Japan’s GDH Builds Toon Fund

Japanese animation studio GDH (formerly Gonzo Digimation Holding) has linked up with the Japan office of Goldman Sachs to raise approximately $43 million to fund content creation, according ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Puts Iggy Arbuckle in Production

Canada’s TELETOON network has placed an order for 26 half-hours of a new animated comedy-adventure series titled Iggy Arbuckle from Toronto-based production company Blueprint ... Continue Reading →

MTV2 to Launch Toon Block

Having built a strong cult following for its twisted Sesame Street spoof, Wonder Showzen, MTV sister network MTV2 is reportedly bringing more animation to its lineup. According to Daily ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons, Hills Back for More

Daily Variety reports that the FOX television network has renewed The Simpsons for two more seasons and decided to give King of the Hill another season order. Homer, Marge and the kids ... Continue Reading →

[adult swim] Pool Gets Bigger

Cartoon Network’s late-night animation block, [adult swim], will become longer starting Monday, March 27. The edgy comedy fun will kick off a half hour earlier at 10:30 p.m. (ET/PT) ... Continue Reading →

Noggin to Debut Pinky Dinky Doo

Commercial-free, educational preschool network NOGGIN will premiere the 26-episode animated series Pinky Dinky Doo early next month. Based on the popular book series by Jim Jinkins ... Continue Reading →

DIC Lets Horseland Ride at MIP-TV

DIC Ent. will introduce a new animated series titled Horseland to buyers at the MIP-TV mart in Cannes next month. The company is producing 26 half-hour episodes of the adventure-driven ... Continue Reading →

Ethnic Heroes Save the Day on [adult swim]‘s Politically Incorrect Minoriteam

Get ready for another outrageous new show on [adult swim] this Sunday as Minoriteam makes its much-anticipated debut at midnight, March 19. Created by Adam de la Pena, Todd James and ... Continue Reading →

Viz Media Named Manga Master Licensor

VIZ Media, LLC a leading publishing, animation and licensing company has secured TV, home video and merchandizing rights to Shonen Jump’s Bleach from TV TOKYO Corporation and ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Pulls South Park Seg

If you thought that free speech was alive and well in America, think again. It’s not just the FCC that’s trying to have its unelected five-person committee decide for 295 ... Continue Reading →