DQE Develops Animated Chaplin Shorts

DQ Entertainment in India is developing a series of short, 3D-animated animated shorts based on the films and characters of silent film star Charlie Chaplin. The project calls for 104 ... Continue Reading →

Jakks Pacific, Dentsu Team for Monsuno Series

Toy maker Jakks Pacific has teamed up with leading Japanese animation producer Dentsu to produce an animated TV series based on the Monsuno property. Monsuno, a boys action property ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Schedules Chuggington for U.S. Debut

Train-oriented British animation series Chuggington has scheduled its first stop in the United States, premiering Jan. 18 on Playhouse Disney. The 26-episode series will air Tuesday ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons’ 450th Episode and Special Air Sunday

Set the DVR, The Simpsons‘ 20th anniversary celebration is set to peak Sunday with the airing of the series’ 450th episode followed by a new one-hour documentary on the ... Continue Reading →

ESPN, Discovery Plan 3D TV Nets

By now audiences are used to donning the glasses for 3-D animated features at the movies ‘ an experience Discovery and ESPN are going to try bringing into the home. The two cable ... Continue Reading →

Animated Gervais Debuts Feb. 19 on HBO

He’s been the worst boss ever on The Office and a face in the on-set crowd in Extras, and now ‘ right after hosting the Golden Globes ceremony ‘ Ricky Gervais is getting ... Continue Reading →

Third Season of Boondocks to Bounce Back in Early 2010

Aaron McGruder acclaimed and controversial animated series The Boondocks is slated to return to TV in early 2010. Variety reports that McGruder has been tweeting about the debut of ... Continue Reading →

Def Leppard Plans Animated TV Series

Fans always knew Def Leppard through ‘Love Bites,’ but soon the world may know that they also think cartoons rock. The British metal rock band is developing its own animated ... Continue Reading →

Chorion Develops Beatrix Potter Animated Series

Beatrix Potter’s children’s classic Peter Rabbit is set to star in a new animated series under a new deal struck between publisher Frederick Warne and Chorion. The series ... Continue Reading →

Goode Family Debuts Jan. 4 on Comedy Central

The Goode Family, the follow-up series to Mike Judge’s classic King of the Hill, is set to make its Comedy Central debut Jan. 4. And how well the series does on the cable network ... Continue Reading →