Family Guy – The Freakin’ Sweet Collection will be available in the UMD-format, playable only on Sony’s PlayStation Portable, on May 9, 2006. The release will retail for $19.98 SRP. [Source: TVShowsOnDVD]
Defenders of the Earth, the 1986 cartoon produced by Marvel Productions and King Features Syndicate, is coming to DVD from BCI Eclipse, TVShowsOnDVD reports. The cartoon features Flash Gordon, Mandrake the Magician, Lothar, and The Phantom as they team up to fight Ming The Merciless. A release date has not yet been announced at this […]
TVShowsOnDVD has additional information on the upcoming release of Venture Bros. Season 1, including specs and details on extras.
TVShowsOnDVD has cover art for the previously announced What’s New Scooby-Doo? – Route Scary-Six DVD, streeting on June 6 for $19.96 SRP.
Avatar: The Last Airbender – Book 1: Water, Volume 3 will be available on May 30, 2006 for $16.95 SRP, TVShowsOnDVD reports. Front cover art is also available.
The Internet cartoon series Secret League Of Legionnaires is being developed into a TV series for Comedy Central, AWN reports, citing The Hollywood Reporter. The project is still in the early stages of development and has not yet been greenlit. The series can currently be found at www.sickanimation.com.
Nominations have been announced for the British Animation Awards which will be presented March 9. Contenders for best animated feature film include Corpse Bride, Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, and Sylvain Chomet’s Belleville Rendez Vous. World Screen has a list of nominations.
BBC Worldwide has licensed Tiger Aspect’s animated series Charlie and Lola to RTM (Malaysia), TV12 (Singapore), TVB (Hong Kong), and EBS (Korea). [Source: C21Media]
The Summit Media Group, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of 4Kids Entertainment, Inc., has named Lee Ravdin as President. Ravdin has over 30 years of experience as a media buyer and planner of kids’ media. He plans to meet with Summit’s clients both at Toy Fair this week and in the coming weeks. [Source: Business […]
Superhero Hype! reports that Hasbro has tapped Activision to make games for the console, handheld, and PC markets based on the 80’s franchise The Transformers. The first game will be tied to the upcoming movie being released on July 4, 2007.