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Nick Basks in Licensing Rewards of Hit Shows

This past week at the Brand Licensing Show in London, Nickelodeon was in the spotlight for its popular L&M programs for its hit animated series, the new CG-animated Teenage Mutant ... Continue Reading →
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Boomerang Brings Back Classic Looney Tunes in Oct.

Fans of the old classic Looney Tunes cartoons have a big reason to celebrate the arrival of October. Boomerang is bringing back the famous Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Elmer Fudd ... Continue Reading →
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New DVDs: ‘South Park,’ ‘Family Guy’ ‘Geronimo Stilton’

The animation DVD elves must be in town this week, because there are plenty of animated releases begging for our collective attention. Don’t they know the new TV fall season has ... Continue Reading →
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Open Road Ready for Live-Action ‘Max Steel’ in 2014

Those familiar with the Max Steel property know that Paramount had plans to produce a live-action version of the popular Mattel toy and animated series before, with Taylor Lautner attached ... Continue Reading →
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Fox Gets ‘Epic’ Results on Home Ent. Charts

Fox Home Entertainment scored the number one spot on both Nielsen’s VideoScan First Alert and Blu-ray Disc charts with Blue Sky Studios’ CG-animated family adventure, Epic. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie Pushed Back Again

Paramount is moving its big Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie from June 6, 2014 to August 8. This Nickelodeon/Platinum Dunes feature is pushed back to make more breathing room for ... Continue Reading →
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Paramount Animation Getting ‘Monster Trucks’ in Gear

There’s some intriguing fresh grist for the Toon Town rumor mill this week: Deadline.com has heard hints that Paramount Animation is close to poaching Blue Sky Studios director/producer/co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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‘Despicable Me 2' Takes the No. 1 Spot for Third Week

The clever Gru and his lovable Minions displayed their lasting appeal once again as Universal/Illumination’s blockbuster pic Despicable Me 2 became the No. 1 movie at the box ... Continue Reading →
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Ironside Hired as Paramount’s VP of Brand Management

Paramount Pictures has tapped Sabrina Ironside to be its Senior VP of brand management, where she will be developing strategies for the new Paramount Animation division. She will report ... Continue Reading →
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‘Monsters U.’ Scares Up Terrific Business at No. 1

Mike and Sulley and the rest of the gang of collegiate scarers of Disney/Pixar’s Monsters University managed to scare up lots of tickets sales at the box office this past weekend. ... Continue Reading →