4Kids Busts Viva Pi’ata Deals

The high-definition animated TV series Viva Pi’ata is set to spill treats for more young viewers as 4Kids Ent. sews up major pre-MIPTV broadcast deals with Media Set in Italy, ... Continue Reading →

Taffy Invades Bobby’s World

Taffy Ent. has acquired worldwide rights to Bobby’s World, the Emmy-nominated animated series created by and starring comedian/game show host Howie Mandel. The Saturday morning ... Continue Reading →

Fox Debuts Oleg

The Fox Broadcasting Co. is hoping animation can keep viewers tuned in during commercial breaks. Starting tonight, April 9, the FOX network will begin airing eight-second animated vignettes ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Bananas for Bruno

Discovery Kids Latin America has acquired broadcast rights to Cuppa Coffee Studios’ animated children’s series, Bruno and the Banana Bunch, which will join the channel’s ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Unearths Wilbur

Puppets and animation will be used to make kids enthusiastic about reading in Wilbur, a new Discovery Kids preschool series set to debut on April 16 at 11 a.m. during the channel’s ... Continue Reading →

Animal Planet Makes Stuart First Movie

Having focused on documentaries and reality programming involving pets and wildlife over the past 10 years, basic cable out Animal Planet plans to begin airing Hollywood product. According ... Continue Reading →

More Zixx for Summer ’08

Thunderbird Films has completed live-action photography for the third season of Zixx, a children’s sci-fi/action series that takes place in both the real world and a completely ... Continue Reading →

Jetix Europe Captain Flamingo

Canada’s Breakthrough Animation Inc. has licensed the second season of its popular animated series Captain Flamingo to Jetix Europe, which has acquired the pay TV, TV distribution, ... Continue Reading →

Sparrowhawk, DIC, Corus Mint Kid Channel

Sparrowhawk Media, DIC Ent. and Corus Ent.’s Nelvana Enterprises have entered into a joint venture to launch KidsCo, a 24/7, multi-platform global television channel for children ... Continue Reading →

SpongeBob, Happy Feet Nick Kids’ Choice Awards

Nickelodeon’s own SpongeBob SquarePants was named Favorite Cartoon and Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s Happy Feet was voted Best Animated Movie by young fans during Nickelodeon’s ... Continue Reading →