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MTV Germany has changed course again regarding the controversial animated show Popetown (see Toon Zone News’ prior coverage here and here). Originally scheduled to run in its entirety starting on May 3, MTV Germany has now decided to air one episode on May 3 to be followed by a televised discussion involving church representatives, a […]
German Catholic groups are protesting the upcoming Popetown animated series to be shown on MTV’s German-language channel beginning on May 3. The series was originally developed for the BBC, which opted not to air the show because it was too controversial (see Toon Zone News’ earlier coverage). MTV has no plans to change its schedule.
MTV Networks International (MTVNI) today announced a major development in its digital media offering, with the launch of a diverse portfolio of brands available on mobile TV in Europe for kids, youth, and adults. In addition to the MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Comedy and Game One brands offered to mobile operators and consumers, MTVNI also announced […]
MTV Networks Indonesia has entered into a new three-year partnership with local terrestrial Global TV for eight-hour programming blocks for both MTV and Nickelodeon. The MTV block will air daily, Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 1:00pm and 11:30pm to 3:00am, and weekends from 10:00am to 3:00pm and 11:30pm to 3:00am. The daily Nick block […]
An article on Sci Fi Wire states that Aeon Flux creator Peter Chung wanted to do an animated movie instead of a live-action one. Chung further said that he was not involved in the making of the live-action version, and is apparently still working on an idea for an animated Flux movie.
The Boston Globe has posted a humorous 16-page guide to Aeon Flux, tracing its evolution from animated shorts on MTV’s Liquid Television to a half-hour show to a live-action movie starring Charlize Theron in the title role. The Complete Aeon Flux was just released on DVD, and the movie opens this Friday, December 2. (UPDATED: […]
MTV Networks has acquired substantially all the assets of GameTrailers LLC, including the Internet site GameTrailers.com. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GameTrailers is a leading producer and aggregator of broadband video content covering the latest in the world of video games. [Source: PR Newswire]
Several video games will be featured on the networks of MTV during the week of November 20, the network’s first “GameØRZ Week.” Details are available on Viacom’s corporate site.
MTV Networks on Tuesday announced that Michael J. Wolf, former managing partner of McKinsey & Company’s Global Media, Entertainment and Information practice, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created senior executive position, Wolf will lead the company’s business and technology operations, including Advertising Sales, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, Business and […]
MTV Networks has named Jason Hirschhorn to the new post of Chief Digital Officer to lead the music-television network’s digital businesses and strategy, the company announced on Thursday. Hirschhorn, who was previously Senior Vice President of digital music and media, will now be responsible for developing MTV’s strategy for growing its brands — including the […]