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PR: Cartoon Network/Adult Swim Ratings Bullets, October 2012 Week 3

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CARTOON NETWORK *       For three weeks now across October 2012, Cartoon Network has ranked as basic cable’s #1 network for Early Prime (7-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 2-11, 6-11 & 9-14, and as the #1 network for Total Day (Mon-Sun, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.) delivery of boys 9-14.  Significant growth compared to the same time periods […]

PR: Nickelodeon's "SpongeBob," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" Top TV with Kids and Total Viewers for Week of October 15, 2012

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NICKELODEON’S SPONGEBOB, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES TOP TV THIS WEEK WITH KIDS AND TOTAL VIEWERS NEW YORK—Oct. 23, 2012—Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT) nabbed top honors this week (10/15-21/2012)), with SpongeBob topping all TV with kids 2-11 and TMNT winning its time period by double digits among K 2-11 across all TV.   TMNT this week (Saturday, Oct. […]

NYCC 2012: A Glimpse to the Future with "The Vision Machine" iPad App

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As a comic book story, Greg Pak and R.B. Silva’s The Vision Machine is a glimpse into a future where advanced technology turns threatening and gets used for malign purposes. Fortunately, while The Vision Machine iPad app is also a glimpse into the future using advanced technology, the intentions are far less malevolent, exploring the […]

Waterman Entertainment Acquires Rights to "Heathcliff" CGI Feature and TV Series

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Deadline.com reports that Waterman Entertainment has acquired the rights to a CGI feature film adaptation of the classic newspaper comic strip Heathcliff, as well as the rights to a 13-episode animated series. The acquisition also includes worldwide merchandising and licensing rights. (via Toonzone member Ioz)

Warner Wins Superman Case Against the Shusters

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The Superman Hompage reports that Warner Brothers has won their court case against the estate of Superman co-creator Joe Shuster. U.S. District Judge Otis Wright III decided that an agreement that Shuster signed with DC Comics in 1992 rules out any chance for Shuster’s heirs trying to regain Shuster’s share of the Superman copyrights from DC Comics. Warner […]

NYCC 2012: Sunrise Anime Panel Report

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On Friday afternoon, a gathering of talent from Sunrise Animation Studios gathered at New York Comic Con to give anime fans a sample of current and upcoming projects. In attendance were Masayuki Ozaki, director of Sunrise; Akane Hagino, manager of the international sales department; Kazuhiko Tamura, producer of Tiger and Bunny; Dai Otsuka, who does […]

NYCC 2012: "Robotech" Panel Report

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Harmony Gold’s Kevin McKeever hosted the Robotech Panel at New York Comic Con 2012, giving a quick rundown of the state of the Robotech universe before opening up the bulk of the panel to audience Q&A (and giving away a pretty hefty pile of Robotech swag to people asking questions). He quickly breezed through the […]

NYCC 2012: Aniplex of America Panel Report

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The Aniplex panel at New York Comic Con 2012 was hosted by E.J. Rivera, who gave a quick rundown of Aniplex’s recent and upcoming offerings. Blue Exorcist is available in full on DVD now in a subtitled version only, though a dubbed version is exclusively available on VIZ Media’s Neon Alley streaming channel. Bryce Papenbrook, […]

20th Century Fox to Release CGI "Peanuts" Feature in 2015

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ComingSoon.net reports that Peanuts Worldwide, 20th Century Fox, and Blue Sky Studios will be uniting to produce a Peanuts feature film slated for release on November 25, 2015, marking the 65th anniversary of Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts comic strip and the 50th anniversary of the seminal TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas. Schulz’s son Craig […]

Toei Animation Re-Affirms CG "Saint Seiya" film, Considers New TV Series

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Toei Animation Chairman Kozo Morishita revealed at Mipcom 2012 that the long awaited computer-generated Saint Seiya film will “hopefully” see completetion in July 2013. Morishita, a producer of numerous Toei animated series’ including the original 1986 Saint Seiya cartoon series, is also considering producing a new animated series, “In the past we’d produced a TV series […]

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