- The production of the 3rd season of Dexter's Laboratory It's beginning.
- July 4 - Cats & Dogs
- November 16 - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (first chapter in the franchise; box office success)
- January - The Big Game XXIX: Bugs Vs. Daffy airs on Cartoon Network
- May 10 - Gilmore Girls season 1 finale airs.
- November 17 - Justice League premieres on Cartoon Network
Home video releases
VHS & DVD Releases
Theme park happenings
- November 16, - Harry Potter, Ronald Weasley, Hermione Granger, Rubeus Hagrid, Vernon Dursley, Petunia Dursley, Dudley Dursley, Draco Malfoy, Vincent Crabbe, Gregory Goyle, Oliver Wood, Severus Snape, Albus Dumbledore, Minerva McGonagall, Quirinus Quirrell, Lord Voldemort, James Potter, Lily Potter,
- December 19, - Frodo Baggins, Gandalf, Aragorn II Elessar, Samwise Gamgee, Peregrin Took, Meriadoc Brandybuck, Gimli, Legoldas Greenleaf, Arwen Undomiel, Sauron, Galadriel, Saruman the White, Elrond, Bilbo Baggins, Gollum Barliman Butterbur, Lurtz, Haldir, Ereinion Gil-galad, Elendil the Tall, Isildur, Albert Dreary,