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"Avengers," Fleischer "Superman" Get DVD Dates

by on May 17, 2006
VCI Home Video will release Superman: Ultimate Max Fleischer Cartoon Collection to DVD on June 6 with a retail price of $9.99, Animated Bliss reports. The DVD collects seventeen Man of Steel cartoons produced by Max Fleischer in the early 1940s. Animated Bliss also says that Ultimate Avengers 2 will be released to DVD on […]

CiTV Picks Up "Captain Mack"

by on May 17, 2006
CiTV has commissioned 52 episodes of Captain Mack, a preschool series about a rescue team, from Kickback Media, C21 Media reports.

MoMA Screening Restored Popeye Cartoon

by on May 17, 2006
The Museum of Modern Art in New York will screen a restored print of the Popeye two-reeler “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp” on Sunday, May 21, and Thursday, May 25. More details are available at the MoMA Cartoon Brew. (via Cartoon Brew)

Wallace and Gromit to Appear at Charity Event

by on May 17, 2006
Wallace and Gromit will tour schools on the Isle of Man as part of a “Wrong Trousers” fundraising day, according to the BBC. They will be joined by Yamaha TT racer Guy Martin. (via Animated-News)

Hume Heads to Hit

by on May 17, 2006
Lenora Hume has been named executive VP of production and programming at Hit Entertainment, C21 Media reports. Hume joins Hit from Disney.

CN UK Relaunches Video-On-Demand Service

by on May 16, 2006
Cartoon Network UK will relaunch its video-on-demand service on Homechoice as Cartoon Network Now (CN Now), World Screen reports. The service will provide a variety of Cartoon Network titles, including Dexter’s Laboratory, Cow and Chicken, The Powerpuff Girls, My Gym Partner is a Monkey, and Samurai Jack.

Studio B Retains Digital Entertainment Consultant

by on May 16, 2006
Studio B has retained Catherine Warren, president of FanTrust Entertainment Strategies, as its digital entertainment consultant, World Screen reports. Warren will work to build the studio’s digital relationships and revenues.

Details on "Thugaboo Sneaker Madness" Released

by on May 16, 2006
Warner Bros. will release Thugaboo Sneaker Madness, an animated kids special produced by the Wayans brothers, to DVD on August 29, the studio said today. As previously reported, the special will debut in mid-August on Nickelodeon and features voice work by Kim Wayans, Michael Rapaport, Aries Spears, David Alan Grier, George Gore II, and Charlie […]

Wayans Family Presents: Thugaboo Sneaker Madness

by on May 16, 2006
Wayans Family Presents: Thugaboo Sneaker Madness DVD ¦ Amaray Case Official Pre-Sell Date: May 23, 2006 Studio: Warner Bros. Genre(s): Animation, Children/Family MPAA: NR Synopsis: The Wayans Bros., the first family of comedy, introduces Thugaboo, a kids animated special premiering on Nickelodeon. Join D-Roc, DJ, Soo Young and the rest of the Thugaboo Crew as […]

"Godannar," "Macross" Get July 11 Release Dates

by on May 16, 2006
ADV Films will release four titles to DVD on July 11, including new volumes of Godannar, Macross, Michel, and The Fuccons!, the company said today. Godannar: Deep Penetration, the sixth volume in the series, is an anamorphic release presenting episodes 21-23 in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Video extras include the […]