Nickelodeon and Verizon Wireless Launch Nick Mobile on V CAST

by Zeddon May 5, 2005
Nickelodeon and Verizon Wireless today announced the launch of Nick Mobile, a new service bringing Nickelodeon video content to Verizon Wireless’ V CAST wireless phones. Music videos from Nick Jr. shows Dora the Explorer, Blue’s Clues, The Backyardigans, and LazyTown will be the first available content on Nick Mobile, with Nickelodeon television programming scheduled to […]

"Winx Club" Joins Miguzi

by Maxie Zeuson May 5, 2005
Winx Club will join Cartoon Network’s Miguzi bloc of programming beginning Monday, May 16, the network said today. The series, about teenaged fairies and witches, will air weekdays at 5:00pm (ET/PT). Cartoon Network has picked up twenty-six episodes for broadcast.

Frederator Puts "Oh Yeah!" Artwork Pitches Online

by Maxie Zeuson May 5, 2005
Frederator Studios is posting images from some of the submissions it has received for the upcoming season of Oh Yeah! Cartoons. (thanks to Kyle Carrozza )

"What's New Scooby-Doo?" Vol. 6 Coming in August

by Maxie Zeuson May 5, 2005
The sixth volume of What’s New Scooby-Doo? will come to home video on August 9, Warner Home Video has announced. What’s New Scooby-Doo? Vol. 6: Monster Matinee will include four episodes of the series (“A Scooby-Doo Halloween,” “San Franpsycho,” “New Mexico Old Monster,” and “Big Appetite in Little Tokyo”) and the special features “Haunted Hoax” […]

"Pippi Longstockings" Coming to DVD

by Maxie Zeuson May 5, 2005
Warner Home Video will release Pippi Longstockings, an animated adaptation of the books by Astrid Lindgren, to home video on August 2, the company says. The DVD, which features the voice talent of Catherine O’Hara and Dave Thomas, will feature English, French and Spanish subtitles and include the theatrical trailer. It will retail for $9.97. […]

Dynamite Entertainment Confirms "Battlestar Galactica" Comic

by Ed Liuon May 5, 2005
Dynamite Entertainment has confirmed that they have acquired the rights to publish a comic book based on the new Battlestar Galactica TV show currently airing on the SciFi Channel. The series is scheduled for release in Fall 2005.

"Batman: The Animated Series - Volume Three" DVD Website Online

by James Harveyon May 5, 2005
The website for the May 24th release of the Batman: The Animated Series: Volume Three four-disc DVD set is now online. Both the photo gallery and wallpaper sections include images from the early and later episodes of the series. The website also contains video clips, information on the DVD extras, and more. Discuss This News […]

"Samurai Jack: Season Two" DVD Website Online

by James Harveyon May 5, 2005
A website for the May 24th release of the Samurai Jack: Season Two two-disc DVD set is now online. The site includes a rundown of the release, as well as wallpapers, downloadables, videos, and more.

Media Companies Report Higher Earnings

by Maxie Zeuson May 5, 2005
Major media conglomerates are reporting stronger financial performance in the first quarter of 2005. Time Warner, parent company of Warner Bros. Pictures and Cartoon Network, had operating income of $1.8 billion in the first quarter of 2005, up from $1.6 billion in the same quarter a year ago, the company said yesterday. Revenues rose 3% […]

"Biker Mice" Goes Back into Production

by Maxie Zeuson May 5, 2005
A new season of Biker Mice from Mars has gone into production and will debut on the U.K.’s GMTV in the fall of 2006, World Screen reports. Rick Ungar is executive producing. The series has distribution deals in place for most of Asia and Europe; North American rights are currently being negotiated.