Lunar Jim, Dragon Booster Sold to Avalon Arabia

Avalon Arabia has finalized a deal to distribute in the Middle East the majority of titles from the catalog of Canadian producer-distributor Alliance Atlantis International. The deal ... Continue Reading →

Miyamoto Tops Gamemakers’ Hero Poll

Shigeru Miyamoto, creator of such classic games as Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Star Fox, Pikmin and F-Zero, has topped a survey of game developers’ industry hero. The ... Continue Reading →

Moscow Court Flushes South Park Claim

A court in Russia has dismissed a legal case a religious group brought against broadcaster 2X2 for showing an episode of South Park. The Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith ... Continue Reading →

Target Restructures, MD Jones Moves On

Ian Jones, managing director of production and rights management firm Target Entertainment, is leaving his job in a restructuring of the company. Jones will continue to work the next ... Continue Reading →

Disney Brings Jonas to U.K. in September

U.K. fans of the Jonas Brothers will want to tune in to Disney Channel in September for the British premiere of the musical siblings new series, Jonas. The channel announced the debut ... Continue Reading →

Up Rises in Pixar B.O. Rankings

Up is rising quickly through the ranks of Pixar releases with strong box office results that could turn it into the studio’s second-highest grossing film to date. So far, the ... Continue Reading →

Family Guy, Garfield Laugh It Up on DVD

Get ready, the Griffins are coming home yet again. Family Guy Vol. 7 (Fox, $39.98) comes to DVD this week, featuring 13 episodes from seasons six and seven of the popular animated TV ... Continue Reading →

Academy Sets Miyazaki Screening, Talk

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will host a special screening of Hayao Miyazaki’s Oscar-winning feature Spirited Away and a tribute to the animation master himself. The ... Continue Reading →

The Cleveland Show Premieres Sept. 27

The Seth MacFarlane animation empire will officially expand yet again on Sept. 27, when Fox will air the premiere episode of The Cleveland Show. Spun off from MacFarlane’s flagship ... Continue Reading →

Total Drama Action Powers CN Ratings

The June 11 premiere of Cartoon Network’s Total Drama Action was a smash hit with the kid set, marking double and triple-digit gains in ratings and delivery across all kid demographics. The ... Continue Reading →