Viz Media Announces New January ’09 Titles Including "Blue Dragon" Vol. 3

by SB20xxon October 7, 2008
Four new DVD titles have been announced by Viz for January 2009: * Bleach vol. 14: 1/20/09 – $24.98 * Blue Dragon vol. 3: 1/6/09 – $14.98 * Naruto vol. 31: 1/6/09 – $19.98 * Naruto vol. 32: 1/27/09 – $19.98 [Source: RightStuf ]

Walt Disney Presents Streaming Video Clips from "Sleeping Beauty"

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2008
The last of the bonus content from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment’s Sleeping Beauty DVD and Blu-ray release are the following six streaming video clips: Eyvind’s Beginnings Sequence 8 Walt’s Interest Dungeon Emily Osment’s Once Upon a Dream Music Video Trailer Check out the rest of our bonus content from WDSHE for the Sleeping Beauty […]

YTV Announces Halloween-Themed Programming for October 2008

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2008
Canada’s YTV has announced its slate of Halloween-themed programming for October 2008. Included are It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, SpongeBob SquarePants: Ghost House, and Edgar & Ellen: Trick or Twins. For full scheduling information, read the press release here.

"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Leads Ratings Growth for Cartoon Network

by Ed Liuon October 7, 2008
Cartoon Network has issued a press release to announce that the premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars was “the most-watched series premiere in network history,” according to preliminary ratings data from Nielsen Media Research. The one-hour premiere on October 3, 2008, was the #1 program in its timeslot for kids 6-11, kids 2-11, tweens […]

PR: Boo! YTV has Ghostly Favourites this Halloween

by Ed Liuon October 6, 2008
BOO! YTV HAS GHOSTLY FAVOURITES THIS HALLOWEEN (October 6, 2008 – Toronto, Canada) This Halloween, YTV is giving viewers a trick-or-treat bagful of reasons to tune in each and every day, with non-stop programming including special movies, themed episodes and classics – great shows to make viewers go boo! Highlights include: Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride […]

"Dora Saves the Snow Princess" & "Celebrates 3 Kings Day," but Diego Has All the Fun

by Ed Liuon October 6, 2008
By now, the runaway success of Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer makes it all but critic-proof. I very much doubt that anything I write will be able to sway a pre-schooler who wants Mommy or Daddy to buy the new DVDs Dora Saves the Snow Princess or Dora Celebrates Three Kings Day!, or the newest DVD […]

"Chowder" Gets Nine More Episodes

by Ed Liuon October 6, 2008
Chowder creator C.H. Greenblatt reports on his weblog that Cartoon Network has ordered nine more episodes of the show. New episodes will resume in November, starting with the election-themed “Panini for President.”

"SpongeBob SquarePants" Spongicus Special Coming to DVD

by SB20xxon October 6, 2008
A new 90-minute SpongeBob SquarePants episode, titled “Spongicus” (a parody of “Sparticus”) is coming to DVD on 1/27/09. No price or special material has yet been announced. [Source: ]

Walt Disney Presents a Profile of "Sleeping Beauty" Voice Actress Mary Costa

by Ed Liuon October 6, 2008
To promote the release of the 2-disc Platinum Edition DVD and Blu-ray disc of Sleeping Beauty, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released the following biography and photos of Mary Costa, the voice actress and reference model for the title character: Mary Costa – Princess Aurora Mary Costa, internationally acclaimed operatic soprano, was born in […]

"The Incredibe Hulk" (1966): Hulk Crash?

by on October 5, 2008
While all the other characters in the 1966 The Marvel Superheroes Show have found their way onto DVD here in region 2 over the past few years, The Incredible Hulk segment has always been overlooked. Many assume this is because a single episode was released as a bonus feature on a poor DVD that Disney […]