DVDtoons has the full press release announcing the release of Baby Looney Tunes Volume 1: PlayDay Pals and Baby Looney Tunes Volume 2: Let’s Play Pretend. The DVDs will be available from Warner Home Video on March 7, 2006, and will retail for $14.97 SRP each.
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit is coming to DVD in a full-length animated feature, DVDtoons reports. Artwork is also available at DVDtoons.
Fireman Sam will begin airing in the Nordic region on Kidz Entertainment, C21Media reports. Following a deal with Hit Entertainment, Kidz will put together a team to focus on developing the property across Nordic territories.
German director Michael “Bully” Herbig is planning a 3D animated spoof of German “Heimat” films, rural melodramas popular in the years following World War II, AWN reports, citing The Hollywood Reporter. Entitled Lissi Und Der Wilde Kaiser (Lissi And The Wild Kaiser), the film is particularly parodying the Austrian SISSI trilogy of the 1950s, which […]
Tasmania-based animation firm Blue Rocket Productions is planning a $9 million, 26-part animated series based on the character Pixel Pinkie, AWN reports, citing ABC.net. The series will follow tween Nina as she gets into crazy situation after crazy situation when she discovers that a digital being named Pixel Pinkie lives inside her new mobile phone. […]
PorchLight Entertainment has sold Jay Jay The Jet Plane to Mexico’s Grupo Televisa, where it will air on Channel 5’s Nino kids’ block. Televisa will have the broadcast rights to the original 40 half-hour episodes as well as the recently announced Jay Jay Mysteries, which will star the traditional cast along with new characters. [Source: […]
4Kids Entertainemnt Inc. has finalized a broadcast agreement with the U.K.’s ITV Network for Season 4 of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, AWN reports. Season 4 is expected to launch on ITV early this year. In addition to ITV, 4Kids also recently closed deals for Season 4 of the series with Mediaset (Italy), TF1 (France), Telecinco […]
Maverick Entertainment has acquired intellectual property relating to Bleep and Booster and Bengo the Boxer Pup, two sets of characters that were featured as animatics on the BBC’s kids series Blue Peter in the 1950s and 1960s, C21Media reports. Both properties are currently in development, and Maverick hopes to go into production later this year […]
Disney Online, in partnership with Disney Channel, has launched Playhouse Disney Preschool Time Online, a new broadband subscription product. The service is now available for an annual subscription fee of $49.95. More information is available at www.preschooltime.com, where parents can subscribe to the product or access a free trial. [Source: Business Wire]
Microsoft Corp. and 4Kids Entertainment, Inc. have formed an agreement to develop a unique children’s entertainment property. Under the agreement, 4Kids Entertainment will serve as the licensing agent for a forthcoming children’s entertainment property on a global basis for Microsoft Game Studios. The exclusive representation agreement encompasses all broadcast, home video, music, and merchandise licensing […]