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Wilma! I forgot the @#%$&* Line! Did Fred Flintstone really say that? Well, not exactly. But he and many of his fellow Cartoon Network cohorts aren’t always word perfect. So the cabler has put together an hour of CN bloopers, set to debut this Friday, June 6 (7 p.m. ET [...]
He must be thinking he’s “doing the right thing!” Bloomberg reported today that filmmaker Spike Lee has sued Viacom over its decision to rename its TNN cable TV network Spike TV to grab more male eyeballs. Lee said in a lawsuit filed in New York that he was “extremely upset” [...]
While Finding Nemo was the center of attention this past weekend, two small-screen toons also managed to get the limelight from audiences. Nickelodeon unveiled the second season of ChalkZone, the well-conceived series created by Larry Huber and Bill Burnett and executive produced by Fred Seibert. The show centers on the [...]
Los Angeles-based anime and manga house TOKYOPOP has announced the launch of its second Rising Stars of Manga contest (June 1 – September 1, 2003). Like its predecessor, this competition calls for original manga submissions from aspiring U.S. creators, and will award 10 winners $7500 in cash prizes and the [...]
At a time when most art funding is being slashed by the government, it’s a relief to see the Corp. for Public Broadcasting donating its largest single grant for a children’s show to the new PBS animated sitcom The Misadventures of Maya and Miguel. Produced by Scholastic Entertainment, the shop [...]
ABC Television Network’s Saturday morning block, ABC Kids, rolls out its new fall lineup on Saturday, September 20. The schedule will include Disney’s Lilo & Stitch, The Series, a spin-off of last summer’s hit animated feature from Disney. The show will join returning Disney toons like Recess and Kim Possible. [...]
WGBH Boston, PBS, Marc Brown Studios and CINAR Corp. today announced the launch of a new half-hour spin-off television series based on Buster, a popular character from the Emmy-winning-series Arthur. Postcards From Buster, slated to join the PBS KIDS 2004 fall line-up, will employ animation and live-action footage to promote [...]
As MTV Networks continues to expand, major changes in the company’s leadership are underway. Under the new management structure, the roles of longtime leaders Judy McGrath and Herb Scannell will be expanded. McGrath, formerly president of MTV Networks Music Group, becomes MTV Networks Group president responsible for MTV, MTV2, VH1, [...]
The National Lampoon Network, which reaches 3.5 million college students on 420 U.S. campuses, announced that its fall line-up will feature an animated stand-up comedy show and a video game review program. Programming is aimed squarely at the 18 to 24-year-old set and is infused with the irreverent brand of [...]
House Arrest, Comedy Central’s series of 30-second animated interstitials illustrating stand-up comedy gags from top comedians, will be expanded into a regular series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. House Arrest is created by Eric Brown, Tom Sellitti and Jim Serpico, and is produced by Dennis Leary’s and Serpico’s Apostle Pictures. [...]