IATV and Bandai Entertainment Announce “The Block Fueled By Bandai Entertainment” Weekly Programming ShowcaseJun 23rd 2008
June 23, 2008 (Cypress, CA) – iaTV and Bandai Entertainment Inc. announced today that several Bandai Entertainment Inc. anime series have been acquired for broadcast on iaTV in a new programming showcase called “THE BLOCK fueled by Bandai Entertainment” which will air on Wednesday nights from 8:00 to 11:00p.m. PT, and premiere on August 6, 2008.
The featured series will include My Hime, My Otome, Planetes, Scrapped Princess, Toward the Terra, Ghost Slayers Ayashi, Mars Daybreak, Rocket Girls and the live action series The Great Horror Family and Bloodhound.
“We are excited to be working with iaTV creating this showcase for some of our best anime series,” said Bandai Entertainment Inc. President Ken Iyadomi. “We too, are pleased about working with Bandai Entertainment, Inc. and look forward to doing much more together in the future, as we strive to serve America's appetite for Asian Pop Culture,” said Adam Ware, President IA Media.
More details on THE BLOCK fueled by Bandai Entertainment will be released soon.
For more information visit:
www.iatv.tv or www.bandai-ent.com
About Bandai Entertainment Inc. Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD and programming for television broadcast in North America. Titles include The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Gundam Seed Destiny, My Hime, and many more.
About iaTV® iaTV® is America's premiere 24/7 television network for Asian pop culture. On the cutting edge of urban youth culture, iaTV offers a diverse array of innovative entertainment programming reaching audiences across America's top markets. iaTV (www.iatv.tv), along with the digital properties ialink.tv and iaradio.tv are part of IA Media, the television, radio and digital media division of multimedia company ImaginAsian Entertainment, Inc.