SpongeBob SquarePants‘ Tom Kenny and Billy Faggerbakke will be among the presenters at the 32nd Annual Annie Awards, AWN reports. Other notables who will present at the awards include Stan Lee, Shrek-producer John H. Williams, Bill Kroyer, Mary Jo Rupp, Sean Marquette, Stephen Root, Candi Milo, Bob Bergen and Jess Harnell. June Foray will present […]
Cartoon Network will premiere “Hanky Panky Hullabaloo,” an all-new Ed, Edd n Eddy Valentine’s Day special, on Friday, February 11, the network said today. In the thirty-minute special, stray arrows shot by Cupid’s minions will turn Double-D and May into lovelorn loons. The special will debut on Friday, February 11, at 7:00pm (ET/PT) with reruns […]
Shockwave.com will produce and distribute a custom online game and animation series based on Mattel’s Hot Wheels: Battle X toy line, the company announced today. Both the game and animation episodes will also be featured on a DVD to be distributed with the toy. The game can be found at the Shockwave website; a downloadable […]
A Beta Research survey says that Anime Network is scoring high interest among cable operators, placing third after NFL Network and College Sports Television among cable operators with more than 25,000 subscribers, Anime Network says. The survey of 151 cable operators was designed to measure provider interest in adding emerging or digital networks in 2005. […]
Marvel Enterprises has awarded Kids Headquarters the rights to produce and market all kids and adult apparel featuring certain Marvel franchise characters, the company said today. It has also awarded Mad Engine the right to produce and market T-shirts and related knit tops based on Marvel characters. The deal is part of Marvel’s continuing drive […]
Institutional Shareholder Services, which last year joined dissident director Roy Disney in opposing the re-election of Michael Eisner to the board of directors of Walt Disney Co., is recommending a favorable vote for all twelve Disney directors, including Eisner, the Los Angeles Times (link requires registration) reports.
Imagine Entertainment will distribute four IDT/Mainframe titles to home video in Australia and New Zealand, according to World Screen News. The titles include Inspector Gadget’s Biggest Caper Ever: The Case of the Giant Flying Lizard, Popeye’s Voyage: The Quest for Pappy and two feature-length ReBoot movies.