Toon Zone Interviews Bob Schooley & Mark McCorkle on Kim Possible Season 4

by Ed Liuon February 9, 2007
One of the Disney Channel’s most popular original series is Kim Possible, about a cheerleader who saves the world in her spare time. The show was created by Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley, who worked as entertainment managers at Sesame Place and in the mailroom at DIC Entertainment before embarking on a 16-year career at […]

‘Toy Story 3’ Coming Along, without Lasseter; More Disney Details Outlined

by Nobuyuki samaon February 8, 2007
Toy Story 3 is coming in 2009, but John Lasseter won’t be the director, according to a Daily Variety report. Lasseter and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull provided extensive details on their upcoming slate in a Walt Disney Feature Animation presentation at Disney’s investor conference Thursday. In addition to confirming for the first time that […]

PR: Dora the Explorer Takes the Lead as Sales Growth Elevates Property to Megabrand

by Nobuyuki samaon February 8, 2007
Dora the Explorer Takes the Lead as Sales Growth Elevates Property to Megabrand Status as Number One Toy License in 2006 Dora Breaks New Ground in 2007 with Expanded Products and Play Patterns Nickelodeon Debuts New Product Lines for Hit Series’ Go, Diego, Go!, The Backyardigans, Avatar: The Last Airbender and SpongeBob SquarePants as CDI/Jakks, […]

"American Dad" Vol. 2 Announced

by Dr. Daedaluson February 8, 2007
The second volume of American Dad will be released on 5/15/07 for an MSRP of $39.98. It will contain 19 episodes: the last three remaining episodes from 2005, as well as all episodes that aired in 2006. Special features include commentaries for many episodes, deleted scenes, and featurettes. [Source:]

"What’s New Scooby Doo?" Season 2 Coming to DVD

by Lord Dalekon February 8, 2007
Warner Home Video will release What’s New Scooby Doo?: The Complete Second Season as a 2-disc set on 6/5/07. Extras and additional details are still TBA. [Source: The Digital Bits]

DC Unlimited Licenses "Afro Samurai" for Toys and Merchandise

by Ed Liuon February 8, 2007
DC Unlimited, a new brand from DC Comics, has announced that they have signed a license to produce toys and collectibles based on Afro Samurai, the new anime series produced by Studio Gonzo and starring Samuel L. Jackson as the title character. The series debuted on the Spike TV network on January 4, 2007.

"Kim Possible" Season 4 interview with Creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley

by Matt Hazudaon February 8, 2007’s “Animated Shorts” column has posted an interview with Kim Possible creators Mark McCorkle and Bob Schooley about the upcoming premiere of the show’s fourth season, starting Saturday, February 10, at 8:00 p.m EST. The pair talk about the revival of the series, changes to some of the characters for the new season, and the […]

City Councilors Press for Criminal Charges in "ATHF" Case

by Maxie Zeuson February 8, 2007
Boston city councilors want criminal charges brought against the two marketers who placed electronic advertisements for Aqua Teen Hunger Force around the city last week, the Boston Herald reports. Discussion of last week’s events dominated the latest city council meeting, where councilors reacted in part to reports that Peter Berdovsky videotaped bomb squads detonating one […]

"Happy Tree Friends" Volume 2 Coming to DVD

by Dan Collinson February 8, 2007
BCI is releasing Volume 2 of the hit G4TV series The Happy Tree Friends on DVD April 3rd. The box set will contain 9 episodes of the show as well as storyboards, commentary, and a behind the scenes look. Read the Press release here. [Source: BCI]

PR: Happy Tree Friends: Volume Two

by Dan Collinson February 8, 2007
NAVARRE’S BCI TO RELEASE THE SECOND SET OF THE POPULAR, ANIMATED TV SERIES <O</O “HAPPY TREE FRIENDS”<O</O Volume Two<O</O <O</O Nine More Brand-New Blood-Soaked Episode From The G4 Television Series<O</O <O</O Los Angeles, CA – BCI, a Navarre Corporation Company, and Mondo Media have announced the release of “Happy Tree Friends: Volume Two,” the second […]