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Headline News Stan Lee's POW!, Disney Release New Motion Comic Series

Press Release from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

BURBANK, Calif., July 21 -- Legendary comic book creator Stan Lee's POW! Entertainment, together with Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, today announced the release of an all new original digital motion comic series, Time Jumper, available exclusively on the iTunes store (www.iTunes.com), beginning July 24, 2009.

Headline News Mike Mitchell Tapped to Direct Once Upon A Time

Press Release from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures

LOS ANGELES, June 19 -- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures has confirmed Mike Mitchell (upcoming SHREK FOREVER AFTER) will direct the live-action adventure-fantasy ONCE UPON A TIME.

ONCE UPON A TIME Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty married their handsome Princes -- the Charming brothers and planned to live happily ever after. But when the Charming brothers go missing, the sister-in-laws must set out to save their husbands and the fairy tale kingdom.

Headline News Aardman's First Venture Into Pre-School Programming Proves a Hit

Press Release from Aardman Rights

Bristol, 17 June 2009. Leading independent distributor Aardman Rights is delighted to announce the hugely successful debut of its preschool property TIMMY TIME on CBeebies.

Headline News Time Warner to Separate from AOL

Time Warner will spin AOL off into an independent company, according to CNN, after merging in January 2001.

In a statement, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes said, "We believe that a separation will be the best outcome for both Time Warner and AOL."

The merger eight years ago was seen as a laudable attempt to merge old and new media, but Time Warner's stock has plummeted around 80 percent in the time since. It owns 95 percent of AOL, and will buy the remaining stake from Google.

Headline News AlphaDogs Does the Time Warp Again

Press Release from AlphaDogs

BURBANK, CA, May 27, 2009 -- "Extreme high-speed filming techniques present certain challenges in post, but we also get to work with really great footage that we would never see otherwise," says editor Herrianne Cayabyab of leading post house AlphaDogs, which is now on its second season of the Discovery Channel series TIME WARP.

Headline News Aardman Secures Timmy Time Licensing Deals

Press Release from Aardman Rights

Bristol, 20 May 2009. Leading independent distributor Aardman Rights has concluded a number of new licensing deals for its brand new preschool series TIMMY TIME, which has made a hugely successful debut on CBeebies in the UK.

In Central and Eastern Europe, Regio is on board as toy partner for TIMMY TIME in Hungary where Minimax has the broadcast rights. Also One 2 Play is managing all rights to the property in ex-Yugoslavia.

Headline News ROKKAN and Time Warner Global Media Group Reveal What's Possible

Press Release from ROKKAN

A new website for Time Warner Global Media Group was designed with an ambitious goal: to demonstrate what the company calls "The Art of the Possible." With that in mind, full-service digital agency ROKKAN, in partnership with Time Warner, created a one-of-kind, 3-D site that's rich with video and interactivity.

Headline News NY Times Hosts Q&A with King of the Hill's Mike Judge

THE NEW YORK TIMES has a brief Q&A with KING OF THE HILL co-creator Mike Judge just prior to the series' finale in May.

"I actually think it’s probably a good time to stop," he said. "Then again, I kind of wanted to stop six or seven years ago, and I felt like it got really good after that. At the same time I would prefer to quit while we’re ahead rather than run it into the ground."

Read more of the story here.

Headline News Peter Gabriel Pulls out of Oscar Telecast

Peter Gabriel has just pulled out of performing at the Academy Awards. His "Down to Earth" from WALL-E is one of three songs nominated for Original Song, along with "Jai Ho" and "O Saya" from SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (Per Nikki Finke's DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD DAILY).

The show's producers, Larry Mark and Bill Condon, have plans to reduce the song segment further this year by putting together a medley of the three songs, reportedly giving each song 90 seconds sung by its original singer.

Headline News Time Warner Posts $16B Loss for 2008

Time Warner reported its financial results for its full year and fourth quarter (ending Dec. 31, 2008) on Wednesday, with an operating loss on the year of $16 billion. That figure reflected a decline of $24.9 billion compared to 2007's operating income of $8.9 billion, due mainly to a $24.2 billion noncash impairment to reduce the carrying value of goodwill and intangible assets.

Headline News Aardman Secures Licensing Deals for Timmy Time

Aardman Rights has secured a number of key new licensing partners for its new preschool property TIMMY TIME. Currently in production, the 52x10 stop-motion animated series has been pre-bought by CBeebies in the U.K. for debut in 2009 and it has been picked up by Disney Channels worldwide, including the U.S.

Headline News Time Warner Cable, Viacom Reach Agreement

Time Warner Cable and Viacom jointly announced January 1 that they have reached an agreement in principle to renew carriage for Viacom's MTV Networks. The companies expect to finalize the details of the agreement over the next several days.

Glenn Britt, President and CEO of Time Warner Cable said in a statement, "We are pleased that our customers will continue to be able to watch the programming they enjoy on MTV Networks. We are sorry they had to endure a day of public disagreement as we worked through this negotiation."

Headline News SpongeBob May go Dark on Time Warner

Via THE ASSOCIATED PRESS:

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS may be getting squeezed off of Time Warner Cable.

Media giant Viacom Inc. said its Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and 16 other channels will go dark for 13 million subscribers at 12:01 a.m. Thursday if a new carriage fee deal with Time Warner Cable is not agreed upon by then.

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