The New York Times “Behind the Screens, Between the Lines” weblog reports that Nickelodeon veteran Brown Johnson has been removed as president of animation and head of preschool programming as part of a larger management shake-up intended to reverse a sharp decline in ratings for the network. Johnson is credited with bringing kidvid hits from […]
PR: “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” Returns for Season 5 on Cartoon Network; Enters Syndication Nationwide
The Epic Saga Continues as Star Wars™: The Clone Wars™ Returns for its Fifth Season on Cartoon Network and Enters Syndication Nationwide This September, the Critically Acclaimed Series from Lucasfilm Animation Returns for Season Five, while Seasons One and Two Enter Syndication Across the Nation. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (August 28, 2012) – Following an impressive […]
Synopsis: An airborne virus spreads amnesia – causing panic and, oh yeah, memory loss. Pancakes seem to play an exaggerated but important role. We discover Sy has a panic room, sudden royalty can bring out a submerged Napoleon complex and, above all, Tuesday is always a crazy day. Details: A new tattoo parlor has opened […]
ComicsAlliance.com reports that Jazwares is preparing a new line of classic Hanna-Barbera action figures for release this fall. Included in the lineup are Huckleberry Hound, Hong Kong Phooey, Space Ghost, the Jetsons’ robot maid Rosie, Tom & Jerry, Yogi Bear, and Fred Flintstone and Dino.
ComicsAlliance.com has interviewed Gravity Falls series creator Alex Hirsch about his new series, which airs on Disney Channel. Among other topics, Hirsch discusses how the relationship between the series leads Mabel and Dipper is modeled on his relationship with his twin sister, the origins of some of Mabel’s sweaters, the multiple references to Twin Peaks […]
NOTED BRITISH ACTOR PETER DAVISON IS SPOTLIGHT GUEST AT NEW YORK COMIC CON Celebrated Roles Include “Doctor Who” Among Other Parts Norwalk, CT, August 24, 2012: Peter Davison, who played the fifth incarnation of The Doctor in the celebrated British television series Doctor Who, will be a Spotlight Guest at this year’s New York Comic […]
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 […]