Kara Rousseau Joins Disney As VP, Ad Sales Marketing, Disney ABC Kids Networks

Kara Rousseau has joined Disney as vice president, ad sales marketing, Disney ABC Kids Networks. Based in New York, Rousseau will report to Matt Palmer, senior vice president, marketing, Disney Channel, and Tricia Wilber, senior vice president, ad sales and promotion, Disney ABC Cable Networks Group. Disney ABC Kids Networks represents advertising sales and promotions […]

Viz Media Announces Products Available for the Holidays

Viz Media has announced a diverse collection of new products inspired by anime and manga series, all available now: New VIZ Media Manga and Ani-Manga: Beauty Is The Beast, Volume 1 – MSRP: $8.99 Steamboy Ani-Manga, Volume 1 – MSRP: $19.99 Death Note, Volume 1 – MSRP: $7.99 Limited Edition Box Sets: Fullmetal Alchemist Box […]

Teletoon Announces "Nonsense" Programming

Teletoon will air nonsense-filled programming from 9:00am – 9:00pm on Saturday, November 19. On the schedule: Wayside – 9:00am, (r) 4:00pm, and (r) 8:00pm (ET/PT): The comically absurd tales of students on the top floor of Wayside, a quirky grammar school that was accidentally built 30-stories high. Based on best-selling author Louis Sachar’s books for […]

4Kids Announces "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles Against H.A.T.E." on DVD

4Kids Entertainment Home Video, Inc., in association with FUNimation Entertainment, will release Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Volume 3.6: Turtles Against H.A.T.E. on DVD on January 31, 2006. In addition to five episodes, this latest DVD also includes a bonus DVD-ROM game, TMNT Mutant Munchies, with cheat codes for extra levels and powers hidden throughout the […]

Animated "Aeon Flux" Video Game Ships

Majesco Entertainment Company on Tuesday announced that Aeon Flux has shipped for the Xbox and PlayStation 2. Majesco’s Aeon Flux links together Peter Chung’s futuristic animated series, which ran on MTV from 1992-1997, and the upcoming feature film opening nationwide December 2 starring Oscar winner Charlize Theron (“Monster”) as Aeon Flux. [Source: PR Newswire]

Tiger Strikes Distribution Deal With CN & Nick

Hasbro Inc.’s Tiger Electronics on Monday announced distribution deals with Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon to provide content for its new, portable VUGO Multimedia System. The partnership will make certain shows from Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon available on the VUGO player for easy access. Premium programming, music, and photos will also be available. Specific shows to […]

"Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi" Comes to GB Advance

D3Publisher of America, Inc. on Tuesday announced the release of Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi: Kaznapped! for Nintendo’s Game Boy Advance platform. Based on Cartoon Network’s original series, the game retails for $29.99 MSRP. [Source: PR Newswire]

PBS Launches PBS KIDS Next Generation Media

PBS has announced a five-year initiative entitled PBS KIDS Next Generation Media, defining the role PBS will play in the changing digital children’s media landscape. PR Newswire has details.

Shotaro Ishinomori Movies Announced

Ishimori Entertainment Inc., Comic Book Movies, LLC (CBM), ITOCHU Corporation, and Lotus Inc. have agreed to jointly develop motion picture franchises based on the original properties of the late Shotaro Ishinomori. The parties intend to produce theatrical motion pictures for a worldwide audience, with their initial release as early as 2008. Their agreement extends to […]

Boomerang Comes to Middle East

Turner Broadcasting Systems has added classic toon channel Boomerang to the family packages of regional satcaster Orbit Satellite and Radio Network. [Source: Time Warner]

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