Smurfs to Fight Winter Blues on DIC Kids

Those hard-working little blue folks from Smurf Village are getting ready to make a big splash on DIC Kids’ Network. The Smurfs, the Saturday morning 1980s hit has been acquired ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Network Turning Japanese with Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi

Fans of the Japanese pop sensation duo Puffy AmiYumi will finally get to see their music idols come to animated life tonight at 7:30 p.m. on Cartoon Network. The new addition to the ... Continue Reading →

The Nicktoons Film Festival Announces Screening: 5-The All-Pro Show

The Nicktoons Film Festival continues this Sunday, with Screening: 5, a selection of seven shorts that just happen to be made by professional animators from around the globe. A co-production ... Continue Reading →

Disney Channel in New Groove

The House of Mouse is making room for a llama, dusting off a largely overlooked 2000 theatrical release and turning it into a new series to air on Disney Channel. According to The Hollywood ... Continue Reading →

Nick Toons to Arrive in China

In March, we reported that kids in China would soon be introduced to such Nickelodeon cartoons as The Wild Thornberrys and CatDog. Now Daily Variety reports that the co-venture between ... Continue Reading →

Mediaset, Time Warner to Bow Boing in Italy

Mediaset SpA is adding a fourth kids’ channel to its digital cable service. Boing will debut on Nov. 20, offering young viewers animated shows and other programming from the Turner ... Continue Reading →

Drawn Together’s Second Season a Reality

Daily Variety reports that Comedy Central has ordered a second season of Drawn Together, the half-hour farcical comedy promoted as the first-ever animated reality show. The network ... Continue Reading →

CBS Stars Get Animated for Rudolph

To celebrate the 40th anniversary airing of the holiday classic, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, CBS will launch an animated on-air promotional campaign that will team Rudolph, Sam ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Comes to the Table for Gaspergoo

Children’s entertainment producer and distributor Nelvana has entered into a partnership to co-produce Gaspergoo with filmed entertainment and lifestyle brand company Zoup-ah! ... Continue Reading →

The Nicktoons Film Festival Announces: Screening: 3′Five Zany Pieces

The Nicktoons Film Festival continues this Sunday with Screening: 3, a selection of five truly zany shorts. A co-production of Frederator Studios and Animation Magazine for Nicktoons, ... Continue Reading →