South Park Chef Quits Day Job

Okay, right now, all over the world, headline, copy and joke writers are trying to come up with the best pun/joke/play on words to describe Scientologist actor Isaac Hayes of Shaft ... Continue Reading →

Globo Makes Atomic Breakthrough

Breakthrough Entertainment has secured a major broadcast deal with TV Globo to air the first and second seasons of the animated worldwide-hit series Atomic Betty in Brazil. Breakthrough ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Wants More Child’s Play

Following the advice of leading educators and months of research to survey the opinions of teachers and parents, Cartoon Network has formed a partnership with the National PTA and additional ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Flowerheads to Bloom at MIP-TV

Aardman Animations, the U.K. toon shop behind the Academy Award-winning Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, is introducing its new preschool series, The Flowerheads, ... Continue Reading →

Animation Guild, Producers Ink Contract

The Animation Guild and Affiliated Optical Electronic and Graphic Arts, Local 839 IATSE, has reached an agreement with the animation producers on a three-year collective bargaining ... Continue Reading →

Nick Dishes New Shows, Development Process

Kid cable net Nickelodeon held its 2006-07 upfront presentation today, unveiling new animated series and heralding the launch of a new content development strategy that includes a multi-million ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki Salute Coming to Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network will host a tribute to acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki during its Toonami Saturday night action block starting this month. Consecutive Saturday screenings ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Going Wireless with Cingular

Turner Broadcasting System today announced that it has signed its most extensive video distribution deal to date with Cingular Wireless. The deal for grants Cingular rights to carry ... Continue Reading →

Porchlight, Burberry Bring Animalia to TV

Fans of Graeme Base’s international best-selling picture book, Animalia, can look forward to a CG-animated television series from BAFTA’winning Burberry Prods. in Australia ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob Tops in China

Having debuted on China’s CCTV just four weeks ago, SpongeBob SquarePants has already become the No. 1 cartoon show in the nation, according to Nickelodeon. The network says Neilson ... Continue Reading →