Nelvana Nabs Studio B’s Being Ian

Kid programming producer and distributor Nelvana has acquired global distribution rights to the new animated series Being Ian from fellow Canadian producer Studio B. Nelvana will manage ... Continue Reading →

No Room for Voom at Cablevision

The Board of Directors for New York-based cable TV provider Cablevision Systems Corp. met on Thursday and confirmed plans to shut down its HDTV satellite service, VOOM. Home to nearly ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon to Launch in Germany

SpongeBob, Danny Phantom, Avatar and Jimmy Neutron will have a new home in Germany full-time as MTV Networks Europe (MTVNE) gets set to launch a dedicated, 24-hour Nickelodeon channel ... Continue Reading →

Oh Yeah Cartoons! Returns to Nick

Credited with launching the hit Nickelodeon shows The Fairly Oddparents, ChalkZone and My Life as a Teenage Robot, the toon shorts program Oh Yeah! Cartoons is back in production for ... Continue Reading →

CinemaNow Gives Mainframe Toon a ReBoot

Canadian CG powerhouse Mainframe Ent. and broadband video-on-demand provider CinemaNow have joined forces to give fans anther opportunity to enjoy Mainframe’s groundbreaking computer-generated ... Continue Reading →

PBS KIDS Sprout Planted on Comcast

Finally, Oscar the Grouch and the Teletubbies are willing to work around your schedule now that Comcast Corp., PBS, Sesame Workshop and HIT Ent. are introducing PBS KIDS Sprout On Demand, ... Continue Reading →

Classic Media Takes Shot at HIT Buy

HIT Ent. Plc, maker of the popular preschool series Bob the Builder, has a new suitor in New York-based property rights manager Classic Media. According to Reuters, the company has ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network, Production I.G. Launch New Toonami Venture

Last Friday, Tokyo Anime Fair attendees were able to take a sneak peek of IGPX, a new series co-produced by Cartoon Network and Production I.G. in Japan. Using both traditional and ... Continue Reading →

Japanese Mega Manga Merger Delivers VIZ Media

North-American based companies VIZ and ShoPro Entertainment announced the completion of their merger today to form VIZ Media. Based in San Francisco, the new entity will specialize ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Cancelled!

After 16 years on the air, Homer, Marge, Bar, Lisa and Maggie are converging on the family couch for the last time at the end of the current season. Originally contracted to continue ... Continue Reading →