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"Super Mario Bros." Box Set Press Release

by Zeddon January 15, 2006
TVShowsOnDVD has the full press release for the DVD release of The Super Mario Brothers Super Show!. There is also word that all 24 episodes will contain their respective live-action segments.

"Kim Possible" Creators Interviewed

by Zeddon January 15, 2006
Blogging Baby has an interview with Kim Possible creators Mark McCorkle and Robert Schooley.

"American Dad: Volume 1" Coming April 25

by Zeddon January 15, 2006
American Dad: Volume 1 will street on April 25. The 3-disc DVD set will include the first 13 episodes of the series and will retail for $39.98 SRP. TVShowsOnDVD has a track listing as well as artwork.

Nick Picks Up "Yu-Gi-Oh! GX" for International Broadcast

by Zeddon January 15, 2006
4Kids Entertainment has licensed Yu-Gi-Oh! GX to Nickelodeon for broadcast in the U.K., Spain, Australia, and Latin America, World Screen reports.

Shelley Winters Dead at Age 85

by Zeddon January 15, 2006
Academy Award winning actress Shelley Winters has died of heart failure at the age of 85. The New York Times has full details, while Animated-News notes some of her animated works including roles she played in Frosty’s Winter Wonderland and Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July.

Toon Disney Upcoming Movies

by Zeddon January 14, 2006
The following is a list of the upcoming movies airing on Toon Disney this month: Aladdin And The King Of Thieves (1996) Friday, January 27 (5:00 p.m., ET/PT) Saturday, January 28 (11:00 a.m., ET/PT) All Dogs Go To Heaven 2 (1996) Tuesday, January 17 (9:00 a.m., ET/PT) Atlantis: Milo’s Return (2003) Tuesday, January 24 (5:00 […]

Indian Animation, Gaming Industries Set to Boom

by Zeddon January 13, 2006
According to a study by the National Association of Software and Services Companies, huge growth potential exists for the animation and gaming industries in India, with revenues expected to reach $1.25 billion by the year 2009. The report forecasts that the Indian animation industry would reach a turnover of $950 million and that the Indian […]

Animated Series on NASCAR.COM Sends Fan to The Daytona 500

by Zeddon January 13, 2006
SportsBlast, the production company responsible for The Kellys — the award-winning animated series featured on NASCAR.COM — will award one lucky fan with the chance to win a trip for four to the 2006 Daytona 500. The prize package also includes tickets to grandstand events leading up to the race, hospitality passes for the entire […]

Cartoon Network India Acquires Three New Indian Animation Productions

by Zeddon January 13, 2006
Cartoon Network India has acquired three new Indian animation productions — Akbar & Birbal, The Legend of Buddha, and Son of Aladdin. The network is also in talks with at least six to eight local animation production houses for acquisition of content. [Source: Indiantelevision.com]

Animated DVD Updates

by Zeddon January 13, 2006
TVShowsOnDVD has several animated DVD news items, including new info on the latest Thundercats DVD and artwork, Krypto the Superdog, extras included in The Flintstones – The Complete 5th Season, and My Little Pony artwork. There is also news that character-appropriate DVDs will be included with some new Beast Wars toys. Meanwhile, DVDtoons has back […]