Toon Zone Was There: Press Party With The Casts and Crews of Disney TV

by Alex Weitzmanon August 29, 2006
Imagine along with me: you’re driving through West Hollywood north on La Cienega, heading into Restaurants’ Row. You can feel the price range soar above your head. As you get past Melrose, you see the destination of your journey off on the right, with valets literally standing right there to take your car and save […]

The Joker Gets to Kill Batman

by Bird Boyon August 29, 2006
Mark Hamill, widely known as The Joker from Batman: The Animated Series, will voice the role of Tony Zucco in the upcoming season of The Batman. Zucco will be responsible for the death of Dick Grayson’s parents; Grayson will, of course, also grow up to become the famed Boy Wonder, Robin. Kevin Conroy, voice of […]

Genndy Tartakovsky on Animating "Eating Fried Worms"

by Ed Liuon August 28, 2006
Animation World Network has spoken to animator Genndy Tartakovsky about his contribution to the feature film How to Eat Fried Worms. The newly formed Orphanage Animation Studio was tapped to “make the mood funnier.” Approximately three minutes of a five-minute animated segment were used in the final cut of the movie. (via TZ member Daikun)

"Simpsons" to Pioneer New "Blink" Radio Ads

by Ed Liuon August 28, 2006
New, 2-second advertisements are set to debut on radio networks owned by Clear Channel Communications starting September 10 (registration required). The first advertisements are to be for that evening’s season premiere of The Simpsons.

ABC Kids Announces New Fall Line-Up

by Zeddon August 27, 2006
ABC Kids has announced its new fall line-up beginning Saturday, September 9. The new schedule is as follows (times may vary, so please check local listings): 9:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT – The Emperor’s New School 9:30 a.m. ET/8:30 a.m. PT – The Replacements 10:00 a.m. ET/9:00 a.m. PT – That’s So Raven 10:30 a.m. […]

David Levine Promoted at Disney Channel and Jetix

by Zeddon August 27, 2006
David Levine has been promoted to Vice President, Worldwide Programming Strategy and Windowing for Disney Channel and Jetix. In his new role, Levine will oversee all aspects of the worldwide programming strategy group, including facilitating communication between Disney and Jetix channels to coordinate and roll out programming strategies on a global basis. He will report […]

Press Release: ABC Kids New Line-Up To Premiere Saturday, September 9

by Zeddon August 27, 2006
Disney Channel: ABC KIDS NEW LINE-UP TO PREMIERE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK BURBANK, August 23, 2006. . . Disney Channel’s hit series “Hannah Montana” and the animated comedy “The Replacements” will join ABC Kids’ new Saturday morning line-up premiering SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 (9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. ET / 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. PT) […]

Press Release: Disney Channel: David Levine Promoted

by Zeddon August 27, 2006
Disney Channel: DAVID LEVINE PROMOTED TO VICE PRESIDENT, PROGRAMMING STRATEGY AND WINDOWING BURBANK, AUGUST 22, 2006. . . David Levine has been promoted to Vice President, Worldwide Programming Strategy and Windowing for Disney Channel and Jetix, it was announced today by Scott Garner, Senior Vice President, Programming, to whom Levine reports. Since joining Disney in […]

"Papuwa Vol. 1": Get Me Off This Island

by Classic Speedyon August 27, 2006
I’m not quite sure why Papuwa was brought over here. As far as I know, it didn’t have an overwhelming demand from the fansub community, nor was it particularly well-known. While I’m all for more obscure titles being brought over here, as it allows America to catch more than the “mainstream” anime titles, ADV really […]

Geneon Announces New November & December Titles

by Classic Speedyon August 26, 2006
The lone November release for Geneon is the first volume of Ergo Proxy, scheduled for 11/21/2006. It contains four episodes and comes in both regular and limited editions. Moving onto December, Geneon will release the debut volumes of three new series: Disgaea, Fate/Stay Night, and Paradise Kiss. All will be released on 12/19/2006, and all […]