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Corus Entertainment’s Nelvana has opened a TV sales pipeline to Europe for Stan and Jan Berenstain’s long-running series featuring the eponymous Berenstain Bears. Nelvana has sold the 2D animated, 40-episode strip in a pan-territory deal that includes YLE TV2 (Finland), SVT (Sweden), RUV (Icelandic National Broadcasting), TV 2 (Denmark) and [...]
Now that Spike Lee’s out of the way, Spike TV is aggressively programming its male-targeted channel, most recently striking a deal with the duo behind the Spike & Mike Sick & Twisted Festival of Animation. The newly minted cable channel has contracted Spike & Mike to supply material for its [...]
Britian’s Channel 4 made a lot of animation industry professionals happy yesterday when it announced a further three-year funding commitment to animation commissioning. A total investment of ’1.6 million will be injected into the channel’s three highly respected and innovative animation schemes Mesh, Air and Animate! “No other television broadcaster [...]
Legendary Hollywood producer Robert Evans, who seems to have had almost as many showbiz lives as Madonna, can add one more chapter to his wild career. Comedy Central has announced that it is producing an animated series based on Evan’s life. The subject of last year’s hit feature documentary The [...]
With tongue firmly in cheek, Cartoon Network is urging its young viewers to skip a day of school in September. On Labor Day. Don’t Go back to School Day will feature CN fare highlighting the travails of life at school. "School is a drag, and Cartoon Network has the proof," [...]
Kids’ WB! announced its new Fall schedule with an unprecedented slate of all returning series. The premiere of the Saturday morning schedule will begin on Saturday, September 13 and continue throughout the week of September 15. In conjunction, the network will launch the "Kids’ WB! BIG, Really, Really BIG Sweepstakes," [...]
For TV stations around the country that need help meeting FCC requirements for educational content in their kid’s programming, Burbank-based DIC Ent. has a solution. Launching September 1, 2003, the DIC Kid’s Network is offering a three-hour programming block specifically designed to meet FCC kid “core” requirements. The DIC network [...]
Joe (Donovan Patton) and his animated, four-legged pal, Blue, have long been entertaining and educating preschoolers during the late morning hours. On Monday, Aug. 11, the popular duo will keep youngsters up and glued to the set with their primetime special, Blue Takes You To School, airing at 8:00 p.m. [...]
Cartoon Network continues to conquer new territories, large and small. The worldwide company is now the highest rated cable network in Chile during prime time among kids 4-11, according to Time IBOPE Chile ratings for the second quarter of 2003. Cartoon Network is the No. 1 rated cable network among [...]
As part of its continuing growth as a global presence in the animation world, Cartoon Network is re-organizing the various parts of its consumer products business into one big division. Headed by senior VP John Friend, the newly minted Cartoon Network Enterprises will bring together the network’s existing individual domestic [...]