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Sony Pictures Ent. (SPE) will further expand its international networks portfolio with the January 2004 launch of Animax Asia. Based in Singapore, Animax Asia will be the first 24-hour-a-day network outside of Japan dedicated to popular anime. Launched in Japan in June of 1998 as a partnership between SPE and [...]
Among the projects in development for UPN’s 2004-2005 season is an action superhero series that will blend live-action with anime segments a la Kill Bill, according to Daily Variety. The as-yet-untitled hour-long series springs from the imagination of screenwriter J.F Lawton, who penned Pretty Woman and the Under Siege trilogy [...]
Angela Shapiro, president of ABC Family is expected to step down this week as part of an organizational shakeup, according to The Los Angeles Times. The publication reports that the Disney-owned cable channel, which airs animated and live-action programming, is being incorporated into the ABC Cable network group due to [...]
The Anime Network is taking its "Demand Your Anime" campaign to the 1st Annual Las Vegas Comic-Con, being held Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. The net hopes to get the show’s many anime fans to participate in its direct mail crusade targeting cable carriers across the [...]
A recent installment of NPR’s Fresh Air featured an interview with Matt Groening in which the Simpsons creator noted that the Fox News Network threatened to sue the animated comedy over a parody he and crew refused to cut. Faced with the complications that would arise from suing the Fox [...]
Strange things begin to happen when the Mystery Van rolls into an eerie town to celebrate "100 years of Halloween" with a special performance by legendary rock band KISS. Is the town really haunted by a vengeful ghost? Will Scooby and Shaggy find time to make sandwiches in the midst [...]
A whole week of Halloween specials kicks off on Monday, Oct. 27 as Nickelodeon presents "Shriek Week". The on-air celebration will feature spooky premieres of The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron, Boy Genius, ChalkZone, Dora the Explorer and Max & Ruby, capped off by a day-long marathon on Halloween day. Each [...]
Toronto-based content development and production company Comet Ent. Inc. has opened Vitamin Cartoons Inc., an animation services division providing pre- and post-production work. Utilizing its staff of artists, flash animators and directors, Vitamin offers character, background and prop design; special effects design; stock breakdown planning; storyboards; slugging; X-sheets; color styling; [...]
Animated kids rule Comedy Central’s nighttime lineup as a series of new South Park episodes kicks off tonight, followed by the premiere of the original series Kid Notorious, starring legendary Hollywood player Robert Evens. Starting at 10:00 p.m. (9:00 C) tonight, Comedy Central will air the first of eight all-new [...]
Variety reports that Fox Broadcasting Co. is putting together a deal for Steve Levitan and Clone High writers Phil Lord and Chris Miller to create, write and exec produce a half-hour animated comedy based on popular KFI-AM radio host Phil Hendrie. Hendrie will supply many of the show’s voices, including [...]