MoonScoop Buys 51% Stake in MYP

In its continuing efforts to extend its reach in the U.S. market, European animation company MoonScoop has acquired 51% of U.K.- and U.S.-based independent animation studio Mike Young ... Continue Reading →

The Paranoid Debuts on G4

Toon studio ANIMAX informs us that its new Flash-animated short, The Paranoid in "hell-evator," premieres tonight, Oct. 12, as part of the Happy Tree Friends & Friends ... Continue Reading →

Aardman to Comfort U.S. Auds

Having successfully imported Wallace and Gromit to movie theaters in the U.S., British toon house Aardman Animations now has plans of reworking its clay-animated Creature Comforts TV ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Toons Up Development Slate

Comedy Central has added a pair of animated projects to its list of series in development. If all goes as planned, the home of South Park and Drawn Together will also house an anime ... Continue Reading →

Toonami Goes Ape for Kong

Turner Broadcasting’s boys’ action animation channel, Toonami, has picked up BKN New Media’s Kong–The Animated Series for broadcast in the U.K. The property ... Continue Reading →

The Smurfs Get Bombed

Sure, The Smurfs may have their share of haters amongst serious animation professionals, but do we really want to see them devastated by an air raid? A new 25-second Unicef spot set ... Continue Reading →

Bardel Features Sold to Toon Disney

Toon Disney in the U.S. has picked up the animated features Dragons: Fire & Ice, Dragons: The Metal Ages and Silverwing: The Movie Trilogy from Bardel Distribution. Set to air this ... Continue Reading →

MarVista Brings WonderWorld to U.S.

Ribert & Robert’s WonderWorld, a CG-animated pre-school property set to show at MIPCOM in Cannes next week, has been picked up by 87 National Public Television Stations across ... Continue Reading →

BBC, Super RTL Learn Skunk Fu!

U.K. broadcaster BBC and Germany’s Super RTL have joined Cartoon Saloon and Hoek, Line & Thinker as key partners on Skunk Fu!, an animated series scheduled for broadcast in ... Continue Reading →

More Mad Ratings for Loonatics

Warner Bros. Animation’s new Looney Tunes-inspired action-comedy series, Loonatics Unleashed, continues to pull super ratings for Kids’ WB! The show led the network to ... Continue Reading →