Jacobs as the voice of King Julien, the larger than life lemur, as audiences will get to see what he was like before the movies and before the Central Park Zoo animals descended on Madagascar.

While Julien still has lovable Mort and right-hand man Maurice to keep him company, he's also joined by "special ops" expert Clover, voiced by India de Beaufort. We rece...
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'Awkward' Season 4, Episode 17 Recap: 'The New Sex Deal'

October 29th, 2014 8:40am EDT
'Awkward' Season 4, Episode 17 Recap: 'The New Sex Deal'
“What Would F.D.R. Do?” No doubt a question that swirled around Ken Burns thinking cap, but it’s also one Jenna posed in “Awkward” newest ep “The New Sex Deal,” where she’s facing a great big romantic depression she set in motion.

See, when she pulled the plug on the dude database it sent the hook up projections in Palos Hills High plummeting throughout the school. And the timing couldn’t be any worse, with Valentine’s Day creeping up on the feuding student body.

Jenna gets hit with anything but the love—what’s more festive than a “hurt locker full of blue balls” to honor her villainy on ...
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5 Ways ‘Awkward’ Jenna Is Like Matty

October 21st, 2014 4:28pm EDT
5 Ways ‘Awkward’ Jenna Is Like Matty
I know what you’re thinking: 'Awkward's' Jenna and Matty couldn’t be any more different. You’d be right, but only when it comes to their rollercoaster of a relationship. A part (which is, sadly quite often this season) they’re more likely to rub off on each other. Jenna is certainly picking up on Matty’s dysfunctional relationship tips, and I highlight five of them below.

1. Secret Lovers- It’s almost like history repeating itself when junior cougar Jenna spurred a secret rendezvous relationship with sophomore Owen. Not unlike the one Matty initiated on Jenna seasons ago, and had her make ...
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Blu-ray Review: 'Adventure Time – The Complete Fourth Season'

October 13th, 2014 10:00am EDT
Blu-ray Review: 'Adventure Time – The Complete Fourth Season'
Ready for some kid reviewed thoughts on cool programing? Then follow us as my fourteen-year-old son Will Graham Coleman takes on the new Blu-ray "Adventure Time – The Complete Fourth Season" out now from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Is the adventure worth the time – check out the review below!

Title: "Adventure Time – The Complete Fourth Season"

Grade: 4

Cast: Voices of Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny

Director: Various

Rating: PG

Runtime: 286 minutes

Release Company: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment

Website: www.CartoonNetwork.com

Best Episode: For all around shoc...
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'Awkward' Season 4 Episode 14 Recap Welcome To Hell, Rejection And Acceptance

October 8th, 2014 11:13am EDT
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I have a greater appreciation for my generation where college rejection letters were literally a hard copy letter wrapped around a thin envelope of terror. And mailed to your home where you have the luxury, at the very least, to wallow in being cast off in solitude. Unfortunately Jenna’s plugged-in gen warrants a more fast-paced approach to getting that fateful response.

And how horrifying is it when our fav self-conscious gal doesn’t get the reaction she expects in a crowded classroom of college acceptees, including bestie Tamara? Epically disappointing enough to keep the truth on the D.L...
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5 Hilarious Kids' Cartoons That Adults Secretly Love Watching

September 21st, 2014 11:00am EDT
5 Hilarious Kids' Cartoons That Adults Secretly Love Watching
From Family Guy to American Dad to Futurama to South Park, it seems there's no shortage of animated programs out there that aim for a decidedly adult demographic with their crude humor and sexual innuendos. But there are also plenty of grown ups who enjoy the humor in cartoons that are aimed at the younger generation. Here are five current kids cartoons that adults secretly love watching.

SpongeBob SquarePants

You don't have to be a child to know who lives in a pineapple under the sea. Spongebob SquarePants was an instant hit with critics when it launced on Nickelodeon in 1999 and achieve...
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10 Saddest Deaths In Kids' Movies

September 1st, 2014 9:46pm EDT
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Most movies aimed at children over the years teach important life lessons that the kids can use to make the right decision when they grow older. The movies often end with the protagonist learning some tired and true fact about how you should always follow your heart or be honest and kind.

In a lot of those same movies though, it's often the journey of how the character arrived at that life lesson that is just as remembered, especially if the events along the way were traumatic. Disney and other companies have not been afraid to put some very adult-like developments into their children's fi...
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'Power Rangers' Star Jason David Frank On 20 Years Of Morphin'

August 14th, 2014 12:15pm EDT
'Power Rangers' Star Jason David Frank On 20 Years Of Morphin'
For those of us that grew up in the 1990's, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was a big deal. Many of us were fans of or even wanted to be the Green (later White) Ranger, as played by actor and mixed martial artist Jason David Frank. Jason has now been a part of the Power Rangers franchise for more than 20 years, and during San Diego Comic-Con he sat down with us for a chat about the longevity of his Ranger role.

"When I first booked Power Rangers, the [term] Power Ranger really, nobody really knew what that was," he reflected. "And I was only hired for a certain amount of episodes and I just d...
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'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': Nickelodeon's Cast On The Movie, The Show, And The Fans

August 11th, 2014 2:03pm EDT
'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles': Nickelodeon's Cast On The Movie,
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles power never dies. As the new film conquers the box office, we bring you our chat with some of the team behind Nickelodeon's animated series - the legendary Rob Paulsen (Donatello, pictured above), Greg Cipes (Michaelangelo) and executive producer Ciro Nieli - to discuss the movie, the show, and the passionate fans that still love these heroes on the half shell.

Did they know that a new TMNT feature film was in the works? "It's been five years [since work began on the series]; they didn't start till a few years later on the movie," Ciro told us. "You just kind o...
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Ariana Grande And Jennette McCurdy's 'Sam & Cat' Cancelled After Just One Season

July 14th, 2014 12:48pm EDT
Ariana Grande And Jennette McCurdy's 'Sam & Cat' Cancelled After
Despite garnering decent ratings, Nickelodeon has cancelled Ariana Grande and Jennette McCurdy's show "Sam and Cat". The kids network has yet to give a reason for the abrupt cancellation, but it is rumored to be due to problems between the show's two stars.

In March, rumors swirled about McCurdy after she chose not to attend the 2014 Kids' Choice Awards due to issues she had with the network. This also prompted speculation that McCurdy wasnt receiving the same pay as Grande. That was something that was quickly cleared up by the "Problem" singer, as she took to her Twitter account to dis...
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