Lifeboat Luke Sails to South Africa

Straandlooper’s preschool co-production Lifeboat Luke has sold to M-Networks in South Africa. The deal for the series of 52 five-minute episodes was arranged by Monster Distributes. ... Continue Reading →

NBA’s Parker Signs On To French Basketball Toon

Basketball star Tony Parker has signed a deal with French company Tele Images Kids to develop an animated series tentatively titled Basketball Adventures. The series would feature Parker’s ... Continue Reading →

Animax Flashes the Laughs with Popzilla, Bob & Doug

Few subjects are as ripe for comedy as celebrities and their lifestyles ‘ but parodying the likes of Flo Rida or Britney Spears in animation has always been tough because of the ... Continue Reading →

Lincoln Butterfield Fields 3 Debuts at MIPCOM

Lincoln Butterfield Animation will introduce three new animated TV concepts ‘ When Whinn Situation, Loving Mustard and Big Buff Tuff Dudes ‘ at this year’s MIPCOM ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Debuts Turtles Forever at MIPCOM

4Kids Entertainment will debut a 90-minute special event capturing the various looks and spirit of the classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise at this year’s MIPCOM. The ... Continue Reading →

Mr. Moon to Rise in U.K., Canada

Singapore-based Sparky Animation has sold broadcast rights to its CG-animated preschool show Mr. Moon to outlets in the United Kingdom and Canada. Playhouse Disney U.K. will begin airing ... Continue Reading →

BBC to Spend $40 Million on Children’s TV

The BBC has announced it will commit an additional 25 million pounds (about $40.8 million) to original children’s programming over the next three years. How the extra money ‘ ... Continue Reading →

Screen 21 Unveils Suckers’ Secrets at Cartoon Forum

Spanish animation company Screen 21 is giving Cartoon Forum attendees in Norway a sneak peek at its new series The Secret Life of Suckers, which is set to debut next year on Disney ... Continue Reading →

No Emmy Coup for Family Guy

For the creators of Family Guy, the first animated series to be nominated for a best comedy series Emmy since The Flintstones in1961, the nomination will have to be enough. NBC’s ... Continue Reading →

Gormiti Sells to U.S., Europe and Middle East

Broadcasters in the United States, Europe and the Middle East have bought the rights to Zodiak Entertainment’s animated children’s series Gormiti: The Lords of Nature. In ... Continue Reading →