SNL’s Meyers Preps The Awesomes for MTV

MTV and Saturday Night Live‘s Seth Meyers are developing a an animated half-hour superhero spoof series called The Awesomes. According to MTV’s Splash Page blog, the series ... Continue Reading →

Nick Hosts Special SpongeBob Anniversary Weekend

SpongeBob SquarePants is about to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his TV premiere ‘ and Nickelodeon isn’t about to let the occasion pass without a big party. To celebrate ... Continue Reading →

Brazilian Series Ride Pitch Program to Success

Two animated series pitched by graduates of the Brazilian TV Producers’ International Training Program in Animation have scored production deals through a special pitching session ... Continue Reading →

Monster Sells Four Series to M-Net

Monster Distributes has sold four HD series to M-Net South Africa. The Ireland-based company’s deal will see the network air: ‘ Lifeboat Luke, a 52 x 5 min. search-and-rescue ... Continue Reading →

Special Agent Oso Returns for Disney

Disney Channel has bought a second season of Secret Agent Oso, the hit animated series starring Oscar-nominated actor Sean Astin. The Playhouse Disney series follows Oso, a stuffed ... Continue Reading →

ChinaToon Block Comes to Nick Asia

Nickelodeon Asia will launch July 5 a one-hour block dedicated to Chinese animation. The block kicks off with a pair of China-produced series, Variety reports. Pleasant Goat and Big ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Scores Ratings, Deals for Timmy Time

Aardman Animation’s first preschool TV series, Timmy Time, has debuted to strong ratings in the United Kingdom and has secured new broadcast and licensing deals. The series, which ... Continue Reading →

Nick Revamps Grizzly for U.K.

A new series of 26 x 11 min. episodes of the award-winning animated series Grizzly Tales will be produced for the U.K. market and air on Nickelodeon UK. The new series, based on a recent ... Continue Reading →

Target Restructures, MD Jones Moves On

Ian Jones, managing director of production and rights management firm Target Entertainment, is leaving his job in a restructuring of the company. Jones will continue to work the next ... Continue Reading →

Disney Brings Jonas to U.K. in September

U.K. fans of the Jonas Brothers will want to tune in to Disney Channel in September for the British premiere of the musical siblings new series, Jonas. The channel announced the debut ... Continue Reading →