Month: February 2009

“Superman: The Animated Series” Disney XD Mini-Marathon Slated For Later This Month

The Disney XD network has scheduled a special programming block of Superman: The Animated Series episodes slated to air on Friday, February 20th, 2009. Further information is below.

Friday, February 20th, 2009
11:00am (ET) Superman: The Animated Series “Two’s a Crowd”
11:30am (ET) Superman: The Animated Series “Blast from the Past, Part 1”
12:00pm (ET) Superman: The Animated Series “Blast from the Past, Part 2”
12:30pm (ET) Superman: The Animated Series “The Prometheon”

More special programming blocks of Superman: The Animated Series are slated to air on Disney XD. Superman: The Animated Series regularly airs Sunday – Monday at
2:00am (ET) on Disney XD.

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Press Release For Upcoming “The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season” DVD Title

Press release:

JOIN ZETA ON THE RUN WHEN WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES
THE ZETA PROJECT: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON ON MARCH 17, 2009!

The Multi-Disc Set Includes the Highly Anticipated Conclusion
To The Series Told By Producer Robert Goodman


Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics bring Zeta, the experientially infiltrated robot from Batman Beyond, to DVD in The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season, on March 17, 2009 for $26.99 SRP. The multi-disc compilation is a spin-off from the animated series Batman Beyond and includes bonus episodes from Batman Beyond that feature Zeta and a featurette with producer Robert Goodman.

Zeta, a robot programmed by the U.S. government to fight the country’s enemies using weaponry and a holographic self-projector, evolves to the point where he acquires both emotion and a conscience. As the value of human life became evident, he flees the government, who believes he has been reprogrammed by a foreign power. On the run, Zeta encounters Rosalie “Ro” Rowan, a street orphan who is wanted by the law herself. Join Zeta and Ro in The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season as they set out across America to find both Ro’s parents, and Zeta’s creator who can prove the robot is acting of his own free will.

The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season will be a multi-disc DVD with approximately 260 minutes of twelve 22-minutes episodes including:

-The Accomplice
-His Maker’s Name
-Remote Control
-Change of Heart
-The Next Gen
-West Bound
-Hicksburg
-Shadows
-Crime Waves
-Taffy Time
-Kid Genius
-Ro’s Return

Originally broadcast on Kids’ WB, The Zeta Project was a two season adventure that left fans in suspense with no conclusion ever written for the series. As an exciting extra The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season will feature:

Featurette: Finding Freedom – (15-20 minutes approx) With no conclusion ever written for the series, fans have been left to wonder what happened to Zeta and Ro. In a roundtable discussion, the cast speculates on various theories of where the show would have gone while producer/show runner Robert Goodman and his team give the fans the definitive answers.

Additional Extras:
Bonus Episodes from Batman Beyond that feature Zeta:
-Zeta
-Countdown

“We are thrilled to be extending the Batman franchise with The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “The twelve episodes are filled with high energy and the bonus featurette with Robert Goodman is a real treat for fans that have been waiting in anticipation for an ending.”

DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.

The Zeta Project and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics.

With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.

More information on The Zeta Project can be found at out The Zeta Project subsite here at The World’s Finest. Stay tuned for further updates.

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New Images And Video Clips From Upcoming “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Episode

Cartoon Network has passed along the episode synopsis, video clips, and nearly twenty new images for the upcoming Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Return of the Fearsome Fangs!” To get a closer look at the images, click on the thumbnails below.




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Cartoon Network has also provided three clips from the episode, which are available to view here at our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite. The all-new Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode Return of the Fearsome Fangs!, scheduled to air at 8pm (ET) on Friday, February 20th, 2009, is described as follows.

Batman and a reluctant Bronze Tiger fight to prevent Fox, Vulture and Shark from invading an ancient Chinese temple and stealing the sacred animal totem from within.

Further information on the episode is available at our our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite. Stay tuned for further episode details and exclusive content.

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Retail Poster Artwork For Upcoming “Wonder Woman” Direct-To-Video Animated Feature

For a closer look at the retail poster, click on the thumbnail below.

The above poster should be appearing soon in retail outlets across North America.

Check out the Wonder Woman subsite here at The World’s Finest for further coverage and information on the upcoming Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated feature. The direct-to-video Wonder Woman animated feature hits DVD, Blu-ray, and OnDemand on March 3rd, 2009.

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Disney XD Schedules “Batman: The Animated Series” Mini-Marathons For Later This Month

The Disney XD network has scheduled the following special programming blocks of Batman: The Animated Series slated to air on Thursday, February 19th, 2009 and Tuesday, February 24th, 2009. Further information is below.

Thursday, February 19th, 2009
1:00pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “The Cat and The Claw, Part 1”
Thursday, February 19th, 2009
1:30pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “The Cat and The Claw, Part 2”
Thursday, February 19th, 2009
2:00pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “Feat of Clay, Part 1”
Thursday, February 19th, 2009
2:30pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “Feat of Clay, Part 2”

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
1:00pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “Joker’s Favor”
Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
1:30pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “Vendetta”
Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
2:00pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “Fear of Victory”
Tuesday, February 24th, 2009
2:30pm (ET) Batman: The Animated Series “The Clock King”

More special programming blocks of Batman: The Animated Series are slated to air on Disney XD. Batman: The Animated Series will regularly air Sunday – Monday at 2:30am (ET) on Disney XD when the revamped network launches on February 13rd, 2009.

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