‘Ultimate Avengers’ DVD Menus Now Online

by on January 15, 2006
The Digital Bits has posted menus for the upcoming Ultimate: Avengers – The Movie direct-to-DVD feature. In other Ultimate Avengers news, Wonder Con will premiere the movie in its entirety on Saturday, February 11.

BAFTA to Hold Children’s Content Debate

by Zeddon January 15, 2006
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) will hold a debate regarding the commercial sector and children’s programs on Wednesday, January 18, at their headquarters in London, C21Media reports. Entitled Consumerism versus Content – Whose Vision is it Anyway?, the event will feature Will Brenton (Tell Tale); Howard Litton (Nickelodeon); Simon Philips (4Kids); […]

"Tripping the Rift – Season 2" Comes to DVD April 4

by Zeddon January 15, 2006
Tripping the Rift – Season 2 is coming to DVD from Anchor Bay on April 4, TVShowsOnDVD reports. The 2-disc set will contain all thirteen episodes of the second season and will retail for $29.95 SRP.

"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 […]