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 →

Disney XD Comes to the U.K.

The Walt Disney Co. announced its plans to launch the Disney XD channel in the United Kingdom. Disney XD will replace the current Jetix brand, offering a mix of live-action and animated ... Continue Reading →

DECODE Makes Sales in Central, East Europe

DECODE Enterprises has announced the sale of more than 200 hours of children’s programming in key markets in Central and Eastern Europe. The sales include: ‘ The sale of ... Continue Reading →

NBA’s Yao Voices Magic Aster

NBA star Yao Ming is turning his talents to the microphone, taking a voice role in a Chinese animated feature called The Magic Aster. Yao plays the character of Old Daddy in the film, ... Continue Reading →

Brennan to Succeed England at ILM

Chrissie England is exiting her role as president of Industrial Light and Magic, with plans to hand over the job in February to Lynwen Brennan. Brennan, currently ILM’s executive ... Continue Reading →

Pajama Gladiator Wins Gold Medal at Student Oscars

Pajama Gladiator won the top prize for an animated film at the 2009 Student Academy Awards ceremony, held Saturday evening in Beverly Hills. The film, made by Glenn Harmon of Brigham ... Continue Reading →

Anime Expo Reveals Full 2009 Schedule

Anime Expo has revealed the full programming schedule for its 2009 convention, to be held July 2-5 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The event, the largest anime and manga convention ... Continue Reading →