During a January 20 question and answer session held on the AdultSwim.com forums, Adult Swim Program Director Kim Manning announced that Samurai Champloo and Paranoia Agent have been acquired and will air this summer on Adult Swim Action Saturdays. Adult Swim has also obtained the remaining episodes of Inuyasha. The acquisition will take the long-running […]
The complete April 2005 solicitations for Marvel Comics are now available on the Toon Zone Comics page. Highlights include new storylines in Amazing Spider-Man, Marvel Knights: Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Marvel Team-Up, Exiles and Punisher, plus several mini-series such as Spider-Man: Breakout, Toxin, Power Pack, Hercules, and the Great Lakes Avengers.
Nick Jr.’s one-hour Dora the Explorer special, “Dora’s Pirate Adventure,” hit a milestone this week and became the series’ highest-rated special ever. The special aired Monday, January 17, from 11:00am -12:00pm (ET/PT) and averaged 12.5/1.5 million in the kids 2-5 demographic, up +42% over last year’s like time period. With total viewers, “Dora’s Pirate Adventure” […]
The New York Times covers Disney’s search for a new CEO, focusing on current frontrunner and Disney President Robert Iger (free registration required). Disney representatives have met with the executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles, and while it seems that Iger is being groomed for the position, other names being mentioned currently include Peter Chernin […]
Newsarama.com has spoken to Desperado Publishing’s Joe Pruett about Beyond Avalon, a new quarterly comic by Pruett with art by Goran Sudzuka. Beyond Avalon focuses on Megan, daughter of King Arthur, who must take up Excalibur to search for her missing father. Several preview pages are linked to the article. Beyond Avalon #1 will debut […]