Special Agent Oso Returns for Disney

Disney Channel has bought a second season of Secret Agent Oso, the hit animated series starring Oscar-nominated actor Sean Astin. The Playhouse Disney series follows Oso, a stuffed ... Continue Reading →

ChinaToon Block Comes to Nick Asia

Nickelodeon Asia will launch July 5 a one-hour block dedicated to Chinese animation. The block kicks off with a pair of China-produced series, Variety reports. Pleasant Goat and Big ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Scores Ratings, Deals for Timmy Time

Aardman Animation’s first preschool TV series, Timmy Time, has debuted to strong ratings in the United Kingdom and has secured new broadcast and licensing deals. The series, which ... Continue Reading →

Nick Revamps Grizzly for U.K.

A new series of 26 x 11 min. episodes of the award-winning animated series Grizzly Tales will be produced for the U.K. market and air on Nickelodeon UK. The new series, based on a recent ... Continue Reading →

Moscow Court Flushes South Park Claim

A court in Russia has dismissed a legal case a religious group brought against broadcaster 2X2 for showing an episode of South Park. The Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical Faith ... Continue Reading →

Target Restructures, MD Jones Moves On

Ian Jones, managing director of production and rights management firm Target Entertainment, is leaving his job in a restructuring of the company. Jones will continue to work the next ... Continue Reading →

Disney Brings Jonas to U.K. in September

U.K. fans of the Jonas Brothers will want to tune in to Disney Channel in September for the British premiere of the musical siblings new series, Jonas. The channel announced the debut ... Continue Reading →

DECODE Makes Sales in Central, East Europe

DECODE Enterprises has announced the sale of more than 200 hours of children’s programming in key markets in Central and Eastern Europe. The sales include: ‘ The sale of ... Continue Reading →

The Cleveland Show Premieres Sept. 27

The Seth MacFarlane animation empire will officially expand yet again on Sept. 27, when Fox will air the premiere episode of The Cleveland Show. Spun off from MacFarlane’s flagship ... Continue Reading →

Total Drama Action Powers CN Ratings

The June 11 premiere of Cartoon Network’s Total Drama Action was a smash hit with the kid set, marking double and triple-digit gains in ratings and delivery across all kid demographics. The ... Continue Reading →