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PR: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Season 6

by Maxie Zeuson February 29, 2008
Street Date: 4/8/08 Order Date: 3/12/08 DVD SRP: $19.98 (2-disc set) PROGRAM DESCRIPTION This April, Turtle Power! is back as Lionsgate presents the 2-disc DVD set of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Season 6, featuring the entire season of all 16 never-before-released episodes from the classic animated television series from the 1980s. In each episode, the […]

Cartoons on the Bay Announces Program for 2008

by Maxie Zeuson February 28, 2008
One hundred seventy-six programs from twenty-four countries will be showcased at Cartoons on the Bay between April 10 and April 13, World Screen reports. The festival is being held in Salerno, Italy. The United States will be represented by such popular favorites as Avatar: The Last Airbender (Season 3); Ben 10 (Season 4); Foster’s Home […]

"Pokemon," "Bakugan" Deliver Strong Ratings for Cartoon Network

by Maxie Zeuson February 28, 2008
The back-to-back premiere of two Bakugan episodes delivered strong ratings to Cartoon Network, the studio said earlier this week. The 9:00pm telecast of the new series drew 788,000 kids viewers in the 6-11 demographic, and among boys in that demo the episode beat programming on Disney. Viewership of the 9:30pm broadcast, however, dropped to 597,000. […]

Viz Media Announces New May & June Titles Including "Pokemon Battle Frontier" Box

by Dr. Daedaluson February 16, 2008
Viz will release many box sets in May and June. Pokemon fans will want to mark their calendars, as Pokemon: Battle Frontier Box Set 1 will be released on 6/24/08 for $39.98. It runs 520 minutes. Also, Pokemon Season 1 Box 4 will be released on 5/20/08 for 39.98. It runs 760 minutes. June will […]

PR: Timothy Harris Writing Imagi Studios' 'Astro Boy'

by Matt Hazudaon February 15, 2008
Los Angeles (February 14, 2008) – Timothy Harris is writing the screenplay for Imagi Studios’ upcoming CG-animated feature film Astro Boy, it was jointly announced by Cecil Kramer, Executive VP of Production, and Maryann Garger, producer of Astro Boy. Writer of such box office hits as Space Jam, Kindergarten Cop, Twins and Trading Places, Timothy […]

"Dora," "Diego" Headline Nick Toys for 2008

by Maxie Zeuson February 14, 2008
New toy lines based Dora the Explorer, Diego, and SpongeBob SquarePants were announced by Nickelodeon today in advance of Toy Fair 2008. Dora‘s upcoming Dora Saves the Snow Princess TV movie will get a major push from Fisher Price, which will unveil a Dora’s Prance & Fly Pegasus and a line of 11″ fashion dolls. […]

WGA Strike Continuing Coverage (Feb 12): Strike Over! Writers Vote to Return to Work

by Ed Liuon February 12, 2008
– (ADDED February 12, 2008 by Maxie Zeus): Film and television writers will return to work on Wednesday after 92.5 percent of Writers Guild of America members voted to end their strike against Hollywood producers, Reuters reports. A proposed contract agreed to by negotiators for the producers and the union will give writers a share […]

PR: 35th Annual Annie Awards Winners And Nominees

by Maxie Zeuson February 10, 2008
PRODUCTION CATEGORIES Best Animated Feature Winner: Ratatouille – Pixar Animation Studios Bee Movie – DreamWorks Animation Persepolis – Sony Pictures Classics Surf’s Up – Sony Pictures Animation The Simpsons Movie – Twentieth Century Fox Best Home Entertainment Production Winner: Futurama “Bender’s Big Score” – The Curiosity Company in association with 20th Century Fox Television Doctor […]

"Shrek" Leads Toon Nominees at Kids Choice Awards

by Maxie Zeuson February 9, 2008
Ratatouille, Bee Movie, Shrek the Third, and The Simpsons Movie will battle it out for Favorite Animated Movie at Nickelodeon’s 21st Annual Kids’ Choice Awards, the network announced on Thursday. Alvin and the Chipmunks and Transformers are competing with each other and with Are We Done Yet? and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End […]

PR: Chaotic Trading Card Game Builds Momentum at Retail and Online

by Maxie Zeuson February 7, 2008
Innovative Trading Card Game with Patented Online Functionality Now Available at over 10,000 Locations Over 2 Million Cards Registered, More Than 1 Million Visits and Nearly 200,000 Games Played on ChaoticGame.com 4Kids Launches Multi-Million Dollar Advertising & Marketing Program To Further Support Chaotic® In the Marketplace New York (February 6, 2008) – The Chaotic Trading […]