The original Neon Genesis Evangelion will join the Adult Swim lineup, ADV Films says. The deal is one of several that the company announced last weekend. In addition, Chrono Crusade and Peacemaker will join Showtime, and G4 is set to broadcast Colorful. Launch dates for the series were not announced. [Source: ADV Films]
ADV Films has acquired Shadow Skill and the original Macross series for distribution in North America, the company announced last weekend. ADV plans to work with master licensor Harmony Gold to re-dub Macross in English. The company did not announce a release date for the series. Shadow Skill is a 26-episode series based upon a […]
Javeman: Camp Lazlo is the latest series from Joe Murray, and it follows the antics of Lazlo, Raj and Clam, three kids spending a never-ending summer at Camp Kidney, who drive their scoutmaster, Lumpus, crazy, compete against the girl scouts on the other side of the lake, and that’s it. Though the setting is a […]
BKN International has licensed its Kong — the Animated Series and the animated film Kong — King of Atlantis to Disney ABC Cable Networks Group. The series is scheduled to premiere this fall on the Jetix programming blocks on ABC Family and Toon Disney. In addition, Joy Tashjian Marketing Group has been appointed to expand […]
The 12th Midsummer Awards, celebrating London’s advertising industry, were recently handed out. In the Animation Category, Nexus Prods.’ Smith & Foulkes won the Gold award for its Honda spot, Grrr. The spot also took home the Grand Prix for Most Outstanding Commercial. A complete list of winners is available at www.midsummer.net/awards. [Source: AWN]
A slate of Turner Broadcasting System channels, including Cartoon Network and Boomerang, will be available on Verizon’s Fios TV platform, which launches later this year, World Screen reports. The service aims to offer customers a competitive alternative to cable or satellite via Verizon’s fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband network.