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Monthly Archives: April 2011
The iconic and beloved pop-culture series Jem and the Holograms, which originally aired in the late 1980s, will join The Hub’s schedule weekdays beginning at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, May 31 (with encore performances throughout each day) and at 10 a.m. ET on Saturdays.
Additionally, half-hour animated series Conan: The Adventurer will make its way on to the Hub’s summer schedule.
Bugs is barker for a carnival sideshow. When the high diver, Fearless Freep, doesn’t show up, his biggest fan Yosemite Sam makes Bugs take his place. Classic high diving gags abound as Sam keeps falling to his doom.
It’s taken years for “Instant Karma” to come to Sony Pictures Animation.
The studio has picked up rights to the project, to be a CGI/live-action hybrid movie, from New Line, where it had been located since 2003. Earlier, the comedy fantasy was at Universal, with Imagine producing.
Falling DVD sales and the lack of a new pay-TV offering were reasons that DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. cited Thursday for a 59% drop in first-quarter profit.
Net income declined to $8.79 million (10 cents a share) from $21.7 million (24 cents) the previous year, the Glendale, California-based studio behind the Shrek movies said in a statement.
From the Japanese Lion Force Voltron series. Release date reflects original air date in Japan; US airdates: 1984–1986 in syndication.
Probably the best known alien in the United States, Superman will hold a press conference at the United Nations and denounce his US citizenship. After undertaking a journey to walk — not fly — across the United States in the “Grounded” storyline and reconnect with the country and everyday Americans, Superman appears to be taking another step that could have major implications for his national identity: he will announce that he is going to give up his U.S. citizenship in Action Comiocs # 900.
HBO’s animated special A Child’s Garden of Poetry is set to air tonight on HBO Family at 7:30pm. Contemplative, inspiring, and full of heart, ‘A Child’s Garden of Poetry’ will transport you and your child and plant seeds for a lifelong love of words.
The special includes poems read by award-winning performers Claire Danes, Carrie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Philip Seymour…
Welsh actor Islwyn Morris, best known to many TV viewers for portraying Idris in the 1990 BBC Wales comedy Satellite City, died Tuesday. He was 90.
Morris voiced the title role in “King March: A Story from Wales,” an episode of the Emmy-winning 2000 series Animated Tales of the World.
Donald– the Hockey Champion of Duck Swamp– plays a game of hockey with his nephews.
Groups online are alleging that Disney has added a little “sex” to the Tangled promotion pictures, more subliminal messages to, well, excite children too young to even know what sex is.
Production of the partly animated Cookie Jar Entertainment series Mudpit, set to air on Canada’s Teletoon English and Teletoon French in the fall of 2011, is now underway at downtown Toronto’s CBC Studio 40 with a cast of musically diverse, talented teens.
DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. announced Monday its kung fu kicking slate of marketing, licensing and promotional partners in support of the studio’s upcoming feature film release Kung Fu Panda 2, which comes to theaters May 26.
In its first-ever movie-themed tofu promotion, House Foods America, America’s leading tofu producer, is bringing Kung Fu Panda 2–branded tofu products to supermarkets across the United States, and has kicked off its campaign with a microsite (www.kungfutofu2.com) to promote the benefits of tofu.
A mini-musical, telling in song (through a trio of Chinese girls) the fairy tale of a beautiful nightingale, beloved of the Chinese emperor, who is gladdened by its song. The emperor is moved to play his own song.
Spanish animator Sergio Pablos, an executive producer on last year’s Universal Pictures-Illumination Entertainment feature film Despicable Me, is now an animation supervisor on the 3D movie Metegol (Foosball).
Tom is an acknowledged master pianist primed to give his greatest performance of Liszt’s Second Hungarian Rhapsody. As he prepares and finally settles down, ready to play, Jerry is determined to disrupt Tom’s concert. Jerry pulls on the strings inside the piano, slams the shutter on Tom’s hands, and generally runs amok. Tom fights him with the piano without missing a single note.