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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 [...]
The new animated comedy-adventure Xiaolin Showdown premiered on Saturday, November 8 at 9:30 a.m. (ET), leading Kids’ WB! to significant week-to-week gains among target kids’ demographics and a No. 1 finish among all Saturday morning competition. The network’s Saturday morning toon block saw an extraordinary triple-digit spike in viewership among [...]
The 2D animated feature Millionaire Dogs will have its U.S. TV premiere on Cartoon Network this Saturday, Nov. 15th. The 80-minute family flick will air in the network’s primetime Cartoon Theatre slot, followed by a repeat on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 10:00 a.m. Directed by Michael Schoemann (The Magic Voyage) [...]
Multinational carrier, telephone and technology company IDT Corp. has launched a new subsidiary, IDT Ent., which will incorporate IDT’s existing animation company Digital Production Solutions (DPS), as well as recent acquisition DPS/Film Roman and the joint venture and equity interest with Vanguard Animation. Upon completion of the purchase, Mainframe Ent., [...]
Cartoon Network says "the Force" was with it last Friday night as the world television premiere of its animated interstitial series Star Wars: Clone Wars helped secure a No. 1 finish for the cabler’s primetime Fridays block (7:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.) among all target kid and teen demos. According to Nielsen [...]
As Universal Pictures and Imagine Ent. get set to bring Curious George to the big screen with a 2D theatrical feature, Universal Home Ent. Prods. (UHEP) has announced that an animated preschool series based on the classic children’s books is also in the works with Imagine Ent. and PBS affiliate [...]
Disney Channel goes back to the Middle Ages with the new animated comedy series Disney’s Dave the Barbarian, from Walt Disney Television Animation, scheduled to premiere in January 2004. Created by Doug Langdale, Disney’s Dave the Barbarian follows the title character’s comedic adventures with his offbeat family as they protect [...]
Star Wars fans will be watching Cartoon Network closely tonight as Genndy Tartakovsky’s (Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory) long-awaited Clone Wars “microseries” of 20 three-minute interstitial shorts premieres on the cabler. Self-described Star Wars fanatic Genndy Tartakovsky has created a "micro-series" of 20 three-minute shorts, serializing the story that takes place [...]
The Walt Disney Co. is reportedly working on making Disney Channel available in China. According to Reuters, the company has applied for a limited license that would make the cable outlet available in foreigners’ compounds and upscale hotels in certain areas. Time Warner, News Corp and Viacom have already made [...]