Wednesday, February 8, 2017

COMCAST TO SHUT DOWN ESQUIRE NETWORK, SPIKE TV TO BE REBRANDED AS THE PARAMOUNT CHANNEL






  

The times are a changin....


NBCUniversal will shutter Esquire Network’s linear cable channel and relaunch the brand as a digital-only platform, Variety has learned. The decision to end the cable channel’s operation was spurred by recent negotiations with Charter Communications over a carriage-contract renewal.
Esquire Network was dropped last month from AT&T’s DirecTV and U-Verse services. That move resulted in a loss of 25% of the channel’s subscribers — down from 60 million to 45 million. If Esquire Network were to be dropped by Charter, it would have lost an additional 15 million subscribers, making it no longer viable for Comcast-owned NBCUniversal to continue to operate.
Esquire Network will continue its cable feed through the summer. The channel employs around 50 staffers. Roughly 30 of those employees will likely be downsized, with the remainder kept on to service the brand’s new digital play.
Viacom to rebrand SpikeTV 

Viacom's male-focused cable network, home to Lip Sync Battle, is expected to be rebranded as the Paramount Network, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. A formal announcement will likely come Thursday morning when Viacom unveils its turnaround plan during its quarterly earnings call.

It's tough out there folks.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

VIDEO OF THE 1/100 SCALE VF-1J IN ACTION

Stop-motion animation by Garrett Barati of a transformable 1/100-scale Veritech Fighter from Toynami's Robotech line. Music by Ulpio Minucci. 


        

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

NEW ROBOTECH.COM WEBSITE UNDER CONSTRUCTION!

Via the Robotech Facebook Page. 

Massive explosions mean massive rebuilds. The new #Robotech website is under construction. Stay on high alert!

                                              

More information as it becomes available.

Monday, July 25, 2016

NEW ROBOTECH T-SHIRT'S FROM 80'sTEES.COM!!!

At the San Diego Comic-Con Robotech Panel 80sTees.com announced a new line of apparel.













Saturday, April 9, 2016

PRE-ORDER: Robotech Skull-One Sublimation Costume Hoodie

                 

When this costume hoodie is zipped up, it shows the iconic Skull Squadron skull and crossbones logo. When you pull up the hood of this costume hoodie, which features the space age technology of the Skull-One Mecha, you will instantly feel like you are in Battloid mode. Each sleeve features similar All-Environmental Variable Fighter technology. This costume hoodie includes zippered pockets, so you can keep your valuables safe from the Zentraedi. The back of the hoodie features the Defense Force logo, along with Valkyrie wings and an Augmentative FAST Pack. Skull-One was piloted by the massively popular Robotech character Roy Fokker. You will be just as popular when you are seen wearing this costume hoodie. The adventure will never stop once you put on this Robotech Skull-One Sublimation Costume Hoodie!

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

VIDEO: DIRECTOR JAMES WAN TALKS ABOUT THE LIVE ACTION ROBOTECH MOVIE

During the Wondercon convention IGN interviewed James Wan about the Live Action Robotech Movie.


       

Monday, April 4, 2016

TG GEEKS PODCAST TALKS ABOUT THE ROBOTECH LIVE ACTION FILM

  

The TG Geeks Podcast has gets an answer to a key question about the Robotech Live Action Film!


ANIME FAN FEST IN NEW JERSEY AND CYBER CITY CON IN SAN ANTONIO NOW PART OF THE ROBOTECH CONVENTION TOUR



Two new shows are apart of the 2016 Robotech Convention Tour 

ANIME FAN FEST 


Buy tickets here
New Jersey Anime Fan FEST will showcase the exceptional works of your favorite actors, cosplayers, artists and musicians who rejoice in being Otaku.  
At New Jersey Anime Fan FEST you'll find exhibitors promoting and selling all types of related products, as well as entertaining and educational panels, guest signings and providing a safe zone for you and your whole family. 

CYBER CITY CON

Buy tickets here
From the creative minds of the hugely successful Alamo City Comic Con, Cyber City Con is a celebration of all things robotic, from Transformers to Gundams to Robotech to Jaegers. This unique event takes place May 7-8, 2016 at the Marriott Plaza in San Antonio, Texas. The official kick-off party, Cyber de Mayo, will take place May 5th.
More convention tour stops on the way.