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PR: VIZ Media Presents Exciting Properties at 2007 MIPTV

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
VIZ MEDIA PRESENTS EXCITING PROPERTIES AT 2007 MIPTV Industry Leader in Japanese Animation To Wow the Show from Booth #A012 San Francisco, April 17, 2007 — VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, arrives at MIPTV this year, Booth # A012, with a […]

PR: YTV Gets Hyped Up for Hyper Action Fridays

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
YTV GETS HYPED UP FOR HYPER ACTION FRIDAYS New Hit Series El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera Joins the Lineup Season Two of TWF: Thumb Wrestling Federation Returns… With a New Canadian Character (April 17, 2007 – Toronto , Canada ) Get hyped for the weekend as Hyper Action Fridays takes over The Zone […]

PR: Teletoon More than Doubles Animation Scholarships for 10th Anniversary

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
TELETOON MORE THAN DOUBLES ANIMATION SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 10TH ANNIVERSARY Toronto – TELETOON, Canada’s only all animation network, today announced that for the 10th edition of the TELETOON Animation Scholarship, the total prize money has more than doubled to over $70,000 to support the development of nine talented animation students across Canada. As well as supporting […]

PR: 4Kids Releases Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Season 1 Pt. 1 on DVD May 22, 2007

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
4 KIDS TAKES TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES BACK TO ITS COMIC BOOK ROOTS WITH RELEASE OF SEASON 1 PART 1 ON DVD Renowned Illustrator Khary Randolph Creates Cover Art For Two-Disc Set Featuring the First 12 Episodes of Season One FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NEW YORK (April 16, 2007) – 4Kids Entertainment Home Video, the home […]

PR: Hero High: Complete Series on DVD on May 22, 2007

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
GET READY FOR THE ORIGINAL HEROES! On May 22, 2007, join BCI’s Ink and Paint as they give you an old school lesson in heroics and super duper entertainment as Hero High: The Complete Series comes to DVD. This wild animated series from the ’80s seems to have been an influence on such recent theatrical […]

PR: Mission: Magic! Coming to DVD on May 8, 2007

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
Tune In, Turn On, But Don’t Drop Out! On May 8, 2007, join rocker Rick Springfield as he takes you on a magical mystery tour back to the ’70s. Mission: Magic! is the colorful Saturday morning kids’ show that introduced cuddly Aussie Springfield to an American audience and made him into a teen idol. This […]

Animated Shorts at Superanimecon, Chuck McCann Pt. 4

by Ed Liuon April 17, 2007
Newsarama.com’s Animated Shorts column paid a visit to the Superanimecon last weekend in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Highlights included a panel with the team behind Aqua Teen Hunger Force, where details were revealed for the DVDs of the theatrical movie and volume 5 of the TV series. The column also includes the fourth and final section […]

Amberwood Plan Web Experience For "RollBots"

by Grant Whiteon April 17, 2007
Canada’s Amberwood Entertainment are teaming up with Toronto based interactive producer Xenophile Media to produce interactive websites for new series RollBots, C21Media reports. The series, an action comedy about spherical robots, will air on YTV.

Cartoon Network UK Acquires "Miss BG"

by Grant Whiteon April 17, 2007
Cartoon Network UK has acquired Breakthrough Animation’s Miss BG for their pre-school block Cartoonito, C21Media reports. The show will debut on the network May 24th with 26 half hour episodes.

Comedy Central’s Loomis Becomes Disney’s "Marketeer #1"

by Nobuyuki samaon April 17, 2007
MTV Networks veteran Richard Loomis has joined the Disney Channel’s U.S. operations as senior VP, marketing and creative, according to Daily Variety. Loomis joins the channel as it gears up to launch two high-profile animated series – including next month’s My Friends Tigger & Pooh – and the highly anticipated High School Musical 2. He’ll […]