Reeder to Head MarVista Acquisitions

Feature film and television producer/distributor MarVista Ent. has appointed Zac Reeder to the newly created post of head of acquisitions. Reporting to Michael D. Jacobs, president ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Brings Big Jeff to MTV2 U.K.

MTV2, MTV Networks’ music channel serving the U.K. and Ireland, has picked up a series of animated shorts from Bristol-based Aardman Animations, the studio behind the Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation Channel Joins Verizon Net

Navarre Corp.’s FUNimation Ent. has inked a deal with Verizon to distribute the FUNimation Channel as part of the Verizon FiOS TV service. The 24-hour digital anime network will ... Continue Reading →

Spider Riders Corralled by Kids’ WB!

Coliseum, the action-adventure brand of Cookie Jar Ent. Inc., announced that its new animated series, Spider Riders, will makes its U.S. debut in the Kids’ WB! Saturday morning ... Continue Reading →

Comic Books Attack on Stars

With 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: The Last Stand burning up the summer box office and Warner Bros.’ Superman Returns sure to follow, premium cable channel Starz is set to air ... Continue Reading →

Pee-Wee Joins [adult swim]

Those of you fuming over Cartoon Network’s decision to carry the teen sitcom Saved By the Bell can look forward to more live-action on the network’s late-night [adult swim] ... Continue Reading →

FOX Orders More American Dad

Daily Variety reports that FOX has extended the animated primetime series American Dad through the 2007-2008 season. The network has committed to producing 22 more episodes of the subversive ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Deals Out More YU-GI-OH! GX

Today at the LA Screenings, execs from 4Kids Ent. announced a raft of international sales for the second season of its hit anime series YU-GI-OH! GX. The 52 new episodes have been picked ... Continue Reading →

Pitch Party Deadline Nears!

Animation Magazine‘s Fifth Annual Pitch Party is underway and you have until June 7 to reserve space for your brilliant animated show idea! This is your opportunity to get your ... Continue Reading →

Taffy Sells Code Lyoko Down Under

Kids in Australia will soon be jacking into Moonscoop’s popular animated series Code Lyoko in mass. Taffy Ent., the brand manager for MoonScoop and U.S.-based independent toon ... Continue Reading →