Sundance Has Animal Attraction for BBC Toon

Sundance Channel has acquired U.S. television rights to the BBC animated series I Am Not an Animal, which will debut on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 11 p.m. The deal was negotiated by Lisa ... Continue Reading →

Elastic Rights Stretches ToddWorld to Iberia

Through a deal struck with U.S. companies Taffy Ent. and Suppertime, Madrid-based brand management company Elastic Rights has acquired TV, home video, merchandising and licensing rights ... Continue Reading →

RTL Buys out U.K.’s Five

Leading German broadcaster/content provider RTL Group has agreed to acquire the remaining 35.4% of shares in U.K. television station Five, which airs animated content for kids during ... Continue Reading →

BRATZ Dolled Up for Fall TV Debut

Those four gals who dared challenge Barbie in the fashion doll biz are taking their love for shopping, hairstyles and hip clothing to the tube with a CG-animated TV series to air this ... Continue Reading →

[adult swim] Visits The Boondocks in October

Cartoon Network announced that Aaron McGruder’s award-winning, politically charged comic strip, The Boondocks, will premiere on Oct. 2 at 11 p.m. (ET, PT) on its [adult swim] ... Continue Reading →

Aardman Picks Up Belgian Panic

It looks like Cowboy, Indian and Horse have a new home. After spotting Vincent Tavier and Steven Aubier’s Panique au Village (A Town Called Panic) at the MIP TV confab, Aardman ... Continue Reading →

IDT Entertainment Preps New Sci-Fi Anthology for Showtime

Yes, it’s yet another big news day for the folks at IDT Entertainment as the company announces it film anthology series in conjunction with Industry Entertainment Productions. ... Continue Reading →

Garner Climbs the Mouse Ladder

Scott Garner has been promoted to senior VP of programming at the Disney Channel, where he’ll continue to oversee the planning and scheduling of all children’s TV content ... Continue Reading →

Emmy Noms Announced

Peter, Jack, Homer, Cartman and SpongeBob are getting the tuxes pressed in light of today’s announcement of Primetime Emmy Awards nominations. The race for Outstanding Animated ... Continue Reading →

Early Fall, Simpsons for FOX

According to Daily Variety, The FOX broadcasting network is set to launch its fall lineup in September rather than holding off until the end of Baseball season in November. The move ... Continue Reading →