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Disney XD/Marvel’s animated series Ultimate Spider-Man will be back for its second season with a special one-hour primetime premiere on Monday, Jan. 21st at 7-9 p.m. on Disney XD. The two-part premiere introduces fans to two of Spider-Man’s most iconic villains—the Lizard and Electro. As Spidey and his team—Nova, White [...]
London-based Union Media has been appointed the international distributor for new kids’ series Calamity Island, a stop-motion slapstick comedy created by David Johnson (The Koala Brothers) of Famous Flying Films and being produced by Ian Mackinnon and Peter Saunders of Mackinnon and Saunders (The Corpse Bride, Frankenweenie, Fantastic Mr. Fox). Calamity [...]
What would New Year’s Eve be without awesome TV marathons? This year, the magical elves at The Hub network have planned a special 10-episode marathon of Hercules: The Legendary Journeys that kicks off Monday, December 31 (8 p.m.-6 a.m. ET) with back-to-back favorite episodes of the internationally renowned fantasy-action series [...]
Global distribution/production/licensing powerhouse DHX Media is getting ready to trip the rift as they begin production on a new 26 x 30, 2D animated comedy series called Dr. Dimensionpants! for Canada’s TELETOON. The show is aimed at kids 6-11 and is created by Brad Peyton, known for his directing work [...]
Disney Junior has added Bejuba! Entertainment’s 49 x two-minute preschool show Big Block SingSong to its lineup in the U.S., Australia, Japan and Spain. The interstitial toon features block-like characters that sing topical, humorous songs, aimed at kids aged three and up. Disney Jr. will debut the series on January 21. [...]
Channel 4 and Lupus Films revive Raymond Briggs’ beloved characters in a new animated special The Snowman and the Snowdog. It’s been 30 years since audiences around the world fell in love with the animated adaptation of the children’s book The Snowman. Produced by the late British animation veteran John [...]
Cartoon Network has beefed up its Saturday morning action lineup with new episodes of Ben 10: Omniverse, Star Wars: The Clones Wars and DC Nation beginning January 5th. Ben 10: Omniverse kicks-off the Saturday morning line-up at 9 a.m. (ET, PT) with guest star Aziz Ansari (Parks and Recreation), followed [...]
Cartoon Network has greenlit a 12 x 15-minute package of new animated series Clarence, from the mind of rising studio star Skyler Page. Clarence will follow the gung-ho adventures of the titular boy who is up for anything, because everything is amazing. Page, a recent CalArts graduate whose student short [...]
Hasbro Studios, the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro has signed a deal with Malaysia’s Vision Animation and Australia’s Moody Street Kids to produce 26 half-hour episodes for the second season of Rescue Bots. The pact comes as the new animated Transformers franchise series has debuted to strong ratings both [...]
It’s official: 2012 has been a great year for Cartoon Network. Turner Research reports that CN has had its most-watched year in the cabler’s 20-year history. Cartoon Network is the only top three kids network to achieve growth across all kids demographics this year. Considering TV’s loss of viewers to [...]