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Govt Issues Recall of Nick-, Disney-Themed Fishing Poles

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is ordering a recall of a line of fishing poles bearing cartoon character images. The “Zebco” and “Floating Catch ‘Em Kit” poles, which feature pictures of SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star, Sandy Cheeks, Dora the Explorer, Tigger and Rocket Power, are being recalled because their paint contains lead. [Source: PR […]

"Family Guy" Changing TV Economics

Today’s Los Angeles Times (link requires free registration) has an article about Family Guy and the new economics of television entertainment. How will it do in the ratings the second time around? News Corp. executives say it doesn’t matter much. This time, their business model is not built around ratings-driven advertising but relies instead on […]

Nelvana Promotes European Execs

Nelvana has announced a pair of executive changes at its European arm. Emmanuele Petry has been named to oversee the company’s European Development and International Co-production division, and Lynn Chadwick has been promoted to vice president of European sales and distribution. [Source: Corus Entertainment]

"Neon Genesis Evangelion" Platinum Edition Vol. 5 and 6 Make No Sense, But Still Rock

The Evangelions versus the Angels. That’s how the fight has been set up in Neon Genesis Evangelion, and if you’re part of the everyone who’s seen it category, you’d know that. But for those of us just now catching the series, how does the drama and mystery hold up on the first run? The discs […]

"Porco Rosso": That Magnificent Pig in His Flying Machine

One wonders what Hollywood studios would have made of animated leading man Marco. He’s a short, fat, mustached Italian bounty hunter who just happens to be a pig (literally). Comical hijinks ensue, right? Yes, and fart jokes, thank you DreamWorks. But hold on a moment. Marco’s no comedian, and he’s not even all that sociable. […]

Correct 'The Batman Strikes #10' Cover and Solicitation Online

Writer Matthew Manning has provided The World’s Finest with the correct solicitation information and cover art for The Batman Strikes! #10. Story information is as follows: “A psychology field trip gone wrong, three college students find themselves trapped in Arkham Asylum with a rampaging Man-Bat on the loose. When the power goes out, and with […]

New Episode Information for "The Batman"

According to Kids WB, episodes #27 and #28 of The Batman are titled “Plant Seeds” and “No ‘I’ In Team.” These episodes will obviously serve as introductions to both Poison Ivy and Batgirl. For information on episodes #14 – 26 of The Batman, currently airing in Canada, visit Cartoon Network. These episodes are currently unscheduled […]

Kim Possible: So the Drama Premiere Ratings for Disney Channel

The premiere of the Disney Channel Original Movie Disney’s Kim Possible Movie: So the Drama — from Walt Disney Television Animation — on Friday, April 8 (8:00 p.m.), ranked as the #1 basic cable telecast of the day with: · Kids 6-11 (10.4 rating/2.0 million) · Tweens 9-14 (8.9 rating/1.8 million) · Girls 6-11 (13.9 […]

"It's a Big, Big World" Comes to PBS Kids

PBS Kids will air 40 half-hour episodes of It’s a Big, Big World, a new preschool science series from creator and executive producer, Mitchell Kriegman (Bear in the Big Blue House, Clarissa Explains It All). The series is being produced in “Shadowmation,” a patented technique combining puppet animatronics with computer generated animation. It will begin […]

Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Noggin, and The N Pick Up 18 2005 Parents' Choice Awards

Nickelodeon was awarded a total of eighteen Parents’ Choice Awards for programs on Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Noggin, and The N. The prestigious awards recognize the best products and programs for children of all ages, backgrounds, skills, and interests and are given to those that meet and exceed standards set by educators, scientists, performing artists, librarians, […]

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