Toon Disney December 2005 Movies & Specials (Updated 12/3)

by Zeddon December 3, 2005
The following is a list of the movies and specials scheduled to air on Toon Disney during the month of December: Aladdin And The King Of Thieves (1996) Monday, December 5 (5:00 p.m., ET/PT) Tuesday, December 6 (3:00 p.m., ET/PT) All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (1996) Tuesday, December 13 (5:00 p.m., ET/PT) Annabelle’s Wish […]

"Quack Pack," "Goof Troop" Pushed Back

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Disney has pushed back the previously announced release of Quack Pack and Goof Troop to February 21, 2006. Both releases were previously scheduled for release on February 14, 2006. SRP remains the same at $14.99 each.

Two "Peanuts" DVDs Street in March

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Paramount will release Snoopy Come Home and A Boy Named Charlie Brown to DVD on March 28, 2006. The DVDs will retail for $19.99 each. TVShowsOnDVD has cover art.

Sony Wonder to Distribute "Dragon Booster"

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. today announced that Sony Wonder will distribute home video in Canada for Dragon Booster. Sony Wonder will distribute the first four episodes of the series on VHS and DVD on February 7, 2006. Further episodes will be released in June 2006. Dragon Booster currently airs on ABC Family and Toon Disney […]

Ambitious Deals Secured for "LazyTown"

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
German kids channel Junior.TV, a subsidiary of EM.TV, has acquired the exclusive pay-TV rights to Icelandic property LazyTown for German-speaking regions. The series will premiere on January 1, 2006. As part of the deal, EM.TV also secured the free-TV rights from Super RTL for German-speaking Switzerland. LazyTown will broadcast on SF DRS as part of […]

Bob Bacon Appointed EVP of Walt Disney Feature Animation

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Bob Bacon has been appointed to the newly created position of executive vice president of Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA), where he will oversee all areas of production and technology including areas of software development, systems, media, and technical support. He will also be responsible for finance, planning, and accounting functions for the studio’s animated […]

Target Entertainment Signs Licensing Deals for "Fifi"

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
Target Entertainment has notched up several international licensing deals on Chapman Entertainment’s preschool property Fifi and the Flowertots, World Screen reports. More than 50 merchandising deals have been secured for the property. The stop-frame animation series launched in the U.K. in May on Five’s Milkshake! block and on Nick Jr.

Disney Extends Mitchell’s Reign, Elects New Board Members, and Increases Dividend

by Zeddon December 2, 2005
The Walt Disney Company board of directors has unanimously requested that Senator Mitchell remain a director and continue as chairman through December 2006 to facilitate an orderly chairman succession process. Mitchell had planned to retire following Disney’s 2006 annual meeting, but agreed to the board’s request that he stand for re-election at the 2006 annual […]

Comics Previews for December 1: Season of the Witch, Jonah Hex, Marvel Zombies

by Ed Liuon December 2, 2005
Several comics previews are available on-line. AVAILABLE NOW – The complete first issue of Season of the Witch is available at The comic, about a teenaged girl transported to a magic world, is by Jai Nitz and Kevin Sharpe and is published by Image Comics. The same article also contains a five-page preview of […]

Animated DVDs Lead October DVD Sales Charts

by Ed Liuon December 2, 2005
Home Video Research is estimating $1.14 billion in DVD sales in October 2005, up 9.3% from the same period a year before. The rise in DVD sales came about due to the success of two animated DVDs, with Disney’s Cinderella Platinum Edition DVD being the top seller for movies and South Park: The Complete Sixth […]