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Mordecai and Rigby are finally arriving on DVD with the release this week of Regular Show: Slack Pack (Warner Bros., $14.97), collecting 12 episodes of the series from the first and second seasons of its run on Cartoon Network. Meanwhile, Danny Phantom, Season 2, Part 1 (Shout! Factory, $19.93) gives fans [...]
HIT Entertainment reports 10 new TV sales and three licensing agent deals for its CG-animated preschool property Mike the Knight. The series has been sold to Super RTL in Germany, and the broadcaster has also been appointed as the property’s licensing agent in the territory. The other nine deals that [...]
HIT Entertainment has signed Toronto-based Arc Productions (formerly Starz) to animate the new season of its CG-animated preschool hit Thomas & Friends. This deal marks the first global television series the studio will produce, following a series of successful theatrical movies including Gnomeo and Juliet and 9. Airing in over [...]
Nickelodeon is suiting up its latest CG preschool hero as Mike the Knight premieres this Friday, February 3 at 10:30 a.m. The 26 x half-hour adventure series teaches kids about friendship and determination as they join knight-in-training Mike on his missions to protect the kingdom. Following the series launch, new [...]
There’s no week that can’t be brightened up with a DVD release from the Usual Gang of Idiots. Leading this week’s home entertainment releases is MAD: Season 1, Part 2 (Warner Bros., $19.97). This collects the second half of the hit Cartoon Network series based on the famous humor magazine. [...]
Although many U.K. TV animation producers are disheartened about the bleak economic climate and lack of government support, they continue to follow the country’s much-admired tradition of excellence. To the casual observer of the TV animation scene in the U.K., the climate may seem quite healthy. With beautifully produced series [...]
HIT Entertainment’s world-renowned handy man Bob the Builder attracted quite the crowd in London’s O2 Live Quarter as 2,500 fans came to attend Bob’s Big Build—an interactive event featuring the popular character. The event was at full capacity after nearly 16,000 people entered to win free tickets. Arriving at the [...]
New arrivals Mike the Knight, My Big Big Friend and returning shows such as Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Franklin and Friends, Max & Ruby, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!, Team Umizoomi, Thomas & Friends and Angelina Ballerina are part of the new fall [...]
Robots, children’s titles and re-issues dominate this week’s animated home video releases. Up first is Transformers — The Japanese Collection: Headmasters (Shout! Factory, $29.96), offering a unique look into the original animated series that spawned the current box-office king feature film Transformers: Dark of the Moon. And if giant robots in [...]
Fans of Middle Earth can put the final touches on their high-def home video collection. Out this week for the first time on high-definition disc is The Lord Of The Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy – Extended Edition (New Line, $119.98). This 15-disc set features the entire trilogy and is [...]