Metalocalypse Debut Ratings Rock

Cartoon Network reports that the new series, Metalocalypse, was the highest-rated original series premiere of the year on [adult swim]. Spoofing the world of death-metal bands, the ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Screeches to MIPCOM with Owl

TV-Loonland will debut it’s all-new CG-animated shorts series, The Owl at this year’s MIPCOM television market in Cannes, France. A co-production with Paris-based Studio ... Continue Reading →

George Lopez Inks Toon Deal for Squid

Comedian George Lopez, star of ABC’s The George Lopez Show, is dipping his tentacles into the animation biz with a series titled Eddie & The Squid. According to Daily Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Metalocalypse Rocks [adult swim]

Deathklok, the world’s most famous metal band leaves a trail of real death and destruction while rocking fans around the globe in Metalocalypse, a new [adult swim] toon that promises ... Continue Reading →

Porchlight, Eat Your Lunch Build Frankenbike

Some pimped-out custom bicycles get three middle-scool boys into all sorts of adventures and trouble in Freaky Frankenbike Patrol, a new 2D-animated series being developed by PorchLight ... Continue Reading →

S4C Boosts Wales’ Toon Biz

Three animation companies in Wales will benefit from a ’500,000 (approx. $944,000) development and production fund provided by U.K. broadcaster S4C. Awarded as part of a competitive ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel Sends in Replacements

Disney will debut its original animated comedy series The Replacements on Disney Channel on Friday, Sept. 8, at 9 p.m. (ET/PT). A production of Walt Disney Television Animation, the ... Continue Reading →

Turtles Fast Forward on Saturday

Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael are back with an all-new series premiering on Saturday, July 29, during the 4Kids TV Saturday morning block on FOX and Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

PBS Puts Shows on the Web

PBS is the latest network to get in on the download-to-own biz. The public broadcasting entity has teamed with non-profit organization Open Media Network to make episodes of popular ... Continue Reading →

Turner to Set Up New London Toon Shop

Turner Broadcasting Europe will set up a new animation studio in London’s Soho district next year. According to various trade reports, this multi-million production arm is the ... Continue Reading →