New Company Out to cause RIOT with Tweens

Freshly minted RIOT Media is making a bid to capture the tween boys market with comic books and animated and live-action productions for TV and home video distribution. The New York ... Continue Reading →

Sundance Abducts Plympton Flicks

Daily Variety reports that Sundance Channel has picked up two features and nine shorts by indie animator Bill Plympton. The adult-oriented cartoons will air May 2 as part of a filmmaker ... Continue Reading →

Drew Carey Gets Animated for The WB

The Hollywood Reporter and Daily Variety bring word that sitcom star and improv aficionado Drew Carey is blending animation with elements of his hit show Who’s Line is it Anyway? ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Visits ToddWorld

Discovery Kids Channel is taking its commercial-free preschool programming block to a whole new world this fall–ToddWorld to be exact. The new 26-part animated series is joining ... Continue Reading →

Kill Bill Anime Crew Takes on Divas

Production I.G., the Japanese animation company behind the lengthy anime sequence featured in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill Vol. 1, partnered with VH1 creative forces to craft ... Continue Reading →

Neutron, OddParents Meld

Worlds and animation styles will collide when Nickelodeon combines two of its most popular cartoon series for the upcoming special The Jimmy/Timmy Power Hour. Premiering Friday, May ... Continue Reading →

Butch Hartman Talks Danny Phantom

If you think it would be cool to have fairy godparents to grant you wishes all the time, imagine having one foot in the spirit realm so you can walk through walls, become invisible ... Continue Reading →

Ginger Hams it Up for Easter

Nickelodeon gets in the Easter spirit with the new special As Told By Ginger: The Easter Ham, airing Sunday, April 11, at 6 p.m. ET/PT. Haggling over the last Easter ham on the supermarket ... Continue Reading →

Fantastic Four Gets Director

Daily Variety reports that Twentieth Century Fox has signed Barbershop director Tim Story to helm a big-screen adaptation of Marvel Comics’ The Fantastic Four. The feature, which ... Continue Reading →

Comcast Has Nick, Noggin, The N ON DEMAND

For the demanding cartoon fan, Philadelphia-based cable company Comcast for the first time is offering Nickelodeon, Noggin and The N favorites through its ON DEMAND service in select ... Continue Reading →