Impossible Pictures Acquires Firestep

Impossible Pictures will expand its operations outside London by acquiring Manchester-based animation company Firestep. The acquisition will open doors in the children’s market ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Tops With Kids in ’07

Citing Nielsen Media Research findings, Nickelodeon announced that it was the most-watched kids’ network of 2007, delivering 2.1 million more total viewers than closest competitor ... Continue Reading →

Porchlight Corrales FARMkids

The recently launched PorchLight Home Entertainment is expending its 2008 DVD distribution catalog with an aggressive acquisitions campaign. The unit has picked up U.S. home video rights ... Continue Reading →

DreamWorks, Nickelodeon Prep Penguins

DreamWorks Animation and Nickelodeon today announced that they are moving forward with plans to make a CG-animated television series revolving around the mischievous penguins from the ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Wolfs Down Peter

As it continues to push its own properties, including Creature Comforts, Wallace and Gromit and Shawn the Sheep, Aardman International is expanding its portfolio of third-party properties ... Continue Reading →

Rudolph Gives CBS a Tuesday Win

Rudolph with his nose so bright guided CBS to a winning Tuesday night as the primetime presentation of the animated holiday classic pulled in approximately 14.3 million viewers, according ... Continue Reading →

Breakthrough Cobbles Two Shoes for TELETOON, Jetix

TELETOON Canada and Jetix Europe have greenlit production of Breakthrough Animation’s new action-comedy series Jimmy Two Shoes. Developed in collaboration with both broadcasters, ... Continue Reading →

DHX Media Acquires Studio B Prods.

Independent international producer and distributor DHX Media Ltd., the parent company of DECODE Ent. and Halifax Film, has acquired all the outstanding shares in privately-owned children’s ... Continue Reading →

Caillou Holiday Pic Sprouts on PBS

Young viewers will be schooled on the many holiday traditions observed around the world when Cookie Jar Ent.’s Caillou’s Holiday Movie makes its television debut on PBS ... Continue Reading →

Cosgrove’s Retractorhead Bound for Nick U.K.

Cosgrove Hall Films has inked a deal to produce an interstitial series titled Eddie Retractorhead exclusively for Nickelodeon U.K. The set of 10 one minute-long cartoons will begin ... Continue Reading →