Muppet Babies

Jenny Slate Pulls Up Her Stockings to Voice ‘Muppet Babies’ Nanny

Actor-comedian Jenny Slate has been announced as the voice of iconic cartoon caretaker Miss Nanny in Disney Junior’s CG reimagining of Muppet Babies, premiering in March on Disney ... Continue Reading →
Usagi Yojimbo

Gaumont Options Stan Sakai’s ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ Comics

Gaumont has optioned the iconic samurai rabbit comic-book series Usagi Yojimbo from creator, writer and illustrator Stan Sakai, for development into an animated TV series. The project ... Continue Reading →
Apple & Onion

Cartoon Network’s ‘Apple & Onion’ Takes Root Feb. 23

The freshest new comedy duo on the toon scene will make their debut on Cartoon Network this month, with Apple & Onion set to enjoy a double premiere on Friday, February 23 at 7 ... Continue Reading →
Claude

Sixteen South’s ‘Claude’ Heads to Disney Junior with Pedigree Cast

A dream team of British acting talent has signed on to help bring Sixteen South’s new animated preschool program Claude to life. Featuring the voices of Simon Callow CBE, Anne Reid ... Continue Reading →
Artwork courtesy of Haruworks

Ex-Rovio Head Launches New Animation Co. Haruworks

A new Finland-based animation start-up studio has officially opened today, dubbed Haruworks. The company is headed by animation and mobile entertainment expert Nick Dorra as Founder, ... Continue Reading →
Pinkalicious and Peteriffic

The Colorful Characters of ‘Pinkalicious & Peterrific’

Back in May of 2006, children’s author Victoria Kann introduced young readers to a dynamic young girl named Pinkalicious who had a strong spirit, a wonderful imagination and a crazy ... Continue Reading →
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs

DHX Serves Up Second Helping of ‘Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs’

DHX Media has received an order for a second, 26-episode season of animated comedy series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which will be produced with Sony Pictures Animation, in ... Continue Reading →
Clever Brenda

Hopster Originals Join Aardman Distribution Offerings

Preschool entertainment/education platform Hopster has struck a deal with Aardman for global distribution of its originally produced content, including animated projects Clever Brenda ... Continue Reading →
Best & Bester

Gigglebug’s ‘Best & Bester’ Heats Up with Eye Present

Following a successful step-out at Cartoon Forum 2017, digital-first series concept Best & Bester (78 x 7’) from Finland’s Gigglebug Entertainment has signed on London-based ... Continue Reading →
Nelvana and Suitomo Corporation

Nelvana, Sumitomo Partner for International Anime Co-Pros

Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana and Sumitomo Corporation — a global trading company and big investor in the Japanese animation biz — have announced a partnership to develop ... Continue Reading →