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Activist group the Parents Television Council has called for a sweeping reform of the TV content rating system in order to combat what it calls “shocking levels of sex and drug references” in primetime animation channels targeting viewers, aged 12 to 17. “Adult content isn’t just creeping into the cartoons [...]
Get ready for a new special featuring Tinker Bell and her other Fairy friends as Disney Channel premieres Pixie Hollow Games this fall. The special, which is part of the successful Disney Fairies franchise, features Brenda Song, Jason Dolley, Tiffany Thornton and Zendaya as the new fairies and sparrow man [...]
New arrivals Mike the Knight, My Big Big Friend and returning shows such as Babar and the Adventures of Badou, Franklin and Friends, Max & Ruby, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That!, Team Umizoomi, Thomas & Friends and Angelina Ballerina are part of the new fall [...]
Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has picked up Endemol’s children’s series The 99 and will air the show on Cartoon Network’s Indian and Southeast-Asian feeds. Produced in full 3D CGI by Endemol UK in association with Teshkeel Media, The 99 is based on a set of superhero comic books that [...]
Canadian cabler TELETOON has revealed its fall broadcast schedule, featuring seven new series (The Looney Tunes Show, Hole in the Wall, Beyond Human, Young Justice) and five returning (Johnny Test season five, Jimmy Two-Shoes season three, Ben 10: Ultimate Alien season two, Adventure Time with Finn and Jake season one [...]
TV production house Factory Transmedia has announced it will unveil a new preschool series called Ribbit, Rabbit, Robot at the Cartoon Forum event in Sopot, Poland next month. The show, created by Curtis Jobling (Raa Raa the Noisy Lion, Frankenstein’s Cat) is based on an unlikely trio of roommates—Ribbit, a [...]
The dog days of summer may be ruling on TV, but there are plenty of new, exciting toons debuting on DVD and Blu-ray this week. First up, Bill Plympton’s wonderful movie Idiots & Angels (Passion River, $19.99), which was completed in 2008, but had its limited release in 2010 and [...]
Stand-up comedian and TV host Daniel Tosh (Tosh.0) will exec producer and voice a new animated series for Comedy Central, it was announced today by Kent Alterman, head of original programming and production. CC has ordered 10 episodes of the new show titled Brickleberry, which is about a a group [...]
The hit BBC preschool series from Josh Selig and Little Airplane Productions, will have its U.S. premiere Monday, September 26, at noon on Disney Channel’s Disney Junior block. Disney Junior will air all 25 episodes – 20 minutes each – plus one additional holiday special. The series will air weekdays [...]
We are sad to report that pioneering experimental animator Robert Breer passed away on August 12 at the age of 85. Born in Detroit, Mich., Breer, moved to Paris after graduating from Stanford in 1949, began his career as a painter, and was heavily influenced by the European artistic movement [...]