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The following media in this list is from 2001.

Movies

Walt Disney

Theatrical

Home Video

Delayed for a second time from this year was Oliver & Company.

Universal

Home Video

Columbia/TriStar

Home Video

20th Century Fox

The teaser trailer for Ice Age was seen attached to Disney's Atlantis: The Lost Empire.

Home Video

The October 16 DVD release of The Phantom Menace marks the debut of a Star Wars film on DVD.

Warner Bros.

Theatrical

Attached to this film was a teaser trailer for 20th Century Fox's Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.

Home Video

New Line Cinema

Home Video

DreamWorks

Theatrical

Home Video

As of December 31, 2001:
Total movies released in theaters 27
Total movies released on VHS 26
Total movies released on DVD 20

PC Software

Microsoft

Television

ABC

Toy Story was also available in HDTV format for the first time this year.

PBS

Kidsongs last aired in Summer 2001 on PBS. After that, it disappeared from the public for more than a decade.

Broadcast syndication

Because of inflation rates, Jeopardy! complied to this by raising the dollar figures by doubling them in both rounds. As of November 26, 2001, they are now $200–$1,000 in the first round and $400–$2,000 in Double Jeopardy! Despite this, there were at least two games from 2013 to 2016 where all three players ended with $0.

FOX

WB Network

TNT

TBS Superstation

Disney Channel

Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite

Toon Disney

Nick GAS

Home video

Peanuts

Dr. Seuss

Kidsongs

A complete collection video set comprising of all 23 titles was offered for $150 late this year. Thomas & Friends

Pokémon

After the Indigo League season, Viz Video and 4Kids decided to jump straight to releasing Season 3 rather than releasing the Orange Islands on DVD (or, at all, on VHS). The first volume of this season was released on March 27.

Video Games

Mario/Wario

Donkey Kong

Sonic

Kirby

Other

Music

The Disney's Greatest audio collections replaced the Classic Disney: 60 Years of Musical Magic titles.

Books

Harry Potter

Pokémon

Websites

Logos of 2001

Film

Television

Broadcast networks:

Cable networks:

Television companies:

Home video

Video gaming

After 2001, Sega was downgraded to a video game developer, the same rank as Kirby's HAL Laboratory.

Currency of 2001

Denomination Amount in circulation (as of Jan. 1) Amount printed new Amount destroyed Notes
$1-I (2001) ≈7,700,000,000 4,409,600,000 ≈4,300,000,000 In 2001, all $1 bills in circulation remained up to Series 1999.
$2-F (1996) ≈600,000,000 0 N/A

While the amount of Series 1995 $2 bills in circulation continued to increase, most were still Series 1976.

$5-B (2000) ≈1,800,000,000 768,000,000 ≈750,000,000

By May 2001, the Series 1999 $5 bills became more common than older bills in circulation.

$10-L (2001) ≈1,500,000,000 729,600,000 ≈730,000,000

By May 2001, the Series 1999 $10 bills became more common than older bills in circulation.

$20-B (2002) ≈4,900,000,000 544,000,000 ≈450,000,000

By March or April 2001, the Series 1999 $20 bills became more common than older bills in circulation.

$50-L (1999) ≈1,100,000,000 0 0

In 2001, all $50 bills in circulation remained up to Series 1996.

$100-F (2001) ≈3,800,000,000 262,400,000 0

Most Series 1999 $100 bills were released to circulation in early 2001.

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