Thursday, September 19, 2013

Streaming Renewal

Animation, she does well in a variety of formats.

Hulu‘s animated superhero comedy The Awesomes has been renewed for a 10-epiosode second season. The series co-created by Seth Meyers and Mike Shoemaker launched in August and is one of the top 10 most-watched shows on the streaming service, Hulu says. ...

It's dawned on producers that animation plays well, travels well and has a long shelf life. Added to which, the merchandise that gets generated from cartoons is often substantial.

There's still merchandise out there for The Flintstones, after all. Care to name another half-hour sitcom from 1961 that sells toys? Seen any Donna Reed Show or Leave It To Beaver lunch boxes lately?


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