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Amazon Studios, the original movie and series production arm of Amazon.com, announced today that five children’s test pilots have been greenlit for production. This announcement follows the first pilot production commitment in December, which signed six comedy pilots. When completed, the 11 pilots will be posted on Amazon Instant Video, [...]
Toronto’s toon powerhouse 9 Story Entertainment announced the sale of its animated children’s series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood (40 x 22’), Camp Lakebottom (26 x 22’) and Wild Kratts (24 x 40) to Germany’s Super RTL. The network also airs all three seasons of 9 Story’s Almost Naked Animals (52 x 22’). [...]
ABC TV in Australia has commissioned the new animated series Vic the Viking, a 78 x 11-minute Australian/French co-pro between ASE Studios and Studio 100 Animation in association with Flying Bark Productions. The show was originally titled Vicky the Viking, but the title was changed for English-speaking audiences since the [...]
A new math-themed animated series is slated to debut on U.K’s children channel CBeebies and the BBC Worldwide Channels later this year. The show, which is called Numtum Adventures, is animated by A Productions and is a spinoff of a series of five-minute shorts which currently air on CBeebies in [...]
Amazon.com-owned streaming video service LoveFilm has signed a deal with Disney in the U.K. and Ireland to air animated shows featuring Marvel characters. U.K. and Irish subscribers of amazon.com’s LoveFilm, which has nearly 3 million users across Europe, will be able to stream hundreds of shows featuring the likes of [...]
Disney Junior’s hit animated series Doc McStuffins will play a big part in the cabler’s Black History Month celebration this month. The young African-American girl who talks to her toys and knows how to make them feel better will be starring in interstitials along with three real-life physicians who share [...]
Canada’s Mercury Filmworks and Paris-based Technicolor have announced a development deal with TELETOON Canada for the new animated comedy series, Atomic Puppet. The studios and network will co-develop the 2D animated series for kids 6-11, which was created by TV toon writer Mark Drop (Matt Hatter Chronicles, Jake and the [...]
9 Story Enterprises is expanding to include acquired programming in its catalog, beginning with the international distribution rights to Slap Happy Cartoon’s new animated series Nerds and Monsters (40×11’). The series was recently greenlit by Corus Entertainment’s kids and family network YTV in Canada for a January 2014 premiere. “This [...]
Trey Parker and Matt Stone are reducing the number of South Park episodes from the usual 14 episodes split into two mini-seasons of 7 to one complete season of 10 episodes, beginning on September 25. The Hollywood Reporter says the new format will allow the busy duo to work on [...]
Spanish youth programming production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has partnered with independent Chilean house Zumbastico Studios (formerly Sólo por las Niñas) to co-develop and co-produce a new 52 episode series of live-action/stop-motion preschool series Horatio and the Plasticines. The agreement puts Imira in charge of international distribution for the [...]