Broadcasters Flock to Aardman’s Shaun

Following its successful MIPCOM debut a few months ago, Aardman Animations’ new animated series Shaun the Sheep has been sold to broadcasters in 60 countries. Licensing partners ... Continue Reading →

MGM Makes Stargate Movies

MGM announced today that it has greenlit two feature-length productions that extend Stargate SG-1, the popular sci-fi series that originated on Showtime and recently ended its run on ... Continue Reading →

Toon Disney has ‘Great Toon Weekend’

Toon Disney is set to kick off its new Saturday and Sunday afternoon block, “The Great Toon Weekend.” Starting Saturday, Jan. 27, the lineup will lead off with Toon Disney’s ... Continue Reading →

CN offers Weekday Doses of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX

The Dual Academy will be back in action five days a week on Cartoon Network as back-to-back episodes of the second season of Yu-Gi-Oh! GX air each weekday afternoon starting next week. ... Continue Reading →

Discovery Kids Debuts Grossology

Abby and Ty Archer are special agents who use fascinating and possibly nauseating scientific facts to battle vile villains in Grossology, the new animated series debuting Saturday, ... Continue Reading →

G4 to Swing with Code Monkeys

Daily Variety reports that video-game centric cable network G4TV has ordered 14 episodes of Code Monkeys, an animated series from Adam de la Pena, creator of Adult Swim’s Minoriteam ... Continue Reading →

Alliance Atlantis Acquired by CanWest

CanWest Global Communications Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TV broadcaster/distributor Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc. Together with GS Capital Partners, ... Continue Reading →

Decode Sells Gizmo to YTV

DECODE Ent. has pre-sold Gizmo, its new animated series in production, to Canada’s YTV. Developed by Singapore’s Scrawl Studios and the Media Development Authority of Singapore ... Continue Reading →

Henson Animates Skrumps

Now that Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem Band have signed with Disney, The Jim Henson Co. is getting a new band together, acquiring rights to the collectible toy and storybook property ... Continue Reading →

Cars, Pirates, Simpsons Nab People’s Choice Nods

Disney/Pixar’s Cars took top family film honors, Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest was voted the best movie and Fox’s The Simpsons took the ... Continue Reading →