TVShowsOnDVD points to an interview on Home Media Retailing discussing the tentative release schedule for She-Ra: Princess of Power. BCI reportedly is planning the first release in time for San Diego Comic-Con this July. More details are available at TVShowsOnDVD and Home Media Retailing.
Canada’s Studio B and Teletoon have signed on as partners for Showbiz Boy, C21Media reports. Studio B will be co-producer and animation studio for the series with Snowden Fine. The series is scheduled to be broadcast on Teletoon in the fall of 2007.
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has acquired the exclusive worldwide licensing rights to Animation Collective’s health-oriented, new children’s yoga-inspired series, YoMonkeys. As part of this agreement, 4Kids Entertainment will manage the marketing, promotional and licensing initiatives of this short format television series on a global basis, while also controlling the U.S. broadcast and web rights. YoMonkeys consists […]
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. has announced plans to ring the Opening Bell of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, February 13, 2006, in celebration of the 2006 American International TOY FAIR being held from February 12 – 15 in New York. 4Kids Chairman and CEO Alfred R. Kahn will preside over the ceremony, which takes […]
Veteran feature development executive Julia Pistor has been promoted to the position of Executive Vice President, Nickelodeon Movies. In her new position, Ms. Pistor will oversee the development, production and release of all feature films produced under the Nickelodeon Movies banner, part of the newly formed MTV Networks Kids and Family Group. In addition, Paramount […]
The Wonder Pets! — a new original series starring three courageous classroom pets who sing opera and travel the world — is coming to Nick Jr. The 20-episode, animated series from creator/executive producer Josh Selig of Little Airplane Productions, Inc. will debut with a simulcast on both Nick Jr. and sister network NOGGIN on Friday, […]
Nickelodeon has announced new toy lines based on The Backyardigans, Go, Diego, Go!, and Avatar, The Last Airbender. PR Newswire has details.
Nickelodeon President Cyma Zarghami has announced several key executive promotions to support Nickelodeon’s continued growth as a multiplatform kids and family brand. Tom Ascheim, a 16-year veteran of Nickelodeon, has been promoted to Executive Vice President and General Manager, Nickelodeon Television; Steve Youngwood, formerly Senior Vice President, Entertainment Products for Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products, […]
Finding Nemo: Escape to the Big Blue is now available for Nintendo DS at retail outlets throughout North America. [Source: PR Newswire]
Square Enix and Buena Vista Games have announced the voice cast and release date for Kingdom Hearts II, the action role-playing game exclusively for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system. Kingdom Hearts II will be available on March 28, 2006 for $49.99 SRP. PR Newswire has details on the voice cast.