4Kids CEO Takes Pay Cut

Al Kahn, the CEO of struggling children’s entertainment distributor 4Kids Entertainment, is taking a pay cut of 15 percent. According to ICv2.com, Kahn’s cut brings his ... Continue Reading →

Italy’s JimJam Buys 200 Half Hours from Decode

Decode Entertainment has sold nearly 200 half hours of preschool programming to Italian channel JimJam. The deal includes all three seasons of Bo on the Go! and Poko and all seasons ... Continue Reading →

Topical Tobi! Debuts Abroad March 7

Little Airplane Productions’ preschool series Tobi! will premiere March 7 on Nickelodeon Australia and Treehouse TV/Canada. March 7 is UNICEF’s annual International Children’s ... Continue Reading →

Creator Reed, Actress Tyler Talk Archer

Adam Reed has jumped from the Adult Swim ship to FX Networks, but the content will be reassuringly familiar in terms of humor to fans of his previous shows, Frisky Dingo and Sealab ... Continue Reading →

Exodus Films Starts Animated TV Division

Exodus Film Group has launched a new television animation division and appointed world-renowned illusionist and animation expert Nicholas Night to head it up. Night, whose title will ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Taps Three Licensors for Asia

4Kids Entertainment has appointed new licensing agents for a number of its properties in Asia. Among the deals announced by Roz Nowicki, executive VP of licensing and marketing for ... Continue Reading →

DQE Develops Animated Chaplin Shorts

DQ Entertainment in India is developing a series of short, 3D-animated animated shorts based on the films and characters of silent film star Charlie Chaplin. The project calls for 104 ... Continue Reading →

Jakks Pacific, Dentsu Team for Monsuno Series

Toy maker Jakks Pacific has teamed up with leading Japanese animation producer Dentsu to produce an animated TV series based on the Monsuno property. Monsuno, a boys action property ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Schedules Chuggington for U.S. Debut

Train-oriented British animation series Chuggington has scheduled its first stop in the United States, premiering Jan. 18 on Playhouse Disney. The 26-episode series will air Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons’ 450th Episode and Special Air Sunday

Set the DVR, The Simpsons‘ 20th anniversary celebration is set to peak Sunday with the airing of the series’ 450th episode followed by a new one-hour documentary on the ... Continue Reading →