Nick-Branded Electronics Go Global

Nickelodeon and Viacom Consumer Products are for the first time extending their successful consumer electronics line beyond the United States, signing deals with Linmark Group and Sakar ... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Motion Rig, Beatles Kick off E3

Getting back to the glitz and attention-grabbing glamour of past E3s, Microsoft kicked off the video game industry’s annual confab by reuniting the surviving Beatles and announcing ... Continue Reading →

Diplomatic Promotion Shuffles Execs at Wildbrain

Charles Rivkin, CEO of the animation studio Wildbrain, has been tapped by President Obama to be the United States’ ambassador to France. The move has prompted Rivkin to step down ... Continue Reading →

1980s Vintage Jetsons Out on DVD

It’s back to the future this week as The Jetsons, Season 2 Vol. 1 comes to DVD. The new release (Warner Bros., $34.98) features 21 episodes original broadcast in 1984-85 on three ... Continue Reading →

KidMangoTV Block Debuts on MyFamilyTV

KidMangoTV, a syndicated block of Porchlight Entertainment children’s programs, debuts today on ValCom Inc.’s MyFamilyTV network. The four-hour weekday block is expected ... Continue Reading →

Disney Preps More Manny Content, Products

Handy Manny‘s building himself a media empire. Disney Channel is expanding the popular animated series with new programming and a new consumer products line. The character will ... Continue Reading →

New Heathcliff Content in Development

FitzRoy Media and Magic Lantern Entertainment have forged a joint venture to bring Heathcliff, the mischievous feline star of the long-running comic panel, to movies, TV and direct-to-DVD. ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Airs New Atom TV Episodes

Atom TV returns June 15 to Comedy Central with four new late-night episodes of sketches from the online video site. Each episode of Atom TV is compiled from original online videos ... Continue Reading →

Up Rises to top of Box Office

Up surprised no one by climbing to the top spot at the weekend box office. The highly anticipated Pixar-Disney 3-D animated feature took in an impressive $68 million, only slightly ... Continue Reading →

Teaser Gives First Look at Toy Story 3

The teaser trailer has hit for Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story 3, offering the first look at the classic characters since 1999′s Toy Story 2. Reports are few on the film, due for ... Continue Reading →