Microsoft Pulls Out of Family Guy Special

Software giant Microsoft has pulled out as the exclusive sponsor of an upcoming Family Guy variety special on Fox, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The special, titled Family Guy Presents: ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Takes White’s Hounds

Comedian Ron White’s animated project Hounds has found a home at Comedy Central. Described in The Hollywood Reporter as a ‘blue-collar Southern neo-gothic comedy,’ ... Continue Reading →

Monsters Floats DreamWorks Profits

An unexpectedly strong performance from Monsters vs. Aliens brightened up the third quarter results for DreamWorks Animation. DVD sales of the film helped the company post a $19.6 million ... Continue Reading →

Astro Boy Sets Opening Record in China

Imagi Studios’ Astro Boy has set a box office record for the biggest opening by a CG-animated movie in China. The film earned 40 million renminbi ‘ the equivalent of US$5.9 ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland CEO Steps Down

Simon Flamank will be leaving his post as CEO of TV-Loonland for the job of COO/CFO of Handmade PLC. ‘The last three and a half years have been both the most rewarding and also ... Continue Reading →

Ice Age, Tinker Bell Cast Cool Home Video Spell

Autumn is definitely working its magic on the home video shelves, delivering this week a double dose of magic and frosty coolness. Leading the pack is the most-recent original animated ... Continue Reading →

Tinker Bell Named U.N. Ambassador of Green

Tinker Bell, the beloved pixie from Walt Disney’s Peter Pan and her own line of animated DVD movies, has received a unique honor for a cartoon be becoming a United Nations Honorary ... Continue Reading →

Life’s a Zoo Wins Animated Gemini

Life’s a Zoo won the Best Animated Series honor at the Gemini Awards, given out for excellence in Canadian television. The stop-motion series, about a group of animals that try ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Shorts Come To ABC Family

ABC Family will broadcast a two-hour presentation of Pixar’s short films as part of its holiday celebration. The block of shorts is set to premiere Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. and again ... Continue Reading →

WB Circles Pitch for Peacock Pic

Warner Bros. is looking to get back into animated features. The studio is in talks to pick up an untitled pitch for an animated feature about a peacock from writers Austin Winsberg ... Continue Reading →