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Cartoon Network Sets Food Marketing Age Limit

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Cartoon Network announced that they would voluntarily join the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative by pledging not to license its network show’s characters to food companies unless they meet the CFBAI’s nutritional standards for marketing food to kids under the age of 12. The CFBAI’s nutritional standards decree that food products should have certain […]

Hecht Goes From Nick To News

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You may not have heard of Albie Hecht, but you have heard of some of his creations. Hecht was formerly the president of the Nickelodeon network and it was under his leadership in the 90s that “Blue’s Clues”, “Dora the Explorer” and “SpongeBob SquarePants” as well as many others became popular and thrived, initiating the […]

Disney Moves Pirates To 2016

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Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum! Jack Sparrow will have at least another year of rum all to himself and any wenches he chooses as Disney has elected to move the newest “Pirates of the Caribbean” sequel – the fifth in the franchise – to a new release date in 2016. “Pirates of […]

Review: "Martian Successor Nadesico" Complete DVD Boxset - A Truly Super Robot Show

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In the post-Evangelion landscape, mecha anime became even more serious, deeply philosophical and emotionally overwrought. I say even more, because really those wheels had been set in motion since Gundam, which marked a major shift away from super robots as toyetic kids shows, and towards “war is hell” allegories. However, post-Evangelion, stories tended to be […]

Aardman Film and Production Stills For "Dark Side"

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Aardman have provided a gallery of film and production stills to accompany their BBC commissioned Dark Side promotional film. Film Production

The Homer Makes Its Way Home

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Earlier this summer, California-based car “designers” Jeff Hermann and Scott Chamberlain produced an actual re-creation of “The Homer” – Homer Simpson’s version of the perfect car – and now the actual car has been presented to Matt Groening and Fox Studios. The car has a special bubble in the back to encapsulate – and silence […]

Disney Bringing Marvel Traveling Circus To Towns

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Disney’s Marvel unit has collaborated with a live entertainment production company called Hero Ventures to bring a traveling Marvel-themed show to a city or town near you. The show will essentially be a larger Cirque du Soleil-style attraction but with a superhero theme and featuring dozens of Marvel characters, multimedia technology, 3D animated movies and […]

NTSF:SD:SUV:: Episode Recap – TGI Murder – Season 3, Episode 5

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Synopsis: The president of the Navy [Rob Riggle] opens a restaurant chain called Tig Bittley’s but he faces stiff competition from Senor Dick’s. Details: The President of the Navy – because he has nothing better to do – has decided to open a restaurant chain [in the vein of TGI Friday’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Red […]

Childrens Hospital - Episode Recap - Season Five, Episode Five – Imaginary Friends

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Synopsis: Cat wants to have a child of her own [after an offhand remark from Glenn] while Childrens hospital closes a smoking lounge and opens an Imaginary Friends ward. Details: A little boy named Dylan is being consoled and soothed by the Chief until she finds out that he has an imaginary friend named Jasper […]

PR: Aardman Turn To The Dark Side For Radio 2

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BRISTOL, UK Tuesday 20th August 2013 – BBC Radio 2 commissioned Aardman Animations to create a three minute film to accompany an original new radio play written by Sir Tom Stoppard celebrating the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s album, The Dark Side Of The Moon. Dark Side, which will air on the August bank holiday, […]

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