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Twentieth Century Fox Television has closed a two-year, seven-figure deal with Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the writing/producing team behind MTV’s animated comedy Clone High U.S.A, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The duo, who previously penned sitcoms for NBC and The WB, will develop both live-action and animated fare in [...]
As part of its month-long Mega-May promotion, Kids’ WB! will offer viewers a special sneak-peek of the all-new adventure series Teen Titans on the morning of Saturday, May 3. The series, coming to Kids’ WB!’s 2003-04 season, is produced by Warner Bros. Animation and will be offered in conjunction with [...]
We brought you word last November that Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) was restoring Marvel’s 1967 Classic Spider-Man animated series. Now the distributor informs us that it has licensed the 52 recently polished half-hour episodes to Channel 4 for broadcast on terrestrial television. BVITV joined forces with Fox Kids Europe [...]
A new season of the animated series Mimi & Mr. Bobo will air on Spain’s RTVE beginning May 7. The comedy series launched on the channel in September 1999 and has been a ratings success. The latest installments are being managed by Icon Prods., the new production and distribution company [...]
Liberty Media Corp. has sold 7,125,000 Class B Non-Voting shares of Corus Ent. Inc. for approximately $100 million. As a result of the sale, Liberty no longer holds an investment in Corus Ent., which owns TV animation powerhouse Nelvana. Operating in the U.S., Europe, South America and Asia, Liberty Media [...]
Will Vinton, chair and founder of award-wining claymation studio Vinton Studios, has been laid off after 27 years with the company. The move came less than six months after Nike co-founder Phil Knight was tapped as a majority shareholder and board member of the animation shop. Vinton, who is often [...]
A new animated baby will soon be beating up powerful super-villains all over the world, thanks to a new partnership formed by Foothill Entertainment, Spin Entertainment and Studio Z Productions. The new toon series Secret Agent Baby will be exposing the adventures of a two-year-old genius that leads a double [...]
Following a successful launch on Comcast’s On Demand service in the greater Philadelphia area, the first North American cable network dedicated to Japanese animation is expanding its reach. The Anime Network will be available in Monmouth, Ocean and Union Counties in New Jersey as Comcast offers On Demand in those [...]
Independent U.K. producer Luminous Pictures has entered into a three-way co-production deal with Paris-based TEVA and Vancouver studio Atomic Cartoons for its new series Mutant Moments. Created by Alan Kerswell, the 26×13 series features tales of the bizarre, hosted by J. Arthur Friendsy. Mutant Moments stories will delve into the [...]
PBS KIDS is set to roll out four new episodes of the animated series Cyberchase beginning Wednesdays in May. Produced by Thirteen/WNET New York and Corus Ent.’s Nelvana, the show features the voices of Christopher Lloyd (Hacker) and Gilbert Gottfried (Digit). Returning guest stars include Bebe Neuwirth (Cheers), Al Roker [...]