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The hit anime thriller Boogiepop Phantom, produced for U.S. distribution by The Right Stuf Int’l, has been licensed for broadcast on Anime Network. The 24-hr content provider is currently available as a video-on-demand feature on digital cable in select markets. In the series, a string of serial killings and mysterious [...]
Comedy Central is taking animation to the mike by mixing it with stand-up comedy. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the cabler today launches a series of animated interstitials that will showcase the comic stylings of Dennis Leary, Janeane Garofalo, Jay Mohr, Jeffrey Ross, Dane Cook, Greg Fitzsimmons and Patrice O’Neal. [...]
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 [...]
Nickelodeon wants animation fans to spend the night with its It’s Sleepover Jam on Saturday, May 17 (8 p.m.-2 a.m. ET/PT). The Kraft-sponsored slumber party will be broadcast live from Nickelodeon Animation Studio in Burbank, Calif. The cast of the hit sketch comedy series All That will host special sleepover [...]
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 [...]