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Reuters reports that the legal dispute between film director Spike Lee and Viacom Inc. was settled yesterday. The media giant will finally be able to rebrand its TNN cable network as Spike TV – “the first network for men.” The change was supposed to take place weeks ago to coincide [...]
Turner Broadcasting’s new anime and action/adventure cable outlet, CNX, is set to undergo a rebranding that will name it after a popular Cartoon Network programming block, according to Digital Spy. In September, the channel will become Toonami. Originally targeted at males 16-34, CNX devoted daytime hours to kids with the [...]
U.K.-based TV and multimedia production company Glasshead Ltd has been commissioned by 4Learning, Channel 4’s education division, to produce a 13×13 animated series titled The Blue Dragon. Aimed at kids 5-7, the series will help youngsters make sense of the world using scientific ideas. Set to air in January 2004, [...]
TBS Superstation is jumping on the animation bandwagon this summer with a special run of the series Futurama and The Family Guy, which both originated on Fox. Beginning Monday, July 7, the two series will air weekdays on the cable outlet at 2:00 p.m. (ET) and 2:30 p.m. (ET), respectively. [...]
Peace, Justice and the American way rule supreme this Fourth of July weekend as Cartoon Network serves up three consecutive hours devoted to Superman, culminating with the first episodes of the new season of Justice League. The fun begins at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) Justice for All Saturday chronicles Superman’s efforts [...]
Spike Lee may be causing problems for The New TNN, but Stan Lee, Pamela Anderson, Kelsey Grammer and John Kricfalusi did wonders for its ratings Thursday night when the cable outlet debuted its new adult animation block known as The Strip. The “first network for men” has been aggressively promoting [...]
Video On Demand and Pay-Per-View programming provider iN DEMAND and the Anime Network have entered into an agreement that will put Anime Network content on iN DEMAND’s suite of 24-hour, linear, High-Definition channels, INHD and INHD2. The Anime Network will provide a weekly program for the channels. Spriggan and You’re [...]
Icelandic digital design and animation company CAOZ Ltd. is in production on the half-hour film Anna and the Moods. The toon has already been selected for presententation at this years Cartoon Forum in Varese, Italy in September and is set for release in December 2004. One day “perfect child’ Anna [...]
Cable outlet Turner Classic Movies (TCM) is airing Ray Harryhausen’s recently completed short The Tortoise and the Hare tonight as part of its weekend-long tribute to the legendary stop-motion animator responsible for some of the greatest special effects films of all time. Tortoise and the Hare was started 50 years [...]
Alison Snowden and David Fine, the Oscar-winning creators of the acclaimed animated series Bob and Margaret, are set to produce their latest prime-time animation series with Vancouver’s Studio B Prods. The 26×22 Simon Stimple is currently in development for Canadian broadcaster TELETOON. Aimed at adults, Simon Stimple is about a [...]