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New "JLU," "Teen Titans" Eps Score Strong Ratings

The premiere of much-anticipated new episodes drove Teen Titans and Justice League Unlimited to triple-digit gains in the ratings, Cartoon Network said today. Overall, the network saw its prime time and total day ratings for the week jump by impressive amounts. Teen Titans and Justice League Unlimited were the number one basic cable shows in […]

FUNimation Brings "Noddy" to North America

FUNimation Productions has acquired the U.S. broadcast rights to Chorion’s preschool series Noddy, the companies announced today. The series, which is based on a series of best-selling books by Enid Blyton, will make its debut on PBS Kids in July 2005. FUNimation is also the master licensor for Noddy in North America and will feature […]

DIC Launches DIC Kid's Network for Cell Phones

DIC Entertainment and SmartVideo Technologies will launch the DIC Kid’s Network, the world’s first animation channel for cell phones, the companies announced today. Under the deal, DIC will make its library of animated properties available on cell phones and wireless devices using SmartVideo’s technology. [Source: Business Wire]

Brad Globe Joins Warner Consumer Products

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Updated: "Futurama" One-Disc Collection Due in May

Fox will release four Futurama episodes to DVD on the Futurama: Monster Robot Maniac Fun Collection on May 10, according to TVShowsOnDVD (citing Video Business). Details have not been announced. Update: TVShowsOnDVD has the episode list for the new disc: “Hell is Other Robots,” “Anthology of Interest I,” “Roswell That Ends Well,” and “The Sting.”

Nicktoons Picks Up Worldwide Rights to "Kappa Mikey"

Nicktoons has picked up the worldwide broadcast rights to Kappa Mikey, a fish-out-of-water animated action comedy about an American actor who becomes a top star in Japan, the network announced at NATPE today. The deal covers 26 episodes, which will premiere on the channel in 2006. [Source: PR Newswire]

"The Incredibles," "Shrek 2" Get Multiple Oscar Noms

The Incredibles was nominated for four Academy Awards this morning, including Best Animated Feature and Best Original Screenplay. Shrek 2 and The Polar Express also received multiple nominations. In the Animated Feature category, The Incredibles, from Pixar and Disney, will face off against two DreamWorks features, Shark Tale and Shrek 2. Animated films will also […]

New "B:TAS," "S:TAS" Box Sets On Shelves Today

Batman: The Animated Series and Superman: The Animated Series return on two multi-disc sets, both hitting shelves today. Offering more bang for your buck, both sets include a hefty collection of episodes and extensive extras. Batman: The Animated Series – Volume TwoFor more information on these individual DVD releases, click on the links below: -Superman: […]

"The Batman" Finally Worthy of the Cape and Cowl?

It’s amazing what twelve episodes can do for a series. It worked wonders for X-Men: Evolution and now it’s doing the same for The Batman. After an almost embarrassing pilot episode and a season full of mediocre-to-average episodes, the show takes a giant leap forward in quality with the two part season finale. The episodes, […]

Wayans To Produce "Thugaboo" Animated DTV Series

Shawn, Marlon and Keenen Ivory Wayans will produce and lend their writing and acting talents to Thugaboo, an animated straight-to-video series based on source material originated by the Wayans themselves, it was announced today. The storylines for the series will look at “the trials and tribulations of nine very different kids growing up in the […]

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