Starz, Raimi Take on Spartacus

Inspired by the success of Warner Bros.’s 300, Starz is mounting its own graphic-novel style sword-and-sandal epic. The company is putting a new twist on a gladiatorial legend ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim, Burger King Seek Live-Action Carl

Adult Swim is teaming up with Burger King Corp. to find a look-alike to portray the sweaty, hairy Carl character from Aqua Teen Hunger Force in next year’s first-ever live-action ... Continue Reading →

Domo Bows on Nicktoons

Having won over fans in Japan, animated sensation Domo makes its way to the U.S. this month. Nicktoons Networks is airing 26 two-minute episodes of the stop-motion animated series, ... Continue Reading →

TiVo Gets Disney Pics

TiVo, best known as a television recording service, wants to be known as a content aggregator as well. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the company is making a number of Disney ... Continue Reading →

KidsCo Inks Content Deal with Korea’s Iconix

KidsCo, the joint venture channel owned by NBC Universal, Cookie Jar Group and Corus Ent., has signed an agreement with Korean content provider Iconix Ent. for a raft of new children’s ... Continue Reading →

Atlantyca, Studio100 Dive into New Season of Olly

Dive Olly Dive!, from Taffy Ent. and Mike Young Prods., is going into its second season with two new co-producers, Atlantyca Ent. and Studio100. The companies are working with returning ... Continue Reading →

WALL’E, Batman Win Scream Awards

A certain adorable robot and a couple of comic-book superheroes stole the show at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles over the weekend as Spike TV presented its Scream 2008 awards ceremony. ... Continue Reading →

Chapman, Pukeko Team for Trooper Tom

Children’s television production and licensing company Chapman Ent. and Pukeko Pictures entered into a joint venture to produce a CG-animated kids’ show being developed ... Continue Reading →

PBS to Air Chicago 10

PBS will kick off the new season of its Emmy-winning Independent Lens series with the award-winning animated documentary Chicago 10. The latest film from Brett Morgan (The Kid Stays ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net, Worldwide Biggies Open NASTYbook

Cartoon Network has partnered with Worldwide Biggies Inc. to produce a live-action/CG telepic based on Barry Yourgrau’s children’s horror book series NASTYbook. The partnership ... Continue Reading →