Toonami Goes Ape for Kong

Turner Broadcasting’s boys’ action animation channel, Toonami, has picked up BKN New Media’s Kong–The Animated Series for broadcast in the U.K. The property ... Continue Reading →

The Smurfs Get Bombed

Sure, The Smurfs may have their share of haters amongst serious animation professionals, but do we really want to see them devastated by an air raid? A new 25-second Unicef spot set ... Continue Reading →

Bardel Features Sold to Toon Disney

Toon Disney in the U.S. has picked up the animated features Dragons: Fire & Ice, Dragons: The Metal Ages and Silverwing: The Movie Trilogy from Bardel Distribution. Set to air this ... Continue Reading →

MarVista Brings WonderWorld to U.S.

Ribert & Robert’s WonderWorld, a CG-animated pre-school property set to show at MIPCOM in Cannes next week, has been picked up by 87 National Public Television Stations across ... Continue Reading →

BBC, Super RTL Learn Skunk Fu!

U.K. broadcaster BBC and Germany’s Super RTL have joined Cartoon Saloon and Hoek, Line & Thinker as key partners on Skunk Fu!, an animated series scheduled for broadcast in ... Continue Reading →

More Mad Ratings for Loonatics

Warner Bros. Animation’s new Looney Tunes-inspired action-comedy series, Loonatics Unleashed, continues to pull super ratings for Kids’ WB! The show led the network to ... Continue Reading →

Sundance Hopes for Animal Magnetism

Sundance Channel tonight premieres the award-wining, six-part BBC animated series I Am Not an Animal. The half-hour dark comedy centers on pampered lab animals who have to learn to ... Continue Reading →

First Serve, Toonz Form Company

California-based global media company First Serve International LLC and animation studio Toonz Animation India have formed a joint venture dubbed First Serve Toonz (FST). The new entity ... Continue Reading →

[adult swim] Paddles to Latin America

Cartoon Network’s popular [adult swim] late-night programming block is set to debut on Cartoon Network Latin America on October 7, bringing shows such as Harvey Birdman, Attorney ... Continue Reading →

Sedelmaier Back in SNL’s Funhouse

White Plains, New York-based animation house J. J. Sedelmaier Prods. has tamed again with writer/producer Robert Smigel (Latenite with Conan O’Brien) to produce a new cartoon ... Continue Reading →