Nick Picks ‘Wanda and the Alien’

International kids’ content distributor CAKE has inked a deal with Nickelodeon to broadcast the new animated preschool series Wanda and the Alien (52 x 10) on over 70 Nickelodeon ... Continue Reading →
Henry Selick

Henry Selick to Direct ‘A Tale Dark & Grimm’

Stop-motion master Henry Selick is moving to the world of live-action. The Oscar-nominated director of classics such as Coraline and A Nightmare Before Christmas has signed on to direct ... Continue Reading →

Tatum, Saldana Join ‘Book of Life’ Voice Cast

The voice cast for Reel FX Animation’s next feature The Book of Life has been announced: Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana, Diego Luna, Christina Applegate, Ice Cube, Kate del Castillo ... Continue Reading →

Sander Schwartz Exits FremantleMedia Kids & Family

Sander Schwartz, President of Kids & Family Entertainment FremantleMedia, is leaving the company later this month to pursue new business opportunities in television production. ... Continue Reading →

Clip: ‘Aqua TV Show Show’ Finale

Cartoon Network has provided us with a special clip from the season finale of Aqua TV Show Show, scheduled to air on Sunday, October 20 at midnight. Titled “Spacecadeuce,” the show ... Continue Reading →

‘Hedgehogs and the City’ Wins Top Prize at Cinekid

Evalds Lacis’ animated short Hedgehogs and the City won the Best European Animated Short prize at the 27th edition of the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam on Tuesday. Twenty animated ... Continue Reading →

The Orchard to Distribute ‘Miffy the Movie’

Mercis bv, 6Sales and Big Tent Entertainment announced today a comprehensive deal with New York-based distribution company, The Orchard, to distribute the new, full-length feature film, ... Continue Reading →

Frederator Launches Second Season of ‘Bravest Warriors’

The second season of Frederator Studios’ Bravest Warriors will launch on Oct. 17 on the Cartoon Hangover YouTube Channel. The show is created by Pendleton Ward, the Emmy-winning ... Continue Reading →

Terry Pratchett’s ‘Duel’ Premieres at Trinity

A new CG-animated short set in the “Unseen University” of fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld makes its world premiere today at a special screening at the ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Disney XD has ordered new animated comedy series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero, created by Jared Bush (All of Us, Zootopia) and Sam Levine (Wreck-It Ralph, Bolt). The show relates the ... Continue Reading →