Tuner Networks Celebrate King Kong

Basic cable networks TBS,TNT and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) will celebrate the 75th anniversary of a certain giant, animated ape that scaled the Empire State Building and left an indelible ... Continue Reading →

Spike TV Has Star Wars Saga

Spike TV brings the complete Star Wars saga to basic cable for the first time this April. The two-weekend programming event will kick off on Friday, April 4 and continue through Sunday, ... Continue Reading →

South Park Tips Hat to Heavy Metal

The 1981 cult-favorite animated feature Heavy Metal has been in the news quite a bit lately, from the recent announcement that director Gerald Potterton is receiving the Lifetime Achievement ... Continue Reading →

EA, Starz Animating Dead Space

Video-game giant Electronic Arts Inc. has teamed with Starz Media to develop an animated movie that will serve to bridge the gap between events that take place in the original comic ... Continue Reading →

Britney Blows Her Head Off on South Park

The career of everyone’s favorite troubled pop star, Britney Spears, has been getting a much-needed shot in the arm thanks to animation this week. A couple of weeks ago, Spears ... Continue Reading →

BBC Gets 3rd & Bird

BBC Worldwide has acquired global TV and merchandise distribution rights to 3rd & Bird, a new animated preschool series from Little Airplane Prods., creators of the hit animated ... Continue Reading →

Allcroft Reacquires Mumfie

Britt Allcroft, who adapted Rev. W. Awdry’s The Railway Series for television as Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends and Shining Time Station, has reacquired the underlying rights ... Continue Reading →

SCI FI Taps Comics Talent for New Shows

SCI FI Channel has unveiled a new slate of scripted series in development, two of which originate from the world of comic books. A two-hour backdoor pilot titled True Believer comes ... Continue Reading →

Nicktoons to Air Marvel Toons

Nickelodeon’s Nicktoons Network inked a deal with Marvel Ent. for the exclusive television debut of the animated series Wolverine and the X-Men and Iron Man: The Animated Series. ... Continue Reading →

DECODE’s Bo On the GO! to France 5

DECODE Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media Ltd., has sold both seasons of the animated preschool series Bo on the GO! to France 5, where it will join the DECODE series ... Continue Reading →