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Charter Communications Adds Anime Channel to SVOD Lineup

by on January 28, 2008
Charter Communications is offering Anime Network to its customers as a subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) service under a carriage agreement announced today by the two companies. The deal means Anime Network will now be available in over the 35 million VOD-enabled households. [Source: Anime Network] [Read the full press release]

PR: Anime Network Inks SVOD Deal with Charter Communications

by on January 28, 2008
Carriage Agreement Raises Network’s Growing VOD Distribution to 35 million Houston, TX – January 28, 2008 – Cementing its stronghold as the leading video-on-demand (VOD) offering in North America, Anime Network has signed a carriage agreement with Charter Communications. Beginning January 3, Charter Communications launched Anime Network as a subscription-based video-on-demand (SVOD) service. “Anime Network […]

Royal Caribbean, Nick Team for Nickelodeon Family Cruise

by on January 28, 2008
Nickelodeon and Royal Caribbean International will inaugurate a Nickelodeon Family Cruise on August 10 with a seven-day voyage out of Miami, the companies announced today. The cruise will be held on Royal Caribbean’s “Freedom of the Seas” and visit Cozumel, Mexico; George Town, Grand Cayman; Ocho Rios, Jamaica; and Royal Caribbean’s private beach destination, Labadee. […]

PR: FUNimation.com Relaunch

by on January 28, 2008
Brings the Best of Anime to the Web Download-to-Own Video Feature Offers Exclusive Content and Titles from the Vast FUNimation Entertainment Library Flower Mound, Texas (January 28, 2008) — FUNimation Entertainment unveils a new, redesigned funimation.com today, introducing a broadband television experience that makes it easy to watch and share anime clips. The new website […]

PR: Nickelodeon takes to the Seas on First-Ever Cruise

by on January 28, 2008
NEW YORK – Jan. 28, 2008 – Nickelodeon, a unit of MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International, Inc. (NYSE: VIA B), and Royal Caribbean International, a cruise line owned and operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.(NYSE/OSX: RCL), announced a new agreement where the two will introduce the “Nickelodeon Family Cruise with Royal Caribbean.” The […]

Nick Names New Toon Prez

by on January 28, 2008
Brown Johnson has been named president of animation for Nickelodeon and the MTVN Kids and Family Group, Variety reports. In addition to overseeing development and production of all Nick programming, she will continue to manage preschool programming at the network, including Nick Jr. and Noggin. Marjorie Cohen, who had formerly overseen all Nick programming, will […]

Solid Shōnen: "Beck" Sustains Its High Note

by on January 28, 2008
Since the mid twentieth century, rock and roll has been the obsession of youth. But the musical road is a tough one to follow—I know, having followed it myself during my vibrant years—and it leads to more failures than successes. As far as realism—or even a vague association to realism—goes, I’ve seen few stories that […]

"The Richie Rich/Scooby Doo Show" Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson January 27, 2008
Tvshowsondvd.com reports that The Richie Rich/Scooby-Doo Show: The Complete Series Volume 1 will be out on May 20th. The Scooby-Doo segments contain Scooby, Shaggy, and Scrappy in humorous adventures against “real” supernatural forces. Richie Rich chronicles the adventures of the poor little rich boy in a series of Zillion Dollar Adventures with friends Gloria, Cadbury, […]

"Boondocks" Loses 2 Episodes in Season 2

by Ed Liuon January 27, 2008
A report on Newsarama is stating that The Boondocks has pulled two episodes from season 2, “The Huey Freeman Hunger Strike” and “The Ruckus Reality Show.” According to an anonymous source speaking to the website HipHopDx.com, the two episodes were pulled from the schedule for taking a critical and satiric view of BET and its […]

Hulk vs Wolverine/Hulk Vs Thor DTV Rumoured

by on January 26, 2008
A recent email survey for marketing focus groups from Marvel/Lionsgate Productions reveals their possible plans for the Hulk Smash! Direct to DVD feature, currently planned for an October 2008 release. These were the synopsis’ provided for the direct-to-video feature, but please note, this project is currently in the early stages of production and has yet […]