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Telewest and Nickelodeon Make Amends

Nickelodeon has now returned to the Telewest Broadband cable platform, two months after it was dropped when the two parties failed to agree on a new carriage contract. Telewest’s 1.3 million subscribers saw Nickelodeon’s four channels, Nickelodeon, Nick Replay, Nicktoons, and Nick Jr., removed from the lineup just before Christmas. While both parties declined to […]

Sam Elliott is Caretaker in "Ghost Rider"

Mark Steven Johnson has posted on the Superhero Hype! Message Boards that Sam Elliott will be playing the part of Caretaker in the Ghost Rider film.

Mark Waid Talks Superman for "Superheroes and Philosophy"

Newsarama.com has posted the table of contents for Superheroes and Philosophy and reprinted the entirety of chapter 1, an essay on Superman by Mark Waid. Waid is currently finishing a run on Marvel’s Fantastic Four, and is the author of Superman: Birthright, the recent graphic novel re-telling Superman’s origins. Other contributors to the book include […]

"All Grown Up" But I Ain't "Loving It"

Way back when Nickelodeon was actually watchable, I used to love Rugrats. The adventures of Tommy, Chuckie, Phil, Lil, Angelica, and Susie were all great fun. When Nick started its descent into what its current state, the Rugrats reruns were often the only thing I would watch. Heck, if Nick were to release a boxset […]

'The Batman' DVDs and 'Dracula' DTV Announced

The L.A. Office has put up a Spotlight on Warner Home Video. In it, it is revealed that The Batman will see DVD releases during the second, third and fourth quarters of 2005, presumably making up the entire first season between the discs. In addition, the new DTV The Batman vs. Dracula is set for […]

"Tenchi Muyo GXP! Volume 5: The Living Ship" Returns Home

Seina Yamada is the unluckiest person in the universe. That may seem like a bold claim, but he biologically is! That makes him one of the most prized pirate hunters in the Galaxy Police–he’s natural bait! But even bait needs to take a break now and then, so he and the gang take a vacation […]

"Martian Successor Nadesico Volume 2" Not Essential, But Enjoyable

The Nadesico, a high-powered space ship piloted by a highly-out-of-place crew, is leading the fight for survival against the Jovians, a lizardian race from Jupiter hell-bent on destroying the Earth after having destroyed the colonies on Mars years ago. But when the crew of the Nadesico meet an unexpected enemy, the fate of the war […]

"Fruits Basket" Vol. 4: A "Clearing Sky" Reveals Dark Clouds

Tohru Honda has lived with the Sohmas for nearly a year and she keeps meeting new family members, all with the same curse: when hugged by a member of the opposite gender, a Sohma turns into one of the animals of the Chinese Zodiac (plus a cat). Despite having lived co-ed with Yuki and Kyo, […]

"Ikki Tousen" Vol. 1: "Legendary Fighters" Engage in Legendary Fanservice

In the 1800′s, a legendary fighter was able to take out one hundred men during a single fight. Years later in modern time, has this legendary fighter been reborn in the body of a ditzy high school girl known more for her “booby bombs” than her brains? Hakufu Sonsaku just transferred to Nanyo High School, […]

Universal Ratings Report for Saturday 2/5

Kids 6-11 Ratings for Saturday, February 5, 2005 Notes: All Times Eastern An (S) Denotes Special Presentation Broadcast Networks: Kids WB (8 am – 12 pm): (2.9/13 Average) 8:00 am – What’s New Scooby-Doo? (1.2/8) 8:30 am – ¡Mucha Lucha! Gigante (1.9/9) 9:00 am – Teen Titans (2.5/11) 9:30 am – Xiaolin Showdown (3.4/14) 10:00 […]

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