Samurai 7 Tapped for IFC, VOOM HD

FUNimation Ent.’s Akira Kurosawa’s Samurai 7 will make its U.S. broadcast debut via a deal struck with Rainbow Media. The anime program, produced by GONZO Digimation, will ... Continue Reading →

Telescreen Bringing Fairytaler to MIPTV

One of the world’s greatest storytellers is back in Hans Christian Andersen’The Fairytaler, a new animated series from Telescreen. The company will be at MIPTV in Cannes ... Continue Reading →

Hello Kitty Set in Clay

From stationary to stop-motion’Sanrio’s Hello Kitty brand is headed to the small screen with a new clay-animated series, according to the AFP news service. Hello Kitty Stamp ... Continue Reading →

Poehler in Toon with Nick

Amy Poehler’s star has been rapidly rising since she took over the high-profile Weekend Update seat vacated by former Saturday Night Live player Jimmy Fallon. Now Daily Variety ... Continue Reading →

Comet and Dachefa Build Animated CoolCity

Toronto-based toon house Comet Entertainment is taking a trip to an animated hipster paradise known as CoolCity. Joining forces with Spain’s Dachefa Audiovisuales, the company ... Continue Reading →

Little Einsteins Make the Grade on Disney

The Disney Channel has renewed Curious Pictures’ charming educational series Little Einsteins for a second season. Gary Marsh, entertainment president at Disney Channel Worldwide, ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation’s Dragon Ball Z Bounces to CN Weeknights

Navarre’s FUNimation Entertainment has announced the return of Dragon Ball Z to Cartoon Network’s weeknight schedule. The popular anime series will air Mondays thru Thursdays ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Purple and Brown to Color Nick U.K.

Aardman Animations is continuing its full-scale deployment of television content with a new interstitial series titled Purple and Brown for Nickelodeon U.K. Created by Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →

Mouse TV Announces Upcoming 2006-07 Slate

Disney’s four-pronged small-screen empire (ABC Kids, Toon Disney, Jetix and Disney Channel) unveiled plans for the new 2006-07 season at the New York upfronts today. A total of ... Continue Reading →

PBS, Kids’ WB! Top Daytime Emmy List

While PBS’s Sesame Street again garnered the most nominations in the children’s TV categories, the public broadcast outlet’s Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks ... Continue Reading →