Disney Channel’s Got a Rocket for U.K., Scandinavia

Taffy Ent. has sold its Emmy Award-winning animated kids’ series I Got A Rocket! to Disney Channel in the U.K., Scandinavia and emerging markets. Produced by Australia’s ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Special Soaks Up Ratings

Nickelodeon says its SpongeBob SquarePants television special, WhoBob WhatPants?, attracted nearly 8 million total viewers during Monday night’s primetime premiere. The 8 p.m. ... Continue Reading →

CBBC Picks Up TV-Loonland’s Leon

British children’s channel CBBC has acquired TV-Loonland’s new CG-animated comedy series, Leon. The network has pre-purchased 52 three-minute episodes and holds exclusive ... Continue Reading →

RAI, M6 Fall for Geronimo Stilton

Italy’s RAI and France’s M6 have become the first major European broadcasters to acquire the new animated kids’ series Geronimo Stilton. The 26×22 show is produced ... Continue Reading →

France 3 Backs Little Prince Series

India-based animation, gaming and entertainment company DQE has teamed with French entities LPPTV and Method Animations SA to co-produce an animated television series based on the classic ... Continue Reading →

Hot Wheels Toon Racing to TV

Mattel Inc. and Corus Ent.’s Nelvana are developing a new animated series based on Mattel’s Hot Wheels toy brand. Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5 will feature CG animation by ... Continue Reading →

ER Acquires Me, Myself and the Others

Entertainment Rights (ER) has secured worldwide rights to the animated series Me, Myself and the Others outside of Italy, Germany, Austria and German- and Italian-speaking Switzerland. ... Continue Reading →

Animation Collective, Canal+ Forge Broadcast Deal

New York-based Animation Collective and France’s Canal+ today announced a broadcast partnership for four animated shows. Created by Larry Schwarz, founder and CEO of Animation ... Continue Reading →

DECODE Sells Animal Mechanicals

DECODE Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media Ltd., has announced a number of MIPCOM sales for the new animated preschool series Animal Mechanicals. Produced by Halifax ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Makes Pre-sales for Wallace, Timmy

Aardman Rights, the newly created sales division of Aardman Animations, has concluded a number of pre-sales for its new animated half-hour special Wallace & Gromit In A Matter ... Continue Reading →