Gervais to Animate Podcasts for HBO

Original Office mate Ricky Gervais is getting animated, with HBO ordering 13 episodes of a new cartoon series based on the actor’s popular series of podcasts. According to Variety, ... Continue Reading →

Studio 37 Forges Animated Alliances

The two-year-old French telecom Orange film subsidiary Studio 37 is making a lot of news at the Cannes Film Festival and market this week. The Paris-based company announced several ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH Announces Computer Fest Noms

The organizers of this year’s SIGGRAPH 2009 Computer Animation Festival (set to take place in New Orleans Aug. 4-7) have announced the selection of award nominees for the event. ... Continue Reading →

Nick Brings Kung Fu Panda to TV

Nickelodeon announced Thursday that it has ordered 26 episodes of a new CG animated movie based on the DreamWorks Animation feature film Kung Fu Panda. The deal is the second to bring ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Picks Up Ugly Americans

Comedy Central is betting on animation to bring in the laughs, giving the green light to seven episodes of David Stern’s new series Ugly Americans and developing animated projects ... Continue Reading →

Fox Kills Sit Down, Shut Up!

Fox has canceled the animated comedy series Sit Down, Shut Up! and reportedly will not air any further episodes. A repeat of King of the Hill is slated for Sit Down‘s normal Sunday ... Continue Reading →

PBS KIDS Gets Cat in the Hat TV Series

Dr. Seuss’s classic character The Cat in the Hat is finally getting his own series on PBS KIDS. Production has begun on 40 animated half-hour episodes of The Cat in the Hat Knows ... Continue Reading →

Studio100 Merges German Subsidiaries

Studio100 has decided to merge its German subsidiaries Studio100 Media, EM.Entertainment and Junior.TV. The Belgian media company will have all three operate under the name of Studio100 ... Continue Reading →

Nicktoons Snags More Wolverine and the X-Men

Nicktoons Network has picked up 26 more episodes of Marvel’s Wolverine and the X-Men animated series, bringing the channel’s total order to 52 episodes. The Marvel Animation ... Continue Reading →

Chicken Creators Get Maximum Deal

Robot Chicken co-creators Tom Root and Matthew Senreich have sold a new stop-motion animated series titled Titan Maximum to Adult Swim. The Cartoon Network subsidiary has ordered nine ... Continue Reading →