Fans of Star Wars were skeptical when the word of an animated series first broke. What they found over the course of six months were twenty action-packed episodes culminating in a tense battle between Anakin Skywalker and Asajj Ventress and in the introduction of General Grievous. This new batch of episodes, five in all, are […]
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. on Wednesday announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2004. For fiscal year 2004, net revenues were $103.3 million versus $102.1 million in 2003. Net income for the year was $12.7 million or $0.89 per diluted share versus $14.8 million or $1.05 per diluted share in 2003. […]
Herb Scannell and Bill Roedy have been appointed to the positions of Vice Chairman, MTV Networks and President, Nickelodeon Networks and Vice Chairman, MTV Networks and President, MTV Networks International, respectively, it was announced on Wednesday. Mr. Scannell, in addition to managing the overall businesses of Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, TV Land, Noggin/The N, and […]
The World’s Finest has learned that episode #16 of The Batman, the third episode of the sophomore season, is entitled “JTV.” The episode will premiere this Sunday on the Canadian channel Teletoon, which currently airs The Batman Mondays and Fridays at 3:30pm and weekends at 10:00am (ET/PT). The Batman will be pre-empted on Saturday for […]
Warner Home Video has scheduled a chat with Home Theatre Forum on March 29, 2005, at 8:00pm (EST). Mike Radiloff, VP Theatrical Catalog Marketing; George Feltenstein, SVP Classic Catalog; and Rosemary Markson, Executive Director Franchise, TV will be in attendance for the event. More information can he found here. Discuss this news on the DVD […]
A report in Publishers Weekly states that ADV has laid off as many as 40 employees, with perhaps 25 coming from the manga side of the company. The company confirmed the layoffs without stating specific figures, and claimed market saturation and more discerning customers leading to new challenges in selling their product.