Hungama TV Turns Focus on Animation

by Zeddon September 28, 2005
Kids channel Hungama TV will focus more on animation shows in the future, agencyfaqs! reports. The network had previously split the difference to around 50 percent animation and 50 percent live action. By November, Hungama plans to launch three new animation shows: Yu-Gi-Oh, Sam and Sam, and Jay Jay the Jet Plane.

Nickelodeon Blackout Coming October 1

by Zeddon September 28, 2005
Nickelodeon has announced the schedule for their previously announced, second annual “Let’s Just Play Worldwide Day of Play,” which includes a three-hour blackout on Nickelodeon on October 3, from 12:00pm – 3:00pm. PR Newswire has full schedule information, as well as additional info on the event.

Nickelodeon Unveils Second of On-Air PSA Series Focusing on Importance of Breakfast

by Zeddon September 28, 2005
Nickelodeon is unveiling the second of its PSA on-air series which focuses on the importance of breakfast. The spot, entitled “It’s Breakfast Time” and animated by Klasky Csupo (Rugrats), is based on research findings that Nickelodeon released this summer and features animated utensils rhyming and singing about breakfast foods as needed sources of energy for […]

Mark Millar’s "Chosen" Coming to the Big Screen

by on September 28, 2005
Comic Book Resources reports that Mark Millar has signed a deal to have his three-issue miniseries Chosen adapted into a movie. Scott Derrickson, who directed The Exorcism of Emily Rose, will direct; Millar will write.

Correct Information for ‘The Batman Strikes!’ Issue #15

by on September 27, 2005
The World’s Finest has posted up the correct solicitation info for The Batman Strikes! #15, as well as the cover art.

Official Websites for Animated DC DVDs Now Online

by James Harveyon September 27, 2005
Despite streeting last week, Warner Home Video finally has websites for The Batman – The Man Who Would Be Bat: Season One, Volume Two, Justice League Unlimited – Joining Forces: Season One, Volume Two, and Teen Titans – Fear Itself: Season Two, Volume One online.

"Aloha, Scooby-Doo!" Comes to Teletoon

by Zeddon September 27, 2005
Aloha, Scooby-Doo! will make its Teletoon premiere on Saturday, October 1, at 5:00pm. It will replay on Sunday, October 30, at 10:00am. [Source: Teletoon]

E.J. Su Talks "Transformers" Comics

by Ed Liuon September 27, 2005
E.J. Su, penciller for the new Transformers comics coming from IDW Publishing, has spoken to’s PULSE News about his latest gig. Several preview pages are included with the article.

Seoul Festival Highlights Australian Animated Shorts

by Zeddon September 27, 2005
As part of the official program of the Indie-Anifest 2005 in Seoul, Korea, the Australian Embassy will support an Australian animation showcase with a series of internationally recognized animated shorts from Australia. Films include Bruce Petty’s Leisure (Academy Award winner for best animated short in 1976); Adam Elliot’s Harvie Krumpet (Academy Award winner for best […]

Entertainment Rights’ Revenues Moving in Right Direction

by Zeddon September 27, 2005
Entertainment Rights, the company behind Postman Pat, He-Man and Little Red Tractor, has seen its revenues leap by 37% in the past six months to £12.4m, C21Media reports. The company says its most significant achievement in the first half of this year has been securing broadcast deals for Postman Pat with Time Warner’s HBO in […]