Simpsons Rides High on ‘Horror’

It was all treats and no tricks for FOX on Sunday night as the annual ‘Treehouse of Horror’ episode of The Simpsons generated the show’s best ratings among key demographics ... Continue Reading →

Chorion, Shanghai Team for Toons

Family entertainment producer/distributor Chorion and Shanghai Media Group (SMG), one of the largest media groups in China, struck a deal to jointly develop new animation programs for ... Continue Reading →

Buster Animates ‘Dirty Presidents’

Los Angeles-based ad agency Stun Creative and its motion graphics division, Buster Design, have created eleven ‘Dirty Presidents’ animated segments to air during a special ... Continue Reading →

Nick’s Naked Brothers Get Animated

The Naked Brothers Band on Nickelodeon is getting tooned up for its first-ever animated special. Titled ‘The Supetastic 6,’ the half-hour installment produced by digital ... Continue Reading →

SCI FI Channel Greenlights Video Game Show

SCI FI Channel is going into production on WCG GameQuest (working title), an 8-episode, elimination-style reality competition that pits 12 contestants against each other in a series ... Continue Reading →

King of the Hill Shuts Down

After an impressive 13-season run, FOX’s animated family comedy King of the Hill is apparently ending its run on the network. Daily Variety reports that the show’s producers ... Continue Reading →

New Toon Lineup Debuts on qubo

Kid channel qubo has announced a full slate of new TV shows and an expanded schedule designed to serve different age groups at different times of the day. Monday, Nov. 3 will see the ... Continue Reading →

Canada’s NFB Pacts with Japan’s NHK

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB), which has produced its share of Oscar-winning animated shorts, today signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Japan Broadcasting ... Continue Reading →

Starz, Raimi Take on Spartacus

Inspired by the success of Warner Bros.’s 300, Starz is mounting its own graphic-novel style sword-and-sandal epic. The company is putting a new twist on a gladiatorial legend ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim, Burger King Seek Live-Action Carl

Adult Swim is teaming up with Burger King Corp. to find a look-alike to portray the sweaty, hairy Carl character from Aqua Teen Hunger Force in next year’s first-ever live-action ... Continue Reading →