Fox and NBC Plan Big Changes
November 21, 2001
Fox recently dropped its daytime cartoon block, and today Variety reports that the network is considering a number of scenarios for Saturday morning, most of which will spell the end for the four-hour, anime-laden Fox Kids Saturday lineup.
More Retailers Have Something To Say
November 15, 2001
We've continued to receive comments on Marvel's Walmart program from pop culture stores. This is the fourth such series of comments we've published.
On G.I. Joe, Transformers, Harry Potter CCG
October 24, 2001
Hasbro announced its third quarter earnings this week, and the news was better than expected. On sales that were down to $893 million from $1.1 billion a year ago, the company earned $50.6 million, compared to $13.8 million in 2000.
Prime Saturday Morning Slot
October 22, 2001
Mon Colle Knights , short for 'Monster Collection Knights' was already a popular collectible card game when the tremendous success of the Pokemon anime provided the impetus for the production of an anime version of the Mon Colle Knights game.
Mixture of New and Old
October 20, 2001
A mixture of new and old products make up our Top 10 Cool lists for September, 2001, both in the sense of new and retro properties and creative material, and in the sense of products new to the list and those that have previously appeared.
CCG in Q1
October 9, 2001
Yu-Gi-Oh the anime series (and collectible card game) that trumped Pokemon in Japan, had a very successful debut on Saturday, September 29 on the WB Network, winning its time period handily with a rating of 3.6 and an 18 share among boys 6-11.