Porchlight, Eat Your Lunch Build Frankenbike

Some pimped-out custom bicycles get three middle-scool boys into all sorts of adventures and trouble in Freaky Frankenbike Patrol, a new 2D-animated series being developed by PorchLight ... Continue Reading →

S4C Boosts Wales’ Toon Biz

Three animation companies in Wales will benefit from a ’500,000 (approx. $944,000) development and production fund provided by U.K. broadcaster S4C. Awarded as part of a competitive ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Sends in Replacements

Disney will debut its original animated comedy series The Replacements on Disney Channel on Friday, Sept. 8, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). A production of Walt Disney Television Animation, the ... Continue Reading →

Turtles Fast Forward on Saturday

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael are back with an all-new series premiering on Saturday, July 29, during the 4Kids TV Saturday morning block on FOX and Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

PBS Puts Shows on the Web

PBS is the latest network to get in on the download-to-own biz. The public broadcasting entity has teamed with non-profit organization Open Media Network to make episodes of popular ... Continue Reading →

4Kids TV Adds Four, Goes On Demand

Four new series are scheduled to join the lineup for the 5th season of 4Kids TV, 4Kids Ent.’s four-hour Saturday morning programming block on the FOX network. New shows Teenage ... Continue Reading →

Turner to Set Up New London Toon Shop

Turner Broadcasting Europe will set up a new animation studio in London’s Soho district next year. According to various trade reports, this multi-million production arm is the ... Continue Reading →

Animaniacs, Pinky and The Brain, Boondocks, Oscar Shorts on DVD

Today’s home video releases include some new classics from the 1990s renaissance in Warner Bros. cartoons. In addition to volumes of the ever-popular Animaniacs and Pinky and ... Continue Reading →

Disney to Acquire Hungama TV

The Walt Disney Co. has announced plans to acquire leading Indian children’s television channel Hungama TV. The move is part of the Mouse’s efforts to establish a greater ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Forges Iron Man Toon

Marvel Comics’ Iron Man will be the latest superhero to get his own cartoon TV series, according to Daily Variety. The announcement was made during a party at the San Diego Comic-Con ... Continue Reading →