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If you’re a cartoon fan who also likes classic shows like Wild, Wild West and Little House on the Prairie, you won’t want to miss tonight’s premiere of the animated period comedy Party Wagon on Cartoon Network. At a time when TV animation is ruled by superheroes, robot kids and [...]
French producer Antefilms Production and youth producer and distributor France Animation are launching Moonscoop. The new joint distribution brand will combine the respective sales slates to create a catalogue of more than 1,600 half hours of programming including popular titles such as Funky Cops, Little Vampire and Titeuf, as well [...]
Uber-interviewer Barbara Walters is known for making some of the biggest stars turn on the waterworks, but she’s never taken a crack at a big, green ogre before. All that will change when Walters sits down with Shrek during her Oscar special this Sunday, February 29. While the appearance will [...]
Rerun season may be on the way, but Cartoon Network says it will broadcast more new episodes in 2004 than ever before in its 11-year history. The more than 500 new half hours will be due in part to five new animated series set to debut in coming months. “By [...]
It looks like Danny Antonucci’s superzeroes of suburbia will be continuing their zany reign on Cartoon Network. Antonucci’s Ed, Edd n Eddy series, which premiered in January 1999, has been picked up for another season on the cabler, it was announced recently. Indie animator Antonucci and his team at Vancouver-based [...]
Canada’s DECODE Ent. will produce second seasons of two of its popular animated series. The preschool hit Franny’s Feet and the 2D adventure show King(kids six-11) have been renewed by various international broadcasters. Five in the U.K. and The Family Channel in Canada have ordered an additional 26 episodes of [...]
Peak Entertainment Holdings Inc., a company focused on animation-heavy children’s television, character licensing and consumer products, is teaming up with Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee and his POW! Ent. LLC for future projects. The move will aid Peak in expanding its live-action offerings while giving Lee a platform for creation [...]
While Nickelodeon’s number-two-ranked kids’ program The Fairly OddParents routinely does well in the ratings, the series pulled in its biggest audience ever on Presidents’ Day with the special The Fairly OddParents’ Big Superhero Wish. Five million viewers tuned in on Monday, Feb. 16, to catch the special episode featuring late-night [...]
Premium cable outlet STARZ! will air the exclusive TV premiere of the Academy Award-nominated animated feature Finding Nemo from Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures. The CG blockbuster will make its boob tube bow on May 22 at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). To promote the event, the cabler is launching [...]
Warner Bros. Animation’s superhero toon, Static Shock, is making heroes of hoops stars Karl Malone, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady and Steve Nash in an upcoming episode set to air Saturday, February 28 at 8:30 a.m. ET/7:30 a.m. PT on Kids’ WB! In the episode, “Hoop Squad,” a visit to Los [...]