Liberation Entertainment Lands European Marvel Animated Series Rights

by Ed Liuon April 30, 2008
Liberation Entertainment Ltd has acquired exclusive European DVD distribution rights from Jetix Consumer Products for several animated series based on Marvel Comics superheroes, including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, The Fantastic Four, Silver Surfer, and Spider Woman. The countries named in the deal include the UK and Ireland, Benelux, Germany as well as German-speaking Austria […]

"Justice League: Season 1" Coming to Blu-Ray

by Dan Collinson April 30, 2008 reports that Season 1 of Justice League will be the first toon in the DC Comics Classic Collection coming to Blu-Ray. All 26 episodes from Season 1 will be on 3 Blu-Ray discs. No word yet on extras. Justice League: Season 1 will hit the Blu-Ray shelves on August 19th.

"Masters of the Universe 2002": The Power Returns, In Style

by Jon Ton April 29, 2008
After cycling through the entirety of the Filmation and Jetlag series, BCI has recently begun releasing the latest He-Man series in the form of 2002’s He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. Launched in a blaze of glory, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe sought to update the legend of the most powerful man […]

DreamWorks Profits Jump in First Quarter

by on April 29, 2008
DreamWorks Animation SKG had net income of $26.1 million in the first quarter of 2008, up from $15.4 million in the same period a year ago, the company announced today. Revenues rose to $156.6 million from $93.7 million. Bee Movie, which was released to DVD during the quarter, contributed $48.9 million in revenue, while Shrek […]

"Drawn Together" Season 3 Uncensored Arrives on DVD on May 13, 2008

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2008
The third and final season of Comedy Central’s Drawn Together will be released on DVD in a two-disc set on May 13, 2008. The set will include extended and uncensored versions of each episode, audio commentary tracks, and karaoke sing-along songs. Read the full press release here.

Paramount to Re-Enter Blu-ray Market on May 20, 2008

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2008
The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Paramount will re-enter the Blu-ray market with a slate of 3 Blu-ray discs on May 20, 2008: Face/Off, Next, and DreamWorks Animation’s Bee Movie. The original HD DVD release of Bee Movie was originally slated for March, but those plans were scuttled after Toshiba announced that they would no […]

PR: "Drawn Together Season Three: Uncensored" DVD on May 13, 2008

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2008
ALL THE BLOOD, PUKE AND BOOBS ARE BACK FOR THE THIRD AND FINAL SEASON! “DRAWN TOGETHER SEASON THREE: UNCENSORED” DVD NEW YORK, April 28, 2008 — It’s the dirtiest, deadliest, sexiest and funkiest “Drawn Together” season ever, featuring MORE animated blood, MORE animated vomit, and MORE animated nipples. Watch as Captain Hero tortures his 12-year-old […]

PR: "The Batman" and "Teen Titans" Complete Fifth Season DVD Sets on July 8, 2008

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2008
DC SUPER HEROES SWOOP INTO ACTION WHEN WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES THE FINAL SEASONS OF THE BATMAN: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON AND TEEN TITANS: THE COMPLETE FIFTH SEASON ON JULY 8, 2008! Burbank, CA (April 28, 2008) – Batman and the Teen Titans find themselves in the fight of their lives as Warner Home Video […]

Warner Brothers Launches On-Line Video Web Sites

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2008
The New York Times reports the re-launch of as part of a “digital destination” strategy by Warner Brothers (free registration required), in which on-line streaming video broadcasts will figure prominently. The site hosts several classic Warner Brothers and Hanna-Barbera properties such as Looney Tunes, The Flintstones, and The Jetsons, as well as a […]

Ex-CFO of Pixar May Face Charges for Mishandled Stock Options

by Ed Liuon April 29, 2008
Ann Mather, the former CFO for Pixar Animation Studios, has been informed that the Securities and Exchange Commission planned to recommend civil proceedings against her over stock option irregularities, according to the Los Angeles Times (free registration required). The announcement came to light from a regulatory filing from Google, Inc., where Mather is a board […]