Lions Gate Passes on HIT Bid

Independent producer/distributor Lions Gate Ent. announced today that it does not intend to make an offer to acquire HIT Entertainment PLC, home to Bob the Builder,Thomas the Tank Engine ... Continue Reading →

Revenge of the Sponge!

Having made a big splash in theaters, SpongeBob SquarePants is returning to the small screen tonight, May 6, with the start of long-awaited, all-new episodes. Nickelodeon will air 20 ... Continue Reading →

Incredibles, Shrek 2 Up for Moonmen

While the live-action comedies Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and Mean Girls lead the pack with four nods each, there was plenty of love of animated pics as MTV today announced ... Continue Reading →

Sam Jackson is Spike TV’s Afro Samurai

Actor/producer Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction, XXX: State of the Union) will voice and produce Afro Samurai, an animated show set to premiere on MTV Networks cable outlet Spike TV ... Continue Reading →

Animal Planet Catalogs Star Wars Creatures

Are Wookies just overgrown Ewoks? And just what the heck are Taun-Tauns and Dewbacks? All these questions and more will be answered when cable network Animal Planet premieres Animal ... Continue Reading →

FOX Mounts Animation Domination

No, it’s not Betty Boop with a riding crop and a bull whip. Animation Domination is the FOX network’s re-branding of its Sunday night lineup, which kicks into gear this ... Continue Reading →

BKN Inks with China’ sToonMax TV

Animation company BKN International A.G. has pacted with Shanghai-based satellite and cable TV channel ToonMax TV to create Chinese content. ToonMax TV will also license at least 26 ... Continue Reading →

12-Year-Old Designs New Miguzi Character

A new monster designed by a 12-year-old contestant will be joining the cast of Miguzi, Cartoon Network’s afternoon action-adventure block on May 9. Kyler Spears of Sacramento ... Continue Reading →

Sonic X Dashes to India’s Hungama TV

Hungama TV, India’s first 24-hour kids programming outlet, is adding the hit animated series Sonic X to its lineup. The action/adventure series, based on the hugely successful ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Summons More Tutenstein

PorchLight Ent.’s Emmy-winning animated series, Tutenstein, will continue to thrill and educate kids 6-14 on Discovery Kids on NBC and Discovery Kids Channel. PorchLight CEO and ... Continue Reading →