Anime on TV Welcomes Back
the SCI FI Channel
Anime on TV has added the SCI FI channel back into its TV Listings search engine,
in celebration of SCI FI Channel Ani-Monday press releases!
Here are the press releases in case you missed them.
SCI FI Adds Anime Block of Original Late-Night Programming
May 07, 2007
The SCI FI Channel will starting airing Ani-Monday,
a weekly anime programming block, Monday nights from 11:00 pm to 1:00 am
beginning June 11, 2007. Ani-Monday will feature a collection of movies,
series and shorts from Starz Media's anime distribution arm, Manga. This
also marks SCI FI's first foray into original late-night programming.
"SCI FI's Ani-Monday is more than a programming block, it represents a
lifestyle," said Dave Howe, evp/gm, SCI FI Channel. "It speaks to the
young, tech-savvy, videogame playing consumer and it is quickly becoming
a mainstream phenomenon. SCI FI has the unique opportunity to own the
SCI FI's Ani-Monday will feature the exclusive premiere of GHOST IN THE
SHELL: SOLID STATE SOCIETY, as well as films like NINJA SCROLL, BLOOD,
THE LAST VAMPIRE, READ OR DIE and BLACKJACK. It will also be home to
premieres of new genre series, such as TOKKO, NOEIN and classic series
like STREET FIGHTER II V.
SCI FI will promote and populate the block with kinetic, integrated
promos and bumpers that creatively combine clips with a unique play on
words, leveraging an Ani pre-fix, such as Ani-buy, Ani-mobile,
Ani-liscious. These provocative eye-catching executions of branded Ani-Monday
bumpers and teasers are sponsorable, providing advertisers with a fully
customized and integrated experience that is hopefully as engaging and
entertaining as the programming content.
SCI FI.com will host a robust interactive content area where audiences
will be able to navigate their own anime experience, directly
interacting with online and mobile content.
Manga Ent. Ltd. is an entertainment company specializing in the
production, marketing and distribution of Japanese animation for
theatrical, television, Internet, DVD and home video release worldwide.
The Manga film library is marketed and distributed in the U.S. through
Starz Home Ent.. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles with
offices in London and Tokyo. Manga is a division of Starz Media, a
wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Group.
SCI FI Channel is a television network where "what if" is what's on. SCI
FI fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events,
blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming,
as well as a dynamic website (www.scifi.com) and magazine. Launched in
1992, and currently in 89 million homes, SCI FI Channel is a network of
NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment
SCI FI Unveils 'Ani-Monday'
May 08, 2007
SCI FI Channel announced "Ani-Monday," a new weekly programming block featuring anime, Mondays from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET/PT, starting June 11. Ani-Monday will feature a collection of movies, series and shorts from Starz Media's anime distribution arm, Manga, and marks SCI FI's first foray into original late-night programming, the channel said.
SCI FI's Ani-Monday will feature the exclusive premiere of Ghost in the Shell: Solid State Society. Other titles on the horizon include the feature films Ninja Scroll, Blood: The Last Vampire, Read or Die and Blackjack. The anime block will also be home to premieres of new genre series such as Tokko, Noein and classic series such as Street Fighter II V.
Source: Sci Fi Wire