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Global TV News Bytes

+ International children’s channel KidsCo has acquired CG animated series Sendokai Champions from media agent Nottingham Forest. Co-produced by Kotoc and Spain’s TVE, the ... Continue Reading →
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Home Viewing Gets ‘Epic’ This Week

Home audiences have the chance this week to enjoy the richly animated CG magic of Fox/Blue Sky’s Epic on DVD ($29.98) and Blu-ray sets. Directed by Blue Sky Studios co-founder ... Continue Reading →
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‘Squidbillies’ Offers Behind the Scenes with Lynyrd Skynyrd

Adult Swim fans got a special treat with the season premiere episode of Squidbillies as country rock legends Lynyrd Skynyrd lent their talents to the show’s hilarious theme song. ... Continue Reading →
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So This Is What It’s Like When Worlds Collide!

This summer, Disney offers a special treat for toon heads and comic-book fans as Phineas and Ferb encounter the Marvel Universe. This summer, a little milestone in toon history will ... Continue Reading →
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‘Miffy’ Makes Friends with Netflix

Miffy and Friends, the charming stop-motion animated preschool series based on children’s writer/illustrator Dick Bruna‘s globally popular books, has found a new outlet ... Continue Reading →
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Adult Swim Names Jason DeMarco On-Air VP

Jason DeMarco, previously vice president of marketing and promotions for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, has been promoted to Vice President and Creative Director, On-Air for the mature ... Continue Reading →
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‘Turbo’ App Laps 20 Million Downloads Mark

DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo Racing League app, which puts players in the shells of their own super speedy snail, has been downloaded 20 million times since its launch. The game, ... Continue Reading →
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‘Brickleberry’ Season 2 Premieres Sep. 3

Comedy Central’s dysfunctional animated forest rangers are returning for more outdoorsy antics as the channel debuts season two of Brickleberry on September 3 at 10:30 p.m. Produced ... Continue Reading →
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Atomic Expands with Yeti Farm

Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons has inked a joint venture agreement with Kelowna, BC-based animation studio Yeti Farm Creative. The exclusive three-year deal–worth up to $3 ... Continue Reading →
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Vortexx on The CW Kicks Off New Lineup

Kids’ programming block Vortexx on The CW, an affiliate of Saban Brands, is launching its newest lineup this Saturday, August 17. Among the new shows jumping on board the five-hour ... Continue Reading →