Sony Nabs Int’l DVD Rights to Anchor Bay Catalog

by Maxie Zeuson April 2, 2008
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has picked up international distribution rights to Anchor Bay’s home entertainment catalog, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The deal gives Sony rights to such product as the Hellboy animated movies and Manga Entertainment titles in territories outside the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

"Robot Chicken: Star Wars" Coming to DVD (Updated April 2)

by Dan Collinson April 2, 2008 reports that Warner will release Robot Chicken: Star Wars on May 20th. The special episode will also contain episode commentary (audio & video) as well as deleted scenes, trailers, and behind the scenes footage. The episode features the voices of Mark Hamill (Star Wars, Batman: The Animated Series), Star Wars creator George Lucas, Robot […]

"Boondocks" Season Two Hitting DVD in June

by Maxie Zeuson April 2, 2008
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the second season of The Boondocks to DVD on June 10, Animation Magazine reports. The three-disc set will include thirteen episodes, including two that did not air on Adult Swim. Extras will feature commentary by creator Aaron McGruder and character profiles. It will retail for $49.95.

"Ragnarok" Vol. 3: The Nightmare Ends

by Classic Speedyon April 2, 2008
You know a series is bad when your mind wanders back to scenes from better series while you’re watching it. Ragnarok is just such a series. It couldn’t hold my interest, due to its “been there, done that” feel, its lifeless execution, and its subpar animation. I don’t want to repeat myself, so if you […]

"Tiny Toons" and "Freakazoid" Coming to DVD

by Maxie Zeuson April 2, 2008
Warner Home Video will release Tiny Toon Adventures Season 1, Volume 1 and Freakazoid! Season 1 to DVD later this year, the studio announced today. The Tiny Toons set will include 35 episodes (listed below) on three single-sided and one double-sided DVD, and will retail for $27.60. Freakazoid will include 14 episodes (listed below) on […]

Updated (4/1): "Batman: Gotham Knight" Coming July 8

by Maxie Zeuson April 2, 2008
Warner Home Video will release Batman: Gotham Knight to DVD and Blu-Ray on July 8, the company said today. The title will also be made available on pay-per-view, OnDemand, and for download on the same day. The 75-minute release will feature such villains as Scarecrow, Killer Croc, and Deadshot in six interlocking stories from scripts […]

Nickelodeon Finishes First in Quarter Among Kid Viewers

by Maxie Zeuson April 2, 2008
Nickelodeon finished first among all kid demographics in the first quarter of 2008, the network said today. The network had the top five kid programs and increased its ratings across the board. Among kids 2-11 the network had 1.3 million viewers, beating the Disney Channel’s 923,000 and Cartoon Network’s 566,000. In the 6-11 demographic, Nickelodeon […]

"Scooby" Movies Coming to Teletoon in April

by Maxie Zeuson April 1, 2008
Tom and Jerry and Scooby Doo will headline Teletoon’s movie offerings in April, the network announced today. The network will also rebroadcast Re-Animated and Ben 10: Secret of the Omnitrix during the month. Scooby Doo will star in the month’s Teletoon Presents offerings with four movies: Aloha Scooby-Doo (April 5); Scooby-Doo! In Pirates Ahoy! (April […]

"Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue" Volume 2 Coming in July

by Maxie Zeuson April 1, 2008
Warner Home Video will release Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! Volume 2 to DVD on July 8, the studio said today. The single-disc release will include four episodes (“Smart House,” “Lightning Strikes Twice,” “Don’t Feel the Animals,” and “Mystery of the Missing Mystery Solvers”) and retail for $14.97. [Source: Warner Home Video] [Read the […]

PR: WHV Unleashes Volume Two of Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! on DVD July 8, 2008

by Maxie Zeuson April 1, 2008
Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get a Clue! Volume 2 Showcases Four Action-Packed Episodes from the Hit Kids’ WB TV Series BURBANK, CA (April 1, 2008) – Consumers can expect more high-jinks, thrills and laughs on July 8, 2008 when Warner Home Video (WHV) releases another entertaining volume of the hit animated series Shaggy and Scooby-Doo Get […]