Hello Kitty Set in Clay

From stationary to stop-motion’Sanrio’s Hello Kitty brand is headed to the small screen with a new clay-animated series, according to the AFP news service. Hello Kitty Stamp ... Continue Reading →

Poehler in Toon with Nick

Amy Poehler’s star has been rapidly rising since she took over the high-profile Weekend Update seat vacated by former Saturday Night Live player Jimmy Fallon. Now Daily Variety ... Continue Reading →

Comet and Dachefa Build Animated CoolCity

Toronto-based toon house Comet Entertainment is taking a trip to an animated hipster paradise known as CoolCity. Joining forces with Spain’s Dachefa Audiovisuales, the company ... Continue Reading →

Little Einsteins Make the Grade on Disney

The Disney Channel has renewed Curious Pictures’ charming educational series Little Einsteins for a second season. Gary Marsh, entertainment president at Disney Channel Worldwide, ... Continue Reading →

FUNimation’s Dragon Ball Z Bounces to CN Weeknights

Navarre’s FUNimation Entertainment has announced the return of Dragon Ball Z to Cartoon Network’s weeknight schedule. The popular anime series will air Mondays thru Thursdays ... Continue Reading →

Mouse TV Announces Upcoming 2006-07 Slate

Disney’s four-pronged small-screen empire (ABC Kids, Toon Disney, Jetix and Disney Channel) unveiled plans for the new 2006-07 season at the New York upfronts today. A total of ... Continue Reading →

PBS, Kids’ WB! Top Daytime Emmy List

While PBS’s Sesame Street again garnered the most nominations in the children’s TV categories, the public broadcast outlet’s Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks ... Continue Reading →

Aardman’s Purple and Brown to Color Nick U.K.

Aardman Animations is continuing its full-scale deployment of television content with a new interstitial series titled Purple and Brown for Nickelodeon U.K. Created by Aardman’s ... Continue Reading →

4Kids Works Out with YoMonkeys

Children’s entertainment company 4Kids Ent. Inc. has picked up exclusive worldwide licensing rights to Animation Collective’s yoga-inspired kids’ series YoMonkeys. ... Continue Reading →

BKN to Unmask Zorro

Animation company/distributor BKN has acquired exclusive rights to produce and distribute a new TV series and home-video feature based on the classic Zorro character. The deal with ... Continue Reading →