Cuppa Coffee to Serve Up Gordon Ramsay Series

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has signed a deal with Toronto-based Cuppa Coffee to star in a stop-motion animated comedy series. Details of the primetime series, titled Gordon Ramsay, ... Continue Reading →

Cleveland Leads Fox Animation Debuts

New animation returned to Fox’s Sunday night lineup, with the premiere of Family Guy spinoff The Cleveland Show making a big splash. Fox overall placed second to NBC’s night-leading ... Continue Reading →

Nick Heads North to Canada

Corus Entertainment and MTV Networks International are set to launch a 24-hour Nickelodeon channel in Canada on Nov. 2. The channel will be dedicated exclusively to Canadian children ... Continue Reading →

BRB’s Presents Zookaboo in Stereo 3-D

Screen 21 and Image In are preparing Zookaboo as an original stereoscopic 3-D series for TV, internet and Blu-ray. The series consists of 104 two-minute episodes in which preschoolers ... Continue Reading →

Venezuela Officials Attack Family Guy

Fans of Family Guy won’t be able to catch their favorite program on the air in Venezuela, after a recently aired episode drew fire from authorities for allegedly encouraging marijuana ... Continue Reading →

Toonz Re-Ups with Liberation

India-based Toonz Animation and American company Liberation Entertainment have extended their worldwide distribution deal. Liberation will continue to distribute Toonz shows such as ... 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 →

Turner’s Europe Lab Yields First Series

Turner Broadcasting has given its first green light to a project coming out of its European development studio. The Amazing World of Gumball, a 40 x 11 min. comedy series for kids 6-11, ... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →