For Kids

PR: “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Rise of the Turtles” on DVD February 26, 2013

by Ed Liuon January 9, 2013
BRING HOME AN ALL-NEW GENERATION OF HEROES FOR THE FIRST TIME!   TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: RISE OF THE TURTLES   Available on DVD on February 26, 2013   NEW YORK – January 7, 2012 – Nickelodeon’s all-new, CGI-animated hit series debuts on DVD with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rise of the Turtles.  Join these four ninja brothers – Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo – in this action-packed […]

Pokémon X and Pokémon Y Launch Worldwide in October 2013

by Eileen Cruzon January 8, 2013
The Pokémon Company and Nintendo announced the launch of Pokémon X and Pokémon Y in October 2013 on the Nintendo 3DS. The video game features a new storyline and will be set in a 3D world with dynamic battles. The official press release is below. For more information on Pokémon X and Pokémon Y, be sure to visit   INTRODUCING POKÉMON X AND POKÉMON Y: AN […]


PR: Aardman Sign New Global Agents For Shaun The Sheep

by Grant Whiteon January 8, 2013
Bristol UK, Tuesday 8th January – With the highly anticipated third season of Shaun the Sheep starting to premiere around the world, Aardman Rights is delighted to announce exciting new partnerships with agents, across the world, which further reinforces Shaun the Sheep’s status as a truly global brand! MNC, Indonesia’s largest television network are on […]

PR: “Wreck-It Ralph” Early Debut of HD Digital/HD Digital 3D on Feb 12, 2013; Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, SD Digital Coming March 5, 2013

by Ed Liuon January 4, 2013
GOLDEN GLOBE® NOMINATED FOR BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM Marking a Disney first, Wreck-It Ralph Released with an Early Debut of the HD Digital and HD Digital 3D Versions – Available for Purchase on February 12, 2013 Followed by the Blu-ray™Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D™, DVD, SD Digital and On-Demand Debuts March 5, 2013 Burbank, Calif., January […]


PR: TELETOON Goes Bananas with New Original Series “Rocket Monkeys,” Premiering January 10, 2013

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2013
TELETOON GOES BANANAS WITH NEW ORIGINAL SERIES ROCKET MONKEYS A TELETOON Original Production Premiering Thursday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m. ET/PT Featuring the voice talents of Mark McKinney and Seán Cullen (Toronto, Ontario, January 3, 2013) – They may not be the brightest monkeys in the universe, but they’re certainly the most entertaining. TELETOON’s newest […]

New “DC Nation” Clips & Stills – “Amethyst,” “Thunder & Lightning,” “Green Lantern: TAS”, “Young Justice: Invasion”

by Ed Liuon January 3, 2013
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following clips, stills, and episode synopses for the return of the DC Nation programming block to Cartoon Network this Saturday, January 5, 2013. All clips are 1920×1080 native size. Click the “full-screen” icon in each player to enlarge, and click any thumbnail to view the image full-screen. DC NATION […]


PR: “Ultimate Spider-Man” Thwips Into Season Two with One-Hour Prime-Time Premiere on January 21, 2013

by Ed Liuon December 24, 2012
HIT MARVEL SERIES ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN THWIPS INTO SEASON TWO WITH A SPECIAL ONE-HOUR PRIMETIME PREMIERE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 21 ON DISNEY XD — “Marvel Comics Close-Up” Interstitials Promoting Literacy To Debut -– Hit Marvel animated series “Ultimate Spider-Man” thwips into season two with a special one-hour primetime premiere on MONDAY, JANUARY 21 (7:00 – 8:00 […]

Review: “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic – Adventures in the Crystal Empire” & “Mickey & Donald Have a Farm”

by Ed Liuon December 21, 2012
In my review of the first season DVD set of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, I compared the show to playing the blues, noting that blues is simple music and simple music is the hardest music to play. The five episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic on the latest “soccer mom” DVD […]


PR: Walt Disney Animation Studios Unveils Additional Cast for “Frozen”

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2012
WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS UNVEILS ADDITIONAL CAST FOR FROZEN Tony Award® Nominee Jonathan Groff Tapped to Voice Mountain Man Kristoff in Epic Comedy Adventure BURBANK, Calif. (December 19, 2012) — Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) has given voice to its extreme mountain man from the comedy-adventure “Frozen.” Tony Award® nominee Jonathan Groff (Broadway’s “Spring Awakening,” […]

Review: “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” Season 1: Pony Up for This One

by Ed Liuon December 19, 2012
The late, great blues guitar player Albert Collins once said, “Simple music is the hardest music in the world to play. And blues is simple music.” The basics of a 12-bar blues and a minor pentatonic scale are simple, but “simple” does not mean “easy.” There’s a gigantic and somewhat ineffable gap between understanding those […]