Royal Caribbean, Nick Team for Nickelodeon Family Cruise

by Maxie Zeuson 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: Relaunch

by Maxie Zeuson 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 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 Matt Hazudaon 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 Maxie Zeuson 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 Jameson 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 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, 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 Stuon 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 […]

"Blue Harvest" Debuts at Number Two in DVD Sales

by Maxie Zeuson January 26, 2008
Family Guy Presents Blue Harvest debuted in the number-two spot among DVD sellers, Video Business Online reports. It was the thirteenth most popular DVD rental during the same period. Good Luck Chuck, also in its debut week, was both the top DVD seller and rental. The Simpsons Movie rose to the number eight spot from […]

"Kara no Kyokai" Breaks House Records in Japan

by Maxie Zeuson January 25, 2008
Kara no Kyokai, a Japanese animated feature adapted from a web-based comic, set a house record at the Theater Shinjuku during its December debut, Variety reports. The film, about a girl who can see the “death lines” on all living things, garnered standing room crowds and more than 19,000 admissions during its four-week run.