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EM.TV & Merchandising AG has sold the children’s animation series The World of Tosh to Fox Kids U.K. The EM.TV & Merchandising AG, Happy Life Animation AB and Magma Films co-production is scheduled to air in the U.K. in October this year on the Fox Kids channel. Based on the [...]
The Associated Press reports that MTV has issued an apology following outrage over the depiction of India’s revered former leader, Mohandas K. Gandhi, on the new animated series Clone High, USA. Clone High, which doesn’t air outside of North America comically explores what might happen if mad scientists harvested DNA [...]
IDT Media is jumping into 3D animation for the toy marketplace. Through its 3D animation production subsidiary, Digital Production Solutions (DPS), IDT will supply lower cost 3D animation solutions to toy manufacturers for use in TV and video productions. DPS will be utilizing the proprietary technology of its Global Animation [...]
BA20 Ent., formed by Bionicle co-creator Alastair Swinnerton, has added RIP, a brash new cartoon series to its pen of properties. Created by acclaimed U.K. cyberpunk author Steve Aylett, RIP follows the exploits of The Angriest Pig in the World and his ineffectual roommate, Dartmoor the fish. The off beat [...]
Giant robots have been a staple of animé from the start. Now Cartoon Network is set to kick off its first Giant Robot Week on Monday, Feb. 24. For a solid hour from 4:00-5:00 p.m. (ET, PT) each day, the network’s Toonami block will feature action anime series in which [...]
The Cramp Twins, the hit animated series created by British artist Brian Wood, is coming to the U.S. with a Feb. 8 debut on Fox’s Saturday morning block, Fox Box. The BAFTA-nominated series was one of Cartoon Network Europe’s biggest hits in 2002 . It also airs on BBC. Described [...]
A much slower NATPE, down in attendance size from previous years by more than 50%, turned out to be a wheeling and dealing opportunity for stalwarts and a definite strong prequel for MIP-TV in March. Although few animation deals were officially announced last week, Animation Magazine was told about several [...]
As Fox’s hit animated series The Simpson’s gears up for its 300th episode, The Hollywood Reporter tells us that the show’s exec. producer and show runner, Al Jean, has inked a seven-figure deal with 20th Century Fox TV to stay on for at least two more seasons. Jean has been [...]
Children’s author and artist Todd Par’s colorful collection of books will be getting the toon treatment, thanks to Vancouver-based Studio B Productions. Unveiled at NATPE this week, the series is called ToddWorld and scheduled to air five times per week on the new Discovery “Ready, Set Learn” block, as well [...]
Starting February 1, 2003, the animated series Rugrats and Chalkzone will join CBS’ Saturday morning line-up known as Nick on CBS. The long-running Nickelodeon favorite Rugrats will air at 7:00 a.m. The stop motion animation-heavy Chalkzone will be seen at 8:00 a.m. Other changes include moves for both Dora The [...]