Fox Puts New Toon on Order

In a bid to expand its roster of primetime animated series, Fox has ordered a pilot for a new show from Emmy-winning Rugrats producer/animator Chuck Swenson and writer Brian Lynch, ... Continue Reading →

Legal Buzz Kill for Warner’s Loonatics?

With Loonatics, set to join Kids’ WB’s 2005 Saturday morning lineup, Warner Bros. is reinventing its classic Looney Tunes characters as futuristic superheroes. And while ... Continue Reading →

Fox Gears Up for Robots Special

Fox Television is set to offer viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming 20th Century Fox animated feature, Robots. An all-new, half-hour special titled Assembling Robots: The ... Continue Reading →

Robot Chicken Heats Up Adult Swim Ratings

Sunday night’s premiere of the new animated comedy series Robot Chicken succeeded in drawing more viewers in the coveted adults 18-34 demographic to Cartoon Network’s Adult ... Continue Reading →

Nick Strikes Deal with Fairly Odd Hartman

Having created the successful Nickelodeon series The Fairly OddParents and Danny Phantom, Butch Hartman has proven himself a valuable asset for the kid cabler. It was announced today ... Continue Reading →

Lion Toons Mints Commercial Arm, New Shows

Barcelona-based 3D animation house Lion Toons has created a commercial department to handle the company’s first two original series, which it plans to launch at this year’s ... Continue Reading →

Dancing Diablo Gets Short with Sesame Workshop

Nonprofit educational organization Sesame Workshop has commissioned Brooklyn, New York-based Dancing Diablo Studio (DDS) to design and produce 11 short animated short films for use ... Continue Reading →

Simpsons Snags WGA Award

Fox’s long-running, animated primetime hit, The Simpsons, was among the winners as The Writers Guild of America, west and East held its 57th annual awards ceremony over the weekend. ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network to Speak Russian

Beginning April 1, Cartoon Network will broadcast completely in Russian for local markets. The animation cable network’s Russian service will join its other 11 language feeds ... Continue Reading →

Avatar Bends it Like Anime on Nick

The anime-inspired, Nickelodeon-produced series, Avatar: The Last Airbender, debuts Monday, Feb. 21 on the kid cabler. Animation Magazine Online spoke with the show’s co-creators ... Continue Reading →