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Adult Swim Adds Women to its Young Adult Ratings, Delivery Claims

by on May 16, 2006
* Cartoon Network’s newest action-adventure original series, Ben 10 (Saturday, 10 a.m.), continues to anchor the network’s Saturday morning line-up, earning double-digit delivery and ratings gains compared to the same time period last year among both kids 2-11 (up 28% and 25%, respectively) and kids 6-11 (up 10% and 11%, respectively). Ranking #1 for Total […]

"Pokemon Chronicles" Debuting June 3

by on May 16, 2006
Cartoon Network has acquired twenty-two episodes of Pokémon Chronicles, an all-new series that the network will debut on Saturday, June 3, at 7:00pm. The new show is described as a collection of mini-stories showing what favorite characters are doing when they’re not accompanying Ash on his journeys. [Source: Cartoon Network] [Complete Press Release]

Cartoon Network Acquires "Pokemon" Series for June 3 Premiere

by on May 16, 2006
Pokémon Chronicles Reveals New Characters and Adventures U.S. Debut on Saturday, June 3, at 7 p.m. (ET, PT) on Toonami Never before seen in the U.S., Pokémon Chronicles will bring Pokémon fans the stories of the unsung heroes and villains of the hit animated series. The new series debuts on Saturday, June 3, at 7 […]

"Shadow Star Narutaru" Collection Coming in July

by on May 16, 2006
Central Park Media will release the Shadow Star Narutaru DVD Collection on July 25, the company said today. The four-disc set presents the complete 13-episode series in English and Japanese with English subtitles and will retail for $49.95. Features include storyboards, director’s commentary, art gallery, U.S. voice actor interviews, trailers, and previews. Consumers who purchase […]

Liberty Buys IDT Entertainment

by on May 16, 2006
Liberty Media Corp will buy IDT Entertainment in a complex stock-swap and cash deal, the companies announced today. Under the deal, Liberty will exchange stock it owns in IDT Corp. and $186 million in cash for the IDT Entertainment subsidiary. It will also assume IDT Entertainment’s existing debt. IDT Entertainment is the parent company of […]

Michael Bay Buys Digital Domain

by on May 16, 2006
Visual effects studio Digital Domain will be sold to an investment group that includes director Michael Bay, the Los Angeles Times reports. Wyndcrest Holdings will pay Digital Domain’s current owners $35 million for the company. Bay and Wyndcrest investor John Textor will serve as co-chairman of the company after its acquisition. Bay tells the Hollywood […]

"Bratz" Coming to Big Screen

by on May 16, 2006
MGA Entertainment, Avi Arad Productions, and Crystal Sky Pictures will produce a live-action feature film based on the Bratz franchise of girls’ toys, C21 Media reports. The film is scheduled for a 2007 release.

"Shadow Star Narutaru" DVD Collection Coming in July

by on May 16, 2006
“SHADOW STAR NARUTARU DVD COLLECTION” TO BE RELEASED JULY 25TH Series Only Available In Box Sets And Priced at $49.95 SRP. NEW YORK, NY (May 16, 2006) ? The late July release of the 4-disc Shadow Star Narutaru DVD Collection was announced today by Central Park Media. A world of mystery, suspense and terror unfolds […]

ADV Announces Four DVDs for July 4

by on May 15, 2006
ADV Films will release four titles, including This Ugly Yet Beautiful World and the Gantz Season 2 Box Set, to DVD on July 4, the studio announced today. This Ugly Yet Beautiful World, the first volume in a new anime series from Studio Gainax, will include the first four episodes in both English and Japanese […]

ADV DVD Releases for July 4

by on May 15, 2006
HOUSTON, May 15, 2006 —ADV Films, the number one producer-distributor of anime in North America, is pleased to announce four exciting titles set to hit the streets on July 4, including the launch of This Ugly Yet Beautiful World, the third volume of UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie, and awesome new thin-pack collections of Gantz Season 2 […]