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"Foodfight!" Voice Cast Announced

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
The voice cast for the CG feature Foodfight! has been announced, AWN reports, citing Variety. Charlie Sheen, Eva Longoria, Wayne Brady, Chris Kattan and Christopher Lloyd will provide the voices for the Threshold Animation Studios and Lions Gate Family Ent. production. Set in a supermarket after hours, the film follows what animated spokespersons do after […]

Nelvana Announces Deals with Discovery Kids

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
Nelvana has announced two new deals with Discovery Kids in the U.S. and Latin America, World Screen reports. Discovery Kids Latin America will acquire additional episodes of the 3-D preschool series The Backyardigans, co-produced by Nickelodeon and Nelvana, for broadcast in 2006. (Note that an earlier version of this article stated that Discovery Kids Latin […]

New Categories for British Animation Awards

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
The 10th British Animation Awards event next year will include three new categories: Best European Feature, New Platforms for Animation, and Best Voice Artiste, C21Media reports. This brings the number of award categories to fifteen.

Corus Announces Q4 & Year End Financial Results, Declares Dividend

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
Corus Entertainment Inc. today announced fourth quarter and year end financial results. Fiscal 2005 consolidated revenues were $683.1 million, up two percent from $666.8 million last year. Net income was $71.1 million, compared with a loss of $23 million a year ago. The company also reported $80 million in cash flow, up 52 percent from […]

Starz Kids & Family Celebrate 'Chicken Little' With 24-Hour Marathon

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
Zach Braff (the voice of Chicken Little) and Starz Kids & Family will celebrate the theatrical release of Walt Disney Pictures’ Chicken Little on November 4. The 24-hour “Starz Kids & Family Animation Celebration” begins on the same day at 6:00am (ET/PT) and features Braff introducing exclusive content from Chicken Little, plus animated features including […]

PBS KIDS Sprout Announces Executive Appointments

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
PBS KIDS Sprout today announced two senior executive appointments: Sandy Wax will join the network as President effective November 2, and Andrew Beecham has joined the network as Senior Vice President of Programming. In addition, Diana Kerekes, Vice President and General Counsel of Content Development for Comcast Corporation, will assume a seat on the PBS […]

"Big Big Friend Day" Comes to PBS KIDS

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
On November 25, PBS KIDS will present a two-hour block of episodes from both Clifford The Big Red Dog and Dragon Tales. The episodes will focus on friendship and respecting others. [Source: PR Newswire]

Ronald Sanders Named President, WHV

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
Ronald Sanders has been named President, Warner Home Video. In his new position, Sanders will assume responsibility for the overall worldwide operation of Warner Home Video, including sales, marketing, distribution, finance, administration, and physical operations. Sanders, who joined WHV in 1991, most recently served as Executive Vice President & General Manager, North America. Upon taking […]

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group Created; Kevin Tsujihara Named President

by Zeddon October 26, 2005
Warner Bros. Entertainment has realigned its businesses involved in the digital delivery of entertainment content to consumers to create the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group. The Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group includes home video, online, wireless, games, and anti-piracy and emerging technologies operations. Kevin Tsujihara has been named President of the new group, reporting directly […]

"Sin City" TV Series In The Works

by La Parkaon October 26, 2005
Citing Variety, Superhero Hype! reports that a television series based on the film Sin City is in the works. The series would follow Robert Rodriguez’s second film, due out in 2006. No network or casting announcements have been made at this time.