‘Lion Guard’ Premiere Roars Big for Disney

Disney Channel’s Nov. 22 premiere of Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar ranked as the No. 1 primetime cable TV telecast of 2015 among Kids 2-5 (1.4 million/9.3 ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Orders ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season Three

Disney XD has ordered a third season of its animated series Star Wars Rebels from Lucasfilm. The third season is currently in production and scheduled to premiere in 2016. To date, ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Racks Up Library Sales to SVOD Outlets

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana announced today it has sold more than 800 episodes of content from its extensive library to multiple subscription video-on-demand service providers ... Continue Reading →

Cyber Group Racks Up Deals Across Asia

Paris-based Cyber Group Studios reports an increased presence of its shows in Asia with sales of more than 250 half hours for series such as Zorro: The Chronicles, Tales of Tatonka, ... Continue Reading →
Chris Viscardi

Viscardi to Oversee Nick Franchises; ‘Hey Arnold!’ TV Movie Planned

Nickelodeon has named Chris Viscardi, co-creator of The Adventures of Pete and Pete, to the newly created role of senior VP, content development, Nickelodeon Franchise Properties. Viscardi ... Continue Reading →

TeamTO Opens New Production Studio in France

French CGI studio TeamTO has opened a new production facility in Bourg-lès-Valence, France. The move will see TeamTO’s existing operation in Bourg-les-Valence – which has grown ... Continue Reading →

Pukeko, Guangdong Huawen Ink ‘Kiddets’ Co-Pro Deal

New Zealand’s Pukeko Pictures has signed a development deal with China’s Guangdong Huawen Century Animation Co. to produce Kiddets, a sister series to Pukeko’s hit ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca to Pitch ‘Jurassic Cubs’ in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific

Atlantyca Entertainment has secured exclusive distribution rights to Animundi Studio’s animated series Jurassic Cubs for all of Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. A co-production ... Continue Reading →

Alex Hirsch Ending ‘Gravity Falls’

Popular Disney XD series Gravity Falls is coming to an end — a decision made by the show’s creator, Alex Hirsch. “There’s no easy way to say it so I’m just ... Continue Reading →

‘Endangered Species’ Get Lucky 7 Deals

DHX Media has signed seven new international distribution deals with broadcast and VOD partners for animated comedy Endangered Species (52 x 11). The show was originally commissioned ... Continue Reading →