PBS Expands Vocabulary with Wordgirl

The Amazing Colossal Adventures of WordGirl, a new series of animated shorts from Scholastic Media and its animation house, Soup2Nuts, will begin airing this week on PBS KIDS GO! block. ... Continue Reading →

ABC to Shrek the Halls

Having starred in two hugely successful feature films, everyone’s favorite green fairytale ogre is poised to become a holiday TV staple. ABC Ent. has picked up Shrek The Halls, ... Continue Reading →

Class Makes the Grade on Cartoon Network

Citing preliminary data from Nielsen Media Research, Cartoon Network reports that the premiere of Class of 3000 was the network’s highest-rated original series debut with kids ... Continue Reading →

Fox to Air Simpsons Movie Trailer

The Fox television network has begun airing promos announcing that this weekend’s season kick-off of The Simpsons will feature the world premiere of the trailer for the eagerly ... Continue Reading →

ADV Snags Le Chevalier D’Eon

Anime distributor ADV Films has acquired rights the animated TV series Le Chevalier D’Eon from Shochiku, one of Japan’s leading entertainment conglomerates. Under the deal, ... Continue Reading →

VOOM’s Animania Enters ‘Space Race’

VOOM HD Networks’ Animania HD channel is set to launch viewers into orbit with ‘Space Week,’ a broadcast event featuring high-definition animated programming of the ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Strong at MIPCOM

While its new interactive series Face Academy and CG shorts series The Owl generated a good deal of interest at MIPCOM last month, TV-Loonland inked a number of deals with major pay ... Continue Reading →

Icon’s Virginia Grows Internationally

Spain’s Icon Animation has announced a raft of post-MIPCOM sales for a number of its TV properties, including market headliner Lola & Virginia. These latest deals follow ... Continue Reading →

Turner Puts R.I.P on TCM

Turner Ent. has commissioned a series of animated shorts titled R.I.P from Megafilms.net and has begun airing the first of 13 two-minute episodes on basic cable outlet Turner Classic ... Continue Reading →

Perlman, Hu Coifed for Afro Samurai

Ron Perlman and Kelly Hu have joined Samuel L. Jackson in the voice cast for Afro Samurai, a five-part animated series premiering on Spike TV on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2007. Based on a graphic ... Continue Reading →