CBBC Picks Up TV-Loonland’s Leon

British children’s channel CBBC has acquired TV-Loonland’s new CG-animated comedy series, Leon. The network has pre-purchased 52 three-minute episodes and holds exclusive ... Continue Reading →

RAI, M6 Fall for Geronimo Stilton

Italy’s RAI and France’s M6 have become the first major European broadcasters to acquire the new animated kids’ series Geronimo Stilton. The 26×22 show is produced ... Continue Reading →

France 3 Backs Little Prince Series

India-based animation, gaming and entertainment company DQE has teamed with French entities LPPTV and Method Animations SA to co-produce an animated television series based on the classic ... Continue Reading →

Hot Wheels Toon Racing to TV

Mattel Inc. and Corus Ent.’s Nelvana are developing a new animated series based on Mattel’s Hot Wheels toy brand. Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5 will feature CG animation by ... Continue Reading →

ER Acquires Me, Myself and the Others

Entertainment Rights (ER) has secured worldwide rights to the animated series Me, Myself and the Others outside of Italy, Germany, Austria and German- and Italian-speaking Switzerland. ... Continue Reading →

Animation Collective, Canal+ Forge Broadcast Deal

New York-based Animation Collective and France’s Canal+ today announced a broadcast partnership for four animated shows. Created by Larry Schwarz, founder and CEO of Animation ... Continue Reading →

DECODE Sells Animal Mechanicals

DECODE Enterprises, the distribution subsidiary of DHX Media Ltd., has announced a number of MIPCOM sales for the new animated preschool series Animal Mechanicals. Produced by Halifax ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Makes Pre-sales for Wallace, Timmy

Aardman Rights, the newly created sales division of Aardman Animations, has concluded a number of pre-sales for its new animated half-hour special Wallace & Gromit In A Matter ... Continue Reading →

Jimmy Two Shoes Tops MIPCOM Jr. List

Breakthrough Entertainment’s animated series Jimmy Two Shoes landed the top spot on the most-screened list at the MIPCOM Junior market this past weekend (Oct. 11, 12). Co-produced ... Continue Reading →

Marvel Heroes Soar to TELETOON

TELETOON has inked a deal to become the home of Marvel Animation in Canada. The multi-year partnership will kick off in the spring of 2009, offering a minimum of 182 first-run episodes ... Continue Reading →