Lil’Bush Makes the Big Time on Small Screen

In what may be a TV first, Comedy Central’s new series Lil’ Bush (which premieres in June) comes to TV by way of mobile devices such as web-enabled cell phones. The property ... Continue Reading →

Rintindumb Chews on New Deal

A raft of broadcasters at MIP-TV has picked up French studio Xilam’s canine comedy Rintindumb. The 2D-animated series, which debuted in September on France 3, has been licensed ... Continue Reading →

Beeb Buys Iconicles

Create Media Ventures and Foothill Entertainment say they’ve secured a BBC commission for their new children’s animation series Iconicles. Aimed at the 4-6 year old audience, ... Continue Reading →

Americanized Creature Comforts Premieres on CBS in June

The U.S. version of Aardman’s acclaimed Creature Comforts series is finally set to make its debut on CBS Monday, June 4 at 8 p.m. Based on Nick Park’s 1989 Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →

TV-Loonland Content with KidsCo

KidsCo, the newly formed global channel for children and families, has announced a significant content deal with TV-Loonland. TV-Loonland, an award winning independent producer and ... Continue Reading →

Teletoon Doubles Scholarship Offerings

At MIP this week, Canada’s Teletoon announced it was more than doubling the dollar amount for next year’s crop. Total prize money now stands at $70,000 per annum. The funds ... Continue Reading →

Popular Zigby Making International Move With Co-Prod

Three companies on three continents are joining forces to produce a new animated pre-school series based on the wildly popular literary character Zigby the zebra. The co-prod partners ... Continue Reading →

Nickelodeon, Chorion Brown Bags Olivia

Nickelodeon is partnering with media content company, Chorion, to present Olivia, a new children’s animated television series based on the best-selling books by acclaimed author/illustrator ... Continue Reading →

Ani Mickey Mouse Goes Global

Following its success worldwide on the Playhouse Disney and Disney Channels, the learning-focused, CG-animated preschool series Mickey Mouse Clubhouse is about to attract yet more young ... Continue Reading →

TV2 Adds Lola & Virginia to Roster at MIP

On the heels of a number of similar recent deals, Spanish indie Icon Animation has sold its popular girl-skewed show Lola & Virginia to TV2 Norway at this year’s MIPTV in ... Continue Reading →