EM.Ent. Sells Staines, F.T.P.D. in Austria

Austrian public broadcaster ‘sterreichischer Rundfunk (ORF) has acquired exclusive free-TV broadcast rights within the Austrian territory for EM.Entertainment GmbH’s animated ... Continue Reading →

U.K. Children’s TV in Crisis?

Children’s television in Great Britain is in desperate need of government aid to stay afloat, according to Pact, a U.K. trade association that represents and promotes the commercial ... Continue Reading →

Cinemax Buying Waggaworld

Cinemax Pictures & Production Co. Int’l. Inc. has signed a letter of intent to purchase Waggaworld Entertainment Int’l Inc. and its animated property, Waggaworld. ... Continue Reading →

Spy Wraps Second Season of Modern Toss

Spy Pictures informed us that it has completed all 96 minutes of animation for the second season of the adult-oriented British sketch comedy series Modern Toss for Channel 4. Adapted ... Continue Reading →

Nick Programs for the Holidays

Nickelodeon’s “Ha-Ha Holidays” gets underway on Dec. 3, kicking off three weeks of holiday-themed episodes of popular series airing weekdays at 4 p.m. (ET/PT). In ... Continue Reading →

Skunk Fu! Sold to Cartoon Network Europe

London-based Cake Distribution announced today that it has licensed its animated series Skunk Fu! to Cartoon Network Europe for its EMEA Channels. The deal brings the comedy-action ... Continue Reading →

Icon Becomes Imira, Sells Toons in Asia

Barcelona-based production and distribution company Icon Animation has changed its name to Imira Ent. to reflect an expansion into the areas of live action and new media. Still dedicated ... Continue Reading →

Gotham Makes Toon Pilots for FOX

Animation management firm The Gotham Group is aggressively pursuing opportunities in network television via a development deal with the FOX Broadcasting Co. According to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Family Guy Proceeds Sans MacFarlane

FOX may have severely damaged its relationship with toon mogul Seth MacFarlane by deciding to continue producing new installments of Family Guy without his participation. Citing unnamed ... Continue Reading →

SquarePantis Grabs Big Ratings

Nickelodeon’s special SpongeBob Atlantis SquarePantis debuted on Monday in primetime and nabbed the series’ biggest audience ever, according to the network. A total of 8.8 ... Continue Reading →