Alicia Keys Joins Backyardigans

Grammy award-winning recording artist Alicia Keys will do a guest spot in an upcoming episode of Nick Jr.’s animated preschool series The Backyardigans. The installment, titled ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe Taps Echo Bridge as Int’l Distrib.

Canadian computer animation production company Mainframe Ent. has signed Echo Bridge Ent. to co-manage the international distribution of Mainframe’s CG animated and live action ... Continue Reading →

Illumitoon Snags B’T X for North America

Newly formed distribution company Illumitoon Ent. has acquired North America rights to the Toei Animation series B’T X and B’T X Neo. Developed by the producers of the popular ... Continue Reading →

Cheeky, Monster Meld

U.K. kids production and distribution company Cheeky and Dublin-based Monster Distributes have formed a development and distribution venture dubbed Cheeky Monster. Under the new shingle, ... Continue Reading →

Nick Gets Daily Dose of Avatar

The very popular, anime-inspired action-adventure series Avatar: The Last Airbender will soon be thrilling its legion of fans more than just once a week. The Hollywood Reporter brings ... Continue Reading →

Bejuba! Reps Klasky-Csupo Shows at MIP

Bejuba! Ent. has been tapped to represent two new shows from Klasky-Csupo (Rugrats, Wild Thornberrys, Rocket Power) at this year’s MIPCOM market in October. The company will be ... Continue Reading →

YoYo Nick Launches in Taiwan

Nickelodeon Networks Asia and Eastern Broadcasting Co.’s Eastern Television (ETTV) are introducing YoYo Nick, a three-hour, localized programming block for kids in Taiwan. Featuring ... Continue Reading →

Corus Makes Changes at Nelvana

Corus Ent. today announced a new organizational structure that will allow its television and content divisions to take advantage of new content delivery platforms. Nelvana Studios is ... Continue Reading →

Bruno Goes Ape On Cartoon Net Japan

Bruno, a series of 50 one-minute shorts from Cuppa Coffee, has begun airing on Cartoon Network Japan. Through a deal with Tokyo based OLC, which represents the property in Japan for ... Continue Reading →

DIC Goes Pro-Social with PSAs

DIC Ent. has teamed with non-profit organization Western Justice Center Foundation (WJCF) to develop a series of public service announcements and to work anti-bullying messages into ... Continue Reading →