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Top 100 Christmas TV episodes of all time: 80 - 61

Wesley Mead Dec 20, 2016

Looking for some TV to fill you with festive cheer? Here are the next 20 episodes in our list of the top 100 Xmas TV episodes ever...

This article first appeared in December 2015. Read entries 100 - 81 on this list, here.

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Since the medium’s infancy, viewers have enjoyed sharing holidays with their favourite television characters. We grow invested in our friends on screen over the years; spending Christmas with them is a rite of passage, a chance for us to share tradition from our world with the fictional ones we see on screen. Some shows embrace the season wholeheartedly, characters in good spirits and enjoying the trappings of the season; others skew a little darker, bringing the more oppressive, burdensome side of the holidays to life. Either way, Christmas episodes tend to demonstrate the strengths of our favourite series,
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Top 100 Christmas TV episodes of all time: 80 - 61

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Looking for some TV to fill you with festive cheer? Here are the next 20 episodes in our list of the top 100 Xmas TV episodes ever...

Read entries 100 - 81 on this list, here.

Since the medium’s infancy, viewers have enjoyed sharing holidays with their favourite television characters. We grow invested in our friends on screen over the years; spending Christmas with them is a rite of passage, a chance for us to share tradition from our world with the fictional ones we see on screen. Some shows embrace the season wholeheartedly, characters in good spirits and enjoying the trappings of the season; others skew a little darker, bringing the more oppressive, burdensome side of the holidays to life. Either way, Christmas episodes tend to demonstrate the strengths of our favourite series, and it’s long been a festive ritual of mine to wheel out old DVD sets
See full article at Den of Geek »

Archie Comics announces Sdcc panels, signings and exclusives

As Archie Comics prepears to launch its flagship title with Archie #1 this Wednesday [check out a preview here], the publisher has announced its plans for the San Diego Comic-Con this week, with a number of panels and signings, as well as some Sdcc exclusives.

Sdcc Panels

Archie Forever, Friday, 7/10/15, 1:00p.m. – 2:00p.m., Room: 4

Hot off the blockbuster launch of the first Archie #1 in over 75 years, this is one panel Archie fans can’t miss! Get exclusive news on the Archie Horror titles, the new Jughead ongoing series, and more! The panel features Jon Goldwater (co-ceo/publisher), Victor Gorelick (co-president/editor-in-chief), Mike Pellerito (president), Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (chief creative officer/writer of Afterlife with Archie, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Mark Waid (writer of Archie), Chip Zdarsky (writer of Jughead), Adam Hughes (writer/artist Betty & Veronica), Dan Parent (writer/artist, Life With Kevin, Archie vs. Sharknado), Anthony C. Ferrante (writer of Archie vs. Sharknado), and
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First Look at Sonic the Hedgehog Series Launching on Cartoon Network in November

First Look at Sonic the Hedgehog Series Launching on Cartoon Network in November
Sega has provided the first look at its animated “Sonic Boom” series that will re-introduce its popular Sonic the Hedgehog character to young TV viewers on Cartoon Network in November — the same month the company launches the franchise’s latest videogame.

The fast-running blue hedgehog will star in the gaming franchise’s first CG-animated series that will help launch new Sonic games on Nintendo’s Wii U and 3Ds platforms and a line of merchandise, overseen by toy partner Tomy.

Sonic the Hedgehog was first introduced in 1991 and became an icon for Sega, with the character selling over 140 million games across various platforms.

The series is made up of 11-minute episodes co-produced by Sega of America and OuiDo! Prods.

See Also: Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog Returns to TV in New Animated Series

Videogame vets Roger Craig Smith (“Batman: Arkham Origins”), Travis Willingham (“Infamous: First Light”), Colleen O’Shaughnessey (“South Park
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Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog Returns to TV in New Animated Series

Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog Returns to TV in New Animated Series
Sonic the Hedgehog is racing back to TV.

Videogame publisher Sega has turned to Bill Freiberger (“The Simpsons,” “Drawn Together”) to help re-introduce the iconic blue character to viewers through the company’s first CG-animated series that launches on Cartoon Network in the U.S. and France’s Canal J and Gulli in Fall 2014. The new show, tentatively titled “Sonic Boom,” is a co-production between Sega of America and Genao Prods.

The companies will initially produce 52 11-minute episodes of the comedy that targets kids age 6-11 and revolves around Sonic, his best friend and sidekick, Tails, their never-ending search for adventure and battles with Sonic’s arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman. See teaser image of the new series below.

The show’s producers will work closely with Takashi Iizuka, the head of Sonic Team and driving creative force behind the Sonic games, to make sure it’s true to the Sonic characters and universe.
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Machinima.com Signs Top TV Scribes For 15 Web Series Pilots

Machinima.com, flush with cash after recently raising $3.85 million in capital, has announced the Machinima Comedy Lab, where the site is bringing on fifteen traditional TV writers, each to develop a comedy web series pilots. The series will be greenlit for up to four episodes each before they decide whether to further produce the series. Amongst the list veteran writers selected are Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone, Family Guy scribe Mike Rowe and a number of former staffers on The Simpsons. The full list: * Chris Cluess: Mad TV, The Simpsons, Cheers * Bill Freiberger: Drawn Together, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, The Simpsons * Eric Horsted: Boondocks, Knights of Prosperity, Futurama * Ken Keeler: Futurama, The Simpsons, Wings * Stacie Lipp: King of Queens, Roseanne, Married With Children * Christina Lynch: Wildfire, The Dead Zone, Unhappily Ever After * Peggy Nicoll: WordGirl, Daria * Bill Oakley: Mission Hill,
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