"Home Movies" DVD Announced for November

by Maxie Zeuson July 28, 2005
Shout! Factory will release Home Movies: Season 3 to DVD on November 11, Animated Bliss reports. It will retail for $34.95.

"Postman Pat" Lands Japanese Gig

by Maxie Zeuson July 28, 2005
Japan’s Disney Channel has picked up the rights to Postman Pat and will begin broadcasting the series in April 2006, World Screen reports.

"His And Her Circumstances": When Shows End Too Soon

by Chad Boninon July 28, 2005
From the people who brought you the existential giant robot show Neon Genesis Evangelion (coming to an Adult Swim near you!) comes a story about love, honor, sacrifice, revenge, and a whole lot of destruction. Qualify the level of destruction to “confined within a Japanese high school,” and that’s a pretty accurate description of His […]

Braves’ Tooner Field Opens July 28

by Maxie Zeuson July 27, 2005
The Atlanta Braves will unveil the Cartoon Network Tooner Field on Thursday, July 28, with a pre-game ceremony featuring Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and Braves chairman and president Terry McGuirk. The Cartoon Network-branded interactive area is located at Turner Field’s East Pavilion off the Grand Entry Plaza. The 6,900 square foot entertainment facility […]

"Flintstones," "Yogi," "Huckleberry" Get DVD Dates

by Maxie Zeuson July 27, 2005
Warner Home Video will release The Huckleberry Hound Show: Volume 1, The Flintstones: The Complete 4th Season, and The Yogi Bear Show: The Complete Series to DVD on November 15, TV Shows on DVD reports. Each will retail for $44.98.

ADV Announces Six Titles for September

by Maxie Zeuson July 27, 2005
ADV Films will release Elfen Lied 3, Samurai Gun 2, Madlax 4, Get Backers 9, Saiyuki Double Barrel Collection 5 and Slayers Movie Box to DVD on September 20, the company said today.   Elfen Lied: Vector 3 will include episodes 8 through 10 in both English 5.1 and Japanese 5.1 with English subtitles.  Video […]

NBC Universal Eyeing DreamWorks

by Maxie Zeuson July 27, 2005
NBC Universal is negotiating to buy DreamWorks SKG, CNN reports, citing The New York Post. A deal would apparently not include DreamWorks Animation.

Sundance Buys "I Am Not an Animal" for Broadcast

by Maxie Zeuson July 27, 2005
Sundance Channel has picked up U.S. television rights to the BBC’s animated series I Am Not an Animal, AWN reports. The series, which follows the adventures of talking animals fending for themselves in the outside world, will premiere on October 5. It will air Wednesday nights at 11:00pm through November 9, with repeats on Thursdays […]

G4 Solicits Short Film Submissions

by Maxie Zeuson July 27, 2005
G4-Videogame TV is inviting submissions for animated shorts running ten minutes and under, AWN reports. The submissions will be for an all-new series debuting this August, and top picks will be licensed for broadcast. Submissions should be submitted in DVD or VHS format to the attention of: “Animation Series” at G4 – videogame tv, 12312 […]

Execs Take Jobs: Zeke K, Dumont, Cocchia, Goleszowski

by Maxie Zeuson July 27, 2005
* Animation writer Zeke K has been named head of development for GigaPiX Studios, DMN Newswire reports. * Olivier Dumont has joined TV-Loonland as chief operating officer, World Screen reports. He joins TV-Loonland from SIP Animation. * Disney Channel Worldwide has named Sean Cocchia vice president of business development, World Screen reports. He will oversee […]