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Disney announced its $52.4 million plan to buy many of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets on Thursday, in a move that many are calling the precursor to a coming war with Netflix.   Netflix investors seemed to shrug off the implications of the Disney-Fox deal, with shares of the company trading up 2.37% at $192.38 after it was announced.   As various interested buyers circled 21st Century Fox, Disney stood out because of its video streaming service, which is set...

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Friday, 15 December 2017
[CARTOONS] DISNEY IS REMOVING ALL IT’S CONTENT FROM NETFLIX. READ WHY:
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Disney fans have enjoyed exclusive access to Moana, Captain America: Civil War, and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Netflix. But the Magical Kingdom is ending their movie partnership, so you soon won’t be able to watch any of its films on Netflix anymore. There’s also a suggestion Disney might lock down its Marvel Superheroes and the Star Wars franchise, too – possibly offering them as separate streaming services. Netflix, which saw shares tumble after the announcement, seemed to be...

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Saturday, 12 August 2017
[CARTOONS & COMEDY] MATT VOGEL IS KERMIT THE FROG’S NEW VOICE ACTOR AFTER STEVE WHITMIRE STEPS DOWN AS IT’S ORIGINAL PUPPETEER.
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Steve Whitmire and his puppet-Kermit the frog. Steve Whitmire has left his role as the original puppeteer giving life to the iconic green Muppet-Kermit the frog. Whitmire has voiced and made the character move since Muppets creator Jim Henson’s 1990 death.   A Muppets Studio spokeswoman told reporters that longtime Muppets performer Matt Vogel will be taking over the role. Vogel has voiced Big Bird, Robin the Frog and The Count.   Joe Hennes, the co-owner of ToughPigs.com, a website...

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Thursday, 13 July 2017
[AD OF THE WEEK]#TVC: INTEL AFRICA WANTS TO TEACH NIGERIAN KIDS THEIR HERITAGE WITH A COMPUTER IN THIS NEW TV COMMERCIAL BY KOFOWOROLA OYELEYE. WATCH & RATE AD:
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​Only with a computer could Kofoworola have taught children about their Nigerian heritage.  Noticing how influential cartoons could be she decided to create her own. See how a computer could make you more powerful: Watch Intel® Africa ‘You are powerful with a computer TV commercial 2016 here: Over 50k views as at the time of this publication. Head over to their YouTube page @intelafrica to view HD Quality version of this content. Read more about Kofoworola Oyeleye here ©thebrandradio 2016. All...

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Monday, 19 September 2016
[PROMOTED] #2016: GODWIN OKPOCHA SET TO GRACE LAGOS COMICON HOLDING TOMORROW AT NECA HOUSE, LAGOS.
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All is set for the 2016 Lagos Comic congress #lagoscomicon2016. The event which would take place tomorrow at Neca House Alausa opposite Fela’s Shrine as publicized on the Brand radio blog would feature prominent artists like Godwin Okpocha (popular comedian basketmouth’s brother), Ebele Okoye, DAPO Adesugba (Collyde prime),  Deji Arosho, Gregory Odutayo, Akodgan Alli and a host of others. Award categories are open in the event. This event is sponsored by Mustard seed communications. Promoted by: ©thebrandradio 2016. All...

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Friday, 16 September 2016
[COMMUNITY] #VIRALSTUFFS: THIS POKEMONGO CAVEAT ON THIS MAN’S PROPERTY WOULD MAKE THE HITLER IN YOU LAUGH. TAKE A LOOK:
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This was purpotedly shared on Facebook by Michael Weinzettl of Lürzer’s Archives via Jason Mashak’s page. We couldn’t help but share this hilarious Caveat in a man’s garden. Please laugh it off gently! ©thebrandradio 2016. All rights...

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Monday, 18 July 2016
[ANIMATION] #FG: NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT IS PARTNERING JAPAN TO DEVELOP ANIMATED FOLKLORES AND CHILDREN MOVIES.
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The Federal Government on Thursday accepted offer by the Japanese Government to assist Nigeria to develop capacity in production of animation and children films.             Avonome by Ibrahim Sirgai Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at a meeting with Mr Sadamotu Kusaoke, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plempotentiary, Embassy of Japan in Nigeria. Mohammed said the government also welcomed the offer by the Japanese Government to accept Nigerian...

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Saturday, 16 July 2016
[AD FAILS] #ADWATCH: WARNER BROS FINED FOR DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING AND PAYING SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS ON POSITIVE REVIEWS. READ:
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​Warner Brothers Home Entertainment had its wrist slapped this week by the Federal Trade Commission for being less than honest about its use of influencers for marketing purposes.    Pewdiepie-Video game reviewer. The entertainment company paid several online influencers, including the incredibly popular game reviewer PewDiePie, to promote their fantasy role-play Lord of the Rings themed video game, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor . “Told not to include critique or criticism” Watch Shadow of Modor review here: Warner...

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Wednesday, 13 July 2016
[THROWBACK THURS] #TBT: TRIBUTE TO MUHAMMAD ALI.
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If you didn’t read this volume, you’re damn too young. Tribute to Muhammad Alli. ©thebrandradio 2016. All rights...

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Thursday, 09 June 2016
[COMICS] #LAGOSCOMICON: AYODELE DREAMAKER ELEGBA ANNOUNCES DATE FOR 2016 LAGOSCOMICON.
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Keep the date if you are around Nigeria. You don’t want to miss this! Promoted by: thebrandradio blog (official...

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Thursday, 05 May 2016
[COMICS] #ENDORSEMENTS: COMIC REPUBLIC SIGNS UHURU COMICS. READ MORE:
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The Nigerian Comic space is getting very interesting as alliances are being formed by comic publishers. Comic Republic has now acquired Adeniran Adeniji’s UHURU: LEGEND OF THE WIND RIDER in an undisclosed deal. This is a good move for creativity and diversity in the Nigerian comic industry.      It began  with  VORTEX  COMICS mopping up the favorite titles in the Nigerian Comic realm. Comic titles like STRIKEGUARD which is now favorites, JUNE XII, SANKOFAM, WRATHOUSE have already been signed up...

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Thursday, 14 April 2016
[COMICS] #WEBILLUSTRATION: CRASHER COMICS WEB SERIES; DOWNLOAD:
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DOWNLOAD HERE Credits: crashercomics.com ©thebrandradio 2016. All rights...

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Wednesday, 13 April 2016