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Following the success of Cartoon Network’s animated mini-series Star Wars: Clone Wars, the broadcaster plans to continue the series with the remaining ten episodes rolling out first on Cartoon Network Latin American in March and soon after in the U.S. Also coming in 2004 are two original shows, Megas XLR [...]
The Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) has picked up 19 additional one-minute episodes of Ambience Ent.’s and A Stark Prods.’ animated series The Pop Pups. The network has been giving the preschool series a nine-episode try-out over the past seven months, and will begin airing the new installments immediately. Pop Pups [...]
The airwaves may be dominated by Christmas cartoons during the month of December, but Nickelodeon is all about equal time as its Nickmas holiday programming spree continues with two specials that celebrate the Jewish holiday of Chanukah. Tonight at 8:30 p.m., the cabler airs As Told by Ginger "An Even [...]
A new Scholastic animated series titled The Misadventures of Maya and Miguel will boast the voice talents of stars Lucy Liu (Charlie’s Angels, Kill Bill), Erik Estrada (C.H.i.P.s) and Elizabeth Pena (Jacob’s Ladder, Lone Star), according to Daily Variety. Maya and Miguel, the continuing adventures of 10-year-old Latino twins, is [...]
Australian production and distribution powerhouse Southern Star Group has received an acquisition offer from fellow Aussie entity Southern Cross Broadcasting Ltd. If it goes through, the deal will see Southern Cross acquire all the shares in Southern Star at 89 cents per share. The Southern Star Board also intends to [...]
Welcome to the Cool Zone. This is where we’ll highlight animation-related projects that we think are really ‘ you know, cool. In choosing our first inductee, we thought, “Who’s cooler than the animated Robert Evans?” So we paid a visit to the animation team at Comedy Central in Burbank, Calif. [...]
Kids’ WB! has ordered an additional 26 original episodes of the anime series MegaMan NT Warrior from ShoPro Ent. Bringing the commitment to a total of 40 episodes, the second season will kick off in spring 2004. MegaMan NT Warrior debuted on Kids’ WB! to high ratings in May. The [...]
Saving the world is nothing new to Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup, but saving Christmas is what they’ll be focusing their energies on tonight. The Powerpuff Girls are back to kick some Yuletide tail in their first-ever holiday special, titled ‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas. The all-new 60-minute adventure was released [...]
Tis the season when TV outlets dip into Santa’s bag and pull out the animated holiday programs. Tonight sees a host of fairly recent productions sprinkle the pixie dust and take to the airwaves. Tonight at 8:00 ET/PT, the WB network will air Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, [...]
International broadcaster Canal+ has picked up Bardel’s multi award-winning animated special The Christmas Orange for its 2003 holiday season, bringing it to viewers in France, Monaco, Mauritius, Switzerland and Africa. Based on the book of the same title by Canadian author Don Gillmor, The Christmas Orange blends humor and drama [...]