"The Pebbles and Bamm-Bamm Show:" The Modern Stone-Age "Hannah Montana"

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2008
Anyone with even a passing knowledge of the Flintstones remembers Pebbles Flintstone and Bamm-Bamm Rubble, the two adorable tykes of the Modern Stone Age Family who were added to the cast during the third and fourth seasons of the show. If nothing else, the addition of the children meant the show could establish its own […]

Cartman Takes Over in New "South Park" Episode

by on April 7, 2008
Cartman takes over from Ms. Garrison in “Eek! A Penis!”, the new South Park episode set to premiere this week, Comedy Central said today. The story has the class’s test scores rising under Cartman’s tutelage, and he eventually decides to start working with inner-city kids. The show premieres on Wednesday, April 9, at 10:00pm (ET/PT). […]

Tom Kenny Talks "SpongeBob" and Voice Acting with the "Great Falls Tribune"

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2008
Voice actor Tom Kenny is the subject of a profile published on the Great Falls Tribune website, where he discusses his long career as a voice actor starting as Heffer in Rocko’s Modern Life and running all the way to being the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants and his upcoming turn as Nute Gunray in Star […]

"Enchanted" Takes Second Spot in DVD Sales

by on April 7, 2008
Enchanted retained the number two spot on the DVD sales charts in its second week on store shelves, despite seeing an 82% fall in sales, according to data compiled by The The Disney musical shipped 493,000 units in its sophomore session, lifting its total units shipped number past the 3.3 million mark. Bee Movie […]

Russian Channel Licenses Disney Toons

by on April 7, 2008
CTC Media and Walt Disney have struck a licensing deal that will bring Disney features and live-action and animated series to the Russian broadcaster, the companies announced today. The deal will give CTC rights to Cars and The Incredibles along with other Disney and Pixar titles. Animated series Ducktales, Chip ‘N’ Dale Rescue Rangers, and […]

Briefly: New Series and Channels Coming to Europe

by on April 7, 2008
* Sony’s anime-programmed Animax channel will debut in Spain on April 12. [c21 Media] * Mama Mirabelle’s Home Movies has been picked up by Portugal’s RTP. [c21 Media] * Jetix Europe will add Magi-Nation and World of Quest to its lineup in 2008 thanks to a deal with producer Cookie Jar Entertainment. [c21 Media]

An Animation Fan’s Guide to New York Comic Con 2008

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2008
The New York Comic Con website has been updated with the full list of programming scheduled for this year’s convention in HTML format (organized chronologically) and in a PDF grid. Animation fans will probably be most interested in the following content: FRIDAY, APRIL 18 1:00 – 2:00 PM What’s Next After Naruto? (1E16), discussing emerging […]

Third "Avatar" Video Game Coming in October

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2008 is reporting that Nickelodeon’s Avatar the Last Airbender will get a third video game in October 2008. Subtitled Into the Inferno, the video game will follow events in the third season of the show as Aang and his friends travel through the Fire Nation. The game will be developed by THQ Australia and will […]

Kevin Munroe Leaves Imagi’s "Gatchman" Feature Film

by Ed Liuon April 7, 2008
The website is reporting that director Kevin Munroe will not be directing the Gatchman feature film currently underway at Imagi Animation Studios. Instead, Munroe has signed on to direct Dylan Dog, based on an Italian comic book that was released in the United States by Dark Horse Comics. The Gatchaman feature film is currently […]

"South Park: Imaginationland": … Than Are Dreamt of in Your Philosophy

by on April 6, 2008
South Park is a rare breed of television show for more than one reason. It manages to savagely satirise both the Left and the Right while still occupying a politically avowed position. It’s an animation show that is plainly only for adults. It still maintains the capacity to shock, no matter how outrageous it becomes. […]