Saturday morning cartoons (and certain live-action programs like Beakman’s World and Power Rangers), once a childhood staple, are getting closer and closer to irrelevance. Some blame this on cable and its offerings of programs once exclusive to Saturday mornings. Others blame stringent FCC regulations that make it difficult to make money out of Saturday morning […]
Review: The Dog Days of Summer Strike with “The Accidental Pup Star” and “Angry Beavers” Season Three, Part Two
Wait, dogs can talk and sing? That’s the reaction of a Girl Scout in “The Accidental Pup Star,” a Pound Puppies episode debuting on the Hub this Saturday, August 25. It was also my reaction, since I don’t remember that little fact being mentioned in any the episodes on Pound Puppies: Homeward Pound. It might […]
TELETOON KICKS OFF FALL PREMIERE WEEK WITH FIRST-EVER HOSTED BLOCK FOR KIDS · Host Andrea Jenna to launch Thursday night premieres on September 6, 2012 · Premiere week will feature series openers for Ultimate Spider-Man and Amazing World of Gumball along with the season premieres of Adventure Time with Finn and Jake, Detentionaire, My Babysitter’s a Vampire, Johnny Test...
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBOURHOOD: FUGGET ABOUT IT HAS LANDED ON TELETOON AT NIGHT · A TELETOON Original Series premiering Friday, September 7 at 10 p.m. ET/PT · Voice guest stars include Alan Thicke, Andrea Martin and Jason Jones (Toronto, Ontario – August 22, 2012) - Things are about to get shady in Regina. September 7, 2012 at 10 p.m. ET/PT marks the […]
Prowl is the odd bot out as he suffers through Bumblebee’s rambunctious personality. How do you solve a problem like Prowl? Specifically starting off as a selfish loner, Prowl admitted the vital necessity of teamwork and accepted his surrounding crew. Introverts need time to come out of their shell though, and the entirety of “Home […]
Don’t Miss The Pup-Tastic Fun! Pound Puppies: Super Secret Pup Club Own it on DVD October 16, 2012 from Shout! Factory Kids “A pup for every person and a person for every pup!” That’s the motto for the Pound Puppies: Lucky, Niblet, Cookie, Squirt and Strudel- a team of fearless canines whose sworn missi...
The Hub has released the following new video clip from “The Accidental Pup Star,” the new episode of Pound Puppies premiering this Saturday, August 25, 2012, at 10:30 AM (ET) that will be the capstone to the “Dog Days of Summer” event running all this week. For more information about the Dog Days of Summer […]
The latest Young Justice DVD, Dangerous Secrets, is a non-trivial improvement on the last DVD, for both the show itself and its presentation on home video. If the last episode on the last disc managed to hook me, the ones on this set reel me in. The 14 episodes that wrap up season one of […]
Character actor William Windom passed away on August 17, 2012, at the age of 88 from congestive heart failure. Windom won an Emmy award in 1970 for his work in the TV series My World and Welcome To It based on the works of James Thurber, but he is probably better known for numerous guest […]
Actor and comedian Phyllis Diller passed away today, Monday, August 20, 2012, at the age of 95. Diller was a 37-year-old mother of five at the time she launched her career in 1955, creating a colorfully eccentric persona as a figure in a fright wig, garish clothing, and a fake-jeweled cigarette holder. She was an […]