FUNimation Giving Away "DBZ: Cell Games" DVD Set

FUNimation is holding a Dragon Ball Z Cell Games Giveaway at its website. One winner will receive a complete Dragon Ball Z Cell Games Starter Set including individual DVDs: Ultimatum, A Moment’s Peace, Guardian’s Return, The Games Begin, Surrender, Earth’s Last Hope, Awakening, Sacrifice, and Nightmare’s End. [Source: FUNimation]

ABC Gets New Marketing Head

The Walt Disney Company has promoted Eleo Hensleigh to head of marketing and advertising for the company’s broadcast and cable entertainment outlets, including the ABC Television Network and Disney ABC Cable Networks Group. [Source: Broadcasting & Cable]

Cartoon Network Ratings Report for 12/27 to 1/2

Following its record-setting prime time and kids’ total day performance in 2004, Cartoon Network launched into 2005 with a 41% prime time ratings increase and a 42% delivery jump among kids 6-11, according to Nielsen Media Research. Kids 2-11 and tweens 9-14 delivery and ratings also saw improvement in prime time, thanks primarily to the […]

Kids WB 4th Quarter Ratings Report

Kids WB finished 4th Quarter 2004 as the #1 broadcast network among the Saturday morning competition in Kids 2-11 (2.1/9), Kids 6-11 (2.6/12), Boys 2-11 (2.8/12), Boys 6-11 (3.7/17) and Tweens 9-14 (2.6/14) and outperformed all competition for 4th Quarter in Male Tweens 9-14 (4.1/21). Among Kids 2-11, the network beat the performances of CBS […]

Paul Hazen Joins Alias Board of Directors

Alias today announced that Paul Hazen, Chairman of Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm, has joined the Alias Board of Directors. Hazen, who was Chairman of Wells Fargo & Company from June 1999 to April 2001, and CEO of Wells Fargo from January 1995 to November 1998, will serve as the fifth member of Alias’ […]

Paul Dini Interview at TastesLikeChicken.com

TastesLikeChicken.com has posted an interview with writer Paul Dini, who talks about his career in the animation industry, his current work on the TV show Lost, and his creator-owned work in comics.

Classic Creators Return for New Batman Stories

Comicon.com’s PULSE News reports that Steve Englehart, Marshall Rogers, John Workman, and Terry Austin are on board for Dark Detective, a new bi-weekly Batman comic to debut this spring. Englehart, Rogers, and Workman were instrumental in the revival of Batman after the camp craze of the 60′s, and Englehart has promised the return of Silver […]

Natalie Portman in "V for Vendetta"

Superhero Hype! has learned that Natalie Portman will star in the adaptation of Alan Moore’s classic graphic novel, V for Vendetta. V for Vendetta tells the story of a totalitarian future landscape of Britain. Portman plays a young woman who becomes the unlikely ally of a mysterious revolutionary. The screenplay was done by the Wachowski […]

Greg Pak Talks "Phoenix: Endsong"

Writer Greg Pak (Warlock) has been interviewed by Newsarama.com about X-Men: Phoenix – Endsong, a five-issue mini-series featuring the often-dead-and-resurrected X-Men character. While Pak doesn’t reveal too much information about the mini-series, he confirms that Marvel has him signed to two more projects. X-Men: Phoenix – Endsong #1 hits comic stands today. A four-page preview […]

"Animation Celebration" At LA Museum With Industry Pros

The Museum of Television & Radio in Los Angeles will host an “Animation Celebration” family event Saturday, 1.22.05 from 1-4 PM. The event includes a “varied screening of vintage and current animated programs” and a number of industry professionals will be in attendance as well: Lauren Faust, Story Supervisor, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends Butch […]

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