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Fisher-Price Green Lights ‘Little People’

Fisher-Price and its affiliated HIT Entertainment have announced they are in pre-production on a new CG-animated series based on the popular preschool brand Little People. The show, ... Continue Reading →
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Voice Actor and Radio Personality Casey Kasem Dies at 82

Casey Kasem, who became a household name as the host of popular radio countdown shows such as “American Top 40″ and “Casey’s Top 40,” died early on Sunday ... Continue Reading →
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Everything Is Awesome About ‘Lego Movie’ Release

It’s a pretty great week for animation (and related topics) on DVD and Blu-ray. Leading the pack is the playful three-disc set The LEGO Movie: Everything Is Awesome Edition (Warner ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Vets form Monkey’s Uncle Venture

Animation industry vets Eric “Bibo” Bergeron (Shark Tale, Road to El Dorado) and Emmy-nominated writer-director — and Animation Magazine contributing writer — ... Continue Reading →
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Margaret Loesch Stepping Down as Hub CEO

Founding CEO and president of Hub Network Margaret Loesch has announced she will step away from her post at the end of the year. She will be leaving behind the hit shows she helped ... Continue Reading →
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DreamWorks Begins ‘Home’ Invasion with First Trailer

DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox are offering up a glimpse at “the true meaning of Smekday” with the first official trailer for its upcoming CG adaptation Home, ... Continue Reading →
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GKIDS Picks Up Ghibli Doc ‘Kingdom of Dreams’

Studio Ghibli fans in North America will get a chance to see behind the scenes of their favorite animation house as GKIDS has picked up regional rights to the unprecedented documentary ... Continue Reading →
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Nick Greenlights ‘Sanjay and Craig’ Season Three

Nickelodeon has greenlit a third season of its global hit toon Sanjay and Craig with a 20-episode order, per president of content development and production Russell Hicks. The original ... Continue Reading →
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Imira’s ‘Larva’ Finds U.K. Host

Spanish production/distribution house Imira Entertainment has signed a deal with U.K.-based broadcast group CSC Media for seasons on (104 x 2) and two (52 x 4) of CG short format series ... Continue Reading →
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Breaking: ‘Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars’ Gets Premiere Date

Worlds will collide as an all-new action filled special, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars, is set to premiere Saturday, July 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel. The story takes place a ... Continue Reading →