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Toon house Film Roman took home its first Grammy Award last week for animating Latin artist Molotov’s “Frijolero” music video. The award was handed out at the 4th Latin Grammy Awards held Sept. 3 in Miami. This marks the first time the 19-year-old Burbank-based studio has received a Grammy Award. [...]
On Tuesday, Sept 2, we reported that Grace Animation Studios is going into production on 26 half-hours of the animated series The Avenging Apes of Africa for worldwide distribution. We noted that the company hopes to tap into the broadcast demand for adult-oriented animation. Rather than “adult-oriented,” the “older-skew” better [...]
Basic cable’s SCI FI Channel is enjoying the longest primetime ratings streak in television as the latest Neilson ratings extends its year-over-year ratings growth to 16 months. The outlet scored an 11% increase over last summer with a 1.0 average primetime rating (794,000 households). SCI FI also remains in the [...]
Many of the folks who brought you Barney, The Puzzle Place, Teletubbies and Sesame Street are out to hatch another prescehool phenomenon. The Silly Goose Company LLC’s new TV property, The Wumblers, will be screened for broadcasters at this year’s MIPCOM, scheduled for October 10, 2003 in Cannes, France. Silly [...]
Look out Letterman and Leno. Network late-night heavyweights may soon get some competition from Kyle, Stan, Kenny, Cartman and the rest of the inhabitants of South Park. According to Reuters, Comedy Central has inked a deal with distributor Debmar Studios to shopping the hit animated series for syndication on broadcast [...]
Having conquered the U.S., the resourceful tykes of Codename: Kids Next Door are set to infiltrate Latin America. The new animated action-comedy Cartoon Cartoon series will premiere on Cartoon Network Latin America on Friday, Sept. 5, at 7:00 p.m. Created by award-winning animator Tom Warburton, the show follows the escapades [...]
The Programming Division at Fox Kids Europe has added three hot, new action/adventure TV properties to its lineup of programs serviced by Buena Vista Int’l Television. The broadcaster has acquired distribution rights to Sonic X, Tutenstein and Shaman King. The Sonic X deal covers all TV and home video rights [...]
The series Mimi and the Gang (26 X 6), a spin off of Icon Animation’s Mimi and Mr. Bobo (26 X 26), has been acquired by Spain’s RTVE and Fox Kids Channel, which are currently airing Mimi and Mr. Bobo. RTVE plans to air the new series in September on [...]
Walt Disney Television Int’l (WDTV-I) has acquired broadcast rights to Mainframe Entertainment Inc.’s animated Halloween special Scary Godmother Halloween Spooktakular. The show will air on Disney Channels in Asia, Latin America, Italy and Germany. Based on the popular comics and children’s books by award-winning artist and writer Jill Thompson, Scary [...]
To Russia with toons. MTV Networks Int’l (MTVNI) today launched a fully customized Nickelodeon animation block on Russia’s TNT-Teleset, the country’s fastest growing outlet with 90 million viewers. MTVNI also announced today the appointment of EEMC as the licensing agent for all Nickelodeon properties in Russia. In 1998, MTVNI launched [...]