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As MTV Networks continues to expand, major changes in the company’s leadership are underway. Under the new management structure, the roles of longtime leaders Judy McGrath and Herb Scannell will be expanded. McGrath, formerly president of MTV Networks Music Group, becomes MTV Networks Group president responsible for MTV, MTV2, VH1, [...]
The National Lampoon Network, which reaches 3.5 million college students on 420 U.S. campuses, announced that its fall line-up will feature an animated stand-up comedy show and a video game review program. Programming is aimed squarely at the 18 to 24-year-old set and is infused with the irreverent brand of [...]
House Arrest, Comedy Central’s series of 30-second animated interstitials illustrating stand-up comedy gags from top comedians, will be expanded into a regular series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. House Arrest is created by Eric Brown, Tom Sellitti and Jim Serpico, and is produced by Dennis Leary’s and Serpico’s Apostle Pictures. [...]
Following up on an agreement reached on April 22, Media conglomerate Viacom Inc. has completed the acquisition of cable outlet Comedy Central, home to South Park and the new animated interstitial series House Arrest, as well as live-action favorites The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Man Show. Viacom, [...]
Fox Box, 4Kids Ent.’s branded Saturday morning cartoon block on Fox, has added four shows to its 2003-2004 season, which kicks off on September 6. Joining returning favorites Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Kirby: Right Back At Ya!, The Cramp Twins and Ultimate Muscle: The Kinnikuman Legacy is Cubix and the [...]
Known for its work on TV shows like Reboot and video releases like Barbie as Rapunzel and the upcoming Hot Wheels features, Mainframe Ent Inc. is moving into branding and commercials. The computer animation house has created the logo, branding, and original animation segments for this year’s MTV Movie Awards, [...]
Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) has licensed the remastered 1967 Classic Spider-Man animated series and the brand new Power Rangers Ninja Storm live-action series to KTV in South Africa. The deal was struck following this month’s Los Angeles Screenings in California. Both series will be licensed to the pay TV [...]
Cartoon Network hopes to follow the U.K. and France success of its classic toon channel, Boomerang, with a July 1 launch on Sky Italia in Italy. Boomerang will join the line up with a schedule of classics including Tom and Jerry, Yogi Bear, The Flintstones, Popeye and The Pink Panther. [...]
Actor John Goodman, often recruited by Disney to voice such animated fare as The Emperor’s New Groove, Monsters, Inc. and The Jungle Book II, will do some work for the competition. According to Variety, The former Roseanne co-star will return to TV as the lead voice in DreamWorks’ computer animated [...]
We’ve been keeping an eye on the networks’ fall announcements this week, and the only animated-related news that caught our eyes was that Fox is reshuffling its Sunday night lineup yet again. Replacing the under-rated Futurama in the unfortunate 7 p.m. slot is Bonzai, an offbeat Japanese “reality show” of [...]