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Clint Eastwood Attends Grand Opening Of Warner Bros. Theater At The Smithsonian

February 7th, 2012 10:56am EST
Clint Eastwood Smithsonian
Last week, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History celebrated the grand opening of the new Warner Bros. Theater in Washington, D.C., with a ribbon cutting and presentation of the Smithsonian Bicentennial Medal to Clint Eastwood for his contribution to the American experience through film.

The medal recognizes Eastwood’s six decades of captivating national and international audiences through his work as an award-winning actor and director.

Accompanying the opening of the theater, a new display of objects will be on view showcasing the unique brand of Hollywood storytelling an...
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Comic-Con 2011: Warner Bros. Wants You In Their VW Tweety Car!

July 13th, 2011 8:19pm EDT
Tweety Car
San Diego Comic-Con is known for cool prizes, and this year's is no exception. Warner Bros. has just announced it will be giving away a Tweety-branded Volkswagen Bug!

To promote The Looney Tunes Show (which currently airs Tuesday at 8 PM ET/PT on Cartoon Network), WB is picking one lucky winner from fans who visit their exhibit hall booth (#4545) during the convention, July 20-24. The winner will be revealed at the booth on Sunday, July 24.

You can check out more images of the Tweety Bug here.

That's not all Warner will be giving out at the convention. The studio has had one of the mos...
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Facebook Users Changing Profile Pictures To Cartoons To Battle Child Abuse

December 3rd, 2010 3:11pm EST
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Facebook users are unifying against child abuse by switching their profile pictures to popular cartoon characters - with a hope that there are "more cartoon faces than human ones" by December 6th.

Indeed, images from Scooby Doo, Flintstones, The Simpsons, Rocky and Bullwinkle, Thundercats, Tom and Jerry, Care Bears, The Jetsons, The Smurfs, Looney Tunes, Spongebob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer, and more are cropping up all over the social network.

This post is being repeated all over the site: "Change your profile picture to a cartoon character from your childhood and invite your friend...
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'Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!' & Other Memorable TV Quotes

July 14th, 2008 8:45am EDT
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When the television became available in the early 20th century, who would have ever thought it could became such a vital part of pop culture and media coverage? These days the "Boob Tube" still holds power over even the most casual of viewers with its advertising campaigns and storytelling prime time shows.

The television is used to entertain as well as inform, and over the years thousands of shows were created to catch the attention of the public. Only so many shows are able to grab the love and approval of audiences, and even less than that stay memorable after years pass on. Here a...
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Pet Owners Turn To Film, Show Biz To Name Their Furry Friends

May 6th, 2008 12:38pm EDT
Bambi
Bambi...Cinderella...Tinkerbell -- all fictional characters from Disney films, and also some popular pooch names, according to research collected by nationwide pet insurance provider, PetFirst Healthcare.

"It seems to be an emerging trend for pet owners to give their furry friends a name that resembles a favorite automobile, favorite food or even favorite character," said Katie Grant, PetFirst vice president. "It's reassuring that owners associate their pets with their favorite things -- as, we hope, that translates into ensuring those pets receive the loving care and treatment they de...
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Top 20 Kid Shows From The 80s & 90s

April 29th, 2008 11:35am EDT
Ren & Stimpy
Remember the innocence of childhood? The birthday parties. The water gun fights. The sleep overs. Oh, and the television shows! This is a countdown of the top 20 kids shows from the mid 80s and mid 90s. There are some exceptions, though, and they are as follows:

Though excellent shows, programs such as Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Sesame Street, and "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" are absent from this list. This isn’t just because they premiered decades ago but also because their target demographic was roughly children six and under, rather than kids aged seven to fifteen, which this coun...
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Give It Up For The Cartoon Network!

March 27th, 2008 2:00pm EDT
Family Guy
On the Cartoon Network, there are so many programs that appeal to just about every type of animation connoisseur. Late nights you can catch re-runs of "Family Guy" or get thugged out and righteous by watching Riley and Huey on "The Boondocks."

Under the umbrella of the Turner Broadcasting, Cartoon Network is definitely one of the more colorful stations established by media giant Ted Turner. It was created in 1992 and was drawn up as an outlet for classic animations from the Turner Broadcastings film vault such as "Tom & Jerry" and "The Flintstones."

You may be wondering how...
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'Friday Night Lights,' 'Ugly Betty,' 'The Office' & More Win Peabody Awards

April 4th, 2007 11:38am EDT
Ugly Betty
Thirty-five recipients of the 66th Annual Peabody Awards were announced today by the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Entertainment series selected included ABC's Ugly Betty, a telenovela makeover that explores clashing concepts of beauty, class, race and footwear with intelligence, warmth and wit; NBC's The Office, a British comedy of workplace manners that has been transferred with pitch-perfect brilliance to Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA; and Scrubs, a unstintingly creative, sixth-season NBC comedy that never loses its respect for humanity despite...
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Elvis Still Reigns as King in Most Popular Stamp Ranking

December 27th, 2006 10:43am EST
Elvis Presley
While the 1993 Elvis stamp continues to hold court as the most popular stamp of all time with more than 124 million collected, three sets of stamps issued during 2006 rank among the top 10, Postmaster General John E. Potter recently announced.

"Stamp collecting continues as one of the world's most popular educational hobbies that the entire family can enjoy," Potter said in announcing the 25 most popular stamps of all time. "Three stamp subjects issued this year were extremely popular: Wonders of America, Land of Superlatives, came in at number two for all time with more than 87 millio...
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New TV on DVD, Oct. 25

October 24th, 2005 10:00am EDT
The Munsters
Relive the hilarious second season of The Munsters and their lives on Mockingbird Lane. Herman is a devoted dad who happens to be a monster. His wife Lily and Grandpa are vampires, while his son Eddie is a werewolf. Meanwhile, poor Marilyn is like other humans and is regarded as the "black sheep" of the family.

Fun Fact: The show's title was allegedly derived from the words "fun" and "monster."

More DVD releases this week...

Other TV DVD Releases:

The L Word the Complete Second Season

Alias the Complete Fourth Season

Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Volume 3

Little Hou...
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