Family Guy Gets New Runners

Variety reports that longtime Family Guy writers Mark Hentemann and Steve Callaghan have signed separate multi-year overall deals with Fox TV to serve as the program’s new co-showrunners. ... Continue Reading →

Rare Mickey Mouse Toy to be Auctioned

If you’re in the market for a rare Tippco Mickey and Minnie toy or love to get your hands on a classic Buck Rogers or Flash Gordon collectible, you should definitely check out ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Makes a Big Splash in the U.K.

The launch of Disney XD in the U.K. was a big success, according to the cabler, which posted high viewing numbers on Monday (August 31). The Bank Holiday launch featured hit family ... Continue Reading →

MarVista Takes Three Toons to Market

Independent Los-Angeles based distributor MarVista Entertainment will be bring three animated projects to MIPCOM. Cloud Trotter (26 x3) centers on four angels who drop down to Earth ... Continue Reading →

Mango to Bear Fruit in Asia, Australia

Philippines-based production studio Top Draw Animation and Australian TV producer Sticky Pictures have formed Mango Distribution, a new company specializing in Asian, Australian and ... Continue Reading →

Imira Takes Thomas & Friends to Disney Channel

Barcelona-based youth programming outfit Imira has closed a deal with Disney Channel Spain for four seasons of HIT Entertainment’s popular pre-school show Thomas & Friends ... Continue Reading →

Xilam Visits The Daltons in Jail

French animation powerhouse Xilam has announced that it will take a new animated series featuring the Dalton brothers (comic book characters created by Morris and Rene Goscinny) to ... Continue Reading →

Ritchie Sinks His Teeth into Lobo Movie

Another day, another big-name director signs up for a comic-book movie. This time around it’s Guy Ritchie (Sherlock Holmes, Snatch) who has been tapped to direct a live-action ... Continue Reading →

Rob Zombie Shares Secrets of El Superbeasto

Fans of adult animation have been looking forward to the release of the new Starz movie The Haunted World of El Superbeasto for some time now. Written and directed by Zombie and Mr. ... Continue Reading →

First Official Smurfs Image Hits the Web

After 51 years in the spotlight, the little blue guys still have that magic touch. This week, fan sites dedicated to Pierre ‘Peyo’ Culliford’s classic comic-book creation, ... Continue Reading →