Endemol Puts Joe Cartoon in Blender

JoeCartoon.com, the Flash animation comedy site that launched Frog in a Blender, Gerbil in a Microwave and Lump: The No-Legged Dog, has been bought by Endemol, producer of the hit NBC ... Continue Reading →

Three Pick Up Cookie Jar’s Magi-Nation

Cookie Jar Ent.’s newest original animated series, Magi-Nation, has found North American broadcast homes in Kids’ WB! on The CW in the U .S., Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Harbors Horrid Henry

Canada’s Nelvana Ent. has signed on to distribute Horrid Henry, a new animated series from Novel Ent., the independent producer behind the hit CBBC pre-school shows Fimbles and ... Continue Reading →

Jetix Europe Picks Up Iggy Arbuckle

Jetix Europe has acquired the European Pay TV rights to Iggy Arbuckle, a quirky animated series produced by Blueprint Ent. in association with National Geographic Kids’ Ent. and ... Continue Reading →

SCI FI’s O.Z. Gets Dorothy

SCI FI Channel has announced that Zooey Deschanel (Elf) has been cast to play the Dorothy role in Tin Man, the network’s upcoming six-hour miniseries based on L. Frank Baum’s ... Continue Reading →

National Geographic Clips Roach to Licensing Gig

National Geographic has hired Betsy Roach as director of licensing for television and film properties, a job that was previously outsourced to agency Lisa Marks and Associates. Based ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Reveals New Shows

Cartoon Network today announced its programming line-up for 2007 at its annual Upfront event in New York City. The slate will offer five new original series, including Re-Animated, ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Previews Four Shows

Canadian animation network TELETOON will offer an exclusive sneak preview of four new series this Friday, March 16, during its Spin Cycle block (4 p.m.-6 p.m. ET/PT). The lineup additions ... Continue Reading →

RichCrest Expands, Changes Name

RichCrest Animation, the U.S.-based production arm of Indian CG animation studio Crest Animation Studios Ltd., is now known as Crest Animation Prods. Inc. In addition to changing its ... Continue Reading →

Sony Sees Future in Afterworld

It’s the end of the world as we know it and Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) wants to profit from it. The studio unit has acquired exclusive international television, ... Continue Reading →