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PBS will add some shear fun to its Saturday morning line-up with the toon series Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks. Comic icon Mel Brooks (The Producers, High Anxiety, Young Frankenstein, Spaceballs) voices the role of Wiley the Sheep in this half-hour, CG comedy/fantasy/adventure show based on original stories by [...]
Variety reports that Sony is developing TV and feature film projects based on The Boondocks comic strip created by Aaron McGruder and partner Reggie Hudlin. McGruder and Hudlin are writing a TV pilot and an animated feature treatment that expands the world of The Boondocks, which uses edgy humor to [...]
Legendary Marvel comic book creator Stan Lee is partnering with DIC Ent. to produce original animated superhero TV properties. A slate of projects dubbed The Stan Lee Universe will be a joint venture between DIC and POW! Ent., an entity formed by Lee, his producing partner Gill Champion and business [...]
Spike and Mike’s Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation has purchased the series pilot Sickcom from Robert Steven Rhine (My Brain Escapes Me, Chicken Soup for Satan) and his partner, animator Frank Forte (Li’L Pimp movie, The Vampire Verses, The Cletus and Floyd Show). Comic-Con attendees will get a first [...]
Reuters reports that the legal dispute between film director Spike Lee and Viacom Inc. was settled yesterday. The media giant will finally be able to rebrand its TNN cable network as Spike TV – “the first network for men.” The change was supposed to take place weeks ago to coincide [...]
Kids’ WB! has picked up a fourth season of the animated adventure series Static Shock from Warner Bros. Animation. An additional 13 original episodes will air six days a week, Monday through Saturday, during the 2003-2004 season. Based on the Milestone/DC Comics property, Static Shock follows the adventures of the [...]
Turner Broadcasting’s new anime and action/adventure cable outlet, CNX, is set to undergo a rebranding that will name it after a popular Cartoon Network programming block, according to Digital Spy. In September, the channel will become Toonami. Originally targeted at males 16-34, CNX devoted daytime hours to kids with the [...]
U.K.-based TV and multimedia production company Glasshead Ltd has been commissioned by 4Learning, Channel 4’s education division, to produce a 13×13 animated series titled The Blue Dragon. Aimed at kids 5-7, the series will help youngsters make sense of the world using scientific ideas. Set to air in January 2004, [...]
TBS Superstation is jumping on the animation bandwagon this summer with a special run of the series Futurama and The Family Guy, which both originated on Fox. Beginning Monday, July 7, the two series will air weekdays on the cable outlet at 2:00 p.m. (ET) and 2:30 p.m. (ET), respectively. [...]
Peace, Justice and the American way rule supreme this Fourth of July weekend as Cartoon Network serves up three consecutive hours devoted to Superman, culminating with the first episodes of the new season of Justice League. The fun begins at 8:00 p.m. (ET/PT) Justice for All Saturday chronicles Superman’s efforts [...]