Konami Gets "Winx Club" Videogame Rights

4Kids Entertainment has licensed the video game rights to Winx Club to Konami Digital Entertainment-America, the companies said today. The first Winx Club video game is expected to be available this fall on the PlayStation2, Nintendo Game Boy Advance, and PC CD-ROM. [Source: Business Wire]

Scooby-Doo Comes to Subway

Subway Kids’ Pak Meals will feature one of five Scooby-Doo toys through June 26, the company said today. Featured toys will include the Scooby-Doo Chute, the Scooby-Doo Spray ‘n Soar, the Scooby-Doo Ski ‘n Splash, the Scooby-Doo Canine Copter, and Mega Bloks Little Farm toy for toddlers under two. [Source: Cartoon Network]

Nicktoons Picks Up "Martin Mystery"

Martin Mystery will join the Nicktoons lineup this July, c21 Media reports. The series, about two mismatched teens and a caveman, is produced by Marathon Animation.

Disney TV Coming to Vietnam

Walt Disney Television will launch Disney Channel and Playhouse Disney Channel in Vietnam later this month, World Screen reports.

Original Silver Age Comic Book Art Stolen

Art collector and dealer Mark F. McDermott is reporting the theft of $45,000 worth of Silver Age comic book art, including original pages by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Curt Swan, and John Buscema. The theft occurred in New York City at W 54th Street and 6th Avenue on the weekend of May 7. McDermott is […]

"Blade Trinity": Third Time's the Curse

There are few challenges in the moviemaking world more daunting than producing quality sequels, and many of Hollywood’s more accomplished artists have been humbled by it. Only the Bond franchise seems relatively immune, perhaps because it adheres so relentlessly to its core formula. Most are not so lucky: the latest installments of the Star Trek, […]

"Ghostbusters" Movie Set To Include "Real Ghostbusters" Eps

Sony will put two episodes of The Real Ghostbusters as extras on its upcoming Ghostbuters movie set, TVShowsOnDVD reports.

Toons Win at Daytime Emmys

Rolie Polie Olie and Peep and the Big Wide World took top honors at the 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on Saturday, the National Television Academy says. The Disney Channel’s Rolie Polie Olie was named Outstanding Special Class Animated Program while TLC’s Peep and the Big Wide World was named Outstanding Children’s Animated Program. The […]

Buena Vista Games Unveils E3 & 'Disney on the Go' Lineups

Buena Vista Games on Monday announced its console and handheld titles to be unveiled at this week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. PR Newswire has a list. The company also announced its portfolio of new games for Nintendo GameBoy Advance and Nintendo DS, based on upcoming feature films and specific Disney Channel properties. […]

New Manga Publisher Launches in October

Go! Media Entertainment has announced Go! Comi, the company’s manga imprint scheduled for launch in October. Go! Comi‘s launch titles will include Cantarella by You Higuri, Her Majesty’s Dog by Mick Takeuchi, Crossroad by Mizuki Shioko, and Tenshi Ja Nai! (I’m No Angel!) by Takako Shigematsu.

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