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PR: Peter MacNicol on Being Doc Ock

The next time you drop the “I’m too busy” excuse for some undone deed, consider the career of Peter MacNicol. Over the past year, MacNicol could be found pulling the unheard-of simultaneous double duty as a core cast member in two hit primetime television series – “24″ and “Numb3rs” – and was still able to […]

"The Batman" and Educational Series Lead Toons in Daytime Emmys

The Batman capped its final season with four nominations and Legion of Super Heroes took three in the 35th Annual Daytime Emmys, which were announced yesterday. Other series receiving multiple nominations include Arthur, Curious George and Tom and Jerry Tales. Educational series scored particularly well in the Daytiime Emmys, especially in the Children’s Animated Program […]

PR: Liberation Entertainment Inks Deal with Jetix Consumer Products for Marvel DVDs

LIBERATION ENTERTAINMENT INKS DEAL WITH JETIX CONSUMER PRODUCTS TO DISTRIBUTE CLASSIC MARVEL ANIMATION CATALOGUE ON DVD Deal covers DVD distribution for classic animated series across multiple European territories Liberation Entertainment Ltd has agreed a multi territory DVD deal with Jetix Consumer Products, the licensing division of leading kids entertainment company Jetix Europe, for classic Marvel […]

Liberation Entertainment Lands European Marvel Animated Series Rights

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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

Updated (4/29): Final Seasons of "The Batman" & "Teen Titans" Coming to DVD

The fifth and final seasons of both The Batman and Teen Titans are coming to DVD on July 8, Warner Home Video says. The Batman: The Complete Fifth Season will contain all 13 episodes as he teams up with Superman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Hawkman, Martian Manhunter and The Flash to fight evil. The two-disc […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 6: Cowadunga

As I’ve said before, revisiting the sacred cows of one’s childhood can lead to mixed feelings. For me, in the case of Thundercats, it was worth it. Yes, that show has its undoubted flaws, but I can forgive them; it has just enough virtues, and I’ve enough warm, fuzzy feelings, to smooth over the cracks. […]

Briefly: LA Con to Honor Trio; Rollman to Run Marvel Toons; B'cast and License Deals

* Corinne Orr (the voice of Trixie in the original Speed Racer) and Art Clokey (creator of Gumby) will join Stan Lee as the Guests of Honor at the Los Angeles Comic Book and Sci-Fi Convention on May 4, 2008. [Cartoon Brew] * Eric Rollman has been promoted to president of Marvel Animation, where he […]

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