AWN Headline News

Headline News American Dad Renewed For Seventh Term

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:29am

Emmy-nominated Animation Domination staple AMERICAN DAD has been renewed for a seventh season, bringing the series through the 2012-2013 season, it was announced today by Kevin Reilly, President of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company.

Headline News Disney Junior Delivers Best Preschooler Ratings Ever for Disney Channel

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:19am

In its premiere week, Disney Junior delivered Disney Channel’s best ratings ever in the daypart among Kids 2-5 (474,000/2.8 rating) and Boys 2-5 (262,000/3.0 rating), and posted the second-best weekly ratings ever among Girls 2-5 (212,000/2.6 rating).

Headline News Image Metrics' FACEWARE 3.0 Released

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:15am

Image Metrics Inc. (OTC: IMGX) today announced the availability of FACEWARE 3.0, its revolutionary video performance and artist-driven facial animation software for the videogame, film, visual effects, commercial, and television industries.

Headline News Beagle Talks Last Unicorn on Blu-ray

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 3:06pm

This week marks the debut of The Last Unicorn on Blu-ray from Lionsgate Home Ent. The 1982 animated classic from Rankin/Bass has never looked or sounded better and we took the opportunity to speak with author-screenwriter Peter Beagle.

Bill Desowitz: First of all, have you seen the new Blu-ray? What do you think?

Headline News Justice League Writer/Producer McDuffie Dies

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 12:00pm

Dwayne McDuffie, who wrote for comics and animated superhero series such as JUSTICE LEAGUE, has died, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Headline News Syfy To Air Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 11:47am

Syfy has acquired both seasons (31 episodes) of the acclaimed fan-favorite Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles from Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution, it was announced today by Chris Regina, Vice President, Programming, Syfy, and Tom Cerio, Executive Vice President, Cable Sales, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.

Headline News Mike The Knight Gallops Into France On TF1

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 9:16am

Corus Entertainment Inc.’s Nelvana Enterprises announces that it is finalizing an agreement with broadcaster TF1 in France for the sale of Mike the Knight, the new CGI-animated series for preschoolers currently in production by Nelvana Studio and HIT Entertainment.

Headline News HIT Ent., BBC Worldwide Launch New-Look CG Bob the Builder Mag

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 9:15am

HIT Entertainment, one of the world's leading independent children's entertainment producers and rights-owners, has today announced the launch of a brand new CGI look Bob the Builder magazine, published by BBC Worldwide.

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