Elves at Work

Inspired by classic holiday specials, Disney’s CG-animated Prep and Landing puts the spotlight on Santa’s efficient helpers! When it comes to animated holiday TV specials, ... Continue Reading →

Disney Expands International TV Toon Production

The Walt Disney Co. has announced plans to triple its investment in animation production for programs in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, increasing its output from two to seven ... Continue Reading →

Germany’s KI.KA Buys ToddWorld, SamSam

German broadcaster KI.KA has bought from Moonscoop the broadcast rights to the popular series ToddWorld and SamSam. KI.KA will air in 2010 the second series of ToddWorld (78 x 11 min.), ... Continue Reading →

Fox Orders Up Series of Bob’s Burgers

Production is under way on Bob’s Burgers, a new half-hour Fox animated comedy series from Loren Bouchard and Jim Dauterive. The series is about a man who runs a family restaurant ... Continue Reading →

Total Drama Island Sets Two-Part Finale

The popular animated reality series Total Drama Action reaches its climactic moment this month as the series’ finale pits the final two contestants, Beth and Duncan, against each ... Continue Reading →

McConaughey’s Rooster Tales Lands at Fox

Fox is developing an animated TV series titled Rooster Tales, based on the life of actor Matthew McConaughey’s brother. McConaughey will be an executive producer through is production ... Continue Reading →

Dutch Telescreen Taking Conni Worldwide

Dutch Telescreen has acquired worldwide distribution rights from German production company youngfilms for the animated series Conni. The series, which runs as either 26 12-minute or ... Continue Reading →

Lightcap to Lead Disney Channels Worldwide

Disney Channels Worldwide has a new president: Carolina Lightcap. A veteran of the industry with more than 20 years’ experience, Lightcap previously held the dual role of senior ... Continue Reading →

Endemol Acquires Tiger Aspect

Endemol has acquired from IMG the independent production outfit Tiger Aspect Productions. The details of the deal were not revealed. Tiger Aspect is based in the U.K. with offices ... Continue Reading →

Comet and El Jueves to Play Funball Show

Toronto-based Comet Entertainment and Spain’s El Jueves have soccer fever. The two companies are getting ready to celebrate next summer’s World Cup, which is held in South ... Continue Reading →