Scottish Cities Fight Over Simpsons Character

Groundskeeper Willie, who’s been cleaning up after students at Springfield Elementary on Fox’s The Simpsons for 20 years, is caught in the middle of a real-life spat in ... Continue Reading →

Jetix Becomes Disney Channel in Five Euro Markets

The Walt Disney Co. will convert its Jetix outlets in five European nations to the Disney Channel name and brand. The change is set for later this year in Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, ... Continue Reading →

Winx Creator Offers Darker Teen Property

Italian creator of the popular animated Winx series and Rainbow CEO Iginio Straffi has created a new girl-skewing franchise called Maya Fox, featuring a 17-year-old girl character who ... Continue Reading →

Goode Family Debuts on ABC

We’ve all been there: Paper or plastic? Organic or local? Hybrid or diesel? In these confusing times, Joe Everyman is caught in the crosshairs of consumer responsibility. It’s ... Continue Reading →

ABC Picks Up Disney Holiday Special, Prep and Landing

Disney and ABC are getting ready for Christmas early, with the network picking the studio a special titled Prep and Landing about a pair of elves who ensure each house is ready for ... Continue Reading →

Galactik Football to Score on GMTV

Alphanim’s popular animated series Galactik Football will begin airing on U.K.’s free-to-air GMTV block on CITV Channel and ITV4 simultanously. The half-hour toon, which ... Continue Reading →

Fishtronaut Makes Huge Splash in Latin America

The Brazilian animated series Fishtronaut was the most-watched kids TV show (age group four to 11) in its broadcasting time (7:30 p.m.-8 p.m.) during its first week of broadcast on ... Continue Reading →

Bakugan Back in Business on Cartoon Network

Dan, Marucho, Drago and the rest of the gang from Bakugan have kicked off their new season of adventures on Cartoon Network Saturdays at 9 a.m. in grand style. The second season, which ... Continue Reading →

TBS Develops Big Tow; IFC Opens The Wrong Door

As the major networks and cable outlets announce their slates of new shows, several new animated shows have made the cut. In addition to the previously announced Neighbors from Hell, ... Continue Reading →

Nick Orders Pilot for Monsters vs. Aliens Series

DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg revealed that Nickelodeon has ordered a TV pilot based on the recent hit movie Monsters vs. Aliens. The news, which Katzenberg revealed at ... Continue Reading →