Rare Walt Disney Letter Up for Auction

A rare 1935 letter Walt Disney wrote on studio letterhead to a man in Minnesota is up for auction and expected to sell for between $3,500 and $5,000. The letter, in which Disney informs ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Does Goode, Circles Sit Down

Cable network Comedy Central has picked up rerun rights to all 13 episodes of Mike Judge’s animated series The Goode Family. The network also is in talks with Fox for the same ... Continue Reading →

Bell TV Adds Francophone Teletoon Retro

Some classic cartoons are brushing up on their French, as Canada’s Teletoon Retro expands its audience as a new offering of the Bell TV systems. The move brings the number of ... Continue Reading →

9 Story’s Almost Naked Animals, Wibbly Pig Land Abroad

Toronto-based studio 9 Story Entertainment has secured broadcast deals with top global broadcasters for its animated series Almost Naked Animals and Wibbly Pig. Almost Naked Animals ... Continue Reading →

Shrek Musical to DVD; No Sequel for Monsters

Shrek: The Musical is closing its Broadway run sooner than expected, but will live on in DVD release, while Monsters vs. Aliens‘ hopes for a theatrical sequel have been quashed ... 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 by becoming a United Nations Honorary ... Continue Reading →

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 →