UTV To Animate Kong for BKN

In a deal worth $10 million, New York-based BKN New Media Inc. has outsourced animation to India’s UTV Toonz, the animation division of UTV Software Communications Ltd. Initial ... Continue Reading →

Kids’ WB! Unleashes Loonatics

The futuristic descendants of classic Warner Bros. animated characters turn out to be wisecracking superheroes in Loonatics Unleashed, the controversial new cartoon launching this weekend ... Continue Reading →

Danny Phantom Special Materializes Friday

It’s back-to-school time for Danny Fenton, Butch Hartman’s young ghost buster who is also part apparition himself. In Danny Phantom: The Ultimate Enemy, a new hour-long ... Continue Reading →

Global Mechanic Opens Series Unit

Commercial animation production house Global Mechanic has created a new division to focus on series production, kicking things off with new shows for PBS and Cartoon Network. The unit ... Continue Reading →

Bunny Parodies Hoppin’ on Starz

Having built a strong following on the web, Jennifer Shiman’s 30-second, animated bunny reenactments of popular movies hit cable television as a Starz On Demand offering on April ... Continue Reading →

Nat Geo Signs Huckins to Development Deal

Cable ACE Award-winning writer/producer Holly Huckins (Rugrats) has signed on to develop a stop-motion preschool comedy series for National Geographic Television & Film’s ... Continue Reading →

Facelift’s Monstories Make for Cartoon Network

Vancouver, Canada-based animation development studio Facelift Ent. Inc. will deliver 52 episodes of its award-winning animated series, Monstories, to Cartoon Network in the U.S. Under ... Continue Reading →

South Park, Clone Wars Snag Emmys

Comedy Central’s long-running adult cartoon, South Park, and Cartoon Network’s animated micro-series, Star Wars: Clone Wars, came out on top in the animation category on ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Fires Up More American Dragon

Walt Disney Television Animation’s American Dragon: Jake Long got a second season order from Disney Channel Worldwide. The 2D-animated comedy/adventure series airs on 24 Disney ... Continue Reading →

Amberwood, YTV Pact for RollBots

Amberwood Ent., Canada and Canadian broadcaster YTV have signed a deal to develop a CG-animated series titled RollBots. The action show for kids 6-11 will be initially comprised of ... Continue Reading →