Wimze Studios Launches with Firecrackers

Wimze Studios, a new 3D animation company founded by award-winning Brazilian animator Cleber Redondo, is set to explode onto the scene with The Firecrackers this December. The 26-episode, ... Continue Reading →

Paramount to Stop Beaming Enterprise

Paramount Network Television will bid farewell to Star Trek: Enterprise, the latest incarnation of Gene Roddenberry’s brainy sci-fi franchise. After floundering on UPN for four ... Continue Reading →

MoP Brasil Digital Dives into Distribution

Make room for a new player in Brazil’s content distribution business. MoP Brasil Digital, the producer of the CG animated series The Pixcodelics, announced today that it is embarking ... Continue Reading →

Pet Alien Abducts Big Ratings for CN U.K.

The new toon comedy series, Pet Alien, mounted a successful invasion of the British airwaves. Distributed by Taffy Ent. and produced by parent studio Mike Young Productions (MYP), the ... Continue Reading →

McFarlane Spawns Fox Series

Todd McFarlane, creator of the Spawn comic-book, feature film, video game and animated TV franchise, is teaming with AngryFilms to develop a Twilight Zone-type series for the Fox network, ... Continue Reading →

Darguad Restructures with Dupuis Takeover

Change is in the air at French publishing, distribution licensing and sales company Dargaud as its acquisition of animation and comic-book company Dupuis is made official this week. ... Continue Reading →

Gay Moms Stall PBS’s Buster

Just days after a fringe conservative group accused SpongeBob of being a pawn in some gay agenda, The Boston Globe reports that public TV station WGBH-TV (Channel 2) is postponing a ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Goes to Thailand

According to C21 Media, The Disney Channel will debut in Thailand through a distribution deal with P. Southern Network Co. (PSN). Disney Channel and Playhouse Disney will be pitched ... Continue Reading →

Stan Lee Makes Superhero of Ringo Starr

Fresh from his legal victory over Marvel Ent., comic-book king Stan Lee has teamed up with former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr to create a new animated property. Financed, produced and ... Continue Reading →

NATPE NEWS: Kappa Mikey Plucked by MTV Networks

Viacom’s MTV Networks has made its first-ever global program acquisition, nabbing worldwide broadcast rights to Animation Collective’s Kappa Mikey for Nicktoons in the U.S. ... Continue Reading →