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PR: Love Is In The Air This February On Corus Kids Television

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
LOVE IS IN THE AIR THIS FEBRUARY ON CORUS KIDS TELEVISION (January 10, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) Get cosy with your crush this February as Corus Kids Television brings viewers an assortment of movies, stunt events, series and Valentine’s specials. Highlights include Edgar & Ellen: Crushed and Stuart Little 3: Call of the […]

Cartoon Network to Air in High-Definition Before Year-End

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
At the Television Critics Association’s semi-annual press tour, it was announced that several Warner Brothers television stations will be broadcasting in high-definition before the end of 2007. Cartoon Network was one of the channels named as getting a high-definition broadcast, but no solid start date was announced. (via Toon Zone member Adam Tyner)

PR: Kids’ WB! Debuts Spider Riders on Jan 20

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
CALLING ALL SPIDER RIDERS! KIDS’ WB! SETS COOKIE JAR ENTERAINMENT’S ANIMÉ SERIES SPIDER RIDERS’ FOR JANUARY 20 OFFICIAL DEBUT SPIDER RIDERS – THE BATTLE SERIES FROM COOKIE JAR ENTERTAINMENT- JOINS THE #1 CHILDREN’S BROADCAST NETWORK FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Los Angeles (January 8, 2007) – KIDS’ WB! – the #1 children’s broadcast network – has tapped […]

Digital Bits Reports "Cars," "Chicken Little" on Blu-Ray DVD

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
A report on the Digital Bits DVD news site states that Buena Vista Home Entertainment will be releasing a slate of titles in the Blu-Ray high-definition DVD format, including Cars and Chicken Little. Chicken Little has a scheduled street date of March 20, while Cars is only slated for the summer of 2007. (via Toon […]

Press Release: Premiere of My Gym Partner’s a Monkey First Feature Movie on Jan 14

by Ed Liuon January 12, 2007
It’s One Wild Ride in “The Big Field Trip” Premiere of My Gym Partner’s a Monkey First Feature Movie on Sunday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) My Gym Partner’s a Monkey leaves the classroom jungle behind and takes to the open road in the premiere of its first ever one-hour Cartoon Network Studios […]

"Atlantic Monthly" Declares Stan Lee the 26th Most Influential Living American

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2007
A press release from POW! Entertainment notes that their founder Stan Lee was named the 26th most influential living American by Atlantic Monthly magazine, in a tie-vote with Bill Cosby. POW! notes that Lee’s position places him above politicians Henry Kissinger and Bill Clinton; entertainers Chuck Berry, Clint Eastwood, and Tiger Woods; publisher Hugh Hefner; […]

Kevin Monroe and Thomas K. Gray on CGI "Gatchaman" and Killing "Cat Tales"

by Ed Liuon January 11, 2007
Director Kevin Munroe and producer Thomas K. Gray have spoken about two different animated feature film projects currently in progress at Imagi Entertainment Studios. The first is a feature at IGN.com, where the two provide a progress report for their feature film based on the Japanese anime Gatchaman, known to many in America as Battle […]

"Invincible Iron Man" Clip at Superherohype

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2007
The SupeHeroHype.com website has posted an exclusive clip from Marvel’s The Invincible Iron Man. The direct-to-DVD movie will be shipping on January 23. (via Comic Book Resources Comics Reel)

Steve Krantz, Producer of 1960’s Marvel Superheroes and "Fritz the Cat", 1923 – 2007

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2007
Variety is reporting that producer Steve Krantz has passed away on January 4, 2007, at the age of 83 due to complications from pneumonia. Krantz started his own company in 1960 and produced the much-beloved Marvel Superheroes cartoons, which adapted early Marvel Comics to TV animation with catchy theme songs and artwork often lifted straight […]

Bobobo-Bo Bo-Bobo Renewed for 2nd Season on Cartoon Network

by Ed Liuon January 10, 2007
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo has been picked up for a second season on Cartoon Network, according to a press release from Toei Animation. The show centers on the titular hero, whose Golden Afro and prehensile nostril hair are all that stand between Czar Baldy Bald 4th and world domination. An uncut season 1 DVD boxed set is […]