Family Guy Among Emmy Contenders

FOX’s Family Guy may be the first animated series to be nominated for a primetime Emmy Award in the Comedy category. For the first time ever, the Academy of Television Arts and ... Continue Reading →

Moonscoop and DQ Form 5-Year Alliance

A new five-year alliance has been formed between India’s DQ Entertainment and France’s Moonscoop Group. This new partnership, which includes five animated series and two ... Continue Reading →

New CG Garfield Goes to Cartoon Net

Turner Broadcasting has picked up broadcast rights to the new CG-animated Garfield series from France’s Dargaud Media and plans to begin airing it on Cartoon Network in 2009. ... Continue Reading →

Tiger Aspect Spins Tinga Tinga Tales

Tiger Aspect Prods. is going into production on Tinga Tinga Tales, a new animated preschool series commissioned by broadcasters CBeebies in the U.K. and Playhouse Disney in the U.S. ... Continue Reading →

Gazoon’s Savanna Expands Worldwide

Monster Distributes has launched the dialogue-free, animated series Gazoon in more regions around the world. Broadcasters to pick up the show include NRK in Norway, Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

IATV Adds Bandai Anime

IATV, a cable network tailored to Asian Americans, has acquired severl anime series from Bandai as part of a programming overhaul, according to Daily Variety. Formerly known as ImaginAsian, ... Continue Reading →

Anime Network, TVN Strike VOD Deal

Anime Network and leading television-on-demand company TVN Entertainment Corp. have entered into a three-year VOD services partnership. The deal includes industry-wide distribution ... Continue Reading →

American Greetings Fights for Strawberry Shortcake Rights

Who knew Strawberry Shortcake could be such a little troublemaker? According to a story in The Los Angeles Times, Cleveland-based American Greetings, which owns the rights to the famous ... Continue Reading →

Cookie Jar, DIC Merge

Cookie Jar Group has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with DIC Entertainment Holdings Inc. Under the terms of the agreement, Cookie Jar will pay approximately $31.5 million ... Continue Reading →

Angus & Cheryl Go to Spain

BRB’s animated children’s series Angus & Cheryl has been picked up by Spain’s Televisό de Catalunya and will premiere on Channel K3 on Monday, June 23. ... Continue Reading →