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Fox TV’s new animation lineup sees the awkward teens of Napoleon Dynamite get a toon makeover, and Jonah Hill as a sophisticated schoolboy in Allen Gregory. In the next few months, Fox TV audiences will be treated to two new kids on the channel’s animation block: Napoleon Dynamite and Allen [...]
The cabler toons up its schedule with new episodes of Mike Judge’s beloved Beavis and Butt-Head and the premiere of the surfer show Good Vibes. Animation fans are going to want their MTV again this fall, when the music network gets back into the cartoon game in a big way [...]
Little Airplane’s founder and president talks about his two new preschool series Small Potatoes and 3rd & Bird, which will both premiere on Disney Channel ‘s Junior block this month. It’s been five years since Josh Selig’s innovative, award-winning show The Wonder Pets! changed the TV preschool scene with its [...]
Breakthrough’s new animated series Crash Canyon puts a clever spin on the dysfunctional family sitcom scenario. Just when you thought you’d seen every possible variation on the animated family sitcom, a new show comes along that manages to shake things up and deliver laughs along the way. Breakthrough’s new series [...]
Guru Studio and Disney have announced a new deal for Guru’s 26 x 11 preschool series Justin Time, which will see the show licensed to Disney Junior channels in Australia, New Zealand, Germany and Italy. Justin Time launched on the new Australia and New Zealand channels this June, with Italy [...]
Leading rights management company Target Entertainment has nabbed global distribution rights to Monster Animation’s groundbreaking 2D preschool toon Punky, with plans to launch the property at MIPCOM Junior this October. Created by Lindsay J. Sedgwick and produced by Monster’s Gerard O’Rourke, the 20 x 7 series is the first cartoon [...]
New Toronto-based content production outfit Wizard Hat Productions is developing a new animated series based on Kirk Scroggs’ popular Wiley & Grampa’s Creature Features books. The 11-minute episodes will target boys aged 6 to 11 and will be featuring all kinds of monsters, including werewolves, prehistoric predators, mutated giant fish [...]
Russian multi-platform studio Riki Group has named American animation veteran Michael Mennies as its new director of international development and production. Based at the newly established U.S. offices in Philadelphia, Pa., Mennies is responsible for the trans-media development of Riki’s rich library of IP’s and sourcing new concepts from in-house [...]
It makes sense that an animated movie set in Venice would get a special prize at the Venice Film Festival, right? As it turns out, Gruppo Alcuni’s Pet Pals: Marco Polo’s Code was awarded the special Kineo Prize Diamanti al Cinema honor on Sunday (Sept. 4). The 3-D CG-animated spin-off [...]
The sixth season finale of Futurama has been generating a lot of interest among animation fans all over. The episode, which premieres this Thursday at 10 p.m. is titled “Reincarnation” and re-imagines the cast in three different animation styles. Similar in vein to the “Anthology of Interest” shows, the episode [...]