Nickelodeon Picks Up Second Season of ‘Peter Rabbit’

Nickelodeon and indie company Silvergate Media have announced the greenlight of a second season (26 episodes, two half-hour specials) of the hit animated preschool series Peter Rabbit. ... Continue Reading →

Disney Plans Interactive ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ Event

Beginning October 18 in select theaters, The Walt Disney Studios will offer a special engagement of Second Screen Live: The Nightmare Before Christmas, an interactive movie-going experience. Audiences ... Continue Reading →

Clip: ‘Fugget About It’ Makes Hulu Debut

Hit Canuck toon Fugget About It will be making its U.S. premiere this Sunday, October 13, exclusively on Hulu and Hulu Plus. The mature audiences animation was created by Nicholas Tabarrok ... Continue Reading →

Anchors Aweigh for ‘Sofia the First’ Special

Disney TV’s newest princess, Sofia, and her regal family will take to the high seas for a royal vacation for her first-ever primetime special: Sofia the First: The Floating Palace, ... Continue Reading →

BRB Brings Three Fresh Faces to BLE

Spain’s BRB Internacional will be bringing lots of goodies for its three newest catalog additions to Brand Licensing Europe next week. Filly Funtasia, Invizimals and Pac-Man and ... Continue Reading →
Ray Patterson

The Best Western You’ve Never Seen

I’ve written before about the increasingly thin barriers between animation and live-action filmmaking, barriers that are becoming more transparent with time (check out Guillermo ... Continue Reading →

‘Khumba’ Official Trailer Unveiled

South African indie Triggerfish Studios (Zambezia) is gearing up for the U.S. release of its second feature outing, Khumba, which will arrive in theaters and On Demand on February 11, ... Continue Reading →

Gromit Sculptures Are a Financial Boon for Bristol

Nearly 1.2 million people are estimated to have visited Bristol’s Gromit Unleashed trail—a statue parade of various inventive versions of local studio Aardman Animation’s ... Continue Reading →

Global TV News Bytes

+ Frederator Studios has announced that season 2 of Penn Ward’s (Adventure Time) breakout web series Bravest Warriors will headline the studio’s growing YouTube channel ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Plans Month-Long Monster Mash

Nickelodeon is packing the pre-Halloween season with spooky tricks and delightful toon treats, including brand new themed episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, ... Continue Reading →