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Boomerang, Cartoon Network's 24-hour commercial-free sister net, will summon up The Great Gazoo to celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Saturday; The net will run The Great Gazoo Marathon from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then again from 8 p.m. to11 p.m and feature six episodes of The Flintstones starring the acerbic green Martian voiced by comedic actor Harvey Korman.
American Greetings Properties is celebrating the Care Bears 25th anniversary by launching an online trivia contest on March 20 to coincide with the DVD release of the original The Care Bears Movie; The grand prize is a Dodge Grand Caravan and participants can enter at www.care-bears25.com.
• Toronto, Canada's Astral Media has created Astral Media Integrated Solutions, a new division that will consolidate and expand licensing, merchandising, online advertising and promotional sponsorship ops for its English-language networks including Family Channel.
Gwen Stefani, Akon, Queen Latifah, Beyonce, Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Mike Myers, Hilary Duff, and Ice Cube have been lined up to appear at Nick's 20th Annual Kids Choice Awards being hosted by Justin Timberlake on March 31 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.
March 15, 2007

Boomerang, Cartoon Network’s 24-hour commercial-free sister net, will summon up The Great Gazoo to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday; The net will run The Great Gazoo Marathon from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then again from 8 p.m. to11 p.m and feature six episodes of The Flintstones starring the acerbic green Martian voiced by comedic actor Harvey Korman.

American Greetings Properties is celebrating the Care Bears 25th anniversary by launching an online trivia contest on March 20 to coincide with the DVD release of the original The Care Bears Movie; The grand prize is a Dodge Grand Caravan and participants can enter at www.care-bears25.com.

• Toronto, Canada’s Astral Media has created Astral Media Integrated Solutions, a new division that will consolidate and expand licensing, merchandising, online advertising and promotional sponsorship ops for its English-language networks including Family Channel.

Gwen Stefani, Akon, Queen Latifah, Beyonce, Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Mike Myers, Hilary Duff, and Ice Cube have been lined up to appear at Nick’s 20th Annual Kids Choice Awards being hosted by Justin Timberlake on March 31 at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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