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TV-Loonland makes a strong showing at MIPCOM this year with a number of licensing deals secured for its properties The Cramp Twins, Something Else and Letters from Felix. Other deals may soon be announced as new properties Dragon’s Rock, Sam Hamwich–Superhero Sandwich and Rudi preview at Cannes. The second season [...]
The kid with the hair and the gadgets springs into action with an all-new Nickelodeon primetime special. Operation Jet Fusion premieres on Monday, Oct. 13 at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) and features some high-power celebrity voices. In the special, Jimmy is recruited by a top-secret spy agency known as BTSO, headed [...]
Channelzero Ent. and creative force Dave Warren have been busy hatching new properties for this year’s MIPCOM in Cannes, France. In addition to its sexy 2D series SoSophie, the company is bringing two 3D properties to the table. Ghetto Fabulous and Ernest Makes History are being previewed for buyers and [...]
Anime Network has been awarded an exclusive two-year licensing agreement giving it U.S. television rights for all 24 installments of Pioneer Animation’s popular half-hour anime series Chobits. The announcement was made today at MIPCOM by network president Kevin Corcoran and Pioneer Animation licensing manager David Yost. Chobits, based on the [...]
If its action and adventure you seek when you turn on the tube, Sony Pictures Ent. has your fix, provided you live in Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria. The company is set to launch AXN, its action and adventure cable and satellite network, on October 17 [...]
As animation producers, buyers and distributors gather in Cannes for MIPCOM this week, Christopher Panzner, exec. producer, animation for Teva, sheds some light on the unique French system for producing animation. There is virtually no animated film or television program made in France that doesn’t benefit from government subsidies in [...]
The MIPCOM buzz reaches mythological proportions as Studio B Prods. announces that it has struck a development deal with Canadian broadcaster TELETOON of an animated show titled Class of the Titans. An original Studio B property, the 26×22 action/comedy series will be produced in 2D and is aimed kids 8—12. With a [...]
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg and the SCI FI Channel will follow the success of their Emmy Award-winning, 20-hour, EFX-laden TV epic Taken with a new set of made-for-TV films. Titled Nine Lives, the project is being pumped as "television’s first-ever trilogy." Taken director Les Bohem and DreamWorks Television are also back [...]
Mike Young Prods. (MYP) has signed on as producer/distributor of the upcoming series ToddWorld, created by award-winning kids’ author-illustrator Todd Parr and writer Gerry Renert, a principal of L&G Licensing+. The half-hour series is scheduled to air five days a week on "Ready Set Learn!," TLC’s commercial-free and sponsor-free programming [...]
Film Roman Inc. yesterday filed the required documents to deregister its common stock with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The animation house behind The Simpsons thus suspends its reporting obligations under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934. "Our Board of Directors has unanimously decided to take this action," says [...]