Tiger Aspect Pounces on Charlie and Lola

Lauren Child’s charming picture-book series, Charlie and Lola, is on the fast track of becoming a cool new preschool toon, thanks to Claudia Lloyd, head of animation/children’s ... Continue Reading →

Viacom Mints CBS Paramount Int’l Television

Media conglom Viacom Inc. has formed CBS Paramount International Television, a new global television sales and distribution entity that will merge the resources of CBS Broadcast International ... Continue Reading →

Studio B Oils Up My Pet Robot

Vancouver-based Studio B has entered into a development deal with TV Ontario for a new animated series titled My Pet Robot. The toon studio will deliver 52 11-minute episodes of the ... Continue Reading →

Homer Voicer Snags Third Emmy

Dan Castellaneta, the voice actor behind Homer Simpson on Fox’s long-running primetime animated series, The Simpsons, has been honored with another Emmy. The award for voiceover ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network, Warner Bros. Build New Preschool Block Superman spin-off among new offerings.

Cartoon Network and the Warner Bros. Television Group today jointly announced a new weekday morning block of original and acquired television aimed at preschoolers. Scheduled to premiere ... Continue Reading →

Venture Brothers Dive Into Adult Swim

The new animated series, The Venture Brothers, debuts on Cartoon Network on Saturday, Aug. 7, at 11 p.m. The half-hour comedy is created by Jackson Publick, who wrote for The Tick animated ... Continue Reading →

TELETOON Adds 12 for Fall

Canadian broadcaster TELETOON today announced its fall lineup at a press conference held at Astral Media. What the network calls its strongest lineup in its seven-year history will ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channels Run with Nine Dog Christmas

Independent distributor and co-producer INDIGO has signed a deal with the Disney channels for its new animated special, Nine Dog Christmas. Mary Bredin, director of acquisitions and ... Continue Reading →

“Screw You Guys, I’m Going into Syndication!”

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Comedy Central’s irreverent, animated social satire, South Park, is finally going to be syndicated in fall 2005. The trade reports that the ... Continue Reading →

Stroker & Hoop Snoop on Cartoon Network

Imagine Knight Rider with a private eye not quite as slick as David Hasselhoff and a talking car considerably less cherry than K.I.T., throw in a self-proclaimed master of disguise ... Continue Reading →