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PR: "Naked Brothers Band" Rock Nickelodeon in Nov. with New Movie & Animated Special

THE NAKED BROTHERS BAND ROCK NICKELODEON THIS NOVEMBER WITH NEW HOUR-LONG MOVIE AND FIRST-EVER ANIMATED SPECIAL One-Hour Movie “Operation Mojo” Premieres Saturday, Nov. 22, Followed by New Animated Special, “The Supetastic 6″ on Wednesday, Nov. 26 The Brothers Kick Off First National Music Tour, “Nat & Alex Wolff: Fully Clothed & On Tour” on Saturday, […]

Viz Media Announces New February Titles Including "Death Note" Vol. 9

The following Viz DVDs are expected in February 2009: * Death Note vol. 9: 2/24/09 – $24.98/$39.98 (deluxe w/figure) * Naruto vol. 12 Box Set (Uncut): 2/10/09 – $49.98/$69.98 (Special Edition) * Pokemon All-Stars vol. 17 & 18: 2/17/09 – $9.98 each [Source: RightStuf ]

Briefly: Top-Earning Dead Celebrities; Animation in Xinjiang; People Marrying 'Toons

* Peanuts creator Charles Schulz landed at #2 on Forbes magazine’s “Top-Earning Dead Celebrities” list with earnings of $33 million, partially based on DVD sales of the Peanuts animated specials. Dr. Seuss comes in at #6 with $12 million for Horton Hears a Who in both the original and new editions. [Forbes] * Xidan University […]

PR: "You're a Good Sport Charlie Brown" Races to DVD January 27, 2009

REV-UP FOR MOTOCROSS SEASON WITH SNOOPY! YOU’RE A GOOD SPORT, CHARLIE BROWN RACES ON TO DVD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE U.S. JANUARY 27, 2009 FROM WARNER HOME VIDEO The Emmy® Award-Winning Animated Peanuts Classic is Available in a Re-mastered Deluxe Edition with All-New Bonus Material and Updated Packaging New-to-DVD Bonus Episode You’re the […]

"Tinker Bell:" The Girls Will Love It, The Boys May Not Admit It

Some toy commercials are disguised as entertainment, and some entertainment is disguised as a toy commercial. The link between entertainment and merchandise has existed ever since Edgar Rice Burroughs figured out the cross-marketing potential of Tarzan, turning him into the first mass-merchandised fictional character, but that success pales in comparison to the virtual art form […]

"Coraline" News Roundup: Laika's Gamble, Preview Look, Gaiman Comments

Several different media outlets have recently published articles about Coraline, the stop-motion feature film from Laika Entertainment directed by Henry Selick and based on the novella by Neil Gaiman. The Times-Picayune weblog has posted an article dealing with the big gamble that Laika is taking with Coraline, noting that the hard market sell of a […]

Pittsburgh's ToonSeum to Screen "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" on Oct 31

The ToonSeum and the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh will be hosting a special screening of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! on October 31, 2008 at 3:00 PM. Attendees will get free popcorn and free Peanuts comic books courtesy of New Dimension Comics and the ToonSeum, and also be able to participate in special events […]

Briefly: Tinker Bell as BT's Clock; Chowder Contest; SpongeBob Returns to China

* The voice for the BT speaking clock service will be temporarily replaced by Mae Whitman voicing Tinker Bell to promote the Disney direct-to-video movie. [BBC News] * Cartoon Network will run a contest in conjunction with the first DVD release of Chowder, where fans can create a recipie using bizarre ingredients at Home Media […]

PR: Nicktoons Network and Big Tent Entertainment Announce US TV Debut of Domo-kun

NICKTOONS NETWORK AND BIG TENT ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE U.S. TELEVISION DEBUT OF SHORTFORM SERIES STARRING JAPANESE VIRAL SENSATION Domo 26×2 Minute Animated Shorts Feature Domo and Friends New York, NY, October 23, 2008 – Nicktoons Network, the fastest-growing kids’ network, and branded entertainment company Big Tent Entertainment announce the U.S. broadcast debut of the first official […]

Briefly: Argentina's 2nd Annual Animation Fest; Don't Try This at Home, Kids

* Argentina will hold its second annual animation festival from October 27-28, 2008, in an effort to drum up business and funding for co-productions and increased domestic output. [Variety] * Three teenagers were pulled from the sewers of Queens, NY, after getting lost while playing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. [Daily News, via The Beat]

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