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PR: VIZ Media highlights for 2008 Licensing Show in NYC

by Matt Hazudaon June 9, 2008
San Francisco, CA, June 5, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, brings some of the hottest anime properties to the Licensing International Expo, taking place June 10 through June 12 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. […]

PR: Animated Reality Series TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND Premieres June 5 at 9 p.m. on CN

by Matt Hazudaon June 3, 2008
Thursday nights on Cartoon Network will become a lot more dramatic with the new animated reality series Total Drama Island from CAKE distribution. The animated series involves a group of spirited teen characters who sign up to star on a new reality series for a $100,000 prize. Twenty-two teens are sent to Camp Wawanakwa, the […]

Bandai Entertainment Live News from Fanime 2008

by Matt Hazudaon May 23, 2008
Bandai Entertainment is currently holding a panel at Fanime Con 2008. News out of the panel so far follows and will be updated as needed: Code Geass collectors box Aug 5 episodes 1-9. Boxsets will finish by January for season one. Steve Blum to play Ryūdō Yukiatsu in the series Ayakashi Ayashi (Ghost Slayers Ayashi) […]

PR: VIZ Media welcomes Bleach Manga Creator Tite Kubo to San Diego Comic Con 2008

by Matt Hazudaon May 21, 2008
San Francisco, CA, May 21, 2008 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), one of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and comprehensive publishing, animation and licensing companies, has announced that its SHONEN JUMP magazine will welcome prolific manga (graphic novel) creator Tite Kubo for a series of rare in-person appearances beginning on Friday, July 25 at […]

PR: Camp TELETOON Returns with Brand New Episodes of Atomic Betty

by Matt Hazudaon May 15, 2008
Eagerly anticipated, the programming block for the summer, Camp TELETOON, returns to television screens throughout July and August, airing four hours of top TELETOON shows every weekday from 8 am until noon ET/PT. In 2007 Camp TELETOON saw audiences aged six to eleven more than triple when compared to the same time slot in other […]

PR: 4Kids Entertainment Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

by Matt Hazudaon May 12, 2008
4Kids Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: KDE), a global provider of children’s entertainment and merchandise licensing, today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2008. Net revenues in the first quarter of 2008 totaled $15.0 million, compared to $14.9 million in the same period in 2007. Revenue included approximately $2.4 million from the sale of […]

PR: Oh Buoy! Cartoon Network to Premiere The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack

by Matt Hazudaon May 7, 2008
Cartoon Network invites kids to take a trip to the extraordinary sea village of Stormalong Harbor with a kooky, adventure-seeking kid named Flapjack as it premieres the original new animated series The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack on Thursday, June 5, at 8:30 p.m. (ET, PT). The comedy series is centered upon the lives of an […]

First Official Trailer for ‘Wolverine and the X-Men’ Now Online

by Matt Hazudaon May 6, 2008 has made available the trailer for the trailer to the upcoming animated series Wolverine and the X-Men. As we’ve previously reported, the series will be debuting on the Nicktoons Network in 2009.

PR: Launches New Build-Your-Own Ben 10: Alien Force Game

by Matt Hazudaon May 6, 2008
ATLANTA – Cartoon Network New Media today launched Ben 10 Alien Force: Game Creator, a new, free online game that merges the popular animated action franchise with user-generated content, marking the first game of its kind. Beginning today, fans can access the tools and animations they need to build their own action-adventure game featuring the […]

PR: Boomerang to Spotlight Wilma Flintstone for Mother’s Day Marathon, May 11

by Matt Hazudaon April 29, 2008
Throughout time, mothers have been revered for their love, nurture and support…not to mention their hard work. To celebrate Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 11, Boomerang, Cartoon Network’s 24-hour commercial-free sister network, gives birth to a 7-hour tribute to that modern Stone-Age matriarch, Wilma Flintstone. During the WILMA FLINTSTONE MOTHER’S DAY MARATHON, which airs from […]