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Following last month’s announcement of plans to launch a cable outlet devoted entirely to anime, ADV Films today unveiled details regarding roll-out of The Anime Network. The broadcast entity will go on the air in a series of stepped-up phases, the first of which is a mid-December launch as part [...]
Latin American distribution specialist Salsa Ent. returns to NATPE 2003 with the exclusive Latin American distribution rights to three new animation series. Something Else (26 x 11), Olliver’s Adventures (13 x 21) and Metalheads (26 x 11) will lead Salsa’s roster. Based on the award-winning children’s book of the same [...]
Mr Bean, The Animated Series is heading to Scandinavia. The 26×30 series has been sold to SVT, Sweden and YLE, Finland by Fremantle Int’l Distribution, which also put out the original live action series. SVT will begin airing the series on Dec. 23. The series launch date on YLE is [...]
New episodes of returning favorites will be joined by a couple of premieres when Fox launches a new season of programming on its U.K. cable and satellite channel in early 2003. Newcomers RoboRoach and Moville Mysteries will fill out a slate populated by the likes of Jackie Chan Adventures, Hamtaro, [...]
Treehouse TV is bringing The Mole Sisters to the small screen. Based on the popular book series by Canadian children’s writer Roslyn Schwartz, the series will premiere on February 5. Producers of the 13-part animated show aim to capture the author’s original delicately colored-pencil drawings and the openness and humor [...]
Admit it. Besides a little time off, some good food and a couple of presents, the only reason you put up with the holidays is for those sentimental television reruns: animated specials like Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer or A Charlie Brown Christmas. Now, thanks to Sunbow Entertainment, Rainbow Studios and [...]
The Cartoon Cartoon Fridays premiere of Codename: Kids Next Door was a ratings success for Cartoon Network. The animated series about five kids who mobilize against adult tyranny saw double-digit percentage growth across all target areas for the 7 p.m. time slot. In fact, the 10 p.m. replay drew the [...]
Disada Prods., a 32-year-old animation company located in Ottawa, Ontario, will be the subject of the next program in the series Regional Contact on the CTV television network in Canada. The show will profile the company through interviews with founder Peter Adamakos and other key personnel, as well as recent [...]
Kids’ WB! has joined forces with Warner Bros. Animation to simulcast the new Latin-flavored, irreverent, Flash-animated comedy Mucha Lucha! in Spanish beginning Saturday, Dec. 14 (10:30 a.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT). Hispanic viewers will be able to enjoy the series via Second Audio Programming (SAP). Kids’ WB! also makes an unprecedented [...]
Codename: Kids Next Door, a new animated action-comedy series about five 10-year-olds who fight against the forces of tyrannical adults, will premiere on Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:00 p.m. (ET, PT) on Cartoon Network with an encore presentation at 10 p.m. (ET, PT). The show was greenlit to join the [...]