Clone Wars to Reveal Episode III Villain

The upcoming third episode in the Star Wars saga promises to deliver the birth of Darth Vader, and it will also give rise to an all-new baddie. The villainous General Grievous takes ... Continue Reading →

Basketball All-Stars Get Static Shock

Warner Bros. Animation’s superhero toon, Static Shock, is making heroes of hoops stars Karl Malone, Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady and Steve Nash in an upcoming episode set to air Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

Peppa Pig Goes to Market, Makes Int’l Sales

Contender Entertainment Group (CEG) says its new preschool animated series, Peppa Pig, has sold in seven key international territories in less than four months. In addition, the show ... Continue Reading →

Comedy Central Nets Odd Toon

The home of South Park is looking forward to spending some time in the apartment of a laid-off dot-commer. Daily Variety reports that cable outlet Comedy Central has ordered eight episodes ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana, Nick, Penguin, Fisher Price in Miss Spider’s Parlor

Having spun good numbers for Nickelodeon in March with the CG-animated special Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch Kids, Callaway Arts & Entertainment is expanding its eight-legged ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Saloon, Telescreen Smell Success in Skunk

After shopping its property, Skunk, at Cartoon Forum 2003, Cartoon Saloon has secured a production partner in Telescreen. The two companies are teaming up to produce the 26×30 ... Continue Reading →

Kathy Bates Enlists for CG Popeye

In September, we mentioned that Canadian computer animation house Mainframe was working on giving Popeye a CG makeover for the Fox network. Now Daily Variety brings word that Oscar-winning ... Continue Reading →

Web Babe Margolis Drawn to TV

One of the most downloaded women on the Internet hopes to be one of the most watched stars on TV, even if her famous assets will be rendered in ink and paint. Cindy Margolis will be ... Continue Reading →

Toon Disney Launches Jetix, Live Card Game

Toon Disney debuts its new action/adventure block, Jetix, this Saturday, Feb. 14. Coinciding with the kick-off is the launch of Jetix Cards Live, the world’s first trading card ... Continue Reading →

Jay Leno Grants OddParents’ Superhero Wish

NBC’s late-night king, Jay Leno, will leap over to Nickelodeon in a single bound on President’s Day. The talk-show host lends his voice to the character The Crimson Chin ... Continue Reading →