BET is hiring three new executives, one of them to head its new animation unit. AWN has details.
Corus Entertainment Inc. has announced first quarter financial results led by a 14% increase in specialty television advertising revenue and a 10% increase in radio advertising revenue. Consolidated revenues for the first quarter ended November 30 were $195.3 million, up 8% from $180.6 million last year. Consolidated segment profit was $69.8 million, up 12% from […]
Ken Iyadomi has been named President and CEO of Bandai Entertainment, Inc., the company has announced. [Source: Bandai Entertainment]
Two promotions have been announced at Warner Bros. Pictures International. Con Gornell has been named Executive Vice President, European Marketing; and Monique Esclavissat has been named Executive Vice President, European Distribution. Details on these positions and the duties they entail are available at the Time Warner corporate website.
Veteran Warner Bros. executive Craig Hunegs is being promoted to Executive Vice President, Business Management, Warner Bros. Television Group. In the newly created post, Hunegs will serve as the senior business executive in the recently created Warner Bros. Television Group, which has oversight of and a broad mandate to grow all of Warner Bros.’ television […]
The AZN Network is having an “Anime Weekend” this weekend and next weekend with marathons of Patlabor and Record of the Lodoss War. The Patlabor marathons will air January 15 and January 21 from 9:00pm to 11:30pm (PT); the Lodoss War marathons will air January 16 and January 22 from 9:00pm to 11:30pm (PT). More […]
Dexter’s Laboratory will join the Boomerang line-up starting Monday, January 16. Boomerang will kick off the arrival of Dexter’s Laboratory with a 12-hour marathon running from 10:00am to 10:00pm (ET). The half-hour series will then assume its regularly scheduled, daily time-slots of 8:00am and 9:00pm beginning Tuesday, January 17. Additionally, Dexter will serve as Boomerang’s […]
ADV Films has announced the following four titles for release on March 14: * Macross: Under Crimson Skies (Volume 2 of 7) (SRP $29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes seven through eleven, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include an interview with Mari Iijima, an interview with series […]
Disney’s animated comedy series The Emperor’s New School will premiere across four platforms — Disney Channel, Disney Channel on Demand, Toon Disney, and the ABC Television Network’s ABC Kids — beginning Friday, January 20 and going through Monday, January 30. Starring in the series are JP Manoux (Phil of the Future) as Kuzco; Patrick Warburton […]
ADV Films has announced the following releases scheduled for March 7: * UFO Ultramaiden Valkyrie: Bedlam, Bathouse and Beyond (Volume 1 of 3) (SRP $29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes one through four, presented in both English and Japanese with English subtitles. Video extras include “Valkyrie World Notes,” messages from the original Japanese actors, […]