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It’s back to the future for Disney’s animated cheerleader-turned-superhero as Disney Channel premieres an all-new primetime Kim Possible movie on Friday, Nov. 28. This time, the red-headed teen crusader is joined by a host of Hollywood stars in Kim Possible: A Stitch in Time, airing at 8:00 p.m., 9:20 p.m. [...]
Nickelodeon’s digital powerhouse, Nicktoons, has acquired Schoolyard Safaris and Foul Facts, two series of short programs from Nick Australia and Fudge Puppy Prods. Both hit the air this week. Schoolyard Safaris takes an animated look at exotic and potentially dangerous wildlife. Hosting the show is Jungle Jim, an ink-and-paint send-up [...]
CINAR Corp. has reached an out-of-court settlement with Spanish animation company BRB Int’l SA. BRB filed a lawsuit in Quebec Superior Court in August 2000, alleging that CINAR was in breach of a letter of intent it had signed in November 1998 to purchase all of BRB’s shares for the [...]
Further proof that animation is spreading throughout all areas of entertainment, Speed Racer Ent. has licensed the Classic Speed Racer animated television series to SPEED Channel, a fast-growing U.S. cable outlet dedicated to the high-octane world of motorsports. Originally produced in Japan in 1966, Speed Racer first appeared in U.S. [...]
If you’ve been missing the three-minute installments of the animated Star Wars: Clone Wars series on Cartoon Network, be sure to set your VCR this Friday night. On Nov. 21, the toon outlet will air the first five episodes back-to-back starting at 7:30. The 2001 animated feature Pokémon III will [...]
The Anime Network, the first all-anime programmer in North America, has extended its agreement with RCN Corp. and will be available to subscribers of RCN’s Impulse on DemandSM VOD beginning Dec. 1 in Manhattan, Boston, Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia, as well as to Pennsylvania markets outside of the original [...]
Your favorite modern stone-age family is going to be spending a lot of time on Boomerang in December. Cartoon Network’s 24-hour commercial-free classic animation outlet will cover 35 years of Hanna-Barbera’s The Flintstones with marathon broadcasts of movies, TV specials and the series. Boomerang will air a week-long Flintstones marathon [...]
Nickelodeon Int’l has acquired the animated comedy My Dad the Rock Star from Nelvana, French co-production partner the Carrere Group and broadcaster M6. The deal covers broadcast rights for the U.K, Australia, Asia, Scandinavia, Spain and Holland. Based on the book My Dad the Rock Star: Rebel without a Nose [...]
Madrid’s Zinkia Ent. is staffing up to produce a new CG preschool property with Carlton International. The 52-part series, titled Pocoyó, goes into production in December and is intended for broadcast on ITV in the U.K. To produce the animation, Zinkia has recruited a team of 25 artists from both [...]
Saving the world is nothing new to Bubbles, Blossom and Buttercup, but saving Christmas is. 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 direct-to-video in October and makes its broadcast debut [...]