SDCC2011: Nickelodeon Unveils "Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness"

by Jeffrey Harrison July 23, 2011
Attachment 3597 Nickelodeon held a panel featuring their new animated series, Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, at this week’s San Diego Comic-Con. The series is based on the hit CG animated movies produced by DreamWorks Animation and features the further adventures of the cuddly, panda dragon warrior, Po (Mick Wingert), and his comrades, the […]

SDCC2011: New "ThunderCats" Clips Released

by Ed Liuon July 23, 2011
After a screening of the one-hour premiere of the new ThunderCats series, Cartoon Network has released the following new clips for those unable to attend the con: ThunderCats premieres on July 29, 2011, on Cartoon Network. For more details, check out Toonzone’s earlier coverage here. Return to Toonzone’s San Diego Comic-Con 2011 News Roundup

SDCC2011: Conan O’Brien Crashes "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" Panel

by Jeffrey Harrison July 23, 2011
At the 2011 San Diego Comic-Con, Bruce Timm showed a special reel of footage during the panel scheduled for Green Lantern: The Animated Series. It was a special CG-animated trailer for The Flaming C, the oven-mitt sporting superhero Bruce Timm drew and co-created with late night comedy talk show host Conan O’Brien when O’Brien visited […]

SDCC2011: Cartoon Network Monday Comedy Panel Sizzle Reel

by Ed Liuon July 22, 2011
Cartoon Network has made the following sizzle reel available from their Monday Night Comedies panel at San Diego Comic-Con International 2011: Return to Toonzone’s San Diego Comic-Con 2011 News Roundup

PR: Nicktoons Greenlights "Wild Grinders" Animated Series for 2012

by Ed Liuon July 21, 2011
NICKTOONS GREENLIGHTS WILD GRINDERS, NEW ANIMATED SERIES FROM SKATEBOARD PRO ROB DYRDEK, SET FOR ROLL OUT IN 2012 SAN DIEGO – July 21, 2011 – Professional skateboarder/entrepreneur Rob Dyrdek (star of MTV’s Rob & Big and Fantasy Factory) will bring the fun, fast-paced world of skateboarding to Nicktoons with an original, animated series, Wild Grinders, […]

"Beast Wars": Maximizing or Terrorizing?

by Chad Boninon July 20, 2011
When descendants of the Autobots and Decepticons crash-land on a mysterious planet with no signs of civilization, a new war must be waged. Maximals and Predacons must reformat into animal forms to start off the new Beast Wars! Beast Wars: Transformers was something of a Hail Mary pass in the Transformers mythos. With the franchise […]

"Looney Tunes Show" Clips and Stills from July 19, 2011, Premiere Episode

by Ed Liuon July 19, 2011
Warner Bros. Animation has released the following clips and stills from “Double Date,” the newest episode of The Looney Tunes Show premiering on July 19, 2011, at 8:00 PM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network: Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: PLOT SYNOPSIS After winning a romantic evening for two (by rigging a […]

Nick Jr. DVD Capsule Reviews: "Yo Gabba Gabba" & "Dora" Boxes, "Go Diego Go!"

by Ed Liuon July 19, 2011
I’ve long been a proponent of Yo Gabba Gabba! DVD season sets, since I think the show’s substantial adult following would be more than happy to pick them up over the single-disc releases. The new Yo Gabba Gabba! Party in a Box may cause some excitement among those who agree, but the reality is that […]

PR: CN Events at San Diego Comic Con 2011; Win "ThunderCats" Sword of Omens

by Ed Liuon July 17, 2011
WARNER BROS. BOOTH WILL GET FAMILY DAY “TOON UP” COURTESY OF CARTOON NETWORK SUNDAY, JULY 24 AT COMIC-CON 2011 Twitter Pitch: WB booth gets @CartoonNetwork “toon up” @ Comic-Con, will transform overnight for family day: #WBSDCC #SDCC BURBANK, Calif. (July 15, 2011) — Sunday is family day at Comic-Con, and this year for the […]

"Tom and Jerry: Fur Flying Adventures Vol. 2" is a Failed Flop

by Ed Liuon July 15, 2011
How many different ways can Warner Home Video package classic Tom and Jerry material for DVD? They’ve done Spotlight Collections, a dedicated set for the Chuck Jones shorts, a “deluxe anniversary” boxed set, and a multi-volume “Greatest Chases” series, plus the Tom and Jerry Tales DVDs. There’s also a Golden Collection coming soon to DVD […]