Nickelodeon Finishes First in Quarter Among Kid Viewers

by on April 2, 2008
Nickelodeon finished first among all kid demographics in the first quarter of 2008, the network said today. The network had the top five kid programs and increased its ratings across the board. Among kids 2-11 the network had 1.3 million viewers, beating the Disney Channel’s 923,000 and Cartoon Network’s 566,000. In the 6-11 demographic, Nickelodeon […]

"Scooby" Movies Coming to Teletoon in April

by on April 1, 2008
Tom and Jerry and Scooby Doo will headline Teletoon’s movie offerings in April, the network announced today. The network will also rebroadcast Re-Animated and Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix during the month. Scooby Doo will star in the month’s Teletoon Presents offerings with four movies: Aloha Scooby-Doo (April 5); Scooby-Doo! In Pirates Ahoy! (April […]

"Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue" Volume 2 Coming in July

by on April 1, 2008
Warner Home Video will release Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! Volume 2 to DVD on July 8, the studio said today. The single-disc release will include four episodes (“Smart House,” “Lightning Strikes Twice,” “Don’t Feel the Animals,” and “Mystery of the Missing Mystery Solvers”) and retail for $14.97. [Source: Warner Home Video] [Read the […]

PR: WHV Unleashes Volume Two of Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! on DVD July 8, 2008

by on April 1, 2008
Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! Volume 2 Showcases Four Action-Packed Episodes from the Hit Kids’ WB TV Series BURBANK, CA (April 1, 2008) – Consumers can expect more high-jinks, thrills and laughs on July 8, 2008 when Warner Home Video (WHV) releases another entertaining volume of the hit animated series Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get […]

PR: Showers of Celluloid This April on Teletoon and the Detour on Teletoon

by on April 1, 2008
Family films this April are a bit furry as Tom and Jerry as well as Scooby-Doo star in six TELETOON Presents titles including Aloha Scooby-Doo and Tom & Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers . Also this month audiences have a chance to catch the feature-length Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix and the popular Re-Animated, a […]

Tokyo Anime Fair Sets Record Attendance

by on April 1, 2008
Attendance at the Tokyo Intl. Anime Fair rose 18% over last year, setting a record with 126,622 visitors, Variety reports. Public attendance rose 22%, while attendance by foreign business visitors rose 12%.

Those Dollar DVDs; Or, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

by on April 1, 2008
Walk into Wal-Mart (or any other large discount retailer), and you can’t miss them: rack upon rack of what can only be called “bulk entertainment.” DVDs-for-a-dollar—grade-Z movies; old episodes of almost-forgotten 50s sitcoms; public domain cartoons—seemingly any kind of entertainment that a bottom-feeding home video distributor thinks it can buy for a penny and sell […]

"Enchanted" Opens Strong on DVD

by on March 31, 2008
Enchanted debuted at number two on the DVD sales charts, behind I Am Legend, by selling 2.8 million units, according to data compiled by The In its second week, Bee Movie dropped to third place, shipping 1.3 million units. Other animated movies in the top thirty sellers include 101 Dalmatians (440,000 units); Beowulf (121,000 […]

Canadians Strike in Newest "South Park"

by on March 31, 2008
The World Canadian Bureau will lead Canadians in a strike in the new South Park episode “Canada On Strike!” on Wednesday, April 2, Comedy Central said today. The episode will feature Danes flocking to the U.S. to take the place of striking Canadians, and the South Park boys working to broker a settlement. The episode […]

New "Bob the Builder" Coming to DVD in May

by on March 31, 2008
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will release Bob the Builder: The Three Musketrucks to DVD on May 13. The DVD will feature adventures with a Scottish dairy farmer and the dairy truck Dodger. In addition to five Bob the Builder episodes (“Dodger the Milk Truck,” “The Three Musketrucks,” “Dodger’s Dairy Disaster,” “Scrambler the Goat Herder,” […]