Nick Preps Ni Hao, Kai-lan Special

Nickelodeon is celebrating Chinese New Year with a new half-hour, prime-time special installment of its hit animated series Ni Hao, Kai-lan, which teaches Mandarin to kids. Titled ‘Ladybug ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Inks Deals for Dinosaur King

4Kids Ent. has completed licensing agreements for the animated series Dinosaur King with GMTV in the U.K. and Jetix Netherlands. In addition, the second season of the series has been ... Continue Reading →

Huntik Sold to Jetix, CITV in the U.K.

Big Bocca Prods.’ animated action show Huntik: Secrets & Seekers has been picked up by Jetix and CITV in the U.K. The series of 26 half-hour adventures is an original property ... Continue Reading →

Imira Makes Pre-NATPE sales

Spanish production and distribution company Imira Ent. is heading to NATPE with a raft of deals in place with U.S. and Latin American broadcasters for the hit animated shows Lola & ... Continue Reading →

Nick Wants More Penguins of Madagascar

Nickelodeon has ordered an additional 26 episodes of the upcoming CG-animated comedy series The Penguins of Madagascar, a co-production of DreamWorks Animation SKG. The pick-up brings ... Continue Reading →

Henson’s Dinosaur Stomps to PBS KIDS

The Jim Henson Co. has finalized an agreement with PBS KIDS to debut the new CG-animated series Dinosaur Train this fall. Created by Craig Bartlett (Hey Arnold!), the show encourages ... Continue Reading →

Disney XD Launches in February

Disney announced that it will debut Disney XD, the boy-focused re-branding of Toon Disney, on Friday, Feb. 13 at 12 midnight (ET/PT). The girl-inclusive entertainment brand for kids ... Continue Reading →

Nick Introduces Olivia

Author/illustrator Ian Falconer’s award-winning books come to the screen as Nickelodeon adds Olivia to its preschool line-up. The new series will premiere on Monday, Jan. 26 at ... Continue Reading →

Gromit Special Scores Big for BBC

Aardman Animation’s new television special Wallace and Gromit: A Matter of Loaf and Death brought The BBC a merry Christmas. According to Daily Variety, the stop-motion adventure ... Continue Reading →

Airdate for Afro Samurai: Resurrection

Spike TV will premiere the new two-hour animated movie Afro Samurai: Resurrection on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 10 p.m. (ET/PT). Produced by Japanese studio GONZO in association with GDH K.K. ... Continue Reading →