AT&T, Disney Partner in "Cars" Promotion

by Maxie Zeuson May 23, 2006
AT&T Inc. and Disney-Pixar will jointly promote the release of Cars with a new website that highlights AT&T consumer offers while also carrying games and downloads related to the Pixar film. AT&T will also tout its high speed internet service with Pixar-animated television ads. [Source: PR Newswire]

"Gundam Wing" The Endless Waltz Finishes Strong

by Dukeon May 23, 2006
After seemingly finding success with their Alternate Universe attempts in Gundam Wing, Bandai and Sunrise decided to milk the franchise even further by creating a sequel OAV, bringing back all the principal cast for one last brawl. When that was successful, Bandai decided to get even more dough out of its cash cow by making […]

Gundam Wing-Episode Zero: A Literary Hero

by Grant Whiteon May 23, 2006
When the popular Gundam Wing anime ended, it left viewers with more than a few questions including the mysterious pasts of the pilots. Endless Waltz revealed just how the five leads ended up hurtling towards Earth but their lives and motivations prior to Operation Meteor were still unclear. For that, we’d need to go all […]

"Naruto" Goes Daily Starting in June

by Dukeon May 22, 2006
According to Shonen Jump’s Newsblast newsletter, the anime television series Naruto will be stripped to weeknights at 9:00pm on Cartoon Network beginning June 12th. New episodes of Naruto will continue to air Saturdays at 9:00pm on Cartoon Network’s Toonami. Currently, encores of the show also air Saturdays at 8:30pm and Friday nights at Midnight.

Cedar Fair to Buy Paramount Parks

by Maxie Zeuson May 22, 2006
CBS Corp. will sell its Paramount Parks division to Cedar Fair, L.P. for $1.24 billion, the companies announced today. Paramount operates several Nickelodeon-themed rides at its parks. The five Paramount Parks are Toronto’s Wonderland, Cincinnati’s King’s Island, Richmond’s King’s Dominion, Charlotte’s Carowinds, and Santa Clara’s Great America. Cedar Fair owns seven amusement parks, including Knott’s […]

Garnier and Honda to Sponser Adult Swim Fix

by Maxie Zeuson May 22, 2006
Garnier and Honda will be the exclusive summer sponsors for Cartoon Network’s on-demand Adult Swim Fix, TV Week reports. Branded content video from the companies will air before each episode.

"Broken Saints" Comes to DVD in August

by Maxie Zeuson May 22, 2006
Fox will release Broken Saints to DVD on August 1, DVD Toons reports. The four-disc set will retail for $49.98.

"Avatar" DVD Due in September

by Maxie Zeuson May 22, 2006
Paramount Home Entertainment will release Avatar: The Last Airbender, Season One, Volume Five to DVD in September, TVShowsOnDVD reports.

Student Academy Award Winners Announced

by Maxie Zeuson May 22, 2006
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the winners in its 33rd annual Student Academy Awards competition, AWN reports. Meng Vue, Chris Choy, and Thomas Leavitt were named in the Animation category for their films “The Dancing Thief,” “The Possum,” and “Turtles,” respectively. Awards and prizes will be given at the Student […]

"Gundam Wing" Sweet, Beautiful Altron

by Dukeon May 22, 2006
Ah, Gundam Wing. After nostalgia (and premieres five days a week) rendered your beginning good, one wonders if this is yet another old time series that was good and now sucks royally in this day and age. Does the inclusion of newer, cooler Gundams make the series worth watching? Or is it more of the […]