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 →

Bandai, Cartoon Network Roll D.I.C.E.

Bandai Ent. and Cartoon Network have acquired the new anime action/adventure series, D.I.C.E. Created by Bandai and animated by Xebec, a subsidiary of Production I.G., the series is ... Continue Reading →

DIC Makes AFM Debut with Gadget, Shortcake, Trollz

Taking place this week in Santa Monica, Calif., the American Film Market (AFM), is traditionally populated with lower-budget, live-action fare and independent genre flicks. This year, ... Continue Reading →

Turner Pays Big for Van Helsing, Riddick, Others

Daily Variety reports that Turner Broadcasting cable outlets TNT and TBS will shell out as much as $40 million to acquire broadcast rights to six Universal pics, including the effects-filled ... Continue Reading →