Tern Television Enters Animation Arena

Tern Television, one of Scotland’s most diverse and creative Indies, has entered the animation arena with several high-profile projects involving such leading talents as Oscar-nominated animator Sylvain Chome and Hollywood writer Brian Ward. Tern’s first projects include a commission for Channel 4 (The KNTV Show), a pilot for the BBC (The Clan), and a £20m […]

BBC One Saturday Morning Kids' Block Moves to BBC Two

BBC One and BBC Two are switching their Saturday morning lineups in January: the children’s programming block on BBC One will move to BBC Two, and BBC Two’s schedule of Breakfast, Weekend 24 and Saturday Kitchen will air on BBC One. The move comes in part by the fact that BBC One’s Saturday morning children’s […]

Animated Band Receives Jim Henson Award

“The Gorillaz” has won The Jim Henson Creativity Honor, as part of the newly established Jim Henson Honors — an annual program that acknowledges organizations, individuals, or products that reflect the core values and philosophy of Jim Henson and the company he founded in 1955. “The Gorillaz,” an animated rock group established by Damon Albarn […]

Comcast Announces Family Tier

Comcast Corporation today announced that it will launch a Family programming package with an average of 35 – 40 channels beginning in early 2006. The new Family Tier will include, among other channels, sixteen family friendly programming networks of primarily G-rated content. Disney Channel, Toon Disney, and Nickelodeon are among the networks that will be […]

Toby Nelson Named Senior Vice President And Treasurer For Post-Separation Viacom

Viacom Inc. today announced that George (Toby) Nelson has been appointed Senior Vice President and Treasurer for new Viacom. In his new position, Nelson will be responsible for domestic and international capital market activities, banking services, foreign exchange, and employee benefit plan asset management for the company. He will report to Michael J. Dolan, Executive […]

Jeff Bewkes Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner Inc.

Jeff Bewkes has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Time Warner Inc. Don Logan, Chairman of Time Warner’s Media & Communications Group, plans to retire at the end of 2005 and become the non-executive Chairman of Time Warner Cable’s board of directors. [Source: Time Warner]

"Otaku Unite!" Comes to DVD in March

The previously announced Otaku Unite! is coming to DVD on March 7, 2006. It will retail for $19.95 SRP. [Source: Central Park Media]

ADV Films Announces February 21 Releases, Including "Gantz" Boxset

ADV Films has announced the following four new titles set to hit store shelves on February 21, 2006: * Gantz Season 1 Box Set (SRP $69.98) is a DVD-only thin-pack release containing all 13 episodes from the first season, presented in anamorphic video with both English 5.1 sound and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. * […]

ADV Films Announces February 14 Releases

ADV Films has announced the following five new titles hitting stores on February 14, 2006: * Maburaho: Divine Intervention (SRP $29.98) is a DVD-only release including episodes 19-21, presented in both English 5.1 and Japanese 2.0 with English subtitles. Extras include “Art of Maburaho,” clean opening animation, clean closing animation, and previews of upcoming ADV […]

Televisa Named Licensing Agent for "Dragon Booster" in Mexico

Alliance Atlantis on Thursday announced that Televisa will act as licensing agent for Dragon Booster in Mexico. In its position as licensing agent, Televisa will oversee the development and domestic launches of all merchandising products, working alongside Alliance Atlantis appointed partners. Dragon Booster launched on Televisa on Wednesday, September 28, 2005, at 7:00pm. The series […]

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