Disney to Acquire Marvel Entertainment

Disney is getting ready to buy Marvel Entertainment in a stock and cash transaction for the amount of $4 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Marvel shareholders would receive $30 ... Continue Reading →

Green Hornet’s Flight Delayed Again

Sony has pushed back the release date for Michel Gondry’s adaptation of The Green Hornet to December 17, 2010, according to Variety. The superhero pic, starring Seth Rogen, was ... Continue Reading →

Electric Company to Strip Daily on PBS

Sesame Workshop’s high-energy series The Electric Company will be offered daily on PBS KIDS GO! beginning September 7. Aimed at six- to nine-year-olds, the show reinforces strong ... Continue Reading →

El Tigre, WordWorld Nab Daytime Emmys

Nickelodeon’s fantastic-looking animated show El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera took home four Creative Arts Emmys this past Saturday. Created by husband-and-wife team ... Continue Reading →

Paley’s Art Featured in IAD Poster

Fans of Nina Paley (Sita Sings the Blues) will be happy to know that the brilliant New York-based indie animator has designed the 2009 poster for the 8th Annual International Animation ... Continue Reading →

Porchlight Appreciates Art with Mati and Dada

PorchLight Entertainment will distribute a new animated preschool show titled Art with Mati and Dada at MIPJunior in late September. The 13 x 7 series, which is produced by Achtoons ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s Classic Library Available at MIPCOM

The Jim Henson Company will bring popular titles from its Family Classics and Fantasy library to the MIPCOM market. Since the company’s HIT and Warner Bros. deals have expired, ... Continue Reading →

Strike.TV Grabs Assorted Nuts’ Toon

Strike.TV has picked up The Goob, a popular online animated web series created by indie Swedish studio Assorted Nuts. During the toon’s initial release in Europe by Sony Ericsson, ... Continue Reading →

Plot Thickens for Scooby-Doo Zoinks Points

Are you ready to load up on your favorite Scooby Snacks? Warner Bros. Consumer Products has just launched a new Scooby-Doo Zoinks Reward Points program that allows fans to download ... Continue Reading →

Silverman and Selig to Deliver TAC Keynotes

The Simpsons director David Silverman and The Wonder Pets creator Josh Selig will deliver the keynote speeches at this year’s Television Animation Conference (TAC) in Ottawa.The ... Continue Reading →