IDT Ent. To Conjure Hellboy Toons

After making a successful leap to the big screen in 2004, Mike Mignola’s Dark Horse comic-book creation, Hellboy, is set to be tooned up. IDT Ent. has licensed all animation rights ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Renews Drawn Together

Currently in its second season, Comedy Central’s hit animated reality-show spoof, Drawn Together, has been picked up for a third run. The cable network has ordered the production ... Continue Reading →

DIC Closes MIPCOM Sales

After hocking its wares at the MIPCOM 2005 market in Cannes last month, DIC Ent. announces that a number of key international broadcasters and pay TV channels have picked up such animated ... Continue Reading →

Boondocks a Boon for Adult Swim

According to Cartoon Network, the Sunday, Nov. 6, debut of Aaron McGruder’s The Boondocks was the highest-rated series premiere in the five-year history of its late-night block ... Continue Reading →

Amberwood Sees Robots and Zebras with Mini Studios

After seeing both preschool properties at MIPTV 2005 in April, Amberwood Ent. has acquired rights to produce Rob the Robot and Debra the Zebra from Australia’s Mini Studios. Created ... Continue Reading →

Editor’s Note: Boondocks and Squidbillies? Pass the 12 oz. Jar o’ Shine!

With all of the major studios focused on making animated films that appeal to the widest audience possible, it’s nice to know you can retreat to a few cozy little corners where ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki Tribute Coming to TCM

Cable network Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will kick of the new year with a the films of Japanese animation guru Hayao Miyazaki, director of the Oscar-winning Spirited Away and last ... Continue Reading →

Futurama Zips to Comedy Central

Toons South Park and Drawn Together will be joined in the Comedy Central lineup by Matt Groening’s erstwhile FOX series, Futurama. According to Daily Variety, the network has ... Continue Reading →

Happy Elf Comes to NBC in December

The Happy Elf, a new CG-animated holiday special boasting the vocal talents of Grammy and Emmy winner Harry Connick Jr., will air on NBC on Dec. 2 at 8 p.m. ET. The one-hour family ... Continue Reading →

Barney Co-Creator Revved Up for Nascar Jr.

Reel FX Entertainment Group has partnered with auto racing juggernaut NASCAR to produce an animated preschool series. The show will be part of an entire NASCAR Jr. brand that will cover ... Continue Reading →