YTV Orders More Being Ian

Canadian broadcaster YTV has ordered an additional six episodes of Studio B’s original series, Being Ian. Studio B is in production on 32 half-hour installments of the show, which ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Leashes Nine Dog Christmas

Cartoon Network has gone to the dogs, inking a multi-year deal for broadcast rights to Earthworks Ent.’s animated holiday special, Nine Dog Christmas. The cable toon channel joins ... Continue Reading →

Comcast, HIT Ent., PBS, Sesame Workshop Team for Preschool Channel

A new, 24-hour, digital cable channel for preschool-aged children is on the way from Comcast Corp., HIT Ent. PLC, PBS and Sesame Workshop. The channel is scheduled for launch in the ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon Asia Adopts Kampung Boy

Nickelodeon Asia is set to air episodes of Kampung Boy, an animated series based on the comic strip by world-renowned cartoonist Mohamed Nor Khalid, known professionally as Datuk Lat. ... Continue Reading →

Futurama’s Cohen, Ice Cube Rap Up Fox Pilot

Daily Variety reports that Futurama co-creator and exec. producer David X. Cohen and rapper/actor Ice Cube (Barbershop, Anaconda) are teaming to produce a half-hour animated series ... Continue Reading →

House of Moves Puts Video Mods in Motion

If you’ve caught MTV2’s new animated series, Video Mods, you’ve seen some of today’s hottest music videos recreated by characters from best-selling video games. ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim to Serve Super Milk-Chan

Come November, Milkshake from Aqua Teen Hunger Force won’t be the only cat with dairy product nomenclature on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim late night animation block. The ... Continue Reading →

Farscape Returns Sunday

The SCI FI Channel outraged a lot of viewers when it cancelled its best original series, the well-written, superbly acted and effects-laden space opera, Farscape, at the end of its ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Ventures into Chinese Market

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Pictures has pacted with the China Film Group and the Hengdian Group to establish Warner China Film HG Corp. The new venture will reportedly ... Continue Reading →

GMTV Grabs Disney, Jetix Shows

Leading British kids’ broadcaster GMTV has signed a new deal with Buena Vista International Television (BVITV) to license top Disney animated titles. A separate agreement will ... Continue Reading →