USA Today is reporting that The WB television network has officially retired Michigan J. Frog, its longtime mascot, which it had used since its 1995 launch. Network president Garth Ancier cites the move as a step towards shedding the network’s young teen image as it tries to focus on a wider segment of the audience. […]
Every animation fan knows the story of Family Guy by now: it was cancelled, released on DVD, and brought back due to extremely fine sales. It’s hard to deny that the series is hilariously charming, and much of that charm comes from the songs sprinkled throughout its various episodes. In fact, these songs were popular […]
Analysts forecast that U.S. DVD sales will only rise 1% to 2% next year, today’s print edition of The Wall Street Journal reports. That will put severe pressure on Hollywood’s bottom line, the paper continues. But the softening market could bring good news to consumers, the paper notes. Michael Nathanson of Sanford Bernstein predicts that […]
The following is a list of the movies and specials scheduled to air on Toon Disney during the month of August. Please note that schedules are subject to change: The Adventures Of Tom Thumb And Thumbelina (2002) Saturday, August 27 (11:05 a.m., ET/PT) Alice In Wonderland (1951) Tuesday, August 16 (3:05 and 5:05 p.m., ET/PT) […]
The following is a list of the animated movies and specials scheduled to air on Disney Channel during the month of August. Please note that all schedules are subject to change: Disney’s Kim Possible Movie: So The Drama (2005) Thursday, August 18 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) Saturday, August 20 (2:00 p.m., ET/PT) Disney’s Kim Possible Movie: […]
The Ottawa International Animation Festival (OIAF) has chosen 109 submitted films for competition in the 16th edition of the festival, which is scheduled to run from September 21 through the 25 in Ottawa, Ontario, the festival announced yesterday. Short film competitors include Henry Selick’s “MoonGirl”; John Canemaker’s “The Moon and The Son”; Igor Kovalyov’s “Milch”; […]
Yesterday’s announcement of WizardWorld Atlanta, currently scheduled to run from June 30 – July 2, 2006, has triggered a minor firestorm of controversy due to its scheduling on the same weekend as HeroesCon in nearby North Carolina. Numerous comic book professionals have declared that they are boycotting WizardWorld Atlanta to appear at HeroesCon instead.
Update (July 22nd): Added Cover Art, Back Art and Special Features for Justice League Unlimited. Update (July 11th): Updated Cover Art for The Batman and Teen Titans added; back cover for The Batman and Teen Titans added. Special features for The Batman and Teen Titans added. WHV has officially announced three new DC Animated DVDs […]