FX Aims Archer for Fall Debut

Cable network FX has ordered six episodes of the animated series Archer, a comedy about the employees at an international spy agency. The show, whose title may change, stars Family ... Continue Reading →

Latin America Strikes Naruto Deals

A new wave of Naruto anime is coming to Latin America, with rights-holder VIZ media making a broadcast deal with Cartoon Network Latin America and a DVD deal in Brazil with PlayArte ... Continue Reading →

Nick UK Rounds Up Super Hero Squad

Marvel Animation’s new kid-friendly series Super Hero Squad is coming to the United Kingdom’s NickToons in October. In an exclusive acquisition, the channel will present ... Continue Reading →

Garrett Develops Dumb Bunny at Sony

Actor Brad Garrett, star of the Fox comedy series ‘Til Death and Everybody Loves Raymond, is developing Dumb Bunny and a Jackass as an animated comedy series at Sony Pictures ... Continue Reading →

PBS Wags New Martha Speaks Week

PBS Kids has scheduled a brand, new week of Martha Speaks for the dog days of summer, beginning this Monday, July 13. The five-day stunt features the talented pooch in various adventures’fighting ... Continue Reading →

Aniboom, History to Let People Speak in Contest

Aniboom and History Channel have teamed up to solicit unique animated interpretations of A-list talent doing 10 readings and musical performances. The best entries will have a chance ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Bags Sands From Sega

FUNimation kicked off Anime Expo 2009 by announcing Thursday the acquisition from Sega of rights to the first season of Sands of Destruction. The series, based on the Sega video game, ... Continue Reading →

Poll Names PBS KIDS Top Educational Brand

A national survey by GfK Roper has found PBS KIDS is the top educational media brand for children. The poll asked more than 1,000 randomly chosen adults in the United States to compare ... Continue Reading →

Pair of Series Power Disney XD Ratings

Hit series Phineas and Ferb and a strong debut from Zeke and Luther have recorded the most-watched month on record for Disney XD, formerly Toon Disney, in key demographics. A marathon ... Continue Reading →

Penguins, SpongeBob Fuel Nick Ratings

Nickelodeon’s Penguins of Madagascar was the top-rated animated series with kids and total viewers for the second quarter of 2009, followed closely by SpongeBob SquarePants. The ... Continue Reading →