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Comcast, GBI Launching Kid Genius Channel

Genius Brands International has partnered with Comcast to launch Kid Genius, a new channel on Xfinity On Demand, with the goal of delivering “Smart TV for Kids” starting fall 2015. ... Continue Reading →
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‘Uncle Grandpa’ and ‘Steven Universe’ Crossover Premieres April 2

Worlds will collide this Thursday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. ET/PT as Cartoon Network premieres the first-ever Uncle Grandpa and Steven Universe crossover episode. In “Say Uncle,” Uncle ... Continue Reading →
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2015 Daytime Emmy Nominations Announced

The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations are in — some 350 of them all together — as well as the individual Achievement in Animation honorees, who will be presented ... Continue Reading →
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Corus Ent. Nabs Nick Content Rights for Canada

Corus Entertainment and Viacom Int’l Media Networks’ Nickelodeon have broadened their partnership with a new long-term agreement granting Corus exclusive rights to all of ... Continue Reading →
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Annecy Begins Unveiling Selection

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival (June 15-20; annecy.org) has revealed part of its official selection, culled from a record-setting 2,600 films from 95 countries. The ... Continue Reading →
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Stoopid Buddy, WWE Go to ‘Camp’

WWE Network will be adding to its premium monthly live pay-per-view events with a new programming lineup, just announced to launch over the remainder of the year. Among the eight new ... Continue Reading →
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Animafest Zagreb Releases Festival Trailer

The 2015 Animafest Zagreb World Festival of Animated Film (June 9-14) has unveiled this edition’s official visuals and trailer — the work of Croatian animator, designer ... Continue Reading →
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PGS Secures Further ‘Iron Man’ Sales

PGS Entertainment has inked a number of global media licensing deals for Iron Man: Armored Adventures (52 x 30). The CG-animated adventure series produced by Method Animation, DG Entertainment ... Continue Reading →
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Acamar and Picturehouse Bringing ‘Bing’ to Big Screen

Indie studio Acamar Films will be bringing its award-winning kids’ TV property Bing to the big screen in partnership with indie cinema operator Picturehouse Cinemas (part of Cineworld ... Continue Reading →
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Nelvana Adapting ‘Very Fairy Princess’ to Series

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana Enterprises is teaming up with mother-daughter team Julie Andrews and Emma Walton Hamilton to develop a new animated girls’ preschool series ... Continue Reading →