MIPTV: Weta Workshop, Nelvana U-Knight for Series

What could be better than having a pet dragon for a friend? A co-production that makes sense for all parties involved, of course, and that’s what Weta Workshop and Nelvana have ... Continue Reading →

Universal Scaring Up Business with Boo!

Universal International Television is offering MIPTV buyers all-new episodes of the animated children’s series Boo! A slate of 52 10-minute episodes have gone into production, ... Continue Reading →

Adult Swim Pool Gets More Crowded

Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s popular late-night programming block is adding a few new shows to its lineup, which returning favorites Aqua Teen Hunger Force; Selab 2021; Harvey ... Continue Reading →

Mainframe Takes Three to MIPTV

The Vancouver-based computer animation house behind the groundbreaking CG TV series Reboot, MTV’s Spider-Man and DIC Ent.’s upcoming CG Inspector Gadget special, is heading ... Continue Reading →

Family Guy Gets a New Lease on Life

Two years after being axed by Fox, Seth McFarlane’s popular series Family Guy is now officially back in production. According to a story in Daily Variety today, 20th Century Fox ... Continue Reading →

Seth Green to Make Stop-Motion Magic

Cartoon Network has greenlit a new stop-motion series exec produced by actor Seth Green, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The cabler has ordered 20 episodes of the untitled project, ... Continue Reading →

Four Point to Merge with NewScreen

Los Angeles-based Four Point Entertainment announced plans to merge with U.K. children’s rights company, NewScreen Media Group. The yet-to-be-named new company will have an extensive ... Continue Reading →

Inspector Gadget Fights Obesity

Finally, someone is doing something about the alarming rate of obesity among American kids. DIC Entertainment recently announced that it will launch a series of 30-second Public Service ... Continue Reading →

MicroTainment’s Frost Family Thaws at MIP

Toronto-based film and TV shop MicroTainment will bring a new half-hour primetime animated series to this years MIPTV market in Cannes. Titled The Frost Family, the show is about a ... Continue Reading →

HIT Weighs Development of Kids Network

HIT Entertainment, the owner of TV hits such as Barney the Dinosaur, Thomas the Tank Engine and Bob the Builder is reported to be considering launching a U.S. TV network based on its ... Continue Reading →